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Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center

 

Pharmacy Residency Program Residents

2017-2018 Residents

2017-2018 Pharmacy Residents
Rich
Caruncho, Pharm.D., is the PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration resident. He is from Seattle, Washington, and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting and Information Systems at University of Washington.  Upon graduation, he moved to New York City to become an Assistant Vice President/Structured Products Specialist at Citi Private Bank.  He returned to school to pursue his Pharm.D. at University of Florida.  He completed his PGY1 residency at Baptist Health/Wolfson Children's Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, where he received the Richard Chambers Award.  

Kali Savoca, Pharm.D., is a PGY1 pharmacy resident. She is originally from Cleveland, Ohio, and attended the University of Cincinnati for both her undergraduate coursework and for pharmacy school.  Her career interests include mental health and she hopes to purse a PGY2 Psychiatric residency within the VA.

Taylor Vanderpool, Pharm.D., is a PGY1 pharmacy resident.  She is from Dayton, Ohio; she completed her pre-pharmacy coursework at the University of South Carolina and received her Pharm.D. from the Medical University of South Carolina.  Taylor hopes to pursue a career as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Ambulatory Care and plans to complete PGY2 training in this area.

Karly Low, Pharm.D., is a PGY1 pharmacy resident. She is originally from Marysville, Ohio, and prior to moving to Charleston attended pharmacy school at the University of Cincinnati.  Her professional interests include internal medicine and infectious disease and following PGY1 residency she hopes to pursue PGY2 training in an area of interest.

Rachel Stelling, Pharm.D., is a PGY1 pharmacy resident.  She was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina, and attended the College of Charleston earning her bachelor’s degree in Biology and earned her Pharm.D. from Presbyterian College.  Rachel enjoys working in the inpatient hospital setting, particularly internal medicine and critical care and after residency hopes to secure a clinical pharmacy position in a local hospital or potentially pursue PGY2 training.

Jordan Chiasson, Pharm.D., is a PGY1 pharmacy resident.  He is from Thibodaux, Louisiana, and earned his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Louisiana Tech University and received his Pharm.D. from the Medical University of South Carolina.  His professional interests include infectious disease and internal medicine.

Kirby Goins, Pharm.D., is the PGY2 Psychiatric pharmacy resident.  She is originally from Augusta, Georgia, and graduated from pharmacy school at the Medical University of South Carolina.  Kirby completed her PGY1 residency at the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center in Dublin, Georgia.  Her career goal is to become a psychiatric Clinical Pharmacy Specialist and would love to continue serving veterans in the VA. 

Jenna St. Pierre, Pharm.D., is the PGY2 Ambulatory Care resident.  She is originally from Raleigh, North Carolina, and completed her PGY1 residency at the Salem, Virginia VA Medical Center.  Jenna earned her B.S. in Biology and B.A. in Psychology from North Carolina State University and her Pharm.D. from Virginia Commonwealth University.  Following residency, training she hopes to become a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Primary Care.

2016-2017 Residents

Group photo of the 2016-2017 Residents

Kye Grooms, Pharm.D., is from Asheville, North Carolina, and earned his undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina at Asheville. He attended UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy to complete his Doctorate of Pharmacy. His career goals include becoming board certified and pursuing a career in the ambulatory care setting. He is a soccer fan and has been playing soccer since he was four years old.

Serena Barden, Pharm.D., is from Clarksville, Virginia, and attended undergrad at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. She earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from VCU School of Pharmacy in Richmond, Virginia. Her career interests include working at an academic teaching hospital as an internal medicine clinical pharmacist and precepting students. She enjoys trivia nights, spending time with her sisters and exploring new cities.

Marisa Sauer, Pharm.D., was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana.  She earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana (Boiler up!). She enjoys all sports – playing them, watching them, participating in fantasy football, etc. In terms of career goals, although she likes primary care, her dream job would be an ambulatory care specialty pharmacist handling a diverse set of disease states, e.g. HIV/HCV, pulmonary, cardiology, GI, rheumatology, etc. Additionally, she wants to continue precepting students and would ultimately love to teach didactic lectures at a college of pharmacy.

Charlie Hinton, Pharm.D., was born and raised in the small town of Barker in Western New York. He earned his Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Rochester, and then earned his PharmD/MBA duel degree from University at Buffalo.  Charlie completed his PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, before moving to Charleston to become the PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration resident.   His career interests include pharmacy administration and management, infectious disease, and critical care. Outside of pharmacy, Charlie enjoys playing golf, snowboarding, and is an avid Buffalo Bills and Sabres fan.

