Milap Nahata

Milap Nahata

Milap Nahata, MS, PharmD

Director, Institute of Therapeutic Innovations and Outcomes (ITIO)
Secondary Title
Professor Emeritus, Pharmacy, Pediatrics, & Internal Medicine
Unit / Department / Division
Pharmacy Practice and Science
Outcomes and Translational Sciences Affiliated Faculty
206A Parks Hall
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  • Gloria Francke Leadership Mentor Award “for promoting and encouraging pharmacists to attain leadership positions through example as role model and mentor”, 2019.
  • Lifetime Achievement Award for significant contributions to pharmacy education, advancement of the profession of pharmacy, leadership and service to national, state and local organizations, and research and creative activities, AACP, 2018.
  • Miriam Balshone Award for Distinguished Teaching, OSU College of Pharmacy, 2018.
  • Walter Frazier Award for Distinguished Service and Outstanding Contributions to Health System Pharmacy, OSHP, 2018.
  • Distinguished Service Award for ITIO-MMP, OSU Office of Outreach and Engagement, 2018.
  • J. Piecoro Pioneer in Pediatric Pharmacy Award, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, 2017.
  • Julius Sturmer Memorial Lecture Award for Commitment to Innovative Pharmacy Practice and Pediatric Pharmacotherapy, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences, 2017.
  • Distinguished Service Award for Exemplary Service to the Pharmacy Practice Section, AACP and the Profession, AACP Pharmacy Practice Section, 2017.
  • Kenneth Coit Lecture Award, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, 2016.
  • Convocation and White Coat Ceremony Speaker, Notre Dame of Maryland University, 2016.
  • Sumner Yaffe Lifetime Achievement Award in Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics for significant and sustained contributions toward the improvement of children’s health through the expansion of the field of pediatric pharmacology and therapeutics, Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group (PPAG), 2013.
  • Cassady-Hale Diversity Enhancement Award, OSU College of Pharmacy, 2013.
  • Medallion Recipient for Outstanding Service to the OSU College of Pharmacy, 2013.
  • Establishment of the annual Milap Nahata Distinguished Lectureship at OSU College of Pharmacy through endowment initiated by former students and fellows, 2012.
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Contributions to Pediatric Pharmacotherapy. Asian Indian American Business Group, 2011.
  • Miriam Balshone Award for Distinguished Teaching, OSU College of Pharmacy, 2011.
  • Gold Standard Community Leadership Award, Asian Indian Alliance, 2010.
  • Richard Helms Award for Sustained and Significant Contributions to Advance Practice of Pediatric Pharmacy, PPAG, 2009.
  • 2009 Paul Parker Medal for Distinguished Service to the Profession of Pharmacy, 2009 - 2009
  • National Rho Chi Lecture Award, 2006 - 2006
  • Best Practices Award, 2004 - 2004
  • President, 2002
  • Distinguished Scholar, 2000
  • Research Achievement Award, 1999
  • Research Achievement Award, 1999
  • Russell Miller Award, 1997
  • Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award, 1993
  • President, 1992
  • Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching, 1990 - 1990
  • Education Award, 1990
  • Fellow, 1990
  • Award for Sustained Contributions to the Literature of Health System Pharmacy, 1987
  • Editor-in-Chief,
  • IOM Science Advisory Committee on the "Future of Emergency Care in the United States",
  • Fellow, American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP),
  • Fellow, American Pharmacists Association,
  • Fellow,

Journal Articles

  • Silva Almodóvar, A. Nahata MC. Associations between Chronic Disease, Polypharmacy, and Medication-Related Problems Among Medicare Beneficiaries. Journal of Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy 25; 573-7, 2019
  • Silva Almodóvar, A, Nahata MC. Potentially unsafe chronic medication use among older adult chronic opioid users. Pharmacotherapy 39; 140-9, 2019
  • Nahata MC, Sorkin G. Responding to manuscript reviewer and editor comments. Annals of Pharmacotherapy 53: 959-61, 2019.
  • Walker K, Bonny A, McKnight E, Nahata MC*. Impact of office-based opioid treatment on emergency visits and hospitalization in adolescents with opioid use disorder. Journal of Pediatrics 219: 236-42, 2020.
  • Shorbatli LA, Koranyi KI, Nahata MC. Effectiveness of antibiotic therapy in pediatric patients with cat scratch disease. Int J Clin Pharm. 2018 Nov 16.
  • Shay B, Kennerly-Shah J, Neidecker M, Beatty S, Witkoff L, Brown N, Kraut E. Effect of a Pharmacist-Driven Monitoring Program and Electronic Health Record on Bleeding Log Completeness and Documentation. J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2018 Oct;24(10):1034-1039.
  • McLeod DC, Helling DK, Nahata MC. Tribute to Harvey A. K. Whitney, Jr. Ann Pharmacother. 2018 Aug;52(8):819-820.
  • Almodovar AS, Kevin Chang HC, Matsunami M, Coleman A, Nahata MC. Confidence in skills applied to patient care among PharmD students in telehealth medication management programs versus other settings. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2018 May;10(5):558-565.
  • Almodovar AS, Axon DR, Coleman AM, Warholak T, Nahata MC. The Effect of Plan Type and Comprehensive Medication Reviews on High-Risk Medication Use. J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2018 May;24(5):416-422.
  • DeZeeuw EA, Coleman AM, Nahata MC. Impact of telephonic comprehensive medication reviews on patient outcomes. Am J Manag Care. 2018 Feb 01;24(2):e54-e58.
  • Sturm AS, Trinkley KE, Porter K, Nahata MC. Efficacy and safety of atypical antipsychotics for behavioral symptoms of dementia among patients residing in long-term care. Int J Clin Pharm. 2018 Feb;40(1):135-142.
  • Trinkley KE, Sturm AM, Porter K, Nahata MC. Efficacy and Safety of Atypical Antipsychotics for Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia Among Community Dwelling Adults. J Pharm Pract. 2018 Jan 01;:897190018771272.
  • Jackson K, Nahata MC. Rising Cost of Anticancer Medications in the United States. Ann Pharmacother. 2017 Aug;51(8):706-710.
  • Afolabi TM, Nahata MC, Pai V. Nebulized opioids for the palliation of dyspnea in terminally ill patients. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2017 Jul 15;74(14):1053-1061.
  • Silva Almodovar A, Surve S, Axon DR, Cooper D, Nahata MC. Self-Directed Engagement with a Mobile App (Sinasprite) and Its Effects on Confidence in Coping Skills, Depression, and Anxiety: Retrospective Longitudinal Study. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2018 Mar 16;6(3):e64.