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Sachin A. Shah, PharmD

Professor, Regional Coordinator - Travis AFB, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Director - Travis AFB


Phone: 707.423.7132
Website: PubMed


PharmD, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 2005

Fellowship in Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Hartford Hospital/University of the Connecticut

At Pacific Since: 2007

Sachin A. Shah, PharmD earned a doctor of pharmacy from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Boston. He completed a cardiovascular pharmacology fellowship at Hartford Hospital/University of Connecticut. He joined the Pacific family in 2007. What he loves about Pacific is that it is a family, not just a university.

Dr. Shah is actively involved in the American Heart Association. He has published about and consulted on cardiac devices. In addition, his expertise is sought out based on his research on various foods and supplements such as aloe vera, avocados, cinnamon, CoQ10, echinacea and licorice.

In 2015, Dr. Shah was a presenter at TEDxUCDavisSF held in San Francisco. His presentation "Power of the Mind" explored the subject of mind as medicine and how to control our mind . Dr. Shah is fascinated by the intersection of science and spirituality. He also enjoys engaging in intellectual discussions and going on group hikes.


Teaching Philosophy: "Teaching happens when learning happens."


PHRM 172 - Ambulatory Care APPE 6
PHRM 184 - Elective APPE I


Research Summary: "Assess the impact of drugs, dietary supplements and nutrition on health outcomes."

Research Interests: 

  • Cardiovascular Effects of Energy Drinks
  • Enhanced External Counter Pulsation (EECP)
  • Utility of Central Blood Pressure in Disease Assessment and Management


Eid, TJ.; Kalkat B.; Shah SA. Recurrent deep vein thrombosis with rivaroxaban in a patient with metastatic testicular cancer. Link to NLM's PubMed database

Tracey McGaughey (USAF resident), Emily A Fletcher (Adjunct Faculty) and Sachin A Shah (Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice) performed a meta-analysis of over 4000 patients looking at the impact of anti-hypertensive medications on central blood pressure parameters. Results were presented as a poster at the American Heart Association, Epidemiology/Lifestyles 2015 Scientific Sessions (March, 20).