Helen D. Berlie B.Sc., Pharm.D., C.D.E., B.C.A.C.P.

Helen D. Berlie B.Sc., Pharm.D., C.D.E., B.C.A.C.P.

Title

Associate Professor (Clinical)

Department

Pharmacy Practice

Office Location

EACPHS, Room 4124

Phone

313-577-0495

Email

hnberlie@wayne.edu

Helen D. Berlie B.Sc., Pharm.D., C.D.E., B.C.A.C.P.

Degrees and Certifications

Degrees
  • 2005 - PharmD, Wayne State University
  • 2003 - B.Sc. in Health Sciences, Wayne State University
Certifications
  • 2015 - Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist
  • 2008 - Certified Diabetes Educator (Canada)
  • 2005 - 2007 - Diabetes Fellow

Positions and Employment

  • 2017-Present - Associate Professor (Clinical), Wayne State University
  • 2005-Present - Pharmacist, Shopper's Drug Mart Pharmacy
  • 2008-2017 - Assistant Professor (Clinical), Wayne State University
  • 2005-2007 - Diabetes Research Fellow, Wayne State University

Awards and Honors

  • 2017 - Public Service Award for Michigan Dental Association, House of Delegates
  • 2016 - Professor of the Year Award (P3 Year), PharmD Class of 2017
  • 2016 - AACP Walmart Scholars Program, Faculty Mentor
  • 2015 - Faculty Recognition Award, Convocation, PharmD Class of 2015
  • 2015 - AACP Walmart Scholars Program, Faculty Mentor
  • 2012 - Faculty of the Month - December, WSU, American Pharmacists Association
  • 2009 - Commencement Speaker, Catholic Central High School Convocation, Windsor ON

Professional Memberships

  • 2006-Present - American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
  • 2008-Present - American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)
  • 2013-2014 - American Association of Diabetes Educators
  • 2013-2014 - American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • 2008-2012 - American Diabetes Association
  • 2009-2012 - Ontario Pharmacists’ Association

Areas of Expertise

  • Diabetes
  • Global health

Recent Publications

View publications on ResearchGate.

● Salinitri, FD, Berlie H. Diabetes Management. In Hudson QT and Mason D, eds. Nephrology Pharmacotherapy: A Pharmacist's Guide to Advanced Kidney Disease and Medication Management. 1st ed. Albany, NY: National Kidney Foundation, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and FreseniusRx; 2015

● Conger E, Berlie HD. “Dapagliflozin: A new agent in the SGLT-2 class for treatment of Type 2 Diabetes.” (update). In: DiPiro JT, Talbert RL, Yee GC, Matzke GR, Wells BG, Posey LM, eds. Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach. 8th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2014.

Berlie HD, Salinitri FD. "Canagliflozin: A new agent and class for the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes." (update). In: DiPiro JT, Talbert RL, Yee GC, Matzke GR, Wells BG, Posey LM, eds. Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach. 8th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2013.

● Lipari M, Berlie H, Saleh Y, Pang H, Moser LR. Understandability, actionability, and readability of online patient education materials about diabetes mellitus. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2019;76:182-186.

● Bertran E, Berlie H, Nixon A, Jaber L. Does dapagliflozin affect energy intake and appetite? A randomized controlled exploratory study in healthy subjects. Clin Pharmacol Drug Dev. 2019;8:119-125.

● Bertran EA, Berlie HD, Taylor A, Divine G, Jaber LA. Diagnostic performance of HbA1c for diabetes in Arab vs. European populations: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Diabet Med. 2017;34(2):156-166.

● Kokoska L, Wilhelm S, Garwood CL, Berlie H. Aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes: a meta-analysis. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2016;120:31-9.

● Kokoska L, El Masri D, Berlie H, Garwood C. Prescribing patterns of aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in geriatric patients with diabetes. J Clin Gerontol Geriatr. 2016:7(20):33-36.

