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Education History

Residency, Hospital Pharmacy, Mercy Hospital, 1988
Pharm.D., Duquesne University, 1988
B.S., Pharmacy, Duquesne University, 1985

Biography

Dr. O'Neil is a Professor of Pharmacy Practice  at Duquesne University. She currently serves as Director of Curriculum Development.  From 2002 until 2010 she served as Director of the Center for Pharmacy Care, a health education, screening and wellness program.  Dr. O-Neil completed her B.S. in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees at Duquesne University and completed a hospital pharmacy residency at Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh.  Since 1988, she has practiced in various settings including a Geriatric Assessment Center, Office-Based Physician Practice, and Long Term Care. She is the recipient of a Distinguished Alumnus Award, numerous School Service Awards, and the Dean's Award.

Dr. O'Neil's research includes clinical research on the impact of pharmacist's intervention (health promotion and disease prevention activities) on health outcomes, scholarship of teaching and learning, and pharmacy services evaluation in long-term care.  

She currently serves on numerous committees including the Curriculum, Scholarship, University Core Curriculum Committees, and the Interprofessional Education Collaborative. Dr. O'Neil has been an active member of ACCP and has served as Secretary/Treasurer of the Geriatric PRN, member of the ACCP Leadership Task Force, and has represented ACCP nationally as reviewer of the American Geriatric Society Pain Guidelines for Older Adults.  She routinely serves as an abstract reviewer for AACP and ACCP and as journal reviewer for Pharmacotherapy and American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. She was also a contributor to the Geriatric Curriculum Guide, a joint effort of AACP and ASCP.

Dr. O'Neil's research includes clinical research on the impact of  pharmacist's intervention (health promotion and disease prevention activities) on health outcomes, scholarship of teaching and learning, and pharmacy services evaluation in long term care.

 

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  • 10/2007–10: Tobacco Free Allegheny – $45,063
  • 2008–09: External Funding for Center for Pharmacy Care /Contracts – $51,300
  • 2007–08: External Funding for Center for Pharmacy Care/Contracts – $50,740
  • 2006–07: External Funding for Center for Pharmacy Care/Contracts – $54,000
  • 2005–06: External Funding for Center for Pharmacy Care Health Screenings
  • Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Highmark, Astra Zeneca – $62,000
  • 2004–05: Funding for Center for Pharmacy Care Activities:What's Your Number Campaign with Highmark, Employee Health Screenings at Heinz and Giant Eagle
  • Pfizer Pharmaceuticals – $70,000
  • 3/2005 O-Neil CK. ID Migraine Unrestricted Educational Grant – Pfizer Pharmacetuicals – $750
  • 12/2004 O-Neil CK, Berdine HJ. Impact of an Osteoporosis Screening Program for the Medically
  • Underserved Proctor & Gamble Pharmaceuticals Research Grant in Aid – $9,720
  • O-Neil, CK (2011). 'A Different Kind of Pain- In: Schwinghammer, TL (ed). Pharmacotherapy: A Casebook, 8th ed. New York, NY, McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., pp. 189-191.
  • O-Neil C.K. (2012). 'Adult Urinary Incontinence and Supplies' In : Berardi RM, Ferreri SP, Hume AL, Kroon LA, Newton GD, Popovich NG, et al (eds). Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs: An Interactive Approach to Self-Care, 17thst ed. Washington, DC, American Pharmacists Association, pp 947-959.
  • O-Neil CK . 'Pain Management.' In : Chisolm-Burns MA, Wells, BG, Schwinghammer TL, et al. (eds). Pharmacotherapy: Principles & Practice , 3rd. New York, NY, McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc (In press).
  • O-Neil CK. Vitamin and mineral supplementation in older adults. In: Richardson M, Chant C, Chessman KH, Finks SW, Hemstreet BA, Hume AL. et al, eds. Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment Program, 7th ed. Geriatrics. Lenex, KS: American College of Clinical Pharmacy,2011: pp 175-190.
  • Kotlarczyk MP, Lassila HC, O-Neil CK, D-Amico FD, Enderby LT, Witt-Enderby PA, Balk JL. Melatonin osteoporosis prevention study (MOPS): a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study examining the effects of melatonin on bone health and quality of like in perimenopausal women. J Pineal Res. Published on-line DO:10.1111/j.1600-079x.2011.00956.x
  • Thorpe CT, Lassila HC, O-Neil CK, Thorpe JM, Hanlon JT, Maher RL. Reconsideration of key articles regarding medication-related problems in older adults from 2011. Am J Geriatr Pharmacother. 2012;10(1):2-13.
  • Lupu AM, Stewart AL, O-Neil C. Comparison of active-learning strategies for motivational interviewing skills, knowledge, and confidence in first-year pharmacy students. Am J Pharm Edu. 2012. (in press).
  • Biomed Sci/Therapeutics - Psychiatry
  • Pharmacy Practice II
  • Pharmacy Practice IV
  • Biomed Sci/Therapeutics - Neurology
  • American Health Care System
  • Biomed Sci/Therapeutics - Endocrine
  • Concentration in Geriatrics

2011    Excellence in Service School Award

2011    Dean's Award

2008    Editorial Board – Journal of Pharmacy Practice                   

2005    Excellence in Scholarship Division Award

2004    Commencement Speaker – Serra Catholic High School Graduation

2004    Earned Certified Geriatric Pharmacist Designation

2004    Excellence in Online Teaching

2004    Learning Assessment Award – Duquesne University School of Pharmacy                

2003    Awarded Fellow in the American College of Clinical Pharmacy

2004   Learning Assessment Award – Duquesne University School of Pharmacy

1994   Distinguished Alumnus Award – Duquesne University School of Pharmacy