Michael T. Rupp, PhD

Professor of Pharmacy Administration

Midwestern University
College of Pharmacy
Department of Pharmacy Practice
Cholla Hall, Room #212-3
19555 N 59th Avenue
Glendale, AZ  85308

Office: (623) 572-3528 Fax: (623) 572-3549


PhD  Pharmaceutical Administration The Ohio State University
MS Pharmaceutical Administration The Ohio State University
BS Pharmacy University of Kansas 


Medication Quality and Safety - Projects that focused on improving the quality and safety of medication use through better drug utilization review (DUR) and the appropriate application of health information technologies, including electronic prescribing.

Towards creating the perfect electronic prescription
Dhavle AA, Rupp MT. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2015 Apr;22(e1):e7-e12.   

A Continuous Quality Improvement Initiative for Electronic Prescribing in Ambulatory Care
Dhavle AA, Rupp MT, Sow M, Lengkong V. Am J Med Qual. 2014 Dec 11. pii: 1062860614562948.  

Evaluation of a user guidance reminder to improve the quality of electronic prescription messages
Dhavle AA, Corley ST, Rupp MT, Ruiz J, Smith J, Gill R, Sow M. Appl Clin Inform. 2014 Aug 6;5(3):699-707.    

Assessing the effect of providing a pharmacist with patient diagnosis on electronic prescription orders: a pilot study
Warholak TL, Rupp MT, Leal S, Kurniawan G, Patel N. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2014 Jan-Feb;10(1):246-51.  

Analysis of community chain pharmacists' interventions on electronic prescriptions
Warholak TL, Rupp MT. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2009 Jan-Feb;49(1):59-64.  

Evaluation of e-prescribing in chain community pharmacy: best-practice recommendations
Rupp MT, Warholak TL. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2008 May-Jun;48(3):364-70.   

The role of pharmacy computer systems in preventing medication errors
Chrischilles EA, Fulda TR, Byrns PJ, Winckler SC, Rupp MT, Chui MA. J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash). 2002 May-Jun;42(3):439-48.

Establishing realistic performance standards for community pharmacists' drug-use-review activities in managed care contracts
Rupp MT. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 1999 Mar 15;56(6):566-7.   

Prescribing problems and pharmacist interventions in community practice
Rupp MT, DeYoung M, Schondelmeyer SW. Med Care. 1992 Oct;30(10):926-40  

Value of community pharmacists' interventions to correct prescribing errors
Rupp MT. Ann Pharmacother. 1992 Dec;26(12):1580-4.

Cost Analysis and ReimbursementProjects that focus on analyzing the costs of community pharmacy services and implementing new professional services

Analysis of costs to dispense prescriptions in independently owned, closed-door long-term care pharmacies
Carroll NV, Rupp MT, Holdford DA. J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2014 Mar;20(3):291-300.

Analyzing the costs to deliver medication therapy management services
Rupp MT. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2011 May-Jun;51(3):e19-26; quiz e27

Performing and billing for cognitive services: implications for the US
Rupp MT. Ann Pharmacother. 2000 Mar;34(3):401-2.

Developing and marketing a community pharmacy-based asthma management program
Rupp MT, McCallian DJ, Sheth KK. J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash). 1997 Nov-Dec;NS37(6):694-9

A condition for compensation: defining the patient's need
Rupp MT. J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash). 1997 Mar-Apr;NS37(2):135.