Specialty Areas

Ambulatory Care Cardiology
Critical Care Emergency Medicine
Infectious Diseases Internal Medicine/Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Academic Practice Nutrition Support
Oncology Pediatrics
Health System Administration Solid Organ Transplant

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ambulatory Care
Aimee Adams, PharmD

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Ambulatory Care; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Pharmacy; Program Director, PGY2 Specialty Residency Ambulatory Care

Education: BS Pharmacy, University of Cincinnati, 1992; PharmD, University of Cincinnati, 1994

Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 1995

Practice Area: Internal Medicine

Research Interests: Disease state management, patient outcomes, diabetes

E-mail: argelh1@email.uky.edu

 

Ann M. Fugit, PharmD, BCPS

Titles: Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist, UK HealthCare; Assistant Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy Practice & Science, UK COP

Education: PharmD, University of South Carolina, 2007

Training: Pharmacy Practice  Residency, University of Kentucky, 2008; Ambulatory Care Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2009.

Practice Area: Solid Organ Transplant Clinic

Research interests: Public health pharmacy, cardiovascular complications in solid organ transplant patients, diabetes management

Email: ann.fugit@uky.edu

 

Mandy Jones, PharmD, PA-C, BCPS

Titles: Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science; Clinical Pharmacy Faculty, Department of Family and Community Medicine

Education: PharmD,University of Florida, 2002; Masters of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Florida 2002

Practice Area: Family Medicine

Research Interests: Innovative Teaching Methods, Outcomes research and Performance Indicators, Barriers to Health Care

Email: sjone3@email.uky.edu

 

Mikael Jones, PharmD, BCPS

Titles: Clinical Assistant Professor, Pharmacy and Nursing; Patient Care Laboratory Faculty

Education: PharmD, University of Florida, 2002

Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 2003; Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 2004

Practice Area: Women's Health

Research Interests:Women’s health, clinical inertia, pharmacy education

Email: mjone5@email.uky.edu

 

Melody Ryan, PharmD, MPH, BCPS, CGP, FCCP

Title: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist; Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy and Department of Neurology; Director, International Professional Student Education

Education: BS Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 1992; PharmD, University of Kentucky, 1993; MPH, University of Kentucky, 2006

Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, Duke University Hospital, 1994; Neurosciences Fellowship, University of Kentucky, 1995

Practice Area: Neurology

Research Interests: Stroke, epilepsy, Parkinson’s Disease

E-mail: maryan1@email.uky.edu

 

 

Cardiology

Sara D. Brouse, PharmD, BCPS (AQ Cardiology), FCCP

Title: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Cardiology

Education: PharmD, University of Missouri—Kansas City, 1997

Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 1998; Critical Care Residency, 1999.

Practice Area: Cardiology

Research Interests: Acute Decompensated Heart Failure, Refractory Angina, Adverse Drug Reactions with Cardiac Medications

E-mail: sara.brouse@uky.edu

 

 

 

Mary Blanton Covell, PharmD, MPH (R# 413)

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist, Cardiology

Education: PharmD - University of Kentucky, 2012

Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2012-2013; Cardiology Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2013-2014

Practice Area: Cardiology

Research Interests: primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, transitions of care, heart failure, and acute coronary syndromes. 

Email: wheelermb@uky.edu

 

 

Jessie Dunne, PharmD, BCPS   

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist, Coronary Care Unit

Education: PharmD - University of Iowa – University of Iowa, 2005          

Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2006.

Practice Area: Cardiology (CCU)

Research Interests: Arrhythmias, Ischemic Heart Disease

Email: jessie.dunne@uky.edu

 

 

 

 

Tracy E. Macaulay, PharmD, AACC, BCPS (AQ Cardiology)

Titles: Director Transitional Care Pharmacy Services, PGY2 Cardiology Program Director

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy – University of South Carolina

Training: PGY1 at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN and PGY2-Cardiology at The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH

Practice Area: Acute Care and Ambulatory Care Cardiology

Research Interests: Heart Failure, Acute Coronary Syndromes, Women’s Cardiovascular Health, and Primary Prevention

Email: temaca2@email.uky.edu

 

 

 

