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Fischetti, Briann

Associate Professor of Pharmacy PracticeDirector of Postgraduate ProgramsPGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency Program Director

Pharm.D., South Carolina College of Pharmacy, University of South Carolina

Description

Dr. Fischetti received her PharmD degree from the University of South Carolina. She completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at The Brooklyn Hospital Center before going on to complete a PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. She joined LIU Pharmacy in 2017 and is currently an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice with her practice at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. Dr. Fischetti provides outpatient services for HIV primary care, anticoagulation and pharmacotherapy.  In addition, she precepts APPE pharmacy students on rotation as well PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy residents at The Brooklyn Hospital Center.  She is the Director of Postgraduate Programs at LIU Pharmacy and the Residency Program Director for the PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency through LIU Pharmacy at The Brooklyn Hospital Center.  Dr. Fischetti is board certified in ambulatory care and certified to practice collaborative drug therapy management in New York. She is also a credentialed HIV Pharmacist through the American Academy of HIV Medicine.

Specialties

Ambulatory Care, HIV Primary Care

Publications


  • Fischetti, B., Amin, T. & Chen, W. Evaluation of Teaching Activities Completed by PGY2 Pharmacy Residents at Colleges of Pharmacy. Med.Sci.Educ. Published online October 31, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40670-023-01931-8.
  • Gerber, A., Fischetti, B. Impact of Escape Room Gamification Using a Teleconferencing Platform on Pharmacy Student Learning. Med Sci Educ. 2022 Sep 19;32(5):1159-1164.
  • Fischetti B, Ciaramella C, Kim E, Papamanolis, I.Social Media and Virtual Meeting Platforms in the Pursuit of Pharmacy Residency Training. J Pharm Pract.  2022 Apr 12. doi: 10.1177/08971900221088806. [Online ahead of print].
  • Fischetti B, Sorbera M, Michael R, Njeim N. Evaluation of the rates of virologic suppression in HIV-positive patients with varying number of comorbidities. Am J Health Syst Pharm.  2022 Jan 5;79(2):72-77.
  • Khaimova R, Fischetti B, Cope R, Berkowitz L, Bakshi A. Serological Response with Heplisav-B® in Prior Hepatitis B Vaccine Non-Responders Living with HIV. Vaccine. 2021 Oct 22;39(44):6529-6534.
  • Cope RJ, Fischetti B, Eladghm N, Elaskandrany M, Karam N. Outpatient Management of Chronic Vitamin K Antagonist Therapy at a Pharmacist-Run Anticoagulation Clinic during the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Thromb Thrombolysis.  2021 Oct;52(3):754-758.
  • Plakogiannis R, Sorbera M, Fischetti B, Chen M. The Role of Antisense Therapies Targeting Lipoprotein(a). J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2021 Jul 1;78 (1):5–11.
  • Quinn R, Paone S, Fischetti B, Khaimova R. (2021) Antithrombotic Therapy in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Review of Current Guidelines and Literature. N J J Pharm. XCV(2): 10-20.
  • Lepa T, Valentine M, Alshehry A, Morgan E, Sessa K. Fischetti B.  Use of Lidocaine Cream for Pain Management during Immunizations of Infants at an Urban Health Clinic. J Pharm Pract. 2021 May 21. doi: 10.1177/08971900211017862. [Online ahead of print]
  • Sorbera M, Fischetti B, Khaimova R, Niewinski M, Wen K. Evaluation of virologic suppression rates during the COVIDÔÇÉ19 pandemic with outpatient interdisciplinary HIV care. J Am Coll Clin Pharm. 2021 Mar 16; 1– 5.
  • Shah K, Fischetti B, Cha A, Taft DR. (2020). Using PBPK modeling to predict drug exposure and support dosage adjustments in patients with renal impairment: an example with lamivudine. Curr. Drug Discov. Technol. 2020; 17(3):387-396.
  • Cope R, Fischetti B, Kavanagh R, Lepa T, Sorbera M. Safety and efficacy of weight-loss pharmacotherapy in persons living with HIV: a review of the literature and potential drug-drug interactions with antiretroviral therapy. Pharmacotherapy. 2019 Dec;39:1204-15.
  • Gallipani A, Fischetti B, Abraham S, Ankireddypalli A, Cope R. Prescriber Attitude Towards Implementation of Pharmacogenomic Testing in the Primary Care Setting. Primer. 2018;2:22.
  • Quinn R, Fischetti B. Implementing a medications-to-clinic program for patients on long-term anticoagulation: a case series. N J J Pharm. 2019;93(4):4-6.
  • Fischetti B, Berkowitz L, Bakshi A, Shah K, Taft D, Cha, A. Real-world experience with lamivudine dosing in patients with varying degrees of renal impairment. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018 Sep 10;5(10):ofy2.

