Nancy Tortolani R.Ph., CDOE

  • Coordinator, Pharmacy Outreach Program & Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Office: 295D
  • Phone: 401.874.2272
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  • Office Location: 7 Greenhouse Road, Kingston, RI 02881


Registered pharmacist with diverse experiences in retail pharmacy, industry, teaching and coordinating URI’s Pharmacy Outreach Program and the RI State Approved Training Program in Drug Administration.  Responsible for developing and maintaining a library database of over 100 medication and disease state management topics.  Focus on providing seniors in the RI community educational, counseling and cost referral assistance to maintain a healthier, independent lifestyle. Precepting PharmD Candidates to enhance, strengthen and augment their understanding and counseling of medication issues specific to the older and indigent population.


Bachelor of Science-Pharmacy, The University of Rhode Island (1981)


Registered Pharmacist, State of Rhode Island, License No. 2768
Certified Diabetes Outpatient Educator, 2011

Selected Publications

Rita Marcoux, Noemi Ramos-DeSimone, Luz Posada and Nancy Tortolani.  Interdisciplinary community programs for minority seniors on the management of cardiovascular disease and diabetes.  American J. of Pharmaceutical Education, 76(5):  Article 99 (2012)


Guido L. Pettinicchio Award, Rhode Island Pharmacist Association, 2007
Clinical Service Excellence Award, The University of Rhode Island, College of Pharmacy, 2012
2015 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Preceptor of the Year, The University of Rhode Island, College of Pharmacy