Ulfat Usta Shanouha
Dr.Usta is a board certified pharmacotherapy and Nutrition specialist with extensive hospital and patient care experience as Pharmacy Director at AUBMC. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Saint Joseph University and completed her Master at Belfast University, a Diploma of economic science from ESA and Leadership certificate from ASHP Leadership Institute. Leadership Institute at ASHP November 2010She is active member of various professional societies such as the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, American Clinical College of pharmacists. For more than 25 years, she led the implementation of unit-dose distribution system, IV admixture units and clinical pharmacy services at AUBMC. Her primary research interest focuses on pharmacy practice, leadership, patient safety, antimicrobial use and pharmacoeconomic and pharmacovigilance. She is a frequent speaker at national and regional pharmacy events.