Office: NE628.4 Montefiore Hospital

Phone: 412-578-9260

Fax: 412-864-3824


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 Presbyterian and Mercy Hospitals; specializing in lipid management, anticoagulation, and hypertension.

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 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. Currently Dr. Hall Coordinates the Case Conference Series within the P1 and P2 years.

Dr. Hall has P3, P4 and residents on rotation with her in her practice sites. She services as the Director for the PGY2 Ambulatory Care 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.

Assessing pharmacist impact in the outpatient and community patient care settings.
Evaluating student experience and perfomance in simulated patient care activities.

Select Publications

Hall DL, Schonder KS, Pater KS, McGivney MS, Meyer S. Development and implementation of a standardized collection tool for capturing student-patient interactions in direct and simulated patient care activities. Am J Pharm Ed. 2016; 80 (6) Article 105.

Carmichael JM, Hall DL. Evolution if ambulatory care pharmacy practice in the last 50 years. Am J Heath-Sys Pharm. 2015;72:2087-91.

Hume A, Kirwin J, Bieber HL, Couchenour RI, Hall DL, Kennedy AK, Allen-LaPointe NM, Burckhardt CD, Schilli K, Seaton T, Trujillo J, Wiggins B. American College of Clinical Pharmacy White Paper. Improving Care Transitions: Current Practice and Future Opportunities for Pharmacists. Pharmacotherapy. 2012;32(11):326–337.

Hall DL, Buchanan J, Helms BE, Eberts MW, Mark SM, Manolis C, Peele P, Docimo AB. Health expenditures and therapeutic outcomes of a pharmacist-managed anticoagulation service vs usual medical care. Pharmacotherapy. 2011;31(7):686–694.

Hall DL, Corman SL, Drab SR, Smith RB, Meyer SM. Application of a Technology-Based Instructional Resource in Diabetes Education at Multiple Schools of Pharmacy: Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 2010;2(2);108-113.

Hall DL, Meyer SM, Drab SR, Campbell RK, Smith RB. A Web-based Interprofessional Diabetes Education Course. Am J Pharm Ed 2007;(5):Article 93.

Somma MA, Meyer S, Dunkin-Hewitt W, Hall DL, Smith RB. Defining the Differences: Medication Therapy Management, Patient Counseling, and Disease Management. J Am Pharm Assoc 2007;47:620-628.

2016 American Pharmacist Association Immunization Champion – Individual Honorable Mention

2010 Top 10 Grand Council Deputies Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity

2007 Sustained Achievement: Diabetes Management in Primary Care.
UPMC Presbyterian Quality and Innovation Fair, 2nd Place.

2005 Preceptor of the Year, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

Select Presentations

“Pandemic Vaccine Planning: Creating a Sanctuary in the Middle of the Jungle.” Pennsylvania Pharmacist Association Annual Meeting. ACPE# 0159-0000-17-513-L06-P. Poconos, PA. September 24, 2017.

“DM Educate: Pilot Course Experience.” American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. July 11, 2006.

“Overview of a pharmacist anticoagulation service” Shanghai, China. Pharmacy directors and Pharmacists. May 2013.

“Clinical Pharmacy in the Unites States” Shanghai, China via Skype. Shanghai Clinical Pharmacists. May 2013.

“Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice: Demonstrating Success” ASHP Foundation and ASHP Section of Ambulatory Care Practitioners Webinar Series. Program Chair. ACPE#0204-9999-15-022-L04-P October 1, 2015.

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