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Wrenda M Teeple

 Wrenda M Teeple, PharmD


Dr. Wrenda Teeple received her Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from the University of Minnesota Institute of Technology. She went on to graduate summa cum laude with distinction from University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy with her PharmD degree and a Research Emphasis in Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology. 


Following her clinical pharmacy residency at Regions Hospital; Wrenda joined Arbit Consulting, LLC as Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist and continues to work part-time as a Clinical Pharmacist at Regions Hospital. She has been involved with Q-Sub meetings as well as provided regulatory strategy and support on a number of projects including IND and IDE submissions, Early Feasibility Studies, Expanded Access studies, clinical monitoring, annual reports, adverse event reporting, protocol development and amendments. Prior to completing her doctor of pharmacy degree, Wrenda worked as Building Coordinator for research labs at the University of Minnesota. She served as a 24/7 liaison responsible for maintaining building and laboratory safety and security standards in compliance with Department of Environmental Health and Safety (DEHS), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other local, state and federal regulatory requirements. Over the last 10 years Wrenda has been involved with multiple clinical research projects at the University of Minnesota, Regions Hospital and Children’s Hospital and Clinics of Minneapolis including assisting with grant applications, developing study protocols, IRB submissions, completing data collection, data validations, and preparing manuscripts. 

Professional and Personal Interests

Wrenda’s professional areas of interest include investigator-initiated clinical research, patient and study participant safety and adverse event reporting, teaching, and pharmacogenomics. In her free time, Wrenda enjoys running, obstacle course racing, traveling and cooking. 

Journal Publications

Pakhomov, Serguei V. S.; Teeple, Wrenda; Mills, Anne M.; Kotlyar, Michael. Use of an automated mobile application to assess effects of nicotine withdrawal on verbal fluency: A pilot study. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, Vol 24(5), Oct 2016, 341-347.

Osenga, K.; Teeple, W.; Friedrichsdorf, S.; et al. “A Comparison of Circumstances at the End of Life in a Hospital Setting for Children with Palliative Care Involvement Versus Those Without.” Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. Published online September 29, 2016. doi:

Poster Presentations

Wrenda Teeple, PharmD; Tanya Barnhart, PharmD; Pamala Pawloski, PharmD. “Comparison of Adverse Drug Event Reporting Systems in a Level 1 Trauma Center”. Created by Wrenda Teeple for Regions Hospital, Saint Paul, MN; June 21, 2017.

Wrenda Teeple, PharmD; Jacob Held, PharmD, BCPP; Kim Sundling, PharmD. “Pharmacist-Led Discharge Medication Reconciliation Pilot In A Level 1 Trauma Center”. Presented by Wrenda Teeple at the American College of Physicians (ACP), Metro MN Council on Graduate Medical Education (MMCGME) – Quality Poster Session at Coffman Union, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; May 31, 2017.

Jacob Held, PharmD, BCPP; Kim Sundling, PharmD; Wrenda Teeple, PharmD. “Implementation And Initial Review Of A Pharmacist-Led Discharge Medication Reconciliation Pilot In A Safety-Net Psychiatric Hospital Presented by Jacob Held at the CPNP Annual Meeting, Pheonix, AZ; April 24, 2017 and by Wrenda Teeple at Regions Hosital; May, 2017.

Postier A, Osenga K, Foster L, Teeple W, Friedrichsdorf SJ. “Palliative Care Program Involvement at the End of Life for Children Who Died in a Pediatric Hospital Setting”. Presented by K Osenga at the 2nd Congress on Pediatric Palliative Care, A Global Gathering, Rome, Italy; November 20, 2014 and by Wrenda Teeple at the University of Minnesota Research Day; March 26, 2015. 

Teaching - Online Lectures

“Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes, 2017.” Regions Hospital Pharmacists, Saint Paul, MN. 

“Pharmacist Code Blue Competency Training,” Regions Hospital Pharmacists, Saint Paul, MN.

Teaching - In Person Lectures

“CAUTI-UTI-ASB. Are antibiotics Indicated?” Regions Hospital. June 23, 2017. Saint Paul, MN.

“Emergency Medicine Review for Providers.” Regions Hospital. June 20, 2017. Saint Paul, MN.

“Pharmacogenomics Review for Pharmacists.” Regions Hospital. April 27, 2017. Saint Paul, MN.

“Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes, 2017.” Regions Hospital. February 21, 2017. Saint Paul, MN.

“Solutions to Reduce Opioid Induced Over Sedation and Respiratory Depression.” Regions Hospital. January 16, 2017. Saint Paul, MN.

“Pain, Sedation and Delirium in the ICU.” Regions Hospital. December 21, 2016. Saint Paul, MN.

“Pharmacy Forecast 2017-2021: Where are we now and where are we going?” Regions Hospital. November 29, 2016. Saint Paul, MN

“Influenza Vaccine Review and Egg Allergy Recommendations.“ Regions Hospital. October 27, 2016. Saint Paul, MN

“Preventing and Identifying Medication Errors.” Regions Hospital. October 18, 2016. Saint Paul, MN

“Pharmacist prescribing within an integrated health system in Washington.” Regions Hospital. September 22, 2016. Saint Paul, MN.

“Five uncommon, but clinically important drug interactions to know.” Regions Hospital. September 25, 2016. Saint Paul, MN.

“Anticoagulation in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation During Sepsis.” Regions Hospital. August 25, 2016. Saint Paul, MN.

“Psychiatric Pharmacogenomics: Research to Clinical Practice.” August 1, 2016. Saint Paul, MN

“Antibiotic Lock Therapy in Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infection.” Regions Hospital. February 18, 2016. Saint Paul, MN

“Paralytic use in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.” Regions Hospital. February 4, 2016. Saint Paul, MN.

“New and Upcoming Oral Anticoagulant Reversal Agents.” Regions Hospital. December 16, 2015. Saint Paul, MN.

“Management of epilepsy with multiple psychiatric disorders.” Regions Hospital. November 6, 2015. Saint Paul, MN

“Anticholinergics and Dementia.” Regions Hospital. October 30, 2015. Saint Paul, MN.

“Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Therapeutic Index.” University of Minnesota. December 5, 2014. Minneapolis, MN


Invited speaker – “Pharmacist-Led Discharge Medication Reconciliation Pilot In A Level 1 Trauma Center” Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) Medication Safety Conference. August 24, 2017. Plymouth, MN.

Invited speaker – “Comparison of Adverse Drug Event Reporting Systems in a Level 1 Trauma Center”. Midwest Pharmacy Residents Conference. May 20, 2017. Saint Paul, MN.

Invited speaker – “Making the most of your PharmD research requirement.” University of Minnesota. November 25, 2014. Minneapolis, MN

Invited speaker – “Being Prepared for AMCP P & T Competition.” University of Minnesota. October 23, 2014. Minneapolis, MN