Administrator of Pharmacy Services, MUSC Health
Dr. Heather Easterling is the Administrator of Pharmacy Services at MUSC Health in Charleston, SC. She also serves as the Clinical Associate Dean of Medical Center Affairs for the MUSC College of Pharmacy. Her responsibilities include acting as the medication expert in a large, complex academic medical center and directing the provision of comprehensive pharmaceutical care to the patients of MUSC Health. In addition to the clinical mission of the organization, education and research are highly prioritized components of the activities of the pharmacy department staff.
Dr. Easterling earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the Medical University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy and a Master’s in Business Administration from The Citadel Graduate College. She has also completed a 24-month pharmacy practice management residency at MUSC.
Dr. Easterling’s main area of interest is in promoting the profession through expansion of clinical pharmacy services in health systems. She is committed to the education of future pharmacy leaders through her roles as the Director of the Dual PharmD/MBA program at the South Carolina College of Pharmacy and the Director of Graduate Pharmacy Education for the residency programs at MUSC Medical Center. She works closely with other healthcare leaders to promote medication safety through robust pharmacy services.