Leah Sera, PharmD, MA, BCPS

About Dr. Sera:

Dr. Sera received her PharmD from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy in 2010. She completed a pharmacy practice residency at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, MD, and a specialty residency in pain management and palliative care at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. She is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist. She earned a master’s in instructional systems development at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in 2017.

Dr. Sera is currently an associate professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science. Her clinical specialties are pain management and palliative care.

Dr. Sera is the program director for the nation’s first MS in Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics program at the School of Pharmacy. She teaches in a variety of courses within the PharmD curriculum, including the skills-based Abilities Lab series, Applied Science and Therapeutics, and Immunology. She also manages a Study Skills elective for first year students in the PharmD program and teaches pain/palliative care topics in several elective courses.

Dr. Sera’s research interests include medication management in hospice patients, implementation of inpatient palliative care pharmacy services and educational research.

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Contact Information:

Email: lsera@rx.umaryland.edu
Address: 9640 Gudelsky Dr., Building I Room 101-D, Rockville, MD 20853
Phone: 301-738-6347
Fax: 301-738-6040