pharmacists

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Past residents

Residency Class of 2020

 

Kameron Blair Carlin, Pharm.D
Pharmacist at CVS, Birmingham, AL
Research Project:
Impact of a duration of therapy guide on antibiotic days of therapy for common infections at a community hospital

Matthew Green, Pharm.D
Clinical pharmacist at Bristol Regional Medical Center, Bristol, TN
Research Project:
Evaluation of pharmacist driven pain management consult service

Casey O’Neal, Pharm.D
Owner of an independent pharmacy, McMinnville, TN
Research Project: 
Evaluation of initiation of post-intubation sedation and analgesia in the emergency department

Brad Proctor, Pharm.D
Clinical pharmacist at Archbold Medical Center, Thomasville, GA 31792
Research Project:
Evaluation of inpatient opioid prescribing habits and implementation of an alternatives to opioids (ALTO) approach to analgesia

Residency Class of 2019

 

Megan Nesbitt, Pharm.D
Clinical pharmacist at CHI Memorial, Chattanooga, TN
Clinical pharmacist at TriStar Skyline, Nashville, TN
Research Project: 
Evaluation of a benzodiazepine-sparing alcohol withdrawal treatment protocol

Nisha Patel, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical pharmacist at CHI Memorial and Erlanger Medical Center, Chattanooga, TN
Research Project: 
Evaluation of Emergency Department and Hospital Admissions in Outpatient Chemotherapy Patients for Preventable Conditions

Courtney Pearson, Pharm.D, BCPS
Clinical pharmacist at CHI Memorial and Parkridge Medical Center, Chattanooga, TN
Research Project: 
Pharmacist-led interventions to reduce 30-day readmission rates in patients with COPD

Alanna Rufe, Pharm.D., BCPS
Infectious Disease pharmacist, Jackson Hospital, Montgomery, AL
Research Project:  Impact of rapid discontinuation of empiric vancomycin in patients with HAP or HCAP and absence of respiratory tract cultures

Residency Class of 2018

 

Lacey Boutwell, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical pharmacist at Hamilton Medical Center, Dalton, GA
Research Project: 
Evaluation of emergency department outpatient opioid prescribing and implementation of an opioid light multi-modal approach to analgesia

Avery Hart, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical pharmacist at Hamilton Medical Center, Dalton, GA
Research Project: 
Quality Analysis of Potentially Preventable Medication-Related 7-Day Hospital Readmissions

Rima Patel, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical pharmacist at North Florida Regional Medical Center, Gainesville, FL
Research Project: 
Evaluation of aztreonam versus other gram-negative antibiotics in risk for Clostridium difficile recurrence

Prisca Taylor, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical pharmacist at St. Bernards, Jonesboro, AK
Research Project: 
Effectiveness of Oral Beta-Lactams for Step-Down Therapy in Treatment of Gram-Negative Bacteremia from a Urinary Source

Residency Class of 2017


Shane Church, Pharm.D, BCPS
Clinical pharmacist at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC|
Research Project:
Evaluation of prescribing practices and glycemic management in a two-hospital, 405-bed community hospital system

Jenny Gibson, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical pharmacist at CHI Memorial, Chattanooga, TN
Research Project: 
Impact of multiplex polymerase chain reaction technology with antimicrobial stewardship interventions in the management of patients with positive blood cultures

Justin Reinert, Pharm.D, BCCCP
Clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice at University of Texas at Tyler, Ben, and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy.
Research Project: 
Pharmacist-led intervention to prevent hospital admissions for stable venous thromboembolism from the emergency department

Meredith Tate, Pharm.D. BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist at Sacred Heart, Pensacola, FL
Research Project: 
Clinical and economic impact of a pharmacist in a community hospital-affiliated patient-centered medical home

Residency Class of 2016

Sean-Paul Bergeron, Pharm.D, BCPS
Clinical pharmacist at CHI Memorial, Chattanooga, TN
Research Project:
Implementation and Evaluation of Updated Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock Standing Orders: Effective Medication Therapy and Improvement in Patient Outcomes

Camellia Davis, Pharm.D, BCPS
Clinical pharmacist at CHI Memorial, Chattanooga, TN
Research Project:
Assessment of the management of asymptomatic bacteriuria and urinary tract infections at a community hospital

Erin Massarello, Pharm.D, BCOP
Clinical pharmacist at Kennestone Hospital, Marietta, GA
Research Project:
Evaluation of sedation in mechanically ventilated patients after implementation of a pain, agitation, and delirium protocol in the intensive care unit

Whitney Williams, Pharm.D, scheduled to take BCPS exam in Fall
Oncology pharmacist at Erlanger Medical Center, Chattanooga, TN
Research Project:
Implementation of a hematology oncology stewardship program

Residency Class of 2015


Eleni Martinez, Pharm.D
Clinical pharmacist at CHI Memorial, Chattanooga, TN
Research Project:
Evaluation of optimal administration technique of local anesthetics in total knee replacement for post-operative pain control.

Matthew Russell, Pharm.D, BCPS
Clinical pharmacist at CHI Memorial, Chattanooga, TN
Research Project:
Evaluation of outcomes with empiric MRSA coverage for the treatment of HCAP and identification of MRSA risk factors.

Megan Whittier, Pharm.D, BCPS
Clinical pharmacist at CHI Memorial, Chattanooga, TN
Research Project:
Implementation of a bedside discharge prescription service and the impact on outpatient prescription capture and 30-day readmission rates.

Residency Class of 2014


Rachel Kile, Pharm.D, BCPS
Clinical Coordinator at CHI Memorial, Chattanooga, TN
Research Project:
Efficacy and cost evaluation of tranexamic acid in total joint replacement surgery.

Darrin Majors, Pharm.D, BCPS
Clinical pharmacist at CHI Memorial, Chattanooga, TN
Research Project:
Risk factors for recurrent Clostridium difficile infections and strategies to decrease hospital readmissions in a community hospital.

Sarah Smith, Pharm.D, BCPS
Clinical pharmacist at Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Chattanooga, TN
Research Project:
Pharmacist-led transition of care program for patients discharged from a community hospital.

Residency Class of 2013


John Jantz, Pharm.D, BCPS
Clinical Coordinator Sumner Regional Medical Center
Research Project:
Impact of procalcitonin on antibiotic usage in hospitalized adult patients at a community acute care hospital.

Ali Roberts, Pharm.D, BCPS
Director of Clinical Services at Diatherix, Nashville, TN
Research Project:
Analysis of Fosfomycin therapy in extended spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) cystitis.

Residency Class of 2012


Daniel Marsh, Pharm.D, BCPS

Operations Manager, Pharmacist at CHI Memorial, Chattanooga, TN
Research Project:
Establishing clinical pharmacy services in the emergency department.

Tarek Sinno, Pharm.D, BCPS
Clinical pharmacist at CHI Memorial, Chattanooga, TN
Research Project:
Pharmacist facilitated medication reconciliation during implementation of unit-based Hospitalist program.

For more information about CHI Memorial's Pharmacy Residency Program, please contact Karen Babb, Pharm. D. at Karen_Babb@memorial.org