Mary Mihalyo BS, PharmD CGP, BCPSAssistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Clinical, Social, and Administrative Sciences
Education:Education Doctor of Pharmacy, Duquesne University 1998
BS Pharmacy, Duquesne University 1981
Dr. Mary Mihalyo is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at
Duquesne University, Mylan School of Pharmacy, Pittsburgh, PA. She
teaches courses in Palliative Care, Pain Management and Women’s Health
Care Issues. She is Board Certified as a Pharmacotherapy Specialist
(BCPS) and as a Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (CGP).
In April 2011, Dr. Mihalyo was selected for a visiting professorship
via Duquesne University and Kobe Gaukin University, Kobe, Japan where
she lectured in Palliative Care and Preferred Medication Use in
In April 2012, Dr. Mihalyo was accepted as a participant in the
Harvard Medical School Palliative Care Education Program (PCEP).
During the one year program she will focus on pediatric palliative
care and the development of a Center of Excellence in Pharmaceutical
Dr. Mihalyo serves as the Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator for Trinity
Health System, Steubenville, Ohio and she is the Founder and President
of Palliative Therapeutics, LLC., CoPs, LLC. and Therapeutic
Connections Charitable Pharmacy. Therapeutic Connections Charitable
Pharmacy is an indigent care charitable pharmacy and medication
repository program located in Steubenville, Ohio.
Dr. Mihalyo serves as a volunteer clinical pharmacist in The Jefferson
County Fourth Street Clinic where she manages a metabolic and
hypertension clinic in addition to management of pharmacy services.
Dr. Mihalyo is a pioneer in the provision of
medication-therapy-management services to Hospice and Palliative Care
patients. She has worked for more than twelve years developing the
pharmaceutical care model of “On Demand Clinical Pharmacy Services”
originally developed when she was associated with Valley Hospice,
Inc., Steubenville, Ohio.
Dr. Mihalyo is the American co-editor of the 2008 Hospice and
Palliative Care Formulary USA She has co-authored numerous articles
published in the Palliative Care medical literature over the last ten
Dr. Mihalyo is a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care
Organization, She served on the NHPCO Pharmacy Section steering
committee from 2006 through 2009. She has served on the education
committee for The Midwest Care Alliance for many years. Dr. Mihalyo is
a member of The American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), and The
American Society of Consulting Pharmacists (ASCP).
Medication dosage forms for end-of-life care
Las Vegas Nevada, October 23, 2012, "Effective and Efficient
Managagement of Wound Care Pain" presented during the 2012 Clinical
Symposium on Advances in Skin & Wound Care.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 2012, "Pharmageddon" presented at
Duquesne University Death By Prescription Seminar.
Fresno, California, September 2012,"Pain Management Update", Fresno
Area Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association.
Pain Management, Palliative Care and Womens Health Issues
Jefferson County Fourth Street Clinic Clinician of the Year Award, 2010