Peter M. Brody Jr. BS, PharmD

Peter Brody

Peter M. Brody
Jr. BS, PharmD

Director of Experiential Education, Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Pharmacy Practice

School of Pharmacy

Contact Information
224 Kapoor Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-8033
Phone: (716) 645-4800
Fax: 7168296092
pmbrody@buffalo.edu



Professional Summary:

Dr. Brody is the Director of Experiential Education and Clinical Assistant Professor with the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. He specializes in clinical ambulatory care pharmacy practice with an emphasis in medication therapy management (APhA certified manager and trainer), immunization training / administration (APhA certified immunizer and trainer), and diabetes management (NISPC Certified Disease Manager from June 2005 - December 2008). He is also a PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency Director and Clinical Consultant for Mobile Pharmacy Solutions (formerly VascuScript Pharmacy).

As an educator, Dr. Brody lectured in several courses throughout the first three professional years of UB's PharmD curriculum and was the section coordinator of dermatology in the disease and pharmacotherapeutics course from 2005-2008, as well as the course coordinator of the first of six sequential pharmaceutical care courses from 2004-2008. He has created and developed the school's first formal Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) program and currently serves as the course coordinator for all three levels of the IPPE curriculum (six courses) as well as maintain and co-coordinate the Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) program. He has also precepted numerous APPE and IPPE students and serves on a multitude of committees within the school. Dr. Brody is a member of several professional organizations which include AACP, APhA, ASHP, NYS-ACCP, PAWNY, PSSNY, Phi Lambda Sigma, and has served on several local, regional, and international committees of Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Inc.

After finishing his pre-pharmacy requirements at Canisius College, Dr. Brody attended the University at Buffalo and completed a dual major, receiving both a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemical Pharmacology in 2001 and then a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree in 2002. He pursued post-graduate clinical training and completed an IACP ambulatory care residency with both the University at Buffalo and Tops Pharmacy. In 2003, he accepted a shared faculty position as a Clinical Assistant Professor with the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (UBSPPS) and as a clinical pharmacist managing Eckerd Pharmacy's PatientCARE Network in Western New York, expanding innovative community pharmacy practice at his site until 2007.

Dr. Brody currently devotes the majority of his time to pharmacy academia, researching related educational outcomes, and the continuous development of UBSPPS' experiential education program. He has also established an ASHP/APhA Accredited PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency Program with Mobile Pharmacy Solutions (formerly VascuScript Pharmacy), serving as the program director.

Education and Training:

  • PharmD, Pharmacy, The State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (2002)
  • BS, Pharmacology, The State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (2001)

Employment:

  • PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency Program Director; Clinical Consultant, Pharmacy Practice, Mobile Pharmacy Solutions (2010-present)
  • UBSPPS Director of Experiential Education, Pharmacy Practice, SUNY at Buffalo SPPS (2007-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice, SUNY at Buffalo SPPS (2003-present)
  • Clinical Pharmacist, Pharmacy Practice, Eckerd Pharmacy (2003–2007)
  • Pharmacy Resident, Pharmacy Practice, Tops Pharmacy (2002–2003)

Awards and Honors:

  • 2013 AACP Wal-Mart Scholar Program Recipient (2013)
  • 2011 AACP Wal-Mart Scholar Program Recipient (2011)
  • 2010 Faculty Advisor (GCD) Certificate of Excellence (2010)
  • 2009-2010 Teacher of the Year (2010)
  • 2010 AACP Wal-Mart Scholar Program Recipient (2010)
  • Grand Council Deputy (Faculty Advisor) of the Year (2007)
  • W. Bruce Philip Certificate of Commendation (2006)
  • F. Harvey Smith Grand Regent's Letter of Recognition (2006)
  • Dr. Leo Fedor Fellowship Award (2001)


Journal Articles:

Abstracts:

