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Jeffrey Fong, PharmD, BCPS
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Pharmacy Practice - 40 Foster St Room 239
School of Pharmacy

School of Pharmacy - Worcester/Manchester

Pharmacy (Accelerated PharmD)

Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Buffalo, 2003
Pharmacy Practice Residency, Harper University Hospital, Detroit, MI, 2004
Critical Care Specialty Residency, Detroit Receiving Hospital, Detroit, MI, 2005
Critical Care Fellowship, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, 2005-2007

Scholarly Interests
ICU Delirium
Sedation and analgesia
Ventilator associated pneumonia
Severe sepsis
Ischemic stroke


Fong JJ, Devlin JW. Can post operative delirium be prevented pharmacologically? Critical Care Medicine. 2009; 37: 1825-26. (Invited editorial).

Fong JJ, Cecere K, Garpestad E, Unterborn J, Klee M, Devlin JW. Factors influencing variability in compliance rates and clinical outcomes among three different severe sepsis bundles. Annals of Pharmacotherapy 2007, 41: 929-936. DOI: 10.1345/aph.K041.

Devlin JW, Nava S, Fong JJ, Bahhady I, Hill NS. Survey of sedation practices during non-invasive positive pressure ventilation to treat acute respiratory failure. Critical Care Medicine 2007; 35:2298-2302.

Devlin JW, Fong JJ, Schumaker G, O'Connor H, Ruthazer R, Garpestad E. Use of a validated delirium assessment tool improves the ability of physicians to identify delirium in medical intensive care unit patients. Critical Care Medicine 2007; 35: 2721-24.

Fong JJ, Kanji S, Garpestad E, Dasta JF, Devlin JW. Propofol associated with a shorter duration of mechanical ventilation than scheduled intermittent lorazepam: a database analysis using Project IMPACT. Annals of Pharmacotherapy 2007; 41: 1986-91. DOI 10.1345/aph.1K296

Devlin JW, Marquis F, Riker R, Bruce H, Robbins T, Fong JJ, Garpestad E, Didomenico D,Yasuda, C, Skrobik Y. Combined didactic and scenario based education improved the ability of intensive care unit staff to recognize delirium at the bedside. Critical Care 2008; 12: R19. DOI: 10.1186/cc6793.

Fong JJ, Sylvia L, Schumaker G, Ruthazer R, Kcomt M, Devlin JW. Predictors of mortality with suspected propofol infusion syndrome. Critical Care Medicine 2008; 36: 2281-87.

Lancaster J, Lawrence KR, Fong JJ, Doron S, Devlin JW. Impact of institutional hospital acquired pneumonia treatment guidelines on the appropriateness of initial antibiotic choice and sub-sequent antibiotic de-escalation strategies. Pharmacotherapy. 2008; 28: 852-62.

Devlin JW, Fong JJ, Howard EP, Skrobik Y, McCoy N, Yasuda C, Marshall J. Assessment of Delirium in the Intensive Care Unit: Nursing Practices and Perceptions. American Journal of Critical Care. 2008; 17: 555-566.

Roberts RJ, Barletta JF, Fong JJ, Schumaker G, Kuper P, Papadopoulos S, et al. Incidence of propofol related infusion syndrome in critically ill adults. Critical Care 2009; 13: R169

Devlin JW, Roberts RJ, Fong JJ, Skrobik Y, Riker RR, Hill NS, et al. Efficacy and safety of quetiapine in critically ill patients with delirium: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Critical Care Medicine 2010; 38: 419-27.

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