Bupendra Shah, MS, PhD

Assistant Dean of Assessment, Associate Professor of Social, Behavioral and Administrative Sciences

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  • Office: 230 West 125th Street, New York, NY 10027, Suite 527
  • Campus:
    Touro College of Pharmacy
  • Phone:
    646-981-4700, ext. 44754
  • Email:
    bupendra.shah4@touro.edu

Dr. Shah is a pharmacy academic leader and social administrative science faculty with experience and expertise in assessment of student learning and design, delivery and implementation of the curriculum for the doctor of pharmacy professional program. A pharmacy researcher with training in social methods that is applied to pharmacy, regulatory science and health service research.

Education

PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI-2007
MS, University of Toledo, Ohio-2002
BSPharm, University of Pune, India-1999

 

Academic and Professional Honors

  • David Newton Teacher of the Year, Long Island University (2009)
  • Best Dissertator Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2007)
  • Finalist-APhA ESAS Best Presentation Award, APhA Annual Meeting
  • Finalist-Consortium for Research on Administrative Pharmacy/Wiederholt Award at the 2006 Biennial Midwest Pharmacy Administration Conference (2006)
  • Finalist - Best Poster Award at the 2006 Annual American Pharmacist Association Conference, Winner of Honorable Mention Award (2006)

Professional Service

  • Examination Writer: National Association of Boards of Pharmacy Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Examination/Pharmacy Curriculum Outcomes Assessment (FPGEE/PCOA)
  • Editorial Board Member, Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy (RSAP) journal
  • Manuscript Reviewer, several journals
  • Serving AACP SAS committees
  • Served on several different College wide committees as a chair and member at the Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Long Island University (2007-17)
  • Served as an Assessment Fellow, Brooklyn Campus, Long Island University

Teaching responsibilities

SBAN 571: Patient-Provider Communication

Publications

  • Joseph T, Kim E, Barros R, Shah B. Evaluation of early versus late post-discharge medication reconciliation on readmission rates and emergency department visits. Journal of Pharmacy Practice. Online First. May 24, 2017 DOI: 10.1177/0897190017710525
  • Sin B, Tatunchak T, Paryavi M, Olivo M, Mian U, Ruiz J, Shah B, de Souza S. The use of Ketamine for Acute treatment of pain: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Journal of Emergency Medicine 2017;52(5):601-608
  • Beliard R, Davanos E, Muzykovsky K, Vincent III W, Shah B. Perceptions, Barriers and Knowledge of Inpatient Glycemic Control: A Survey of Healthcare Workers. Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 2016 Aug; 29(4): 348-54
  • Cha A, Besignano-Long A, Rothberger N, Shah B. Reversibility of Renal Dysfunction after Discontinuation of Tenovofir. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association 2016 May-Jun; 56(3): 280-3
  • Lonie J, Marzella N, Perry R, Shah B, Jariwala J. Pharmacists Levels of Emotionality and Career Success Correlates: An Exploratory Study. Journal of Pharmacy Practice. Journal of Pharmacy Practice 2015 Jun 11; 28(3): 256-60
  • Shinde S, Shah B. Pharmacist Perspectives on Medication Cost and Affordability: A Pilot Study. Innovations in Pharmacy. 2014. 5(2): Article 156
  • Desai K, Shah B, Rahim H, Yin H, Lonie J. Genetic Testing for Risk of Lung Cancer: A Pilot Study Examining Perceived Benefits and Barriers using Health Belief Model. American Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2014. 2(2): 24-30
  • Vachirasudlekha B, Cha A, Berkowitz L, Shah B. Interdisciplinary HIV Care: Patient Perceptions. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance. 2014. 27(5): 405-413
  • Shtaynberg J, Rivkin A, Shah B, Rush S. A Quantitative Professionalism Policy in a Community Pharmacy Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience. American Journal of Pharmacy Education 2013; 77(10): Article 217.
  • Rahim H, Shah B, Jariwala J. Allied Health Profession Students’ Attitude towards Patient Role in Treatment Decision-Making. Journal of Allied Health. 2012. 41 (4): 149-153
  • Shah B, Lonie, JM. Assessing the Cultural Competence of Pharmacists Attending A Continuing Education Program. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning 2012; 4 (4): 24-6
  • Shah B, Rahim H, Yin H. Student Pharmacists as Researchers of Consumer Perspectives of the Role of Pharmacists. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 2012; 4 (3): 188-196
  • Benzeroual K, Shah B, Shinde S. Pharmacogenomics: Assessing Educational Exposure, Confidence in Knowledge, and Training Elements of Pharmacists. Personalized Medicine. 2012; 9 (4): 387-393
  • Arif S, Gim S, Nogid A, Shah B. Journal Clubs During Advanced Pharmacy Practice to Teach Literature Evaluation Skills. American Journal of Pharmacy Education 2012; 76 (5): Article 88.
  • Chewning B, Bylund C, Shah B, Arora N, Guegen J, Makoul G. Patient Preferences for Shared Decision-Making: A Systematic Review. Patient Education and Counseling 2012; 86 (1): 9-18
  • Becker E, Caraballo M, Shah B, Rahim H. An Experiential Learning Module: Changing Students’ Attitudes towards Patient Involvement in Decision-Making. Respiratory Care Education Annual Fall 2011; 20: 25-34
  • Shah B, Chawla S. A Needs Assessment for Development and Provision of Medication Therapy Management Services in New York City. Journal of Pharmacy Practice 2011; 24 (3): 339-44
  • Shah B, Chewning B. Concordance between Observer Reports and Patient Survey Reports of Pharmacist Communication Behaviors. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy 2011; 7 (3): 272-80
  • Nathan J, Schilit S, Zerilli T, Shah BK, Plotkin P, Tykhonova I. Functions Performed by Paid Pharmacy Interns in Hospitals in New York. American Journal of Health System Pharmacy 2011; 68: 165-8
  • Cohen V, Jellinek S, Blecker M, Cocchio C, Likourezos A, Shah B. Frequency of and reasons for Pharmacy Residents Breaching the National Matching Services Applicant Agreement. American Journal of Health System Pharmacy 2010: 67: 1847-1850
  • Yin H, Lonie J, Shah BK, Shukla T. Pharmacists’ Self-Reported Transfer of Learning and Participation in Continuing Education Programs in Social and Administrative Pharmacy: A Pilot Study. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning 2010; 2: 255–260
  • Rahim HR, Shah BK. Pharmacy Student Perceptions and Emotional Responses to Aggressive Incidents in Pharmacy Practice. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education American Journal of Pharmacy Education 2010; 74 (4): Article 61.
  • Shah BK, Rahim HR, Yin H, Bhavsar J. Pharmacy Students’ Attitudes towards a Public Health Course Requiring Development of a Public Health Program. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2009; 73 (7): Article 134.
  • Mehta M, Pastor C, Shah BK. Achieving Optimal Influenza Vaccination Rates: A Survey-based Study of Healthcare Workers in an Urban Hospital. Journal of Hospital Infection 2008; 70: 76-79
  • Farley J, Shah BK, Taluja A, Varkey A. Where Are You Going After Graduation? Survey on Postgraduate Training Can Help Your Decision Process. Student Pharmacist. January/February 2007: 24
  • Mehta B, Shah B, Zlott D. Demonstrating Pharmacists' Value: This is the Time and Tide to Work Together. JAPhA 2006; 47: 16-7
  • Shah BK, Chewning BC. Conceptualizing and Measuring Pharmacist-Patient Communication: A Review of Published Studies. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy 2006; 2: 153-185
  • Shah BK, Lively BT, Goodman H, White D. Reasons Why Herbal Users Do Or Do Not Tell Their Physicians About Their Use: A Survey Of Adult Ohio Residents. Journal of Pharmacy Technology 2006; 22(3): 148-155
  • Shah BK, Siganga WW, Shah SC, Mallya U. Pharmacy Student Perspectives on Classroom Education about Herbal Supplements. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2005; 59(5): Article 102.
  • Hicks C, Siganga WW, Shah BK. Enhancing Pharmacy Student Business Management Skills by Collaborating With Pharmacy Managers to Implement Pharmaceutical Care Services. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2004; 68(4): Article 94.

