Michael Freudiger, Pharm.D., APh, BCPS, BCGP
Clinical Pharmacist, IV Pharmacy Specialist
Saint Agnes Medical Center
Michael J. Freudiger is a board-certified clinical pharmacist and USP <795>, <797>, <800> Compliance Supervisor at Saint Agnes Medical Center in Fresno, California, USA and at Valley Children’s Hospital in Madera, California, USA. He also consults with pharmacies engaging in sterile and nonsterile compounding, including hazardous drugs. Michael’s interest in the multifaceted area of sterile compounding compliance and implementation has led him to become an expert in areas such as regulatory compliance, risk assessments, clean room technology and design, and sterile compounded drug stability and administration. He assists clients with the development and maintenance of policies and procedures complying with USP Chapters <795>, <797>, <800>, and California-specific regulations. These materials also include employee education modules with in-services, employee compounding competency assessments as part of the quality assurance plan, and hazardous drug risk assessments. To standardize the compounding and administration process, he writes master formulas and reference chart booklets for drug admixture technique, compatibility, standard and extended beyond use dates, and specific instructions for appropriate administration (chemotherapy included). His California clients have each passed multiple inspections with highly positive feedback from the State Board of Pharmacy and other regulatory agencies.
Michael earned his Pharm.D. from the University of the Pacific and completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare System in Loma Linda, California, USA. He is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (BCGP), and Advanced Practice Pharmacist (APP). He also holds an adjunct faculty position at California Health Sciences University (CHSU) in Fresno, California.