Dr. Maria Leibfried

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice


Dr. Maria Leibfried joined the FDU School of Pharmacy faculty in September 2015. As Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Dr. Leibfried provides Doctor of Pharmacy students with experiential education in internal medicine at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ.

After earning a B.S. in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy from Rutgers University College of Pharmacy, Dr. Leibfried furthered her training through an ASHP-Accredited General Pharmacy Practice Residency at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY.

Dr. Leibfried’s practice has included community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, consultant pharmacy, and continuing education. Dr. Leibfried brought her years of practice into academia

when she joined the faculty of St. John’s University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Queens, NY, and now has joined the School of Pharmacy at Fairleigh Dickinson University. In addition to being a licensed pharmacist in New Jersey and New York, she is Board Certified in Nutrition Support Pharmacy and is a Certified Consultant Pharmacist in NJ.


American Pharmacists Association Medication Therapy Management Certificate

Board Certified Nutrition Support Pharmacist

Certificate of Fitness: NYC Fire Department Chemical Laboratories Supervisor

CPR and AED Certified

New Jersey Certified Consultant Pharmacist

NIH Certificate: Protecting Human Research Participants

Research Interests



Experiential Education



Inpatient Pharmacy Systems/Performance Improvement

Interdisciplinary/Interprofessional Education

Nutrition Support

Patient Education



Professional Affiliations

American Pharmacists Association

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

New Jersey Pharmacists Association



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