Daniel Degnan

Dr. Dan Degnan is currently the Senior Project Manager at the Purdue University College of Pharmacy’s Center for Medication Safety Advancement and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Purdue University. He also works with the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering (RCHE) at Purdue in the fall of 2015 as a Clinical Research Associate with expertise and research interests in the area of medication safety technology, advanced pharmacy automation, pharmacy operations and high reliability.

He has worked with RCHE and the Infusion Pump Informatics team in a variety of capacities since its inception. Prior to his role at Purdue, Dan served as the Medication Safety Officer at Community Health Network in Indianapolis, Indiana for almost 10 years. During Dan’s time at Community, the health system was recognized as a finalist for American Society of Health-System Pharmacists’ (ASHP) award for Excellence in Medication Use Safety and with a Cheers award from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices. Dan received Bachelors and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees at Purdue University. He completed a specialty residency in pharmacy administration and a Master’s Degree in Pharmacy Administration at the University of Wisconsin. He is currently recognized as a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) by the National Association for Healthcare Quality and a Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) by the National Patient Safety Foundation. Dan is currently a member of the ASHP Advisory Panel for the Award for Excellence in Medication Use Safety and the Past Chair of the ASHP Section for Inpatient Care Practitioners. He has held leadership positions in national organizations for both pharmacy and healthcare quality.