Presentations:

  • Bhatti S, Rubin R, Shah B. Evaluating the Outcome of a Clinical Pharmacist Involvement in Managing In-Patient Hyperglycemia. Podium Presentation at the 2017 NYC Regional Pharmacy Residency Conference, NYC, NY. June 2017
  • Shah B, Maltz F, Shtyanberg J. Formulating a Systematic Plan to Develop, Assess, and Monitor Professionalism in the PharmD program. Poster Presentation at the at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee. July 2017
  • Maltz F, Nogid A, Shah B. Student Self-efficacy in the Community Pharmacy Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience. Poster Presentation at the at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee. July 2017
  • Bhar S, Shah B. Business Perspectives of a Pharmacist Health Coach. ACCP Virtual Poster Symposium. May 2017
  • Bhatti S, Rubin R, Shah B. Evaluating the Outcome of a Clinical Pharmacist Involvement in Managing In-Patient Hyperglycemia. Podium Presentation at the 2017 NYSCHP Annual Assembly, Bolton Landing, NY. April 2017
  • Ude S, Shah B. Pharmacists Perspectives on Medication Synchronization. Poster Presentation at the 2017 PSSNY Mid-Winter Meeting, Albany, NY. January 2017
  • Shalav K, Shah B. Examination of Data Integrity Issues in 2015-16 FDA Warning Letters. Poster Presentation at the AAPS Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. November 2016.
  • Shah B. Effect of an intervention on the readability of student pharmacists developed medication guides. Poster Presentation at the International Social Pharmacy Workshop, Aberdeen, UK. July 2016.
  • Nanavaty M, Shah B. Public Perspectives on Cost-Related Non-Adherence among Patients. Poster Presentation at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Conference, Philadelphia, PA. May 2015
  • Sorbera M, Chung E, Preis J, Saliba A, Muresanu M, Shah B. Evaluation and Management of Sepsis within the Emergency Department at the New York Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn Campus. Podium Presentation at the Eastern State Regional Conference, Hershey, PA. May 2014
  • Monskaya M, Chung E, Preis J, Shah B. Evaluation of risk factors and treatment outcomes in Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae infection among a veteran population. Podium Presentation at the Eastern State Regional Conference, Hershey, PA. May 2014
  • Shah BK, Zerilli T, Traugh C, Salzer E, Wang D, Morley K. Linking Learning and Accreditation Experiences. Panel Presentation at the Annual Teaching Narratives Conference, LIU Brooklyn, October 18, 2013
  • Tarantola C, Shah B, Chawla S. Community Pharmacists Readiness to Assess, Advise and Refer Patients to Quitline Services. Poster Presentation at the American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA. March 2013
  • Shah BK, Brown M and Villoth V. “Online” Live Assessment of Pharmacy Student Performance on Objective Structured Clinical Examinations. Presented at the Annual Summer Teaching with Technology Conference, LIU Brooklyn, June 26, 2012
  • Béliard R, Davanos E, Vincent III W, Muzykovsky K, Shah B. Perceptions, Barriers and Knowledge of Inpatient Hyperglycemia: A Survey of Healthcare Providers. Podium Presentation at the Eastern State Regional Conference, Hershey, PA. May 2012
  • Shah BK, Shinde S and Lonie JM. Qualitative Research: An Introduction: Based on “Student Reflections on Patients’ Perspectives of Living with a Chronic Condition” Presented at the LIU Brooklyn Faculty Instructional Technology Seminar, February 16, 2012.
  • Shinde S, Shah BK. An Exploration of Patient- Provider Communication About Medication Costs and Affordability. Podium Presentation at the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Annual Meeting & Exposition, 2012, New Orleans, LA. Abstract published in March/April 2012 issue of the Journal of American Pharmacists Association.
  • Lonie J, Marzella N, Perry R, Shah B, Jariwala J, Antonio-Lonie L. Exploring the Relationship Between How Pharmacists Think and How Pharmacists Manage Workplace Conflict. Poster Presentation at the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Annual Meeting & Exposition, 2012, New Orleans, LA. Abstract published in March/April 2012 issue of the Journal of American Pharmacists Association.
  • O’Brien P, Nathan J, Shah B, Keogh T. Patient Knowledge of Psychiatric Medications at Time of Discharge from Psychiatric Inpatient Unit. 2nd Annual New York-Presbyterian Hospital and The Methodist Hospital (Houston, Texas) Collaborative Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Symposium: Using Evidence to Advance Practice. October 13, 2011
