Dr. Ayşe Elif Özdener

Dr. Ayse Elif Özdener

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice


Dr. Elif Özdener joined the School of Pharmacy in August 2014. In her current role as Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Dr. Özdener teaches in the integrated pharmacotherapy courses and provides care to patients with HIV infection at her practice site. In her previous role as Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Fairleigh Dickinson University, she taught pharmacy students during their experiential year in her pharmacist-run ambulatory care clinic.

Dr. Özdener received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from University of the Sciences, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy. She completed her post-graduate, ASHP-accredited, residency training focused on ambulatory care pharmacy practice at Wilkes-Barre Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Dr. Özdener also completed the Teaching and Learning Curriculum program through Wilkes University, Nesbitt School of Pharmacy. She is a licensed pharmacist in the state of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Dr. Özdener is also a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, an American Academy of HIV Pharmacist, and a Certified Diabetes Educator.


Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist

American Academy of HIV Pharmacist

Certified Diabetes Educator


Research Interests

Human Immunodeficiency Virus Patient Care

Diabetes Mellitus Patient Care

Pharmacy Education

Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of HIV Medicine

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

Contact Information





Doctor of Pharmacy
University of the Sciences, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania