Maya Leiva

PharmD, BCOP, APP, BASS Medical Group
Maya Leiva

Maya Leiva, PharmD, BCOP is a Hematology and Oncology Advanced Practice Pharmacist and holds a Board Certification in Oncology Pharmacy.

She received her pharmacy degree at Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy in 2010. Prior to pharmacy school, she completed her B.S. in Microbiology and was an NIH Fellow in the RISE program while pursuing her M.S. in Microbiology. In addition to practicing in three states, she has held multiple faculty appointments at pharmacy schools across the U.S. She has served as a preceptor to pharmacy students and pharmacy and medical residents and fellows. She has subspecialties in supportive care, immunology, clinical informatics, disaster preparedness, oncology stewardship, and health equity. She most recently assisted the Inova health System to complete its first Health Equality Index survey through the Human Rights Campaign. She is a Clinical Pharmacist Leader with the National Disaster Medical System through the Department of Health and Human Services. This position enables her to be deployed as part of a federal disaster response in the event of a local, regional, national, or international crisis.

Her clinical research interests include the use of phytocannabinoids in the supportive care of cancer patients, optimizing supportive care measures for patients experiencing treatment related toxicities, LGBTQIA+ specific health needs, reducing health disparities among historically marginalized communities spanning from cancer screening to diagnosis and treatment, and implementation of oncology stewardship to reduce financial toxicities to patients and health care.

She is affiliated with West Coast University School of Pharmacy as an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and is the Director of Infusion Services for Bass Comprehensive Cancer Center in Walnut Creek, California. She is spearheading a Cancer Health Equity Program within Bass to reduce health disparities and improve care for patients.