Professional Profile

Devada Singh-Franco, RPh, PharmD, CDE

Photo Associate Professor
Dept: Pharmacy Practice
Phone: 954-262-1360
Email: singh@nova.edu
Campus: Fort Lauderdale

Biosketch:
Devada Singh-Franco RPh, PharmD, CDE, is an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Pharmacy in Fort Lauderdale, FL where she focuses on pharmacotherapy. Dr. Singh-Franco's research and practice areas include Endocrinology (obesity, diabetes mellitus, thyroid disorders) and Gastroenterology (peptic ulcer disease and reflux disease). Additional areas of interest are meta-analyses, clinical outcomes research, and academic research. Dr. Singh-Franco earned her Bachelor's of Science degree from Long Island University-Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Brooklyn, NY; upon licensure, she practiced as a pharmacist in an independent pharmacy for several years. Dr. Singh-Franco then returned to school, earning her PharmD degree from the same university. She then completed a specialty residency in Ambulatory Care/Geriatric Medicine at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center College of Pharmacy. At NSU, Dr. Singh-Franco is involved with the Pharmacotherapeutic course, Patient Care Management course and Physical Assessment course. She is also a member of several committees and is a co-advisor for Phi Delta Chi.
 
Research Interests:
My overall area of interest is Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice. Specifically, my research has focused on diabetes mellitus in the adult population, both clinically (pharmacist role in medications use, diabetic peripheral neuropathy survey research) and in the form of meta-analyses (published meta-analyses: pramlintide, linagliptin, DPP-4 inhibitors in CKD patients) of medications used to treat diabetes. My other area of interest include survey research of various populations (students, administrators, patients).
Research Interests keywords:
Meta-analysis, pharmacotherapy, chronic disease management, diabetes mellitus, obesity, diabetes-related complications, patient care, indigent patients, patient-reported outcomes, gastroesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcer disease

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