The Nursing Team
Infusion Solutions Staff
Infusion Solutions is owned and operated by Rowena Birnel, a 1988 graduate of University of Washington School of Pharmacy. Rowena’s pharmacy career includes seven years as an investigational drug coordinator and ambulatory care pharmacist at the Seattle VA Medical Center. She has 15 years experience working in the home infusion industry for two national home infusion providers.
Rowena is proud to be a part of a highly motivated and talented team of professionals whose focus is quality and personalized patient care. She is excited about the opportunity to provide the community a local and accommodating option for home infusion care.
Raised in Bellingham, Rowena enjoys an active northwest lifestyle with her husband and three sons. Her pastimes include spending time with her family, her pets, racquetball, playing and coaching soccer, hiking, boating, baking and reading.
Rowena is a board member of two non-profit organizations, the Meridian Youth Soccer Club and the Washington State Junior Racquetball Board.
Abby is a clinical pharmacist responsible for monitoring patient therapy, ensuring the quality and accuracy of medications, and collaborating with physicians and nurses to optimize patient care.
Abby has been working in the pharmacy field since 2002. She received her Doctorate in Pharmacy in 2008 from University of Iowa. Abby moved to Bellingham in 2008 to work at a locally owned community pharmacy as a retail and compounding pharmacist. After a few years in the retail setting, she decided to move on to a clinical position at Infusion Solutions, where she could provide more direct patient care. Abby has completed the Home Infusion Pharmacy Certificate program through the National Home Infusion Association. She spends her free time hiking, skiing, and kayaking with her husband, her two children, and their two dogs. She is thrilled to be a part of a locally owned and operated pharmacy, where patients can know and trust their healthcare providers.
Jeff Bunney, RPh is a clinical pharmacist at Infusion Solutions. Jeff is a 1997 graduate of the University of Washington Pharmacy program. He has a great deal of both home infusion and retail pharmacy experience, which makes for a well-rounded and savvy pharmacist. He is excited to be back in the home infusion realm, working for a locally owned pharmacy that puts patient care first.
Jeff is an audiophile with a great selection of eclectic music, and has a buttery smooth golf swing. He is an avid Seahawks fan and dominates his Fantasy Football league(s).
Michelle is a Clinical Pharmacist at Infusion Solutions. Michelle grew up in Vancouver, BC and attended University of British Columbia for her undergraduate degree in Biology. She knew she wanted to be a pharmacist, and found her best options to continue her education stateside. She ended up at Midwestern University in Glendale, AZ, where she obtained her PharmD degree.
Upon graduation, Michelle stayed in the desert to begin her career. She worked for a large long term care pharmacy in Glendale for for seven years. While there, she honed her pharmacy skills and obtained a board certification in Geriatric Pharmacy.
She and her husband (also a pharmacist) began to look for work closer to family, and the Lin’s ended up in Bellingham. Michelle is excited to start a new chapter in her pharmacy development while also being at home part time with their young child.
When not at work, Michelle and her family like to listen to music and spend time outdoors, hiking, exploring, and walking their two dogs.
Ingrid is a clinical pharmacist at Infusion Solutions. Ingrid is a 2016 graduate of the University of Washington School of Pharmacy.
Rebecca is a Registered Dietitian at Infusion Solutions.
Joelle is the RN nurse manager at Infusion Solutions. She is responsible for coordinating nursing visits, triaging patients, and managing our nursing staff.
Dana is a registered nurse at Infusion Solutions. She has a bachelors degree from Western Washington University in Elementary Education and an ASN from Whatcom Community College. Dana completed her Certified registered Nurse of Infusion credentials in early 2014. She loves educating her patients and helping advocate for them to receive the best care possible.
She enjoys spending time with her husband and their 3 children (ages 14, 11, and 4), reading, bike rides with her family, playing with her 2 dogs, and exploring the tide pools at Birch Bay. They recently adopted two children from Uganda, and are officially a mini-van family!
Lauri is a registered nurse at Infusion Solutions.
Originally from California, Shyloh spent some time in Florida before ultimately graduating from Anacortes High School. After that, she attended Skagit Valley Community College (Whidbey Campus) to begin her nursing studies, graduating with an LPN degree in 2007. She then spent an additional two years at Bellingham Technical College to obtain her RN degree.
Shyloh spent numerous years working in long-term care and rehab facilities before joining Infusion Solutions in 2013. She was thrilled to have an opportunity to pursue a position that combined her love of infusion nursing and her desire to help people stay at home to recover from illness.
When not at work, Shyloh enjoys spending time outdoors, walking with her husband and dog, and photography.
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Michelle is a registered nurse at Infusion Solutions.
Amolak is a Pharmacy Technician at Infusion Solutions.
Mike is a Pharmacy Technician at Infusion Solutions.
Kristin is a Pharmacy Technician here at Infusion Solutions. She has an extensive history as a technician in hospital, retail, and home infusion environments. She grew up in the Bay Area, and began working at a local Walgreens retail store while in high school. They then sent her to school to get her technician license when she transferred up to WA state. She also worked for 8 years for St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham.
She was looking for something different to do and was then hired on as a home infusion technician for Option Care in Bellingham. Home infusion quickly became her preferred environment to work, and she is glad to have an opportunity to transition her vast knowledge base and skill set to Infusion Solutions.
When not at work, Kristin enjoys all things in the great outdoors, especially camping and scuba diving, and spending time with her 5 year old son!
John is a delivery driver and jack-of-all-trades at Infusion Solutions. email@example.com
Mary is the Reimbursement Manager for Infusion Solutions. Her primary responsibility is to ensure that each and every patient is given the correct financial information up front and to alleviate any of their worries on the financial end.
Mary came to us with 2 ½ years experience, specializing in infusion reimbursement billing and intake. Prior to that, she was an accounting manager for 7 years and a retail manager for 21 years.
Mary resides in Bellingham, WA with her husband and daughter who is attending college. She also has 2 sons who reside in Wisconsin. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, cooking, watching football, basketball and shooting pool. Mary is extremely proud to be a part of our team here at Infusion Solutions.
Julie is a Pharmacy Technician at Infusion Solutions. Julie graduated in 2006 from Anthem College in Portland, OR, then worked locally in Bellingham for Hoagland’s pharmacy for 3.5 years before joining ISI in December of 2012. She is a great addition to the team, and brings a radiant smile and overall cool vibe to the office.
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Chuck is the Account Manager at Infusion Solutions. He started his work life as a high school biology teacher, and also has a background in medical sales and marketing from his 7 years as a pharmaceutical representative with GlaxoSmithKline. He has enjoyed the transition into the home infusion realm, as he truly believes in the value of home infusion and the positive impact it has on patients’ lives. He is married with 2 children, ages 19 and 12. In his spare time he enjoys spending quality time with his family, the entire spectrum of outdoor recreation, and playing music in various bands.
Don Birnel, co-owner.