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Distinguished Professor and Head of the Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut

C, Michael White, Pharm.D., FCP, FCCP is a Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy. His ~435 publications resulted in 13234 citations and an H-index of 61, placing him within an elite group of researchers. Dr. White’s research interests are in the areas of comparative effectiveness and preventing adverse events from drugs, devices, dietary supplements, and illicit substances. 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, LA Times, Boston Globe, PBSNewsHour, and hundreds of other (inter)national media outlets. Five of his publications were among the top 5 read articles in the years they were published. He has a recurring segment on a local Connecticut TV station (FOX61) where he shares medical news with the public (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZrPgfEMHpv4_MfEm1W_tRQ), has articles with over 895,500 readers for The Conversation, and appeared on the Dr Oz show. He is a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacologists and The American College of Clinical Pharmacy and is on the editorial boards of the Annals of Pharmacotherapy and Pharmacy Practice News (https://pharmacypractice.uconn.edu/hopes/). Dr. White is a UConn Teaching Fellow, the highest university teaching designation. He has received awards from the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (Drug Therapy Research Award, Award for Sustained Contributions to the Literature), American College of Clinical Pharmacy (Young Investigator of the Year), and the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (Lyman Award, Weaver Award).

Experience

  • –present
    Professor and Head of the Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut

Honours

ACCP Young Investigator of the Year, AACP Lyman Award Winner, and six time ASHP Foundation Drug Therapy Research Award recipient. In 2016 he received the ASHP Award for Sustained Contributions to the Literature, a lifetime achievement award for scholarly excellence. AACP Lyman Award (research excellence) and Weaver Award (public engagement).