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Yekaterina (Kate) Opsha, PharmD, BCBS-AQ Cardiology
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration
William Levine Hall, Rm 423
Phone: (848) 445 6827
Email: ybor@barnabashealth.org

Specialty: Cardiology
Practice site: St. Barnabas Medical Center

PharmD, Long Island University


Bio:

Dr. Opsha received her Pharm.D. degree from Long Island University School of Pharmacy in
2008. After her graduation she completed an ASHP-accredited pharmacy
practice residency at The Brooklyn Hospital Center in Brooklyn, NY and
subsequently went on to complete a cardiology specialty residency at University
of Massachusetts Medical Center the following year.

Dr. Opsha joined Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy as an assistant professor in 2010 in
affiliation with Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston NJ.  At her
clinical site, Dr. Opsha works alongside cardiology attendings, medical
residents and nurse practitioners in providing optimal medication therapy for
all of her patients.  Her other areas of focus and interest include venous
thromboembolism (VTE) prevention/prophylaxis as well as acute decompensated
heart failure (ADHF) therapies. 

In the near future, Dr. Opsha plans to obtain additional qualifications in cardiology
and focus more of her research on VTE prevention.  She is currently an
active member of Heart Failure Society of America and American College of
Clinical Pharmacy.


Research:

Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis and ADHF therapy options