Shari Allen, PharmD, BCPP
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
PGY-2 (Psychiatry), University at Buffalo – Buffalo Psychiatric Center, 2011
PGY-1, University at Buffalo – Buffalo Psychiatric Center, 2010
PharmD, Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2009
Dr. Allen is a clinical pharmacist with a specialty in psychiatry. At PCOM-School
of Pharmacy she teaches in Pharmacy Practice Lab III and a Psychiatry Elective both
in the fall. During the winter and spring terms, Dr. Allen teaches the therapeutics
of central nervous system disorders in both Integrated Therapeutics II and III. Prior
to joining PCOM-School of Pharmacy she had the opportunity to teach didactic courses
as a part of her residency at the University at Buffalo. Dr. Allen has earned a teaching
certificate through the University at Buffalo.
Dr. Allen has completed clinical research projects during her residency, in conjunction
with her colleagues and with her PCOM – School of Pharmacy students. Research projects
include: Oseltamivir Use in Psychiatric Inpatients Taking Clozapine, Inappropriate
use of Proton Pump Inhibitors in a Psychiatric Clinic and its Cost Implications, and
Evaluation of Cost Effectiveness Differences between Geodon and Abilify.
Outside of teaching at PCOM Dr. Allen engages in medical mission trips, most recently
to Grand Bois, Haiti with the organization ServeHaiti.
2011-2012 Peach Award Recipient
Allen SN. Urea Cycle Disorder. Ment Health Clin. 2013;2(12):61.
Allen SN, Augustus D. Pharmacologic Management of Stroke. US Pharm. 2012;37(2):HS-12-HS-15.
Ojong M, Allen S. Treatment of Depression in Patients with Epilepsy. US Pharm. 2012;37(11):29-32
Allen, S. Demler, T., Trigoboff, E., Opler, L. “Oseltamivir Use in Psychiatric Inpatients Taking
Clozapine: Effect on Neuropsychiatric Events.” Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience.
2011 May; 8(5): 12–13
Allen, Shari (April 2013). Don’t Forget: Urea Cycle Disorder. College of Psychiatric and Neurologic
Pharmacists Annual Meeting, Colorado Spring, CO
Allen, Shari (October 2012) Update on New Psychiatric Medications. Georgia Osteopathic Medal Association
CME Program, Suwanee, GA
Volunteer & Leadership
Committee Membership: CPNP – Consumer Relations Committee