Lectures and Presentations

Invited Lectures

  • Fischetti B. What to Expect at ASHP Midyear. Lecture presented at: Royal Counties Society of Health-system Pharmacists Regional Residency Workshop; Nov 15, 2022; Virtual Platform.
  • Fischetti B. Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Type II Diabetes. Continuing education lecture presented at: Royal Counties Chapter of New York State Council of Health Systems Pharmacists; Jan 14, 2020; Brooklyn, NY.
  • Fischetti B. Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Type II Diabetes. Continuing education lecture presented at: LIU Pharmacy; Sep 8, 2019; Brooklyn, NY.
  • Fischetti B. Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Lipid Management. Continuing education lecture presented at: LIU Pharmacy; Sep 8, 2019; Brooklyn, NY.

Platform Presentations

  • Meyer K, Fischetti B, Sorbera M. Evaluation of Pharmacists-led Lipid Lowering Interventions for Secondary ASCVD Prevention in HIV+ Patients. Platform presentation at: Eastern States Residency Conference; May 2022; Hershey, PA.
  • Greco N, Fischetti B, Quinn R. Optimization of SGLT-2 Inhibitor Use in Patients with Diabetes and Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction. Platform presentation at: New York City Residency Conference; June 2021; Brooklyn, NY.
  • Gerber A, Fischetti B, Sorbera M. Glycemic Control in Patients Living with HIV initiated on INSTI-based 3 drug ART. Platform presentation at: New York City Residency Conference; June 2021; Brooklyn, NY.
  • Sulkow H, Fischetti B, Cope R. Implementation of a Hypertension Management Program Within an Outpatient Anticoagulation Clinic. Platform presentation at: New York City Residency Conference; June 2020; Brooklyn, NY.
  • Khaimova R, Cope R, Fischetti B. Efficacy of Heplisav-B in Patients Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Platform presentation at: New York City Residency Conference; June 2020; Brooklyn, NY.
  • Lepa T, Fischetti B. Evaluation of apolipoprotein B as a marker of residual risk for cardiovascular disease in patients with HIV. Platform presentation at: New York City Regional Residency Conference; June 2019; Brooklyn, NY.
  • Lepa T, Fischetti B. Evaluation of apolipoprotein B as a marker of residual risk for cardiovascular disease in patients with HIV. Platform presentation at: New York State Council of Health-System Pharmacists 58th Annual Assembly; April 11-14, 2019; Bolton Landing, NY.
  • Lepa T, Fischetti B. Use of LMX-4 Cream for Immunization of Infants in an Urban Children’s Health Clinic. Platform presentation at: New York City Regional Residency Conference; June 2018; Brooklyn, NY.
  • Quinn, R. Fischetti B. Implementing a medications-to-clinic program for patients on long-term anticoagulation. Platform presentation at: New York City Regional Residency Conference; June 2018; Brooklyn, NY.
  • Lepa T, Fischetti B. Use of LMX-4 Cream for Immunization of Infants in an Urban Children’s Health Clinic. Platform presentation at: New York State Council of Health-System Pharmacists 57th Annual Assembly; April 19-22, 2018; Saratoga Springs, NY.
  • Gallipani A, Cope R, Fischetti B. Prescriber Attitude Towards Implementation of Pharmacogenomic Testing in the Primary Care Setting. Platform presentation at: New York City Regional Residency Conference; June 2017; Brooklyn, NY.
  • McIver L, Cope R, Fischetti B. Attitudes and perceptions amongst physicians regarding pre- exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for high-risk patients in the primary care setting. Platform presentation at: New York City Regional Residency Conference; June 2017; Brooklyn, NY.
  • Luteran B, Cha, A. The safety and efficacy of higher lamivudine doses in patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus and impaired renal function. Platform presentation at: New York City Regional Residency Conference; June 2016; Brooklyn, NY.
  • Luteran B, Cha, A. The safety and efficacy of higher lamivudine doses in patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus and impaired renal function. Platform presentation at: New York State Council of Health-System Pharmacists 55th Annual Assembly; April 2016; Saratoga, NY.
  • Luteran B, Camaione, L. Evaluation of metered-dose inhaler technique and medication knowledge in pediatric patients and their caregivers presenting to the emergency department for an asthma exacerbation. Platform presentation at: New York City Regional Residency Conference; June 2015, Brooklyn, NY.
  • Luteran B, Camaione, L. Evaluation of metered-dose inhaler technique and medication knowledge in pediatric patients and their caregivers presenting to the emergency department for an asthma exacerbation. Platform presentation at: New York State Council of Health-System Pharmacists 54th Annual Assembly; April 2015, Bolton Landing, NY.

