Melissa S. Bourque, PharmD, BCPS

Melissa S. Bourque, PharmD, BCPS

  • Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
  • Assistant Professor, The University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science

Board Certification

  • BCPS


  • BS – Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Missouri
  • PharmD – Union University College of Pharmacy, Jackson, Tennessee

Post-Graduate Training

  • PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency – Mercy Hospital St. Louis and St. Louis College of Pharmacy, St. Louis, Missouri
  • PGY2 Oncology Practice Residency – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee

Focused Area of Practice

  • Solid Tumor
  • Neuro Oncology

St. Jude Committee Service

  • Clinical Informatics Provider Advisory Council
  • Medication Use Safety Team
  • Metabolic Infusion Support Service Subcommittee
  • Pharmaceutical Department Residency Committee

Pharmacy Organizations/Committee Service

  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy
  • American Society of Heath-System Pharmacists
  • Children’s Oncology Group
  • Hematology Oncology Pharmacy Association
    • Annual Conference Planning Committee
  • Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group
  • Tennessee Pharmacist Association
    • TSHP Awards Committee

Selected Publications

Quinn M, Fannin JT, Sciasci J, Bragg A, Campbell PK, Carias D, Crews KR, Gregornik D, Jeha S, Maron G, Pauley JL, Swanson HD, Wolf J, Greene W. Pentamidine for Prophylaxis against Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia in Pediatric Oncology Patients Receiving Immunosuppressive Chemotherapy. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Jul 27;62(8).

Last update: November 2018

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