Pharm D, FISPE — Senior Vice President, Scientific Affairs

William Kelly

Area of services: Clinicians, Compliance and operations, Executives and internal resources

Bill is a member of Visante’s Hospital and Health Systems Services and Managed Care practices and is co-chair of the Antimicrobial Solutions Services team. Dr. Kelly is also a full professor at the College of Pharmacy, The University of South Florida. He is Vice President for Pharmacy Services and is a board member of Vivace Health Solutions, a start-up firm providing total medication therapy management for various organisations.

Prior to moving to the southern part of the US, Bill was at Hamot Medical Center in Erie, PA overseeing pharmacy, laboratory, radiology, nutritional services, and respiratory services. He was also President of Bayside Pharmacy Services, Inc. and Chairman of the Board and President of Great Lakes Home Healthcare Services, Inc.

Over his career, Dr. Kelly has published more than 80 biomedical articles, wrote ten reference book chapters, and authored three books. He was a peer reviewer for several leading medical and pharmaceutical journals and has presented his work nationally and internationally. Bill has been an active member of the ASHP Research and Education Foundation and Research Advisory Board, Chairman of the Safe Medication Use Expert Committee of the US Pharmacopeia, and Chairman of the Editorial Board for the Georgia Society of Health–System Pharmacists. He is a fellow of the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE) and a patent holder and co-inventor of decision support software that monitors and alerts prescribers of potential safety.

In his free time, when he is not relaxing with family and his four grandsons, Bill volunteers as a pharmacy missionary to underserved peoples in Nicaragua’s extreme back country.