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  • ashley hillman

    Ashley Hillman, PharmD, BCPS

    PGY2  –  Psychiatry Pharmacy Specialty Resident

    Education:
    • PharmD - South University
    • Undergrad - University of Arizona
    • PGY1 - Wolfson Children's Hospital/Baptist Health Jacksonville, FL
    Research:
    • Learners' impressions of people diagnosed with psychiatric disorders before and after teaching a medication education group on an inpatient psychiatric unit
       
    Why UNC?
    • I chose UNC because of the wide variety of patient care experiences available and the opportunity to develop clinical, teaching, research and life-management skills in multiple care settings.
  • daniel lui

    Daniel Lui, PharmD

    PGY2  –  Pediatric Pharmacy Specialty Resident

    Education:
    • PharmD - Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
    • Undergrad - University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
    • PGY1 - Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters
    Research:
    • Medication Palatability and its Influence on Prescribing Behaviors by Pediatric Prescribers
       
    Why UNC?
    • After completing a PGY1 residency with an emphasis in pediatrics, an interest in critical care compelled me to explore opportunities for learning and practice through a PGY2 pediatric specialty residency. My pursuit lead me to UNC, an extensive hospital system with a dedication to pediatrics through the North Carolina Children's Hospital, progressive pharmacy practice, and afforded teaching opportunities through an affiliation with the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Although UNC is a large institution, the pharmacy department successfully fosters an environment that encourages sincere and close interactions among colleagues, where the workplace truly resembles family.
  • meredith keisler

    Meredith Deal Keisler, PharmD

    PGY2 - Hematology/Oncology Specialty Resident

    Education:
    • PharmD - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
    • Undergrad - Campbell University
    • PGY1 - University of North Carolina Hospitals and Clinics
    Research:
    • Correlation between busulfan pharmacokinetics and patient characteristics in allogeneic bone marrow transplant patients
    Why UNC?
    • The decision to come to UNC was an easy one for me. During my rotations here as a student, I witnessed the high caliber of preceptors and the endless learning opportunities available. The individualized learning and close relationship with the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy were appealing to me as both a student and resident. I am looking forward to continuing my training at UNC Hospitals.
  • katiepmorgan

    Katie P. Morgan, PharmD

    PGY2 - Hematology/Oncology Specialty Resident

    Education:
    • PharmD - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
    • Undergrad - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • PGY1 - University of North Carolina Hospitals and Clinics
    Research:
    • Evaluation of an institutional specialty pharmacy's impact on adherence to oral chemotherapy
    Why UNC?
    • The progressive nature of the program and the limitless opportunities in research, education, and teaching are just a few things that initially drew me to the UNC residency program. However, the amazing people and the unconditional support form mentors are the aspects of the program that truly make this residency program unique. The encouraging atmosphere provides a great learning environment with people who challenge you to grow personally and professionally. UNC consistently produces excellent practitioners who provide a high level of patient care and I know when my co-residents and I are finished, we will be prepared for any challenge put in front of us.
  • mary moss

    Mary Catherine Moss, PharmD, BCPS

    PGY2 - Solid Organ Transplant Specialty Resident

    Education:
    • PharmD - University of California San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy
    • Undergrad - University of California, San Diego
    • PGY1 - University of North Carolina Hospitals and Clinics
    Research:
    • Evaluation of Erythropoietin Therapy in the Treatment of Anemia After Kidney and Liver Transplantation
    Why UNC?
    • At the risk of sounding cliche, I had a gut feeling about UNCH being the right place for me after my residency interview. The programs features combined with a supportive and enthusiastic environment were exactly what I was looking for in a PGY1 and PGY2 program. UNCH provides well-rounded, expansive training to prepare residents in a multitude of inpatient pharmacy practice areas and ambulatory care experiences to prepare residents to excel in any practice setting. It's great to be part of the UNCH family and I'm excited to grow both personally and professionally throughout my second year of training at UNCH.
  • jamie rickards

    Jamie Rickards, PharmD, MBA, CPP, BCPS

    PGY2 - Geriatrics Specialty Resident

    Education:
    • PharmD - Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
    • Undergrad - Campbell University
    • PGY1 - WJB Dorn VA Medical Center, Columbia, SC
    Research:
    • Feasibility of Establishing a Transitions of Care Clinic Serving Geriatric Patients, and the Pearls and Barriers to Implementation
    Why UNC?
    • Since pharmacy school, I knew that I wanted to specialize in Geriatrics and I knew that UNC Health Care offered an incredible geriatric residency experience. It is no secret that UNC is a pioneer in health care and offers a distinguished teaching and learning atmosphere. What I didn't realize until my interview is that even though there is a large number of pharmacy residents, they go above and beyond to make sure that every resident obtains an enriching, and rewarding experience. I am beyond grateful to be apart of the UNC family.
  • danya roshdy

    Danya Roshdy, PharmD, BCPS

    PGY2 - Infectious Diseases Specialty Resident

    Education:
    • PharmD - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
    • Undergrad - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • PGY1 - University of North Carolina Hospitals and Clinics
    Research:
    • Impact of the use of rapid molecular methods for the identification of positive blood cultures
    Why UNC?
    • I feel so fortunate to have the opportunity to stay at this great institution to complete my residency. UNC is truly the all-inclusive package that provides the highest quality outlets for leadership, teaching, mentorship, and research. The directors, preceptors, and peers altruistically care about the residents and challenge them to reach their fullest potential. I think that people are initially drawn to the program because of its valued clinical reputation, but what keeps people here is the strong support system and unparalleled positive learning environment.
  • brittney shippee

