Marianne Billeter (BS 1986, PharmD 1987)
Manager, Clinical Pharmacy Services, New Hanover Regional Medical Center
Dr. Billeter earned her Bachelors in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. She completed a Residency in Clinical Pharmacy and Fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the A.B. Chandler Medical Center at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Billeter is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist.
Dr. Billeter started her career on the faculty at Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy, where she was awarded tenure. After seven years on Xavier’s faculty she moved to Shenandoah University School of Pharmacy in Winchester, Virginia. As one of the first non-administrative faculty she helped build the program in a new school of pharmacy. Marianne returned to clinical practice full time as the Infectious Diseases Pharmacist at Ochsner Medical Center – New Orleans, where she was integrally involved in patient care activities, monitoring of antimicrobial use, guideline development, and infection control. She was promoted to Manager, Clinical Pharmacy Services and four years later was promoted to Director of Pharmacy. Dr. Billeter returned to clinical administration as the Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services and Education at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Currently, Dr. Billeter is the pharmacy manager for clinical services at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, where she oversees the Pharmacy Department’s extensive direct patient care services and formulary management.
Dr. Billeter has been actively involved with ASHP serving on the Commission on Therapeutics and the executive committee of the Section of Clinical Specialist and Scientists as a director-at-large and as the Chair of the Section. Dr. Billeter has also been active in other organizations, serving as a Director-at-Large of the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists, on the Grand Council of Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Kappa Foundation, and as a non-specialist member of the BPS Oncology Specialty Council.