Preceptors

Rabia S. Atayee, PharmD, BCPS
Name: Rabia S. Atayee, PharmD, BCPS

Pharmacy Training: UC San Francisco School Pharmacy, PharmD (2003) UC San Diego Health, PGPharmacy (2004) ASHP Pain Management Traineeship at University of Maryland (2006)

Title: Palliative Care Pharmacist Specialist

Awards: American Association of Colleges Pharmacy (AACP) Walmart Scholar Mentor (2013); American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Teacher of the Year Award (2013); UCSD Skaggs School Pharmacy Teacher of the Year Award for Class of 2017 (2014)

Precepting Rotations: Palliative Care Rotation

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Pain, Palliative Care, Medication Safety, Promoting Role of Pharmacists, Pharmacy Education

Primary Responsibilities: Dean of Admission at Skaggs SOP, Palliative Care Pharmacist at Jacob’s, Medical Center, Faculty at SOP, Current President of the Society of Palliative Care Pharmacists

Outside of work, you can find me: Hanging out with my kids & husband, forcing myself to exercise, eating spicy Thai food and if there is any time left in the day binge watching Netflix

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Roar”, Katy Perry (more reflective of pride in the advancing pharmacist profession and pharmacists having a seat at the table with other healthcare professionals)

Linda Awdishu, PharmD, MAS
Name: Linda Awdishu, PharmD, MAS

Pharmacy Training: University of Toronto, BScPharm (1999) University of Colorado, Denver, PharmD (2008) University of California, San Diego, MAS (2007)

Title: Associate Clinical Professor of Pharmacy and Medicine Director of Interprofessional Education and Simulation

Awards: Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacy, Ontario Branch Douglas J Stewart Award for Hospital (2002); Canadian Society of HospitPharmacy National Schering Award for Pharmacokinetics (2003); San Diego Preceptor of the Year Award, UCSF School of Pharmacy (2006); Preceptor of the Year Award, UCPharmacy Practice Residency Program (2007); Apples for Preceptors Award, UCSF School of Pharmacy (2008); Teacher of the Year, UCSD School of Pharmacy Third Year Student Body (2012); Finalist, Excellence in Medication Use Safety Award, American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists Foundation (2014); Barbara and Paul Saltman Distinguished Teaching Award for Non Senate Members, UCSD (2015), Teacher of the Year, UCSD School Pharmacy Third Year Student Body (2016)

Precepting Rotations: Longitudinal CKD Clinic (PGY1)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Nephrology, CKD, AKI, Renal replacement therapies

Primary Responsibilities: Faculty at School of Pharmacy, Co-Chair Therapeutics 212A, Director of Interprofessional Education and Simulation Program

Outside of work, you can find me: Hiking with family, running with dog, yoga

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Jump Around “ by House of Pain

Jason Bailly, PharmD, AAHIVP
Name: Jason Bailly, PharmD, AAHIVP

Pharmacy Training: University of Southern Nevada, PharmD (2004)

Title: Pharmacist in Charge, Specialty Pharmacy Operations Manager

Precepting Rotations: Health System Administration (PGY1 and PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Specialty Diseases

Primary Responsibilities: Oversight of Specialty Pharmacy, Pharmacist in Charge Medical Offices South Pharmacy

Outside of work, you can find me: Watching movies or seeing live theatre

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Jump Around” by House of Pain

Shannon Balcombe, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP
Name: Shannon Balcombe, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP

Pharmacy Training: Northeastern University, PharmD (2008) UC San Diego, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (2010) University of Washington, PGY2 Critical Care (2011)

Title: Clinical Pharmacist – HIV, transitions of care (TOC)

Precepting Rotations: Inpatient HIV - TOC (PGY1, PGY2), TOC longitudinal (PGY1)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: HIV, Opportunistic Infections, Transitions of Care

Primary Responsibilities: inpatient HIV, transitions of care, HIV discharge clinic (Owen Clinic)

Outside of work, you can find me: enjoying delicious restaurants and cocktails, seeing live music, chasing my toddler, traveling, and hanging at the beach

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Start me up” by Rolling Stones

Shanna Block, PharmD, BCOP
Name: Shanna Block, PharmD, BCOP

Pharmacy Training: Duquesne University; PharmD (2003) UC San Diego Health; PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (2004) The Ohio State University; PGY2 Oncoloy (2005)

Title: Oncology Clinical Infusion Center Pharmacist Residency Program Director-PGY2 Oncology

Precepting Rotations: Outpatient Clinic (PGY2 Onc)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: oncology, supportive care

Primary Responsibilities: staffing outpatient infusion centers, RPD duties, resident research preceptor

Outside of work, you can find me: camping with my family

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Walking on Sunshine” by Katrina & the Waves

Danielle Boggie, PharmD, BCPP
Name: Danielle Boggie, PharmD, BCPP

Pharmacy Training: University of the Pacific TJL School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, PharmD (2007) VA San Diego Healthcare System, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (2008) VA San Diego Healthcare System, PGY2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Practice (2009)

Title: Clinical Pharmacist

Precepting Rotations: Inpatient Psychiatry (PGY1), Adult Psychiatry I and II (PGY2), Geropsychiatry (PGY2), Consult Liaison Psychiatry (PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Acute psychiatry (acute psychosis, mania, agitation / aggression), substance use disorders, behavioral disorders in dementia / delirium

