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Frederic and Mary Wolfe Center

Room 141
Phone: 419.383.1951
Fax: 419.383.1950

Michael J. Peeters, Pharm.D., M.Ed., FCCP, BCPS

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Clinical Senior Lecturer
Department of Pharmacy Practice

419.383.1946
Frederic and Mary Wolfe Center 135E
michael.peeters@utoledo.edu

Education Background

  • Master of Education, The University of Toledo
  • Pharmacotherapy Specialty Residency, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Washington
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University of Alberta

Dr. Peeters is an educational psychometrician, educational research methodologist, and clinical pharmacist.  He obtained his B.Sc.Pharm from the University of Alberta [Edmonton, AB], and his PharmD from the University of Washington [Seattle, WA]. Thereafter, he completed a two-year Pharmacotherapy specialty residency with the School of Pharmacy at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center [Lubbock, TX].  At that time, he attained his Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS). As a faculty member at The University of Toledo, he completed a Master of Education focused in Educational Research & Measurement. Additionally, he has obtained certificates from The University of Toledo in Biostatistics & Epidemiology, the American College of Clinical Pharmacy in Teaching & Learning as well as Leadership & Management.

Scope of Experiential and Classroom Teaching

With student pharmacists, Dr. Peeters' teaching topics including research study design & liternature evaluation, interprofessional education, professionalism & ethics, as well as coordinating the PPD-6 lab course (including its objective structured clinical examination). He is also involved with other clinical pharmacy topics mainly within the PPD lab course series.

Professional Experience

  • Clinical Senior Lecturer, The University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Clinical Associate Lecturer, The University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Clinical Lecturer, The University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • PGY1 Residency Coordinator, The University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Assistant Clinical Instructor, TTUHSC SOP

Within professional organizations, Dr. Peeters is actively involved as an Associate Editor for Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, along with peer reviewing for multiple other journals and professional organizations. His scholarly concentrations are: learning assessments, educational research methodology and interprofessional education. Dr. Peeters has clinical pharmacist experience in the Emergency Department and in various hospital settings.

Recent Publications (past five years)

Full-Length, Peer-Reviewed Journal Manuscripts

  1. Peeters MJ, Cor MK. Guidance for High-Stakes Testing within Pharmacy Educational Assessment. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2018; 11(3) [in press]
  2. Reale MC, Riche DM, Witt BA, Baker WL, Peeters MJ. Development of critical thinking in health professions education: a meta-analysis of longitudinal studies. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2018; 10(7):826-833. [original research]
  3. Peeters MJ, Wryobeck JM. Piloting an online module for interprofessional education to introduce first-year students to health behavior change. Inov Pharm. 2018; 9(1): article17.
  4. Peeters MJ. Targeting Assessment For Learning within pharmacy education. Am J Pharm Educ. 81(8):article 6243 [Commentary]
  5. Peeters MJ, Sexton M, Metz AE, Hasbrouck CS. A team-based interprofessional education course for first-year health professions students. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2017, 9(6):1099-1110. [Case study]
  6. Haines SL, Summa MA, Peeters MJ, Dy-Boarman EA, Boyle JA, Clifford KM, Willson, MN. Toolkit for US Colleges/Schools of Pharmacy to Prepare Student Pharmacists for Career in Academia. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2017; 9(5):750-762. [Review]
  7. Peeters MJ, Martin BA. Validation of Learning Assessments: A Primer. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2017, 9(5):925-933. [Review]
  8. Haines SL, Dy-Boarman EA, Clifford KM, Summa MA, Willson, MN, Boyle JA, Peeters MJ. Methods used by US colleges/schools of pharmacy to prepare student pharmacists for careers in academia. Am J Pharm Educ. 2017; 81(1):article 6. [Original research]
  9. Peeters MJ, Garavalia LS. Teachable Moments Matter for: An analysis of the use of pharmacy curriculum outcomes assessment (PCOA) scores within one professional program. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2017; 9(2):175-177.
  10. Baki G, Borden MJ, Peeters MJ. Introducing an undergraduate degree of Cosmetic Science and Formulation Design within a College of Pharmacy. Inov Pharm. 2017; 8(1):article 9. [Case study]
  11. Peeters MJ, Harpe SE. Numbers etiquette in reports of pharmacy education scholarship. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2016; 8(6):896-904.
  12. Peeters MJ, Vaidya VA. A mixed-methods analysis in assessing students' professional development by using an assessment for learning approach. Am J Pharm Educ. 2016; 80(5):article 77. [Original research]
  13. Peeters MJ, Chen Y, Sexton M. Validation of the SPICE-R instrument among a diverse interprofessional cohort: a cautionary tale. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2016; 8(4):517-523. [Original research]
  14. Peeters MJ, Boddu SHS. Assessing development of critical thinking: one institution's experience. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2016; 8(3):271-278. [Original research]
  15. Peeters MJ, Zitko KL, Vaidya VA. Critical thinking development in pharmacy education: a meta-analysis. Inov Pharm. 2016; 7(1): article 10.[Review]
  16. Peeters MJ, Zitko KL, Schmude KA. Development of critical thinking in pharmacy education. Inov Pharm. 2016; 7(1): article 5. [Review]
  17. Peeters MJ. Practical significance: moving beyond statistical significance. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2016; 8(1):83-89. [Review]
  18. Peeters MJ, Gundrum TE, Murphy JA. Comparing vertical and horizontal screening methods for pharmacy resident candidates before interviews. Inov Pharm. 2015; 6(3): article 206. [Original research]
  19. Peeters MJ. Measuring rater judgment within learning assessments, part 2: a mixed approach to creating rubrics. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2015; 7(5):662-668. [Review]
  20. Peeters MJ. Measuring rater judgment within learning assessments, part 1: why the number of categories matters in a rating scale. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2015; 7(5):656-661. [Review]
  21. Cor MK, Peeters MJ. Using generalizability theory for reliable learning assessments in pharmacy education. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2015; 7(3):332-341. [Review]
  22. Castleberry A, Peeters M, Jenkins T. Ways of knowing: quantitative and qualitative methods. In: Fulford MJ, Souza J, eds. Are You CAPE-A.B.L.E? 2014. [available on CAPE website: http://www.aacp.org/resources/education/cape/Pages/default.aspx]
    • AACP's Assessment SIG Whitepaper on the 2013 CAPE report
  23. King PK, Szczerba FM, Rega PP, Peeters MJ. Interprofessional education and simulation: are we hitting the mark? Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2014; 6(4):588-561. [Original research]
  24. Peeters MJ, Schmude KA, Steinmiller CL. Inter-rater reliability and false confidence in precision: using standard error of measurement within PharmD admissions essays rubric development. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2014; 6(2):298-303. [Original research]

