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Initiating and Maintaining a Relevant Research Career Across Decades

Broadcast Date: February 21, 2023


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Pharmacists must be seen as both generators of biomedical literature and consumers of literature in order to be at the table when major decisions regarding healthcare are made. In this podcast, Craig I. Coleman, PharmD, FASHP, the recipient of the 2022 ASHP Foundation Literature Award for Sustained Contributions, will describe how he started his career and how he trains his research fellows to succeed in the research environment. He will describe some of his highest impact work and then describe how researchers need to pivot into new areas to maintain long term research viability. If you are just starting out or have had success but wonder what is next for your research career, this podcast is for you.


Craig Coleman Craig Coleman, PharmD, FASHP, FACC earned his PharmD degree from the University of Connecticut (UConn). He then completed a two-year research fellowship at Hartford Hospital, in Hartford, CT, where he specialized in health outcomes research. As of 2003, Professor Coleman has been employed in a full-time faculty position at UConn. He was granted tenure in 2009 and promoted to full professor in 2013. He has co-authored 340+ publications in high quality journals including JAMA, Annals of Internal Medicine, Circulation, Chest, and the Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis. In 2022, his body of work was recognized with the ASHP Foundation Literature Award for Sustained Contributions.

C Michael WhiteC. Michael White, PharmD, FCP, FCCP is a Distinguished Professor and Chair of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy. His >450 publications have been published in journals such as JAMA, Lancet, and Annals of Internal Medicine with media coverage by NBC Nightly News, Good Morning America, and other national media outlets. In 2016, he received the ASHP Foundation Literature Award for Sustained Contributions.

Barbara B. NussbaumBarbara B. Nussbaum, BS Pharm, PhD joined the ASHP Foundation as the Vice President for Research and Education in 2015 after four years with the ASHP Office of Program Development as Director, Adult Learning and Educational Programs. Her role at the Foundation is to provide strategic direction for the creation and administration of high-impact programs in the areas of research and leadership recognition and development. Barbara received her pharmacy degree from the University of Maryland at Baltimore and doctoral degree from Virginia Tech in Adult Learning and Human Resources Development.

The information presented during the podcast reflects solely the opinions of the presenter. The information and materials are not, and are not intended as, a comprehensive source of drug information on this topic. The contents of the podcast have not been reviewed by ASHP, and should neither be interpreted as the official policies of ASHP, nor an endorsement of any product(s), nor should they be considered as a substitute for the professional judgment of the pharmacist or physician.