John M. Conry, Pharm.D.

Clinical Professor

John M. Conry, Pharm.D. is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Clinical Health Professions. He earned both his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from St. John’s University. He subsequently completed a primary care pharmacy practice residency at the VA Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland with teaching responsibilities at the University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy. His first faculty appointment was as a founding pharmacy practice faculty member at the Wilkes University, Nesbitt School of Pharmacy in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Dr. Conry returned to St. John’s University as a clinical pharmacy practice faculty member in 2002. In addition to his didactic teaching responsibilities within the pharmacy program, Dr. Conry developed and maintained an active clinical practice for experiential teaching at Project Renewal in New York City where he provided pharmacy care for the homeless and urban indigent- with a special emphasis on HIV, hypertension, diabetes and health literacy issues. He has authored numerous publications in peer-reviewed professional journals and books and is frequently invited to provide presentations at the local, regional and national level. At the College, Dr. Conry serves as Director of the Urban Institute which is responsible for community outreach initiatives that primarily focus on the urban indigent patient population. He was Chair of the Department of Clinical Health Professions from 2016-2021. He served as Interim Dean for the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2022. He is a Senior Vincentian Research Fellow for the Vincentian Center for Church and Society at St. John’s. He also serves the University as Chair of the Faculty Research Consortium of the Vincentian Institute for Social Action. Dr. Conry is certified as an HIV Expert Pharmacist by the American Academy of HIV Medicine and is a Fellow of the National Academies of Practice. He is a licensed pharmacist in the State of New York and an active member of a variety of professional organizations.

Teaching Interests

HIV/AIDS, Health Literacy, Hypertension, Smoking Cessation, Interprofessional Education, Practice Scholarship of Teaching research

Research Interests

Ambulatory/Primary Care Services and the Role of the Pharmacist Research focused on caring for the indigent/underserved or homeless patient populations

Courses Taught




Select Publications

Journal Articles

Conry, J. M. (2015). Reflections from the Road: Vincentian Hospitality Principles in Providing Healthcare for the Indigent and Incorporation into Education of Doctor of Pharmacy Students.. Vincentian Heritage Journal.

Conry, J. M. (2015). Student Pharmacists’ Perceptions of Access to Student Organization Opportunities at Colleges/Schools of Pharmacy with Satellite Campuses.. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning.

Conry, J. M. (2014). Flip My Class! A Faculty Development Demonstration of a Flipped-Classroom.. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning.

Conry, J. M. (2014). Overview of HIV Management and Treatment. U.S. Pharmacist .

Conry, J. M. (2013). The Role of Academic Pharmacy in Tobacco Cessation and Control.. American Journal of Pharmacy Education.

Conry, J. M. (2011). Overview and Update for the Management of HIV–Infected Adults. . America's Pharmacist .

Book Chapters

Conry, J. M. (2012). Pharmacists and Public Health. In: Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy, 22nd Edition Pharmaceutical Press.