Richard Segal

Richard Segal Ph.D.

Associate Dean For Faculty Affairs

Department: Dean's Office
Business Phone: (352) 273-6265
Business Email: segal@cop.ufl.edu

About Richard Segal

Richard Segal, Ph.D., is a professor of Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy and also holds a faculty appointment in the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research. His research interests focuses on improving the quality and safety of the medication use process, with a particular emphasis on improving prescribing practices and in creating collaborative practice models to improve medication use by patients.

Segal is widely recognized for his work in explaining why clinical practice is so often inconsistent with evidence-based best practices. His research in the area of changing prescribing behavior has been the basis of prescribing interventions throughout the world. Segal was Co-PI on the first major research project focused on training community pharmacists to identify and prevent drug related problems which contribute to preventable drug related morbidity called Therapeutic Outcomes Monitoring (TOM). Their research has helped to shape many medication therapy management interventions used by health plans in the United States and in other countries.

Honors & Awards

Outstanding Team Teaching Award, Course Coordinator
2017 · University of Florida
Silver and Gold Awards for Best Research Poster
2015-2018 · Amiercan Managed Care Pharmacy
APHA-APRS 'Postgraduate Best Paper Award' in the Clinical Sciences section
2004 · American Pharmacists Association
"Best of Blue" National Research Award
2001 · Blue Cross Blue Shield
Best Published Paper Award
1999 · American Pharmaceutical Association
Award for Practice Research
1997 · American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacy

Research Profile

Dr. Segal’s research focuses on improving the quality and safety of the medication use process, with a particular emphasis on improving prescribing practices and in creating collaborative practice models to improve medication use by patients.

Publications

Grants

May 2019ACTIVE
Community Health workers practice improvements – FY1819
FL DEPT OF HLTH · Principal Investigator
June 2018 – June 2019
Identifying Medication Use Problems and Improving Minority Health through Community Health Workers
AMER FOU FOR PHARM EDU · Mentor
January 2018 – June 2018
Diabetes Self-Management Education Via Telehealth Feasibility Study SOW16-042
FL DEPT OF HLTH · Principal Investigator
December 2017 – November 2018
Summer Health Professions Education Program
ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION · Project Manager
July 2017 – September 2018
Medication Therapy Management Support Training Servcies
FL DEPT OF HLTH · Principal Investigator
September 2016 – August 2017
SCIENCE OF GLOBAL PROSTATE CANCER DISPARITIES
NATL INST OF HLTH NCI ·
September 2016 – June 2017
Community Health workers practice improvements – FY1617
FL DEPT OF HLTH · Principal Investigator
September 2014 – August 2019
Florida Minority Cancer Research and Training Center: Feasibility Studies
NATL INST OF HLTH NCI ·

Education

1983
Ph.D.
Virginia Commonwealth University‐Medical College of Virginia
1981
M.Sc.
University of Iowa
1976-1977
ASHP Accredited Residency in Hospital Pharmacy
Mayo Clinic, Rochester
1976
B.S.
University of Connecticut