Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Rola  Kaakeh, PharmD

Rola Kaakeh, PharmD

Adjunct Instructor of Preventive Medicine

Focus of Work

Bio

Dr. Kaakeh holds a Doctorate in Pharmacy with a Minor in Organizational Leadership and Supervision from Purdue University. She also completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Health Services Research from the University of Michigan School of Public Health, College of Pharmacy, and the School of Medicine. Her impact has stretched across the international community to encompass overarching holistic countrywide policies to local, on the ground initiatives that address clinica...[Read full text]Dr. Kaakeh holds a Doctorate in Pharmacy with a Minor in Organizational Leadership and Supervision from Purdue University. She also completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Health Services Research from the University of Michigan School of Public Health, College of Pharmacy, and the School of Medicine. Her impact has stretched across the international community to encompass overarching holistic countrywide policies to local, on the ground initiatives that address clinical practice, capacity building, patient safety and cost-containing strategies. She holds several healthcare licenses and certifications and has practiced in many healthcare settings. She has advised organizations globally and engaged with various organizations such as the United Nations agencies, universities, professional agencies, corporations, consultancies and startups.[Shorten text]

Academic Focus

Dr. Kaakeh’s areas of expertise and interests include health services research, global health, clinical practice, practice-based research, pharmacy practice, drug shortages, medication safety, pharmacoeconomics, managed care and public health.

Education and Certification

  • PharmD: Purdue University, Pharmacy (2007)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: University of Michigan, Health Services Research (2011)

Contact

312/908-7914

680 N Lake Shore Drive, Suite Suite 1400
Chicago IL 60611