William A. Humphrey, BS Pharm, MS, MBA

William A. Humphrey, BS Pharm, MS, MBA

  • Director, Pharmacy Operations


  • PharmD – University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, Memphis, Tennessee
  • MS, MBA – University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee

Post-Graduate Training

  • Pharmacy Residency – Methodist University Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee

Focused Area of Practice

  • Pharmacy Administration

St. Jude Committee Service

  • Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee
  • Pharmacy/Nursing Liaison (Chair)
  • Medication Use Safety Team
  • Diversion Task Force
  • Joint Commission Readiness
  • Patient Care Committee

Pharmacy Organizations/Committee Service

  • American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists
  • FDA Pharmacy Compounding Advisory Committee (2 terms)
  • Children’s Hospital Association – Pharmacy Directors’ Forum
    • Executive Committee (2 terms), Chair
  • Children’s Oncology Group, Associate Member
  • Memphis Area Pharmacists Society
  • Memphis Area Society of Healthsystems Pharmacists (past-president)
  • Tennessee Society of Healthsystems Pharmacists

Selected Publications

Williams R, Humphrey W, Bryson S. Using process improvement methodology to write policy: drug/ food interactions. Journal of The American Dietetic Association 97S: A-50, 1997.   

Hudson MM, Weinstein H, Donaldson SS, Greenwald C, Kun L, Tarbell NJ, Humphrey WA, Rupp C, Marina NM, Wilimas J, Link MP:  Acute hypersensitivity reactions to etoposide in a vinblastine\etoposide\prednisone\doxorubicin regimen for Hodgkin's disease. J Clin Oncol 11:1080-1084, 1993.

Humphrey WA. Pharmacy computing reaches maturity. Healthcare Informatics, December, 1992.

Last update: November 2018