David DeRemer, a Pharmacy Clinical Specialist at the Georgia Regents University Cancer Center, has been named 2012 Practitioner of the Year by the Georgia Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
DeRemer has been a hematology/oncology pharmacy clinical specialist for the Bone Marrow Transplant program since joining the health system at GRU in 2005. DeRemer is also a Clinical Associate Professor in the University of Georgia’s College of Pharmacy and serves as post-graduate year two oncology residency program director for GRU-UGA.
He earned his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Kentucky in 2002 and completed both a pharmacy practice residency and a hematology/oncology specialty residency at UK Medical Center. DeRemer completed a one-year oncology fellowship with emphasis in drug discovery and development at the UK College of Pharmacy.
His teaching, clinical service and scholarship interests include drug research, hematological malignancies, bone marrow transplant and supportive care. In addition to GSHP, he is a member of the Hematology Oncology Pharmacy Association, the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, American College of Clinical Pharmacy and the American Society of Health System Pharmacists.
Georgia Regents University is one of four public comprehensive research universities in the state with nearly 10,000 students enrolled in its nine colleges, which include the Medical College of Georgia – the nation’s 13th-oldest medical school – the nationally-ranked Hull College of Business and Georgia’s only College of Dental Medicine. The university’s clinical arm includes the 478-bed Medical Center and the 154-bed Children’s Medical Center. GRU is a unit of the University System of Georgia and an equal opportunity institution. http://www.gru.edu