Marcia Worley

Marcia Worley

Marcia Worley, PhD, RPh, FAPhA

Professor & Chair
Secondary Title
Merrell Dow Professor
Unit / Department / Division
Outcomes and Translational Sciences
A214 Parks Hall
Email Address
Phone Number

Professional Interests

Professional Interests

Worley’s practice-based research focuses on the impact of pharmacist-patient relationships on the patient medication use process. She has published results from her research in numerous peer-reviewed and professional journals, including Research in Social and Administrative PharmacyPatient Education and Counseling, Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, and the American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. Worley has presented her research at professional and scientific meetings such as the American Pharmacists Association and the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.

Support Staff
Tonya Fletcher, Administrative Associate


  • 2001, PhD, University of Minnesota, Social and Administrative Pharmacy
  • 1996, MS, The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Administration
  • 1990, BS, University of Pittsburgh, School of Pharmacy
  • 1986, BS, University of Pittsburgh, Behavioral Neuroscience


  • Teacher of the Semester, 2005
  • Teacher of the Semester, 2004
  • Social & Administrative PharmacyGraduate Program Nominee for Best Dissertation, 2002
  • Economic, Social, and Administrative Sciences Postgraduate Best Paper Award, 2001
  • Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 2001
  • Doctoral Dissertation Scholarship, 2000
  • Melendy Doctoral Dissertation Scholarship, 2000 - 2001
  • American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education Pre Doctoral Fellowship, 2000 - 2001
  • Social and Administrative Pharmacy Graduate Program Nominee, 2000 - 2001
  • Phi Lambda Sigma, 1998
  • First Alternate, 1998 - 1999
  • Upsilon Chapter at The Ohio State University, 1997
  • Nominated and selected to attend,
  • 2005 Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management Presentation Merit Award,
  • Top Reviewers,
  • Literature Award: Innovation in Pharmacy Practice,
  • Pharmacy New Investigator Program Award – 2002-2003,,
  • Poster Rounds with the Experts – Economic, Social and Administrative Sciences session,
  • Top Reviewers,
  • Outstanding Presentation Award for Economic, Marketing and Management Sciences,
  • Who’s Who Executive and Professional Registry. 2004-2005,

Journal Articles

  • Lengel M, Kuhn CH, Worley M, Wehr AM, McAuley JW. Pharmacy technician involvement in community pharmacy medication therapy management. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2018 Mar - Apr;58(2):179-185.e2.
  • Louden L, Mirtallo JM, Worley M, Naseman R, Hafford A, Brown NV. Efficiency analysis of a barcode-enabled and integrated medication-tracking system. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2017 Dec 01;74(23 Supplement 4):S84-S89.
  • Lee S, Bae YH, Worley M, Law A. Validating the Modified Drug Adherence Work-Up (M-DRAW) Tool to Identify and Address Barriers to Medication Adherence. Pharmacy (Basel). 2017 Sep 08;5(3).
  • Schommer JC, Worley MM, Kjos AL. Decision-making during initiation of medication therapy. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2014 Mar-Apr;10(2):313-27.
  • Kjos AL, Worley MM, Schommer JC. The social network paradigm and applications in pharmacy. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2013 Jul-Aug;9(4):353-69.
  • Stratton TP, Cernohous T, Hager K, Bumgardner M, Traynor A, Worley MM, Isetts BJ, Larson T, Seifert R. College of pharmacy-based medication therapy management program for a university system. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2012 Sep-Oct;52(5):653-60.
  • Berry TM, Chichester CO, Lundquist LM, Sanoski CA, Woodward DA, Worley MM, Early JL. Professional technical standards in colleges and schools of pharmacy. Am J Pharm Educ. 2011 Apr 11;75(3):50.
  • Cline RR, Worley MM, Schondelmeyer SW, Schommer JC, Larson TA, Uden DL, Hadsall RS. PDP or MA-PD? Medicare part D enrollment decisions in CMS Region 25. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2010 Jun;6(2):130-42.
  • Schommer JC, Worley MM, Kjos AL, Pakhomov SV, Schondelmeyer SW. A thematic analysis for how patients, prescribers, experts, and patient advocates view the prescription choice process. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2009 Jun;5(2):154-69.
  • Worley MM, Hermansen-Kobulnicky CJ. Outcome and self-efficacy expectations for medication management of patients with diabetes: influence of the pharmacist-patient relationship. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2008 Sep-Oct;48(5):621-31.