Faculty

Lalita

Lalita Prasad-Reddy

PharmD, MS, BCPS,

BCACP, CDECS

Assistant Dean for

Student Affairs

Lalita Prasad-Reddy, PharmD, MS, BCPS, BCACP, CDECS is Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Chicago State University College of Pharmacy.  Dr. Prasad-Reddy received her PharmD degree from Creighton University and  her Masters in Health Communication from Boston University.   She completed a PGY1 residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center and a PGY2 specialty residency in ambulatory care at Butler University College of Pharmacy/Indiana University Health in 2010.    Currently, she maintains a clinical practice at Rush University Internists where she is an ambulatory care specialist managing patients with chronic care disease states.  She is also the Associate Discipline Director of Pharmacology at Rush Medical College. 

Dr. Prasad-Reddy’s clinical and academic interests include cardiovascular risk reduction, endocrinology, women’s health, health communication and outreach, and education disparities.  She is a member of several pharmacy organizations including the Rho-Chi Honor Society, American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), and the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (ASHP), and is the recipient of multiple accolades including the Rockefeller Award from The University of Chicago, and Teacher of the Year as well as Preceptor of the Year from Chicago State University.  Dr. Prasad-Reddy is excited to join the student affairs team to continue imparting her passion for pharmacy with the practitioners of tomorrow!

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Chicago State University College of Pharmacy

Email: lprasad@csu.edu

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Internal Medicine

Rush University Internists

Associate Discipline Director of Pharmacology and Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine

Rush Medical College

 

Staff

 

Amalia DiazAmalia Diaz

Program Director of

Student Affairs

Amalia Diaz is the Program Director of Student Affairs at Chicago State University College of Pharmacy (CSU-COP). Mrs. Diaz assumed the role of Program Director in March 2019. Prior to her appointment to Program Director, Mrs. Diaz served as the Assistant Program Director of Student Affairs.

Mrs. Diaz holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Management Information Systems from Chicago State University. She began her career at Chicago State University as a Procedure and Systems Analyst I in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions in 2005. She joined the College of Pharmacy in 2008.

 

Lalita

Tashei Gandhi

Recruitment Specialist

& Alumni Engagement

Coordinator

Tashel Gandhi, PharmD is the Recruitment and Admissions Specialist/Alumni Coordinator at Chicago State University College of Pharmacy.  Dr. Gandhi received her PharmD degree from Chicago State College of Pharmacy and her Bachelors from University of Birmingham at Alabama. She worked in a community setting for 3+ years and has been a facilitator for APC and Patient Assessment Labs.  Dr. Gandhi is excited to join student affairs as a mentor and as an alumni, interested in sharing her experiences of taking on a non-traditional pharmacy role.