Faculty Member – Marsha Crader

Marsha F. Crader, PharmDMarsha Crader
Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacy Practice
Phone: (870) 207.4463
Fax: (870) 972-6897
Office: St. Bernards Medical Center, 2nd Floor, Center of Clinical Pharmacy
Email: mfcrader@uams.edu

Education & Training

University of Louisiana at Monroe – Doctor of Pharmacy 2003

Teaching Responsibilities

Therapeutics I (PR 4625): Introduction to Liver Disease, Alcoholic Liver Disease, Complications of Cirrhosis, Constipation, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Peptic Ulcer Disease, Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience: Acute Care

Clinical Practice

Internal Medicine with an emphasis on Infectious Diseases at St. Bernards Medical Center (non-profit community hospital in Jonesboro, Arkansas)

Research & Scholarly Interests

Pharmacist/interdisciplinary teams’ impact on patient outcomes in a community hospital through the use of evidence-based education, interventions, or protocols/order sets

Honors & Awards

  • Arkansas Association of Health-System Pharmacists Clinician of the Year (2010)
  • The ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting poster “Effect on sepsis mortality rate at a regional
    acute care institution after implementation of the Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI) sepsis bundles” was selected to be featured on ASHP’s Quality Improvement Initiative Resource Center as a virtual poster session (2008)
  • Arkansas Association of Health-System Pharmacists New Practitioner of the Year (2008)


  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (2004 – present)
  • Arkansas Association of Health-System Pharmacists (2006 – present)
  • Arkansas Pharmacists Association (2005 – present)
  • Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society (life member since 2001)
  • Rho Chi Pharmaceutical Honor Society (life member since 2001)


Crader MF. Development of Antimicrobial Competencies and Training for Staff Hospital Pharmacists. Hosp Pharm. 2014;49(1)32-41. (peer reviewed)

Anderson BC, Crader MF, Nix ES, McDaniel M. Nursing Behaviors Related to Vancomycin and Aminoglycoside Administration. MEDSURG Nursing 2012; 21(6):378-382. (peer reviewed)

Crader, MF and Chelette CT. A Beneficial Partnership between Hospitals and Colleges of Pharmacy: Development and Discussion of a Joint Cooperative Endeavor Agreement. Hosp Pharm 2010;45(9):697-704. (peer reviewed)

Crader MF, Chelette CT, and Steffenson MB. Creating a Pharmacist-Managed Anticoagulation Clinic: An Example of a Joint Endeavor Between a Community Hospital and a College of Pharmacy. Hosp Pharm 2010;45(8):618-23, 633. (peer reviewed)

Crader M and Borkowski J. Nebulized Albuterol Versus Levalbuterol in Pediatric and Adult Patients: A Review. Formulary. 44(4): p 108-110,112-118. 2009. (peer reviewed)

Curriculum Vitae