Mamta Karani, PharmD, BCPS, MPH is a public health clinician who has dedicated her life to understanding the complexities of the US health system, identifying barriers that disproportionately affect the underserved or vulnerable populations, and developing systematic solutions that improve the access, cost, and/or delivery of care for all. She completed her PharmD at Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University in 2012, followed by an acute care residency at University of Maryland Medical Center, a HRSA grant funded ambulatory care faculty position with the FOCUS-Wellness Center in Newark, NJ, and finally a two year research ORISE fellowship with the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA.
Currently she serves as a transitions of care clinical pharmacist at New York Presbyterian - Brooklyn Methodist Hospital full-time, staffs as an inpatient pharmacist at Hackensack Meridian Health per diem, and works as a community pharmacist at Walgreens Pharmacy per diem. She also has the privilege of teaching "Care of Diverse Populations" course to first year pharmacy students the Notre Dame of Maryland University, School of Pharmacy. Through these roles, she tries to identify social determinants of health (SDOH) that contribute to health inequities and collaborate with health care partners to find sustainable solutions to tackle any disparities. She serves as a liaison between her patients and the health care world in an effort to identify strategies to improve patient care.
Dr. Mamta Karani is a proponent for single-payer system. She is one of the co-founders of Pharmacists for Single Payer and a board member. In her free time she plays volleyball, organizes game nights, enjoys dancing, cooking, and being a social butterfly. She also loves travelling and the watching movies with her husband (the future attorney at law).