Diabetes Educator and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Primary Care, Department of Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Health Care System
Dr. Samuel Grossman is a diabetes educator and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in primary care at the Department of Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Health Care System. Dr. Grossman has experience both in inpatient setting and outpatient setting. In the primary care clinic, he consults patients in areas of medication management which includes hepatitis C, HIV, pulmonary diseases, women’s health, Men’s health, and diabetes care. Dr. Grossman is a member of the pain committee and consults patients with risk for opiate addiction, including the use of Naloxone. In addition, Dr. Grossman is the cardiology specialist clinical pharmacist. In his cardiology clinic, Dr. Grossman sees patients with a variety of cardiac diseases for medication education and anticoagulation.
Furthermore, Dr. Samuel Grossman serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor at Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing/ Physical Therapy of the City University of New York, and Adjunct faculty at Skaggs School of Pharmacy of the University of Colorado. Dr. Grossman is a member of the Chronic Disease Advisory Board to the Commissioner of Health and Senior Services of the state of New Jersey. In addition, he is the Advocacy Chair and a member of the New Jersey Community Leadership Board for the American Diabetes Association and the Grassroot Coordinator & Co-Leader for the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) New Jersey Coordinating Body.
He is the recipient of the 2012 “Diabetes Educator of the Year” award from AADE New Jersey Coordinating Body and the recipient of the 2013“Specialty Pharmacist of the Year Award” awarded as part of the national Next Generation Pharmacist Award Program. Dr. Grossman has published numerous publications and presentation about improving patient care in chronic diseases.