Brooke Mueller

As a Senior Clinical Pharmacist, Dr. Brooke Mueller manages the Drug Testing and Monitoring (DTM) service provided by ​Optum. In this role, Brooke provides training and direction to the pharmacists in assessing inconsistent drug test results, and providing communication to the prescriber regarding recommendations on how they should follow up with the results to the claimant.

Prior to joining ​Optum, Dr. Mueller served as a clinical pharmacist for the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health Administration at the Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center. In this role, Brooke counseled patients on medication usage, potential interactions, and other pertinent information. She also assisted primary care providers in the appropriate selection of medication, as well as processing and dispensing medications.

Brooke has extensive experience presenting to claims professionals, case managers, pharmacy students and residents, and other healthcare professionals on a variety of workers’ compensation industry topics. In addition, Brooke has presented posters on the outcomes of the DTM service at several clinical conferences, including Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, American Academy of Pain Management, and PainWeek. She teaches drug information and managed care to senior Doctor of Pharmacy students at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) School of Pharmacy.

Dr. Mueller has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University of South Florida and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Florida, Gainesville. She is a licensed pharmacist in the State of Florida and is a member of several professional organizations.




Mueller
Brooke Mueller, Pharm.D.
Senior Clinical Pharmacist
Brooke.Mueller@​optum.com

175 Kelsey Lane
Tampa, FL 33619

Topics

  • Comorbidities
  • Chronic pain
  • Fraud, waste and abuse
  • Opioid analgesic utilization/management
  • PDMPs
  • UDT&Ms