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Mark V . Siracuse, PharmD, PhD

Vice Chair, Department of Pharmacy Sciences

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Mark Siracuse

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School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Pharmacy
Pharmacy Faculty
Pharmacy Sciences
Faculty - Pharmacy, OT, PT
Graduate School
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Master of Science)
BOYN - Boyne

Mark V . Siracuse, PharmD, PhD

Vice Chair, Department of Pharmacy Sciences

Professor

Dr. Siracuse is Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Pharmacy Sciences in the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions at Creighton University. He is a member of the Creighton Center for Health Services Research and Patient Safety (CHRP).  Dr. Siracuse received a Bachelors in Pharmacy from the University of Connecticut, a PharmD from the University of Michigan, and a Masters and PhD in Social and Administrative Pharmacy from the University of Minnesota. In 1996, Dr. Siracuse completed a fellowship in Pharmacoeconomics with the PRIME Institute at the University of Minnesota, Hoechst Marion Roussel, and Aetna Pharmacy Management. Dr. Siracuse is an AFPE Fellow. His research interests include economic issues related to pharmaceuticals and pharmacy benefits, patient safety, and health information technology. Dr. Siracuse has been on faculty at Creighton University for over 15 years, where he teaches courses in Health Care Systems and Patient Safety, Pharmacy Practice Management, and Pharmacoeconomics. Dr. Siracuse has participated on three federally funded studies by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) that have focused on health information technology and patient safety, as well as numerous other privately funded studies. Dr. Siracuse has participated in federal grant review panels for AHRQ and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).  Dr. Siracuse has been a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, and is currently a member of the Creighton University Institutional Review Board. In 2012, Dr. Siracuse completed the Academic Leadership Fellows Program sponsored by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. Dr. Siracuse has practiced as a pharmacist in numerous community retail pharmacies, a university operated home infusion therapy pharmacy, and managed care at a Pharmacy Benefit Manager.

Research Focus

Economic and Public Policy Issues related to Pharmaceuticals, Health Information Technology, Patient Safety, Pharmacy Benefit Managers, and Pharmacy Student Issues
 

Department

Pharmacy Sciences

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Professor

Books

  • McGraw-Hill
    Siracuse MV. “Applications in Managed Care and Specialty Environments,” Pharmacy Management: Essentials for All Practice Settings, New York,
    4th Edition 2016

