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Expert in Pharmaceuticals

Expert ID: 736195 Florida, USA

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Development, implementation and monitoring of clinical pharmacy services consistent with current practice guidelines for the following units:
Neonatal Intensive Care, Pediatric Oncology, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Emergency
Medicine, General Pediatrics, and Pediatric Intensive Care units.
Formulary management and drug therapy evaluation as a member of: Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee.
Develop pediatric specific order sets in collaboration with physicians to meet patient care needs.
Computerized Physician Order Entry project lead in collaboration with clinical informatics to enhance efficacy and safety of EHR (Epic, Sunrise, Meditech) for Adult and Pediatric units.
Participate in the development of policies and procedures needed to meet the standards of The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
Supervise the utilization of Automated Dispensing Machines (Pyxis stations) to ensure meaningful and proper use of pharmacy technology.
Participate in the orientation and education of medical residents.
Participate in interviewing and recruitment of pharmacy team members.
Assist in the development of staff educational and training programs.
Participates in medical rounds with physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, social workers and other healthcare practitioners.
Enter, review and process physician orders for accuracy and appropriateness of therapy.
Participate in monitoring and supervising CSP processes (Compounded Sterile Products) and non-sterile compounding processes including chemotherapy.
Participate in Quality reviews related to medication events and provide practice changes needed to prevent recurrence.
Monitor daily labs, cultures and clinical status of patients while dosing and adjusting antimicrobial, and other medication therapies.
Interview and educate patients and family members about medication therapies

Epic, Epic Beacon, Cerner, Meditech, Sunrise.
PatientKeeper® (EHR Optimization Software Solution).

Pharmacist experience in both hospital and retail- 15 years

Areas of expertise:
Practice, Medication Misuse/Abuse, Drug-Drug Interactions, Drug Safety, Medication Errors, Medication Safety & Counseling, Drug-Food Interactions, Adverse Drug Events.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Orlando - Tampa

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2005 Degree: Residency Subject: Pharmacy Institution: Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University
Year: 2004 Degree: Ph.D. Subject: Pharmacy Education Institution: Lebanese American University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2016 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist- Pediatrics Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 2013 to 2016 Employer: Nemours Children’s Hospital Title: Clinical Pharmacist Department: Responsibilities: Orlando, Florida
Years: 2012 to 2013 Employer: Orlando Regional Medical Center Title: Clinical Pharmacist Department: Responsibilities: Orlando, Florida
Years: 2009 to 2012 Employer: Miami Children’s Hospital Title: Clinical Pharmacist Department: Responsibilities: Miami, Florida
Years: 2005 to 2009 Employer: Harper University Hospital Title: Clinical Pharmacist Department: Responsibilities: Detroit, Michigan

Career Accomplishments

Licenses / Certifications
Licensed Pharmacist in: FL, TX, MI

BCPPS: Board Certified Pediatric Pharmacy Specialist
PALS: Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Awards / Recognition
Caring Heart Award -Orlando Health
Medical / Professional
2004 - 2005 Pharmacy Practice Residency
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Accredited
Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University
Harper University Hospital (HUH)
Detroit, Michigan
1998 - 2004 Doctor of Pharmacy
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, (ACPE) Accredited
Lebanese American University-
Chartered by the University of the State of New York.
Publications and Patents Summary
Publications: 1

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