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Wayne Community Health Centers

Donavan Smith R.Ph. received his Bachelors degree in pharmacy from the University Of Utah College Of Pharmacy in 1995. His work experience consists of being a retail pharmacist at Albertsons, Director of Pharmacy at Gunnison Valley Hospital, and Director of Pharmacy at Central Valley Medical Center. While at Gunnison Valley Hospital he sat on the Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee and was an active member of the Gunnison Valley Hospice program.  In addition, Donavan was an adjunct faculty member at the Snow College Richfield Allied Health department for 6 years where he developed and taught the pharmacy technician program.

In 2005 he started his current position as the Director of Pharmacy at the Wayne Community Health Center in Bicknell, Utah. In 2007 Donavan received the Stephen D. Ratcliff award from the Association of Utah Community Health Centers in recognition of his efforts as being a positive visionary leader. 

From spring 2012 to 2014 Donavan served 2 years as a 340B Peer to Peer Mentor with the American Pharmacists Association Federal Contracts and Grants.  During this time he received the Peer All Star Award and Peer Spirit Award. He currently contracts as a Peer to Peer Specialist with APHA FCG. Additionally he presently sits as Chair Person for the Apexus 340B Prime Vendor Program Advisory Council for Federally Qualified Health Centers.

As Director of Pharmacy, Donavan has helped spearhead the chronic pain management program at Wayne Community Health Center. This program received recognition in 2010 from the Sevier Valley Substance Abuse Coalition for their outstanding efforts in the fight against prescription drug abuse. He sits on the P&T committee and is an active member of the clinical multidisciplinary team and Emergency room team. Additionally, he has helped implement and manage the acute coronary treatment program including the usage of thrombolytics in a rural clinic 60 miles away from the nearest hospital and 160 miles from the nearest acute cardiac center.

WCHC Pharmacist