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Stephen Kogut, Ph.D., M.B.A.

  • Professor
  • Office: 277
  • Phone: 401.874.5370
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  • Office Location: 7 Greenhouse Road, Kingston, RI 02881


Dr. Stephen Kogut is a Professor of Pharmacy Practice, specializing in the area of pharmacoeconomics and managed care pharmacy. His teaching contributions span across a range of topics, including health economics and policy, public health, and health care systems. He has worked with various national stakeholders to improve medication use in populations, including the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Pharmacy Quality Alliance. His local activities include projects with the Rhode Island Medicaid pharmacy program and with Healthcentric Advisors, the state’s Medicare-contracted Quality Improvement Organization.

Dr. Kogut is a member of the Rhode Island Medicaid Drug Utilization Review Board, and is a former member of the Rhode Island Board of Pharmacy. He served as Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice from 2008-2011. His current research interests include the application of pharmacoeconomic research in managed care environments, and the evaluation of health information technologies to support medication management. Dr. Kogut is a registered and practicing pharmacist.


Managed Care Pharmacy; Pharmacoeconomics; Quality in Medication Use; Technologies for Improving Medication Use; Off-label Prescribing


Ph.D., University of Rhode Island, 2001

M.B.A., Bryant University, 1998

B.S. Pharmacy, University of Rhode Island, 1991


Kogut, SJ, Johnson, SM, Higgins, T, Quilliam, BJ. Evaluation of a Program to Improve Diabetes Care Through Intensified Care Management Activities and Diabetes Medication Copayment Reduction. J Manag Care Pharm. May;18(4):315-325 (2012).

Sclar, DA, Robison, LM, Castillo, LV, Schmidt, JM, Bowen, KA, Oganov, AM, Skaer, TL, Kogut, SJ. Concomitant use of triptan, and SSRI or SNRI after the US Food and Drug Administration alert on serotonin syndrome. Headache. Feb;52(2):198-203 (2012).

Quilliam, BJ, Simeone, JC, Ozbay, AB, Kogut, SJ. The incidence and costs of hypoglycemia in type 2 diabetes. Am J Manag Care 17: 673-680 (2011).

Kogut SJ, Spooner LM. Resistance to in-office dispensing of generic antibiotic samples. J Manag Care Pharm. 2009 Jan;15(1):62-5.

Abughosh SM,  Kogut S.  Comparison of Persistence Rates of Acetylcholine-esterase Inhibitors in a State Medicaid Program. Patient Preference and Adherence. 2008 (2) 79–85.

Kogut SJ. Canadian Pharmacies: Usurping Local Pharmacists’ Roles in Medication Safety. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association. 2005 May-June;45(3):127-8.

Kogut SJ, Yam F, Dufresne R. Prescribing of Antipsychotic Medication in a Medicaid Population: Use of Polytherapy and Off-label Dosages. Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy. 2005 Jan-Feb;11(1):17-24.

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