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Dhiren Patel, PharmD, CDE, BC-ADM, BCACP
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Department/Office
Pharmacy Practice - W340

Contact
dhiren.patel1@mcphs.edu
(P)617.879.5965


Schools
School of Pharmacy - Boston

Programs
Pharmacy (PharmD)

Education
PharmD, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Pharmacy Practice Residency with Emphasis in Ambulatory Care, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, MA


Affiliated Appointments

Clinical Instructor in Family Medicine, Alpert Medical School, Brown University



Professional Licensure/Certification

Registered Pharmacist (RPh)
Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM)
Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP)
Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
Certified in Pharmacy-Based Immunization Training
Certified in Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery



Areas of Teaching

Ambulatory Care: Diabetes, Dyslipidemia, Hypertension
Over-the-Counter Drugs
Therapeutics
Pharmacotherapeutics Seminar
Physical Assessment
Immunization



Scholarly Interests

Diabetes
Preventive Cardiology
Immunization
Over-the-Counter Drugs



Peer-Reviewed Articles & Book Chapters

Patel DK, Goldman-Levine JD. “Doxepin (Silenor) for Insomnia”. American Family Physician. 2011; 84(4):453-454. 



Honors

2012 Preceptor of the Year, Experiential Education, MCPHS
Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society, PSI Chapter, MCPHS
Pharmacist Focused on Diabetes Award, Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals
Mortar & Pestle Professionalism Award, American Pharmacists Association



Current Professional Memberships, Service & Leadership

Co-advisor, APhA – Academy of Student Pharmacists
Phi Lamda Sigma Mentor
Expert Contributor for “OTCAnswers – advancing self-care”
Academic Peer Reviewer for “APhA’s Handbook of Non-prescriptions Drugs”
Academic Peer Reviewer for “Annals of Pharmacotherapy”
American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)
New England Institute of Ambulatory Care Pharmacists (NEIAP)
American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP)



Personal Interests
Travel
Sports