Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1997
Fields of Interest : Labor Economics and Human Resources, Cost Effectiveness and Cost Benefit Analysis, Health Services Evaluation, Health Economics, Applied Econometrics
Selected Research : Hatoum, HT, Keye, R, Marrs, RP, Walton, SM, Marshall, DC, A Markov Model of the Cost Effectiveness of Human-Derived FSH Versus Follitropin-? Using Comparative Clinical Trial Data, Infertility and Sterility, 2005; 83(3): 804-807.
Knapp, KK, Quist, RM, Walton, SM, Miller, LM, Update on the Pharmacist Shortage: National and State Data through 2003, American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, 2005; 62:492-499.
Schumock, GT, Blackburn, JC, Nutescu, EA, Walton, SM, Finley, JM, Lewis, R Impact of Prescribing Guidelines for Inpatient Anticoagulation, Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 2004, Vol. 38: 1570-1575.
Walton, SM, Cooksey, JA, Knapp, KK, Miller, L, Quist, R, An Analysis of Pharmacists and the Total Pharmacist-Related Workforce from 1998-2000: Assessing Workforce Predictors and Differences Across States, Journal of the American Pharmacist Association,
Walton, SM, Byck, GR, Cooksey, JA, Kaste, L, Assessing differences in hours worked between male and female dentists: an analysis of cross-sectional national survey data from 1979 through 1999, Journal of the American Dental Association, 2004; Vol. 135:6
Walton, SM, The Pharmacist Shortage and Medication Errors: Issues and Evidence, Journal of Medical Systems, 2004; February, Vol. 28 (1): 63-69.
Current Research Interests: The US Labor Market for Pharmacists
Cost Effectiveness Modeling of Infertility Related Treatments
Other Significant Accomplishments : Invited Lecturer, Workshop on Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes, KhonKaen University, KhonKaen Thailand, January 2003
Reviewer for Value in Health
Reviewer for Pharmacoeconomics
Lecturer for the Foundation for Teaching Economics 1998-Present.
Panel Member on Pharmacy Workforce, NABP/NAACP District IV Annual Meeting, November, 2000; Chicago
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