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2015-2016 Pharmacy Residents

Thomas Achey, PharmD

PGY-1 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Resident
acheyt@ccf.org

Hometown: Helena, AL
Education: Undergrad at Auburn University, BS 2010; Pharmacy School: Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy, PharmD, 2014; PGY1 Pharmacy Practice, Froedtert Hospital & Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency Goals Further refine my clinical abilities providing optimal patient care while developing my skills as a business leader able to impact the delivery of patient care through complex coordinated efforts.
Post-Residency Goals: Assume a leadership position within a health-system refining and focusing personnel and process within a progressive patient care model.
About Me: In kindergarten, I went by the name Elvis. My hobbies include: Auburn football, cooking, and preparing for the Ohio winter.

Mary Ellen Amos, PharmD

PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident
amosm@ccf.org

Hometown: Mentor, OH
Education: Undergrad/Pharmacy School: Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy
Residency Goals: To become a well-rounded practitioner and establish professional networks. To become an efficient researcher and understand how to develop, conduct, and present a research project.
Post-Residency Goals: To work as a clinical specialist in ambulatory care after completing a PGY-2 in that area.
About Me: I like spending time with family and friends and going to shows/movies. I also like baking and playing the flute.

Gretchen D'Arcangelo, PharmD

PGY-2 Critical Care Pharmacy Resident
darcang@ccf.org

Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Education: Undergrad/Pharmacy School: University of Toledo
Residency Goals: To prepare myself to be an independent and successful practitioner that can integrate into any critical care service. I also hope to develop my skills at research and literature evaluation.
Post-Residency Goals: To become a critical care clinical specialist at a large institution with an interest in academic opportunities. I would also like to continue to develop my abilities to conduct successful and purposeful research projects.
About Me: A few of my hobbies include landscape photography and volleyball.

Elizabeth Dahl, PharmD

PGY-2 Oncology Pharmacy Resident
dahle@ccf.org

Hometown: Westwood, MA
Education: Undergrad/Pharmacy School: University at Buffalo, Cleveland Clinic PGY-1 Pediatric-focused
Residency Goals: To build upon my clinical knowledge and continue to develop[ my skills needed for life-long learning
Post-Residency Goals: Pursue a position as a clinical specialist in pediatric hematology/oncology at a large academic medical center and be involved in precepting students & residents
About Me: I like to travel to new places & spend time cooking and creating new recipes.

Erica Davidson, PharmD

PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident
davidse@ccf.org

Hometown: Dublin, OH
Education: The Ohio State University
Residency Goals: Become a confident new pharmacist and learn as much as possible, especially about infectious diseases!
Post-Residency Goals: Complete a PGY-2 in Infectious Diseases and become a clinical specialist at a large medical center.
About me: In my spare time I like to go hiking, horseback riding, and do anything that gets me outside connecting with nature.

Jamie Eckardt, PharmD

PGY-1 Pharmacotherapy Resident
eckardj@ccf.org

Hometown: Ambler, PA
Education: Undergrad/Pharmacy School: University of Pittsburgh
Residency Goals: Become a well-rounded pharmacist with the skills and abilities to take an active role in optimizing patient care. Learn to practice my highest ability within a nationally recognized institution.
Post-Residency Goals: Obtain a clinical pharmacist position where I can impact clinical decision making as well as participate in advancing research, precepting students, and caring for patients.
About Me: I enjoy spending time with friends & family, trying new restaurants, yoga, and attending sporting events.

John Hill, PharmD

PGY-2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Resident
Hillj7@ccf.org

Hometown: Pierce City, MO
Education: Undergrad/ Pharmacy School: University of Missouri-Kansas City
Residency Goals: To push myself personally and professionally to attain the skill set necessary to be a leader in the profession of pharmacy.
Post-Residency Goals: Pursue a career in pharmacy management and professional organizational leadership.
About Me: For fun I enjoy watching and attending sporting events, and relaxing with friends.

