Matthew A. Fuller, Pharm.D., FASHP, BCPP
National PBM Clinical Pharmacy Program Manager – Psychiatry and Geriatrics
VHA Pharmacy Benefits Management Services
US Department of Veterans Affairs

Dr. Fuller received his B.S. in Pharmacy from Ohio Northern University and received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Cincinnati. He completed a residency in Hospital Pharmacy from Bethesda Hospital in Zanesville, OH. Following the completion of his training he joined the Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio where he worked for over 32 years as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Psychiatry. His main practice site was acute inpatient psychiatry. During his tenure at the Louis Stokes VA, Dr. Fuller initiated and directed the ASHP accredited PGY2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Practice Residency Program. In 2018, Dr. Fuller transitioned to his current position as a National PBM Clinical Pharmacy Program Manager in Psychiatry and Geriatrics for VHA Pharmacy Benefits Management Services. Dr. Fuller is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH, a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) in Rootstown, OH, and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Toledo. Dr. Fuller has received several awards including the Upjohn Excellence in Research Award and the OSHP Hospital Pharmacist of the Year Award in 1994. In 1996 he received the CSHP Evelyn Gray Scott Award (Pharmacist of the Year). In 2001 he received the OSHP Pharmacy Practice Research Award and in 2003 and 2015 he received an Outstanding Contribution Award from the VA Healthcare System of Ohio. In 2018, he received the Judith J. Saklad Memorial Award. Dr. Fuller is Board Certified in Psychiatric Pharmacy and is an ASHP Fellow. He is a Past President of the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists and a Founding Member and Past President of the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists Foundation. He has chaired and served as a member of various committees including the recertification committee. He has also chaired and been a planning committee member for the Midwest Neuropsychopharmacology Meeting. He is a member of local, state, and national pharmacy organizations and is active in scholarly pursuits. He has presented at local, state, national and international venues. He serves as a reviewer for various Pharmacy and Psychiatry journals. In 1998 Dr. Fuller joined Lexi-Comp’s editorial advisory panel and is the author of two psychotropic drug information handbooks, co-author of a drug interactions handbook, and has published multiple book chapters.