Daniel D. (Dan) Degnan

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Associate Director of Professional Program Laboratories
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice (Courtesy)


1994 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Residency Program, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
1994 Masters of Science in Health-System Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy
1992 Doctor of Pharmacy, Purdue University
1991 Bachelor of Science, Pharmacy, Purdue University


Medication safety, Pharmacy technology and automation, Leadership, Safety Culture

Lab Members



PHPR 450, Introduction to Institutional Pharmacy Practice
PHRM 820, Professional Program Laboratory I
PHRM 821, Professional Program Laboratory II
PHRM 840, Professional Program Laboratory III
PHRM 841, Professional Program Laboratory IV
PHRM 860, Professional Program Laboratory V
PHRM 861, Professional Program Laboratory VI
PHRM 869, Practice Management and Marketing of Professional Services

Honors and Credentials

Certified Professional in Patient Safety
Indiana Pharmacists Alliance (IPA) Medication Safety Award
Fellow of the American Society of Health-system Pharmacists
Health-system Pharmacist of the Year in Indiana (the Sperandio Award)
Wyeth Bowl of Hygeia Pharmacist in Indiana for Community Service
APhA Certified Immunizer

Clinical Practice

Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering

Representative Publications

1. Hertig JB, Degnan DD, Scott CR, Lenz JR, Li X, Anderson C.  A comparison of error rates between intravenous push methods:  a prospective, multisite, observational study.  Journal of Patient Safety.  Epublished ahead of print.  September 2017.
2. Degnan DD, Hertig JB, Peters MJ, Stevenson JG.  Board of pharmacy practices related to medication errors and their potential impact on patient safety.  Journal of Pharmacy Practice 2017.  Epublished ahead of print.  June 2017.
3. Giuliano KK, Wan-Ting S, Degnan DD, Fitzgerald K, Zink RJ, DeLaurentis P.  Intravenous smart pump drug library compliance:  A descriptive study of 44 hospitals. Journal of Patient Safety.  Epublished ahead of print.  June 2017.
4. Walroth TA, Dossett HA, Doolin M, McMichael D, Reddan JG, Degnan DD, Fuller J.  Standardizing concentrations of adult drug infusions in Indiana.  American Journal of Health-system Pharmacy 2017: 74(7):491-497.
5. Lenz JR, Degnan DD, Hertig JB, Stevenson JG.  A review of best practices for intravenous push medication administration.  Journal of Infusion Nursing 2017: 40(6):354-358.
6. Burger M, Degnan DD.  Comparative safety, efficiency, and nursing preference among 3 methods for intravenous push medication preparation: a randomized crossover simulation study.  Journal of Patient Safety.  Epublished ahead of print.  April 2016.
7. Hertig, JB, Degnan DD.  Safety Perspectives on Informatics (Editorial).  American Journal of Health-system Pharmacy 2015: (72): 615.

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