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PGY1 Acute Care

    Halle Cheplowitz

    Name: Halle Cheplowitz, PharmD

    Email:  hcheplowitz@health.ucsd.edu

    Pharmacy Training: The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy

    Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Oncology, Infectious Disease

    Outside of work, you can find me: At the gym, on the beach, or eating dumplings

    My ‘At bat’ theme song: "Monster" - Kanye West, JAY-Z, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj, and Bon Iver


    Sophia Chung

    Name: Sophia Chung, PharmD

    Email:  stchung@health.ucsd.edu

    Pharmacy Training: University of Southern California School of Pharmacy

    Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Oncology

    Outside of work, you can find me: In the dance studio, or somewhere in the wilderness enjoying a book in my tent

    My ‘At bat’ theme song: "War Pigs" - Black Sabbath

    Marissa Craig

    Name: Marissa Craig, PharmD

    Email:  mcraig@health.ucsd.edu

    Pharmacy Training: University of Washington School of Pharmacy

    Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Critical Care, Infectious Disease

    Outside of work, you can find me: On the beach drinking the largest iced coffee anyone will pour me and trying to pet any dog walking by

    My ‘At bat’ theme song: "Formation" - Beyonce


    Jason Doctor

    Name: Jason Doctor, PharmD

    Email: jdoctor@health.ucsd.edu

    Pharmacy Training: Pacific University School of Pharmacy

    Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Health System Pharmacy Administration, Infectious Disease

    Outside of work, you can find me: at the gym, on the beach, or taking a nap in the nearest hammock

    My ‘At bat’ theme song: "Stacy's Mom" - Fountains of Wayne


    Rachael Gordon

    Name: Rachael Gordon, PharmD

    Email: ragordon@health.ucsd.edu

    Pharmacy Training: University of California, San Francisco School of Pharmacy

    Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Solid Organ Transplant, Infectious Disease

    Outside of work, you can find me: watching The Bachelor or Bachelorette with rosė, watching all the sports I can, cooking, hiking, and playing tennis

    My ‘At bat’ theme song: "Under Pressure" - Queen

    Michelle Lai

    Name: Michelle Lai, PharmD

    Email:  m8lai@health.ucsd.edu

    Pharmacy Training: University of California, San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

    Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Critical Care, Solid Organ Transplant

    Outside of work, you can find me: baking with sourdough, going to the beach

    My ‘At bat’ theme song: "I wanna get better" - Bleachers


    Michelle Lan

    Name: Michelle (Yao) Lan, PharmD

    Email:  yalan@health.ucsd.edu

    Pharmacy Training: University of Washington School of Pharmacy

    Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Oncology

    Outside of work, you can find me: Jogging around La Jolla neighborhoods, bouldering in the gym, and creating new dinner recipes

    My ‘At bat’ theme song: "I'll be there for you" - The Rembrandts



    Kevin Nguyen

    Name: Kevin Nguyen, PharmD

    Email:  ktn001@health.ucsd.edu

    Pharmacy Training: University of California, San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

    Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, Academia

    Outside of work, you can find me: binge watching television, exploring new restaurants in the area, traveling, and making a quick trip to Disneyland

    My ‘At bat’ theme song: "Don't stop believing" - Journey


    Anamika Nijum

    Name: Anamika Nijum, PharmD

    Email:  anijum@health.ucsd.edu

    Pharmacy Training: University of California, San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

    Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Solid Organ Transplant, Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, Psychiatry

    Outside of work, you can find me: talking to my houseplants while desperately trying to keep them alive, watching too much TV, being outdoors, traveling, cooking and taking unnecessary food pics for the gram

    My ‘At bat’ theme song: "Good as Hell" - Lizzo


    Anna Seghezzo

    Name: Anna Seghezzo, PharmD

    Email:  aseghezzo@health.ucsd.edu

    Pharmacy Training: University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy

    Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Solid Organ Transplant, Infectious Disease

    Outside of work, you can find me: at the beach, hiking or snowboarding; if I'm not outside, then I love trying out new restaurants - I'm always on the lookout for the best tacos

    My ‘At bat’ theme song: "Malamente" - Rosalia


    Alisha Soares

    Name: Alisha Soares, PharmD

    Email:  arsoares@health.ucsd.edu

    Pharmacy Training: University of California, San Francisco School of Pharmacy

    Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Oncology, Pediatrics, Infectious Disease

    Outside of work, you can find me: hiking (really anything outdoors), baking, and traveling when I can

    My ‘At bat’ theme song: "Hall of Fame" - The Script


    Jordan Tabish

    Name: Jordan Tabish, PharmD

    Email:  jtabish@health.ucsd.edu

    Pharmacy Training: University of Washington School of Pharmacy

    Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Oncology, Emergency Medicine, Infectious Disease

    Outside of work, you can find me: Enjoying a cold one and grilling some dogs on my porch, golfing, trying new restaurants, cooking, watching football, and playing video games

    My ‘At bat’ theme song: "When the sun goes down" - Arctic Monkeys


PGY1 Ambulatory Care

    Linda Dao

    Name: Linda Dao, PharmD

    Email:  ldao@health.ucsd.edu

    Pharmacy Training: University of California, San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

    Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Primary Care, Informatics, Cystic Fibrosis

    Outside of work, you can find me: traveling, getting boba, trying new Yelp finds, playing video games, watching medical or criminal dramas, and learning nail art designs

    My ‘At bat’ theme song: "Not Today" - BTS

    Taryn Go

    Name: Taryn Go, PharmD

    Email:  tgo@health.ucsd.edu

    Pharmacy Training: University of California, San Francisco School of Pharmacy

    Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Primary Care, HIV, Informatics

