Pharmacy Residency

Preceptor Biographies

The strength and backbone of the UChicago Medicine pharmacy residency programs lie in our diverse team of highly skilled preceptors.

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Pharmacy Administration

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Kevin Colgan,

MA, FASHP

Vice President, Chief Pharmacy Officer

Russell Jason Orr,

PharmD, MBA

Executive Director, Inpatient Pharmacy Services 
 

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Charlene Hope,

PharmD, MS, CPPS, CPHQ

Chief Pharmacy Quality and Safety Officer

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Sandeep Parsad,

PharmD, MBA, BCOP

Director of Pharmacy – Cancer Service Line, Ambulatory & Home Infusion, and Investigational Drug Services

Randall Knoebel,

PharmD, BCOP

Director, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency

Senior Manager, Pharmacy Health Analytics & Drug Policy

Director, Pain Stewardship Pharmacy

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Denise Scarpelli,

PharmD

Executive Director, Ambulatory Pharmacy Business and Development

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Seth Hartman,

PharmD, MBA

Director, PGY-2 Pharmacy Informatics Residency

Director of Pharmacy Informatics

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Olabisi Falana,

PharmD, BCCCP, BCPS

Director of Graduate Pharmacy Education

Clinical Manager of Pharmacy Education

Brittany Huff 

PharmD

Assistant Director of Pharmacy, Pediatrics

UChicago Medicine

Comer Children’s Hospital

Xavier Torres

PharmD, MHA

Pharmacy Operations Manager, Pharmacy Distribution Systems

James Rhodes

PharmD, MBA, BCPS

Pharmacy Operations Manager,
Pharmacy Distribution Systems

Cardiology

Sajni Patel,

PharmD, BCCP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Cardiology

Pamela Simone

Pamela Simone, 

PharmD, BCCP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Cardiology

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Rachel Lavelle, 

PharmD, BCCP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplant

Huda-Marie Kandah,

PharmD

Director, PGY2 Health Systems Administration Specialty Pharmacy  Residency

Pharmacy Manager - Specialty, Mail Order, Infusion

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Ashley Loethen

PharmD, BCCP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplant

Critical Care

Heather Bullard,

PharmD, BCCCP, FCCM

Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator - Critical Care

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Cardiothoracic Surgery,

Full Voting Member - The Institutional Review Board - Division of Biological Sciences

Patrick Costello,

PharmD, BCCCP

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Coordinator

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Critical Care

Mary Kate Johnson,

PharmD, BCCCP

Program Director, PGY-2 Critical Care Residency

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Medical ICU

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Gourang Patel, PharmD, MSc, BCPS, BCCCP, FCCM

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - SICU, BICU and Perioperative areas

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Kerilyn Petrucci, PharmD, BCCCP 

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - SICU, BICU and Perioperative areas

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Veronica Bonderski, PharmD, BCCCP 

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Neurocritical Care 

Emergency Medicine

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Laura Celmins,

PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator - Emergency Medicine

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Dan Fischer,

PharmD, BCCCP

Director, PGY2 Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Residency

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Emergency Medicine

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Adrienne Perotti,

PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Emergency Medicine

Solid Organ Transplant

Brenna Kane,

PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Organ Transplantation

Lisa Potter, PharmD, BCPS, BCTXP, FCCP, FAST

Director, PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacy Residency

Clinical Coordinator - Organ Transplantation

Anesia Reticker

Anesia Reticker,

PharmD

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

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Derek Owen,

PharmD

Clinical Pharmacist, Hospitalist/Solid Organ Transplant

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Ashley Loethen

PharmD, BCCP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplant

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Rachel Lavelle, 

PharmD, BCCP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplant

Clinical Pharmacogenomics

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Tien Truong,

PharmD, PhD, DABCP

Director, PGY-2

Pharmacogenomics Residency

Instructor of Medicine

Hematology / Oncology

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Jennifer Collins,

PharmD, BCOP

Director, PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Hematology/Oncology

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Emily Dworkin,

PharmD, BCOP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Hematology/Oncology

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Junyu Matt Zhang, PharmD, BCOP, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

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Lianna Serbas,

PharmD, BCOP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Hematology / Oncology

Lida Thimothy

Lida Thimothy,

PharmD, BCPS, BCOP

Coordinator, PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Hematology / Oncology

Heng Yang

Heng Yang,

PharmD, MS, BCOP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Hematology / Oncology

