Liza Bands

Contributing Faculty
College of Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Dr. Bands completed her B. Pharm degree at Northwest University in South Africa in 2001 and moved to the United States in 2004. She has been working in a community pharmacy setting since 2006, delivering clinical services and training pharmacists to deliver clinical services. She obtained her PharmD degree from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2018 and joined Walden University in January 2020. Dr. Bands serves as contributing faculty in the Master of Nursing program.

Courses Taught

NURS 6521 - Advanced Pharmacology


Doctor of Pharmacy, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (MCPHS)

B. Pharm, Northwest University

Public Service

FBC Care and Concern Committee, Volunteer - Frisco

School Health Advisory Committee, Committee Member - Allen

Collin College, Volunteer -

Cottonwood Creek Church, Volunteer -

Cottonwood Creek Church, Volunteer -

Cottonwood Creek Church, Volunteer -

Awards / Honors

Diabetes Champion Clinical Programs Excellence Award , Albertsons, 2013


Bands, E. (2018). To lapse or not to lapse: Buprenorphine-naloxone vs naltrexone for opioid dependence therapy. .

Bands, E. (2014). The Pharmacist and Patient-Centered Diabetes Care Certificate Training Program. American Pharmacist Association