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Megan Hartranft, PharmD

Assistant Professor

Megan Hartranft, PharmD, BCPS is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Hematology/Oncology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Rush University Medical Center.  She joined the College of Pharmacy faculty in August 2014.  Dr. Hartranft earned a BS in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology and a BA in Classical Studies from Michigan State University and her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy in Chapel Hill.  Her PGY1 pharmacy residency was completed at University of Michigan Hospitals and Health System, followed by a PGY2 oncology specialty residency at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy and Georgia Regents Medical Center in Augusta.  Dr. Hartranft has experience teaching in a variety of academic settings from small group pharmaceutical skills lab to large lectures and precepting.  She has presented on the use of social media as a teaching tool in clinical practice and in pharmacy education at regional meetings and at ASHP’s National Pharmacy Preceptors Conference.  Dr. Hartranft is a passionate advocate for the profession of pharmacy and has been active in professional organizations, including appointments to committees and advisory groups within ASHP.  Dr. Hartranft practices at the RUMC Cancer Center where she developed an oral chemotherapy clinic designed to counsel, monitor, and follow patients receiving oral anti-cancer medications.  Her research interests include patient adherence, oral chemo monitoring and adverse events, and use of social media and other innovative technologies in pharmacy education.