Amber Diaz, Pharm.D., BCOP
Amber is the Clinical Oncology Pharmacy Supervisor responsible for Oncology Pharmacy Services at OHSU which encompasses both Adult and Pediatric Inpatient, Clinic, and Infusion services. She has been an oncology pharmacist at OHSU since 2012, and transitioned into the supervisor role in 2016. Amber currently serves as the Residency Program Coordinator for the PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency program. Her professional interests include hematologic malignancies and bone marrow transplantation, and pharmacy student/resident development. Amber is currently active in professional pharmacy association leadership at the state and national level.
James Lewis, Pharm.D., FIDSA
James Lewis is the Clinical Supervisor for Infectious Disease. His responsibilities include co-directing the OHSU antibiotic stewardship program and serving as the infectious diseases clinical pharmacist for OHSU. He is the co-chair of the antibiotic subcommittee of the Clinical Knowledge and Therapeutics Executive Committee (formerly Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee) and also serves as the PGY-1 &2 ID rotation preceptor. James' professional interests are antibiotic susceptibility testing, antibiotic/antifungal utilization, and the optimal integration of rapid microbiology diagnostics in antibiotic stewardship. Dr. Lewis also currently serves as the co-chair of the breakpoint working group of the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute and is a member of the editorial board for Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.
John MacKay, Pharm.D.
John MacKay is the Clinical Supervisor for Cardiology and Transplant Pharmacy Services. His interests include advanced heart failure, mechanical circulatory support, heart transplant, and transitions of care, as well as teaching and precepting residents and students.
Nathan Mah, PharmD
Nathan Mah is the Clinical Supervisor for Pharmacy Services in the Emergency Department at OHSU which encompasses both the Adult and Pediatric department. He has been an Emergency Department pharmacists at OHSU since 2011, and transitioned into the supervisor role in 2017. His professional interests include toxicology, research, pharmacy disaster planning, and pharmacy student/resident development. He serves as a PGY-1 and PGY-2 rotation preceptor.
Thuy Nguyen, Pharm.D.
Thuy is the Clinical Supervisor overseeing the in-patient Pediatric Pharmacotherapy Service. Thuy's responsibilities include advancing clinical pediatric practice and building collaborative research program with medicine faculty groups. Her interests focus in individualized pharmacotherapy for extremely low birth weight neonates and critically ill pediatric patients using pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacogenomics.
Renita Patel, Pharm.D., BCPS
Renita is the Clinical Pharmacy Supervisor for Surgery Services with responsibility overseeing pharmacists working on inpatient adult surgical floors as well as staffing a portion of her time in this area. She is also involved with policy and procedure development, clinical initiatives and practice changes, patient safety report review, and improvement projects related to clinical practice and medication use. Her professional interests include transitions of care, promoting interdisciplinary patient care and collaboration, medication safety, formulary management, and pharmacy resident and student precepting.
Sandra Rowe, Pharm.D., BCCCP
Sandi Rowe is the Critical Care Clinical Supervisor for Inpatient Pharmacy Services, the PGY-2 Critical Care Residency Director, and a Critical Care Pharmacist. Her interests include patient care and safety; sepsis, infectious diseases, and acute kidney injury;and teaching and mentoring resident and student learners.
Janelle Rychlick, PharmD, MBA, MS, BCPS
Janelle Rychlick is the Operations Supervisor for Inpatient Pharmacy. Her responsibilities include central pharmacy services with an emphasis in pharmacy automation, medication distribution, sterile and non-sterile compounding, as well as supporting inpatient research studies. Her professional interested include leadership development, patient safety, process improvement, lean management principles and leverage data to help drive change.
Jackie Sharpe, Pharm.D., BCPS
Jackie Sharpe is the Clinical Supervisor for Medicine with responsibilities for clinical initiatives over the inpatient medicine service and medicine pharmacist team. Her interests are in transitions of care, addictions medicine, diabetes, and geriatrics, as well as teaching resident and student learners.
Retail/Infusion Pharmacy Supervisors
Jennifer Chen, RPh, ND, MAc
Jennifer is the Supervisor of Pharmacy Services for the Knight Cancer Institute Community Hematology Oncology Clinics. Her responsibilities include oversight of telepharmacy, clean room operations, medication distribution, medication safety, operational efficiency, and optimizing the patient experience. Her other areas of professional interest includes complementary and integrative medicine with an emphasis in naturopathic medicine and acupuncture.
