Residencies and Fellowships, Alumni

Pharmaceutical Industry and Education Fellowship

2014

Ji Chung, PharmD
Current Position: Manager
Novartis
Hanover, NJ

Richard Lee, PharmD
Current Position: Regulatory Affairs
McNeil Consumer Healthcare
Fort Washington, PA

Katie Mardinly, PharmD
Current Position: Senior Therapeutic Specialist
Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC
Titusville, NJ

Saju Varughese, PharmD
Current Position: Medical Information Scientist
GlaxoSmithKline
Philadelphia, PA

Michael Yan, PharmD
Current Position: Medical Information Scientist
GlaxoSmithKline
Philadelphia, PA

2013

Rhea Goodman, PharmD
Current Position: Senior Medical Information Manager
AstraZeneca
Fort Washington, PA

Rita Shah, PharmD
Current Position: Senior Associate, Regulatory Affairs
McNeil Consumer Healthcare
Fort Washington, PA

Tina Sutti, PharmD
Current Position: Virtual Scientific Manager
AstraZeneca
Wilmington, DE

2012

Tanya Kertsman, PharmD
Current Position: Senior Medical Information Scientist
GlaxoSmithKline
Philadelphia, PA

Meital Shoihet, PharmD
Current Position: Manager, Medical Communications
Shire Pharmaceuticals
Wayne, PA

Eddie Wong, PharmD
Current Position: Medical Information Specialist
Dendreon
Seattle, WA
2011

Rowell Medina, PharmD
Current Position: Infusion Clinical Pharmacist
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD

Rebha Monga, PharmD
Current Position: Senior Professional, Medical Information
Janssen Scientific Affairs
Raritan, NJ

Amarita Randhawa, PharmD
Current Position: Senior Specialist, Medical Services
Purdue Pharma, LLC
Stamford, CT

2010

Rahul Bhambri, PharmD
Current Position: Senior Medical Manager, Established Products Medical Affairs
Pfizer, Inc
New York City, NY

Leona Blustein, PharmD
Current Position: Pharmaceutical Industry Fellowship Program Director
University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

Medical Science Liaison
Actelion Pharmaceuticals
Philadelphia, PA

Rubina Khan, PharmD
Current Position: Manager, Medical Information
Alexion Pharmaceuticals
Cheshire, CT

2009

Darren Piscitelli, PharmD
Current Position: Manager, Medical Information
Janssen Scientific Affairs
Titusville, NJ

Daniel Sturm, PharmD
Current Position: Manager, Medical Information
Amgen 
Thousand Oaks, CA
2008 Hiren Patel, PharmD
Current position: Manager, Medical Information
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Marlborough, MA
2007 Meredith Abraham, PharmD
Current position: Manager, Medical Information
Janssen Scientific Affairs
Horsham, PA

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency

2012 Melissa Rotz, PharmD
First Position: PGY2 Pharmacotherapy Residency
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences
Philadelphia, PA
Second position: Clinical Assistant Professor
Temple University School of Pharmacy Philadelphia, PA
2011 Laura Siemianowski, PharmD
First Position: PGY2 Critical Care Resident
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences
Philadelphia, PA
Second Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
University of the Sciences
Philadelphia, PA
2010 Millie Rajyaguru, PharmD, BCPS
First Position: Clinical Assistant Professor
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy- Rutgers University
Piscataway, NJ
2010 Sarah H. Bozorgnia, PharmD
First Position: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Cooper University Hospital
Camden, New Jersey
2009 Purvi Desai, PharmD
Current Position: Safety Surveillance Associate
Pfizer
2008 A. Janelle Hermosillo, PharmD
Current position: Clinical Pharmacist, Cardiothoracic Surgery
St. Luke’s Hospital
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

PGY2 Pharmacotherapy Residency

2014

Melissa Rotz, PharmD
First Position: Clinical Assistant Professor
Temple University School of Pharmacy
Philadelphia, PA

