Meet our Team

PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency Program

Meet our team

 

Chris Blem, PharmD, BCACP

Background:
BS Pharm, OSU (1996)

Pharm.D., OSU/OHSU (1998)
BCACP Certification (2012)

Precepting Rotations: LMG Emanuel primary care clinic
Professional/Research Interests: Diabetes, Heart Failure, Hypertension
Personal Interests/Hobbies: Cycling, hunting, traveling with family, cooking
Fun fact: I have 3 amazing daughters, 1 exceptional wife, an awesome female dog, a clumsy female cat and 3 female guinea pigs which don’t do much.  
Email: cblem@lhs.org

 

 

Jeffrey Chamberlain, PharmD, BCPS

Background:
PharmD, Oregon State University/OHSU (2007)
Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (2012)

Precepting Rotations: Legacy Kidney Transplant Services
Professional/Research Interests: Diabetes, Renal transplant
Personal Interests/Hobbies:  Surfing, skiing, backpacking, traveling, referee for my two children
Fun fact:  Surfed Alaska during a snowstorm in 15 deg F temperatures in Orca infested waters while looking like a seal in my black wetsuit.
Email: jechambe@lhs.org

 

 

 

Rachel Chlasta, PharmD, CDE, BCACP
PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency Program Director

Background:
PharmD, Belmont University College of Pharmacy (2013)
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice, Virginia Mason Medical Center (2014)
PGY2 Transitions of Care, Legacy Health (2015)

Precepting Rotations: Diabetes management
Professional/Research Interests: Diabetes management, precepting residents and students, transgender care
Personal Interests/Hobbies: Hiking, traveling, beer and wine tastings, Portland Timbers
Fun fact: My brothers and I formed a family band called JAM’R, which was an acronym for our names. We only learned to play one song, Louie Louie, so I am sure our parents were sick of that song by the time the band broke up.
Email: rchlasta@lhs.org

 

 

Yvette Holman, PharmD, BCPS, FOSHP

Background:
Washington State University, Bachelor of Pharmacy
University of Florida, Doctorate of Pharmacy

Precepting Rotations: Population Health, Legacy APPE Coordinator
Professional/Research Interests: Pharmacy Leadership, Pharmacy Professional Advancement, Precepting, Comprehensive Patient Care
Personal Interests/Hobbies: Softball, golf, hiking with my Labradors, food and wine
Fun fact: I am a player on 7 different softball teams
Email: yvholman@lhs.org

 

 

 

 

 

Laurel Hansen, PharmD, BCACP


Background:
PharmD, Oregon State University/Oregon Health & Science University (2007)
Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (2012)

Precepting Rotations: Asthma, COPD, Smoking Cessation
Professional/Research Interests: opioid medication management/tapers, diabetes, medication box management & deprescribing, medical ethics
Personal Interests/Hobbies: family time, hiking, wine exploration, fashion, TRAVEL
Fun fact: I love watching ultimate fighting and I have EXTREME arachnophobia.
Email: lahansen@lhs.org

 

 

 

 

 

Laura Pahlmeyer, PharmD, BCACP, CDE
PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency Program Coordinator


Background:
PharmD, Oregon State University/Oregon Health and Sciences University (2015)
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice, Legacy Health (2016)
PGY2 Ambulatory Care, Providence St. Peter Family Medicine (2017)

 

Precepting Rotations: Longitudinal Primary Care Clinic
Professional/Research Interests: diabetes, practice management, and precepting
Personal Interests/Hobbies: spending time with friends and family, taking Spanish classes, and enjoying all that Portland has to offer
Fun fact: My cat was "Mr. October" in the 2017 Feline Friends Cats and Kittens calendar, so I basically live with a model
Email:
lpahlmey@lhs.org

 

 

Austin Pliska, PharmD, BCACP

Background:
PharmD, Oregon State University/Oregon Health and Sciences University (2017)
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice, Sky Lakes Medical Center (2018)
PGY2 Ambulatory Care, Legacy Health (2019)

Precepting Rotations: Population Health
Professional/Research Interests: Diabetes management, precepting/mentorship, pharmacy practice management, tracking & optimization of services, report generation, data analysis
Personal Interests/Hobbies: Hiking, running, biking, relaxing with a nice sour/IPA during the summer or stout during the winter
Fun fact: I grew up racing BMX bikes in the American Bicycle Association in both the Expert & Cruiser classes, and have ridden nationally throughout the US
Email: apliska@lhs.org

 

 

Victor Tran, PharmD, BCACP

Background:
PharmD, Oregon State University/Oregon Health and Sciences University (2017)
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice, Legacy Health (2018)
PGY2 Ambulatory Care, Legacy Health (2019)

Precepting Rotations: Transitions of care
Professional/Research Interests: Disease state management, transitions of care, academia, internal medicine, neurology, cardiology
Personal Interests/Hobbies: Hiking, food, sports, music
Fun fact: I was part of a musical band during pharmacy school called The NightShades
Email: victran@lhs.org


 

 

 

Henry Tran, PharmD, BCACP
PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency Program Coordinator


Background:
PharmD, University of Michigan (2016)
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice, Providence Portland and St. Vincent Medical Centers (2017)
PGY2 Ambulatory Care, Legacy Health (2018)

Precepting Rotation: Psychiatry and Pain, and longitudinal primary care clinic
Professional/Research Interests:
Diabetes, precepting and mentorship, deprescribing
Personal Interests/Hobbies: Basketball, hiking, playing/watching sports, traveling, molecular gastronomy
Fun fact: I was previously made famous when I was on Google Maps street view. They’ve since updated it, so now I’m buried in Google’s historic archives.
Email: hetran@lhs.org

 

 

 

 

Ryan Wargo, PharmD, BCACP
Manager and Clinic Pharmacist

Background:
PharmD, Ohio Northern University (2009)
PGY1 Ambulatory Care and Drug Information, Physicians Incorporated and Ohio Northern University (2010)


Precepting Rotations:
Diabetes management
Professional/Research Interests: Diabetes and preventative medicine
Personal Interests/Hobbies: Hiking/backpacking, football, biking, disc golf, regular golf
Fun fact: I was a cheerleader in college and played violin for my high school orchestra that placed first in a national competition.
Email: rwargo@lhs.org