Current Residents

Karen Abboud, PharmD, BCPS
PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Resident
Email: kabboud@houstonmethodist.org

Born and raised in Jounieh, Lebanon, Karen earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from Lebanese American University in 2019 and completed her PGY1 at Houston Methodist Hospital in 2020. Her current practice interests include medical oncology and hematology . In her spare time, Karen enjoys reading, hiking, and traveling with family and friends.

Major research project: Characterization of cardio-oncologic interventions in patients who have experienced oral chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity
Quality improvement project: Chemotherapy stewardship and transition of inpatient chemotherapy regimens to the outpatient setting
Continuing education program: The Whole Smear: Management of Select Thrombocytopenic Disorders
 
Breanna Hinman, PharmD
PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Resident
Email: bshinman@houstonmethodist.org
 
Breanna grew up in Valdosta, Georgia. She graduated from the University of Houston College of Pharmacy with her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020. She completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, TX in June 2021. Her current practice interests include medical oncology and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.  In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with family and friends.
 
Major research project: Incidence of CMV reactivation in hematopoietic stem cell recipients that receive letermovir after day 100 post-transplant
Quality improvement project: Safety Evaluation of Inpatient and Outpatient Chemotherapy Desensitization Protocols
Continuing education program: I Will Survive: Guidance on Cancer Survivorship