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Residents

 Current residents

Ellen Couchell, PharmD (PGY-1)

College of Pharmacy: Appalachian College of Pharmacy
Areas of Interest: Emergency medicine, surgery and pain management
Research Project: Evaluation of efficacy, safety, and cost related to use of rituximab in patients with multiple sclerosis
MUE: Discharge opioid prescribing practices
Why Novant: I chose Novant Health PMC because of the multitude of opportunities available within the health system. I love having the opportunity to be exposed to several diverse rotations. I hope to gain as much knowledge as possible, to become a competent member of the pharmacy team.
One thing you like to do in Charlotte: For fun, I like to cook and try new restaurants. I also love to travel and experience new cultures.
Email: ekcouchell@novanthealth.org

Juanne Lim, PharmD (PGY-1)

College of Pharmacy: South Carolina College of Pharmacy – University of South Carolina
Area of interest: Infectious diseases, critical care
Research project: Impact of vancomycin in combination with beta-lactam versus vancomycin alone on time to bloodstream clearance for methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
MUE: Efficacy and safety of lacosamide in seizure prophylaxis after traumatic brain injury
Why Novant: Novant has a wide variety of rotations and offers the flexibility to create your own. Everyone was warm and welcoming during my interview day!
One thing you like to do in Charlotte: I’m new to Charlotte so I love trying new restaurants, exploring Uptown, South End and Plaza Midwood on the weekends
Email: juanne.lim@novanthealth.org

Anthony Nguyen, PharmD, MBA (PGY-1)

College of Pharmacy: East Tennessee State University
Area of interest: Infectious diseases, critical care
Research project: Impact of BioFire FilmArray® blood culture identification on the management of staphylococcus aureus bacteremia management
MUE: Safety and efficacy of low dose ketamine in the emergency department
Why Novant: I chose Novant Health because I was really impressed by all of the preceptors here during my rotation and the innovative pharmacy services.
One thing you like to do in Charlotte: I like exploring all of the different restaurants in Charlotte and going to Panther football games.
Email: kznguyen@novanthealth.org

Dieuhong Nguyen, PharmD (PGY-1)

College of Pharmacy: Wingate University School of Pharmacy
Area of interest: Neuropsychiatry, internal medicine
Research project: Evaluation of antipsychotics use in the intensive care unit for delirium
MUE: Evaluation of enoxaparin prophylaxis dosing in obese patients
Why Novant: I enjoy the friendly working environment, diverse rotation options, teaching and leadership opportunities, and research and medication use evaluation projects. In addition, the interviewers invested their time and effort in getting to know me throughout the entire interview process.
One thing you like to do in Charlotte: I am most excited about getting to know people, exploring museums and parks, and trying different cultural foods.
Email: dznguyen@novanthealth.org

Kishan Patel, PharmD (PGY-1)

College of Pharmacy: Wingate University School of Pharmacy
Area of Interest: Cardiology and infectious disease
Research Project: Impact of a pharmacist review service of heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) patients.
MUE: Evaluation of pharmacist review of direct oral anticoagulants in the inpatient setting.
Why Novant: Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center offers a variety of rotations that will provide the highest quality of training for our careers. The preceptors are always available and have a passion to teach.
One thing you like to do in Charlotte: I enjoy the company of my friends and going to Charlotte Hornet and Carolina Panthers games.
Email: kishan.patel@novanthealth.org

Jonathan Worley, PharmD (PGY-1)

College of Pharmacy: Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Area of interest: Emergency medicine, critical care, & pediatrics
Research project: Evaluation of the safety and effectiveness of fixed dose prothrombin complex concentrate, 4-factor, inactivated, (Kcentra) for warfarin reversal
MUE: Evaluation of mannitol administered via intravenous push
Why Novant: I chose Novant Health due to their presence & reputation within the community. I was drawn to Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center due to their offerings of elective rotation experiences and the people within the pharmacy department.
One thing you like to do in Charlotte: My wife and I love Charlotte. We have always loved all there is to do & see, like a nice night out, good food, or tail-gaiting at a Panther game.
Email: jworley@novanthealth.org

 Past residents

2017-2018

Robin Feito, PharmD (PGY-1)
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Infectious Diseases, Oncology

Taylor Foore, PharmD (PGY-1)
South Carolina College of Pharmacy- University of South Carolina
Pediatrics, oncology, critical care

Kerri Greene, PharmD (PGY-1)
Wingate University School of Pharmacy
Emergency Medicine and Cardiology

Kimberly Lor, PharmD (PGY-1)
University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy
Cardiology and Pediatrics

Amy Parks Taylor, PharmD (PGY-1)
The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy
Infectious Diseases and Emergency Medicine

2015-2016

Andrew Beaty, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Emergency Medicine
Cookeville Regional Medical Center – Cookeville, TN
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Jessica Carrillo, PharmD
Clinical Staff Pharmacist
Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center – Charlotte, NC
South University School of Pharmacy

Kirsten Ferguson, PharmD
Clinical Staff Pharmacist
Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center – Charlotte, NC
Wingate University School of Pharmacy

Stormi Gale, PharmD
PGY2 Cardiology Pharmacy Resident
University of Maryland Medical Center – Baltimore, MD
Wingate University School of Pharmacy

Uchechukwu Maduako, PharmD
Clinical Staff Pharmacist
Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center – Charlotte, NC
University of Charleston School of Pharmacy

2014-2015

Tammy Chen, PharmD
Pharmacist
CVS Pharmacy - Greenville, NC
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Maryann Choy-Ames, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Transitions of Care
Novant Health Care Connections - Charlotte, NC
Wingate University School of Pharmacy

Baoqi Liang, PharmD
Belmont University College of Pharmacy

Laura McCall, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist - Emergency Medicine
Cox Medical Center Branson - Branson, Missouri
PGY2 Emergency Medicine residency at Intermountain Medical Center - Murray, Utah
Wingate University School of Pharmacy

Michael Turpin, PharmD

2013-2014

Katie Anderson, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Ambulatory Care
Care Oregon – Portland, OR
South University School of Pharmacy

Robyn Fender, PharmD
Pediatric Pharmacist
Brenner Children's Hospital at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center - Winston Salem, NC
PGY2 residency at Children's Hospital of Illinois at OSF St. Francs Medical Center - Peoria, IL
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Gabriel Golfus, PharmD
Emergency Department Pharmacist
Mayo Clinic Health System – Rochester, MN
PGY2 Emergency Medicine Residency at Mayo Clinic – Rochester, MN
Wingate University School of Pharmacy

Sara Thompson, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Staff Pharmacist
Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center – Charlotte, NC
UNC Chapel Hill – Eshelman School of Pharmacy

2012-2013

Meghan Bryan, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Neurology
Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center – Charlotte, NC
Wingate University School of Pharmacy

Jennifer Kerns, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Hematology/Oncology
Novant Health Cancer Specialists – Ballantyne – Charlotte, NC
Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy

2011-2012

Catherine Sury, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist
Children’s National Medical Center – Washington, DC
University of Kansas School of Pharmacy

2010-2011

Randi Raynor, PharmD, BCPS
Interim Director of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Operations Manager
Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center – Charlotte, NC
Mercer University College of Pharmacy

2009-2010

Lauren Savage, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Internal Medicine/Investigational Drugs
Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center – Charlotte, NC
Medical University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy