Steven R. Erickson, PharmD
Associate Professor of Social and Administrative Sciences, Clinical Pharmacy
Dr. Erickson practiced as a clinical pharmacist in adult general internal medicine ambulatory care clinics and geriatric medicine for over 22 years.
His clinical interests are in medication management of chronic disease, in particular cardiovascular, pulmonary, and mental health conditions. Over the years, he has conducted several studies examining the influence of various pharmaceutical care models on the outcomes of patients with hypertension and diabetes. In addition to continuing research to demonstrate the benefit of pharmaceutical care, he also established a research track of assessment of the health-related quality of life and functional status of patients with various illnesses and treatments. Dr. Stevenson also worked closely with various collaborators in assessing the measurement issues and causes of medication nonadherence and interventions to improve medication use. Recently, he spent time on sabbatical at the Wayne State University Developmental Disabilities Institute, where he worked with experts in disability policy and program development. His latest work focuses on assessment of the safe and effective use of medications by people with disabilities.
Pharm.D., Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1984.
B.S. Pharmacy, Ferris State College, Big Rapids, MI, 1980.