Shawn Colwell R.Ph
Shawn is the Supervisor at the Center for Health &Healing II (CHH2) outpatient pharmacy. CHH2 is located on South Waterfront across from CHH and provides prescriptions to OHSU employees and customers. The pharmacy works with the oncology department to provide medication therapy and specialty billing to its patients. CHH2 also provides med to beds service, offering a coordination of care to increase efficiency and convenience thereby improving the patient experience at discharge. Additionally, CHH2 will partner with Tuality Health to offer Durable Medical Equipment, with services that include devise fitting and insurance billing. Shawn brings over 20 years of retail management to OHSU with a strong background in customer service and workflow integration. His professional interests include pharmacy safe practices, patient compliance through MTM's, team building strategies, administrative compliance, and providing each patient with an exceptional experience.
George Harvey, R.Ph.
George Harvey is the Pharmacy Supervisor for the Center for Health &Healing Pharmacy at the South Waterfront. He has been the manager at this location since 2006, when he opened this new pharmacy for OHSU. His mission is to improve patient care and the overall patient experience at OHSU. His responsibilities have included implementing the OHSU Fertility Prescription Program, initiating prescription service to the Mirabella Portland, and promoting our oral oncology program. He has extensive experience in long-term care, home infusion, and most every aspect of retail pharmacy. His professional interests include medical therapy management, all aspects of compliance and organizational efficiency
Mitch Hoel, Pharm.D.
Mitch is a Supervisor for Ambulatory Pharmacy Services responsible for the Center for Health &Healing (CHH) Infusion Pharmacy as well as the Doernbecher Children's Hospital Infusion Pharmacy. Together these pharmacies provide services to infusion clinics at CHH Adult Oncology, Pediatric Oncology, the Center for Hematologic Malignancies, and Rheumatology. In addition, pharmacy services are provided to CHH Outpatient Surgery and several physician clinics. Mitch's administrative interests include medication safety and employee recruitment and development.
Mark Roska, BS, MS, RPh
Mark is the Supervisor for Compounding Pharmacy Services with responsibility for the daily supervision of the sterile and non-sterile compounding pharmacy. He serves as co-chair of OHSU's Pharmacy Compounding Committee which is responsible for formula review and development. Mark is focused on providing safe compounded products for the entire OHSU system. He is interested in compounding best practice, sterile compounding automation, environmental monitoring and control, hazardous drug management, and comprehensive staff training.
Matt Spinar, Pharm.D.
Matt Spinar is the Pharmacy Supervisor of the Physicians Pavilion Outpatient Pharmacy. This pharmacy is located on the Marquam Hill campus serving as the main location for employee and patient prescriptions, same day Specialty Pharmacy services, and production for the Meds to Bed pharmacy service for the OHSU Hospital. Matt joined OHSU in 2017 with extensive experience in retail pharmacy management and compliance. His professional interests include workflow optimization, production management, informatics and pharmacy technology, and medication safety and compliance procedures.
Information Management and Medication Safety Supervisors
Rebecca Britton, Pharm.D., BCPS
is the Clinical Supervisor for Drug Information/Drug Policy. Her
responsibilities include oversight over all the OHSU Drug Information
Service and Drug Policy at OHSU. She is the secretary of the Clinical
Knowledge and Therapeutics Executive Committee (formerly Pharmacy and
Therapeutics Committee). She is also the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program
Director. Rebecca's professional interests are drug information, drug
utilization, precepting and training of residents and students. She is
passionate about collaborating with all members of the health care team
to improve utilization of pharmacy resources to provide better value to
the patient care experience.
Van Do, Pharm.D.
Van is the Informatics Pharmacist Supervisor for Inpatient Pharmacy Services. He is responsible for the maintenance, integration, and development of the Electronic Health Record and ancillary systems to support the medication use process at OHSU. His professional interests include clinical decision support, information and knowledge management, human factors engineering, and automation.
Ryan Markham, Pharm.D.
Ryan is the Informatics Pharmacist Supervisor for Ambulatory Pharmacy Services responsible for supporting and developing the medication use processes unique to oncology, outpatient infusion services, research studies and investigational medications. His professional interests include workflow and dose standardization.
Lindsey Eick, Pharm.D., BCPS
Lindsey Eick is the Medication Safety Supervisor at OHSU. Her responsibilities include oversight of the Pediatric Medication Safety Committee as well as integrating safe medication practices at OHSU. Lindsey has been at OHSU since 2007, serving as a critical care and informatics pharmacist before transitioning to medication safety in 2018. Her professional interests include standardization, workflow optimization, just culture, critical care and implementing and maintaining safe medication use processes. She serves as a PGY-1 and PGY-2 rotation preceptor.