Summary

James Stevenson received his undergraduate and PharmD degrees from Wayne State University (WSU), in Detroit, Mich. He joined the faculty of the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy and served as director of the Department of Pharmaceutical Services for West Virginia University Hospitals. He then assumed the positions of director of the Department of Pharmacy Services at Detroit Receiving Hospital and University Health Center and director of the graduate program in Health-Systems pharmacy management in the WSU College of Pharmacy. In 1997, Stevenson was named executive director of the Department of Pharmacy Services for the Detroit Medical Center. He subsequently assumed the positions of director of the Department of Pharmacy Services in the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers and professor and associate dean at the College of Pharmacy. He was promoted to chief pharmacy officer and chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy in 2011.  

Research Interests

  • Pharmacy practice management

  • Pharmacoeconomics

  • Pharmacy informatics

  • Medication safety

Awards

  • 2018 International Pharmaceutical Federation Fellow, FIP
  • 2017 ASHP Foundation Literature Award, ASHP Foundation
  • 2016 Commencement speaker UM College of Pharmacy, UM College of Pharmacy
  • 2015 Excellence in Innovation Award, Michigan Pharmacists Association
  • 2014 Honorary Member, Phil Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society, Phi Lambda Sigma
  • 2013 Honorary Resident, University of Wisconsin Department of Pharmacy
  • 2014 Honorary Member, Phi Lambda Sigma Delta Kappa Chapter
  • 2013 Award for Distinguished Leadership in Health-System Pharmacy Practice, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • 2010 John W. Webb Lecture Award, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the Bouve College of Pharmacy, Northeasntern University
  • 2009 Pharmacist of the Year Award, Michigan Pharmacists Association, Michigan Pharmacists Association
  • 2009 ASHP Pharmacy Practice Research Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Research Literature Related to Pharmacy Practice in Health Systems, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • 2006 Joseph A. Oddis Leadership Award, Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • 2004 Computerworld/Smithsonian Institution Museum of American History, Computerworld Honors Program for Outstanding IT Applications, Computerworld/Smithsonian Institution Museum of American History
  • 2003 Frances Rhoades Medal, Wayne County Medical Society, Wayne County Medical Society
  • 1998 Wayne State University College of Pharmacy Distinquished Alumnus Award, Wayne State University College of Pharmacy
  • 1998 Pharmacist of the Year, Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • 1997 Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmacy Leadership Award, Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • 1993 Fellow, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, American Society of Health-system Pharmacists
  • 1987 Syntex Preceptor of the Year Award, West Virginia University, West Virginia University
  • 1984 Lenard Gottleib Pharmacy Research Award, West Virginia University, West Virginia University
  • 1982 Best Poster, Annual ASHP Midyear Clinical Meering, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists