Name: Kaylyn Dougherty, PharmD, MHIIM
Hometown: Nashville, TN
Pharmacy School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Career Interests: Clinical decision support, formulary management, utilization monitoring plan design, data analytics, CPOE
Why did you choose Michigan’s residency program? The University of Michigan Prescription Drug Plan offers a unique experience working in the stimulating pharmacy benefits world from a payer perspective. Multidisciplinary interactions with renowned experts combined with unique formulary management, pharmacy benefit design, clinical program development and drug use management experiences made for an easy choice.
Research Topic: Assessment of Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drug (DMARD) Use and Absenteeism in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Writing Project: Compare the Safety and Efficacy of Various Buprenorphine Formulations in Cancer Pain
Hobbies outside of Pharmacy: Traveling, Food, Friends, Bar Trivia, Crafts
Favorite Book: The Goldfinch
Favorite Movie: Toss up – Role Models or Runaway Bride
Advice for future residents: Do not take for granted the exceptional opportunities the University of Michigan offers. Take advantage of the brilliant minds, unique experiences and abundant resources available to you.