Senior Consultant

Firouzan (Fred) Massoomi

Area of services: Clinicians, Compliance and operations

Among his accomplishments are the decentralisation of clinical services in the system, creating a closed drug formulary, establishing computerised pharmacy clinical programmes, implementing automated dispensing and inventory as well as integrating pharmacy practises at each of these facilities. Fred has implemented a compliant programme following USP 797 guidelines and is now adopting the proposed USP 800 recommendations for aseptic compounding, hazardous drug management and proper disposal of pharmaceutical drug waste.

In recognition of his promotion of the practise of pharmacy as a service to public health education and safety, Fred was honoured as the Health-System Pharmacist of the Year by the Nebraska Pharmacists Association. He was also recognised by the United Way as Health-System Volunteer of the Year for his work with emergency preparedness for Omaha and all of the state of Nebraska. In 2009 he gave testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee of Insular Affairs, Oceans and Wildlife as a panel member for a presentation on “Overdose: how drugs and chemicals in water supplies and the environment are harming our fish and wildlife.”

Fred Massoomi received a doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy. He completed one year of an ACCP Infectious Disease and Pharmacokinetics Fellowship; at Université Laval Laboratoire de Pharmacocinétique in Québec City, Québec Canada. Following this, he completed an ACCP Pharamcokinetics residency at Creighton University in Omaha, NE.

Although he would not consider himself to be athletic, Fred Massoomi has completed 16 Ironman triathlon events and now keeps in shape with swimming and biking. He and his wife live in Omaha, Nebraska where they enjoy creating new and unique vegetarian dishes together.