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Lourdes  Planas , Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Pharmacy: Clinical and Administrative Sciences

Phone (405) 271-6878  x47294
Fax (405) 271-6430
Office   CPB 243
Email Lourdes-Planas@ouhsc.edu

Research Summary

  • Evaluation of community/ambulatory care pharmacist services.
  • Development and assessment of student pharmacists' communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Practice-based research networks

Education & Experience

Education
  • Bachelor of Science, Pharmacy, Xavier University of Louisiana, 1990.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Pharmacy Health Care Administration, University of Florida, 2001.
Professional Experience
  • Assistant Professor, Clinical and Administrative Sciences, University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy, 2002-Present.
Teaching Experience
  • PHAR 7090 Research Practicum, social and administrative pharmacy research
  • PHAR 7163 Biostatistics
  • PHAR 7713 Pharmacy and Health Care Management II
  • PHAR 7733 Clinical Communications
  • PHAR 7752 Quality Improvement in Pharmacy Practice
  • PHAR 7812 Advanced Drug Literature Evaluation
  • PHAR 7813 Pharmaceutical Care Health Module, cultural competency
  • PHAR 7990 Special Studies in Pharmaceutical Sciences, independent study
  • PHAR 7991 Current Topics in Pharmaceutical Sciences, social and administrative pharmacy research
  • PHSC 5433 Social and Behavioral Issues in the Medication Use Process
  • PHSC 6120 Advanced Studies in Pharmaceutical Research, survey and qualitative research
  • HPS 5803 Cross-Cultural Perspectives in Health, culture and medication use
  • PSBS 9520 Psychiatry Clerkship, cross-cultural pharmacology and medication use

Honors & Service

Awards and Fellowships
  • Outstanding Student Organization Advisor of the Year, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 2017.
  • Board Member of the Year, Latino Community Development Agency, 2015.
  • Clinical Research Paper Award, American Pharmacists Association, Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science, 2015.
  • Clinical Research Paper Award, American Pharmacists Association, Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science, 2010.
  • Honorable Mention, Innovations in Teaching Competition, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Council of Faculties, "A systems approach to scaffold communication skills development," 2007.
  • Phi Lambda Sigma Faculty Leadership Award, University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy, 2007.
  • American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education Pre-doctoral Fellowship, 1998-2001.
  • Graduate Minority Fellowship, University of Florida, 1995-1998.
  • SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals Award for Superior Achievement in Clinical Pharmacy, Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy, 1990.

Memberships

  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • American Pharmacists Association
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • Oklahoma Pharmacists Association
  • Phi Lambda Sigma
  • Rho Chi Society
  • American Educational Research Association

Service

  • Member, Awards and Scholarships Committee, University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy
  • Member, Curriculum Committee, University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy
  • Member, Lectures Committee, University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy
  • Board of Directors, Latino Community Development Agency
  • Member, Oklahoma City Vestido Rojo Planning Committee
  • Secretary, AACP Social and Administrative Sciences Section.
  • Research Advisory Board, APhA Medication Therapy Management Environmental Scan Project
  • Member, APhA Medication Therapy Management Evidence Advisory Panel
  • Co-Advisor, Student National Pharmaceutical Association, University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy
  • Advisor, Hispanic American Student Association, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
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Selected Publications & Presentations

  1. Andrews S B, Marcy T R, Osborn B, Planas L G. The impact of an appointment-based medication synchronization program on chronic medication adherence in an adult community pharmacy population. J Clin Pharm Ther. In Press;
  2. Matta T M, O'Neal K S, Johnson J L, Carter S M, Lamb M M, Planas L G. Interventions to improve dissemination and implementation of hepatitis B vaccination in patients with diabetes. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2017; 57: 183-7.
  3. Planas L G, Hermansen-Kobulnicky C J. Interpersonal communication for patient care. In: Rickles NM, Wertheimer AI, Schommer JC, eds. Social and behavioral aspects of pharmacy practice. Kendall Hunt. 2016; 225-59.
  4. Schommer J C, Doucette W R, Planas L G. Establishing pathways for access to pharmacist-provided patient care. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2015; 55: 664-8.
  5. Winder M B, Johnson J L, Planas L G, Crosby K M, Gildon B L, Oberst-Walsh L A. Pharmacist-led educational and error notification interventions on prescribing errors in family medicine clinic. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2015; 55: 238-45.
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Current Grants Awarded

Completed Grants:
  • 06/30/12-06/29/13. Oklahoma State Department of Health Subcontract. CDC Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program.
  • 5/1/2005 - 3/31/2008 American Pharmacists Association Foundation (APhA)- Evaluation of a Community-Based Hypertension Medication Therapy Management Program among HMO Enrollees with Diabetes
  • 7/1/2005 - 3/31/2008 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) - Evaluation of a Community-Based Diabetes Management Program among HMO Enrollees