Dougherty, John

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Campus: West Palm Beach

Phone: (561) 803-2753
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School and Department

The Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy
Pharmacy (PR)

Faculty Profile

Full Name: John Dougherty


Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Director, PharmD/MBA Program


B.S. Pharm., Purdue University; M.B.A., Eastern Michigan University; Pharm.D., Wayne State University; Additional studies: Loyola University.

Dr. Dougherty has been fortunate to have had opportunities in many areas of pharmacy including research, clinical practice, management, and academia. He has been an active and licensed pharmacist in clinical pharmacy practice for over 30 years and has been licensed as a consultant pharmacist for over 10 years. His experience in clinical pharmacy practice includes teaching, government, for-profit and not-for-profit hospitals for both adult and pediatric patient populations. He began his career at Johns Hopkins Hospital as a clinical pharmacist.  After earning his MBA, Dr. Dougherty subsequently moved into hospital administration as a director of pharmacy. His experience includes the opening of a new pediatric hospital in Orlando, Nemours Children’s Hospital. Dr. Dougherty has also been involved in pharmacy education as an assistant professor of pharmacy at Wayne State University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and an adjunct clinical assistant professor for the University of Florida College of Pharmacy for over 13 years. His extensive clinical and managerial experience helps to shape his professional interactions. Dr. Dougherty has authored over 25 manuscripts and abstracts and has presented at many pharmacy professional organizations; he also is a member of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and is board certified in pharmacotherapy. He lives in Jupiter with his wife, Kristiann, and they have raised four sons.