Hilary Holt, Pharm.D., was born and raised in Illinois and Wisconsin. She earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point and subsequently earned her PharmD from the University of Iowa.  She is also in the process of completing her MPH. Her professional interests include infectious disease and public health. Her personal interests include southern food, outdoor activities and watching the Chicago Cubs.

Cassandra Sheldon, Pharm.D., is from El Paso, Texas, and attended undergrad at the University of Texas at Austin and received her Pharm.D. from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Dallas, Texas. Hobbies include playing outdoor sports, going to the beach, watching reality television and eating great Mexican cuisine and seafood.  Her career interests include ambulatory care, cardiology and board certification. She also enjoys precepting and teaching and is exploring academia as a possible avenue for her future career.

Lindsay Avery, Pharm.D., was born and raised in northwestern New Jersey and earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at The College of New Jersey. She moved to South Carolina to complete her Pharm.D. at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, and her interests include infectious disease and internal medicine. Upon the move to South Carolina, Lindsay and her husband took up kayaking and fishing and have been enjoying the gorgeous coastal scenery. Along with catching fish, they also catch a lot of Pokémon when out and about downtown.

2015-2016 Residents

Group photo of the 2015-2016 Residents

From left to right: Stephanie Thrall, Pharm.D., PGY2 Ambulatory Care resident; Josh Hirschhorn, Pharm.D., PGY1 resident; Sheryl Payne, Pharm.D., PGY1 resident; Gordana Milosevic, Pharm.D., PGY2 Health-System Administration resident; Whitney Varney, Pharm.D., PGY1 resident; Marisa Sauer, Pharm.D., PGY1 resident; Dave Cook, Pharm.D., PGY1 resident

2014-2015 Residents

Group photo of the 2014-2015 Residents

From left to right: Cristina Elgin, Pharm.D., PGY1 resident; Emily Byrd, Pharm.D., PGY1 resident; Alison Martin, Pharm.D., PGY2 Ambulatory Care resident; Ryan Schell, Pharm.D., PGY2 Health-System Administration resident; Lauren Thornton, Pharm.D., PGY1 resident; Stephanie Thrall, Pharm.D., PGY1 resident; Laci Hendress, Pharm.D., PGY1 resident

2013-2014 Residents

Group photo of the 2013-2014 Residents

2012-2013 Residents

Group photo of the 2012-2013 Residents

Andrew Clark, Pharm.D., is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 2012. He is currently enrolled as a PGY1 Pharmacy Resident at Ralph H. Johnson VAMC. His interest areas include internal medicine, cardiology, and infectious disease.

Craig Harmon, Pharm.D., is originally from Bessemer City, North Carolina. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2012. He is currently enrolled as a PGY1 Pharmacy Resident at Ralph H. Johnson VAMC. His interest areas include primary care especially diabetes and the complications associated with diabetes.

Anna Heberle, Pharm.D., is originally from Jefferson City, Missouri. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Creighton University in 2012. She is currently enrolled as a PGY1 Pharmacy Resident at Ralph H. Johnson VAMC. Her interest area includes ambulatory care.

Anna Hudson, Pharm.D., is originally from Savannah, Georgia. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from University of Georgia in 2012. She is currently enrolled as a PGY1 Pharmacy Resident at Ralph H. Johnson VAMC. Her interest areas include ambulatory care and academia.

Paul Strange, Pharm.D., is originally from Charleston, South Carolina. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the South Carolina College of Pharmacy – MUSC Campus in 2012. He is currently enrolled as a PGY1 Pharmacy Resident at Ralph H. Johnson VAMC. His interest area includes ambulatory care.

Jenny Walters, Pharm.D., is originally from Lexington, SC. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from South Carolina College of Pharmacy – MUSC Campus in 2012. She is currently enrolled as a PGY1 Pharmacy Resident at Ralph H. Johnson VAMC. Her interest areas include primary care and geriatrics.

2011-2012 Residents

Group photo of the 2011-2012 residents

Danielle Voisine Bowen, Pharm.D., is originally from Connecticut. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Connecticut in 2011. She is currently a PGY1 Pharmacy Resident at Ralph H. Johnson VAMC. Her primary interests are geriatrics and pain management.

