Margarita DiVall

Clinical Professor, Assistant Dean of Assessment
  • Department of Pharmacy and Health Systems Sciences
  • School Leadership Team
  • School of Pharmacy

Résumé/CV:
Office: 140 The Fenway, R218D
Phone: 617-373-5370
Email: m.divall@northeastern.edu

Education:
PharmD, Northeastern University
MEd, Higher Education Administration concentration, Northeastern University
Post-doctoral Training
Pharmacy Practice Residency
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston, MA

Certification: Registered Pharmacist in MA; Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist

Specializations: Internal Medicine, Assessment and Curriculum Design

Research:
Scholarship of teaching and learning
Interprofessional education
Assessment (programmatic and educational outcomes)
Use of technology and social media in pharmacy education

Selected Publications:
Gonyeau M, DiVall MV, Conley M, Lancaster J. Integration of the Pharmacist’s Patient Care Process (PPCP) into a Comprehensive Disease Management Course Series. Published ahead of print. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, October 2017 http://www.ajpe.org/toc/ajpe/0/0

Assemi M, DiVall MV, Lee K, Sy E, O’Sullivan T. Quality Assurance and Improvement Practices of Experiential Education Programs within US Schools of Pharmacy. Published ahead of print. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, September 2017. http://www.ajpe.org/toc/ajpe/0/0

Tucci M*, Tong K*, Chia K*, DiVall MV. Influence of Active Pharmacy Leadership Engagement on Student Attitudes and Self-efficacy in Leadership Competencies. Published ahead of print. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, September 2017 http://www.ajpe.org/toc/ajpe/0/0

Weinstein A, Dolce M, Koster M, Parikh R, Hamlyn E, Akselrod E, Carlson A, DiVall MV. Integration of systematic clinical interprofessional training in a student-faculty collaborative primary care practice. Journal of Interprofessional Care, Published online November 2017. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13561820.2017.1355296

Lebovitz L, Shuford V, DiVall MV, Daugherty KK, Rudolph MJ. Creating an Arms Race? Examining School Costs and Motivations for Providing NAPLEX and PCOA Preparation. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2017; 81(7): Article 5909

Kirwin JL, Greenwood K, Rico J, Nalliah R, DiVall MV. Interprofessional Curbside Consults to Develop Team Communication and Improve Student Achievement of Learning Outcomes. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2017;81(1):Article 15.

Gauthier TP, Bratberg J, Loi K, DiVall MV. Delivery of educational content via Instagram®. Medical Education. 2016; 50:575-76.
Schlesselman L, DiVall MV. Golden age of assessment in pharmacy education. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2015; 79(7): Article 94

Douglass M, Gonyeau M, Lancaster J, Woolley A, DiVall MV. Influences of experiential year and web-based learning module on student pharmacists’ confidence and competence in pain management. Currents of Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, 2015; 7(1): 94-99.

DiVall MV, Alston GL, Bird E, Buring SM, Kelley KA, Murphy NL, Schlesselman LS, Stowe CD, Szilagyi JE. Formative assessment in pharmacy education: a faculty toolkit. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2014; 78 (9) Article 160.

Fulford MJ, Souza JM, Alkhateeb FM, Alston GL, Bernard D, Bloom T, Bouldin A, Boyce E, Castleberry A, Coyne L, Dintzner M, DiVall MV, Doloresco F, Franson K, Fowles M, Fox L, Garavalia L, Gettman D, Jenkins T, Kelley K, Malhorta A, Marsh W, McDonough SK, McEwen D, McLaughlin J, Mintz K, Ofstad W, Peeters M, Ried LD, Stratton T, Szilagyi J, Zeszotarski P. Are you CAPE-A.B.L.E.? Center for the Advancement of Pharmacy Education: An Assessment Blueprint for Learning Experiences. AACP Assessment Special Interest Group CAPE paper. October 2014.

Available at http://www.aacp.org/resources/education/cape/Documents/AssessmentCAPEPaper-Final11.pdf

Edwards RA, Kirwin J, Gonyeau M, Matthews J, Lancaster J, DiVall M. A Reflective Teaching Challenge to Motivate Educational Innovation and Improve Teaching and Learning. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2014; 78 (5) Article 103.

Law AV, Bottenberg MM, Brozick AH, Currie JD, DiVall MV, Haines ST, Jolowsky C, Koh-Knox CP, Leonard GA, Phelps SJ, Rao DA, Webster A, Yablonki E. A Checklist for Faculty Mentorship Programs. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2014; 78 (5) Article 98.

DiVall MV, Kolbig L, Carney M, Kirwin J, Letzeiser C, Mohammed S. Interprofessional socialization as a way to introduce collaborative competencies to first-year health science students. Journal of Interprofessional Care, Published online May 14, 2014 http://informahealthcare.com/doi/abs/10.3109/13561820.2014.917403

DiVall MV, Zgarrick DP. Evaluation of perceptions and utilization of iPad technology by pharmacy practice faculty. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2014; 78(3): Article 52.

Woolley AB, Berds CA*, Edwards RA, Copeland D, DiVall MV. Patient care impact and potential cost avoidance generated by student pharmacists during Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences.  American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2013; 77(8): Article 164.

Douglass MA, Casale J*, Skirvin JA, DiVall MV. Impact of a virtual patient pilot program on student pharmacists’ learning outcomes. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2013; 77(8): Article 172.

DiVall MV, Hayney MS, Marsh W, Neville M, O’Barr S, Sheets ED, Calhoun LD. Perceptions of the students, faculty, and administrators on the use of technology in the classroom at six colleges of pharmacy. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2013; 77(4), Article 75

Kirwin J, DiVall MV, Guerra C*, Brown T. Description and Evaluation of a Simulated Hospital Pharmacy Module Using an EMR in a Pharmacy Skills Laboratory. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2013; 77(3), Article 62

Lancaster JW, Douglass MA, Gonyeau MJ, Wong A*, Woolley AB, DiVall MV. Student pharmacists on inpatient general medicine rotations: providers’ perceptions. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2013; 77(2): Article 26

DiVall MV, Edwards RA, Stevens C*, Zilberman E*, Watababe M, Kirwin J. Teaching pharmacy students to develop an evidence-based public health program directed toward a vulnerable population. Currents of Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 2013; 5(2):76-84

Leonard S, Murphy K*, Zaeem M*, DiVall MV. The impact of a hybrid learning introductory module on learning outcomes in an antiinfectives therapeutics course. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2012; 76(7) Article 135.

DiVall MV, Barr JT, Gonyeau M, Matthews SJ, Van Amburgh J, Qualters D, Trujillo J. Follow-up Assessment of a Faculty Peer Observation and Evaluation Programs. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2012; 76 (4): Article 61.

DiVall MV, Kirwin J. Using Facebook to Connect Students and Faculty Outside of Class: Student Perceptions and Utilization Data. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2012; 76(2): article 32