Adam Woolley, PharmD, MEd, BCPS, RPh

Clinical Professor, Director of Assessment

Department of Pharmacy and Health Systems Sciences, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Office: R218B The Fenway

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 617-373-2291

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Dr. Adam Woolley is a residency trained Doctor of Pharmacy with 14+ years of experience in higher education and clinical pharmacy practice. He has his Master’s degree in Education with a concentration in learning and instruction from Northeastern University College of Professional Studies. He is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist (BCPS). He has expertise in designing, delivering, assessing, and revising educational materials. Dr. Woolley has extensive clinical experience in the collaborative management of patients as a member of an interprofessional healthcare team in an acute care medical setting. He maintains a general medicine practice site at the VA Boston Healthcare System West Roxbury campus where he takes P4 students on APPEs. Dr. Woolley serves as the Director of Assessment for the Northeastern University School of Pharmacy and Health Systems Sciences. He is proficient with web-based platforms such as Microsoft 365, Canvas, Examsoft, Qualtrics, Enflux, etc. 


Post-graduate residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (PGY-1), Boston, Massachusetts

Doctor of Pharmacy, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston, Massachusetts

Master of Education with Emphasis in Learning and Instruction, Northeastern University – College of Professional Studies, Boston, Massachusetts.

Research Interests:

Transitions of care
Medication safety
Medication Reconciliation
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning


VA Boston Healthcare System

Selected Publications:

Wong, E. S., Done, N., Zhao, M., Woolley, A. B., Prentice, J. C., & Mull, H. J. (2021). Comparing total medical expenditure between patients receiving direct oral anticoagulants vs warfarin for the treatment of atrial fibrillation: evidence from VA-Medicare dual enrollees. Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy, 27(8), 1056-1066. 

Nathan, S., Woolley, A. B., Finlay, L., & Moye, J. (2021). Teaching Pharmacy Students and Residents Patient-Centered Care Through Interviewing Veterans. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 85(8), 819-823. Lu, D. Y. W., Reid, D. J., Saczynski, J. S., & Woolley, A. B. (2021). 

Evaluating patient knowledge and use of medication disposal in a Chinatown community pharmacy. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, 61(2), e85-e93. DiVall MV, Woolley AB. Chapter 19: Pharmacologic Agents. In: Paz JC, West MP, Panasci K, Greenwood KC, eds. Acute care handbook for physical therapists, 5th ed. Elsevier Health Sciences; 2019: 431- 474. 

Topor, D. R., Dickey, C., Stonestreet, L., Wendt, J., Woolley, A. B., & Budson, A. (2018). Interprofessional health care education at academic medical centers: using a SWOT analysis to develop and implement programming. MedEdPORTAL, 14.

Selected Public Service:

Member, AACP Medicine Practice Research Network (PRN)
Member, Massachusetts Society Health System Pharmacists (MSPH) Annual Meeting
Steering Committee, (Poster Session Leader)

Courses Taught:

Comprehensive Disease Management (CDM 2 &4) General Medicine Elective
Pharmacology for Physical Therapists