Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD, BCPS,CPE

Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
Baltimore, Maryland

Dr. Mary Lynn McPherson received her doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. She is professor and vice chair in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, and the director of Pharmacotherapy Services at University Care Waxter in Baltimore. Dr. McPherson has maintained a practice in both hospice (local and national) and ambulatory care her entire career. She teaches extensively in the PharmD curriculum on pain management and end-of-life care, including didactic and experiential content, and she also developed one of the first and few palliative care pharmacy residencies in the US.

Dr. McPherson serves on the Board of Directors of the Hospice Network of Maryland and is Chairman of the Board of the American Society of Pain Educators. She is a fellow in the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists and the American Pharmacists Association. Dr. McPherson has received the American Pharmacists Association Distinguished Achievement Award in Specialized Practice, the Maryland Pharmacists Association Innovative Practice Award, and the Maryland Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists W. Purdum Lifetime Achievement Award, among others. She has written four books, and many book chapters and peer-reviewed articles on pain management, palliative care, and other topics.

Financial Disclosure
Dr. Mary Lynn McPherson has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Last modified: June 29, 2012