Sarah Deines

Director of Quality, Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center (VGMHC)

Dr. Sarah Deines, PharmD, BCACP, CPHQ has served as the Director of Quality for Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center (VGMHC) since 2017, providing oversight of clinical quality improvement and assurance initiatives. Sarah plays a leadership role in the organization’s workforce development efforts, partnering with leaders across medical, dental and pharmacy to develop workforce training programs to prepare staff to provide high quality care. Sarah joined the organization in 2009 as the organizations’ first clinical pharmacist, where she supported the development and expansion of VGMHC’s clinical pharmacy workforce across all primary care clinics. Training: Oregon State University College of Pharmacy, Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD 2008). Legacy Health PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program, Portland, OR (2009). Certifications: Board Certification Ambulatory Care Pharmacy (BCACP) 2012; Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) 2021.