PGY1 Pharmacy Resident Preceptors

Management:

James McNulty, PharmD, Director of Pharmacy
James McNulty, PharmD is the Director of Pharmacy Services for Kaweah Delta Health Care District. He has served in this capacity for over 10 years. He and his team have been nationally recognized multiple times for pharmacy achievements, including ASHP Best Practice Awards in 2010 and 2014. Dr. McNulty received his doctor of pharmacy degree from Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho in 1997. He completed his PGY1 pharmacy residency at University of California Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California in 1998. Email address: jmcnulty@kdhcd.org

Rheta Sandoval, PharmD, Impatient Pharmacy Manager
Rheta Sandoval, PharmD is the Inpatient Pharmacy Manager for Kaweah Delta Health Care District.  She has been a Clinical Pharmacist for over 20 years, working at KDHCD for nearly 15 years, serving as the Inpatient Pharmacy Manager for over 10 years.  She currently serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents in the area of practice management.  In collaboration with others on the Pharmacy Management Team and staff, Dr. Sandoval was involved in the strategic planning for and implementation of the following Medication-related technologies:  Order Management Systems, Smart Pumps, Automated Dispensing Cabinets (ADC), Anesthesia ADC's, Automated Parenteral Nutrition Compounder, IV Workflow Technology, Bar Code Medication Administration, Automated Inventory Management and Packaging Equipment.   In collaboration with Department Leadership and staff, she assisted in the establishment of Clinical Pharmacy Services including Anemia Management, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Inpatient Anticoagulation, Emergency Medicine, Pain Management, Medication Safety, and Pediatrics Pharmacy Services.  Dr. Sandoval and fellow recipients Coleen N. Moriarity-Suggs, PharmD, Nicole Y. Gann, PharmD, and James McNulty, PharmD were honored with an ASHP Best Practice Award in 2010 for a Kaweah Delta Pharmacy Service established "Implementation of a Pharmacist Directed Anemia Management Service in the Inpatient Setting".  Dr. Sandoval and fellow recipients Richard H. Poirier, BS, PharmD, Clint S. Brown, PharmD, Yleana T. Garcia, PharmD, BCPS, Nicole Y. Gann, PharmD, and James R. McNulty, PharmD were honored with an ASHP Best Practice Award in 2014 for a Kaweah Delta Pharmacy Service established "Implementation of a Pharmacist Directed Pain Management Service in the Inpatient Setting".  Dr. Sandoval completed her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of the Pacific and a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at the University of California San Diego. Email address: rhsandov@kdhcd.org

Nicole Gann, PharmD, Clinical Coordinator/PGY1 Residency Program Director
Nicole Gann, PharmD is the Clinical Coordinator and PGY1 Residency Program Director for Kaweah Delta Health Care District and is a Clinical Assistant Professor (WOS) at the University of California, San Francisco School of Pharmacy. She has worked at KDHCD for over 10 years and currently serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco in the area of formulary management. Dr. Gann completed her BS in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at the VA Medical Center, Denver, CO. Email address: ngann@kdhcd.org

Medication Safety:

Christopher Patty, RN, DNP, CPPS
Christopher Patty, RN, DNP, CPPS is a Medication Safety Specialist at Kaweah Delta Health Care District. Dr. Patty was first licensed as a Registered Nurse in 1984, and earned a Master of Science in Nursing Education degree in 2000 and a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree in 2014 from California State University, Fresno. Dr. Patty has a clinical and management background in perioperative services and experience in quality improvement and patient safety. Dr. Patty has a faculty appointment to Fresno Pacific University since 2009, where he teaches nursing research, health policy and project/thesis development to undergraduate and graduate nursing students. Dr. Patty is the author of several published research studies, book chapters and topical articles and speaks on patient safety topics at the state and national level. Email address: cpatty@kdhcd.org

Sarah Stephens, PharmD, BCPS
Sarah Stephens, PharmD, BCPS is the Medication Safety Coordinator for Kaweah Delta Health Care District.  She serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco.  Dr. Stephens’ pharmacy career has spanned over a decade with a primary clinical focus in acute care adult internal medicine and 7 years in academia at the University of Utah College of Pharmacy.  Current initiatives and research interests include reducing medication errors in the areas of anticoagulation and pain management, improving transitions of care with an emphasis on discharge medication reconciliation, and evaluating safety culture.   Dr. Stephens currently serves as a member of the California Hospital Association Medication Safety Committee and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Section of Inpatient Care Practitioners Medication Safety Section Advisory Group.  Email address: sastephe@kdhcd.org

