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 ~380 publications resulted in 12268 citations and an H-index of 60, 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, herbs, 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. Dr. White has the first and third most read articles of 2018-2020 in the Annals of Pharmacotherapy and the most read article of 2019 in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. He has a recurring segment on a local Connecticut TV station (FOX61) where he shares medical news with the public (, has OpEd pieces with over 793,500 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. ( Dr. White is a UConn Teaching Fellow, the highest university teaching designation.


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


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.