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Allen Shek, Pharm.D.

Professor and Vice Chair
Director of Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Program
Department of Pharmacy Practice

Phone: 209.946.3157
Email: ashek@pacific.edu


Research Interests:

  • Managed care
  • Clinical Analytics
  • Pharmacist-managed clinics in Anticoagulation,Hyperlipidemia, Heart Failure, Diabetes, Asthma

Biography
Allen Shek earned his bachelor of science in pharmacy from University at Buffalo, The State University of New York in 1991and his doctor of pharmacy from University of Illinois at Chicago in 1998. He completed his postdoctoral training at University of Illinois at Chicago with a primary care specialty PGY2 residency. Dr. Shek joined the Pacific Pharmacy family in 1999.

Publications
Derbyshire M, Shek A, Szkotak J. A review of the pharmacologic arsenal for the war on obesity. Formulary. 2013;48:136-43.

Szkotak J, Shek A. An evidence-based review of treatment options for irritable bowel syndrome. Formulary. 2012;47:319-29.

Hilsenrath P, Woelfel J, Shek A, Ordanza K. Redefining the role of the pharmacist: Medication therapy management. The Journal of Rural Health. 2012. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-0361.2012.00417.x

Tam S, Lopez A, Shek A, Yeh J. Multiple sclerosis: A paradigm change with oral agents?  Formulary. 2011;46:228-240.

Gandhi R, Baker N, Shek A, Yeh J, Bishop D. Pulmonary arterial hypertension: Bridging the gap between efficacy, quality of life and cost-effectiveness. Formulary. 2010;45:190-199.

Nguyen TT, Vo Y, Shingate M,  Shek A, Zuniga R, "Group Visits Using Journey for ControlTM and Conversation Maps as a Better Model for Improved Clinical Outcomes and Patient Satisfaction," Poster presentation (#1044) at the American Diabetes Association, 70th Scientific sessions, Orlando, FL. June 2010.

Yeh J, Shek A, Henriques R. Rational approaches to the treatment of mixed dyslipidemia. Formulary. 2008;43:366-78.

Shek A.  Heart Failure Clinic. Book Chapter In: Blair MM, Blake EW, Harris IM, eds.  ACCP Ambulatory Care New Practitioner Survival Guide/Resource Manual. 2nd ed. Lenexa, KS:  American College of Clinical Pharmacy. 2008:100-8.

Shek A.  Pharmacy Asthma Program. Book Chapter In: Blair MM, Blake EW, Harris IM, eds.  ACCP Ambulatory Care New Practitioner Survival Guide/Resource Manual. 2nd ed. Lenexa, KS:  American College of Clinical Pharmacy. 2008:147-52.

Shek A.  Metered-Dose Inhaler Spacer Protocol - Policy and Procedure. Book Chapter In: Blair MM, Blake EW, Harris IM, eds.  ACCP Ambulatory Care New Practitioner Survival Guide/Resource Manual. 2nd ed. Lenexa, KS:  American College of Clinical Pharmacy. 2008:153-7.

Shek A, Henriques R. Updates on diabetes care. California Pharmacist. 2008;LV(3):36-7.

Lo K, Leung K, Shek A. Management of parkinson disease: Current treatments, recent advances and future development. Formulary. 2007;42:529-44

Vang K, Shek A. Pharmacist role in the management of chronic heart failure.  California Pharmacist. 2005;LII(4):11-9.

Shek A, Yoo M. Asthma detectives wanted. California Pharmacist. 2005;LII(3): 11-7.

Shek A.  Heart Failure Clinic. Book Chapter In: Blair MM, Blake EW, Harris IM, eds.  Ambulatory Care Survival Guide. Kansas City, MO:  American College of Clinical Pharmacy. 2004:45-58.

Shek A.  Health Plan of San Joaquin Pharmacy Asthma Program. Book Chapter In: Blair MM, Blake EW, Harris IM, eds.  Ambulatory Care Survival Guide. Kansas City, MO:  American College of Clinical Pharmacy.  2004:69-76.

Brown DB, Ferrill MJ, Hinton AB, Shek A. Self-directed professional development: The pursuit of affective learning. Am J Pharm Educ 2001;65:240-6.

Shek A, Ferrill MJ. Statin-fibrate combination therapy. Ann Pharmcother. 2001;35:908-17.