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MCPHS Faculty Judy Cheng

Judy Cheng, PharmD, MPH, FCCP, BCPS, RPh

Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice

Department: Pharmacy Practice
Office: White 346

(P) 617.732.2868


School of Pharmacy


Pharmacy (PharmD)


Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University of Toronto
Doctor of Pharmacy (University of Sciences in Philadelphia)
Master of Public Health, Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University
Pharmacy Practice Residency, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto
Fellowship in Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy, University of Sciences in Philadelphia

Research Interests

Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy
Public Health
Medication Safety
Education Outcomes
Health Outcomes

Peer-Reviewed Articles & Book Chapters

Cheng JWM, Colucci V, Kalus JS, Spinler SA. Reply: managing diabetes and preventing heart disease: have we found a safe and effective agent? Annals Pharmacother 2019 Jul 4:1060028019862262. doi: 10.1177/1060028019862262. [Epub ahead of print]

Cheng JWM. Updates on direct oral anticoagulants in manangement of atrial fibrillation. European Journal of Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology. 2019;5(1):24-9.

Cheng JW. Current perspectives on the role of the pharmacist in heart failure management. Integrated Pharmacy Research and Practice 2018;7:1-11.

Cheng JW, Badreldin HA, Patel DK, Bhatt SH. Antidiabetic agents and cardiovascular outcomes in patients with heart diseases. Current Medical Research and Opinion Curr Med Res Opin. 2017 Jun;33(6):985-992.

Buckley LF, Rybak E, Aldemerdash A, Cheng JW, Fanikos J. Direct oral anticoagulants in patients with atrial fibrillation and renal impairment, extremes in weight or advanced age. Clin Cardiol 2017;40(1):46-52.

Cheng JWM. Chapter 9 Essential Hypertension. In: Zeind C, Carvalho M, editoris. Applied Therapeutics. 11th Ed. Wolters Kluwer (2017)

Cheng JWM, Nappi J. Section Editor, Cardiac and Vascular Disorders. In Zeind C, Carvalho M, editors. Applied Therapeutics. 11th Ed. Wolters Kluwer (2017).

Buckley LF, Swoane-Vazquez E, Cheng JW, Aldemerdash A, Cooper IM, Matta L, Medina DS, Mehra MR, Navarro-Velez K, Shea EL, Weintraub JR, Stevenson LW, Desai AS. Comparison of ambulatory, high dose, intravenous diuretic therapy to standard hospitalization and diuretic therapy for treatment of acute decompensated heart failure. Am J Cardiol 2016;118(9):1350-1355.

Cheng JW. Impact of selective platelet inhibition in reducing cardiovascular risk – role of vorapaxar. Vascular Health and Riak Management 2016; 12:263-8.

Cheng J. Valsartan/Sacubitril for Heart Failure. American Family Physician. 2016;19(8):611-2.

Dempsey J. Matta L, Carter D, Stevens C, Desai A, Stevenson L, Cheng J. Identification of the common comorbidities and potential drug therapy related issues in an outpatient heart failure population and the potential impact of a pharmacist-driven intervention. Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 2016:1-6.

Buckley LF, Carter DM, Matta L, Cheng JW, Stevens C, Belenkiy RM, Burpee LJ, Young MA, Weiffenbach CS, Smallwood JA, Stevenson LW, Desai AS. Intravenous diuretic therapy for the management of heart failure and volume overload in a multidisciplinary outpatient unit. JACC Heart Failure 2016;4(1):1-8. Cheng JW, Colucci V, Howard PA, Nappi JM, Spinler SA. Vorapaxar in atherosclerotic disease management. Ann Pharmacother 2015;49(5):599-606.


2018 Preceptor of the Year Award-Brigham and Women’s Hospital
2017 Preceptor of the Year Award – MCPHS University
2016 Excellence in Scholarship in Integration Award – MCPHS University
2014 Partners in Excellence Award – Brigham and Women’s Hospital for collaborative establishment of an outpatient Heart Failure Infusion Center
2014 Excellence in Scholarship in Integration Award – MCPHS University
2013 Excellence in Scholarship in Teaching and Integration Award – MCPHS University
2013 American College of Clinical Pharmacy Volunteer Recognition
2012 Research Mentor Award-Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
2011 Short-Term Service Award – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
2011 MCPHS School of Pharmacy Boston – Teacher
2010 Research Mentor Award-Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
2010 Faculty Research/Scholarship Award (Scholarship in Integration) – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
2007 Young Alumnus Award – University of Science in Philadelphia
2007 Founders’ Award for service contribution – Long Island University
2004 Fellow, American College of Clinical Pharmacy
2004 Newton’s Award for Excellence in Teaching – Long Island University
2002 Patient Care Award – Mount Sinai Medical Center

Current Professional Memberships, Service & Leadership

Editorial Board Member, Social and Administrative Pharmacy
Editorial Advisory Board Member The Annals of Pharmacotherapy
Editorial Board Member Current Medical Research and Opinions
Editorial Board Member ACCP - Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment Program
Professional Member, American Association of College of Pharmacy
Professional Member, American College of Clinical Pharmacy
Professional Member, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Professional Member, American Heart Association
Professional Member, Rho Chi Honorary Society - Beta Theta Chapter (Long Island University)
Professional Member, Phi Lambda Sigma Society (MCPHS University)