Justin Cole

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Justin Cole, R.Ph., Pharm.D.

Vice Chair of Pharmacy Practice, Asst. Professor of Pharmacy Practice


Dr. Justin Cole's teaching, research, and clinical interests are centered around pediatric pharmacy practice. He also directs the School of Pharmacy's Center for Pharmacy Innovation. Prior to joining the faculty, Dr. Cole served as Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, where he was responsible for oversight and strategic development of clinical and investigational drug services within the health system. Dr. Cole is active in several national pharmacy organizations, including the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, and has written book chapters for both organizations. His primary research interests include the treatment of pediatric neurologic conditions and integration of real-world technology into the classroom. He continues to practice as a clinical pharmacist at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Dr. Cole is also active in medical missions efforts, both domestically and internationally. He currently serves as Pharmacy Lead for Grace Clinics of Ohio's Hardin Clinic, a free medical clinic in downtown Columbus, Ohio.

Education and Credentials

  • Pharm.D., Ohio Northern University 
  • Certifications: Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider Licensed pharmacist: Ohio


  • Interests: Spending time with family, hiking and backpacking, playing the guitar, golf, watching hockey
  • Why I'm at Cedarville: God is doing amazing work through the School of Pharmacy. I am at Cedarville because I wanted to obey God’s call on my life to invest in pharmacy students for the sake of the Kingdom. I desire to help our students prepare to address future healthcare challenges head-on with creativity, an entrepreneurial spirit, and Christlike compassion