Meet Our Speakers

Jeff Cain, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
Jeff Cain, EdD, MS, is an associate professor and Vice-Chair for Education in the Department of Pharmacy Practice & Science at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy. He also serves as Director of the Office of Teaching Innovation & Scholarship. He teaches a Pharmacy Management course and a Creative Thinking for Innovation elective and mentors students in the Community Service Learning and Scholarship courses. He also directs the University of Kentucky Teaching Certificate Program and mentors pharmacy students and residents through an academia rotation. Dr. Cain is actively involved in social and behavioral sciences research with numerous publications and presentations pertaining to digital media, well-being, and innovative teaching. He was a 2013 AACP Academic Leadership Fellow and in 2017 was named an AACP Distinguished Teaching Scholar. He won the Michael J. Lach Faculty Award for Innovative Teaching in 2013 and 2019. In 2021, Dr. Cain was a recipient of the University of Kentucky Provost’s Award for Outstanding Teaching and has been recognized by students for numerous teaching and faculty member of the year awards. Dr. Cain currently serves as associate editor of Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, was the founding editor for Pulses scholarly blog, and is co-host of the pharmacy education podcast, Pharmacy Fika.
Jeff Cain
Drew Lewis, University of South Alabama
Drew Lewis is currently an Associate Professor of Mathematics at the University of South Alabama, and is a TBLC certified trainer-consultant. In addition to his work in pure mathematics, he researches Team-Based Inquiry Learning in mathematics courses as well as the impacts of alternative grading structures on students. He is also a member of the organizing team for the Grading Conference, held virtually each June.
Drew Lewis
Laurie Schroder, East Tennessee State University
Dr. Laurie Schroder is a physical therapist with more than 25 years of patient care experience
and fourteen years of teaching experience in higher education. She has a clinical doctoral
degree in physical therapy, a doctoral degree in ministry, and an educational doctoral degree in
adult learning and curriculum development. She currently teaches in a Doctor of Physical
Therapy Program at East Tennessee State University. Her primary research interests are adult
learning, non-traditional pedagogies, and creation of a positive, growth-oriented learning
environment within programmatically accredited curricula.
Laurie Schroder