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Eric Ocheretyaner

Assisstant Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Pharm.D., LIU Pharmacy (Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences)


Dr. Eric Ocheretyaner earned his Doctorate degree in pharmacy at The Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Long Island University in Brooklyn, NY.  He completed his PGY2 in Infectious Diseases and PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY.  Dr. Ocheretyaner is currently an Assisstant Professor of Pharmacy Practice and practices as an Infectious Diseases clinical pharmacist.  His research interests include HIV and multi-drug resistant bacterial infections.


Infectious Diseases


Ocheretyaner E, Zerilli T. Apremilast (Otezla): A new oral treatment for adults with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.  P & T 2015;40(8):495-500.

Lectures and Presentations

Ocheretyaner, Eric. “New Drugs in 2016 and 2017.” Continuing education program presented at Pfizer, Inc. New York, NY. (2017)

Ocheretyaner E.  “Immunologic and Virologic Responses to Antiretroviral Therapy in Treatment-Naïve, HIV-Infected Elderly Patients.”  Platform presentation presented at: 2017 ASM Microbe Meeting; June 1-5, 2017; New Orleans, LA. (2017)

Ocheretyaner, Eric.  “Opioid Overdose Prevention: The Role of the Pharmacist.”  Continuing education program presented at New York LaGuardia Airport Marriott, East Elmhurst, NY. (2017)


Ocheretyaner, Eric  “Nursing Approach to Opioid Addiction: The Current Epidemic.”  Presented to clinical pharmacists, physicians, and nurses at the Nursing Grand Rounds.  SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY. (2017)

Ocheretyaner E, Cani E, Moy S, Sharma R.  “Impact of the implementation of a pharmacist driven microbiological culture surveillance as part of an emergency department antimicrobial stewardship service.”  Poster presented at: 2016 ACCP Annual Meeting; Oct 23-26, 2016; Hollywood, FL. (2016)


Ocheretyaner E.  “A medication utilization evaluation of the treatment of Clostridium difficile in kidney transplant recipients.”  Platform presentation at: Eastern States Conference for Pharmacy Residents and Preceptors; May 1-4, 2016; Hershey, PA. (2016)


Ocheretyaner E, Francois D, Kohlhoff S, Smith D.  “Evaluation of antibiotic prescribing practices in hospitalized pediatric patients for the development of a guided pediatric antimicrobial stewardship program.”  Poster presented at: ASHP 2015 Midyear Clinical Meeting; Dec 6-10, 2015; New Orleans, LA. (2015)


Ocheretyaner, Eric.  “Diabetes Medication Updates.”  Presented to patients with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus on medication updates. Brooklyn Diabetes Club, Brooklyn, NY. (2015)


Ocheretyaner, Eric.  “Diabetic Education: Glucometers, Insulin Pens, and Sharps Disposal.” Presented to to medical assistants on the use of diabetic point of care products and disposal according to New Jersey law. Zufall Health Center. Dover, NJ. (2014)


Ocheretyaner, Eric. “ Topics in Medication Safety: What to do with Expired Medications.”  Presented to the elderly on meaning of an expiration date and proper disposal of expired medications.  Educational Alliance and Older Adult Services. New York, NY. (2014)


Louis V. Clemente ’24 Endowed Scholarship
Graduate Excellence Award
Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges

Professional Affiliations

Member, American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
Member, American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
Member, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
Member, Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)
Member, New York State Council of Health-System Pharmacists (NYSCHP)
Member, Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society
Member, Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society
Member, Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP)