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Dr. Lori Osso-Connor has been working in the area of hospice and palliative care since 2002. She received both her bachelor degree and doctorate degree in pharmacy from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA in 1995 and 2002 respectively. She received her board certification in geriatric pharmacy in 2014. Dr. Connor has been a clinical pharmacist in such practice setting as retail pharmacy, medication therapy management consultant, and hospice and palliative care consultant. She has been with Delta Care Rx since 2012 as a hospice clinical pharmacist.
Delta Care Rx is passionate about educating the next generation of hospice care pharmacists. This article was written by a Duquesne University doctor of pharmacy candidate under the supervisor of a Delta Care Rx clinical pharmacist.
After graduating from Duquesne University with her doctor of pharmacy degree in 2013, Dr. Sydney Janusey spent most of her time working in managed care pharmacy and building a clinical skill set. She also has experience with specialty medications and is interested in behavioral health. Dr. Janusey joined Delta Care RX as a hospice clinical pharmacist in the fall of 2015.
Dr. Holly Lassila has been a hospice clinical pharmacist for the past 9 years. She is an Associate Professor of Clinical, Social and Administrative Sciences at the Mylan School of Pharmacy at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA and received her Pharmacy and Doctor of Public Health degrees from the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA. In addition to her hospice work, Dr. Lassila works as a clinical pharmacist with the underserved population in Pittsburgh, PA. She received her MSEd in Community Mental Health Counseling from Duquesne University in 2013 and specializes in trauma recovery. She joined Delta Care RX in 2013.