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Profile: Sujit Sansgiry

Sujit Sansgiry
Sujit S. Sansgiry, M.S., Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmaceutical Health Outcomes and Policy

Health Building 2
University of Houston College of Pharmacy
4849 Calhoun Road, Room 4050
Houston, TX 77204-5047

Phone: 832-842-8392
SSansgiry@uh.edu

Education

Post-doctoral Pharmacoeconomic Research Fellowship at RxAmerica/Novartis sponsored fellowship

Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Sciences, emphasis in Pharmacy Administration, Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho

Master of Science in Pharmacy, emphasis in Pharmacy Administration, Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho

Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Principal K. M. Kundanani College of Pharmacy, University of Bombay, Bombay, India

Research Interests

My research interests include developing, designing, and analyzing new methods and techniques to study health care behavior and treatment outcomes. Some of my primary areas of research include projects in the field of pharmacoeconomics, health outcomes analysis, health and pharmaceutical marketing research, and consumer health behavior. My area of concentration is on behavioral interventions to improve pharmaceutical and healthcare outcomes.

Awards & Honors

  • Gold Medal Presentation, Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, AMCP & Specialty Pharmacy 2016 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2016 
  • Recognized as one of the top 100 posters at ISPOR EU at Vienna Austria, 2016.
  • Recipient of the 2015 Research Starter Grant in Adherence Improvement by the PhRMA foundation presented at the 20th Annual International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research meeting in Philadelphia, 2015.
  • Recipient of 2 best poster awards, one in silver category and one in bronze category at the annual Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Meeting, 2015.
  • Recipient of the Rho Chi Teaching Excellence Award, 2013-2014.
  • Recipient of the best poster award bronze category at the annual Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy meeting, 2014.
  • Recipient of the best poster award at the 14th annual Health Services and Outcomes research Conference Meeting, 2013.
  • Recipient of two best poster awards at the Pharmaceutical Health Outcome Symposium University of Houston, 2013.
  • Recipient of the best poster award at the 13th annual Health Services and Outcomes research Conference Meeting, 2012.
  • Recipient of multiple best poster awards at the 12th annual Health Services and Outcomes Research Conference, Houston, TX, December 2011
  • Recipient of the best poster award (out of 1150 presentations) at the 16th annual conference of the International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 2011
  • Recipient of the best poster award at the 11th annual Health Services and Outcomes Research Conference, Houston, TX, December 2010
  • Nominee for the 2010 Outstanding Faculty Award from the University of Houston Alumni Organization
  • Nominee for the 2010 Faculty Service Award UH College of Pharmacy
  • Recipient of 2 best poster awards at the 10th annual Health Services and Outcomes Research Conference, Houston, TX, December 2009
  • Recipient of the 10 Year Service award, UH College of Pharmacy 2009
  • Finalist for the best poster award at the 14th International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, 2009
  • Recipient, Best Poster Award at the 9th Annual Kelsey Research Foundation Health Services and Outcomes Research Conference, Houston, Texas, December 2008
  • Recipient, Best Poster Awards (three) at the 8th Annual Kelsey Research Foundation Health Services and Outcomes Research Conference, Houston, Texas, November 2007
  • Co-recipient, American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management Poster Presentation Merit Award 2007
  • Inducted in the Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers 2005
  • Invited by the US FDA as a Visiting Professor Lectureship on the topic of Consumer Comprehension on OTC drug labels, 2005
  • Recipient of the Best Poster Award (out of 581) at 10th Annual ISPOR meeting, 2005
  • Recipient of the 2004 Outstanding Faculty Award from the Houston Alumni Organization, 2004
  • Invited and accepted to join the National Leadership Honor Society Omicron Delta Kappa, 2004
  • Recognized for the best student research award (First place) from Texas Pharmaceutical Association, 2004
  • Certificate of Recognition for Research Poster being selected (1/16 from 350) for Poster Grand Rounds with the Experts at American Pharmacists Association Annual meeting, 2004
  • Three posters received best student poster awards at the Pharmaceutical Services and Outcomes Research Conference, UH, 2004
  • Alumni Achiever of the Year Award from University of Bombay Principal K. M. Kundanani, College of Pharmacy, India, 2004
  • Recognized for the best student research award from Texas Pharmaceutical Association, 2003
  • Recognized as one of the best undergraduate student poster award at Sigma Xi Research Day, University of Houston, 2003
  • Recognized for the student research award from NACDS at the annual meeting 2002
  • Best Student Poster Award at TSHP 2002
  • Best Student Poster Award at TSHP 2001
  • Research presentation was highlighted in the COR Clinical Excellence Journal 2000
  • Research paper cited as a reference in the OTC Human drugs; Labeling Requirements published in the Federal Registrar 1999 by the FDA.
  • 1999 Novartis Pharmacoeconomic Research Fellowship at RxAmerica.
  • 1998 Research paper cited at the FDA Nonprescription Drugs
  • Advisory Committee hearing by APhA delegates. 1997
  • Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management Presentation Merit Award. 1997 Received at the American Pharmaceutical Association’s Annual Meeting held in Los Angeles.

Courses

Ph.D. and M.S. in Pharmacy Administration programs
  • PHCA 6305, Pharmacy Administration and Management I
  • PHCA 8301, Pharmacy Administration and Management III
  • PHCA 6398, Statistical Application using SAS
  • PHCA 6312, Pharmacoeconomics in Outcomes Research

Doctor of Pharmacy program
  • PHAR 5362,Pharmacy Management III
  • PHAR 5369, Special Problems

Published Abstracts

Effect of patient involvement and message format on Perceived susceptibility and severity to breast cancer. Archita Bhansali, Sansgiry S. S. Accepted to ISPOR 23rd Annual International Meeting poster session, Baltimore MD.

Accepting Biosimilars - What are the doctors looking for? - A Systematic Review. Sawant R.V., Sansgiry S.S. (Accepted at ISPOR 2018).

Medication use before and after hospitalization for COPD in a cohort of elderly patients with Medicare Advantage Plan. Xu Q., Serna O., Sansgiry S. S. (Accepted at ISPOR 23rd Annual International Meeting poster session, Baltimore MD).

Examining Costs, Utilization, and Driving Factors of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Services. Lewing B.D., Sansgiry S.S. (Accepted at ISPOR 23rd Annual International Meeting poster session, Baltimore MD).

A naturalistic observation study of current medication counseling practices at retail chain pharmacies in the Houston area. Prajakta Masurkar, Soham Yhende, Suma Gopinathan Sansgiry S. S. (Accepted at ISPOR 23rd Annual International Meeting poster session, Baltimore MD).

Role of information anxiety and load on the processing of prescription drug information leaflets. Bapat, S. S., Patel, H., & Sansgiry, S. S.In Value In Health Vol. 20, No. 5, Pp. A17-A17. May, 2017.

Association between physical activity and academic performance among a cohort of doctor of pharmacy students. Xu Q, Sansgiry S.S. 117th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Anaheim, California, July 23-27, 2017. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education: Volume 80, Issue 5, Article S2.

Examining the attitudes towards the use of marijuana in a cohort of pharmacy students. Rutugandha Paranjpe, Precious Anyanwu, Sujit Sansgiry. 2017 AACP Annual meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, July 15-19,2017.

The Association Between Parenting Stress And The Child’s Quality of Life Among Parents of Asthmatic Children. Sansgiry SS, Almogbel Y. Value in Health.19(7):A617. Selected for the Best Poster Award. Nov 1, 2016.

Analysis of The Factors Affecting Parents’ Medication Adherence In Asthmatic Children Using Expectation Confirmation Theory. Almogbel Y, Abughosh S, Essien EJ, Sansgiry S, Fleming ML, Sansgiry SS. Value in Health.19(7):A615. Nov 1, 2016.

Assessment Of Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Coverage Gap Among COPD Patients: Analysis Of Hospitalization Use. Bhansali A, Sansgiry SS, Serna O, Fleming ML, Abughosh S, Kamdar M, Stanford R. Value in Health, 19(3):A120. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2016.03.481. 2016.

Rescheduling Hydrocodone Combination Products: Assessing the Impact on Opioid Utilization. Hatfield MD, Sansgiry SS, Johnson ML, Essien EJ, Todd KH, Fleming ML. Value in Health,19(3):A255. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2016.03.1020. 2016.

Hospital Staff Pharmacist Productivity: A Comparative Analysis Of Time Spent By Pharmacists In A Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) System Versus Non-CPOE System. Lewing BD, Hatfield MD, Sansgiry SS. Value in Health, 19(3): A270. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2016.03.866. 2016.

Predicting Texas Physicians’ Intention to Prescribe Hydrocodone Combination Products after Rescheduling. Fleming ML, Driver L, Sansgiry SS, Sawant RV, Abughosh S, Wanat M, Pickard T, Reeve K, Todd KH. Value in Health. 19(3): A258. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2016.03.1036. 2016.

Impact of Hydrocodone Rescheduling on Texas Physicians’ Future Pain Management. Fleming ML, Driver L, Sansgiry SS, Sawant RV, Abughosh S, Wanat M, Pickard T, Reeve K, Todd KH. Value in Health,. 19(3): A258. 2016.

Consumer involvement and cognitive effort: Interaction and effect on information processing of prescription drug information leaflets. SS Bapat, H Patel, AH Bhansali, SS Sansgiry. Value in Health, 19 (3): A259. 2016.

Extended Technology Acceptance Model for Predicting Individuals' Intention to use Smartphone Fitness Applications. Rege SA, Sansgiry SS. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 80(5):S2. 2016.

