Wayne Weart, PharmD, FAPhA, FASHP, BCPS
Dr. Weart received his Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy in 1971 from the University of Georgia. He served his residency in Hospital Pharmacy at the Medical University Hospital in Charleston, SC in 1972. He completed his formal education by receiving his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science in 1974.
Dr. Weart is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcome Sciences in the South Carolina College of Pharmacy, Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), as well as Professor of Family Medicine in the College of Medicine, MUSC. Prior to his teaching at the Medical University, Dr. Weart instructed at West Virginia University in pharmacy and family medicine.
Since beginning his professional career, Dr. Weart has more than 100 publications and he has given scores of lectures to numerous professional groups and societies, to medical and house staffs at both West Virginia University and MUSC, and special presentations at national pharmacy and medical seminars across the country. He has received outstanding teacher awards at both West Virginia University and MUSC, and has been named Hospital Pharmacist of the Year in both South Carolina and West Virginia. In 1991, Dr. Weart was among the first pharmacists to become a Board-Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. In 1992, he was honored for his excellence in pharmacy practice and designated a Fellow of the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists. Dr. Weart was named a Primary Care Policy Fellow for 1999 by the U.S. Public Health Service and he was honored by the Alumni Association of the MUSC College of Pharmacy as a Distinguished Alumnus in 2002. He also received the Bowl of Hygeia Award from the SC Pharmacy Association in 2003 for outstanding service to the community and the profession of pharmacy and the George D. Schwerin Mentor Award, from the South Carolina Society of Health System Pharmacists in 2004. In 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009 he was recognized by the MUSC College of Pharmacy student body for his excellence in education by the Golden Mortar and Pestle Award. In 2008 the MUSC Board of Trustees named Dr Weart as a Master Teacher. In 2012 he received the Proctor and Gamble National Leadership Award from the Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society. In 2014 he was awarded the Ralph M. Wilkie Distinguished Lifetime Service Award by the SC Pharmacy Association Board of Directors. In 2015 he received the Kenneth Flinchum Distinguished Service Award from the SC Society of Health System Pharmacists.
Dr Weart served on the Board of Directors of the SC Pharmacists Association and as President and Chairman of the Board for 2010-2011. He served on the Board of Directors for the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy from 2009-2013 and the President of the Waring Library Society for 2014-2015. He serves as one of many Hot Dog Ministry volunteers involved with serving the homeless of Charleston.
Dr. Weart's Scheduled Talks
Friday, December 14
Evidence-Based Drug Therapy Update
The Opioid Crisis: Safe Prescribing-Balancing the Benefits and Risks for Patients
Saturday, December 15
Selecting Evidence-Based, Cost-Effective Generic Medications to Treat Common Disease States
Sunday, December 16
Clinical Cases that Highlight Clinical Pharmacology