Department of Pharmacy Administration
The University of Mississippi

DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACY ADMINISTRATION

UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI

THESES

1964-2021

 

1.      Allen III, David
Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS): Reasons for Use and Associated Factors in Self-Selected Nicotine Concentrations
April, 2019
 

2.      Arntson, Kornkanok
Determinants of Influence: An Investigation of Pharmacist Activity in the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
December, 2002
 

3.      Athavale, Amod
The Measurement of Pharmacy Loyalty and Its Use in the Development of Marketing Strategies for the RxSync Services (SM)
July, 2010
 

4.      Austin, Jo Ellen
Women in Hospital Pharmacy – A Descriptive Survey in an Eight State Area of Female Pharmacists in the Hospital Setting
August, 1969
 

5.      Banahan, Benjamin Franklin III
Individual Reaction to Stress in the Development of Hypertension among Industrial Workers
December, 1977
 

6.      Basak, Ram Sankar
Willingness to Influence Indication-based Off-label Prescribing: An Investigation of Hospital Pharmacists
August, 2010
 

7.      Benfield, William Richard
Subchapter S Corporations and Their Applicability to the Practice of Pharmacy in the State of Mississippi
August, 1974
 

8.      Bentley, John Paul
A Study of the Feasibility of the Utilization of Health Related Quality of Life Instruments in the Community Pharmacy Settings
May, 1996
 

9.      Bhattacharya, Kaustuv
Burden of Depression among Irritable Bowel Syndrome Patients Enrolled in National Medicaid
August, 2016
 

10.  Blankenstein, Karen Jean
The Effectiveness of Appeals Used in the Yellow Pages to Advertise Nursing Homes
May, 1985
 

11.  Blumer, Adam R. Jr.
An Evaluation of Physicians’ Level of Awareness of Hospital Drug Charges Produced by Current Sources of Information
December, 1978
 

12.  Bonnarens, Joseph Keith
Determining the Level of Patient Care Specialty Service Development and Entrepreneurial Characteristics Present in Independent Community Pharmacy
December, 1999
 

13.  Brady, Gus Barry
Community and Environmental Elements Affecting the Range of Services in Hospitals
May, 1986
 

14.  Breland, Burnis Delbert
A Study of the Perceived Stress on Pharmacists in Mississippi
August, 1976
 

15.  Britton, Howard Lynn
The Influence of a Pharmacist-Conducted Educational Program on the Reporting of Adverse Drug Reactions
May, 1970
 

16.  Bouldin, Alicia Corrine Sanders
Pharmacists’ Perceptions of Herbal Medicines: A Descriptive Study
August, 1996
 

17.  Brown, Thomas R.
Quantification of Quality of Pharmaceutical Patient Care in Mississippi Hospitals Having One Hundred or More Beds
January, 1971
 

18.  Brown, Wayne M.
A Study of the Intravenous Additive Problems
January, 1970
 

19.  Bunniran, Suvapun
Examining Attributions of Blame and Consumer Trust Following Market Withdrawal of a Pharmaceutical Product 
December, 2006
 

20.  Burnett, Judy Freeman
Factors Influencing Physician Prescribing Decisions Concerning the Diagnosis of Panic Disorder
December, 1991
 

21.  Byrd, Harold Joseph
A Study of Manufacturing Control Systems in Hospital Pharmacy
August, 1971
 

22.  Chang, Li-Ly Emily
Opinions of Mississippi Pharmacists on the Prescription to OTC Switch, and the OTC Status of Ibuprofen
May, 1988
 

23.  Chiu, Herng-chia
Assessment of Adult Childrens’ Primary Caregiving Activities toward Their Elderly Parents and Their Perceptions Associated with Their Parents’ Need for Basic, Cognitive, Instrumental, and Emotional Services
December, 1985
 

24.  Chukkapalli, Ram Mohan
Consumer Self-Medication Behavior: the Influence of Different Factors on Consumer’s Purchase Decisions in the Selection of OTC Analgesics
December, 1995
 

