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Deanne Gimiliano-Hall received her BS in Pharmacy in 1996 and Doctor of Pharmacy 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 obtained a position as an Ambulatory Care Clinician for BannerHealth Arizona in Mesa, Arizona. Currently, Dr. Hall holds an Associate Professor position within the Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics for the School of Pharmacy and Ambulatory Care Clinical Specialist at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Hall has been on faculty with the University of Pittsburgh since October 2000.
From 2000-2004, Dr. Hall was integral in the transition of the anticoagulation service to include a standard collaborative care practice model, computerized documentation and expansion of the service to over 1000 patients. Currently, Dr. Hall assists in oversight of the service for the purposed of educating students, residents and facilitating research. Dr. Hall then established a diabetes management service within the General Internal Medicine Clinic which has expanded into the hiring of a full time clinic pharmacist. Dr. Hall assists the pharmacists in growing pharmacy based patient care programs. In 2006, Dr. Hall established a Medication Therapy Management Program in the institutional based outpatient pharmacy, including immunizations. Currently, Dr. Hall practices from within the Cardiovascular Institute at University Center and is leading the initiative to expand pharmacy delivered immunizations across UPMC facilities and within the University community.
Dr. Hall’s interest in education is providing students with the skills needed to provide direct patient care and investigating new ways to deliver and assess this information. Dr. Hall was a member of the DM Educate team, a web-based diabetes elective utilized by over 90 schools of pharmacy. She has also authored two publications within the American Journal of Pharmacy Education describing and evaluating this program. In addition, Dr. Hall along with four colleagues developed the first capstone case to cross courses within the third professional year to provide the students with patients with multiple health problems outside the scope of their specific course.
Educating practitioners is also goal of Dr. Hall. She is the project manager for the Pennsylvania Project which is a coalition of members from the seven schools of pharmacy in Pennsylvania to develop direct patient care training for pharmacists in the community and students within the programs.
Dr. Hall has P3, P4 and residents on rotation with her in her practice sites. She also services as the Director for the Ambulatory Care Specialty Residency Program. In 2005, she received the Preceptor of the Year award from the graduating class.
Dr. Hall is a member of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, for which she serves as the advisor.