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Faculty Profile

Jeffrey ShererJeffrey T. Sherer

Clinical Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Translational Research

University of Houston College of Pharmacy
Health 2, Room 4016
4349 Martin Luther King Boulevard
Houston, TX 77204-5039

Contact: - 832-842-8307


  • Internal medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • Primary care
  • Clinical epidemiology and evidence-based medicine
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (cum laude), The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1994
  • Doctor of Pharmacy, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, 1996
  • Residency in Pharmacy Practice with an Emphasis in Primary Care, Ralph H. Johnson Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, SC, 1997
  • Master of Public Health, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX, 2006. Thesis: Outcomes of Patients Receiving Zoledronic Acid or Pamidronate for Prevention of Skeletal-Related Events in Prostate Cancer
  • Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (BCGP), Board of Pharmacy Specialties
  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), Board of Pharmacy Specialties

SCOPUS Profile
  • Masurkar PP, Chatterjee S, Sherer JT, Aparasu RR. Antimuscarinic Cascade Across Individual Cholinesterase Inhibitors in Older Adults with Dementia. Drug Safety. 2021;doi: 10.1007/s40266-021-00863-5. Online ahead of print.
  • Chekani F, Holmes HM, Johnson ML, Chen H, Sherer JT, Aparasu RR. Risk of Mortality Associated with Atypical Antipsychotic Use: A National Cohort Study of Older Adults with Depression and Parkinson's Disease. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2020;28:1079-88. (article)
  • Adeola M, Fernandez J, Sherer JT. Medication Management in Patients with Dementia. In: Catic AG. ed. Dementia and Chronic Disease: Management of Comorbid Medical Conditions. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature. 2020; 39-51. (book chapter)
  • Skoglund E, Fernandez J, Sherer JT, Coyle EA, Garey KW, Fleming ML, Sofjan AK. Using the Theory of Planned Behavior to Evaluate Factors That Influence PharmD Students' Intention to Attend Lectures. Am J Pharm Educ. 2020;84:7550. (article)
  • Chekani F, Holmes HM, Johnson ML, Chen H, Sherer JT, Aparasu RR. Use of Atypical Antipsychotics in Long-Term Care Residents with Parkinson's Disease and Comorbid Depression. Drug Healthc Patient Saf. 2020;12:23-30. (article)
  • Sherer JT. Principles of Evidence-Based Medicine. In: Aparasu RR, Bentley JP. eds. Principles of Research Design and Drug Literature Evaluation, 2e. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. 2020;163-72. (book chapter)
  • Chekani F, Holmes HM, Johnson ML, Chen H, Sherer JT, Aparasu RR. Risk of Pneumonia Associated with Atypical Antipsychotic Use in Nursing Home Residents with Parkinson's Disease. J Psychiatr Res. 2019;117:116-21. (article)
  • Upadhyay N, Patel A, Chan W, Aparasu RR, Ochoa-Perez M, Sherer JT, Sanyal S, Chen H. Reversibility of Psychotropic Medication-Induced Weight Gain among Children and Adolescents with Bipolar Disorders. Psychiatry Res. 2019;276:151-159. (article)
  • Blee J, Roux RK, Gautreaux S, Sherer JT, Garey K. Dispensing Inhalers to Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease on Hospital Discharge: Effects on Prescription Filling and Readmission. Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 2015;72:1204-8. (article)
  • Chatterjee S, Mehta S, Sherer JT, Aprasu RR. Prevalence and Predictors of Anticholinergic Medication Use in Elderly Nursing Home Residents with Dementia. Drugs & Aging. 2010;27:987-97. (article)
  • Sherer JT. Nonalzheimer's Dementias. U.S. Pharmacist. 2007;32(12):26-34. (article)
  • Sherer JT, Adamus AT. Outcomes of Patients Receiving Zoledronic Acid or Pamidronate for Prevention of Skeletal-Related Events in Prostate Cancer. Pharmacotherapy. 2007;27:207-17. (article)
  • Sherer JT. Pharmaceuticals in the Environment. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. 2006;63:174-8. (article)
  • Miller LJ, Sherer JT. Geriatric Psychiatry. In: Zarowitz BJ, Brundage DM, Chessman KH, et al., eds. Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment Program. 5th ed. Kansas City: American College of Clinical Pharmacy; 2004:127-62. (book chapter)
  • Sherer JT, Glover PH. Pentoxifylline for Sickle Cell Disease. Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 2000;34:1070-4. (article)

Awards & Honors

  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics (2014-present)
  • Professional Reviewer, American College of Clinical Pharmacy Self-Assessment Programs (2013-present)
  • Educator Excellence Award, Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists Student Section, 2011
  • Rho Chi Teaching Excellence Award, 2011
  • Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, 2010
  • Co-MVP (Most Valuable Professor) Award, Doctor of Pharmacy Class of 2009
  • Editorial Board Member, Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment Program 7th edition, American College of Clinical Pharmacy
  • Best Lecturer Award, Doctor of Pharmacy Class of 2008
  • Faculty Preceptor of the Year, 2007
  • Favorite Professor Award, Doctor of Pharmacy Class of 2006