Professional Bio


  • Pharm.D., Roseman University of Health Sciences (previously University of Southern Nevada), 2009
  • B.A., Psychology, University of California, San Diego, 1994

Professional Memberships

  • College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists
  • Colorado Pharmacists Society
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • American Pharmacists Association
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

Expertise & Certifications

  • PGY-2 Psychiatry, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center
  • PGY-1 Acute Care, University of Southern California University Hospital

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests


Recent Publications

Wackernah RC, Lou M, Park SH. Retrospective chart review to assess the relationship between depression and sustained virological response from interferon treatment for hepatitis C virus. Clin Ther. 2011;33(10):1400-5.

Recent Presentations

Sheridan, L., Haight, R., Scherer, S., Clapp, P., Cogan, P., Hanselin, M., Smith, K., Wackernah, R., & McCollum, M. (2013). The creation and implementation of an instrument to peer-assess TBL facilitation. 2013 Team-Based Learning Collaborative - Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.

Ricchetti, C., Fete, M., Knutsen, S., Lalama, J., Nelson, M., & Wachernah, R. (2013). Bringing Classes Together: Developing Integrated, Team-Taught TBL Modules. 2013 Team-Based Learning Collaborative - Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.

Sucher BJ, Pardue N. "The Impact of Supplemental Instruction on Student Progression." Poster Presentation at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy/Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois. July 2008.

Wackernah, R. "Psychiatric Medications: An Overview and Update." (2011, April) National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Los Angeles, California