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William McCloskey, BA, BS, PharmD, RPh
Professor and Vice-Chair

Department/Office
Pharmacy Practice - W344

Contact
william.mccloskey@mcphs.edu
(P)617.732.2167


Schools
School of Pharmacy - Boston

Programs
Pharmacy (PharmD)

Academic and Administrative Appointments

Professor & Executive Director, Center for Drug Information and Natural Products



Education
BS, PharmD, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
BA, University of Virginia


Areas of Teaching
Drug Literature Evaluation
Drug Information
Overview of Pharmacoeconomics 


Scholarly Interests
Drug Information
Curriculum Assessment
Nutrition
Adverse Drug Reactions  


Honors
Lowry CM, Kostka-Rokosz, MD, McCloskey WW. Evaluation of personal digital assistant drug information databases for the managed care pharmacist. J Mangaed Care Pharm. 2003; 9: 441-448

Erwin K., Kostka-Rokosz M, McCloskey WW. Echinacea use in children: a review of safety and efficacy. Pharmacy Journal of New England 2005; 2:16-18

Couris RR, Tatoronis GR, McCloskey WW et al. Dietary Vitamin K Variability Affects International Normalized Ratio (INR) Coagulation Indices. International Journal of Vitamin and Nutrition Research. 2006;76:65-74

Zeind CS, McCloskey WW. The Pharmacistts Role in the Health Care System. Harvard Health Policy Review 2006;7:147-154

Schnee DM, Zaiken K, McCloskey WW. Update on the pharmacological management of obesity. Curr Med Res Opin 2006;27:1463-1474

Otto CN and McCloskey WW. Chapter 8. Hospitals. In Introduction to Health Care Delivery: A Primer for Pharmacists. Third Edition. McCarthy RL and Schafermeyer KW (eds). Aspen Publishers 2004

McCloskey WW and McCarthy R, and Monahan CF. Chapter 12. Home Care. In Introduction to Health Care Delivery: A Primer for Pharmacists. Third Edition. McCarthy RL and Schafermeyer KW (eds). Aspen Publishers 2004

McCloskey WW, Kostka-Rokosz MD. Chapter 68: Gout and Hyperuricemia. In: 8th edition of Textbook of Therapeutics. Herdindal and Quan (eds). Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. 2006

Cases in: Pharmacy and Federal Law Review: A Patient-Profile Approach. Kosegarten DC and Pisano DJ (eds). McGraw Hill.2006

Couris RR and McCloskey WW. Chapter 16. How medications can affect nutrition diet and oral health. In: Diet and Nutrition in Oral Health. 2nd edition Palmer CA (ed). Prentice Hall 2007 


Current Professional Memberships, Service & Leadership
American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP)
American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) 


Personal Interests
Following local sports teams
Listening to music
Reading (fiction and nonfiction)