Parkridge Health System has appointed Dustin Smith as Market Director of Pharmacy. He succeeds Frank Bradford, who is retiring from the position after eight years and a total of 18 years with Parkridge Medical Center.
Before coming to Chattanooga, Dr. Smith served as the Director of Pharmacy at Redmond Regional Medical Center in Rome, Ga. In his role at Parkridge Health System, he will supervise and manage the pharmacies at each of the four Parkridge hospital campuses. His main responsibilities will include serving as the representative for administration, monitoring controlled medication surveillance, supervising order entry, and assisting the Drug Enforcement Administration.
Dr. Smith holds a Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
“Dustin will make a great addition to our team,” said Darrell Moore, President and CEO of Parkridge Health System. “His skills and expertise make him a natural fit for this position, and we believe he is the right person to take our pharmacy department forward successfully.”