• Jessica Unzaga, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCOP

    Jessica Unzaga, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCOP

    Program Director

    Jessica Unzaga, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCOP, is the Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator for Hematology and Stem Cell Transplant (SCT) at the Miami Cancer Institute (MCI) at Baptist Health South Florida (BHSF). She is a South Florida native and a graduate of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Dr. Unzaga completed her Post-graduate year 1 (PGY1) pharmacy residency at the Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System in Nashville and went on to complete a PGY2 residency in oncology at Methodist University Hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee in Memphis. After residency she relocated back to South Florida to take on the role of Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at the Memorial Cancer Institute at the Memorial Healthcare System where she served many roles including infusion pharmacy operations and decentralized clinical services in Breast Cancer, Medical Oncology, Hematology, and Outpatient Stem Cell Transplant clinics. Dr. Unzaga joined the BHSF family in 2018 as Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator and is actively involved in the development of Clinical Pharmacy Services in Hematology and SCT at MCI and BHSF. She is a Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Florida and Nova Southeastern University Colleges of Pharmacy, and precepts pharmacy students in advanced pharmacy practice experiences in oncology and administration. She is an active member of ASH, ASTCT, FLASCO, FSHP, HOPA and NCODA. Dr. Unzaga had the honor of receiving the Preceptor of the Year Award for the PGY2 program in 2019 and is currently Director of the PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency Program at MCI.

  • Lee Amaya, Pharm.D., BCIDP, AAHIVP

    Lee Amaya, Pharm.D., BCIDP, AAHIVP

    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist of Infectious Diseases (ID)

    Lee Amaya, Pharm.D., BCIDP, AAHIVP is the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist of Infectious Diseases (ID) in the oncology patient population with a focus in malignant hematology and blood & marrow transplantation (BMT) at the Miami Cancer Institute (MCI) of Baptist Hospital of Miami (BHM). He grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico and earned a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of New Mexico. He then went on to obtain his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2018. After graduation, he completed his PGY1 pharmacy training at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska and then his PGY2 ID pharmacy residency training at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. His interests include viral infection reactivation, invasive fungal infections, febrile neutropenia, antibiotic allergies, HIV, healthcare informatics, and personal development. He serves as the co-chair of the MCI Antimicrobial Stewardship (ASP) Collaborative where he works with the interdisciplinary team to develop and implement institutional antimicrobial use guidelines, protocols, and policies. He also serves as a preceptor for pharmacy interns and residents for MCI in Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) in Immunocompromised Infectious Diseases.

  • Michelle M. Bustamante, Pharm.D., BCPPS

    Michelle M. Bustamante, Pharm.D., BCPPS

    Pharmacy Clinical Specialist

    Michelle M. Bustamante., Pharm.D., BCPPS, is a Pharmacy Clinical Specialist specialized in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Acute Leukemia at the Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida. She obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2010 from the University Of Florida, College of Pharmacy. After graduation, she completed a PGY-1 with pediatric emphasis at Wolfson Children’s Hospital/Baptist Health, in Jacksonville, Florida, where she also obtained her teaching certificate from the University of Florida. Upon completion of residency, she began her pharmacy career as a Clinical Pharmacist at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital. During her time at JDCH, Dr. Bustamante became a Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Hematology Oncology and also obtained her board certification in pediatric pharmacotherapy. Dr. Bustamante also serves as a mentor to pharmacy students in the mentorship program offered by her alma mater, precepts pharmacy students, as well as PGY-1 and PGY-2 pharmacy residents.

  • Alyssa Donadio, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCOP

    Alyssa Donadio, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCOP

    Inaptient Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

    Alyssa Donadio, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCOP, is an Inaptient Clinical Pharmacy Specialist specializing in Hematology and Stem Cell Transplant at Miami Cancer Institute, Baptist Health South Florida. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from Cornell University, and obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2017. She completed both her PGY1 Pharmacy Residency and PGY2 Oncology Residency at Baptist Hospital of Miami and Miami Cancer Institute. Dr. Donadio precepts PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residents and students for inpatient hematology/oncology and BMT/ stem cell transplant learning experiences. She is currently an active member of the Hematology Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA), American Society for Transplantation and Cellular Therapy (ASTCT), and the National Community Oncology Dispensing Association (NCODA).

  • Maria Carmen Figueroa, Pharm.D., BCOP

    Maria Carmen Figueroa, Pharm.D., BCOP

    Inpatient Oncology Clinical Pharmacist

    Maria Carmen Figueroa, Pharm.D., BCOP, is an Inpatient Oncology Clinical Pharmacist at Baptist Hospital of Miami. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Nova Southeastern University, College of Pharmacy in 1995. Her experience includes 4 years of retail pharmacy; she has been working in the hospital setting since 1999. Dr. Figueroa joined Baptist Hospital in 2004, where she concentrated her practice in the areas of Compounding Sterile Preparations and Oncology. In 2014, she received her Board of Pharmacy Oncology Specialty Certification. Her current duties include dispensing and preparing chemotherapy agents and monitoring and education of cancer patients. She assists in training of pharmacy students and oncology residents.

  • Jorge J. Garcia, Pharm.D., MS, MHA, MBA, FACHE

    Jorge J. Garcia, Pharm.D., MS, MHA, MBA, FACHE

    Assistant Vice President (AVP) at Baptist Health South Florida

    Jorge J. Garcia, Pharm.D., MS, MHA, MBA, FACHE, obtained his Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in 2010. He then transitioned to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) to pursue an American Society of Health-System Pharmacy (ASHP)-accredited PGY-1 & PGY-2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Residency and a Master of Science (MS) in Pharmacy Administration. He also completed an Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) from Florida Atlantic University (FAU). Dr. García has previously served in the roles of inpatient pharmacy operations coordinator as well as director of pharmacy for system wide oncology pharmacy services.

    Dr. García currently serves as an Assistant Vice President (AVP) at Baptist Health South Florida (BHSF) with responsibility for system-wide acute and ambulatory oncology pharmacy services as well as non-oncology infusion pharmacy services. Dr. García has pioneered pharmacy charge integrity and revenue management in the health-system setting and is a thought leader and national speaker in this area, as well as in the areas of alternative payment models, biosimilars, and value-based oncology care. Dr. García leads advocacy efforts at the national level to promote evaluation of safe and effective use of biosimilars, along with stakeholders’ engagement to support a more sustainable biosimilar pharmacoeconomic model. Dr. García has served as a board member at Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO) since 2015 and is also a previous recipient of the FLASCO Above and Beyond Award, which honored his exceptional dedication and innovative contributions to the society. Dr. García also currently holds multiple committee appoints at the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC), including the Oncology Pharmacy Education Network (OPEN) and the National Biosimilar Taskforce. In 2020, Dr. García was also appointed to the Board of Trustees at ACCC. In addition, Dr. García currently serves as faculty for the ASHP Foundation Pharmacy Leadership Academy (PLA). Dr. García is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).

  • Lela Hall, Pharm.D., BCOP

    Lela Hall, Pharm.D., BCOP

    Inpatient Oncology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

    Lela Hall, Pharm.D., BCOP is an Inpatient Oncology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist with experience in hematology, oncology and stem cell transplant. Lela received her BS in Biology from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2000. Following undergraduate, Lela worked as a Cardiovascular-Neuroscience Research Specialist at the Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center. She later worked as an Education Coordinator and Branch Manager for Heartland Lions Eye Banks, working in tissue and solid organ transplant. Lela went on to receive her Pharm.D. from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2014, followed by a PGY-1 Residency at the Southern Arizona Veterans Health Care System (SAVAHCS) in 2015, and a PGY-2 Oncology Residency at Baptist Hospital of Miami in 2016. She has extensive experience in autologous and allogeneic stem cell transplant at another health-system for 3 years and returned to BHSF to help build the rapidly growing blood and marrow transplant and cellular therapy program. Lela has special interest in immunology and enjoys serving as a preceptor to both students and residents.

  • Isabel Houlzet, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCOP

    Isabel Houlzet, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCOP

    Clinical Specialist specializing in Gastrointestinal and Genitourinary Malignancies

    Isabel Houlzet, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCOP, is a Clinical Specialist specializing in Gastrointestinal and Genitourinary Malignancies at the Miami Cancer Institute, Baptist Health South Florida. She completed her Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from Gardner-Webb University, and obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Houlzet completed her PGY-1 experience at South Miami Hospital, then went on to work as a Clinical Staff Pharmacist at West Kendall Baptist Hospital and Baptist Hospital of Miami. She carries dual board certification in pharmacotherapy and oncology pharmacy. Dr. Houlzet was a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Memorial Cancer Institute.

  • Elizabeth Jackson, Pharm.D., BCOP

    Elizabeth Jackson, Pharm.D., BCOP

    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

    Elizabeth Jackson, Pharm.D., BCOP is currently a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Miami Cancer Institute (MCI), Baptist Health South Florida since April 2019. She completed her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Temple University School of Pharmacy in 2010. Then, she pursued post-doctoral training which led to the completion of a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice residency at James J. Peters VA Medical Center (Bronx, NY) and PGY-2 Oncology Pharmacy residency at Providence Alaska Medical Center (Anchorage, AK). Dr. Jackson became a board certified oncology pharmacist in 2013. Prior to joining MCI, she was a Clinical Pharmacist at Providence Alaska Medical Center (Infusion Center Pharmacy) for 6.5 years. Upon joining MCI, Dr. Jackson served as one of the Clinical Pharmacy Specialists for Malignant Hematology/Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant. In addition, she was the BMT outpatient infusion unit pharmacist. In May 2021, she joined the Gynecology Oncology clinic as the clinical pharmacy specialist. She is a member of the Hematology Oncology Pharmacist Association (HOPA) and Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO).

  • Leonette Kemp, Pharm.D., CPE, BCOP

    Leonette Kemp, Pharm.D., CPE, BCOP

    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist II in Outpatient Hematology/Oncology And Bone Marrow Transplant

    Leonette Kemp, Pharm.D., CPE, BCOP, is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist II in Outpatient Hematology/Oncology And Bone Marrow Transplant at the Miami Cancer Institute, Baptist Health South Florida. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA. She then obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) School of Pharmacy. Leonette completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency with emphasis in palliative care at UMB School of Pharmacy in 2007. She completed an American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) traineeship in Parkinson’s disease at the Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders center during residency at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. Leonette has been practicing in the areas of palliative care, pain management, and oncology for 15 years. She currently serves as one of the PGY-2 oncology resident education co-coordinators for MCI/BHSF and is actively involved in several professional organizations including Hematology Oncology Pharmacists Association (HOPA), American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO). Leonette enjoys mentoring and precepting pharmacy students and residents. She works closely with a dynamic team of providers and enjoys patient interaction and patient care.

  • Dina Dumercy McHenry, Pharm.D., BCPS., BCOP

    Dina Dumercy McHenry, Pharm.D., BCPS., BCOP

    Director of Pharmacy at the Miami Cancer Institute

    Dina Dumercy McHenry, Pharm.D., BCPS., BCOP, is the Director of Pharmacy at the Miami Cancer Institute. She received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Florida A & M University and completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency with a focus in Oncology at Jackson Memorial Hospital/ FAMU. After her residency she completed an ASHP Oncology Patient Care Traineeship at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. She dually Board Certified in Oncology Pharmacy and Pharmacotherapy and has over 15 years of experience practicing in Oncology. She currently serves as the co-chair of the MCI Oncology P&T Committee, and is a former program director for a post graduate year 2(PGY2) residency who achieved ASHP accreditation within that programs first year. She is an active member of several professional and civic organizations including Hematology Oncology Pharmacist Association (HOPA), Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO) Board of Directors, and American Society of Health-system Pharmacy (ASHP) at the local and national level. She has a passion for educating patients and caregivers about cancer treatment, patient safety and increasing cancer awareness.

  • Shanada Monestime, Pharm.D., BCOP

    Shanada Monestime, Pharm.D., BCOP

    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

    Shanada Monestime, Pharm.D., BCOP, graduated from Florida A&M University (FAMU) with a Doctorate of Pharmacy degree, followed by a two-year post-doctoral residency in hematology/oncology at FAMU and Bristol-Myers Squibb. She is currently a clinical pharmacy specialist at the Miami Cancer Institute where she provides oral chemotherapy education services for the breast and genitourinary clinics. Within her role, she identifies solutions to improve patient safety, access to care, adherence, and to ensure patients are provided with appropriate supportive care. Shanada has a track record of securing research grants and published in numerous journals including JCO oncology practice, AJPE, JOPP, JAPhA, and PLos One. She is an active member of Hematology Oncology Pharmacist Association, National Community Oncology Dispensing Association, and American College of Clinical Pharmacy where she serves Hem/Onc PRN research chair.

  • Alga S. Ramos Morales, Pharm.D., MS, BCPS, BCOP

    Alga S. Ramos Morales, Pharm.D., MS, BCPS, BCOP

    Solid Tumor Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator at the Miami Cancer Institute

    Alga S. Ramos Morales, Pharm.D., MS, BCPS, BCOP, is currently the Solid Tumor Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator at the Miami Cancer Institute. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) in 2014. Dr. Ramos also completed a Master’s degree in Medicinal Chemistry at the UPR and her thesis was on warfarin pharmacogenomics. She completed her pharmacy practice residency training at Miami Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC) with a specialty in Health System Pharmacy Administration. Prior to joining Baptist Health South Florida, she worked as Enterprise Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator at Cancer Treatment Centers of America and as a Medical Science Liaison at Eli Lilly. From 2019 to 2021 she served as the Medication Safety and Quality Clinical Coordinator at the Miami Cancer Institute, where she monitored, evaluated and collaborated with multidisciplinary teams to prevent medication incidents in the Outpatient, Inpatient, Research and Specialty Pharmacy Oncology settings. She obtained ASQ Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification in 2021. She precepts pharmacy residents and students for advanced pharmacy practice experiences in oncology, oncology informatics, and administration.