Formulary Management:

Amanda Bringe, Pharm D
Amanda Bringe, PharmD is the Formulary Management Specialist and Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Delta Health Care District. She is as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents, pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco and serves as an assistant clinical professor for University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Bringe completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Asante Health System in Medford, Oregon in 2010. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Minnesota in 2009. Email address: abringe@kdhcd.org

Internal Medicine: 

Brian Achille, PharmD, BCPS
Brian Achille, PharmD, BCPS is a Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Delta Healthcare District. He serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco and other pharmacy schools. He completed his PGY1 with Dignity Health at Mercy General Hospital and San Juan Medical Center in Sacramento, California in 2013. Dr. Achille received his doctor of pharmacy degree from University of California, San Francisco in 2012. Email address: bachille@kdhcd.org

Jennifer Rodriguez Conner, PharmD, BCPS
Jennifer Rodriguez Conner, PharmD, BCPS is an adult/pediatric/NICU clinical pharmacist at Kaweah Delta Health Care District. She serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco and the University of the Pacific Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Dr. Conner completed her PGY-1 residency training at Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield, CA in 2014. She received her doctor of pharmacy from the University of the Pacific Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy in 2013. Email address: jenrodri@kdhcd.org

Kim Diep, PharmD, BCPS
Kim Diep, PharmD, BCPS is a Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Delta Health Care District. She serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco and other pharmacy schools. Dr. Diep completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System in 2012. She received her doctor of pharmacy from the University of the Pacific Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy in Stockton, California in 2011. Email address: kdiep@kdhcd.org

Savannah Lail, PharmD, BCPS
Savannah Lail, PharmD is a Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Delta Health Care District. She serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco. She also serves as the recitation coordinator for the PGY1 teaching certificate program offered through the University of Kentucky. Dr. Lail completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at University of California Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, CA in 2014. She received her doctor of pharmacy degree from University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy in Chapel Hill, North Carolina in 2013.  Dr. Lail was recently awarded Preceptor of Year for 2015. Email address: sfrady@kdhcd.org

Andrea Lewandowski, PharmD, BCPS
Andrea Lewandowski, PharmD, BCPS is a Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Delta Health Care District. She serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents, pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Lewandowski completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at WellStar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, Georgia in 2010. She received her doctor of pharmacy from Mercer College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Atlanta, Georgia in 2009. Email address: alewando@kdhcd.org


Peter Weber, PharmD, MBA

Peter Weber, PharmD, MBA is a Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Delta Health Care District. He serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Weber received his bachelors of science in biochemistry from the University of California, Riverside in 2003, doctorate of pharmacy from the University of the Pacific in 2009 and masters of business administration from the University of the Pacific in 2010. He completed his PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at St Joseph’s Medical Center in Stockton, CA. Dr. Weber has served as a member of CSHP’s New Practitioner Executive Committee, has served as President of the Sierra Chapter of CSHP and is currently a member of the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy. Email address: pweber@kdhcd.org

Rucha Shah, PharmD, BCPS
Rucha Shah, PharmD, BCPS is a clinical pharmacist at Kaweah Delta Health Care District. She serves as an internal medicine preceptor for students and PGY-1 pharmacy residents. Dr. Shah received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Jefferson College of Pharmacy at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA in 2014. She completed her PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA in 2015.
Email address: rshah@kdhcd.org

Pain Management:

Clint Brown, Pharm D
Clint Brown, PharmD is an Oncology and Pain Management Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Delta Health Care District. He serves as preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Brown completed his PGY1 pharmacy residency in 2009 with the Veterans Affairs Ambulatory Clinic in Pocatello, Idaho. He received his doctor of pharmacy degree from Idaho State University in 2008. In 2014 Dr. Brown and the Pharmacy Pain Management Service were recipients of the Best Practice Award from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) for their work with implementing a pharmacy driven pain management service in the inpatient setting and also received recognition from the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP) highlighting this service as an Innovative Pharmacy Practice. Email address: clbrown@kdhcd.org

