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Taylor Watterson, PharmD, MS

Research Assistant

Subjective and Objective Assessment of Pharmacist Fatigue
Source of Support: Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety Education and Research Center
Start/Ending Dates: 07/01/2019 - 06/30/2020
The goal of this pilot project is to subjectively and objectively assess occupational fatigue in Wisconsin community pharmacists.
Role: Graduate Student Principal Investigator

Impact of CancelRx on Discontinuation of Controlled Substance Prescriptions. Specifically, Pain Medications (Opioids), Stimulants, and Benzodiazepines
Source of Support: NCPDP Foundation
Start/Ending Dates: 4/1/19-3/31/20
The goal of this research is to measure the impact of CancelRx on reducing controlled substance medication discrepancies between clinic electronic health records and pharmacy management software
Role: Graduate Research Assistant

Optimization of a Statewide Medication Therapy Management Program
Source of Support: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Start/Ending Dates: 04/01/2018 – 03/30/2019
The goal of this research is to assess facilitators and barriers to provision of medication therapy management services in pharmacists across Wisconsin
Role: Academic Partner

CancelRx: A Health IT Tool to Decrease Medication Discrepancies in the Outpatient Setting
Source of Support: Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research
Start/Ending Dates: 09/2019 -03/2021
The goal of this research is to measure the impact of CancelRx on medication list discrepancies between clinic electronic health records and pharmacy management software and to describe the impact of CancelRx implementation on outpatient clinic and pharmacy work systems.
Role: Graduate Research Assistant

Taylor is a graduate student in the Health Services Research in Pharmacy program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Pittsburgh in 2017 with a concentration in Community Leadership and Innovation in Practice.

In addition to academic and research roles, Taylor also works part time at several independent community pharmacies. You can read more about her partnership with the Wisconsin Pharmacy Quality Collaborative here.

Clinical Services Team · Staff Pharmacist
Fitchburg Family Pharmacy · Fitchburg, WI

Staff Pharmacist
Forward Pharmacy · McFarland, WI 

Highlighted Publications: 

Watterson TL, Look K, Steege L, Chui MA. Operationalizing Occupational Fatigue in Pharmacists: An Exploratory Factor Analysis. medRxiv. 2019; doi: 10.1101/19008169.

Babal J, Abraham O, Weber S, Watterson T, Moua P, Chen J. Student Pharmacist Perspectives of Factors that Influence Well-being during Pharmacy School. Am J Pharm Educ. Accepted for Publication

Watterson TL. Food and Drug Administration labeling and medication guides: A health outcomes critique. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2019 Se 15(9):1191-1192. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2019.04.007. Epub 2019 Apr 11. PubMed PMID: 31003764.

Watterson TL. The issue of 30 days: A health outcomes critique of 30-day metrics. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2019 Nov - Dec;59(6):777. doi: 10.1016/j.japh.2019.06.017. Epub 2019 Jul 29. PubMed PMID: 31371180.