Churchill, Fanikos Assume New Roles in Pharmacy
Bill Churchill, MS, RPh, chief of Pharmacy Services for more than 25 years and a member of the Pharmacy team for more than 40 years, has assumed the new strategic role of chief pharmacy officer for Brigham and Women’s Health Care (BWHC), 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 Brigham and Women’s Physicians Organization 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 Pharmacy Services, also effective Dec. 1. Fanikos 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.
Nour Named New OMC Faculty Director
Nawal Nour, MD, MPH—director of the Ambulatory Obstetrics Practice and the Global Obstetrics and Gynecology Division and founder of the African Women’s Health Center —has been appointed faculty director of the Office for Multicultural Faculty Careers (OMC), part of the Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (CFDD), effective Dec. 1.
An active member of the OMC Advisory Committee, Nour has a long-standing interest in teaching, mentoring and career development, as well as a commitment to advancing the interests of faculty and trainees who are underrepresented in medicine. In her clinical role, she provides care and outreach programs to African immigrants and refugees in the Boston area. Her research focuses on health and policy issues related to female genital mutilation/cutting.
Nour succeeds OMC faculty co-directors Nora Osman, MD, Brigham Circle Medical Associates internist, and Christian Arbelaez, MD, MPH, Emergency Medicine attending physician.