Stan Kent, RPh, MS, FASHP

Chief Pharmacy Officer
Residency Program Director- PGY1/PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs University of Michigan College of Pharmacy
Rotation(s) Offered: Practice Management, Finance (longitudinal), Leadership and Professional Development (longitudinal)


In my role as Chief, I have overall responsibility for pharmacy services for Michigan Medicine. In my role at the college of pharmacy I serve on several committees related to the administration of the college and clinical service to the health system.

Pharmacy School Attended: SUNY at Buffalo –BS in Pharmacy (1978), UW-Madison –MS in Hospital Pharmacy (1980)

Other training: 

  • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics; Madison, Wisconsin; 1978-80.

Areas of Interest

Leadership and management; professional practice; pharmacy operations; process improvement.

Honors & Awards

  • Inducted as Honorary Member –Phi Lambda Sigma –University of Michigan -2016
  • Julius W. Sturmer Memorial Award –Rho Chi Honor Society –University of the Sciences –Philadelphia –April 2012
  • Illinois Council of Health System Pharmacist’s Health-System Pharmacist of the Year Award -2008
  • Recipient -Winston Durant Lecture Award –University of Wisconsin -2007
  • Recipient -Abbott National Hospital Pharmacy Quality Award -1997
  • Wisconsin Society of Hospital Pharmacists President’s Award -1992

Published Articles or Reviews

  • Chaffee BW, Tharp J, Clark JS, Kent SS. A Compounding Compliance Team at an Academic Medical Center. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. 2020; 77:882-891.
  • Boyd AB, Clark JS, Kent SS. Strategic Thinking in Pharmacy. AmericanJournalofHealth-SystemPharmacyJuly2017,74(14)1103-08.
  • PW.Brummond,DavidF.Chen,WilliamW.Churchill,JohnS.Clark,KevinR.Dillon,DoinaDumitru,LynnEschenbacher,ToniFera,ChristopherR.Fortier,KristineK.Gullickson,KristenJurakovich,StanKent,JenniferKeonavong,ChristineMarchese,Tricia Meyer,LeeB.Murdaugh,RichardK.Ogden,BrianC.O’Neal,SteveRough,RafaelSaenzandJacobS.Smith.ASHP Guidelines on Preventing Diversion of Controlled Substances. American Journal of Health System Pharmacy March 2017,74(5)325-348.
  • Kent SS, Kelley L, Choe HM. Ambulatory Pharmacy and Provider Status. MPA Journal. July 2016.