Specialty Council on Pediatric Pharmacy

2018 Members

Anita Siu,  PharmD, BCPPS {Chair}
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Dr. Siu is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and a Neonatal/Pediatric Pharmacotherapy Specialist at the K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, a Member of the Meridian Health System. She received her Bachelor’s and Doctor or Pharmacy degree at Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and completed two years of pharmacy residency training, General Pediatrics and Neonatal/Pediatric Critical Care. Throughout the years, she has implemented therapeutic guidelines in neonates and pediatrics.

Sabrina Boehme, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS {Vice-Chair}
Sabrina Boehme picBoehme is a Clinical Pharmacist at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, Utah and adjunct faculty at the University of Utah College of Pharmacy. She received her Doctor or Pharmacy degree from Idaho State University College of Pharmacy and specializes in Medication Safety. Boehme is the chair of the pediatric anticoagulation committee in addition to the Medication Safety Manager. She has historically been the solid organ transplant pharmacist and pediatric diabetes educator. Previously she was an associate professor of pharmacy practice at Roseman University.

Elizabeth Beckman, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS, BCCCP

Beckman is a Clinical Knowledge Management Analyst at UK HealthCare in Lexington, Kentucky. She is responsible for the provision, implementation, and curation of clinical practice guidelines for the UK Enterprise. Dr. Beckman received her PharmD from Butler University, completed a PGY1 and PGY2 residency in pediatrics pharmacy at Indiana University Health, and is board certified in pharmacotherapy, pediatrics, and critical care pharmacy. Previously she practiced as a PICU clinical specialist at University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health. She has authored and reviewed content for medical and pharmacy board recertification products through SCCM and ACCP.

Kelly Bobo, PharmD, MBA, BCPS BCPPS

Bobo is the Clinical Pharmacy Manager at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and serves as the PGY1 and PGY2 Residency Program Director.  She precepts students on the pediatric general medicine rotation and facilitates small group case presentations. Bobo received her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the University of South Carolina and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Memphis. Bobo completed a residency in Pediatric Pharmacotherapy and Home Infusion Therapy at Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and PharmaThera, Inc.  She is actively engaged in quality improvement initiatives and practice standardization within the hospital.

Katherine Hammond Chessman, PharmD, FCCP, BCNSP, BCPS
2015Pediatric_ChessmanChessman received baccalaureate and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) College of Pharmacy in Charleston, SC. She completed a Pediatric Pharmacotherapeutics residency at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center and LeBonheur Children’s Hospital. She is currently a Professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcome Sciences at the South Carolina College of Pharmacy, MUSC campus. She is also a Clinical Pharmacy Specialists for Pediatric Surgery and General Pediatrics at the MUSC Children’s Hospital, and the Residency Program Director for the PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy residency at MUSC. During her career she has mentored over 50 pediatric pharmacy residents and countless surgical residents on the appropriate use of medications and nutrition support in children.

Beth Deen, PharmD, BCNSP, BCPPS
Deen is the Senior Pediatric Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Cook Children’s Medical Center.  She provides daily pharmacotherapy, pharmacokinetic, and parenteral nutrition consults to the NICU, the Gastroenterology service, and throughout the medical center upon request.  Beth received her B.S. in Pharmacy from The University of Iowa and her Doctor of Pharmacy from The University of Texas.  She completed a Pediatric Pharmacotherapy Residency at LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center/The University of Tennessee, Memphis.  Beth is Board Certified in Nutrition Support (BCNSP) and Pediatrics (BCPPS) and precepts both students and residents on rotations, including NICU and Nutrition.

Elizabeth Farrington, PharmD, FCCP, FCCM, FPPAG, BCPS
2015Pediatric_FarringtonFarrington is a Pharmacist III in Pediatrics at the Betty H. Cameron Women’s and Children’s Hospital at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, North Carolina and is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Eshelman School of Pharmacy and a Clinical Professor at Campbell University School of Pharmacy. Prior to moving to Wilmington, Farrington spent 17 years as the PICU clinical specialist at the UNC Children’s Hospital. Farrington earned her B.S. in Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina and her PharmD from the University of Kentucky. She completed a two-year (1 year in pediatrics) Clinical Pharmacy Residency at the University of Kentucky, A. B. Chandler Medical Center and a Pediatric Research Fellowship under the direction of Dr. Rich Leff at the University of Iowa. Prior to her move, Farrington directed a PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacotherapy Residency. She has trained fifteen pediatric residents.

Jamalee Huntley, PharmD, BCPPS
Huntley is the Pharmacy Manager at Arkansas Children’s Northwest in Springdale, Arkansas. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Drury University and Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Kansas prior to the completion of a General Practice residency with emphasis in Pediatrics at Mayo Clinic. Huntley has 12 years of clinical experience including neonatal and pediatric intensive care, emergency medicine and pediatric hematology and oncology. Currently her focus is the implementation and standardization of both clinical and operational pharmacy within Arkansas’ Children’s Northwest. Areas of interest include pharmacogenomics and pharmacokinetics.

Marla C. Tanski, PharmD, MPH, BCPPS
Tanski received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Florida in 1995 and completed a PGY1 Residency in Pharmacy Practice at Methodist Hospitals of Memphis in 1996. Dr. Tanski worked as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) for 15 years and currently serves as the Pharmacy Clinical Manager at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital where she focuses on coordinating decentralized clinical pharmacy services, medication safety initiatives, policy development and continuous quality improvement activities. Dr. Tanski received her Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from the University of South Florida in 2011 and currently serves as a responding pharmacist on the FL-3 Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) for the National Disaster Medical System.