Amanda Phoenix, PharmD

Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice

  • Office: 2090 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd., New York, NY Room 603A
  • Campus:
    Touro College of Pharmacy
  • Phone:
    212-851-1192, Ext. 42557
  • Email:
    amanda.phoenix@touro.edu

Dr. Amanda Phoenix practices as an ambulatory care clinical pharmacist at BronxCare Health System.  Her clinical interests include diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, motivational interviewing, tobacco cessation, and geriatrics.

Education

PharmD, University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy, Rhode Island, 2015
Post-Graduate Year 1 (PGY1) Residency, Pharmacy Practice at Stony Brook University Hospital
Post-Graduate Year 2 (PGY2) Residency, Ambulatory Care Pharmacy at James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital and Clinics 

 

Clinical Specialty

Ambulatory Care

Research

  • Phoenix A, Carcifi R, Dailey M. Impact of Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy Technician during Transitions of Care in a Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center – A Pilot Program.
  • Phoenix A, Chow R, Kahn A, Monteforte M, Marcos L. Clostridium difficile infection recurrence rate in patients treated with fidaxomicin in a single center over 4 years.
  • Phoenix A, Varela M, Hayes E, Strianse J. Heparin infusion dosing: does one size fit all?

Academic and Professional Honors

  • 2014 John J. & Maureen A. Grabbert Pelosi Pharmacy Scholarship
  • 2014 The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation Pharmacy Partners Scholarship
  • 2009-2014 University of Rhode Island Dean’s List
  • 2009-2013 University of Rhode Island Centennial Scholar

Professional Service

  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Teaching responsibilities

  • PHPN 581 Pharmacotherapeutics I
  • PBSN 611 Pharmaceutics IV

Publications

Presentations:

ACPE Accredited Continuing Education Lectures:

  • Phoenix A. “A Refresher on Dementia.” Presented to clinical and staff pharmacists at James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital and Clinics. Tampa, FL. February 2017.
  • Phoenix A. “My Heart Will Go On: An Update on Heart Failure Recommendations.” Presented to clinical and staff pharmacists at James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital and Clinics. Tampa, FL. October 2016.
  • Phoenix A, Romano S, Eloma A, Ashraf T. “Resident Research Projects.” Presented to clinical and staff pharmacists at Stony Brook University Hospital. Stony Brook, NY. May 2016.
  • Phoenix A. “Medication Safety: Pediatric Edition.” Presented to clinical and staff pharmacists at Stony Brook University Hospital. Stony Brook, NY. April 2016.
  • Phoenix A. “Infections in the Elderly.” Presented to clinical and staff pharmacists at Stony Brook University Hospital. Stony Brook, NY. March 2016.
  • Phoenix A. “Palliative Care Pearls.” Presented to clinical and staff pharmacists at Stony Brook University Hospital. Stony Brook, NY. February 2016.
  • Phoenix A. “Recurrent Clostridium difficile” Presented to clinical and staff pharmacists at Stony Brook University Hospital. Stony Brook, NY. December 2015.
  • Phoenix A, Romano S, Eloma AS. “Herbal Products: How Safe and Effective Are They?” Presented to clinical and staff pharmacists at Stony Brook University Hospital. Stony Brook, NY. November 2015.
  • Phoenix A. “Optimizing medications in patients with new-onset heart failure.” Presented to clinical and staff pharmacists at Stony Brook University Hospital. Stony Brook, NY. October 2015.
  • Phoenix A. “Treating Acute Acetaminophen Overdoses.” Presented to clinical and staff pharmacists at Stony Brook University Hospital. Stony Brook, NY. September 2015.

National Poster Presentations:

  • Phoenix A, Varela M, Hayes E, Strianse J. Heparin infusion dosing: does one size fit all? American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting. New Orleans, LA. December 6-10, 2015. Abstract #11-247. [poster]
  • Phoenix A. “Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution (OEND).” Presented in-service to thirty Veterans Affairs police officers about opioid overdoses and how to administer nasal spray formulation of naloxone. Tampa, FL. April 2017.
  • Phoenix A. “Heparin infusion dosing: does one size fit all?” Presented to eighty pharmacists at monthly Long Island Society of Health-System Pharmacists Meeting. Woodbury, NY. March 2016.
  • Phoenix A. “Heart Failure.” Presented to clinical pharmacists and residents at Stony Brook University Hospital. Stony Brook, NY. September 2015.
  • Phoenix A. “Delirium.” Presented to clinical pharmacists and residents at Stony Brook University Hospital. Stony Brook, NY. September 2015.
  • Phoenix A. “Management of urinary tract infections in elderly patients: Strategies for improvement.” Presented to clinical pharmacists and residents at Stony Brook University Hospital. Stony Brook, NY. August 2015.

Community Outreach Presentations:

  • Phoenix A. “Hepatitis C Awareness.” Presented poster at HIV/Hepatitis C Health Fair to James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital and Clinics staff members and patients. November 2017.
  • Phoenix A, Romano S, Eloma AS. “Herbal Products: How Safe and Effective Are They?” Presented to over 40 women during Women’s Health Day, an event sponsored by Stony Brook Medicine. Melville, NY. October 2015.
  • Phoenix A, Romano S. “Medications and Alzheimer’s Disease.” Presented to over fifty members of a community geriatric group. Port Jefferson, NY. October 2015.

Interests/Hobbies/Life Outside of Work

Traveling, volleyball, hiking, games, reading, spending time with family and friends