Primary Responsibilities: medication management for patients admitted to the locked inpatient psychiatry units and followed by the psychiatry consult liaison service (Hillcrest Med Center), facilitating adherence to JCAHO/HBIPS core measures, precepting APPE students and PGY1 and PGY2 residents

Outside of work, you can find me: spending quality time with my husband, daughter, and 2 pups, lounging poolside, enjoying a nice glass (or two) of red wine

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Pour Some Sugar on Me” by Def Leppard

Justin W. Bouw, PharmD, BCACP, CDE
Name: Justin W. Bouw, PharmD, BCACP, CDE

Pharmacy Training: Purdue University; PharmD (2009) Wishard Health Services; PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (2010) Roudebush VA Medical Center; PGY2 Ambulatory Care/Academia (2011)

Title: Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy Manager; Director, PGY1 Ambulatory Care Residency Program

Awards: ACCP Ambulatory Care PRN Academy Scholarship Aug 2015 Faculty Service Award, CNUCOP 2013 – 2014 P4 Faculty of the Year, CNUCOP 2013 – 2014

Precepting Rotations: Am Care Administration

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Ambulatory Care, Health System Administration, Diabetes

Primary Responsibilities: Manage and supervise Ambulatory Care clinical pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, lead group in meeting the Department of Pharmacy strategic plan initiatives, direct and coordinate PGY1 Ambulatory Care Residency Program, work with other health system leaders to improve and develop pharmacist services in Ambulatory Care

Outside of work, you can find me: CrossFit, soccer, hanging out with my dog, at the movies, drinking IPAs at the bar watching insert any sport here.

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Date with the Night”, Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Kevin Box, PharmD
Name: Kevin Box, PharmD

Pharmacy Training: University of the Pacific, PharmD (1993)

Title: Senior Clinical Pharmacist, Associate Clinical Professor (non-salary) (UCSD), Assistant Clinical Professor (UCSF)

Awards: Preceptor of the Year (UCSD, UCSF), Hospital Pharmacist-Hospitalist Collaboration Grant Recipient (2008), Pharmacist of the Year (2016-2017)

Precepting Rotations: Surgical ICU (PGY1, PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Surgical critical care, trauma, neurosurgery

Primary Responsibilities: Besides serving as the primary SICU clinical pharmacist, Dr. Box has played an important role in many hospital initiatives focused on developing and implementing guidelines aimed at improving patient care

Outside of work, you can find me: home brewing

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “The Trooper” by Iron Maiden

Audrey Bushway, PharmD
Name: Audrey Bushway, PharmD

Pharmacy Training: University of Arizona, PharmD (2014) Banner Desert Medical Center, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (2015) UC San Diego Health, PGY2 Critical Care (2016)

Title: Clinical Pharmacist

Precepting Rotations: Burn ICU (PGY1, PGY2)

Primary Responsibilities: staffing a variety of areas including the ICUs, ED, and central dispensing

Outside of work, you can find me: traveling, exploring San Diego, and attending concerts

Ian T. Campbell, PharmD
Name: Ian T. Campbell, PharmD

Pharmacy Training: University of Southern California, PharmD (2004) University of Southern California/Hollywood Presbyterian, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (2005)

Title: Staff II Pharmacist/Unit Inspections

Precepting Rotations: Pharmacy Administration (PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Pharmacy Regulatory

Primary Responsibilities: Pharmacy Regulatory/Staffing ED

Outside of work, you can find me: surfing, golfing, cycling, swimming, playing softball/baseball, hanging out with my family or dog.

My ‘At bat’ theme song: Opening guitar rift for ACDC’s “Thunderstruck”

William Cang, PharmD, BCCCP
Name: William Cang, PharmD, BCCCP

Pharmacy Training: Virginia Commonwealth University (2013) UC San Diego Health, PGY1 Acute Care (2014) UC San Diego Health, PGY2 Critical Care (2015)

Title: Clinical Pharmacist

Precepting Rotations: Staffing (PGY2 Critical Care)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Critical Care, blood factor products, neurocritical care, emergency medicine

Primary Responsibilities: staffing in roles varying from ICU, ED, general medicine and dispensing from the central pharmacy

Outside of work, you can find me: playing piano/guitar with friends, taking his dog on fun adventures and cooking/eating interesting foods

 
Name: Edmund Capparelli, PharmD, ACCP-Applied Pharmacology

Pharmacy Training: University of California, San Francisco; PharmD (1985) Harford Hospital Fellowship – Cardiovascular Therapeutics (1985-6) University of California, Irvine Fellowship – Cardiology (1987)

Title: Co-Director Center for Research in Pediatric and Developmental Pharmacology (RPDP), Director for NIH T32 Fellowship in Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology, Director for Specialized Pediatric Pharmacology Laboratory supporting Pediatric HIV studies in the IMPAACT Network, Director, Pharmacometrics Core for Pediatric Trials Network (PTN)

Awards: SDSHP Pharmacist of the year (2006); Rady’s Childrens Hospital San Diego Award for Excellence in Research (2016)

Precepting Rotations: Research – no clinical rotations.

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology with emphasis on HIV and other infectious disease. Also conducting collaborative research in oncology with extensive use of population PK/PD modeling.

Primary Responsibilities: Designing, conducting and analyzing multicenter clinical pharmacology studies in pediatrics.

