Gollapudi Shankar, B.Pharm, MS Public Health, PharmD
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Administration
College of Pharmacy
Phone: 909-469-5459 |
1987 Creighton University
MS Public Health
1983 University of Northern Colorado
1980 Nagpur University, India
2003 Australian College of Pharmacy Practice
2003 New Mexico Board of Pharmacy
1999 Commission for Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy
1996 Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties
*FACP, a Fellowship at the Australian College of Pharmacy Practice, is a graduate program in pharmacy practice equal to the completion of two clinical specialties in pharmacy practice.
*Pharmacist Clinician is a Mid Level Clinical Practitioner in the state of New Mexico with prescribing privileges pursuant to NMPP Act.
Inland Regional Center - Servicing off site Residential Care Facilities in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties
(Psychopharmacology consulting clerkship offered periodically with prior approval)
2335 S. Towne Blvd.
Pomona, CA 91766
Psychiatry Clerkship is designed to provide various clinical experiences necessary to prepare students to become entry level practitioners. The students will be involved in direct patient care activities in a psychiatric care clinic setting and will have opportunities to work with other health care professionals in IDT meetings. The students are expected to serve as an integral member of the multidisciplinary health care team to provide drug therapy to patients and other health care professionals. Students are required to present medication groups to patients as well as a final presentation, which is given to the staff, faculty, and students at Olive Vista.
Dr. Shankar's interests are in the area of pharmacotherapy related to Psychiatric disorders. His areas of expertise include Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Major Depression and Anxiety Disorders. In addition, Dr. Shankar has completed 1500 hours of advanced training in the areas of ambulatory cardiology (Hypertension, Heart Failure, Lipid Management and anticoagulation) as a part of his Pharmacist Clinician training along with a mini fellowship in Bipolar Disorder, Gero-Psychiatric behavior and Alzheimer's disease traineeships. His areas of clinical interest include natural products in Neuroscience and Gero-Psychiatry.
Shankar G, Kelly Lee, Jack Chen. Metabolic, Endocrinologic, and Cardiovascular Adverse Effects of Psychotropic Drugs. Psychiatry, PSAP Program, Fifth Edition 2004, Volume 3, 163-182
Shankar, G, Cardiovascular Adverse Effects of Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs: Application of Pharmaceutical Care Principles In Managing Schizophrenic Patient With Atypical Antipsychotic Pharmacotherapy. Pharmabiz, also presented at Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, Dec 3, 2005
Shankar G, Kelly Lee, Jack Chen. Metabolic Adverse Effects of Atypical Antipsychotic Medications. California Pharmacist Spring2006; 12-17
Shankar G, Nate C. Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale as a long-term outcome measurement tool in patients receiving clozapine ODT- A Pilot Study. Pharmacy Practice 2007;5(1): 42-45
Shankar G, Efficacy of Polypharmacy with Atypical Antipsychotic Medications in Schizoaffective Patients. Rx Times, 2007: 4(1) 20-24