Residency Graduates and Project Names

Class of 2019

Dana Serao, PharmD – Clinical Pharmacy Generalist, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Residency Project: Impact of a Clinical Pharmacist on the Management of Diabetes Mellitus in the Ambulatory Care Setting of a Large Teaching Hospital

Timothy Jacisin, PharmD – PGY-2 Internal Medicine Pharmacy Resident, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy
Residency Project: Evaluation of the Impact of a Pharmacist-led Tacrolimus Dose Adjustment Protocol on Outcomes in De-novo Heart Transplant Patients

Class of 2018

Travis Tsang, PharmD - Staff Clinical Pharamcist, NBI
Residency Project: Impact of Pharmacist-Led Evaluation of Eligibility for Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation Prophylaxis Protocol On Time To Protocol Initiation in Cardiac Surgical Patients.

Ahmed Selevany, PharmD, BCPS - Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist
Residency Project: The Impact of Guideline-Driven Management of Hypoglycemic Events at a Large Teaching Hospital.

Class of 2017

Seumsack Somtakoune, PharmD, BCPS - Cardiac Clinical Pharmacist, Sutter Medical Center
Residency Project: Impact of a pharmacist-managed antimicrobial stewardship initiative for intravenous to oral conversion at a large teaching institution

Class of 2016

Maryanne Kim, PharmD, BCPS- Staff Clinical Pharmacist, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Residency Project: Evaluation of morbidity and mortality outcomes in heart transplant patients with and without diabetes after implementation of a tacrolimus monotherapy protocol

Yasmine Elbaga, PharmD, BCPS – Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus
Residency Project: Implementation of a Pharmacist Driven Antimicrobial Stewardship Service for General Medicine Adult Inpatients Receiving Piperacillin/tazobactam or Cefepime – A Pilot Study

Class of 2015

Chandni Dudhia, PharmD, BCPS - Clinical Staff Pharmacist at Lehigh Valley Health Network
Residency Project: Evaluation of piperacillin-tazobactam utilization at a large teaching institution

Poster Presentation at ASHP MCM: Evaluation and Assessment of Filgrastim Use in Patients Receiving Chemotherapeutic Agents at a Large Teaching Institution

Kayla Torppey, PharmD, BCPS - Internal Medicine Clinical Specialist, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Residency Project: Evaluation of the Appropriateness of Gastrointestinal Prophylaxis in the Critically Ill

Poster Presentation at ASHP MCM: Evaluation and assessment of argatroban use at a large teaching institution

Publication: Torppey K, Kansagra L, Patel S, et al. Evaluation of the appropriateness of gastrointestinal prophylaxis in the critically ill. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 2016 June; 4(6): 283-288.