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Joey Mattingly

Joey Mattingly, PharmD, MBA, PhD

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Departments Vice Chair of Research - College of Pharmacy , Associate Professor - Pharmacotherapy

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Research Interests

  • In general, his original research contributions combine the issues I care about with the research methods I have learned and want to continue to master
  • His Research philosophy has evolved over the past six years to cover three overlapping areas: 1) Economics, 2) Engagement, and 3) Education (The 3 E's)

Dr. Joey Mattingly has been in pharmacy for over twenty years, with pharmacy operations experience as an entry-level technician, staff pharmacist, pharmacy manager, district manager for a major pharmacy chain, and private equity start-up director for a long-term care pharmacy operation serving multiple states. Dr. Mattingly left the private sector in 2014 to pursue an academic career as an Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy while simultaneously earning his Doctor of Philosophy in Health Services Research with a specific focus on pharmacoeconomics.

Since 2014, Dr. Mattingly has developed a research portfolio that primarily focuses on drug pricing policy where he has engaged policymakers at local, state, and federal levels, including serving as Speaker of the House of Delegates and Trustee for the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) from 2019-2021. From November 2022 to April 2023, Dr. Mattingly served as an advisor to the Center of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to aid in the implementation of the new "Drug Price Negotiation Program" authorized by Congress through the Inflation Reduction Act. Most recently, he was named Research Fellow for the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) to help inform policy on pharmacy benefit manager practices.

In addition to drug pricing, Dr. Mattingly has led or co-led multiple federal research proposals aimed at improving patient outcomes through a health equities research lens (U01FD007563 and U01MD017437). Additionally, he led a subaward to a large cooperative agreement with the Food and Drug Administration (U01FD005946) focused on improving diversity in patient engagement activities. This experience with health disparities research was intended to better understand policy implications that may exacerbate disparities in multiple priority populations to ensure our cost-effectiveness methods. incorporate health equity impacts.

Dr. Mattingly has previously served as an advisor of Effectiveness and Decision Science for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, the Maryland Department of Health Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, and the Maryland Prescription Drug Affordability Stakeholder Council, He also serves as and Editorial Advisory Board member for the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and PharmacoEconomics- Open.


  • PHARM 6241- Drug Literature Evaluation II, University of Utah
  • Pharmacy Practice Management and Leadership, University of Maryland, 2014-2022
  • Effective Leadership and Advocacy, University of Maryland, 2016-2022
  • Introduction to Comparative Effectiveness Research and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research, University of Maryland, 2019-2022


  • Advisory Board Member, Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
  • Advisory Board Member, Maryland Department of Health Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
  • Speaker of the House of Delegates and Board of Trustees Member, American Pharmacists Association


  • 2022 Teacher of the Year, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
  • 2019 Albert B. Prescott Pharmacy Leadership Award
  • 2017 Volunteer of the Year, Professional Fraternity Association
  • 2016 Teacher of the Year, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy


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College of Pharmacy

Education History

Doctoral Training University of Maryland
Doctor of Philosophy
University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
Doctor of Pharmacy, Magna Cum Laude
Graduate Training University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics
Masters of Business Administration, Magna Cum Laude

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Mattingly TJ 2nd, Hyman DA, Bai G. Pharmacy Benefit Managers: History, Business Practices, Economics, and Policy. JAMA Health Forum. 2023 Nov 3;4(11):e233804. doi: 10.1001/jamahealthforum.2023.3804. PubMed PMID: 37921745.

  2. Huffman MK, McGuirt DR, Patil DM, Mattingly TJ 2nd. Exploring Pharmacy Student Experiences with Student Debt and Perspectives on Future Burnout and Loan Relief. Am J Pharm Educ. 2023 Nov;87(11):100134. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpe.2023.100134. Epub 2023 May 24. PubMed PMID: 37914462.

  3. Holtorf AP, Danyliv A, Krause A, Hanna A, Venable Y, Mattingly TJ 2nd, Huang LY, Pierre M, Silveira Silva A, Walsh D. Ethical and legal considerations in social media research for health technology assessment: conclusions from a scoping review. Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 2023 Oct 16;39(1):e62. doi: 10.1017/S0266462323000399. Review. PubMed PMID: 37842838.

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