"Association between physical activity and academic performance among a cohort of doctor of pharmacy students." Xu Q, Sansgiry SS. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education: Volume 80, Issue 5, Article S2. 2016.

Factors affecting Prescription Drug Coverage Gap among COPD Patients: Analysis of Time to Coverage. Sansgiry SS, Bhansali A, Fleming ML, Abughosh S, Kamdar M, Stanford S. JMCP; 22(4):J19 Received the best poster award Gold category. 2016.

Validation of prescription medication adherence prediction tool (RAPT) to predict non-adherence among diabetes patients enrolled in Medicare. Mhatre SK, Sansgiry S, Omar S, Sansgiry SS. Value in Health. 18(3): A64–A65. 2015.

Physician perception of Pharmacy adherence barriers in a Cohort of Medicare advantage plans in Texas. Winters A, Esse T, Serna O, Bhansali AB, Sansgiry SS. Value in Health. 18(3): A88. 2015.

Does azilsartan medoximil – chlorthalidone lower risk of coronary heart disease than olmesartan medoximil – hydrochlorthiazide in patients with essential hypertension: A cost-effective analysis. Bhansali A, Sansgiry SS. Value in Health. 18(3): A143. 2015.

Systematic review of qualitative studies to identify Health related quality of life constructs reported by patients with Hepatitis C. Mhatre SK, Sansgiry SS. Value in Health. 18(3): A227. 2015.

Use of health belief model to understand knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of people towards the Ebola outbreak. Vadhariya A, Sansgiry SS. Value in Health. 18(3): A241. 2015.

Predictors of cigarette smoking in three Asian countries: China India and Taiwan. lmogbel Y, Abughosh S, Essien EJ, Sansgiry SS. Value in Health. 18(3): A249–A250. 2015.

Development of Prescription Medication Adherence Prediction Tool (RxAPT) to Predict Nonadherence to Oral Antidiabetic Drugs. Mhatre S, Sansgiry S, Serna O, Fleming M, Sansgiry SS. JMCP ; 21(4):E35. Received the best poster award Silver category. 2015.

Physician Perception of Medication Adherence in a Cohort of Medicare Advantage Plans in Texas. Winters A, Esse T, Serna O, Bhansali A, Sansgiry SS. JMCP ; 21(4):U33. Received the best poster award Bronze category. 2015.

Comprehensibility of United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Pictograms by Adults of Asian Indian, Arabic and Chinese ethnicities in the United States. Gunjal SS, Upadhyay NP, Bhansali AH, Sansgiry SS. JAPhA ;55:e104. 2015.

Risk Perception of Medication Side Effects: A Product Of Side Effect Characteristics, Stylistic Factors Of The Communicated Message Or Both? Sawant RV, Sansgiry SS, Beatty CR. Value in Health . 17(3):A165. 2014.

Cost-effectiveness of saxagliptin and linagliptin in combination with metformin for type II diabetes: A decision-tree analysis model. Sawant RV, Sansgiry SS. Value in Health. 17(3): A250-A251. 2014.

Beliefs In The Effectiveness Of Smoking Cessation Interventions Among Male Saudi College Students. Almogbel YS, Abughosh S, Sansgiry SS. Value in Health. 17(3):A140 – A141. 2014.

Effect Of Involvement On Information Processing From Over-The-Counter Drug Facts Panel. Bhansali AH, Sansgiry SS. Value in Health. 17(3):A110. 2014.

Cost-effectiveness analysis of escitalopram versus paroxetine in treatment of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) in the United States. Gunjal SS, Sansgiry SS. Value in Health. 17(3):A216. 2014.

Development And Testing Of Patient Drug Information Leaflets To Improve Comprehension. Patel H, Essien EJ, Fleming ML, Mehta P, Sherer JT, Sansgiry SS. Value in Health. 17(3):A22-A23. 2014.

Predictors Of Cigarettes Smoking Among Adults In Five Countries: China, Jordan, India, Taiwan, And Saudi Arabia. Abughosh S, Wu IH, Wang X, Essien EJ, Peters RJ, Almogbel YS, Sansgiry SS. Value in Health. 17(3):A172. 2014.

Communicating Risk of Medication Side-effects: Assessment of Risk Perception Using Plain Language Combined with Numeric Frequencies. Journal of Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy. 20(4-a): S63-S64.Received the Best Poster Award Bronze category. 2014.

Is There Value Associated with Pharmacist-Written Recommendations to Physicians within a Medicare Advantage Plan (MAP). Garcia L, Serna O, Sansgiry S, Mhatre S, Fleming ML. Journal of Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy. 20(4-a): S71-S72. 2014.

Parents' Expectation to Receive Antibiotic Prescriptions for Children. Medical Decision Making. Dwibedi N., Sansgiry SS.34: E31, doi:10.1177/0272989X13519751. February 2014.

