Assistant Professor

Chahine, Elias

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Campus: West Palm Beach
Building: LLG
Number: 327

Phone: (561) 803-2735
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School and Department

The Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy
Pharmacy (PR)

Faculty Profile

Full Name: Elias Chahine

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 and a clinical pharmacy specialist at Wellington Regional 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 is the recipient of four teaching awards, including the 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 board certified pharmacotherapy specialist with added qualifications in infectious diseases. He has completed certificates in teaching and learning, research and scholarship, and leadership and management through the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. He has also completed certificates in immunizations, medication therapy management, and travel health through the American Pharmacists Association. In addition, he has completed certificates in immunizations through Drug Store News and point-of-care testing through the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.

Dr. Chahine has authored more than 35 articles and continuing education programs in the areas of infectious diseases pharmacotherapy, pharmacy education, and medical missions published in such journals as American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Christianity & Pharmacy, Clinical Infectious Diseases, The Consultant Pharmacist, Drug Topics, Journal of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Journal of Pharmacy Practice, Pharmacy Education, Pharmacy Times, and US Pharmacist. He has also authored two infectious diseases book chapters in the Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment Program. In addition, he has presented more than 25 posters and 75 podium presentations at local, state, and national pharmacy meetings.

Dr. Chahine serves as a referee for pharmacy journals and book chapters. He is involved in professional organizations, including the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, the Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and the Palm Beach Society of Health-System Pharmacists in which he is currently serving as immediate past president. He led four medical mission trips to Alaska, 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. He is currently completing the Academic Leadership Fellows Program sponsored by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.