Letters & Textbook Chapter Reviews (past five years)

  1. Peeters MJ, Beltyukova SA. Using Rasch Measurement to revisit survey checklist items. Acad Med. 2018; 93(11):1603. [letter]
  2. Peeters MJ. A future for mixed-methods in Pharm Ed? Currents in Teaching & Learning Scholarly Blog. October 10, 2017. https://cptlpulses.com/2017/10/10/mixedmethodspharmed/
  3. Peeters MJ. Quandaries with learning assessments. Currents in Teaching & Learning Scholarly Blog. September 26, 2017. https://cptlpulses.com/2017/09/26/quandaries-with-learning-assessments/
  4. Peeters MJ, Hayes LM. A plea for psychometric rigor. Am J Pharm Educ. 81(4):article 79. [letter]
  5. Peeters MJ, Whitner JB, Bale AO. More evidence of professionalism and professional engagement. Inov Pharm. 2015; 6(4): article 219. [letter]
  6. Righi AM, Peeters MJ, Dotson B. Electrolyte and acid-base disturbances in patients with diabetes mellitus. N Engl J Med. 2015;373(25):2481-2482. [letter]
  7. Peeters MJ, Harpe S, Cor MK, Janke KK. Announcing a new journal section—methodology matters. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2015; 7(5):563-564. [commentary]
  8. Peeters MJ, Kelly CP, Cor MK. Summative evaluations when using an objective structured teaching exercise. Am J Pharm Educ. 2015; 79(4):article 60. [letter]
  9. Hoover MJ, Peeters MJ. Does discussion of learning assessments belong in postgraduate teaching and learning curricula? Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 2015; 72(9):687-688. [letter]

Peer-Reviewed Abstracts (past five years)