“Health Related Quality of Life in a National Sample of Caregivers: A multilevel approach”. Patel HK, Mehta P, Sansgiry SS. Value in Health. 16(3): A259. 2013.

Effect Of Placement Of Warning Information On OTC Drug Facts Panel: Improving Ease Of Use And Purchase Intention. Bhansali AH, Sangani DN, Mhatre S, Sansgiry SS. Value in Health. 16(3): A262. 2013.

Consumer risk cognition of liver damage with over-the-counter acetaminophen products and its relationship with intention towards protective behavior. Sawant RV, Goyal RK, Patel HK, Sansgiry SS. Value in Health. 16(3):A125. DOI: 10.1016/j.jval.2013.03.603). 2013.

Predictors of Willingness to Quit Cigarette Smoking in a Cohort of Adults in India. Jadav S, Bhounsule P, Abughosh S, Essien E, Sansgiry SS. Value in Health. 16(3):A232. DOI: 10.1016/j.jval.2013.03.1176. 2013.

Predictors of willingness to quit smoking among a cohort of male college students in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Almogbel Y, Abughosh S, Almeman A, Sansgiry SS. Value in Health.16 (3): PHS6. 2013.

Economic Evaluation of Breast Cancer Prevention Agents: Comparing Tamoxifen, Raloxifene and Exemestane. Jadav S and Sansgiry SS. Value in Health. 16(3):A140-141. DOI: 10.1016/j.jval.2013.03.688. 2013.

Presentations

Examining the Attitudes towards the Consumption of Marijuana for Medicinal and Recreational Purpose. Precious A. Anyanwu, Rutugandha P. Paranjpe, Sujit S. Sansgiry, 2017 Houston Medication Safety Symposium Houston TX April 28, 2017.

Knowledge, Attitudes & Behavior: Zika Virus Risk and Prevention among Pregnant Women in Houston. Abhishek A Nair, Jagadeswara Earla, Jennifer D Copeland, Sujit S. Sansgiry. 2017 Houston Medication Safety Symposium Houston TX April 28, 2017.

Consumer Involvement and Cognitive Effort: Effect on Information Processing of Prescription Leaflets. Shweta Shashikant Bapat, Harshali Patel, Archita H. Bhansali, Sujit S. Sansgiry. 2017 Houston Medication Safety Symposium Houston TX April 28, 2017.

Examining the Behavioral Intentions of Community Pharmacists towards High Prescription Drug Prices. Soumya G. Chikermane, John E. McCarthy, Sujit S. Sansgiry. 2017 Houston Medication Safety Symposium Houston TX April 28, 2017.

Consumer involvement and cognitive effort: Interaction and effect on information processing of prescription drug information leaflets. SS Bapat, H Patel, AH Bhansali, SS Sansgiry. 2016 Medical World Americas, Houston TX, May 19, 2016.

Hospital Staff Pharmacist Productivity: A Comparative Analysis Of Time Spent By Pharmacists In A Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) System Versus Non-CPOE System. Lewing B, Hatfield M, Sansgiry S. 2016 Southern Pharmacy Administration Conference, Oxford MS, June 25, 2016.

How Primary Care Physicians Perceive Patient Medication Adherence in a Cohort of Medicare Advantage Plans in Texas. Winters A, Esse T, Serna O, Bhansali A, Sansgiry S. 2015 Alcalde Southwest Leadership Meeting, San Antonio TX, April 24, 2015.

Impact of Insulin Tier Status on Medication Adherence for MAPD Beneficiaries. Nguyen A, Sawant R, Serna O, Esse T, Sansgiry SS. 2015 Alcalde Southwest Leadership Meeting, San Antonio TX, April 24, 2015.

Predictors of E-Cigarette use as a smoking cessation method. Chekani F, Bali V, Sansgiry SS, 15th Annual Health Services & Outcome Research Conference 2014, Houston, TX, Dec 10, 2014.

Is there value associated with pharmacist-written recommendations to physicians within a Medicare Advantage Plan (MAP)? Garcia L, Serna O, Sansgiry S, Mhatre S, Fleming ML. 2014 Alcalde Southwest Leadership Meeting, Houston TX, April 9. 2014.

Effect of a pharmacist-led telephone call to identify barriers and improve medication adherence in patients enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan. Henges CM, Fleming ML, Esse TW, Serna O, Mhatre SK, Sansgiry SS, 2014 Alcalde Southwest Leadership Meeting, Houston TX, April 9. 2014.

Assessing the Impact of a Pharmacist-Led Medication Therapy Management on Hemoglobin A1c for Type 2 Diabetics in a Medicare Advantage Plan Johnson TJ, Mahtre SK, Nugyen P, Serna O, Fleming ML, Sansgiry SS, 2014 Alcalde Southwest Leadership Meeting, Houston TX, April 9. 2014.

