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Michelle McCarthy

Michelle W. McCarthy, PharmD, FASHP 

Dr. McCarthy is the Director of Medication Use Policy and Compliance and the residency program director for both the PGY1-Pharmacy residency and PGY2-Drug Information residency programs.  Dr. McCarthy, a graduate of Mercer University, completed an ASHP-accredited Drug Information Practice Residency at the University of Pittsburgh.  Awards include 1997 Samford University School of Pharmacy Teacher of the Year, 2003 Virginia Society of Health-System Pharmacists (VSHP) Pharmacist of the Year,  2008 Louis P. Jeffrey Preceptor of the Year, and 2015 American College of Clinical Pharmacy DI PRN Distinguished Drug Information Practitioner.  She oversees the UVA Formulary, medication use evaluation program, regulatory, accreditation, investigational drug services, smart pump libraries, and policies and procedures, and is Secretary of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee.  She has been the Education Committee Chair, Continuing Education Administrator, and President of VSHP.  She was a member of the ASHP Commission on Credentialing from 2008-2013 including serving as the 2012 Chair and is nationally recognized for her expertise in residency accreditation and training.  As the manager for UVA's Virginia Vaccines for Children program, one of her professional interests includes immunizations.