    Brittney Shippee, PharmD

    PGY2 - Hematology/Oncology Specialty Resident

    Education:
    • PharmD - Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy
    • Undergrad - Auburn University
    • PGY1 - Huntsville Hospital
    Research:
    • Retrospective Evaluation of Solid Tumor Genomic Profiling and Targeted Therapy Selection
    Why UNC?
    • UNC has a tradition of training residents to be well-rounded clinical practitioners. The opportunities in research, education, mentorship, and teaching are just some of the many reasons I was initially drawn to UNC. After my interview, it was clear that the directors, preceptors and peers truly care about the residents. They provide a challenging and supportive environment that help to promote the residents personal and professional growth. I feel extremely fortunate to be part of the Carolina family, and am excited for the year to come!
  • jennifer simon

    Jennifer Simon, PharmD, CPP

    PGY2 - Ambulatory Care Specialty Resident

    Education:
    • PharmD - The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy
    • Undergrad - The Ohio State University
    • PGY1 - Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
    Research:
    • Optimizing CHD Prevention Using the Electronic Health Record
    Why UNC?
    • I am very excited to have the opportunity to complete my PGY2 residency with UNC Hospitals and Clinics. As an ambulatory care resident at UNC I work closely with Clinical Pharmacist Practitioners (CPP's) in outpatient clinics specializing in Internal Medicine, Heart Failure, Endocrinology, and Pain among others. In addition, I will gain teaching experience as a preceptor and adjunct instructor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy as well as participate in numerous research and leadership projects. The opportunities available at UNC are unique and very rewarding, and I am happy to become part of the UNC family.
  • jenna siskey

    Jenna Siskey, PharmD, BCPS

    PGY2 - Cardiology Specialty Resident

    Education:
    • PharmD - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
    • Undergrad - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • PGY1 - VCU Health System in Richmond, VA
    Research:
    • Assessing the need to bridge with heparin before starting warfarin in patients post implantation with a Jarvik left ventricular assist device
    Why UNC?
    • I chose UNC Hospitals for my cardiology residency because I knew the depth and breadth of opportunities it would provide. There is strong emphasis on clinical pharmacy and leadership. It is a great residency program for anyone interested in teaching, whether it be by precepting students, leading group case conferences or teaching at the school of pharmacy, there are opportunities for everyone. There is a strong mentorship program at UNC and residents always have someone in the background looking out for them. My time at UNC will be invaluable to my future.
  • jennifer smith

    Jennifer Smith, PharmD, CPP, BCPS

    PGY2 - Pharmacotherapy Specialty Resident

    Education:
    • PharmD - University of Pittsburgh
    • Undergrad - University of Pittsburgh
    • PGY1 - University of North Carolina Hospitals and Clinics
    Research:
    • Impact of multidisciplinary transitions of care visits on hospital readmissions
    Why UNC?
    • The residency program at UNC provides high quality clinical training and the ideal balance of support, guidance, and autonomy. During my time here, I have come to really appreciate the enthusiasm of the preceptors and the family-like atmosphere of the program. I believe that UNC offers excellent clinical experiences as well as ample opportunities to further one's professional and personal development. I am excited to work with individuals who truly care about my growth and success.
  • theresa stehmer

    Theresa Stehmer, PharmD

    PGY2 - Hematology/Oncology Specialty Resident

    Education:
    • PharmD - University of Arizona College of Pharmacy
    • Undergrad - University of Arizona  
    • PGY1 - University of Arizona Medical Center
    Research:
    • Retrospective Evaluation of Documentation of Pharmacogenomic Markers Utilized to Guide Antineoplastic Therapy
    Why UNC?
    • After completing my PGY1 residency, I knew I wanted to pursue a PGY2 in hematology/oncology. Though I researched many different programs, I was immediately drawn to UNC due to the myriad of opportunities available to residents in areas such as teaching, research, and leadership. After having the chance to visit the campus, I was even more impressed with the people. I feel extremely lucky to be a part of a program that genuinely cares about the success and growth of their residents.
  • corey witenko

    Corey Witenko, PharmD, BCPS

    PGY2 - Critical Care Specialty Resident

    Education:
    • PharmD - University of Georgia College of Pharmacy
    • Undergrad - University of Georgia
    • PGY1 - University of Florida Health Jacksonville
    Research:
    • Glycemic control in induced moderate prolonged hypothermia for traumatic brain injury
    Why UNC?
    • I was initially drawn to the UNC Critical Care residency program by the reputation of unparalleled clinical training and extensive opportunities in research, academia, and leadership. The Critical Care clinicians here at UNC are truly invested in my success, and go above and beyond to provide an exceptional learning experience. With quality of rotations in just about any area of critical care and preceptors who push me to excel, I am sure I will be well prepared to face any challenge in the future. I also have many opportunities to teach at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and enhance my skills in both the didactic and small group settings. I am extremely fortunate and grateful to be part of this program and the relationships formed with my co-residents will last well beyond this residency year.

 

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