Amy Donihi, PharmD
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Amy Donihi, PharmD, is an Associate Professor and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in the Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy (PittPharmacy) and UPMC Presbyterian. Dr. Donihi is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) and a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP). Her clinical practice and research interests focus on inpatient hyperglycemia management, medication education, and facilitation of safe transitions for patients from hospital to home.
Dr. Donihi received her BS in pharmacy from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, College of Pharmacy and her PharmD from the State University at Buffalo. She completed a pharmacy practice residency at UPMC Presbyterian. She has been a faculty member at PittPharmacy since 1999.
Dr. Donihi has been a member of the UPMC Diabetes Patient Safety Committee (DPSC) since its inception in 2001, and she has served as co-chair of this system-wide committee since 2010. Through her work with the DPSC, she has collaborated with physicians, nurses, dieticians, and other healthcare providers to develop, implement, and assess protocols and policies that target inpatient diabetes and hyperglycemia management.