Mark A. Lawson
Houston, TX *7095
Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Degree: Bachelor of Science, Nutritional Science, May 1999
Cumulative GPA: 3.38/4.0
Drake University College of Pharmacy, Des Moines, IA
Degree: PharmD, May 2004
Cumulative GPA: 3.867/4.0
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital PGY2 Pharmacy Practice Residency
July 2009-Sept 2009
Oncology Pediatric Satellite Pharmacist, Houston, TX
April 2008-April 2009
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Manager: Raymond Ashcraft
Pediatric Oncology Unit Pharmacist, Houston, TX
March 2007-April 2008
Texas Children’s Hospital
Manager: Linh Nguyen
Staff Pharmacist, Carroll, IA
Jan 2005-March 2007
Chief Pharmacist: Phil Markway, RPh
Pediatric Pharmacist, Kansas City, MO
December 2003-Jan 2005
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Pharmacy Director: Susan Feldman, R.Ph.
Hospital Pharmacy Technician, Ames, IA
Employed by Mary Greeley Medical Center.
Pharmacy Director: Bob Greco
Teaching Assistant, Des Moines, IA. August 2002-December 2002
Drake University College of Pharmacy
Drug Information Practicum
Teacher: Jane Dewitt, RPh, PhD
Graduate Research Technician, Ames, IA. August 1999-August 2000
Iowa State University Food and Nutrition Research Labs
Supervisor: Terri Boylston, PhD
Pharmacy Rotation Experiences
5/27/03-6/20/03-Iowa Methodist Medical Center Pharmacy-Hospital
6/23/03-7/18/03- Iowa Methodist Medical Center Pharmacy-Acute Care
7/21/03-8/15/03-Boone Medical Associates Pharmacy-Ambulatory
9/15/03-10/10/03-VA Division of Specialty Care-Des Moines
11/10/03-12/5/03-Iowa Heart Center-Des Moines
1/5/04-1/30/04-Iowa State University Thielen Health Center Pharmacy
3/1/04-3/26/04-H.Lee Moffitt Cancer Center-Tampa, Florida
3/29/04-4/23/04-Iowa Methodist-Critical Care-Wall
American College of Clinical Pharmacy 2001 – 2005
• Hematology/Oncology PRN
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists 2000 – 2004
Honors and Awards
Drake University Graduation Honors Magna Cum Laude
Drake University President’s List
Drake University Dean’s List
Drake University Rho Chi Society
Iowa State University Dean’s List
Full Member of Iowa State University Honors Program
Registered Pharmacist-Missouri 2004-currently active
Registered Pharmacist-Iowa 2005-currently active
Registered Pharmacist-Texas 2007-currently active
“Tumor Lysis Syndrome” Presented to fellow students and critical care preceptor on pharmacy rotation at Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, IA, April 2004.
“Gleevec for CML in the Philadelphia + Patient” Presented to the pharmacy department at Moffitt’s Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, March 2004.
“Emend-A New Anti-emetic With A New Mechanism of Action” Pharmacotherapy CEU certified, Clinical Pharmacy Staff and Students, Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines, IA, July 2003.
“Glutamine in TPN for Critically Ill Patients” Prepared paper and presented findings for course in applied literature evaluation, instructor Dr. Chuck Phillips. Drake University, Des Moines, IA, May 2002.
“Cardiomyocyte Transplantation” Prepared paper and presented findings for elective course in cardiology pharmacotherapy, instructor Dr. Ronald Torry. Drake University, Des Moines, IA, September 2001.
“Thrombolytics and Tenecteplase” Prepared paper and presented findings for elective course in cardiology pharmacotherapy, instructor Dr. Ronald Torry. Drake University, Des Moines, IA, September 2001.
Carroll Area Better Breathers Club. Discussed current and future inhalation medications with members and nurse leader.
USP 797 detailing to technicians at Carroll Apothecary. Created policies and procedures for sterile preparation area and certification procedures for pharmacy staff.
Summer Camp for children with HIV July 2007 in affiliation with Texas Children’s Hospital. Acted as medication resource and helped organize HIV medication regimens.