Komal A. Pandya, PharmD, BCPS

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Education: PharmD, University of California, San Francisco (2009); BS Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, University of California, Irvine (2005)

Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 2009-2010; Critical Care Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2010-2011

Practice Area: Cardiothoracic Intensive Care

Research Interests: Hyperglycemia management, hemostasis following cardiac surgery, perioperative arrhythmias

E-mail: kapa223@uky.edu


  

 

 

Critical Care
  
Aaron M. Cook, Pharm.D., BCPS

Titles: Director, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program; Coordinator-Neuroscience-Pulmonary/Critical Care; Assistant Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy

Education:  PharmD, University of Kentucky 2000

Training:  Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky 2001; Critical Care Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky 2002

Practice Area:  Neurosurgery/Neurocritical Care

Research Interests:  Neurotrauma, neurocritical care, acute response to injury, residency training, status epilepticus

Email:  amcook0@email.uky.edu

 

 

Alexander H. Flannery, PharmD, BCPS

Titles: Critical Care Pharmacist, Medical Intensive Care Unit/Pulmonary; Assistant Adjunct Professor

Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky, 2011

Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, Medical University of South Carolina, 2011-2012; Critical Care Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2012-2013

Practice Area: Medical Intensive Care Unit

Research Interests: ICU sedation, delirium, and sleep; albumin resuscitation in septic shock; influenza in the critically ill

Email: alex.flannery@uky.edu


  
 
Jeremy Flynn, PharmD, BCPS, FCCM, FCCP

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Surgical Critical Care; Assistant Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy and Surgery; Program Director, PGY2 Critical Care

Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky, 1999

Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 1999-2000; Critical Care Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2000-2001; ACCP Fellowship in Cardiovascular Translational Research, University of Kentucky, 2001-2003

Practice Area: Cardiothoracic Intensive Care

Research Interests: Hemostasis following cardiac surgery, perioperative arrhythmias following cardiac and thoracic surgery and off-label rFVIIa utilization for refractory hemorrhage

E-mail: jdflyn0@email.uky.edu
  

 

Jimmi Hatton-Kolpek, BSPharm, PharmD, FCCP, FCCM

Titles: Professor, Pharmacy and Neurosurgery (Joint Appointment); Clinical Pharmacist, Brain Injury Unit and Clinic, Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital

Education: BS Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 1983; PharmD, University of Kentucky, 1984

Training: Residency in Hospital Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 1984-86; ASHP Fellowship in Clinical Nutrition, University of Kentucky, 1987; BCNSP 1995-2007

Practice Area: Neurotrauma Transitional Care and Rehabilitation

Research Interests: Neurotrauma, neurocritical care, Brain Injury Therapeutics, Neurologic Rehabilitation

E-mail: jhatt1@email.uky.edu
  

 

Doug Oyler, Pharm.D.

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist – Trauma/Acute Care Surgery

Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky 2010

Training: PGY1 Residency, University of Kentucky 2013; PGY2 Critical Care Residency, University of Kentucky 2014

Practice Area: Trauma/Acute Care Surgery

Research Interests: surgical critical care, pain management, nutrition support, neurotrauma

Email: doug.oyler@uky.edu

 

 

 

Sara E. Parli PharmD (R385)

Titles: Critical Care Pharmacist; Assistant Professor (Adjunct), Pharmacy

Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky, 2010

Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Memorial University Medical Center, 2010-2011; PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency, University of Kentucky, 2011-2012

Practice Area: Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care

Research Interests: ICU delirium, pharmacokinetics in special populations, nutritional considerations in the ICU, trauma and acute care surgery

Email: sara.parli@uky.edu

 

 

Kenneth Record, PharmD, BCPS

Title:  Associate Professor, Pharmacy

Education: BS Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 1973; PharmD, University of Kentucky, 1978

Training: Clinical Pharmacy Residency, University of Kentucky, 1975-78

Practice Area: Trauma/General Surgery, Critical Care

Research Interests: Surgical infectious disease, immunotherapy of sepsis

E-mail: kereco01@email.uky.edu

 

 

Melissa L. Thompson Bastin, PharmD, BCPS

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist, Pulmonary Critical Care; Assistant Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy Practice & Science; Coordinator of Education and Scholarship, UK Pharmacy Intern Program

