Clinical Team Leadership:
Recognition to the following pharmacists for their
leadership role within Pharmacy Services.
coordinator has the opportunity to lead a team of highly motivated and
talented pharmacists as we fully realize the vision of the clinical team
model. All Clinical Coordinators report to Shane Winstead as the
Director of Clinical Services with the exception of Oncology, who
reports to Philip Schwieterman as the Director of Specialty and Oncology
Pharmacy Services. The major job responsibilities of these positions
are: team leadership, provision of patient centered care, enhance the
quality of delivery of care, support of educational mission, and engage
in professional self-development, scholarly and professional activities.
Amber Lawson, Pharm.D., BCOP
Brian Gardner, Pharm.D.
Lanny Adkins, Pharm.D.
Trauma/Surgical Services: Dan Johnson, Pharm.D.
Sara Brouse, Pharm.D., BCPS, AQ-Cardiology
Tim Clifford, Pharm.D., BCPS
Neurosciences/Pulmonary-Critical Care: Aaron
Cook, Pharm.D., BCPS
Internal Medicine: Scott Kincaid, Pharm.D., BCPS
Each of these individuals provides leadership for each
of the pharmacy satellite locations. They report to Jeff Carrico as the
Associate Director of Pharmacy Operations and will collaborate with the
Clinical Coordinators for each of the respective clinical teams. The
major job responsibilities of these positions are: quality patient care
through satellite pharmacy staff management, pharmaceutical operations
and distribution, resource management and customer service.
Oncology/Markey Cancer Center: Jariat Darboe, Pharm.D.
Pediatrics/Kentucky Children’s Hospital: Karen Garlitz,
Surgical/Operating Room: Patience Fort, R.Ph.
These individuals are doing such a fantastic job
leading our department through the many changes involved with the new
Pharmacy Services Leadership Team Taking Shape
The leadership team of UKHealthCare Pharmacy
Services has been taking shape over the past few months. Many of
the names are well known to UK, while others come to us with outside
perspective. Here's a quick summary of the team as it currently
of Pharmacy: Gary Johnson (came to UK in 2011 from the University
Director of Clinical
Services: P. Shane Winstead (moves from pharmacist specialist into new
Director of Ambulatory Pharmacy Services: Dan Grantz (moves from
Assistant Director for KY Clinic Pharmacy)
Director of Medication Safety and Quality Improvement: Kimberley Hite
(moves from Associate Director of Pharmacy Services)
Director of Pharmacy for Good Samaritan Hospital: Phil Lakarosky
(longtime Director of Pharmacy at GSH)
Director of Business Development and Operations: Philip Almeter
(recently came to UK from the University of Virginia)
Director of Professional Practice Development: Craig Martin (moves from
pharmacist specialist into new role)
Assistant Director for Staff Development: Becky Reagan
(moves from Associate Director of Pharmacy)
Assistant Director of Retail Pharmacy Services: Debbie Duckworth (comes
to UK from Medicine Shoppe in Harrodsburg, KY)
Assistant Director of Financial Services: Priya Pasala (maintains
Assistant Director for Inpatient Pharmacy Services: Jeff
Carrico (moves from Assistant Director for Investigational Drug Service)
Stay tuned for future announcements, most notably the filling of
Clinical Coordinator positions.
Services to offer PGY2 Residency in Medication Use Safety
Beginning July 1, 2012, UK HealthCare Pharmacy Services will add to its
long list of pharmacy residency offerings with a PGY2 residency in
Medication Use Policy. Dr. Kimberley Hite will serve as the founding
director of this program, and Dr. Ahmed Mahmoud has accepted an offer to
become the first resident in the program. A list of Goals and Objectives
for all residencies, including the PGY2 residency in Medication Use
Policy, can be found at
ASHP's accreditation page.
Clinic pharmacy extended
Effective Jan. 17th, the Kentucky Clinic
pharmacy will extend weekday and weekend hours. These new hours will
access for patients and employees for filling prescriptions and/or
speaking with the pharmacy staff. This is a major service
enhancement. Please encourage use of these facilities. New weekday hours
are Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. Weekends: Saturday: 9 a.m.
- 5 p.m. and Sunday: 1 - 5 p.m.