Name Jack Fincham Ph.D.
Dr. Fincham is Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Administration (UMKC); Adjunct Professor, The Bloch School (UMKC); Adjunct Professor of Health Policy and Management, the University of Georgia College of Public Health. Dr. Fincham has researched varying topics pertaining to health economics, international health, patient compliance, public health, medication management, health policy, the Medicare Part D Drug Benefit, pharmaceutical marketing, and drug use in the elderly. Dr. Fincham has teaching and research expertise in research designs and methodology, statistical analyses, economic evaluations, and outcomes evaluations. He has been funded by federal, state, industrial, foundation, health industry, and organizational entities for over 25 years. He has served as a member of the U.S. FDA Non-prescription Drug Advisory Committee; as serves as a special emphasis panel member evaluating Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics (CERTs) proposals; and has conducted local, regional, and national educational programs for the CMS, the FDA, Department of Justice, and Social Security Administration pertaining to the Medicare Drug Discount Card Program from 2003-2006; and matters related to pharmaceutical marketing from 2008-2010. Dr. Fincham has lead teaching and research programs for undergraduate and graduate students in Viet Nam in 2006 and 2007.
Dr. Fincham has authored over 200 refereed and professional manuscripts published in 77 journals, and has made over 200 professional and research presentations to allied health, dental, information technology, medical, nursing, pharmacy, and public health professional groups from Asia, Australia, Canada, the Republic of China, Europe, Turkey, Vietnam, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Dr. Fincham has written 11 books including: e-Prescribing: The Electronic Transformation of Medicine; The Medicare Part D Drug Program: Making the Most of the Benefit, and an Everyday Guide to Managing Your Medicines all published by Jones & Bartlett Publishers. Dr. Fincham is an Associate Editor for the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (AJPE).
From 1994-2004, Dr. Fincham served as dean of the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy. While dean of the KU School of Pharmacy, the pharmacy faculty ascended to being the second highest school of pharmacy in overall funding from the U.S. National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Fincham has been frequently interviewed for newspaper, radio, and television programs on topics related to prescription and OTC medication use, pharmacy and medical services, public health issues, and quality of care concerns.
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B.S. Pharmacy – The University of Nebraska; Ph.D., Social and Administrative Pharmacy – The University of Minnesota; Post Graduate Certificate in Health Economics – The University of Aberdeen, Scotland
Health Economics, Health Policy, Medication Usage Outcomes, Pharmaceutical Marketing, Public Health