The University of Mississippi
School of Pharmacy Department of Pharmacy Administration

Research Projects

The faculty and graduate students in the Department publish high quality research and present at national and international settings. The Department has an established history of securing funding from varied sources such as pharmacy associations, pharmaceutical companies, government agencies, and private foundations. Department projects involve both primary data collection and the use of large datasets, including Medicaid/Medicare Part D data and public datasets like MEPS. Recently funded projects which include Department faculty members and graduate students include:

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  • RxSync Service Implementation and Evaluation Project. Funded by Cardinal Health (PI=Holmes)

  • Community Pharmacy Technicians' Emotional Labor and Resultant Work Life Outcomes. Funded by the AACP New Investigator Program (PI=Holmes)

  • Message in a Bottle-Pharmaceutical Promotion to Physicians, a Message Lost in Skepticism? Funded by the Healthcare Convention and Exhibitors Association (Co-PIs Bunniran and McCaffrey)

  • Using Medicare/Medicaid Claims Data to Support Medication Outcomes & Pharmacovigilance Research. Funded by CMS (PI=Banahan/Yang)

  • Delta Pharmacy Patient Care Management Project. Funded by Delta Health Alliance (PI=Ross)

  • Database Study to Evaluate the Impact of Multiple Sclerosis in a Medicare Patient Population. Funded by Serona (PI=Banahan)

  • Pharmacy Student Perceptions of Community Pharmacy Residency Programs NACDS Foundation (PI=Holmes)

  • A Description of Consumers' Experience with Retail and Mail Order Pharmacy. Funded by NCPA (Co-PIs Bouldin and McCaffrey)

  • Measuring and Improving Primary Medication Non-Adherence. Funded by NACDS Foundation (PI=West and McCaffrey)