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Emmanuelle Schwartzman, PharmD, BCACP, CDE

Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, Director, Residency and Fellowship Training, Director, PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency Western University of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy

College of Pharmacy

E-Mail: eschwartzman@westernu.edu

Phone: 909-706-3748


Doctor of Pharmacy, 2007, University of Southern California

PGY1 Residency, Community Pharmacy Practice, 2008, University of Southern California

Education Experience


Community Pharmacy 2008 University of Southern California


Certified Diabetes Educator (National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators)

Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (Board of Pharmacy Specialties)


Registered Pharmacist

Advanced Practice Pharmacist

Professional Experience

Dr. Emmanuelle Schwartzman completed both her Pharm.D. and PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency from the University of Southern California. Dr. Schwartzman subsequently joined Western University of Health Sciences (WesternU) as a faculty member.

Dr. Schwartzman is an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Administration. She serves as the Director of Residency and Fellowship Training for the College of Pharmacy, overseeing program accreditations and the Research/Teaching Certificate Program. She is also the Director of a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency with a focus in ambulatory care. Dr. Schwartzman has been precepting residents since 2008. She has also served as a guest accreditor for ASHP.

Dr. Schwartzman practices at the WesternU Patient Care Center and at an FQHC in an ambulatory care setting where she works with an interprofessional team to manage chronic diseases in patients, with a focus in diabetes. Dr. Schwartzman has a research and teaching focus in communication skills and diabetes. She is a Certified Diabetes Educator through the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators, a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, and an Advanced Practice Pharmacist.

Dr. Schwartzman was the recipient of the ASHP Foundation 2017 Residency Preceptor of the Year Award, and has been recognized by WesternU for a Faculty Service Award twice and Preceptor Award. Dr. Schwartzman is the President for the Rho Chi National Honor Society and maintains memberships in AACP, ACCP, ADA, AADE, APhA, ASHP, CPhA, CSHP and PLS. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, two children, and her two dogs.

Academic Interests

Dr. Schwartzman has a teaching focus in communication skills, diabetes and self-care. Dr. Schwartzman has a research focus in communication skills, diabetes, and patient outcomes.


Year Award/Honor 2017 ASHP Foundation 2017 Pharmacy Residency Excellence Preceptor Award 2017 Preceptor of the Year Award Western University of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy 2016 Faculty Service Award Western University of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy 2015 Rho Chi Advisor of the Year Award (Plaque + $500.00)


Uh K, Schwartzman E. A Review of Schwartzman E. Growing into Your Full Potential as a Preceptor. Letters from Pharmacy Preceptors Pearls for Success. ASHP. 2019 pp 105-109.

Schwartzman E., Lee S., Chung EP., Law AV. Assessing Communication Skills in Student Pharmacists - Psychometric Validation of Global Communication Rubric. Patient Educ Couns (2020) Smith SR, Schwartzman E, Hata M. Team-Based Hypertension Management in Outpatient Settings. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management. 2020 May;27(3):135-144.

Fakourfar N, Schwartzman E. Pearls to Getting Started as a New Preceptor. CJHP (2019).

Uh K, Schwartzman E. A Review of Diabetes Management 2017. CJHP (2017).

Diabetes Management 2017. CJHP (2018).

Schwartzman E, Haron AW, McGinty MK, Fulginiti KS. Post-Graduate Year 1 Pharmacy Residency Accreditation Requirements and Challenges. CJHP. 28, 5 (2016).

Schwartzman E, Kleyn T. Transgender Patients-Communication Pearls for Pharmacists. (2014) California Pharmacist

Law AV, Gupta EK, Hata M, Hess KM, Klotz RS, Quang LA, Schwartzman E, Tai B. Collaborative Practice Paper: An Update. Journal of Integrated Pharmacy Research and Practice. 2013, 2 (2013) Pages 1 – 16.DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/IPRP.S33507

Schwartzman E, Chung EP, Sakharkar P, Law AV. Communication Curriculum in a Pharmacy Program: A Survey of Schools of Pharmacy in the United States and Canada. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 5, 6. (2013).

Allen RW, Schwartzman E, Baker WL, Coleman CI, Phung OJ. Cinnamon Use in Type 2 Diabetes: An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Ann Fam Med. 2013; 11:452-9

Phung OJ, Schwartzman E, Allen RW, Engel S, Rajpathak S. Sulfonylureas and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Observational Data. Diabet Med. 2013;30:1160-71. doi: 10.1111/dme.12232

Hess KM, Gabrielian C, Schwartzman E, Law AV. The Impact of Student Pharmacists at Health Fair Events. AJPE. 76, 8. (2012), Article 149.

Rickles NM, MacLean LG, Hess K, Farmer KC, Yurkon AM, Ha CC, Schwartzman E, Law AV, Milani PA, Trotta K, Labella SR, Designor RJ. Teaching Medication Adherence in US Schools and Colleges of Pharmacy. AJPE.76, 5, 2012:Article 79.

Hata MW, Klotz R, Sylvies R, Hess K, Schwartzman E, Scott JD, Law AV. Medication Therapy Management Services Provided by Student Pharmacists. AJPE. 76, 3. (2012), Article 51. doi: 10.5688/ajpe76351

Schwartzman E, Hsu DI, Law AV, Chung EP.Assessment of patient communication skills during OSCE: Examining effectiveness of a training program in minimizing inter-grader variability. Patient Educ Couns. 83, 3. (2011), 472-477. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2011.04.001 Mirsakov E, Goad J, Johnson K. Prescription returned to stock rates for various methods of prescription origination in community pharmacies; Western States Conference Platform presentation (B2), Asilomar, CA, 2008. Mirsakov E, Goad J, Johnson K. Differences in prescription pick up rates for various methods of prescription origination in community pharmacies; APhA Annual Meeting (#118), San Diego, CA, 2008