Articles

  • Journal of American College Health
    Waghmare PH, Siracuse MV, Ohri LK, Bramble JD. “Addressing Attitudes and Behavior of University Students Towards Influenza Vaccination” 2020
  • Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy
    Facciolo F, Siracuse MV, Galt KA, Fuji KT, Bramble JD. Independent Community Pharmacies Provision of Enhanced Services: A Mixed Methods Study' 2020
  • Journal of the American Pharmacists Association
    Thakur T, Galt KA, Siracuse MV, Fuji KT, Bramble JD. “National survey of diabetes self-management program coordinators views about pharmacists’ roles in diabetes education”
    60, p. 336-343 2020
  • Innovations in Pharmacy
    Clark BE and Siracuse MV. Third-Year Pharmacy Students’ Pharmacy Service Orientation,” in preparation to be submitted. 2017
  • Innovations in Pharmacy
    Siracuse MV and Clark BE.  Third-Year Pharmacy Students’ Work Experience and Attitudes.
    8(2), p. Article 16 2017
  • American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
    Gleason BL, Siracuse MV, Moniri NH, Birnie CR, Okamoto CT, Crouch MA. “The Evolving Landscape of Pre-Professional Pharmacy Curricula,” (Journal acceptance rate: 48 – 53%)
    77, p. 95 2013
  • Journal of Rural Health
    Bramble JD, Abbott AA, Fuji KT, Paschal KA, Siracuse MV, Galt KA. “Patient Safety Perspectives of Providers and Nurses: The Experience of a Rural Ambulatory Care Practice Using an EHR with E-prescribing,”
    29(4), p. 383-391 2013
  • Journal of Healthcare Engineering
    Galt, K. A., Fuji, K. T., Drincic, A., Bramble, J. D., Siracuse, M., Pachal, K. A., Abbott, A. A. PDA use by physicians: Where do they fit with emerging technologies and use of electronic health records in office practices?
    3, p. 163-178 2012
  • Health Services Research
    Galt, K. A., Fuji, K. T., Bramble, J. D., Abbott, A. A., Siracuse, M. V., Paschal, K. A., Kasha, T. A. Mixed Methods Case Study: Exploring Safety Issues in Rural Medical Practices Using Electronic Health Records. 2012
  • Creative Education
    Hamilton WR, Clark BE, Padron VA, Kelley AL, Hedlund DA, Siracuse MV. “A Novel Virtual Pharmacy Examination Format and Student Self-Perceptions in Making Nonprescription Product,”
    3(4), p. 588-594 2012
  • Perspectives in health information management / AHIMA, American Health Information Management Association
    Fuji, K. T., Galt, K. A., Siracuse, Mark V., Christoffersen, J. S. Electronic health record adoption and use by nebraska pharmacists
    8, p. 1-9 2011
  • Nebraska Mortar and Pestle
    Siracuse, M. V., Galt, K. A. E-Prescribing: What Pharmacists and Physicians Should Know
    73, p. 28-32 2010
  • Health Care Management Review
    Bramble, James D., Galt, Kim A., Siracuse, Mark V., Abbott, Amy A., Drincic, Andjela, Paschal, Karen A., Fuji, Kevin T. The relationship between physician practice characteristics and physician adoption of electronic health records
    35, p. 55-64 2010
  • Health Care Management Review
    Bramble, J. D., Galt, K. A., Siracuse, M. V., Abbott, A. A., Fuji, K. T. he Relationship of Physician Practice Characteristics and Physician Adoption of Electronic Health Records.
    35, p. 55-64 2010
  • Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy
    Clark, B. E., Siracuse, M. V., Garis, R. I. A comparison of mail-service and retail community pharmacy claims in 5 prescription benefit plans
    5, p. 133-142 2009
  • American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy
    Siracuse, M. V., Clark, B. E., Garis, R. I. Undocumented source of pharmacy benefit manager revenue
    65, p. 552-557 2008
  • Health Services Research
    Siracuse, M. V., Vuchetich, P. J. Impact of Medicaid prior authorization requirement for COX-2 inhibitor drugs in Nebraska
    43, p. 435-450 2008
  • American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy
    Siracuse MV, Clark BE, Garis RI. “Undocumented source of pharmacy benefit manager revenue,” (Journal acceptance rate: 55%)
    65, p. 552-557 2008
  • American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
    Siracuse MV, Sowell JG. “Doctor of Pharmacy Students’ Use of Personal Digital Assistants,” (Journal acceptance rate: 48 – 53%)
    72, p. 07-07 2008
  • American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
    Siracuse MV, Schondelmeyer, SW, Hadsall RS, and Schommer JC. “Third-Year Pharmacy Students’ Work Experience and Attitudes and Perceptions of the Pharmacy Profession,” (Journal acceptance rate: 48 – 53%)
    72, p. Article 50 2008
  • Advances in Health Care
    Galt, Kimberly A., Paschal, Karen A., Abbott, A. A., Drincic, Andjela, Siracuse, Mark V., Bramble, J. D., Rule, A. M. Privacy, security, and the national health information network: A mixed methods case sstudy of state level stakeholders awareness
    7, p. 165-189 2008
  • Advances in Health Care Management
    Bramble, J. D., Siracuse, M. V., Galt, K. A. Examining Barriers to Health Information Technology (HIT) Adoption., p. 191-209 2008
  • Clinical Therapeutics
    Morrato, E. H., Dodd, S., Oderda, G., Haxby, D. G., Allen, R., Valuck, R. J., Siracuse, M. V. Prevalence, Utilization Patterns, and Predictors of Antipsychotic Polypharmacy: Experience in a Multistate Medicaid Population,
    29, p. 183-195 2007
  • AHRQ Advances in Patient Safety: From Research to Implementation
    Galt KA, Rule A, Taylor W, Siracuse MV, Bramble JD, Rich EC, Young W, Clark B, Houghton B. “The Impact of Personal Digital Assistant Devices on Medication Safety in Primary Care.”
    3, p. 247-263 2005
  • AHRQ Advances in Patient Safety: From Research to Implementation
    Galt, K. A., Siracuse, M. V., Rule, A. M., Clark, B. E., Taylor, W. Instrument development: physician adoption of hand held computer use.
    4, p. 93-108 2005
  • Illinois Pharmacist.
    Garis, R. I., Clark, B. E., Siracuse, M. V. Shining the Light on Non-Transparent PBM Cash Flows. 2005
  • UPNI News
    Garis, R. I., Clark, B. E., Siracuse, M. V. Shining the Light on Non-Transparent PBM Cash Flows. 2005
  • America's Pharmacist (USA)
    Garis, R. I., Clark, B. E., Siracuse, M. V. Non-transparent PBM cash flows
    126, p. 20-25 2004
  • Nebraska Mortar and Pestle
    Garis, R. I., Clark, B. E., Siracuse, M. V. Shining the light on non-transparent PBM cash flows
    67, p. 23-28 2004
  • American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
    Siracuse, M. V., Schondelmeyer, S. W., Hadsall, R. S., Schommer, J. C. Assessing career aspirations of pharmacy students
    68, p. article 75 2004
  • American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy
    Garis, R. I., Clark, B. E., Siracuse, M. V., Makoid, M. C. Examining the value of pharmacy benefit management companies
    61, p. 81-85 2004

