Assistant Professor; Pharmaceutical, Social and Administrative Sciences
Director, Drug Information Services
Pharm.D. (Pharmacy), Samford University, Birmingham, AL
B.S. (Pharmacy), Samford University, Samford, AL
Dr. Ficzere recognized an interest in the specialty area of Drug Information during the last year of her doctor of pharmacy degree. Upon graduation, Dr. Ficzere pursued specialty training in this area by completing a Drug Information Residency at Samford University. For the next seven years, Dr. Ficzere was a Drug Information Specialist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. In this role, her responsibilities included the following: responding to information requests from other health care professionals and the public, evaluating medications and medication classes for formulary status, writing and editing newsletter articles, precepting students and residents, and advising residents on research projects. After moving to Nashville, Tennessee, Dr. Ficzere practiced at Saint Thomas Hospital as a Clinical Specialist in Anticoagulation for four years. While at Saint Thomas, Dr. Ficzere also provided resident education, assisted residents with research projects, and assisted with some of the drug information needs of the pharmacy department.
Currently, Dr. Ficzere is the Director of Drug Information Services and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical, Social and Administrative Sciences. She teaches Introduction to Drug Information and Informatics, Biomedical Literature for Pharmacy, and didactic electives in medication safety and formulary management. Dr. Ficzere remains commited to post-graduate residency training and serves as the preceptor for the drug Information rotation for St. Thomas Hospital’s pharmacy practice residency.
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