Amanda A. Foster

Amanda Foster

Amanda A. Foster

Postdoctoral Associate

Department of Pharmacy Practice

School of Pharmacy


Specialty/Research Focus

Ambulatory Care; Community Pharmacy; Diabetes; Geriatrics; Health Outcomes Research

Contact Information
University at Buffalo, South Campus
3435 Main St.
313 Pharmacy Building
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 645-4774
Fax: NA
aafoster@buffalo.edu



Professional Summary:

Dr. Amanda Foster received her doctor of pharmacy from D’Youville College School of Pharmacy in 2019 and recently completed a PGY-1 Community Pharmacy Residency at Middleport Family Health Center in Western New York. Currently, she is a postdoctoral clinical research fellow with University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, focusing in pharmacy health services outcomes and research. In addition, Dr. Foster is also completing her Masters of Public Health with University at Buffalo and serves as a board member for the Pharmacists Association of Western New York. Dr. Foster’s clinical and research interests in outpatient pharmacy include transitional care, geriatric pharmacotherapy, diabetes management, and social determinants of health.

Education and Training:

  • Residency, Community and Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy Practice, Middleport Family Health Center (2020)
  • Cert, University at Buffalo (2020)
  • PharmD, Pharmacy, D'Youville College School of Pharmacy (2019)
  • Cert, National Association of Chain Drug Stores (2019)
  • Cert, American Pharmacists Association (2018)
  • Cert, American Pharmacists Association (2017)
  • Cert, Therapeutic Research Center (2017)
  • Cert, American Heart Association (2017)
  • Cert, Erie County Department of Health (2015)
  • Dipl, Akron High School, Salutatorian (2013)

Employment:

  • Volunteer Faculty, Family Medicine, University at Buffalo (2021-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Chiropractic, D'Youville College (2020-present)
  • Clinical Pharmacist, UBMD Family Medicine (2020-present)
  • Post Doctoral Fellow, Pharmacy Practice, University at Buffalo (2020-present)
  • Per Diem Staff Pharmacist, Akron Pharmacy (2019–2021)
  • Adjunct Faculty, Pharmacy Practice, University at Buffalo (2019–2020)

Awards and Honors:

  • ACCP Annual Meeting Resident/Fellow Travel Award (2021)
  • ACCP Ambulatory Care PRN Annual Meeting Resident/Fellow Travel Award (2021)
  • Sister Denise Roche Award in Leadership (2019)
  • Phi Lambda Sigma Delta Pi Induction (2018)


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Professional Memberships:

  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy; I am a member of the following PRNs as well: Ambulator Care, Health Outcomes, and Community (2021–present)
  • Western New York Ambulatory Care Consortium (2020–present)
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (2020–present)
  • National Community Pharmacists Association (2019–present)
  • American Society of Health System Pharmacists (2017–present)
  • American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (2016–present)
  • American Pharmacists Association (2015–present)
  • Pharmacists Society of the State of New York (2015–present)
  • Pharmacists Association of Western New York (2015–present)

Presentations:

  • "A Novel Social Determinant of Health Program Integrated Into Community Pharmacy Settings" University at Buffalo Community Health Equity Research Institute Research Day, University at Buffalo (2021)
  • "Implementation of Sustainable Social Determinants of Health Programs in Community Pharmacies" Pharmacy Quality Alliance Virtual Continuing Education Series, Pharmacy Quality Alliance (2021)
  • "PharmTalk: Innovative Practices in Social Determinants of Health" American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting and Exhibition, American Pharmacists Association (2021)
  • "The Community Pharmacy Public Health Role in Identifying, Screening, and Referring Patients Presenting with Social Determinants of Health" University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Resident/Fellow Continuing Education Series, University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (2021)
  • "How can I help my patients with social determinants of health in a sustainable way?" National Community Pharmacists Association Annual Convention, National Community Pharmacists Association (2020)
  • "Congestive Heart Failure: Guideline-Directed Pharmacotherapy Review" UBMD Family Medicine Resident Continuing Education Sessions, UBMD Family Medicine (2020)
  • "Considering Comorbidities to Optimize Pharmacotherapy Regimens: A Diabetes Update" UBMD Family Medicine Provider Continuing Education Sessions, UBMD Family Medicine (2020)
  • "Demystifying Deprescribing: A Guide to Optimizing Geriatric Medication Regimens" UBMD Family Medicine Resident Continuing Education Sessions, UBMD Family Medicine (2020)
  • "Targeted Medication Review of Falls-Risk Medications in Older Patients: A Community Pharmacy Based Approach." University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Peer-to-Peer Research Presentation Day, University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (2020)
  • "ABC's of CBD" Wurlitzer Family Pharmacy Patient Education Series, Wurlitzer Family Pharmacy (2019)

Service Activities:

  • PAWNY Board of Directors Member; I serve as a Pharmacists Association of Western New York Board of Directors member.; Board of Directors (2021–present)
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Student Supervisor; I assisted pharmacy students at Ivylea Pharmacy's COVID-19 vaccination clinic, answering clinical questions they had from patients, reviewing immunization administration technique, and offering other administrative services.; Volunteer (2021)
  • PSSNY Student Poster Competition Judge; I was assigned to evaluate and score 3 student posters at the Pharmacists Society of the State of New York 2021 Annual Winter Convention.; Reviewer (2021)
  • APhA Poster Abstract Reviewer; I evaluated and scored poster abstract submissions for the American Pharmacists Association 2021 Annual Meeting and Exhibition.; Reviewer (2020)
  • PAWNY Board of Directors Associate Member; I served on the Pharmacists Association of Western New York Board of directors as an associate member.; Associate Member (2020–2021)
  • Pharmacist Services for Good Neighbors Health Care Clinic; I volunteered pharmacist services at Harvest House Buffalo's Good Neighbors Health Care Clinic.; Volunteer (2020)
  • PAWNY Continuing Education Committee Member; I serve on the Pharmacists Association of Western New York Continuing Education Committee, where we generate ideas for CEs, gather speakers to present, and find funding opportunities to support our events and the organization.; Committee Member (2020–present)

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Contact Information

University at Buffalo, South Campus
3435 Main St.
313 Pharmacy Building
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 645-4774
Fax: NA
aafoster@buffalo.edu