Anastasia Rivkin

School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Contact Information


  • Foundations in Integrated Pharmacotherapy I
  • An Introduction to Pathophysiology
  • Genetics
  • Microbiology and Delivery of Care
  • Problem Solving & Clinical Decision Making I and II
  • Pharmacy Capstone I and II


  • Innovative approaches to teaching and learning in pharmacy education
  • Faculty development
  • Academic leadership
  • Gastrointestinal and liver diseases
  • Critical care pharmacotherapy
  • Drug-induced diseases


  • BS, North Dakota State University
  • PharmD, North Dakota State University

Academic Profile

Dr. Rivkin received her BS in pharmaceutical sciences and her Doctor of Pharmacy from the College of Pharmacy at North Dakota State University. She went on to complete her post-graduate ASHP-accredited residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT. After completing her training, Dr. Rivkin joined Long Island University Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She worked there for 11 years, starting with a faculty appointment in the division of pharmacy practice. Dr. Rivkin precepted advanced pharmacy practice students for their acute care rotations and provided clinical pharmacy services as a critical care pharmacy specialist at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital in Manhattan. In the last three years at Long Island University and prior to joining FDU, Dr. Rivkin was leading the Division of Pharmacy Practice as a Division Director. Dr. Rivkin is the lead author of multiple peer-reviewed publications that appear in high-impact pharmacy and medical journals. Her work is published in Annals of Pharmacotherapy, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (AJPE), American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, Journal of Critical Care, Pharmacotherapy, Clinical Therapeutics, Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, Innovations in Pharmacy, Drugs of Today, and Drugs. She is also a lead author of the coagulation disorders chapter in the textbook “Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice”, now in its 5th edition. Dr. Rivkin is a registered pharmacist in New York and New Jersey. She has been a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist since 2002. Dr. Rivkin is an active member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), as well as the New Jersey Pharmacists Association (NJPhA) and the New Jersey Society of Health-System Pharmacist (NJSHP).

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