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Michael J. Koronkowski

Clinical Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice

Contact Information

840 South Wood Street
CSB Rm 316
Chicago, IL 60612

Phone: (312) 355-1388

Fax: (312) 996-0379


  • Fellowship, Geriatric Drug Development, Program on Aging, School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina , Chapel Hill, NC, 1994
  • Fellowship, Glaxo Research Institute, in cooperation with the Duke Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center, Research Triangle Park and Durham, North Carolina, 1994
  • Post-Graduate Studies (non-degree), School of Public Health, University of North Carolina and Department of Epidemiology Duke University Medical Center, Durham and Chapel Hill NC, 1994
  • PharmD, School of Pharmacy and Pharmacal Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 1991
  • BS, Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Drake University, Des Moines, IA, 1986

Research Interests

Dr. Koronkowski's areas of interest include geriatric pharmacotherapy, medication safety, fall risk, adverse drug reactions, and evidenced-based practice models for older adults. ----- Publications:

Teaching Interests

Interprofessional Team Practice and Communication Medication Safety Dementia Care

Clinical Experience

25+ years of clinical practice in Medicine - Geriatrics

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
  • American Society of Consultants Pharmacists (ASCP)
  • American Geriatric Society (AGS)
  • Illinois Geriatrics Society
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)
  • Rho Chi National Honor Society
  • Illinois Council of Health Systems Pharmacists (ICHP)
  • American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP)
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)

Licenses and Certifications

  • , Illinois Pharmacy License (Active), 1986

Awards and Honors

  • 1991, Upjohn Research Award,, Purdue University College of Pharmacy & Pharmacal Sciences
  • 1990, Lohman Scholar, Purdue University College of Pharmacy & Pharmacal Sciences
  • 1986, Bristol Achievement & Leadership, Drake University College of Pharmacy
  • 1986, Dean's Advisory Board, Drake University College of Pharmacy
  • 1986, Rho Chi National Honor Scociety

Intellectual Contributions

Journal Article

  • Koronkowski MJ, Semla TP, Schmader KE, Hanlon JT. "Recent Literature Update on Medication Risk in Older Adults, 2015-2016.". Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2017;65(7):1401-1405. doi:10.1111/jgs.14887.
  • Hasnain M, Koronkowski MJ, Kondratowicz DM, Goliak KL. "Training future health providers to care for the underserved: a pilot interprofessional experience.". Education for health (Abingdon, England). 2012;25(3):204-7. doi:10.4103/1357-6283.109790.
  • Schiff GD, Galanter WL, Duhig J, Koronkowski MJ, Lodolce AE, Pontikes P, Busker JF, Touchette D, Walton SM, Lambert BL. "A prescription for improving drug formulary decision making.". PLoS medicine. 2012;9(5):1-7. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001220.
  • Schiff GD, Galanter WL, Duhig J, Lodolce AE, Koronkowski MJ, . "Principles of conservative prescribing.". Archives of internal medicine. 2011;171(16):1433-40. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2011.256.
  • Odegard PS, Breslow RM, Koronkowski MJ, Williams BR, Hudgins GA. "Geriatric pharmacy education: a strategic plan for the future.". American journal of pharmaceutical education. 2007;71(3):47.
  • Hanlon JT, Schmader KE, Koronkowski MJ, Weinberger M, Landsman PB, Samsa GP, Lewis IK. "Adverse drug events in high risk older outpatients.". Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 1997;45(8):945-8.
  • Hanlon JT, Schmader KE, Landerman LR, Horner RD, Fillenbaum GG, Pieper CF, Wall, Jr WE, Koronkowski MJ, Cohen HJ. "Relation of prescription nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug use to cognitive function among community-dwelling elderly.". Annals of epidemiology. 1997;7(2):87-94.
  • Sudduth SL, Koronkowski MJ. "Finasteride: the first 5 alpha-reductase inhibitor.". Pharmacotherapy. 1993;13(4):309-25; discussion 325-9.

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