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Ellina K. Max, PharmD, BCACP, CPP


Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner

Residency Associated Title and Involvement

Heart & Vascular Clinic


Undergraduate: Philadelphia College of Pharmacy @ University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

School of Pharmacy: Philadelphia College of Pharmacy @ University of the Sciences in Philadelphia


PGY2:  Ambulatory Care University of Maryland

Rotation Title

Cardiology/ Heart & Vascular Clinic

Rotation Description:

The UNC Heart and Vascular Center encompasses all clinical care of patients with cardiovascular diseases. This clinic is staffed by a collaborative group of cardiologists, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, cardiology fellows, nursing staff, and support personnel. This cardiovascular ambulatory care site has pharmacist-led and interdisciplinary anticoagulation, heart failure, hypertension, atrial fibrillation, and lipid disease state management clinics. Additional responsibilities include answering drug information questions and providing recommendations, counseling, and education to patients as needed. Learners are expected to actively participate in patient care, drug information queries, and administrative responsibilities.

For more information contact:

Kamakshi Rao

Kamakshi Rao, PharmD, BCOP, CPP, FASHP
Assistant Director, Academic Enterprises and Research Programs