Jeffery Talbert

Contact Information

185 Bio Pharm Complex
789 South Limestone Street
Lexington, KY 40536-0596

phone: 859-323-7141
fax: 859-323-0803

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  • Director
    Institute for Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy
  • Professor
    Pharmacy Practice and Science Department
  • Coordinator
    Ph.D. program in Pharmaceutical Policy
  • Co-Director
    UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science
  • Co-Director
    Biomedical Informatics Core, UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science


  • B.S.
    Texas A&M University, 1989
  • M.A.
    Texas A&M University, 1991
  • Ph.D.
    Texas A&M University, 1995

Scholarly/Research Interests

  • Pharmaceutical policy
  • Medicaid policy
  • Public health informatics

Jeffery Talbert - Ph.D.

Jeffery Talbert Ph.D. is Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, UK College of Pharmacy, Director of the Institute for Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, Co-Director of the UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science, and Co-Director of the Biomedical Informatics Core, UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science. He received B.S., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees from Texas A& M University. Professor Talbert has research interests in pharmaceutical policy, Medicaid policy, and public health informatics.

Teaching Activities

  • Ph.D. Program in Pharmaceutical Policy

Selected Publications

  • Yepes, Juan F., Bush, H., Hsin-Fang, Li., Talbert, J., Nash, D., (2014) Antenatal and Intrapartum Risk Factors for Use of Emergency and Restorative Medicaid Dental Services for Children. Pediatric Dentistry, 36(5):405-410.
  • Slavova, S., Bunn, T., Talbert, J. (2014) Drug Overdose Surveillance Using Hospital Discharge Data. Public Health Reports. 129(5):437-445. Sohn, M., Barrett, H., Talbert, J. (2014) Predictors of Consumer Satisfaction in Community Mental Health Center Services. Community Mental Health Journal. Jan 30:1-4.
  • Marton, J., Yelowitz, A., and Talbert, J. (2014). A tale of two cities? The heterogeneous impact of Medicaid managed care. Journal of Health Economics. 36(2):47-68.
  • Monson, K., Freeman, P., Goodin, A., Talbert, J., Blumenschein, K. (2014). Kentucky Pharmacists’ Opinions of the Potential Reclassification of Pseudoephedrine as a Legend Drug. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association. 54(4):397-405
  • Painter, J., Crofford, L., Talbert, J. (2013) Geographic Variation of Chronic Opioid Use in Fibromyalgia. Clinical Therapeutics. 35(3): 303-311. PMID: 23485077
  • Rose, S., Gokun, Y., Talbert, J., Conigliaro, J. (2013) Screening and Management of Obesity and Perception of Weight Status in Medicaid Recipients. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 24(2): 34-46. PMID: 23727963
  • Goodin, A., Blumenschein, K., Freeman, P., Talbert, J. (2012) Consumer/Patient encounters with prescription drug monitoring programs: evidence from a Medicaid population. Pain Physician. 15(3): ES169-75. PMID: 22786455
  • Hitron, A., Adams, V., Talbert, J., Steinke, D. (2012) The influence of antidiabetic medications on the development and progression of prostate cancer, Cancer Epidemiology. 36(4): e243-50. PMID: 22417708
  • Marton, J., Kenney, G., Pelletier, J., Talbert, J., Klein, A. (2012) The effects of Medicaid policy changes on adults’ service use patterns in Kentucky and Idaho. Medicare and Medicaid Research Review. 2(4): E1-22.
  • Talbert, J., Blumenschein, K., Burke, A., Stromberg, A., Freeman, P. (2012) Pseudoephedrine sales and seizures of clandestine methamphetamine laboratories in Kentucky. Journal of the American Medical Association. 308(15): 1524-1526. PMID: 23073945
  • Fahy, B., Balke, C., Umberger, G., Talbert, J., Canales, D., Steltenkamp, C., Conigliaro, J. (2011) Crossing the Chasm: Information Technology to Biomedical Informatics. Journal of Investigative Medicine. 59(5): 768-779. PMID: 21383632
  • Kenney, G., Marton, J., Pelletier, J., Klein, A., Talbert, J. (2011) The Effects of Medicaid and CHIP Policy Changes on Receipt of Preventive Care among Children in Kentucky and Idaho. Health Services Research. 46(1p2) 298-318. PMID: 21054374
  • Marton, J., Talbert, J. (2010). CHIP Premiums, Health Status, and the Insurance Coverage of Children. Inquiry, 47(3)199-214. PMID: 21155415
  • Hitron, A., Steinke, D., Stuphin, S., Lawson, A., Talbert, J., Adams, A. (2010) Incidence and risk factors of clinically significant chemotherapy-induced thrombocytopenia in patients with solid tumors. Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice. PMID: 20823048
  • Fink, J., Talbert, J., & Blumenschein, K. (2010). Policy-Related Degree Options for Pharmacists Interested in Careers in the Health Care Field. Hospital Pharmacy. 45(2):1–7.
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