Residency Graduates and Project Names

Class of 2018

Gary Burdge, PharmD
Residency Project: Increasing Compliance of Metabolic Monitoring of Patients Taking Scheduled Antipsychotics in an Acute Care Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital

Nicole Daniel, PharmD
Residency Project: Implementation of a QTc Interval Monitoring Protocol by Pharmacists to Decrease Cardiac Risk in At-Risk Patients in an Acute Care Inpatient Psychiatric Facility

Class of 2017

Lauren Stummer, PharmD, PGY2 Neuropsychiatric Pharmacy Residency
Residency Project: Impact of Pharmacogenetic Testing on Reducing Trial-and-Error Prescribing in a Psychiatric Patient Population

Class of 2016

Stepan Uhylar, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami, Florida
Residency Project: Implementation of a Pharmacy-Driven Hyperglycemia Optimization Program in an Acute Psychiatric Setting

Class of 2015

Efe Johnson, PharmD
Residency Project: Realized Cost Savings from Implementation of a Bulk Item Recycling Program

Class of 2014

Rachel Rivera, PharmD, MHA – Clinical Assistant Professor, Fairleigh Dickinson University
Residency Project: Impact of a RPh Intervetion in the Prevention of Medication Errors in an Acute Care Psychiatric Hospital

Class of 2013

Henry Leach, PharmD – Clinical Coordinator, RWJBarnabas Health Behavioral Health
Residency Project: Multiple Medication Recommendations to Decrease Incidence of Falls in a Geriatric Inpatient Psychiatric Unit

Class of 2012

Scott Price, PharmD, BCPP – Psychiatry Clinical Pharmacist, Clara Maass Medical Center
Residency Project: Evaluation of lower Dose Injectable Antipsychotic Agents, Lorazepam, and Diphenhydramine in an Inpatient Geriatric Psychiatric Unit

Class of 2011

Ashley Acosta, PharmD, MPH
Residency Project: Buprenorphine-Naloxone for Treatment for the Office-Based Treatment of Patients with Psychiatric Comorbidities

Class of 2010

Megan Maroney, PharmD, BCPP, Clinical Assistant Professor, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy Psychiatry Clinical Pharmacist, Monmouth Medical Center
Residency Project: Implementing an Alcohol Withdrawal Treatment Protocol

Class of 2009

Alla Kogan PharmD, Psychiatry Clinical Pharmacist, Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center
Residency Project: The Utilization of as needed Anti-anxiety Medication Prior to and Following the Implementation of a Smoke-free Behavioral Health Campus

Class of 2008

Maj. John T. Stringer IV, Outpatient Pharmacy Officer in Charge, Madigan Army Medical Center
Residency Project: Increasing adverse drug reaction reporting in a 100 bed acute care behavioral health center

Class of 2007

Sonia Soin, PharmD, Pharmacist, Shop-Rite Supermarkets
Residency Project: Implementation of a Buprenorphine/Naloxone Protocol in a 100 Bed Psychiatric Facility

Class of 2006

Krina Patel, PharmD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Psychiatry Clinical Pharmacist, Monmouth Medical Center
Residency Project: Inpatient Medication Education Groups at an Acute Care Psychiatric Hospital

Class of 2005

Niren Jasutkar, PharmD, Gastroenterologist, Riverside Medical Group
Residency Project: Evaluation of Falls Secondary to Use of Atypical Antipsychotics