Emmanuel Damanakis, PharmD

Drug Information Fellow

Touro College of Pharmacy


Dr. Damanakis started his career as a pharmacy technician in community pharmacy, which inspired him to become a pharmacist. While in school, he became interested in drug information. As a hospital pharmacist at Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Dr. Damanakis provided pharmaceutical services to Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Labor and Delivery (L&D), and the Chemical Dependence Unit (CDU) services. At TCOP, Dr. Damanakis serves as a drug information pharmacist, provides comprehensive responses to inquiries, precepts students, and translates complex medical data into simpler concepts.

Clinical Specialty

  • IV Admixtures
  • Pediatrics
  • Controlled Substances


PharmD, Long Island University, 2021

Honors and Awards

  • Viatris Pharmaceuticals Excellence in Pharmacy


Dr. Damanakis’ research interests include Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its impact on the practice of pharmacy. Additional fields of interest include oncology and gene replacement therapy in rare diseases.

Recent Publications


Professional Service

  • Co-Curricular Liaison, Drug Information Association (DIA)
  • Director of Communications, Student Pharmacists Society of the State of New York (SPSSNY)
  • Alumni Correspondent, Phi Delta Chi Fraternity, Beta Zeta Chapter
  • Chair of Operation OTC, American Pharmacist Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP)
  • Member, Assessment Committee, LIU Pharmacy

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Editor, The Pharmacy Newsletter
  • Member, Industry Pharmacists Organization
  • Member, Drug Information Association
  • Member, Phi Delta Chi Professional Pharmacy Fraternity




Collecting & Selling High-End Fragrances, Basketball, Playing Video Games