Jamie Warren, PharmD, BCPS, CPP
Clinical Specialty: Critical Care
PGY1 Residency Program Director
Rotation: Critical care
The resident will have the opportunity to develop skills in providing pharmaceutical care to medical critical care patients and to acquire an understanding of the pharmacist's role on the MICU interdisciplinary team. The resident will participate in patient care rounds with intensivists, nurses, pharmacists, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, dieticians, and other members of the MICU team. The resident will develop skills in the assessment and pharmaceutical care management of critical care patients.
Ongoing Projects: Critical care glycemic control protocol and order sets, electronic glycemic management system optimization, implementation of Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner, critical care protocol compliance, COVID19 anticoagulation protocol
School of Pharmacy: UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Alyssa Gould, PharmD, BCIDP
Clinical Specialty: Infectious Diseases
PGY1 Residency Program Director
Rotation: Infectious diseases, antimicrobial stewardship
The resident will have the opportunity to participate in various antimicrobial stewardship activities at multiple community hospitals within Novant Health. Residents will evaluate antimicrobial regimens and collaborate with providers and other pharmacists to ensure patients receive appropriate and streamlined therapy. Topic discussions may include antimicrobial drug classes, infectious disease states, and microbiology. The rotation will be tailored towards the resident’s knowledge and interests within infectious diseases.
Ongoing Projects: Antimicrobial stewardship education for pharmacists and providers, participation in resident-led research projects
School of Pharmacy: Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Residency training:PGY1 at Nebraska Medicine, Omaha, NE; PGY2 in infectious diseases at University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy/Palmetto Health Richland, Columbia, SC
Carla Kennedy, PharmD, MHA
The resident will develop leadership skills and acquire an understanding of the administrative aspects of pharmacy practice. The resident will participate in departmental and strategic planning sessions and complete medication management presentations.
Ongoing Projects: Strategic plan initiatives, team member engagement, controlled substances diversion prevention, pharmacist and technician staffing model
School of Pharmacy: UNC School of Pharmacy (BS), University of Florida (PharmD)
Shelby L. Hudson, PharmD, MS
Clinical Specialty: internal medicine
Rotation: Clinical Operations
The resident will provide opportunities to further develop drug literature and resource utilization skills. Appropriate evaluation of literature and its application and impact on clinical situations will be emphasized. The resident will be asked to share findings to pharmacists and other medical staff during clinical “huddles” as well as provide responses to drug information requests and assist with drug information resource selection as needed. Other topics to be covered include medication error reporting, medication safety, and the concept of just culture.
Rotation:Internal medicine with focus in cardiology
The primary goals of this rotation are to provide learning opportunities for the resident to become proficient at order verification for different medication queues associated with various clinical services, fulfillment of clinical system lists for the corresponding clinical services, and assisting with precepting pharmacy students. This rotation will also include regular participation in interdisciplinary rounds on a Behavioral Health unit and a focus on medication safety topics.
School of Pharmacy: University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Residency Training: PGY1 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst, NC
Julie Lippard, RPh
Clinical Specialty: Operations
The orientation rotation is designed to expose the pharmacy resident to the functions within the pharmacy department and provide a sufficient on-boarding period for clinical pharmacist duties and activities. This includes general hospital information, department specific information and introduction to operations. Activities reviewed include medication preparation, distribution, and monitoring.
Projects: Pharmogistics, Pyxis ES optimization, drug shortage management, student precepting and projects
School of Pharmacy: University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy
Amanda Lowney, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Specialty: Emergency Medicine
Rotation: Emergency medicine
The resident will have the opportunity to participate as a member of a multidisciplinary Emergency department team and to respond to all medical emergencies including, but not limited to: strokes, STEMIs, cardiac arrests, and rapid sequence intubations. The resident will develop skills in bedside medication preparation and consultation. The resident will perform chart reviews in order to optimize medication therapy, provide healthcare provider education, as well as answer drug information questions.
Ongoing Projects: Code Sepsis initiative, DKA protocol implementation in the emergency department, antibiotic prescribing optimization, and participation in resident and student-led research projects
School of Pharmacy: Rutgers University, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Residency Training: PGY-1 at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center, Salisbury, NC
Dieuhong Nguyen, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Specialty: Behavioral Health
Rotation: Behavioral Health
This rotation offers the resident the opportunity to develop and apply patient management skills by providing comprehensive pharmaceutical service including: clinical medication reviews, pharmacotherapy consults, pharmacokinetic analysis, drug information, and intensive monitoring of patients with psychiatric disorders on the various behavioral health units. The resident will be an active participant on unit related committees, interdisciplinary treatment team meetings, and will serve as a unit liaison to the pharmacy department.
Projects: Long-acting antipsychotic management, behavioral health treatment team, management of acute delirium in ICU
School of Pharmacy: Wingate University School of Pharmacy
Residency Training: PGY-1 PGY-1 at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
Juanne Lim, PharmD
Clinical Specialty: Internal Medicine
Rotation: Internal Medicine
Residents will have the opportunity to work closely with other healthcare disciplines to provide patient-centered care during the internal medicine rotation. The resident will support several pharmacy services including interdisciplinary rounds, patient counseling, and medication reviews. Residents will also have the opportunity to mentor and precept pharmacy students. The internal medicine rotation will include a variety of disease states such as cardiology, infectious disease, surgical, and behavioral health.
College of Pharmacy: UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Residency training: PGY-1 at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center, Charlotte, NC