Mel Nelson, PharmD, received her doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of Minnesota in 2011. Upon graduation, she began her pharmacist career at Hennepin County Medical Center with a focus on the management of transplant patients in the outpatient setting. She transitioned to Fairview Pharmacy Services in 2013, where she held a dual position between the discharge and outpatient pharmacies within the University of Minnesota Medical Center. She transferred to Fairview Specialty Pharmacy in 2014, where she has served as the site manager and pharmacist-in-charge for the past 3 years. Dr. Nelson earned her certified specialty pharmacist (CSP) designation in April 2017, and has served as chair on the CSP Exam Prep Subcommittee since August 2017.