Benita Bamgbade, PharmD, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacy and Health Systems Sciences, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Office: R218TF

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 617.373.7973

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Benita Bamgbade is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy and Health Systems Sciences. She received her Pharm.D. degree from The University of Texas at Austin. After working in community pharmacy, Dr. Bamgbade returned to The University of Texas and received her Ph.D. degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the Health Outcomes and Pharmacy Practice Division. Dr. Bamgbade’s research interests involve understanding factors that influence the medication taking behaviors of adults living with psychiatric multimorbidity and health disparities associated with mental health care utilization.   


PharmD – The University of Texas, Austin  
PhD  – The University of Texas, Austin

Research Interests:

Multimorbidity, depression, anxiety, cognitive impairment, older adults 

Honors and Awards:

Invited Scholar, AGING Initiative Multiple Chronic Conditions Scholar Program
Invited Scholar, Mixed Methods Training Program for Health Sciences
Gerald and Florence Schumacher Young Faculty Award, School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University
Heart Rhythm Society Top 5 Abstracts Allied Health
Best Postgraduate Podium Presentation Award, American Pharmacists Association 

Selected Publications:

Bamgbade BA, McManus DD, Helm R, Mehawej J, Gurwitz J, Malihot, T, Abu H, Goldberg R, Wang Z, Pierre-Louis IC*, Saczynski JS (2021). Differences in Perceived and Estimated Bleeding Risk in Older Adults with Atrial Fibrillation: The SAGE-AF Study. Journal of the American Heart Association, 10(17), e019979. 10.

Bamgbade BA, McManus D, Briesacher B, Lessard D, Mehawej J, Tisminestzky M, Gurwitz J, Abu, H, Sogade F, Waring M, Kappor A, Mujumdar S, Wang W, Malihot T, Abu HO, Waring M, Sogade F, Madden J, Pierre-Louis IC, Helm R, Goldberg R, Kramer AF, Saczynski JS (2022). Medication Cost-Reducing Behaviors in Older Adults with Atrial Fibrillation: The SAGE-AF Study. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, 63(1), 125-134.

Bamgbade BA, Sanghai SR, McManus DD, Lessard D, Waring ME, Forrester S, Pierre-Louis IC*, Saczynski JS (2020). Psychosocial and Cognitive Multimorbidity and Health-Related Quality of Life and Symptom Burden in Older Adults with Atrial Fibrillation: The Systematic Assessment of Geriatric Elements in Atrial Fibrillation (SAGE-AF) Cohort Study. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 90, 104117. 14.

Bamgbade BA, Barner JC, Ford KH, Brown CM, Lawson WB, Burdine KM (2019). Willingness to Seek Help for Depression in Young African American Adults: Protocol for a Mixed Methods Study. JMIR Research Protocols, 9(2), e16267.

Courses Taught :

PHMD 2310 Professional Communication in Pharmacy Practice
PHMD 2311 Lab for Professional Communication in Pharmacy Practice 

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