Pharmacy Clinical Preceptors

Director:

Rondell Jaggers, PharmD, FASHP is Executive Director of Pharmacy and Medical Nutrition. Dr. Jaggers received his B.S. in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Kentucky and completed an administrative residency at Shands Hospital at the University of Florida. Prior to joining Grady Health System, he practiced as a pharmacist, clinical pharmacist and pharmacy manager in various hospitals and health systems in Kentucky, Virginia and Georgia. Dr. Jaggers is adjunct faculty at Mercer University & The University of Georgia Schools of Pharmacy. Professional activities include serving as president and chairman of the board for the Atlanta Academy of Institutional Pharmacy, and in addition to serving on various committees, he is a past President and Chair of The Board for The Georgia Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Dr. Jaggers is a former residency program director, a practitioner surveyor for ASHP and served a three-year term on The Commission on Credentialing. He was recently appointed to serve on ASHP’s Council on Pharmacy Management.

Residency Directors:

Ted Walton, PharmD, BCPS is the Pharmacy Clinical Manager and director of the PGY-2 Internal Medicine Specialty Residency. Dr. Walton graduated from the VCU – Medical College of Virginia School of Pharmacy and completed a clinical pharmacy residency at the University of Cincinnati Hospitals. He became Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy in 1993. He has presented at state and national meetings and has published over 25 articles in various journals in the area of nephrology. Dr. Walton is a reviewer for American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, Critical Care Medicine and has served as a chapter reviewer for the Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment Program (PSAP). Previously, Dr. Walton was a clinical pharmacist specialist in the areas of nephrology and internal medicine.  He serves as a preceptor for Mercer University, University of Georgia and South University Schools of Pharmacy and instructs residents and students in internal medicine and nephrology. Dr. Walton also participates as a practitioner surveyor for ASHP residency programs and currently is a member of the Internal Medicine residency standards committee.

Michael Knauss, PharmD, BCPS is the Director of the PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program. He earned his Doctor of Pharmacy from Mercer University School of Pharmacy in 1999 and completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice residency at Grady Health System. Prior to receiving his Doctor of Pharmacy, he earned a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. He currently practices in the area of internal medicine. Dr. Knauss precepts pharmacokinetics and internal medicine rotations, as well as pharmacy students from Mercer University, University of Georgia, and South University. He serves on the Heart Failure Practitioners Work Group and Research Advisory Committee at Grady. In addition, he is a member of the GSHP Student and Resident Committee, and a reviewer for Pharmacotherapy and American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. GSHP honored him with the 2011 Outstanding Pharmacy Practitioner Award, and the 2015 Best Paper Describing a Pharmaceutical Care Service Award. He was also named the 2012 Preceptor of the Year for South University School of Pharmacy. Additionally, he enjoys participating in the residency accreditation process as a practitioner surveyor for ASHP.

Katleen Wyatt Chester, PharmD, BCCCP, BCGP is the clinical pharmacist specialist for the neurocritical intensive care unit and director of the PGY-2 Critical Care Program since 2014. In 2017 she led the development of a novel PGY-2 Neurology Pharmacy Residency Program at Grady Health System, the second program of its kind and the first in a Comprehensive Stroke Center. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Georgia State University and her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Mercer University Southern School of Pharmacy in 2006. In addition, she completed both her pharmacy practice and critical care specialty residencies at Grady Health System. After residency training, Dr. Chester began her career as a clinical pharmacist in the health system’s busy Emergency Department, and two years later transitioned her practice to the Marcus Stroke and Neuroscience Center at Grady Health System which opened in 2010. Dr. Chester serves as adjunct faculty for the Emory University School of Nursing teaching Advanced Pharmacology to nurse practitioner students. She places high importance on organizational involvement and giving back to the community. She served as President of the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) from 2014 to 2016 during which Spike out Sepsis, a fundraising event to promote sepsis awareness, was developed and implemented. She currently serves on the Board of Directors and is completing a second term as Fundraising Committee Co-Chair. Dr. Chester also serves on the Pharmacy Leadership, Membership, and Advocacy Committees of the multi-disciplinary Neurocritical Care Society (NCS). On an institutional scale, Dr. Chester continues to oversee the Pharmacist Stroke Response Program which has been highly successful since 2011 and the Departmental Communications Committee which through the engagement of residents and dedicated preceptors has also been successful in publishing a monthly newsletter since 2015. Dr. Chester is the recipient of the Grady Health System Clinical Pharmacist of the Year award (2014), and she participates as a reviewer for the Journal of Critical Care and the Annals of Pharmacotherapy. Dedicated research interests include anticoagulant reversal, pharmacotherapy of the geriatric patient in neurocritical care, antiplatelet therapy in stroke, and safely reducing door-to-needle times for fibrinolytic administration in the setting of acute ischemic stroke.

