Our 2024 Keynote Speaker is Jeff Cain, EdD, MS

Jeff Cain, EdD, MS, is an associate professor and vice-chair in the Department of Pharmacy Practice & Science at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy and Director of the Office of Teaching Innovation & Scholarship. His primary classroom teaching is as course director for Pharmacy Operations and Financial Management. He also directs the University of Kentucky Teaching Certificate Program, runs an Academia Fellowship 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 is a frequent speaker and presenter at national conferences on the topics of grit, resilience, and well-being. 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, is the AACP Council of Faculties Chair-Elect, and is co-host of the pharmacy education podcast, Pharmacy Fika.