Marcia Worley

Marcia Worley

Marcia Worley, PhD, RPh, FAPhA

Professor & Chair
Secondary Title
Merrell Dow Professor
Unit / Department / Division
Outcomes and Translational Sciences
Riffe 406
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

Bright D, Worley M, Porter BL. Patient perceptions of pharmacogenomic testing in the community pharmacy setting. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2021 Apr;17(4):744-749. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2020.06.022. Epub 2020 Jul 13. PMID: 32741696.

Stanley ER, Hafford A, Naseman R, Li J, Worley M, Mehta BH. Assessment of pharmacy technician learning preferences and implications for training. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2021 Feb 19;78(Suppl 1):S16-S25. doi: 10.1093/ajhp/zxaa362. PMID: 33064128; PMCID: PMC7797731.

Lee S, Bae-Shaaw YH, Gogineni H, Worley MM, Law AV. Triple strength utility of the Modified Drug Adherence Work-Up (M-DRAW) tool in a veterans affairs outpatient diabetes clinic. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2020 Jul;16(7):914-920. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2019.09.063. Epub 2019 Oct 1. PMID: 31629655.

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. doi: 10.1016/j.japh.2017.12.011. Epub 2018 Feb 1. PMID: 29396178.

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 1;74(23 Supplement 4):S84-S89. doi: 10.2146/ajhp160877. PMID: 29167144.

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 8;5(3):52. doi: 10.3390/pharmacy5030052. PMID: 28970464; PMCID: PMC5622364.

Schommer JC, Worley MM, Kjos AL. Decision-making during initiation of medication therapy. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2014 Mar-Apr;10(2):313-27. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2013.06.003. Epub 2013 Jul 17. PMID: 23871227.

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. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2012.05.015. Epub 2012 Oct 12. PMID: 23068189.

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. doi: 10.1331/JAPhA.2012.10050. PMID: 23023847.

Berry TM, Chichester CO, Lundquist LM, Sanoski CA, Woodward DA, Worley MM, Early JL 2nd. Professional technical standards in colleges and schools of pharmacy. Am J Pharm Educ. 2011 Apr 11;75(3):50. doi: 10.5688/ajpe75350. PMID: 21655404; PMCID: PMC3109804.