Poster Presentations

  • Papamanolis, I. Fischetti B, Ciaramella C, Kim E. (2021) Social Media and Virtual Meeting Platforms in the Pursuit of Pharmacy Residency Training. Poster presented at: ASHP Midyear Virtual Clinical Meeting; Dec 5-9, 2021.
  • Gamaleldin, A, Fischetti B, Sorbera M. (2021) Simplifying Antiretroviral Therapy for Patients on Darunavir Plus Elvitegravir/cobicistat/emtricitabine/tenofovir alafenamide in the Setting of M184V Mutation. Poster presented at: ASHP Midyear Virtual Clinical Meeting; Dec 5-9, 2021.
  • Popova O, Gerber A, Fischetti B, Sorbera M. (2021) Glycemic Control in Patients Living with HIV on INSTI-based three drug antiretroviral therapy. Poster presented at: ASHP Midyear Virtual Clinical Meeting; Dec 5-9, 2021.
  • Gerber A, Fischetti B, Sorbera M. Glycemic Control in Patients Living with HIV on INSTI-based 3 drug Antiretroviral therapy. Poster presented at: ACCP 2021 Virtual Poster Symposium. May 25-26, 2021.
  • Greco N, Quinn R, Fischetti B. Optimization of SGLT2 Inhibitor Use in Patients with Diabetes and Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction. Poster presented at: ACCP 2021 Virtual Poster Symposium. May 25-26, 2021.
  • Eladghm N, Elaskandrany M, Karam N. Cope R, Fischetti B. Outpatient Management of Chronic Vitamin K Antagonist Therapy at a Pharmacist-Run Anticoagulation Clinic during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Poster presented at: ASHP Midyear Virtual Clinical Meeting; Dec 6-10, 2020.
  • Michael R, Njeim N, Fischetti B, Sorbera M. Evaluation of the rates of virologic suppression in HIV-positive patients with varying number of comorbidities. Poster presented at: ASHP Midyear Virtual Clinical Meeting; Dec 6-10, 2020.
  • Niewinski M, Wen K, Sorbera M, Fischetti B, Khaimova R. Outpatient Management of Human Immunodeficiency Virus during COVID-19 Pandemic. Poster presented at: ASHP Midyear Virtual Clinical Meeting; Dec 6-10, 2020.
  • Sultan L, Sarsour M, Sorbera M, Fischetti B. Evaluation of weight gain and comorbidities following the initiation of INSTI-based regimens in an HIV-positive population. Poster presented at: ASHP Midyear Virtual Clinical Meeting; Dec 6-10, 2020.
  • Niewinski M, Wen K, Sorbera M, Fischetti B, Khaimova R. Outpatient Management of Human Immunodeficiency Virus during COVID-19 Pandemic. Poster presented at: ACCP Virtual Clinical Meeting; Oct 27, 2020.
  • Greco N, Fischetti B, Cope, R. Medication Use Evaluation of Outpatient Prescribing of Direct Oral Anticoagulants. Poster presented at: ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting; Dec 8-12, 2019; Las Vegas, NV.
  • O’Neal H, Cope R, Fischetti B. Antiretroviral Therapy Simplification to Bictegravir/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Alafenamide in the Presence of M184V mutation. Poster presented at: ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting; Dec 8-12, 2019; Las Vegas, NV.
