Selected ongoing and completed scholarly works are categorized below; links are embedded in the initial word of each title (as available). My research in digital health is increasingly been focused on the triad of prediabetes/diabetes, obesity, and sleep. During the past few years, I have also begun to investigate the potential of blockchain technology as it applies to healthcare and to healthcare education. Please click HERE if you want to access the full list of Medline-indexed journal articles that I have authored or co-authored. For research efforts that have generated press coverage, please go to the MEDIA section.

Digital Health & mHealth
Short-term outcomes of a precision medicine weight loss program
mHealth platform to improve ART adherence within public health clinics
Effect of text messaging and health literacy in diabetes
How to identify, assess and utilise mobile medical applications in clinical practice
mHealth and pharmacy in health care
Opportunities for pharmacists in mHealth
Systematic evaluation of paediatric medicine information in CDS on smartphones
Safety and security on the Internet: challenges and advances in WHO Member States

Blockchain & DLT
Blockchain in Healthcare (HIMSS Book)
Leveraging blockchain technology to enhance supply chain management in healthcare
Pragmatic, interdisciplinary perspectives on blockchain and DLT
Geospatial blockchain in health and healthcare
Top 10 blockchain predictions for the (near) future of healthcare

Informatics & Education
Progress report on pharmacy informatics education in the US
Pharmacy informatics education for all
Specialized pharmacy informatics education
Development and implementation of a health informatics curriculum
Lessons learned with pharmacy education: digital health
Role of residency interview prep on pharmacy residency match rates
Development of a residency interviewing preparatory seminar
Knowledge, skills, and resources for pharmacy informatics education
Concurrent use of clickers at a multi-campus college of pharmacy
E-prescribing: attitudes and perceptions of pharmacists in Puerto Rico
Evaluation of drug information databases for personal digital assistants

Participatory Medicine
Impact of patient participation in health care conferences via Twitter
Patient partnership in medical conferences

Social Media in Health Care
Instagram, medication-related hashtags, and privacy
Professional and personal use of social media by pharmacy students (in preparation)
Analysis of pharmacists’ use of Twitter
Social media use among pharmacy students
Pharmacist use of social media
Use of blogs by pharmacists
Scope, completeness, and accuracy of drug information in Wikipedia

Cognitive and performance enhancing medication use for poker
Patient attitudes toward community pharmacy attire
Readability of patient leaflets for diabetes and chronic fatigue syndrome
Open-access publishing for pharmacy-focused journals
Safety issues associated with commercially available energy drinks
Community pharmacists’ use of language access services


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