Macary Weck Marciniak, Pharm.D.

Director, PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency Program Clinical Associate Professor Assistant Dean of Experiential Programs - Community Assistant Dean of Experiential Programs

Macary Marciniak, Pharm.D., is the assistant dean of experiential programs – community and a clinical associate professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her focus is in community pharmacy practice, specifically immunizations, medication therapy management, and self-care. She serves as the director of the PGY1 and PGY2 Community Pharmacy/Academia Residency Programs. Marciniak is an adviser for the Carolina Association of Pharmacy Students, a unified professional organization affiliated with the American Pharmacists Association, the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists. She also serves as an adviser for Phi Delta Chi Professional Pharmacy Fraternity.

Before returning home to her alma mater, Marciniak was a community pharmacy faculty member at Albany College of Pharmacy in Albany, New York, for seven years. She is a board certified ambulatory care pharmacist, a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist and a fellow of the American Pharmacists Association. She has completed certificate-training programs in diabetes, immunizations, MTM, self-care and tobacco cessation. Marciniak is a national faculty trainer for the APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certificate training program and has trained hundreds of pharmacists across the United States.

Marciniak is an active member of state and national professional organizations. She is currently a member-at-large on the NCAP Community Care Practice Forum Executive Committee and is a member of the NCAP Immunization Task Force. She is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, APhA, ASHP, Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International, Phi Delta Chi and Phi Lambda Sigma. Marciniak serves as an APhA media adviser and frequently responds to media requests related to health, wellness and medications. In 2011, she served as the expert pharmacist in a year-long series of episodes for WebMD’s “Ask the Pharmacist.” Macary has been honored with the Pharmacy Leadership and Education Institute Albert B. Prescott Leadership Award and the Pharmacists Mutual Distinguished Young Pharmacist Award.

Publications

  • *Waitzman J, Hiller DP, Marciniak MW, Ferreri S. Assessment of patient perceptions concerning a community pharmacy-based warfarin monitoring service. INNOVATIONS in Pharmacy 2012;3(1):article 65.
  • *Haines SL, DeHart RM, Flynn AA, Hess KM, Marciniak MW, Mount S, Phillips BB, Saseen JJ, Zatzkin SW.  Academic pharmacy and patient-centered health care: A model to prepare the next generation of pharmacists. J Am Pharm Assoc 2011;51:194-202.
  • *Haines SL, DeHart RM, Hess KM, Marciniak MW, Mount S, Phillips BB, Saseen JJ, Flynn AA, Zatzkin SW.  Report of the 2009-2010 Professional Affairs Committee: Pharmacist Integration in Primary Care and the Role of Academic Pharmacy.  Am J Pharm Educ 2010;74(10):article S5.
  • Macary Weck Marciniak; L Douglas Ried; Earlene E Lipowski; Melissa V Skelton Duke. APhA2008 House of Delegates: Advancing current practice, preserving pharmacy integrity for the future. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association : JAPhA. 2008;48(4):447-448, 451-454.
  • Macary Weck Marciniak. OTC product: MiraLAX. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association : JAPhA. 2007;47(3):e6-7.
  • Angela Dominelli; Macary Weck Marciniak; Janice Jarvis. Service preferences differences between community pharmacy and supermarket pharmacy patrons. Health Marketing Quarterly. 2006;23(1):57-79
  • Macary Weck Marciniak. OTC product: PediaCare Long-Acting Cough Freezer Pops. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association : JAPhA. 2006;46(4):e50.
  • Susan L Iwanowicz; Macary Weck Marciniak; Mario M Zeolla. Obtaining and providing health information in the community pharmacy setting. American journal of pharmaceutical education. 2006;70(3):57-.
  • Stephanie A. Haggerty; Jennifer Cerulli; Mario M. Zeolla; Jean S. Cottrell; Macary B. Weck; John J. Faragon. Community pharmacy Target Intervention Program to improve aspirin use in persons with diabetes.Journal of the American Pharmacists Association. 2005;45(1):17-22.
  • M. Weck; L. Cushenberry; M. R. De Bittner. New pharmacologic, diagnostic options advance diabetes care. Drug Topics 2000;144(19 SUPPL.):4s-10s.

