Primary Institution:The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)
Current SEPA Project
Marie Barnard, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Administration and Research Associate Professor in the Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, is the Distinguished Cotton Lecturer in Pharmacy Administration. She earned a master’s degree in epidemiology from the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center and a PhD in Pharmacy Administration from the University of Mississippi. She serves as the Graduate Program Coordinator for the Department of Pharmacy Administration. Her research interests and expertise include social/behavioral determinants of health, public health, vaccination behavior, program evaluation, health outcomes, and the health sciences educational pipeline. Dr. Barnard has served as a principal or co-investigator on over 50 grants and contracts. She is the PI on an NIH project tha utilizes a youth participatory action approach to develop a young adult-centered health promotion research agenda and seeks to enhance interest in health sciences careers. Her research team studies ways to leverage healthcare systems to improve health outcomes, with a focus on utilizing implementation science-informed evaluations of interventions. They focus on HPV vaccination, intimate partner violence, safe prescribing behaviors, and efforts to leverage the community pharmacy setting to improve health outcomes.
Associated SEPA Project(s)
Project SCORE (Student-Centered Outcomes Research Experience)
5R25GM142065-03 : 03/01/2023 - 02/28/2026