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Roopali Sharma, PharmD, AAHIVP, BCPS (AQ-ID)

Associate Professor , Pharmacy Practice

Roopali Sharma 2016
  • Office: 2090 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd, Suite 514
  • Campus:
    Touro College of Pharmacy
  • Phone:
    212-851-1192 Ext:42592
  • Email:
    roopali.sharma@touro.edu

Dr. Roopali Sharma was an Associate Professor at the Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences of Long Island University in Brooklyn, New York for 22 years before coming to Touro College of Pharmacy.  She was also a clinical pharmacist in Infectious Diseases at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and was a PGY-2 Pharmacy Residency Program Director in Infectious Diseases. She still holds an appointment as an Adjunct Associate Professor at SUNY College of Medicine.  Dr. Sharma is also credentialed with the American Academy of HIV Medicine as an HIV Pharmacist

Education

BS, University of Rhode Island 

PharmD, St. John’s University College of Pharmacy 

Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago

Clinical Specialty

Infectious Diseases and HIV

Research

Infectious Diseases and HIV 

Academic and Professional Honors

The Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Research Award, NYSCHP RESEARCH AND EDUCATION FOUNDATION, 2014 and 2013

The HIV Pharmacy Research Award, NYSCHP RESEARCH AND EDUCATION FOUNDATION, 2012

Award for Volunteer Recognition, Association pour le Development de Fort-Liberte et de ses Environ, NOAH-NY 2012

Recognition Award for Excellence in Pharmacy Services, The University Hospital of Brooklyn2010

Sandoz Research Award, St. John’s University College of Pharmacy 1992               

   

                                                              

 

Teaching responsibilities

PHRN 688 –Advanced Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics IV

Publications

Publications:
Moy S, Sharma R. Treatment Outcomes in Infections Caused by "SPICE" (Serratia, Pseudomonas, Indole-Positive Proteus, Citrobacter, and Enterobacter) Organisms: Carbapenem Versus Noncarbapenem Regimens. Clin Ther 39 (1), 170-176. 2016 Dec 26.

Arun A, Swamy S, Sharma R, Hammerschlag M. Evaluation of clinical outcome in children and adolescents receiving vancomycin for invasive infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: impact of increasing vancomycin MICs. Minerva Pediatrica. 2016 Dec 22.

Natalie Banniettis N, Sharma R, Hand I, Peloquin C,  Kohlhoff S, Hammerschlag M. Steady-state pharmacokinetics of oral linezolid suspension in a premature infant with osteomyelitis. J Antimicrob Chemother (2016) 71 (6): 1738.

Swamy S, Sharma R.  Duration of treatment of gram -negative bacteremia: are shorter courses of antimicrobial therapy feasible? Infectious Disease in Clinical Practice. 2016:24:155-160..

Sharma R, Park T, Moy S.  Cetazidime/Avibactam.  Clinical Therapeutics. 2016:38:431-444.

Park T, Mohamed A, Kalabalik J, Sharma R. Integrase strand transfer inhibitors for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus infection. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2015 9:1-18.

Park T. Yusuff J, Sharma R.  Use of aspirin and statins for the primary prevention of myocardial infarction and stroke in patients with HIV infection. Int J of STD & AIDS. 2015 May:0: 1-6.

Dixit D, Patel R, Sharma R. The role of tigecycline in the treatment of infections in light of the new black box warning. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther .2014 Apr 6; 12(4): 397-400.

Patel G, Shah N, Sharma R. Pyogenic liver abscess, bacteremia, and meningitis with hypermucoviscous Klebsiella pneumoniae: An unusual case report in a human T-Cell lymphotropic virus positive patient of Caribbean origin in the United States.Case Rep Infect Dis. 2013; 2013: 676340.

Jen P, Sharma R. Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole associated rhabdomyolysis in an HIV-infected patient. International Journal of STD & AIDS. 2011 Jul;22(7):411-13.

