Robert Boyce

Dir-SHS Pharmacy
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Oregon State University, B.S. Pharmacy

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Pharmacy Professnl Instr
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Bill Boyce joined OSU in 1998 as the Director of Pharmacy Services at OSU Student Health Services, following 21 years of clinical pharmacy practice with the Indian Health Service (IHS). During his time with the IHS, Bill was recognized for outstanding accomplishments. He received a United States Public Health Service Surgeon General Exemplary Service Medal in 1992, an ASHP Fellow in 1994 and the RHO CHI Society Julius W. Sturmer Memorial Lecture Award from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science Award in 1998. Bill was the developer of the Pharmacist-Patient Consultation Program, which was supported by Pfizer Pharmaceuticals.

At OSU, Bill represents the College of Pharmacy on the following committees: Leadership Team at Student Health Services, Academic & Professional Standards Committee and College of Pharmacy and Human Subjects Committee.

Selected Publications

Reynolds ER, Boyce RW, Haxby DG, Goldberg BA, Stennett DJ. Intervention assessment in an Indian health service pharmacy.American Pharmacy. NS40: No.1;41-5. January 2000.

Boyce RW, Edge JE, Nurre MJ, Lee D. The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care: An Option for Ambulatory Health Centers. The IHS Primary Care Provider, Vol. 22, No. 9, September 1997.

Herrier RN, Boyce RW. Out Front: Communicating More Effectively with 
Physicians, Part 3. American Pharmacy. NS36:No.10;573. October 1996.

Herrier RN, Boyce RW. Out Front: Communicating More Effectively with Physicians, Part 2. American Pharmacy. NS36:No.9;547. September 1996.

Bianco T, Haxby DG, Vanderveen RP, Boyce RW, Lee SL, Muilenburg N. Development of Ambulatory Clerkships in a Managed Care Setting. Am. J. Pharm. Ed., 60, 48-52, 1996.

Herrier RN, Boyce RW. Out Front: Why Won't Physicians Accept my Advice. American Pharmacy NS36:No.4;224. April 96.

Herrier RN, Boyce RW. Out Front: Myths about Patient Compliance. American Pharmacy NS35:No.12;12-13. December 95.

Herrier RN, Boyce RW. Out Front: Does Counseling Improve Compliance? 
American Pharmacy. NS35:No.9;11-12.

Herrier RN, Boyce RW. Out Front: Talking to Patients About Potential Side Effects. American Pharmacy. NS35:No.7;11-12.

Herrier RN, Boyce RW. Out Front: Communicating Risk to Patients. American Pharmacy. NS35:No.6;12-14.

Herrier RN, Boyce RW. Establishing an Active Patient Partnership. American Pharmacy. NS35:No.4;48-59.

Herrier RN, Boyce RW. Out Front: Phases in Implementing Patient Counseling. American Pharmacy. NS35:No.1;16-17.

Herrier RN, Boyce RW. Out Front: Finding Time for Counseling. American Pharmacy. NS34:No.12;22-23.

Herrier RN, Boyce RW. Out Front: Why Aren't More Pharmacists Counseling? American Pharmacy. NS34:No.11;22-23.

Herrier RN, Boyce RW. Compliance with prescribed drug regimens. In: Bressler R, Katz MD, eds. Geriatric Pharmacology. New York: McGraw-Hill; 1993:63-77.

Brownlee DS, Boyce RW. Formalizing a pharmacy teaching program in an Indian 
Health Service pharmacy. American Journal of Hospital Pharmacy. 1992;49:2442. Letter.

Boyce RW, Herrier RN. Reassessing patient counseling from another view. American Journal of Hospital Pharmacy. 1992;49:72-73.

Boyce RW, Herrier RN. Value Added Services: The Dynamics of Pharmaceutical Care Monograph 2: Obtaining and Using Patient Data. American Pharmacy. NS31;7:65-71. July 1991.

Gardner M, Boyce RW, Herrier RN. Pharmacist-Patient Consultation Program. An Interactive Approach to Verifying Patient Understanding. New York: Pfizer, 1991.

Herrier RN, Boyce, RW, Apgar DA. Granting pharmacists prescriptive authority: Experience at the U.S. Public Health Service.Hospital Formulary. 1990;25:67-80.

Herrier RN, Boyce, RW, Apgar DA. Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority in the Indian Health Service - Two Decades of Innovation and Experience. Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority, Drug Intelligence Press, 1989.

Boyce R. ASHP should take the lead in developing pharmacist-prescribing guidelines. American Journal of Hospital Pharmacy.1987;44:2253. Letter.

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