Focus on Nutrition Support:
Parenteral Nutrition with Safety Implications
Todd W. Canada, Pharm.D., BCNSP, BCCCP, FASHP, FTSHP, FASPEN serves as a clinical pharmacy services manager and nutrition support team coordinator for the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. He received his B.S. in Pharmacy from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and his post-baccalaureate Pharm.D. from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He completed a specialized residency in Critical Care / Nutrition Support at the University of Tennessee-Memphis and has been board-certified in nutrition support since 1996 and critical care since 2016. His current responsibilities include providing direct patient care, managing and mentoring his group of 12 non-oncology clinical pharmacy specialists, and serving as a pharmacy educator and preceptor. Todd’s professional experience includes a variety of direct patient care, teaching, and research activities focusing on the critically ill in several large health systems and academic centers in Dallas, San Antonio and Houston over the past 34 years. Todd currently serves on the Board of Pharmacy Specialties – Nutrition Support Specialty Council and previously served on the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Board of Directors. He has presented and published in a variety of areas including safe practices for parenteral nutrition, critical care pharmacy practice and pharmacy mentoring/precepting.
Disclosure: Dr. Canada has no financial relationship(s) to disclose.