Outside of work, you can find me: At local concerts or at the beach –bicycle riding, body surfing or playing volleyball at South Mission Beach

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Pump it up” -Elvis Costello

Frank Chu, PharmD, BCPS
Name: Frank Chu, PharmD, BCPS

Pharmacy Training: UC San Francisco, PharmD (2005) UC San Diego Health, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (2006) UC San Diego Health, PGY2 Critical Care (2007)

Title: Staff II Pharmacist

Awards: Inpatient Preceptor of the Year (2013-2014), Pharmacist of the Year (2015-2016)

Precepting Rotations: Medical ICU (PGY1, PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Pulmonary critical care, infectious diseases, glycemic control, analgesia/sedation/delirium

Primary Responsibilities: Staffing adult ICUs, teaching, research

Outside of work, you can find me: Running around Hillcrest, walking through the Zoo and Balboa Park, strolling along Coronado Beach

My ‘At bat’ theme song: "Young Blood" by The Naked and Famous

Ashley Dalton, PharmD, MHA
Name: Ashley Dalton, PharmD, MHA

Pharmacy Training: University of Kansas School of Pharmacy, PharmD (2005) UC San Diego Health: PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (2006)

Title: Inpatient Pharmacy Manager

Awards: Outstanding Teacher Award (SSPPS – 2017)

Precepting Rotations: Pharmacy Operations/Staffing (La Jolla Campus - PGY1 / PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Administration, Pharmacy Technology, Regulatory/ legal matters, Sterile Compounding, Pharmacy Financial management, Pharmacoeconomics

Primary Responsibilities: Inpatient operations for the entire La Jolla Campus including employee HR related issues, scheduling, all regulatory activities, pharmacy policies and procedures, pharmacy budget management, and daily operational concerns

Outside of work, you can find me: attempting to keep my daughter out of trouble

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Welcome to the Jungle” by Guns & Roses

Katrina (Katie) Derry, PharmD, BCCCP, BCPS
Name: Katrina (Katie) Derry, PharmD, BCCCP, BCPS

Pharmacy Training: University of Minnesota, PharmD (2008) UC San Diego Health, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (2009) UC San Diego Health, PGY2 Critical Care (2010)

Title: Pharmacist Specialist for Clinical Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Residency Program Director-PGY2 Critical Care

Awards: Inpatient Preceptor of the Year (2015-2016)

Precepting Rotations: Burn ICU (PGY1, PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Anticoag reversal, liver disease, sedation, analgesia and delirium

Primary Responsibilities: formulary management, medication utilization and optimization, coordinating medication use evaluations and resident research, RPD, staffing adult ICUs

Outside of work, you can find me: playing a variety of team sports, hiking, and sampling craft beers

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “The Warrior” by Scandal

Ronald Dunlay, PharmD, BCPS
Name: Ronald Dunlay, PharmD, BCPS

Pharmacy Training: University of Iowa, PharmD (2003) VA San Diego, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (2004)

Title: Clinical Pharmacist

Awards: Class of 2017 Teaching Award, UC San Diego Emergency Medicine Residents (2017)

Precepting Rotations: Emergency Medicine (PGY1, PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Emergency Medicine, Geriatric Emergency Care, Toxicology, Early Goal Directed Therapy

Outside of work, you can find me: spending time with his family, surfing, running and flying airplanes

Ashley Feist, PharmD, BCPS
Name: Ashley Feist, PharmD, BCPS

Pharmacy Training: University of Nebraska, PharmD (2005) UC San Diego Health, PGY1 Acute Care (2006) UC San Diego Health, PGY2 Critical Care, Solid Organ Transplant emphasis (2007)

Title: Pharmacist Specialist for thoracic transplant and mechanical circulatory support, Residency Program Director for PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant

Precepting Rotations: Thoracic Transplant and Ventricular Assist Device (PGY1, PGY2)

Primary Responsibilities: pharmacotherapy management of thoracic transplant recipients and mechanical circulatory support patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings

Outside of work, you can find me: spending time with family, cooking, swimming, and yoga

Peach Ghayyem, PharmD, BCPS
Name: Peach Ghayyem, PharmD, BCPS

Pharmacy Training: Touro University, PharmD 2012 UC Davis, PGY1 Acute Care Pharmacy Practice (2012-2013)

Title: Staff Pharmacist- adult medicine

Awards: Preceptor of the Year (2016-2017)

Precepting Rotations: Adult Internal Medicine (PGY1)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Staffing a variety of specialties (adult medicine, OR, oncology, ICU)

Primary Responsibilities: Precepting adult medicine shifts to PGY1 residents and Skaggs School of Pharmacy students

Outside of work, you can find me: Cooking, at the dog beach, at the gym, watching The Bachelor, eating chocolate

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Marchin on” by One Republic

Irina Gutman, PharmD BCPS
Name: Irina Gutman, PharmD BCPS

Pharmacy Training: UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy, Pharm.D (2014) UC San Diego Health, PGY1 Acute Care (2015) UC San Diego Health, PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant (2016)

Title: Inpatient Staff Pharmacist

Precepting Rotations: Cystic Fibrosis (CF) ambulatory clinic (PGY1, PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: CF, solid organ transplant

Primary Responsibilities: CF adult ambulatory clinic, staffing different pharmacy areas at Hillcrest Medical Center

Outside of work, you can find me: dancing, enjoying beautiful San Diego coastline, traveling around the world, spending time with family and friends

