Lauren I. Karel, PharmD, BCPS

Lauren I. Karel, PharmD, BCPS

Lauren I. Karel, PharmD, BCPS is a clinical specialist in Drug Information at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Drug information services, Formulary management, Medication use policy
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Background

Dr. Karel specializes in drug information services and is involved in the formulary committee at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Education and Training

Residency

Pharmacy Practice (PGY 1) -  Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE
Drug Information Specialty (PGY 2) - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS)

Graduate Degree

PharmD – Jefferson College of Pharmacy, Thomas Jefferson Unviersity, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Drug Information

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2017

Karel LI, Delisle DR, Anagnostis EA, Wordell CJ. Implementation of a formulary management process. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2017;74(16):1245-1252.

2016

Umland EM, Karel L, Santoro N. Bazedoxifene and conjugated equine estrogen:  A combination product for the management of vasomotor symptoms and osteoporosis prevention associated with menopause. Pharmacotherapy. 2016;36(5):548-561.

2015

Karel LI, Handzel MC, Rosini JM. Laundry Detergent Pod Ingestion in 2 Pediatric Patients. J Emerg Nurs. 2015;41(1):80-82.

2014

Bouazza B, Debba-Pavard M, Amrani Y, Isaacs L, O'Connell D, Ahamed S, Formella D, Tliba O. Basal p38 MAPK Regulates Unliganded Glucocorticoid Receptor function in Airway Smooth Muscle Cells. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2014. 50(2):301-315.

Posters and Presentations

2017

Karel L. The Basics of Biosimilars: Insights for healthcare providers. Platform presentation during the Nursing/Pharmacy/CRA Education Symposium at: ECOG-ACRIN Spring Group Meeting; 2017 May 4-6; Washington, DC.

2016

Shah P, Karel L. On your P&T agenda: Integrating biosimilars into the formulary process and assessing interchangeability and extrapolation. Platform presentation during the Innovations in Drug Information session at: ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition; 2016 Dec 4-8; Las Vegas, NV.

2015

Karel L. A lean approach to formulary management. Platform presentation during the Innovations in Drug Information session at: ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition; 2015 Dec 6-10; New Orleans, LA.

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)