Residency Graduates

Class of 2020

Lauren Allen, PharmD: PGY-2 Resident, Infectious Diseases Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Residency Project: Evaluation of staff education on the management of delirium In a non-ICU geriatric population

Drew Valentino, PharmD: Pharmacist, RWJBH Rahway, NJ

Residency Project: Descriptive study of hyperkalemia treatment in the emergency department utilizing oral potassium binding agents

Class of 2019

Sana Mohayya, PharmD, MHS: Clinical Staff Pharmacist, RWJUH New Brunswick

Residency Project: The effect of a computer-generated physician-driven antibiotic time out in the setting of gram-negative bacteremia

Jose G. Lazo, PharmD: PGY-2 Resident, Solid Organ Transplant University of San Francisco

Residency Project: Cost comparison of inpatient vs. outpatient modalities for the treatment of antibody mediated rejection in renal transplant patients

Class of 2018

Aya Abukwaik, PharmD, BCPS: Ambulatory Care Pharmacist at NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem
Residency Project: Oral alkalization in pediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) on a high dose methotrexate (HDMTX) regimen

Jaklin Hanna, PharmD: Ambulatory Care Pharmacist at NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem
Residency Project: Evaluation of the effectiveness of a pneumococcal vaccine screening protocol

Class of 2017

Shaili Adani, PharmD: Promotional Materials Preparatory Advisor position, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Residency Project:Clinical outcomes of patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia treated with vancomycin at an institution with suppressed MIC reporting: Impact of vancomycin MIC.

Vaibhavi Bhavsar, PharmD: Clinical Pediatric Specialist, San Diego, California
Residency Project:Impact of multidisciplinary antimicrobial stewardship intervention on timely discontinuation of antibiotics for early onset sepsis in the neonatal intensive care unit

Class of 2016

Paul Avenoso, PharmD: Oncology Specialist in Outpatient Cancer Center at Holy Name Medical Residency Project: Evaluation of an adult febrile neutropenia antimicrobial protocol in liquid tumor malignancy and bone marrow transplant patients

Tara Jawaro, PharmD: Emergency Room Pharmacist at University of New Mexico Hospital, New Mexico
Residency Project: Evaluation of the prevalence of drug-drug interactions in patients discharged from an academic emergency department

Class of 2015

Adam Pennoyer, PharmD: Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Clinical Pharmacist, Morristown Medical Center
Residency Project: Evaluation of dexmedetomidine use and influence on benzodiazepine requirements in patients with alcohol withdrawal syndrome in the intensive care unit

Diana Stewart, PharmD: Palliative Care Pharmacist, University of Maryland Medical Center
Residency Project: Evaluation of vasopressors in post-cardiac arrest syndrome: The efficacy of epinephrine infusions on survival to discharge

Class of 2014

Jonathan Malara, PharmD, BCOP: Oncology Clinical Specialist, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Residency Project: Effectiveness of INR reversal agents within the emergency department for acute Major Bleeding Events

Kelly Moore, PharmD, BCPS: Clinical Specialist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Residency Project: Evaluation of calcium- versus non-calcium based phosphate binder use: the role of combination therapy for the treatment of hyperphosphatemia of chronic kidney disease

Class of 2013

Joseph Cruz, PharmD, BCPS: Assistant Director of Pharmacy, Overlook Medical Center
Residency Project: Assessment of the narcotic sparing effect of intravenous acetaminophen after cardiothoracic surgery: Medication-use evaluation

Milisha Shah, PharmD, BCPS: Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacist, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Residency Project: Evaluation of fixed-dose versus weight-based dosing of morphine sulfate for neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS): An institutional protocol review

Class of 2012

Nadia Awad, PharmD, BCPS: Emergency Medicine Pharmacist, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Residency Project: Evaluation of the appropriateness of antimicrobial dosing in critically ill patients receiving continuous renal replacement therapy

Kathleen Roberts, PharmD: Clinical pharmacist at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Pharmacy at the 87th Medical Group
Residency Project: Establishment of a pharmacist-driven patient counseling pain management service