Preventing and Treating Venous Thrombosis in Oncology

Sunday, November 4
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Location: Grand Ballroom

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Rowena N. Schwartz, PharmD, BCOP

Associate Professor
University of Cincinnati

Rowena N. Schwartz, PharmD, BCOP is Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Cincinnati.

Dr. Schwartz received a Bachelor of Science at the College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois and Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Texas. She completed a fellowship in oncology drug development at Texas. Dr. Schwartz has spent much of her oncology pharmacy career in clinical practice at the University of Pittsburgh. Additionally, she was Director of Oncology Pharmacy Services at the Johns Hopkins Hospita and the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center and worked with The US Oncology Network as Vice President at McKesson Specialty Health. She returned to clinical practice in 2016, and maintains an active practice in clinical trials and oncology drug development at the University of Cincinnati.

Rowena is an active member of the American Society of Health System Pharmacist, HOPA, ONS and the International Society of Oncology Pharmacy Practice.


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Paula Anastasia, RN, MN, AOCN

Gyn-Onc Clinical Nurse Specialist
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Ms. Anastasia has been a Gynecologic Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist for 20 years and an oncology nurse for 30 years. She is currently working under the direction of Dr. Beth Karlan and colleagues at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Her relationship with patients begins at diagnosis and is followed by education, genetic screening, clinical research trials, treatment, surveillance, recurrence, and palliative and end-of-life care. Ms. Anastasia has numerous publications in peer-reviewed nursing journals and books, and is a national public speaker on ovarian cancer, chemotherapy symptom management, and survivorship issues. She is an Associate Editor for the Journal of the Advanced Practitioner in Oncology. Ms. Anastasia received her Master’s degree in nursing from UCLA and her undergraduate degree in nursing from Rush University in Chicago. Paula’s passion is educating nurses and patients about improving the quality of life with cancer.


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