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Dorothea Rudorf, PharmD, MS (Germany), RPh
Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Department/Office
Pharmacy Practice - W341

Contact
dorothea.rudorf@mcphs.edu
(P)617.732.2288


Schools
School of Pharmacy - Boston

Programs
Pharmacy (PharmD)
Pharmacy (Accelerated PharmD)

Education
BS (cum laude), Massachusetts College of Pharmacy/Health Sciences, Boston, Mass.
MS, Pharmaceutical Studies (Deutsches Staatsexamen), Julius-Maximilians-University, Wuerzburg, Germany
PharmD, (Post-B.S.) , Massachusetts College of Pharmacy/Health Sciences, Boston, Mass.
Post-doctoral Clinical Pharmacy Fellowship in Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA


Affiliated Appointments
Residency Codirector (Academic Component) and Faculty Preceptor. Specialized Residency Program in HIV, Boston Medical Center, Boston MA and Massachusetts College of Pharmacy/Health Sciences
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in ID, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA


Areas of Teaching
Acute Care
Infectious Diseases
General Medicine
Pharmacy Residency Training


Scholarly Interests
Infectious Diseases (General)
Bacterial Infections
Scholarship of Teaching
HIV Medication Adherence
Preceptor Development(Inpatient)


Honors
Trustees' Award for Teaching Excellence, MCPHS, Boston, MA, 2009
Certificate of Appreciation for outstanding service as a mentor in the Faculty Mentoring Program. MCPHS, 2002
Honorable member in the German Association of Hospital Pharmacists, ADKA, 1995
Rho Chi Pharmaceutical Honor Society, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, 1985
Award of a four-year full pharmacy scholarship for highly talented students by the Bavarian Government, Germany, 1974

D. Rudorf. Intraabdominal Infections.(Online Case, Therapeutic difficulty: level 3) Helms RA, Herfindal ET, Quan JD, Gourley GK eds. Textbook of Therapeutics: Drug and Disease Management. 8th. ed., Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007

D. Rudorf, U. Pindur. Interpretation of Clinical Laboratory Data.(Chapter 2)Jaehde, Ratzewill, Kloft, eds. Klinische Pharmazie, 3nd ed., Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Stuttgart, Germany,2010 (in German)

D. Rudorf. Gastrointestinal Infections (Online case, Therapeutic difficulty: level 2) Helms RA, Herfindal ET, Quan JD, Gourley GK eds. Textbook of Therapeutics: Drug and Disease Management. 8th ed., Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007

D. Rudorf. Infective Endocarditis. Case 33 (Therapeutic difficulty: level 2) In: Helms RA, Herfindal ET, Quan JD, Gourley GK eds. Textbook of Therapeutics: Drug and Disease Management. 8th ed., Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 8th,, 2006, p 2259-2261; Answers: p. 2675-2678

D. Rudorf. Development of 5 patient cases with 10 questions per case in Infectious Diseases (Case 1: ID / Pyelonephritis; Case 2: ID / Skin and Soft Tissue Infections & Osteomyelitis; Case 3: ID / Urinary Tract Infection; Case 4: ID / Gastrointestinal Infections; Case 5: Infectious Diseases / Nosocomial UTI) In: "Pharmacy and Federal Drug Law Review: A Patient- Profile Approach." Pisano D, Kosegarten D., eds. 1st ed., McGraw Hill Publishing, 2006

Rudorf D, Krikorian SK. Adverse Effects Associated with Antiretroviral Therapy and Potential Management Strategies. Journal of Pharmacy Practice August 2005;18(4): 258-278

Krikorian SK, Rudorf D. Drug Drug Interactions and HIV Therapy. What Should a Pharmacist Know. Journal of Pharmacy Practice August 2005;18(4): 278-295

D. Rudorf, U. Pindur. Interpretation of Clinical Laboratory Data. Chapter 2. In: Jaehde, Ratzewill, Muehlebach, Schunack, eds. Lehrbuch der Klinischen Pharmazie, 2nd edition, Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Stuttgart, Germany, Spring 2003: p. 27-48 (in German)

Rudorf D. Chapter 28.Grundsaetze antimikrobieller Therapie. (Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy) Rudorf D. Chapter 32. Atemwegserkrankungen (Respiratory Tract Infections) In: Schneemann H, editor. Angewandte Arzneitherapie., 1st edition, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany, 2001: 617-628, 673-688. (in German) (adapted and edited version of Applied Therapeutics, Young, Koda-Kimble, 6th ed.,Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins) ? Standard Literature in the German Pharmacy Curriculum

"Impact of a Pharmacy Drug Consult Service on Experiential Education and Safe Medication Use" . (S. Krikorian, D Rudorf ) DI-024 Drug Information Section. Abstracts. Optimizing Outcomes in Pharmacotherapy. 2nd ACCP-ESCP International Congress on Clinical Pharmacy (European Society of Clinical Pharmacy/ ACCP), April 28-30, 2004, Paris, France


Current Professional Memberships, Service & Leadership
AACP
SIDP
ACCP
MSHP

Consultant, Department of Population Medicine /WHO Collaborating Center in Pharmaceutical Policy (Harvard Medical School/WHO/Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare)

Consultant and Instructor, German Association of Hospital Pharmacists (ADKA), Pharmacy State Board of Nordrhein Westfalen (Germany)


Personal Interests
Traveling
Christian Education
Playing the Piano
Classical and Country Music
Gardening