Published on: 09/03/2009
Miami, FL — Miami Children's Hospital (MCH) welcomes Yolanda D. Douthard as the hospital’s new Director of Pharmaceutical Services. Ms. Douthard has 17 years of operational, quality and financial leadership experience. Most recently, Ms. Douthard was Director of Pharmacy at Aventura Hospital and Medical Center in Aventura, Florida. She received her bachelor’s degree in chemistry and Spanish, and her pharmacy degree from Howard University in Washington, DC. She obtained her master of business administration from the University of Baltimore in Maryland.
Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Miami Children's Hospital® is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with more than 650 attending physicians and over 130 pediatric sub-specialists. The 289-bed hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with several specialty programs ranked among the best in the nation in 2008 and 2009 by U.S.News & World Report. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor.