Patrick J. Bryant, Pharm.D.

Director of the Drug Information Center
Clinical Professor

UMKC School of Pharmacy
2464 Charlotte St.
HSB 1222
Kansas City, MO 64108

Phone: 816-235-5490



Patrick J. Bryant, Pharm.D., is Director of the Drug Information Center and Clinical Professor at University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Pharmacy. Prior to his academic career, he spent 15 years in clinical research, licensing and development, and competitive intelligence within the pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Bryant led the conceptualization, design, development, and implementation of a 5 credit hour course teaching the use of a novel 5-step evidence-based medicine process to make clinical decisions. This course received honorable mention from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Innovations in Teaching Competition. He led the development and implementation of the ASHP Accredited Specialty Drug Information Residency, Natural Product Information Fellowship, Competitive Technical Intelligence Fellowship, and Drug Information Fellowship programs. These programs have created over 15 post-docs practicing in retail, academic, private business, and industry positions to date. Dr. Bryant has focused his scholarly activities in the drug information and competitive intelligence areas. He has made multiple presentations both nationally/internationally and published articles and book chapters on these subjects. He is the lead editor and author/c-author of several chapters in the book entitled, “The Pharmacist’s Guide to Evidence-Based Medicine for Clinical Decision Making” published by American Society of Health-system Pharmacists in 2009. Dr. Bryant is also the lead author of the chapter entitled, “Literature Evaluation II: Beyond the Basics” in Malone PM, Kier KL, Stanovich JE, eds. Drug Information: A Guide for Pharmacists, 4th ed., 2009. He is a Fellow in the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals and received that Society’s Meritorious Award for making significant contributions to the competitive intelligence profession. He is also a member of Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Fraternity.