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Stronger” by Kelly Clarkson

Natalie Halanski, PharmD, BCACP
Name: Natalie Halanski, PharmD, BCACP

Pharmacy Training: University of Michigan, PharmD (2014) UC San Diego Health, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice- ambulatory care (2015)

Title: Clinical pharmacist

Precepting Rotations: anticoagulation clinic, kidney/liver transplant clinic

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: anticoagulation, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes

Primary Responsibilities: pharmacist/preceptor in anticoagulation clinic, float pharmacist for any outpatient clinics needing coverage

Outside of work, you can find me: at the beach or pool, restaurants and bars with friends, traveling, in barre class

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Stand Up” by Ludacris

Paul Hansen, PharmD, BCACP
Name: Paul Hansen, PharmD, BCACP

Pharmacy Training: Virginia Commonwealth University, PharmD (2009) UC San Diego Health, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (2010)

Title: Staff Pharmacist II; Residency Program Director – PGY2 Transitions of Care

Precepting Rotations: Advanced Heart Failure / Transitions of Care (PGY1, PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Advanced Heart Failure, Transitions of Care, Anticoagulation

Primary Responsibilities: Serve as primary pharmacist for advanced heart failure service and rotate monthly from inpatient to outpatient (and back to inpatient); Residency Program Director for PGY2 TOC; Precept P4 students and both PGY1 & PGY2 residents; Conduct TOC training workshop for incoming P4 APPE students; Chair of the Heart Failure Readmission Subcommittee

Outside of work, you can find me: eating good food, trying new foods and sampling craft beers, surfing, traveling, music concerts and festivals

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Put Your Money On Me” by Arcade Fire

 
Name: Chih Hsu, PharmD

Pharmacy Training: UC San Diego, PharmD (2010) UC San Diego Health; PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (2012)

Title: Controlled Substances Pharmacist

Precepting Rotations: Admin Rotation-Controlled Substances (both PGY1 and PGY2 Admin)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Drug Diversion Prevention, Data Science, Drug cost reduction, Pharmacy Operation, Pharmacy Automation, Pharmacy information technology

Primary Responsibilities: Controlled Substances Accountability at Hillcrest

Outside of work, you can find me: playing badminton, basketball, hiking/camping, gardening, home improvement, negotiating for a good bargain

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Wan-Ting Huang, PharmD, BCCCP
Name: Wan-Ting Huang, PharmD, BCCCP

Pharmacy Training: University of Texas at Austin, PharmD (2013) UC San Diego Health, PGY1 Acute Care Pharmacy Practice (2014) UC San Diego Health, PGY2 Critical Care (2015)

Title: Clinical pharmacist

Precepting Rotations: Staffing (PGY2 CC) learning experience in La Jolla

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Critical care, coagulation/anti-coagulation reversal, pharmacokinetics

Primary Responsibilities: staffing in a variety of roles from ICU to ED to central dispensing

Outside of work, you can find me: trying out restaurants, spending time with friends and family, hiking, exercising, and traveling around the world

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Titanium” by David Guetta ft Sia

Doug Humber, PharmD
Name: Doug Humber, PharmD

Pharmacy Training: UC San Francisco, PharmD (1996) UC San Diego Health, 2-Year Pharmacy Practice (1998)

Title: Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Pharmacy (UCSD Skagg’s School of Pharmacy), Cardiology Pharmacist Specialist

Awards: UCSD Skagg’s School of Pharmacy Faculty of the Year (2014)

Precepting Rotations: Cardiology (PGY1, PGY2), Cardiovascular ICU (PGY1, PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: acute coronary syndromes, anticoagulation (specialized dosing, reversal, monitoring), atrial and ventricular arrhythmias

Primary Responsibilities: inpatient clinical pharmacist, staffing adult cardiovascular ICU, academia

Outside of work, you can find me: bicycling the country roads, surfing, and spending time with my kids

Trina Huynh, PharmD, BCPS
Name: Trina Huynh, PharmD, BCPS

Pharmacy Training: UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy, PharmD (2013) UC San Diego Health, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (2014) UC San Diego Health, PGY2 Transitions of Care (2015)

Title: Pharmacy Transitions of Care (TOC) Coordinator

Precepting Rotations: Heart Failure TOC (PGY1, PGY2), TOC Longitudinal (PGY1)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Transitions of care, heart failure, anticoagulation, psychiatry, post discharge follow-ups

Primary Responsibilities: Manage and coordinate transitions of care program within the Pharmacy Department as well as across the Institution, staff transitions of care shifts

Outside of work, you can find me: trying a lot of restaurants, movies, and roaming Little Italy and Balboa Park

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Fireworks” by Katy Perry

Farivar Jahansouz, Pharm.D
Name: Farivar Jahansouz, Pharm.D

Pharmacy Training: University of Minnesota, BPharm (1981) University of Minnesota, PharmD (1987)

Title: Faculty preceptor

Precepting Rotations: Sulpizio ICU (PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Critical Care

Primary Responsibilities: co-chairs therapeutics courses and the critical care elective at UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutica Sciences

Outside of work, you can find me: playing tennis and eating fine food

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “It is good to be seen!”-favorite phrase

Charles L. James, BBA, BPharm, PharmD, BCPS-ID, FCSHP
Name: Charles L. James, BBA, BPharm, PharmD, BCPS-ID, FCSHP

