Bill Churchill, MS, RPh, chief of BWH Pharmacy Services for more than 25 years and a member of the team for more than 40 years, has assumed the new strategic role of chief pharmacy officer for Brigham and Women’s Health Care, effective Dec. 1. Churchill will focus on the expansion and coordination of pharmacy services across BWHC and the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center. He also will work closely with the BWPO on key medication management issues and strategic Partners network-based projects, including the introduction of a new Partners Specialty Pharmacy—the Partners Intravenous Admixture Compounding Center—and provide direction around purchasing, acquisition and warehousing of pharmaceuticals across the network.
John Fanikos, MBA, RPh, has been named executive director of BWH Pharmacy Services, also effective Dec. 1. Fanikos is a long-time BWH staff member, who has served in a variety of pharmacist roles over the past 30 years, most recently as director of Pharmacy Business Intelligence. He will report to Churchill and oversee the operation of Pharmacy Services at all campuses. He will also work with clinicians to continue to refine and advance the medication use process across BWH’s facilities.