Batoul Senhaji-Tomza, PharmD, MPH

Associate Dean of Curriculum
Founding Director, PharmD/MPH Collaborative Program with NYMC

Associate Professor

Department of Social, Behavioral and Administrative Sciences

Touro College of Pharmacy


Batoul Senhaji-Tomza is an assistant dean and associate professor in the Social Administrative and Behavioral Department of the Touro College of Pharmacy where she teaches courses related to patient safety as well as courses dealing with professional practice.

Dr. Senhaji-Tomza has been serving on the Executive Team of Touro College of Pharmacy since 2013 and currently serves as an ex-officio in several committees including the curriculum, assessment, academic standing ,inter-professional education and global health committees.

Dr. Senhaji-Tomza holds a Bachelor’s of Sciences and a Doctorate of Pharmacy from Temple University as well as a Master’s of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Senhaji-Tomza has also earned a patient safety certificate from the Johns Hopkins University and maintains active pharmacy licenses in several states including New York.

Prior to joining the world of academia, Batoul Senhaji-Tomza spent several years working as a clinical pharmacist at the Johns Hopkins Hospital where she drew an interest and passion for patient safety issues. After completing her MPH, she was a patient safety consultant working with various U.S. hospitals in connection with their implementation of a medication safety reporting system.

Clinical Specialty

  • Patient and Medication Safety


  • Women in Leadership Certificate, Harvard Graduate School of Education. Harvard University; 2019
  • MPH (Health Policy and Financing Concentration),The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Of Public Health; 2008
  • Pharm.D, Temple University School of Pharmacy, PA; 2002
  • B.Sc in Biology, Temple University; 1998
  • Patient Safety Certificate, The Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. The Johns Hopkins University; 2016


  • Medication and patient safety programs; translating evidence into practice; measuring and improving patient safety culture in the hospital setting
  • Optimization of health literacy tools  to improve patient-provider communication
  • Curriculum Design 

Teaching Responsibilities

  • SBAN 504 – Healthcare Systems and Health Policy
  • SBAN 571 – Professional Practice II
  • SBAN 630 – Principles of Management and Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
  • PBSN 611 – Pharmaceutics IV


Spending time with family outdoors, hiking, travelling, cooking, painting

In The News

How to avoid medication errors, Newsday