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Nicole Mollenkopf, PharmD, MBA

Assistant Professor
Director of Interprofessional Education
Nicole Mollenkopf
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Specialties and Expertise

  • Administration/Health Systems Mngmt
  • Electronic Medical Records
  • Genetics
  • Health Technology
  • Interprofessional
  • Leadership/Organizational Culture
  • Newborns
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacology
  • Quality Improvement
  • Safety
  • Transition of Care


Nicole Mollenkopf is a pharmacist with advanced education and experience in the design of safe medication-use systems. Her practice and research are focused on applying human factors principles to optimize the use of health information technology to realize quality and patient safety improvements. She is the director of interprofessional education at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and oversees required and extracurricular interprofessional education experiences for prelicensure and advanced practice nursing students. She is also part of an interprofessional team that teaches pharmacology to nursing students. She has extensive experience with course design and development, and she is primary investigator on a grant that aims to integrate genetics and genomics into nursing school curricula. She completed her doctor of pharmacy degree at the Temple University School of Pharmacy in 2004 and master of business administration in medical services management at the Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business in 2014. Prior to coming to JHSON, Dr. Mollenkopf was medication safety officer for pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, working closely with medical, pharmacy, and nursing staff to improve medication safety. She was also residency director for the PGY2 medication-use safety pharmacy specialty residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

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  • Publications/Research

    Pitts, S., Yang, Y., Woodroof, T., Mollenkopf, N, et al. (2022). The Impact of Electronic Communication of Medication Discontinuation (CancelRx) on Medication Safety: A Pilot Study. Journal of Patient Safety (advance online publication).

    Sherman, A. D. F., Klepper, M., Claxton, A., Deng, A., Ling, C., Mollenkopf, N., & Bower, K. (2021). Development and Psychometric Properties of the Tool for Assessing LGBTQI+ Health Training (TALHT) in Pre-licensure Nursing Curricula. Nurse Education Today.

    Procaccini, D., Kim, J.M., Lobner K., Rowcliffe, M., Mollenkopf, N. (2021). Medication Errors in   Overweight and Obese Pediatric Patients: A Systematic Review. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety.

    Mendez, K., Piasecki, R., Hudson, K., Renda, S., Mollenkopf, N., Nettles, B., Han, HR. (2020). Virtual and augmented reality: Implications for the future of nursing education. Nurse Education Today.

    Mendez, K., Piasecki, R., Hudson, K., Renda, S., Mollenkopf, Nicole, Nettles, B., Han, HR. (2020). Virtual and augmented reality: Implications for the future of nursing education. Nurse Education Today. 104531. 10.1016/j.nedt.2020.104531.

    Hudson, K.W., Kim, G.R., Osipowicz, G.T., Mollenkopf, N., Akparewa, N.E., Ball, M.J. (2019). Examining stress and coping: Program improvements of pre-licensure nursing students. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 9(9), 131-138.

  • Awards/Honors

    2022   Source Fellow, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

    2021   Faculty Forward Fellow, Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering

    2018   Johns Hopkins Alumni Association’s Excellence in Teaching Award

    2010   Johns Hopkins Patient Safety Star Award

    2009   Maryland Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists Annual Medication Safety Award