Devra Dang


Associate Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Department 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


  • 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

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

Practice Site

  • Burgdorf Primary Care Clinic
    131 Coventry Street
    Hartford, Connecticut 06112

Selected Publications

Dang DK. Taking medications. In: Mensing C, ed. The Art and Science of Diabetes Self-Management Education: a Desk Reference for Healthcare Professionals, 4th Edition. Chicago: American Association of Diabetes Educators, 2017: chapter 6. 

Dang DK. Cushing syndrome. In: Matthias K, Katz M, Chisholm-Burns MA, eds. Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice Study Guide: a Case-Based Care Plan Approach, 4th Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2017: chapter 52. 

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.

Chen JT, Dang DK, Pucino F, Calis KA. Pituitary gland disorders. In: Chisholm MA, Schwinghammer TL, Wells BG, DiPiro JT, Kolesar JM, Malone PM, eds. Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice, 4th Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2016: 711-728.

UConn/Drug Topics MTM Diabetes Certificate Program articles, case studies, and live sessions

UConn/Drug Topics MTM Respiratory Disease Certificate Program articles, case studies, and live sessions

Wojtaszek D, Dang DK, Chen JT. MTM essentials for weight management. Drug Topics 2014;158(11):42-54.

Wojtaszek D, Dang DK. MTM essentials for hypertension management. Part 2: drug therapy considerations. Drug Topics 2014;158(5):33-44.

Wojtaszek D, Dang DK. MTM essentials for hypertension management. Part 1: nonpharmacologic therapy and geriatric considerations. Drug Topics 2014;158(4):66-76.

Wojtaszek D, Dang DK. MTM essentials for management of CAD and PAD. Drug Topics 2014;158(3):68-79.

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:

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.

Page II RL, Hume AL, Trujillo JM, Leader G, Vardeny O, Neuhauser M, Dang D, Nesbit S, Cohen L. Interprofessional education: principles and application. A framework for clinical pharmacy. From the Task Force on Interprofessional Education. American College of Clinical Pharmacy’s (ACCP) White Paper. Pharmacotherapy 2009;29:145e-164e.

Tomky D, Marjorie C, Dang DK, Maryniuk M, Peyrot M, Mensing C, Fitzner K. American Association of Diabetes Education position statement on AADE 7™ self-care behaviors. Diabetes Educ 2008;34:445-9.

Additional Publications on PubMed

Contact Information
Phone(860) 714-3626
Mailing Address69 North Eagleville Road, Unit 3092 Storrs, Connecticut 06269-3092
Office LocationSchool of Pharmacy, Room 346