Margarita DiVall

Associate Clinical Professor and Director of Assessment
  • Department of Pharmacy Practice
  • School of Pharmacy

Office: 140 The Fenway, R218A
Phone: 617-373-5370

PharmD, 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

Documentation of clinical services and impact on patient care by pharmacists and student pharmacists.
Prescribing practices (and how prescribers adhere to guidelines of practice).
Teaching innovations
Teaching with technology


  • DiVall MV. Influenza: Prevention and Treatment. Run over by the flu.  In: Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, eds. Pharmacotherapy Casebook: A Patient-Focused Approach. 8th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011.
  • DiVall MV, Zikaras B, Copeland D, Gonyeau M. School-wide Clinical Intervention System to Document Pharmacy Students’ Impact on Patient Care. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2010; 74(1). Article 14
  • Trujillo JM, DiVall MV, Barr J, Gonyeau M, Van Amburgh J, Qualters D. Development of a Peer Teaching-Assessment Program and a Peer Observation and Evaluation Tool. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2008; 72(6). Article 147
  • DiVall MV. Influenza: Prevention and Treatment. Run over by the flu. In: Schwinghammer T. & Dipiro J, ed. Pharmacotherapy Casebook: a Patient Focused Approach. New York, NY: McGraw Hill Medical. 7th edition (July 28th, 2008)
  • DiVall MV. Pharmacologic Agents. In: Paz J & West M, ed. Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Inc. 3rd edition (November 5, 2008)
  • DiVall MV, Cersosimo RJ. Prevention and treatment of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: a review. Formulary 2007;42:378-388.
  • Barlam TF, DiVall MV. Antibiotic Stewardship Practices at Top Academic Centers Throughout the United States and at Hospitals Throughout Massachusetts. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2006;27(7):695-703
  • Watson T, DiVall MV. Physical Therapy, Chronic Pain, and Pharmacology. Intependent Study Courses. Publisher: Orthopedic Section, American Physical Therapy Association, Inc. Lacrosse, WI. April 2006
  • Gonyeau MJ, Trujillo J, DiVall MV. Development of Progressive Oral Presentations in a Therapeutics Course Series. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2006;70(2): article 36
  • Trujillo JM, Gonyeau MJ, DiVall MV, Alexander SL. Spironolactone use in patients with heart failure. Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, 2004;29:1-6
  • DiVall M. The role of proton pump inhibitors in the management of GERD. US Pharmacist 2003;28:85-94
  • DiVall M, Cersosimo R. Palonosetron: a novel 5-HT3 receptor antagonist for treatment of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting. Formulary 2003; 38:44-430.