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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

Education

  • 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

Honors/Awards

  • 2020   Clinical Care Improvement Award for Clinical Pharmacy Services, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

St. Jude Committee Service

  • Clinical Informatics Provider Advisory Council
  • Medication Use Safety Team
  • Metabolic Infusion Support Service Subcommittee
  • Non-Protocol Standard Orders Group
  • 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
  • Pediatric Pharmacy Association
  • Tennessee Pharmacist Association
    • TSHP Awards Committee

Selected Publications

Lambrix AA, Swanson HD, Pauley JL, Bragg AW, Carias DC, Bourque MS, Zhou Y, Cheng, C, Greene WL, Maron G. Experience using intravenous posaconazole in paediatric and young adult oncology patients, J Antimicrob Chemother Sept 2020.

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: October 2020