W. Thomas Smith

W. Thomas Smith Pharm.D., J.D.

Clinical Associate Professor, Director of Online Master of Science in Pharmacy programs in Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy

Department: Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy
Business Phone: (352) 273-5657
Business Email: tsmith@cop.ufl.edu

About W. Thomas Smith

After receiving a Pharm.D. degree from the Saint Louis College of Pharmacy in 1994, Dr. Smith directed the operations of a long-term care pharmacy. In 2005, he earned a Juris Doctor degree and Certificate in Health Law at Saint Louis University School of Law. He served on the faculty of the Saint Louis College of Pharmacy for three years until he joined the faculty of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy in 2008.

In 2011, Smith was promoted to clinical associate professor, and was recognized as the College’s Teacher of the Year. In 2012, he became director of the College’s online master’s program in pharmaceutical outcomes and policy. A member of the American Bar Association, the American Society for Pharmacy Law, and the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Smith has served as a speaker and leader in areas such as cultural competency, health disparities, bioethics, and disability law.


2015 Journal of the American Pharmacists Association
2011 American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
2011 Academic Medicine : Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges
2009 American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy


December 2009 – November 2011
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