Department of Pharmacy Administration

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Faculty

 

Faculty members in the Department of Pharmacy Administration are listed below.

Several faculty members are core faculty or administrators in The UIC Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, an interdisciplinary research unit, jointly established by the Department of Pharmacy Practice and the Department of Pharmacy Administration.

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STEPHANIE Y. CRAWFORD, Ph.D., M.P.H., Associate Professor and Associate Head

E-mail: crawford@uic.edu

Education and Postgraduate Training:
B.S. in Pharmacy,  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1981; M.S. in Institutional Pharmacy Programs, University of Maryland at Baltimore, 1983 and American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)-accredited residency in hospital pharmacy, University of Maryland Medical System, 1981-1983; Ph.D. in Pharmacy Administration, University of Texas at Austin, 1988. Public Health: M.P.H. in Health Policy and Administration, The University of Illinois at Chicago, 2002.

Research Interests:
Health services research for underserved populations; pharmacy systems evaluation; use of technology in drug distribution; medication safety; comparative effectiveness research; pharmaceutical health policy.

Other Experiences:
Special Government Employee and Consultant to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Charter Member (2003-2006), FDA Advisory Committee on Drug Safety and Risk Management. Vice-Chair (elected terms 2000-2005; 2005-2010) of the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Expert Committee on Nomenclature, Safety, and Labeling. Former editorial/advisory board member for American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy and Hospital Pharmacy. Member, USP Committee of Revision and USP Nomenclature Committee (1995-2000). Director, Scientific Affairs Department, ASHP, Bethesda, MD (1988-1992).

Awards and Accolades:
UIC College of Pharmacy Urban Health Program (UHP) Distinguished Faculty Award, 2006; Innovations in Teaching Competition (Honorable Mention), American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy 2006; Outstanding P1 Teacher of the Year (2001, 2004).


SANDRA F. DURLEY, Pharm.D, Clinical Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration

E-mail: sdurley@uic.edu

Education:
B.S. in Pharmacy, the University of Oklahoma, 1985; Doctor of Pharmacy, 2002, the University of Illinois at Chicago

Research Interests:
medication safety, healthcare quality improvement, pharmacy reimbursement and increasing pharmaceutical access to underserved populations.

Other Experiences:
Dr. Durley
has broad knowledge and experience in the application of continuous quality improvement techniques, medication error reporting and prevention and the use of automation and technology in the contemporary practice of pharmacy.  She has gained extensive personnel and project management experience in the inpatient and ambulatory care settings. Through leadership experiences gained at university and community based teaching facilities, Dr. Durley has effectively coordinated and supervised work teams composed of members from culturally diverse backgrounds.   Dr. Durley is a member of the board of directors for CommunityHealth, the largest free clinic in Illinois. She was actively involved in the development and planning for the MedAccess Pharmacy which provides free medications to uninsured patients of CommunityHealth.


BRUCE L. LAMBERT, Ph.D., Professor and Director of Research, Department of Pharmacy Administration; Clinical Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice

E-mail: lambertb@uic.edu

Education:
A.B. in Speech Communication, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1987; A.M. in Speech Communication, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988; Ph.D. in Speech Communication, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992.

Research Interests:
Drug name confusion; patient safety; medication errors; pharmacoepidemiology; clinical informatics; critical analysis of pharmaceutical marketing; conservative prescribing; and the effect of chronic illness on self-identity.

Other Experiences:
Consultant for industry and government on issues relating to drug name confusion errors. Expert witness in trademark litigation. Member of Chicago Patient Safety Forum. President of BLL Consulting, Inc. and Pharm I.R., Inc. Editorial board member of Health Communication and Communication Theory. Member of The Joint Commission Medication Safety Advisory Panel. Ad hoc reviewer for Medical Care, Social Science & Medicine, Patient Education and Counseling, Human Communication Research, Archives of Internal Medicine. Member of the USP's Consumer Interest and Health Education Advisory Panel (1995-2000). Special Government Employee, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (1997-2000). Acting Head, Department of Pharmacy Administration (1999-2001).

Awards and Accolades:
PI for AHRQ CERT -- Tools for Optimizing Prescribing, Monitoring and Education (TOP-MED); Member, Institute of Medicine of Chicago; Founding Member, Steering Committee, Chicago Patient Safety Forum and Regional Medication Safety Initiative.


DENYS T. LAU, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Administration

E-mail: dtlau@uic.edu

Education:
B.A. with distinction, Biology & Society, Cornell University, 1995;  Ph.D., Health Services Research, Johns Hopkins University; Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, University of Michigan, 2004.

Research Interests:
Health services research (quantitative and qualitative), medication management and safety, aging and caregiving research, long-term care/nursing homes, hospice/end-of-life.

