About John Allen
John M. Allen, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP, FCCM is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy Orlando Campus. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Dr. Allen joined the College in 2018. Dr. Allen’s professional areas of interest include antimicrobial stewardship in the intensive care unit (ICU), sedation and analgesia in the critically ill, nutrition in the critically ill and strategies used to mitigate drug shortages in the ICU setting.
Dr. Allen graduated with his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, FL. He then completed an ASHP-accredited PGY-1 residency, followed by an ASHP-accredited PGY-2 Critical Care residency at Tampa General Hospital. Dr. Allen is a dual board-certified pharmacist in critical care, and pharmacotherapy.
Dr. Allen is an active member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, American College of Clinical Pharmacy and the Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacists and has been appointed to committees within the three organizations. In 2017, Dr. Allen received the prestigious honor of induction as a Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine, which honors individuals whose achievements and contributions demonstrate personal commitment to critical care excellence, a distinction currently only bestowed upon seven pharmacists in the state of Florida.
Prior to his appointment at the University of Florida, Dr. Allen has held a variety of diverse administrative experiences including serving as a pharmacy clinical coordinator, pharmacy residency program director, and director of infectious diseases pharmacy for a 16-hospital system. In his free time, Dr. Allen enjoys watching anything with four wheels going fast, traveling and spending time with his wife and three children.