Pharmacy

Residents- Previous Years

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2014-2015

Sarah L. McClain, PharmD, BCPS - PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Resident

Education:

  • Undergraduate: B.S., East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
    • Major: Biology
    • Minor: Health Sciences
  • Pharmacy School: Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
    • Doctor of Pharmacy

Research Project(s):  Multi-Drug Resistant Gram Negative Bacterial Infections: Evaluation of Treatment Strategies and Patient Outcomes

Post Graduate Position: Infectious Diseases Clinical Specialist, Boise VA Medical Center, Boise, ID

Bradford L. McDaniel, PharmD, BCPS - PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Resident

Education:

  • Undergraduate: B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
    • Major: Biological Sciences
  • Pharmacy School: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
    • Doctor of Pharmacy

Research Project(s): Evaluation of a nurse-driven analgesia/sedation protocol for intubated patients in the emergency department

Post Graduate Position: Pharmacy Specialist, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI

Zachary P. Klick, PharmD – PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Education:

  • Undergraduate: University of Pittsburgh
  • Pharmacy School: Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy

Research Project(s):Use of an adjusted body weight in the dosing of unfractionated heparin in patients weighing greater than or equal to 100kg compared to patients weighing less than 100kg

Post Graduate Position: PGY2 Cardiology Pharmacy Resident, HCA Tristar Centennial Medical Center/University of Tennessee, Nashvill, TN

Cody B. Swindall, PharmD – PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Education:

  • Undergraduate: Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN
  • Pharmacy School: Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

Research Project(s): Evaluation of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in orthopedic surgery patients

Post Graduate Position: Clinical Pharmacist, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

Kara L. Underhill, PharmD – PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Education:

  • Undergraduate: Philadelphia College of Pharmacy -University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Major: Health Sciences
    • Minor: Communications
  • Pharmacy School: Philadelphia College of Pharmacy -University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Research Project(s):Comparing oral versus intravenous acetaminophen for temperature control in a neurotrauma intensive care unit

Post Graduate Position: Clinical Pharmacist, Carilion New River Valley Hospital

Tiffany J. Yoon, PharmD – PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Education:

  • Undergraduate: B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
    • Major: Chemistry
    • Minor: Religious Studies
  • Pharmacy School: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

Research Project(s): Evaluation of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis with unfractionated heparin and enoxaparin in obese patients

Post Graduate Position: Clinical Pharmacist, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

Stephanie T. Zhang, PharmD – PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Education:

  • Undergraduate: University of Maryland, College Park, MD
  • Pharmacy School: University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD

Research Project(s): Impact of standardized order set on quality indicators in patients with severe sepsis and septic shock in the emergency department

 

Post Graduate Position: Clinical Pharmacist, University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center (focus on antimicrobial stweardship) Glen Burnie, MD

2013-2014

Jessica L. Schad, PharmD - PGY2 Critical Care Resident

Education:

  • Undergraduate: B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
    • Major: Human Nutrition, Food and Exercise
    • Minor: Chemistry
  • Pharmacy School: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
    • Doctor of Pharmacy

Research Project: Evaluation of alcohol withdrawal management in patients admitted to the trauma service at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

Post Graduate Position: Emergency Medicine Clinical Specialist, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

 

Joleen N. Bierlein, PharmD - PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

 

Education:

  • Undergraduate: A.S., Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI
  • Pharmacy School: Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI
    • Doctor of Pharmacy

 

Research Project: Economic evaluation of dose rounding of common intravenous chemotherapeutic agents

 

Post Graduate Position: PGY2 Emergency Medicine Resident, Boston Medical Center

Sarah L. McClain, PharmD - PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Education:

  • Undergraduate: B.S., East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
    • Major: Biology
    • Minor: Health Sciences
  • Pharmacy School: Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
    • Doctor of Pharmacy

Research Project: Analysis of outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy

Post Graduate Position: PGY2 Infectious Diseases Resident, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

Bradford L. McDaniel, PharmD - PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Education:

  • Undergraduate: B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
    • Major: Biological Sciences
  • Pharmacy School: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
    • Doctor of Pharmacy

Research Project: Evaluation of door-to-needle time for alteplase in ischemic stroke before and after primary stroke center certification

Post Graduate Position: PGY2 Critical Care Resident, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

Stephen E. Milam, PharmD - PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Education:

  • Undergraduate: B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
    • Major: Biochemistry
    • Minor: Chemistry
    • Minor: History
  • Pharmacy School: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
    • Doctor of Pharmacy

Research Project: Influence of modifiable risk factors on Clostridium difficile infections in patients managed by teaching services versus non-teaching services

Post Graduate Position: Emergency Medicine Pharmacist, Carilion New River Valley Hospital

2012-2013

Tamara R. Davidson, PharmD

Education:

