Virginia (Ginger) Goff Scott

Professor and Director of Continuing Education

Department of Pharmaceutical Systems and Policy
West Virginia University School of Pharmacy
Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center (North)
P.O. Box 9510
Morgantown, WV 26506-9510

Phone: (304)293.1553
Fax: (304)293.2529
E-Mail: vscott@hsc.wvu.edu
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Virginia Scott, Ph.D.

BIOSKETCH


Dr. Ginger Scott is a Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Systems and Policy and Director of Continuing Education at the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy. She joined the faculty of WVU in 1994 where she teaches courses in Outcomes and Quality Improvement, Patient Health Education, and Pharmacoeconomics.

Dr. Scott's focus has been to educate and train students and pharmacists to provide services which will enhance the patient's quality of life. She is a frequent lecturer on medication error reduction, quality improvement , and methods to redesign pharmacies to provide optimal care. She has also worked extensively with the West Virginia Medicaid Program to improve the quality of pharmacy services to the citizens of West Virginia. She has published in peer review journals and given presentation on the local, state, and national levels. Dr. Scott has and continues to be active in professional pharmacy organization on the local, state, and national levels.


RESEARCH INTERESTS:


Outcomes research related to pharmacy services, assessment of post-graduate educational programming, issues related to hospital pharmacy, and economic evaluation of pharmacy services and pharmacotherapy
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EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

1996 Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Social and Administrative Pharmacy
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
1991 Master of Science (M.S.), Pharmacy Administration
Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana
 
1972 Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Pharmacy
University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky