Specialty Council on Cardiology Pharmacy

2020 Members

Joseph J. Saseen, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP {Chair}

Saseen is Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Family Medicine, and Vice Chair for the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and is the program director of the PGY2 ambulatory care residency program. He received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy from the State University of New York at Buffalo and completed a fellowship in ambulatory care research at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Dr. Saseen’s research focuses on pharmacotherapy of chronic diseases, health outcomes research, and expansion of clinical services in ambulatory care.

Ian B. Hollis, PharmD, BCPS, AQ-Cardiology {Vice Chair}
Dr. Hollis is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Advanced Heart Failure (including LVAD and Heart Transplant) and Cardiac Surgery at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Hospitals. After receiving his PharmD from The Ohio State University, he completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Michigan Hospitals and a PGY2 Cardiology Residency at UNC. He has been the Program Director for the PGY2 Cardiology Residency at UNC since 2013. His research interests include the med management of heart failure, LVAD, and heart transplant patients.

Craig J. Beavers, PharmD, FAHA, AACC, BCCP, BCPS-AQ Cardiology
CAR_BeaversBeavers is the cardiovascular clinical pharmacy coordinator at University of Kentucky (UK) Healthcare and assistant adjunct professor with the UK College of Pharmacy. He graduated from UK College of Pharmacy and completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency and PGY2 cardiology pharmacy residency at UK Healthcare. He served as the director of cardiovascular services for the Hospital Corporation of America and as PGY2 cardiology residency program director at TriStar Centennial Medical Center. He has published numerous papers, abstracts, and textbook chapters focused on cardiovascular pharmacotherapy. He is a certified anticoagulation care provider.

Leo F. Buckley, PharmD, BCPS, BCCP
Leo F. BuckleyBuckley is a Senior Pharmacist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. He participates in ambulatory heart failure, dyslipidemia and hypertension clinics. His translational research laboratory focuses on the identification and targeting of potential therapeutic pathways for the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Buckley completed Pharmacy Practice and Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy Residencies at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and an Experimental Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy Research Fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is board certified in Pharmacotherapy and Cardiology Pharmacy.

Kristen B. Campbell, PharmD, BCPS-AQ Cardiology

Campbell is currently a clinical pharmacist at Duke University Hospital. She maintains a clinical practice in both inpatient and outpatient electrophysiology. She is also a Senior Research Associate with the Division of Electrophysiology and the Program Director of the PGY2 cardiology pharmacy residency. Campbell received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed a PGY1 residency and PGY2 cardiovascular specialty residency at UNC Hospitals.

Caitlin Gibson, PharmD, BCPS, BCCP
GibsonGibson is Associate Professor and Vice Chair in the Pharmacotherapy Department at the University of North Texas System College of Pharmacy. She maintains a practice in inpatient cardiology on a telemetry unit and cardiovascular ICU at Medical City Arlington. Dr. Gibson received her PharmD from the University of Texas at Austin, completed her PGY1 residency at the North Texas VA/Texas Tech, and completed her PGY2 at Indiana University Health/Butler University. Dr. Gibson has published numerous papers, abstracts, and book chapters focused on cardiovascular pharmacotherapy. Her professional interests include anticoagulation, cardiovascular surgery, and health disparities in cardiovascular disease management.

Kristen Pogue, PharmD, BCCP 
Pogue is a Clinical Pharmacist Specialist in Cardiology at the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) and Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at the UM College of Pharmacy. After receiving her PharmD from Wayne State University she completed both her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice and PGY2 Cardiology residencies at UMHS. She has served as the Program Director for the PGY2 Cardiology residency at UMHS since 2018. Her professional interests include pulmonary arterial hypertension, advanced heart failure and transplantation, and antithrombotic management in cardiovascular disease.

Sarah A. Spinler, PharmD, BCPS-AQ Cardiology
Spinler is Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Professor Emeritus, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences, and Adjunct Professor of Pharmacy in Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, University of Pennsylvania. She received her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. She completed a pharmacy residency and research fellowship in cardiovascular critical care pharmacy at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Spinler has authored more than 300 research articles, reviews, and book chapters and given more than 400 continuing education programs in the areas of anticoagulants, venous thromboembolism, acute coronary syndrome and antiplatelets.

Sheila L. Stadler, PharmD, BCPS-AQ Cardiology
Stadler practices as a clinical pharmacy specialist with the Clinical Pharmacy Cardiac Risk Service at Kaiser Permanente of Colorado. Her current responsibilities include risk factor management for secondary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease for a panel of 1100 patients under a collaborative drug therapy management agreement. She also holds faculty appointments at the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Regis University School of Pharmacy. Stadler received her PharmD from the University of Wyoming and completed a managed care pharmacy practice residency in Kalamazoo, Michigan.