Dr. Karel specializes in drug information services and is involved in the formulary committee at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Education and Training
Pharmacy Practice (PGY 1) - Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE
Drug Information Specialty (PGY 2) - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS)
PharmD – Jefferson College of Pharmacy, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Titles and Academic Titles
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Drug Information
Departments and Services
Karel LI, Delisle DR, Anagnostis EA, Wordell CJ. Implementation of a formulary management process. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2017;74(16):1245-1252.
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.
Karel LI, Handzel MC, Rosini JM. Laundry Detergent Pod Ingestion in 2 Pediatric Patients. J Emerg Nurs. 2015;41(1):80-82.
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
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.
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.
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)
Patient Experience Ratings
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