Drug Information Center Personnel
SUCOP DIC is currently staffed by a Drug Information specialized pharmacist and a Drug Information specialized resident. It is also supported by work study students.
Amber Cann, Pharm.D., MBA
Director, Drug Information Center
Assistant Professor, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
University of Kentucky, Lexington KY
Doctor of Pharmacy
University of Louisville, Louisville KY
Master of Business Administration
Office Phone: 502-413-8638
Dr. Cann obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy from University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy. During school, she taught a course in healthcare technology to her classmates. She also became involved in the addiction pharmacy, and attended the University of Utah School on Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependencies. Following graduation, Dr. Cann worked in community hospital and compounding. She also holds a master's degree in business administration from the University of Louisville. Since 2003, Dr. Cann has made her career in healthcare informatics. She has been responsible for coordinating build of large hospital system's pharmacy and oncology electronic medical systems. During her time in the informatics setting, she found teaching clinicians to use technology to improve patient safety and outcomes most rewarding. Dr. Cann is a member of the Kentucky Society of Health-System Pharmacists and a current board member of the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy's Pharmacist Recovery Network. In her free time, she enjoys permaculture and beekeeping.
Dr. Cann is the director of the Sullivan University Drug Information Center. The only academic-based drug information center in Kentucky, its mission is to enhance the quality of patient care in the Commonwealth through excellence in teaching, life-long learning, exceptional research support for faculty, effective communication with clinicians, and provision of accurate health information to the community. Dr. Cann is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical and Administration Sciences.
Areas of interest: addiction pharmacy, compounding, health informatics