Jen P, Kochar S, Sharma R. Acyclovir induced angioedema. American Society of Health System Pharmacist. 2011;68: 2257-2260.

Jen P, Ravishankar J, Sharma R. Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteremia following a fingerstick for glucose monitoring in a febrile neutropenic patient. Journal of Infection. 2010:60(5):382-385.

Kochar S, Sheard T, Sharma R, Hui A, Tolentino E, Allen G; Landman DBratu S, Augenbraun M, Quale J.  Success of an infection control program to reduce the spread of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae.  Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2009; 30(5).

Hammerschlag M, Sharma R. Use of cethromycin, a new ketolide, for treatment of community acquired respiratory infections: Expert Opinion Investigational Drugs. 2008;17(3) 388-400.

Kohloff S, Sharma R. Icalprim: an evaluation. Expert Opinion Investigational Drugs. 2007;16(9) 1441-48.

Kumar S, Kohlhoff S, Valencia G, Hammerschlag M, Sharma R. Treatment of VRE ventriculitis in a neonate. International Journal Antimicrobial Agents. 2007:29(6):740-1.

Sharma R, Pickins J, McCormack W. Trichomoniasis cured after cessation of estrogen therapy. Sexually Transmitted Diseases.1997;24:543-555.

Solomon B, Collins R, Sharma, R et. al. Flucaonazole for the treatment of Tinea Capitis in children. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 1997

Sharma R, Chen P, Kramer M. Cutaneous cytomegalovirus in an AIDS patient: case report and review. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 1997;6(2):125-128.

Papadopoulos J, Sharma R. Megestrol Acetate in AIDS-related cachexia. The New York Health-system Pharmacist. 1997;16(2):5-7.

Sharma R, Trappler B, Ng Y, Leeman C. Risperidone - induced neuroleptic malignant syndrome. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 1996;30(7/8):775-778.

Sharma R, Kramer M. Dirithromycin - Evaluating a once-daily macrolide antibiotic: Hospital Formulary 1995;30:769-83.

Sharma R. Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and angioedema: Focus on mechanism and treatment. Primary Care Physician, 1993. 

SCIENTIFIC EXHIBITS:
Kim J, Tolle E, Sharma R, MacKinnon N. Postdoctoral Academic Fellowship Programs:

Training for Careers in Pharmacy Academia. Poster Presentation: American Association Colleges of Pharmacy.  Annual meeting, Nashville, Tennessee. July 2017.

Le K, Wong P, Sharma R. Perceptions and Knowledge of Hypertension in a Selected Cohort in Rural Haiti. Poster Presentation: American College of Health System Pharmacist. Annual meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada. December 2016.

Ocheretyaner E, Cani E, Moy S, Sharma R. Impact of the implementation of a pharmacist driven microbiological culture surveillance as part of an emergency department antimicrobial stewardship service. Poster Presentation: ACCP Annual Meeting; Hollywood, Florida. October 2016.

Cani E, Yager J, Moy S, Sharma R. The Impact of Infectious Diseases Consultations on Multi-Drug Resistant Gram-Negative Infections. Platform Presentation: Infectious Disease Society of America. New Orleans, Louisiana. October 2016.

Stanley M, Sharma, R. Treatment Outcomes for Infections Caused by “SPICE” (S–Serratia, P–Pseudomonas aeruginosa, I–Indole positive Proteus, C–Citrobacter, E–Enterobacter) Organisms: Carbapenem versus Non-Carbapenem Regimens. Poster Presentation: Infectious Disease Society of America. San Diego, California. October 2015.

Arafath S, Sharma R. Prevalence of and Risk Factors for Prediabetes in a Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infected Patient Cohort. Poster Presentation: American College of Health System Pharmacist. Annual meeting, Anaheim, California. December 2014.

Swamy S, Sharma R.  Gram Negative Bacteremia: Are Shorter Courses of Antimicrobial Therapy Feasible? Poster Presentation: Infectious Disease Society of America, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. October 2014.

