Tracy Lynne Skaer, Pharm.D.
Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Southern California
Bachelor of Pharmacy, Washington State University
Fellowships & Additional Training
American Society of Health System Pharmacists Residency in Hospital Pharmacy, Richland Memorial Hospital
Fellow of the American Board of Forensic Examiners (FABFE)
Fellow of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (FASCP)
Fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (FASHP)
Dr. Skaer's research interests focus on issues involving mental health, chronic pain, complementary and alternative medicine, pharmacoeconomics, pharmacoepidemiology, and have been supported by $3.2 million in grants from foundations and the pharmaceutical industry. Skaer's research and reviews (over 100 publications) have appeared in numerous journals including, Drugs, Clinical Drug Investigation, PharmacoEconomics, Journal of Clinical Pharmacy & Therapeutics, American Journal of Medicine, Harvard Review of Psychiatry, New England Journal of Medicine, CNS Drugs, Diabetes Educator, Journal of Human Hypertension, Journal of International Medical Research, Primary Care Psychiatry, Clinical Therapeutics, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, Current Therapeutic Research, Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, Psychology and Behavior, International Clinical Psychopharmacology, General Hospital Psychiatry, Health Care for Women International, Journal of Rural Health, Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, Journal of Cultural Diversity, American Journal of Cardiology, International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, and Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.
Skaer is a tenured professor of pharmacotherapy, tenured professor of health policy & administration, and licensed pharmacist in Washington, California, and South Carolina. Skaer served as the assistant dean for curriculum design and evaluation at the Washington State University College of Pharmacy from 1998 to 2003. She received her Bachelor of Pharmacy from Washington State University in 1985, completed an American Society of Health-System Pharmacists accredited residency in hospital pharmacy at Richland Memorial Hospital in 1986, and received a Doctor of Pharmacy, summa cum laude, from the University of Southern California in 1990.
Skaer is listed in Who's Who in Medicine and Health Care, 9th Edition (2010), Who’s Who in American Women, 28th Edition (2010) and Who’s Who in American Education, 11th Edition (2010). Skaer is the recipient of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Research & Education Foundation 1995 Pharmacotherapy Research Award, the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Research & Education Foundation 1995 Pharmacy Practice Research Award, and the Washington State University College of Pharmacy Teacher of the Year Award in 1992, 1995, and 1997.
Skaer is a member of the editorial board of Current Therapeutic Research. She has served as an advisor to the World Health Organization; 3M, Inc.; Allergan, Inc.; Amgen, Inc.; AstraZeneca, Inc.; Aventis, Inc.; Bayer, Inc.; Clintec, Inc.; Boehringer Ingelheim, Inc.; Eli Lilly and Company, Inc.; Forest Laboratories, Inc.; GlaxoSmithKline, Inc.; Johnson & Johnson, Inc.; Novartis, Inc.; Pharmacia, Inc.; Pfizer, Inc.; Purdue Pharma, Inc.; and Wyeth, Inc.
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Washington State University
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