Medication Therapy Management (MTM) is growing and it offers pharmacists another revenue stream. In this interview, Dr. Michael J. Schuh shares his knowledge about MTM and the possibilities for the pharmacy profession.
Michael J. Schuh, PharmD, MBA has more than 25 years experience managing pharmacies and small businesses. Dr. Schuh received a Bachelor of Science in pharmacy from the University of Florida in 1982. He obtained a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix in 2001 and Doctor of Pharmacy from Nova Southeastern University in 2006. Dr. Schuh has a Florida Pharmacist Consultant License and a Florida Pharmacist license and has authored or co-authored many publications. He is the former Outpatient Pharmacy Operations Manager of Mayo Clinic Jacksonville and has managed various other chain and independent pharmacies in the state of Florida in his career.
Dr. Schuh is a Clinical Pharmacist/Assistant Professor of Pharmacy, Family Medicine, Palliative Medicine at Mayo Clinic Florida and former Vice President of Operations and Finance for Advanced Audio-Medical, Inc. He is an active member of the Northeast Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Florida Society of Heath-System Pharmacists, Duval County Pharmacists Association, and Florida Pharmacy Association. On a national level, he is current Chair of APhA’s Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management Administrative Section and an APhA Congressional Key Contact. He has served as an active member of APhA’s MTM Task Force and is co-founder and co-coordinator of the new APhA Medication Therapy Special Interest Group.
In 2011 he was appointed to the National Quality Forum’s Evaluation Advisory Panel. Dr. Schuh has received academic appointments of Assistant Professor of Family and Palliative Medicine and Assistant Professor of Pharmacy at the Mayo College of Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Florida and also serves as an Adjunct Professor and Coordinator of the University of Florida Master of Science in Pharmacy Medication Therapy Management program. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at Wingate University, Clinical Assistant Professor at Palm Beach Atlantic University, Sullivan University and Clinical Assistant Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University. Outside of pharmacy, he is an Adjunct Professor of Nutrition Health and Wellness, Business Management and Nursing Pharmacology at DeVry University.
His interests are Medication Therapy Management, Entrepreneurship, Ambulatory Care, Pharmacy Administration and Management, Pharmacy Business Models and Structure, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacy/Business Interfacing, and participating in local, state and national pharmacy organizations.
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