Joseph Fava Pharm.D.

Joseph Fava Pharm.D.


Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Office Location

EACPHS, Room 2128





Pharmacy Practice


Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice

Joseph Fava Pharm.D.

Degrees and Certifications

PharmD, Wayne State University, 2011

Pre-pharmacy undergraduate coursework, Wayne State University, 2005-2007

Wayne State University Post-Graduate Pharmacy Teaching Certificate Program, 2014

American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certificate Training, 2011, faculty 2015-present

APhA Delivering Medication Therapy Management, 2015, faculty 2016-present

National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Community Pharmacy-based Point-of-Care Testing Certificate Training, 2015, faculty 2016-present

Positions and Employment

2015-present, Assistant Professor (Clinical), Wayne State University

2014-2015, PGY-2 Pharmacy Resident - Ambulatory Care, John D. Dingell Veterans Affairs Medical Center

2013-2014, PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident, Beaumont Health - Oakwood Campus

2011-2013, Pharmacy Manager, Walgreens

Professional Memberships

2016-present, Member, Alliance for Immunziation in Michigan (AIM)

2015-present, Member, American Pharmacists Association (APhA)

2015-present, Member, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)

2007-present, Member, Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA)

Areas of Expertise

Community Pharmacy Practice Advancement; Ambulatory Care

Primary Research Interest

Community pharmacy-based clinical services

Vaccine therapeutics

Recent Publications

Fava JP, Stewart B, Dudzinski KM, et al. Emerging Topics in Vaccine Therapeutics for Adolescents and Adults: An Update for Immunizing Pharmacists. J Pharm Pract. 2018 Oct 23. doi: 10.1177/0897190018802937. [Epub ahead of print]

Fava JP, Starr KM, Ratz D, et al. Dosing challenges with direct oral anticoagulants in the elderly: a retrospective analysis. Ther Adv Drug Saf. 2018 May 17;9(8):405-414. doi: 10.1177/2042098618774498. eCollection 2018 Aug.

Fava JP, Colleran J, Bignasci F, et al. Adolescent human papillomavirus vaccination in the United States: Opportunities for integrating pharmacies into the immunization neighborhood. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2017 Aug 3;13(8):1844-1855. doi: 10.1080/21645515.2017.1325980. Epub 2017 Jun 12.


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