Mary Bridgeman, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. After graduation, she completed a specialized pharmacy residency in Nephrology and Hypertension at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, New Jersey. Mary has been at the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University since 2007 and is currently a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration. She maintains a practice site in Internal Medicine at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Mary is recognized as a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist, and Fellow of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists.
Mary is actively involved in state, regional and national societies that serve the pharmacy profession, including the New Jersey Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists, the New Jersey Pharmacists Association, the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists, and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, to name a few. At both the university and hospital organizational levels, she is involved in committees charged with governing student development and patient care, respectively. At the state level, she is a member and co-chairwoman of the New Jersey Interagency Council on Osteoporosis and member of the New Jersey Medicinal Marijuana Review Panel. She is a peer-reviewer for several journals and has served as an item writer for the American College of Clinical Pharmacy’s mock board certification exam and reviewer for the organization’s annual Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist review course. She is a monthly contributor to a column on over-the-counter medication use that appears in the journal, Pharmacy Times.