25.  Clark, Robert Randall
A Preliminary Market Assessment of the Feasibility of Developing an Ambulatory Imaging Center Featuring Magnetic Resonance Imaging Capabilities in Oxford, Mississippi
April, 1986
 

26.  Clisby Beverly Ann
A Study of the Predominant Themes in Retirement Community Yellowpage Advertisements
1984
 

27.  Clower, Ruth Helen
A Comparative Study of Healthcare Delivery Systems in Selected Developed and Developing Countries
December, 1984
 

28.  Condon, William Patrick III
An Experimental Study of Pharmacy Students’ Responses to Classified Recruitment Advertisements
May, 1986
 

29.  Cooper, Nancy Claire
Use of the Critical Incident Technique in Identifying Factors Related to Pharmacy Staff Turnover at the University of Alabama Hospital
May, 1987
 

30.  Crumby, Ashley Stubblefield
The Decision to Pursue Pharmacy Residency Training: Motivators, Barriers, and the Fear of Missing Out (FOMO)
May, 2017
 

31.  Dibie, Chukwuebuka
Predictors of Denal Opioid Analgesic Prescribing, Opioid Use and Dental Emergency Department Visits in the Mississippi Medicaid Population
February, 2018
 

32.  Dharmarajan, Sai Hurrish
Case-Mix Adjustment of Adherence Based Pharmacy Quality Indicator Scores
December, 2011
 

33.  Dorman, Michael R.
A Study of Administrators’ Attitudes toward the Unit Dose System
December, 1977
 

34.  Finney, Zona Gail
Comparison of Complication Rates Between Continuous Versus Intermittent and Isotonic Versus Hypertonic Enteral Tube Feedings
April, 1988
 

35.  Fox, Gary Lee
A Study of Methodology for Research in Physical Screening Methods of Pharmaceutical Direct Mail Advertising
August, 1967
 

36.  Francis, William Rankin
The Effect of Recall on Response to a Self-Administered Medical History Form
August, 1973
 

37.  Freeman, Ian
The Association between Patient Characteristics and Use of Statin and Metformin among Elderly Women with Breast Cancer and Diabetes
2020
 

38.  Freeman, Robert A.
An Application of Bayesian Decision Theory to the Evaluation of a New Ethical O-T-C Drug Product
June, 1972
 

39.  French, William Benjamin, Jr.
An Evaluation of the Clinical Pharmacy Program at the University of Mississippi
1973
 

40.  Garcia, Raquel
Pharmacy in Cuba: A Descriptive Study of the Effect a Change in the Political System from a Democracy to Communism had on the Profession of Pharmacy
December, 1975
 

41.  Gilmer, Lynanne
A Feasibility Study of a Home Hospital Service in a Rural Mississippi Hospital
1987
 

42.  Gopal, Gayatri
Examining the Influence of Perceived Risk, Perceived Variability, and Confidence on Consumers Intentions to Seek OTC Medication Advice from Health Professionals.
August, 2007
 

43.  Grapes, Zach Thomas Jr.
The Development and Demonstration of a Model and Methodology to Quantify the Cost of Controlling Restricted Pharmaceuticals in a Hospital
August, 1978
 

44.  Harman, Carolyn Ann
A Study of the Relationship between the Degree of Hypochondriasis in the Health Care Consumers and Consumer Acceptance of the Nurse Practitioner
August, 1980
 

45.  Harris, Joe Tanner
The Development of a Unit Dose Drug Distribution System for Oxford-Lafayette County Hospital
1975
 

46.  Hayman, Jimmy Naul
Physician Utilization and Evaluation of a Hospital Based Drug Information Center
1977
 

47.  Henry, Robert H.
A Study of Pediatric Intravenous Fluid Drug-Use Control
April, 1973
 

48.  Hightower, William L.
An Analysis of Activities of Thirty-Two Pharmacy Externs in the community Clinical Pharmacy Program at the University of Mississippi
August, 1973
 

49.  Hollyhan, Mildred Inez
The Effect of Ethyl Alcohol on Serum Levels of Orally Administered Digoxin in Rabbits
August, 1976
 

50.  Ishizawa, Mikio
Trends in Strategies Alliances between the United States and Japanese Pharmaceutical Industry from 1970 to 1993
December, 1993
 

