Jannet Carmicheal has served as a pharmacy executive, clinical pharmacy specialist, and academician for more than 30 years. In 2017, she retired from the Veterans Health Administration, where she was Veteran Integrated Service Network (VISN) 21 Pharmacy Executive for the VA Sierra Pacific Network, caring for 650,000 veterans in Nevada, Northern California, and Hawaii. She directed the Clinical Data Warehouse in VISN 21 and coordinated pharmacy operations; health analytics; pharmacoeconomics; academic detailing; and pharmacoepidemiology quality, safety, and value programs using the Clinical Data Warehouse and health analytics for the VISN. Prior to this, she was Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator at the VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System in Reno, Nev., and Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Jan is a prolific writer, authoring hundreds of original publications and numerous abstracts, proceedings, and reports. She is a frequent speaker on progressive pharmacy practice.
Jan’s extensive career and practice experience will help clients in many areas, including leadership, team development, population health improvement, pharmacoeconomics and outcomes, formulary management, drug utilization and cost management, credentialing and privileging, ambulatory care clinical practice and management, clinical services and practice model evaluation and implementation, pharmacy residency advancement, metric development, and health-system integration.
Jan earned her B.S.Pharm. from the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy and her Pharm.D. from the University of the Pacific College of Pharmacy. She is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, and a Fellow of the American Pharmacist Association (APhA). Jan is a member of numerous professional boards and committees, and has served in leadership positions in several professional healthcare associations, including ASHP. She has received numerous awards, including the 2013 Harvey A.K. Whitney Lecture Award, was named Federal Pharmacist of the Year by APhA in 2012, and was named the Iowa Distinguished Alumni in 2011 and the Osterhaus Medal for Lifetime Achievement in 2017. She and her staff received the ASHP Best Practices in Health-System Pharmacy Award in 2002 and the ASHP Foundation Medication Safety Award in 2012. Jan is the Past Chair of the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties (BPS), former Chair of the BCPS Pharmacotherapy Council, and an ACPE Practitioner Reviewer. She has served as a member of the National Quality Forum (NQF) Medication Management Steering Committee and was a member of the CMS Medication Measures Technical Expert Panel.