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Preceptors

Our team of residency preceptors are highly skilled clinicians with diverse backgrounds and interests. Below you will find a brief biography for each preceptor, most of whom are involved in several of the residency programs. These talented individuals make up an exceptional team that is one of the greatest strengths of the Boston Medical Center residency programs.

Kimberly Ackerbauer, PharmD, BCCCP, BCPS
Clinical Specialist, Medical Intensive Care Unit

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin (2008)
Residencies: PGY1, UMass Memorial Medical Center (2009); PGY2, Cardiology, University of Southern California (2010)
Memberships: ASHP, Society of Critical Care Medicine
Practice/Research Interests: Sepsis; pain, agitation, and delirium; acute decompensated heart failure; medication safety
Rotations Offered: Medical Intensive Care Unit

Dr. Ackerbauer provides clinical pharmacy services to patients in the medical intensive care unit. She enjoys precepting pharmacy students and residents and focuses on teaching concepts related to patient assessment and the application of evidence-based medicine to practice. She also enjoys medication safety and working on process improvement. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, running, and spending time with friends and family.

Lindsay Arnold, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Specialist Lead, Medicine

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Northeastern University (2002)
Residencies: PGY1, University of Nebraska Medical Center (2003); PGY2, Adult Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University (2004)
Memberships: ACCP, HFSA, ASHP
Practice/Research Interests: Acute decompensated heart failure, glycemic control in hospitalized patients
Rotations Offered: Medicine, Cardiology

Dr. Arnold is actively involved in ACCP, previously serving as the Chair of the Adult Medicine PRN, and she continues to be actively involved in various committees throughout the organization. She serves as the co-chair Anti-thrombotic Task Force. She has presented research in the areas of glycemic control and thromboprophylaxis.

Melissa Bachman, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Specialist, Medicine

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (2009)
Residency: PGY1, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA (2010)
Practice/Research Interest: Adult internal medicine, transitions of care
Rotations Offered: Medicine, Medicine II (Renal, Geriatrics)

Dr. Bachman provides clinical pharmacy services to patients admitted to the inpatient internal medicine, infectious diseases, geriatric, and renal services. Dr. Bachman also serves as a preceptor for Northeastern University students.

Megan Bergstrom, PharmD, BCACP
Clinical Specialist, Primary Care

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Drake University (2008)
Residencies: PGY1, St. Mary's Health Center (2009), PGY2, Primary Care, Boston Medical Center (2010)
Professional Membership: ACCP, ASHP, MSHP, NEIAP
Practice/Research Interests: Medication adherence; management of diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and asthma
Rotations Offered: Ambulatory Care – Primary Care

Dr. Bergstrom provides clinical pharmacy services to patients in primary care focusing on medication teaching, adherence, and optimization. She works with patients to better understand and treat their diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and asthma.

Karrine Brade, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Specialist Lead, Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship
Director, PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency Program

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Colorado School of Pharmacy (2013)
Residencies: PGY1, Memorial Hospital – University of Colorado Health (2014); PGY2, Infectious Diseases, Detroit Medical Center (2015)
Professional Memberships: SIDP, ACCP, ASHP
Practice/Research Interest: Antimicrobial stewardship, pharmacokinetics and pharmacokinetics of antimicrobials, antimicrobial resistance
Rotations Offered: ID Consult, Antimicrobial Stewardship

Dr. Brade precepts PGY1 and PGY2 residents, along with students from Northeastern University, on their ID rotation which includes experiences in both ID consult and antimicrobial stewardship (AMS).  She works as part of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Team to optimize the use of antimicrobials across the entire hospital in order to improve patient care outcomes, while minimizing toxicity and the emergence of resistance.

Diana Clarke, PharmD
Pediatric HIV Pharmacotherapy Specialist; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine

Education: BS Pharmacy, University of Rhode Island (1977), Doctor of Pharmacy, State University New York at Buffalo (1980)
Fellowship: Fellowship in Pharmacokinetics, SUNY Buffalo
Professional Membership: IDSA; IAS; Member of Panel: Working Group on Antiretroviral Therapy and Medical Management of HIV-Infected Children, Health Resources and Services Administration, NIH; Member of Panel, Guidelines for the prevention and treatment of opportunistic infections among HIV-exposed and HIV-infected children, CDC, NIH, AAP; WHO – Pediatric Antiretroviral Working Group; Protocol Chair, International Maternal Pediatric-Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials Network (IMPAACT)
Practice/Research Interest: Pediatric HIV Pharmacotherapy and Prevention of HIV; Management of HIV+ pregnant women; Transitioning HIV+ youth into adult care; Pharmacokinetics of antiretroviral agents in neonates and infants; TDM antiretroviral agents
Rotations Offered: Pediatric HIV Clinic/Pediatric ID Consult service

