Title: BS, R.Ph., BCPP
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy from the University of Montana in 1981
Postgraduate Training/Certification: Board Certification in Psychiatric Pharmacy in 2002
Current Positions at Kootenai Health: Behavioral Health Clinical Pharmacist/Preceptor. Russell has been instrumental in expanding pharmacy’s exposure in the behavioral health area.
Practice Interests: Psychiatry, member of the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists
Personal Summary: Russell developed Kootenai Health’s Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting (ADR) program, which has received special commendations from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and serves as a model for hospitals interested in enhancing their ADR programs. He has been married for over 30 years, lives in Coeur d’Alene, and has two children who are also health care professionals.