  • Prescott WA Jr., Doloresco F, Bednarczyk EM, Prescott GM, Slazak EM, Woodruff AE, Brody PM Jr., Norgard NB.. Design, Implementation, and Assessment of a Program to Equip PharmD Students for Postgraduate Training. Am J Pharm Ed. 2017; 81(5).
  • Patzke C, Prescott GM, Prescott., Jr. WA., Brody, Jr., PM. Comparison of Medication Prescribing Patterns between American and Dominican Republic Prescribers on Medical Mission Trips.. Pharmacotherapy. 2015; 35(11).
  • Brody PM; Ziegler KA; Jonchhe SD; Davis MA. Determining the Value of a Poison Prevention Program for First Year Pharmacy Students and Children. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (AJPE). 2012; 76.
  • Manciotti C; Slazak EM; Monte SV; Brody PM. Degree of A1C lowering and metabolic effects betwen GLP-1 agonists, DPP-IV inhibitors, and basal insulin when added to a combination of metformin adn sulfonylurea in patietns with inadequately controlled type 2 diabetes. 2011.
  • Toale A; Monte SV; Comerford P; Trzewieczynski D; Andrus K; Brody PM. Evaluation of an innovative advanced pharamcy practice experience (APPE) teaching model in a community pharmacy setting. 2011.
  • Apa M; Albanese NP; Monte SV; Brody PM. Implementation of a simvastatin conversion algorithm to comply with new prescribing guidelines and the estimated cost to payors. 2011.
  • Koranteng L; Wahler RG; Monte SV; Brody PM. Medication Therapy Management services for home-based hospice patients to optimize symptom control. 2011.
  • Lauren Koranteng, Wahler RG, Monte SV, Brody PM. Medication Therapy Management services for home-based hospice patients to optimize symptom control. 2011.
  • Khan Y; Hew C; Brody PM; Webb AN. Overall Impact of a Poison Prevention Program on Doctor of Pharmacy Students and Their Attitude toward Toxicology as a Discipline for Pharmacists. Journal of Toxicology: Clinical Toxicology. 2011; 49.
  • Fiebelkorn KD, Brody PM, Brazeau GA, and Bednarczyk EM.. Pharmacy’s Role in Poison Prevention Outreach Activities for Elementary School Age Children. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (AJPE). 2008; 72(3).
  • Grace PM; Slazak EM; Fiebelkorn KD; Brody PM. Four separate Measures for Assessing Written and Oral Communication Skills in First Year Pharmacy Students. AACP Annual Meeting. 2007.
  • Catanzaro LM; Brody PM; Fiebelkorn KD; Felton C; Bellnier T; Morse ED. Integrated Approach to Community Pharmacy Medication Therapy Management (MTM) and Doctor of Pharmacy Experiential Programs.. AJPE. 2007; 71.
  • Grace PM; Fiebelkorn KD; Brody PM; Wahler RG; Albanese NP; Burger D. Application of Didactic Knowledge in Real World Pharmaceutical Care Situations. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (AJPE). 2006; 70(3).
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Professional Memberships:

  • Phi Lambda Sigma (2009)
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) (2007–present)
  • American Pharmacists Association (APhA) (2007–present)
  • American Diabetes Association; Expert Panel Member of ADA Community Education Programs (2006)
  • Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Inc.; Faculty Advisor (2004)
  • Pharmacists Association of Western New York (2003)
  • Pharmacists Society of the State of New York (2003)
  • University at Buffalo Alumni Association (2002)
  • National Community Pharmacists Association (2002–2004)
  • Pharmacists Association of Western New York (2002–present)
  • Pharmacists Society of the State of New York (2002–present)
  • The American College of Clinical Pharmacy (2002–present)
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) (2002–present)
  • Student Pharmacists Association of Western New York (1998–2002)
  • National Community Pharmacist Association (1998–2002)
  • Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity Inc. (1998–present)
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Presentations:

  • "Preceptor and Student Perceptions of Drug Information Assignments" 32nd Annual Eastern States Conference for Pharmacy Residents and Preceptors (2013)
  • "Overall Impact of a Poison Prevention Program on Doctor of Pharmacy Students and their Attitude toward Toxicology as a Discipline for Pharmacists" American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (NACCT 2011), Ameican Academy of Clinical Toxicologists and American Association of Poison Control Centers (2011)
  • "Assessing the Benefit of a Poison Prevention Program for Elementary School Children" 2011 AACP Annual Meeting, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (2011)
  • "Influence of Part-Time Work on Academic Outcomes of Doctor of Pharmacy Students in the Era of Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE)." 2011 AACP Meeting, AACP (2011)
  • "An Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) Rubric to Enhance Preceptor Effectiveness" AACP Annual Meeting, AACP (2010)
  • "APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery" , SUNY at Buffalo, SoPPS (2009)
  • "Pharmacy's Role in Poison Prevention Outreach Activities for Elementary School Age Children" 2008 Annual Meeting, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) (2008)
  • "Four separate Measures for Assessing Written and Oral Communication Skills in First Year Pharmacy Students" AACP Annual Meeting, AACP (2007)
  • "Integrated Approach to Community Pharmacy Medication Therapy Management (MTM) and Doctor of Pharmacy Experiential Programs" AACP, AACP (2007)

Service Activities:

