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Vicky Shah

Dr.  Vicky  M.  Shah

Assistant Professor
Pharmacy Practice

Vicky Shah received his Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from Howard University College of Pharmacy in Washington, DC and completed post-graduate residency training at Suburban Hospital –Johns Hopkins Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice with a clinical site at the Wilkes-Barre Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center. He is an active member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity. Dr. Shah primarily teaches in the Infectious Disease module as well as many inpatient topics throughout the Pharmacotherapeutics curriculum. Dr. Shah is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) and serves as the internal medicine preceptor to a mixture of residents and students at the Wilkes-Barre Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center. He reviews journals for many organizations including Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association and the Wilkes-Barre Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center “Mortal and Pestle” newsletter.

  • Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy Module
  • Concepts in Infectious Diseases Elective
  • Principles of Pharmacotherapy Module
  • Inpatient & Men’s Health Pharmacotherapy Module
  • Pharmacy Care Lab series
  • Internal Medicine Introductory & Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences

June 2018

Shah, Vicky M., Pharm.D., BCPS; Longyhore, Daniel, Pharm.D., M.S., BCACP. (2018). “Hypertension – Time for Patients to Control the Wheel!” iForumRx, June 15, 2018. http://www.iforumrx.org/node/409

Apr. 2018

Kibbe, Arthur; Shah, Vicky M., Pharm.D., BCPS; Franko, Thomas, Pharm.D., BCACP. (2018). “Oxycodone hydrochloride immediate-release analgesic for managing severe pain: abuse-deterrent formulations.” Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management, Volume 2018:14: 779-782

Jan. 2017

Shah, Vicky M., Pharm.D., BCPS; Sudhakar, Jasmine, Pharm.D.; Tordella, Elizabeth, MS, RN-BC. (2017). “Impact on Readmission Rates of Psychiatric Patients following Pharmacist Discharge Counseling in a Community Hospital.” Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Capsule, 98.1 (2017): 36. Print.

Aug. 2013

Weaver, Salome, Pharm.D.; Moore, Clarence, Pharm.D.; Shah, Vicky M.; Serlemitsos-Day, Maritsa, Pharm.D., BCPS. (2013). “Oral oncolytics: Assessing value of newer agents versus current standards of care as part of P&T processes.” FORMULARY, 48(8), 258-265

  • 2017 Overall Teacher of the Year
  • 2017 P2 Teacher of the Year
  • 2017-2019 Co-Chair – Kappa Psi Grand Council Convention Planning Committee
  • 2018-2020 Northeast Regional Director – Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association
  • 2017-2019 Chair – Teacher Recognition and Effectiveness Committee
  • 2016-Current – Kappa Psi Grand Council Deputy/Faculty Advisor