Specialty Council on Nutrition Support Pharmacy

2022 Members

Angela L. Bingham, PharmD, BCPS, BCNSP, BCCCPFASPEN, FCCP, FASHP {Chair}
Bingham is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences – Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in Philadelphia, PA. She practices as a Critical Care/Nutrition Support Specialist at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ and serves as the Program Director for the PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency Program. After receiving her PharmD from the South Carolina College of Pharmacy, she completed a PGY1 Residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center/The Regional Medical Center at Memphis. Her interests include nutrition support in critically ill patients and parenteral nutrition safety.

Todd Canada, PharmD, BCNSP, BCCCP, FASHP, FTSHP {Vice Chair}
Todd CanadaCanada is a Clinical Pharmacy Services Manager and Nutrition Support Team Coordinator at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Division of Pharmacy in Houston, Texas. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and a post-baccalaureate Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He completed a specialized residency in critical care and nutrition support at the University of Tennessee—Memphis and is Board certified in nutrition support and critical care.

Taylor Barnes, PharmD, BCPPS
Taylor Barnes is a pharmacist working  in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies. Taylor earned her doctor of pharmacy degree from the South Carolina College of Pharmacy and the South Carolina Honors College in 2018 and two years of post graduate residency training in pediatrics at Children’s National Medical Center. Her areas of interest include pediatric critical care, nutrition services, and underserved populations.

Johanna D. Bezjak, PharmD, BCNSP
Dr. Bezjak oversees development and implementation of clinical programs and policies for health-system based home infusion and specialty pharmacies. She served as the first clinic-embedded pharmacist at a nationally renowned academic Digestive Disorder Center and continues to champion the pharmacist’s role in comprehensive outpatient nutrition support.
Dr. Bezjak is an Adjunct Clinical Instructor for Duquesne University and University of Pittsburgh Schools of Pharmacy. In 2020, she established a new ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency program for which she maintains roles as Program Director and preceptor.

Dr. Bezjak earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Duquesne University where she was captain of their Division I tennis team as well as a violinist with the acclaimed Tamburitzans. She completed PGY1 residency training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Bezjak had the privilege of participating as a Board of Pharmacy Specialties item-writer and subject matter expert for CSP and Nutrition Support committees.

Sara Bliss, PharmD, BCNSP, BCPS, BCCCP
SBlissBliss is a Nutrition Support Pharmacy Coordinator at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee. She completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency and PGY2 Nutrition Support Pharmacy Residency at the University of Arizona Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona. Her interests include nutrition support in critically ill patients, parenteral nutrition safety, and transitions of care from hospital to home for parenteral nutrition patients.

Karrie Derenski, PharmD, BCNSP, BCCCP, CNSC 
Derenski is a Clinical Pharmacy Supervisor, Coordinator and Clinical Pharmacist for the Metabolic Support Service, and PGY2 Critical Care Residency Director at CoxHealth in Springfield Missouri. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy from University of Missouri – Kansas City and Nutrition Support Specialty Residency training at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Her areas of interest include promotion of standardized competencies for parenteral nutrition, fluid and electrolyte management and multidisciplinary team management of nutrition support.

Roland Dickerson, PharmD, BCNSP
RDickersonDickerson is tenured Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. He also serves as Clinical Coordinator and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist with the Nutrition Support Service at Regional One Health. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from Temple University, Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Tennessee, and completed a Hospital Pharmacy Residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia and Pharmacy Nutrition Support Fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His practice and research interests encompass metabolic support of the critically ill patient.

Katayoon Kathy Ghomeshi, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, CPPS
Ghomeshi is a Medication Safety Officer at UCSF Medical Center and Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor at UCSF School of Pharmacy. She also is the Residency Coordinator and primary preceptor for the PGY2 in Medication-Use Safety and led in developing the program at UCSF Medical Center. Dr. Ghomeshi completed a PGY2 Medication-Use Safety Residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. During her residency, she trained at the Institute for Safe Medication Practices and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Prior to that, she completed a PGY1 Managed Care Pharmacy Residency at Kaiser Permanente. Dr. Ghomeshi earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy in Baltimore, Maryland. She completed a Master of Business Administration from the University of Baltimore/Towson University. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior from the University of California, Davis.

Carol J. Rollins, PharmD, MS, BCNSP, FASHP, FASPEN
Rollins-CarolRollins is a Clinical Professor at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy. Her practice experience includes development of home infusion clinical pharmacy services, coordinator for nutrition support, PGY2 nutrition support pharmacy residency director, and preceptor for PGY1 and PGY2 residencies. She received her BS in Pharmacy and PharmD from the University of Arizona. She completed a Nutrition Support Pharmacy Practice Residency at University Medical Center (UMC) in Tucson, Arizona. Carol received her MS in Food Science and Nutrition from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, and her initial Bachelor’s degree from Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota.