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NSS COVID-19 Talks

The college will host a discussion with Dr. Gabrielle Beaubrun on the impact of the pandemic on mental health. The virtual event will be held on April 27, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Additionally, the college will host another discussion with Ashim Malhotra, Ph.D. and Dr. Erika Titus-Lay, on "COVID-19 Vaccination: Science, Fiction, and Social Constructs" on May 4, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m

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https://calstatela.zoom.us/j/81714406419
Meeting ID: 817 1440 6419

Presenter Bios 

Dr. Erika Titus-Lay

Erika Titus-Lay is Assistant Professor and Co-Vice-Chair of Clinical and Administrative Sciences at the California Northstate University College of Pharmacy. She is a Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist and a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Purdue University College of Pharmacy. She completed her PGY1 postdoctoral Pharmacy Practice Residency at Eskenazi Health in Indianapolis and her PGY2 postdoctroal Psychiatric Pharmacy specialization Residency through Purdue University College of Pharmacy and Eskenazi Health. Her primary research interests include evaluating therapeutic outcomes in patients with thought disorders and substance use disorders.

Dr. Ashim Malhotra

Ashim Malhotra is associate professor and Assistant Dean of Curriculum and Program Development at the California Northstate University College of Pharmacy. He is the Director of the University Institute of Teaching and Learning Excellence and Director of the University’s Interprofessional Education program. A pharmacist, NYU-trained molecular pharmacologist, and pharmacy educator with over fifteen years of academic experience, he leads faculty development activities for CNU’s six colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, Health Sciences, Psychology, Graduate Studies, and Dental Medicine. He earned his Bachelor of Pharmacy degree in 2000, and MS (2003), and PhD (2006) degrees specializing in molecular pharmacology from St. John's University in New York City. Elected lifetime Fellow of the Academy of Pharmacology Educators of the American Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, one of only twenty-two over a decade, his many professional contributions have been recognized through 28 college, university, and national awards as of 2020, of which 13 are teaching-related.