Kelechi C Ogbonna, PharmD, MSHA, BCGP
Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Services
Associate Professor
Dean's Office
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  •   Smith Building, Room 500e
  • School of Pharmacy - Dean's Office
    410 N 12th Street
    P.O. Box 980581
    Richmond, VA 23298-0581
  •  (804) 828-3000
    (804) 828-0343

Area of Focus

  • Geriatrics


  • Pharm.D., Pharmacy (Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 2010)
  • M.S., Health Administration (Virginia Commonwealth University, 2017)

Post-Graduate Training

  • PGY-1 Residency - Pharmacy Practice (VA Connecticut Healthcare System, 2010)
  • PGY-2 Residency - Geriatrics (VA Connecticut Healthcare System, 2011)

Professional and Scholarly Interests

  • Community engagement, medication utilization, anticoagulation, and healthy aging


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Recent Publications

  • Dixon DL, Donohoe KL, Ogbonna KC, Barden SM. Current drug treatment of hyperlipidemia in older adults. Drugs Aging. 2015 Feb;32(2):127-38.
  • Peron EP, Ogbonna KC, Donohoe KL. Antidiabetic medications and polypharmacy. Clin Geriatr Med. 2015 Feb;31(1):17-27, vii.
  • Ogbonna KC, Delafuente, Jeffrey. The Complicated Patient. In: David Angaran, ed. Medication Therapy Management – A Comprehensive Approach. New York, NY: McGraw Hill; 2014: 11.
  • Ogbonna KC, Clifford KM. Moving Beyond Warfarin-Are We Ready?: A Review of the Efficacy and Safety of Novel Anticoagulant Agents Compared to Warfarin for the Management of Atrial Fibrillation in Older Adults. J Gerontol Nurs. 2013 Jul;39(7):8-17.
  • Ogbonna KC, Jeffery S. Atrial Fibrillation & Anticoagulation in the Elderly. Drugs & Aging. Drugs Aging. 2013 Jul;30(7):513-25.