Pharmacy Training: Bachelor of Pharmacy, Washington State University, Doctorate of Pharmacy, University of Nebraska St. John’s Hospital, PGY1 Hospital Pharmacy Residency

Title: Infectious Diseases Pharmacist Specialist; Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist; RPD for the PGY2 Infectious Diseases Residency Program; Professor of Clinical Pharmacy

Awards: Hospital Pharmacist of the Year; SDSHP 1988, Education Teaching Award, So. CA ACCP, 2010

Precepting Rotations: PGY1 ID Elective, PGY2 ID Rotations

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Antimicrobial Stewardship, everything and anything ID related

Primary Responsibilities: Professor of Medicine and Clinical Pharmacy, UC San Diego School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences; course chair for the medical microbiology and infectious diseases therapeutics two quarter series; antimicrobial stewardship, anti-infective utilization and optimization, infectious diseases consultation team member, and precepting pharmacy residents and students; co-chair Antimicrobial Utilization Committee; member of the P&T and Infection Control Committees

Outside of work, you can find me: Volunteer for the Boy Scouts of America, ushering plays with his beautiful wife, traveling to far and away exotic places

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Hard Candy” by Counting Crows

Kelli Keene, PharmD
Name: Kelli Keene, PharmD

Pharmacy Training: University of Kansas, PharmD (2006) UC San Diego Health, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (2007) UC San Diego Health, PGY2 Critical Care (2008)

Title: Staff Pharmacist, Jacobs Medical Center ICU

Awards: Outstanding Teaching Award, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (2010)

Precepting Rotations: Medical ICU- JMC (PGY1, PGY2), Neurocritical Care ICU (PGY1, PGY2), Jacobs ICU (J1 Core- PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Pulmonary and neuro critical care, glycemic control, post-stroke care

Primary Responsibilities: staffing the Jacobs 3F (Neuro) and 3H (Medical) ICUs, precepting students and residents, various committees and projects

Outside of work, you can find me: spending time with my family, running, or reading

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “American Girl” by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

 
Name: Janice Kerr, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP

Pharmacy Training: UC San Francisco (2007) UC San Diego Health, PGY1 Acute Care Pharmacy Practice (2008)

Title: Pharmacist Specialist for Solid Organ Transplantation

Awards: Ambulatory Preceptor of the Year (2015-2016)

Precepting Rotations: Abdominal Transplant Clinics (PGY1, PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Abdominal Transplant, infectious disease, diabetes

Primary Responsibilities: direct patient care primarily in the outpatient setting, clinical research,

Outside of work, you can find me: practicing yoga, hiking, craft beer tasting, drinking coffee

Jade M. Kozuch, PharmD, BCPS
Name: Jade M. Kozuch, PharmD, BCPS

Pharmacy Training: Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, PharmD (2013) UC San Diego Health, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (2014) UC San Diego Health, PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant (2015)

Title: Dialysis and Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacist

Precepting Rotations: Cardiothoracic Transplant/Mechanical Assist Device Ambulatory Clinics (PGY1, PGY2), Cardiothoracic Transplant/Mechanical Assist Device Inpatient (PGY1, PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: hemodialysis, lung transplant, heart transplant

Primary Responsibilities: medication therapy management for chronic hemodialysis patients, heart/lung transplant and mechanical assist device patients

Outside of work, you can find me: lounging on the beach, watching Netflix, snacking

My ‘At bat’ theme song: T-pain on shuffle

Jo Anna Lamott, BS Pharm, MBA
Name: Jo Anna Lamott, BS Pharm, MBA

Pharmacy Training: University of Utah; BS Pharm. (1986) Good Samaritan Hospital, Portland, OR; PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (1987)

Title: Assistant Chief, Pharmacy Services

Precepting Rotations: Hospital Pharmacy Administration (PGY2)

Primary Responsibilities: Pharmacy Automation, Technology, Business Services

Outside of work, you can find me: With my head underwater, somewhere in the world

Megan Lang, PharmD, BCACP
Name: Megan Lang, PharmD, BCACP

Pharmacy Training: University of Iowa, PharmD (2004) UC San Diego Health, PGY1 Ambulatory Care (2006)

Title: Pharmacist Specialist for Anticoagulation

Precepting Rotations: Anticoagulation Clinic (PGY1, PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Anticoagulation, ambulatory care

Primary Responsibilities: outpatient anticoagulation clinic management

Outside of work, you can find me: hanging with my family and friends, shopping anywhere and everywhere, at wineries, and watching college football- go Hawkeyes!

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Poison” by Bell Biv DeVoe

Kelly C. Lee, PharmD, MAS, FCCP, BCPP
Name: Kelly C. Lee, PharmD, MAS, FCCP, BCPP

Pharmacy Training: University of California San Francisco (UCSF), Pharm.D (2000) UCSF, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (2001) UCSF, Fellowship in Behavioral Health Sciences (2003) UCSD, Master of Advanced Studies in Clinical Research (2012)

Title: Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Associate Dean for Assessment and Accreditation, UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences (SSPPS); Residency Program Director-PGY2 Psychiatric Pharmacy

Awards: The Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine Dorfman Journal Paper Award for Best Article for Original Research

Precepting Rotations: ADHD Clinic (PGY1, PGY2), Academia (PGY1, PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Psychiatry, implementation and effectiveness of novel pharmacy practice models, evaluating effectiveness and safety of psychotropic medications in high risk/vulnerable populations, education, assessment and prevention of burnout and suicidality among pharmacy professionals and trainees

Primary Responsibilities: Teaching in classroom (Therapeutics, Special Topics in Psychiatry, Pharmacogenomics, Principles of Pharmacology and Physiology), managing curricular and programmatic assessment and accreditation issues at UCSD, managing patients with ADHD and other psychiatric conditions under Collaborative Practice at UCSD Outpatient Psychiatry Clinics, La Jolla, managing psychiatric pharmacy residency program as RPD

Outside of work, you can find me: playing tennis, spending time with family, volunteering

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Roar” by Katy Perry

Dmitri Lerner, PharmD
Name: Dmitri Lerner, PharmD

Pharmacy Training: UC San Francisco School of Pharmacy, PharmD (2004) UC San Diego Health, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (2005) UC San Diego Health, PGY2 Critical Care (2006)

Title: Pharmacist Specialist for Anticoagulation

Precepting Rotations: Anticoagulation TOC Rotation (PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Anticoagulation, pharmacokinetics, critical care

Primary Responsibilities: Managing our patients on anticoagulation

Outside of work, you can find me: reading, hiking

My ‘At bat’ theme song: ‘give it away’ red hot chilly peppers

Gail Lew, Pharm. D
Name: Gail Lew, Pharm. D

Pharmacy Training: UCSF, Pharm. D (1987) UCSD, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (1988)

Title: Operating Room Pharmacist and Peri-Operative Pharmacist

Precepting Rotations: Peri-Operative Services (specify PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Surgical Pharmacy/Peri Operative Pharmacy

Primary Responsibilities: Operating Room Pharmacist and Peri-Operative Pharmacist

Outside of work, you can find me: Globetrotting around the world, making scrumptious food

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”

Amy Lin, PharmD
Name: Amy Lin, PharmD

Pharmacy Training: University of Southern California (2009) UC San Diego Health, PGY1 Acute Care Pharmacy Practice (2010) UC San Diego Health, PGY2 Critical Care (2011)

Title: Staff Pharmacist II

Precepting Rotations: Staffing rotation (PGY2 Critical Care)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Critical care, advanced resuscitation, simulation training

Primary Responsibilities: Staffing the ICUs, central dispensing

Outside of work, you can find me: Eating, baking, spending time with friends, and being in the sun

My ‘At bat’ theme song: "Song of the Caged Bird" by Lindsey Stirling

Sarah Lorentz, PharmD, APP
Name: Sarah Lorentz, PharmD, APP

Pharmacy Training: University of Minnesota, BS Pharmacy (1981), PharmD (1982) UC San Diego Health, Fellowship (Ambulatory Care Clinical) (1982-1984)

Title: Director-Medication Therapy Management Services, Director- Ambulatory Care and Community Practice Experiential Education

Precepting Rotations: Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Elective

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: MTM, Immunization

Primary Responsibilities: Program Development

Outside of work, you can find me: Hiking, shopping, traveling, exploring new restaurants

Joseph (Joe) Ma, PharmD, FCP
Name: Joseph (Joe) Ma, PharmD, FCP

Pharmacy Training: UCSF, PharmD (2002) Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown, NY, Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship (2002-2004)

Title: Professor of Clinical Pharmacy

Awards: Excellence in Teaching (2008, 2013), Faculty of the Year (2017)

Precepting Rotations: Pain & Palliative Care Elective (PGY1, PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Drug-drug interactions, pharmacokinetics, pain management

Primary Responsibilities: Under CPA, able to start, stop, change medications for physical symptoms related to cancer and/or chemotherapy

Outside of work, you can find me: Chasing after my kids, binge-watching The Wire, rooting for the LA Kings

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Uprising” by Muse

Mark Mariski, PharmD, BCPS
Name: Mark Mariski, PharmD, BCPS

Pharmacy Training: Temple University, PharmD (2011) UC San Diego Health, PGY1 Ambulatory Care (2012) UC San Diego Health, PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant (2013)

Title: Pharmacist Specialist for thoracic transplant and mechanical circulatory support

Precepting Rotations: Thoracic transplant and ventricular assist device (PGY1, PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Solid organ transplant and mechanical circulatory support, anticoagulation in MCS, immunosuppression strategies in transplant

Primary Responsibilities: pharmacotherapy management of thoracic transplant recipients and mechanical circulatory support patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings

Outside of work, you can find me: backpacking, camping, and hiking with his Dutch Shepherd

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Me Too” by Meghan Trainor

Sam Martinez,  PharmD, BCOP, BCPS
Name: Sam Martinez, PharmD, BCOP, BCPS

Pharmacy Training: Washington State University, PharmD (2006) UC San Diego Health, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (2007)

Title: Senior Pharmacist Manager

Awards: Pharmacist of the Quarter

Precepting Rotations: Outpatient Pavilion(PGY1, PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Bone Marrow Transplant, Oncology, Immunology

Primary Responsibilities: Manager of the Outpatient Pharmacy Pavilion

Outside of work, you can find me: At the beach

Jessica Quigley, PharmD, BCPS
Name: Jessica Quigley, PharmD, BCPS

Pharmacy Training: University of Washington, PharmD (2007) UC San Diego Health, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (2008) UC San Diego Health, PGY2 Medication Use Safety (2009)

