Dr. Kathleen West joined the staff of Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) as a Clinical Pharmacist with the Leukemia Service in 2003. In 2005, she became the Program Pharmacist for the Blood and Marrow Transplantation Group. Dr. West came to RPCI from Buffalo General Hospital where she worked as Clinical Pharmacist since 1992.
Dr. West earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 2000. She also holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Pharmacy and Medical Technology. Dr. West is a certified Registered Pharmacist in Pennsylvania and New York. She is a member of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, the New York State Council of Health System Pharmacy, and the American College of Clinical Pharmacists.
Elefante A, Muindi J, West K, Dunford L, Abel S, Paplham P, Brown K, Hahn T, Padmanabhan S, Battiwalla M, McCarthy PL, Jr. Long-term stability of a patient-convenient 1mg/ml suspension of tacrolimus for accurate maintenance of stable therapeutic levels. Bone Marrow Transplantation. 2006 [Epub ahead of print].
Chow SL, Zammit K, West K, Dannenhoffer M, and Lopez-Candales A. Correlation of Antifactor Xa Concentrations with Renal Function in Patients on Enoxaparin. Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. 43: 1-5, 2003.
Seyse SJ, Zammit KT, Crone KV, and West K. Establishing a quality assurance program for an anticoagulation clinic. Poster Presentation at the 2002 Meeting of the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacy. Atlanta, GA, December 2002.