Marsha Crader, Pharm.D., Named a Fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

By Ben Boulden

Crader earned her doctorate in pharmacy in 2003 from the University of Louisiana Monroe College of Pharmacy in Monroe, Louisiana. Since 2005, she has served on the UAMS College of Pharmacy faculty and is the pharmacy lead of the antimicrobial stewardship program at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.

ASHP represents pharmacists who serve as patient care providers in hospital and outpatient clinical care settings. The organization’s nearly 55,000 members include pharmacists, student pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. Society fellows also have contributed to the body of knowledge of pharmacy practice in clinical settings, been involved in educating practitioners and been active in society membership and leadership.

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