Marc Fleming, PhD, MPH, RPh
Marc Fleming, PhD, MPH, RPh, of Fort Worth, Texas, is Associate Professor of Pharmacotherapy at the University of North Texas (UNT) System College of Pharmacy in Fort Worth, Texas. He has over 15 years of pharmacy practice experience, including working in both community chain and independent pharmacies as well as hospital pharmacy. Dr. Fleming is a licensed pharmacist in Texas and Virginia, where he completed a Master of Public Health degree in 2000. Currently, he is working with Texas Health and Human Services Commission and collaborators at the University of Houston College of Pharmacy on SAMHSA funded projects aimed at preventing prescription drug misuse and promoting safe disposal of unused controlled substance prescriptions.
Throughout his academic career, Dr. Fleming has excelled at bringing together multidisciplinary groups of clinicians and researchers to address pharmacist and physician behavior related to pain management care and prescription opioid misuse prevention. His research has been presented internationally and he has numerous publications in addition to presentations regarding prescription drug monitoring programs at the local, state and national level. Dr. Fleming is currently working to develop a pharmacists’ education plan to enhance pharmacists’ controlled substance prescription counseling as part as the SPF-Rx grant. In addition to research, Dr. Fleming has been recognized for his service to the community and profession for his involvement in working with local substance abuse coalitions, presenting at community college career day and serving as student chapter advisor for multiple organizations, including the Industry Pharmacists Organization.