Jennifer L. Donovan, PharmD, RPh is an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at
the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, School of Pharmacy
-Worcester/Manchester. After receiving her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences – Boston, Dr. Donovan then
completed a pharmacy practice residency at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester,
Massachusetts. Currently, Dr. Donovan serves as a clinical pharmacy specialist in
cardiology and anticoagulation at UMass Memorial Medical Center and is a Clinical
Investigator for Meyers Primary Care Institute in Worcester, MA. In addition, she is
involved in post-education training of pharmacists in residency and fellowships. Her
research interests include medication safety, optimizing anticoagulation and antiplatet
therapy and compliance to quality initiatives. 

Articles

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The need for PGY2-trained clinical pharmacy specialists (with Kelly R. Ragucci, Cindy L. O'Bryant, Kristin Bova Campbell, Marcia L. Buck, William E. Dager, Kayleigh Emerson, Paul O. Gubbins, Robert J. Haight, Cynthia Jackevicius, John E. Murphy, and Emily Prohaska), Pharmacotherapy (2014)
 

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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, Abir O. Kanaan, George W. Reed, and Lawrence D. Garber), Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (2014)
 

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Antipsychotic use in nursing homes varies by psychiatric consultant (with Jennifer Tjia, Terry S. Field, Celeste A. Lemay, Kathleen M. Mazor, Michelle Pandolfi, Ann Spenard, Shih-Yieh Ho, Abir O. Kanaan, Jerry H. Gurwitz, and Becky A. Briesacher), Medical care (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, Abir O. Kanaan, 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 Abir O. Kanaan, 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)
 

Books

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Cardiology Drug Guide 2010 (with Dennis A. Tighe, Maichi T. Tran, and James R. Cook), Meyers Primary Care Institute Publications and Presentations (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 Abir O. Kanaan, 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, Abir O. Kanaan, 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, Abir O. Kanaan, 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, Abir O. Kanaan, 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, Terry S. Field, Jerry H. Gurwitz, Sarah Foy, Leslie R. Harrold, Abir O. Kanaan, Celeste A. Lemay, Kathleen M. Mazor, Jennifer Tjia, Sruthi Valluri, and Becky A. Briesacher), Clinical and Translational Science Research Retreat (2012)