Mary Ann Hodges Huntsman

Mary Ann Hodges Huntsman, PharmD

Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services, Share Our Selves

Research Topics

  1. Diabetes
  2. Comprehensive Medication Management
  3. Team-Based Care
  4. Homeless
  5. Patient Centered Medical Home
  6. Hypertension
  7. Heart Failure
  8. Transitions of Care
  9. Advancing the Triple Aim
  10. Continuous Quality Improvement

Contact Information

Education

B.S. Biology, University of Southern California, 1979
PharmD, University of Southern California, 1983

Mary Ann Hodges Huntsman

Biography

Dr. Mary Ann Huntsman is the Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services at Share Our Selves (SOS) in Costa Mesa, California. Mary Ann has been instrumental in the integration of comprehensive medication management services into the Clinic's health care model specifically in the areas of comprehensive medication management, medication access, disease state management, health literacy, continuous quality improvement, and immunizations.

Mary Ann's passion and primary interests focus on providing quality healthcare for the underserved. She has been a faculty member for several national collaboratives including Patient Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Services (PSPC) and Alliance for Integrated Medication Management (AIMM). She speaks nationally regarding optimizing medication outcomes, patient safety, and health literacy.

Mary Ann has received Specialty Board Certification in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy and holds certificates in immunizations and travel medicine. She is a certified diabetes educator, actively involved in integrating evidence-based clinical pharmacy services into the care and education of patients with diabetes. Mary Ann is a graduate and small group advisor of the Clinic Leadership Institute Emerging Leaders Program, a graduate of the Institute for Health Care Improvement (IHI) Improvement Coach Program and has been an APPE preceptor for several schools of pharmacy over the course of her career.

Mary Ann received both her Bachelor of Science, Biology, and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the University of Southern California.

Selected Projects/Publications

Pain Reduction and Financial Incentives to Improve Glucose Monitoring Adherence in a Community Health Center. Huntsman MAH, Olivares FJ, Tran CP, Billimek J, Hui EE  (2014)
PLoSONE 9(12): e114875. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0114875 
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Poster, Incentivizing Self-Monitoring Blood Glucose Adherence in a Community Health Center. Mary Ann Huntsman, PharmD, BCACP, CDE. Faith Olivares, CPhT, Elliot Hui, PhD, California Health Sciences University, College of Pharmacy, Central Valley Symposium on Basic and Clinical Sciences, Clovis, California

Poster, Incentivizing Self-Monitoring Blood Glucose Adherence in a Community Health Center, Mary Ann Huntsman, PharmD, BCACP, CDE, Faith Olivares, CPhT, Elliot Hui, PhD, University of California, Irvine, Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, 2014 Pathways to Cures: Clinical Translational Research Day, Irvine, California

Poster, Achieving Positive Patient Health and Safety Outcomes in an FQHC Clinic Through Integrated Medication Management, Mary Ann Huntsman, PharmD, CDE, Director, Jose Mayorga, MD, Jeremy Elkins, PA-C, Nancy Pierre-Paul, NP, Patricia Ramirez, LVN, Alicia Halim, CPhT Patients Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Services Session, American Pharmacist Association (APhA) Annual Meeting and Exposition, Los Angeles, California

Poster, Clinical Pharmacy Services Improve Patient Care, Blue Shield of California Board of Directors, San Francisco, California 

Poster, Health Literacy and Clinical Pharmacy Services: A Seamless System of Care for Asthma Patients in a Safety Net Clinic, Mary Ann Huntsman PharmD, Patrick Chen MD, Margarita Pereyda MD, Carlos Robles PharmD, Rocio Ortega CPhT, Marcela Rodriguez MA, Karen McGlinn BA, Institute for Health Care Advancement Annual Health Literacy Conference, Irvine, California 

Poster, Clinical Pharmacy Services Improve Safety and Quality of Care in Asthma Patients, Clinic Leadership Institute, San Francisco, California 

Poster, A Seamless System of Care for Asthma Patients, Patient Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Services Collaborative Presentation, APhA 2010 Annual Meeting, Washington DC 

Poster, Latinos, Diabetes and Depression: An Integrated Approach to Education and Disease Management in a Community Clinic Medical Home, Patricia Lenahan LCSW, Patrick Chen MD, Mary Ann Huntsman PharmD, Melissa Morales MSW, Sahar Semnani BS, Julie Larsen BA, Julie Afable, Collaborative Family Health Care Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, California 

Poster, The Use of Remedios Caseros Among Urban Latinos, Patrick Lenahan LCSW, Mary Ann Huntsman PharmD, Brian Veeter pharmacy student, Collaborative Family Health Care Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, California