Dr. Karen Fancher Joins Faculty
Karen Fancher, PharmD, BCOP, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice in Oncology Acute Care joined the Mylan School of Pharmacy on December 3, 2012.
She is a graduate of Duquesne University and completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, followed by a Specialty Residency in Oncology Pharmacy Practice at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa.
She then spent almost 10 years as a Clinical Pharmacist in the Blood & Marrow Transplant Division at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center before returning to Pittsburgh to work with the West Penn Allegheny Oncology Network.
Dr. Fancher's current practice site is the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center at Passavant Hospital. She serves on the Hematology Oncology Pharmacy Association’s CE Accreditation Review Panel, routinely lectures at both the collegite and national levels, and has been nominated for ASHP’s Preceptor of the Year Award. Dr. Fancher’s research interests include hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and the management of chronic iron overload.
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