Jack Bond MHS, RPh

Market Director of Pharmacy

Mr. Bond is the Market Director of Pharmacy at Wesley Medical Center. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the University of Kansas, and Masters of Healthcare Science from Wichita State University. Prior to becoming Director of Pharmacy, he served as a Manager in the department for many years, developing nationally-recognized programs and services. He is particularly known for developing and optimizing technology and automation in the practice of hospital pharmacy, contributing to safe medication therapy for patients. Being able to leverage technology and automation has also allowed the pharmacy department to free up resources to provide state of the art clinical pharmacy services three shifts a day.

Education:

BS Pharmacy, University of Kansas; MHS, Wichita State University


Chris Durham, PharmD, BCPPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Pediatric Critical Care

Residency Program Director, PGY1 – Pharmacy, Pediatrics

Dr. Durham is the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist for the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and the PGY1 and PGY2 Residency Program Director at Wesley Medical Center. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy from Creighton University and completed a Pediatric Specialty residency at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. Professional affiliations include the Society of Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group and American Society of Health –System Pharmacists. Dr. Durham is also an instructor for Pediatric Fundamentals of Critical Care Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. Interests include critical care pharmacology, traumatic brain injury, renal replacement therapies and toxicology. Dr. Durham is also a volunteer faculty member for the University of Kansas School of Medicine and participates in the education of pediatric medical residents via a pediatric pharmacology rotation.

Education:

PharmD, Creighton University

Additional Training:

Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri


Leslie Eidem, RPh, PharmD

Pharmacy Manager for Pediatric and Women Services, Sterile Products, Medication Safety and Regulatory Affairs

Dr. Eidem is the Pharmacy Manager for Pediatric and Women Services, Sterile Products, Medication Safety and Regulatory Affairs. She started her career at Wesley over 35 years ago and is excited to have been part of the continued advancements in the practice of pharmacy that set Wesley on the cutting edge both operationally and clinically. She is a member of ASHP, AMIA and serves on HCA’s Medication Management Committee as well as the Medication Safety Task Force.

Education:

BS Pharmacy, Southwestern Oklahoma State University; PharmD, University of Kansas

Additional Training:

Patient Safety Fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia


Joe D. Slechta, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Cardiovascular Diseases

Dr. Slechta has practiced at Wesley Medical Center since 1995. In addition to daily patient care activities, he serves on several multidisciplinary committees established to improve the care of cardiovascular and stroke patients. His practice interests are in the therapeutics of acute coronary syndromes, heart failure, percutaneous coronary intervention, and anticoagulation. Dr. Slechta is a certified Advanced Cardiac Life Support instructor, anticoagulation patient self-testing educator and has completed an Anticoagulation Traineeship for Health Care Professionals at the University of Oklahoma. He has been honored with the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy Clinical Preceptor of the Year, Wesley Medical Center Pharmacy Residency mentor of the year, Wesley Medical Center Frist Humanitarian Award, and recently won an HCA Innovators Award for Financial Impact at the Facility Level. Dr. Slechta is a member of the American Heart Association, American Stroke Association, ASHP, and the Kansas Council of Health-System Pharmacists – currently serving as the KCHP district 5 director. In his community, he serves on the North Newton Parks & Recreation committee, Harvey County Cities Readiness Initiative Emergency Preparedness Committee, and the Newton/North Newton Planning commission. In his spare time, Joe can often be found coaching or watching his children’s sporting events.

Education:

PharmD, University of Kansas


Sarah Fogg, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Hospitalist/Stroke Medicine

Dr. Fogg is the internal medicine clinical pharmacy specialist on Wesley Medical Center’s Hospitalist/Stroke Medicine Unit. Graduating from the University of Kansas in 2007, Dr. Fogg completed her PGY1 training at Wesley prior to obtaining her Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy. She now serves as the primary pharmacist on the multidisciplinary hospitalist team, which consists of a dynamic group of 16 hospitalists as well as case-managers and nursing staff. In addition to precepting residents, Dr. Fogg also serves as adjunct clinical assistant professor at the University of Kansas-School of Pharmacy. Professional practice areas of interest include fall prevention, for which Dr. Fogg serves as the lead pharmacist on the Fall Prevention Committee at Wesley, and medication reconciliation and collaborative practice.