51.  Jackson, Joseph Dennis
An Investigation of Sick Role Designation for Selected Mental Illness Conditions and Validation Influences
May, 1979
 

52.  Jackson, Richard Allen
An Evaluation of the Capacity of the Pharmacist to Serve as a Provider of Drug Information to the Physician
August, 1971
 

53.  Jackson, Tristen
Primary Care Providers’ Provision of Therapeutic Lifestyle Change Counseling for Patients with Cardiovascular Risk
May, 2015
 

54.  Jalnawala, Nekshan
A Study of the Influence of Detail Message Characteristics on Physicians’ Beliefs About Medications and Credibility
August, 2005
 

55.  Jariwala, Krutika S.
Factors that Physicians Find Encouraging and Discouraging about Electronic Prescribing:  A Quantitative Study
December, 2010
 

56.  Jernigan, James Martin
Descriptive Analysis of the Fifteen Year Product Life Cycles of a Sample of Pharmaceutical Products
December, 1989
 

57.  Jones, Fredric Earl
Current Handling Procedures of Radiopharmaceuticals in U.S. Hospitals
June, 1969
 

58.  Joshi, Namita
Factors Affecting Community Pharmacy Owners’ Attitudes toward and Likelihood to Adopt RxSync Service
December, 2011
 

59.  Kaisare, Vivek
An Exploratory Investigation of the Potential for Direct-to-Consumer Advertising in the Type 2 Diabetes Market
August, 1999
 

60.  Keeling, Nicholas J.
Payer Perspectives on Preemptive Pharmacogenetic Testing
December, 2016
 

61.  Keller, Bernard Gerard Jr.
The Interdependent Relationship of the Cosmetic and Pharmaceutical Industries: An Historicolegal Approach
1964
 

62.  Keith, Thomas D.
Methods Evaluation of Two Drug Use Review Studies and the Development of a Drug Use Review Program
August, 1975
 

63.  Korgaonkar, Siddhi
Comparative Effectiveness and Safety of Non-Vitamin K Antagonists Oral Anticoagulants and Warfarin in Elderly Patients with Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation and Diabetes
April, 2019
 

64.  Larson, Lon Norman
A Descriptive Analysis of the Local Agencies in the Appalachian 202 Health Program
August, 1974
 

65.  Lazarus, Herman Lee, Jr.
A Qualification of Quality of Pharmaceutical Patient Care in Mississippi Hospitals Under One Hundred Beds
August, 1970
 

66.  Lence, Robert Louis
Determinants of Patient Satisfaction with Hospitals: A Path Model
1986
 

67.  Lipscomb, Caroline Carlton
A Comparative Study of Expert and Celebrity Endorsement of OTC Pharmaceutical Products
1985
 

68.  Lobb, William
The Effect of a School of Origin Variable on the Traditional Predictors and Prediction of Undergraduate Pharmacy Students’ Academic Performance
May, 2004
 

69.  Lokhandwala, Tasneem T.
Do statins improve outcomes in patients with asthma on inhaled corticosteroid therapy?  A Retrospective Analysis of the Mississippi Medicaid Database 2002-2004
May, 2011
 

70.  Lohrisch, David Niven
A Study of Production and Costs in United States Retail Pharmacy
May, 1974
 

71.  Maclayton, Darego Wilson
A Proposed Curriculum for Pharmacy Administration Program for Nigerian Pharmacy Schools
May, 1975
 

72.  Massey, Jarvis
A Content Analysis of the Image of Hospitals and Hospital Administrators as presented in Health Education Textbooks
August, 1985
 

73.  McAuley, Scott Wayne
Withholding or Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Medications: Pharmacist Recommendations
December, 1992
 

74.  McCaffrey, David John III
Initial Noncompliance: An Investigation of Unclaimed Prescription in Community Pharmacies
December, 1992
 

75.  McKay, Alan B.
Changes in Traditional Community Pharmacist Work Patterns Following Computerization
May, 1978
 

76.  McLester, R.G.
Direct Pharmacist Involvement in Antibiotic Therapy as a Potential Cost Savings Activity
December, 1987
 

