John Fanikos, RPh, MBA, is Director of Pharmacy Business and Financial Services at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) in Boston, MA. He is also Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy Practice at Northeastern University and at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy (MCP), both of which are his Alma maters. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy at MCP and his Master of Business Administration degree at Northeastern. He completed an American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)-accredited residency at BWH.
Dr. Fanikos has served in a number of different roles at BWH, including investigational drug pharmacist, inpatient and outpatient pharmacy supervisor, clinical preceptor, and pharmacy administrator. While fulfilling these roles, he has worked with patients on orthopedic, oncology, cardiology, and general medicine units. For the past 20 years, he has worked closely with the BWH Venous Thromboembolism Service, and he has authored and co-authored many articles and textbook chapters on anticoagulant and antiplatelet medications. His research focus has been identifying and avoiding the problems and pitfalls of their use. John is a member of the National Comprehensive Network (NCCN) panel that crafts guidelines for the treatment and prevention of thromboembolic disease.