Marie Smith


Department of Pharmacy Practice

PRISM Collaborative Participant

Educational Background

  • Shaping Healthcare Policy, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
  • Global Leadership Program, Wharton (University of Pennsylvania) and INSEAD (France)
  • Fellowship in Change Management, Johns Hopkins University
  • Doctor of Pharmacy, Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Bachelor of Science – Pharmacy, UConn

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Preceptor, Henry Palmer Fellowship in Pharmacy Practice Transformation
  • Dean’s Leadership Team — UConn and external partnerships
  • PRISM Leadership Team

Teaching Expertise

  • Health Care Delivery & Payment Reform
  • Integrating Pharmacists in Medical Homes and Accountable Care Organizations
  • E-Health (E-Prescribing and Health Info Exchange)
  • Pharmacy Management /Entrepreneurial Leadership
  • Medication Optimization/MTM
  • Health Services Research: Medication Management in Primary Care Practice

Research Interests

  • Medication Management in Primary Care and Care Transitions
  • Innovative Practice Models for Community-based Pharmacists
    • Medical Homes, Health Neighborhoods, Shared-resource Networks, ACOs
  • Health Policy: Medicaid Dual Eligibles, EHR and Meaningful Use, State-level Innovations/Models
  • Evaluation of Technology in Health Care Delivery/Patient Care
    • E-Prescribing, Shared Health Records, Health Info Exchanges
  • Primary Care Workforce Development – Pharmacists as Primary Care Providers

Professional Affiliations

  • Distinguished Practitioner, National Academies of Practice
  • Pharmacy Quality Alliance – MTM and Medical Homes
  • PSTAC Workgroup on MTM Documentation and Coding
  • AACP, APhA, ASHP, CT Pharmaceutical Assn

Selected Publications

Publications on PubMed

Contact Information
Phone(860) 486-2854
Fax(860) 486-4733
Mailing Address69 North Eagleville Road, Unit 3092 ∙ Storrs, Connecticut 06269-3092
Office LocationSchool of Pharmacy, Room 434