Department Chair and Professor
- West Virginia University School of Pharmacy
- Pharmaceutical Systems & Policy
- BPharm, University of Bombay, 1994
- MPharm, University of Bombay, 1996
- PhD, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Major Area: Health Economics and Outcomes Research, West Virginia University, School of Pharmacy, 2005
Research Publications (Since 2020)
Siddiqui Z, Dhumal T, Patel J, LeMasters T, Almony A, Kamal KM*. Cost Impact of Different Treatment Regimens of Brolucizumab in Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A Budget Impact Analysis. Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy (Accepted).
Choksi E; Mukherjee K; Kamal KM, Salazar R, Yocom S. Length of Stay, Cost, and Outcomes related to Traumatic Subdural Hematoma in inpatient setting in the United States. Brain Injury (Accepted). https://doi.org/10.1080/02699052.2022.2110285
Kamal KM*, Chiumente M, Nakagawa S, Giannetti V, Marlin T. Disposal practices for unused and expired medications: Pilot data from three cities in three countries. German Medical Science Health Innovation and Technologies.2022;16:1-7; doi:10.3205/hta000133
Kido K, Bailey C, Rachael B, Sydney B, George S; Kamal KM. Economic Impact of Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacists in an Advanced Heart Failure Clinic. Annals of Pharmacotherapy (Published Online). https://doi.org/10.1177/10600280221075755
Rao D, Giannetti V, Kamal KM, Covvey JR, Tomko JR. Pharmacist Views Regarding the Prescription Opioid Epidemic. Substance Use and Misuse 2021, doi: 10.1080/10826084.2021
Mehta Z, Kamal KM, Miller R, Covvey J, Giannetti V. Adherence to Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator (CFTR) Modulators: Analysis of a National Specialty Pharmacy Database. Journal of Drug Assessment. 2021;10(1):62-67.
Rao D, Giannetti V, Kamal KM, Covvey JR, Tomko J. The relationship between knowledge, attitudes, and practices of community pharmacists regarding persons with substance use disorders, Substance Abuse, 2020 DOI:10.1080/08897077.2020.1809605
Alzahrani AA, Alwhaibi MA, Asiri YA, Kamal KM, Alhawassi TM. Description of pharmacists’ reported interventions to prevent prescribing errors among in hospital inpatients: a cross sectional retrospective study. BMC Health Services Research 2021;21:432
Dhumal T, Giannetti V, Kamal KM, Freyder P, Kulkarni A, Desai G, Covvey JR. Patient satisfaction with substance use disorder rehabilitation services: a qualitative study. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11414-020-09705-5
Teaching Publications (Since 2020)
Kido K, Slain D, Kamal KM, Lee J. Adapting the Layered Learning Model to a Virtual International Exchange Program. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning (Accepted)
Kamal KM. Pharmacoeconomic Research. In: Aparasu R, Bentley J, Pate A, ed. Student Handbook for Pharmacy Practice Research. McGraw Hill: 2022:419-443.
About Khalid Kamal
Khalid M. Kamal, M. Pharm., Ph.D., is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Systems and Policy (PSP) at the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy (WVU SOP). He completed his Bachelors in Pharmacy (1994) and Masters in Pharmacology (1996) from Bombay College of Pharmacy, Mumbai, India and received his Ph.D. in Health Outcomes Research (2005) from the WVU SOP.
Prior to joining WVU, Dr. Kamal was on the faculty of the Duquesne University School of Pharmacy for 15 years. He has been a Visiting Professor, teaching pharmacoeconomics and decision modeling courses at institutions such as Kobe Gakuin University in Kobe, Japan, and King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Kamal has also been involved in establishing international faculty and student exchange programs in Japan, India, and Saudi Arabia.
Dr. Kamal's primary research and teaching interests have been pharmacoeconomics, patient- reported outcomes research, research methods, and improving quality of care using real-world data sources such as electronic medical records and specialty pharmacy data. Over the years, his research has focused on issues such as cost-effectiveness of treatments, quality of life, productivity costs, economic burden of diseases, and issues related to quality of care in chronic (rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, diabetes) and rare conditions (cystic fibrosis).
Dr. Kamal's scholarship has yielded over 60 peer-reviewed publications and two research-based book chapters. He has also disseminated his work via 125 research presentations at national and international meetings. Among his awards are the 2010 Duquesne University School of Pharmacy Faculty award for outstanding contributions in teaching, research, and service; top poster award at the 2015 Annual Meeting & Expo of National Association of Specialty Pharmacy; second prize in the student research presentation category at the 2014 annual meeting of the Drug Information Association (DIA); best paper award at the 2010 annual meeting of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP); and the 2006 Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals Graduate Student Award.
Dr. Kamal serves as the Chair (2019-2021) of the Faculty Advisory Council within the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR). The charge of the Council is to support ISPOR student members' professional development by providing learning experiences, networking opportunities, and continuity to the student chapters. He also serves on ISPOR’s Health Science Policy Council, which advises the Society on key scientific research and research policy issues in health economics outcomes research.