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Beth A Martin, PhD, MS, RPh

Associate Professor (CHS)
Assistant Dean for Assessment, Teaching & Learning





Beth was the Director of the Pharmacotherapy Labs for the entry-level Doctor of Pharmacy degree program from 1998 - 2005 and currently coordinates the new DPH-1 IPPE. Her research emphasis has been on assessment and evaluation of professional education programming. Her practice experience is in community and managed care pharmacy and she also served as the Director of Educational Affairs for the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin.

Dr. Martin has provided state and national presentations on implementing a pharmaceutical care practice, tobacco cessation counseling and services, developing/implementing clinical skills exams, and applying motivational interviewing techniques to promote health behavior change. She continues to be interested in facilitating the advancement of pharmaceutical care and provision of medication therapy management services as the standard of pharmacy practice. She encourages students to make a professional pledge to serve their patients through the application of pharmaceutical care principles and to motivate change within the profession of pharmacy.

Beth's research interests include pharmacy services implementation and sustained provision, as well as the evaluation and assessment of educational programs.

Beth Martin's honors include being named an AFPE 2004-05 Fellow, the APhA-APRS ESAS postgraduate officer for 2004-05, receiving the 1998-99 Teaching Excellence Award, the 1995 Young Pharmacist of the Year Award, and being a 1994 graduate of the SKB/APhA Community Pharmacy Management Program.

Beth's professional affiliations include: PSW, the American Pharmacists Association, the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Rho Chi, and Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society.

Professional Interests: Pharmacy services implementation and the evaluation and assessment of educational programs


  • PhD 2006 SAS, minor in CAVE - University of Wisconsin
  • MS 2003 SAS - University of Wisconsin
  • BS Pharm - University of Wisconsin
Highlighted Publications:
  • Lukazewski A, Mikula B, Servi A, Martin BA (corresponding author). Evaluation of a Web Based Tool in Screening for Medication Related Problems In Community Dwelling Older Adults. Consultant Pharmacist. (in press 0411-0018).
  • Martin BA, Moroney SM, Vanderheyden B, Liu W. Hormone Replacement Therapy ? What Have We Learned Since the Women's Health Initiative? JPSW. 2011;14(3):8-14.
  • Martin BA, Chewning BA. Evaluating Pharmacists? Ability to Counsel on Tobacco Cessation Using Two Standardized Patient Scenarios. Patient Education and Counseling. 2011;83(3):319-24.
  • Martin BA, Chui MA, Thorpe JM, Mott DA, and Kreling DH. Development of a Scale to Measure Pharmacists' Self-Efficacy in Performing WPQC Medication Therapy Management Interventions. Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy. 2010;6(2):155-61.
  • Martin BA, Bruskiewitz RH, Chewning BA. The Effect of a Tobacco Cessation Continuing Professional Education Program on Pharmacists? Confidence, Skills, and Practice Behaviors. JAPhA.2010;50:9-16.
  • Leschisin RA, Martin BA. Pharmacist-facilitated Tobacco Cessation Services in an Inpatient Setting. Journal of Health-System Pharmacists. 2007;64:2386-9.