HARISH S. PARIHAR, RPH, PHD
Department of Pharmacy Practice
Assistant Dean for Assessment and Program Quality
Director of PharmacoEconomic And Clinical Health Outcomes (PEACH) Research Center
Associate Professor


Harish S. Parihar, RPh, PhD

Contact

Email: harishpa@pcom.edu
Office: 678-407-7350
Publications and Selected Works

Dr. Parihar earned a BS in Pharmacy from the Institute of Chemical Technology (formerly UDCT) at Mumbai University and earned a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Louisiana at Monroe in Monroe, LA. He completed his post-doctoral fellowship from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS. Dr. Parihar is a registered pharmacist in Georgia.

Currently, Dr. Parihar is an Assistant Dean for Assessment and Program Quality and Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the PCOM School of Pharmacy in Suwanee, GA. Prior to joining the PCOM School of Pharmacy, Dr. Parihar held faculty positions at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) School of Pharmacy in Erie, PA and Long Island University School of Pharmacy in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Parihar was instrumental in establishing the PharmacoEconomic And Clinical Health Outcomes (PEACH) Research Center at PCOM Georgia and obtaining the first industry funding for the center.

  • Education

    PhD - Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, LA, 2005
    BPharm - Bachelor of Pharmacy, University of Bombay, Bombay, India, 1999

  • Courses

    • PHAR134G Biostatistics
    • PHAR165G Health Information Retrieval & Informatics
    • PHAR309G Pharmacoeconomics, Managed Care & Health Outcomes
    • PHAR308G Literature Evaluation & Evidence Based Practice
    • PHAR134G Biostatistics
    • PHAR 362EG Advanced Health Care System, Mgmt, Outcomes , Service
    • PHAR379EG Managed Care Informatics
    • PHAR150G Biochemistry
    • PHAR212G Integrated Therapeutics II and IV
    • PHAR241G Infectious Disease I
  • Research

    Dr. Parihar has strong interest in clinical research, especially in the area of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, CNS, chronic pain. His research interests include:

    • Medication use and adherence patterns.
    • Cost-benefit, cost effectiveness and budget impact analysis of medication use.
    • Health outcomes, database analysis, systematic reviews and meta-analysis.
  • Memberships

    • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)
    • International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)
    • 2011 – 2014: Chair of the Curriculum Committee of PCOM-SOP
    • 2010 – 2016: Member of the Curriculum Committee of PCOM-SOP
    • 2010 – 2011: Chair of the Faculty Development Committee of PCOM-SOP
    • 2011 – 2014: Chair of the Student Academic Progress & Policy Committee of PCOM
    • 2010 – 2011: Member of the Student Academic Progress & Policy Committee of PCOM
    • 2010 – 2012: Member of the Academic Performance and Standards Committee (APS) of PCOM-SOP
    • 2010 – 2016: Faculty Advisor for PharmD students of PCOM-SOP
    • 2010 – 2019: Member of the Ad-hoc Bylaws committee of PCOM-SOP
    • 2011 – 2016: Member of the Pharmaceutical Sciences Search Committee of PCOM-SOP
    • 2012: Member of the Faculty Peer Review Team of PCOM-SOP.
    • 2012 – present: Member of the Ad-hoc Curriculum Self-Study committee of PCOM-SOP