  • Shah BK, Lonie J, Rahim H. Assessing Educational and Training Needs of Community Pharmacists Regarding Cultural Competence: A Pilot. Poster Presentation at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, 2011 in San Antonio, Texas.
  • Shah BK, Shinde S. Medication Costs and Affordability Related Communication and Services At Community Pharmacies. Poster Presentation at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, 2011 in San Antonio, Texas
  • Benzeroual K and Shah B. Pharmacogenomics education and training needs for pharmacists: A Pilot Study. Poster Presentation at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, 2011 in San Antonio, Texas
  • Shah BK, Rahim HR, Becker E. Does a “Students as Researchers” Activity Improve Pharmacy Students’ Attitudes Towards Patient Involvement in Treatment Decision-Making? Oral Presentation at the International Social Pharmacy Workshop, Lisboa, Portugal Aug 23-26, 2010.
  • Rahim HR, Shah BK, Becker E, Carraballo M, Crooks A, Iacobellis F. Allied Health Profession Students’ Attitude towards Patient Role in Treatment Decision-Making. Oral Presentation at the International Social Pharmacy Workshop, Lisboa, Portugal Aug 23-26, 2010
  • Yin H, Rahim HR, Shah BK. Impact of Medicare Part D on the US Elderly: Better off or Worse off? Poster Presentation at the International Social Pharmacy Workshop, Lisboa, Portugal Aug 23-26, 2010
  • Gim S, Arif S, Shah B and Nogid A. Impact of a didactic literature evaluation course on student perception of the value of journal club. Poster Presentation at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, 2010
  • Daniels E, Shah B, Chawla S. Patient Willingness-To-Pay for Pharmacist Directed Nutrition Education and Weight Loss Program in the Community Pharmacy Setting. Poster Presentation at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacy Midyear Meeting, 2010.
  • “Reflections on Teaching” Podium Speech at the New Faculty Orientation Program, Organized by Long Island University, Fall, 2010
  • CE Presentation titled “Cross Cultural Communication” Podium Presentation at LaGuardia Marriott, New York, Organized by Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy Continuing Education Program, Long Island University, June, 2010
  • CE Presentation titled “Complementary and Alternative Management Strategies for Asthma Patients” Podium Presentation at LaGuardia Marriott, New York, Organized by Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy Continuing Education Program, Long Island University, March, 2010
  • CE Presentation titled “Essential Management Principles for Pharmacists” Podium Presentation at LaGuardia Marriott, New York, Organized by Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy Continuing Education Program, Long Island University, April, 2009
  • Rambarat R, Shah BK, Chawla S. Impact of Pharmacist Interventions on Weight Gain, Smoking Cessation and the Use of Nicotine Replacement in Weight-Concerned Smokers. Poster Presentation at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacy Midyear Meeting, 2009.
  • Kaplan K, Shah BK, Gim S, Vincent III W. Descriptive Analysis of Regional Disparities Among Pharmacy Residency Programs in the United States. Poster Presentation at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacy Midyear Meeting, 2009.
  • Banzuelo E, Horvath J, Lam A, Shah B. Determining the Pharmacy Technician certification standards within hospitals in New York City. Poster Presentation at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacy Midyear Meeting, 2009.
  • Shah BK, Rahim HR, Yin H. Pharmacy Students’ Attitudes towards a Public Health Course Requiring Development of a Public Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Program. Poster Presentation at the Annual American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Meeting, 2009
  • Yin H, Lonie J, Shah BK. Pharmacists’ Perceptions of Social and Administrative Science (SAS) Continue Education (CE) Programs. Poster Presentation at the Annual American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Meeting, 2009
  • Rahim HR, Shah BK. Pharmacy Students’ Perceptions, Experiences of Aggression and Emotional Responses to Aggressive Incidents in Pharmacy Practice. Poster Presentation at the Annual American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Meeting, 2009
  • Shah BK, Rahim HR. Student Perceptions of Consumer Perspectives of Pharmacist Role in the Healthcare System. Poster Presentation at the Annual American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Meeting, 2008