Karen Downer, Pharm.D., is originally from Charleston, South Carolina. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the South Carolina College of Pharmacy – MUSC campus in 2011. She is currently a PGY1 pharmacy practice resident. Her interests include geriatrics, specialized ambulatory care, and academia.

Megan Ducker, Pharm.D., is originally from Asheville, North Carolina. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Wingate University School of Pharmacy in 2011. She is currently a PGY1 pharmacy practice resident. Her interests include ambulatory care and academia.

Lydia Gaydos, Pharm.D., is originally from Ohio. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio in 2011. Her primary interest areas focus around ambulatory care practice, including Diabetes Mellitus Types 1 and 2, hyperlipidemia, and infectious diseases.

Molly Haselden, Pharm.D., is originally from New Jersey. She received her B.S. in Biology from College of Charleston in 2006 and her Doctor of Pharmacy from the South Carolina College of Pharmacy – MUSC Campus in 2010. In the future, she is interested in pursuing a PGY2 Specialty Residency in either Critical Care or Internal Medicine.

Brittany Jonap, Pharm.D., is originally from Clearwater, Florida and received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Florida in 2011. She is currently a PGY1 pharmacy practice resident. Her interests include internal medicine and critical care.

Chad Lavinghousez, Pharm.D., is originally from Florida. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Nova Southeastern University in Ft Lauderdale, FL in 2008. He completed the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC PGY1 residency with an emphasis in ambulatory care in 2011 and is currently enrolled in the PGY2 Health-System Administration Residency Program at the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC.

2010-2011 Residents

Group photo of 2010-2011 Residents

Laura Bonnette Phillips, Pharm.D., is originally from South Carolina. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from South Carolina College of Pharmacy, MUSC Campus in 2010. She completed the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC PGY1 residency with an emphasis in ambulatory care in June 2011.

Angela Damon-Jackson, Pharm.D., is originally from South Carolina. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy from The Wingate College of Pharmacy in 2010. She completed the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC PGY1 residency with an emphasis in inpatient medicine in 2011 and is currently a clinical pharmacist at Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro, SC.

Michelle Edwards, Pharm.D., is originally from South Carolina. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from South Carolina College of Pharmacy, USC Campus in 2010. She completed the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC PGY1 residency with an emphasis in inpatient medicine in 2011 and is currently a clinical pharmacist at Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro, SC.

Katie Hoover, Pharm.D., is originally from New Jersey. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from South Carolina College of Pharmacy, MUSC Campus in 2010. She completed the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC PGY1 residency with an emphasis in ambulatory care in 2011 and is currently a PGY2 resident at the Medical University of South Carolina specializing in internal medicine.

Chad Lavinghousez, Pharm.D., is originally from Florida. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Nova Southeastern University in Ft Lauderdale, FL in 2008. He completed the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC PGY1 residency with an emphasis in ambulatory care in 2011 and is currently enrolled in the PGY2 Health-System Administration Residency Program at the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC.

Chabely Rufin, Pharm.D., is originally from Florida. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Nova Southeastern University in Ft Lauderdale, FL in 2010. She completed the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC PGY1 residency with an emphasis in ambulatory care in 2011.

2009-2010 Residents

Group photo of 2009-2010 residents

Michael Behrens, Pharm.D., is originally from Chicago, IL. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Nova Southeastern University in Ft Lauderdale, FL in 2009. He completed the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC PGY1 residency with an emphasis in ambulatory care in 2010 and is currently a PGY-2 resident at the Durham VA specializing in geriatrics.

Ginny Crisp, Pharm.D., is originally from North Carolina. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy from The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy in 2009. She completed the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC PGY1 residency with an emphasis in ambulatory care in 2010 and is currently a PGY-2 resident at University of North Carolina specializing in geriatrics.

Ramonna Cvelich, Pharm.D., is from Hickory, North Carolina. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy from The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy in 2009. She completed the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC PGY1 residency with an emphasis in ambulatory care in 2010 and is currently a PGY-2 resident at the Durham VA specializing in geriatrics.

Amy Johnson, Pharm.D., is from Marietta, GA. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from the University of Georgia in 2009. She completed the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC PGY1 residency with an emphasis in ambulatory care in 2010 and is a clinical pharmacist at the Medical University of South Carolina Institute of Psychiatry in Charleston, SC.

Anne M. Parnell, Pharm.D., MBA, is originally from South Carolina. She earned her degree from Medical University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy in 2009. She completed the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC PGY1 residency with an emphasis in inpatient medicine in 2010 currently enrolled in the PGY2 Health-System Administration Residency Program at the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC.

