Lynn Boecler is Senior Director of Pharmacy Services at Evanston Hospital. She has been at NorthShore since 1995. She is currently responsible for the services and operations of the pharmacy departments at Evanston and Skokie Hospitals. She is also responsible for corporate-wide services including our Medication Safety Program and Pharmacy Informatics. She earned her Pharm.D. from the University of Illinois and completed her Administrative Specialty Residency and Masters Degree in Hospital Pharmacy Administration at the University of Wisconsin. She has past experience as a staff pharmacist, clinical pharmacist, Residency Program Director, Assistant Director and Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services. She is the Residency Program Director for the Pharmacy Informatics PGY2.
George Carro is the Senior Director of Oncology Pharmacy Services and the Director of Oncology Research at NorthShore University HelathSystem. He oversees all aspects of the oncology pharmacy services, and oncology research operations across all 3 NorthShore sites. He started the oncology residency program at Evanston Hospital and is the program director. George attended the University Of Illinois College Of Pharmacy, received an MS from DePaul University, and is a Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist (BCOP). He is also involved in oncology research and has served as the Eastern Coopertive Oncology Group Pharmacy Chair for several years. Currently, George serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA). George is passionate about providing proper pain management and antiemetic therapy in cancer patients.
Carol Heunisch is a Pharmacy Director over Glenbrook and Skokie Hospitals and provides clinical services for multiple patient care areas. She is responsible for all aspects of pharmacy operations at both Glenbrook and Skokie Hospital, and has corporate responsibility for clinical and anticoagulation services. Additionally, she serves as coordinator of the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee. She is the preceptor for the drug information/drug policy longitudinal rotation. Carol received her BS and PharmD from the University of Illinois and is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS).
Stan Kent is the Assistant Vice President for Pharmacy Services. He has been responsible for all pharmacy services at NorthShore since 1993. He received his BS in Pharmacy from SUNY at Buffalo; MS in Hospital Pharmacy from the University of Wisconsin; and completed a pharmacy residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital. He has worked as a Clinical Pharmacist, Clinical Coordinator, Assistant Director of Pharmacy and Director of Pharmacy. He started the residency program at Evanston Hospital in 1995. He served as president of ASHP from 2011-2012. He is the Residency Program Director for the PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration Residency. His interests are pharmacy administration, leadership development, and residency training.
Amber Meigs is the Clinical Manager at Evanston Hospital. She provides clinical services for the general medicine, oncology, cardiology, palliative services and psychiatric units. She received a Pharm.D. from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa and completed a pharmacy practice residency at Evanston Hospital. She is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS). Her clinical interests are in neonatology and women’s health.
Susan Moreland-Wilkins is a Senior Clinical Pharmacist Specialist in Pharmacy Informatics. She currently practices as a clinical pharmacist in Womens’ Health and Neonatology. She is responsible for Epic systems related to the medication use process both in inpatient and ambulatory. She is Epic Certified in Willow and IP/HOV and Medication Alerts. She completed her pharmacist education at the University of Illinois. She has experience as a clinical pharmacist and pharmacy manager prior to specializing in informatics. She has extensive experience in project management and implementations, overseeing projects such as Pyxis implementation.
Hina Patel is the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director and Senior Clinical Pharmacist at Evanston Hospital. She provides clinical services for various patient care areas, with special interests in emergency medicine, critical care, surgical/interventional services, and anticoagulation. She serves as one of the emergency medicine preceptors and also coordinates emergency preparedness efforts. Hina received her PharmD from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy and is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS).
Lisa Patel is the Medication Safety Officer for NorthShore. She is responsible for ensuring patient safety through monitoring of adverse drug event trends, implementing performance improvement, and optimizing patient outcomes. Lisa received her PharmD from Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy in Auburn, Alabama. She completed a pharmacy practice residency at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center in Chicago. She practices as a clinical pharmacist in multiple patient care areas. She is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS).
Jeff Thiel is Pharmacy Director over Evanston and Highland Park Hospitals. He is responsible for all pharmacy operations at Evanston and Highland Park Hospital. He is also responsible for corporate-wide services including our automated medication storage and distribution technology, barcode medication administration, and regulatory affairs. He earned his PharmD from Purdue University and completed his Administrative Specialty Residency and Masters Degree in Health-System Pharmacy Administration at The Ohio State University.
Tina Zook is the Community Pharmacy Residency Program Director of the NorthShore CPRP in addition to being the Director of Outpatient Services at NorthShore University HealthSystem. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor at RFUMS College of Pharmacy. She coordinates many of NorthShore’s retail programs and services, including the immunization program, physician seminars, and various health screenings. In 2006, she started the CPRP at NorthShore. She also develops and maintains pharmacy operations and policies and procedures for the outpatient pharmacy department. She is responsible for interviewing, hiring and orientation of all new pharmacy personnel. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Illinois College of Pharmacy in 1998.