Amanda Phoenix

Amanda Phoenix, PharmD, BCACP, CDE

Assistant Professor

Department of Pharmacy Practice

Touro College of Pharmacy

Clinical Specialty

  • Ambulatory Care

Education

  • PharmD, University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy, Rhode Island, 2015
  • Post-Graduate Year 1 (PGY1) Residency, Pharmacy Practice at Stony Brook University Hospital
  • Post-Graduate Year 2 (PGY2) Residency, Ambulatory Care Pharmacy at James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital and Clinics 

Biography

Dr. Amanda Phoenix practices as an ambulatory care clinical pharmacist at BronxCare Health System.  Her clinical interests include diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, motivational interviewing, tobacco cessation, and geriatrics.

Amanda Phoenix, Pharm.D., came to TCOP from the Department of Veterans Affairs, where she served for two years, first as an Outpatient Clinical Pharmacist at the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital and Clinics in Tampa, FL, and subsequently as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System in Bay Pines, FL. She also worked as a Staff Pharmacist at Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, NY. She earned her Pharm.D. cum laude from the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy in Kingston, RI, completed her PGY1 residency in Pharmacy Practice at Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, NY and her PGY2 residency in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy at the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital and Clinics in Tampa, FL. Her many professional and community outreach presentations include ACPE Accredited Continuing Education lectures at Stony Brook University Hospital and the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital and Clinics; for the Veterans Administration and at the Long Island Society of Health-System Pharmacists; and a poster presentation at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting. She is a NY State Registered Pharmacist and holds a teaching certificate from St. John’s University, Queens, NY. Her certifications include Advanced Scope of Practice, Basic Life Support (BLS), American Heart Association CPR/BLS, and APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery.

Honors and Awards

  • 2014 John J. & Maureen A. Grabbert Pelosi Pharmacy Scholarship
  • 2014 The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation Pharmacy Partners Scholarship
  • 2009-2014 University of Rhode Island Dean’s List
  • 2009-2013 University of Rhode Island Centennial Scholar

Recent Presentations

ACPE Accredited Continuing Education Lectures:

  • Phoenix A. “A Refresher on Dementia.” Presented to clinical and staff pharmacists at James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital and Clinics. Tampa, FL. February 2017.
  • Phoenix A. “My Heart Will Go On: An Update on Heart Failure Recommendations.” Presented to clinical and staff pharmacists at James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital and Clinics. Tampa, FL. October 2016.
  • Phoenix A, Romano S, Eloma A, Ashraf T. “Resident Research Projects.” Presented to clinical and staff pharmacists at Stony Brook University Hospital. Stony Brook, NY. May 2016.
  • Phoenix A. “Medication Safety: Pediatric Edition.” Presented to clinical and staff pharmacists at Stony Brook University Hospital. Stony Brook, NY. April 2016.
  • Phoenix A. “Infections in the Elderly.” Presented to clinical and staff pharmacists at Stony Brook University Hospital. Stony Brook, NY. March 2016.
  • Phoenix A. “Palliative Care Pearls.” Presented to clinical and staff pharmacists at Stony Brook University Hospital. Stony Brook, NY. February 2016.
  • Phoenix A. “Recurrent Clostridium difficile” Presented to clinical and staff pharmacists at Stony Brook University Hospital. Stony Brook, NY. December 2015.
  • Phoenix A, Romano S, Eloma AS. “Herbal Products: How Safe and Effective Are They?” Presented to clinical and staff pharmacists at Stony Brook University Hospital. Stony Brook, NY. November 2015.
  • Phoenix A. “Optimizing medications in patients with new-onset heart failure.” Presented to clinical and staff pharmacists at Stony Brook University Hospital. Stony Brook, NY. October 2015.
  • Phoenix A. “Treating Acute Acetaminophen Overdoses.” Presented to clinical and staff pharmacists at Stony Brook University Hospital. Stony Brook, NY. September 2015.

National Poster Presentations:

  • Phoenix A, Varela M, Hayes E, Strianse J. Heparin infusion dosing: does one size fit all? American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting. New Orleans, LA. December 6-10, 2015. Abstract #11-247. [poster]
  • Phoenix A. “Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution (OEND).” Presented in-service to thirty Veterans Affairs police officers about opioid overdoses and how to administer nasal spray formulation of naloxone. Tampa, FL. April 2017.
  • Phoenix A. “Heparin infusion dosing: does one size fit all?” Presented to eighty pharmacists at monthly Long Island Society of Health-System Pharmacists Meeting. Woodbury, NY. March 2016.
  • Phoenix A. “Heart Failure.” Presented to clinical pharmacists and residents at Stony Brook University Hospital. Stony Brook, NY. September 2015.
  • Phoenix A. “Delirium.” Presented to clinical pharmacists and residents at Stony Brook University Hospital. Stony Brook, NY. September 2015.
  • Phoenix A. “Management of urinary tract infections in elderly patients: Strategies for improvement.” Presented to clinical pharmacists and residents at Stony Brook University Hospital. Stony Brook, NY. August 2015.

Community Outreach Presentations:

  • Phoenix A. “Hepatitis C Awareness.” Presented poster at HIV/Hepatitis C Health Fair to James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital and Clinics staff members and patients. November 2017.
  • Phoenix A, Romano S, Eloma AS. “Herbal Products: How Safe and Effective Are They?” Presented to over 40 women during Women’s Health Day, an event sponsored by Stony Brook Medicine. Melville, NY. October 2015.
  • Phoenix A, Romano S. “Medications and Alzheimer’s Disease.” Presented to over fifty members of a community geriatric group. Port Jefferson, NY. October 2015.

Professional Service

  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Teaching Responsibilities

  • PHPN 581 Pharmacotherapeutics I
  • PBSN 611 Pharmaceutics IV
  • PHPN 650