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Michael J. Koronkowski

Clinical Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice


Building & Room:

CSB Rm 316


840 South Wood Street, Chicago, IL, 60612

Office Phone:

(312) 355-1388



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. -----
Teaching Interests: Interprofessional Team Practice and Communication
Medication Safety
Dementia Care
Clinical Interests: 25+ years of clinical practice in Medicine - Geriatrics

Selected Publications

  • 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 WE, Jr MJ, Koronkowski HJ, Cohen . 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.
  • Notable 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,


  • Fellowship, Geriatric Drug Development, Program on Aging, School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
  • 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
  • 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
  • PharmD, School of Pharmacy and Pharmacal Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • BS, Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Drake University, Des Moines, IA
  • Licensures and Certifications

  • Illinois Pharmacy License (Active), 1986
  • Professional Memberships

  • 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)