John Poikonen

John Poikonen, Community Health & Sustainability - Health Informatics & Management

John Poikonen, Community Health & Sustainability - Health Informatics & Management

Visiting Lecturer

Educational Background

Bachelors of Science – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy 

Doctor of Pharmacy – Nova Southeastern University

Biosketch

Dr. Poikonen’s expertise over his career is a balance of clinical informatics and clinical pharmacy.  He recently spent 7 years as the Director of Clinical Informatics at UMass Memorial Health Care.  Prior to that he was the Patient Safety Pharmacist for Partners Healthcare system in Boston.  He has been a system developer, director of pharmacy and clinical decision support consultant for companies such as Cerner, Allscripts, McKesson and HealthExpert Systems.