Worley Named APhA Fellow


The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy is pleased to share that Marcia M. Worley, BS Pharm, PhD, RPh was selected as an American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Fellow.

The APhA Awards and Honors Program is the profession’s most comprehensive recognition program. Through its awards program, APhA seeks to stimulate research, practice innovations, quality publications and leadership development that will improve medication use and advance patient care.

APhA Fellows are either members of the APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (APhA-APPM) or the APhA Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science (APhA-APRS) with a minimum of ten years professional experience. To become a Fellow, members must have demonstrated exemplary professional achievements and service to the profession through activities with APhA and other national, state or local professional organizations.

Worley is professor of Clinical Pharmacy at Ohio State. She served as chair of the ESAS section of APhA-APRS and has served as the APhA-ASP chapter advisor. Her practice-based research focuses on investigating patient medication use behaviors and outcomes in the context of pharmacist-patient relationships. Worley has published results from her research in peer-reviewed and professional journals, and has presented her research at numerous professional and scientific meetings.

Worley received two BS degrees from the University of Pittsburgh, and MS degree from Ohio State and a PhD from the University of Minnesota.

“Serving APhA-APRS, and contributing to the pharmacy profession through my teaching and research has given tremendous purpose and meaning to my career,” said Worley. “To be honored by my peers with this award is a true highlight.”