Manish Patel, PharmD, BCPS, AQ-ID is the director for the PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Specialty Residency Program. Dr. Patel received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario. He subsequently completed his Doctor of Pharmacy at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. In 1998, Dr. Patel completed a HIV pharmacy residency program at Toronto General Hospital. Currently he practices clinical pharmacy with the inpatient HIV service and Antimicrobial Stewardship team at Grady Hospital, and at the Ponce de Leon Center outpatient HIV Clinic. He enjoys precepting pharmacy students from Mercer University, University of Georgia and South University. Dr. Patel is the recipient of several awards including: Grady Health System Clinical Pharmacist of the Year Award (2013), GSHP Outstanding Residency Preceptor Award (2012), and GSHP Best Paper Describing a Pharmaceutical Care Service Award (2012, 2014 & 2017). Outside of work, he enjoys travelling, swimming and spending time with his 2 children. Currently, he is a member of the Georgia Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists.

John Patka, PharmD, BCPS is a clinical pharmacist specialist in emergency medicine. Dr. Patka received his doctorate of pharmacy from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and completed a pharmacy practice residency at the University of Illinois Medical Center and a critical care specialty residency at Grady Health System. In the emergency department he is an active pharmacy resident and student preceptor and is involved in the training of nurses, medical students and post-graduate medical residents. He is a member of the Georgia Society of Health-System Pharmacists and is co-chair of their education committee.  Dr. Patka has presented at regional and national meetings on pharmacy services in the emergency department and was a contributing author the American College of Clinical Pharmacy’s 2017 PSAP Book 2, Pulmonary and Emergency Medicine.

Jennifer LaFollette, PharmD, BCOP is the Director of the PGY-2 Hematology/Oncology Specialty Residency and a clinical pharmacy specialist in hematology and oncology. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. She completed a pharmacy practice residency and an oncology specialty residency at the University Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. LaFollette provides clinical pharmacy services to inpatient and outpatient hematology and oncology patients. She also serves on numerous committees within the Georgia Cancer Center for Excellence and Grady Health System. In addition to residency training, she precepts pharmacy students from Mercer University, South University and the University of Georgia. She is actively involved in the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacist Association, and is currently a member of the BCOP Conference Planning Committee. Dr. LaFollette previously served on the Program Committee, Session Proposal Workgroup, and was a member, Vice Chair, and Chairperson of the Membership Committee.

Jennifer LaFollette, PharmD, BCOP is the Director of the PGY-2 Hematology/Oncology Specialty Residency and a clinical pharmacy specialist in hematology and oncology. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. She completed a pharmacy practice residency and an oncology specialty residency at the University Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. LaFollette provides clinical pharmacy services to inpatient and outpatient hematology and oncology patients. In addition to residency training, she precepts pharmacy students from Mercer University, South University and the University of Georgia. She is an Adjunct Instructor for Emory University School of Medicine in the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology.  She also serves on numerous committees within the Georgia Cancer Center for Excellence and Grady Health System.  She is actively involved in the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacist Association and is currently a member of the Annual Conference Session Proposal Subcommittee. Dr. LaFollette previously served on the BCOP Conference Planning committee, Program Committee, Session Proposal Workgroup, and was a member, Vice Chair, and Chairperson of the Membership Committee

Kristi Quairoli, PharmD, BCACP, CDE is a clinical pharmacist specialist in ambulatory care and the director of the PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Specialty Residency. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy in Gainesville, FL. She completed a community pharmacy practice residency with the Mercer University Southern School of Pharmacy (now College of Pharmacy). After completing her residency, she served as Clinical Assistant Professor with Mercer University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences for three years. Dr. Quairoli became Board Certified in Ambulatory Care in 2011. She now practices in the outpatient internal medicine clinics (Primary Care Center), Liver Clinic, Diabetes Clinic and Neurology Clinic. She precepts pharmacy students from Mercer University, South University and the University of Georgia. Her areas of special interest are in diabetes, hypertension, general neurology and hepatitis C.

Clinical Pharmacists:

Rebecca “Becky” Andruski, PharmD is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) College of Pharmacy in Suwanee, GA. After completion of her PharmD, she completed an ambulatory care focused PGY1 at the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Lake City, FL. She continued to work at the North Florida/South Georgia VA as a pharmacist in the outpatient pharmacy and ambulatory care clinics until she joined the Grady family. Dr. Andruski is currently the clinical pharmacist for the Transitions of Care Clinic where she primarily works with the outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) patients.

Irene Bemis, PharmD, BCPS is a clinical pharmacist specialist in internal medicine. She is a graduate of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, where she received a B.S. in Pharmacy. After four years of retail work, she attended the University of Colorado, where she received her Doctor of Pharmacy. She completed a pharmacy practice residency at Grady Health System in 1998, and became board certified in pharmacotherapy in 1999. Dr. Bemis precepts the Internal medicine rotation for both PGY-1 and PGY-2 residents as well as students from Mercer University, University of Georgia Schools of Pharmacy and South University. Dr. Bemis serves on various committees at Grady Health System including the Research Advisory Committee the Anticoagulation Management Committee and Falls Committee. She is currently a member of ASHP, ACCP and GSHP.

Laurie Cavendish, PharmD, BCPS is a Clinical Pharmacist in Drug Information. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree and Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Mercer University. She completed her Managed Care Pharmacy Residency at Kaiser Permanente of Georgia in Atlanta. Dr. Cavendish provides clinical pharmacy services in the areas of drug information, drug shortage planning, and formulary management. She serves as the preceptor for PGY-1 residency longitudinal and elective Drug Information learning experience. In addition, she precepts pharmacy students and is a member of the Professional Development Committee. She serves as a peer reviewer for the Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy and is involved in various committees at Grady Health System, including the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and various subcommittees and expert panels.

Mary Katherine Cheeley, PharmD, BCPS, CLS, FNLA is a clinical pharmacist specialist in primary care. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the Mercer University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Atlanta, GA. She completed her Primary Care pharmacy residency at Grady Health System and received her board certification in pharmacotherapy in 2011. She also received her Clinical Lipid Specialist certification in 2014. Dr. Cheeley practices in the outpatient internal medicine clinics, lipid clinic and diabetes clinic. She also teaches Emory Internal Medicine residents on a regular basis. She is an active member of the National Lipid Association and GSHP. She precepts pharmacy students from Mercer University and the University of Georgia. For the PGY-1 residency, she precepts the advanced lipid disorders longitudinal experience for the PGY-2 Ambulatory Care resident as well as Primary Care rotations. Her areas of special interest are advanced dyslipidemias, resistant hypertension, diabetes, and health literacy related to patient outcomes.

