John Reynolds

PharmD, RPh


Pharmacy and Health Systems Science

Research Interests

Pharmacokinetics, health entrepreneurship, leadership, pharmacy history


John R. “Jack” Reynolds has served at Northeastern University as Dean of the School of Pharmacy, Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice, Interim Dean of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, and Interim Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education. Earlier, he served on the faculty and was Dean of the School of Pharmacy at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. He started his academic career as a faculty member at St. John’s University and was a critical care pharmacist at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Also, early in his career, he was a staff pharmacist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a pharmacy manager at UMass Medical Center. His scholarly and teaching interests include clinical pharmacokinetics, health entrepreneurship, and pharmacy practice administration. He has authored research and review articles in peer review journals and chapters in medical and pharmacy textbooks. He has given numerous professional presentations at local and national meetings. He has been extensively involved in institutional and association-related service. He has served on the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Professional Affairs Committee, Academic Affairs Committee, Council of Deans Resolutions Committee, and Program Committee. He served two terms as the Region 1 Councilor and national President of the Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society. He has also been active in his community and served two terms as an elected member of his local school committee.

Selected Publications

Reynolds JR, Gouveia WA, Lyman A. Celebrating three decades of excellence in pharmacy management: The John W. Webb Lecture Award. Am J Health-Syst Pharm 2014; 71:1227-30

Deloatch KH, Gannett PM, Hagemann TM, Law AV, Smith C, Trang D, Reynolds JR. Student engagement in professional political advocacy in colleges/schools of pharmacy. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning 2012 (4): 207-211

Reynolds JR. What Matters in Faculty Service. In: Sylvia LM, Barr, JT (eds), Pharmacy Education: What Matters in Learning and Teaching; Sudbury, MA, Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2010

Sherman R, Reynolds JR, Brown TA, Young A. Pharmacist survey on Medicare Part D. Pharmacy Journal of New England 2006;3(1):12-20

Townsend PL, Reynolds JR, Zaske DE. Introduction to clinical pharmacokinetics. In: Rippe JM, Irwin RS, Alpert JS, Fink MP (eds), Intensive Care Medicine 3rd edition; Boston, Littlebrown and Company, 1996

Selected Public Service

Elected member of the Northborough Public School Committee

Elected member of Northborough-Southborough Regional School Committee

Courses Taught

Entrepreneurship in Health Sciences

Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism

Applied Drug Information

Pharmacy Capstone

Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (elective)

Translational Medicine: From Bench to Bedside