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William A. Humphrey, BS Pharm, MS, MBA

William A. Humphrey, BS Pharm, MS, MBA

  • Director, Pharmacy Operations


  • BS Pharm – University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, Memphis, Tennessee
  • MS, MBA – University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee

Post-Graduate Training

  • Pharmacy Residency – Hospital Pharmacy/Pharmacy Administration - Methodist University Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee

Focused Area of Practice

  • Pharmacy Administration
  • Pharmacy Operations
  • Regulatory

St. Jude Committee Service

  • Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee
  • Pharmacy/Nursing Liaison (Chair)
  • Medication Use Safety Team
  • Diversion Task Force (Chair)
  • 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
    • Supply Chain Strategic Planning Panel
  • 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

Dallas, R.H.; Rains, J.K.; Wilder, K.; Humphrey, W.; Cross, S.J.; Ghafoor, S.; Brazelton de Cardenas, J.N.; Hayden, R.T.; Hijano, D.R. The Aerogen® Solo is an Alternative to the Small Particle Aerosol Generator (SPAG-2) for Administration of Inhaled Ribavirin. Pharmaceutics 2020, 12(12), 1163; - 29 Nov 2020 

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: October 2022