Deanne Hall

BS, PharmD
Associate Professor

Deanne Hall is Associate Professor of Pharmacy and Therapeutics and Ambulatory Care Clinical Specialist at the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute focusing on cardiometabolic care. With over 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 has been teaching within the pharmacy curriculum since 2001. 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. 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.

Practice Area/Expertise
Patient Care Education and Ambulatory Care Practice
Honors / Awards
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
Recent Publications

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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.