Barbara Rossi

Assistant Dean for Experiential Education


Barbara Rossi joined the School of Pharmacy in November 2011. As the Assistant Dean for Experiential Education, Barbara identifies and develops new practice sites while maintaining ongoing communication with current preceptors to ensure accreditation standards are met.

Before joining FDU, Barbara was a Director of Pharmacy for the Franciscan Healthcare System of New Jersey, Director of Institutional Sales and Operations for Neuman Distributors and Clinical Pharmacy Education Specialist, Implementation Specialist, Product Manager and Pharmacy Consultant for BD Medical Surgical Systems. While working for BD, she worked collaboratively to research and present findings encompassing the impact of USP 797 in the sterile pharmacy compounding arena on medical device packaging. Barbara has been invited to speak on various topics relative to the practice of pharmacy at hospitals, National Pharmacy Conventions and local Pharmacy Organizations .and has presented various training programs encompassing Bar Code Scanning Technology, Medication Error Reduction and USP Chapter <797> Sterile Compounding in various practice settings.

Barbara has a background in founding PharmD Extern programs at each organization she has worked for and precepting PharmD Externs throughout her entire pharmacy career for Rutgers University School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburg, and Idaho Colleges of Pharmacy. She has been serving as an Advisory Council Member for the School of Pharmacy since its inception with specific interest in the establishment of experiential practice partnerships.

Barbara is excited to play an integral part in creating experiential opportunities that will provide future pharmacists the knowledge and skills for challenging professional and personal growth opportunities.

Professional Affiliations

The Gerson Lehrman Group Council
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
New Jersey Pharmacy Leadership Group
Lambda Kappa Sigma
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
New Jersey Society of Health-System Pharmacists
New Jersey Pharmacists Association
Personalized Medicine Coalition

Contact Information

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Master of Arts, Management Training
Montclair State University
Montclair, New Jersey

Bachelor of Science, Pharmacy
St. John's University
Queens, New York