Goldina Erowele

Bio

Dr Erowele, clinical pharmacist and cofounder at CareNovateMag.com [http://www.carenovatemag.com], a free caregiving, social health and medication literacy web-resource. CareNovateMag.com provides timely, relevant and doable information to help family & professional caregivers, patients, families, healthcare extenders, consumers, seniors and most of all WOMEN with health, wellness and caregiving. CareNovateMag.com offers also offers instructive content through their twice weekly email communications and newsletter. Prior to pharmacy, Dr Erowele was a certified nursing assistant (CNA), passionate about helping the senior and elderly population. Attended Howard University College of Pharmacy and completed a year pharmacy practice residency program at the VAMC in Washington, D.C. Practiced at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center as a pharmacotherapy specialist in areas of geriatrics, formulary management, internal medicine, intensive care. While there, she had spearheaded, developed and implemented clinical pharmaceutical services.

As a clinical pharmacy specialist, she also manages & cordinates a multi-million hematology oncology pharmaceutical budget in a Houston, TX Hospital.  She serves as an adjunct professor at the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, where she lectures on various topics. She has authored and coauthored several pharmacy journals, book chapters and serves as a reviewer to multiple journals. She received the U.S. Army Commander’s Award for Civilian Service in 2005 and 2006 & the 2007 Mel Liter Clinical Pharmacy Award.  She is a member of the Kappa Epsilon Society (an honor society for pharmacy professions), a wife, sister, mom and a friend.

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Affiliation:

  • CareNovateMag

Location:

  • Houston, TX

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Epidemiology:

    WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Misdiagnosis often leads to improper antibiotic use in hospitals, new research finds.

    Incorrect antibiotic use can cause patient harm, reduce the effectiveness of antibiotics and increase health care costs, the researchers noted.

    "Antibi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy older adults who take cholesterol-lowering drugs may be cutting their risk of stroke, a new French study suggests.

    The study found that when people took medications called statins or fibrates, their risk of stroke over almost a decade wen...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pharmacy:

    TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors often prescribe steroid pills to ease the discomfort of sciatica -- back and leg pain usually caused by a herniated disk in the lower back.

    But a new study finds steroids are no more effective than a placebo pill for the pain and provide o...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health:

    TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Antidepressants seem to help women deal with postpartum depression after childbirth, according to a new review.

    "Our findings are important due to the limited research exploring the use of antidepressants to treat postnatal depression," study firs...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pulmonary Disease:

    SUNDAY, May 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Combining two medications that target the most common genetic cause of cystic fibrosis improved lung function in people with the disease. The combination therapy also reduced the rate of lung infections and other problems, accord

    ...Full Article
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, May 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who have suffered a traumatic brain injury are at increased risk for road rage, a new study finds.

    "These data suggest links between traumatic brain injury and hazardous driving behaviors, but at this early stage we can't be sure if these r...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neonatal Nursing:

    TUESDAY, May 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer new mothers have been prescribed the painkiller codeine since public health officials warned about a rare, but potential risk of overdose for breast-feeding babies, a new study says.

    Experts said the study results, reported in the May 12 ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, May 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Statins, widely used to lower cholesterol levels, may also slow the progression of prostate cancer in patients receiving hormone therapy, a new study suggests.

    Among 926 men undergoing hormone therapy for advanced prostate therapy, those taking st...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Hospice & Palliative Medicine:

    THURSDAY, May 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a pilot program that could have wide-ranging impact, the drug maker Johnson & Johnson will have independent bioethicists determine whether dying patients should be allowed emergency access to experimental medicines.

    The program is a partner...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatric Medicine:

    THURSDAY, May 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The number of American seniors who die from fall-related injuries has nearly doubled since 2000, a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals.

    The observation is based on an analysis of death rate information compi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    TUESDAY, May 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking the heart drug digoxin may increase the risk of premature death in patients with an irregular heartbeat and in those suffering from heart failure, German researchers report.

    In the review of published studies on the subject, patients treate...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, May 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking the cholesterol-lowering medications known as statins for a year before getting a diagnosis of lung cancer was associated with a 12 percent lower risk of dying from that cancer, new research suggests.

    The researchers from Northern Ireland als...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neonatal Nursing:

    THURSDAY, April 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women may be using shared breast milk from friends and family, but they don't always consider the risks involved with providing donor milk to their babies, a new survey shows.

    As many as one-third of women don't consider the health of a breast ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Two experimental drugs may help patients whose lung cancer has become resistant to the latest available treatments, separate studies say.

    Both drugs showed benefits for patients with advanced lung cancer who develop a particular mutation that ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pharmacy:

    WEDNESDAY, April 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Kybella (deoxycholic acid) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat excess fat below the chin, a condition best known as "double chin."

    Kybella is identical to the body chemical deoxycholic acid, which helps absorb a...Full Article