School of Pharmacy

Dr. Robert B. Supernaw

Dr. Robert B. Supernaw

Vice Provost of Health Sciences and Dean of School of Pharmacy

Levine Health Sciences 133


University of the Pacific, PharmD

About Me

Dr. Supernaw earned his doctorate of pharmacy from the University of the Pacific and is board certified in pain medicine and as a forensic examiner. He has served on the faculties of three schools of pharmacy in California, Texas and North Carolina, and has served as dean of two.

He was selected as teacher of the year at Texas Tech University and as alumnus of the year at the University of the Pacific. Special recognitions include the awards of the Order of Pacific from the University of the Pacific and the Presidential Award for Academic Service from Texas Tech University.

Medina MS, Plaza CM, Stowe CD, Robinson ET, DeLander G, Beck DE, Melchert RB, Supernaw RB, Roche VF, Gleason BL, Strong MN, Bain A, Meyer GE, Dong BJ, Rochon J, Johnston P. Center for the Advancement of Pharmacy Education (CAPE) Educational Outcomes 2013. Am J Pharm Educ 2013.

Chung KJ, Wang YC, Liu BM, Supernaw RB. Management of ventricular dysrhythmia secondary to trazodone overdose. J Emerg Med 2007; 35(2):171-174.

Supernaw RB. Simple analgesics (book chapter). In: Waldman SD, editor. Pain Management. (ISBN 13:978-0-721600334-6). Philadelphia: Saunders-Elsevier, 2007, pp. 927-933.

Mehvar R, Supernaw R. Outcome assessment in a PharmD program: the Texas Tech experience. Am J Pharm Educ 2002; 66:243-253.

Supernaw RB, Mehvar R. A methodology for assessment of competence and the definition of deficiencies of students in all levels of the curriculum. Am J Pharm Educ 2002; 66:1-4.

Supernaw RB. A rational approach to the pharmacotherapeutic management of pain. In: Weiner RS, Cole EB, Supernaw RB, editors. Pain Management. Winter Park FL: St. Lucie Press, 1998.

Supernaw RB, Waldman SD. Current management of headaches: the role of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Am J Pain Mgmt 1993; 3:34-37.

Supernaw RB, Cavanaugh S, Nettles SS. The contemporary pain practitioner: role delineation and certification examination development. Am J Pain Mgmt 1992; 2:124-137.

Ibrahim OM, Catania PN, Mergener MA, Supernaw RB. Outcome of cholesterol screening in a community pharmacy. DICP: The Annals of Pharmacotherapy 1990; 24:917-821.

Supernaw RB. Measuring therapeutic responses in depressed patients. The Consultant Pharmacist 1987; 2(6):426-428.

Knapp K, Supernaw RB. A systematic approach to the development of a competency-based doctor of pharmacy program. Am J Pharm Educ 1977; 41:290-295.

The Japanese Pharmaceutical Association

The American Pharmacists Association

The American Academy of Pain Management

The University of British Columbia

The Hawaii Pharmaceutical Association

The North Carolina Pharmacists Association

The Texas Society of Hospital Pharmacists

The California Pharmacists Association

The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

The California Medical Association

Board certified in pain medicine (diplomat status) and as a forensic examiner (fellow status)

Served on the faculties of three schools of pharmacy in California, Texas and North Carolina, as dean of two

Teacher of the Year, Texas Tech University

Alumnus of the Year, University of the Pacific

Order of the Pacific award from the University of the Pacific

Presidential Academic Award for Service from Texas Tech University