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Primary Area of Expertise
Pharmacology
Profile
Pharmaceutical Care Standards (nursing home/long-term care, acute care, hospice, home health); Pain Management; Geriatric Drug Therapy Management (Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, psychoactive medications, psychotropic drug reactions, polypharmacy); Clinical Pharmacy Services (drug information services, patient assessment & counseling); Drug Safety/Misadventure (interactions, adverse reactions, medical errors, death/overdose, product liability); Pharmacology (causal relationship between drug exposure and subsequent effects, pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacokinetics); Pharmacy Operations (3rd party-payment, managed care, controlled substances/narcotics, drug distribution systems, pharmacoeconomics).
Education & Licenses
BS - Pharmacy (West Virginia U.); MS - Pharmacy (U. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill); Fellow, American Society of Consultant Pharmacists; Registered Pharmacist: AR, NC, PA, WV; Board-Certified Geriatric Pharmacist