Jaqui Parker, RPh, BS, is a registered pharmacist with 17 years’ experience working in diverse pharmacy practice settings including hospital, home infusion, and retail. Jaqui is a certified SNOMED CT Implementation Advisor (SIA) and contributing member of the FDA Pharmacologic Class Work Group, which in 2015 was awarded the FDA Commissioner’s Special Citation.
Jaqui has focused on conducting analysis to understand and define client requirements and provide expertise in the design, development and implementation of emerging terminology solutions. Examples include: the design and integration of FDA pharmacologic classes and RxNorm terms into the SNOMED CT hierarchy; being a key contributor in the FDA’s effort to index Physician Labeling Rule (PLR) compliant drug labels, using LOINC and SNOMED CT.
Jaqui also contributed to the evaluation and redesign of Alberta Health and Wellness’ program workflow to integrate the Terminology Asset Management approach; created a comprehensive drug allergy database linking a drug information company’s local terms to SNOMED CT and RxNorm for a drug information company; development of an innovative custom vocabulary for a major pharmaceutical company spanning research, clinical, and post-marketing surveillance activities, including a method to connect local terms to standards including SNOMED CT and MedDRA.