Abir Kanaan, PharmD

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, MCPHS


Contact Information 

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy
and Health Sciences
19 Foster Street, Suite 514
Worcester, MA 01608

Tel. 508-373-5653
E-mail: abir.kanaan@mcphs.edu




PharmD         Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences,
                        Worcester MA

ASHP Accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency, UMass Memorial Medical Center; Worcester, MA


Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Faculty Page
Research and Teaching Interests


Cardiology, Anticoagulation, Medication Safety 

Selected Publications


 1.Kanaan AO, Al-Homsi SA. Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia; Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Review of Pharmacotherapy. J Pharm Pract. 2009; 22: 149-157.
 2. Serebruany V, Rao SV, Silva MA, Donovan JL, Kanaan AO, Makarov L, Goto S., Atar, D. Correlation of inhibition of platelet aggregation after clopidogrel with post discharge bleeding events: Assessment by different bleeding classifications. Eur Heart J. 2010;31(2):227-35.
 3. Subramanian S, Hoover, S, Field, T, Baril J, Donovan J, Kanaan A, Rochon P, Gurwitz, J. Cost Savings from Implementation of Computerized Clinical Decision Support for Medication Dosing for Long-term Care Residents with Renal Insufficiency. J Am Geriat Pharm (submitted January 2010)
 4. Tjia J, Field TS, Garber LD, Donovan JL, Kanaan AO, Raebel MA, Zhao Y, Fuller J, Fischer SH, Gurwitz JH. Development and pilot testing of guidelines to monitor high-risk medications in the ambulatory setting. Am J Manag Care. 2010;16(7):489-496.
 5.Donovan JL, Kanaan AO, Thomson MS, Rochon P, Lee M, Gavendo L, Zhao Y, Baril JL, Field TS, Gurwitz JH. Effect of clinical decision support system on psychotropic medication prescribing in the long-term care setting. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010;58(5):1005-7 


Mailing Address
Meyers Primary Care Institute
630 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA 01605

425 North Lake Ave
Worcester, MA 01605
Tel: 508-791-7392
Fax: 508-595-2200