Faculty Spotlight: Amanda Morrill, PharmD, BCPS

Alma Mater: University of Rhode Island (PharmD, 2011)

Post-Graduate Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Elliot Health System (Manchester, NH)

Position at MCPHS: Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy – Worcester/Manchester (Manchester Campus); Faculty Mentor for MCPHS/Sanofi Genzyme fellows; Clinical Pharmacist – VA Medical Center (Manchester, NH)

Do you have any advice for current or future fellows?

Be open to opportunities that you never considered before. It is great to come to post graduate training with a 5 year (or more) plan, but there may be a fantastic path out there that you never considered before!

What are some projects you’ve worked on with fellows over the years?

  • Munafo, N., Patel, S., Willett, K.C., Morrill, A.M. (2020) Factor Xa (FXa) inbitors for the treatment of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT). Current Drug Therapy. Epub ahead of print.
  • Lewis, G., Morrill, A.M., Conway- Allen, S., Kim, B. (2019) Cerliponase alfa: recombinant human enzyme replacement therapy for late-infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis Type 2. Journal of Child Neurology.. Epub ahead of print: https://doi.org/10.1177/0883073819895694.
  • Hou, A.W., Morrill, A.M. (2017) Obiltoxaximab: adding to the treatment arsenal for B. anthracis infection. Annals of Pharmacotherapy. [Epub ahead of print] doi: 10.1177/1060028017713029.
  • Thibault, N., Morrill, A.M., & Willett, K.C. (2016) Idarucizumab for reversing dabigatran-induced anticoagulation: a systematic review. American Journal of Therapeutics [epub ahead of print].doi: 10.1097/MJT.0000000000000460

The fellows have helped with many teaching opportunities including mentoring groups for the Graduate Capstone Course project, facilitating Journal Club for the Drug Literature and Evaluation course, Ethics Cases facilitation for the Ethics and Leadership Course and Medication Therapy Management Case discussion facilitation for the Patient Care Seminar Course.