Collin M. Clark PharmD, BCPS, BCGP

Collin Clark

Collin M. Clark
PharmD, BCPS, BCGP

Contact Information
312 Pharmacy Building
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 645-4762
collincl@buffalo.edu



Professional Summary:

Dr. Clark is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice. His clinical practice focuses on transitions of care at Buffalo General Medical Center, where he is currently helping to develop a layered-learning practice model with pharmacy students and residents.

His research focus centers on the implementation and assessment of pharmacist provided clinical services. He has a particular interest in studying the pharmacist’s role in transitional care management across the continuum of care and medication optimization strategies for older adults with complex medical conditions.

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Health Services Research, Primary Care Research Institute, Dept. of Family Medicine, University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (2019)
  • PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Pharmacy Practice, VA Western New York Healthcare System (2018)
  • PharmD, Pharmacy, University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (2017)

Employment:

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice, University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (2020-present)
  • Research Assistant Professor, Family Medicine, Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2018-present)

Awards and Honors:

  • Geriatrics Practice and Research Network Fellow Travel Award, American College of Clinical Pharmacy (2019)
  • Best Poster Award Finalist, 40th American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting (2019)
  • Best Research Poster Award Finalist, 24th Annual International Meeting of the International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (2019)
  • Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges, UB Graduate School (2017)
  • Katherine Doyle Memorial Award for Excellence in Palliative Care, UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (2017)
  • Merck Award for Academic Excellence, UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (2017)
  • Robert H. Ritz Award, UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (2017)
  • Roy M. Barr Award, UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (2017)
  • Roger Mantsavinos Award, UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (2017)

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • July 2019–June 2021
    Community-based participatory research for reducing medication harm among retirees
    Retirement Research Foundation
    Role: Co-Investigator
  • July 2019–June 2021
    Impact of an integrated pharmacist and primary care collaborative transitions of care program on clinical and economic outcomes among high risk patients
    ASHP Foundation
    Role: Co-Investigator
  • April 2019–March 2020
    The Deprescribing Network of Western New York for Successful Aging
    University at Buffalo Center for Successful Aging
    Role: Co-Investigator
  • April 2017–March 2018
    Collaborative Drug Safety Management Capable of Deprescribing Across the Healthcare System
    School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Seed Support Program
    Role: Co-Investigator

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Professional Memberships:

  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (2020–present)
  • International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (2019–present)
  • American Pharmacists Association (2019–present)
  • New York State Council of Health-System Pharmacists (2017–present)
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (2016–present)
  • American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (2015–present)
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (2014–present)

Presentations:

  • "Potentially inappropriate medication prescribing is associated with increased healthcare utilization and costs among older adults in the United States" American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting (2019)
  • "Helping or Hurting: Vitamin Supplements in Primary Care" UB|MD Primary Care Update (2019)
  • "Less is More: Approaches to Deprescribing in Geriatric Patients" VA Employee Education Program (2018)

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Contact Information

312 Pharmacy Building
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 645-4762
collincl@buffalo.edu