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Nicole Pinelli Reitter

Associate Professor Assistant Dean of Experiential Programs

Nicole Pinelli Reitter, Pharm.D.

Associate Professor

Associate Dean of Experiential Programs and Interprofessional Affairs


(919) 962-1641
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, 115 I Beard Hall, CB# 7574, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599-7574

Nicole Pinelli Reitter, Pharm.D., is Associate Dean for Experiential Programs and Interprofessional Affairs, and an associate professor in the Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.

Reitter received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Wayne State University in 2007. She completed a two-year Health Disparities Research/Diabetes Fellowship at Wayne State University and a master of science in clinical research design and statistical analysis from the University of Michigan. She became a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) in 2009 and served at Wayne State University from 2009-2012 as a clinical assistant professor and as a pharmacy clinical specialist in ambulatory care at Henry Ford Hospital.

Reitter joined the School in 2012 as an assistant professor and as a pharmacy clinical specialist in outcomes research at UNC Medical Center. During her time at UNC Medical Center, she led implementation and assessment of broad-scale layered learning practice models, immersion programs integrating first through third professional year student pharmacists in the delivery of direct patient care, and the “flipped” model of residency research. Reitter previously served as assistant dean of experiential programs, a role in which she re-envisioned, implemented, sustained and assessed a new clinical education learning model for the PharmD curriculum.

In 2022, Reitter was named Associate Dean of Experiential Programs and Interprofessional Affairs. She is responsible for building and strengthening strategic partnerships with external constituents for delivery of the PharmD program and serves as the School Liaison to the NC AHEC Program Office. She also oversees administration of the experiential education program for the PharmD curriculum, preceptor and practice site development, interprofessional education and practice initiatives, student advising and support services for students in the experiential education environment, and career services for professional students.

Reitter is a recipient of the ASHP Best Practices Award in Health System Pharmacy (2014 and 2018), the AACP Award for Excellence in Experiential Education (2019 and 2021), the AACP Award for Excellence in Assessment (2022), and the AACP Award for Excellence in Scholarship of Experiential Education (2022). She is also a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy.