Joey Mattingly, PharmD, MBA, PhD

Dr. Joey Mattingly is an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy and Director of Operations for the PATIENTS Program at the University of Maryland.

Joey Mattingly, PharmD, MBAAbout Dr. Mattingly:

After graduating from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy and Gatton College of Business and Economics, Dr. Mattingly dove directly into pharmacy practice for The Kroger Company as an EPRN super trainer, facilitating the implementation of a new pharmacy information system software to more than 40 pharmacies.   After completion of the pharmacy system rollout, Dr. Mattingly managed four different Kroger Pharmacy locations (L292, L780, L366, and L389) between 2010 and 2012, revamping operations at each location to improve multiple business and patient care activities.  Dr. Mattingly was promoted within Kroger to serve as District 6 Pharmacy Coordinator in the Mid-South Division, based in Carbondale, Illinois, overseeing operations for 12 pharmacies.

In 2013, Dr. Mattingly left The Kroger Company to lead Indianapolis operations as general manager for a start-up long-term care pharmacy company called AlixaRx, providing pharmacy services and remote automated dispensing systems to 23 skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) across Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio. He currently serves as an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, where he practices at the University Pharmacy on Redwood Street in Baltimore.

Dr. Mattingly writes for Leading Over The Counter, a blog dedicated to sharing leadership and management perspectives for pharmacists and other health care professionals.

Research Interests:

Dr. Mattingly’s primary research interests include pharmacoeconomics, patient-engagement, and social media.  His practice interests revolve around patient care and business model challenges in various pharmacy practice settings.  Dr. Mattingly is also passionate about the policy process and parliamentary procedure.  He was recently voted Speaker-elect by the House of Delegates of the American Pharmacists Association and will be sworn in as Speaker in 2019.  He has previously served the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP), the Kentucky Pharmacists Association (KPhA), and Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society as speaker of the house.

Current Projects:

  1. Engaging an under-served community to improve research methods for comparative effectiveness of Hepatitis C virus treatments.
  2. Determining the cost-effectiveness of penicillin allergy testing.
  3. Defining the role of entrepreneurism in schools of pharmacy.
  4. Measuring patient-reported self-confidence at discharge.

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Contact Information:

Joey Mattingly, PharmD, MBA, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
20 N. Pine Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 706-8068