Marjorie Adams Curry, PharmD, BCOP is a clinical pharmacist specialist in hematology and oncology. Dr. Curry received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from Georgia Institute of Technology. She completed her pharmacy practice residency and hematology/oncology specialty residency at Grady Health System. In addition to residents, Dr. Curry precepts pharmacy students from Mercer University, the University of Georgia and South University on the inpatient hematology rotation. She is an Adjunct Instructor for Emory University School of Medicine in the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology and an Adjunct Clinical Professor at Mercer University, serving as the coordinator for the Mercer Advanced Clinical Track (ACT) APPE students at Grady. Dr. Curry serves on multiple hospital wide committees at Grady including the Blood and Laboratory Utilization Committee, the Anticoagulation Management Team and the Opioid Management Leadership Committee. She is also a core team member of the ASCO Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI) Certification Committee which recently resulted in QOPI Certification for Grady’s Cancer Center for Excellence; the first certified academic hospital in the country.

Emily Durr, PharmD, BCCCP is a clinical pharmacist for the surgical/trauma intensive care service.  She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She then completed a PGY1 residency with an emphasis in critical care at the University of Illinois at Chicago followed by PGY2 training in Critical Care at the University of Washington. Prior to joining Grady Health System (GHS) in the Fall of 2016, Dr. Durr practiced at the UNC Medical Center in the Neurocritical Care ICU and served as program director for the PGY1 residency.  The diverse patient population cared for in the SICU at GHS includes a high volume of traumatic brain injuries, which allows Dr. Durr to continue focusing her career in the neurosciences. She is active within the Neurocritical Care Society (NCS), serving on multiple multidisciplinary committees. Dr. Durr is also involved in a number of research endeavors at GHS and has particular interest in traumatic brain injury and its impact on drug metabolism.  Additionally, she now chairs the Residency Research Advisory Committee and has helped transform the research model that PGY1 and PGY2 residents follow while training at GHS.

Rita Gayed, PharmD, BCCCP, is the clinical pharmacist specialist practicing in the burn center at Grady Health System, covering the burn service in the intensive care and step-down units. She earned her PharmD degree at Florida A&M University, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, in Tallahassee, FL. She completed her PGY-1 Pharmacy residency and PGY-2 Critical Care specialty residency at Grady Health System in Atlanta, GA. Her clinical interests include pain and agitation management in the burn patient, burn wound sepsis treatment, and management of inhalation injury. Her research interests include pain management, altered medication pharmacokinetics in large burns and burn resuscitation. Rita is an active member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), the American Burn Association (ABA) and the Georgia Society of Health-System Pharmacists (GSHP). Additionally, she is currently serving as the Treasurer of the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM).

Jane Kriengkauykiat, PharmD, DrPH, BCPS is a clinical pharmacy specialist in Infectious Diseases. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from University of Southern California and her Doctor of Public Health from Loma Linda University. She completed her pharmacy practice residency at Veterans Affairs in San Diego, California, Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Practice Residency at Western University/Huntington Hospital, Anti-Infective Pharmacology Research Fellowship at University of Southern California, and Epidemiology and Health Education training at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Prior to coming to Grady Health System, she was at City of Hope, a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, in Transplant Infectious Diseases. Her current practice is with the Antimicrobial Stewardship team at Grady Hospital, and at the Ponce de Leon Center outpatient HIV Clinic.

Katie McDaniel, PharmD, BCPS is a clinical pharmacist in ambulatory care managing patients with Hepatitis C. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the Mercer University College of Pharmacy in Atlanta, GA. She completed a PGY-1 pharmacy residency in Managed Care followed by a PGY-2 in Ambulatory Care at Kaiser Permanente in Atlanta, GA and received board certification in pharmacotherapy in 2016. Dr. McDaniel practices in the outpatient liver clinic as well as the primary care medicine clinics. She is an active member of GSHP and the Georgia Affiliate of AMCP. She is eager to begin precepting pharmacy students from Mercer University and the University of Georgia as well as PGY-1 and PGY-2 residents. Her areas of special interest are: Hepatitis C, advanced hepatology, pulmonary disease, and process improvement related to patient access and healthcare outcomes.

