Nicole Paolini Albanese, PharmD, CDCES, BCACP

Pharmacy Services

Why did you decide to go into Pharmacy?

I was always good in math and science, but it wasn't until I got a job at the Wegmans Pharmacy that I found my passion of helping patients.

When I'm not working, you can find me:

Spending time with my family and baking. My husband and 2 children enjoy eating my baking creations!

Favorite/most memorable patient moment:

There are many of these, but can be summed up when I work with a patient to bring their A1c from 12% to 7%!

If I wasn't a medical professional, I would be:

A professional organizer.

Member of BMG Since:



Doctor of Pharmacy from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy


PGY-1 Community Care Pharmacy Practice Residency from Virgina Commonwealth University/Rite Aid Corporation

Board Certifications:

Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP)


State of New York Pharmacy License; Immunizer License

Specialized Training & Certifications :

Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES); Heartsaver AED – Adult CPR & AED/Child CPR & AED/Infant CPR

Professional Affiliations:

University at Buffalo, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Clinical Associate Professor; Department of Pharmacy Practice Diabetes Pharmacotherapy; American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy; Pharmacists’ Association of Western New York

Professional Honors & Awards:

2018 University at Buffalo Award for Teaching Innovation; 2018 Western New York Residency Preceptor of the Year; 2014 Teacher of the Year (University at Buffalo)