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MCPHS Faculty Kostka-Rokosz

Maria Kostka-Rokosz, PharmD, RPh

Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs

Professor, Pharmacy Practice

Department: School of Pharmacy
Office: W311

Contact: maria.kostka-rokosz@mcphs.edu
(P) 617.732.2094



Schools

School of Pharmacy

Programs

Pharmacy (PharmD)

Education

Doctor of Pharmacy, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences, Boston, Mass., 1995
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences, Boston, Mass., 1993
Residency:
Pharmacy Practice Residency Accredited by the American Society of Hospital Pharmacists, Montefiore Medical Center - Henry and Lucy Moses Division, Bronx, N.Y., June 1996


Affiliated Appointments

Drug Information Division Coordinator

Research Interests

Drug information resources for handheld electronic devices
Use of handheld electronic devices in the curriculum
Use of handheld electronic devices in pharmacy practice
Drug and herbal information resources (print, electronic and on the Internet)


Peer-Reviewed Articles & Book Chapters

Erwin KD, Kostka-Rokosz MD, McCloskey WW. Echinacea use in children: A review of safety and efficacy. Pharmacy Journal of New England 2005;2(2):16-18.

Kostka-Rokosz MD, Dvorkin L, Vibbard KJ, Couris RR. Selected herbal therapies: A review of safety. Nutrition Today 2005;40(1):17-28.

Lowry ML, Kostka-Rokosz MD, McCloskey WW. Evaluation of personal digital assistant drug information databases for the managed care pharmacist. Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy 2003;9(5):441-448.

McCloskey WW, Kostka-Rokosz MD. Gout and hyperuricemia. In: Herfindal ET, Gourley DR, editors. Textbook of Therapeutics: Drug and Disease Management. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2006.

Abstracts / Posters Accepted Dvorkin L, Kostka-Rokosz MD. Faculty and studentss attitudes toward elements of complementary and alternative medicine incorporation into required pharmacy curriculum, pilot survey. American Association of Colleges of Pharm

Belinsky SB, Kostka-Rokosz MD, Morin A, King S. Developing informatics competencies at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. American Association of Allied Health Professions Annual Meeting. October 2005.

Kostka-Rokosz MD, Dvorkin L. Trend evaluation in MCPHS Drug Information Services using a Paperless Tracking System. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting. July 2005.


Honors

1995 Rho Chi, Psi Chapter

Current Professional Memberships, Service & Leadership

American College of Clinical Pharmacy
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists