Pharmacists and Health Coaching – John Lonie, Ed.D – Long Island University, Brooklyn

Health coaching is an innovative communication technique that pharmacists can use in their practice to allow patients make long-term health behavior changes.

Dr. John M. Lonie is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social and Administrative Sciences at Long Island University, Brooklyn. His research focuses on using novel communication techniques in pharmacy practice to improve patient health outcomes. Specifically, he’s exploring how training pharmacists to also be health coaches will improve medication adherence with chronic medications. Dr. Lonie’s research interests also include the development of empathy in pharmacy students, pharmacists and other health care practitioners. Learn more about Dr. Lonie here.