Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice



Shepherd, Marvin D., Ph.D.
Professor of Health Outcomes
& Pharmacy Practice and
Center for Pharmacoeconomic Studies,
Clifford L. Klinck, Jr. Centennial Professor,
The University of Texas at Austin
President, Partnership for Safe Medicines
PHR 3.209A

Recent Publications

Shepherd, Marv, "Examination Why Community Pharmacists Do Not Provide 72-Hour Emergency Prescription Drugs to Medicaid Patients When Prior Authorization is Not Available" Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy, In Press.

Nemlekar, P., Shepherd, M.D. Lawson K.L. "Web-based Survey to Assess the Perceptions of Managed Care Organization Representatives on Use of Co-pay Subsidy Coupons for Prescription Drugs, Journal Managed Care Pharmacy, In Press.

Shepherd, Marv, Fake Online Pharmacy alert makes the Case for a Closed Medicine Supply, Partnership for Safe Medicines,  August 9, 2011.

Scherbakova Natalia, Shepherd, Marv, Lawson Ken, Richards Kristin, The Role of Authorized Generics in the Prescription Drug Market Place, Journal of Generic Medicines, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2011, 28-40.

Gavaza Paul, Shepherd Marv, Scherbakova Natasha and Khoza Star, The State of Health Economics and Pharmacoeconomics Research in Russia: A Systematic Review,   Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, 2010, No.1, 113-121.

Shepherd, Marv The Effect of the U.S. Pharmaceutical Importation on Canada s Pharmaceutical Supply, Canadian Pharmacists Journal,  Vol 143, No 5, September/October 2010, 226-233.

Shepherd, Marv, Black Medicine, Americas Quarterly, Vol.4, No.3, Summer, 2010, 82-85.

Shepherd, Marv Beef Up International Cooperation on Counterfeits, Nature Medicines, Vol.16, No. 4, April 4, 2010

Winegar Angela, Shepherd Marvin, Lawson Kenneth and Richards Kristin, Comparison of Claim Percent Gross Margin Earned by Texas Community Independent Pharmacies for Dual-Eligible Beneficiaries Claims Before and After Medicare Part D, Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, September/October 2009.

Shepherd, Marv, Richards, Kristin, Winegar, Angela, Length of Prescription Drug Payment Times from Part D Plans, Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, 47:6, November /December 2007, 695-701.

ISPOR MEETING Lunch with graduate students, ISPOR meeting in Toronto.


Panjabi SS, Panjabi RS, Shepherd MD, Lawson KA, Johnsrud M, Barner J. Extended-Release, Once-Daily Morphine (Avinza) for the Treatment of Chronic Nonmalignant Pain: Effect on Pain, Depressive Symptoms, and Cognition. Pain Medicine 2008, Aug 7.

Shepherd, Marv, Drug Importation and Safety of Drugs Obtained from Canada, The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Vol.41, (July/August 2007).

Shepherd, Marv, Unprecedented Opportunities for Managed Care Organizations and Community Pharmacies to Work Together, Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy, Vol. 13, No. 5, (June 2007) 426-428.

Shepherd, Marv, Impact of Drug Importation on Community Pharmacy and Patient Care, Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, Vol. 47, No. 3, (May/June 2007) 319-327.

Johnsrud M, Lawson KW and Shepherd MD, Comparison of Mail-Order Versus Community Pharmacy in Plan Sponsor Cost and Member Costs in Two Large Pharmacy Benefit Plans, Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy, Vol.13, No. 2, March/April 2007

Hong S H, Shepherd MD, Scoones D and Wan TTH, Product-Line Extensions and Pricing Strategies of Brand-Name Drugs Facing Patent Expiration, Journal Managed Care Pharmacy, Vol. 11, No. 9, November/December 2005. 746-754.

Shepherd, MD, Drug Quality: Safety Issues and Threats of Drug Importation, California Western Law Review/International Law Journal, Special Edition, Summer 2005. 77-88.

Shepherd, MD Examination of the Relationship Between Direct-to-Consumer Advertising Expenditures and Price, Drug Information Journal, Vol 39, No.1, 2005, 13-24.

White HouseThis picture was taken while waiting in the West Room of the White House to visit with CMS and White House officials about the Medicare Part D program.

Shepherd, MD, Counterfeit Medications and the Pharmacist s Responsibilities CE Solutions (, December 1, 2004, 1-12.

Shepherd, MD Canada Cannot Meet US Drug Supply Needs Product Management Today, July 2004.

Wen LK, Parchman ML and Shepherd MD, Family Support, Diet Barriers among Older Hispanic Adults with Type 2 Diabetes, Clinical Research Methods, Vol 36, No. 6, June 2004, 423-430.

Shepherd, MD Vulnerable Points in the U.S. Drug Distribution System, Supplement to Managed Care, Vol 13, No. 3, March 2004, 25-29



More information about Dr. Shepherd
> Biography
> Recent Awards
> Presentations
> Research Presentations
> Publications
> Interviews, Editorials and Other Publications
> Feature Story: Dose of Reality. Can Internet Prescription Drug Purchases
   Endanger Your Health

> Prescription drug payment times by Medicare Part D plans: Results of a national
   study (PDF)

> Drug Dynamics Institute
> Return to Shepherd's Home Page

Last Reviewed: May 1, 2013

Division Information

Mailing Address:
Pharmacy Practice
The University of Texas
at Austin
2409 University Ave.
Stop A1900
Austin, TX, USA

Email Address: pharmacy


Young Cited for Regents Teaching Honor

Dr. Veronica Young is the recipient of a 2014 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award from The University of Texas at Austin.
>Read more about this honor.

Barner Cited for Top Teaching Award

Dr. Jamie Barner was named as the recipient of the Educator of the Year at the first College of Pharmacy Teaching Awards Ceremony and Reception.
>Read more about this honor.

Brown Named APhA Fellow

Dr. Carolyn Brown, professor of health outcomes and pharmacy practice, has been named an APhA fellow.
>Read more about this honor.

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