77.  Mendonca, Clive
Product-specific and disease-specific Direct-to-Consumer Drug Advertising (DTCA): An investigation of Post-Exposure Information Search Behavior
May, 2010
 

78.  Monk, Mary R.
The Status of Home Intravenous Therapy Instruction in Pharmacy Curricula and Development of a Didactic Course in Home Intravenous Therapy for Pharmacy Undergraduates
November,1989
 

79.  Moore, Randy Ray
A Study of Statistical Procedures Used in Pharmacy Education
December, 1977
 

80.  Morgan, Elizabeth Land
Evaluation of Laminar Flow and Nursing Station Environments for the Preparation of Intravenous Admixtures
1972
 

81.  Nair, Sonam
Facilitators and Barriers to Biosimilar Adoption: A Systematic Review of the Global Stakeholder Perspective
August, 2020
 

82.  Noori, Wahidullah
Predictors of Medication Nonadherence in Children/Adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Mississippi Medicaid Program
April, 2017
 

83.  Northern, Robert E.
A Study of the In Vitro Drug Availability of Various Brands of Prednisolone Tablets
1972
 

84.  Northern, Robert E.
An Analysis of Trends in Resource Utilization by Primary Care Physicians for Selected DRG’s Under the Prospective Payment System
December, 1988

 

85.  Nsiah, Irene
Factors Influencing Postpartum Contraception Uptake
November, 2020
 

86.  Null, Kyle Dennis
Consumer Acceptance of Health-Related Technologies: Incorporating Perceived Health Risk into the Technology Acceptance Model
May, 2010
 

87.  Nunna, Sasikiran
Biological and Psychosocial Risk Factors of Stroke in African Americans Enrolled in the Jackson Heart Study (JHS)
May, 2016
 

88.  Opayemi, Solomon Olayiwola
Measuring the Job Satisfaction of Pharmaceutical Detailmen in Nigeria
December, 1976
 

89.  Oko-Osi, Hafiz
Market Response to Food and Drug Administration’s Safety Warnings: A Case Study Using an Interrupted Time Series Analysis of the Medicare Database for 2006-2008
December, 2011
 

90.  Overall, Judith Ann
Analysis of Inequities in the Urban/Rural Reimbursement Payment Differential under the Prospective Payment System of Medicare
December, 1988
 

91.  Padwal, Tushar Baban
An Examination of Factors that Influence the Program Choice of Graduate Students in the Pharmaceutical Sciences
May, 2011
 

92.  Paltanwale, Queenie
Understanding Attitudes Towards Deprescribing Among Older Adults with Osteoporosis
April, 2021
 

93.  Palumbo, Francis Bernard
An Analysis of Activities of a Sample of Pharmacy Preceptors in Mississippi
August, 1973
 

94.  Parrett Jr., Esq., James W.
Pharmacists’ Preparedness for Acute Medical Emergencies
May, 2014
 

95.  Paul, Douglas Randall
Pharmaceutical Marketers’ Perceptions of the Benefits and Drivers of the First-Mover Advantage in Pharmaceutical Markets: An Exploratory Study
August, 2005
 

96.  Penick, Tina A.
Content Analysis of Appeals Used in Advertising in the American Journal of Hospital Pharmacy in 1960, 1970, 1980, and 1990
December, 1992
 

97.  Phelps, Carol Della
A Survey of the Pharmacist’s Role in Home Health Care Agencies in Four Southeastern States
November, 1989
 

98.  Pinkerton, James T.
Amphetamine-Like Properties of Phenylpropanolamine – Atropine Combinations
August, 1970
 

99.  Ramachandran, Sujith
Determining Physician and Patient Characteristics that Predict the Use of Atypical Antipsychotics Children with Mental Health Disorders
December, 2015
 

100.  Real, Melisa Lynn
Assessing the Use of Computers in Hospital Pharmacies
1991
 

101.  Rotimi, Charles Nohuoma
Student Attitudes toward University Health Services
1983
 

102.  Ryan, Michael Richard
A Study of the Career Patterns and the Career Choices of Members of the Southeastern Society of Hospital Pharmacists
August, 1969
 