    Outside of work, you can find me: playing board games/video games, getting boba, or straight napping

    My ‘At bat’ theme song: "Don't stop me now" - Queen

    Yodit Teklu

    Name: Yodit Teklu, PharmD

    Email:  yteklu@health.ucsd.edu

    Pharmacy Training: Northeastern University School of Pharmacy

    Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Ambulatory Care, Academia, Geriatrics, Primary Care

    Outside of work, you can find me: I am always on the search for a good donut shop and delicious places to eat, I love to travel and go to live concerts/shows, dancing, TikTok, and hanging out with my loved ones

    My ‘At bat’ theme song: "Keep your head up" - Andy Grammer

PGY2 Critical Care

    Jennifer Chou

    Name: Jennifer Chou, PharmD

    Email:  j2chou@health.ucsd.edu

    Pharmacy Training: University of Washington School of Pharmacy

    PGY1 Training: UC San Francisco Health

    Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Critical Care

    Outside of work, you can find me: watching reality TV and listening to podcasts/audiobooks while trying to run off my "COVID weight"

    My ‘At bat’ theme song: "Power" - Kanye West

    Youqi Zhang

    Name: Youqi Zhang, PharmD

    Email:  yoz006@health.ucsd.edu

    Pharmacy Training: University of Wisconsin, Madison School of Pharmacy

    PGY1 Training: University of North Carolina Medical Center

    Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Critical Care

    Outside of work, you can find me: listening to true crime podcasts while being obsessed over cute puppy pictures online (Corgis always and forever)

    My ‘At bat’ theme song: "Don't you worry child" - Swedish House Mafia

    PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership

      Jonathan Hwang

      Name: Jonathan Hwang, PharmD

      Email:  j9hwang@health.ucsd.edu

      Pharmacy Training: University of Southern California School of Pharmacy

      PGY1 Training: UC San Francisco Health

      Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Health System Administration, Emergency Medicine

      Outside of work, you can find me: watching a variety of TV shows/sports, following financial markets, and playing basketball

      My ‘At bat’ theme song: "Ric Flair Drip" - Offset

      PGY2 Infectious Diseases

        Eric Chen

        Name: Eric Chen, PharmD

        Email:  ekc003@health.ucsd.edu

        Pharmacy Training: University of California, San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

        PGY1 Training: UC San Diego Health

        Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Infectious Diseases, Anticoagulation, Solid Organ Transplant

        Outside of work, you can find me: gaming, playing tennis, snowboarding, or reading/watching manga and anime

        My ‘At bat’ theme song: "Remember the name" - Fort Minor

        PGY2 Internal Medicine

          Mattie Huffman

          Name: Mattie Huffman, PharmD

          Email:  mhuffman@health.ucsd.edu

          Pharmacy Training: University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy

          PGY1 Training: University of Cincinnati Medical Center

          Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Cardiology, Infectious Disease, Renal Medicine

          Outside of work, you can find me: eating at all of San Diego's best taco joints, running, watering my plants, baking cookies

          My ‘At bat’ theme song: "You make my dreams come true" - Hall and Oates

          Elizabeth Nguyen

          Name: Elizabeth Vi Nguyen, PharmD

          Email:  evnguyen@health.ucsd.edu

          Pharmacy Training: Mercer University College of Pharmacy

          PGY1 Training: Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital/University of Georgia

          Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Transitions of Care, Anticoagulation, Infectious Disease, Cardiology

          Outside of work, you can find me: eating yummy Asian food, drinking milk tea, dancing, and traveling

          My ‘At bat’ theme song: "Feel good" - Gryffin and Illenium, ft. Daya

        PGY2 Informatics

          Han Dinh

          Name: Han Dinh, PharmD

          Email:  h9dinh@health.ucsd.edu

          Pharmacy Training: University of California, San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

          PGY1 Training: Washington Hospital

          Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Informatics, Clinical Decision Support, Interoperability and Automation, Medication Safety

          Outside of work, you can find me: searching for my next boba place, eating San Diego/SoCal's finest foods, enjoying delicious beers, and going hiking while playing Pokemon Go

          My ‘At bat’ theme song: "Fantastic Baby" - Big Bang

          PGY2 Oncology

            Wyatt Schwartz

            Name: Wyatt Schwartz, PharmD

            Email:  waschwartz@health.ucsd.edu

            Pharmacy Training: University of Florida, College of Pharmacy

            PGY1 Training: UC San Diego Health

            Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Oncology

            Outside of work, you can find me: In the great outdoors

            My ‘At bat’ theme song: "American Girl" - Tom Petty (Go Gators)

            PGY2 Psychiatry

              Jessica Jones

              Name: Jessica Jones, PharmD

              Email:  jfjones@health.ucsd.edu

              Pharmacy Training: University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy

              PGY1 Training: UC San Diego Health

              Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Psychiatry, Addiction, Neurology, Pain, Infectious Disease

              Outside of work, you can find me: at the beach attempting to surf and/or buying tropical plants that definitely won't survive in my room

              My ‘At bat’ theme song: "Outstanding" - The Gap Band

            PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant

              Megan Henderson

              Name: Megan Henderson, PharmD

              Email:  m1henderson@health.ucsd.edu

              Pharmacy Training: University of Washington School of Pharmacy

              PGY1 Training: UC San Diego Health

              Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Solid Organ Transplant, Infectious Disease, Immunology

              Outside of work, you can find me: with my dog exploring local breweries (when it's not a global pandemic)

              My ‘At bat’ theme song: "Truth Hurts" - Lizzo