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Pharmacists (Kaiser)

Officers

Lawrence Louie, PharmD
President (Areas: Baldwin Park, South Bay)
Email: upsc.lawrence.louie@gmail.com
Nancy Magnante, PharmD
Vice President, Ambulatory Care (Areas: Antelope Valley/Kern, Panorama City)
Email: upsc.nancy.magnante@gmail.com
Houry Abajian, PharmD
Vice President, Inpatient (Area: Woodland Hills)
Email: UPSC.houry.abajian@gmail.com
John Pok, PharmD
Vice President, MOPC/CRP (Area: Downey)
Email: upsc.john.pok@gmail.com
Gary Laird, PharmD
Vice President, Outpatient (Area: Orange County)
Email: UPSC.Gary.Laird@gmail.com
Robin Borden, PharmD
Secretary (Area: Riverside)
Email: UPSC.Robin.Borden@gmail.com
Daniel Szeto, PharmD
Treasurer (Areas: Fontana/Ontario)
Email: UPSC.Daniel.Szeto@gmail.com
Arpie Mikaelian, PharmD
Steward Coordinator - North (Areas: Los Angeles, West L.A.)
Email: upsc.arpie.mikaelian@gmail.com
Max Wang, PharmD
Steward Coordinator - South (Area: San Diego)
Email: upsc.max.wang@gmail.com

Contract Specialists

Azadeh Bamshad, PharmD
2018 Contract Specialist - North (Areas: Downey, Orange County, Panorama City, South Bay, West L.A., Woodland Hills)
Cell: 909-962-9750
Email: upscnorth.cs@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Kathleen Varisco, PharmD
2018 Contract Specialist - South (Areas: Baldwin Park, Fontana/Ontario, L.A., Riverside, San Diego)
Cell: 909-962-9757
Email: upscsouth.cs@unacuhcpaffiliate.org

Staff Representatives

Sheri Gotanda, PharmD
Staff Representative (Areas: Baldwin Park, Downey, Orange County, San Diego, South Bay, West L.A.)
Email: Sheri.Gotanda@unacuhcp.org
Dana Hohn
Staff Representative (Areas: Fontana/Ontario, Los Angeles, Panorama City, Riverside, Woodland Hills)
Email: Dana.Hohn@unacuhcp.org
Holly Davenport
Staff Representative (Areas: Antelope Valley/Kern)
Email: Holly.Davenport@unacuhcp.org

Pharmacists (Kaiser) News

Giving Back to Our Veterans

Posted on July 4, 2016

This year, UNAC/UHCP is celebrating Independence Day by giving back to the brave men and women who have served our country.

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37th UNAC/UHCP Convention Call

Posted on May 27, 2016

Announcing the official Convention Call to the 37th UNAC/UHCP Convention. This year the convention will be held from October 2 – 5, 2016. The theme for convention is Growing Stronger Together. During the convention, an election will be held for Executive Vice President, Treasurer and three Board of Director seats.

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UNAC/UHCP Takes On Sacramento

Posted on May 26, 2016

During the weekend of March 11th, a delegation of UNAC/UHCP members and state officers traveled to Sacramento for the biennial AFSCME California PEOPLE Convention. The attendees included UNAC/UHCP President Denise Duncan, RN, State Secretary Charmaine Morales, RN, State Treasurer Jettie Deden-Castillo, NP, Milan Bubnevich, RN (Kaiser San Diego), Sandra Chun, RT (UTSC), Michelle Lanorias, RN […]

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‘Planning Your Retirement’ Seminars Available for Sign-up

Posted on May 9, 2016

This year the retirement seminars are being hosted by the State office at hotels scattered across Southern California. Click through to sign up and attend any seminar at any location that is most convenient.

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We Did Our Part to Meet PSP Goals

Posted on April 9, 2016

We did our part in 2015 to meet Performance Sharing Program (PSP) goals!

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Tell Kaiser Why You’ve Earned the PSP

Posted on March 31, 2016

Kaiser still doesn’t get it. We deserve a fair PSP bonus that recognizes how much we contributed to Kaiser’s 2015 successes. Help us explain it to them. Use this brief form to tell Kaiser why you deserve the PSP this year.

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Kaiser PSP Update

Posted on March 25, 2016

Outgoing Kaiser Southern California President Ben Chu, MD, agreed to meet to determine a fair and meaningful bonus for Southern California workers who did not receive a PSP payout. That meeting took place yesterday and unfortunately, we did not reach a consensus on a fair payout that recognizes our contributions to Kaiser’s success in Southern California last year. All parties involved agreed to meet again on Monday to find an equitable solution.

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UNAC/UHCP Members Take A Stand for Safe Staffing and a Fair PSP Payout

Posted on March 15, 2016

On March 14, Coalition union members including more than 50 UNAC/UHCP activists presented thousands of petition signatures to management at the Kaiser Permanente Regional Office in Pasadena.

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DFI and Corrective Action

Posted on March 14, 2016

A Drug Furnishing Incident (DFI) occurs with such errors as, but not limited to, wrong drug, wrong strength, wrong quantity, wrong directions, or wrong patient. DFIs occur when a medication has left the control of the pharmacy into the control of the patient or their agent – even if the medication has not yet left the pharmacy.

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Sign the Petition Telling Kaiser Management to Give Us Our PSP!

Posted on March 1, 2016

Kaiser UNAC/UHCP members: Sign the online petition telling Kaiser management to recognize our contributions and give us 100% of our PSP!

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