● Moser L, Berlie H, Salinitri F, McCuistion M, Slaughter RL. Enhancing academic success by creating a community of learners. Am J Pharm Educ. 2015;79(5):70.

● Nigro SC, Garwood CL, Berlie H, Irons B, Longyhore D, McFarland MS, Saseen JJ, Trewet C. PRN Opinion Paper. Securing room for pharmacists in the Pateint-Centered Medical Home: An opinion statement of the Ambulatory Care Practice and Research Network of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. Pharmacotherapy. 2014;34(1):96-108.

Berlie H, Hurren KM. Evaluation of lorcaserin for the treatment of obesity. Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol. 2013;9(8):1053-9.

Berlie HD, Hurren KM, Pinelli NR. Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists as add-on therapy to basal insulin in patients with Type 2 Diabetes: a systematic review. Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes. 2012;5:165-74.

● Hurren K, Berlie H. Lorcaserin: an investigational serotonin 2C agonist for weight loss. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2011;68:2029-37.

Berlie HD, Garwood CL. Diabetes medications related to an increased risk of falls and fall-related morbidity in the elderly. Ann Pharmacother. 2010;44:712-7.

● Pinelli NR, Berlie HD, Slaughter RL, Jaber LA. Risk perception for developing diabetes among pharmacists. Ann Pharmacother. 2009;43:1050-6.

Berlie HD, Herman WH, Brown MB, Hammad A, Jaber LA. Quality of diabetes care in Arab Americans. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2008;79:249-55.

Berlie HD, Hammad A, Jaber LA. Health issues in the Arab American community. The use of glucose-lowering agents and aspirin among Arab Americans with diabetes. Ethn Dis. 2007;17(2 Suppl 3):S42-S45.

● Chang F, Jaber LA, Berlie HD, O'Connell MB. Evolution of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor agonists. Ann Pharmacother. 2007;41:973-83.

Berlie HD, Kalus JS, Jaber LA. Thiazolidinediones and the risk of edema: a meta-analysis. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2007;76:279-89.

● Salinitri F, Berlie HD, Desai N. Management of hypertension in a chronic kidney disease patient. AACN Adv Crit Care. 2009;20:205-13; quiz 214-5.

● Mackey Pilar, Berlie H. WSU offers unique interprofessional student organization. Michigan Pharmacist. 2015;53(4):20.

● Farran RA, Stajdl, J, Berlie H. The Patient-Centered Medical Home: How do we fit in as educators, pharmacists and students? Michigan Pharmacist. 2013;51(1):36-38.

Berlie H, Grandi S, Masse J, Chuang C. An interprofessional world medical relief student organization: The Wayne State experience. Abstract, AACP School Poster page 112. Am J Pharm Educ. 2014;78(5): Article 111.
Presented at AACP Annual Meeting, July 2014, Grapevine TX

● Masse J, Grandi S, Chuang C, Berlie H. Pharmacy student participation in interprofessional medical relief trips as members of a joint student organization. Pharmacotherapy. 2013;33(10)e200.
Presented at ACCP Annual Meeting, October 2013, Albuquerque NM.
Presented at WSU EACPHS Research Day, 2013, Detroit MI

● Salinitri FD, Berlie H, Slaughter RS, Moser LR. Learning Communities improving program outcomes. Abstract, AACP School Poster page 137. Am J Pharm Educ. 2013;77(5):Article 109.
Presented at AACP Annual Meeting, July 2014, Chicago IL

● Trewet C, Berlie H, DeYoung R, Ference J, Logeman C, Pincus K, Schumacher C, Garwood C. Current pharmacist involvement in the patient-centered medical home (PCMH): a survey of ACCP members. Pharmacotherapy. 2013;33(5)e63.
Presented during ACCP Virtual Poster Symposium, May 2013

● Moser LR, McCuistion MJ, Salinitri FD, Berlie HD, Slaughter RS. Enhancing student success through creating a community of learners. Pharmacotherapy 2010:30;384e.
Presented at WSU EACPHS Research Day, 2010, Detroit MI