  • Undergraduate: B.S., College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
    • Major: Psychology
  • Pharmacy School: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
    • Doctor of Pharmacy

Research Project: Evaluation of the impact of PNA FISH testing on the length of vancomycin treatment of contaminant coagulase-negative Staphylococci blood cultures

Post Graduate Position: Clinical Staff Pharmacist, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

Courtney P. Dickerson, PharmD

Education:

  • Undergraduate: Campbell University, Buies Creek, NC
  • Pharmacy School: Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
    • Doctor of Pharmacy

Research Project: Effect of discharge medication reconciliation by pharmacists on prevention of unintended medication discrepancies

Post Graduate Position: Family Practice Pharmacist, Carilion New River Valley Hospital and Clinics

Jessica L. Schad, PharmD

Education:

  • Undergraduate: B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
    • Major: Human Nutrition, Food and Exercise
    • Minor: Chemistry
  • Pharmacy School: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
    • Doctor of Pharmacy

Research Project: Time to target temperature: a comparison of two therapeutic hypothermia protocols

Post Graduate Position: PGY2 Critical Care Specialty Resident, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

Caroline P. Siemer, PharmD

Education:

  • Undergraduate: B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
    • Major: Animal and Poultry Science
    • Minor: Business
  • Pharmacy School: Campbell University - College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
    • Doctor of Pharmacy
    • Masters of Clinical Research

Research Project: Evaluation of the use of stress ulcer prophylaxis in a trauma population across transitions of care

Post Graduate Position: Clinical Pharmacist, Harnett Health, Dunn, North Carolina

2011-2012

Stacey L. Bryant, PharmD

Education:

  • Undergraduate: B.S., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • Pharmacy School: East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

Research Project: Evaluation of the clinical utility of procalcitonin-guided antibiotic management in ICU patients

Post Graduate Position: Clinical Staff Pharmacist, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

Lauren E. Hinson, PharmD, MSCR

Education:

  • Undergraduate: North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; BS Polymer and Color Chemistry
  • Pharmacy School: Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Buies Creek, NC

Research Project: Evaluation of vancomycin dosing in morbidly obese patients in the acute care setting

Post Graduate Position: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Stanly Regional Medical Center, Albemarle, North Carolina

Lan A. Nguyen, PharmD

Education:

  • Undergraduate: Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
  • Pharmacy School: Hampton University, Hampton, VA

Research Project: Evaluation of the incidence of hypotension after vasopressor withdrawal

Post Graduate Position: Pharmacist, Harris Teeter Pharmacy, Chesapeake, Virginia

Mindy D. Wallace, PharmD, MSCR

Education:

  • Undergraduate: Campbell University, Buies Creek, NC
  • Pharmacy School: Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Buies Creek, NC

Research Project: Comparison of bleeding rates in patients receiving two thienopyridine loading doses versus one, prior to PCI

Post Graduate Position: Clinical Staff Pharmacist, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

2010-2011

Ashley A. Allen, PharmD

Education:

  • Pharmacy School: Raabe College of Pharmacy at Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH

Research Project: Evaluation of goal vancomycin trough concentration in patients with methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Post Graduate Position: Clinical Pharmacist, Centennial Medical Center

Artie D. Strunk, PharmD

Education:

  • Undergraduate: Roanoke College, Salem, VA
  • Pharmacy School: MCV/VCU School of Pharmacy, Richmond, VA

Research Project: Implementation and evaluation of tranexamic acid protocol at a level 1 trauma

Post Graduate Position: Clinical Staff Pharmacist, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

2009-2010

D. Nick Patterson, PharmD

Education:

  • Undergraduate: Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN
  • Pharmacy School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN

Research Project: Evaluation of clinical outcomes before and after implementation of a warfarin monitoring protocol

Post Graduate Position: Clinical Pharmacist, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Fort Campbell, KY

Matthew S. Crouse, PharmD

Education:

  • Undergraduate: Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Pharmacy School: Wilkes University, Nesbitt College of Pharmacy and Nursing, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Research Project: Adverse effects associated with the use of conscious sedation in pediatric patients in the Emergency Department

Post Graduate Position: PGY2 Pediatric Specialty Resident, Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Orlando, FL

2008-2009

Meghan E. Kamrada, PharmD

Education:

  • Undergraduate: Campbell University, Buies Creek, NC
  • Pharmacy School: Campbell University School of Pharmacy, Buies Creek, NC

Research Project: Evaluation of hypokalemia associated with the echinocandins

Post-graduate Position: Clinical Pharmacist II - Internal Medicine, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

Jonathan C. Dubyk, PharmD

Education:

  • Undergraduate: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
  • Pharmacy School: Campbell University School of Pharmacy, Buies Creek, NC

Research Project: Analysis of vancomycin use secondary to contaminant blood cultures from an emergency department

Post-graduate Position: Clinical Staff Pharmacist, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital