Professional Profile

Jaime W. Riskin, BS, PharmD, BCPS

Photo Clinical Assistant Professor
Dept: Pharmacy Practice
Phone: 954-262-1358
Campus: Fort Lauderdale

Dr. Riskin has been a Clinical Assistant Professor at Nova Southeastern University (NSU), College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice since August, 2011. Dr. Riskin received her BS in Liberal Arts and Sciences (Psychology) from the University of Florida in 1998 and her Doctor of Pharmacy from NSU College of Pharmacy in 2003. She completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at Baptist Hospital of Miami in 2004, during which she concentrated on Academia and Critical Care. She became Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy in 2008. Following her residency, Dr. Riskin was employed at Shands Jacksonville (Jacksonville, FL) for 2 years as Central Charge Pharmacist, after which she became the Pharmacy Clinical Operations Manager at Bethesda Memorial Hospital (Boynton Beach, FL) until 2011. She held a practice site at Cleveland Clinic Florida (Weston, FL) from 2011 - 2014 in which she was instrumental in organizing a strong student orientation program and offered rotations in Internal Medicine, Drug Information and Medication Safety / Quality Improvement and Transitional Care. Dr. Riskin is the Chief Coordinator for the Patient Care Management Laboratory series, in which students are given the opportunity to practice pharmacotherapy in a simulated small group environment. She also coordinates the Pharmacy Practice Seminar course, where students are tasked with innovating a pharmacy-related service or product, culminating in the PharmaCon event, held at the end of the year. In addition, she lectures in the Pharmacotherapy and Management courses. She has been an active member of various college committees including the Admissions, Curriculum and Teaching Certificate committees. She is a co-advisor to the Florida Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists Student Chapter, as well as the co-Grand Council Deputy for the Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity Delta Rho Chapter. She has held membership in multiple professional organizations, including the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists, and Florida Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (Southeast Chapter).

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