Faculty and Staff
Jennifer N. Clements, Pharm.D.
|Title:||Director of Pharmacy Education, Greenville Campus
|Department:||Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences (CPOS)
College of Pharmacy
Health Sciences Administration Building, HSAB 211
Pharm.D. Campbell University School of Pharmacy, 2006
Jennifer N. Clements, PharmD, FCCP, FADCES, BCPS, CDCES, BCACP, BC-ADM, is a Clinical Professor and Director of Pharmacy Education with the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy at the School of Medicine – Greenville Campus. Dr. Clements earned her Pharm.D. from Campbell University in 2006 and completed a primary care pharmacy practice residency in 2007 at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (VAMC) in Charleston, South Carolina.
Dr. Clements began her academic career in 2007, holding full-time faculty appointments with Shenandoah University before transitioning to the Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy, where she served as Professor and Director of Postgraduate Education. During her academic tenure, she developed pharmacy practice sites in a VAMC and rural-health family medicine clinic with focus on chronic disease state management, specifically diabetes and obesity. From 2019 to 2022, Dr. Clements provided medication management for people with diabetes within an interprofessional practice model, where she oversaw inpatient diabetes management at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, a 1000+ bed for the health care system and chaired the health system’s Diabetes Advisory Council. She has authored numerous publications and presentations related to diabetes and obesity pharmacotherapy.
Dr. Clements is an active member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology, American Diabetes Association, Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists (ADCES), American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP). She was honored as fellow within ADCES in 2021 and ACCP in 2017. She is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist, board-certified ambulatory care pharmacist, certified diabetes care and education specialist, and board certified in advanced diabetes management.
- Diabetes management
- Utilization of glucagon for hypoglycemia
- Weight management
- Innovative educational strategies
Awards and Honors
- George D. Schwerin Mentor Award, South Carolina of Health-System Pharmacists, March 2021
- Pharmacy Best Practices in Diabetes Care, Pharmacy Community of Interest - Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists, August 2020
- Faculty Researcher of the Year, Presbyterian College - School of Pharmacy, April 2018
- Teacher of the Year, Presbyterian College - School of Pharmacy, April 2014
- Preceptor of the Year, Shenandoah University - Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy, May 2010
Clements J. Diabetes: How to manage… Chronic kidney disease. Drugs Context 2022;11:2021-9-10.
Clements J. Development and potential role of SGLT inhibitor in cardiorenal metabolic disease. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2022;79(5):593-604.
Phillips A, Clements J. Clinical review of subcutaneous semaglutide for obesity. J Clin Pharm Ther 2022 Feb;47(2):184-193.
Davidson P, LaManna J, Davis J, Ojeda M, Hyer S, Dickinson J, Todd A, Hammons T, Fahim S, McDaniel C, McKee C, Clements J, Yehl K, Litchman M, Blachette J, Kavookjian J. The effect of diabetes self-management education on quality of life for persons with type 1 diabetes: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Sci Diabetes Self Manag Care 2022 Jan 14:26350206211070266. Doi: 10.1177/26350206211070266. Online ahead of print.
Brown KA, Clements J. A cross-sectional study of student pharmacists’ attitude and self-awareness towards obesity and weight. Current Pharm Teach Learn 2021;13(12):1654-1658.
Gordon PM, Clements J. Glycemic control with ketogenic diet in persons with diabetes mellitus. Diabetes Spectr 2021;34(4):425-429.
Longaker L, Clements J. Evidence-based management of steroid-induced hyperglycemia in the inpatient setting. ADCES in Practice 2021;10(1):40-45.
Clements J, Albanese NP, D’Souza JJ, Misher A, Reece S, Trujillo J, Whitley HP. Clinical pharmacists’ role in obesity management in the outpatient and inpatient settings: An opinion of the Endocrine and Metabolism Practice and Research Network of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. J Am Coll Clin Pharm 2021;11(4):1469-1484.
Dickinson J, Cox C, Clements J, Dinardo M. Person-centered care: Are we doing it? ADCES in Practice 2021;9(6):34-37.
Isaacs D, Clements J, Turco N, Hartman R. Glucagon: Its evolving role in the management of hypoglycemia. Pharmacother 2021;41(7):623-633.
Isaacs D, Bishop M, Burke EM, Clements J, Fava J, Kaakeh R, Man B, Rager M. Career advancement in health-system pharmacist: Clinical pharmacists as future leaders. Am J Health Syst Pharm 2021;78(12):1134-36.
Clements J, Isaacs D, Hartman RE, Gambill K. Pharmacokinetics and clinical implications of oral semaglutide for type 2 diabetes mellitus. Clin Pharmacokinet 2021;60(2):153-163.
Clements J, Emmons RP, Anderson SL, Chow M, Coon S, Irwin A, Mukherjee SM, Sease JM, Thrasher K, Witek SR. Current and future state of quality metrics and performance indicators in comprehensive medication management for ambulatory care pharmacy practice. J Am Coll Clin Pharm 2021;4(3):390-405.
Clements J, Castelli G, Meade L, Odom J. A guide to the pharmacist’s role in insulin pump management during transitions of care. J Am Coll Clin Pharm 2021;4(3):352-363.
Hill K, Clements J. Got glucagon? Update on new formulations to treat hypoglycemia. ADCES in Practice 2021;9(2):1-4.
Gordon PM, Clements J. SGLT-2 inhibitors and heart failure. ADCES in Practice 2021;9(2):28-33.