Publications

  • Bramble JD, Hejlek M, Galt KA, Siracuse MV, Abbott, AA, Fuji KT, Paschal KA, Kasha T. “AHRQ’s Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety for Thayer County Health System: Summary of Results and Findings for Survey. Omaha, NE: Center for Health Services Research and Patient Safety 2011
  • Galt, KA, Fuji KT, Kaczmarek RD, Berens D, Stone S, Clark BE, Siracuse MV, Bramble JD. “State of Patient Safety in Nebraska Pharmacy,” Report prepared for the Nebraska State Board of Pharmacy. 2008
  • Galt KA, Bramble JD, Siracuse MV, Drincic A, Paschal KA, Abbott AA, Fuji KT, Kasha TA. “Status of Health Information Technology in South Dakota: Focus on Electronic Health Records in Physician Offices,” Report prepared for the South Dakota State Medical Association. 2008
  • Galt KA, Bramble JD, Siracuse MV, Drincic A, Paschal KA, Abbott AA, Fuji KT, Kasha TA. “Status of Health Information Technology in Nebraska: Focus on Electronic Health Records in Physician Offices,” Report prepared for the Nebraska Medical Association. 2008
  • Galt KA, Johnson S, Anderson D, Glover D, Mahlman D, Kasha T, Drincic A, Paschal K, Bramble JD, Siracuse MV, Rule A, Abbott A, Fuji KT. “How Many Physicians have Adopted Electronic Health Records in Nebraska? An Update on the Nebraska Medical Association Project,” EHRNebraska. 2007
  • HCI International 2005
    Galt, K. A., Bramble, J. D., Rule, A. M., Siracuse, M. V., Taylor, W. S. Impact of PDA-based ePrescribing adoption on medication safety in ambulatory care, p. 1-9 2005

