Melanie Chapple earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Washington College in 1996 and a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Maryland at Baltimore in 2000. She completed an ambulatory care residency with a managed care emphasis at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy in 2001. Dr. Chapple continued her career as a staff/clinical pharmacist for 15 years at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health (UMD SRH), which extends health care services throughout the Maryland mid-Shore region, including Easton, Dorchester, Queen Anne’s, Caroline, and Kent counties. In 2016, she transitioned into her current role as a transitions pharmacist in the Population Health Department at UMD SRH. She works hand in hand with the transitional nurse navigators and has been a leading advocate for improving medication reconciliation at UMD SRH. Dr. Chapple also consults with the Shore Medical Group Primary Care team and provides telehealth medication consults for the Queen Anne’s and Talbot County Mobile Integrated Health teams. Over the last three years, Dr Chapple has developed outreach medication consulting programs at the senior centers in the 5 county area that Shore Regional Health serves.
How to Solve the Mysteries of Medication Adherence & Medication Interactions
Chester River @ 9:00 a.m.
Participants will learn some tips and tricks to break down barriers in order to take medications correctly. In addition, participants will learn about common potential medication and food interactions.