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Theologia Ternas

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice

B.S., Wagner CollegePharm.D., Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Description

Dr.Yuliana Toderika received her B.S. in Chemistry, with concentration in Biochemistry and minor in Psychology from Wagner College, Staten Island. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2010. She went to complete ASHP-accredited PGY-1 and PGY-2 in Geriatrics at Kinsbrook Jewish Medical Center. Currently she is precepting students and residents for ambulatory care rotation at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx. Outside of pharmacy, Dr.Toderika enjoys traveling, skiing and hiking.

Specialties

Ambulatory Care and Geriatrics (diabetes, anticoagulation management, transition of care)

Research Interests:

Chronic management of diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and anticoagulation

Publications

Y. Toderika and N. Ferguson, “Canafliflozin: A New Class of Antidiabetic Agent Targeting the Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter.” Cardiol Rev 2014; 22:97-104.

Other Publications

L.Dinescu, D.Todorov, M. Biglow, Y.Toderika, H.Cohen, K. Patel, “Medication Safety in Rehabilitation Medicine.” Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 2012, 23(2):271-303.

Lectures and Presentations

C. Ng, A. Cheng,Y. Toderika. “Evaluation of Adherence to the ACC/AHA Guideline on the Treatment of Hyperlipidemia to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults in the Outpatient Setting". Pharmacy resident presented a poster to the pharmacists and pharmacy residents at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting, 2014.

Y. Toderika, C. Millares, H.  Cohen, B. Wubshet, L. Fain. “The Efficacy and Safety of Mirtazapine versus Megestrol Acetate In Involuntary Weight Loss in Elderly Admitted to Long Term Care Facility”. Presented a platform to pharmacists and pharmacy residents (as a pharmacy resident) at Seventh Annual New York City Pharmacy Residency Conference, presented a poster at New York State Council of Health-System Pharmacists Annual Meeting, 2012.

Y. Toderika, V. Chu, N. Pasco, K. Kodroff, H. Cohen. “Assessing Measures of Diabetes Care in Outpatient Clinics at a Community Hospital”. Presented a platform to pharmacists and pharmacy residents (as a pharmacy resident) at Sixth Annual New York City Pharmacy Residency Conference and at Eastern States Conference Annual Meeting, presented a poster at New York State Council of Health-System Pharmacists Annual Meeting, 2011.

Honors/Awards

Recipient, KJMC Meritorious Professionalism Award, June 2012

Recipient, KJMC Excellence in Geriatrics Pharmacotherapy Award, June 2012

Recipient, KJMC Excellence in Drug-Induced Diseases and Medication Safety Award, June 2012

Recipient, KJMC Excellence in Pharmacotherapy Award, June 2011

Recipient, The Alumni Association Board of Directors Professional Excellence Award, May 2010

Other Professional Activities

-Supervised students during asthma health fairs and participated in the asthma educational workshops under Brenda Pillors Asthma Interprofessional Education Program

-Facilitator of Interprofessional Education Program for students of Long Island University College of Pharmacy, School of Nursing, and School of Health Professions

 

Professional Affiliations

Member of Royal Counties of New York State Council of Health-System Pharmacists (NYSCHP)

Member of American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)