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Elaine Strauss, PharmD, MS, BCSCP

Education: works on USP <797>, <795>, and <800> compliance projects. the development of pharmacy compounding SOPs and staff training. Cleanroom design, construction commissioning, workflow assessments She joins the WB | Clinical from Massachusetts General Hospital, where she was the Pharmacy Operations Manager of Compounding Services. In this role, she was responsible for daily operations and ensuring the safety, compliance, and quality of all hazardous and non-hazardous inpatient pharmacy compounding. During her tenure, Dr. Strauss made numerous workflow and operational improvements and led initiatives related to pharmacy compounding, SOP development, and staff training on cleanroom garbing and cleaning. Previously, she served as Manager of Operations at Forbes Hospital and Clinical Manager at West Penn Hospital, both part of the Allegheny Health Network (AHN) in Pittsburgh, PA.
Senior Consultation for Cleanrooms and Sterile Compounding
The WorkingBuildings Group
Elaine Strauss, PharmD, MS, BCSCP serves as the senior consultant for cleanrooms and sterile compounding at WorkingBuildings, a Trinity Consultants Company. She received her doctor of pharmacy degree in 2010 from the University of Georgia and a master of science in health system pharmacy administration from the University of Pittsburgh in 2012. In 2021, Dr. Strauss achieved Board Certification as a sterile compounding pharmacist.

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