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Lyman Hunter, Pharm D

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Lyman Hunter, Pharm D

Lyman Hunter is a Staff Pharmacist at Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA. In 1999, Dr. Hunter accepted appointment as co-chair of the Women's Heart Foundation's Medication Safety Program.

Education

May, 2001-- Pharm. D., Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA

1973-1978 –-- Bachelor of Science, Pharmacy, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Boston, MA

Work History

1994-present Staff Pharmacist, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA Full time staff pharmacist, night shift. Nursing Practice Congress Delegate, Chairperson, Medication Error Prevention Committee.

1985-1994 Director of Pharmacy Services, Bialek Corporation, Gaithersburg, MD As Director of Pharmacy for Bialek Corporation, I was responsible for the management of pharmacy services provided by contract which included Jefferson Memorial Hospital, Alexandria, VA, Dominion Psychiatric Institute, Falls Church, VA, Psychiatric Institute, Washington, DC, Barcroft Institute (skilled nursing facility), Falls Church, VA and Bialek Medical Arts Pharmacy, a professional retail pharmacy in Washington, DC, serving the public and providing contract services to the National Geographic Society and the World Bank.

1983-1985 Vice President, Medication Dispensing Systems, Gaithersburg, MD Developed, in partnership with the owners of Bialek Corporation, Medication Dispensing Systems, a Food and Drug Administration licensed drug repackaging firm.

1983-1985 Assistant Director of Pharmacy, Bialek Corporation, Gaithersburg, MD As Assistant Director, I provided day to day management of pharmacy services at Jefferson Memorial Hospital, Alexandria, VA, per contractual agreement with Bialek Corporation.

1978-1983 Staff Pharmacist, The Memorial Hospital, Pawtucket, RI Provided traditional pharmacy services in a 350 bed teaching hospital. Developed 24 hour unit dose exchange system, pharmacokinetic software for aminoglycoside dosing, and nutrition support team.

1980-1983 Staff pharmacist, Sturdy Memorial Hospital, Attleboro, MA Part-time position in a 200 bed community hospital.

1981-1982 Consultant Pharmacist, Hazel Hopkins Health Center, Providence, RI Part-time position in which I performed monthly reviews of medication regimens of residents of a large skilled nursing facility.

1977-1978 Teaching Assistant, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Boston, Massachusetts Directed computer science laboratory classes.

1975-1978 Pharmacy technician, The Memorial Hospital, Pawtucket, RI Part-time position, weekends and evenings while enrolled at Massachusetts College of pharmacy.

Licenses

Virginia, Washington, DC, Massachusetts

Professional Organizations

Virginia Society of Health-System Pharmacists American Society fo Health-System Pharmacists

 

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