Dr. Clarke has been involved in the field of pediatric HIV pharmacotherapy and perinatal transmission since the start of the NIH HIV Treatment Networks. She provides counseling for HIV+ patients in the pediatric, OB, and ID specialty clinics and coordinates investigational studies involving antiretroviral medications. Dr. Clarke serves on both domestic and international pediatric HIV guideline committees and is a member of the leadership group for IMPAACT.

Justine E. Dickson, PharmD, BCACP
Clinical Specialist, Ambulatory Care

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, 2011
Residencies: PGY1, Yale New-Haven – St. Raphael's Campus (2012); PGY2, Ambulatory Care, University of Cincinnati Medical Center (2013)
Professional Memberships: ASHP, ACCP, Lambda Kappa Sigma
Practice/Research Interest: Primary care, chronic disease state management, transitions of care, renal transplant, anemia management in CKD, medication adherence
Rotations Offered: Ambulatory Care – Primary Care, Renal Clinic, Renal Transplant

Dr. Dickson provides clinical pharmacy services to patients in our Primary Care clinics with a focus in chronic disease state management, patient education, and optimization of medication therapy. Outside of the primary care realm, she also sees patients before and after renal transplant for evaluation, medication management, and patient education. In addition she also manages patients with CKD associated anemia in the renal clinic. Dr. Dickson looks forward to precepting both students and residents who have an interest in ambulatory care, transplant, and medication adherence who look to improve their patient counseling skills.

Camilla Farrell, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS
Clinical Specialist, Pediatrics

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Northeastern University (2010)
Residency: PGY1, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital (2011)
Memberships: ACCP, PPAG
Practice/Research Interests: Neonatal ICU, Neonatal abstinence syndrome, parenteral nutrition
Rotations Offered: General Pediatrics, Neonatal ICU

Dr. Farrell provides clinical pharmacy services for critically ill patients in the neonatal ICU, pediatric ICU, general pediatrics, labor and delivery, and newborn nursery. She enjoys working with residents and students to gain confidence with managing this high risk and vulnerable population.

Natalija Farrell, PharmD, BCPS, DABAT
Clinical Specialist Lead - Emergency Medicine and Toxicology
Director, PGY2 Emergency Medicine

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Northeastern University (2012)
Postgraduate Training: PGY1, Boston Medical Center (2013); PGY2, Emergency Medicine, Boston Medical Center (2014); Clinical Toxicology Fellowship, Georgia Poison Center (2015)
Memberships: ACCP, ASHP, SCCM, AACT, ABAT 
Practice/Research Interests: Emergency medicine, emergency preparedness, tranexamic acid for traumatic injuries, toxicology, reducing emergency department re-visitations
Rotations Offered: Emergency Medicine, Toxicology, Emergency Preparedness (PGY2 only), Emergency Medical Services (PGY2 only)

Dr. Farrell provides clinical pharmacy services to patients in the adult and pediatric emergency department. She enjoys precepting PGY1 and PGY2 residents as well as students from Northeastern University on their emergency medicine rotation. Her research focuses on optimizing patient care in the emergency department and as they transition from the emergency department to inpatient units or home. In her spare time, she enjoys running, hiking, trying new restaurants, reading, and playing with her dog.

Megan Feeney, PharmD
Clinical Specialist, Medical/Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Regis University School of Pharmacy (2015)
Residencies: PGY1, Oregon Health & Science University (2016), PGY2, Critical Care, The Ohio State University (2017)
Memberships: ASHP, Society of Critical Care Medicine
Practice/Research Interests: Critical care quality improvement initiatives
Rotations Offered: Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Kieran Fennell, RPh
Clinical Specialist, Anticoagulation

Education: BS, Pharmacy, Northeastern University (1998)
Practice/Research Interest: Medication adherence, transitions of care, monitoring of DOAC
Rotations Offered: Ambulatory Care - Anticoagulation Clinic

Mr. Fennell provides outpatient anticoagulation therapy management in the Anticoagulation Clinic at Boston Medical Center. He educates patients initiating warfarin and the direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC), monitors and adjusts as warranted. Kieran looks forward to precepting both students and residents who have an interest in anticoagulation therapy management.