Richard Poirier, PharmD
Richard Poirier, PharmD is a Pain Management Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Delta Health Care District. After obtaining a bachelor’s of science degree in Biochemistry from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, he worked as a Cancer-Research Training Award Recipient for the National Cancer Institute in Frederick Maryland. Dr. Poirier received his doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy in Baltimore, Maryland in 2009. He completed his PGY1 residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 2014 Dr. Poirier and the Pharmacy Pain Management Service were recipients of the Best Practice Award from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) for their work with implementing a pharmacy driven pain management service in the inpatient setting and also received recognition from the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP) highlighting this service as an Innovative Pharmacy Practice. Email address: rpoirier@kdhcd.org

Critical Care:

Hal Bradshaw, PharmD
Hal Bradshaw, PharmD is a Clinical Pharmacist in Critical Care at Kaweah Delta Health Care District. He serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Bradshaw received his Bachelors of Science in Human Biology from Brigham Young University, Provo in 1999 and Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Southern California in 2004. Email address: hbradsha@kdhcd.org


Kit Chai, PharmD, BCPS

Kit Chai, PharmD, BCPS is a Critical Care Clinical Pharmacist and an Anticoagulation Pharmacist at Kaweah Delta Health Care District. She serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents, pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco and serves as an assistant clinical professor (WOS) for University of California, San Francisco pharmacy students. Dr. Chai completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at University of Southern California-Los Angeles County General in 1995. Dr. Chai received her doctor of pharmacy from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1994. Email address: lchai@kdhcd.org

Duke Cheney, PharmD
Duke Cheney, PharmD is a Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Delta Health Care District. He serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Cheney completed his PGY1 pharmacy residency at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nevada in 2010. Dr. Cheney received his doctor of pharmacy degree from University of Colorado Denver in 2009. Email address: dcheney@kdhcd.org


Maile Headrick, PharmD, BCPS

Maile Headrick, PharmD, BCPS is a Critical Care Clinical Pharmacist and an Anticoagulation Pharmacist at Kaweah Delta Health Care District. She serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Headrick completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Harborview/University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, Washington in 1998. She received her doctor of pharmacy from the University of California, San Francisco in 1997. Email address:  mheadric@kdhcd.org

Joseph Lambert, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Joseph Lambert, PharmD, BCPS serves as a Critical Care Clinical Pharmacist and an Anticoagulation Pharmacist at Kaweah Delta Health Care District. He precepts both PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from various schools of pharmacy. He serves as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy for University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) pharmacy students. Dr. Lambert completed his PGY1 pharmacy residency at UCSF in 1982. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from UCSF in 1981. Dr. Lambert was awarded the Apple for Excellence in Teaching Award for the UCSF Fresno site in 2011. Email address: jlambert@kdhcd.org

 
Emergency Medicine:

Karly Erickson, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Karly Erickson, PharmD, BCPS is an Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Delta Health Care District. Dr. Erickson precepts both PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from various schools of pharmacy. She serves as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy for University of California, San Francisco pharmacy students. She completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at UMass Memorial Medical Center in 2012, and her PGY2 pharmacy residency in emergency medicine at Boston Medical Center in 2013. Dr. Erickson received her doctor of pharmacy degree from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University in 2011. Email address: kerickso@kdhcd.org

Bayode Fashemi, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Bayode Fashemi, PharmD, BCPS is an Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Delta Health Care District. He serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Fashemi completed his PGY-1 residency training at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts in 2012. Dr. Fashemi received his doctor of pharmacy from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2011. Email address: bfashemi@kdhcd.org

Alice Ip, PharmD
Alice Ip, PharmD is an Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Delta Health Care District. She received her doctor of pharmacy degree from Howard University School of Pharmacy in Washington, D.C. in 2009. She completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Howard University Hospital in 2010, followed by her PGY2 Emergency Medicine residency at Gaston Memorial Hospital in North Carolina in 2011. Throughout her residency experiences, she served as school faculty assistant at the Howard University School of Pharmacy and actively participated as a preceptor for pharmacy students for Howard and Wingate University. Email address: aip@kdhcd.org

Emily Wilson, PharmD
Emily Wilson, PharmD is an Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Delta Health Care District. She serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Wilson completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Mobile Infirmary in Mobile, Alabama in 2010. She received her doctor of pharmacy degree from Pacific University School of Pharmacy in Forest Grove, Oregon in 2009. Email address: emwilson@kdhcd.org

