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Jennifer Donovan, PharmD, RPh
Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Interim Associate Dean

Pharmacy Practice - 19 Foster Street, Suite 404
School of Pharmacy

School of Pharmacy - Worcester/Manchester

Pharmacy (Accelerated PharmD)

Academic and Administrative Appointments

Assistant Dean, Curriculum and New Programs


PharmD, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Affiliated Appointments

Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine

Professional Licensure/Certification
2010 Scholarship and Research, American College of Clinical Pharmacy
2010 Basic Life Support
2009 Teaching and Learning , American College of Clinical Pharmacy
2002 Registered Pharmacist in Massachusetts (active)

Areas of Teaching

Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy

2011 Academic of the Year, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Worcester, MA
2008 Champions of Excellence, Team Award for Pharmacy Education, UMass Medical Center, Worcester, MA
2008 Academic of the Year, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Worcester, MA
2006 Champions of Excellence, Team Award for the Inpatient Anticoagulation Consult Service, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA
2006 Best Patient Care, Team Award for the Acute Myocardial Infarction Task Force, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA

Field TS, Tjia J, Mazor KM, Donovan JL, Kanaan AO, Harrold LR, Doherty, P, Spenard A, Epstein S, Gurwitz JH. A randomized trial of a warfarin management protocol to enhance communication between nursing home staff and physicians: The SBAR approach. Am J Med 2011;124:179e1-7.

Tjia J, Field TS, Garber LD, Donovan JL, Kanaan AO, Raebel MA, Zhao Y, Fuller J, Fischer SH, Gurwitz JH. Development and pilot testing of guidelines to monitor high-risk medications in the ambulatory setting. Am J Manag Care 2010;16:489-96.

Donovan JL, Kanaan AO, Thomson MS, Rochon P, Lee M, Gavendo L, Zhao Y, Baril, JL, Field TS, Gurwitz JH. Effect of clinical decision support on psychotropic medication prescribing in the long-term care setting. J Am Geriatr Soc 2010;58:1005-6.

Donovan, JL, Tran MT, Kanaan AO. An overview of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. J Pharm Pract 2010;23:(3)226-234.

Shaw PB, Donovan, JL, Tran MT, Lemon, SC, BurgwinkleP, Gore J. Accuracy assessment of pharmacogenetically-predictive warfarin dosing algorithms in patients of an academic medical center anticoagulation clinic. J Thromb Thrombolysis 2010;30(2):220-5.

Serebruany V, Rao SV, Silva MA, Donovan JL, Kanaan AO, Makarov L, Goto S., Atar, D. Correlation of inhibition of platelet aggregation after clopidogrel with post-discharge bleeding events: Assessment by different bleeding classifications. Euro Heart J 2010;31:227-35.

Herman M, Donovan J, Tran M, McKenna B, Gore JM, Goldberg RJ, Tighe DA. Use of beta-blockers and effects on heart rate and blood pressure post-acute coronary syndromes: Are we on target? Am Heart J 2009 158:378-85.

Kanaan AO, Silva MA, Donovan JL, Roy T, Al-Homsi AS. Meta-analysis of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in medically ill patients: A Meta Analysis. Clin Therap 2007;29:2395-2405.

Donovan JL, Schroeder WS, Tran MT, Foster K, Forrest A, Lee TB, Gandhi PJ. Assessment of eptifibatide dosing in renal impairment before and after in-service education provided by pharmacists. J Manag Care Pharm 2007;13;598-606.

Donovan JL, Drake J, Whittaker P, Tran, MT. Pharmacy-managed anticoagulation: Assessment of in-hospital efficacy and evaluation of financial impact and community acceptance. J Thromb Thrombolysis 2006;22:23-30.

Current Professional Memberships, Service & Leadership
American College of Clinical Pharmacy
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists