Vice President of Professional Services
BCCP FACC FAHA
Baptist Health Paducah
Dr Craig Beavers graduated in 2009 from the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Pharmacy and completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency and a PGY2 cardiology pharmacy residency at UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky (R365).
Dr Beavers is the Vice President of Operations for Baptist Health Paducah and is an Assistant Adjunct Professor with the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy. He has worked as the Cardiovascular Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator at UK Healthcare. He has worked as Adjunct Faculty for Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy, University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy and served as the Director of Cardiovascular Services for the Hospital Corporation of America. He served as the postgraduate year two cardiology pharmacy residency programme at TriStar Centennial Medical Centre.
Dr Beavers currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Clinical Pharmacist Workgroup of the American College of Cardiology and as a Member of the Cardiovascular Team Council and Surviving Acute Myocardial Infarction Steering Committee.
He is the first pharmacist to be a Cardiovascular Professional for the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions and serves on its Quality Committee. He has served as the Vice Chair and Chair of the ACCP Cardiology PRN Student and Resident Committee and currently serves as the PRN’s Secretary/ Treasurer.
He has published numerous papers, abstracts, and textbook chapters with a focus on cardiovascular pharmacotherapy. He is board certified in pharmacotherapy with added qualifications in cardiology and is a certified anticoagulation care provider. He is a fellow of the American Heart Association and an associate of the American College of Cardiology.