Professional Profile

Albert Wertheimer, Ph.D., M.B.A.

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Dept: Sociobehavioral and Administrative Pharmacy
Phone: 954-262-1061
Campus: Fort Lauderdale

Dr. Albert Wertheimer has been active in sociobehavioral and administrative pharmacy research and education for more than 30 years. He earned a pharmacy degree at the University of Buffalo, an M.B.A. from the State University of New York at Buffalo and his Ph.D. at Purdue University. In addition, he completed a post-doctoral research fellowship in the department of social medicine at St. Thomas” Hospital Medical School of the University of London. He has directed nearly 100 Ph.D. students and more than that number of master’s students.

He is the author or editor of 40 books, numerous book chapters and about 430 journal articles. He has lectured or consulted in about 75 countries, and he holds visiting professor appointments at universities in Mexico, Taiwan, Turkey, Slovenia and China. He performed pioneering work in the area of social and behavioral sciences in pharmacy and in more recent years has conducted research in pharmaco-economics, outcomes research, and health policy analysis.

Prior to his appointment at NSU, he has been a professor at Temple University, dean of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, a researcher at Merck and Company, a vice president of First Health, Inc., a Pharmacy Benefit Manager and a professor and director of graduate studies at the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Wertheimer has received many awards and recognitions including fellowships from the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists and the International Pharmacy Federation (FIP). He is Scheele Laureate and an honorary member of several professional societies. He has been a study section member/grant reviewer for the US NIH and for AHRQ.
Current research interests include pharmaceutical counterfeiting, off label prescribing and cost:benefit studies.
Research Interests keywords:
Pharmaceutical counterfeiting, off label prescribing and cost:benefit studies

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