  • Vice-Chair Search Committee; Review applicant information, attend various interview itinerary items, meet with other members of committee to discuss and rank candidates Recommend top candidate(s) to Department Chair / Dean; Member (2012)
  • UBSoPPS Staff Awards Committee; Pharmacy Practice faculty representative for the review of nominations and selection of the annual award to recognize an outstanding staff person for their contributions to our school over the previous year Gave awards to Christine Stumm for 2011 and Mic; Member (2012)
  • UBSoPPS Teacher of the Year Selection Committee; Organize, monitor, and facilitate the process for awarding our Annual Teacher of the Year recognition (three finalists and one winner to be announced at the Class of 2011 graduation ceremony) Updated nominations and submission policies and deadlines; rev; Other (2010)
  • Residency Advisory Committee; Attend monthly meetings; review, prepare, and complete various action items for the group; ongoing development and advisement for our residency programs Created, developed, and currently direct one of our community pharmacy residency programs with Vascus; Member (2010)
  • ACPE Self Study Committee (Curriculum); Review and develop our ACPE self-study report on behalf of our school with regard to our overall curriculum. Our final document needs to be submitted when we apply for re-accreditation in 2011.; Co-Chair (2010)
  • Inaugural UBSoPPS Influenza Clinics; Established a partnership with UB Student Health Services to provide free influenza vaccinations to our students, faculty, and staff. Coordinate volunteer pharmacist immunizers, patient appointments, and supplies inventory control to conduct clinics on f; Other (2009)
  • UBSoPPS Executive Committee; Review, update, and create policies and procedures for our school. Have input on the Dean's development and future direction of our program.; Member (2009)
  • Community Education Events Planning Committee; American Diabetes Association (ADA) Attend monthly meetings at the local ADA office to assist with the planning and development of various diabetes education programs throughout WNY; Member (2008)
  • Experiential Education Faculty Advisory Committee; Conduct, organize, prepare, and follow-up on monthly meetings with fellow faculty members who assist me the development and feedback of our experiential education program. Update and maintain yearly APPE preceptor and student manual; Other (2008)
  • Experiential Education Inpatient Care Advisory Committee; Conduct, organize, prepare, and follow-up on quarterly meetings with inpatient care preceptors who assist me with the development and feedback of our experiential education program. Update and maintain yearly APPE preceptor and student manual; create and; Other (2008)
  • Experiential Education Outpatient Care Advisory Committee; Conduct, organize, prepare, and follow-up on quarterly meetings with outpatient care preceptors who assist me the development and feedback of our experiential education program. Update and maintain yearly APPE preceptor and student manual; create and dev; Other (2008)
  • Experiential Education Student Advisory Committee; Conduct, organize, prepare, and follow-up on quarterly meetings with a diverse group of students who assist me with the development and feedback of our experiential education program. Update and maintain yearly APPE preceptor and student manual; create a; Other (2008)
  • Curriculum Committee; Develop, review, and continously update the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences curriculum (courses and content) as well as various requirements (pre-requisites, experiential education, etc.) Must review and approve any new course proposals; p; Member (2007)
  • Pharmacy Practice Department Executive Committee; Review, update, and create policies and procedures for our department of pharmacy practice. Have input on the Chair's development and future direction of our department, as well as assist with and prioritize agenda items for our monthly faculty meetings; Member (2007)
  • National Executive Committee (Graduate Member-at-Large); Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Inc. Represent graduate members of our professional organization in all business matters arising throughout the two-year term of the position Established ""Most Improved Graduate Chapter Award""; updated Graduate Chap; Other (2007)
  • Practitioner Panel of Experts Participant; American Diabetes Association (ADA) Volunteer at various local ADA community education events to serve as the ""Pharmacist Expert"" when addressing patient inquiries regarding diabetes and related pharmacotherapy; Volunteer (2006)
  • UBSoPPS Admissions Applicant Reviewer and Interviewer; Review several applicants annually as part of our school's admission process as well as interview candidates over several dates throughout December-March; Reviewer (2005)
  • Commencement Awards Committee; Nominate, review, and award students to be recognized during our annual SoPPS commencement ceremony.; Member (2004)
  • Pharmaceutical Care Committee; Attend monthly meetings to develop, review, plan, and update all courses (six) within the pharm care sequence that span the first three years of the doctor of pharmacy curriculum. Redesigned and coordinated the Pharmaceutical Care I and II Courses (PHM 3; Member (2003)
  • 2nd Annual UBSoPPS Influenza Clinics; Established a partnership with UB Student Health Services to provide free influenza vaccinations to our students, faculty, and staff. Coordinate volunteer pharmacist immunizers, patient appointments, and supplies inventory control to conduct clinics on f; Other
  • 3rd Annual UBSoPPS Influenza Clinics; Established a partnership with UB Student Health Services to provide free influenza vaccinations to our students, faculty, and staff. Coordinate volunteer pharmacist immunizers, patient appointments, and supplies inventory control to conduct clinics on f; Other
  • Annual MBFAR review process; Primary and secondary reviewer of two specific faculty members and general participant for all others (August 24, 2011 from 11am-4pm); Reviewer
  • Annual MBFAR review process; Primary and secondary reviewer of two specific faculty members and general participant for all others (October 3, 2012 from 1pm-4pm); Reviewer
  • Annual MBFAR review process; Primary and secondary reviewer of two specific faculty members and general participant for all others (August 10, 2010 from 1pm-4pm) Primary reviewer for Josh Sawyer and secondary reviewer for Holly Coe; Reviewer

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Contact Information

224 Kapoor Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-8033
Phone: (716) 645-4800
Fax: 7168296092
pmbrody@buffalo.edu