Presentations

  • Facciolo F, Siracuse MV, Galt KA, Fuji KT, Bramble JD. “Community Pharmacists’ Work Activities, Challenges, and Solutions to the Provision of Patient-Centered Care in Nebraska. AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. Boston, MA, (virtual). Poster. 2020
  • Facciolo F, Siracuse MV, Galt KA, Fuji KT, Bramble JD.  “Community Pharmacists’ Work Activities, Challenges, and Solutions to the Provision of Patient-Centered Care in Nebraska,” American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting and Exposition, National Harbor, MD; (virtual).  Abstract published in the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, Volume 60 (3).  Also accepted for St. Albert’s Day Research Forum, Creighton University, Omaha, NE; (conference cancelled). Poster. 2020
  • Facciolo F, Siracuse MV, Galt KA, Fuji KT, Bramble JD.  “Community Pharmacists’ Work Activities, Challenges, and Solutions to the Provision of Patient-Centered Care in Nebraska,” Global Health Conference Midwest, Omaha, NE. Poster. 2020
  • Omuri JO, Galt KA, Fuji KT, Siracuse MV, Bramble JD.  “What Process Forms ‘Good’ Policy? A Grounded Theory of HIV/AIDS Pharmaceutical Management Policy Development Comparing the United States and South Africa,” Global Health Conference Midwest, Omaha, NE. Poster. 2020
  • Siracuse MV.  “Psychometric Evaluation of the Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plan Disenrollment Reasons Survey,” CHRP Research Methods Journal Club, Creighton University, Omaha, NE. Podium. 2019
  • Facciolo F, Galt KA, Siracuse MV.  “Community Pharmacists’ Work Activities and Solutions to the Provision of Patient Care in Nebraska,” Global Health Conference Midwest, Omaha, NE; February 16, 2019.  Also presented at St. Albert’s Day Research Forum, Creighton University, Omaha, NE; April 2, 2019. Poster. 2019
  • Waghmare PH, Siracuse MV, Ohri LK, Bramble JD, Kaufman T.  “A Survey of Awareness, Attitudes and Behavior of University Students towards Influenza Vaccination,” Immunization task force of Omaha, Omaha, NE.  Poster 2018
  • Waghmare PH, Siracuse MV, Ohri LK, Bramble JD, Kaufman T.  “Perception of students in health professions towards influenza vaccination: A survey in a private Midwestern University,” ISPOR 23rd Annual International Meeting, Baltimore, MD.  Poster 2018
  • Ohri LK, Waghmare PH, Siracuse MV, Bramble JD, Kaufman T.  “An online survey of student attitudes and behavior regarding influenza immunization at a private Midwestern U.S. University,” National Immunization Conference, Atlanta, GA.  Podium 2018
  • Waghmare PH, Siracuse MV, Ohri LK, Bramble JD, Kaufman T.  “A Survey of Awareness, Attitudes and Behavior of University Students towards Influenza Vaccination,”  St. Albert’s Day Research Forum, Creighton University, Omaha, NE.  Podium 2018
  • Castro J, Siracuse MV, Galt KA, Bramble JD, Kaufman T.  “Hepatitis C in state prisons: considerations that impact pharmaceutical drug treatments,” St. Albert’s Day Research Forum, Creighton University, Omaha, NE.  Poster 2018
  • Waghmare PH, Siracuse MV, Ohri LK, Bramble JD, Kaufman T.  “A Survey of Awareness, Attitudes and Behavior of University Students towards Influenza Vaccination,” American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting and Exposition, Nashville, TN.  Poster 2018
  • Castro J, Siracuse MV, Galt KA, Bramble JD, Kaufman T.  “Hepatitis C in state prisons: considerations that impact pharmaceutical drug treatments,” American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting and Exposition, Nashville, TN. Poster 2018
  • Waghmare PH, Siracuse MV, Ohri LK, Bramble JD, Kaufman T.  “Addressing Students’ Hesitancy towards Influenza Vaccination at a Private Midwestern University,” Global Health Conference Midwest, Omaha, NE.  Poster 2018
  • Thakur TM, Galt KA, Siracuse MV, Fuji KT, Bramble JD.  “Pharmacists and Diabetes Self-Management Education/ Training programs,” AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, New Orleans, LA.  Poster 2017
  • Waghmare PH, Siracuse MV, Ohri LK, Bramble JD.  “Effectiveness and Cost of Influenza Vaccines in the United States: A Review,” American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists-American Chemical Society Regional collaborative event, Creighton University, Omaha, NE.  Poster 2017
  • Castro J, Siracuse MV, Galt KA, Bramble JD.  “A Mixed Methods Study Considerations Decision Makers Use to Decide Pharmacologic Treatments for Patients Infected with the Hepatitis C Virus in State Prisons,”  St. Albert’s Day Research Forum, Creighton University, Omaha, NE.  Poster 2017
  • Castro J, Siracuse MV, Galt KA, Bramble JD.  “A Mixed Methods Study Considerations Decision Makers Use to Decide Pharmacologic Treatments for Patients Infected with the Hepatitis C Virus in State Prisons,” American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting and Exposition, San Francisco, CA.  Poster 2017
  • Thakur TM, Galt KA, Siracuse MV, Fuji KT, Bramble JD.  “Participation of Pharmacists in Diabetes Self-Management Education and Training Programs in the United States:  A Pharmacist Coordinator’s Perspective,” American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting and Exposition, San Francisco, CA.  Poster 2017
