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Zach M. Hovis, PharmD, BCACP

Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences


  • HRC H2600

Contact Information


PharmD, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT
Post Graduate Year One (PGY-1) Community Pharmacy Residency, University of Wisconsin-Madison/Dean Medical Group, Madison, WI


Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP), Board of Pharmacy Specialties
Teaching Certificate, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery, American Pharmacists Association
Basic Life Support, American Heart Association


Zach M. Hovis, PharmD, BCACP, joined the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) School of Pharmacy in July 2021 as an Assistant Professor. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy and completed a PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency program through the University of Wisconsin. Prior to joining MCW, Dr. Hovis worked for over 7 years as a clinical pharmacist in ambulatory care, most recently with UPMC in Pittsburgh, PA, and previously with SSM Dean Medical Group in Madison, WI. His interest areas include value-based care, pharmacy practice expansion, and population health management. Dr. Hovis enjoys engaging pharmacy learners on innovative applications of a pharmacist’s skillset in a changing healthcare landscape.

Research Areas of Interest

  • Accountable Care Organizations
  • Interprofessional Relations
  • Pharmacists
  • Population Health
  • Primary Health Care
  • Quality Improvement

Research Interests

  • Pharmacist roles in the outpatient clinical setting
  • Quality Improvement
  • Value-based care
  • Population health management
  • Primary Care
  • Chronic Disease State Management