Councils - Pharmacy and Pharmacology

Scientific Council on Pharmacy & Pharmacology


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COUNCIL MEETING:
Thursday, April 16, 2015, 12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
Acropolis Congres Centre, Nice, FRANCE



LINKS NEWSLETTER:

Issues focusing on Pharmacy & Pharmacology:

February 2015
September 2014
June 2014: PHARM Council Report 2013-2014
December 2013
September 2013
May 2013: PHARM Council Year in Review
July 2012
February 2012
December 2011 (PDF)




OTHER LINKS:

ISHLT PHARMACISTS IN THE NEWS

European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy: Pharmacists take prominent role at the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant 33rd annual meeting and scientific sessions in Montreal


2011-2012 Strategic Plan PDF

Council Leadership Operating Board:


COUNCIL CHAIR:

Walter Uber, PharmD (2019)
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC, USA
843-876-4977
uberwe@musc.edu

Walter Uber, PharmD is a Clinical Professor at the South Carolina College of Pharmacy. He received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from The State University of New York at Buffalo School of Pharmacy in 1986 and Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in 1988. He went on to complete a specialty residency in Critical Care at MUSC in 1989. Since 1989, he has been a Clinical Specialist in Cardiothoracic Surgery and Thoracic Transplantation at MUSC where his area of practice has centered around the intra-operative and post-operative pharmacologic management of pediatric and adult patients. Research interests in this area have resulted in multiple presentations at national and international meetings and publications in peer reviewed journals. He is recognized as an accomplished teacher/mentor at MUSC where he has been the recipient of many awards for precepting from PharmD students and residents alike. First a member of the Society in 1991, he has recently served on the program committee representing the Pharmacy and Pharmacology Council for the ISHLT meetings in Montreal in 2013 and in San Diego in 2014.


COUNCIL VICE CHAIR:

Adam B. Cochrane, PharmD (2021)
Inova Fairfax Hospital
Falls Church, VA, USA
703-776-7398
adam.cochrane@inova.org

Bio coming soon...

COUNCIL PAST CHAIR:

Tamara E. Claridge, PharmD (2017)
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
215-615-8023
tamara.claridge@uphs.upenn.edu

Dr. Tamara Claridge is the clinical pharmacy specialist for heart and lung transplant at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and has been practicing in transplant for 10 years.  She received her PharmD from Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy and completed her residency training at St. Vincent Hospitals and Health Services along with her transplant residency at Tampa General Hospital.   Her transplant interests include patient education, continuity of care and transplant education/training for pharmacy residents.


BOARD OF DIRECTORS LIAISON:

Tobias Deuse, MD, PhD (2018)
University Heart Center Hamburg
Hamburg, GERMANY
49-152-22816664
t.deuse@uke.de

Bio coming soon...

EDUCATION COMMITTEE WORKFORCE LEADER:

Kyle L. Dawson, PharmD (2017)
The Methodist Hospital
Houston, TX, USA
713-441-6997
KLDawson@tmhs.org

Bio coming soon...

I2C2 WORKFORCE LEADER:

Rochelle M Gellatly, PharmD (2016)
Senior Pharmacist - Cardiology
Alfred Hospital
Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
614-324-3980
rmgellatly@gmail.com

Rochelle Gellatly, PharmD is a Senior Pharmacist in Cardiology, specialising in advanced heart failure, mechanical circulatory support and heart transplantation. Rochelle also holds a senior adjunct appointment in post-graduate studies at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University (Melbourne).  Rochelle commenced her career in heart failure and transplantation at St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver, Canada before moving to Australia. Her clinical practice interests include ventricular assist devices, immunosuppression and cardiovascular drug therapy.


STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES COMMITTEE WORKFORCE LEADER:

Christopher R Ensor, PharmD, BCPS-CV (2016)
Specialist, Cardiothoracic Transplant
University of Pittsburgh
Thoracic Transplantation
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
413-519-7056
chris.ensor@gmail.com

Bio coming soon...

LINKS NEWSLETTER LIAISON:

Edward Horn, PharmD, BCPS
Allegheny General Hospital
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
412-359-4323
ehorn@wpahs.org

Edward Horn is the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Cardiothoracic Surgery and Transplantation at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  His area of specialty is mechanical circulatory support and heart transplantation.  Dr. Horn received his pharmacy training at the University of Pittsburgh with residency training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, as well as the University of Pittsburgh.


LIAISONS TO OTHER COUNCILS:

BSTR COUNCIL LIAISON:

Tam Khuu, PharmD, BCPS
Transplant Pharmacist
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA, USA
310-794-9563
tkhuu@mednet.ucla.edu

Tam Khuu is the Clinical Pharmacist for the Advanced Heart Failure/Mechanical Support/Heart Transplant Program at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. In addition to clinical services, she plays an active role in education of fellows, residents, and students. Dr. Khuu has authored several articles in the areas of therapeutic drug monitoring, immunosuppression pharmacology, and infectious disease. Dr. Khuu received her pharmacy training at the University of California, San Francisco and completed her residency training at City of Hope in Duarte, California. She is Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy.

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