Tammie Lee M. Demler

Tammie Lee Demler

Tammie Lee M. Demler

Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor and Psychiatric Pharmacy Residency Program Director

Department of Pharmacy Practice

School of Pharmacy

Contact Information
400 forest ave
north tonawanda, 14120
Phone: 17168162436
Fax: 17168162496
tammiem@buffalo.edu



Professional Summary:

Dr. Demler serves as Psychiatric Pharmacy Residency Director for the New York State Office of Mental Health and is the Director of Pharmacy Services at the Buffalo Psychiatric Center. She practices/teaches in psychiatric pharmacotherapy her with teaching activities focused on psychopharmacology, ethnopsychopharmacology and medication management within specialized populations including geriatrics and those disadvantaged by health disparities. Dr. Demler is dually board certified in both psychiatric and geriatric pharmacology. She is primary investigator on numerous research projects and her current clinical scholarship and research includes exploring concomitant pharmacodynamic impact of polypharmacy and demographic predisposing factors contributing to clozapine blood dyscrasias, examining alignment of prescribing trends to current practice guidelines, prescriber perceptions of adverse drug reactions, and emerging pharmacokinetic drug-drug interactions within psychiatric populations. She has numerous adjunct faculty appointments across the country which include academic assignments here in Buffalo as Clinical Associate Professor at both the School of Medicine and School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SPPS). She was awarded UB Teacher of the Year for 2019 by SPPS.

Education and Training:

  • MBA, Business, SUNY Buffalo, With Distinction Gamma Beta Sigma (2009)
  • PharmD, Pharmacy, SUNY Buffalo (2002)
  • BPharm, Pharmacy, SUNY Buffalo, Cum Laude (1992)

Awards and Honors:

  • WNY Best Practices in Residency Training Award 2022 (2022)
  • YWCA 2019 Education Award (2019)
  • UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, was honored as the school’s 2018-19 Teacher of the Year. (2019)
  • Best Practices in Residency Training Award UB School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry (2017)
  • ASHP National Pharmacy Residency Excellence Award (2009)
  • Bowl of Hygeia 2009 (2009)
  • Pharmacist of the Year-Pharmacists’ Association of WNY (2004)


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Contact Information

400 forest ave
north tonawanda, 14120
Phone: 17168162436
Fax: 17168162496
tammiem@buffalo.edu