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Kaitlin Kelly,

PharmD

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Hematology / Oncology

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Benjamin Bowar,

PharmD

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Hematology / Oncology

Infectious Disease

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Alison Lew,

PharmD, BCIDP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Infectious Diseases

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Cynthia Nguyen,

PharmD, BCPS (AQ-ID), BCIDP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Infectious Diseases

Natasha Pettit,

PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP

Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator, Antimicrobial Stewardship/ID

Pharmacy Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Infectious Diseases

Internal Medicine

Hailey Soni,

PharmD, BCPS

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Coordinator

Clinical Coordinator - Internal Medicine

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Internal Medicine

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Jeff Filotei, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Internal Medicine and General Cardiology 

Pediatrics

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Emily Sheskey (Belarski),

PharmD, BCPPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Pediatric Ambulatory Care

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Palak Bhagat,

PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Pediatric Infectious Diseases

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Deborah Bondi,

PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, BCPPS

Director, PGY-2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency

Pediatric Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Neonatal Intensive Care

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Alexandria Hissong,

PharmD, BCPPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Pediatric Intensive Care

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Reggie King,

PharmD, BCOP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Allison Nelson,

PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS

Clinical Pharmacist Specialist - Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Associate for Pediatrics, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

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Malia Kleespies, PharmD, BCPPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - General Pediatrics

Shannon Rotolo, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Pulmonary, Pediatrics

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Sana Said,

PharmD, BCPPS

Coordinator, PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Pediatric Intensive Care

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Pooja Shah,

PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Neonatal Intensive Care

Pharmacy Informatics

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Maggie Wong,

PharmD, MBA, BCPS

Coordinator, PGY-2 Pharmacy Informatics Residency

Informatics Pharmacist Specialist

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Donna Voas-Marszowski, PharmD

Informatics Pharmacy Coordinator

Informatics Pharmacist Specialist

Anish Choksi

Anish Choksi,

PharmD

Informatics Pharmacy Coordinator

Informatics Pharmacist Specialist

Ling Yang

Ling Yang,

PharmD

Informatics Pharmacist Specialist

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Kendall Shoaf,

PharmD

Informatics Pharmacist Specialist

Pharmacy Practice

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Suhl A Choi,

PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

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Angela Kerins,

PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Specialty Pharmacy

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Nadiyah Chaudhary,

PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacist Specialist-Specialty Pharmacy

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Paul Djuricich,

PharmD, AAHIV

Clinical Pharmacist Specialist - Infectious Disease & HIV

Huda-Marie Kandah,

PharmD

Director, PGY2 Health Systems Administration Specialty Pharmacy  Residency

Pharmacy Manager - Accreditation, Quality, and Residency

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Monika Lach,

PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Manager, Specialty Pharmacy & Ambulatory Infusion

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Keeyan Davis,

PharmD 

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Oncology and Biotech Infusion Pharmacy Manager 

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David Choi,

PharmD 

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

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Archariya Puangampa,

PharmD, BCPS 

Clinical Pharmacist - Gastroenterology

Pauline Lee,

PharmD, BCOP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Hematology/Oncology

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Maitri Patel,

PharmD

Clinical Pharmacist Specialist-Specialty Pharmacy

Hilary Sheridan,

PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

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Paige Taylor,

PharmD, BCPS, BCOP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Hematology / Oncology

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Dahlia Sultan,

PharmD, CSP

Pharmacy Operations Coordinator, Specialty Pharmacy

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Lana Gerzenshtein,

PharmD 

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

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Aaron Hill

PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

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Sarah Lant,

PharmD 

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

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Arathi Reddy,

PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Michelle Zapanta,

PharmD 

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

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R. Kane Stafford,

PharmD, BCACP, AAHIVP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - HIV/HCV

Shannon Rotolo, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Pulmonary, Pediatrics

Ambulatory Pharmacy Services

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Margaret Allison,

PharmD, BCACP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Endocrinology

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Connor Hummel,

PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Primary Care

Grace Cameron

Grace Cameron,

PharmD

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Anticoagulation

Kristina Falk

Kristina Falk,

PharmD

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Christy Griffin,

PharmD, MS

Pharmacy Manger, DCAM Outpatient Pharmacy & Transitions in Care

William Madden

William Madden,

PharmD, BCGP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Geriatrics

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Peter J. Kaiser,

PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Meds2Beds

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R. Kane Stafford,

PharmD, BCACP, AAHIVP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - HIV/HCV

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Alaina Tarantino, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Ambulatory Gastroenterology

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Brittanie Coburn, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Meds2Beds

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Chelsea Pekny, PharmD, MPH

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Meds2Beds