Presentations

Select Poster Presentations

  • *Greco A, O’Connor S, Michaels N, Roederer M, Ferreri S, Viera A, Faruki H, Chater R, McLeod H, Marciniak M. Development of a Personalized Medicine (Pharmacogenomics) Service for Clopidogrel in a Community Pharmacy. APhA2012, New Orleans, LA. J Am Pharm Assoc 2012;52(2):253 (abstract 202).
  • *Eker A, Pudlo A, Ferreri S, Marciniak M. The Role of Community Pharmacists in Transitional Care:  A Survey of Patients’ Perceptions. APhA2012, New Orleans, LA. J Am Pharm Assoc 2012;52(2):250 (abstract 192).
  • *McGavin E, Branham A, Moose J, Ferreri S, Marciniak M. Prospective Analysis of Integrating a Targeted Intervention Program into Independent Pharmacy Workflow. APhA2012, New Orleans, LA. J Am Pharm Assoc2012;52(2):244 (abstract 169).
  • *Bullock H, Hemberg N, Ferreri S, Marciniak M. Evaluation of a Team-Based Medication Therapy Management Program at an Independent Community Pharmacy. APhA2012, New Orleans, LA. J Am Pharm Assoc2012;52(2):241 (abstract 158).
  • *Shelly J, Pruss D, Ferreri S, Marciniak M. Individualized Dosing of Children’s Liquid Medications in the Community Pharmacy Setting: a Survey of Parents and Guardians. APhA2012, New Orleans, LA. J Am Pharm Assoc2012;52(2):236 (abstract 139).
  • *Whaley B, Branham A, Moose J. Ferreri S, Marciniak M. North Carolina Pharmacists’ Knowledge and Awareness of the Tdap Vaccine. APhA2012, New Orleans, LA. J Am Pharm Assoc 2012;52(2):229 (abstract 112).
  • *Abisogun A, O’Connor S, Michaels N, Marciniak M, Ferreri S. The Influence of a National Campaign on Students’ Perspectives on Medication Adherence. APhA2012, New Orleans, LA. J Am Pharm Assoc 2012;52(2):204 (abstract 17).
  • *Marciniak M. The ABCs of OTCs: Redesigning a Self-Care Curriculum. 14thNonprescription Medicines Academy (NMA) Conference, Cincinnati, OH.
  • *O’Connor SK, Reichard J, Marciniak MW, Ferreri SP, Joyner PU, Caiola SM. Current and Prospective Student Pharmacist Interest in a Rural Health Pharmacy Curriculum. 2011 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX. Am J Pharm Educ2011;75(5):Article 105.
  • *O’Connor SK, Marciniak MW. Addressing Adherence: Report of a Pilot Teaching Project with APPE Student Pharmacists in a Community Pharmacy. 2011 AACP Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX. Am J Pharm Educ2011;75(5):Article 105.
  • *Marciniak M, Ferreri S.  Expanding Training in Community Pharmacy through a Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2) Residency. APhA2011, Seattle, WA.  J Am Pharm Assoc 2011;51(2):305 (abstract 329).
  • *O’Connor S, Padgett L, Marciniak M, Roederer M, Ferreri S.  Feasibility of Pharmacogenomics Testing in the Community Pharmacy Setting. APhA2011, Seattle, WA. J Am Pharm Assoc 2011;51(2):280 (abstract 240).
  • *Waitzman J, Pruss D, Marciniak M, Ferreri S.  Assessment of Patient Perceptions Concerning a Community Pharmacy Based Anticoagulation Clinic. APhA2011, Seattle, WA. J Am Pharm Assoc 2011;51(2):276 (abstract 226).
  • *Cohenour F, Branham A, Moose J, Marciniak M, Ferreri S.  Patient Perceptions of Community Pharmacist-Administered Injectable Hormone Therapy. APhA2011, Seattle, WA. J Am Pharm Assoc 2011;51(2):274 (abstract 218).
  • *Petri D, Michaels N, Padgett L, Ferreri S, Marciniak M.  Retrospective Analysis of a Targeted Medication Intervention Program Conducted Within a Regional Pharmacy Chain. APhA2011, Seattle, WA. J Am Pharm Assoc2011;51(2):265 (abstract 187).
  • *Collver M, Branham A, Moose J, Ives T, Marciniak M, Ferreri S. The Fifth Vital Sign: Factors Influencing Pharmacist’s Assessment of Chronic Pain During Comprehensive Medication Review. APhA2011, Seattle, WA. J Am Pharm Assoc 2011;51(2):260 (abstract 170).
  • *Smith S, Caplan A, Ferreri S, Marciniak M.  Evaluating the Economic Impact of a Targeted Medication Intervention Program. APhA2011, Seattle, WA. J Am Pharm Assoc 2011;51(2):259 (abstract 165).
  • *Jenkins M, Hemberg N, Ferreri S, Marciniak M. Determining Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates after a Pharmacist-Conducted Medication Therapy Review. APhA2011, Seattle, WA. J Am Pharm Assoc2011;51(2):257 (abstract 160).
  • *Byrns J, Gates A, Helmlinger K, Scolaro K, Marciniak MW. APhA–ASP Project CHANCE: A Student Pharmacist Led Initiative to Increase Medication Compliance and Health Literacy in an Uninsured Population of North Carolina. APhA2011, Seattle, WA. J Am Pharm Assoc 2011;51(2):256 (abstract 154).
  • *Branham AR, Marciniak MW, Ferreri SP. Implementation and Evaluation of Pharmacotherapy Continuing Education Sessions in a Community Pharmacy Residency Program Network. 2010 AACP Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA. Am J Pharm Educ 2010;74(5):Article 96.
  • *Branham AR, Ferreri SP, Moose JS, Marciniak M. An Analysis of Economic Outcomes Following Pharmacist-Provided Medication Therapy Management Services. American College of Clinical Pharmacy 2010 Spring Practice and Research Forum, Charlotte, NC. Pharmacotherapy 2010;30:182e (abstract 114).
  • *Bayliss K, Caplan A, Ferreri S, Marciniak M. Retrospective Analysis of Clinical Outcomes of a Pharmacist-Directed Diabetes Management Program. APhA2010, Washington, DC. J Am Pharm Assoc 2010;50(2):239 (abstract 74).
  • *Brand B, Pruss D, Eisenhart A, Marciniak M, Ferreri S.  Kidney Transplant Patients’ Perspectives of the Community Pharmacists’ Role in Post-Transplant Care. APhA2010, Washington, DC. J Am Pharm Assoc2010;50(2):235 (abstract 58).
  • *Dawson S, Heidrick J, Katz A, Murray M, Ferreri S, Marciniak M. Evaluating the Impact of Community Pharmacist-Provided Education on A1C Levels. APhA2010, Washington, DC. J Am Pharm Assoc 2010;50(2):227 (abstract 31).
  • *Jones Y, Blackwell C, Hemberg N, Marciniak M, Ferreri S. Determining the Effect of Pharmacist Counseling on Pneumococcal and Shingles Vaccination Rates. APhA2010, Washington, DC. J Am Pharm Assoc 2010;50(2):224 (abstract 19).
  • *Weeks L, Scolaro K, Ferreri S, Marciniak M, Michaels N, Ives T. Community Pharmacists’ Perception and Recommendation of Nonprescription Heat Therapy for Pain. APhA2010, Washington, DC. J Am Pharm Assoc 2010;50(2):223 (abstract 14).
  • *Smolen A, *Chang C, Moose J, Bowman J, Ferreri S, Marciniak M. Assessing the Ability of a Brief Tool to Predict Risk for Nonadherence to Statin Medications. APhA2010, Washington, DC. J Am Pharm Assoc2010;50(2):220 (abstract 5).
  • *Branham A,  Bayliss K, Brand B, Chang C, Dawson S, Jones Y, Smolen A, Weeks L, Moose J, Bowman J, Ferreri S, Marciniak M.  Analysis of Economic Outcomes Following Pharmacist-Provided Medication Therapy Management Services. APhA2010, Washington, DC. J Am Pharm Assoc 2010;50(2):220 (abstract 3).
  • *Ferreri S, Marciniak MW.  Development of a Standardized Self-Care SOAP Note Rubric. 11th NMA Conference, Cincinnati, OH.
  • *Marciniak MW, Cox WC, Ivey JL, Stegall-Zanation JD, Vaughan KTL, Ives TJ.  Development of a Faculty Writing Club to Promote Scholarship. 2009 AACP Annual Meeting, Boston, MA. Am J Pharm Educ 2009;73(4):Article 57.

International and National Presentations

  • Marciniak MW.  American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Train-the-Trainer Program. Presented to faculty members at Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, WI. 2011.
  • Koenigsfeld CF, Marciniak MW.  APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certificate Training Program. ACPE-accredited continuing education program presented to faculty members at Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, WI. 2011.
  • Marciniak MW, McGivney MS, Snyder ME.  Beyond PGY1 Community Practice Residency Training: What’s Next? – Presentations on Emerging Programs. Presented to pharmacists at the APhA Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA. 2011.
  • Marciniak MW.  APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Train-the-Trainer Program. Presented to faculty at Albany College of Pharmacy (ACP), Albany, NY. 2011.
  • Marciniak MW.  TIPS: Thinking Immunizations when Providing MTM Services. MTM pearl as part of an ACPE-accredited continuing education program presented to pharmacists at the APhA Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. 2010.
  • Koenigsfeld CF, Marciniak MW.  APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certificate Training Program. ACPE-accredited continuing education program presented to pharmacists, Verona, NY. 2009.
  • Marciniak MW.  APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Train-the-Trainer Program. Presented to faculty members at ACP, Albany, NY. 2009.
  • Marciniak MW, Miller SM, Williams EM.  APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certificate Training Program. ACPE-accredited continuing education program presented to pharmacists at ACP, Albany, NY. 2009.
  • Marciniak MW, Dennis VC.  College of Pharmacy Faculty Development for Classroom Education. Presentation of the Academic Leadership Fellows Program group project for attendees of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. 2008.

