Congratulations From KY SOS


The Kentucky Statewide Opioid Stewardship Program (KY SOS) is pleased to announce sixteen KY SOS-sponsored pharmacists have successfully completed the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Opioid Stewardship Certificate. KY SOS has sponsored these pharmacists as they continue their efforts in promoting safe prescribing of opioids in hospitals and clinics across Kentucky.

The ASHP Opioid Stewardship Certificate will benefit the pharmacists, hospitals, and ultimately patients throughout the Commonwealth. This program offers methods for development of an opioid stewardship program (OSP) within their hospitals from its inception throughout the process while focusing on quality improvement, executive leadership support, education of health care team members and patients.  Pharmacists that complete the certificate program shall be prepared to help implement an OSP program within their hospital, educate on safe opioid prescribing practices while reducing opioid related adverse events.

Congratulations to the following pharmacists:

  • Nicole Brummett, PharmD – The Brook Hospitals KMI and DuPont
  • Kelsee Crawford, PharmD – Baptist Health Corbin
  • Janet Fischer, PharmD – UofL Health – Mary & Elizabeth
  • Hanna Earich, PharmD, BCPS – UofL Health – Jewish Hospital
  • Julie Edwards, PharmD, BCACP – Robley Rex VA Medical Center
  • Joan B. Haltom, Pharm.D., FKSHP – Ephraim McDowell Health
  • Emily Henderson, PharmD, LDE – Kentucky Hospital Association
  • Sydney Holmes, PharmD – UofL Health – UofL Hospital
  • Shanna Jaggers, PharmD – Kentucky Hospital Association
  • Leigh Ann Keeton, PharmD, BCPS – King’s Daughters Medical Center
  • Jacob Lyles, PharmD, RPh – Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital
  • Matthew Oakley, PharmD, MBA, CPHQ – Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital
  • Dustin Peden, PharmD – Logan Memorial Hospital
  • Angela Sandlin, PharmD, BCPS – Baptist Health La Grange
  • Marintha Short, PharmD, BCPS – Continuing Care Hospital
  • Laura Stiles, PharmD – Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital

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