Berlie HD, Jaber LA, Kalus JS. Thiazolidinediones and the risk of edema: A Meta-Analysis. Pharmacotherpay. 2006;26e112.
Presented at ACCP Annual Meeting, October 2006, St. Louis MO
Presented at WSU EACPHS Research Day, October 2006, Detroit MI

● Brian Feldpausch, Shelby Koppinger, Hannah Scharboneau, Amin Ammar, Linda Jaber, Dana El Masri, Helen Berlie. A pharmacist-managed diabetes clinic demonstrates sustained A1c reduction in active patient and creates a mechanism to identify barriers for inactive patients.
Presentated at WSU EACPHS Research Day, 2018, Detroit MI

● El Masri, Abraham J, Matthews M, Rahman A, Yacoub R, Jaber L, Berlie H. Clinical and Economic Evaluations of Pharmacy Student Interventions in Patients with Diabetes.
Presentated at WSU EACPHS Research Day, 2017, Detroit MI

● Lang S, Jablonski J, Muniga E, Scott M, Berlie H. A Pharmacist-Managed Diabetes Clinic Identifies Process Improvement Measures and Demonstrates Improvements in Clinical Measures.
Presented at WSU EACPHS Research Day, 2016, Detroit MI

● Bhatti R, Nadalin K, Patterson K, Smitherman H, Berlie H. Pharmacist-Managed Diabetes Clinic: Physician Satisfaction and Utilization.
Presented at WSU EACPHS Research Day, 2016, Detroit MI

● Lipari M, Moser L, Saleh Y, Pang H, Berlie H. Understandability and Actionability of Diabetes Education Materials.
Presented at WSU EACPHS Research Day, 2016, Detroit MI

● Bertran E, Nixon A, Reyes RE, Berlie H, Jaber LA. Effects of dapagliflozin on energy intake and appetite in healthy subjects.
Presented at the 50th ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition, 2015. New Orleans LA
Presented at WSU EACPHS Research Day, 2015, Detroit MI

● Hill B, Chaben AC, Pattah MK, Berlie H. Medical student’s feedback of pharmacy services within the World Health Student Organization.
Presented at WSU EACPHS Research Day, 2015, Detroit MI

● Pertuso M, Lobkovich A, Chuang C, Berlie H. Physician feedback of a pharmacy-implemented formulary on medical relief trips within the World Health Student Organization.
Presented at WSU EACPHS Research Day, 2015, Detroit MI

● Ghamrawi N, Nixon A, Reyes RE, Sobh H, Wehbi L, Bertran E, Berlie H, Jaber LA. Effects of dapagliflozin on energy intake and appetite in healthy subjects: a clinical research study in progress.
Presented at WSU EACPHS Research Day, 2015, Detroit MI

Berlie H, Conger E, Jaber L. Student feedback of a newly developed advanced diabetes elective in pharmacy practice.
Presented at WSU EACPHS Research Day, 2014, Detroit, MI

● Kokoska L, Wilhelm S, Garwood CL, Berlie H. Aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes: a meta-analysis.
Presented during the ACCP Virtual Poster Symposium, May 2014
Ambulatory Care PRN 1st place poster

● Kokoska L, Garwood C, Berlie H. Prescribing patterns of aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in geriatric patients with diabetes: a self-reported survey.
Presented at the 48th ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition, 2013, Orlando FL
Presented at Great Lakes Pharmacy Resident Conference 2014

● Tschautscher C, Patel P, Elhalis S, Berlie H, Chuang C. Interdisciplinary collaboration in medical relief.
Presented at the First Global Conference on Research Integration and Implementation, (virtual abstract), 2013, Canberra, Australia

● Grandi S, Masse J, Chuang C, Berlie H. Medical student perceptions of pharmacy integration into a medical relief student organization.
Presented at the 48th ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition, 2013, Orlando FL
Presented at WSU EACPHS Research Day, 2013, Detroit MI