  • Slaby M, Fischetti B, Cope R. Appropriateness of Outpatient Use of Dual and Triple Antithrombotic Therapies in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation. Poster presented at: ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting; Dec 8-12, 2019; Las Vegas, NV.
  • Molla R, Rampersad D, Ye S, Lepa T, Fischetti B. Evaluation of apolipoprotein B as a marker of residual risk for cardiovascular disease in patients with HIV. Poster presented at: ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, December 8 - 12, 2019; Las Vegas, NV.
  • Eldeeb F, Samaan D, Sulkow H, Fischetti B, Cope R. Evaluation of Uncontrolled Hypertension in an Outpatient Anticoagulation Clinic. Poster presented at: ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting; Dec 8-12, 2019; Las Vegas, NV.
  • Ayad R, Fischetti B. An extended evaluation of weight gain in patients switched to rilpivirine for treatment of HIV-1 infection. Poster presented at: ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, December 2 – 6, 2018. Anaheim, CA.
  • Sessa K, Morgan E, Alshehry A, Lepa T, Fischetti B. Use of lidocaine 4% cream for immunization of children in an urban children’s health clinic. Poster presented at: ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, December 2 – 6, 2018. Anaheim, CA.
  • Fischetti B, Berkowitz L, Bakshi A, Shah K, Taft D, Cha, A. Real-world experience with lamivudine dosing in patients with varying degrees of renal impairment. Poster presented at: IDWeek; October 4-8, 2017; San Diego, CA.
  • Gallipani A, Abraham S, Ankireddypalli A, Luteran B, Cope R. Prescriber Attitudes Towards Implementation of Pharmacogenomic Testing in the Primary Care Setting. Poster presented at: Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Conference; May 2017; San Diego, CA.
  • McIver L, Abraham S, Ankireddypalli A, Luteran B, Cope R. Attitudes and Perceptions amongst Physicians regarding Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for High-Risk Patients in the Primary Care Setting. Poster presented at Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Conference; May 2017; San Diego, CA.
  • Luteran B, Rubin R, DiGregorio R. Medication utilization evaluation of H2-antagonist and proton pump inhibitor use in non-critically settings. Poster presented at: ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting; December 2014; Anaheim, CA.

Honors/Awards


  • LIU Pharmacy 2023 David Newton Award for Excellence in Teaching, May 2023
  • LIU Pharmacy 2022 Faculty Preceptor of the Year, May 2022
  • The Brooklyn Hospital Center Resident of Year Award, June 2016
  • The Brooklyn Hospital Center Resident Scholar of the Year, June 2016
  • The Brooklyn Hospital Center Scholar’s Day – Second Place, May 2016
  • NYSCHP Annual Assembly Outstanding Platform Presentation, April 2016
  • The Brooklyn Hospital Center Chief Pharmacy Resident Award, June 2015

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy
  • New York Council of Health-System Pharmacists – Royal Counties
  • American Society of Health System Pharmacists
  • Infectious Disease Society of America
  • American Academy of HIV Medicine