Dr. Patrick M. Zito

Dr. Patrick M. Zito received a B.A. in Biology from the University of Virginia, and later studied biochemistry at Harvard University. He earned a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, graduating Summa Cum Laude. Dr. Zito completed a post-graduate residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA. He is a Fellow in the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists and has served on a number of hospital committees regarding pharmacotherapy and nutrition support. His past research has been done at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Rutgers/UMDNJ Toxicology/Anti-Chemical Threat Center, and University of Virginia School of Medicine. His research efforts have been presented at national conferences, published in posters, abstracts, and journals. His research interests are within hormone modulation to injury repair and preventative pharmacological and nonpharmacological approaches to tissue damage and aging. He is an active speaker on effective sports nutrition supplementation, weight loss, polypharmacy, and the direct impact on patient care of new pharmacological therapies. Dr. Zito volunteers his time educating doctoral students and residents on proper antimicrobial selection and streamlining of antibiotic therapy to reduce resistance. Dr. Zito is currently interested in Osteopathic Medicine, sports nutraceutical intervention and the effects of whole body nutrient balance on athletic performance, injury recovery, and disease mitigation.