Dr. Celia P. MacDonnell, B Pharm, PharmD, is a Clinical Full Professor at the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy. Her teaching and research interests focus on interprofessional education pedagogy. She has worked for the development and advancement of inter-professional education in the state of Rhode Island. She has been instrumental in thedevelopment ofcooperative educational coursework, conducted with the University’s College of Nursing, and Physical Therapy, Rhode Island College Graduate School of Social Work and the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University. She has presented her work at the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, and the Association for the Behavioral Sciences and Medical Education annual meetings. She and her colleagues were honored in 2013 as the recipients Rufus Lyman Award for their research on interprofessional education which was published in the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education.

Dr. MacDonnell is the recipient of numerous individual awards including: Teacher of the Year, and the Bowl of Hygeia. In addition to this she has also been honored with the Meritorious Civilian Service Award from the Department of the Navy.

Celia P. MacDonnell



  • DEPARTMENTDepartment of Pharmacy Practice
    College of Pharmacy