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Shari Allen, PharmD, BCPP

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice


Ph: 678-407-7342
FX: 678-407-7347
E-mail: ShariAL@pcom.edu


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

Selected Publications

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

Selected Presentations

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

Faculty Advisor: ASHP PCOM-SOP Student Chapter


Last Updated: 4/17/15