Nicole Gasbarro, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Specialist, Cardiology

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill (2006)
Residencies: PGY1, CaroMont Regional Medical Center (2014); PGY2, Cardiology, University of Illinois at Chicago (2015)
Memberships: ACC, ACCP, ASHP
Practice/Research Interests: Heart failure, cardiovascular disease, resistant hypertension, transitions of care
Rotations Offered: Ambulatory Care - Cardiology

Dr. Gasbarro provides comprehensive cardiology pharmacy services to the outpatient cardiology clinic including chronic cardiology disease state management. Her practice incorporates a multidisciplinary approach to patient care in addition to involvement in hospital-wide initiatives to improve transitions of care. Rotation experiences in cardiology ambulatory care are offered to both pharmacy students and PGY1 and PGY2 residents.

Bryan Gendron, PharmD
Clinical Specialist, Emergency Medicine

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill (2015)
Residencies: PGY1, Boston Medical Center (2016), PGY2, Emergency Medicine, Boston Medical Center (2017)
Memberships: ACCP, SCCM
Practice/Research Interests: Emergency medicine, Optimization of alteplase workflow for ischemic stroke, ED antimicrobial stewardship, resident and student precepting
Rotations Offered: Emergency Medicine

Dr. Gendron's practice focuses on providing safe and effective pharmacotherapy services in addition to precepting students and residents on their emergency medicine rotation. As a member of the multidisciplinary Stroke Task Force, Dr. Gendron strives to optimize alteplase administration in ischemic stroke patients. Outside of BMC, he enjoys travelling, sports, and cooking.

Renee Hall, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist II, Hematology/Oncology

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of New England (2015)
Residency: PGY1, Boston Medical Center (2016)
Memberships: MSHP, ACCP, HOPA
Practice/Research Interests: Supportive care of cancer patients, transitions of care
Rotations Offered: Outpatient Hematology/Oncology – Chemotherapy Clinic

Dr. Hall provides clinical pharmacy services in the outpatient oncology clinic. She enjoys precepting students and residents who have an interest in hematology/oncology.

Kevin Horbowicz, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Manager – Critical Care & Emergency Medicine

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University at Buffalo, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (2005)
Residencies: PGY1, UMass Medical Center (2006); PGY2, Critical Care, Boston Medical Center (2007)
Professional Memberships: Society of Critical Care Medicine, ACCP, MSHP
Practice/Research Interest: Quality improvement, medication safety, pulmonary hypertension
Rotations Offered: Practice Management

Dr. Horbowicz has a passion for quality improvement and medication safety. He has been involved in a number of quality improvement projects to reduce the time to antibiotics in severe sepsis, to perform daily interruptions of sedation in mechanically ventilated patients, to standardize and improve the care of ICU patients with severe alcohol withdrawal, to identify surgical patients at risk for alcohol withdrawal, and to reduce the number of antibiotic days with a procalcitonin-guided algorithm.

Danielle Kebadjian, PharmD
Clinical Specialist, Emergency Medicine/Critical Care

Education: BS, Chemistry, Simmons College (2002); Doctor of Pharmacy, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (2002)
Residency: PGY1, Boston Medical Center (2005)
Memberships: ASHP, MSHP
Practice/Research Interests: Emergency medicine
Rotations Offered: Emergency Medicine/Critical Care

Dr. Kebadjian provides clinical pharmacy services to patients in the adult and pediatric emergency department as well as inpatient critical care areas. She enjoys precepting pharmacy students, PGY1, and PGY2 residents.

Brian Kopcza, PharmD, BCACP, CDE
Clinical Specialist, Ambulatory Care - Family Medicine Clinic
Director, PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Duquesne University (2011)
Residencies: PGY1, Hospital of Saint Raphael (2012); PGY2, Ambulatory Care, University of Washington Medicine (2013)
Professional Memberships: ACCP, ASHP, MSHP, NEIAP
Practice/Research Interest: Family medicine, diabetes care, dyslipidemia, medical home model, transitions of care, cultural competency, patient counseling
Rotations Offered: Ambulatory Care – Family Medicine

Dr. Kopcza provides clinical pharmacy services within the Family Medicine Clinic at Boston Medical Center. He works as part of a multidisciplinary patient care team to improve patient transitions of care, chronic disease state management and comprehensive medication education. He looks forward to serving as a preceptor for residents and students.

