Bartholomew . Clark, RPh, MS, PhD
Bartholomew Clark, RPh, MS, PhD

Bartholomew Clark, RPh, MS, PhD

Associate Professor
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Pharmacy Sciences

Position

  • Associate Professor

Teaching Activity

  • Pharmacy Practice Management, Pharmacy Practice Law, Patient Safety

Biography

In addition to the brief biographical information below, Dr. Clark's complete CV is linked here:
Bartholomew Clark Curriculuim Vitae 

Bartholomew E. Clark
is a tenured associate professor in the department of pharmacy sciences in School of Pharmacy and Health Professions and a faculty associate in the Creighton Center for Health Services Research and Patient Safety. His teaching responsibilities have included the courses Pharmacy Practice Law, Pharmacy Practice Management, Health Care Systems and Patient Safety, and Interprofessional Foundations in Patient Safety. He served on the Faculty Council from August of 2008 until August 2014 and as Secretary of the Faculty Council from August of 2012 until August 2014 when he began a two-year term as President of the University Faculty.

Dr. Clark earned his Ph.D. in Social and Administrative Sciences in Pharmacy with a minor in Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he was an American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education Fellow. His graduate Sociology studies focused primarily on organizations, professions and work. Clark's M.S. in Pharmacy Administration, B.S. in Pharmacy, and B.S. in Biological Sciences are from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is licensed as a pharmacist in Illinois and Nebraska. Dr. Clark's Ph.D. dissertation research examined professional and workplace attributes that contribute to a pharmacist’s organizational commitment. His research since joining the Creighton faculty in 2001 has included identifying hidded cash flows in the pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) industry as well as pharmacists' professionalism and work environments.

As a new faculty member at Creighton, Clark worked with colleagues to research hidden cash flows in the pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) industry; he also became a key member of the interprofessional faculty team that developed and wrote a textbook for Creighton's IPE 410 Foundations in Patient Safety. He has published twelve peer-reviewed articles (nine as co-author and three as lead author), three original and three revised book chapters (five as lead author), eleven published abstracts for podium presentations (four as lead author), and fourteen published abstracts for poster presentations (five as lead author). In 2013, Clark achieved Finalist status in the Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellows Program. 

Dr. Bartholomew Clark is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy, the American Pharmacists' Association, the Nebraska Pharmacists Association and the American Association of University Professors. Prior to and during the pursuit of his graduate studies, Dr. Clark practiced pharmacy in a variety of community and institutional settings. Subsequent to earning his M.S. degree, Dr. Clark served as the Professional Affairs Manager for the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP). At NABP he worked with the Committee on Law Enforcement and Legislation on model legislation and regulations later incorporated into the prospective drug use review and patient counseling provisions of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 (OBRA '90) and wrote regularly for NABP publications.

Education

  • B.S. Biological Sciences, University of Illinois-Chicago
  • B.S. Pharmacy, University of Illinois-Chicago
  • M.S. Pharmacy Administration, University of Illinois-Chicago
  • Ph.D. Social and Administrative Sciences in Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Certifications

Registered Pharmacist -- Illinois Registered Pharmacist -- Nebraska

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • “Compliance with Regulations and Regulatory Bodies,” in Pharmacy Management: Essentials for All Practice Settings,, McGraw-Hill, 4th Edition, 2016
  • Clark, B.E., “Compliance with Regulations and Regulatory Bodies,” Chapter 28 in Text Book: Desselle, S., Zgarrick, D. & Alson, G.A. (Editors), Pharmacy Management, New York, NY, McGraw-Hill, Third Edition, 2012
  • Clark, B.E., and Bramble, J.D. “Safety Improvement is Achieved within Organizations”, Text Book Chapter 5 in: Galt, K.A. and Paschal, K.A. (Editors), Foundations in Patient Safety for Health Professionals, Sudbury, MA, Jones and Bartlett, 2011
  • Clark, B.E., “Compliance with Regulations and Regulatory Bodies,” Chapter 29 in Text Book: Zgarrick, D. & Desselle, S. (Editors), Contemporary Pharmacy Practice Management, New York, NY, McGraw-Hill, Second Edition, 2009
  • Bramble, J.D., Galt, K.A., Siracuse, M.V., Rule, A.A., & Clark, B.E., Examining Barriers to Health Information Technology Adoption, in Savage, G.T. and Ford, E.W. (Editors) Advances in Health Care Management, Vol. 7, Patient Safety and Health Care Management, United Kingdom, Emerald JAI Press, Vol. 7, 2008
  • Clark, B. E. Compliance with regulations and regulatory bodies, Contemporary pharmacy practice management, 2005

