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Dean Rondall E. Allen

  • Dean, Dr. Rondall Allen


    Dr. Rondall E. Allen, B.S., PharmD
    Dean, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
    Professor, Pharmacy Practice and Administration


    Education 

    Pharmacy Practice Residency – Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis, TN - 1996
    Doctor of Pharmacy – Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy, New Orleans, LA – 1993
    Bachelor of Science, Pharmacy – Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tallahassee, FL – 1989
      
    Leadership Development 

    American Association of State Colleges and Universities - Millennium Leadership Initiative – Washington, DC - 2019
    Institute for Management and Leadership in Education - Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA – 2018
    Academic Leadership Fellows Program - American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Alexandria, VA - 2012
      
    Bio

    Dr. Rondall E. Allen joined UMES on July 1, 2015 as Dean of the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions.  Prior to coming to UMES, he served as the Associate Dean for Academic Quality at South University School of Pharmacy.  He also served in several administrative roles during his tenure at Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy to include Director of Experiential Education, Assistant Dean for Program Assessment and Associate Dean for Student Affairs.

    Dr. Allen has over 30 years of experience in the profession of pharmacy.  The last 17 years have been in academia.  He has practiced in a variety of settings to include community pharmacy, acute care, ambulatory care, and the pharmaceutical industry.  As a clinician, he developed and implemented two outpatient anticoagulation clinics in which he managed patients with deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary emboli, atrial fibrillation and other clotting disorders.

    Dr. Allen was recently appointed to a four-year term by the Governor to serve on the Board of Trustees for the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE).  The MHBE is responsible for overseeing the Affordable Care Act for the state of Maryland.  He serves on the Board of Directors for McCready Health and the Board of Trustees for the Maryland Pharmacist Association.  He was also invited by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy to participate in the Standard Setting Meeting for the Pharmacy Curriculum Outcomes Assessment.  Lastly, he is a trained site-team evaluator for the Accreditation Council of Pharmacy Education and has served as a consultant for several Schools/Colleges of Pharmacy.
     
    Publications

    Kirchain W and Allen R.  Drug-Induced Liver Disease in:  Dipiro J. ed.  Pharmacotherapy:  A Pathophysiologic Approach 11th edition:2019.  Columbus, Ohio:McGraw-Hill Companies. 

    Kirchain W and Allen R.  Drug-Induced Liver Disease in:  Dipiro J. ed.  Pharmacotherapy:  A Pathophysiologic Approach 10th edition:2017.  Columbus, Ohio:McGraw-Hill Companies. 

    Allen R, Diaz C, Gant K, Taylor A, Onor I.  Preadmission Predictors of On-time Graduation in a Doctor of Pharmacy Program. AJPE;2016:80(3)Article 43. 

    Kirchain W and Allen R.  Drug-Induced Liver Disease in:  Dipiro J. ed.  Pharmacotherapy:  A Pathophysiologic Approach 9th edition:2014.  Columbus, Ohio:McGraw-Hill Companies. 

    Allen R and Diaz C.  Use of Pre-admission Criteria and Performance in the Professional Program to Predict Success on the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination.  AJPE;2013:77(9)Article 193. 

    Allen R, Copeland J, Franks A, Karimi R, McCollum M, Riese D, Lin A.  Team-Based Learning in US Colleges and Schools of Pharmacy.  AJPE;2013:77(6)Article115. 

    Robinson K, Mayfield B, and Allen R.Food and Lifestyle Interactions with Warfarin.  America's Pharmacist;April 2012;39-50. 

    Kirchain W and Allen R.  Drug-Induced Liver Disease in:  Dipiro J. ed.  Pharmacotherapy:  A Pathophysiologic Approach 8th edition:2011.  Columbus, Ohio:McGraw-Hill Companies. 

    Skrabal M, Jones R, Nemire R, Boyle C, Assemi M, Kahaleh A, Soltis D,  Allen R, et al.  National Survey of Volunteer Pharmacy Preceptors. AJPE;2008:72(5)Article 112. 
       
    Isaac K and Allen R.  Optimizing Asthma Therapy:  Patient Counseling Strategies for Pharmacists.  America's Pharmacist July 2008;Vol.130, No.7:26-34.

    Kirchain W and Allen R.  Drug-Induced Liver Disease in:  Dipiro J. ed.  Pharmacotherapy:  A Pathophysiologic Approach 7th edition:2008.  Columbus, Ohio:McGraw-Hill Companies.
      
    Contributed Scientific Papers 

    Allen R, Okogbaa J, and Sarpong D.  Time Spent at Work and its Impact on the Academic Performance of Pharmacy Students.  American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, July 2014. 

    Allen R, Copeland, J, Franks A, et al.   Use of Team-Based Learning in Colleges and Schools of Pharmacy.  American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, July 2012.  

    Echeverri M and Allen R.  Thinking Critically About Pharmacy Students Critical Thinking. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, July 2012. 

    Allen R and Diaz C.  Use of Preadmission Criteria and Performance in the Professional Program to Predict Success on the NAPLEX. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, July 2011. 

    Harris M and Allen R.  Use of the APhA Career Pathway Evaluation Program in an Introduction to Pharmacy Course. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, July 2011. 

    Allen R and Diaz C.  Predictors of Academic Success and Difficulty in a Doctor of Pharmacy Program.  American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, July 2009. 

    Skrabal M, Jones R, Allen R, et al.  Volunteer Preceptors Opinions Regarding Experiential Teaching:  Why Do Pharmacists Precept and What is Most Challenging? American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 2008. 

    Brock C, Mihm D, Mihm L, and Allen R.  Community Outreach as a Measure of Student Confidence in Patient Care Performance.  American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 2008. 

    Allen R, Robinson D, Mitchell A, et al.  Evaluating the Impact of a Nutrition Service-Learning Course on First-Year Pharmacy Students.  American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 2008.

    Course on First-Year Pharmacy Students.  American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 2008.

          
    Presentations 

    “AACP New CEO Deans Program”, Dean Facilitator; Special Session at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Interim Meeting; Long Beach, CA, February 2018. 

    “Insights into Pharmacy Education in the United States” to students, faculty, and administrators; International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics:  Roadmap to Harmonization of Pharmacy Education in India; Chalapathi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences; Guntur, India, February 2017. 

    “Teaching and Learning Development Series:  Assessment Primer” to pharmacy residents; South University School of Pharmacy, Savannah, Georgia, October 2014