Jannet M. Carmichael

Jannet M. Carmichael, Pharm.D., FCCP, FAPhA, BCPS is the VISN 21 pharmacy executive for the VA Sierra Pacific Network caring for 550,000 veterans in Nevada, northern California and Hawaii.  Dr. Carmichael coordinates safe and effective use of medications as well as  health analytics, pharmacoeconomic, academic detailing and pharmacoepidemiology quality, safety and value programs using the Clinical Data Warehouse and health analytics for Veteran Integrated Service Network (VISN 21).  Prior to this she was Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator at the VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System in Reno, Nevada and associate professor of Medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.  Her clinical practice includes primary care, population management and outcomes studies, programs that have received the ASHP’s Best Practices in Health-System Pharmacy Award in 2002 and the ASHP Foundation Medication Safety Award in 2012.  Jan is Pharmacy Residency Program Director for a PGY2 program in Pharmacy Outcomes and Healthcare Analytics.

Jan is a former president of ASHP, past member of the Nevada Board of Pharmacy, former president of the Nevada Pharmacists Association and of the Nevada Pharmacy Alliance.  She is a member of numerous professional boards and committees.  Jan was named recipient of the ASHP 2013 Harvey A.K. Whitney Lecture Award, was named Federal Pharmacist of the Year by APhA in 2012 and University of Iowa Distinguished Alumni in 2011.  She is former Chair of the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties (BPS), has chaired the BCPS Pharmacotherapy Council and is an ACPE Practitioner Reviewer and ASHP residency surveyor. Jan 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.  Jan has authored hundreds of professional papers, book chapters and research projects.  She is a frequent speaker on progressive pharmacy practice throughout the country.

Prior to coming to Reno, Dr. Carmichael taught at the University of Iowa, College of Pharmacy and the University of North Carolina, College of Pharmacy.  Dr. Carmichael is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy and the University of the Pacific College of Pharmacy Pharm.D. program.  She is a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist, a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and a Fellow of the American Pharmacist Association.