Articles

  • Hamilton, W.R., Clark, B.E., Padron,V.A., Kelly, A.L., Hedlund, D.A. and Siracuse, M.V. (2012). A novel virtual pharmacy examination format and student self-perceptions in making nonprescription product recommendations., Creative Education, 3(4), 588-594, 2012
  • Clark, B. E., Siracuse, M. V., Garis, R. I. A comparison of mail-service and retail community pharmacy claims in 5 prescription benefit plans, Research in social & administrative pharmacy : RSAP, 5, 133-142, 2009
  • Clark, B.E. (2009). Corporate control and professional prerogative: An unresolved tension for pharmacists., Research in social & administrative pharmacy : RSAP, 5(4), 299-301, 2009
  • Siracuse, M. V., Clark, B. E., Garis, R. I. Undocumented source of pharmacy benefit manager revenue, American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, 65, 552-557, 2008
  • Siracuse, M. V., Clark, B. E., Garis, R. I. The Spread: Further Evidence of an Undocumented Source of Pharmacy Benefit Manager Revenue, American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, 44, 15-21, 2007
  • Clark, B. E., Mount, J. K. Pharmacy service orientation: A measure of organizational culture in pharmacy practice sites, Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 2, 110-128, 2006
  • Galt, K. A., Paschal, K. A., O?..Brien, R. L., McQuillan, R. J., Graves, J. K., Harris, B., Mahern, C., Schierton, L. S., Bramble, J. D., Clark, B. E., Gleason, J. M., Hoidal, P., Moores, K., Mu, K., Rule, A. M., Bradberry, J. C., Sonnino, R. E., Gerardi, Description and Evaluation of an Inter-professional Patient Safety Course for Health Professions and Related Sciences Students, Journal of Patient Safety, 2, 207-216, 2006
  • Galt, K. A., Rule, A. M., Taylor, W., Siracuse, M. V., Bramble, J. D., Rich, E. C., Young, W. Y., Clark, B. E., Houghton, B. L. Impact of personal digital assistant devices on medication safety in primary care., AHRQ Advances in Patient Safety: From Research to Implementation, 3, 247-263, 2005
  • Galt, K. A., Rule, A. M., Clark, B. E., Bramble, J. D., Taylor, W., Moores, K. G. Best practices in medication safety ?.. areas for improvement in the primary care physician?..s office., AHRQ Advances in Patient Safety: From Research to Implementation, 1, 101-129, 2005
  • Galt, K. A., Siracuse, M. V., Rule, A. M., Clark, B. E., Taylor, W. Instrument development: physician adoption of hand held computer use., AHRQ Advances in Patient Safety: From Research to Implementation, 4, 93-108, 2005
  • Garis, R. I., Clark, B. E., Siracuse, M. V. Shining the Light on Non-Transparent PBM Cash Flows., Illinois Pharmacist., 2005
  • Garis, R. I., Clark, B. E., Siracuse, M. V. Shining the Light on Non-Transparent PBM Cash Flows., UPNI News, 2005
  • Garis, R. I., Clark, B. E., Siracuse, M. V. Shining the light on non-transparent PBM cash flows, Nebraska Mortar and Pestle, 67, 23-28, 2004
  • Garis, R. I., Clark, B. E., Siracuse, M. V. Non-transparent PBM cash flows, America's Pharmacist (USA), 126, 20-25, 2004
  • Garis, R. I., Clark, B. E. The spread: Pilot study of an undocumented source of pharmacy benefit manager revenue, Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, 44, 15-21, 2004
  • Garis, R. I., Clark, B. E., Siracuse, M. V., Makoid, M. C. Examining the value of pharmacy benefit management companies, American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, 61, 81-85, 2004
  • Garis, R. I., Clark, B. E., Chapman, T., Jizba, R., Hoeft, J. The U. S. Health Care System PHA 316: An introduction to the health care participants and policy decisions facing pharmacists, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 66, 294-301, 2002

