Danielle MacDonald, PharmD

Affiliated, Department of Family Medicine and BioBehavioral Health

Danielle MacDonald

Contact Info

Office Phone 218-529-9122

Office Address:
Duluth Family Medicine Clinic
330 N Eighth Ave E
Duluth, MN 55805

MD, PharmD, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy

Residency, University of Minnesota Ambulatory Care Residency

PharmD, University of Minnesota

Summary

Danielle MacDonald, PharmD, BCACP, is faculty at the University of Minnesota Duluth Family Medicine Residency. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy–Duluth in 2007. She then completed an ambulatory care pharmacy practice residency with the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy in 2007-2008. After residency, she practiced both clinic and community pharmacy-based care in an independent health system. She currently practices at two family medicine clinics in Duluth: the Duluth Family Medicine Clinic and the Essentia Health Lakeside Clinic, where she provides comprehensive medication management services. Her professional interests include optimizing disease management services, nurturing interprofessional collaboration, providing practice-based education, and participating in quality improvement and practice-based research. Her personal interests include spending time with family and friends, enjoying music, and spending time outdoors – skiing, hiking, and mountain biking.

Expertise

Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacy

Awards & Recognition

University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy Preceptor of the Year (2010)

Professional Associations

American College of Clinical Pharmacy

Research

Research Summary/Interests

1)“Implementing Pharmacogenetics into Medication Therapy Management within Primary Care”

2)“Bridging Community Mental Health and Primary Care to Improve Medication Monitoring and Outcomes for Patients with Mental Illness taking Second Generation Antipsychotics”

Research Funding Grants

Minnesota Department of Health

Publications

Recent Publications (lead author)

1)“Drug Therapy Problem Identification and Resolution by Clinical Pharmacists in a Family Medicine Residency Clinic”; INNOVATIONS in pharmacy: Vol 9 No 2 (2018)

Recent Poster Presentations (co-author)

1)“The Use of Group Concept Mapping to Improve Transitions of Care between a Mental Health Center and a Family Medicine Clinic” 

  • Nexus Summit (accepted; anticipated 8/2019)
  • College of Psychiatric & Neurologic Pharmacists (4/2019)
  • UMN College of Pharmacy Rho Chi (2/2019)

2)“Pharmacist/Physician Co-Visits May Enhance Interprofessional Collaboration in a Family Medicine Residency Program”

  • All Together Better Health (9/2018)
  • UMN College of Pharmacy Rho Chi Research Symposium (2/2018)
  • American Society of Health System Pharmacy Midyear Clinical Meeting (12/2017)

3)“Drug Therapy Problem Identification & Resolution at a Family Medicine Teaching Clinic”

  • American Society of Health System Pharmacy Midyear Clinical Meeting (12/2016)

4)“Developing and refining residency orientation to facilitate pharmacist-physician collaboration in a family medicine residency program”

  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (10/2016)

Clinical

Board Certifications

Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist

Clinical Interests

Interprofessional collaboration; full spectrum family medicine; clinical education