Professional Bio

Education

  • Post Doctoral Fellow. Center for Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomic Research, University of Arizona College Of Pharmacy, 2009
  • Ph.D., Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Arizona, 2008
  • M.S., Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Washington, 2003
  • B.S., Pharmacy, University of Montana, 1986

Professional Memberships

  • International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
  • Academy Health
  • American Medical Informatics Association

Expertise & Certifications

  • Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Policy

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests

Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research
Health Information Technology
Impact of policy interventions on utilization in Medicaid populations

Recent Publications

Smith, K. (2012). Features of Electronic Prescribing Software: A Pilot Study to Evaluate Importance and Satisfaction. Arizona Journal of Pharmacy, Spring 2012, 15–20.

Warholak, T., Smith, K. L., Legner, D., Rupp, M., & Lee, J. (2012). Features of Electronic Prescribing Software: A Pilot Study to Evaluate Importance and Satisfaction. Arizona Journal of Pharmacy, 4(1), 15–20.

Smith KL, Warholak TL, Armstrong EP, Leib M, Rehfeld RA, Malone DC. Association of Risk Factors and Health Outcomes among Persons with Asthma. Journal of Asthma, 2009, vol. 46(3) p. 234-7.

Smith KL, Brown S, Malone DC, Warholak TL Association of Warfarin, NSAIDS, and Gastrointestinal Bleed. Value in Health; 13(3): A68.

Recent Presentations

Ginn R, Pimpalkhute P, Nikfarjam A, Patki A, O’Connor K, Sarker A, Smith K, Gonzalez G. Mining Twitter for Adverse Drug Reaction Mentions: A Corpus and Classification Benchmark, BioTxtM, 4th Conference on Building and Evaluating Resources for Health and Biomedical Text Processing. Reykjevik, Iceland, May 31, 2014.

Goldwire MA, Smith KA, McCollum M. Association of exam scores and final literature critique paper score in a literature evaluation course. Poster Presentation: American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. July 2013.

Sheridan, L., Haight, R., Scherer, S., Clapp, P., Cogan, P., Hanselin, M., Smith, K., Wackernah, R., & McCollum, M. The creation and implementation of an instrument to peer-assess TBL facilitation. 2013 Team-Based Learning Collaborative - Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. 2013.

Smith KL, Brown S, Malone DC, Warholak TL Association of Warfarin, NSAIDS, and Gastrointestinal Bleed.  International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, 15th Annual International Meeting Abstract and Poster Presentation.  May 2010.

Awards & Recognition

Hernandez Gonzalez, G. (P.I.), Smith, K. Mining Social Network Postings for Mentions of Potential Adverse Drug Reactions, National Institutes of Health & National Library of Medicine, $108,270, September 2012 – August 2016

Assistant Research Scientist/Post Doctoral Fellow. Center for Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomic Research, University of Arizona College Of Pharmacy, 2007-2009

Finalist Award: Best Poster Presentation. International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 13th Annual International Meeting, 2008