Our Leadership Team
Director of Pharmacy
Yen Pham, RPh, BS, MBA
Yen Pham is the Director of Pharmacy Services. Her responsibilities include oversight over all pharmacy operations including, finance, inpatient, outpatient and, ambulatory pharmacy. She is the co-chair of OHSU’s Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and has made significant progress standardizing the medical care patients receive at OHSU. Her professional interests include medication therapy optimization, business operations and finance, and efficient use of systems within the department of pharmacy.
David Bearden, Pharm.D.
Dave is the Assistant Director for Clinical Services with responsibility for system wide clinical and academic initiatives with a major focus on inpatient adult medical, surgical, and intensive care. He also serves as Associate Professor and Chair in the Department of Pharmacy Practice with the Oregon State University/Oregon Health and Science University College of Pharmacy. His administrative interests include faculty and practitioner development, enhancement of interprofessional and collaborative patient care, and demonstrating the value of antimicrobial stewardship.
Jason Christensen, PharmD, MS
Jason is an Assistant Director for Inpatient Pharmacy Services with responsibilities over inpatient central pharmacy operations and automation management and coordination with an interest in improving patient safety related to the distribution of medications. Jason also has responsibility for intensive care unit and emergency department clinical pharmacy services. His administrative interests include patient safety, operational efficiency, evidence based practice guidelines, financial management, and leadership development.
Joseph Fazio, RPh, MHA, MBI
Joe is the Assistant Director for Pharmacy Informatics and Business Services. His responsibilities include informatics, finance and revenue cycle management, regulatory compliance and supply chain across inpatient, ambulatory and outpatient retail settings. Joe’s professional interest centers around the use of business intelligence, data management principles and outcomes research in developing safe and efficient medication use systems.
Majid Tanas, PharmD, MHA, MS
Majid is the Assistant Director for Ambulatory and Oncology Pharmacy Services with diverse oversight including adult and pediatric - Inpatient and Ambulatory Oncology Pharmacy Services, Research Pharmacy Services, Ambulatory Clinic Pharmacy, Outpatient Pharmacy, and Specialty Pharmacy Services. His administrative interests include patient safety, inpatient/ambulatory pharmacy clinical service development, operational efficiency, clean room management, drug policy, supply chain management, financial performance, automation, and optimizing the patient experience. Other areas of professional interest include leadership, student/resident, and health policy development.
Lindy Bosworth, PharmD, MBA
Lindy is the Adult Clinical Operations Manager responsible for intradepartmental and interdepartmental clinical initiatives. She oversees the adult intensive care units, emergency department, and Drug Information Center. Her interests includes drug policy, patient safety, practice advancement, qualitative and quantitative metrics, and staff/professional development.
Nancy Boyd, MBA
Nancy Boyd is the Pharmacy Finance Manager. Her responsible include pharmacy billing, departmental budget and financial analysis. Nancy performs analysis on a wide range of complex issues related to department funding, financial operations and administration. She is responsible for analyzing historical revenue and expense trends in support of the department’s development of programmatic business plans for new services and staff expansion. The focus for the billing function is to ensure appropriate revenue capture and continually improving revenue cycle process. Her administrative interests include financial operations management, operational efficiency, data accuracy that lead to a clear understanding of the data and drive timely decision making, project management and employee development.
Rick Bross, PharmD
Rick is an Inpatient Pharmacy Operations Manager with responsibility over central pharmacy services, and an emphasis in adult inpatient operations. Rick’s responsibilities include oversight of non-sterile compounding, controlled substance management, prepackaging and compounding services, and automation management. Rick is also responsible for perioperative pharmacy services. His administrative interests include patient safety, operational efficiency, project management and financial management.
Erin Corella, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP
Erin is the Ambulatory Operations Manager responsible for Oncology Pharmacy Services and Research Pharmacy Services. Oncology Pharmacy at OHSU encompasses both Adult and Pediatric Inpatient, Clinic, and Infusion services. Erin has been a pharmacist at OHSU since 2002 and made the transition to administration in 2014. She serves as the Residency Program Director for the PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency established in 2011 and acts as an ASHP guest surveyor for PGY2 Oncology programs. Erin’s professional interests remain focused on creating the best patient experience for those with cancer who receive care within the OHSU system.
Neil Edillo, PharmD, BCPS, CPHIMS
Neil is the Informatics Manager for the department with responsibilities to both inpatient and outpatient services. Neil oversees the medication use process within the Electronic Health Record and any associated technology. His interests include patient safety, workflow efficiency, project management, change management, and pharmacy residency training.
Seth W. Hartman, PharmD
Seth is the Medication Safety Manager for both Inpatient and Outpatient Pharmacy Services. He evaluates current and future medication use processes at OHSU—from medication ordering, verifying, and dispensing to medication administration and patient monitoring. He identifies opportunities and leads efforts to improve medication safety and quality throughout OHSU. To achieve this work, Seth closely collaborates with the OHSU patient safety officer, pharmacy management, and both medical and nursing leadership. His professional interests include health system improvement, predictive analytics, project management, informatics, human factors engineering, usability and post-graduate pharmacy training to enhance systems thinking and leadership skills.
April Higdon, MBA
April is the Adult Clinical Operations Manager responsible for intradepartmental and interdepartmental clinical initiatives. She oversees the medicine, cardiology, and surgical services. Her interests include patient safety, process improvement to enhance medication safety, staff engagement, pharmacy residency training, and practice advancement.
Daniel Kennedy, RPh, FAPhA
Dan is the Outpatient Pharmacy operations manager with responsibility for the daily operation of OHSU's seven outpatient sites. Dan brings his extensive community and ambulatory care experiences to OHSU. Dan's administrative interests are in the fields of pharmacy automation, patient safety, drug use policy and biomedical ethics. He is currently active in pharmacy association leadership at both the state and national level.
Lam Nguyen, PharmD
Lam is an Inpatient Operations Manager with responsibility over central pharmacy services with an emphasis in sterile preparation, non-sterile compounding, pharmacy automation, and medication distribution. He is also responsible for pharmacy operations services for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. His administrative interests include lean process improvement, pharmacy automation, medication safety, financial management, and change management.
Patricia Sullivan, CPhT
Patti is the technician manager with responsibility for scheduling and training inpatient pharmacy technicians, along with managing technician workflow and operations. Her administrative interests include pharmacy operations and technology, teaching and certification activities, and pharmacy association involvement.
Amy Szczukowski, RPh
Amy is the Specialty Pharmacy Operations Manager with responsibilities for specialty pharmacy services for clinic and outpatient settings, medication reconciliation, and discharge services. She currently serves as a state legislative advocacy coordinator through a national pharmacy association. Amy’s administrative interests include lean process improvement, transitions of care and managed care strategies.
Jeff Wassouf, PharmD
Jeff has direct responsibility for the daily operations of the OHSU Mail Order Pharmacy (located on OHSU's West Campus) and the Medication Assistance Program. While his professional background is primarily in Community Pharmacy, Jeff is interested in developing innovative Specialty Pharmacy and Home Delivery service models. Other professional interests include Pharmacist-based immunization programs, Medication Therapy Management and Collaborative Drug Therapy Management programs and Professional Development programs for Student Pharmacists.
Jennifer Zanon, RPh
Jennifer is the Supply Chain and Compliance Operations Manager for pharmacy services encompassing inpatient, outpatient and ambulatory settings. Her administrative focus is patient safety and service. This focus is driven by assuring adherence to industry regulations, OHSU policy and procedure and by maintaining a consistent and cost effective medication supply.