Specialty Council on Nuclear Pharmacy

2018 Members

Richard L. Green, RPh, BCNP {Chair}
2015Nuclear_GreenGreen is the Director of Radiopharmacy Practice at Cardinal Health Nuclear Pharmacy Services based in Dublin, Ohio. He leads Cardinal Health’s staff of radiopharmacists and radiopharmacy technicians in 138 radiopharmacies. Green’s career began as delivery driver for hospitals and clinics. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Arizona. He has managed radiopharmacies in Las Vegas and Phoenix including the first commercial PET cyclotron radiopharmacy in the country. He has been a Board Certified Nuclear Pharmacist since 1992.

Samuel E. Leveritt, PharmD, BCNP {Vice Chair}
2015Nuclear_LeverittLeveritt is a Board Certified Nuclear Pharmacist with Cardinal Health (formerly Syncor) having served as Pharmacy Manager, Radiation Safety Officer and currently serving as Senior Staff Pharmacist, Missouri Board of Pharmacy Liaison, Quality & Regulatory Department advisor and Field Member of the Pharmacy Practice Review Committee. He also heads the Missouri BOP Nuclear Working Group tasked with rewriting applicable nuclear pharmacy rules. Leveritt graduated with honors at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Kenneth T Cheng, PhD, BS Pharm, BCNP
Cheng is the Nuclear Pharmacy Manager at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, Bethesda, Maryland. He received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from University of Buffalo, New York and Ph.D. in Nuclear Pharmacy from Purdue University. He also completed a Hospital Pharmacy residency at University of Kansas Medical Center and a Research Fellowship at Harvard Medical School. He has been a Board Certified Nuclear Pharmacist since 1988. His professional interests include nuclear medicine patient care/research and geriatric care pharmacy (as a part-time pharmacist in a long-term care pharmacy practice setting).

Mark Decerbo, PharmD, BCPS, BCNSP
2015Nuclear_DecerboDecerbo is an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Roseman University of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy, coordinating the neurology and infectious disease therapeutic courses. He received his PharmD from Northeastern University in Boston, MA and went on to complete a PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC. His primary interests include providing inpatient pharmacy services.

G.T. Dolan, PharmD, MS, BCNP
Dolan is the Pharmacy Manager at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Nuclear Pharmacy.  He received his PharmD and MS in pharmaceutical sciences from the OU College of Pharmacy in 2007.  He currently oversees all operations of the radiopharmacy, which provides material to both on and off campus clinics and hospitals, as well as basic sciences researchers; and acts as a preceptor for rotating pharmacy and nuclear medicine imaging students.

Melissa Foster, PharmD, BCNP

Foster is a nuclear pharmacy manager with Cardinal Health Nuclear Pharmacy Services in Chattanooga, TN. She serves as a field member of the Pharmacy Practice Review Committee and has held past roles as a staff nuclear pharmacist and as a radiation safety officer. She received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Mississippi. She enjoys sharing her passion about nuclear pharmacy by mentoring nuclear pharmacy technicians, nuclear pharmacy students and nuclear medicine technology students.

Karen Hoang, PharmD, BCNP

Hoang is a staff pharmacist with Cardinal Health Nuclear Pharmacy Services in East Hartford, CT.  She received her PharmD from the University of Connecticut School Of Pharmacy.  Hoang is very active with her state pharmacy association and enjoys mentoring and precepting pharmacy and nuclear medical technologist students at her practice site.

Charles E. Leonard, PharmD, MSCE

Leonard is a Research Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Informatics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his doctoral degree in pharmacy from Duquesne University and his master’s degree in clinical epidemiology from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed fellowships in clinical epidemiology and pharmacoepidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Leonard’s research interests and experience lie in the design and conduct of post-marketing drug safety studies, especially related to drug-induced sudden cardiac arrest and clinical sequelae of drug interactions.

Garcia Simon-Clarke, MS, PharmD, CCP, BCNP
Simon-Clarke is the Radiation Safety Officer at Nuclear Diagnostic Products in Plainview, NY and a Staff Pharmacist at St. Clare’s in NJ. She received her PharmD from Nova Southeastern in Davies, FL, and her Master of Science from Barry University. She enjoys serving as a preceptor and mentoring pharmacy students and nuclear medicine technologist at her site.