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Preceptor Profiles

Young Bae is a clinical oncology pharmacist and the PGY2 oncology residency program coordinator at the Kellogg Cancer Center at NorthShore University HealthSystem.  She provides clinical services for the Kellogg Cancer Centers.  She received her PharmD at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  Young completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency and PGY2 oncology practice residency at the University of Chicago Medicine.  Young is a board-certified oncology pharmacist (BCOP).

Amanda Blankenship is a Clinical Oncology Pharmacist at the Kellogg Cancer Center at Glenbrook Hospital.  She provides clinical services and monitors adverse drug events reporting across all 3 NorthShore Kellogg sites.  Amanda received her PharmD from Drake University and completed a General Pharmacy Practice residency at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan.  She also worked in the oncology pharmacy at Swedish Covenant Hospital for 4 ½ years prior to joining NorthShore.

Diane Chon is a clinical pharmacist at the Kellogg Cancer Centers and the outpatient pharmacies at NorthShore University HealthSystem. In addition to providing clinical services, she is involved in monitoring patients on oral chemotherapy and precepts PGY1 Community-Based pharmacy residents on rotation at KCC. Diane received her PharmD from the University of Maryland, Baltimore, and completed her PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency at NorthShore University HealthSystem.

Hannah DeLuna is a clinical oncology pharmacist at the Kellogg Cancer Centers. She provides clinical pharmacy services for the Kellogg Cancer Centers and serves as a preceptor for oncology residents. Hannah received her PharmD from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. She completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency and PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency at NorthShore University HealthSystem. Hannah has a strong interest in the use of evidence-based complementary therapies in cancer patients, and she completed the Integrative Oncology Scholars program at the University of Michigan. Hannah is a board-certified oncology pharmacist (BCOP).

Mark Dunnenberger is a Clinical Pharmacist at Evanston Hospital. His primary role is to lead the development and implementation of the pharmacogenomics program.  Additionally, he helps cover the inpatient oncology service.  He is the preceptor for the pharmacogenomics rotation.  Mark received his BS in philosophy/biology from the University of North Carolina and PharmD degree from the University of Tennessee.  He completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency at Mission Hospital in Asheville NC and a PGY2 residency in Clinical Pharmacogenetics at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis TN.  Mark is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS).

Abigail Harper is a Clinical Oncology Specialist at the Kellogg Cancer Centers.  She provides clinical services as well as manages all investigational study protocols across all 3 NorthShore Kellogg sites.  Abigail received her PharmD from the University of Michigan and completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, MI.  She completed her PGY2 oncology specialty residency at the Kellogg Cancer Centers at NorthShore University HealthSystem. She is a Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist (BCOP).

Shannon Hartman is an Oncology Pharmacy Manager at the Kellogg Cancer Center at NorthShore University HealthSystem.  She provides clinical services and assists with performance improvement projects for the Kellogg Cancer Centers.  Shannon also runs the tobacco cessation program for the Kellogg Cancer Centers.  She received her PharmD at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  Shannon completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency and PGY2 oncology practice residency at NorthShore University HealthSystem.

Wendy Hui is the PGY2 oncology pharmacy residency program director.  She is a Clinical Oncology Specialist at the Kellogg Cancer Centers (KCC) at NorthShore University HealthSystem.  In addition to providing clinical services and precepting the PGY2 oncology pharmacy resident, Wendy also coordinates and precepts PGY1 Pharmacy and PGY1 community practice residents on rotation at KCC.  She assists with performance improvement projects as well.  Wendy received her PharmD from the University of Illinois College Of Pharmacy and completed an oncology specialty pharmacy residency at NorthShore.  She is a Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist (BCOP).

Cheryl Jee is a Clinical Oncology Pharmacist at Kellogg Cancer (KCC) at NorthShore University HealthSystem. She provides clinical services at KCC and NorthShore Home Hospice.  She is a preceptor for pharmacy students, PGY1, and Oncology pharmacy residents. Cheryl received her PharmD from the University of Illinois College of Pharmacy. She completed a pharmacy practice residency at Baptist Memorial Hospital at Memphis, TN, and subsequently an oncology specialty pharmacy residency at KCC. She is a Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist (BCOP).

Chris Kapolas is a clinical oncology pharmacist at Kellogg Cancer Centers. He provides clinical services and helps cover the oral chemotherapy monitoring program. He precepts melanoma and thoracic oncology. He also serves as one of the preceptors for the oncology elective in the PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency Program. Chris is also interested in precision oncology and completed a Precision Oncology certificate through the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP). Outside of NorthShore, Chris serves on the BCOP Self-Study Committee through the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA). He completed his PharmD at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Pharmacy. His PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency was completed at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL and his PGY2 Oncology Specialty Residency at Kellogg Cancer Centers at NorthShore University. He is a Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist (BCOP).

Janet Lee is a Clinical Oncology Pharmacist at the Kellogg Cancer Center at NorthShore University HealthSystem. In addition to providing clinical services, she is a co-preceptor of the longitudinal service commitment of the PGY2 oncology residency as well as the oncology learning experience for the PGY2 Internal Medicine Residents.  She also mentors the inpatient section of the oncology experience.  Janet received her Pharm.D. from Purdue University's College of Pharmacy and completed a pharmacy practice residency at St. Elizabeth Medical Center. During residency, Janet completed the teaching certificate program through Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is also a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS).

Anna Palafox is a Clinical Oncology Pharmacist at the Kellogg Cancer Center at Evanston Hospital.  In addition to providing clinical services, she coordinates pharmacy students’ experiences at the Kellogg Pharmacy and assists with performance improvement projects.  Anna is one of the preceptors for the oncology rotation.  She received her PharmD from the University of Illinois at Chicago and completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at Evanston Hospital.  She is a Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist (BCOP).

Mira Suseno is the Senior Infectious Diseases Clinical Specialist for NorthShore. She is responsible for antibiotic utilization and antimicrobial formulary management. She serves as co-chair of the Antibiotic Subcommittee of the Pharmacy and Therapeutic Committee. She reviews culture and susceptibilities from patients at all 3 hospitals and contacts prescribers with recommendations. She is also responsible for educating prescribers in infectious disease-related topics and has received several awards from the Department of Medicine for her outstanding contribution to medical education. She has several publications in peer-reviewed journals in the area of Infectious Diseases. Mira earned a BS in Pharmacy from the University of Wisconsin and a PharmD from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She completed a pharmacy practice residency at Evanston Hospital and is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS).

Dyson Wake is a senior clinical specialist in the pharmacogenomics program at NorthShore University HealthSystem. He also serves as a clinical pharmacist on general medicine floors and the emergency department and is a preceptor for the pharmacogenomics rotation. Dyson received his Pharm.D. with a concentration in diabetes and a BS in Computer Science from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.  He then completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency at South Bend Memorial Hospital in South Bend, IN, and a PGY2 residency in Pharmacogenomics through the University of Florida, College of Pharmacy in Gainesville, FL. During these residencies, Dyson completed teaching certificate programs through both the Indiana Teaching Certificate Program (IPTeC) and the University of Florida.