Cleopatra Mihalopoulos joined Eastern Michigan University in September of 2014 as part-time lecturer for the pharmacotherapeutics course series in the Physician Assistant Program. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2012 from The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy and completed a community pharmacy residency program through The University of Toledo/Kroger Pharmacy in 2013. Her residency training focused on providing medication therapy management (MTM) to patients in both the community pharmacy setting as well as in ambulatory care family medicine and endocrinology clinics, developing clinical pharmacy services in the outpatient setting, along with teaching and precepting Pharm.D. students. In addition to her teaching in the PA program, Dr. Mihalopoulos continues to work as a part-time clinical ambulatory care pharmacy specialist in outpatient family and internal medicine clinics of the Henry Ford Health System.
Prior to her interest in pharmacy, Dr. Mihalopoulos obtained her BS in chemistry from Carnegie Mellon University in 2005 and worked as a research assistant in a neuroscience laboratory at Johns Hopkins Medication Institute from 2005–2008.