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Chahine, Elias
Assistant Professor
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Doctorat d’exercice en Pharmacie, Universite’ Saint-Joseph – Beirut, Lebanon; Pharm.D., Lebanese American University – Byblos, Lebanon

Dr. Chahine is an associate professor of pharmacy practice at Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Gregory School of Pharmacy and a clinical pharmacist at JFK Medical Center. His primary responsibilities include coordinating and teaching the integrated infectious diseases pharmacotherapy course, facilitating case studies in therapeutics, and precepting pharmacy students and residents in internal medicine and infectious diseases. He was the recipient of four teaching awards including 2013 Preceptor Servant Leader Award, 2009 and 2010 Preceptor of Distinction Award, and 2008 Teacher of the Year Award. Dr. Chahine is recognized by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties as a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist with added qualifications in infectious diseases. He is certified by the American Pharmacists Association in Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery and Medication Therapy Management. In addition, he has completed certificates in teaching and learning, research and scholarship, and leadership and management through the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. Dr. Chahine has authored more than 20 articles in the areas of infectious diseases and pharmacy education, published in such journals as the American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, The Consultant Pharmacist, Journal of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Journal of Pharmacy Practice, and US Pharmacist. He has presented more than 20 posters and 50 podium presentations at local, state, and national pharmacy meetings. Dr. Chahine serves as a referee for several pharmacy journals, book chapters, and programs. He is involved in professional organizations including the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, the Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and the Palm Beach Society of Health-System Pharmacists in which he is currently serving as president. He has participated in three school-sponsored medical mission trips to Brazil, the Dominican Republic, and Zambia. Dr. Chahine graduated from Saint-Joseph University with a “Doctorat d’Exercice en Pharmacie” degree, and from the Lebanese American University with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. He completed a drug information graduate internship at Eli Lilly and a pharmacy practice residency at Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital affiliated with Columbia University.

Contact Information
(561) 803-2735
Office: LLG 327
Campus: West Palm Beach
School: The Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy Pharmacy (PR)


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