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Daga Said, PharmD, MS, CDE, Clinical Pharmacist

Clinical Pharmacist

Dr. Daga Said is the Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist at Siouxland Community Health Center and a Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Nebraska Medical Center in the department of Pharmacy Practice. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Washington State University and Master of Science in Medication Therapy Management with a concentration in Chronic Disease Management from University of Florida. He is also a Certified Diabetes Educator. At his clinical practice, Dr.Said provides care for patients in chronic disease state management (including diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, smoking cessation, and anticoagulation) under Collaborative Practice Agreement protocol. Dr.Said is also involved in implementation and enhancement of clinical activities including Insulin-Pump Therapy Management, Interpretation of Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM), drug therapy consultation to the providers, and serving as SCHC Diabetes Education Program Coordinator. Dr. Said provides didactic lecture of Pharmacotherapy course for  third year professional Pharmacy student  at University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy with an emphasis on diabetes, Insulin Pump Therapy and Continuous Glucose Monitoring  and cardiovascular risk reduction and he precepts fourth year pharmacy students at Siouxland Community Health Center for Ambulatory Care Advanced Practice rotation. His area of interest includes diabetes and technology, cardiovascular risk reduction and integration of Comprehensive Medication Management in Patient-Centered Medical Home. Dr.Said has been active member of American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), American Society of Consultants Pharmacist (ASCP), American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE), and American Diabetes Association (ADA) for several years. He has been serving on various ACCP Practitioner and Research Network Committee including Ambulatory Care, Endocrine and Metabolism and Cardiology for more than three years. Dr.Said is fluent in 3 languages, English, Afan Oromo, and Amharic.