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Golden Peters

Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Department of Pharmacy Practice


Doctor of Pharmacy, Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist


Ambulatory care, headache disorders, pain management

Current Research

Incorporation of Ethical Decision Making into a Required Pharmacotherapy Class. Co-Primary Investigator.

Research question:

Does teaching ethics principles and implementing ethical decision-making practice activities affect students’ performance on ethics specific exam questions, knowledge of ethical principles, ability to recognize ethical dilemmas, and comfort with identifying and addressing ethical situations in patient care?

Current Courses, Activities, and Scholarly Interest

Intergrated Pharmacotherapy: Neurology and Psychiatry, Special topics in primary care, headache disorders, opiod use disorder

Vita Highlights

Peters GL. Migraine overview and summary of current and emerging treatment options. Am J Manag Care. 2019;Jan;25(2 Suppl):S23-S34. PMID: 30681821

Powell H, Peters GL. Managing Opioid Overdose in the Hospital Setting. US Pharm. 2019;44(3):HS2-HS8.

Peters GL, Hennessey EK. Naming of Biologic Products. US Pharm. 2020;45(6):33-35.

Kebodeaux CD, Peters GL, Stranges PM, Woodyard JL, Vouri SM. Faculty perception of team-based learning over multiple semesters. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2017 Nov 1;9(6):1010-5.

Kebodeaux CD, Peters GL, Kindermann HA, Hurd PD, Berry TM. Patient-perceived content and formatting expectations for prescription container labeling. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2016;56:242-247.

Erwin PB, Pitlick MK, Peters GL. Maintenance of goal blood pressure, cholesterol, and A1C levels in Veterans with type 2 diabetes after discharge from a pharmacist-managed ambulatory care clinic. Diabetes Spectrum. 2015;28(4):237-244.


Practice Site:

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
St. Louis County Department of Public Health
North Central Community Health Center

Education and Training:

Doctor of Pharmacy
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy
Edwardsville, Illinois

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Fontbonne University
Clayton, Missouri
Minors: Human Services and Sociology

PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital
Belleville, Illinois
Affiliation: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy
Edwardsville, Illinois

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