C. Michael White

Pharm.D., FCP, FCCP

Department Head & Distinguished Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Department of Pharmacy Practice

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, UConn School of Pharmacy/Hartford Hospital, 1998
  • Pharm.D., Albany College of Pharmacy, Albany, NY, 1996
  • B.S., Pharmacy, Albany College of Pharmacy, Albany, NY, 1994


Administration, Teaching & Scholarship

Teaching Expertise

Dr. White’s teaching focuses on cardiovascular drugs and nutrition, ethics and leadership, and the sustainability of the healthcare system. He has been selected “Teacher of the Year” four times and received the University’s higher teaching award, the UConn Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) Teaching Fellow.

Research Interests

Dr. White’s research interests are in the areas of cardiac care, comparative effectiveness, and preventing adverse events from drugs, devices, herbs, and illicit substances. His ~410 peer reviewed publications have resulted in 14,895 citations, H-index of 63, and i10 index of 224; placing him within an elite group of scholars. He has His work has been published in JAMA, Lancet, Annals of Internal Medicine and Circulation (among others) with research coverage by NBC Nightly News, Good Morning America, BBC, CNN, NY Times, Washington Post, PBS NewsHour, and hundreds of other (inter)national media outlets with 24 publications receiving an Altmetric Score of over 100. Research awards include the ACCP Young Investigator of the Year, AACP Lyman Award, and six time recipient of the ASHP Foundation Drug Therapy Research Award. In 2016 he received the ASHP Award for Sustained Contributions to the Literature, a lifetime achievement award for scholarly excellence.

Public Engagement

Dr. White had a recurring segment on NBC30 and then FOX61 in CT from 2007 to 2021 where he shared medical news with the public, appeared on The Dr. Oz Show in January of 2018, has been quoted in media pieces for Newsweek, CBC, NPR News, Colin McEnroe Show, USA Today, Huffington Post, and hundreds of other media sites, and has OpEd pieces with over 1,202,550 readers for The Conversation. For his work with the media and in the community, he was a finalist for the Provost’s Award for Public Engagement (Faculty Category) in 2014 and winner in 2021 (Student-Faculty Team). He was on a team that won the AACP Weaver Award for Public Engagement in 2021 and the Hartford Business Journal COVID Healthcare Hero’s Award in 2021.

You can follow Dr. White on Twitter @CMichaelWhite2. He is on the editorial boards of the Annals of PharmacotherapyPharmacy Practice News and American Journal of Health Systems-Pharmacists.

Clinical Interests

Improving clinical outcomes for patients with heart disease

Professional Affiliations

Fellow of American College of Clinical Pharmacy and American College of Clinical Pharmacologists. Member of American heart Association and American Society of Health System Pharmacists.

Practice Site

Hartford Hospital
80 Seymour Street, CB 309
Hartford, Connecticut 06102

Selected Publications

Publications on PubMed

ResearchGate Profile

Google Scholar Profile

C. Michael White, Pharm.D. UConn School of Pharmacy
Contact Information
Phone(860) 972-2469
(860) 486-4683
Fax(860) 486-8152
Mailing Address69 North Eagleville Road, Unit 3092 ∙ Storrs, Connecticut 06269-3092
Office LocationSchool of Pharmacy, Room 333