Education: BS Psychology College of Charleston, 2005; PharmD Medical University of South Carolina, 2010

Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 2011; Critical Care Specialty Resident, University of Kentucky, 2012

Practice Area: Pulmonary Critical Care/ MICU

Research Interests: Pharmacokinetics/dynamics in critically ill patients, sepsis, renal replacement therapy, outcomes in the ICU, preceptor development

Email: mth226@uky.edu

 

  

P. Shane Winstead, PharmD

Titles: Medical ICU Clinical Pharmacist Specialist; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice & Science

Education: BS Pharmacy, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1991; PharmD, University of Kentucky, 1999

Training: Hospital Pharmacy Residency, University of Arkansas Hospital, 1992

Practice Area: Medical Intensive Care Unit, Pulmonary Medicine

Research Interests: Sepsis and infections in critically ill patients, ICU sedation and analgesia, anemia of critical illness, renal replacement therapy

E-mail:  p.shane@uky.edu  

 

 

 

Emergency Medicine

Abby M. Bailey, PharmD, BCPS

Titles: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Emergency Medicine; Assistant Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy; Program Director, PGY2 Emergency Medicine

Education: PharmD University of Kentucky 2011

Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, 2011; Emergency Medicine Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, 2012

Practice Area: Emergency Medicine

Research Interests: Impact of pharmacist involvement in the ED, toxicology, and antimicrobial use in the ED

Email: ammyna3@email.uky.edu

 

 

 

Infectious Diseases

Craig Martin, PharmD, BCPS (AQ Infectious Diseases)

Title: Director of Professional Practice Development; Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Infectious Diseases; Adjunct Associate Professor, Pharmacy; Program Director, PGY2 Specialty Residency Infectious Diseases ; Program Director, Education and Scholarship

Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky, 1999

Training: Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 2001

Practice Area: Infectious Diseases, Antimicrobial Resistance and Management

Research Interests: Antimicrobial resistance, Infectious diseases in public health

E-mail: craig.martin@uky.edu   

 

 

Frank Romanelli, PharmD, MPH, BCPS, AAHIVP

Titles: Associate Dean for Education; Professor of Pharmacy; Paul F. Parker Endowed Professor; Associate Professor of Medicine and PA Studies; Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in HIV/AIDS

Education: BS Pharmacy, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, 1994; PharmD, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, 1996; MPH, University of Kentucky, 2006

Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 1997; Critical Care Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 1998

Practice Area: HIV/AIDS

Research Interests: HIV/AIDS, pharmacy education, curriculum development

E-mail: froma2@email.uky.edu

 

 

Internal Medicine/Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
 

Harrison Bachmeier, PharmD, BCPS

Titles: Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacist; Assistant Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy

Education: PharmD, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2011

Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, Lee Memorial Health System, 2012; Infectious Diseases Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2013

Practice Area: Internal Medicine

Research Interests: Infectious diseases pharmacotherapy, antimicrobial resistance, HIV management

Email: harrison.bachemeier@uky.edu

 

 

George Davis, PharmD, BCPS

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring/Adult Internal Medicine

Education: PharmD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1993

Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency and Clinical Pharmacokinetics Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky; Clinical Pharmacokinetics Fellowship, University of Kentucky

Practice Area: Clinical Pharmacokinetics/Adult Internal Medicine

Research Interests: Clinical pharmacokinetics, anticoagulation, and pharmacogenomics

E-mail: gadavi00@email.uky.edu

 

 

Name: Scott E. Kincaid, PharmD, BCPS

Titles: Clinical Coordinator of Internal Medicine Pharmacy Services, Residency Program Director, Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy from West Virginia University in 2005

Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency 2005-2006 West Virginia University Hospitals, Morgantown, WV; Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Practice Residency 2006-2007 West Virginia University Hospitals, Morgantown, WV

Practice Area: Internal Medicine

Research Interests: Treatment of antimicrobial resistant infections, Patient Safety and Outcomes, Targeted antimicrobial dosing in special populations, Travel medicine

Email: seki232@uky.edu

 

 

 

Academic Practice
 
Kelly M. Smith, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP, FCCP

Titles: Associate Dean, Academic and Student Affairs; Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice and Science; Director, UK College of Pharmacy

