Louise Achey, PharmD

Posted on May 16, 2014 in Faculty


Length of time in the medical field:

Over 35 years.

Length of time with CWFM:

Since 1994

Bachelor of Pharmacy, Washington State University , Specialty Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy

Practice Experience:

30 years as a pharmacist, primarily in hospital practice until finishing her Pharm.D. in 1994 and coming to Central Washington Family Medicine. After coming to CWFM, has been involved in teaching family medicine residents, pharmacy residents and providing clinical pharmacy services at CWFM and Naches Medical Clinic.

Special Professional Interests:
Anticoagulation, Diabetes, medicine in the geriatric population.

Professional Accomplishments:

4 Golden Apples for clinical instructor of the year, Author of “Why dogs can’t eat chocolate: how medicines work and how you can take them safely”, Teaches once a year in anchorage with DENTEX (only Pharmacist in the country that does).

Professional organizations / affiliations:

WSPA, ACCP, BCPS Board certified, Toastmasters.

Personal Interests/Hobbies:

Volunteer Firefighter (Former Captain), has 3 Scottish terriers named olive, Sean, & Clancy, hiking, playing the harp.

Length of time in the area:
Moved here in 1981.