  • Castro J, Siracuse MV, Galt KA, Bramble JD.  “Considerations Decision Makers Use to Decide Pharmacologic Treatment for Patients Infected with the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) in State Prisons – A Mixed Methods Study,” Midwest Global Health Conference, Creighton University, Omaha, NE.  Poster 2017
  • Thakur TM, Galt KA, Siracuse MV, Fuji KT, Bramble JD. “Participation of pharmacists In Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME/T) programs- a mixed methods research study,” American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Exposition, Denver, CO.  Poster 2016
  • Siracuse MV. “Pharmacy – A Prescription for a Rewarding Career,” Truman State University American Chemistry Society Seminar Series, Kirksville, MO; podium 2016
  • Thakur TM, Galt KA, Fuji KT, Bramble JD, Siracuse MV. Participation of pharmacists in diabetes self-management education programs (DSME) - a mixed methods research study,” Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference, Ann Arbor, MI; podium 2016
  • Alsharif NZ, Abbott AA, Blanchard SA, Budesheim TL, Jarding G, Paschal KA, Siracuse MV, Kaufman T. “Development of Comparable Multidisciplinary Surveys to Sensitize Healthcare Providers in Delivering Care to Diverse Populations,” American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA; poster 2016
  • Siracuse MV, Black LL, Cochran T, Furze JA, Gale JR, Qi Y. “Development and Validation of a Community Engagement Survey for Pharmacy and Other Healthcare Professions Students,” American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA; poster 2016
  • Fuji KT, Galt KA, Siracuse MV, Bramble JD, Abbott AA, Paschal KA, Kaufman T. “Perceptions of the Impact of Electronic Health Records with E-Prescribing on Safety and Quality in Rural Ambulatory Care Clinics,” AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Boston, MA; Podium 2016
  • Thakur T, Galt KA, Bramble JD, Fuji KT, Siracuse MV. “Participation of Pharmacists in Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) Programs: A Mixed Methods Research Study,” St. Albert’s Day Research Forum, Creighton University, Omaha, NE; Podium 2016
  • Siracuse MV. “Pharmacy – A Prescription for a Rewarding Career,” St. Louis University Life Sciences Learning Community, St. Louis, MO; Podium 2016
  • Fuji KT, Galt KA, Siracuse MV, Bramble JD, Abbott AA, Paschal KA, Kasha T. “Perceptions of Electronic Health Record and E-Prescribing Use on Safety and Quality in Rural Ambulatory Care Clinics,” American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting and Exposition, Baltimore, MD; poster 2016
  • Jarding G, Abbott AA, Alsharif NA, Blanchard SA, Budesheim TL, Paschal KA, Siracuse MV. “Development and Validation of a Survey Tool to Measure Healthcare Provider Bias in Providing Services to Diverse Patient Populations,” American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting and Exposition, Baltimore, MD; poster 2016
  • Black LL, Cochran T, Furze JA, Gale JR, Siracuse MV, Qi Y. “Development and Validation of a Survey Instrument on Community Engagement for Physical Therapy and other Healthcare Professions Students,” American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, Anaheim, CA; Podium 2016
  • Siracuse MV and Bradberry JC. “UPM – University Prescription Management,” Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities Annual Meeting of Human Resources Professionals, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI; Podium 2015
  • Siracuse MV and Clark BE. “Factors Influencing Career Aspirations of Third-Year Pharmacy Students,” American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, National Harbor, MD. Poster 2015
  • Clark BE and Siracuse MV. “Development of Pharmacy Students’ Professionalism,” American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, National Harbor, MD. Poster 2015
  • Siracuse MV. “National Hospital Ratings Systems Share Few Common Scores and may Generate confusion Instead of Clarity,” Creighton University Center for Health Services Research and Patient Safety (CHRP) Research Methods Journal Club, Omaha. Podium 2015
  • Clark BE and Siracuse MV. “Pharmacy Service Orientation of Third-Year PharmD Students’ Workplaces,” American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting and Exposition, San Diego, CA. Poster 2015
  • Siracuse MV, Galt KA, Fuji KT, Abbott AA, Bramble JD, Paschal KA. “Perceptions on Electronic Health Record Safety and Quality in Rural Ambulatory Clinics,” Academy Annual Research Meeting, San Diego, CA. Poster 2014
  • Siracuse MV. “Pharmacoeconomics,” NAPLEX Review session, Creighton University School of Pharmacy. Omaha, NE. (invited) Podium 2014
  • Siracuse MV. “Health Care Systems/History & Health Care Reform,” NAPLEX Review session, Creighton University School of Pharmacy. Omaha, NE, (invited). Podium 2014
  • Siracuse MV, Galt KA, Abbott AA, Fuji KT, Bramble JD, Paschal KA. “Perceptions on e-prescribing Safety and Quality,” St. Albert's Day Forum, Creighton University. Poster 2014
