IMPROVING LIVES THROUGH THE BETTER USE OF MEDICINES

Welcome to the Department of Clinical Pharmacy. Our faculty are pioneering new approaches to improving lives through better use of medicines with collaborative health services, precision pharmacotherapy, and translational research. We provide direct patient care through innovative, nationally recognized service models, and are advancing the profession with the next generation of educators and innovators through our PharmD Curriculum, Pharmacy Residency Programs, Clinical Pharmacy Translational Science PhD, and Clinical Pharmacy Translational Science Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program.

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Faculty Spotlight

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Dr. Shawna Kraft earned her Bachelor of Science from the University of Michigan in 2002 and her PharmD from the University of Michigan, College of Pharmacy in 2006. joined the University of Michigan in 2005 as a Clinical Pharmacist Specialist in Cardiology. She completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency as well as a PGY2 oncology specialty residency at University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers. Dr. Kraft began practicing inpatient malignant hematology/oncology at University of Michigan Health Center in 2006 as adjunct faculty and clinical specialist. She became board certified in oncology in 2009. In 2012, Dr. Kraft transitioned to College of Pharmacy faculty as Clinical Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2020. Additionally in 2012, she transitioned to ambulatory oncology, focusing on operationalizing an oral oncolytic program at the Rogel Cancer Center which she oversaw and expanded from 2012-2016.

Dr. Kraft currently provides care for patients at the Rogel Cancer Center in the areas of genitourinary cancers, melanoma and breast cancers. She precepts learners ranging from P2 IPPE students to PGY2 Oncology residents within these specialty clinics. Dr. Kraft is passionate about pharmacy residency training, serving as the PGY2 Oncology Program Director from 2012-2020 and is co-coordinator of the Michigan Medicine Residency Teaching Certificate Program. Dr. Kraft is also enthusiastic about active involvement within our pharmacy organizations and is president-elect for the Michigan Society of Healthy System Pharmacists as well as chair for Hematology Oncology Pharmacists Association BCOP Updates committee.

Dr. Kraft’s research interests and recent publications focus on interdisciplinary oncology training, student health and wellness, and immunotherapy related side effects. She also has an interest in innovative practices including utilizing technology to monitor adherence and impact patient reported symptom outcomes as well as student fulfilling unique roles within an on call program providing patient services such as herbal supplement reviews and medication appeal letter drafting.