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 developing 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.

Member of Team Alice, an interprofessional initiative to protect older adults from medication related harm.

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:

  • Outstanding Reviewer, Journal of the American Pharmacists Association (2021)
  • 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:

  • September 2020–July 2025
    The Home Infusion Collaborative to Eliminate Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI)
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
    Role: Contributor
    $25,000
  • August 2020–July 2021
    Planning for NIA R21/R33 Grant- Patient Driven Deprescribing to Enhance Successful Aging
    US Deprescribing Research Network
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $60,000
  • July 2019–June 2021
    Community-based participatory research for reducing medication harm among retirees
    Retirement Research Foundation
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $200,000
  • 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
    $75,000
  • April 2019–March 2020
    The Deprescribing Network of Western New York for Successful Aging
    University at Buffalo Center for Successful Aging
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $19,260
  • 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
    $10,000

Journal Articles:

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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:

  • "Let’s Talk About Transitions: The Shift from Inpatient Status to Primary Care" Western New York Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists Ambulatory Care Webinar (2021)
  • "Demystifying Deprescribing: A Guide to Optimizing Geriatric Medication Regimens" UB|MD Family Medicine Residency Grand Rounds (2020)
  • "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