103.  Sadasivan, Ravi
The Effect of Visual Images in Printed Direct-to-Consumer Advertising of Prescription Medications on External Information Search
August, 2005
 

104.  Schwab, Philip
Tobacco Sales in Pharmacy:  An Examination of the Relationship Value of Customers Who Purchase Cigarettes in Retail Pharmacies
August, 2009
 

105.  Scruggs, James A.
A Survey of Continuing Education for Employed Pharmacists, Nurses, and Physicians as a Fringe Benefit of Employment
August, 1970
 

106.  Sewak, Saurabh S.
Cybermarketing of Pharmaceuticals: A Case for Style over Substance?
December, 2000
 

107.  Sewell, Lewis Gayle
A Comparative Study of Methods to Measure Consumer Preference for Hospital Attributes
May, 1985
 

108.  Shah, Mansi
Effects of Direct-to-Consumer Advertising on the Quality of the Patient-Physician Relationship
November, 2003
 

109.  Shah, Ruchitbhai
Community Pharmacists’ Attitudes toward an Expanded Class of Nonprescription Drugs
September, 2013
 

110.  Shahpurwala, Zainab S.
Pharmacy-level Quality Measures and the Consumer: Preferences and Attitudes
November, 2011
 

111.  Sharpe, Thomas Roberts
An Experimental Investigation of the Relationship between Written Drug Therapy Information and Patient Compliance with Antibiotic Therapy Regimens
August, 1973
 

112.  Smith, Robert Carey
Contractual Arrangements among Mississippi Hospital Pharmacies: An Investigation of Organizational Characteristics
May, 1991
 

113.  Sparkmon, Wesley
Community Pharmacist Perceptions of Increased Technician Responsibility
October, 2020

 

114.  Steiner, Kenneth Charles
A Cost-Benefit Analysis of a Possible Screening Program for the Detection of Phenylketonuria in the state of Mississippi
August, 1969
 

115.  Thompson, James Blake
College Preparation for Pharmaceutical Sales Careers
August, 2001
 

116.  Thumula, Vennela
Type 2 Diabetes in Children: Estimates of Epidemiology, Quality of Care, Costs and Resource Utilization in a Medicaid Population
November, 2010
 

117.  Torres, Leonardo R.
Pharmacists’ Rating of Relevance of Available Information in Deciding the Validity of Opioid Medication Prescriptions
December, 2010
 

118.  Townsend, Joseph Edward
An Experimental Study of Registered Nurses’ Responses to Classified Recruitment Advertisements
1984
 

119.  Tucker, Gregory Keith
Direct-to-Consumer Advertising: Effects of Different Formats of Warning Information Disclosure in Printed Drug Advertisements on Adults’ Cognitive Reactions
May, 1986
 

120.  Tucker, Patricia Peeples
Attitudes Toward and Involvement in Pharmaceutical Purchasing: A Comparison of Hospital Chief Executive Officers and Hospital Pharmacy Directors
August, 1987
 

121.  Verma, Divya
Impact of Refill Synchronization Medication Adherence for Chronic Disease
December, 2015
 

122.  Verma, Sumit
The Strategic Value Driver Model: A Methodology for Examining Value Drivers for A New Pharmaceutical Product In Diabetes
May, 2011
 

123.  Vinson, Michael Cooper
The Quantification of Quality of Pharmaceutical Patient Care in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Hospitals
August, 1973
 

124.  Werking, Judith Rae Keneipp
The Effects of Protocol-Assisted Patient Education on Utilization of Services for Symptoms for the Common Cold
August, 1981
 

125.  West, Donna Sue
Information Technologies in Community Pharmacy Practice
May, 1997
 

126.  Yang, Li-Yin
Total Parenteral Nutrition: A Manual for Pharmacy Personnel and Pharmacy Students
1984
 

127.  Zhang, Yiqiao
Opioid Use for Treatment of Acute Pain among Children and Adolescents enrolled in Mississippi Medicaid
July, 2018
 

(Updated 5/7/2021)