Clinical Solutions Specialist, Northwell Health, New Hyde Park, NY

Dr. Aya Haghamad is the Clinical Pharmacist and Solutions Specialist with the pathology informatics team at Northwell Health Labs. In her role, she identifies and operationalizes new opportunities to connect laboratory and pharmacy data and expertise to improve patient care and support operations across the system. In her first year at Northwell, Dr. Haghamad has led the development of quality metrics to assess inpatient management of bloodstream infections, garnering C-suite level attention. She has piloted an initiative to support nursing homes in fulfilling their antimicrobial stewardship requirements, and developed automatic drug dosing recommendations for patients with renal impairment.

Dr. Haghamad received her Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry from SUNY Old Westbury and her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from The University of Saint Joseph College of Pharmacy. She trained as a clinical pharmacy resident at NYU Winthrop Hospital and completed a translational medicine fellowship at University of New Mexico and Tricore Laboratories.