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Christopher W. Ho

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice

B.S., State University of New York- Stony BrookPharm.D., Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences- Worcester

Description

Dr. Christopher Ho, assistant professor of pharmacy practice, earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2009. He moved on to complete a general pharmacy practice residency at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center in Bronx, NY. He joined the college as a faculty member in August 2010 and is currently practicing as a clinical pharmacy specialist in the areas of diabetes and primary care at the Brooklyn VA Medical Center. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, reading, and working on his car and house.

Specialties

Diabetes
Cardiology

Publications

Arif SA, Mergenhagen KA, Diaz del Carpio RO, Ho CW. Treatment of systolic heart failure in the elderly: An evidence-based review. Ann Pharmacother. 2010;44(10):1604-1614.

Thanos PK, Michaelides M, Ho CW, Wang GJ, Newman AH, Heidbreder CA, Ashby Jr. CR, Gardner EL, Volkow ND. The effects of two highly selective dopamine D3 receptor antagonists (SB-277011A and NGB-2904) on food self-administration in a rodent model of obesity. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior. 2008;89:499-507.

Lectures and Presentations

Presenter, “Management of Hypertension”, presented at LIU Continuing Education Department Monthly Meeting (2012)
Lecturer, “Outpatient Management of Diabetes”, presented at the Brooklyn VA Medical Center (2011)
Lecturer, “Oral and Injectable Diabetes Medications”, presented at the Brooklyn VA Medical Center (2011)
Lecturer, “Medications that Can Cause Weight-Gain”, presented at the Brooklyn VA Medical Center (2011)

Honors/Awards

Co-Recipient, The Seymour & Elizabeth Katz Memorial Fund Award, NYSCHP

Professional Affiliations

President-Elect, Royal Counties Chapter of New York State Council of Health-System Pharmacists (NYSCHP)
Committee Member, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)
Board Certified (in Ambulatory Care), Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS)

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