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Lorraine A. Cicero

Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice

B.A., Stony Brook University; B.S., St. John's UniversityM.S., LIU PharmacyPharm.D., St. John's University


Dr. Lorraine A. Cicero, assistant dean for academic and student affairs, assumed her current position in September 2007. An associate professor of pharmacy practice, Dr. Cicero joined the faculty in 1997, Prior to her faculty appointment she completed a two-year research fellowship in drug information at the College of Pharmacy’s International Drug Information Center (IDIC) and worked for one year as a drug information specialist at the IDIC.

Dr. Cicero earned a B.A. in sociology/health care humanities from Stony Brook University. While studying there, she had a work-study job in the student health service pharmacy and immediately fell in love with the profession of pharmacy. Dr. Cicero enrolled at St. John’s University and earned a B.S. in pharmacy there.

Upon graduation Dr. Cicero practiced as a community pharmacist followed by spent several years working for the New York City Poison Control Center obtaining certification as a specialist in poison control. Eager to continue her education, Dr. Cicero completed the M.S. degree program in drug information and communication at the Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences during her fellowship at the IDIC. Following that, she earned a Pharm.D. from St. John’s University.

Dr. Cicero is a licensed pharmacist in New York; a member of Alpha Kappa Delta, the national sociology honor society; and Rho Chi, the pharmacy honor society. In 2007, she was elected by the students to Phi Lambda Sigma, the national pharmacy leadership society. Dr. Cicero was also the founding adviser to the College’s chapter of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists.


Drug Information


Zerilli T, Cicero LA .New Admissions Procedure: Impact on the Health Science Reasoning Test Scores on P-1 Students: American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy 2009 Annual Meeting, Boston, MA

Lectures and Presentations

“Medication Nation: Over-medication, mixing medications, self-medication.” Healthbeat on Brooklyn Community Access Television. April 1, 2008.


Recipient, Finders Award for Service to the College of Pharmacy

Professional Affiliations

New York State Council of Health-system Pharmacist
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
Pharmacists Society of the State of New York