Professional Bio

Education

  • Post Doctoral Fellow. Center for Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomic Research, University of Arizona College Of Pharmacy, 2009
  • Ph.D., Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Arizona, 2008
  • M.S., Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Washington, 2003
  • B.S., Pharmacy, University of Montana, 1986

 

Expertise & Certifications

  • Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Policy

Professional Memberships

  • International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
  • Academy Health
  • American Medical Informatics Association

 

Research and Scholarship

Research Interests

  • Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research
  • Health Information Technology
  • Impact of policy interventions on utilization in Medicaid populations

Recent Publications

Delate, D, Rader, N, Rawlings, J, Smith, K, Herner, S (2015). Clinical Outcomes of Continuation of Metformin Titration Instructions with Electronic Prescribing. Drugs-Real World Outcomes, 2:187-192.DOI 10.1007/s40801-015-0027-4.

Sark A, Nikfarjam A, O'Connor K, Ginn R, Gonzalez G, Upadhaya T, Jayaraman S, Smith K.  (2015). Utilizing social media data for pharmacovigilance: A review. J Biomed Inform. pii: S1532-0464(15)00036-2. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbi.2015.02.004

Smith, K. (2012). Features of Electronic Prescribing Software: A Pilot Study to Evaluate Importance and Satisfaction. Arizona Journal of Pharmacy, Spring 2012, 15–20.

Warholak, T., Smith, K. L., Legner, D., Rupp, M., & Lee, J. (2012). Features of Electronic Prescribing Software: A Pilot Study to Evaluate Importance and Satisfaction. Arizona Journal of Pharmacy, 4(1), 15–20.

Recent Presentations

Goldwire, M., Smith, K., McCollum, M.M.  Relationship between intra-semester quizzes and cumulative exam score in a team-based learning literature evaluation course.  American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Annual meeting. National Harbor, MD. Poster presentation.  July 12-13, 2015.

Goldwire, M.A., Smith, K., Haight, R., McCollum, M. Impact of high and low-ranking team-members on individual-scores in a team-based learning integrated literature evaluation(ILE) course. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Annual Meeting.   National Harbor, MD.  Poster presentation.  July 12-13, 2015.

Ritz LI, Lalama JT, Vandiver J, McClintic J, Smith K, Walter L.  Fixed enoxaparin dosing protocol in obese patients.  Poster presented at:  American Society of Health System Pharmacists 49th Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition; December 8, 2014; Anaheim, CA.

Ginn R, Pimpalkhute P, Nikfarjam A, Patki A, O’Connor K, Sarker A, Smith K, Gonzalez G. Mining Twitter for Adverse Drug Reaction Mentions: A Corpus and Classification Benchmark, BioTxtM, 4th Conference on Building and Evaluating Resources for Health and Biomedical Text Processing. Reykjevik, Iceland, May 31, 2014.

Goldwire MA, Smith KA, McCollum M. Association of exam scores and final literature critique paper score in a literature evaluation course. Poster Presentation: American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. July 2013.

Sheridan, L., Haight, R., Scherer, S., Clapp, P., Cogan, P., Hanselin, M., Smith, K., Wackernah, R., & McCollum, M. The creation and implementation of an instrument to peer-assess TBL facilitation. 2013 Team-Based Learning Collaborative - Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. 2013.

Awards & Recognition

Hernandez Gonzalez, G. (P.I.), Smith, K. Mining Social Network Postings for Mentions of Potential Adverse Drug Reactions, National Institutes of Health & National Library of Medicine, $108,270, September 2012 – August 2016

Assistant Research Scientist/Post Doctoral Fellow. Center for Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomic Research, University of Arizona College Of Pharmacy, 2007-2009

Finalist Award: Best Poster Presentation. International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 13th Annual International Meeting, 2008