Stacy Ward-Charlerie, PharmD, MBA, is a clinical informatics pharmacist working as a data manager at Surescripts, specializing in clinical quality improvement and patient safety. Through this work, Dr. Ward-Charlerie has worked with many electronic health record (EHR) and pharmacy system vendor organizations to highlight high quality best practices and quality improvement opportunities under the umbrella of e-prescribing and interoperability. Additionally, she has published works assessing quality deficiencies within e-prescriptions in the ambulatory healthcare setting, which has illuminated and quantified common quality issues within the interoperable exchange of health care data electronically. She currently serves as an adjunct clinical faculty member at Notre Dame of Maryland University and precepts P4 students from Shenandoah University. Dr. Ward-Charlerie is also is an active alumnus at Howard Pharmacy School, serving on the interview panel for incoming students and regular guest at their career day offering advice to students about residencies, life after pharmacy school, and how to enter a nontraditional role as a informatics pharmacist.
Prior to her work with Surescripts, Dr. Ward-Charlerie held various titles while working for Kaiser Permanente focusing on clinical informatics, system configuration, quality/safety initiatives, as well as implementing and managing the health system’s drug use management system. In addition to these duties, she was an active member for her health system’s Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee maintaining the health system’s formulary within the EHR as well as the Medication Safety Committee.
She received her bachelor of science degree in biology from Nova Southwestern University, her doctor of pharmacy degree from Howard University College of Pharmacy, and completed a PGY1 residency program with Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic States. She also holds a MBA in healthcare management.