  • Siracuse MV, Galt KA, Abbott AA, Fuji KT, Bramble JD, Paschal KA. “Perceptions on e-prescribing Safety and Quality,” American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting and Exposition, Orlando, FL. Poster 2014
  • Siracuse MV. “Perceptions on Safety and Quality of Electronic Health Records with e-prescribing in Rural Ambulatory Clinics,” Creighton University Center for Health Services Research and Patient Safety (CHRP) Research Methods Journal Club, Omaha, NE. Podium 2014
  • Siracuse MV and Fuji KT. “Perspectives on the Patient Safety Problem in Health Care,” Ethics Conference 2013, South Sioux City, NE. (invited) Podium 2013
  • Wilson AF, Begley KJ, Monaghan MS, Siracuse MV, Limpach AL. “The IRD Model of Curricular Structure: Evidence of Effectiveness.” Creighton School poster at American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. Poster 2013
  • Siracuse MV. “Health Care Systems/History & Health Care Reform (2010),” NAPLEX Review session, Creighton University School of Pharmacy. Omaha, NE. (invited). Podium 2013
  • Siracuse MV. “Pharmacoeconomics,” NAPLEX Review session, Creighton University School of Pharmacy. Omaha, NE. (invited) Podium 2013
  • Siracuse MV. “Pharmacy – a Prescription for a Rewarding Career,” Presented to 11th and 12th grade student in AP Chemistry at VJ and Angela Skutt Catholic High School, Omaha, NE. (invited) Podium 2013
  • Siracuse MV. “Leapfrog Group Findings about the Greater Omaha Area,” Patient Safety and Quality Assurance at the Creighton School of Medicine Leadership Development Program. Omaha, NE. (invited) Podium 2013
  • Birnie CR, Crouch MA, Gleason BL, Moniri NH, Okamoto C, Siracuse MV. “The Evolving Landscape of Pre-Professional Pharmacy Curricula,” American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting. Kissimmee, FL. Podium 2012
  • Hamilton WR, Padron VA, Clark BE, Siracuse MV. “Virtual Pharmacy Examination and Students’ Self-Perceptions of Confidence, Competence, and Comfort in OTC Recommendations,” American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Kissimmee, FL. Poster 2012
  • Siracuse MV. “Health Care Systems/History & Health Care Reform (2010),” NAPLEX Review session, Creighton University School of Pharmacy. Omaha, NE. (invited) Podium 2012
  • Siracuse MV. “Pharmacoeconomics,” NAPLEX Review session, Creighton University School of Pharmacy. Omaha, NE. (invited) Podium 2012
  • Siracuse MV. “Economics of Drug Shortages,” Creighton University Grand Rounds presentation, Creighton University School of Medicine. Omaha, NE. (invited) Podium 2012
  • Hebda, M and Siracuse MV. “Impact of the Withdrawal of Propoxyphene from the U.S. Market,” St. Albert’s Day Research Forum, Creighton University. Poster 2012
  • Green E, Alsharif NZ, Siracuse MV. “Development and Validation of a Survey Tool to Measure Pharmacists/Pharmacy Intern Bias in Providing Services to Diverse Patient Populations,” St. Albert’s Day Research Forum, Creighton University. Poster 2012
  • Siracuse MV, Galt KA, Fuji KT, Bramble JD, Paschal KA, Abbott AA. “Impact of e-prescribing on Rural Pharmacies and Medical Clinics,” American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting and Exposition, New Orleans, LA. 2012
  • Siracuse MV, Galt KA, Fuji KT, Bramble JD, Paschal KA, Abbott AA. “Impact of e-prescribing on Rural Pharmacies and Medical Clinics,” American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting and Exposition, New Orleans, LA. Poster 2012
  • Siracuse MV and Clark BE. “Evaluation of a Presentation Project in a Pharmacy Practice Management Course,” American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting and Seminars, San Antonio, TX. Poster 2011
  • Paschal KA, Hafenbrack MD, Kirkham C, Lym A, Siracuse MV, Abbott AA, Bramble JD, Fuji KT, Galt KA, Kasha T. “Health Information Technology Adoption in Physical Therapy Practice,” World Confederation of Physical Therapy, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Poster 2011
  • Paschal KA, Hafenbrack MD, Kirkham C, Lym A, Siracuse MV, Abbott AA, Bramble JD, Fuji KT, Galt KA, Kasha T. “Health Information Technology Adoption in Physical Therapy Practice,” American Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference and Expo, National Harbor, MD. Poster 2011
  • Siracuse MV. “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010,” American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists, Creighton University School of Pharmacy. Omaha, NE. (invited) Podium 2010
  • Siracuse MV. “Pharmacoeconomics,” NAPLEX Review session, Creighton University School of Pharmacy. Omaha, NE. (invited) Podium 2010
  • Siracuse MV, Galt KA, Drincic A, Bramble JD, Fuji KT, Paschal KA. “E-prescribing: Are Medicare Incentive Payments Enough to Encourage Adoption by Physicians?” St. Albert's Day Poster Forum, Creighton University - Poster 2010
  • Siracuse MV, Galt KA, Drincic A, Bramble JD, Fuji KT, Paschal KA. “E-prescribing: Are Medicare Incentive Payments Enough to Encourage Adoption by Physicians?” American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting and Exposition, Washington, DC. Poster 2010

