By Denise Parrish, Media Relations, Clinical Affairs
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.