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Tara M. Eickhoff, PharmD, MBA

Assistant Clinical Professor


School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Pharmacy Faculty
Faculty - Pharmacy, OT, PT
Pharmacy Practice
OGYM - Old Gymnasium - 229J

Tara M. Eickhoff, PharmD, MBA

Assistant Clinical Professor

Dr. Eickhoff returned to Creighton University after graduating from the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions in 2016. She began her pharmacy career by completing a PGY1 Community Pharmacy Practice Residency with Thrifty White Pharmacy in Fargo, ND. Following the completion of the residency program, she accepted a position as a Pharmacy Manager at Wal-Mart Pharmacy in Willmar, MN. She spent over five years working with the rural community providing pharmaceutical care and immunizations.

In the Center for Medication Therapy Management (MTM), she works with fourth-year APPE students completing their Medication Therapy Management (MTM) rotations. Creighton's Center for MTM partners with AdhereHealth to conduct telephonic comprehensive medication reviews for Medicare Part D beneficiaries.  Dr. Eickhoff dedicates all of her time to supervision and instruction within the Center.

Teaching Interests

  • PGY1 Community Pharmacy Practice Residency

Research Focus

Evaluation of Fluoroquinolone Use in a Long-Term Care Facility Feb – Dec 2017 ASHP Clinical Meeting Resident Poster Co-Authors: Michael Kelsch, PharmD, BCPS and Mark Dewey, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP • Assessed fluoroquinolone (FQ) prescribing at a local, 125-bed, long term care facility by evaluating the indication for FQ use and the number of FQ doses prescribed


Pharmacy Practice


Assistant Clinical Professor


  • An Evaluation of Fluoroquinolone Use in a Long-Term Care Facility Presenting alongside my research findings to pharmacy residents and fellows, preceptors, and practitioners. At the Midwest Pharmacy Residents Conference in Omaha, Nebraska 2017
  • Oral Anticoalgulation Presented oral anticoagulation drug information to preceptor, faculty and pharmacy residents. Thrifty White Community Pharmacy Residency, Fargo, North Dakota 2017
  • Why do I take this pill? Discussed poly pharmacy, adverse drug events, non-adherence, the beer's list, vitamins and supplement with senior living residents. Parkwood Senior Living, Grand Forks, North Dakota 2016


  • Spirit of Creighton
    • Presented annually at May commencement by the President of the University to an outstanding graduate professional student who embodies the Creighton Credo
    President of Creighton University
  • Claude Hendricks Endowed Scholarship
    • Awarded to students who exhibit professional traits and outstanding academic ability
  • Joseph and Margaret Manion Endowed Scholarship
    Presented to a student who has consistently demonstrated academic excellence in the pharmacy program
  • Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Beta Nu Chapter - Pledge of the Year
    • Presented to a new member who demonstrated dedication to the Fraternity
  • Creighton University Dean's Honor Roll
    • Presented to students with a GPA of 3.5 or higher
    President of Creighton University