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Deanne L. Hall, PharmD, CDE, BCACP

Office: 5457 Salk Hall, 3501 Terrace St, 15261

Phone: 412-578-9260

Fax: 412-864-3824


Deanne Hall is the Ambulatory Care Clinical Coordinator at UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside and practices within the outpatient Heart and Vascular Institute, specializing in lipid management and anticoagulation. Her 20 years of ambulatory practice reveals a passion in caring for patients and educating students and residents in providing patient care and practice-based research. In 2005 she received the Preceptor of the Year award from the graduating class and in 2016 received an American Pharmacist Association Immunization Champion award for leading the Pitt Employee based influenza vaccine program.
Hall is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics. She has led integrating patient care skills across courses within the curriculum and currently coordinates the Case Conference Series within the P1 and P2 years. Research focuses on program evaluation and assessing pharmacist impact in the ambulatory care settings and evaluating student experiences in unique learning platforms.
Hall has been the PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency Program Director at UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside since 2007 and has grown the program including developing focused tracks. She is Chair of the Pitt Pharmacy Residency and Fellowship Council and serves as a guest surveyor for ASHP accreditation visits.
Deanne Hall received her BS in Pharmacy in 1996 and PharmD in 1998 from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. She then completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the Carl T. Hayden Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Upon completion of her residency, she practiced ambulatory care at BannerHealth Arizona in Mesa, Arizona. Dr. Hall returned to Pitt Pharmacy and UPMC in October 2000.

Assessing pharmacist impact in the ambulatory care patient care settings.
Evaluating student experience and performance in simulated patient care activities.

Select Publications

Hall DL, Schonder KS, Pater KS, McGivney MS, Meyer S. Development and implementation of a standardized collection tool for capturing student-patient interactions in direct and simulated patient care activities. Am J Pharm Ed. 2016; 80 (6) Article 105.

Carmichael JM, Hall DL. Evolution if ambulatory care pharmacy practice in the last 50 years. Am J Heath-Sys Pharm. 2015;72:2087-91.

Hume A, Kirwin J, Bieber HL, Couchenour RI, Hall DL, Kennedy AK, Allen-LaPointe NM, Burckhardt CD, Schilli K, Seaton T, Trujillo J, Wiggins B. American College of Clinical Pharmacy White Paper. Improving Care Transitions: Current Practice and Future Opportunities for Pharmacists. Pharmacotherapy. 2012;32(11):326–337.

Hall DL, Buchanan J, Helms BE, Eberts MW, Mark SM, Manolis C, Peele P, Docimo AB. Health expenditures and therapeutic outcomes of a pharmacist-managed anticoagulation service vs usual medical care. Pharmacotherapy. 2011;31(7):686–694.

Hall DL, Corman SL, Drab SR, Smith RB, Meyer SM. Application of a Technology-Based Instructional Resource in Diabetes Education at Multiple Schools of Pharmacy: Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 2010;2(2);108-113.

Hall DL, Meyer SM, Drab SR, Campbell RK, Smith RB. A Web-based Interprofessional Diabetes Education Course. Am J Pharm Ed 2007;(5):Article 93.

Somma MA, Meyer S, Dunkin-Hewitt W, Hall DL, Smith RB. Defining the Differences: Medication Therapy Management, Patient Counseling, and Disease Management. J Am Pharm Assoc 2007;47:620-628.

2016 American Pharmacist Association Immunization Champion – Individual Honorable Mention

2010 Top 10 Grand Council Deputies Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity

2007 Sustained Achievement: Diabetes Management in Primary Care.
UPMC Presbyterian Quality and Innovation Fair, 2nd Place.

2005 Preceptor of the Year, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

Select Presentations

“Pandemic Vaccine Planning: Creating a Sanctuary in the Middle of the Jungle.” Pennsylvania Pharmacist Association Annual Meeting. ACPE# 0159-0000-17-513-L06-P. Poconos, PA. September 24, 2017.

“DM Educate: Pilot Course Experience.” American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. July 11, 2006.

“Overview of a pharmacist anticoagulation service” Shanghai, China. Pharmacy directors and Pharmacists. May 2013.

“Clinical Pharmacy in the Unites States” Shanghai, China via Skype. Shanghai Clinical Pharmacists. May 2013.

“Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice: Demonstrating Success” ASHP Foundation and ASHP Section of Ambulatory Care Practitioners Webinar Series. Program Chair. ACPE#0204-9999-15-022-L04-P October 1, 2015.

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