Jack Thomas, PharmD, MPH

Academic Fellow

  • Office: 230 West 125th Street, Room 43, New York, NY 10027
  • Campus:
    Touro College of Pharmacy
  • Phone:
    (646) 981-4742
  • Email:
    John.Thomas22@touro.edu

My name is John Thomas, but I go by Jack. I graduated from Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy with my PharmD and MPH degrees in May of 2018. I just moved up to New York City from Alabama, and I am excited to explore the city. My professional interests are Ambulatory Care, Infectious Disease, Public Health, Pharmacoepidemiology, and Rheumatology

 

Education

  • Bachelors of Science – Pharmaceutical Science, Samford University, Al; 2016
    Masters of Public Health (MPH), Samford University, Al; 2018
    Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD), Samford University, Al; 2018

Clinical Specialty

Ambulatory Care, Diabetes, Lipids, Hypertension

 

Research

  • Cross-sectional survey of Vaccine hesitancy in Rheumatoid Arthritis patients.
  • The impact of active learning in a hybrid design diabetes pharmacotherapy module on exam scores in 3rd year pharmacy students.

Academic and Professional Honors

  • Recipient of Stella Leigh White Scholarship
  • Recipient of McWhorter School of Pharmacy Dual Enrollment Scholarship
  • Recipient of McWhorter School of Pharmacy Walgreens Scholarship
  • Recipient of Katherine V. Vance Pharmacy School Scholarship
  • Dean’s List Award
  • Samford University SNPhA Regional and National Delegate
  • SNPhA Clinical Skills Competition
  • Phi Lambda Sigma – Pharmacy Leadership Society

Professional Service

American College of Clinical Pharmacists, National Pharmacists Association, American Pharmacists Association, Phi Lambda Sigma, Kappa Psi, Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals, American Public Health Association, Alabama Pharmacists Association

Teaching responsibilities

  • PHPN 500 Medical Terminology I
    PHPN 501 Medical Terminology II

Publications

Thomas J. “How will your SNPhA chapter globalize SNPhA? SNPhA Signatura. 2015; October.
Thomas J. Clinical Updates. 2017. 4th quarter Jefferson County Department of Health newsletter
Thomas J. Geriatric Pharmacy Practice at the VA. 2017. Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs newsletter

Poster Presentations:

  • Thomas J, Dugan B, The impact of active learning in a hybrid design diabetes pharmacotherapy module on exam scores in 3rd year pharmacy students.
  • April 2018 In-Service on NOACs

Location: 2017 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting

Oral Presentations

Presented to Pharmacists

  • February 2018 – Topic Discussion: Pulmonary Hypertension
  • February 2018 – Topic Discussion: CMV

Presented to Pharmacists, Pharmacy Students, and Pharmacy Residents

Presented to Pharmacists, Pharmacy Students, and Pharmacy Residents

  • February 2018 – Topic Discussion: Immunosuppressants
  • December 2017 – Topic Discussion: Polymyalgia Rheumitica

Presented to Pharmacists, Pharmacy Students, and Pharmacy Residents

Presented to Pharmacists, Pharmacy Students, Physicians, Nurse Practitioners

  • December 2017 – Topic Discussion: Hyperlipidemia
  • November – December 2017 – Hosted Weekly Radio Show
  • November 2017 – Topic Discussion: 2017 Hypertension guidelines

Presented to Pharmacists, Pharmacy Students, Physicians, Nurse Practitioners

Presented to Pharmacists, Pharmacy Students, Physicians, Nurse Practitioners

  • November 2017 – Topic Discussion: Treatment resistant Hypertension
  • November 2017 – Topic Discussion: ICS use and pneumonia in severe CPOD patients

Presented to Pharmacists, Pharmacy Students, Physicians, Nurse Practitioners

Presented to Pharmacists, Pharmacy Students, Physicians, Nurse Practitioners

  • September 2017 – Statin Benefit Groups Lecture to P2 Pharmacotherapy students
  • Jun 2017 Topic Discussion: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Presented to Pharmacists, Pharmacy Residents, and Pharmacy Students

  • Jul 2017 – Substance Abuse Class Lesson - Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Jun 2017 Topic Discussion: Dementia

Presented to group of patients

Presented to Pharmacists, Pharmacy Residents, and Pharmacy Students

  • Jun 2017 Topic Discussion: Anemia
  • Jun 2017 Topic Discussion: Hypertension

Presented to Pharmacists, Pharmacy Residents, and Pharmacy Students

Presented to Pharmacists, Pharmacy Residents, and Pharmacy Students

  • Jun 2017 Topic Discussion: Heart Failure
  • May 2017 English for Healthcare Workers - Nagoya, Japan

Presented to Pharmacists, Pharmacy Residents, and Pharmacy Students

Presented to a class of 2nd year Pharmacy students at Meijo University

  • May 2017 Education and My life on campus at Samford University - Nagoya, Japan
  • April 2017 LASA Drugs in the Pharmacy

Presented to groups of students, professors, and clinicians.

Presented to colleagues and professors

  • Dec 2016 Lean Philosophy Presentation – Utilization of ID in the pharmacy
  • Nov 2016 Research Proposal – Patient Governor Conference Call

Presented to colleagues and professors

Presented to the Global Healthy Living Foundation - Creaky Joints Online Community Governors

  • Aug 2016 Mental Health in Great Britain
  • Jul 2016 Basics of Health Insurance – Understanding the Jargon

Presented to colleagues and professors

Presented to a group of patients in an underserved community

  • Jul 2016 Healthcare System Comparison Presentation – U.S. vs. Norway
  • Apr 2016 Med Safety badge lesson

Fellow colleagues and the professor in a MPH Course

Presented to a troupe of 8-18-year-old boy scouts

  • Mar 2016 House of Delegates MSOP Proposal(s)
  • Mar 2016 The 2015 FDA mandate to strengthen CVD Risk on NSAIDS

Presented to the House of Delegates of SNPhA

Presented to Pharmacy students

  • Nov 2016 Bioavailability: Coumadin vs. Warfarin
  • Oct 2015 Diabetes Education and small discussion

Presented to pharmacy students and faculty

Presented to 12-18 Years-old patients

  • Oct 2014 Bioavailability: Zanaflex vs. Tizanidine

Presented to pharmacy students and faculty

Interests/Hobbies/Life Outside of Work

Traveling, Cooking, Reading