Jill S. Helmke, Doctor of Pharmacy, comes to the Alpine Apothecary with over 25 years of pharmacy experience ranging from outpatient pharmacy to clinical research. A graduate of The Ohio State University, she also completed a specialty in Nuclear Medicine. In addition, she has degrees in Business and Music from Baldwin Wallace University.
Dr. Helmke practiced nuclear medicine for 15 years at Cardinal Health and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, specializing in Positron Emission Tomography (PET). While at Vanderbilt, she branched into Biomedical Informatics wherein she focused on pediatric drug formulations, as well as compounding research and development. A major contributor to STEPStools (Safety through Electronic Prescribing System Tools), Dr. Helmke presented her research to the American Academy of Pediatrics in Washington D.C. and has received national recognition for her efforts in Biomedical Informatics.
After relocating to Park City, Dr. Helmke continued her Biomedical Informatics research with the University of Utah. Subsequently, she conducted Phase I-IV clinical drug trials with PRA Health Sciences. Dr. Jill is excited to employ her broad expertise and excellent patient care with the Alpine Apothecary team.
Jill enjoys hiking, biking, playing the piano, songwriting, and always manages to keep up with her busy family of teenage boys and beagles!