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 Awards

The textbook, Pharmacy Management, Leadership, Marketing and Finance, (co-editors, Marie Chisholm-Burns, Allison Vaillancourt and Marv Shepherd) received the Distinguished 2011 American Medical Writers Association Award in the Health Care Professionals Category.

Legend Award Photo
Shepherd, wife Valerie, daughter Monica, son-in-law Scott and my son, Joshua at the Legends Award's Ceremony.

2010 Legend of Pharmacy Award
, presented by the College of Pharmacy Alumni Association, University of Texas, September, 2010.
"Group Photo"
Ken Lawson, Mike Johnsrud and Marv Shepherd

2007 Best Research Paper Award
from the Journal Managed Care Pharmacy.  Authors and title of the paper were Michael Johnsrud, Kenneth Lawson and Marv Shepherd, "Comparison of Mail-Order with Community Pharmacy in Plan Sponsor Cost and Member Cost in Two Large Pharmacy Benefit Plans."

American Society of Health-System Pharmacist "Award of Excellence" at the ASHP Mid-Year Clinical Meeting, December 2006


Acceptance Speech, ASHP Award ,Mid-Year Clinical Meeting,2006.

Education Achievement Award from the Texas Pharmacy Association, July 2006

2005 Best Research Paper Published in the Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy, authors and title of the paper were Song Hee Hong, Marv Shepherd, David Scoones and Thomas Wan, "Product-line Extensions and Pricing Strategies of Brand Name Drugs Facing Patent Expiration," JMCP, Vol. 11, No. 9, 2005.
Editorial was awarded the Silver Ink Well Award from the International Association of Business Communicators, Washington DC Chapter for the  Editorial Opinion article published in USATODAY , December 29, 2004, "What if Canada Says "No" to Drug Imports," October, 18, 2005. 
President and Chairman, Board of Directors, Partnership for Safe Medicines August, 2005
Appointed to the Board of Directors, Partnership for Safe Medicines (, 2004

Spirit of Volunteerism Award from the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, 2004

More information about Dr. Shepherd
> Biography
> 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

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Last Reviewed: August 9, 2011

Division Information

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

Email Address: pharmacy


Lawson, Donavan Named to TETA Awards

Dr. Ken Lawson, associate professor of pharmacy administration, and Martin Donavon, a teaching assistant in the division of pharmaceutics, were honored recently when they were named recipients of the Texas Excellence Teaching Awards.
>Read more about these awards.

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