  • Yin H, Shah BK, Rahim HR. Validating the Perceptions of Aggression Scale in Pharmacy: A Rasch Model Analysis Based on Pharmacy Student Data. Poster Presentation at the Annual American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Meeting, 2008
  • CE Presentation titled “Integrating Medication Therapy Management Services in Your Practice” Podium Presentation at LaGuardia Marriott, New York, Organized by Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy Continuing Education Program, Long Island University, April, 2008
  • Shah BK, Chewning BA. Pharmacists’ Drug-Related Information Provision Behaviors and Patient Self-Report of Its Importance. Poster Presentation at the Annual American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Meeting, 2007
  • Rahim H, Shah BK, Chewning BA. Discrepancy between patients’ perception of and independent observer’s observations of pharmacists’ question-asking behavior. Poster Presentation at the Annual American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Meeting, 2007
  • Shah BK, Chewning BA. Pharmacists and Technician Perceptions of the Safety Culture in Community Pharmacies. Oral Presentation at the American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting, 2007
  • Shah BK, Chewning BA. Quality of Care offered in Community Pharmacies. Poster Presentation at the American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting, 2007
  • Chewning BA, Sleath BS, Shah BK, DeVellis B, Simmons-Yon A. Concordance in medication decisions for rheumatoid arthritis: patient-provider discussion pathways. Oral Presentation at the EACH, Sept 2006.
  • Shah BK, Patwardhan P, Gadkari A, Chewning B. Patient Desire for Information from Pharmacists and Barriers to Question-Asking. Oral Presentation, American Pharmacists Association Meeting, 2006.
  • Shah BK, Gadkari AS, Patwardhan PD, Chewning BA. A Three Year Trend Analysis of Consumer Information Needs, Sources and Barriers to Asking Questions to their Pharmacists. Poster Presentation at the American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting, 2006.
  • Shah BK, Chewning BA, Sleath BS, DeVellis B. Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients’ Concerns, Dynamic Medication Regimens and Opportunity for Concordance. Poster Presentation at the American Association of Physician and Patient, October 2005.
  • Chewning BA, Sleath BS, Shah BK, DeVellis B. Reaching Drug Decisions in Arthritis Care: Examining Pathways to Measure Concordance. Oral Presentation at the American Association of Physician and Patient, October 2005.
  • Sleath B, Chewning B, DeVellis B, Shah BK. Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients’ Issues With and Preferences for their Medication Regimens. Poster Presentation at the American Association of Physician and Patient, October 2005.
  • Chewning BA, Bylund C, Shah BK, Karmin S, Arora N, Makoul G. Patient Preferences for Shared Medical Decisions. Oral Presentation at the Academy of Health Research Meeting, June 2005.
  • Shah BK, Chewning B. Conceptualizing and Measuring Pharmacist-Patient Communication: A Review. Oral Presentation at the American Pharmacists’ Association, 2005(Citation: JAPhA 2005; 45 (2): 267)
  • Shah BK, Chewning BA. Pharmacist-Technician Team Agreement on Pharmacists’ Counseling Role: An Exploratory Study. Poster Presentation at the American Pharmacists’ Association Annual Meeting, 2005 (Citation: JAPhA 2005; 45(2): 276-277)
  • Chewning BA, Bylund C, Shah BK, Arora N, Makoul G. Patient Preferences for Participation in Medical Decision-Making: A Review of the Literature. Oral Presentation at the European Association for Communication in HealthCare, 2004.
  • Shah BK, Chewning BA. Manager and Technician Attitudes towards Pharmacists Counseling Role. Poster Presentation at the Midwestern Pharmacy Administration Conference, 2004.
  • Shah BK, Chewning BA, Sleath B, and Rubin R. Decision-making Preferences among Complementary and Alternative Medicine Users and Non-Users. Poster Presentation at the American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting, 2004.
  • Shah BK, Lively BT, Holiday-Goodman M, Chewning BA. Patient Perspectives on Herbal Use: Reasons Why They Tell or Do not Tell Their Physicians about Their Herbal Use. Poster Presentation at the American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting, 2003.
  • Lalla A, Shah BK, Siganga WW. Pharmacy Students Use Of Reference Sources. Oral Presentation at the American Pharmaceutical Association Annual Meeting, 2002

Interests/Hobbies/Life Outside of Work

Traveling, Tennis, Cooking, Politics