Education: B.S. Pharmacy, University of Georgia, 1992; PharmD, University of Georgia, 1993

Training: Drug Information Practice Residency, University Medical Center/University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville, Florida, 1994

Research Interests: Workforce development, postgraduate training models; innovations in professional education; medical writing

 E-mail: kelly.smith@uky.edu

 

 

Nutritional Support

Barbara Magnuson, PharmD, BCNSP

Titles: Coordinator, Nutrition Support Service; Adjunct Associate Professor, Pharmacy

Education: Pre-pharmacy, Kentucky Wesleyan College, B.S. Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 1989; Pharm.D. University of Kentucky, 1990

Training: Clinical Practice Residency, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, 1991

Practice Area: Nutrition Support and Critical Care

Research Interests: Parenteral and enteral nutrition support in critical care, drug absorption, drug/nutrient interactions

E-mail: blmagn0@email.uky.edu

 

 

Oncology
 
Val R. Adams, PharmD, BCOP, FCCP

Titles: Associate Professor, Pharmacy; Program Director, PGY2 Specialty Residency Hematology/Oncology

Education: BS Pharmacy, University of Utah, 1991; PharmD, University of Texas at Austin jointly with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1993

Training: Specialty Residency in Hematology/Oncology, Audie L. Murphy VA Hospital, San Antonio, Texas, 1994; Fellowship in Immunology and Transplantation, University of Florida, 1996

Practice Area: Hematology/Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplantation

Research Interests: Chemotherapy-induced hematopoietic toxicity, hematopoietic-stimulating cytokines, pain control, nutritional effects on chemotherapy

E-mail: vadam0@email.uky.edu
  

 

Christina A. Carracedo, PharmD

Titles: Hematology/Oncology Clinical Pharmacist; Assistant Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy

Education: PharmD, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2011

Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, Baptist Medical Center/Wolfson Children’s Hospital, 2012; Hematology/Oncology Specialty Residency, UF Health Shands Hospital, 2013

Practice Area: Hematologic malignancies, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Research Interests: Infectious complications following HSCT, graft-versus-host disease, immunotherapy

Email: christina.carracedo@uky.edu

 

 

Amber P. Lawson, PharmD, BCOP

Title: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Hematology/Oncology

Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky, 2002

Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 2004; Hematology/Oncology Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2005.

Practice Area: Hematology/Oncology, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Research Interests: Graft-versus-host disease, supportive care, prevention and treatment of regimen-related toxicities

E-mail: alaws1@email.uky.edu

 

Katie E. Long, PharmD

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Hematology/Oncology

Education: Pre-Pharmacy and PharmD, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Training: PGY1- Indiana University Health, Indianapolis, IN; PGY2- Oncology- University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Practice Area: Outpatient Medical Oncology; Oral Chemotherapy Program/Specialty Pharmacy

Research Interests: Supportive care, patient outcomes, continuous quality improvement, oral chemotherapy and specialty pharmacy

Email: katie.long@uky.edu

 

Colleen (Westendorf) Overley, MS, PharmD, BCOP

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Hematology/Oncology

Education: PharmD, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, 2009; MS, Clinical and Translational Sciences, 2012

Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, Saint Joseph Hospital, Lexington, KY, 2010; Hematology/Oncology Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2012.

Practice Area: Hematology/Oncology; Outpatient Oncology

Research Interests: Pediatric Hematology-Oncology; Supportive care for oncology patients, patient outcomes and quality improvement

Email: cwe226@uky.edu

 

 

Stephanie D. Sutphin, PharmD, BCOP

Title: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Oncology

Education: BA, Biology, Transylvania University, 1989; BS Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 1992; PharmD, University of Kentucky, 1995

Training: Hematology/Oncology Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2006

Practice Area: Outpatient Hematology/Oncology

Research Interests: Supportive care for oncology patients, patient outcomes, continuous quality improvement

E-mail: sdsutp2@email.uky.edu   
  

Pediatrics

Nina Farhoudi, PharmD

Title: Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Clinical Pharmacist, UK Hemophilia Treatment Center Clinical Pharmacist

Education: BS Biology, University of KY, 1986; BS Pharmacy, University of KY, 1990; PharmD , University of KY, 1990