Antonia Luu, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Specialist, Medicine

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (2012)
Residency: PGY1, Hallmark Health System (2013)
Memberships: MSHP
Practice/Research Interests: Internal medicine, medication safety
Rotations Offered: Medicine

Dr. Luu provides clinical pharmacy services to patients admitted to internal medicine teams. Dr. Luu also serves as a preceptor for Northeastern University and MCPHS University students.

Thuy Luu, PharmD, BCPS, MPH
Clinical Specialist, Medicine

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Kansas (2006); Master of Public Health - Epidemiology, Boston University (2017)
Residency: PGY1, Bassett Medical Center (2007)
Memberships: ACCP, MSHP
Practice/Research Interests: Internal medicine, renal medicine, social and economic health disparities, health literacy, education
Rotations Offered: Medicine

Dr. Luu provides clinical pharmacy services to the complex and underserved patient population at Boston Medical Center focusing on internal medicine, renal medicine, geriatrics, and infectious diseases services. Her interests include healthcare delivery to those of low social and economic status as well as communication in healthcare. She loves college basketball and cheering for the Jayhawks, values her time spent with family and friends, and believes in a lifetime of learning.

Michelle Mancuso, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Specialist, Medicine

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University at Buffalo (2013)
Residency: PGY1, Boston Medical Center (2014)
Professional Memberships: MSHP, ACCP
Practice/Research Interest: Internal Medicine, Transitions of Care
Rotations Offered: Medicine, Medicine II (Geriatrics)

Dr. Mancuso provides clinical services to patients on the internal medicine services. She precepts PGY1 residents in their core internal medicine rotation as well as inpatient geriatrics and renal rotations, along with students from Northeastern University.

Danielle Miller, PharmD, BCACP
Assistant Clinical Professor, Northeastern University – School of Pharmacy
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Ambulatory Care

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Northeastern University (2012)
Residency: PGY1, Primary Care, Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (2013)
Professional Memberships: AACP, APhA, NEIAP
Practice/Research Interest: Ambulatory care - chronic disease state management, medication adherence, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)
Rotations Offered: Primary Care – Adult and Geriatrics

Dr. Miller provides clinical pharmacy services to primary care patients, in both the geriatric and adult primary care clinics, with a focus on chronic disease state management and medication optimization. Dr. Miller also serves as a primary preceptor for Northeastern University P4 students on their ambulatory care clinical rotation at Boston Medical Center.

Jason Mordino, PharmD, BCCCP
Clinical Specialist Lead, Critical Care – TSICU
Director, PGY1 Residency Program

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy (2011)
Residencies: PGY1, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2012); PGY2, Critical Care, Boston Medical Center (2013)
Professional Memberships: Society of Critical Care Medicine, ACCP, ASHP
Practice/Research Interest: Post traumatic injury, acute care surgery, parenteral nutrition, quality improvement and resource utilization.
Rotations Offered: Trauma/Surgical Critical Care (Menino SICU) for both PGY-1 and PGY-2 residents; Nutrition rotation for PGY-2 residents

Dr. Mordino provides clinical pharmacy services for critically ill patients after traumatic injury in addition to post-surgical care for neurosurgical, orthopedic and acute care surgery patients. He also works with the nutrition committee and dietary team to provide optimal parenteral nutrition in a safe and effective manner for all BMC patients. Dr. Mordino is also an avid educator and supporter of pharmacy residency. He currently sits as an active member of the MSHP Residency Committee.

Anne Parlee, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Specialist, Ambulatory Care

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Northeastern University (2014)
Residency: PGY1, VA Boston Healthcare System (2015)
Memberships: ASHP
Practice/Research Interests: Anticoagulation, geriatrics
Rotations Offered: Ambulatory Care – Anticoagulation Clinic

Dr. Parlee precepts PGY1 residents in the Anticoagulation Clinic rotation. The rotation involves managing anticoagulation for adult patients at the Anticoagulation Clinic. In her free time, Dr. Parlee enjoys traveling, hiking, skiing, and working on her family's farm.

Roshani Patolia, PharmD
Clinical Specialist, Surgery

Education: BS, Public Health (2012); Doctor of Pharmacy, Rutgers University (2016)
Residency: PGY1, Boston Medical Center (2017)
Memberships: ASHP, MSHP, ACCP
Practice/Research Interests: Transitions of care, renal transplant services, pain management, hepatology, medication safety
Rotations Offered: Surgery

Dr. Patolia provides clinical pharmacy services to post-operative patients. She works as part of a multidisciplinary team to optimize pharmacotherapy, promote medication safety, and facilitate comprehensive transitions of care for patients after surgery. She enjoys precepting APPE students and looks forward to precepting residents. In her spare time, Dr. Patolia enjoys cooking, playing tennis, and spending time with friends and family.

