Sushma Shiravanthe

Sushma Shiravanthe, PharmD, BCPS

Nephrology Medical Science Liaison Northern California

Sushma Shiravanthe, PharmD, BCPS, is a Medical Science Liaison at Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC) covering Northern California. Dr. Shiravanthe earned her BS in Brain, Behavior, and Cognitive Science and Doctorate of Pharmacy degrees from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. She completed residency training at Ascension St. Vincent Anderson in Anderson, IN during which time she also earned a teaching certificate from Purdue University College of Pharmacy. Dr. Shiravanthe is Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy (BCPS) and is a licensed pharmacist in Indiana and California. Prior to joining Otsuka, Dr. Shiravanthe worked as a clinical pharmacist at Ascension St. Vincent Anderson for 2.5 years, and as a clinical pharmacy specialist at the Department of Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Healthcare System for 3 years. During this time, she also served as a preceptor for the pharmacy residency program clinical teaching skills, grand rounds, and clinical research rotations. Her clinical practice experience includes internal medicine, cardio-renal diseases, infectious diseases, and geriatrics.

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Areas of Expertise

Internal Medicine, Cardio-Renal Diseases, Infectious Diseases, and Geriatrics

Prior Experience

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Department of Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Division Clinical Pharmacist – Ascension St. Vincent Anderson

Schools Attended

Doctor of Pharmacy -- University of Michigan College of Pharmacy BS Brain, Behavior, and Cognitive Science -- University of Michigan College of Literature, Science and the Arts

Fellowships, Internships, & Residencies

Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist - Board of Pharmacy Specialties PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency – Ascension St. Vincent Anderson Teaching Certificate – Purdue University College of Pharmacy Registered Pharmacist – Indiana Board of Pharmacy, California State Board of Pharmacy