Sara Miller, PharmD, DABAT is a clinical pharmacist in Emergency Medicine and Toxicology. Her Doctor of Pharmacy degree was earned at Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy in Weatherford, OK. Passion for toxicology brought Dr. Miller cross-country to Grady Health System and the Georgia Poison Center where she completed a pharmacy practice residency as well as a clinical toxicology fellowship. Dr. Miller practices in the Emergency Care Center and continues her professional association with the Georgia Poison Center as a toxicologist-on-call. She is a member of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology and Phi Delta Chi Professional Pharmacy Fraternity. Her interests include envenomations and disaster preparedness.

Olivia “Libby” M­­­­organ, PharmD, BCCCP, BCGP is a clinical pharmacist specialist in neurology for the Marcus Stroke and Neuroscience Center. Her role is a hybrid of acute care and ambulatory care. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Georgia in 2012. In addition, she completed both her pharmacy practice and emergency medicine specialty residencies at Grady Health System. After her residency training, she began her career at UNC Health in medicine/emergency medicine but maintained her passion for neurology. Dr. Morgan is involved in Southeast Chapter of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), Neurocritical Care Society (NCS) and being clinical coordinator of the first PGY-2 neurology specialty pharmacy residency in a comprehensive stroke center.  Dr. Morgan is the recipient of the Grady Health System Rookie of the Year award (2017), and she participates as a reviewer for the Annals of Pharmacotherapy. Dedicated research interests individualized stroke therapies, reducing door-to-needle times for alteplase administration in acute ischemic stroke, and multiple sclerosis

Christopher Morrison, PharmD, BCCCP, FNCS is currently a pharmacist clinical specialist in critical care at Grady. Dr. Morrison received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the Medical University of South Carolina in 2006. He completed PGY1 residency at Tampa General Hospital in 2007 and a PGY2 in Critical Care at Greenville Memorial Hospital in 2008. Prior to joining Grady Health System in January 2016, Dr. Morrison practiced at Jackson Memorial Hospital with the Neurocritical Care service with consult coverage in Trauma ICU since 2008 and expanded to the Burn service in 2012. He in the past has been the coordinator and residency program director for PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency at JMH and a voluntary assistant professor in the Department of Neurology/Division of Neurocritical Care at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. His professional interests include the pharmacological management of traumatic brain injury, targeted temperature management, emergent reversal of life threatening coagulopathy, status epilepticus/refractory seizures, spinal cord injury, infectious diseases, pain/agitation/delirium, and burns.

Melissa P. Patel, PharmD is a clinical pharmacist in acute care in elderly and internal medicine. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Samford University in Birmingham AL and completed her residency at Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton, FL. Her residency was focused on internal medicine and after completion of residency she stayed on as a clinical pharmacist for Manatee Memorial Hospital where she practiced in multiple areas including internal medicine, critical care and covered the operating room pharmacy also. Dr. Patel’s interests include providing patient care in the acute setting, process improvement development and growing as an educator for students and residents.

 

Saira Rab, PharmD, BCPS (AQ-ID), AAHIVP is a clinical pharmacist specialist in Infectious Diseases at Grady Health System. Dr. Rab earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from SUNY Binghamton and Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Albany, New York. She completed her Pharmacy Practice Residency as well as her Infectious Diseases Specialty Residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Rab currently provides clinical pharmacy services to the HIV inpatient service, the ID consult service, and the Antimicrobial Stewardship team at Grady Health System. Dr. Rab precepts both PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residents, as well as P4 pharmacy students from Mercer University, the University of Georgia and South University. Dr. Rab serves on various committees at Grady Health System including the Infection Control Committee, the Advanced Clinical Track Program, the Research Advisory Committee, and the Antimicrobial Subcommittee. Dr. Rab serves as the secretary of the Antimicrobial Subcommittee. She is a reviewer for the Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. Dr. Rab was the recipient of the Grady Health System Clinical Pharmacist of the Year award in 2015 as well as the GSHP Best Paper Describing a Pharmaceutical Care Service Award in 2017. Currently, she serves as a member of ASHP, ACCP, SIDP, and GSHP and has served on various committees for these organizations.

