Corey Lester is a medication safety expert who uses pharmacy informatics techniques to improve the delivery of healthcare.  Dr. Lester received his PharmD from the University of Rhode Island in 2012 and completed a PGY-1 Community Practice Residency at Virginia Commonwealth University.  He recieved his PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Pharmacy in 2017.  His research focuses on analyzing clinical data to identify medication safety risks and develop systems engineering based solutions to create safer, more effective medication use.

He currently teaches CPTS 832 Pharmacy Informatics Research


    Selected Publications

    • Abdoneh A, Stone JA, Lester CA, Chui MA. Quality of Handoffs in Community Pharmacies. J Pat Saf. [e-pub ahead of print]. 2018.

    • Stone JA, Lester CA, Aboneh EA, Phelan Ch, Welch LL, Chui MA. A Preliminary Examination of Over the Counter Medication Misuse Rates in Older Adults. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2017; 13(1):187-92.

    • Lester CA, Mott DA, Chui MA. The Influence of a Community Pharmacy Automatic Prescription Refill Program on Medicare Part D Adherence Metrics. J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2016; 22(7): 801-07 

    • Lester CA, Look KA, Chui MA. Is the Currently Used Adjudication Date a Good Proxy for Medication Refill Adherence? J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2016; 22(11): 1311-17.

    • Lester CA, Chui MA. The Prescription Pickup Lag, an Automatic Prescription Refill Program, and Pharmacy Operations.  J Am Pharm Assoc. 2016; 56(4): 427-32

    • Lester CA, Chui MA. Using link analysis to explore the impact of the physical environment on pharmacist tasks. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2016; 12(4):627-32

    • Aboneh EA, Look KA, Stone JA, Lester CA, Chui MA. Psychometric properties of the AHRQ community pharmacy survey on patient safety culture: a factor analysis. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016;25(5): 355-63