FLINT, Mich., March 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO) announced today that its Specialty Infusion Services Group Program Manager, Amy Clarke, RN, IgCN, has been elected as the president of the Immunoglobulin National Society (IgNS) for the 2016–2018 term.
IgNS is a professional organization dedicated to nurses and pharmacists in education, management, practice and research in fields of immunoglobulin (IG) therapy. IgNS has been at the forefront of advancing the IG nursing field.
Prior to joining Diplomat in 2009, Clarke was an infusion nurse at BioRx, where she provided practical and instructional support for hemophilia and IVIG, working closely with physicians' offices, clinics and nursing agencies to provide teaching and therapy understanding to both clinicians and patients nationally. Previously, she served as a clinical consultant at Quality Care, and director of nursing at Option Care and Chartwell Care Givers, Inc.
"Amy brings a wealth of clinical expertise in IG therapy," said Gary Kadlec president of Diplomat. "With a strong background in leadership throughout her career, she will be a tremendous addition to the board."
Clarke is a registered nurse and has been in the home infusion space since 1994. As a director of nursing for the Chicago locations of Chartwell Diversified Services and Option Care's Home Infusion Therapy Pharmacies, Clarke provided clinical education on infusion therapy and specialty medications to nursing staff, pharmacists, physicians and social workers.
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