Cities included in this district are those within the northwest region of the state, extending from the Cumberland Mall area of the metro-Atlanta perimeter to Dalton and Rome.

District Director

Naadede Badger

Naadede Badger

Naadede Badger-Plange, Pharm.D, BCPS is currently the Clinical Coordinator at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital.  Her responsibilities include: staff competency, coordinating and running local P&T meetings, participation in monthly Piedmont Healthcare Clinical Advisory Committee, coordinating PGY1 Pharmacy Residents’ program activities, and other clinical activities for the pharmacy department.  She also serves as a preceptor for pharmacy students from the University of Georgia and Mercer University.  

Naadede graduated from the University of Toledo College of Pharmacy with her Bachelor’s in Pharmacy in 2000 and Doctor of Pharmacy in 2002.  She completed an ASHP-accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency at Piedmont Hospital in 2002-03.  Prior to her current role, she worked as the Education Coordinator for the pharmacy department.  She is a past secretary and president for the Atlanta Academy of Institutional Pharmacists and former co-chair for the Communication Committee for GSHP.  She is also a member of the American Society of Health-System-Pharmacists.  

For fun, Naadede enjoys attending her sons’ sporting activities.  She also loves exercising and has recently completed 3 marathons with three more in the works for this year and next.  To test her endurance, she’s planning on running the Disney Dopey Races in January 2017.