Drug Policy


Carin Bouchard, PharmD, BCPS

Position: Drug policy program pharmacist

Education/Post Graduation Training: PharmD, University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy; PGY1 Froedtert Hospital

Organizational Involvement: UW Health smart pump oversight committee co- chair, UW Health medication use evaluation subcommittee member, UW Health pharmacy practice committee member, PSW member, PSW Medication Safety Collaborative member, REMEDI Pump Collaborative member

Current Projects/Initiatives: Development and maintenance of clinical guidelines, delegation protocols and other clinical tools, evaluation of formulary agents for use at UW Health, maintenance of UW Health smart pump libraries, analysis of adverse drug reactions at UW Health 

Research Interests: Development of smart pump drug libraries to improve safety, analysis of smart pump utilization data to improve efficiency and encourage use of technology, creating alignment among various clinical tools at UW Health, addressing adverse drug reactions and reporting of information to improve pharmacovigilance, and finding ways to improve value of care provided

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Sara Shull, PharmD, MBA

Position: Drug Policy Program Analyst

Education/Post Graduation Training: PharmD, University of Nebraska College of Pharmacy; MBA University of Nebraska at Omaha; PGY 1 Nebraska Medical Center Organizational Involvement: UW Health Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee administrator, UW Health Medication Use Evaluation subcommittee member, UW Health Anticoagulation subcommittee member, preceptor of Drug Policy Program APPE rotation, University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy clinical faculty and

coordinator of Pharmacy Practice 570, “Drug Literature Evaluation”, ASHP member

and manuscript reviewer, PSW member and member of editorial board

Current Projects/Initiatives: drug shortage management, medication formulary management, development of and teaching drug literature evaluation class, medication use guidelines development and maintenance, development and maintenance of other drug policy tools, serving as preceptor to students and residents

Research Interests: medication value, advancing principles of evidence based medicine, development and integration of clinical practice guidelines, optimal management of drug shortages including maximizing manpower resources


Josh Vanderloo, PharmD, BCPS

Position: Clinical Pharmacist and Drug Policy Program Pharmacist 

Education/Post Graduation Training: PharmD, University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy; PGY1, Meriter Hospital

Organizational Involvement: UW Health Medication Use Evaluation Subcommittee, Chairperson, UW Health Immunization Programming and Planning Committee, Member, UW Health General Medicine Steering Committee, Member, UW Health Pharmacy Practice Committee, Member, PSW Member, PSW Manuscript Reviewer 

Current Projects/Initiatives: Maintenance and development of guidelines,

delegation protocols, and clinical tools, Evaluation of new drug products for use at UW Health, Maintenance of UW Health Formulary information

Research Interests: Creation of clinical tools to help clinical pharmacists better care for patients while pursuing improved standardization and value of medication use, Leveraging electronic medical record to incorporate clinical decision support and best practices, Medication value derived from outcomes

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Keywords:Drug Policy   Doc ID:90996
Owner:Mike F.Group:UW Health Pharmacy
Created:2019-04-11 16:52 CDTUpdated:2021-10-22 19:10 CDT
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