Swamy S, Cha A, Sharma R.  Virologic Outcomes with Elvitegravir (EVG) and Raltegravir (RAL) in an Urban Cohort. Poster Presentation: American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas. October 2014. (Presented as Travel Award from ACCP,  ID-PRN)

Park T, Sharma R. Clinical and Microbiological Outcomes of Polymyxin B in Renal Insufficiency. Poster Presentation: Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., September 2014.

Shukla H, Sharma R. Evaluation of Antimicrobial Therapy in Patients with Sepsis and Septic Shock at a University Hospital.  Poster Presentation: American College of Health System Pharmacist. Annual meeting, Orlando, Florida. December 2013.

Arun A, Pydimarri S, Sharma R, Kohlhoff S. A Prospective Audit for Initiating a Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship Program utilizing the Antibiotic Management Score (AMS) in an Urban Medical Center. Poster Presentation: Infectious Disease Society of America, San Francisco, California. October 2013.

Park T, Augenbraun M, Sharma R. Value of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) Surveillance in Predicting Subsequent Infections. Poster Presentation: American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico. October 2013.

Park T, Yuseff J, Sharma R. Use of Aspirin and Statins for Primary Prevention of Myocardial Infection and Stroke in Human Immunodeficiency Virus Positive Patients. Poster Presentation: Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado. September 2013.

Arun A, Sharma R, Kohlhoff S, Hammerschlag M.R. Impact on outcome of Vancomycin Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) Creep in Children from an Urban Medical Center with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Bacteremia Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) Creep in Methicillin - Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Platform Presentation: Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, September 2013.

Arun A, Sharma R, Kohlhoff S, Hammerschlag M. Vancomycin Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) Creep in Methicillin - Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Bloodstream Infections in Children seen in an Urban Medical Center (Preliminary analysis) . Poster Presentation: Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, May 2013.

Patel G, Sharma R. Outcomes of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia and Vancomycin MIC in Hemodialysis Patients. Poster Presentation: Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California. September 2012.

Patel G, Kolhoff S, Sharma R. Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Bacteremia in Post-Pneumococcal Vaccination Era at a Tertiary Care University Hospital in Brooklyn. Poster Presentation: Infectious Disease Society of America. Annual Meeting, San Diego, California. October 2012.

Pydimarri S, Sharma R, Kohlhoff S.Use of an Antibiotic Management Score in Pediatric Patients with Bacteremia. Poster Presentation: Annual Meeting of the European Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Thessaloniki, Greece 2012.

Adly G, Sharma R. Prescription patterns of beta-blockers in patients with heart failure at a tertiary hospital in Brooklyn. Poster Presentation: American College of Health System Pharmacist. Annual meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana. December 2011.

Gabbay J, Sharma R.Effectiveness of Preoperative Skin Antiseptic Measures on Prevention of Surgical Site Infections. Poster Presentation: American College of Health System Pharmacist. Annual meeting, Anaheim, California. December 2010.

Lee Y, Sharma R. Utilization of Piperacillin-Tazobactam at a University Hospital. Poster Presentation: American Society of Hospital Pharmacy Mid-Year Clinical meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada. December 2009.

Niyazov A, Sharma R.  Management of Elevated INR due to Warfarin at a University Teaching Hospital. Poster Presentation: American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual meeting, Anaheim, California. October 2009.

Jen P, Sharma R. Incidence and Risk Factors of CA-MRSA in HIV Infected Patients. Poster Presentation: American Society of Hospital Pharmacy Mid-Year Clinical meeting, Orlando Florida. December 2008.

Patel Rani, Sharma R. Improving Immunization through educational efforts at a University Teaching Hospital. Poster Presentation: American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual meeting, Louisville, Kentucky. October 2008. (Best Poster Award)

Patel Rani, Sharma R. Implementation of Surgical Infection Prevention Project at a University Teaching Hospital. Poster Presentation: American society of Hospital Pharmacy Mid-Year Clinical meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada. December 2007.

