Specialty Council on Cardiology Pharmacy

2021 Members

Ian B. Hollis, PharmD, BCPS, AQ-Cardiology {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.

Kristen Pogue, PharmD, BCCP {Vice Chair}
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.

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.

Ilya Danelich, PharmD, BCPS, BCCP
IDanelichDanelich is a cardiology clinical pharmacy specialist in Advanced Heart Failure & Cardiac Transplantation and Clinical Coordinator for the Pharmacy Department. He received his doctorate of pharmacy degree from University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, with subsequent completion of a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, MN, and a PGY2 Cardiology Pharmacy Residency at the University of North Carolina Hospitals & Clinics in Chapel Hill, NC. Ilya is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist and a Board Certified Cardiology Pharmacist. His practice and research interests include advanced heart failure, mechanical circulatory support, and cardiac transplantation.

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.

Carla Knowles, PharmD, BCACP, BCCP
CKnowlesKnowles is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Cardiology with Kaiser Permanente Georgia and her practice focuses on ambulatory heart failure management, population health, and transitions of care. After receiving her PharmD from the University of Florida, she completed both her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice and PGY2 Ambulatory Care residencies at the James A. Haley VA.

Terrence O’Shea, PharmD, BCGP
O'SheaO’Shea attended the University of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy, where he graduated with his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree in 1987, and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 1992. He is currently the Director of Consultant Performance for Omnicare (a CVS Health Company), where he works with other team members to maintain and enhance Omnicare’s proprietary decision support consultant pharmacist software program, and other clinical programs. He also is responsible for oversight of Omnicare’s MTM program in long-term care facilities. As of December 2020, he has been with Omnicare for 28 years.

Joseph J. Saseen, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP
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.