Maryam Fazel, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, CDE

Associate Clinical Professor, Pharmacy Practice & Science
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine

Maryam Fazel, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, CDE, serves as assistant professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science where she provides didactic education, experiential training, ambulatory clinical services and diabetes education. PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency Program Director and clinical pharmacist in diabetes care, Fazel enjoys a dual appointment at Department of Medicine, co-advising Diabetes Education, Prevention and Outreach Commitment to Underserved People program.

Board-certified as a pharmacotherapy specialist and ambulatory care pharmacist, she coordinates adult diabetes self-management education and support at Banner—University Medical Center South Campus. Her publications and many poster presentations address diabetes management and education, interprofessional practice, and medical education.

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Education & Post Graduate Training: 

PGY1, Pharmacy Practice Residency, Southern Arizona Veteran Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, 2013
PharmD, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, 2003
BA, Persian Literature, University of Payame Noor (Tehran, Iran), 1994

Clinical Expertise: 

Ambulatory Care
Poison and Drug Information
Community Pharmacy

Areas of Research: 

Interprofessional Education & Practice
Diabetes Technology
Diabetes Management
Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support

Types of Research: 
Behavioral Research
Literature Reviews
Medication Safety
Patient Care Models

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Lott BE, Anderson EJ, Zapata LVilla, et al. "Expanding pharmacists' roles: Pharmacists' perspectives on barriers and facilitators to collaborative practice." J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2021;61(2):213-220.e1. PMID: 33359117


Fazel M, Cooley J, Kurdi S, Fazel M. "A co-curricular diabetes-specific elective with interprofessional students and faculty." Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2019;11(2):172-177. PMID: 30733014
Jedlowski PM, Te CH, Segal RJ, Fazel MT. "Cutaneous Adverse Effects of Diabetes Mellitus Medications and Medical Devices: A Review." Am J Clin Dermatol. 2019;20(1):97-114. PMID: 30361953


Alfayez OM, Yami MSAl, Fazel MT. "The impact of pharmacists providing direct patient care as members of interprofessional teams on diabetes management." Saudi Pharm J. 2017;25(7):1019-1021. PMCID: PMC5681303  PMID: 29158710
Fazel MT, Fazel M, Bedrossian NL, et al. "Impact of supplemental training programs on improving medical students' confidence in providing diabetes self-management education and support." Adv Med Educ Pract. 2017;8:675-680. PMCID: PMC5628671  PMID: 29033623
Fazel MT, Jedlowski PM, Cravens RB, Erstad BL. "Evaluation and Treatment of Acute and Subacute Hearing Loss: A Review of Pharmacotherapy." Pharmacotherapy. 2017. PMID: 29023930
Fazel MT, Bagalagel A, Lee JK, Martin JR, Slack MK. "Impact of Diabetes Care by Pharmacists as Part of Health Care Team in Ambulatory Settings: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis." Ann Pharmacother. 2017;51(10):890-907. PMID: 28573873


Fazel MT, Fazel M, Bedrossian NL, Picazo F, Pendergrass ML. "A student-implemented elective to improve medical student confidence in providing diabetes self-management support." Adv Med Educ Pract. 2016;7:567-570. PMCID: PMC5063630  PMID: 27785118