Curriculum Vitae

Current Position

  • Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Western University of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Pomona CA. 2016-present

Certifications & Licenses

  • Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist (BCPP)

  • Registered pharmacist, California

Training & Education

  • PGY-2 Residency in Psychiatric Pharmacy – University of California at San Diego, San Diego CA. 2016

  • PGY-1 Residency in General Pharmacy Practice – Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego CA. 2015

  • Doctorate of Pharmacy – Touro University California, Vallejo CA. 2014

  • Master of Public Health – Touro University California, Vallejo CA. 2014

  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology – University of California at Santa Barbara, Goleta CA. 2008

Peer Reviewed Works

Selected Professional Presentations

  • Drug-Assisted Psychotherapies - Oct. 2018

    • Delivered at University of California at Santa Barbara’s Neuroscience & Behavior Seminar Series

  • Reefer Madness: Cannabis Essentials for Pharmacy Practice - Nov. 2017

    • Pharmacy Continuing Education accredited

    • Delivered for SFVSHP/PPSSFV’s Night with Industry

  • Ayahuasca: Spiritual Pharmacology & Drug Interactions - Mar. 2017

  • Deciphering Treatment Advances in Neuropsychopharmacology - Oct. 2016

    • Pharmacy Continuing Education accredited

    • Delivered at California Society of Health System’s Pharmacists (CSHP) Seminar

    Ketamine for Treatment-Refractory Depression - Jun. 2016

    • Webinar delivered for College of Psychiatric & Neurologic Pharmacy (CPNP) 

Selected Abstract & Poster Presentations

  • Aguilar M, Malcolm BJ. The Effect of Aripiprazole Monohydrate Long-Acting Injectable on Inpatient Encounters. Poster presented at California Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists 2018: October 5th; San Diego CA

  • Malcolm BJ. Antidepressants and 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA): Blunted Experiences & Mechanisms of Drug Interaction. Poster presented at the Los Angeles Psychedelic Science Symposium 2018: June 22nd; Los Angeles CA

  • Malcolm BJ, Windham-Herman M, Lynch M, Davis AK, Polanco M, Villavicencia GG, Barsuglia JP. Changes in Withdrawal & Craving Scores in Subjects Undergoing Opioid Detoxification Utilizing Ibogaine. Poster presented at Psychedelic Science 2017: April 21st  2017; Oakland, CA

  • Lee KC, Kim E, Kim J, Malcolm B, Kuo G, Feifel D. Pharmacist-Psychiatrist Collaborative Clinic for Adult ADHD Patients. Poster presented at College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists Annual Meeting 2017: April 24th 2017

  • Malcolm B, Feifel D, Boggie D, and Lee K. Efficacy and Safety of Intravenous Low-Dose Ketamine for Treatment Refractory Depression in a Naturalistic Cohort. J Pharm Prac. 29(3); June 2016:279. Presented at College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists. Apr 2016, Colorado Springs, CO

  • Malcolm BJ, Sikand H. Outcome comparison of 3% hypertonic saline for correction of hyponatremia between a community and teaching hospital in a single hospital system. American Journal of Health-Systems Pharmacy. Dec 2015, New Orleans, LA.

  • Malcolm BJ, Sikand H. Ketamine Infusion for Analgesia in a Critically Ill Trauma Population. Western States, May 2015.

University Teaching - Primary Instructor & Course Facilitator

  • Core: Pharmacy Practice VIII - Psychiatric Pharmacy

    • Lecture Topics Delivered:

      • Review of Neuropharmacology

      • Review of Neuroanatomy

      • Introduction to Psychiatric Pharmacy

      • Mental Status Exam & Suicide Risk

      • Depressive Disorders

      • Anxiety Disorders including PTSD & OCD

      • Schizophrenia

      • Bipolar Disorders

      • Eating Disorders

      • Sleep-Wake Disorders

      • Substance Use Disorders

      • Opioid Use Disorder

      • Debate Facilitator: Controversies in Psychiatric Drugs


  • Elective: Essential Oils: Ethnobotany, Pharmacology, & Application

    • Lecture Topics Delivered:

      • Introduction to Essential Oils

      • Pharmacology of Essential Oils

      • Essential Oil Extraction Methods

      • Regulation of Essential Oils

      • Shelf-life & Oil Quality

      • Aromatherapy

      • Topical Application

      • Internal Application

      • Overview of Commonly Used Essential Oils