Deanne Gimiliano-Hall received her BS in Pharmacy in 1996 and Doctor of Pharmacy in 1998 from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. She then completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the Carl T. Hayden Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Upon completion of her residency, she obtained a position as an Ambulatory Care Clinician for BannerHealth Arizona in Mesa, Arizona. Currently, Dr. Hall holds an Associate Professor position within the Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics for the School of Pharmacy and Ambulatory Care Clinical Specialist at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Hall has been on faculty with the University of Pittsburgh since October 2000.
Dr. Hall was integral in the transition of the anticoagulation service to include a standard collaborative care practice model, computerized documentation and expansion of the service. Dr. Hall established a Medication Therapy Management Program in the institutional based outpatient pharmacy, including an immunization program. Currently, Dr. Hall practices from within the Heart and Vascular Institute at University Center specializing in anticoagulation, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and chronic heart failure management.
Dr. Hall’s interest in education is providing students with the skills needed to provide direct patient care and investigating new ways to deliver and assess this information. In addition, Dr. Hall along with four colleagues developed the first capstone case to cross courses within the third professional year to provide the students with patients with multiple health problems outside the scope of their specific course.
Educating practitioners is also goal of Dr. Hall. She was the project manager for the Pennsylvania Project which is a coalition of members from the seven schools of pharmacy in Pennsylvania to develop direct patient care training for pharmacists in the community and students within the programs.
Dr. Hall has P3, P4 and residents on rotation with her in her practice sites. She also services as the Director for the Ambulatory Care Specialty Residency Program. In 2005, she received the Preceptor of the Year award from the graduating class.
Dr. Hall is a member of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy for which she serves as the SOP Liason; American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, for which she serves as the advisor.