Michael Berger

Contact Information

UK College of Pharmacy
Owensboro CEC
811 East Parrish Ave.
Owensboro, KY 42303

phone: 270-688-4226
fax: 270-691-0948

Contact by email

Positions

  • Assistant Professor
    Pharmacy Practice and Science Department
  • Clinical Training Coordinator
    UK CEC at OMHS

Education

  • Pharm.D.
    University of Kentucky, 2003

Licensures

  • Pharmacist
    Commonwealth of Kentucky, 2003
  • Pharmacist
    Indiana 2005

Specialty Certification

  • 2010 Board Certified
    Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS)

Special Interests

  • Experiential Education (APPE)
  • Pharmacist Education and Training
  • Anticoagulation
  • Pharmacy Technology

 

Michael Berger - Pharm.D., BCPS

Dr. Berger is the Clinical Training Coordinator for the Owensboro-Greater Daviess County Clinical Education Center (CEC) based at Owensboro Medical Health System (OMHS). The CEC represents a partnership between the UK College of Pharmacy and OMHS which offers students the ability to complete all of their Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE) in the CEC service area. Dr. Berger is responsible for oversight of the APPEs that are in the CEC. He additionally serves as a resource for preceptors and pharmacists in the CEC.

Dr. Berger currently serves as primary preceptor for the inpatient anticoagulation elective APPE and the Bluegrass Internal Medicine ambulatory APPE. He also serves as co-preceptor for the medication safety elective rotation at OMHS.

Dr. Berger assists with the anticoagulation section of the patient care lab for the third year pharmacy students at the College of Pharmacy campus in Lexington.

Professional Service:

2011 - present Chair, Public Relations Committee, Kentucky Society of Health System Pharmacists (KSHP)

2011 - present, Member of House of Delegates, KSHP

Selected Presentations:

Continuing Education:

"Management of a Patient with Intracerebral Hemorrhage Secondary to International Superwarfarin Ingestion," KSHP Fall Meeting, French Lick, IN, October 2010.

"Structuring an Effective Rotation Experience," Owensboro, KY, January 2009

"Structuring an Effective Rotation Experience," KSHP Fall Meeting, Lexington, KY, November 2008

Poster Presentations:

Berger MC, Freeman  PR.  Possible Interaction between Warfarin and Leflunomide.  Poster session presented at: American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP); 2010 December, Anaheim, CA.

Miller CM, Berger MC, Allen P, Mills M, Hatton J, Perrier D, Roberts KB, Freeman PR.  Clinical Education Centers: A model for Academic-Practice Partnerships. Poster session presented at: American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP); 2009 July; Boston, MA.

Public Service:

Dr. Berger leads a monthly forum open to the public entitled “Staying In Range: Information to Enhance Anticoagulation Therapy.”  The forum helps educate the public about the safe and effective use of anticoagulant medications. 

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