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Patrick McDonnell, PharmD

Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice,

Department of Pharmacy Practice


3307 N. Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19140

office Room 519

phone (215) 707-1289

email patrick.mcdonnell@temple.edu


Patrick McDonnell, PharmD holds a BS from the University of Scranton in biochemistry/medical technology and a PharmD from Temple University. He completed a residency in pharmacy practice at Temple University Hospital and became part of the clinical faculty at TUSP in 1999.


Dr. McDonnell specializes in medication safety and adverse drug reactions, and created courses dedicated to adverse drug reactions taught in a "drug-induced disease" style. He main areas of research focus on this same topic.


Dr. McDonnell was awarded the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching in 2005. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, he serves as the sole pharmacist on the editorial board for the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority, consults and reviews with the Institute for Safe Medication Practices, and has served for three years, as a member of the Council on Therapeutics for ASHP. He also was an invited participant for ASHP's recent PPMI (Pharmacy Practice Model Initiative Summit). In addition to serving as a reviewer in the area of drug safety and adverse drug reactions for a variety of medical and pharmacy publications, he also provides services as a pharmacy expert for medical-legal cases involving adverse drug reactions. He also enjoys working in the "real world" and is employed as a staff pool pharmacist at Temple University Hospital since 1998.


Dr. McDonnell serves as an inpatient clinical preceptor at Jeanes Hospital for pharmacy students in their fourth professional year.