In this podcast episode, we host Dr. Melody Berg, ASHP’s editorial director for medication information. The discussion will explore ASHP’s Safemedication.com page as a source of information about prescription and over-the-counter medications for patients. Written by pharmacists, the easy-to-read articles include information about vaccines, tips for taking or giving medications, and answers to common safety questions.
Dr. Melody Berg is the Editorial Director for Patient Medication Information for ASHP. She completed her PharmD at Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, Masters in Public Health at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and residency training at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Midwestern University. Prior to coming to ASHP, Dr. Berg worked as a clinical pharmacy specialist in internal medicine, HIV and tuberculosis; as well as a content specialist for drug-drug and drug-allergy interaction content for embedded clinical decision support systems at Wolters Kluwer.
Dr. Luchen serves as the ASHP director of Member Relations for the Sections of Pharmacy Educators and Community Pharmacy Practitioners. In this role, Dr. Luchen leads initiatives that influence practice and education across the care continuum. Dr. Luchen completed her Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Kansas, a community-based residency with the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy and Balls Food Stores, and the Executive Fellowship in Association Leadership and Management at ASHP.