Sara Nebbia, PharmD

PGY-1 Community Pharmacy Resident
nebbias@ccf.org

Hometown: Leawood, KS
Education: Undergrad: University of Nebraska, Pharmacy School: Creighton University
Residency Goals: I hope to develop into an independent practitioner that is able to successfully manage disease states to meet therapeutic goals and help improve patients’ overall health. I also hope to gain valuable experiences in practice management, managed care, and teaching/precepting.
Post-Residency Goals: To obtain a position involving direct patient care in the community or ambulatory care setting.
About Me: I like to travel, cook, spend time with my dog, and watch college football.
Theresa Nerone, PharmD

PGY-2 Oncology Pharmacy Resident
neronet@ccf.org

Education: Undergrad/Pharmacy School: The Ohio State University; Cleveland Clinic PGY1 Pharmacy Practice
Residency Goals: Develop and specialize my clinical knowledge and research skills to provide optimal care to patients with cancer.
Post-Residency Goals: Obtain a clinical specialist position in hematology/oncology where I can work on a multidisciplinary team, conduct research, and precept pharmacy residents and students.
About Me: A unique fact is that I was born on Thanksgiving. In my free time I like to spend time with my family and friends, travel, and watch the Buckeyes and Cleveland sports.

Patrick S. O'Day, PharmD

PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident
odayp@ccf.org

Hometown: Grove City, OH
Education: Undergrad: University of Toledo; Pharmacy School: Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy
Residency Goals: Increase my clinical skills, obtain a PGY-2 in Infectious Diseases, Critical Care, or Cardiology, and become an effective preceptor in order to give back some of the experiences I had on APPE Rotations.
Post-Residency Goals: Become a Clinical Specialist in Infectious Diseases, Critical Care, or Cardiology, and precept students, maybe look into faculty at school.
About Me: I’ve run three tough mudders and 1 half-marathon. I enjoy snowboarding, boating, and being outdoors.

Nicholas Patykiewicz, PharmD

PGY-1 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Resident
patykin@ccf.org

Hometown: Kansas City, KS
Education: Undergrad/Pharmacy School: University of Kansas
Residency Goals: Continue to advance core pharmacy knowledge and clinical skills, precepting pharmacy students and educating health care professionals, and become and active contributing member of the Medical Staff P&T Committee.
Post-Residency Goals: Pursue a career in pharmacy management and continue involvement in both state and national level professional organizations.
About Me: I spend my free time traveling with friends and family and following the Kansas City Royals and KU Jayhawks Men’s Basketball Team. I am a member of the ASHP New Practitioners Forum Professional Practice Advisory Group.

Rosemary Persaud, PharmD

PGY-2 Pharmacotherapy Resident
persaur@ccf.org

Hometown: Orlando, FL
Education: Undergrad: University of South Florida—B.S. Chemistry; Pharmacy School: University of Florida
Residency Goals: To enhance clinical skills to care for a variety of patient populations, gain tools to conduct strong research and contribute to the medical literature, and increase involvement in professional organizations.
Post-Residency Goals: To obtain a clinical position in an academic medical center with opportunities for direct patient care, teaching, and conducting research
About Me: For fun I enjoy spending time with family and friends, meeting new people, and exploring new areas.

Kaitlyn Rivard, PharmD

PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Resident
rivardk@ccf.org

Hometown: Macomb, MI
Education: Undergrad: Ferris State University; Pharmacy School: Ferris State University; PGY1: Mercy Health Saint Mary’s—Michigan
Residency Goals: Study and treat multi-drug resistant pathogens. Complete an ID- focused research publication suitable for publication. Participate in the development and implementation of a formal antimicrobial stewardship program.
Post-Residency Goals: Obtain BCPS & AQ-ID. Practice as an ID Clinical Specialist/ Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist.
About Me: In my spare time I love reading and playing board games.

