Christopher J. Maksym, PharmD has over 26 years' experience in both home infusion and specialty pharmacy.
He was previously the director of pharmacy, HomeMed, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Center – Home Care Services and Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy at the U of M College of Pharmacy. Chris was a member of the start-up team that established HomeMed, an alternate site home infusion and specialty pharmacy at the University of Michigan and served as HomeMed’s Chief Pharmacist beginning in 1992.
In addition, he served as Director of Operations for the University’s home durable medical equipment and supply service, MedEQUIP, and complex rehabilitation equipment service, Wheelchair Seating Services, from 2005 – 2015, and launched and served as Director of Operations of the health system’s home care retail businesses from 2011 - 2016.
Chris has been involved in the training and education of countless students. He is best known for his ability to mentor rising pharmacists and pharmacy leaders and maintaining an altruistic, collaborative relationship between the Department of Pharmacy and HomeMed leaders and staff. He currently serves as an experiential training and research investigations preceptor for Doctor of Pharmacy students and as a mentor for the Michigan Pharmacy Foundation (MPF) Health Professional Leadership Academy.
Dr. Maksym’s leadership in professional organizations has been profound. Chris is the current chair of the National Home Infusion Foundation (NHIF) Board of Directors. He previously served as Chair of the National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) Board of Directors, Vice-Chair and Secretary. Chris has also had involvement on the Boards of Michigan Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Michigan Consultant Pharmacy Society and the Michigan Pharmacists Association.
He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy degree from University of Michigan College of Pharmacy, and completed a Clinical Pharmacy Residency at the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Center.