Enterprise Solutions Specialist, TriCore Reference Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM

Dr. Monique Dodd has been working as a pharmacist clinician at TriCore Reference Laboratories since July 2016. She is currently the Manager of Enterprise Clinical Solutions for the Diagnostic Optimization team with a primary focus in designing laboratory driven targeted interventions to optimize screening, diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of high-cost, high-risk, and high-frequency health conditions. Her areas of focus are infectious diseases, chronic pain management, and anticoagulation.

Dr. Dodd has a unique education background that brings laboratory diagnostics and pharmacy together. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in medical laboratory sciences from the University of New Mexico (UNM) Health Sciences Center in 2007. She was hired at TriCore as a medical technologist and worked for the infectious disease research and development team for three years. She was then accepted to the UNM College of Pharmacy (COP) program in 2010, where she interned in the therapeutics research infectious disease lab. Upon graduation in 2014, she entered into a collaborative postgraduate, year-one residency with TriCore and the UNM COP, with a focus in clinical pharmacy and laboratory diagnostics in the areas of infectious diseases, pain management, and anticoagulation.

Through this partnership, Dr. Dodd continued her training and earned her pharmacist clinician license while completing a pharmacy fellowship in 2016.