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Become an NHIA Fellow

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Sponsored by the National Home Infusion Foundation (NHIF), the Fellow Program seeks to advance the infusion profession through practice, excellence, and leadership. NHIA Fellows, in addition to receiving the honor, will have the opportunity to work with selected industry professionals to foster and promote mentoring of future industry leaders.

FNHIA status can be earned by infusion industry professionals working in a wide range of capacities:

  • Clinicians ‒ pharmacists, nurses & dieticians
  • Pharmacy technicians
  • Leadership
  • Revenue cycle
  • Sales & marketing professionals


NHIF is pleased to announce the 2024 Fellow Program (FNHIA) cohort, made up of highly accomplished home and alternate site infusion professionals.

The prestigious NHIA Fellow Program aims to advance the home and alternate site infusion profession by recognizing the contributions and achievements of highly accomplished individuals. NHIA Fellow status is awarded to members who have successfully demonstrated a commitment to the field for at least 7 years, have a record of sustained involvement and leadership within NHIA, and have been actively involved in educating practitioners and others.

The 2024 FNHIA cohort includes:

  • Thomas Brown, PharmD, MBA; Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals-Home Infusion Service
  • Maria Giannakos, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, BCSCP; Option Care Health
  • Daniel Kyes, CPhT, BCSCPT; New England Life Care
  • Katie Laskin, PharmD, BCSCP, CNSC, IgCP; Yale New Haven Health
  • Christina Ritchey, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, FASPEN; Optum Infusion Pharmacy


NHIF announced the 2023 Fellow Program (FNHIA) cohort, made up of highly accomplished home and alternate site infusion professionals.

The 2023 FNHIA cohort includes:

  • Logan Davis, PharmD, MBA; Vital Care Infusion Services
  • Glen Gard, CPHT-Adv, CSPT; Option Care Health
  • Bryce Jackman, RPh, BCNSP; CarePro Home Infusion
  • Steve Kennedy, PharmD, CSP; Provista Inc.
  • Mike Kirkbride, PharmD; Vital Care Infusion Services
  • Barbara Prosser, RPh; Soleo Health
  • Michael Rigas, PharmD; Retired, Kabafusion


NHIF announced the 2022 Fellow Program cohort.  Those selected for the FNHIA program include:

  • Penny Allen; Optum Infusion Pharmacy
  • Brett Benfield; M Health – Fairview Home Infusion
  • Robert Buzas; Allegheny Health Network Home Infusion
  • Cynde Derryberry; Paragon Healthcare, Inc.
  • Pammi Jo Farren; Coram/CVS Specialty Infusion Services
  • Cheryl Gast-Whitaker; Johns Hopkins Care Group
  • Glenel Tillich; TANYR Healthcare, LLC

2021 - NHIA announced 16 Home Infusion Fellows for the program’s inaugural year

In 2021, NHIA was pleased to announce the inaugural Fellow Program cohort, made up of highly accomplished home and alternate site infusion professionals.

Those selected for this the FNHIA program include:

  • Kathi Andrusko-Furphy
  • Monica Bandy
  • Marianne Buehler
  • Stan Chamallas
  • Gene Decaminada
  • Don Filibeck
  • David Hirsch
  • Suzanne Kluge
  • Nancy Kramer
  • Melissa Leone
  • Jeanne Lugli
  • Ramona Moenter
  • Linda Payne
  • Barbara Petroff
  • Felicia Schaps
  • Paula Zelle

Past winners of NHIA’s Gene Graves Lifetime Achievement Award received honorary FNHIA status:

  • Chris Maksym 
  • Tony Powers 
  • Bruce Rodman 
  • Wanda Rogers 
  • Lisa Sakuvich 
  • Leonard Holman 
  • Varner Richards
  • Dr. Sohail Masood