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Sterile Compounding Instructors

Nancy Roberts, PharmD, MS
KPIC Sterile Compounding Training, Program Director

Nancy Roberts is the Sterile Compounding Training Program Director for the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center sterile compounding training programs. She received her B.S. in Pharmacy from the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy and did an ASHP accredited Administrative/Clinical Hospital Pharmacy Residency at Richland Memorial Hospital. She received her M.S. in Pharmacy Administration in 1991 and her Pharm.D. degree in 2000, both from USC. She has been involved in sterile compounding throughout her career and is currently a registered pharmacist in South Carolina and Georgia.

Email: robertn3@mailbox.sc.edu

Richard Capps, PharmD
KPIC Master Instructor

Richard Capps is a Master Instructor for the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center sterile compounding training programs. He is a graduate of The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, and he received his Doctorate of Pharmacy from Mercer University Southern School of Pharmacy in Atlanta. He completed an ASHP accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency at Emory University Hospital. Richard is currently a Pharmacy Manager with the Greenville Health System where he has dedicated most of his time toward designing and opening an off-site compounding pharmacy to support seven GHS hospitals. He has more than 25 years' experience in pharmacy management.

Email: RCapps@ghs.org

Carl Dunn, RPh
KPIC Master Instructor

Carl Dunn is a Master Instructor for the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center sterile compounding training programs. He graduated from the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy in 1985 with a B.S. in Pharmacy. Of his 30-year pharmacy career, 25 have been focused on hospital pharmacy including work at four major local hospitals (Palmetto Health Baptist, Orangeburg Regional Medical Center, Providence Hospital, and Lexington Medical Center). As a hospital pharmacist, he has extensive experience in IV admixture and chemotherapy preparation. Carl has spent 20 years training new pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

Email: cedunn@lexhealth.org

Shay Garrison, RPh, MPH
KPIC Master Instructor

Shay Garrison is a Master Instructor for the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center sterile compounding training programs. He received a B.S. in Microbiology from Clemson University in 1978 and a B.S. in Pharmacy from the Medical University of South Carolina School of Pharmacy in 1981. In addition, Shay received a Masters in Public Health Administration from the University of South Carolina in 1992. Shay has more than 30 years of experience in hospital pharmacy practice, the majority at Palmetto Health Richland Hospital. As a pharmacy administrator, he has worked in the field of oncology and sterile products extensively. Currently, Shay also works in an advisory role on various committees related to sterile products and technology for the South Carolina Board of Pharmacy.

Email: shay.garrison@palmettohealth.org

Chase Parks, PharmD
KPIC Master Instructor

Chase Parks is a Master Instructor for the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center sterile compounding training programs. He received his Doctorate of Pharmacy from South Carolina College of Pharmacy at the University of South Carolina. His practical experience consists of roles as a pharmacy technician, pharmacy intern, and pharmacist in various aspects of the pharmacy industry, most notably in nuclear pharmacy, sterile pharmaceutical manufacturing, sterile compounding, and 503B outsourcing facilities. In each of these settings, he was able to apply first-hand the guidelines of USP <797> and beyond. Chase is currently co-owner and pharmacist-in-charge of Skrip Shoppe Compounding Pharmacy.

Email: parkskrx@gmail.com

Carole Russell, RPh, BS, MHSA
KPIC Master Instructor

Carole Russell is a Master Instructor for the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center sterile compounding training programs. She received her B.S. in Pharmacy from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1977 and her Masters in Heath Systems Administration in 1992. She has worked at Charleston Memorial Hospital as both a staff pharmacist and director of pharmacy, and at the MUSC Department of Pharmacy Services as a clinical pharmacist, pharmacy manager, and interim assistant director of pharmacy. She is currently a part-time pharmacist in the Compounding Pharmacy at MUSC, a clinical instructor at MUSC campus of the SCCP, and an adjunct instructor at Trident Technical College, where she also chairs the Technician Advisory Committee.

Email: clsrussell@comcast.net