Michael Rio, PharmD
Clinical Specialist Lead – Medication Safety

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Northeastern University (2009)
Residency: PGY1, Swedish Medical Center (2010)
Professional Memberships: ACCP
Practice/Research Interest: ICU sedation, delirium, infectious diseases, learning theory
Rotations Offered: Medication Safety

Dr. Rio embraces the diverse experiences provided by working in a variety of clinical specialties. He finds great value in caring for underserved patient populations and providing them with tools to better understand and control their health outcomes. He looks forward to spending time with residents and students on rotation.

Radhika Sane, PharmD, BCOP
Clinical Specialist, Hematology/Oncology
Director, PGY2 Oncology Residency Program

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut (2004)
Residencies: PGY1, Fletcher Allen Medical Center, Burlington, VT (2005); PGY2, Hematology/Oncology, Boston Medical Center (2006)
Professional Membership: Hematology Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA)
Practice/Research Interest: Supportive care of cancer patients, infectious disease, oral chemotherapy
Rotations Offered: Outpatient Hematology/Oncology – Chemotherapy Clinic

Dr. Sane provides clinical pharmacy services in the outpatient oncology clinic and serves on various committees in the Hematology/Oncology department including the Data Safety Monitoring Board and the Hematology/Oncology QI committee. Dr. Sane precepts PGY1, PGY2 residents as well pharmacy students in the outpatient oncology clinic.

Hope Serafin, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Specialist, Medicine
Coordinator, PGY1 Residency Program

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill (2014)
Residencies: PGY1, Boston Medical Center (2015)
Memberships: ASHP, MSHP
Practice/Research Interests: Internal Medicine, patient safety, transitions of care
Rotations Offered: Medicine, Medicine II (Renal, Geriatrics)

Dr. Serafin enjoys providing clinical pharmacy services to the diverse patients on the internal medicine service, internal medicine subspecialties and in the emergency department. She precepts both PGY1 residents and students from Northeastern University in internal medicine.

Bhavesh Shah, RPh, BCOP
Administrative Director of Specialty and Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy

Education: BS, Biochemistry, Loyola University (1998); BS, Pharmacy, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (2001)
Professional Memberships: HOPA, MASCC, ASHP
Practice/Research Interest: Anemia, anorexia/cachexia, peripheral neuropathy, iron deficiency anemia, IBD
Rotations Offered: Hematology/Oncology/Specialty Pharmacy/Practice Management

He oversees clinical and specialty resources in Oncology, Transplant, Renal, Cardiology, IBD, Endocrine, Pulmonary, Rheumatology, Neurology, HIV, General Internal medicine, Geriatrics, Anticoagulation etc...) He also manages and oversees specialty pharmacy contracting, limited distribution drug procurement and patient financial assistant programs at Boston Medical Center. His research experience is in cancer-related anorexia and cachexia where he was the principal investigator of a prospective active drug trial evaluating the safety and tolerability of megestrol acetate in combination with oxandrin in cancer-related anorexia/cachexia. He is currently the PI on a Phase III trial evaluating safety of Ferumoxytol vs. Carboxymaltose for iron deficiency anemia.

Samantha Sithole, PharmD, AAHIVP
Clinical Specialist, Ambulatory Care

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Virginia Commonwealth University (2013)
Postgraduate Training: Clinical Fellowship, HIV Implementation Science,  University of Buffalo (2015)
Memberships: SIDP, ACCP, AAHIVM
Practice/Research Interests: Virology, global health, tropical diseases
Rotations Offered: Ambulatory Care – HIV Clinic

Dr. Sithole provides clinical pharmacy services to patients in our Center for Infectious Diseases clinic with a focus in HIV disease state management, patient education, and optimization of chronic medication therapy. She looks forward to serving as a preceptor for residents and students.

Wen Song, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Specialist, Medicine

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota (2012)
Residency: PGY1, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center (2013)
Memberships: MSHP
Practice/Research Interests: Adult internal medicine, transitions of care, pharmacokinetics
Rotations Offered: Medicine

Dr. Song provides clinical pharmacy services to patients admitted to the inpatient internal medicine, family medicine, infectious diseases, geriatric, and renal medicine services. She offers internal medicine rotations to pharmacy students.

