CIH names new Pharmacy Manager

by Nov 8, 2011Front Page, NEWS ka-no-he-da0 comments

      Cherokee Indian Hospital has a new pharmacy manager. 


Elizabeth Helm has been named the new pharmacy manager at Cherokee Indian Hospital. (Photo courtesy of CIHA)

    Elizabeth Helm is from Greenville, SC. She is married and has two children.

     Helm has a BS in chemistry from Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC and a PharmD from Medical University of SC in Charleston, SC.

     She joined the United States Public Health Service right out of school and served the Alaskan Natives (Tlingit & Haida tribes of Alaska) from 2002-06.

     Helm wanted to be closer to her family and returned to work at the Bureau of Prisons in Salters, SC from 2006-09.

     She came to Cherokee in January 2009 as a staff pharmacist. Helm said she loves it here and feels the patients and staff has really welcomed her.

     “I have gotten so much support as I transitioned to Chief Pharmacist,” she said.  “I feel blessed that I have a job that I love and am able to be near my family. I look forward to continue serving Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian community!”

     Helm will continue to work on Pharmacy initiatives including Refills by Mail, Refill Line, and Just in Time.

– Cherokee Indian Hospital