Education:

PharmD, University of Kansas

Additional Training:

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, Kansas


Lauren Frasier, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Internal Medicine

Dr. Frasier is the current internal medicine clinical pharmacy specialist on Wesley Medical Center’s trauma/medical floor. She works closely with both the hospitalist midlevels, as well as the trauma service, often rounding with the team on a daily basis. Dr. Frasier has been at Wesley Medical Center for two years and is involved with precepting of the ambulatory care rotation through the Pre-Op Clinic at Wesley Medical Center, as well as sits on both the Medical Collaborative and Glycemic Control boards among many other activities. Her passions include precepting of pharmacy students and residents, as well as watching the Kansas State University Wildcats (she is an avid fan! ). Dr. Frasier completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Wesley Medical Center and stayed on due to the wonderful relationships w/physicians and pharmacy staff, and the progressive/ active involvement the pharmacy department has with patient care.

Education:

Pre-Pharmacy, Kansas State University; PharmD, University of Kansas

Additional Training:

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, Kansas


Kelly Guhr, PharmD, BCPS

Pharmacy Manager, Informatics

Dr. Guhr is Pharmacy Manager, Informatics at Wesley Medical Center. Her primary responsibilities are managing the hospital’s pharmacy, provider order entry, and medication reconciliation drug databases, and clinical decision support. Dr. Guhr has worked at Wesley Medical Center for 15 years. She provided drug information services and formulary management for her first 10 years and is still passionate about those areas. Dr. Guhr serves on the P&T Committee as well as HCA Corporate clinical and informatics committees.

Education:

PharmD, University of Kansas

Additional Training:

Pharmacy Residency, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa


Kathy Hall, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Trauma/Surgical/Neuro Critical Care

Dr. Hall is the Surgical/Trauma Intensive Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Wesley Medical Center. Originally from Evergreen Park, IL, Dr. Hall received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Drake University in Des Moines, IA. She completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency in 2012 and her PGY2 Critical Care Residency in 2013 at Wesley Medical Center. She is currently a member of ASHP and SCCM and is certified in BLS, ACLS, PALS and PFCCS.

Education:

PharmD, Drake University

Additional Training:

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency and PGY2 Critical Care at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, Kansas


Allie Harshberger, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Surgical/Telemetry Medicine

Dr. Harshberger received her doctor of pharmacy from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa and completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Wesley Medical Center. She is currently the clinical pharmacist for the Surgical/Telemetry floor of Wesley Medical Center. Dr. Harshberger also serves as an adjunct clinical professor at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy, and is the primary coordinator of the department’s IPE and APE rotation students. She is certified in BLS, ACLS, and PALS.

Education:

PharmD, Drake University

Additional Training:

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, Kansas


Lela Hernandez, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Neonatology/Pediatrics

Dr. Hernandez is the clinical pharmacy specialist for the general pediatrics and the neonatal intensive care units. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Kansas and completed a pediatric specialty residency at Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City, Missouri. Dr. Hernandez serves as adjunct assistant clinical professor at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy and the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Pharmacy.

In addition to providing clinical pharmacy services to the pediatric and neonatal patients, she is actively involved in clinical research, quality improvement projects, and multidisciplinary committees throughout the institution, including the Wichita Medical Research and Education Foundation Institutional Review Board. Her professional affiliations include Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, and the Society for Pediatric Sedation. Her practice interests include nutrition, cystic fibrosis, and infectious diseases.