What is the Benefit of a Medicare Advantage Plan Providing Gap Coverage for COPD Maintenance Medications? Tran TC, Mhatre SK, Serna O, Kwatra S, Sansgiry SS, 2014 Alcalde Southwest Leadership Meeting, Houston TX, April 9. 2014.

Evaluating the Effect of the Coverage Gap on Adherence to COPD Maintenance Medications in a Medicare Advantage Plan, Tran TC, Mhatre SK, Serna O, Kwatra S, Sansgiry SS, Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy’s 26th Annual Meeting & Showcase, Tampa, Florida, April 3, 2014.

15. Effect of a Pharmacist-Led Telephone Call to Identify Barriers and Improve Medication Adherence in Patients Enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan, Henges CM, Fleming ML, Esse TW, Serna O, Mhatre SK, Sansgiry SS, Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy’s 25th Annual Meeting & Showcase, San Diego, California, April 4, 2014.

Effect of Pharmacist-Led Medication Therapy Management on Hemoglobin A1c for Type 2 Diabetics Enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan, Johnson TJ, Mahtre SK, Nugyen P, Serna O, Fleming ML, Sansgiry SS, Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy’s 25th Annual Meeting & Showcase, San Diego, California, April 4, 2014.

Evaluating the Effect of the Coverage Gap on Adherence to COPD Maintenance Medications in a Medicare Advantage Plan, Tran TC, Mhatre SK, Serna O, Kwatra S, Sansgiry SS, Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy’s 26th Annual Meeting & Showcase, Tampa, Florida, April 3, 2014.

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Tradgenta And Onglyza in Combination with Metformin for the Treatment Of Type II Diabetes Mellitus. Sawant RV and Sansgiry SS. 14th Annual Health Services and Outcomes Research Conference, Kelsey Research Foundation, Houston, 2013.

Influenza Vaccination in Diabetic Patients: Disparities in Prevalence Between Black and White, Athamneh L, and Sansgiry SS. 14th Annual Health Services & Outcome Research Conference 2013, Houston, TX, Dec 10, 2013. (Received the Best Poster Award)

Cost Effective Analysis of Azilsartan Medoxomil - Chlorthalidone and Olmesartan Medoximil – Hydrochlorthiazide in treatment of Essential hypertension from the third party perspective. Bhansali AH, Sansgiry SS. 14th Annual Kelsey Seybold Conference, 2013.

Hospital staff pharmacist workflow: A comparative analysis of scanned order entry versus computerized provider order entry (CPOE). Hatfield MD, Cox R, Sansgiry SS. Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists Annual Seminar, Austin, TX., 25 April 2013.

Parents Expectation to Receive Antibiotic Prescriptions for Children. Dwibedi N, Sansgiry SS. 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, Baltimore, 2013.

Effect of theory of planned behavior on intention to quit smoking n women. Athamneh L, Saant R, Yucel A, Sansgiry SS. Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Symposium, Houston, 2013.

24. Predicting consumer intention to use generic drug discount programs: Structural equation modeling approach. Patel HK, Sansgiry SS. Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Symposium, Houston. 2013 . (Received the Best Poster Award)

Predictor of intention to perform protective behavior with respect to the use of over-the-counter acetaminophen products. Sawant R, Goyal R, Patel H. Sansgiry SS. Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Symposium, Houston, 2013.

Comparative assessment of Warning information on OTC Drug Facts Panel: Improving ease of Use and Purchase Intention. Bhansali AH, Sangani D, Mhatre S, Sansgiry SS. Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Symposium, Houston, 2013.

A prospective cross-sectional study investigating the difference in interpretation of US-FDA pictograms amongst the minority population. Gunjal S, Upadhyay N, Bhansali AH, Sansgiry SS. Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Symposium, Houston, 2013.

Impaction of over-the-counter medication use on quality of life of the elderly. Mhatre S, Sansgiry SS. Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Symposium, Houston, 2013. (Received the Best Poster Award)

Comparative Effectiveness of Breast Cancer Risk Reduction Agents: Comparing Tamoxifen, Raloxifene and Exemestane. Jadav S and Sansgiry SS. Presented at Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Symposium, University of Houston, Houston, 2013.

Computerized prescriber order entry (CPOE) versus scanned order entry in an inpatient pharmacy: a time and motion study of staff pharmacist workflow. Hatfield MD, Cox R, Mhatre SK, Flowers WP, Sansgiry SS. Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Symposium, Houston, TX. 29,March 2013.

Factors associated with smoking behavior among male university students in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Almogbel YS, Abughosh SM, Almogbel FS, Alhaidar IA, Sansgiry SS. Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Symposium, Houston, 2013.

Selected Publications

Lewing B.D., Sawant R.V., Wanat M.A., Sansgiry S.S. (2018) Examination of the Admissions Process and Admissions Outcomes of a College of Pharmacy. (Submitted to: The American Journal Pharmaceutical Education).