Molly R. Sinert, Pharm.D., is originally from Chinju, South Korea and grew up in Winter Park, Florida. She earned her Pharm.D from the University Florida College of Pharmacy in 2009. She completed the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC PGY1 residency with an emphasis in inpatient medicine in 2010 currently enrolled in a PGY-2 residency in palliative care and pain management with the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System.

2008-2009 Residents

Group photo of 2008-2009 Residents

Jennie Spruill, Pharm.D., is originally from Toccoa, Georgia. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from The University of Georgia in 2007. Jennie completed the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC PGY1 residency with an emphasis in ambulatory care and PGY2 Health-System Administration Residency Program. She is currently a Consolidated Mail Out Pharmacy (CMOP) Program Manager/Supervisory Pharmacist at the Charleston VA CMOP.

Kristie Fleming, Pharm.D., is originally from Belton, South Carolina. She received her BS in Biology from Anderson College in 2000 and her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from The Medical University of South Carolina in 2008. She completed the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC PGY1 Residency with an emphasis in ambulatory care and is currently a clinical pharmacist with the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC.

Rebecca (Kuhnlein) Malcolm, Pharm.D., is from Royal Oak, Michigan. She received her BS in Biology from Indiana University in 2004 and then her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from the University of Michigan in 2008. She completed the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC PGY1 Residency with an emphasis in ambulatory care. She is working in the retail sector but hopes to rejoin the VA system in the future.

Elizabeth Peterson, Pharm.D., is originally from Hillsboro, Wisconsin. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy from The University of Wisconsin in 2008. She completed the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC PGY1 Residency with an emphasis in ambulatory care. She is a clinical pharmacist at the VA Medical Center in Puget Sound-American Lake, Washington.

Jeffrey Sample, Pharm.D., is originally from South Carolina. He received a BS in Biological Sciences from Clemson University in 1997 and was a research specialist in the Medical University of South Carolina Department of Cardiothoracic Research from 1999-2004. He received a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from The Medical University of South Carolina in 2008. Jeff completed the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC PGY1 Residency with an emphasis in ambulatory care and is currently a clinical pharmacist with the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC.

Chris Stein, Pharm.D., is from Mocksville, North Carolina. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from Campbell University in 2008. He completed the PGY-1 pharmacy practice resident with an emphasis in inpatient medicine and is currently a clinical pharmacist with Duke Raleigh Hospital in Raleigh, NC.

2007-2008 Residents

Group photo of the 2007-2008 Residents

Keisha G. (Green) Meeks, Pharm.D., is from Columbia, South Carolina. She completed her pre-pharmacy course work at the University of Georgia in 2003 and then earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2007. She completed the PGY-1 pharmacy practice resident with an emphasis in inpatient medicine and is currently an inpatient-based clinical pharmacist at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center.

Amol Joshi, Pharm.D., is from Medford, New York. He received his BS in Neuroscience from The College of William and Mary in 2002 and then his Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from University of Maryland in 2007. He completed the PGY-1 pharmacy practice resident with an emphasis in ambulatory care and is currently a primary care clinical pharmacy specialist at Kaiser Permanente in Kensington, Maryland.

Stephanie Kirk, Pharm.D., is from Concord, North Carolina. She received her BS in Chemistry from East Carolina University in 2003 and then her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from Campbell University in 2007. She completed the PGY-1 pharmacy practice resident with an emphasis in ambulatory care and is currently a clinical pharmacist at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center.

Leah Pittman, Pharm.D., is originally from Goldsboro, North Carolina. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy and Masters of Business Administration degrees from Campbell University in 2007. She completed the PGY-1 pharmacy practice resident with an emphasis in inpatient medicine and is currently an inpatient-based clinical pharmacist at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center.

Jennie Spruill, Pharm.D., is originally from Toccoa, Georgia. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from The University of Georgia in 2007. Jennie completed the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC PGY1 residency with an emphasis in ambulatory care and PGY2 Health-System Administration Residency Program. She is currently a Consolidated Mail Out Pharmacy (CMOP) Program Manager/Supervisory Pharmacist at the Charleston VA CMOP.

