Ayse Elif Ozdener-Poyraz

Ayse Elif Ozdener-Poyraz

Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice,
School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences



  • Integrated Pharmacotherapy II: Gastrointestinal Integrated Pharmacotherapy VI Infectious Disease
  • Integrated Pharmacotherapy IX: Autoimmune Diseases, Rare Diseases, and Special Populations
  • Integrated Pharmacotherapy I-X: Whole System Overview Public Health for Pharmacists


  • Chronic disease state management (HIV/AIDS, diabetes mellitus, hypertension)
  • Ambulatory care pharmacy practice
  • Pedagogical research


  • PharmD, St. Joseph’s University (formerly known as the University of Sciences)
  • MPH, Fairleigh Dickinson University

Academic Profile

Dr. Elif Ozdener-Poyraz received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from St. Joseph’s University (formerly known as the University of the Sciences), Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She completed her post-graduate residency training focusing on ambulatory care pharmacy practice at Wilkes-Barre Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. She completed her Master of Public Health degree at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Dr. Ozdener-Poyraz joined the School of Pharmacy in August 2014. She teaches pharmacotherapy courses and works as an ambulatory care pharmacist in a community clinic caring for patients with HIV infection. Dr. Ozdener-Poyraz is a licensed pharmacist in the states of New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She is also a Board-Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist and an American Academy of HIV Pharmacist.

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