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Theologia Ternas

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Full-time

Pharm.D., St. John’s University, College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions


Dr, Ternas graduated from St. John’s University in Jamaica, New York with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. She worked as a hospital staff pharmacist and decided to pursue a residency. She completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the VA New York Harbor Healthcare System in New York, New York and continued on to a specialty residency in critical care at the Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC), in Charleston, West Virginia. Dr. Ternas always had a passion for teaching which was finally fulfilled when she joined the faculty at LIU Pharmacy.


Critical Care, Internal Medicine


Co-author, “Vorapaxar: Targeting a Novel Antiplatelet Pathway,” published in P&T Journal

Lectures and Presentations

Co-lecturer, "Vancomycin," Lenox Hill Hospital (2012)
Co-presenter, "Impact of Dexmedetomidine on the Duration of Mechanical Ventilation, Length of Hospital Stay, and Duration of ICU Stay in Ethanol Positive Trauma Patients," Poster Presentation, Annual Congress, Society of Critical Care Medicine (2011)
Lecturer, "Colistin, Polymyxin B, and Multidrug Resistant Organisms…oh my!" presented at Lenox Hill Hospital (2010)
Lecturer, "Alcohol Withdrawal and the Critically Ill," Annual CAMC Pharmacist Education Conference (2010)

Professional Affiliations

Member, Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
Member, American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
Member, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)

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