Donna SymDonna Sym, BS, PharmD
Clinical Associate Professor, Director of Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences
Stony Brook School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Health Sciences Tower, Level 4 Rm. 050
101 Nicholls Road
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8665
Office Phone: 631-638-8568
Email: Donna.Sym@stonybrookmedicine.edu

 


Research Interests

  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics

Research

My research focused on antimicrobial stewardship with an emphasis on dosing strategies to optimize the pharmacodynamics of these drugs.
 
Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science, Pharmacy, St. John’s University, College of Pharmacy and Allied Health, Queens, N.Y., 1983
  • Doctor of Pharmacy, St. John’s University, College of Pharmacy and Allied Health, Queens, N.Y., 2000

Biography

Prior to joining Stony Brook, Dr. Sym, was as Associate Professor at St. John’s University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Medical Liaison, Infectious Diseases, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Senior Clinical Pharmacist, Stony Brook University Hospital.  She is a member of the Long Island Society of Health-system Pharmacists and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy.  Her prior teaching responsibilities included courses in infectious diseases, pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics, Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiential and Pharmacy Practice Laboratory Simulation.  Dr. Sym’s vast experiences in academia, hospital pharmacy practice and the pharmaceutical industry will be a comprehensive resource to the students.