Ayse Elif Ozdener-Poyraz

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

Contact Information


  • 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


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


  • PharmD, University of the Sciences

Academic Profile

Dr. Elif 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 received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from University of the Sciences, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy. She completed her post-graduate residency training focused on ambulatory care pharmacy practice at Wilkes-Barre Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Ozdener-Poyraz is a licensed pharmacist in the states of New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Dr. Ã-zdener is also a Board-Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, an American Academy of HIV Pharmacist, and a Certified Diabetes Educator.

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