  1. Peeters MJ, Sexton M. Student reflective writings within assessment for IPE: mixed-methods and quasi-experimental analyses. Collaboration Across Borders-VI IPE Conference, Banff, Canada [oral presentation]
  2. Peeters MJ, Sexton M. Assessing development in interprofessional education: a quasi-experimental analysis. Am J Pharm Educ. 2017; 81(5):Article S5.
  3. Peeters MJ, Wryobeck JM, Smith MK. An online interprofessional education module for motivational interviewing. Am J Pharm Educ. 2017; 81(5):Article S5.
  4. Naegele TD, Whitner JB, Peeters MJ. The role of professional engagement within professionalism development of PharmD students. Am J Pharm Educ. 2017; 81(5):Article S5.
  5. Reale MC, Witt BA, Riche DM, Baker WL, Peeters MJ. Development of critical thinking among health professions students: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies. Pharmacotherapy. 2016; 36(12):e298.
  6. Peeters MJ, Sexton M, Singh S. Piloting a team-based assessment of knowledge in an interprofessional education course: psychometric considerations. Conference Proceedings for the All Together Better Health VIII Interprofessional Education Conference, 2016.
  7. Sexton M, Singh S, Peeters MJ. A team-based approach to formative assessment-FOR-learning. Conference Proceedings for the All Together Better Health VIII Interprofessional Education Conference, 2016.
  8. Peeters MJ, Bale AO, Oyewole TO. Validating an assessment-for-learning approach to teaching PharmD professionalism and ethics: a mixed methods evaluation. Am J Pharm Educ. 2016; 80(5):article S2.
  9. Sexton M, Peeters MJ, Metz A, Ohlinger MJ, Masterson M. Implementation of an integrated IPE course across programs of multiple healthcare professions. Conference Proceedings for the Collaboration Across Borders V Interprofessional Education Conference, 2015.
  10. Metz A, Peeters MJ, Sexton M, Chen Y. Outcomes from an introductory interprofessional education course across multiple healthcare professions. Conference Proceedings for the Collaboration Across Borders V Interprofessional Education Conference, 2015.
  11. Peeters MJ. Development in critical thinking: one institution’s experience. Am J Pharm Educ. 2015; 79(5):article S4.
  12. Vaidya VA, Peeters MJ. Assessing professional development (standard4): the University of Toledo’s experience. Am J Pharm Educ. 2015; 79(5):article S4.
  13. Reale MC, Witt BA, Riche DM, Baker WL, Peeters MJ. Development of critical thinking among health professions students: a meta-analysis. Am J Pharm Educ. 2015; 79(5):article S4.
  14. King PK, Schneiderman J, Salama HG, Peeters MJ. Phase2 of interprofessional high-fidelity code blue simulation training: effect of repeated scenarios and modified debriefing format. Am J Pharm Educ. 2015; 79(5):article S4.
  15. Peeters MJ, Chen Y, Sexton M. Validation of the SPICE-R instrument among a diverse interprofessional cohort. Am J Pharm Educ. 2015; 79(5):article S4.
  16. Lengel AJ, Mauro LS, Schroeder MN, Peeters MJ. Facilitating personal development in PharmD students. Am J Pharm Educ. 2015; 79(5):article S4.
  17. Bassil EH, Peeters MJ, Ohlinger MJ, Zitko KL, Schmude KA, Schneiderman JW, Chen Y. Using simulation for instruction of rapid-sequence intubation and reinforcing basic life support among third-year PharmD students. Pharmacotherapy. 2015; 35(5):e68.
              - Judged as finalist for best student/resident/fellow paper
  18. King PK, Schneiderman JW, Peeters MJ. Pharmacy resident perceptions of involvement in code skills simulation training. Pharmacotherapy. 2014; 34(10):e256-e257.
  19. Peeters MJ, Gundrum TE, Murphy JA. A method for pharmacy resident candidate screening prior to interviews. Pharmacotherapy. 2014; 34(10):e193.
  20. King PK, Salama H, Schneiderman JW, Peeters MJ. Simulation-based interprofessional education and collaboration: residents and students. Am J Pharm Educ. 2014; 78(5):article 111.
  21. Jakimczuk PJ, Verlinden NJ, Peeters MJ. Basic Numeracy Ability of Final-year Pharmacy Students. Am J Pharm Educ. 2014; 78(5):article 111.

Letters and Book Reviews

  1. Serres ML, Peeters MJ. Overcoming Content Specificity in Admission Interviews: The Next Generation? Am J Pham Educ. 2012; 76(10): article 207 [research letter]
  2. Koda-Kimble MA, Young LY, Alldredge BK, Corelli RL, Guglielmo BJ, Kradjan WA, et al. Applied Therapeutics, 10th ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012 [Chapter reviewer]
  3. Peeters MJ, Rivera CG. Biostatistics and parametrics. Pharmacother. 2011; 31(3): 63e-64e [letter]
  4. Peeters MJ, Cox CD. Using the OSCE strategy for APPEs? Am J Pharm Educ. 2010; 74(9):article 13 [letter]
  5. Peeters MJ, Gallegos PJ. Wiki’s and open-access education? Am J Pharm Educ. 2010; 74(1):article 16. [letter]
  6. Peeters MJ, Pettry BJ. Evidence-Based Emergency Medicine. Ann Pharmacother. 2009; 43(7):1378-9. [book review]
  7. Peeters MJ. Preceptor’s Handbook for Pharmacists. Ann Pharmacother. 2009; 43(11):1918-1919. [book review]
  8. Peeters MJ, Beltyukova S. Measuring professionalism in resident physicians. JAMA. 2009; 301:723. [letter]

Professional Platform/Oral Presentations

  • Building Reliable Assessments: OSCEs, Multiple Mini-Interviews & Performance Assessments, 2014 AACP Meeting Special Session, 07/2014 [Faculty Development], [accepted & pending]
  • Educational Testing Primer, ACCP EDTR PRN, online member access [Faculty Development, PRN invitation]
  • Integrating Active Learning in Pharmacy Education. LECOM School of Pharmacy Workshop, 07/2012 [Faculty Development, invited]
  • Multiple-Choice Question Item Analysis. UTCPPS Summer Faculty Retreat, 05/10/12 [invited]
  • Evaluating student presentations. The Collaborative Education Institute, online CE presentation for preceptors, 07/2011 [invited]

Leadership

  • Associate Editor for Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning
Last Updated: 4/17/19