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 Psychiatry:

    FRIDAY, Dec. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Injectable drug users who also use cocaine and amphetamines have nearly double the suicide attempt rate of other substance users, a new study finds.

    "We know that substance use is associated with the risk of suicide attempt and completed suicide,"...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    THURSDAY, Dec. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Common painkillers, including ibuprofen, might slightly reduce your risk of developing a form of skin cancer, researchers say.

    Use of ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and naproxen (Aleve) appear to reduce the risk of squamous cell skin cancer by 15 per...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, Dec. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The scourge of cancer can strike peoples' four-legged friends, too, and an expert offers tips to spot the disease early so treatments can work best.

    As in humans, age is a big factor in cancer, said Mary Lynn Higginbotham, assistant professor of o...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, Dec. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that almost half of U.S. kids experience traumas that can disrupt their development.

    "This study tells us that adverse childhood experiences are common among U.S. children and, as demonstrated in adult studies, have lifelon...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, Dec. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Home treatment for cancer-related lymphedema -- swelling due to fluid buildup -- reduces the cost of treating the condition, a new study says.

    This swelling, which is caused by the removal of or damage to lymph nodes during cancer treatment, can be...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    THURSDAY, Dec. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Improper drug treatment is given to nearly 40 percent of people who suffer their first episode of schizophrenia, according to a new study.

    Because schizophrenia is typically a chronic illness, early treatment can have an effect on a patient's lon...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, Dec. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The Salk polio vaccine trial of 1954 proved a momentous event whose impact is still felt today.

    On a broad scale, the trial first fundamentally altered the way Americans viewed charities, transforming them from an indulgence catered by a wealthy f...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, Dec. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse continues to take a deadly toll in the United States, with fatal overdoses involving drugs such as Oxycontin and Vicodin tripling over a decade, a new report shows.

    Deaths from another form of opiate, ...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, Nov. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Holiday joy can be lost on someone grieving the death of a loved one. But supportive family and friends can help the bereaved cope with this difficult period, experts say.

    "One of the best ways to help those who are grie...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Allergy & Immunology:

    TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to peanut protein in household dust may increase the risk of peanut allergy in infants with the skin condition eczema, a new study reveals.

    About 2 percent of school-aged children in the United States are allergic to peanuts. And severe ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatrics:

    MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most older Americans qualify for treatment with cholesterol-lowering statins under new guidelines intended to reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke, a new study shows.

    Guidelines for the treatment of blood cholesterol released late last year b...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nursing:

    MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Want to give health care a boost? Try a little kindness, experts say.

    Various studies suggest that when health care workers approach patients with compassion, patients often heal faster, have less pain and anxiety, and even bounce back faster from...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Dermatology:

    MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of children are being diagnosed with the allergic skin condition eczema -- but it can usually be eased with topical treatments, according to a new report.

    Eczema is a chronic condition that usually starts in childhood, and causes ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Gerontology:

    FRIDAY, Nov. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Elderly adults who live in nursing homes may commonly deal with aggressive or inappropriate behavior from fellow residents, a new study suggests.

    The study of 10 centers in New York state found that, in the space of just one month, nearly 20 perce...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pharmacy:

    THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Hysingla ER (hydrocodone bitartrate), an abuse-resistant, extended release form of the painkiller hydrocodone (best known as Vicodin).

    The drug is sanctioned for long-term severe pain that requi...Full Article