Michelle Jakubovics, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP

Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice

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Dr. Michelle Jakubovics (Friedman) received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Touro College of Pharmacy in 2013 and her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Touro College in 2009.  After earning her PharmD degree she went on to complete a PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency and PGY-2 internal medicine pharmacy residency at the ASHP-accredited pharmacy residency program at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center located in Brooklyn, New York.  Dr. Friedman is an active member of NYSCHP, ASHP, ACCP, and RCSHP.  Her practice site will be at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center where she will provide inpatient clinical pharmacy services while precepting internal medicine pharmacy students and residents.  


PharmD, Touro College of Pharmacy, NY; 2013

B.S. in Biology,Touro College, NY; 2009

Clinical Specialty

Internal Medicine 


Treatment and Clinical Outcomes of Bacteremia Caused by Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in a Retrospective Cohort
Assessment of Acid Suppression Therapy Use in the Internal Medicine Setting
Role of Nystatin in the Management of Diarrhea in Hospitalized and Nursing Home Patients

Academic and Professional Honors

Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center Excellence in Pharmacotherapy Publication and Presentation Scholarship Award (2015)
Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center Research Recognition Award, Second Place for Clinical Vignette (2015)
Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center Excellence in Drug-Induced Diseases Award (2014)
Touro College of Pharmacy S.N. Roy Medal for Academic Excellence (2013)
Touro College of Pharmacy Capstone Award (2013)

Teaching responsibilities

PHRM 833 Grand Rounds I
PHRM 561 Pathophysiology and Pharmacotherapeutics II 


Peyko V, Friedman-Jakubovics, ML (2018) Novel approach to vancomycin level monitoring: Impact of a multidisciplinary monitoring system on timing of vancomycin levels. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, Volume 75, Issue 3, 1 February 2018, Pages 121–126, https://academic.oup.com/ajhp/article-abstract/75/3/121/5102031

Friedman-Jakubovics ML, Fazylov R (2018) Diuretics (Peer Reviewed Chapter in Textbook). Side Effects of Drugs Annual (textbook) Volume 40, 2018, Pages 269-278

Cohen H, Todorov D, Friedman M, Shyh G, Wassner C.  Drugs Affecting Circulation: Antihypertensives, Antianginals, Antithrombotics. In: Gardenhire DS editor. Respiratory Care Pharmacology 9th ed. St. Louis, Missouri: Mosby Publishers. 2015.

Cohen H, Todorov D, Friedman M, Shyh G. Dizziness, Vertigo, and Ataxia. In: Singleton JK, DiGregorio RV, Green-Hernandez C, Holzemer SP, Faber ES, Ferrara LR, Syler JT editors. Primary Care2nd ed. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company, 2014:730-739.

Friedman ML, Todorov D, Cohen H. Assessment of acid suppression therapy use in internal medicine patients.  J Pharm Pract 2014;27(3):268.

Interests/Hobbies/Life Outside of Work

Baking, White Water Rafting, Biking