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Nissa T. Mazzola, Pharm.D.

Associate Professor
Associate Clinical Professor
Dr. Mazzola is a Clinical Pharmacist working at North Shore University Hospital Division of General Internal Medicine. She helps to improve the quality of patient care by helping patients get the maximum benefit from their drug therapy. Her multiple responsibilities include offering drug information and recommendations to the physicians regarding anticoagulation, pain management and diabetes, providing immunizations, as well as comprehensive education to patients. She is also among the select pharmacists who hold the credential of Certified Diabetes Educator, a highly regarded, nationally recognized certification.

Research Interests

Diabetes management and education, medication adherence, pain management.

Courses Taught

CPP
6113
ADVD EDU PATIENTS W/ DIABETES
PHR
4107
DRUGS&DISEASES-RESPIRATORY SYS
PHR
5106
D&D:ENDO & REPRODUCTIVE SYS

Select Publications

Journal Articles

Mazzola, N. T. (2013). Educating patients in drug disposal.. Drug Topics.

Mazzola, N. T. (2013). Aclidinium Bromide Inhalation Powder (Tudorza) A Long-Acting Anticholinergic for the Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.. P&T.

Mazzola, N. T. (2012). A Continuing Education Feature: Diabetes Update for Pharmacists: Current and Emerging Antidiabetic Therapies and Their Role in Addressing Glucose Regulation Defects.. Pharmacy Times .

Mazzola, N. T. (2012). Review of Current and Emerging Therapies in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.. American Journal of Managed Care.

Mazzola, N. T. (2012). Student Perceptions of Using a Human Patient Simulator for Basic Cardiac Assessment. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning.

Mazzola, N. T. (2011). A Continuing Education Feature Diabetes Update for Pharmacists: Mechanism of Blood Glucose Regulation by the Body.. Pharmacy Times .

Others

Mazzola, N. T. (2014). An Update on the Management of Peripheral Artery Disease . US Pharmacist .

Mazzola, N. T. (2014). New Changes in Pregnancy and Lactation Labeling. US Pharmacist.

Mazzola, N. T. (2014). The Warfarin Medication Guide: A Health Literacy Approach to Evaluating Patients’ Understanding. Journal of Pharmacy Practice .