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

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Acetaminophen, the painkiller best known to Americans as Tylenol, may do more than simply dull pain -- it may also dull happy or sad emotions, new research finds.

    The new, small study is the first to suggest that acetaminophen ratchets down a...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, April 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug appears to repair nerve damage seen in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, results of an early trial suggest.

    MS, an often disabling disease of the central nervous system, damages myelin, the fatty substance that protects ner...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pharmacy:

    TUESDAY, April 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of older Americans are prescribed a blood thinner to help reduce the stroke risks associated with a dangerous irregular heart beat known as atrial fibrillation.

    A new study finds that even though a large percentage fail to take the pot...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new report suggests that the strength of your "placebo effect" may depend on your particular DNA.

    In clinical trials of new drugs, people who receive a fake treatment, or placebo, often feel relief from medical conditions and pain. A better und...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults who are chronically lonely visit the doctor more often than those who feel more socially connected, according to a new study.

    The findings suggest that taking steps to reduce loneliness among older adults m...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A pregnant woman's placenta can reliably measure exposure to the toxic metal arsenic in both the mother and her unborn baby, new research finds.

    "Our findings show placental arsenic concentrations reflect both maternal and fetal biomarker concent...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    MONDAY, April 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- If all doctors followed new cholesterol guidelines aimed at children, almost half a million Americans aged 17 to 21 would be prescribed a cholesterol-lowering statin drug, a new study predicts.

    In 2011, the U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Ins...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, April 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Encountering surprising situations or objects can help infants learn, a new study suggests.

    Infants come equipped with some natural knowledge about the world and appear to learn best when those built-in expectations are contradicted, according to ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Infectious Disease:

    WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Newborns and young infants in developing nations who have suspected severe bacterial infections can be effectively treated outside a hospital, two new studies suggest.

    The findings indicate that the World Health Organization's guidelines on tre...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, March 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A high-tech comparison of the breast milk of humans and their close primate relatives is revealing just how nutritious the human variety is.

    The research was led by Danielle Lemay, a nutritional biologist at the University of California, Davis' ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When used to treat diabetes that develops during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), the drug glyburide has been linked to a number of complications in the baby, according to a new study.

    In fact, infants born to mothers given glyburide (DiaBeta) d...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Munching each day on a McIntosh, Granny Smith or other apple might not keep the doctor at bay, but a new study finds apple eaters are less likely to need a prescription medicine.

    The study, funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health, looke...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nicotine exposure from e-cigarettes may damage the developing brains of infants in the womb, as well as the brains of children and adolescents, suggests a new review of nicotine's effects.

    Animal experiments have shown that exposure to nicotine c...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Halting the use of cholesterol-lowering statins in terminally ill patients may improve their quality of life, a new study indicates.

    These findings suggest that care for terminally ill patients can be improved by taking them off medication prim...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A potentially life-threatening slowing of the heart can occur when the common heart drug amiodarone is taken with new hepatitis C medications, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.

    The dangerous slowing of the heart -- called symptomati...Full Article