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Daniel Abazia, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration
William Levine Hall, Rm 417D
Phone: (848) 445 6822

Specialty: Internal Medicine
Practice site: Capital Health System

PharmD, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy



Dr. Abazia earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy in 2005. He completed an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA in 2006.  Subsequently, Dr. Abazia, served as clinical assistant professor with the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy and as a clinical pharmacist at the University Medical Center at Princeton (now the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro) between July 2006 and August 2008.  For personal reasons, he relocated to Chicago, IL where he worked as a clinical pharmacist at the University of Chicago Medical Center.  In 2009, he left hospital pharmacy practice to serve as Director of Pharmacy Operations for MedAccess Chicago, a licensed pharmacy that provides free medications and pharmacy services to the uninsured.  Dr. Abazia returned to hospital and clinical pharmacy practice in 2010 as Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator at Palos Community Hospital in the southwest suburbs of Chicago, IL.  He also served as an adjunct clinical faculty member of the University of Illinois – Chicago College of Pharmacy between 2009 and his return to the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy in 2012.  Dr. Abazia is currently clinical assistant professor at the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy and a clinical pharmacist in Internal Medicine at Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton, NJ.  He is a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), New Jersey Society of Health-System Pharmacists (NJSHP), and American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM).


Areas of research and professional interest include pain management, palliative care, patient/medication safety, clinical service development, and innovative educational techniques in didactic and experiential settings.

Representative Papers/Presentations

Abazia DT, Lau C, Feudo DM, et al. Personal and Professional Development in Experiential Education: The KNIGHT ScholaRx Program [abstract]. Am J of Pharm Educ. 2015; 79(5 suppl 4):118.

Abazia D, Steward C, Pereira A, et al. Evaluation of opioid use in an urban outpatient hospital-based hemodialysis unit. Nephrol Nurs J. 2015; 42(2):170.

Yampolsky N, Abazia D, St. John D. Evaluation of bleeding events secondary to antithrombotic use in a community hospital system. Crit Care Med. 2013; 41 (12 suppl):917.

Andrews L, Bridgeman M, Dalal K, Abazia DT, et al. Implementation of a pharmacist-driven pain management consultation service for hospitalized adults with a history of substance abuse. Int J Clin Pract. 2013; 67(12):1342-9.

Smolarz BG, Ross J, Sachinwalla E, Marcus A, Abazia DT. Noncardiogenic pulmonary edema in a patient receiving vancomycin and oxycodone-acetaminophen. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2008 Jun; 100(6):623-4.

Awards & Honors

2006 – Present: Board certification as a Pharmacotherapy Specialist – Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties


Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) - Board of
Pharmaceutical Specialties; 2007 to Present