Foundation/Association

  • Validating an Instrument to Measure Safety and Quality Issues of Electronic Health Records in Rural Primary Care Clinics

  • Pharmacists for Patient Safety

  • Health Information Technology Adoption in Physical Therapy Practice

  • Bridge Funding Request to Continue the Core Faculty Integration and Development of the Creighton Health Services Research Program (CHRP)

  • An Initial Evaluation of Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Services in the Upper Midwest

  • Research and Development Program in Health Care Quality and Safety

  • Prescription drug utilization changes following prior authorization of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in Nebraska Medicaid

  • Economic disparities in the pharmacy benefit management (PBM) industry

  • Your Pharmacy Future – Factors Influencing the Career Aspirations of Pharmacy Students

  • Future of Pharmacy Practice Project

Federal

  • Creighton Research Infrastructure Program to Achieve Sustainability Project

  • Creighton Health Services Research Development Project - Building Research Infrastructure and Capacity (BRIC) Program

  • Impact of personal digital assistant devices on medication errors in primary care

State

  • Pharmacists for Patient Safety

  • Real Choice Quality Assurance: Program Development and Evaluation

Other

  • Doctor of Pharmacy Student Acceptance of hand Held Devices: Extending the United Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) to Account for Learning Related Attitudes

  • Investigation of Spread Pricing in the Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) Industry

  • Your Pharmacy Future – Factors Influencing the Career Aspirations of Pharmacy Students

Awards

  • Academic Leadership Fellows Program (ALFP) - American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
    American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • Scholarly Achievement Award -Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
    Creighton University School of Pharmacy Heqalth Professions
  • American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
    American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education / United States Pharmacopeia
  • Pharmacoeconomics Fellowship - Marion Merrell Dow/PRIME Institute at the University of Minnesota/Aetna Pharmacy Management
    University of Minnesota (PRIME Institute)/Hoechst Marion Roussel/Aetna Pharmacy Management
  • Rhone-Poulenc Rorer/Drug Topics Scholarship Award
    University of Michigan College of Pharmacy

Consulting

  • Pharmacy Benefits Consultant
    Consultant
    The Burchfield Group
    1998 - 1999
  • Pharmacy Benefits Consultant
    Consultant
    PRIME Institute and UCARE Minnesota
    1997 - 1999