Jennifer Donovan, PharmD, RPh
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, MCPHS
Contact Information

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy
and Health Sciences
19 Foster Street, Suite 421
Worcester, MA 01608

Tel: 508-373-5670

Jennifer Donovan


2001    PharmD    Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences,
Boston MA

2002                    Mass Memorial Medical Center; Worcester, MA
ASHP Accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency  


Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Faculty Page

Research and Teaching Interests

Dr. Jennifer L. Donovan 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. 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.


medication safety, anticoagulation and antiplatelet therapy, quality

Selected Publications


Volturo GA, Mazzola JL, Przylenk K. The role of antiplatelet therapy in the management of acute coronary syndromes. Expert Opin Drug Saf 2005;4:541-556.


Donovan JL, Drake J, Whittaker P, Tran, MT. Pharmacy-managed anticoagulation: assessment of in-hospital efficacy and evaluation of financial impact and community acceptance. J Thromb Thrombolysis 2006;22:23-30.


Donovan JL, Schroeder WS, Tran MT, Foster K, Forrest A, Lee TB, Gandhi PJ. Assessment of Eptifibatide dosing in renal impairment before and after in-service education provided by pharmacists. J Manag Care Pharm 2007; 13;598-606.


Hayes B, Donovan J, Smith B, Hartman C. Pharmacist-conducted medication reconciliation in an emergency department. Am J Health-Sys Pharm 2007; 64:1720-1723.


Kanaan AO, Silva MA, Donovan JL, Roy T, Al-Homsi AS. Meta-analysis of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in medically ill patients; A Meta Analysis. Clin Therap 2007;29:2395-2405.

Mailing Address
Meyers Primary Care Institute
630 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA 01605

425 North Lake Ave
Worcester, MA 01605
Tel: 508-791-7392
Fax: 508-595-2200