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Corey Lester, PhD, PharmD

Research Assistant Professor, University of Michigan College of Pharmacy
PhD, UW–Madison School of Pharmacy
PharmD, University of Rhode Island

Corey Lester is a research assistant professor at the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy. His current research studies the effects of human interaction with artificial intelligence on health outcomes in the area of outpatient pharmacy services. Learn more about this work.

Corey earned his PhD in the Social and Administrative Sciences Division at the UW–Madison School of Pharmacy in 2017. He also earned his MS in 2015 from UW–Madison School of Pharmacy and his PharmD from the University of Rhode Island in 2012. Corey also completed a PGY-1 community practice residency at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Corey’s dissertation work identified characteristics of medication safety events in more than 500,000 electronic event reports using data science methods. His master’s thesis determined the effect of using automatic prescription refills on patient medication adherence and Medicare Five Star Rating metrics. Read Corey’s publications as published in the National Library of Medicine:

Dissertation: “An Assessment of the Medication Error Process in Community Pharmacies.” (2017)

Master’s project: “Examining the Role of an Automatic Prescription Refill Program on Medication Adherence and Medicare Star Rating Metrics.” (2015)

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