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Raj Sevak, PhD, RPh

Assistant Professor

Contact

Phone: 209.946.3951
Email: rsevak@pacific.edu

Education

PhD in Pharmacology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Pharmacy Practice Residency, Harrison School of Pharmacy, Auburn University

Pharmacy Research Fellowship, East Tennessee State University

At Pacific Since: 2019

Raj Sevak, PhD, RPh earned his doctor of philosophy in pharmacology from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He completed a pharmacy practice residency at Harrison School of Pharmacy, Auburn University and a pharmacy research fellowship at East Tennessee State University. Dr. Sevak also earned a biostatistics certification from East Tennessee State University. He previously served as a faculty member at David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles.

He joined the Pacific faculty in 2019. Dr. Sevak is very passionate about teaching and research. He emphasizes the value of critical thinking and scholarship. He is a member of College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists and College on Problems of Drug Dependence. His area of expertise is clinical neuropsychopharmacology.

 

Teaching Philosophy: “By engaging students in classroom activities and encouraging them to seek answers I appeal to their curiosity. I often engage students using the Socratic method of inquiry to stimulate their creative ideas and critical thinking.”

Courses:
PHRM 146 - Neuropsychiatry Pharmaceutical Care

 

Research Summary: “To systematically evaluate prevalence, correlates and treatments for psychiatric disorders and substance abuse.”

Research Interests:

  • Substance abuse
  • Mental health
  • Outcome analysis