John Allen

John Allen Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP, FCCM

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research
Business Phone: (407) 313-7006
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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.

Honors & Awards

Mentored Research Investigator Training (MeRIT) Scholarship Award
2019 · American College of Clinical Pharmacy Critical Care Practice Research Network
Presidential Citation
2018 · Society of Critical Care Medicine
2017 · American College of Critical Care Medicine
Presidential Citation
2015 · Society of Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist
Board of Pharmacy Specialties
Board Certified Critical Care Pharmacist
Board of Pharmacy Specialties



Post Graduate Year 2 (PGY-2) Critical Care Pharmacy Residency
Tampa General Hospital
Post Graduate Year 1 (PGY-1) Pharmacy Residency
Tampa General Hospital
Florida A&M University