Rebecca Cope, BCACP, PharmD
Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Dr. Rebecca Cope served as the Chief Pharmacy Resident during her PGY-1 residency training at The Brooklyn Hospital Center in Brooklyn, NY before going on to complete a PGY-2 in global health and underserved care at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, PA. Her clinical focus is primary care in limited resource settings – whether locally for uninsured patients or abroad in developing countries. Rebecca has spent a significant amount of time working in HIV primary care settings, as well as doing medical work in Honduras and Malawi.
PharmD, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, NY; 2013
Underserved primary care, Ambulatory Care Pharmacy
Capacity building for treatment of HCV in the primary care setting, Impact of socioeconomic status and barriers to access on health outcomes, Role of the pharmacist within interdisciplinary care teams
Academic and Professional Honors
2015 AACP Walmart Scholar Recipient, 2014 New York Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists Research and Education Foundation Award
Ambulatory Care Pharmacotherapist, The Brooklyn Hospital Center
SBAN 571 Provider-Patient Communication
PHRN 686 Pharmaceutics IV
SBAN 560 Cultural Competency
PHPN 784 Pharmacotherapy
PHPN 828 Grand Rounds
SBAN 640 Global Health Elective
Cope R, Jonkman L, Quach K, Ahlborg J, Connor S. “Transitions of Care: Medication related barriers identified by low socioeconomic patients of a federally qualified health center following hospital discharge.” RSAP. Accepted for publication Dec 2016.
Greenwald R, Cope R, Mangurian C. “Chipping Away at Medicaid Restrictions to Direct-Acting Antiviral Coverage / Interview by Rob Volansky [Transcript]. HCV Next. May 2016.
Sorbera M, Friedman M, Cope R. “New and Emerging Evidence on the Use of Second-Generation Direct Acting Antivirals for the Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus in Renal Impairment.” J Pharm Pract. 2016 Feb 22.
Cope R, Glowa T, Faulds S, McMahon D, Prasad R. “Treating Hepatitis C in a Ryan-White Funded HIV Clinic: Has the Treatment Uptake Improved in the Interferon-Free Directly Active Antiviral Era?” AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2016 Feb;30(2):51-5.
Cope R, Berkowitz L, Arcebido R, Trustman N, Yeh J, Cha A. “Evaluating the Effects of an Interdisciplinary Practice Model with Pharmacist Collaboration on HIV Patient Co-Morbidities.” AIDS Patient Care and STDS. 2015 Aug;29(8):445-53.
Cope R, Pickering A, Glowa T, Faulds S, Veldkamp P, Prasad R. “Majority of HIV/HCV Patients Need to Switch ART to Accommodate Simeprevir.” AIDS Patient Care and STDs. 2015 Jul;29(7): 379-83
Cope R. “In a Bind: Reversal Agents for Direct Oral Anticoagulants.” Continuing Education, New York State Chapter of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Conference, Rochester, NY, November 11, 2016.
Cope R, Cha A. “Evaluating the Effects of an Interdisciplinary Practice Model with Pharmacist Collaboration on HIV Patient Co-morbidities.” NYSDOH AIDS Institute, Quality of Care Clinical Advisory Committee Meeting, New York, NY, March 10, 2016.
Interests/Hobbies/Life Outside of Work
Cooking adventurous meals, discovering new bands, Harry Potter trivia, visiting McDonalds in foreign countries