Kelsey Zapata, PharmD, BCPS
Kelsey Zapata, PharmD, BCPS is an Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Delta Health Care District. She serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Zapata received her doctor of pharmacy degree at the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio in 2011. She completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at Akron General Medical Center in Akron, Ohio in 2012 and a PGY2 critical care residency at Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston, West Virginia in 2013. Dr. Zapata has also received a teaching certificate from the Northeast Ohio Medical University in 2012. Email address: kduplaga@kdhcd.org

Infectious Disease:

Ben Ereshefsky, PharmD, BCPS
Ben Ereshefsky, PharmD, BCPS is an infectious diseases specialist who serves as the antimicrobial stewardship pharmacist at Kaweah Delta Health Care District. He serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy practice residents who take an ID/antimicrobial stewardship rotation. Dr. Ereshefsky received his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Texas College of Pharmacy in 2010. He completed both his PGY1 residency and PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy residency at UK HealthCare in Lexington, KY in 2012. Dr. Ereshefsky comes to KDHCD after spending 4 years in academia at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy. His current clinical practice and research interests include optimizing antimicrobial therapy, treating antibiotic resistant infections, and management of Clostridium difficile infections. Dr. Ereshefsky currently serves as the Social Media Subcommittee chair for the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists. Email address:  beresh@kdhcd.org 

Anemia Management: 

Coleen Moriarity-Suggs, PharmD
Coleen Moriarity-Suggs, PharmD is an Anemia Management Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Delta Health Care District. She received her doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy. Dr. Moriarity-Suggs serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor for University of California San Francisco School of Pharmacy and precepts PGY-1 pharmacy residents as well as students from various schools of pharmacy. She was the recipient of the UCSF Apple for Excellence in Teaching Award for the UCSF Fresno site in 2013. The KDMC anemia management program under the direction of Dr. Moriarity-Suggs was awarded the ASHP Best Practices Award in Health System Pharmacies in 2010. Email address: cmoriari@kdhcd.org

Ambulatory Care: 

Ryan Gates, PharmD, CDE, CGP
Ryan Gates, PharmD, CDE, CGP is the Outpatient Pharmacy Manager for Kaweah Delta Health Care District where he serves as preceptor for PGY-1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students in the areas of Ambulatory Care, Transitions of Care and Medication Therapy Management. Dr. Gates’ has over 10 years of pharmacy experience spanning a wide spectrum of experiences from direct patient care with prescriptive authority, to managed care, to pharmacy benefit design and consulting with health plans and medical groups.  Current initiatives and research interests include the integration of Advanced Practice Pharmacists in collaborative care models in transitions of care and chronic disease state management. Dr. Gates received his PharmD from the University of the Pacific and completed a PGY-1 primary care residency at the VA San Diego Medical Center. Email address: rgates@kdhcd.org

Jennifer Toy, PharmD, BCACP
Jennifer Toy, PharmD is a Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Delta Health Care District and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Pharmacy Assistant Clinical Professor. She serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from UCSF and other schools of pharmacy. Dr. Toy earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from UCSF in 2013. She then completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at the Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System followed by a PGY2 ambulatory care specialty residency at the University of Washington, Harborview Family Medicine Clinic in Seattle, Washington. Her current interests include novel ambulatory-care-based models of services and care delivery for underserved populations and diabetes and its many associated comorbidities. Email address: jentoy@kdhcd.org 

Pediatrics / NICU:

Desiree FerrelDesiree Ferrel, PharmD, BCPS
Desiree Ferrel, PharmD, BCPS is a Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Delta Health Care District. She serves as a pediatric/NICU preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents. Dr. Ferrel completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Tucson Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona in 2015. She received her doctor of pharmacy from Chicago State University College of Pharmacy in Chicago, IL in 2014.
Email address: dferrel@kdhcd.org

Pharmacy Informatics: 

Blake BartlettBlake Bartlett, PharmD
Blake Bartlett, PharmD is an IT and Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Delta Health Care District. Dr. Bartlett precepts both PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from various schools of pharmacy. He serves as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy for University of California, San Francisco pharmacy students. He received his doctor of pharmacy degree from University of California, San Francisco in 2009 and completed a PGY1 residency at Stanford Hospital and Clinics in 2010. Dr. Bartlett was awarded the UCSF Deans Recognition for Teaching Excellence in 2008. Email address: bbartlet@kdhcd.org