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Billy Sin

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Full-time

Doctor of Pharmacy, St. John’s University

Description

Dr. Sin received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from St. John’s University. He has received a Post-Graduate Year 1 Residency Training at Hospital of Saint Raphael’s at New Haven, Connecticut and Post-Graduate Year 2 Pharmacy Residency Training in Emergency Medicine at Maimonides Medical Center, New York. Dr. Sin had received training from FEMA for emergency preparedness and practiced as an Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at the Brookdale University Hospital & Medical Center. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at LIU Pharmacy and practices as the Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Educator at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. Dr. Sin is also the Director of the Emergency Medicine Clinical Research Program where he designs, supervises and conducts various researches involving pharmacy practice and pharmacotherapies in the Emergency Department.

Specialties

Emergency medicine
Emergency & disaster preparedness

Research Interests:

  • Pain management
  • Expansion of the role of pharmacists in the emergency setting

Publications

Sin B, Yee L, Claudio-Saez et al., The implementation of a 24-hour pharmacy service with prospective medication review in the emergency department. Hosp Pharm. 2015;50:134-8

Sin B, Ternas T, Motov S. The use of sub-dissociative dose ketamine in the emergency
department. Acad Emerg Med. 2015;22:251-7

Christy S, Sin B, Gim S. Impact of an integrated pharmacy transitions of care pilot program in an urban hospital. J Pharm Pract. 2015 [Epub ahead of print]

Nguyen T, Sin B. Case of an Older Adult Patient and Drugs Associated with Serotonin Syndrome. Consult Pharm. 2015;30:455-8

Abstracts/Poster Presentations

Miller M, Sin B, Chew E. “Lichens planus induced by hydrochlorothiazide: A case report”, Presented at: American Society of Health-System Pharmacist Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibits, Anaheim, December 2014

Krawczynski M, Blum S, Sin B. “Evaluating empiric antimicrobial therapy for urinary cultures in an Inner-city academic emergency department”, Presented at: American Society of Health-System Pharmacist Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibits, Las Vegas, December 2012

Chew S, Effendi, M, Sin B, Nawaratne, U. “The use of intranasal ketamine in sub-dissociative doses for laceration repair in the emergency department: A case report” To be presented at: Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibits, New Orleans, December 2015.

Effendi M, Chew S, Sin B, Bjork C, Punnapuza S. “The use of lidocaine for renal colic in the emergency department: A case report” Presented at: New Jersey Pharmacist Association 145th Annual Meeting, Atlantic City. To be presented at: American Society of Health-System Pharmacist Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibits, New Orleans, December 2015.

Professional Affiliations

2014-Present

  • Member, New York State Council of Health-System Pharmacist
  • Member, New York City Medical Reserve Corp

2012-Present  

  • Member, New York City Medical Reserve Corps

2007-Present  

  • Member, American Society of Health-System Pharmacist
  • Member, American Pharmacist Association