Director of Experiential Learning
Clinical Assistant Professor
Clinical Pain Management Pharmacists position in the WVU Integrative Pain Management Center
- West Virginia University School of Pharmacy
- Clinical Pharmacy
- PharmD, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, 2004
- MBA, Strayer University (Management Concentration), 2008
Hale M, Garofoli MP, Raffa R. Benefit-Risk Analysis of Buprenorphine for Pain Management. Journal of Pain Research. 24 May 2021 Volume 2021: 14 Pages 1359-1369.
Garofoli MP, “Abuse Deterrent Formulation Types and Goals”. PAINWeek One Minute Clinician. July 1st, 2020.
Klinker DM, Brownfield A, Thomas A, Garofoli MP, Beckers C, Jefferson CG, Joseph AS, Peppard S, Stultz K. An AACP Experiential Education Report: National Survey of Staffing, Responsibilities, and Challenges within Pharmacy Experiential Education (EE) Programs. AACP Report. July 2020.
Garofoli MP. Adolescent Substance Abuse. Prim Care Clin Office Pract 47 (2020) 383–394.
Garofoli MP. Drug Diversion & Opioid Stewardship Q&A. 20Ways. Summer Hospital Issue. 2020.
Garofoli MP, “Editorial: From Just Say No, to Say Now and Say Know: Substances of abuse need to be part of clinical training and continuing education”. Practical Pain Management. 2020; 20(2):9-10.
Winstanley EL, Baugh GM, Garofoli MP, and Muzyk AJ, “Experiences and opinions of health professional students participating in an opioid use disorder educational event. Mental Health Clinician. 2020; 10(2): 49-54.
Hines KL, Garofoli GM, Garofoli MP, Elswick BM, and Winstanley EL, “Impact of naloxone education for patients receiving buprenorphine-containing prescriptions indicated for opioid use disorder at an independent community pharmacy”. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association. (60) 2020: e205-e214.
Garofoli MP, “Spuds, Screenings, & Safety: From Chips to Opioids”. PAINWeek Journal. 2019; 7(2):10.
Garofoli MP. “CDC Guideline Op-Ed”. PAINWeek Journal. 2019; 7(2):5.
Garofoli MP. “PAINWeek Next Generation”. PAINWeek Journal. 2019; 7(1):3.
Sublingual Sufentanil Approved Despite Controversy, Concerns. Pharmacy Today. 2019; 25(1):8.
Ask the Expert: What Types of Risk Screening Tests are Available for Clinicians Prescribing Opioid Therapy? Practical Pain Management. 2018; 18(8):10-12.
Pharmacists Will Now Be Able to Help You Save Money on Prescriptions. Healthline. October 18th, 2018.
New Parents Need More Advice Than They Realize. Pharmacy Today. 2018; 24(10):33-34.
What Does it Take to Balance Career and Family? Pharmacy Today. 2018; 24(7):28.
Novel Prodrug Combination Agent for Short-Term Management of Acute Pain. Pharmacy Today. 2018; 24(4):22.
Elsaid D, At the forefront of tackling Opioid Abuse in West Virginia. WVU SoP Showglobe. 2017; 16-17.
Hall B & Garofoli MP, Patients in Recovery Need Pain Management, Too. WV Board of Medicine Newsletter. December 2017.
McMurtrie B, One University Takes on the Opioid Crisis. The Chronicle of Higher Education. 2017; 64(6).
DiChiacchio T, WVNA Endorses the Safe & Effective Management of Pain Guidelines. WV Nurse. 2017; 20(1):5.
Hall BP, 2016 Appalachian Addiction & Prescription Drug Abuse Conference Report. WV Medical Journal. 2017.
WV Expert Panel Releases Pain Guidelines. Pharmacy Today. 2016; 22(11):2-3.
Garofoli MP, WV SEMP Guidelines: Safe & Effective Management of Pain. WV Nurse. 2016; 19(4):5.
WVSMA Endorses WV SEMP Guidelines. WV Medical Journal. November 2016.
Yap D, Pain Management and Opioid Abuse are part of every practice now: Shepard serves her community. Pharmacy Today. 2016; 22(6):40-43.
Garofoli MP, et al. The West Virginia Safe & Effective Management of Pain (SEMP) Guidelines. Sept 2016.
Jacobs H. The state hardest hit by the opioid crisis thinks it has a solution. Business Insider, April 24, 2016.
Garofoli MP, “Tylenol Overdose.” On Being a Pharmacist: True Stories by Pharmacists. Ed. Pangilinan J, et al. Washington, D.C.: American Pharmacists Association, 2010. 107-108.
Practice, Research, and Scholarship Interests
Medication Therapy Management (MTM)
Substance-Use Disorder (Addiction)
About Mark Garofoli
Dr. Mark Garofoli is a Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Experiential Learning for the West Virginia University (WVU) School of Pharmacy, along with being a Clinical Pain Management Pharmacist at the WVU Medicine Center for Integrative Pain Management. Dr. Garofoli received his PharmD at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy in 2004 and his MBA from Strayer University in 2008. He is board certified in Geriatric Care (BGCP) along with being a certified pain educator (CPE). Dr. Garofoli began his career with CVS Health in community pharmacy and field management, then worked as a Humana Healthcare MTM clinical pharmacist, which lead him to developing and coordinating the WVU Opioid-Centered MTM program and the Safe & Effective Management of Pain Program and guidelines (www.sempguidelines.org). Mark has been a consultant in the field of pain management on many different avenues such as being a grant reviewer for the CDC, an expert witness in multiple criminal and civil court cases, numerous interviews and articles locally and nationally, and was the recipient of the West Virginia GenerationRx Award. Mark’s professional passion lies within interprofessional live and online education across the country, most notably with PAINWeek (www.painweek.org) and www.freece.com (including four 20-hour certificate training programs concentrating on pain management, opioids, and cannabinoids)., and as a faculty member of the WVU School of Medicine Pain Fellowship Program. Mark is also the host of the “PAIN POD” on the Pharmacy Podcast Network, with an international audience of 80,000 healthcare professionals.
International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP)
WVU School of Pharmacy Alumni Association (Honorary Member)
American Society of Pain Educators (ASPE)
West Virginia Pharmacist’s Association (WVPA)
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)
APhA Pain, Palliative Care, & Addiction SIG
American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP)
University of Pittsburgh Alumni Association
Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society (PLS)
Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity Inc. (KΨ)