Kate Lewis, Pharmacy PreceptorSpecialty Pharmacy Supervisor

Rotations Precepted

  • Froedtert Hospital Inpatient: medicine, surgery, neurology (2009-2013)
  • Froedtert Investigational Drug Service (PGY1 Acute Care, PGY2 Oncology, PGY2 Medication Utilization; 2013-2017)
  • Specialty Pharmacy (Ambulatory PGY1; CPGY1, PGY2 Administration; 2017-Present)

Pharmacy Schools

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2003, BS - Chemistry, Spanish
  • University of Illinois-Chicago, 2007, PharmD

Residency Training Programs

  • Froedtert Acute Care PGY1 Froedtert Hospital (2007- 2008)
  • Froedtert PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration (2008- 2009)

Professional Interests

  • Specialty Medications
  • Oncology
  • Research
  • Pharmacy Education


  • Nelson K, Smith H, Meyer D, Ninomiya J. The impact of multimodal pre-emptive and analgesic analgesia on concomitant opioids use, length of stay, and post operative pain control in orthopedic patients undergoing knee replacements. (July 2007- June 2008)
  • Nelson K, Newkirk G, Theesfeld M, Karpinski T, Peplinski R, Klauk, J. Design and Implementation of a Pharmacy Department Scorecard. (June 2008-July 2009)
  • Hanson A, Hoefing E, Urmanski A, Busse K, Lewis K. Medication history and concomitant medication review in early- phase, oral, investigational, anticancer, clinical trials: pharmacist consult service. (August 2014- June 2015)
  • Fraser B, Hoefing E, Urmanski A, Busse K, Lewis K. Assessment of compliance with outpatient Beacon Treatment Plan Update Requests for Patients Currently Receiving Investigational Therapies. (July 2015- June 2016)
  • Pella B, Lewis K, Hoefing E, Busse K, Urmanski A, Hanson K. Enhancing the clinical pharmacist’s ability to manage patients enrolled in a clinical trial. (July 2016- September 2017)
  • Shumate A, Zook F, Canadeo A, Lorge A, Lewis K. Development and Implementation of a Blinatumomab Monitoring Guideline and Collaborative Practice Agreement to Improve Safety and Transitions of Care. (July 2017- June 2018)
  • Koppinger S, Ternes L, Lewis K, et al. Pharmacist-Driven Tacrolimus Dosing and Monitoring in Kidney Transplant Patients. (July 2020- June 2021)

Awards and Certifications

  • APhA: Pharmacy- Based Immunization Delivery UIC; 2006
  • Teaching Certificate:  UW- Madison; 2008
  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (2015)


Traveling, walking, baking, reading, and crafting

Favorite Milwaukee Pastimes

Attend festivals, community service events, Brewers games/ tailgates, and try new restaurants.