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Devra Khanh Dang

  • E-Mail
  • Phone
    • (860) 714-3626
  • Office
    • University of Connecticut
      School of Pharmacy, Room 346
      69 North Eagleville Road, Unit 3092
      Storrs, Connecticut 06269-3092
  • Practice Site
    • Burgdorf Primary Care Clinic
      131 Coventry Street
      Hartford, Connecticut 06112

BCPS, CDE, FNAP
Associate Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice


Educational Background

  • Specialty Residency in Primary Care, W.G. Magnuson Clinical Center at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
  • Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA
  • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Biology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Responsibilities

  • Didactic and experiential teaching of pharmacy students
  • Experiential teaching of pharmacy and medical residents
  • Core faculty of the Urban Service Track curriculum – UConn School of Medicine, Pharmacy, Dental Medicine, Nursing, and  Social Work, and Quinnipiac University Physician Assistant program– specialized interprofessional curriculum designed to develop health care professionals dedicated to care of urban, underserved patients and working in interprofessional teams.
  • Residency director for primary care residency at UConn-Burgdorf Primary Care Clinic

Teaching Expertise

  • Interprofessional education
  • Primary care pharmacotherapy with an emphasis on diabetes, obesity, and respiratory conditions
  • Nonprescription medications and self-care
  • Care of underserved populations

Selected Publications

Dang DK, Chen JT, Pucino F, Calis KA. Adrenal gland disorders. In: Chisholm MA, Schwinghammer TL, Wells BG, Kolesar JM, Malone PM, DiPiro JT, eds. Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice, 4th Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2016:695-710.

Dang DK. Taking medications. In: Mensing C, ed. The Art and Science of Diabetes Self-Management Education: a Desk Reference for Healthcare Professionals, 3rd Edition. Chicago: American Association of Diabetes Educators, 2014:175-196.

Kalantaridou SN, Dang DK, Calis KA. Hormone therapy in women. In: DiPiro JT, Talbert R, Yee G, Matzke G, Wells BG, Posey LM. Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach, 9th Edition. New York: McGrawHill, 2014:1315-1336.

Calis KA, Dang DK, Popat V, Kalantaridou SN. Dysmenorrhea. Medscape Reference [online]. Updated January 2013, published April 2013. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/253812

Salvo M, Holle L, Dang DK. The written communication. In: Lauster C, Srivastava S, eds. Fundamental Skills for Patient Care in Pharmacy Practice. Massachusetts: Jones and Bartlett Learning, 2013:65-95.

Dang DK, Wang F, Calis KA. Dysmenorrhea. In: Borgelt LM, Calis KA, O’Connell MB, Smith JA, eds. Women’s Health Across the Lifespan: a Pharmacotherapeutic Approach. Maryland: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, 2010:181-206.

Dang DK, Pucino F, Ponte CD, Calis KA. Drug-induced glucose and insulin dysregulation. In: Tisdale JE, Miller DA, eds. Drug-Induced Diseases: Prevention, Detection, and Management, Second Edition. Maryland: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, 2010:571-85.

MTM for the Adult Patients with Diabetes UConn-Drug Topics CE series

MTM for the Patient with Respiratory Disease UConn-Drug Topics CE series

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Research Interests and Clinical Interests

  • Innovative interprofessional education and collaboration
  • Chronic disease management and care of underserved populations in primary care settings
  • Medication adherence
  • Certified diabetes educator (CDE)
  • Value of medication therapy management by pharmacists in outpatient settings