Lorraine Levite Whitman, PharmD

Lorraine Levite Whitman PharmD

Medical Documentation Author, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Collegeville, PA

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Writing


PharmD (University of Florida College of Pharmacy, 2001)

BS in Pharmacy (University of Florida College of Pharmacy, 1978)


Dr Lorraine Whitman has taught regulatory writing courses in the BioMedical Writing Department at USciences (BW 708/BW 704) for the past 5 years. She is considered to have expertise in regulatory medical/clinical writing and drug safety/risk management, from the perspective of working in the pharmaceutical industry. Dr Whitman obtained her BS in Pharmacy (1978) and her doctorate in Pharmacy (PharmD, 2001) from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Upon graduation with her doctorate, she received the 2 top student awards:(1) Outstanding Graduating Student Award (December 2001). This award was given in recognition of exemplary performance in all aspects of the Working Professional PharmD (WPPD) program at the University of Florida. Criteria include, but are not limited to, distinguished scholarship, leadership, professionalism, and service.  This was considered the WPPD program’s highest award. 2) Outstanding Pharmaceutical Care Project Award, December 14, 2001. This award was given in recognition of an outstanding Pharmaceutical Care Project by a graduating student in The WPPD program for the semester. Criteria included: scientific design, originality of project, adherence to deadlines, appearance of submission and contribution to pharmaceutical care.

Selected Scholarly Activity

Whitman LL. Impact of Pharmacist Counseling in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients. August 2001.

Whitman LL. Impact of Pharmacist Counseling in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients. www.cop.ufl.edu/wppd/Pharmaceutical Care Project/Examples Spring/Summer 2001/Diabetic Counseling (2001)

Whitman LL. The Use of Bridging Reports in Global Regulatory Submission Dossiers. Q1 Productions. Baltimore, MD (May 2012)

Whitman LL. Osteoporosis What Pharmacists Need to Know to Improve Patient Outcomes. Alpha Zeta Omega Pharmacy Fraternity, Philadelphia Alumni Chapter, Continuing Education Program. (June 2012)

Professional Information

Clinical pharmacist working over 17 years in the pharmaceutical industry (medical writing [>10 years] and pharmacovigilance [6 years].  Also worked >15 years in retail, hospital, and consulting pharmacy practice.

Contact Information

Mailing address: 4327 Wendy Way
Schwenksville, PA 19473
Office Phone: 610.489.4866

l [dot] whitman [at] usciences [dot] edu