Sawant R.V., Lewing B.D., Wanat M.A., Sansgiry S.S.. (2018). Predictors of On-site Interview Selection and Admission for a Doctor of Pharmacy Program using the Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS) Criteria. (Submitted to: Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning).

Sawant R.V., Sansgiry S.S. Communicating Risk of Medication Side-effects: Role of Communication Format on Risk Perception. (Submitted to: Pharmacy Practice).

Bhansali, A. H., Sangani, D. S., Mhatre, S. K., & Sansgiry, S. S. (2018). Effect of Warning Placement on the Information Processing of College Students Reading an OTC Drug Facts Panel. Journal of American College Health, . DOI 10.1080/07448481.2018.1431891

Bapat, S. S., Patel, H. K., & Sansgiry, S. S. (2017). Role of Information Anxiety and Information Load on Processing of Prescription Drug Information Leaflets. Pharmacy, 5(4), 57. DOI 10.3390/pharmacy5040057

Xu, Q., & Sansgiry, S. S. (2017). Association between physical activity and grade point average among a cohort of pharmacy students in didactic years. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. DOI 10.1016/j.cptl.2017.11.007

Fleming, M. L., Driver, L., Sansgiry, S. S., Abughosh, S. M., Wanat, M., Sawant, R. V., & Todd, K. H. (2017). Physicians' intention to prescribe hydrocodone combination products after rescheduling: A theory of reasoned action approach. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 13(3), 503-512.

Lewing, B. D., Hatfield, M. D., & Sansgiry, S. S. (2017). Impact of Computerized Provider Order Entry Systems on hospital staff pharmacist workflow productivity: A three site comparative analysis based on level of CPOE implementation. Journal of Hospital Administration, 7(1), 1. DOI 10.5430/jha.v7n1p1

Patel, H. K., Bapat, S. S., Bhansali, A. H., & Sansgiry, S. S. (2017). Development of prescription drug information leaflets: Impact of cognitive effort and patient involvement on prescription medication information processing. Therapeutic Innovation & Regulatory Science, 52(1):216847901771671. DOI 10.1177/2168479017716714

Sansgiry, S. S., Bhansali, A. H., Mhatre, S. K., & Sawant, R. V. (2017). Influence of patient perceived relationship with pharmacist and physician and its association with beliefs in medicine. Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, 8(2), 123-130.

Sansgiry SS,* Bhansali AH, Bapat S, Xu Q. Abuse of over-the-counter medicines: a pharmacist’s perspective. Integrated Pharmacy Research and Practice. Volume 2017:6:1-6.

Hickerson SC, Fleming ML, Sawant RV, Ordonez ND, Sansgiry SS.* Predicting pharmacy students’ intention to apply for a residency: A systematic theory of planned behavior approach. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 2017 Feb 28;9(1):12-9.

Almogbel YS, Goyal R, Sansgiry SS*. Association between parenting stress and Functional Impairment Among Children Diagnosed with Neuro developmental Disorders. Community Mental Health Journal, 2017 doi:10.1007/s10597-017-0096-9

Archita H Bhansali, Marc L Fleming, Jeffery T Sherer, Sujit S. Sansgiry* The Effect of label Format Among Current and Potential Over-the Counter Medication Users. Therapeutic Innovation and Regulatory Science, 2016, 50(5): 560-568.

Li YH, Gupta P, Sawant R, Sansgiry SS* A Cost-Effectiveness Comparison of Alosetron, Eluxadoline, and Rifaximin in the Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Diarrhea. Pharm Pharmacol Int Journal. 2016, 4(6): 00095. DOI: 10.15406/ppij.2016.04.00095

Alexander T. Nguyen, Ruta V. Sawant, Omar Serna, Tara Esse, and Sujit S. Sansgiry. Medicare Part D Insulin Tiering Change: Impact on Health Outcomes, American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits, 2016; 8(5):-e0

Fleming ML, Driver L, Sansgiry SS, Abughosh SM, Wanat M, Sawant RV, Ferries E, Reeve K, Todd KH. Physicians' intention to prescribe hydrocodone combination products after rescheduling: A theory of reasoned action approach. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 2016. pii: S1551-7411(16)30228-5.

Mhatre, S. K., & Sansgiry, S. S.* Development of a conceptual model of health‐related quality of life among hepatitis C patients: A systematic review of qualitative studies. Hepatology Research, 2016, 46(1), 29-39.

Almogbel YS, Abughosh SM, Almeman AA, Sansgiry SS* Factors associated with willingness to quit smoking among male university students in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences. 2016, 11(2), 128-133.

Mhatre, S. K., & Sansgiry, S.* Assessing a conceptual model of over‐the‐counter medication misuse, adverse drug events and health‐related quality of life in an elderly population. Geriatrics & gerontology international, 2016, 16(1), 103-110. 10.1111/ggi.12443.

