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Akash J. Alexander

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Full-time

Pharm.D., Philadelphia College of Pharmacy


Dr. Alexander serves a clinical pharmacist in an adult primary care practice at the Phillips Ambulatory Care Center of Mount Sinai Beth Israel in Manhattan. He is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist and a Certified Diabetes Educator. Dr. Alexander’s areas of interest include the use and assessment of innovative teaching practices, educational technology, and patient engagement. Prior to coming to LIU, he served as an Assistant Professor at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy (Richmond, VA), where he also completed a community practice residency.


Diabetes, Primary Care


Gatewood SBS, Alexander AJ, Moczygemba LR, et al. Student pharmacists’ perceptions and awareness of community pharmacy practice residency programs. JAPhA. 2012 Sept-Oct; 52(5):e80-e86.

Gatewood SBS, Moczygemba LR, Alexander AJ, Osborn RD, Reynolds-Cane DL, Matzke GR, Goode JR.  Development and Implementation of an Academic-Community Partnership to Enhance Care among Homeless Persons. Innovations in Pharmacy. 2:1, 1-7, 2011.

Moczygemba LR, Goode JR, Gatewood SB, Osborn RD, Alexander AJ, Kennedy AK, Stevens LP, Matzke GR.  Integration of Collaborative Medication Therapy Management within a Safety-Net Patient-Centered Medical Home. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2011 Mar-Apr; 51(2):167-72.


Sept 2014  2014 Putnam Hospital Center Trendsetter Award

March 2010   American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (APhA-APPM) Innovative Practice Merit Award

May 2009  VCU VASP (Virginia Academy of Student Pharmacists)  Ralph Small Faculty of the Year Award