State and Local Presentations

  • Marciniak MW.  Immunization Update. ACPE-accredited continuing education program presented to pharmacists at the Wake Area Health Education Center (AHEC), Raleigh, NC. 2011.
  • Chandler J, Marciniak MW.  Building Media Relations. Presented to student pharmacists at the APhA Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) Midyear Regional Meeting (MRM), Orlando, FL. 2011.
  • Davis C, Marciniak MW, Williams B.  Managing Ethical and Legal Conflicts in Pharmacy Practice: Panel Discussion. Presented as part of a panel for pharmacists at the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists (NCAP) Annual Convention, Greensboro, NC. 2011.
  • Marciniak MW.  Immunization Update. ACPE-accredited continuing education program presented to pharmacists at the 26th Annual Pharmacy Practice Seminar, Wrightsville Beach, NC. 2011.
  • Marciniak MW.  Immunization Update. ACPE-accredited continuing education program presented to pharmacists at the NCAP Community Care Practice Forum/Mutual Drug Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC. 2011.
  • Marciniak MW, Williams D. APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certificate Training Program. ACPE-accredited continuing education program presented to pharmacists at the Southern Regional AHEC, Fayetteville, NC. 2011.
  • Marciniak MW. Collaborative Education Institute Immunization Administration Training Program. ACPE-accredited continuing education program presented to pharmacists at the Institute of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill, NC. 2011.
  • Marciniak MW. APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Train-the-Trainer Program. Presented to pharmacists from Harris Teeter, Matthews, NC. 2011.
  • Marciniak MW.  Immunization Update. ACPE-accredited continuing education program presented to pharmacists at the Eastern AHEC, Greenville, NC. 2011.
  • Marciniak MW. Pharmacy’s Potential to Improve Immunization Rates in North Carolina. Presentation to leaders of the North Carolina Nurses Association about the “Expand Pharmacists’ Immunizing Authority” bill, which would increase access to vaccines through the expanded role of immunizing pharmacists, Raleigh, NC. 2011.
  • Marciniak MW.  Making the Most of Your Certificate Training Program. ACPE-accredited continuing education program presented to pharmacists at the NCAP Annual Convention, Research Triangle Park, NC. 2010.
  • Marciniak MW.  Immunization Update. ACPE-accredited continuing education program presented to pharmacists at the NCAP Annual Convention, Research Triangle Park, NC. 2010.
  • Marciniak MW. Pharmacy’s Potential to Improve Immunization Rates in North Carolina. Presentation to North Carolina legislators who are members of the Joint Health Oversight Committee and the Public Health Study Commission about the “Expand Pharmacists’ Immunizing Authority” bill, which would increase access to vaccines through the expanded role of immunizing pharmacists, Raleigh, NC. 2010.
  • Marciniak MW.  Immunization Update. ACPE-accredited continuing education program presented to pharmacists at the 25th Annual Pharmacy Practice Seminar, Wilmington, NC. 2010.
  • Ferreri SP, Marciniak MW.  APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certificate Training Program. ACPE-accredited continuing education program presented to pharmacists, Chapel Hill, NC. 2010.
  • Clinard VB, Marciniak MW.  APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certificate Training Program. ACPE-accredited continuing education program presented to pharmacists, Buies Creek, NC. 2009.
  • Marciniak MW.  Residency Programs and Other Postgraduate Training Opportunities. Presented to student pharmacists at the APhA-ASP MRM, Charleston, SC. 2009.
  • Johnson MM, Marciniak MW.  APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certificate Training Program. ACPE-accredited continuing education program presented to Mutual Drug pharmacists, Chapel Hill, NC. 2009.
  • Burch J, Clark KD, Hipp TG, Marciniak MW, Petry NA, Wooten T.  Networking for Students and Residents. Presented as part of a career panel for student pharmacists and residents at the NCAP Annual Convention, Research Triangle Park, NC. 2008.
  • Marciniak MW.  OTC Pediatrics Workshop. ACPE-accredited continuing education program presented to pharmacists at the 23rd Annual Pharmacy Practice Seminar, Wilmington, NC. 2008.
  • O’Hara BP, Marciniak MW.  APhA OTC Advisor: Advancing Patient Self-Care Certificate Training Program. ACPE-accredited continuing education program presented to pharmacists at the 23rd Annual Pharmacy Practice Seminar, Wilmington, NC. 2008.
  • Foushee L, Marciniak MW.  APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certificate Training Program. ACPE-accredited continuing education program presented to pharmacists at the 23rd Annual Pharmacy Practice Seminar, Wilmington, NC. 2008.
  • Doctor of Pharmacy with Honors, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Postgraduate Year One Community Pharmacy Residency, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy / Giant Food, Inc.
    Accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists in partnership with the American Pharmacists Association
  • Faculty Fellowship in Community Pharmacy Practice, American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education and the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation