Sneha Srivastava, PharmD, BCACP, ADCES, DipACLM
Associate Professor
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Dr Srivastava is board certified in ambulatory care, is a certified diabetes educator and lifestyle medicine practitioner. She is passionate about education, communication, and prevention/management of chronic conditions. She believes in the continuous cycle of teaching and learning. She empowers patients and students, ensuring the connection between optimal health education, the importance of communication skills, and the application and understanding of patient-centered theories are always present. Dr Srivastava co-authored a textbook titled Fundamental Skills for Patient Care in Pharmacy Practice, and she actively participates in various state and national pharmacy organizations.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

At least 6 in 10 adults has one chronic medical condition, with 7/10 deaths attributable to chronic disease, accounting for 1.7 million lives lost each year (CDC). The morbidity and mortality of chronic conditions is attributable to the healthcare provider’s fixation on symptomatic disease management rather than the prevention-based model. This is partly due to the lack of provider training related to coordinated, team-based care that allows for a unified, evidenced-based message delivered to the patients across all healthcare professions. An emerging field, lifestyle medicine (LM), has…