Mhatre, S. K., Serna, O., Sansgiry, S., Fleming, M. L., Essien, E. J., & Sansgiry, S. S.* Risk of Nondherence to Diabetes Medications Among Medicare Advantage Enrollees: Development of a Validated Risk Prediction Tool. Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy, 2016, 22(11), 1293-1301.

Winters, A., Esse, T., Bhansali, A., Serna, O., Mhatre, S., & Sansgiry, S.* Physician Perception of Patient Medication Adherence in a Cohort of Medicare Advantage Plans in Texas. Journal of managed care & specialty pharmacy, 2016 22(3), 305-312.

Sawant RV, Goyal RK, Rajan SS, Patel HK, Essien EJ, Sansgiry SS.* Factors Associated With Intention to Engage In Protective Behaviors: The case of certain Over-the-Counter products. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy 2016; 12; 327-335.

Sawant RV, Beatty CR, Sansgiry SS. Effect of Communication Style on Perceptions of Medication Side Effect Risk among Pharmacy Students. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2016, 80(8): 131. Doi: 10.5688/ajpe808131

Goldberg DS, Valderrama A, Kamalakar R, Sansgiry SS, Babajanyan S. Lewis JD, Hepatocellular Carcinoma Surveillance Among Cirrhotic Patients with Commercial Health Insurance. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology; 2016; 50(3):258-65.

Sansgiry S, Mhatre SK, Agrawal R, Patel H, Hayes D, Roberson K, James C. Community Pharmacist-Based Collaborative Disease Management Program for Patients with Poorly Controlled Diabetes. Journal of Health Science 2015; 3; 150-157.

Goldberg DS, Valderrama A, Kamalakar R, Sansgiry SS, Babajanyan S. Lewis JD, Hepatocellular Carcinoma Surveillance Rates in Commercially Insured Patients with Noncirrhotic Chronic Hepatitis B. Journal of Viral Hepatitis 2015; 22:9; 727-736.

Shivani K. Mhatre and Sujit S. Sansgiry*, Assessing a Conceptual Model of Over-the-Counter Medication Misuse, Adverse Drug Events and Health-related Quality of Life in an Elderly Population. Geriatrics and Gerontology International, 2015 10.1111/ggi.12443.

Liqa N. Athamneh, Sujit S. Sansgiry, E. James Essien, Susan Abughosh, "Predictors of Intention to Quit Waterpipe Smoking: A Survey of Arab Americans in Houston, Texas," Journal of Addiction, vol. 2015, Article ID 575479, 11 pages, 2015. doi:10.1155/2015/575479.

Nilanjana Dwibedi, Sujit S. Sansgiry, Michael L. Johnson, Susan M. Abughosh, E. James Essien, Paras D. Mehta, “Parents’ Expectations to Receive Antibiotic Prescriptions for Children”, Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment 2015, 00:1-22, DOI: 10.1080/10911359.2014.988319.

Chukwuemeka M Ubaka, Sujit S Sansgiry, Chinwe V. Ukwe. Cognitive Determinants of Academic Performance in Nigerian Pharmacy Schools. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2015; 79 (7): Article 101.

Susan Abughosh, Wu I, Wang X, Almogbel Y, Bhounsule P, Yang M, Hawari, F; Essien EJ Peters RJ, Sujit S. Sansgiry. Predictors of Cigarette Smoking across Five Countries: A Cross Sectional Study. Journal of Behavioral Health. 2015; 4(1): 7-13.

Smruti Jadav, Suja D. Rajan, Susan Abughosh, Sujit S. Sansgiry* The Role of Socio-Economic Status and Healthcare Access in Breast Cancer Screening Compliance among Hispanics. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice. March 2015; 21:5 (September /October). 467-476.

Liqa N Athamneh, Sujit S. Sansgiry*, Influenza vaccination in patients with diabetes: Disparities in prevalence between African Americans and Whites, Pharmacy Practice 2014 Apr;12(2):410. Epub 2014 Mar 15.

Mark Hatfield, Rodney Cox R, Shivani Mhatre, Perry Flowers, Sujit S. Sansgiry*. Impact of computerized provider order entry on pharmacist productivity. Hospital Pharmacy 2014;49(5):458-465.

Shivani Mhatre and Sujit S. Sansgiry*, Impact of Over-the-Counter Medication Use on Patients' Health Related Quality of Life - Development and Psychometric Validation of Over-The-Counter Medication Impact Scale" Clinical Drug Investigation 2014; 34(4): 277-86. doi: 10.1007/s40261-014-0173-6.

Anthony Omojasola, Mike Hernandez, Sujit S. Sansgiry, Raheem Paxton, Lovell Jones, “Predictors of $4 Generic Prescription Drug Discount Programs use in the low-income population”. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy 2014; 10:141-148.

