Title: Clinical Pharmacy Manager
Company: St. Joseph’s Health
Location: Kearny, New Jersey, United States
Lynette Richards, Clinical Pharmacy Manager at St. Joseph’s Health, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Health Care Professionals for dedication, achievements, and leadership in pharmacy.
With more than 15 years of professional experience to her credit, Dr. Richards has served as a clinical pharmacy manager for St. Joseph’s Health since 2020. From 2019 to 2020, she was a clinical pharmacy coordinator with the same organization, before which she was a clinical pharmacist from 2011 to 2019. She began working for St. Joseph’s Health in 2009 as a PGY1 pharmacy practice resident. From 2006 to 2009, Dr. Richards was a pharmacy intern at Walmart.
In preparation for her career, Dr. Richards attended Hampton University and earned a Doctor of Pharmacy in 2009. Alongside her formal degree, she is a Board-Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. In addition to her primary roles, Dr. Richards found success through her written works. She contributed to “Opioid Prescribing at Discharge in Opioid-Naïve Trauma Patients” in The American Surgeon Journal and authored “Ceftolozane-Tazobactam for the Treatment of Multidrug-Resistant Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Infections: A Multicenter Study” in the Open Forum Infectious Diseases Journal. To keep abreast of her field, Dr. Richards has served as the board secretary for the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. In her spare time, she enjoys reading.
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