Experience: Clinical Staff Pharmacist, Critical Care (1990-1991), Clinical Staff Pharmacist, Pediatric (1991-1997), Lead Pharmacist, Pediatric (1997-2004), Secretary Pediatric P&T Committee (1999-2004), Pediatric H/O Clinical Pharmacist (2004-present)

Practice Area: Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Research Interests: Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

E-mail: nfarh2@email.uky.edu
  

 

Robert Kuhn, PharmD

Titles: Professor, Pharmacy; Associate Director of Pharmacy Services; Program Director, PGY2 Specialty Residency Pediatrics

Education: BA Philosophy, Stuebenville University, 1976; BS Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, 1980; PharmD, University of Texas, 1984

Training: ASHP Pediatric Fellowship, Columbus Children's Hospital, 1985

Practice Area: Pediatrics

Research Interests: Cystic fibrosis, pulmonary medicine, drug delivery, xenobiotic transfer

E-mail: rjkuhn1@email.uky.edu

 

 

Brian Gardner, PharmD

Titles: Pediatric Clinical Coordinator
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Clinical Specialist

Education: University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy

Training:University of Louisville Pharmacy Practice Residency

Practice Area: Pediatric Critical Care, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

Research Interests:Pharmacokinetics, critical care medicine, antimicrobials

Professional /society memberships:  PPAG, UK Pedikats, ASHP

Favorite part of your job:  The fantastic team we have dedicated to high quality patient care and education

E-mail: brian.gardner@uky.edu

 

Julia B. Gibson, PharmD

Titles: Pediatric Clinical Staff Pharmacist, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Clinical Pharmacist

Education: University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy

Training: Five years of staffing and pediatric clinical experience

Practice Area: Neonatal Care

Research Interests: Antimicrobials, neonatal withdrawal syndrome

Professional/society membership:  Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group (PPAG)

Favorite part of your job:  Working with families to provide excellent continuity of care upon discharge, working as a multidisciplinary team in NICU

E-mail: jeberg2@uky.edu

 

Karen Garlitz, PharmD, BCPS

Titles: Pediatric Lead Pharmacist
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Clinical Pharmacist

Education: University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy

Certification:  Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy since 2008

Practice Area:Neonatal Intensive Care, Newborn Nursery

Research Interests:Neonatal Nutrition; Pediatric Pharmacotherapy

Professional/society membership:  Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group (PPAG)

Favorite part of your job:  The clinical interaction with the multidisciplinary NICU team and working with a talented group of Pediatric Pharmacists and technicians at Kentucky Children’s Hospital.

E-mail: klgarl2@email.uky.edu

 

Noelle Leung, PharmD

Titles: Pediatric Acute Care Clinical Pharmacist

Education: University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy

Training:  Saint Joseph East Pharmacy Practice Residency

Practice Area: Pediatric Acute Care, High Risk Obstetrics

Research Interests: Pediatric Epilepsy, inborn errors of metabolism, pharmacokinetics in pregnancy

Professional/society membership:  Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group (PPAG), American Society of Health- System Pharmacists (ASHP)

Community Service: Latin American Missions medical campaigns

Favorite part of your job:  Working with an interdisciplinary team and precepting students

E-mail: noelle.leung@uky.edu

 

Sean McTigue, MD

Titles: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases; Medical Director for Pediatric Infection Prevention and Control, UK Healthcare

Education: B.S. Biology, Albert Dorman Honors College, New Jersey Institute of Technology; M.D. New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Training: General Pediatrics Residency: UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School; Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship: UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School

Practice Area: Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Pediatric & Adolescent HIV/AIDS

Research Interests: Pediatric HIV

Email: sean.mctigue@uky.edu

 

 

Samuel B Osborne, PharmD

Titles: Pediatric Team Acute Care Clinical Pharmacist, Clinical Staff Pharmacist

Education: University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy

Practice Area: Pediatric Acute Care, Pediatric Surgical Care

Research Interests: Critical care medicine, information systems

Professional/society membership:  American Society of Health- System Pharmacists (ASHP)

Favorite part of your job:  The opportunity to work so closely with so many different specialists in one hospital area.