Editing and Reviews

  • Clark, B. E., Garis, R. I. Financial consequences of drug benefit plans, JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association, 289, 423-423, 2003

Presentations

  • Clark, B.E., A Survey on the Faculty Workplace Climate of a Comprehensive University with an Academic Medical Center, International Social Pharmacy Workshop, August 6, 2014, Boston, MA. -Podium Presentation, 2014
  • Padron, V.A., Hamilton, W.R., Clark, B.E., Hedlund, D.A., Siracuse, M.V., and Kelly, A.L. “A Novel Virtual Pharmacy Examination Format and Student Self-Perceptions in Making Nonprescription Product Recommendations,” American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Annual Meeting, Kissimmee, FL; July 14 - 18, 2012. -Poster Presentation, 2012
  • Siracuse, M.V. and Clark, B.E., “Evaluation of a Presentation Project in a Pharmacy Practice Management Course,” American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX; July 9 - 13, 2011. -Poster Presentation, 2011
  • Clark, B.E., Hospodka, R.J. and Ohri, L. K. Health Policy and Law (ACPE #1128-000-09-045-L03-P), Creighton School of Pharmacy and Health Professions Alumni and Friends Reunion Weekend Continuing Education Program, October 01, 2009, Omaha, NE. -Podium Presentation, 2009
  • Galt, K.A., Fuji, K.T., Siracuse, M.V., Clark, B.E., Serocca, A., Pham, A., Kaczmarek, R. “Pharmacists for Patient Safety,” American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting and Exposition, San Antonio, TX; April 3 - 6, 2009. Abstract published in the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, Volume 49(2). -Poster Presentation, 2009
  • Siracuse, M.V., Galt, K.A., Clark, B.E., Drincic ,A., Bramble, J.D., Abbott, A.A., Paschal, K.A., Fuji, K.T. “The role of health information technology in enhancing patient safety through the medication use process,” American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting and Exposition, San Antonio, TX; April 3 - 6, 2009. Abstract published in the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, Volume 49(2)., 2009
  • Clark, B.E., Paschal, K. Patient Safety: An Interprofessional Education Imperative, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, July 15, 2007, Orlando, FL. -Podium Presentation, 2007
  • Galt, K.A., O’Brien, R., Paschal, K., Clark, B.E., Bramble, J.D., Gleason, J., McQuillan, R., Graves, J., Harris, B., Hoidal, P., Mahern, C., Mu, K., Rule, A., Scheirton, L., Gerardi, D., Sonnino, R., Bradberry, J.C., Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, "Successful Adoption of an Interprofessional “Foundations in Patient Safety Course” Across Health Professions Schools and Related Programs", 8th Annual NPSF Patient Safety Congress Leadership for Safety: The Time is NOW!, May 10-12, 2007, San Francisco, CA. -Podium Presentation, 2007
  • Clark, B.E., Siracuse, M.V., and Garis, R.I.: “Comparison of Mail-Service and Community Pharmacy Dispensing Fees in Plans with and without a Copay Incentive to Use Mail-Service,” APhA-APPM Contributed Papers Podium Session at the APhA 2006 Annual Meeting & Exposition in San Francisco, CA. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, Vol. 46 (2), March/April, 2006, p. 220-221. -Podium Presentation, 2006
  • Siracuse, M.V., Clark, B.E., and Garis, R.I.: “Evidence Revealing Non-Transparent Sources of PBM Revenue,” APhA-APPM Contributed Papers Podium Session at the APhA 2006 Annual Meeting & Exposition in San Francisco, CA. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, Vol. 46 (2), March/April, 2006, p. 222. -Podium Presentation, 2006
  • Rule, A.M., Galt, K.A., Clark, B.E., and Taylor, W.: “Development of a Medication Safety Best Practices Guide for Ambulatory Care Use,” an Innovative Practice Report. APhA-APPM Contributed Papers Podium Session at the APhA 2006 Annual Meeting & Exposition in San Francisco, CA. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, Vol. 46 (2), March/April, 2006, p. 233. -Podium Presentation, 2006

Awards and Honors

  • President of the University Faculty, Creighton University Faculty, 2014
  • Finalist - Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellows Program, Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellows Program, 2013