Critical Care Pharmacy Practice Residency

2011 Laura Siemianowski, PharmD
First Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences
Philadelphia, PA
2011 Lauren Igneri, PharmD
First Position: Critical Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
St. Mary Medical Center
Langhorne, PA
2010 Leena Kansagra, PharmD
First Position:  Critical Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Crozer Chester Medical Center
Upland, PA
2004 Fernando Rodriguez, PharmD
Current position: Pharmacy Consultant, Premier, Inc.
2003 Christina Rose, PharmD
Current Position: Clinical Associate Professor, Critical Care
Temple University School of Pharmacy Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2001 Sarjita Naik, Pharm.D.
Current position: Clinical Pharmacist-Heart Failure/Transplant
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick, NJ
1999 Teena Abraham (Eappen), PharmD
Current Position: Clinical Practice and Pharmacy Practice Residency Program Director
New York Methodist Hospital
Brooklyn, New York
Formerly Assistant Professor of Pharmacy, Arnold and Marie Schwartz School of Pharmacy, Long Island University
Brooklyn, NY
1995-96 Michael Cawley, PharmD
Current Position: Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Critical Care
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 

Katherine M. Kramer, PharmD
First Position: Assistant Professor
College of Pharmacy, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico

1992 Eric T. Wittbrodt, BS, PharmD
Current Position: Clinical Science Liaison, Medical and Scientific Affairs, Takeda Pharmaceuticals (2007)
Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1992-2007)
1991 Maya C. Smith, BS, PharmD
Current Position: Clinical Pharmacist
Genentech, Inc
San Francisco, California
1990 Frank M. Buter, PharmD
Current Position: Critical Care Pharmacist
Chicago, Illinois

PGY2 Cardiology Pharmacy Residency

2010 Rathasen Prom, PharmD
First/Current Position: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Cardiology
Mission Hospitals Ashville
North Carolina
2009 Chaitali (Desai) Patel, PharmD, BCPS
Current Position: Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Clinical Center National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland
2008 Brooke E. Baetz, PharmD
Current Position: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist,
Cardiology, Heart Failure
Oschner Clinic
New Orleans, Louisiana
First Position: Clinical Specialist, Cardiothoracic Transplant
Maryland Medical Center
Baltimore, Maryland
2007 Kathleen Makkar, PharmD
First/Current Position: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Cardiology
Lancaster General Hospital
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
2004 Carla Peterman, PharmD
First/Current Position: Antithrombosis and Cardiology Clinical Specialist
University of Maryland Medical Center
Baltimore, Maryland
2002 Sallie K. Young, PharmD
First/Current Position: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Cardiology/Internal Medicine
The PennState M.S. Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, Pennsylvania
2001 Stephanie Inverso, PharmD
First Position: Cardiology Clinical Specialist
Cooper University Hospital
Camden, New Jersey
Current Position: Medical Safety Director
2000 Abdulrazaq S. Al-Jazairi, PharmD
Current Position: Head, Medical/Critical Care Pharmacy Services and Clinical Pharmacist and Clinical Pharmacist, Pharmacy Services
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy

2009

Laura Locastro Bio, PharmD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Pediatrics
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2008

Lindsay Case, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist – Pediatric Critical Care
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, Pennsylvania

2007

Angela Rollins, PharmD
Current Position: Pediatric Emergency Medicine Clinical Specialist
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children
Orlando, Florida

2006 Jeremiah Burgert, PharmD
Current Position: Pharmacist
2004

Brian Cowles, PharmD
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Pediatrics
University of Rhode Island
Kingston, Rhode Island

2003

Anita Siu, PharmD
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Neonatal/pediatrics
Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey
Piscataway, New Jersey

2002

Alix (Butler) Dabb, PharmD
Current Position: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Clinical Specialist
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland

2000

Kristin Klein, PharmD
Current Position: Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
University of Michigan Medical Center
Ann Arbor, Michigan

1999

Peter Anley, PharmD
Current Position: Clinical Coordinator
Children's Memorial Hospital
Chicago, Illinois

1997

Daniel O’Loughlin, PharmD
Current Position: Intensive Care Pharmacist
Crozer Chester Medical Center
Upland, Pennsylvania

1995

Judy Scala, PharmD
Current Position: Neonatal/Pediatric Clinical Specialist
The Children's Hospital, St. Peter’s University Hospital
Livingston, New Jersey

Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy Fellowship

2001 – 2003 Simon de Denus, BPharm, MS
Current Position: Assistant Professor
Beaulieu-Saucier Chair in Pharmacogenomics
1995 – 1997

James J. Nawarskas, PharmD
Current Position: Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice (with tenure),
University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy
Albuquerque, New Mexico

1993 – 1995

Simon de Denus, BPharm, MS
Current Position: Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy
Boston, MA

© 2014 University of the Sciences in Philadelphia • 600 South 43rd Street • Philadelphia, PA 19104 • 215.596.8800
Web site Powered by ActiveCampus™ Software by Datatel, Inc.