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Sara Grossman

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmacy PracticeDrug Information Specialist, International Drug Information Center

Pharm.D., LIU Pharmacy

Description

Dr. Sara Grossman received her Pharm.D. degree from LIU Pharmacy (Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences), graduating summa cum laude in 2007. Dr. Grossman is a drug information specialist at the International Drug Information Center of LIU Pharmacy. She also serves as a Library Liaison and communicates the College’s needs to the Library department. Additionally, Dr. Grossman is an adjunct assistant professor of pharmacy practice and educates students in the practice of drug information. She serves as an advisor to a number of student organizations and enjoys mentoring students at every stage of their educational journey.

Dr. Grossman has authored numerous articles on issues pertaining to drug information and pharmacy practice, in general. She has also served as a reviewer for a number of professional publications. Dr. Grossman has practiced in community pharmacy and has acted as a consultant pharmacist for organizations that provides service to developmentally challenged children and adults.

Specialties

Drug information

Publications

Grossman S, Zerilli T. Health and medication information resources on the World Wide Web. J Pharm Pract. 2013;26:85-94.

Nathan JP, Grossman S. Professional reading habits of pharmacists attending 2 educational seminars in New York City. J Pharm Pract. 2012;25:600-5.

Nathan JP, Schilit S, Zerilli T, Shah B, Plotkin P, Tykhonova I. Functions performed by paid pharmacy interns in hospitals in New York. Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 2011;68:165-8.

Schilit S, Benzeroual KE. Silodosin: A selective α1A-adrenergic receptor antagonist for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Clin Ther. 2009;31:2489-502.

Rosenberg JM, Schilit S, Nathan JP, Zerilli T, Mcguire H. An update on the status of 89 drug information centers in the United Stated. Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 2009;66:1718-22.

Other Publications

Zerilli T, He A, Nathan JP, Grossman S. To substitute or not to substitute: That is the question. Pharm Times. 2011;77:68-71.

Rosenberg JM, Schilit S, Nathan JP. Which oral solid medications should be protected from light and/or moisture? Drug Topics. 2008; 152:25-9.

Rosenberg JM, Domovich A, Nathan JP, Schilit S. Should an Rx label require a use-by date or an expiration date? Drug Topics. 2008;152:68.

Nathan JP, Schilit S, Rosenberg JM. Can lactose-intolerant patients use lactose-containing medications? Drug Topics. 2008;152:11.

Lectures and Presentations

Nathan JP, Zerilli T, Grossman S. Partnering with a community-based social service agency to promote optimal medication use. AACP Annual Meeting, Grapevine, TX, 2014.

Nathan JP, Grossman S. Professional Reading Habits of Pharmacists. APhA Annual Meeting and Expedition, New Orleans, LA, 2012.

Honors/Awards

NYSCHP Research and Education Foundation Infectious Diseases Research Award  April 2015

NYSCHP Research and Education Foundation HIV Pharmacy Research Award   May 2014

Preceptor of the Year, Brooklyn Hospital Pharmacy Residency Program June 2011

Professional Affiliations

American Pharmacists Association

New York State Council of Health-System Pharmacists

Pharmacists Society of the State of New York

The Rho Chi Society

Other Professional Activities

Advisor, The Rho Chi Society: Beta Theta Chapter

Advisor, LIU Brooklyn’s Pre-Pharmacy Club

Advisor, LIU Pharmacy’s Jewish Pharmaceutical Society

Peer Reviewer, American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy