Meet the Team
Originally from North Carolina, Shawn Akkerman received a bachelor’s degree in Biology in 1986 and a doctor of pharmacy degree in 1991, both from University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She completed a pharmacy practice residency with an emphasis in infectious diseases and pharmacokinetics at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Ga. in 1992. During her time at Emory, she practiced as an ID clinical specialist for many years, served as a preceptor for pharmacy students and residents. As a pharmacotherapy instructor for Emory's School of Nursing, she conducted and assisted other investigators in the conduct of clinical research, managed the investigational drug service, and was the director for the Office of Sponsored Programs prior to her departure in 2008. She currently works part-time as a Drug Policy Coordinator at Nebraska Medicine and enjoys freelance writing, cooking, painting, golf and spending time with her husband and her dog, Finley.
Holly Bruns received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 2004 and a doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2008. Since then, she has practiced hospital pharmacy and is a preceptor for UNMC College of Pharmacy. Her areas of interest include antimicrobial stewardship, diabetes education, and expanding the pharmacist role in medication management.
Originally from Wisconsin, she attended UNMC and received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 1995. Kim's areas of include ambulatory care, patient education, biopreparedness, diabetes management and diabetes education. Her husband is originally from Omaha, and the Navy had the two of them on a world tour ever since they were married. Kim and her husband currently live in Papillion, Neb. She enjoys spending time with her husband, four children and extended family.
Stefanie Dahm received a doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1995. She completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1996 and has worked as clinical faculty with both Rutgers University and the University of Kansas. Areas of interest include pain management and anticoagulation. Dr. Dahm lives in Olathe, Kan. with her husband, Charles and their four children.
Sharon Foust received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University Of Nebraska Medical Center College Of Pharmacy. Dr. Foust has practiced both as an Ambulatory and Inpatient Pharmacist. Most recently, she practiced as an Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacist at the VA Medical Center in Des Moines, IA while she was a faculty member for Drake University College of Pharmacy. Her areas of specialty include internal medicine, anticoagulation and smoking cessation. Dr. Foust lives in West Des Moines, Iowa with her husband, BJ, and their 3 young sons.
Brad is originally from Ankeny, Iowa. He graduated from Creighton University in Omaha, Neb. in 2004 with a doctor of pharmacy degree. Following graduation, he practiced as an active-duty pharmacist in the United States Air Force Medical Service until 2007. After serving in the military, he attended the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb. where he graduated with a medical degree in 2011. His areas of interest include clinical quality improvement and bioterrorism preparedness. He currently lives in Omaha with his wife and two daughters.
Lisa Moffett is originally from Omaha, Nebraska. She completed a pharmacy practice residency at Nebraska Medicine in 2001 and received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2000. Areas of interest for Dr. Moffett include drug information, transplantation and infectious disease. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and cooking.
Evan Neesen is from David City, NE. He earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2006. Dr. Neesen's areas of interest include pharmacy informatics and clinical pharmacy administration.
Jennifer Malatek received her doctorate of Pharmacy from The University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1999. She has practiced as an inpatient pharmacist at The Nebraska Medical Center primarily in the areas of women's health, pediatrics, neonatology and pediatric transplantation. She obtained certification as a Pharmacotherapy Specialist in 2007. She also serves as adjunct faculty for the University of Nebraska Medical Center's College of Pharmacy. Jennifer Malatek currently resides in Omaha.
Currently lives in Papillion, Nebraska with husband, Patrick and daughter, Lauryn. She earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from UNMC in 1999. Susan has worked part-time as a patient-care pharmacist for the past nine years. Professionaly her area of interest is in infectious disease. Her personal interests include theater, music, reading, spending time with family.
Kim Snyder is originally from David City, Neb. She received a pharmacy degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2002. Prior to pharmacy school, Dr. Snyder earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Her areas of interest include geriatrics and ambulatory care. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.
Rhonda Weiss is originally from Brookings, South Dakota. She earned a doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2004. Her experience includes cardiology, heart transplantation and internal medicine. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two children and currently resides in Omaha.
Originally from Lincoln, NE, Kerry received her Bachelor's Degree in Biology from Nebraska Wesleyan University in 1983 and her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1986. She has practiced in the home specialty infusion setting for the past 26 years. Currently, Kerry resides in Elkhorn, Nebraska.
Ashley Harbison is from Omaha, Nebraska. She graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2011. She completed a pharmacy practice residency at Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City and became a Pharmacotherapy Specialist in 2012. Her areas of interest include emergency medicine and drug information
Lisa Bazis received her Bachelors of Science in Computer Science from The University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She now serves as a Network Engineer for both the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine. She is responsible for the back end infrastructure for the campus as well as maintaining the remote site connections in addition to many other duties.
Drug Information & Clinical Decision Support
Lori Murante is from David City, Nebraska. She received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from The University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1983 and joined the staff at The Nebraska Medical Center. Lori provided service in the Adult Critical Care and Cardiology units before transitioning into Pharmacy Clinical Decision Support and then leadership roles within Pharmaceutical Care. As Administrator, Pharmacy Relations Lori is able to explore a new-found passion for provision of pharmaceutical care in rural communities in the region.