Our Leadership Team
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.
Yen Pham, RPh, BS, MBA
Yen is an Assistant Director for Ambulatory Services with responsibilities for all OHSU ambulatory care pharmacy areas, with an interest in expanding OHSU pharmacy services into new areas such as specialty pharmacy services, medication therapy management, mail order and employee benefits. Her administrative interests include ambulatory operations, building consensus, and expansion of the pharmacy profession.
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.
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.
Jessica Freels, PharmD, MS
Jessica is the Clinical Pharmacy Operations Manger with the responsibility for inpatient clinical services of cardiology, hematology-oncology, medicine, and surgery. Jessica serves outside of OHSU, as a member of the UHC Pharmacy Council Committee on Performance Improvement and Compliance. Her administrative interests include medication safety, patient transitional care, establishing evidence based "best-practice" standards, and leadership development.
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.
Rachel Root, PharmD, MS
Rachel an Inpatient Operations Manager with responsibility over central pharmacy services with an emphasis in automation, medication distribution, and narcotic surveillance/distribution. Her administrative interests include workflow efficiency, medication safety, quality improvement, care transitions, and student and resident training and development.
Ranee Runnebaum, PharmD
Ranee is the Medication Safety Manager for the department with responsibilities to both inpatient and outpatient services. Ranee evaluates the medication use process throughout OHSU for system quality and safety improvement potential and works closely with the OHSU patient safety officer, pharmacy management, medical leadership and nursing leadership to implement changes. Ranee is currently the secretary for Oregon Society of Health System Pharmacists and serves as a member of ASHP advisory group for Clinical Information Systems. Her interests include advancing pharmacy practice in the state of Oregon, project management, informatics, and post graduate pharmacy training to enhance leadership skills.
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.
Majid Tanas, PharmD, MHA, MS
Majid is the Ambulatory Pharmacy Operations Manager with diverse responsibilities including Pharmacy Services at Pacific Oncology (Beaverton, Gresham, Northwest, and Tualitin), the Center for Health and Healing, and the Doernbecher Infusion Pharmacies. In addition, he is responsible for Pharmacy Services within the Operating Rooms and Research Pharmacy Services. His administrative interests include patient safety, ambulatory pharmacy clinical services, operational efficiency, supply chain management, and optimizing the patient experience. Other areas of professional interest include leadership, student development, and health policy development.
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.