Laura completed her Pharm.D. at Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy in 2015. She completed both her PGY1 and PGY2 residency training in hematology/oncology at NorthShore University Health System in Evanston, IL. Laura practiced as a clinical oncology pharmacist at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Clinical Cancer Center in Milwaukee, WI from 2017-2020, specializing in genitourinary cancers and sarcomas. Laura currently practices as a clinical oncology pharmacist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center in Chicago, IL, specializing in thoracic and head and neck oncology.

Emmeline Academia, PharmD is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. She completed her PharmD at the University of California, San Francisco, and went on to the University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, Colorado for her PGY1 Pharmacy Residency. She stayed in Colorado to complete her PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency through the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and the University of Colorado Cancer Center. Currently, she specializes in gastrointestinal and thoracic malignancies and sarcomas, where she provides oral oncolytic education, monitors treatment, and optimizes supportive care. Her other areas of interest include pharmacoepidemiology and health care policy. Outside of oncology, Emmeline is a boxer, runner, snowboarder, and aficionado of all things food, wine, and beer.

Brandon Lengel is a third year Doctor of Pharmacy student at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He completed his B.S. degree in Biochemistry and Biology at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater in 2018. During his undergraduate studies he was accepted into Mayo Clinic’s Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) summer program and spent three months assisting with pharmacogenomic researchers on MIR2052HG gene impacts on Paclitaxel and Epirubicin and other LncRNA research. He also presented his organic chemistry research on the chlorination effects of acesulfame potassium at the National Conference of Undergraduate Research (NCUR) during his time at Whitewater as well. Currently, he is employed at Walgreens as a Pharmacy Intern and has future aspirations of completing an ambulatory care/oncology focused residency following graduation.


Dr. Julia Stevens is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Ambulatory Oncology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. She received her PharmD from Purdue University and completed two years of residency training: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at the Indiana University Academic Medical Center in Indianapolis, IN and PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency at Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI. Her primary responsibilities as an ambulatory oncology specialist include educating patients on chemotherapy, monitoring patients on oral oncolytics, and providing supportive care and treatment recommendations to the oncology team.

Jessica is a clinical oncology pharmacist who has been working with cancer patients and physicians for almost five years. She is passionate about empowering patients to be their own advocates and to collaborate with their doctors to optimize their health care.