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

Nahata MC. Pharmacists' responsibilities in a healthy democracy. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2021 Jun 22:zxab262. doi: 10.1093/ajhp/zxab262. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34157092.

Silva Almodóvar A, Nahata MC. Implementing Clinical Decision Support Tools and Pharmacovigilance to Reduce the Use of Potentially Harmful Medications and Health Care Costs in Adults With Heart Failure. Front Pharmacol. 2021 Apr 30;12:612941. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2021.612941. PMID: 33995014; PMCID: PMC8121021.

Silva-Almodóvar A, Hackim E, Wolk H, Nahata MC. Potentially Inappropriately Prescribed Medications Among Medicare Medication Therapy Management Eligible Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: an Observational Analysis. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Jan 27. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-06537-z. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33506400.

Silva Almodóvar A, Nahata MC. Potentially Harmful Medication Use Among Medicare Patients with Heart Failure. Am J Cardiovasc Drugs. 2020 Dec;20(6):603-610. doi: 10.1007/s40256-020-00396-z. PMID: 32080822.

Silva-Almodóvar A, Malfara A, Nahata MC. Impact of Automated Targeted Medication Review Electronic Alerts to Reduce Potentially Inappropriate Medication Prescribing Among Medicare Enrolled Patients With Dementia. Ann Pharmacother. 2020 Oct;54(10):967-974. doi: 10.1177/1060028020915790. Epub 2020 Apr 22. PMID: 32321296.

Bingham JM, Silva Almodovar A, Taylor AM, Axon DR, Nahata MC, Leal S, Warholak T, Scovis N. A Research Partnership to Enhance Postgraduate Pharmacy Residency Training Outcomes. Pharmacy (Basel). 2020 Jul 31;8(3):134. doi: 10.3390/pharmacy8030134. PMID: 32751792; PMCID: PMC7558614.

Walker KS, Bonny AE, McKnight ER, Nahata MC. Impact of Office-based Opioid Treatment on Emergency Visits and Hospitalization in Adolescents with Opioid Use Disorder. J Pediatr. 2020 Apr;219:236-242. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2019.12.058. Epub 2020 Feb 7. PMID: 32044099.

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. 2020 Feb;33(1):7-14. doi: 10.1177/0897190018771272. Epub 2018 Apr 25. PMID: 29695193.

Nahata MC, Sorkin EM. Responding to Manuscript Reviewer and Editor Comments. Ann Pharmacother. 2019 Sep;53(9):959-961. doi: 10.1177/1060028019849941. Epub 2019 May 7. PMID: 31064199.

Almodóvar AS, Nahata MC. Associations Between Chronic Disease, Polypharmacy, and Medication-Related Problems Among Medicare Beneficiaries. J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2019 May;25(5):573-577. doi: 10.18553/jmcp.2019.25.5.573. PMID: 31039057.