  • Tiba Al Sagheer, Pharm.D. BCOP, BCACP

    Tiba Al Sagheer, Pharm.D. BCOP, BCACP

    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Outpatient Hematology/Oncology And Bone Marrow Transplant

    Tiba Al Sagheer, Pharm.D. BCOP, BCACP, is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Outpatient Hematology/Oncology And Bone Marrow Transplant at the Miami Cancer Institute, Baptist Health South Florida. She earned her Doctor of pharmacy degree from Midwestern University College of Pharmacy – Glendale. After graduation, Dr. Al Sagheer completed PGY-1 pharmacy residency at the Mayo Clinic followed by a PGY-2 in Oncology at the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences. Dr. Al Sagheer is passionate about education and has experience in both formal classroom teaching as well as students and resident precepting in the clinical setting. She currently provides a clinical rotation in the outpatient clinic for both blood and marrow transplant as well as malignant hematology and is an active member in the clinical development of the pharmacist services in the clinic.

  • Moe Shwin, Pharm.D., BCOP

    Moe Shwin, Pharm.D., BCOP

    Clinical Manager of Oncology Pharmacy Services at Miami Cancer Institute

    Moe Shwin, Pharm.D., BCOP, is the Clinical Manager of Oncology Pharmacy Services at Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida. He obtained his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Nova Southeastern University, College of Pharmacy in 2012. Dr. Shwin completed both PGY1 Pharmacy residency and PGY2 Oncology specialty residency at Baptist Hospital of Miami. He currently serves as the co-chair of the Regimen Review Committee for Oncology, and involves with various committees and professional organizations. Dr. Shwin serves as an adjunct faculty member at Nova Southeastern University and a Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Florida. Dr. Shwin has served as Director of the PGY2 Oncology Residency program from 2017-2021.

  • Janine Smith, Pharm.D, BCPS, BCOP, MSRA, MBA

    Janine Smith, Pharm.D, BCPS, BCOP, MSRA, MBA

    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

    Janine Smith, Pharm.D, BCPS, BCOP, MSRA, MBA is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist specializing in Breast Cancer at the Miami Cancer Institute, Baptist Health South Florida. She completed her Bachelors of Science in Pharmacy at St. John’s University in New York and her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Ernest Mario Rutgers School of Pharmacy in New Jersey. She also completed her Masters of Science in Regulatory Affairs and Masters of Business Administration at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Smith completed her PGY-1 residency at the Veterans Administration in Manhattan, New York. Dr. Smith has worked in academia as a clinical professor at Long Island University and Rutgers University, hospital pharmacy, home infusion, retail pharmacy and industrial settings at Sanofi-Aventis and Amgen. She carries dual board certification in pharmacotherapy and oncology pharmacy. She is currently a member of the American Clinical College of Pharmacy (ACCP) and American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Dr. Smith is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Breast at Miami Cancer Institute, Baptist Health, South Florida.

  • Alyssa Strohbusch, Pharm.D., MS, CPh, BCOP

    Alyssa Strohbusch, Pharm.D., MS, CPh, BCOP

    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Neuro-oncology

    Alyssa Strohbusch, Pharm.D., MS, CPh, BCOP practices as the clinical pharmacy specialist in neuro-oncology at The Miami Cancer Institute. Equipped with a previous professional background in DNA analysis and human biometrics, she obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Pacific University and went on to complete her first year residency training within the Intermountain Healthcare system and specialty oncology training at Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center. Alyssa is an active member of the Society of Neuro-oncology (SNO) and boasts multiple publications relating to the treatment of central nervous system malignancies.

  • Monica Tadros, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCOP

    Monica Tadros, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCOP

    Outpatient Clinical Pharmacy Specialists

    Monica Tadros, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCOP is one of the outpatient clinical pharmacy specialists at Miami Cancer institute. She is currently supporting the malignant hematology and hematopoietic stem cell transplant clinics and precepts students and residents on the ambulatory hematology rotation. Dr. Tadros received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2018 from Nova Southeastern University where she graduated with Highest Honors. She completed a PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency with Baptist Hospital of Miami and a PGY-2 oncology residency with Miami Cancer Institute. Dr. Tadros has a strong interest in teaching and precepting, having completed a teaching certificate through Nova Southeastern University’s ITALICSRx program. Dr. Tadros is an active member of several professional organizations including HOPA, ASTCT, and FLASCO. She is also avidly involved in Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Inc. where she has served as a past Satrap (President) of the Southeast Province and currently serves as Regent (President) of the local Southeast Florida and Bahamas Graduate Chapter.