Research Experience

Research Proposal Development

2018-Present: Improving Implementation of Immunization Practice Standards by National Pharmacy Organizations (CDC-RFA-IP18-1803PPHF18). Supervisor: Salisa Westrick, Auburn University.

 

2016-2018: A Multi-State Observational Study of Pharmacists’ Opioid Counseling. Supervisor: Salisa Westrick, Auburn University; Delesha Carpenter, University of North Carolina.

 

2016-Present: Medication Therapy Management for Homebound Older Adults (R21 proposal). Supervisor: Salisa Westrick, Auburn University.

Research Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation

2017-2018: Collaborating to Combat Misuse and Abuse of Illicit and Prescription Drugs in Alabama. Funded by ADPH and ADECA. Supervisor: Brent Fox, Auburn University.

 

2017-2018: Pharmacists’ Role in Improving Adult Vaccination Rates. Funded by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). Supervisor: Salisa Westrick, Auburn University.

 

2016-2018: Medication Reconciliation and Transitions of Care: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Perceptions of Fourth-Year Pharmacy Students before and after Experiential Rotations. Supervisor: Jan Kavookjian, Auburn University.

 

2015-Present: C.A.R.E.S. Pharmacy Network. Funded by the Alabama Department of Senior Services (ADSS). Supervisor: Salisa Westrick, Auburn University.

 

2015-Present: Enhancing a Sustainable Pharmacy-Based Immunization Program in Two States. Funded by Merck & Co. Supervisor: Salisa Westrick, Auburn University.

 

2015-Present: The Moderating Power of Impulsivity: A Systematic Review Examining the Theory of Planned Behavior. Supervisor: Kimberly Garza, Auburn University.

Research Resulting in Peer-Reviewed Publications

2015-2017: Implementation of a Medicare Outreach Program through Partnership between Pharmacy Students and the Alabama State Health Insurance and Assistance Program: Lessons Learned from Four Years. Funded by the Alabama Department of Senior Services (ADSS). Supervisor: Salisa Westrick, Auburn University.

 

2015-2017: Pharmacists’ Attitudes and Perceived Barriers to the Practice of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination Services in Alabama. Funded by the Auburn University Research Initiative in Cancer (AURIC). Supervisor: Salisa Westrick, Auburn University.

 

2015-2017: Parental Acceptance of Human Papillomavirus Vaccinations and Community Pharmacies as Vaccination Settings: A Qualitative Study in Alabama. Supervisor: Salisa Westrick, Auburn University.

 

2015-2016: How Do Pharmacists Assist Medicare Beneficiaries with Limited Income? A Cross-Sectional Study of Community Pharmacies in Alabama. Supervisor: Salisa Westrick, Auburn University.

2011-2014: The impact of combined use of fall-risk medications and antithrombotics on injury severity and intracranial hemorrhage among older trauma patients. Supervisor: Michael Kruse, Palomar Medical Center.