Gina M. Prescott PharmD

Gina Prescott

Gina M. Prescott

Clinical Professor and Director of Global and Community Outreach, Division of Outcomes and Practice Advancement

Department of Pharmacy Practice

School of Pharmacy

Specialty/Research Focus

Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS)

Contact Information
215 Pharmacy Building
Buffalo, 14214-8033
Phone: (716) 645-4784

Professional Summary:

Dr. Prescott is the Global Health Outreach Coordinator for the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Scholarly and teaching interests are in the area of global health, refugee health/underserved patient care, and education. She coordinates international student experiences and provides medical care and expertise with interprofessional teams in middle income countries (Dominican Republic and Jamaica). She also developed and coordinates a refugee medication health literacy program.

Education and Training:

  • Residency, Pharmacy, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (2003)
  • PharmD, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy (2002)


  • Clinical Associate Professor (2017-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor (2004-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor (2004)
  • Clinical Specialist, Internal Medicine (2003–2004)
  • Clinical Specialist, Internal Medicine (2003)
  • PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident (2002–2003)
  • PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident (2002)

Awards and Honors:

  • Outstanding Teacher (2014)
  • Service Award, Department of Pharmacy Practice (2014)
  • Faith in Healthcare, CMDA of WNY (2013)
  • Pharmacy Practice Faculty Preceptor of the Year (2013)
  • Teacher of the Year (2012)
  • 2011 Specialist Teaching Award, UB Family Medicine (2011)
  • Western New York Best Practices in Residency Training Award (2010)

Professional Memberships:

  • AACP Global Education Outreach Committee Chair (2020–2022)
  • ACCP Global PRN Chair (2018–2019)
  • ACCP Global Health PRN, Chair-elect (2017–2018)
  • Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International (2011)
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy, New York State (2009)
  • Pharmacists Society of the State of New York (2008)
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy; Alternate Delegate (2005)
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (2005–present)
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy; Student Liasion (2003)
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (2003–present)
  • American Society of Health System Pharmacists (2001)
  • American Society of Health System Pharmacists (2001–present)
  • American Pharmaceutical Association (1998–2002)
  • Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association (1998–2002)
  • Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity (1998)
  • Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Inc. (1998–present)
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  • "Transition from an Immersive to Virtual Global Health Experience. AACP Annual Meeting: Virtual." AACP Annual Meeting; AACP (2021)
  • "Considerations for effective Global Pharmacy Practice Experiences." AACP; ; Global Education SIG Webinar (2021)
  • "Interprofessional Education: The pharmacist role across the globe." FIP Academic Section Webinar; FIP; Academic Section (2020)
  • "Clinic and Team Management on Short Term Global Health Trips." Global Health Symposium; UB Medical School; Global Health (2018)
  • "Integrating Global Health into the Pharm.D. curriculum. AACP Annual Meeting." AACP Annual Meeting; AACP; Global Health (2018)
  • "Global Health: Progress and Challenges" Great Decisions Lecture Series; International Institute of Buffalo; Global Health (2018)
  • "Integrated Biomedical Research Platform to Achieve Health and Well Being Sustainable Development Goals" Sustainable Futures for the Caribbean: Critical Interventions and the 2030 Agenda, Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social & Economic Studies (SALISES); The University of the West Indies; CIGBS (2018)
  • "Refugee Medication Health Literacy Program" 5th annual WNY Refugee Summit; University at Buffalo; Global Health (2018)
  • "Pharmacy Related Issues with Refugees" UB Family Medicine Grand Rounds; University at Buffalo; Family Medicine (2017)
  • "Training Interpreters in Pharmacy/ Pharmacology in the United States" International Institute of Buffalo Training; IIB; Interpreters (2017)
  • "Underserved populations: comparing and contrasting global health care disparities" ACCP Annual Meeting; American College of Clinical Pharmacy; Global Health PRN (2016)
  • "Updates in Women’s Health" UB Family Medicine Grand Rounds (2016)
  • "Local pharmacies translation and interpretation services." Annual WNY Refugee Health Summit (2016)
  • "Medical Mission Trips. Pharmacist Role." WNY Tonight with Tammie Lee. (2016)
  • "Operationalizing Global/International Pharmacy Education (G/I PE) in the classroom- a focus on didactic courses." AACP Webinar; American Association of Colleges of Pharmcy; GPE Sig (2016)
  • "Access to Care- Acquiring Medications for Underserved Patients" (2012)
  • "Updates in Infectious Disease" (2012)
  • "Design and Assessment of a Didactic Course Preparing Pharmacy Residents for Scholarship" AACP Annual Meeting (2012)
  • "Impact of Electronic Device Use by Pharmacy Students on Academic Performance" AACP Annual Meeting (2012)
  • "The IRB and How to Submit a Protocol." WNY (2012)
  • "Introduction to Infectious Disease" (2011)
  • "Updates in Infectious Disease" (2011)
  • "What We Learned From Our Recent ASHP Site Visits" WNY Residency Preceptor Conference (2011)
  • "Updates in the Management of Inpatient Hyperglycemia" (2011)
  • "Clinical Pearls for Treating patients with Diabetes Mellitus" (2011)
  • "Drug Use in Pregnancy and Lactation" (2011)
  • "Antibiotic initiation timing in a tertiary care hospital with electronic medication order scanning capabilities" ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting; ASHP (2010)
  • "Assessment of Adjusting Renally Eliminated Medications from Order Entry through Hospitalization" ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting; ASHP (2010)
  • "Inpatient Infectious Disease: What a Family Doctor Needs to Know" (2010)
  • "What every Residency Bound Pharmacy Student needs to know" ASHP Webinar; ASHP (2010)
  • "An Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) Rubric to Enhance Preceptor Effectiveness" AACP Annual Meeting; AACP (2010)
  • "Motivations for Pharmacy Students to Join Professional Organizations," AACP Annual Meeting; AACP (2010)
  • "Best Practices in Residency Training: Implementing a Precepting Learning Experience" Maximizing Your Effectiveness as a Residency Preceptor; UB SoPPS/Kaleida Health (2010)
  • "Finally! The first CDC/ United States Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use (USMEC)" ; NYS ACCP (2010)
  • "Updates In Women's Health" ACPE Continuing Education; University at Buffalo (2010)
  • "A Pharmacy Student's Guide to Navigating the 2009 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting" ASHP Webinar; American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (2009)
  • "ECMC Rotational Opportunities" Career Pathways 2009; UB (2009)
  • "Infectious Disease Concerns in the Winter Months: URIs and LRTIs" ; UB Family Medicine (2009)
  • "APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery" ; SUNY at Buffalo, SoPPS (2009)
  • "How to Write a Rx and NOT have the pharmacist call you- Clinical Pearls for Writing Prescriptions" SUNY Buffalo Medicine Pediatrics Grand Rounds (2008)
  • "Overview of Rotation Selection for Students Pursuing Post-Graduate Residencies" ; UB School of Pharmacy (2008)
  • "Treatment Options for Diabetes Mellitus" ; UB Family Medicine (2008)
  • "Selection of Antimicrobial Agents" ; UB Family Medicine (2008)
  • "Medication for Type 2 DM: Cases in Primary Care" ; UB Family Medicine (2007)
  • "Review of Treatment Optionls for Diabetes Mellitus" ; UB Family Medicine (2007)
  • "Upper Respiratory Tract Infections" ; UB Family Medicine (2007)
  • "A Practice-Based Learning Experience to Develop Residents as Clinical Faculty Members" AACP Annual Meeting; AACP (2007)
  • "Antiarrhythmic Agents: When, Which one to use?" ; UB Family Medicine (2007)
  • "Epilepsy: Review of Antiepleptic Medications" ; UB Family Medicine (2007)
  • "Treatment of Neuropathic Pain" ; UB Family Medicine (2007)
  • "Medications for Nociceptive Pain" ; UB Family Medicine (2007)
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Service Activities:

  • Scholarship Committee; Member (2013)
  • Medical Mission Trip Medical Mission Trip, CMDA; Other (2013)
  • Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Residency Advisory Committee; Member (2013)
  • Global Health Outreach Committee; Co-Chair (2013)
  • Global Outreach Committee; Chair (2013–present)
  • UB HSIRB; Member (2012)
  • UB HSIRB; Member (2011)
  • Cornerstone Manor Free Clinic Cornerstone Manor Set up pharmacy services at the free clinic. Set up sites for student activities.; Other (2011)
  • Good Neighbors Pharmacy Services Good Neighbors Clinic Set up services for pharmacy at the free clinic at good neighbors. Coordinate student activities at these clinics.; Other (2011)
  • Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Residency Advisory Committee; Other (2011)
  • Scholars Program Committee; Member (2011)
  • Student Advising Committee; Member (2010)
  • ACPE Curriculum Committee; Member (2010)
  • UB HSIRB; Member (2010)
  • Community Engagement Grant Committee; Member (2010)
  • Pathophysiology Committee; Member (2010)
  • AACP Annual Meeting; Other (2010)
  • Student Admissions Interviewer; Member (2008)
  • ACCP Student Organization; Other (2007)
  • Pharmaceutical Care V & VI Subcommittee; Member (2006–present)
  • Admissions Committee; Member (2006)
  • Admissions Committee; Member (2006–present)
  • Pharmaceutical Care Committee; Member (2005)
  • Pharmaceutical Care Committee; Member (2005–present)
  • Clinical Skills Competition UB Chapter of WNYSHP/ ASHP; Other (2004)
  • Residency Advisory Committee; Member (2004)
  • Residency Advisory Committee; Member (2004–present)
  • Geriatric Multidisciplinary Committee; Member (2003–2004)

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215 Pharmacy Building
Buffalo, 14214-8033
Phone: (716) 645-4784