Specialty Council on Compounded Sterile Preparations Pharmacy

2021 Members

Corbin Bennett, PharmD {Chair}
2018CSP_BennettBennett is the Sr. Director of Oncology and Outpatient Infusion Pharmacy Services for Kaiser Permanente and manages oversight of oncology pharmacy and home infusion pharmacy services nationally. Bennett specializes in sterile compounding policy development, facilities design, and standardization of work processes and systems. Corbin received his PharmD from University of California, San Francisco, a General Practice Residency from University of California, San Francisco, and Masters in Public Health from University of California, Berkeley.

Barbara A. Knightly, PharmD, RPh {Vice Chair}
CSP_KnightlyKnightly works for Pentec Health where she brings over 20 years of pharmacy regulatory leadership, including long-term care consulting and home infusion experience. She completed her BS in Pharmacy from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Sciences and received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Kansas. Prior experience included Walgreens (Option Care) Home Infusion and Christiana Care Infusion Services as well as the Director of Pharmacy for Cardiac Solutions, a national company specializing in disease management programs for CHF, CAD, COPD and DM and having a centralized pharmacy in Fort Washington, PA. She was also the recipient of SmartCEO’s Executive Management Award in 2015.

Dana Albers, PharmD, BCSCP
Dana AlbersAlbers is the Principle IV Pharmacist at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center, providing sterile compounding services to a large medical center and its affiliated facilities, including pediatric and orthopedic hospitals, several outpatient surgery centers and an eye surgery center. She specializes in managing a dynamic workflow to provide customized injectables for this array of patients, as well as developing high-risk IV builds and order sets. She completed her bachelor’s degree in business administration specializing in computer science engineering from University of Florida and graduated summa cum laude from Wingate University School of Pharmacy in 2011.

Gene B. Decaminada, RPh
2018CSP_DecaminadaDecaminada is the Manager of Compounding Compliance with Option Care. He currently oversees approximately 80 cleanrooms across the United States and is responsible for adherence to SOP’s, policies and performs on-site training. Gene is a graduate of St. John’s University in New York where he received his Bachelor of Science degree. His professional interests include USP 797/800 chapters, home infusion pharmacy, and working as a pharmacist preceptor for the PGY1 residents.

Sharon M. Durfee, BCNSP 

2018CSP_DurfeeDurfee is Clinical Nutrition Support Pharmacist at CAPS/BBraun in Fort Collins, Colorado. She serves as the clinical liaison to CAPS’s customers for their training, education and consulting needs. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree from the University of Wyoming. Ms. Durfee has extensive nutrition support experience in the hospital and home care settings, and teaching in the nutrition support field. She is the past Chair of the Specialty Council on Nutrition Support Pharmacy having served from 2004-2009. Durfee was a member of the BPS Board of Directors from 2009 to 2015 representing the Nutrition Support Pharmacy Practice Specialty Council. She served as chair of the Board in 2014.

James Finney, PharmD, BCPS, BCSCP
James FinneyFinney is currently the pharmacy operations coordinator at The Villages Regional Hospital in the Villages, Florida. In addition he manages sterile compounding activities at Bayfront Seven Rivers hospital in Crystal, River. He has practice experience in hospital pharmacy, home health care pharmacy and research pharmacy. He received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Georgia. He received a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from the University of South Florida. Jim serves as clinical associate professor of pharmacy at both the University of Florida’s and the University of South Florida’s schools of pharmacy.

Jessica Hawkins, PharmD, BCSCP, BCPS
JHawkinsHawkins is the Sterile Compounding Pharmacy Program Manager at the Lexington VA Health Care System in Lexington, KY.  She coordinates and oversees compounding activities for the medical facility’s main hospital and long-term care center, as well as a variety of outpatient specialty clinics including urology, ophthalmology, infusion, dermatology, and chemotherapy.  She earned her PharmD from Ohio Northern University and completed a Pharmacy Practice residency at Baptist Health Lexington.

Binh Nguyen, Pharm.D, M.S. Reg Sci, BCSCP

Nguyen is the Educator for the Office of Training and Education within Office of Regulatory Affairs at the Food and Drug Administration specializing in pharmaceutical training.  He is also a per diem clinical and IV Pharmacist at Fountain Valley Hospital, a 400-bed acute care hospital with pharmacy residency and internship programs.  He has 18+ years of pharmaceutical inspection experience (Level III Certified Pharmaceutical Inspectorate, Level II Drug Auditor, drug branch chief, director regulatory review officer) in biotech, sterile injectable, sterile compounding, positron emission tomography, and other dosage forms.  He completed his doctorate in pharmacy and master in regulatory science at the University of Southern California.

Duann V. Thistlethwaite, RPh, BCNP, FAPhA
2018CSP_ThistlethwaiteThistlethwaite is the Accreditation and Inspections Manager with the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. She resides in Jefferson, PA. Thistlethwaite is a Board Certified Nuclear Pharmacist holding active licenses in nine states. She has over two decades of experience in compounding (nonsterile and sterile) and in a variety of nuclear practice settings including centralized, corporate, and positron emission tomography. She holds a Six Sigma Green Belt Certification and has completed online and live training in sterile compounding plus various other USP chapters. Thistlethwaite is a proud graduate of Purdue University.