Department of Pharmacy Administration

The University of Mississippi

DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACY ADMINISTRATION
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI
THESES
1964-2015

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

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

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

4. Banahan, Benjamin Franklin III
Individual Reaction to Stress in The Development of Hypertension Among Industrial Workers
December, 1977

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

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

7. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

21. 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

22. 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

23. 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

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

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

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

27. 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

28. Dharmarajan, Sai
Case-Mix Adjustment of Adherence Based Pharmacy Quality Indicator Scores
November, 2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

35. 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

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

37. 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

38. 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

39. 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

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

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

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

43. 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

44. Hollyhan, Mildred Inez
The Effect of Ethyl Alcohol on Serum Levels of Orally Administered Digoxin in Rabbits
August, 76

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

71. 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

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

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

74. Northern, Robert E.

A Study of the In Vitro Drug Availability of Various Brands of Prednisolone Tablets
1972

75. 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

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

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

78. Oko-Osi, Hafiz
Market Response to FDA Safety Warnings: A Case Study Using an Interrupted Time Series Analysis of the Medicare Database for 2006-2008
November, 2011

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

80. Padwal, Tushar
An Examination of Factors Enfluencing the Program Choice of Graduate Students in the Pharmaceutical Sciences
2011

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

82. Parrett, James
Pharmacists’ Preparedness for Acute Medical Emergencies
April, 2014

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

84. 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

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

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

87. Ramachandran, Sujith
Determining Physician and Patient Characteristics that Predict the Use of Atypical Antipsychotics Children with Mental Health Disorders
April, 2014

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

89. Rotimi, Charles Nohuoma
Student Attitudes Toward University Health Services
1983

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

97. Shah, Ruchitbhai
Community Pharmacists’ Attitudes Toward an Expanded Class of Nonprescription Drugs
November, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

103. Thumula, Vennela
Type 2 Diabetes in Children: Estimates of Epidemiology, Quality of Care, Costs and Resource Utilization in a Medicaid Population
August, 2001

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

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

106. 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

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

108. Verma, Sumit
The Strategic Value Driver Model: A Methodology For Examining Value Drivers For A New Pharmaceutical Product In Diabetes
April, 2011

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

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

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

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

Updated May 1, 2015