Roger W. Sommi, PharmD, BCPP, FCCP
Associate Dean, UMKC School of Pharmacy at MU
Vice Chair, Division of Pharmacy Practice and Administration
Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Psychiatry
UMKC School of Pharmacy
Kansas City, Missouri
Dr. Sommi is Associate Dean for the MU – Columbia site at the UMKC School of Pharmacy and Professor – Department of Pharmacy Practice, with a cross appointment in the Department of Psychiatry. He is also Research Director at the Psychopharmacy Research and Education Program at the Center for Behavioral Medicine inKansas City. He received his BS in Pharmacy from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, Doctor of Pharmacy the University of Utah, Residency in Hospital Pharmacy at the University of Utah Hospital and Fellowship in Psychopharmacy at the University of Texas at Austin. He is board certified in Psychiatric Pharmacy Practice by the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties and is a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. His area of research interest is primarily in outcomes associated with drug treatment of schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders. His practice is primarily associated with the ongoing projects in the research program. He is also a consultant with several community mental health centers. He is also involved with the local Kansas City NAMI as an instructor in the Crisis Intervention Team training program for local law enforcement agencies.