Other Experiences:
2004-2010, Assistant Professor, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine:2002 - 2004, Outcomes Research Fellow, Pfizer Pharmaceutics; 2000-2001, Program Analyst, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; 1999, Research Assistant, Health Services and Resources Administration; 1996-1998, Research Associate, Covance Health Economics and Outcomes Research.

Awards and Accolades:
American Public Health Association (2010 honorable mention for Betty J. Cleckley Minority Issues Research Award, 2003 Jay S. Drotman Memorial Award, and 2001 Laurence G. Branch Doctoral Research Award); Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (2004 Director Citation for Outstanding Group Performance); and AcademyHealth 2002 Outstanding Dissertation Award.  An elected Council Member of the APHA's Aging & Public Health Section and an editorial advisory board member of Clinical Therapeutics.


TODD A. LEE, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Departments of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration; Assistant Director, Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research

E-mail: toddlee@uic.edu

Education:
Pharm.D., Drake University, 1997; Ph.D. in Pharmacoeconomics, University of Washington, 2001.

Research interests:
Comparative effectiveness research, medication safety, pharmacoepidemiology, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, impact of multiple chronic conditions on patient management and outcomes.

Other experiences:
Senior Investigator, Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care (CMC3), Hines VA Hospital; Director, Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program, CMC3; Director, Health Economic Center, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University (2007-2008); Acting Associate Director, CMC3, Hines VA Hospital (2007-2008); VA HSR&D Scientific Review Board Member; AHRQ, Centers for Education and Research in Therapeutics Special Emphasis Panel, Reviewer; Ad hoc reviewer for JAMA, Pharmacotherapy, Archives of Internal Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, Chest, Respiratory Medicine, European Respiratory Journal; ISPOR Annual Meeting co-chair (2007); Home-care pharmacist (1997-1999).

 

A. SIMON PICKARD, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Departments of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration; Assistant Director, Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research

E-mail: pickard1@uic.edu

Education:
B.Comm., University of Alberta, 1991; B.S. in Pharmacy, University of Alberta, 1996; Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2002, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Research Interests:
Health-related quality of life, pharmacy practice-based research, pharmaceutical policy, and health economics.

Other Experiences:
Research associate, Health Technology Assessment, Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research; Community-based pharmacist; Researcher/research assistant, Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, Alberta.

Awards and Accolades:
New Investigator Award, International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL), 2003.

 

NICHOLAS G. POPOVICH, Ph.D., Professor and Head

E-mail: nickp@uic.edu

Education:
B.S., Pharmacy, the University of Illinois-Chicago, College of Pharmacy, 1968; M.S., Pharmacy, the University of Illinois-Chicago, College of Pharmacy, 1971; Ph.D., Pharmacy, the University of Illinois-Chicago, College of Pharmacy, 1973.

Research Interests:
Development, implementation, and evaluation of educational methodologies to enhance pharmacy student and pharmacist knowledge, learning, and confidence in knowledge and assessment of student development of performance-based abilities (e.g., communication skills, problem solving abilities) in the professional curriculum.

Other Experiences:
Of his educationally-anchored research articles which have appeared in the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, five have won the Rufus A. Lyman Award presented annually by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy for the most outstanding article published for the year. While at Purdue University, Dr. Popovich received the Professor Henry Heine Award, presented annually to the outstanding teacher in the School of Pharmacy, five times, and in 1986, received the campus-wide, Purdue University Amoco Foundation Undergraduate Teaching Award.  American Association of College of Pharmacy, President and Chairman of the Board 1991-1992. While at Purdue University, he was a founding fellow of the Teaching Academy in September, 1997, is listed on the University's Book of Great Teachers, and served as the Co-Chairman of the Teaching Academy Executive Council until December, 2001. The mission of the Academy is to provide leadership and serve as a catalyst to enhance and strengthen the quality of undergraduate, graduate, and outreach teaching and learning.

Other Awards and Accolades:
American Association of Colleges of  Pharmacy, Distinguished Educator Award Recipient, 1997; Urban Health Program Distinguished Faculty Award, UIC College of Pharmacy, 2004; David E. Guttman Memorial Lecturer, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, 2004; American Pharmacists Association, Gloria Niemeyer Francke Leadership Mentor Award, 2007.

 

EDWARD D. RICKERT, J.D., R.Ph., Adjunct Assistant Professor

E-mail: rickert@uic.edu

Education:
B.S. in Pharmacy, The University of Iowa, 1983; Juris Doctor, IIT Chicago Kent College of Law, 1988

Professional Interests:
Legal issues that have an impact on the practice of pharmacy, including medication errors and error reporting, peer review, telepharmacy issues, confidentiality and privacy, and pharmacy malpractice.

