Leona Blustein PharmD

Leona Blustein PharmD

Leona Blustein PharmD

Industry Fellowship Program Director

Assistant Professor Clinical Pharmacy


Pharm.D. (Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences)


Leona Blustein is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration at University of the Sciences. She also has a practice site at McNeil Consumer Healthcare (family company of Johnson and Johnson), where she works in the Medical Affairs department precepting both APPE students and the Pharmaceutial Industry Fellows.

Dr. Blustein earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Albany, NY. She went on to complete a Pharmaceutical Industry and Education Residency with emphasis in Medical Information, Medical Affairs, Marketing, and Regulatory at University of the Sciences in conjunction with McNeil Consumer Healthcare.

Dr. Blustein teaches in Research Design and Drug Information, Biomedical Literature Evaluation, and Seminar. She also coordinates a professional elective focusing on “Topics in the Over-the-Counter Pharmaceutical Industry.”  Dr. Blustein is the Fellowship Program Director for all Pharmaceutical Industry programs at the University of the Sciences.

Selected Scholarly Activity

Jarkowski A, Miller A, Hecke T, Blustein L, Wong M. The risk of neurotoxicity with concomitant use of aprepitant and ifosfamide. J Hematol Oncol Pharmacy. 2011 June; 1(2):16-21.

Blustein L, Kuffner E. Education From Healthcare Providers to Preteens Closes Knowledge Gaps in the Appropriate Use of Over-the-Counter Medicines. Presented at the 2011 Pediatric Academic Societies and Asian Society for Pediatric Research Joint Meeting; Denver, CO, April 2011.

Blustein L, Banzuelo E, Ross S. Comparison of Key Information Provided Regarding Use of Acetaminophen-Containing Medicines in Written Hospital Discharge Information. Presented at the 22nd Annual Workshop on Medical Communications: Defining the Future of Medical Communications; Carlsband, CA; March 7-10, 2011.

Contact Information

Office location: Griffith Hall, Room 108
Mailing address: University of Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495
Office Phone: 245-596-7214
Office Fax: 215-596-8586

l [dot] blustein [at] usciences [dot] edu