Katie Owen, PharmD, BCOP


Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Medical Oncology/Solid Tumor

Residency Associated Title and Involvement

Preceptor, Medical Oncology


Undergraduate: Drake University

School of Pharmacy: Drake University

PGY1: University of Nebraska Medical Center (Nebraska Medicine)


Rotation Title

Medical Oncology/Solid Tumor Service

Rotation Description:

The acute care medical oncology rotation is a learning experience in which the resident will develop clinical pharmacy skills associated with the management of patients with solid tumor oncologic disorders. Knowledge of primary treatments, supportive care, and management of complications in patients with solid tumors will be emphasized.  Resident responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following activities: daily patient care rounds with teaching service, counseling patients on discharge medications & chemotherapy, transitions of care, in-services to the healthcare team or pharmacy staff depending upon need, patient presentations, topic discussions and precepting learners of all levels collaboratively with the preceptor. The medical oncology service is a dynamic environment that requires attention to detail and extensive follow up.  The turnover for the service is very high which makes for a fast paced environment.

For more information contact:

Kamakshi Rao

Kamakshi Rao, PharmD, BCOP, CPP, FASHP
Assistant Director, Academic Enterprises and Research Programs