Samantha Karr, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist, Phoenix Baptist FMC Assistant Professor, Midwestern University (College of Pharmacy-Glendale)
Undergraduate School: Ferris State University; Big Rapids, MI
Pharmacy School: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Residency: Henry Ford Health-system, Detroit, MI
Dr. Karr was born and raised in the Detroit, MI area. She received her Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from Ferris State University and practiced as a hospital and home infusion pharmacist before going back to complete a residency in Pharmacy Practice with a focus on Ambulatory Care and Managed Care with Henry Ford Health System in Detroit in 2001. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from the University of Florida in 2002. Dr. Karr became a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) in 2006. Since residency, Dr. Karr has worked as both an Internal Medicine Specialist and an Ambulatory Care Specialist/Clinical Pharmacy Manager with two large healthcare systems in Detroit. She has served as a clinical rotation preceptor for Wayne State University and The University of Michigan, as well as a part-time Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of Florida WPPD nontraditional Pharm.D. program. Dr. Karr joined the full-time faculty of Midwestern University in Fall 2008 and has an advanced pharmacy practice clinical rotation site in ambulatory care at Phoenix Baptist Family Medicine Center (FMC) Clinic, with a focus on diabetes education. She precepts pharmacy students as well as interacts with the family medicine residents to help improve the care of diabetes patients. Dr. Karr’s practice and research interests have included anticoagulation, diabetes, hypertension, and heart failure.
01 Sep 2011, 12:00