Title: Staff Pharmacist – Operations (AKA, “Queen Bee”)

Precepting Rotations: Hospital Practice (PGY1, PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Pharmacy Operations, Epic Medication Process and Med Use Safety

Primary Responsibilities: Oversee and coordinate operations and distribution in our main inpatient pharmacy (CDA), supervising technicians, address daily drug management concerns and cost saving measures, and trying to keep Laura LaFranchise from breaking stuff 

Outside of work, you can find me: Working out, reading a good mystery, on walks with my dog and husband, learning how to shoot hoops (not good at), wine tasting (pretty good at)

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “In Da Club” by 50 (Fitty) Cent

Sally Rafie, PharmD, BCPS, APh, NCMP
Name: Sally Rafie, PharmD, BCPS, APh, NCMP

Pharmacy Training: UC San Francisco, PharmD (2008) UC San Diego Health, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (2009)

Title: Pharmacist Specialist for Medication Safety

Precepting Rotations: Pharmacy Administration (PGY1); Medication Safety & Regulatory (PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: family planning, menopause, harm reduction, public health, naloxone

Primary Responsibilities: medication event reporting, medication error reduction plan program, Safe Medication Practices committee, medication-related policies and education

Bibliography: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/1Towp1qn0fFQv/bibliography/52174930/public/?sort=date&direction=descending

Renu Singh, PharmD, BCACP, CDE
Name: Renu Singh, PharmD, BCACP, CDE

Pharmacy Training: University of Iowa, PharmD (1993) UC San Francisco, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (1994)

Title: Clinical Professor, UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Awards: Innovation in Teaching Award 2017; Teacher of the Year 2014

Precepting Rotations: Diabetes Self-Management Rotation (specify PGY1, PGY2 ) at Genesee and Scripps Ranch Family Medicine Clinics

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Diabetes outcomes, educational research, chronic disease state management, preceptor development, professionalism

Primary Responsibilities: Academia (lecturing, chairing courses and committees, research, precepting, administrative duties)

Outside of work, you can find me: at the beach, hanging out with my family, or chilling with friends

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “You Should Be Dancing” by the Bee Gees

Nilofar (Nilu) Siyar, PharmD
Name: Nilofar (Nilu) Siyar, PharmD

Pharmacy Training: Mercer University, PharmD (1992)

Title: Manager, UCSD Hillcrest and Jacobs Medical Center Discharge Pharmacies

Precepting Rotations: Ambulatory care Discharge Pharmacy (PGY1)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: UCSD Med to Bed services

Primary Responsibilities: Workflow and staff management for both discharge pharmacies. Work with nurse managers, case manager, and physicians to find ways to improve the discharge process.

Outside of work, you can find me: At the gym, at a Yoga studio, happy hour with friends and Persian concerts.

Alicia Somers, PharmD, BCPS
Name: Alicia Somers, PharmD, BCPS

Pharmacy Training: University of Southern California, PharmD (2009) UC San Diego Health, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (2010)

Title: Women and Infant Services Pharmacist

Awards: Hospital Staff of the Year, UCSD Pediatric Residents (2016)

Precepting Rotations: NICU/OB (PGY1, PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: neonatal and pregnancy-related pharmacokinetics, neonatal abstinence syndrome

Primary Responsibilities: Oversee and coordinate the medication use process for WIS, precept pharmacy students and residents, answer medication related questions related to breastfeeding, facilitate neonatal TPN ordering

Outside of work, you can find me: running marathons, at crossfit, or eating tacos

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Careless Whisper” by George Michael

Craig A. Stevens, PharmD, BCPS, CACP
Name: Craig A. Stevens, PharmD, BCPS, CACP

Pharmacy Training: Northeastern University, PharmD (2011) Brigham and Women’s Hospital, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (2012)

Title: Clinical Pharmacist

Awards: Massachusetts College of Pharmacy Scholarship of Integration Award for Research (2016), Brigham and Women’s Hospital Excellence Award for Research (2001, 2012)

Precepting Rotations: Staffing (PGY2 Critical Care)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Cardiology, critical care and anticoagulation

Primary Responsibilities: staffing in roles varying from ICU, ED, general medicine and dispensing from the central pharmacy

Outside of work, you can find me: outside enjoying the weather

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Believer” by Imagine Dragons

Juan Toledo, PharmD
Name: Juan Toledo, PharmD

Pharmacy Training: University of Kansas Pharmacy School, PharmD 2004 San Joaquin General Hospital, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice 2005

Title: Staff Pharmacist

Awards: Inpatient Pharmacy Preceptor of the Year 2012-2013, Best Pharmacist from Graduating Medical Residents 2014

Precepting Rotations: Medicine Rotation (PGY1,PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Adult Resuscitation Training, Anticoagulation, Alcohol Withdrawal

Primary Responsibilities: Progressive Care Unit Pharmacist

Outside of work, you can find me: at the beach, running, biking, practicing Yoga

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Bailar” by Deorro

Allen Tran, PharmD
Name: Allen Tran, PharmD

Pharmacy Training: University of Maryland, PharmD (2011)

Title: Manager, Medication Process

Precepting Rotations: Pharmacy Informatics (PGY1, PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Informatics, Medication Safety, Administration, Pediatrics/Neonatology

Primary Responsibilities: Manage IT medication processes across the health system

Outside of work, you can find me: spending time with my family, grilling, rock climbing, home remodeling

My ‘At bat’ theme song: Game of Thrones theme song

Vy Tran, PharmD
Name: Vy Tran, PharmD

Pharmacy Training: University of California, PharmD (2009) Sacred Heart Medical Center, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (2010) UC San Diego Health, PGY2 Critical Care (2011)

Title: Clinical Pharmacist

Precepting Rotations: Staffing (PGY2 CC) learning experience in Hillcrest

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Yhrombosis and hemostasis, neurocritical care, and sepsis.