E-mail: sosbo2@uky.edu

 

Laura Patricia Stadler MSEd, MD, MS

Titles: Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Education: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Kentucky Graduate School, University of Louisville School of Medicine, University of Cincinnati

Training: University of South Florida Department of Pediatrics: residency; Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center: pediatric infectious disease fellowship; University of Cincinnati: molecular epidemiology fellowship

Practice Area:Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Research Interests: cytomegalovirus, vaccine preventable diseases, infections in immunocompromised hosts

Professional/society membership:  AAP, PIDS, IDSA

Favorite part of your job:  Using all the pieces of the puzzle (history, physical, radiology, microbiology, epidemiology, pathology) to develop a treatment and management plan.  Serving children is never a dull moment: they are incredibly resilient, enthusiastic, and surprising!  Lastly, being in an academic environment is a commitment to life-long learning. 

E-mail: laura.stadler@uky.edu

 

 

 

Health System Administration

Philip J. Almeter, PharmD

Titles: Director, Pharmacy Acute Care Services and 340B Programs

Education: PharmD, University of Georgia, 2009

Training: Pharmacy Residency, University of Virginia, 2010; Health System Pharmacy Administration Residency, University of Virginia, 2011

Practice Area: Administration

Research Interests: Operations, Supply Chain, 340B and Benchmarking

Email: philip.almeter@uky.edu

 

 

 

Daniel Grantz, PharmD

Title: Director, Ambulatory Pharmacy Services,
University of Kentucky Hospital

Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky, 2004

Research Interests: Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Services, Staff Development Initiatives, Clinical Pharmacy Service integration, Pharmaceutical Delivery Innovation, Medication Therapy Management, Medication Error Reporting, Student and Employee Health Services, Indigent Patient Care Access, 340B Pricing, KY AIDS Drug Assistance Program Management.

E-Mail: dan.grantz@uky.edu

 


Kimberley Hite, MS, PharmD

Titles: Associate Director, Medication Safety and Decentral Pharmacy Services, University of Kentucky Hospital; Adjunct Faculty, Pharmacy Practice and Science Division, College of Pharmacy; Program Director, PGY2 Specialty Residency Medication Use Safety

Education: BS Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, 1987; MS in Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, 1989; PharmD, University of Kentucky, 1999

Training: Residency in Hospital Pharmacy, The Ohio State University Hospitals, 1987-89

Research interests: Inpatient pharmacy services, medication errors, continuous quality improvement, drug policy development, personnel management, pharmacy staff training and development

E-mail: khite2@email.uky.edu

 

 

Priya Pasala, MBA

Titles: Pharmacy Director, Strategic Planning & Business Development

Education: Masters in Business Administration, 2004

Practice Area: Finance, Revenue Cycle, Strategic Planning

Research Interests: Financial Modeling & Proforma building, Dashboard Development, 340 Program, Contract Pharmacy Financial Management, System Integration, Data Management, Process improvement, accuracy & automation, Billing & Reimbursement management, Financial Reporting and Analytics, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Variance analysis, Budgeting, Product Level Costing, Expense Management, Benchmarking, Compliance & Auditing

Email: priya.p@uky.edu

 

Philip Schwieterman, Pharm.D.

Titles: Director of Oncology and Specialty Pharmacy

Education:  PharmD, The Ohio State University

Training:  Pharmacy Administrative Fellowship, UK HealthCare

Practice Area: Administration: Specialty Pharmacy, Oncology, Financial Assistance, Sterile Products

Research Interests: Specialty Pharmacy utilization and outcomes

Email:  pschw2@uky.edu

 

 

 

Solid Organ Transplant

Timothy Clifford, PharmD, BCPS

Titles: Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator – Transplantation; Assistant Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy and Surgery; Program Director, PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacy

Education: BS Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 1997; PharmD, University of Kentucky, 1998

Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Tennessee Medical Center, 1999; Specialty Residency in Critical Care/Nutrition Support, University of Tennessee Medical Center, 2000

Practice Area: Kidney, Liver, and Pancreas Transplant

Research Interests: Clinical outcomes in kidney and liver transplant patients, Infectious disease in transplantation, transplant protocol development

Email: tim.clifford@uky.edu