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Cassidy Beach, PharmD, BCOP, BCPS

Cassidy Beach, PharmD, BCOP, BCPS

Clinical Specialist - Outpatient Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, Stem Cell Transplant

Assistant Clinical Preceptor- UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Program Director - PGY2 Pediatric Specialty Residency

Education:

  • PharmD – University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Pharmacy, Kansas City, MO - 2009
  • PGY1 – Scott & White Memorial Hospital - 2010
  • PGY2 - Hematology/Oncology Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN- 2011

Preceptor for: Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology, BMT Clinic

Rotation Description:

The Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Outpatient Clinic may see up to 45 patients per day. Both malignant, non-malignant and stem cell transplant patients are cared for in clinic. The resident will gain experience in leukemia, lymphoma, solid tumors, non-malignant hematology (e.g. sickle cell disease and ITP) along with pre- and post- stem cell transplant care. The resident will work closely with nursing and medical staff to provide medication reconciliation, counseling and monitoring of polypharmacy, and drug information to staff members.

Shawna Beck, PharmD

Shawna Beck, PharmD

Clinical Specialist - Pediatrics- Intensive Care

Clinical Assistant Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Education:

  • PharmD – Hampton University - 2008
  • PGY1 – Innova HealthCare in Fairfax, VA - 2009
  • PGY2 Pediatrics - Texas Children’s Hospital- 2010

Preceptor for: Pediatrics Intensive Care

Rotation Description:

The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit is a 20 bed unit that services critically ill pediatric patients. The resident will gain experience in pharmacokinetics, parenteral nutrition management, sedation/analgesia, renal adjustment of medications and anticoagulation. Additionally, the resident will provide management of post operative cardiac surgery patients as well as traumatic brain injury patients. The resident will work with a multi-disciplinary team to facilitate transition to non critical care units and will provide medication reconciliation in-services for both pharmacy and non pharmacy practitioners.

Jenna Bognaski, PharmD

Jenna Bognaski, PharmD

Clinical Specialist - Pediatrics - Hematology, Oncology, Stem Cell Transplant

Adjunct Clinical Preceptor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Education:

  • PharmD – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI - 2012
  • PGY1 – Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, Nashville, TN - 2013

Preceptor for: Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology, BMT

Rotation Description:

This rotation provides an experience with the inpatient pediatric hematology and oncology team. Patients admitted to this service are typically here to receive scheduled chemotherapy or to manage complications associated with their treatment or disease state, whether malignant or non-malignant. Common disease states encountered include leukemias, sarcomas, and sickle cell disease. The learner will also encounter a variety of infectious disease and supportive care related topics, including chemotherapy-induced nausea & vomiting, tumor lysis syndrome, febrile neutropenia, total parenteral nutrition, and pain. Learners will work with a multi-disciplinary team to provide recommendations for medical management and education of patients & families.

Genny Brewer, PharmD

Genny Brewer, PharmD

Clinical Specialist - Pediatrics

Adjunct Clinical Preceptor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Education:

  • PharmD – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC - 2001

Amy Brown, PharmD, BCPS

Amy BrownAmy Brown, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Specialist - Neonatal Critical Care

Clinical Adjunct Preceptor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Education:

  • PharmD – University of Pittsburgh - 2001
  • Preceptor for: Neonatal Intensive Care

Rotation Description:

The Newborn Critical Care Center is a 58 bed level IIIb NICU served by 11 board-certified attending neonatologists, 18 neonatal nurse practitioners, 1 pharmacist, dieticians, UNC resident physicians and medical students. The resident will be fully integrated within the multi-disciplinary care team in order to provide an increasingly autonomous experience, with an average daily census of ~40 patients. The resident will gain clinical pharmacy experience in the following areas of neonatology at minimum: prematurity, nutrition/feeding problems, apnea, sepsis/congenital infections, respiratory distress, infants of diabetic mothers, hypoxic ischemic events, genetic disorders, pain management and neonatal abstinence syndrome. There will be a large focus on nutrition, specifically total parenteral nutrition (TPN). This rotation affords the resident opportunities to further develop independent clinical skills specifically nutrition and pharmacokinetic/antibiotic management, literature evaluation, small group presentations, and provide discharge planning and counseling.