Varguesse, Neena, Sharma R. Implementation of Albumin Guidelines at a University Hospital. Poster Presentation: American society of Hospital Pharmacy Mid-Year Clinical meeting, Los Angeles, California 2006.

Varguesse, Neena, Sharma R. Starting of Antiretroviral Agents after HIV Patients are Admitted to the Hospital. Poster Presentation: American society of Hospital Pharmacy Mid-Year Clinical meeting, Los Angeles, California 2006.

Cope A, Sharma R. Colchicine Induced Toxicity. Poster Presentation: American Society of Hospital Pharmacy Mid-Year Clinical Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada 2005.

Goldberg C, Sharma, R.  The Use of Protonix IV at a University Hospital.  Poster Presentation: American Society of Hospital Pharmacy Mid-year Clinical Meeting.  New Orleans, Louisiana 2003.

Stone E, Sharma R.  The Stability, Solubility and Palatability of Oral Vancomycin Solution.  Poster Presentation: American Society of Hospital Pharmacy Mid-year Clinical Meeting.  New Orleans, Louisiana 2003.

Philips A, Sharma R.  The Use of Loading Dose for the Treatment of Candiduria.  Poster Presentation: American College of Clinical Pharmacy Mid-year Clinical meeting, Orlando, Florida September 2002.

Sharma R, Bellantone R, Singh, D.  The Pharmacokinetics of Nelfinavir in Men vs. Women.  Poster Presentation: World AIDS Conference, Barcelona, Spain 2002.

Sharma R, Sortioriou C, Singh D, Cohen H.  Foscarnet Induced Cardiac Dysfunction.  Poster Presentation: American Society of Hospital Pharmacy Mid-year Clinical Meeting, Orlando, Florida. December 1999.

Sharma R, Sortioriou C, Singh D, Cohen H.  Protease Inhibitor Induced Hyperglycemia.  Poster Presentation: American Society of Hospital Pharmacy Mid-year Clinical Meeting, Orlando, Florida. December 1999.

Kirschenbaum HL, Bazil MK, Cohen H, Reid V, Sharma R. Development of Curricular Endpoints and Learning Hierarchies of Educational Objectives for a new Entry -level Pharm.D. Degree Program. Poster Presentation: American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Reno, Nevada. July 1996.

Sharma R, Seares P, Morse G, Brocavich J. Pharmacokinetics of Zidovudine in Females with Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Platform Presentation: Annual meeting of ICCAC, New Orleans, Louisiana. October 1993.

Professional Presentations
Drug-Drug Interactions with HIV Medications: An Update. START program. Brooklyn, NY

HIV in Older Population. Continuing Education Lecture through Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, LaGuardia Marriott. Queens, New York                          

Acute exacerbations of COPD: Role of antimicrobials and biomarkers. National presentation at mid-year clinical meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana             

Osteoporosis in HIV patients. Continuing Education Lecture through Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, LaGuardia Marriott. Queens, New York                        

Antimicrobial-Resistant Gram-Negative Infections: Identifying Patients at Risk for Drug-Resistant Gram-Negative Infections in the Hospital Setting and Choosing the Right Treatment. Continuing Education Lecture through New York State Council of Health-System Pharmacist. Saratoga, New York                     

Management of diabetic foot infection. Continuing Education Lecture through Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, LaGuardia Marriott. Queens, New York.

Update on HIV drug-drug interactions. Methadone clinic. Brooklyn, New York.

Pre and post exposure prophylaxis for prevention of HIV. Continuing Education Lecture. Marriott Hotel, Melville, New York.

Management of non-infectious diarrhea in HIV patients. Continuing Education Lecture through Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, LaGuardia Marriott. Queens, New York.

Medication errors in a HIV clinic. Presented to HIV clinicians at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.  Brooklyn, New York.

Advances in HCV treatment to improve patient outcomes. Continuing Education Lecture. Marriott Hotel. Melville, New York.

HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection. Continuing Education Lecture through Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, LaGuardia Marriott, Queens, New York. 

Successful implementation of sepsis guidelines and reducing mortality. GYNHA. Manhattan, New York. 

HIV drug interactions with substance abuse drugs. Presented at St. Luke’s Hospital.  Manhattan, New York.

JExpedited Partner Therapy for Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Continuing Education lecture. Marriott Hotel. Melville, New York.

Incidence and management of C-Difficle infections. Presented as nursing grand rounds to Department of Nursing, SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Brooklyn, New York.

Update on HIV/AIDS. Presented as Continuing Education Seminar, Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, LaGuardia Marriott. Queens, New York.

Management of decubitus ulcers and implementation of guidelines.  Presented as nursing grand rounds to Department of Nursing, SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Brooklyn, NY

HIV and hepatitis B infection. Presented as Continuing Education Seminar, Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, Crown Plaza. Queens, New York.

Drug-drug Interactions with HIV medications.  Presented at Methadone clinic. Brooklyn, New York.

Drug-drug interactions with psychotropic medications. Presented at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Brooklyn, New York.

Adverse drug reactions in HIV patients. Presented as Continuing Education Seminar, Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, Crown Plaza. Queens, New York.

Surgical antibiotic prophylaxis. Presented as grand rounds to Department of Surgery, SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Brooklyn, New York.

Echinocandins – Formulary Options. Presented via Teleconference for GYNHA. Manhattan, New York.

Drug-Drug Interactions in HIV-Infected Patients. Presented to Italian-American Pharmacist Association. Garden City, New York.

Update on HIV/AIDS. Presented as Continuing Education Seminar, Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, Crown Plaza. Queens, New York.

Implementation of Surgical Continuous Improvement Plan. Presented to Surgeons at Surgical Grand Rounds. SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Brooklyn, NY.               

New Antiretroviral Agents. Presented as Continuing Education Seminar, Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, Crown Plaza. Queens, NY.

Prevention of Surgical Infections, Implementation of Surgical Continuous Improvement Plan. Presented via Teleconference Nationally through University Health Consortium. Brooklyn, New York.

Pneumococcal Vaccination. Presented at Nursing Grand Rounds to Department of Nursing, SUNY Downstate Medical Center.  Brooklyn, New York.

An Update on Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Presented as Continuing Education Seminar, Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, Crown Plaza, Queens, New York.

Hepatitis C: Pharmacist Role in the Management of the Disease. Presented as Continuing Education Seminar, Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, Crown Plaza, Queens, New York.

Hepatitis C: Management. Presented as a Continuing Education Seminar. Manhattan, New York.

Methadone interactions with HIV medications. Presented at Infectious Diseases Grand Rounds. SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Brooklyn, NY

Methadone interactions with HIV Medications. Presented to Physicians, Noon conference. St. Vincent’s Medical Center. Manhattan, New York.            

Sexually transmitted diseases: Plague of the 21st Century. Continuing Education Lecture to Physicians at Noon Conference. St. Claire’s Hospital. Manhattan, New York.

Management issues related to antiretroviral therapy.  Continuing Education Lecture Presented to Pharmacist through Nyack Pharmacist Society.  Nyack, New York.

Management issues related to antiretroviral therapy.  Continuing Education Lecture to Physician at St. Claire’s Hospital. Manhattan, New York.

HIV drug interactions.  Grand Rounds, Presented at Long Island Jewish Hospital to Physicians.  New Hyde Park, New York.

Update on community acquired pneumonia. Continuing Education Lecture through Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, Horton Medical Center. Middletown, New York.

Update on community acquired pneumonia. Continuing Education Lecture through Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, Crown Plaza, Queens, New York.

Antiretroviral therapy drug interactions and illicit drugs. Continuing Education Lecture through Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, Crown Plaza. Queens, New York.

