Tina Kolovos-Zook, PharmD is the Community Pharmacy Residency Program Director of the NorthShore CPRP in addition to being the Director of Outpatient Services at NorthShore University HealthSystem. Dr. Kolovos-Zook is a Clinical Assistant Professor at RFUMS College of Pharmacy. Dr. Kolovos-Zook coordinates many of NorthShore’s retail programs and services, including the immunization program, physician seminars, and various health screenings. In 2006, Dr. Kolovos-Zook started the CPRP at NorthShore. Dr. Kolovos-Zook 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.
Ksenia Hankewych, PharmD is the Residency Coordinator for the NorthShore CPRP and a Preceptor (Lecturer) at RFUMS College of Pharmacy. Dr. Hankewych oversees the pharmacy-managed anticoagulation service at Glenbrook Hospital and also works in the NorthShore community pharmacies. In addition to managing the anticoagulation service at NorthShore, Dr. Hankewych coordinates the community pharmacy immunization initiatives and community pharmacy patient-centered programs. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Illinois College of Pharmacy in 2004 and completed a pharmacy practice residency with an emphasis in ambulatory care at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center in Chicago in 2005. Dr. Hankewych was a member of the Rho Chi National Pharmaceutical Honor Society.
Stan Kent M.S., FASHP is the Assistant Vice President for Pharmacy Services for NorthShore and a Preceptor (Lecturer) at RFUMS College of Pharmacy. 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. He has worked as a Clinical Pharmacist, Clinical Coordinator, Assistant Director of Pharmacy and Director of Pharmacy. He started the pharmacy practice residency program at Evanston Hospital. He is a Fellow of ASHP, has served the Society as a member of the Board of Directors, the Council on Legal and Public Affairs, the Commission on Credentialing, and as a faculty member for the ASHP Leadership Academy. Stan is the past-president of ASHP.
Shilpa Patel, PharmD is the pharmacy manager at the Glenbrook Hospital Outpatient Pharmacy and a Preceptor (Lecturer) at RFUMS College of Pharmacy. Dr. Patel has worked as a pharmacy manager at NorthShore for over 10 years. Dr. Patel is the Outpatient Pharmacy Liaison to the NorthShore’s corporate Medication Safety Officer. She is responsible for investigating and reviewing any outpatient pharmacy medication errors/events and collaborating with administration to remove sources of errors from the outpatient pharmacies. Dr. Patel was instrumental in establishing means for electronic billing of Medicare Part B for oral chemotherapy agents which eventually led to the establishment of an outpatient oncology pharmacy at NorthShore. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy in 1995. Dr. Patel will be responsible for precepting, coordinating, and mentoring patient care activities for the CPRP.
Jenna Otwell is the Manager of the NorthShore Wellness Shoppe at the Park Center. She is a Certified Nutritionist and Certified Herbalist and brings over 10 years of knowledge and experience in the vitamin, herbal, and supplement products.
Wendy Jiang, PharmD is a Clinical Oncology Specialist at the Kellogg Cancer Centers (KCC) at NorthShore University HealthSystem. She provides clinical services, precepts the PGY2 oncology pharmacy resident, PGY1 pharmacy and community practice residents, and 4th year pharmacy students on rotation at KCC. She also serves as the PGY2 oncology pharmacy residency program coordinator. She is involved with performance improvement projects as well. Wendy received her PharmD from the University of Illinois College of Pharmacy and completed an oncology pharmacy residency at NorthShore. She is a Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist (BCOP).
Kathryn Schiavo, PharmD is a Clinical Oncology Pharmacist at the Kellogg Cancer Center. In addition to dispensing medications and providing clinical services, she coordinates all pharmacy services for the Point of Care Outpatient Pharmacies at the Evanston, Glenbrook, and Highland Park Hospitals and assists with performance improvement projects. Kathryn is one of the preceptors for the PGY2 oncology residency and pharmacy student summer internship program. She is also a Lecturer at the Rosalind Franklin University College of Pharmacy. She received her PharmD from Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Des Moines, IA and completed a PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency at NorthShore University HealthSystem.
Diane Nitzki-George, PharmD is a clinical pharmacist at the anticoagulation clinic in Glenbrook Hospital and home infusion pharmacy at Evanston Hospital. She received her BS in pharmacy from Creighton University in Omaha, NE, and MBA from Keller School of Business, and her PharmD degree from the University of Florida. Diane is also a medical writer and has several publications, including co-authorship in an ASHP book chapter. Diane is the editor for the monthly pharmacy newsletter and department web publisher. She is immunization and MTM certified through APhA. Her interests include anticoagulation, clinical nutrition, cardiology, and parenteral drug therapy. Diane is Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Florida Working Professional PharmD Degree program of the College of Pharmacy.
Betty Fang, PharmD, BCACP is the Clinical Pharmacist at the Highland Park Kellogg Outpatient Pharmacy with NorthShore University HealthSystem. In addition to providing clinical services to patients at the Kellogg Cancer Center, she co-precepts pharmacy residents and student pharmacists while on rotation at the Kellogg Outpatient Pharmacy. Dr. Fang received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy in 2009, and completed a PGY-1 Community Residency at Aurora Health Care in Milwaukee in 2010. She is also a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP).
Matthew Biszewski, PharmD is a clinical pharmacist involved in the NorthShore corporate initiative to increase generic utilization within the health-system. He also works in the anticoagulation clinics in Glenbrook, Skokie and Highland Park Hospitals as well as the outpatient pharmacies in Evanston, Glenbrook and Skokie Hospitals. He serves as a preceptor for the PGY1 Community Pharmacy residents in the NorthShore Community Health Center. He received his PharmD as part of the inaugural class at Chicago State University College of Pharmacy. He then completed a PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency at NorthShore University HealthSystem and the Teaching Certificate Program at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science College of Pharmacy.
Min Song, PharmD, BCPS is a clinical pharmacy specialist at Glenbrook Hospital providing clinical services in both the ambulatory and inpatient settings. Min shares his time between the Thrombosis & Anticoagulation Unit and various areas within the inpatient pharmacy department. Min received his PharmD from the University of Illinois at Chicago and is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS).
Lisa Patel, PharmD, BCPS is the Medication Safety Officer for NorthShore. She is responsible for ensuring patient safety through monitoring of adverse drug event trends, implementing performance improvement initiatives, and optimizing patient outcomes. Lisa precepts the longitudinal medication safety rotation. 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.
Ryan Rodriguez, PharmD, BCPS is a Clinical Assistant Professor with the UIC Drug Information Group in the Department of Pharmacy Practice. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy in Gainesville, FL, and completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa, FL and a PGY2 Drug Information residency at UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, FL. Dr. Rodriguez’s areas of interest include formulary management, medical writing, clinical trial design, and statistics. He serves as the main DI preceptor for UIC’s community pharmacy residents, and coordinates UIC’s required drug information course and elective advanced literature analysis course.
Edyta Krupa, PharmD, BCPS is a clinical pharmacy specialist at Glenbrook Hospital. Dr. Krupa works in the pharmacy-managed anticoagulation clinic at Glenbrook Hospital and the Glenbrook Hospital inpatient pharmacy. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy in 2003 and completed a pharmacy practice residency with an emphasis in ambulatory care at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center in Chicago in 2004. She is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) and a member of ACCP.