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Anthony E. Zimmermann

Clinical Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice

Email:     azimmermann@wne.edu
Phone:   413-796-2035 
Office:    CSP 429

Anthony E. Zimmermann received his B.S. degree in Pharmacy and Pharm.D. from the School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland at Baltimore. He initially joined the faculty at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston before transferring to the inaugural Worcester Campus to help spearhead the development of the pharmacy practice program. Recently, he was the clinical coordinator of Pharmacy at Holyoke Medical Center where he developed and implemented a clinical pharmacy program.

Dr. Zimmermann’s practice and areas of expertise are in infectious disease, gastroenterology, pulmonary, and critical care medicine. Educational areas of interest include interactive problem-based learning and curriculum design to prepare students to become patient-based pharmacy practitioners. Dr. Zimmermann reviews national and internationally peer-reviewed journals. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and has lectured nationally at meetings and conferences.


  • Principles of Pharmacokinetics
  • IPC & PM Respiratory
  • Guest lectures in Physical Assessment, Critical Care medicine and Academic pharmacy

Research / Scholarship

Practice interest areas for research are critical care, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, infectious diseases and medicinal plants.  Academic scholarly areas of interest are 1st year academic research preparedness and problem-based learning.

Recent publications

  • Souney PF, Zimmermann AE. Peptic ulcer disease. In: Comprehensive Pharmacy Review. Shargel L, ed. 8th ed. Baltimore, Maryland: Lippincott Williams & Wilkens, 2013: 886-906.

  • Souney PF, Zimmermann AE, Spooner LM. Infectious diseases. In: Comprehensive Pharmacy Review. Shargel L, ed. 8th ed. Baltimore, Maryland: Lippincott Williams & Wilkens, 2013: 674-742.

  • Sun S, Zimmermann AE. Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome. Hosp Pharm 2013;48(8):1-6.

  • Mo Y, Zimmermann AE, Role of Dexmedetomidine for the Prevention and Treatment of Delirium in Intensive Care Unit Patients. Ann Pharmacother 2013;47:869-876.

Professional Affiliations

  • AACP - member
  • ASHP - member
  • ACCP - member
  • SCCM - member
  • Western Massachusetts Pharmacists Association - member
  • Western Massachusetts Hospital Pharmacy Association - member