Update on management of chronic bronchitis. Continuing Education Lecture through Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, Crown Plaza, Queens, New York.

Antiretroviral therapy: Drug interactions with illicit drugs. Presented to Infectious Disease Specialist at an HIV Symposium.  San Diego, California.

Antiretroviral therapy:  Drug interactions with illicit drugs. Presented to Infectious Disease Specialist at HIV Lecture Series at SUNY Downstate Hospital.  Brooklyn, New York.

Overview of meningitis.  Presented to the Neurosurgical Intensive Care Nurses at SUNY Downstate Hospital.  Brooklyn, New York.

Herbal therapies.  Continuing Education Lecture through Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, Crown Plaza. Queens, New York.

Update on antiretroviral therapy.  A Symposium. Continuing Education Lecture through Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and SUNY Downstate Medical School, Holiday Inn. Brooklyn, New York.

Herbal therapies. Presented to the Substance Abuse Providers.  Methadone Clinic. Brooklyn, New York.

Management of sexually transmitted diseases. Continuing Education Lecture through Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, Crown Plaza. Queens, New York.

Herbal therapies. Grand Rounds at Kingsbrook Jewish Hospital. Brooklyn, New York.

Alternative medicine. Part II.  What we do and do not know. Presented to Infectious Disease Specialist at HIV Lecture Series at SUNY Downstate Hospital.  Brooklyn, New York.

Alternative medicine. Part I.  What we do and do not know. Presented to Infectious Disease Specialist at HIV Lecture Series at SUNY Downstate Hospital.  Brooklyn, New York.

Update on travel medicine.  Continuing Education Lecture through Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, Crown Plaza. Queens, New York.

Sexually transmitted diseases. Continuing Education Lecture through Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, Crown Plaza. Queens, New York.

Sexually transmitted diseases. Continuing Education Lecture through Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, Horton Medical Center.  Middletown, New York.

The role of pharmacist in the treatment of HIV disease.  Continuing Education Lecture through Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, Crown Plaza. Queens, New York.

Angiotensinogen II receptor blockers.  A critical review of the class.  Presented at Cardiology Grand Rounds. SUNY Downstate medical Center. Brooklyn, NY .

Geriatric Pharmacy.  Presented a lecture to the staff pharmacist at the hospital. SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Brooklyn, NY

Current guidelines to treat community acquired pneumonia.  Continuing Education Lecture through Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, Crown Plaza.  Queens, NY .

Current guidelines to treat community acquired pneumonia.  Continuing Education Lecture through Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, Horton Medical Center. Middletown, New York.

Basic pharmacokinetic principles.  HIV Scholar's Lecture.  SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York.

The role of clinical pharmacist in the health care team. Lecture given to pharmaceutical Representative, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals.  Manhattan,  New York.

Update on pharmacotherapy: Tuberculosis.  Continuing Education Lecture through Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, Horton Medical Center. Middletown, New York.

Update on pharmacotherapy: Tuberculosis. Continuing Education Lecture through Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, Crown Plaza. Queens, New York.

Dosing in CAPD dialysis.  Continuing education lecture to the Pharmacist at Downstate Medical Center. Brooklyn, New York.

Drug interactions through the cytochrome P450. HIV Scholar's Lecture Series. SUNY Downstate Hospital.  Brooklyn, New York.

Current perspectives on antiretroviral therapy. Hospital Pharmacists. New York State Council.  Manhattan, New York. 

Once a day aminoglycoside dosing. Infectious Disease Grand Rounds. SUNY Downstate Hospital.  Brooklyn, New York.

Controversies in management of Mycobacterium Avium Complex. HIV  Scholar's Lecture Series. SUNY Downstate Hospital. Brooklyn, New York.

Clinical pharmacology of HIV medications. International Physicians Program. SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Brooklyn, New York.

 

              

Interests/Hobbies/Life Outside of Work

Yoga, Broadway Shows and movies