David W. Christian
Pharmacy Director, Central Virginia Health Services, Inc.
David Christian, is the Pharmacy Director for Central Virginia Health Services, Inc. (CVHS), Virginia’s first and largest federally qualified health center (FQHC) consisting of 20 clinics, serving over 48,000 patients across Virginia. He is responsible for the administration of two in-house pharmacies, 140+ contract pharmacies, integrated pharmacy services, case-study management, 340B compliance and referral capture.
As pharmacy director of CVHS. He has initiated a FQHC pharmacy directors gathering that meets annually and communicates more frequently as needed. He is an advocate on the state and federal levels for FQHCs, 340B, and Medicaid reimbursements. He is leading an effort to expand pharmacy away from the traditional dispensing role to develop an approach of collaboration with all departments—including, but not limited to, medical, dental, behavioral health, and nutrition. Currently pharmacists are practicing clinically at CVHS managing diabetic patients, complex compliance issues, annual wellness visits and Hepatitis C, HIV PrEP, HIV Treatment. David also serves as a faculty member for Apexus 340B University and as Chair of the Apexus FQHC Advisory Council.