Abir O. Kanaan, PharmD, RPh is an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Worcester, MA. She is also
Adjunct Faculty at the Meyers Primary Care Institute and an Adjunct Assistant Professor
in the Department of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Her
research interests include cardiovascular medicine and anti-coagulation. Dr. Kanaan has
also expanded her research interest to include medication safety and health outcomes.

Articles

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An electronic health record-based intervention to increase follow-up office visits and decrease rehospitalization in older adults (with Jerry H. Gurwitz, Terry S. Field, Jessica Ogarek, Jennifer Tjia, Sarah L. Cutrona, Leslie R. Harrold, Shawn J. Gagne, Peggy Preusse, Jennifer L. Donovan, George W. Reed, and Lawrence D. Garber), Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (2014)
 

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Knowledge of and perceived need for evidence-based education about antipsychotic medications among nursing home leadership and staff (with Celeste A. Lemay, Kathleen M. Mazor, Terry S. Field, Jennifer L. Donovan, Becky A. Briesacher, Sarah Foy, Leslie R. Harrold, Jerry H. Gurwitz, and Jennifer Tjia), Journal of the American Medical Directors Association (2013)
 

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Adverse drug events after hospital discharge in older adults: types, severity, and involvement of Beers Criteria Medications (with Jennifer L. Donovan, Nerissa P. Duchin, Terry S. Field, Jennifer Tjia, Sarah L. Cutrona, Shawn J. Gagne, Lawrence D. Garber, Peggy Preusse, Leslie R. Harrold, and Jerry H. Gurwitz), Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (2013)
 

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Adverse drug events after hospital discharge in older adults: types, severity, and involvement of Beers Criteria Medications (with Jennifer L. Donovan, Nerissa P. Duchin, Terry S. Field, Jennifer Tjia, Sarah L. Cutrona, Shawn J. Gagne, Lawrence D. Garber, Peggy Preusse, Leslie R. Harrold, and Jerry H. Gurwitz), Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (2013)
 

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Multisite parent-centered risk assessment to reduce pediatric oral chemotherapy errors (with Kathleen E. Walsh, Kathleen M. Mazor, Douglas W. Roblin, Colleen Biggins, Joann L. Wagner, Kathleen E. Houlahan, Justin W. Li, Christopher P. Keuker, Karen Wasilewski-Masker, Jennifer L. Donovan, and Saul N. Weingart), Journal of oncology practice / American Society of Clinical Oncology (2013)
 

Contributions to Books

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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (with Ahmed Fatouh and George Abraham), The 5-minute clinical consult (2010)
 

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Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) (with Katherine Tromp and George Abraham), The 5-minute clinical consult (2010)
 

Posters and Presentations

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Adverse Drug Events Post-Hospital Discharge in Older Patients: Types, Severity, and Involvement of Beers Criteria Medications (with Jennifer L. Donovan, Nerissa P. Duchin, Terry S. Field, Jennifer Tjia, Sarah L. Cutrona, Shawn J. Gagne, Lawrence D. Garber, Peggy Preusse, Leslie R. Harrold, and Jerry H. Gurwitz), UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science Research Retreat (2013)
 

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Dissemination of Evidence-based Atypical Antipsychotic Information to Nursing Homes (with Celeste A. Lemay, Jennifer Tjia, Kathleen M. Mazor, Terry S. Field, Jennifer L. Donovan, and Jerry H. Gurwitz), UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science Research Retreat (2013)
 

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Intervention to Reduce Adverse Outcomes among Older Adults Discharged from Skilled Nursing Facilities to Home (with Terry S. Field, Jessica Ogarek, Jennifer L. Donovan, Peggy Preusse, Devi Sundaresan, Shawn J. Gagne, Lawrence D. Garber, Jennifer Tjia, Sarah L. Cutrona, and Jerry H. Gurwitz), UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science Research Retreat (2013)
 

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Reducing Rehospitalizations through Automated Alerts to Primary Care Providers and Staff When Older Patients are Discharged from the Hospital: A Randomized Trial (with Jerry H. Gurwitz, Terry S. Field, Jessica Ogarek, Jennifer Tjia, Sarah L. Cutrona, Leslie R. Harrold, Jennifer L. Donovan, Shawn J. Gagne, Peggy Preusse, and Lawrence D. Garber), UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science Research Retreat (2013)
 

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A Mixed-Methods Study To Characterize Pharmaceutical Marketing in the Nursing Home Setting: Off-Label Use of Atypical Antipsychotics (with Camilla Benedicto, Jennifer L. Donovan, Terry S. Field, Jerry H. Gurwitz, Sarah Foy, Leslie R. Harrold, Celeste A. Lemay, Kathleen M. Mazor, Jennifer Tjia, Sruthi Valluri, and Becky A. Briesacher), Clinical and Translational Science Research Retreat (2012)