Aimee Faso, PharmD, BCOP, CPP
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner
Aimee Faso is a Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner (CPP) at the North Carolina Cancer Hospital (NCCH) who works with the outpatient breast oncology team. After completion of her Master’s degree in physiological psychology at Ohio University, she worked in the pharmaceutical industry for 2 years. She then attended pharmacy school at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL followed by a pharmacy practice residency at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. Aimee worked as a pharmacist in oncology after completion of her residency until moving to the NCCH in 2008. During her time at UNC, Aimee has worked in the inpatient/outpatient pharmacies, oncology infusion clinic and with the outpatient GI and Breast Teams. During her time at UNC, she earned her board certification in oncology pharmacy (BCOP) as well as certification as a CPP. She is Adjuvant Faculty at the Eschelman School of Pharmacy where she teaches breast cancer treatment to pharmacy students and is a preceptor to pharmacy students and pharmacy residents. She is also a clinical assistance professor in the School of Nursing where she teaches oncology pharmacology in the nurse practitioner program.
ASHP Best Practice Award for Oral Chemotherapy Program December 2015
Oncology Service Excellence Award 2013
Collaborative Colleague of the Year 2012
Chun D, Faso A, Muss HB, Sanoff HK, Valgus, J, Lund JL. Oncology pharmacist-led medication reconciliation
among cancer patients initiating chemotherapy. J Oncol Pharm Pract. 2020;26(5):1156-63.
Carrasquillo M, Vest T, Bates J, Faso A, Auten J, Buchanan I, McCann M, Carey L, and Amerine LB. A
chemotherapy privileging process for advanced practice providers at an academic medical center. J Oncol
Pharm Pract. 2020; 26(1):116-23.
Muluneh B, Schneider M, Faso A, Amerine L, Daniels R, Crisp B, Valgus J, and Savage S. Improved adherence
rates and clinic.al outcomes of an integrated closed-loop pharmacist-led oral chemotherapy management
program. J Oncol Pract. 2018;14(6):e324-e334.
Crona, DJ, Faso A, Nishijima TF, McGraw KA, Galsky MD, and Milowsky MI. A systematic review of strategies to
prevent cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicity. The Oncologist 2017;22:609-619.
Shachar SS, Gallagher K, McGuire K, Zagar TM, Faso A, Muss HB, Sweeting R, and Anders, CK. Multidisciplinary
management of breast cancer during pregnancy. The Oncologist 2017;22:324-334.
Rao KV, Faso A. Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: Optimizing prevention and management.
American Health and Drug Benefits. 2012;5(4):232-240.
Valgus JM, Faso A, Gregory KM, Jarr S, Savage S, Caiola S, Walko CM, Kim J, Bernard SA. Integration of a clinical
pharmacist into the hematology-oncology clinics at an academic medical center. American Journal of Health
System Pharmacists. 2011; 68:613-9.
Bellush LL, Wright (Faso) AM, Walker J, Kopchick J, Colvin R. Caloric restriction and spatial learning in old mice.
Physiology and Behavior 1996;60:541-547.
Wright (Faso), AM. The effect of buspirone on anxiety and 5-HT metabolism in streptozotocin-induced diabetic
rats, Master’s Thesis. Ohio University, Athens, OH, August 1995.