Renée-Claude Mercier, Pharm.D., has earned the designation of Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) from the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties, a national organization. The board's mission is to improve public health through recognition and promotion of specialized training, knowledge, and skills in pharmacy, and certification of pharmacist specialists.

Pharmacotherapy is the area of pharmacy responsible for ensuring the safe, appropriate and economical use of drugs in patient care. The pharmacotherapy specialist has responsibility for direct patient care, often functions as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team, may conduct clinical research, and is frequently a primary source of drug information for other health care professionals.

Dr. Mercier is an assistant professor at the College of Pharmacy and earned the doctorate of pharmacy degree at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. She completed a fellowship training in Infectious Diseases in the Anti-Infective Research Laboratory at Wayne State University.
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