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Biography

Mary T. Roth McClurg, Pharm.D., MHS, FCCP

Mary Roth McClurg, PharmD, MHS, is Professor and Executive Vice Dean-Chief Academic Officer at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. She also serves as Associate Director for Academic Innovation with the Eshelman Institute for Innovation.

Roth McClurg practiced as a clinical pharmacist in inpatient medicine within the VA Health System (1995-1998) and then transitioned to clinical practice in primary care and geriatrics, providing direct patient care as part of a collaborative team (1998-2006). Roth McClurg has focused her research efforts on advancing the role of the clinical pharmacist in primary care, with the goal of optimizing medication use and improving care in patients with multiple chronic diseases. She is currently serving as co-principal investigator on a $2.4 million grant from ACCP to enhance primary care medical practice through comprehensive medication management.

In addition to her research, Roth McClurg has played an integral leadership role in the design, implementation, and evaluation of UNC’s transformative new Pharm.D. curriculum to better position students to meet the health care needs of society. The school’s new Pharm.D. program was implemented in the fall of 2015.

Roth McClurg was involved in co-leading the School’s development of the 2012–2017 Strategic Plan as well as the School’s recent 2018-2020 Strategic Plan 2.0. She served as director of the Office of Strategic Planning and Assessment at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy from 2009–2013.

Roth McClurg completed her Pharm.D. and residency training at the St. Louis College of Pharmacy and received her Masters of Health Sciences in Clinical Research from Duke University School of Medicine. She is a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy.