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Established in the mid-80s and currently held by Dr. Petty, the Hospital Pharmacologist position is designed to bring a clinical pharmacologist's perspective and expertise to the pharmacy-patient interface. The Hospital Pharmacologist investigates and recommends the rational use of drugs within the Hospital; teaches rational drug use at all levels: medical students, housestaff, attending physicians; coordinates the Clinical Pharmacology Consultation service; serves as Chairman of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee; assists the Hospital in meeting regulatory needs; assesses and recommends the appropriate use of expensive drugs; and provides physician advice and feedback to the pharmacy regarding policy review and revision.

The Drug Information Center is a service, provided jointly by the Department of Pharmacy and the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, for healthcare professionals at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.

Services include:
Providing information on the safe and rational use of drugs
Educating students and healthcare practitioners
Assistance to the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee
Oversight of the adverse drug reaction reporting system

ADMINISTRATION

Administrative Staff in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology consist of our Division Manager (Jeannette Fanning, MA who has been with the university since 1994 and in Clinical Pharmacology since 2002); Budget Assistant (Shanel Watty, has been with the Division 8 years) and Administrative Secretary (Latasha Simms, who has been with us for a year).  The Administrative Staff provides services to the Division in the areas of financial oversight, payroll and human services management, sponsored projects support and budget preparation, interfacing with hospital and university credentialing, and day-to-day secretarial support. 


 

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Hospital Pharmacologist
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The choice of rational and cost-effective therapy is the ultimate application of clinical pharmacology
Hospital Pharmacologist
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