Newport Hospital Employee is Pharmacist of the Year
(posted February 17, 2010)
Newport Hospital pharmacy director Bart Grimes, RPh, has been named Rhode Island’s 2009 hospital pharmacist of the year, the Rhode Island Society of Health System Pharmacists announced at its meeting on January 23.
A Newport native, Grimes is a 1977 graduate of the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy. He has been with Newport Hospital since 1978 and is an active member of the Rhode Island Pharmacy Directors Forum.
The award states, in part, that “Bart has devoted his professional career to improving pharmacy care at Newport Hospital and striving to stay current with pharmacy practice throughout the state and nationally. He continuously investigates new technologies and services, determines how best to adapt them to his practice setting, and then makes it happen.”
Grimes and his family live in Newport.