Primary Responsibilities: staffing in a variety of roles from ICU to ED to central dispensing.

Outside of work, you can find me: doing photography, cooking, and traveling

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Dancing Queen”by Abba

Shirley M. Tsunoda, PharmD
Name: Shirley M. Tsunoda, PharmD

Pharmacy Training: UCSF, PharmD (1992) UCSF, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (1993) UCSF, Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Pharmacokinetics/Drug Metabolism in the lab of Leslie Z. Benet, Ph.D. (1995)

Title: Professor and Clinical Pharmacist, Liver Transplantation

Awards: Teacher of the Year, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (2016), Dedicated Member, American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (2012), Member of the Month, ASCPT (2011)

Precepting Rotations: Liver Transplantation Ambulatory Care Clinic, Chancellor Park (specify PGY1, PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Factors influencing variability of immunosuppressive agents, particularly CYP3A4 and P-gp substrates; pharmacogenomics, microbiome

Primary Responsibilities: SSPPS Therapeutics Director, Co-Chair, and lecturer; SSPPS Committee on Educational Policy Co-Chair, Liver Transplant APPE Preceptor, Research, Liver Transplant Clinic

Outside of work, you can find me: doing yoga, hiking, biking, trying new restaurants, hanging with my family

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Something Just Like This” by Chainsmokers and Coldplay

 
Name: Lillian Udomphonkul, PharmD, BCPS

Pharmacy Training: UCSF, PharmD UCSD, PGY1 Acute Care Pharmacy Practice

Title: Clinical Pharmacist

Awards: Skaggs SPPS Excellence in Teaching (2010) UCSD Residency Preceptor of the Year (2011)

Precepting Rotations: Acute Care Internal Medicine-Hillcrest (PGY1 Acute Care, AmCare, PGY2 TOC)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Hospital Medicine

Outside of work, you can find me: Raising two future foodies and travelling

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Welcome to the Jungle” by Guns and Roses

Sara Venezia, PharmD
Name: Sara Venezia, PharmD

Pharmacy Training: Midwestern University, PharmD (2011) UC San Diego Health, PGY1 Acute Care (2012)

Title: Staff Pharmacist II

Precepting Rotations: Medicine-La Jolla (PGY1), Blood and Marrow Transplant (PGY1, PGY2), Hematology/Oncology (PGY1, PGY2), Staffing (PGY1, PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Blood and Marrow Transplant, Internal Medicine, Oncologic Emergencies

Primary Responsibilities: Order verification, Pharmacokinetics, TPNs, dispensing, medication education

Outside of work, you can find me: hanging out with my family and obsessing over Game of Thrones

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “‘Till I Collapse” by Eminem

Nancy T. Yam, PharmD, MHA, BCPS
Name: Nancy T. Yam, PharmD, MHA, BCPS

Pharmacy Training: UC San Francisco (UCSF), PharmD (2005) UC San Diego Health, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (2006) Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration (HSPA) (2007)

Title: Pharmacy Manager; Residency Program Director – PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration

Awards: Outstanding Experiential Education Teacher Award (2017)

Precepting Rotations: Operations Rotation (PGY1 and PGY2), Administrative Operations (PGY2)

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Leadership and Administration, operations, education and training of residents and students, medication safety, regulatory, sterile compounding,

Primary Responsibilities: Oversight of inpatient operations and clinical practice

Outside of work, you can find me: shopping, hanging out with my family (two kids!), eating, running (only because I feel like I need to), and did I mention shopping?

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “Beautiful Day” by U2 or “Over the Rainbow” by Israel Kamakawiwoʻole

Felix K. Yam, PharmD, MAS, BCPS-AQ Cardiology
Name: Felix K. Yam, PharmD, MAS, BCPS-AQ Cardiology

Pharmacy Training: University of Rhode Island, PharmD (2004) University of Kentucky Healthcare, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice (2005) University of Kentucky Healthcare, PGY2 Ambulatory Care (2006) Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, PGY3 Health System Pharmacy Administration (HSPA) (2007) University of California, San Diego, Masters of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Clinical Research (2012)

Title: Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor of Pharmacy

Awards: SSPPS Preceptor of the Year (2012, 2015); UOP APPE Distinguished Service Award (2012); AFPE Faculty Development Fellowship Award (2011).

Precepting Rotations: Co-Chair Therapeutics (PGY1 and PGY2), Research Council Member

Specialty Practice/Research Interests: Cardiology (heart failure and anticoagulation) and Acute Care Internal Medicine

Primary Responsibilities: Directs pharmacist-run heart failure clinic at VA San Diego, co-chairs SSPPS therapeutics course, directs the required PharmD student research program

Outside of work, you can find me: At Costco, spending time with family and cheering for the New England Patriots.

My ‘At bat’ theme song: “We Are the Champions” by Queen