Alison Stebbings, PharmD, BCOP
Clinical Specialist, Hematology/Oncology

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Northeastern University (2010)
Residencies: PGY1, Tufts Medical Center (2011); PGY2, Hematology/Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2012)
Professional Membership: Hematology Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA)
Practice/Research Interest: Supportive care of cancer patients, MASCC criteria in febrile neutropenia, post-discharge transitions of care
Rotations Offered: Hematology/Oncology – Inpatient

Dr. Stebbings provides clinical pharmacy services to patients admitted to the hospital with cancer related complications. She enjoys working with residents and students interested in learning more about hematology/oncology and the needs of this diverse patient population.

Dong Tu, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Specialist, Medicine

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Northeastern University (2014)
Residency: PGY1, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (2015)
Memberships: MSHP, ACCP
Practice/Research Interests: Internal medicine, cardiology, transitions of care
Rotations Offered: Medicine

Dr. Tu provides clinical pharmacy services to patients admitted to the inpatient internal medicine and general cardiology services. Dr. Tu precepts PGY1 residents for their core internal medicine rotation along with students from Northeastern University and MCPHS University. 

William R. Vincent III, PharmD, BCCCP

Clinical Specialist Lead, Critical Care – SICU
Director, PGY2 Critical Care Residency Program

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (2006)
Residencies: PGY1, University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center (2007); PGY2, Critical Care, University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center (2008)
Professional memberships: Society of Critical Care Medicine, ASHP
Practice/Research Interests: Using POEMs to teach and practice evidence-based medicine, quality improvement, perioperative medication management, kidney transplant pharmacy services
Rotations offered: Surgical Critical Care (East Newton SICU) for both PGY1 and PGY-2 residents

Dr. Vincent provides clinical pharmacy services for critically ill patients after surgical procedures including neurosurgery, cardiac, thoracic, vascular, kidney transplant, otolaryngology, and general surgery.  His practice focuses on identifying outcomes that improve medication use in these critically ill patients.

Joy Vreeland, PharmD, BCPS
Director of Pharmacy, Inpatient

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Northeastern University (1998)
Residency: PGY1, Shands at the University of Florida, Gainesville (1999)
Professional Membership: ASHP, ACCP, PPAG
Practice/Research Interest: General pediatrics, neonatology, neonatal abstinence syndrome, pediatric medication safety & quality
Rotations Offered: Practice Management

Dr. Vreeland served as PGY1 program director and pediatric clinical specialist until becoming the inpatient Director of Pharmacy. She enjoys pediatric pharmacy for the challenge and rewards of helping the medical center's most vulnerable patients improve their health through the safe and effective use of medications. She enjoys precepting residents in the administrative aspects of pharmacy practice.

Shawn Whitehead, PharmD, BCCCP
Clinical Specialist, Operating Room

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Northeastern University (2012)
Residency: PGY1, Good Samaritan Medical Center (2013)
Memberships: ASHP, ACCP
Practice/Research Interests: Antimicrobial stewardship, sepsis, delirium, nutrition support
Rotations Offered: Surgery

Kevin Yeh, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Specialist, Medicine

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy (2012)
Residency: PGY1, VA Boston Healthcare System (2013)
Professional Memberships: MSHP, ACCP, ASHP
Practice/Research Interest: Internal medicine, transitions of care, decreasing ED visits and readmissions, pharmacokinetics
Rotations Offered: Medicine, Medicine II (Infectious Diseases)

Dr. Yeh provides clinical pharmacy services to patients admitted to the internal medicine service and is actively involved in hospital-wide initiatives to improve transitions of care.  He also precepts PGY1 residents in their core internal medicine rotation and students from Northeastern University and MCPHS University.  Dr. Yeh currently serves as a member of the Sickle Cell Committee.

Toni Zahorian, PharmD
Clinical Specialist, Ambulatory Care

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College (2013)
Residency: PGY1, Boston Medical Center (2014); PGY2, Ambulatory Care, Boston Medical Center (2015)
Memberships: ACCP, ASHP, MSHP, NEIAP, PSSNY, PSR
Practice/Research Interests: HCV, HIV, IBD, primary care, cultural competency, patient counseling
Rotations Offered: Ambulatory Care – Center for Digestive Disorders (GI/HCV)

Adrian Zobniw, PharmD, BCOP
Clinical Specialist, Hematology/Oncology

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Northeastern University (2001)
Memberships: MSHP, HOPA
Practice/Research Interests: Expanding role of immunotherapy
Rotations Offered: Outpatient Hematology/Oncology – Chemotherapy Clinic

Dr. Zobniw provides clinical pharmacy services in the ambulatory hematology/oncology clinic and ambulatory infusion center.

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