Other Experiences:
Partner, Smith, Rickert & Smith, an Illinois law firm. Legal practice concentrated in the area of healthcare law, including pharmacy, pharmaceutical and medical device law. Past President, American Society for Pharmacy Law (2000 - 2001). Member - Illinois and Chicago Bar Associations, Defense Research Institute, Illinois Association of Defense Counsel, American Pharmaceutical Association, Illinois Council of Health Systems Pharmacists, Academy of Managed Care Pharmacists. UIC College of Pharmacy, Outstanding Teacher of the Year, Class of 2000 and Class of 2001. Recipient of 1997 James Hartley Beal Award for Outstanding Paper in Pharmacy Law.

Awards and Accolades:
President’s Award, American Society for Pharmacy Law, 2002; Outstanding P3 Teacher of the Year (1999, 2000).

 

GLEN T. SCHUMOCK, Pharm.D., M.B.A., Professor, Departments of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration; Director of the UIC Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research

E-mail: schumock@uic.edu

Education and Postgraduate Training:
M.B.A.(with concentration in Health Services Administration), University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1994; Fellowship in Pharmacy Practice Administration, UIC Department of Pharmacy Practice, 1992; ASHP Accredited Specialized Residency in Hospital Pharmacy Administration, UIC and Michael Reese Hospitals, Chicago, IL, 1991; ASHP Accredited Residency in Hospital Pharmacy, University of Washington Hospital and Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 1989; Pharm.D., University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1989; B.S. (cum laude) Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 1987.

Research interests:
Pharmacoeconomics, comparative effectiveness research, impact of clinical pharmacy services, and pharmaceutical outcomes assessment.

Other Experiences:
Dr. Schumock is chairman of the editorial board of Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment Program (PSAP, 5th edition) and is a member of the editorial boards of both the journal Pharmacotherapy and the journal PharmacoEconomics. He is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist and is a Fellow in the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. He is a current editorial board member for Research in Social and Administrative Science and PharmacoEconomics. Formerly, he was Director of Pharmacy and Respiratory Care, Wausau Hospital, Wausau, WI, 1996-2000; Assistant Director of Pharmacy, The University of Illinois Hospital, 1992-1995.

Awards and Accolades:
PI for AHRQ DEcIDE Network Research Center, Chicago; Fellow, American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP); Treasurer, ACCP, 2003-2006.



JOANN STUBBINGS, M.H.C.A., R.Ph., Clinical Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice and Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research; Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Administration; Manager of Research and Public Policy, Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Services

E-mail: jstubbin@uic.edu

Education:
B.S. Pharmacy, Ohio State University College of Pharmacy, 1978. Masters in Health Care Administration, University of Mississippi College of Pharmacy, 1980.

Research Interests:
Medicare Part D, pharmaceutical marketing and promotion, pharmacy reimbursement and healthcare expenditures, and clinical pharmacy demonstration projects.

Other Experiences:
Documentation of the value of clinical pharmacists; reimbursement strategies for clinical pharmacy services; customer focus programs in ambulatory care pharmacy (research and marketing plans); grant coordinator for clinical pharmacy demonstration project funded by Bureau of Primary Health Care.

Awards and Accolades:
UIC Council on Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Teaching Recognition Program Award, 2008; Outstanding P3 Teacher of the Year, 2007; Innovations in Teaching Award, AACP, 2001. 

 

DANIEL R. TOUCHETTE, Pharm.D., M.A., Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research; Associate Professor of Pharmacy Administration

E-mail: drtouche@uic.edu

Education and Postgraduate Training:
B.S. in Pharmacy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1992; Pharm.D., Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1997; Fellowship in Pharmacoeconomic and Outcomes Research, Wayne State University, 1999; M.A. Economics, Wayne State University, 2000.

Research interests:
Pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research with a focus on health policy analysis, adherence to medications, the economic consequences of adherence issues, and Medication Management Programs under Medicare Part D.

Other Experiences:
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Oregon State University, Portland, OR, 1999-2005; Scientific Advisory Board Member, General Clinical Research Center, Oregon Health and Science University, 2002-2005; Staff pharmacist, Winnepeg Health Sciences Centre, Winnepeg, Manitoba, Canada,1993-1995.

Awards and Accolades:
ACCP Research Affairs Committee Member, 2002-2005, 2007-2008; American Association of Diabetes Educators Research Committee Member, 2007-2008.

 

SURREY M. WALTON, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Pharmacy Administration; Core Faculty Member, Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research; Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Economics, UIC

E-mail: walton@uic.edu

Education:
B.S., Economics System Science, University of California Los Angeles, June 1991, M.A., Economics, University of Chicago, June 1992, Ph.D., Economics, University of Chicago, August 1997.

Research Interests:
Economic evaluation of health services; pharmacoeconomics; health care labor markets; health insurance markets; unlabeled uses of drugs, and alternative medicine.

Other Experiences:
2004-2007, Director, Illinois Regional Health Workforce Center; 1998-2004, Co-Investigator, Illinois Regional Center for Health Workforce Studies; 1995-present, Lecturer for the Foundation for Teaching Economics; 1995, Lecturer in Economics for the University of Chicago.