Sally A. Huston, Susan N. Kucukarslan, Harshali Patel, Elliot M. Sogal, Douglas L. Ried Sujit S. Sansgiry “Expanding Consumer Medication Access: The Time is Now” Therapeutic Innovation & Regulatory Science, Journal of DIA 2013;47(2):183-189

Shivani Mhatre, Sara Artani and Sujit S. Sansgiry*, “Use of and attitude towards Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Understanding the role of generational influence” Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine 2013; 19(3):10-15.

Sujit S. Sansgiry*, Harshali Patel, Shivani Mhatre, J David Hayes, Kim Roberson, Clyde J. James, “Change in Prescription and Medical Services Costs and Utilization: Employer Initiated Diabetes Disease Management Program in a Community Pharmacy Setting” European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare. 2013;1 (1):216-223.

Yasser S Almogbel, Susan M Abughosh, Faisal S Almogbel, Ibrahim A Alhaidar, Sujit S. Sansgiry, * “Predictors of Smoking among Male College Students in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia” WHO EMRO, Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal 2013; 19 (11):909-914.

Prajakta Bhounsule, Susan Abughosh, Ekere James Essien, Sujit S. Sansgiry,* Predictors of Cigarette Smoking Behavior in a Cohort of Adults in India" Journal Of Behavioral Health 2013; 2 (2):105-111.

For complete list of publications please see the Publications List PDF .

Book Chapters

Sawant RV, Sansgiry SS. “Chapter 11: Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Health Outcomes and Policy Research.” Pharmacy for the Curious. Why Study Pharmacy? Copyright © 2015 by the Curious Academy Publishing. Loc 1838-2083.

Sujit S. Sansgiry and Harshali Patel, “ Nonprescription Drugs” Encyclopedia of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, Taylor and Francis: New York, Published online: Aug 2013; 2300-2316.

Sujit S. Sansgiry, Lynn Simpson, Gauri Shringarpure and Amit Kulkarni, “Nonprescription Drugs” Encyclopedia of Pharmaceutical Technology, Marcel Dekker, Inc. 2003.

Sujit S. Sansgiry, “Information Processing of Over-The-Counter Medication Labels: Effect of Consumer Involvement and Package Vividness.” Dissertation, Idaho State University, 1996.

Sujit S. Sansgiry, “Effect of Graphics on Comprehension of Information Present on Nonprescription Drug Labels.” Master Thesis, Idaho State University, 1994.

Professional Service & Affiliations

Honor Societys
  • Member of the National Research Society Sigma Si Research Honor Society, 2006 - Present
  • Member of the National Leadership Society Omicron Delta Kappa, December 2004 - Present
  • Member of the National Pharmacy Honor Society Rho Chi, May 1995 - Present
  • Member of the National Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, April 1994 - Present
International and National Organizations
  • Member of the American Pharmaceutical Association (APhA)
  • Member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)
  • Member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
  • Member of the International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)
  • Member of the Association of Managed Care Pharmacist (AMCP)
  • Appointed as a Judge for the Poster Presentation Committee at the Annual International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Conference, 2016
  • Appointed as a Judge for the Poster Presentation Committee at the Annual International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Conference, 2015
  • Appointed member of the American Pharmacists Associations APRS Behind-The-Counter medications Working Group, 2008-2014
  • Appointed as a Judge for the Poster Presentation Committee at the Annual International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Conference, 2013
  • Appointed as a Judge for the Poster Presentation Committee at the Annual International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Conference, 2012
  • Appointed as a Judge for the Poster Presentation Committee at the Annual International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Conference, 2011
  • Appointed as a Judge for the Poster Presentation Committee at the Annual European International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Conference, 2010
  • Invited to review The Prestigious ASHP Foundation Grant, "Promoting Influenza Prevention: Pharmacists as Immunization Advocates.", 2010
  • Appointed as a Judge for the Poster Presentation Committee at the Annual International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Conference, 2010
  • Appointed Member of the Abstract Review Committee –The Annual International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Conference, 2010
  • Appointed Member of the International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Faculty Advisor Counci, 2009
  • Appointed member of the 2007 Faculty Development Initiative Program- The FDIP Grant review committee, University of Houston, 2007
  • Appointed Member of the Abstract Review Committee –SAS section for the 2005 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy’s Annual Meeting, 2005
  • Appointed member of the Council of Deans and Council of faculties Joint Task Force Committee on Combined Degree Programs for the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, 2004
  • Appointed member of the Graduate Program Standards subcommittee for the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, 2004
  • Appointed member of poster and podium judging committee at the ISPOR 8th Annual International Meeting , in Arlington, VA, USA, 2003
  • Elected member of the International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, Task force to Evaluate Residency/Fellowship Programs, 2000-2003
  • Elected member of the Association of Pharmacoeconomic and Outcomes Research, Education Committee, 1998-1999