Councils - Pharmacy and Pharmacology

SCIENTIFIC COUNCIL ON PHARMACY AND PHARMACOLOGY
COUNCIL LEADERSHIPQUICK LINKS
CHAIRSUPCOMING EVENTS

PHARM Council Meeting (Grand Hall C)
Thursday, April 10, 2014
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Agenda (PDF)


PHARM Council Report to the Board (Gaslamp A-C)
Friday, April 11, 2014
6:30 PM

Both events will take place at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel, San Diego, CA, USA




PAST COUNCIL MEETING REPORT:

2013 PHARM Council Report to the Board (PDF)



LINKS NEWSLETTER

Issues focusing on Pharmacy & Pharmacology:

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
CHAIR
Michael A. Shullo, BS, PharmD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
412-864-3776
shulloma@upmc.edu

Michael Shullo is an Associate Professor of Pharmacy and Therapeutics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy and a Clinical Pharmacist in the Transplantation Program at UPMC in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His area of specialty is solid organ transplantation and Immunology. His direct patient care practice site is Thoracic Transplantation, working primarily in the Heart Transplantation Service with a specific interest in immunosuppressants and cardiovascular drug therapy. Dr. Shullo received his pharmacy training at University of Pittsburgh, subsequently completing his residency at the UPMC.


VICE CHAIR
Tamara E. Claridge, PharmD
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.


PAST CHAIR
Christopher R. Ensor, PharmD, BCPS-CV
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
412-864-1962
chris.ensor@gmail.com

Christopher Ensor, PharmD, is a founding member of the ISHLT Pharmacy and Pharmacology Council. He carries the ranks of Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacotherapy at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy and Clinical Specialist with the heart and lung transplantation and mechanical circulatory support programs at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.  Dr. Ensor received his PharmD training from the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy and subsequently completed pharmacy residency training at the Medical College of Virginia Hospitals in Richmond, Virginia.  He is Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy with Added Qualifications in Cardiology.
COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVES
2014 ANNUAL MEETING PROGRAM COMMITTEE
Tamara E. Claridge, PharmD
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
215-615-8023
tamara.claridge@uphs.upenn.edu

Bio coming soon...




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

Bio coming soon...
DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE PHARM WORKFORCE LEADER
Robert L Page, II, PharmD, MSPH
University of Colorado
Aurora, Colorado, USA
303-724-2626
robert.page@ucdenver.edu

Robert Page, Pharm.D., MSPH, FCCP, FASHP, FAHA,  BCPS-AQ CV  is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Physical Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Pharmacy and School of Medicine and a Clinical Specialist for the Division of Cardiology-Section of Heart Failure/Transplant. His area of specialty is heart failure/transplant pharmacotherapy, burden of comorbidities and health resource utilization, and drug-drug interactions. Dr. Page received his BS in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy Degree as well as completed his specialty residency in Pharmacotherapy with an emphasis in cardiology at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Page is currently a PhD student in Health Services Research at the Colorado School of Public Health.
EDUCATION COMMITTEE PHARM WORKFORCE LEADER
Haifa Lyster, BPharm(Hons), MSc
Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust
Harefield, London, UNITED KINGDOM
+44-796-412-5247
h.lyster@rbht.nhs.uk

Haifa Lyster is a Consultant Pharmacist in Transplantation & Ventricular Assist Devices at Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust. She graduated from the School of Pharmacy, University of Bath in 1992 and continued her studies obtaining a Masters degree at London School of Pharmacy and is a qualified independent non-medical prescriber. Haifa has worked in thoracic transplantation & VADs based at Harefield hospital since 1998 with a leading role in managing VAD and heart and lung transplant patients in all aspects of their pharmaceutical care, particularly in anti-infective and immunosuppression regimens. Haifa has authored a number of chapters on immunosuppression and heart failure, as well as review and original research articles in peer-reviewed journals including Transplantation and the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation and has an ongoing research interest in therapeutic drug monitoring of azoles and their efficacy in management of fungal infections. Haifa is responsible for induction of all new medical staff into prescribing practice in the department of transplantation and  lectures on national and international conferences in her field.
I2C2 COMMITTEE PHARM WORKFORCE LEADER
Patricia A. Uber, PharmD
University of Maryland
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
410-328-3140
puber@medicine.umaryland.edu

Dr. Patricia Uber is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She regularly serves on the scientific program committees for the Heart Failure Society of America as well as the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. She has authored over 100 publications, including peer-reviewed original research papers, investigating new immunosuppressant regimens in heart transplantation, genetic approaches to personalized medicine, health care disparities in African-American heart transplant recipients and biomarkers in obese patients with heart failure.
REGISTRIES & DATABASES COMMITTEE PHARM WORKFORCE LEADER
Tam Khuu, PharmD, BCPS
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, 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.
STANDARDS & GUIDELINES COMMITTEE PHARM WORKFORCE LEADER
Adam B. Cochrane, PharmD, BCPS
Inova Fairfax Hospital
Falls Church, Virginia, USA
adam.cochrane@inova.org

Adam Cochrane is the Organ Transplant Clinical Specialist at Inova Fairfax Hospital working with the adult Heart and Lung transplant programs, as well as the Kidney transplant program.  He has an interest in viral infections after transplant as well as customizing immunosuppression for patients.  He is a reviewer for Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation and Transplant International. He has authored papers on viral infections and transplant and induction therapy.
LIAISONS
BOARD OF DIRECTORS LIAISON
Joseph G. Rogers, MD (2015)
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina, USA
919-681-3398
joseph.rogers@duke.edu

Bio coming soon...
BSTR COUNCIL LIAISON
Paul E. Nolan, PharmD, FCCP, FASHP
University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona, USA
520-626-4451
nolan@pharmacy.arizona.edu

Paul Nolan joined the University of Arizona faculty in 1980 and is a professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science. He received his bachelor of science in pharmacy degree from Northeastern University in Boston, Mass., in 1977. Dr. Nolan then obtained a doctor of pharmacy degree in conjunction with a three-year residency in clinical pharmacy from the University of Kentucky in 1980. He also completed a faculty research training fellowship in clinical pharmacokinetics in the Department of Pharmacy Practice in 1986. His clinical practice site is University Medical Center, where he serves as clinical cardiovascular pharmacist working primarily with the Sections of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery. His principal professional interests are the clinical pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, therapeutic effects and outcomes of cardiovascular drugs. Dr. Nolan is a fellow in both the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
LINKS COMMUNICATIONS 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.
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