Debra J. Reid, PharmD

Associate Clinical Professor

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

Office: R218TF

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 617-373-7719

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Debra Reid received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Northeastern University and completed a pharmacy practice residency with emphasis in ambulatory care at Neponset Health Center in Dorchester, MA. She began her career in academia at Northeastern University in 2006. She is Board-Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management, a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, and a Board-Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist. Dr. Reid is an active member of the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists and American College of Clinical Pharmacy. Her teaching, research, and patient care activities focus on management of diabetes and related cardiometabolic conditions. She currently practices as an Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist at The Dimock Center, a federally qualified community health center in Roxbury, MA serving a diverse patient population. 


Pharm.D.: Northeastern University
Post-doctoral training: Harbor Health Services Inc. / Northeastern University


Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM)
Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES)
Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP)

Research Interests:

Diabetes care and education, ambulatory care pharmacy practice, primary care

Selected Honors and Awards:

Fellow of the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (FADCES)  
2018 Massachusetts Diabetes Educator of the Year Award 

Selected Publications:

Clements JN, Franks R, Isaacs D, Ward ED, Malloy K, Meade LT, Reid DJ, Reece S. Significant Publications in Diabetes Pharmacotherapy and Technology in 2020. Expert Review of Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2023.

Reid DJ. How to talk about atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk. ADCES in Practice. 2021;9(6):11-20.  

Mullakary J, Visintainer S, Tucci M, Dionne B, Conley MP, Reid DJ, Matta TM, Bartucca MA, Bouwmeester CJ. A multicenter retrospective review of antibiotic prescribing patterns for treatment of urinary tract infections in the primary care setting. J Am Coll Clin Pharm. 2021;4:689-696.  

Lu DYW, Reid DJ, Saczynski JS, Woolley AB. Evaluating patient knowledge and use of medication disposal in a Chinatown community pharmacy. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2021;61(2):e85-e93.  

Rose TN, Jacobs ML, Reid DJ, Bouwmeester CJ, Conley MP, Fatehi B, Matta TM, Barr JT. Real-world impact on monthly glucose-lowering medication cost, HbA1c, weight, and polytherapy after initiating a GLP-1 receptor agonist. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2020;60(1):31-38.e1.