Lynn Boecler is Senior Director of Pharmacy Services at Evanston Hospital. She has been at NorthShore since 1995. She is currently responsible for corporate-wide services including our Medication Safety Program, Pharmacy Informatics, and Quality. She earned her PharmD from the University of Illinois and completed her Administrative Specialty Residency and Masters Degree in Hospital Pharmacy Administration at the University of Wisconsin. She has past experience as a staff pharmacist, clinical pharmacist, Residency Program Director, Assistant Director and Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services. She is the Residency Program Director for the Pharmacy Informatics PGY2.
Carol Heunisch is a Pharmacy Director over Glenbrook and Skokie Hospitals and provides clinical services for multiple patient care areas. She is responsible for all aspects of pharmacy operations at both Glenbrook and Skokie Hospital, and has corporate responsibility for clinical and anticoagulation services. Additionally, she serves as coordinator of the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee. She is the preceptor for the drug information/drug policy longitudinal rotation. Carol received her BS and PharmD from the University of Illinois and is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS).
Amber Meigs is the Clinical Manager at Evanston Hospital. She provides clinical services for the general medicine, oncology, cardiology, palliative services and psychiatric units. She received a PharmD from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa and completed a pharmacy practice residency at Evanston Hospital. She is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS). Her clinical interests are in neonatology and women’s health.
Hina Patel is the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director and Senior Clinical Pharmacist at Evanston Hospital. She provides clinical services for various patient care areas, with special interests in emergency medicine, critical care, surgical/interventional services, and anticoagulation. She serves as one of the emergency medicine preceptors and also coordinates emergency preparedness efforts. Hina received her PharmD from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy and is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS).
Lisa Patel is the Medication Safety Officer for NorthShore. She is responsible for ensuring patient safety through monitoring of adverse drug event trends, implementing performance improvement, and optimizing patient outcomes. Lisa received her PharmD from Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy in Auburn, Alabama. She completed a pharmacy practice residency at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center in Chicago. She practices as a clinical pharmacist in multiple patient care areas. She is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS).
Jeff Thiel is Assistant Vice President of Pharmacy Services. He is responsible for all pharmacy services at NorthShore. His previous experiences include Manager at Glenbrook Hospital Inpatient Pharmacy, Sr. Manager at Evanston Hospital Inpatient Pharmacy, and Director of Pharmacy for Evanston and Highland Park Inpatient Pharmacies. He is the Residency Program Director for the PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration Residency. He earned his PharmD from Purdue University and completed his Administrative Specialty Residency and Masters Degree in Health-System Pharmacy Administration at The Ohio State University. His interests include pharmacy administration, leadership development, and residency training.
Tina Zook is the Community Pharmacy Residency Program Director of the NorthShore CPRP in addition to being the Director of Outpatient Services at NorthShore University HealthSystem. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor at RFUMS College of Pharmacy. She coordinates many of NorthShore’s retail programs and services, including the immunization program, physician seminars, and various health screenings. In 2006, she started the CPRP at NorthShore. She also develops and maintains pharmacy operations and policies and procedures for the outpatient pharmacy department. She is responsible for interviewing, hiring and orientation of all new pharmacy personnel. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Illinois College of Pharmacy in 1998.