Phone: 440.312.3130

Clinical Pharmacist at Hillcrest Hospital since 2012


  • Board-Certified Pediatric Pharmacotherapy Specialist, December 2022
  • Board-Certified Critical Care Pharmacist, December 2018
  • PGY‐1 Pharmacy Practice Residency 2011, Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital, Mayfield Heights, OH
  • Doctor of Pharmacy 2011, Wilkes University School of Pharmacy, Wilkes‐Barre, PA

Areas of Interest

  • Trauma
  • Infectious disease
  • Management of hemodynamics
  • Toxicology
  • Pediatrics

Poster Presentations

  • ST Segment elevation myocardial infarction following administration of tissue plasminogen activator for acute stroke. Frank S. Rigelsky, PharmD, BCPS; Matthew Nagar, PharmD, BCPS; Julia Kuroski, PharmD, BCCCP; Melissa Raich, PharmD, BCCCP2017 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
  • Evaluation of Dexmedetomidine Usage in a 500 – Bed Tertiary Care Medical Facility. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Meeting. December 2011.

Lecture Presentations

  • Stroke: Guidelines for Early Management. March 2018.
  • Rapid Sequence Intubation: An Overview of Treatment Options. Trauma Lecture Series. December 2016.
  • Agents of Toxicity in the Emergency Department. Trauma Lecture Series. June 2014.
  • Nausea and Vomiting: A Review of Guidelines and Recommendations. Hillcrest Hospital PPMI Lecture Series. November 2013.
  • Anticoagulants: Management of Bleeding in the Setting of Trauma. Trauma Lecture Series. November 2013.
  • Rapid Sequence Intubation & Management of Unknown Overdose. Hillcrest Hospital PPMI Lecture Series. June 2013.
  • Major Depressive Disorder: A Focus on Treatment Recommendations. Cleveland Clinic Health System Regional Continuing Education Meeting. May 2012.