Stephen Kogut, PhD, MBA RPh

University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy

Titles and Affiliations: 

  • Professor of Pharmacy Practice, University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy

Stephen J. Kogut, PhD, MBA, RPh is a Professor at the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy, specializing in medication outcomes research and managed care pharmacy. Dr. Kogut began his professional career with the former Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan of New England, where he contributed to the development and implementation of managed care pharmacy protocols. He was the project manager for the Study of Clinically Relevant Indicators for Pharmacologic Therapy (the SCRIPT Project), a national effort of the Coalition for Quality in Medication Use, sponsored by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Dr. Kogut also served as an expert panelist for CMS in its efforts to define quality measures for the Part D drug program, and for the National Quality Forum’s National Voluntary Consensus Standards for Therapeutic Drug Management Quality. He is a former member of the R.I. Board of Pharmacy and former Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice. He was a Visiting Fellow at ICER in 2021. Dr. Kogut is currently the Director of Evaluation for Advance RI-CTR, which serves as a central hub to support and educate clinical and translational researchers in Rhode Island. He is a current member of the R.I. Medicaid Drug Utilization Review Board, the AMCP Format for Formulary Submissions Committee, and the PQA Quality Innovation and Research Center Advisory Committee. He has practiced as a pharmacist for more than 30 years.