Jessica Wellman, Pharm.D., MBA, is from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She completed her BS in Chemistry at Clemson University and received her Masters in Business Administration at The Citadel while completing her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina in 2007. Jessica completed the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC PGY1 residency with an emphasis in ambulatory care and accepted a position as an ambulatory care clinical pharmacist specialist at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. She participates in the Hematology Anticoagulation clinic, internal medicine clinics, and starting a new geriatric clinic. She is also involved in monitoring inpatient anticoagulation to assist Johns Hopkins in meeting the Anticoagulation National Patient Safety Goals.

2006-2007 Residents

Jennifer N. (Crist) Clements, Pharm.D., BCPS, is originally from Bluefield, Virginia. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from Campbell University in 2006. Jennifer is Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy at Shenandoah University. Her practice site is the Martinsburg VA Medical Center, where she manages a pharmacist-run pharmacotherapy clinic. Jennifer serves as the preceptor for the pharmacy practice residents and pharmacy students. Her practice interests include pharmacotherapy and medication safety.

Justin Tinsley, Pharm.D., is originally from Marion, Kentucky. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, Florida in 2006. He is currently practicing as a clinical primary care pharmacist at UF& Shands Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida where his primary focus lies in anticoagulation and pain management. He also serves as a clinical associate professor for the University of Florida.

Virginia Williams, Pharm.D., BCPS, is from Wilmington, North Carolina. She completed her undergraduate courses and received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2006. Virginia is currently an Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. In the outpatient clinic where she works, her primary responsibilities are in chronic disease state management including anticoagulation, lipids, and diabetes medication management. Virginia also serves as a preceptor to pharmacy residents and students.

2005-2006 Residents

Lee Bell, Pharm.D., is originally from Augusta, Georgia. She completed her undergraduate pre-pharmacy courses at The Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia in 2001. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy in Athens, Georgia in 2005. She is currently a clinical pharmacist at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia where her primary role is establishment and management of the pharmacist-run Pharmacotherapy Clinic.

Laura Cable, Pharm.D., BCPS, is originally from Roland, Iowa. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy in 2005. Following residency, Laura spearheaded implementation of pharmacist-managed medication reconciliation for inpatients at the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC. She then became a clinical pharmacist at the VA Joint Ambulatory Care Center in Pensacola, Florida, where her primary roles were anticoagulation clinic and home-based primary care. She also served as adjunct clinical professor for Auburn University College of Pharmacy.

Yue T. Liu, Pharm. D., is originally from Reno, Nevada. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Molecular and Cell Biology from University of California, Berkeley in 2001 and Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from the University Maryland, School of Pharmacy in 2005. She is currently a primary care clinical pharmacist at Kaiser Permanente in Walnut Creek, California.

Laura Moore, Pharm.D., is originally from Gastonia, North Carolina. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2005. Laura is currently employed as an ambulatory care pharmacist at NorthEast Medical Center in Concord, North Carolina where she practices in a pharmacist-managed dyslipidemia clinic as well as an anticoagulation clinic. Additionally, her practice interests include diabetes and heart failure management.

2004-2005 Residents

Group photo of 2004-2005 Residents

Amanda DeBruin, Pharm.D., BCPS, is originally from Winter Park, Florida. She obtained her B.S. in Microbiology/Molecular Cell Biology from the University of Central Florida in 1999 and her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy in 2004. She is clinical manager of the Medication Therapy Management (MTM) department for WellCare Health Plans in Tampa, Florida.

Lori (Jensen) Rissman, Pharm.D., BCPS, is originally from West Union, Iowa. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy in 2004. She is currently a pharmacist at Fifth Avenue Pharmacy in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She is a member of the CarePro Health Services Health Risk Management Committee and participates in health screenings, disease state management, and educational presentations for area businesses. She also serves as a community pharmaceutical care preceptor for the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy.

Merideth Radney, Pharm.D., is originally from Fairhope, Alabama . She obtained her BS in Microbiology in 2000 and Doctor of Pharmacy in 2004 from Auburn University. She is currently a medical science liaison with Ortho Biotech in Atlanta, Georgia.

Tomi Swain-Alexander, Pharm.D., BCPS, CDE, is originally from St. Martinville, Louisiana. She obtained her BS in Chemistry from Southern University A&M in 1997 and her Doctor of Pharmacy from the Xavier University of Louisiana in 2003. Prior to her primary care residency, she completed a pharmacy practice residency at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis in 2004. She is currently a primary care clinical specialist at the VA Medical Center in Houston, Texas and serves as clinical preceptor to the University of Texas College Of Pharmacy and the University of Houston College of Pharmacy.