Education:

BGS, Wichita State University; PharmD, University of Kansas

Additional Training:

PGY1 Pediatric Specialty Residency at Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri


Stephanie Kuhn, PharmD, BCPS AQ-ID

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Infectious Diseases

Dr. Kuhn has been serving as the Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacist at Wesley Medical Center since 2013. She serves as the primary pharmacist for the infectious diseases consulting physicians, and manages the antimicrobial stewardship program for both Wesley Medical Center and Wesley Woodlawn. Dr. Kuhn serves on several committees at both the hospital and divisional level including the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee, Antibiotic Subcommittee, Pneumonia and Immunization Committee, Antimicrobial Management Program, and the Continental Division Clinical Group. She is an active member of ACCP, SIDP and IDSA.

Education:

PharmD, Purdue University

Additional Training:

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency and PGY2 Infectious Diseases Residency at University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora, Colorado


Steven Le, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Overnight Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Le is an Internal Medicine Generalist at Wesley Medical Center. He received his Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Kansas in 2010. After which, he completed a PGY1 from Via Christi Health System in Pharmacy Practice. Upon completion of his residency, Dr. Le has worked at other health systems including Cook Children's Hospital in Fort Worth, TX as a PICU Generalist. As such, Dr. Le's practice experience spans the length of 4 years including postgraduate training Dr. Le's interests include Critical Care, Haemotology/Oncology, and Pediatric Critical Care. He is currently a member of ACCP.

Education:

PharmD, University of Kansas

Additional Training:

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Via Christi Hospital, Wichita, KS


Amber Meister, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Medical Intensive Care

Residency Program Director- PGY2 Critical Care

Dr. Meister is the pharmacy clinical specialist in critical care where she cares for patients in a medical intensive care unit at Wesley Medical Center. She precepts PGY1 pharmacy and PGY2 critical care pharmacy residents. She is an adjunct clinical assistant professor for the University of Kansas and a clinical instructor for the Department of Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine-Wichita, University of Kansas Medical Center through which she precepts family medicine physician residents. She is certified in ACLS and PALS and is a Wesley Medical Center Ambassador and has completed the Wesley Medical Center Leadership Institute. She is a member of SCCM and ASHP. She also completed an ASHP Foundation certificate program in pharmacy critical care traineeship program at the University Hospital of the Health Alliance, Cincinnati, OH.

Education:

PharmD, University of Kansas

Additional Training:

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, Kansas


Lauren Morton, PharmD, BCPS

Drug Information Specialist

Dr. Morton joined the Wesley Medical Center pharmacy team in 2014 as the Drug Information Clinical Specialist. Dr. Morton completed her doctoral training at the Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy in Birmingham, Alabama. After graduation, she went on to complete her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency at St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System, as well as a PGY2 Drug Information residency at the South University School of Pharmacy in Savannah, Georgia. Dr. Morton is also board certified as a pharmacotherapy specialist. She is involved in the formulary maintenance process and operates the hospital’s drug information center. Her committee involvement includes the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and the Clinical Practice Policy Committee.

Education:

PharmD, Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy

Additional Training:

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System; PGY2 Drug Information residency at South University School of Pharmacy, Savannah, Georgia


Tina Nester, PharmD

Infusion Services and Nutrition Specialist

Dr. Nester is the Infusion Services and Nutrition Specialist at Wesley Medical Center. She received an Associate of Arts degree in Natural Sciences and Mathematics from Wichita State University, and Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Kansas. Dr. Nester is a member of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, as well as several other professional organizations.

Dr. Nester has training and experience in Outcomes Research, and has contributed to the medical literature with several studies designed to improve the care of patients. One area of particular expertise where Dr. Nester has served as a pioneer is in improving medication reconciliation, which is now recognized by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and JCAHO for its importance in improving the care of patients.

Education:

AA, Wichita State University; PharmD, University of Kansas


Ivy Nispel, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Orthopedic/Neurological Internal Medicine

Dr. Nispel received her doctor of pharmacy from the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy in 2013. She completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency at Wesley Medical Center in 2014. She currently works on the Orthopedic/Neurologic Surgery floor and participates in the Total Joint Replacement Committee. She is certified in BLS, ACLS, PALS and is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. She is also involved with training students prior to their rotations at Wesley and precepts students and residents on her floor and in the Pre-Op Clinic.