Austin B.Cutler, PharmD, BCPS

Austin B.Cutler, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Specialist - Pediatrics Cardiac Intensive Care (Duke Unviersity Hosptial)

Education:

  • PharmD – Campbell University - 2000
  • Preceptor for: Pediatrics Cardiac Intensive Care (Duke University Hospital)

Rotation Description:

The Duke Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (PCICU) is a thirteen bed unit caring for critically ill medical and surgical pediatric inpatients. Residents will gain experience caring for a wide range of critically ill pediatric cardiac patients including those with congenital heart defects (PDA, tetralogy of Fallot, HLHS, TGA, Pulmonary Atresia, and others), surgical procedures (including but not limited to - PDA ligation, Norwood, Bidirectional Glenn, Fontan, transplantation), post-operative care, low cardiac output syndrome, anticoagulation, arrythmias & antiarrhythmic medications). Patients range in age from birth to 35 years of age. The resident will develop practice skills to manage patients requiring parenteral nutrition/fluid/electrolytes, treatment of infections- both community and hospital acquired, general pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic assessment and management of pediatric critical care patients.

Cameron Jordan, PharmD, BCPS, CPP

Cameron Jordan, PharmD, BCPS, CPP

Clinical Specialist – Pediatric Pulmonary, Cardiology, Gastroenterology

Adjunct Clinical Preceptor – UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Residency Program Coordinator - PGY2 Pediatric Specialty Residency

Education:

  • PharmD – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC – 2012
  • PGY1 – Medical University of South Carolina – 2013
  • PGY2 Pediatrics – Medical University of South Carolina – 2014

Preceptor for: General Pediatrics – Pulmonary, Cardiology, GI

Rotation Description:

The Pediatric Pulmonology/Cardiology/Gastroenterology rotation at North Carolina’s Children’s Hospital is a one month learning experience that will allow the resident to advance clinical practice skills in an inpatient pediatric setting. The resident will become an integral part of the Pediatric Pulmonary (Blue) and/or Cardiology/Gastroenterology (Red) Teams, participating in clinical rounds and supporting the medication-use process. The resident is expected to design and implement age-appropriate pharmacotherapy plans, provide accurate and timely responses to pediatric drug information questions, collect and monitor patient specific information to assess the efficacy of drug therapy, verify medication orders, respond to code blue emergencies, and demonstrate knowledge of pathophysiology, pharmacotherapy, and complications of disease states commonly seen within pediatric patients. The rotation affords the resident opportunities to develop clinical and presentation skills, pharmacokinetic management, and discharge counseling.

Daniel Lui, PharmD

Daniel Lui, PharmD

Clinical Specialist - Pediatric Float

Adjunct Clinical Preceptor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Education:

  • PharmD – University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, PA - 2012
  • PGY1 – Children's Hospital of The King's Daughter Norfolk, VA - 2013
  • PGY2 Pediatrics - UNC Hospital and Clinics - 2014

Kathy Riley, PharmD

Kathy Riley, PharmD

Clinical Specialist - General Pediatrics (Endocrine, Nephrology, Neurology)

Clinical Adjunct Preceptor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Education:

  • PharmD – Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences - 1990

Preceptor for: General Pediatrics

Rotation Description:

The General Pediatrics Rotation is a one month learning experience which will enable the learner to develop clinical pharmacy skills associated with the management of pediatric patients on the General Pediatrics services. The subspecialties of Nephrology, Neurology, Endocrinology, and Metabolism are also covered under General Pediatrics The normal daily census is ~20+ patients. Knowledge of conditions that commonly present in pediatric patients, primary treatments, management of complications and general medicine issues, pediatric pharmacotherapy, and literature evaluation and retrieval will be emphasized. Learners will be expected to utilize abilities learned previously in the curriculum in order to collect patient-specific information, evaluate and monitor drug therapy, educate patients and caregivers, respond to drug information inquiries, and document clinical interventions.

Georganne Sebastian, RPh, MS

Georganne SebastianGeorganne Sebastian, RPh, MS

Clinical Specialist - Pediatrics

Education:

  • BS Pharm – UNC at Chapel Hill - 1980
  • PGY1/PGY2/MS – University of Wisconsin at Madison 1980-1982
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