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Profile: Nancy Ordonez

Nancy Ordonez
Nancy Ordonez, Pharm.D., BCPS
Assistant Dean of Experiential Programs
Clinical Professor
Health 2
University of Houston College of Pharmacy
Office of Experiential Programs
4849 Calhoun, Room 3026
Houston, TX 77204-5039



Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Houston College of Pharmacy, Houston, Texas
B.S. in Biology & Chemistry (magna cum laude), Houston Baptist University, Houston, Texas

Academic & Research Interests

  • Experiential Education
  • Pharm.D. Curriculum

Awards & Honors

  • 2008 Most Professional Professor, Class 2008 Award
  • 2003 Rho Chi Teaching Excellence Award, Special Recognition, University of Houston College of Pharmacy
  • 2001 Phi Lambda Sigma Excellence in Leadership Award, University of Houston College of Pharmacy


Title: Enhancing Case-Based Learning Using an Electronic Medical Record Simulator in a Doctor of Pharmacy Curriculum
Funding Source: UH Faculty Development Initiative Program
Role: Co-PI
Date: August 2009
Amount: $25,000

Selected Publications

Paranjpe R, Johnson ML, Essien EJ, Barner JC, Serna O, Gallardo E, Majd Z, Fleming ML, Ordonez N, Holstad MM, Abughosh SM. Group-Based Trajectory Modeling to Identify Patterns of Adherence and Its Predictors Among Older Adults on Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACEIs)/Angiotensin Receptor Blockers (ARBs). Patient Prefer Adherence. 2020 Oct 13;14:1935-1947. doi: 10.2147/PPA.S270809. eCollection 2020. PMID: 33116437

Danielson J, Besinque KH, Clarke C, Copeland D, Klinker DM, Maynor L, Newman K, Ordonez N, Seo SW, Scott J, Tofade T, Worrall CL. Essential Elements for Core Required Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences. Am J Pharm Educ. 2019 May;83(4):6865. doi: 10.5688/ajpe6865. PMID: 31223157

Kusnoor AV, Gill AC, Hatfield CL, Ordonez N, Dello Stritto R, Landrum P, Teal CR, Ismail N. An Interprofessional Standardized Patient Case for Improving Collaboration, Shared Accountability, and Respect in Team-Based Family Discussions. MedEdPORTAL. 2019 Jan 4;15:10791. doi: 10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10791. PMID: 30800991

Hickerson SC, Fleming ML, Sawant RV, Ordonez ND, Sansgiry SS. Predicting pharmacy students' intention to apply for a residency: A systematic theory of planned behavior approach. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2017 Jan - Feb;9(1):12-19. doi: 10.1016/j.cptl.2016.08.047. Epub 2016 Nov 11. PMID: 29180144

Ordonez ND. Management of infertility. Texas Pharmacy Journal, Spring 2004

Ordonez, ND. The management of atopic dermatitis: managing the itch-scratch cycle. Texas Pharmacy Journal, Summer 2003

Book Chapters

Huang JC, Ordonez ND. Women’s health across the lifespan. A pharmacotherapeutic approach. 1st ed. Bethesda: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Inc; c2010, Chapter 22, Infertility: p.339-53.

Professional Memberships, Service & Affiliations


American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), Experiential Education Section,Committee Member – Membership Section and Nominations Committee; 2000, 2006-present

American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Geriatrics PRN, Women’s Health PRN, 2006-present

American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP), 2000 – present

Gulf Coast Society of Health-Systems Pharmacist (GCSHP), 2000 – present

Texas Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (TSHP), 2000 – present

Texas Pharmacy Association (TPA), 2001 – present

Service Activities

Precepting Pearls, CVS Preceptor Conference, May 2009

Mock Interviews and Speed Networking Panelist, TSHP Annual Seminar Student Program, Dallas, Texas, April 2008

Randall's Pharmacy Houston Community Pharmacy Preceptor CE, April 2008

UH College of Pharmacy Invitational Preceptor CE Conference, October 2007

Walgreens Pharmacy Community Pharmacy Preceptor CE, September 2007

Precepting Pearls, Walgreens Preceptor CE, San Antonio, May 2006

Precepting Pearls, Alcalde XX Southwest Leadership Conference, Galveston, Texas, March 2006

Developing Professionalism in the Pharmacy Intern, Preceptor Continuing Education Meeting, University of Houston College of Pharmacy, Houston, Texas, 2005

The Challenging Student, Preceptor Continuing Education Meeting, University of Houston College of Pharmacy, Houston, Texas, 2004