Education:

PharmD, University of Kansa

Additional Training:

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, KS


Brandon Koehn, PharmD, BCPS

Internal Medicine Specialist

Dr. Koehn completed his Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Kansas in 2014 and PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Wesley Medical Center the following year. He is the current clinical pharmacy specialist at Wesley Woodlawn Hospital and ER, where he manages medication distribution as well as pharmacy clinical services throughout the facility. His areas of interests include cardiology and anticoagulation.

Education:

PharmD, University of Kansas

Additional Training:

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, Kansas


Heather Hansen, PharmD, BCPS

Internal Medicine Specialist

Heather is the evening internal medicine clinical pharmacy specialist. She graduated from the University of Kansas with a bachelor’s degree in Human biology prior to completing her Pharm.D. at KU. After pharmacy school, Heather completed her PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency at Wesley Medical Center. In 2015, Heather obtained her BCPS. Her areas of interest include medication reconciliation, ID, and oncology.

Education:

BA Human Biology, University of Kansas

BS Pharmaceutical Studies, University of Kansas

Pharm.D., University of Kansas

Additional Training:

PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, Kansas


Becky Bliss, PharmD

Pediatric Oncology Specialist

Dr. Bliss is the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist and has been a member of the Pharmacy Team at Wesley Medical Center since 2014. She received her Doctorate of Pharmacy at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy and completed her Pediatric Specialty PGY1 at Wesley Children’s. Dr. Bliss then gained experience in pediatric hematology/oncology at Cincinnati Children’s for one year prior to returning to Wichita. Professional Affiliations include: American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists, American College of Clinical Pharmacists, and Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group and is certified in PALS, ACLS, and PFCCS. Dr. Bliss is also a preceptor for the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy.

Education:

PharmD, UMKC

Additional Training:

PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, Kansas


Brain Gilbert, PharmD, BCPS

Emergency Department Clinical Specialist

Dr. Gilbert is part of the emergency medicine clinical pharmacy specialist team at Wesley Medical Center. He received his Doctorate of Pharmacy from The University of Florida, and then went on to complete a PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL and a PGY-2 in critical care at Wesley Medical Center. His professional affiliations include the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and the Neurocortical Care Society. He maintains certifications in BLS, ACLS, PALS, PFCCS, ENLS, and is a certified trainer for the ENLS certification program. Dr. Gilbert’s areas of research interest include sepsis, traumatic brain injury, and hemodynamics

Education:

PharmD, The University of Florida

Additional Training:

PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami FL

PGY-2 Critical Care Pharmacy Wesley Medical Center, Wichita KS


Whitney Zentgraf, PharmD, BCGP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Geriatrics

Dr. Zentgraf joined the Wesley Medical Center pharmacy team in 2016 after finishing her PGY2 Geriatric Pharmacotherapy residency with Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy/Dallas VA Medical Center. Her practice site focuses in long-term care and gero-psychiatry with WESLEYCare Pharmacy. She provides medications and clinical services to older adults receiving care in skilled nursing facilities and a geriatric psychiatric hospital in the Wichita area. Dr. Zentgraf is very active in the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) organization on the state and national level. She serves on the Education Committee in the Kansas state chapter of ASCP as well as the national Medication Safety in Transitions of Care Committee. Her professional interests include transitions of care, polypharmacy, psychiatry, hospice/palliative care, and primary care in older adults.

Education:

PharmD, Virginia Commonwealth University

Additional Training:

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences/East Carolina University Family Medicine

PGY2 Geriatric Pharmacotherapy Residency at Texas Tech University/Dallas VA Medical Center


Trang Vo, PharmD, BCPS

Neonatal Intensive Care Pharmacy Specialist

Trang is a clinical pharmacy specialist in the neonatal intensive care unit. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Kansas and completed her PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at Wesley Medical Center. Professional interests include diabetes and infectious diseases. She is a member of ACCP.

Education:

PharmD, University of Kansaa

Additional Training:

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, KS