LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 17, 2023) — In honor of National Pharmacy Week, Oct. 15-21, eight University of Kentucky Pharmacy Services employees are being recognized for their outstanding work and dedication to patient care. The four pharmacists and four technicians were nominated by Pharmacy Services leadership for the honor. 

The honorees are: 

Ryan Babb, PharmD, pharmacy manager, Pharmacist Care Team

Malik Johnson, CPhT, pharmacy senior technician I, Community & Retail Pharmacy Services

Brandon Kasberg, PharmD, Pain Management and Palliative Care

Jordan Kelley, PharmD, BCPS, clinical pharmacist, Internal Medicine

Claude Kelly, CPhT, pharmacy senior technician I, UK Specialty Pharmacy & Infusion Services

Courtney Mullins, CPhT, pharmacy senior technician lead, Good Samaritan Retail Pharmacy

Wendy Ramey, BSPharm, RPh, CSP, clinical pharmacist, Rheumatology

Taylor Wagner, BS, CPhT, pharmacy compliance coordinator, Chandler Central Pharmacy

National Pharmacy Week is an opportunity for UK Pharmacy Services to recognize and honor all 1,200 of its team members for the exceptional work they do. A fast-growing department within UK HealthCare, Pharmacy Services includes eight retail pharmacy locations on and off campus, a Specialty/Home Delivery Pharmacy, a Durable Medical Equipment service, and multiple outpatient infusion centers. The department also includes inpatient pharmacies at Chandler and Good Samaritan hospitals, satellite pharmacies and specialized pharmacists serving numerous inpatient and ambulatory care areas; programs to promote proper medication policy, use and safety; and stewardship programs including antimicrobial, anticoagulation, glycemic control, nutrition, opioids and controlled substance surveillance. 

The broad scope of the department allows Pharmacy Services to play a crucial role in the excellent patient care provided at UK HealthCare every day.    

This Pharmacy Week, we invite you to thank a pharmacist or technician you know. 

Learn more about UK Pharmacy Services at http://ukpharmacy.org


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