Maria Sellas, PharmD

PGY-1 Pediatric Pharmacy Practice Resident
sellasm@ccf.org

Hometown: Bridgeport, WV
Education: West Virginia University School of Pharmacy
Residency Goals: To become a well-rounded pharmacist focusing on the unique and challenging practice area of pediatrics
Post-Residency Goals: Obtain a PGY2 in pediatric pharmacy and ultimately become a neonatal intensive care unit clinical specialist
About Me: I am a published photographer with work featured in many newspapers and websites.

Natalia Tarasiuk, PharmD

PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident
tarasin@ccf.org

Hometown: Newtown, PA
Education: Undergrad: Duquesne University, Pharmacy School: Mylan School of Pharmacy at Duquesne University, PGY1: Lancaster Health
Residency Goals: To become an effective and competent ambulatory care practitioner and motivational interviewer. To develop skills in networking, communicating, and promoting advocacy in the pharmacy profession.
Post-Residency Goals: Pursue board certification. Practice ambulatory care pharmacy in a special patient population (i.e. oncology, HIV, underserved) and precept students and residents.
About Me: I love Eastern European culture, music, and dance. I also enjoy spending time outdoors as a Girl Scout counselor.

Long Trinh, PharmD

PGY-2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Resident
trinhl@ccf.org

Hometown: Portland, OR
Education: Undergrad: University of Oregon; Pharmacy School: Oregon State University/ Oregon Health & Science University
Residency Goals: Enhance clinical abilities and leadership qualities required to become an agent of change in our profession of pharmacy.
Post-Residency Goals: Following residency, I would like to obtain a leadership position at a large academic medical center, which would also allow me to serve as an affiliate faculty member of a college of Pharmacy.
About Me: In my leisure time, I enjoy spending time with family and friends, participating in outdoor activities, and going on long runs.

Mark Vance, PharmD

PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident
Vancem@ccf.org

Hometown: Homedale, ID
Education: Undergrad: University of Idaho- BS Chemistry; Pharmacy School: Idaho State University
Residency Goals: Develop confidence and efficiency in acute and critical care settings and perfect presentation techniques and teaching methods.
Post-residency Goals: Serve as a critical care specialist at an academic center with opportunities to teach and conduct research.
About Me: I enjoy keeping track of my children, keeping my car running, and critiquing local coffee roasters.

Madeline Waldron, PharmD

PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident
waldrom@ccf.org

Hometown: Buffalo, NY
Education: Undergrad/Pharmacy School: University at Buffalo
Residency Goals: Improve clinical skills in a wide range of disease states, sharpen professional skills, and prepare for a PGY2 in Oncology
Post-Residency Goals: clinical specialist in Oncology at an academic medical center with a faculty appointment at a school of pharmacy
About Me: For fun I enjoy sailing, running, and being by the water. After residency, I hope to travel as much as possible!

Meghan Wilson, PharmD

PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident
Wilsonm9@ccf.org

Hometown: Hudson, OH
Education: Undergrad: Cornell University, Pharmacy School: The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy
Residency Goals: Develop into a well-rounded pharmacist. Acquire skills in several areas of pharmacy practice. I would like to pursue a PGY2 residency in Oncology.
Post-Residency Goals: I would like to practice as a specialist in Oncology and hope to find a career where I can explore teaching in academia.
About Me: Outside of residency I like to spend time with family and friends who also live in Cleveland. In my spare time I enjoy practicing yoga and running. I also have a chocolate lab that I love to take on walks.

Jason Yerke, PharmD

PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident
Yerkej@ccf.org

Hometown: Freeport, MI
Education: Undergrad/Pharmacy School: Ferris State University
Residency Goals: Improve as a well-rounded clinical pharmacist. Prepare for a PGY-2 in either critical care or infectious diseases.
Post-Residency Goals: Practice in an academic medical center. Pursue meaningful research. Precept students.
About Me: In my spare time, I enjoy watching or playing almost any sport and reading about obscure infectious diseases.