Marina Rabinovich, PharmD, BCPS, FCCM is a clinical pharmacist specialist practicing in the medical intensive care unit. She is also the Residency Coordinator for the PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency. She earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Nesbitt School of Pharmacy at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, PA in 2004, and completed a pharmacy practice residency and internal medicine specialty residency at Grady Health System. Dr. Rabinovich currently practices in the area of critical care and, in addition to training residents, precepts students from Mercer University and University of Georgia, and serves as Clinical Instructor for the Emory University School of Nursing. She is involved in various research projects and medication use evaluations and is a reviewer for several pharmacy and medical journals. Dr. Rabinovich is an active member of multiple committees at Grady Health System and heavily involved in organizations at local and national levels. She is currently the Co-Director for the annual Southeast Critical Care Summit, Fundraising Committee Co-Chair and Immediate Past-President of the Southeast chapter of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), and member of GSHP . Dr. Rabinovich is the recipient of the Doug Miller Clinical Pharmacist Leadership Award (2017) and enjoys mentoring pharmacy residents and students.

Kruti Shah, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP is a clinical pharmacist in acute care in elderly and internal medicine.  She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from University of Kentucky and completed her Pharmacy Practice Residency at University of Louisville Healthcare in Louisville, Kentucky.  Prior to joining Grady Health System, Dr. Shah has worked as a clinical pharmacist and clinical coordinator at various health systems.  Dr. Shah currently provides clinical pharmacy services in the area of acute care in elderly, internal medicine, and neurology. In addition, she serves as preceptor for PGY-1 Acute Care in Elderly and Internal Medicine learning experience.  She is involved in various committees at Grady Health System and precepts pharmacy students from Mercer University and University of Georgia.  Her areas of interest include appropriate medication use among the elderly patient population, transitions of care, and optimization of electronic health records to improve pharmacist efficiency.

Deborah Taylor, PharmD is a graduate of Mercer University School of Pharmacy. She completed a Staff Development Program for pharmacists of Grady Health System and currently works in the areas of cardiology and internal medicine.  She is a member of the CPR Committee and the Mock Code Team.  She precepts 4th year pharmacy students for their Pharmaceutical Care and Internal Medicine rotations and pharmacy residents in Cardiology.  She works with the Grady interventional cardiologist to ensure post-PCI patients are discharged and counseled on their medications. She is also a TeamSTEPPS Master Trainer with Nursing at Grady, a program developed by AHRQ to improve collaboration and communication in the interest of patient safety.  A native of Atlanta, she has worked at Visiting Nurse Health System, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Georgia Baptist Medical Center. Her interests include cardiology and diabetes.

Suzanne M. Walton, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP is a Clinical Pharmacist Specialist in Hematology/Oncology. She received her BS Pharmacy from the Albany College of Pharmacy in Albany, NY and her Doctor of Pharmacy from the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, VA. She completed an ASHP-accredited Residency in Hospital Pharmacy at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, RI and an ASHP-accredited Residency in Oncology Pharmacy Practice at the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, OH. She is board-certified in Pharmacotherapy and in Oncology Pharmacy Practice. She is an active member of the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA). She has held national office in the Practice Research Network Group for Hematology/Oncology within ACCP. She has published and presented both locally, regionally, and nationally on various subjects within the area of Hematology/Oncology. She has been a reviewer for multiple national practice guidelines in Oncology and serves as a reviewer for the journals Pharmacotherapy and the Annals of Pharmacotherapy. She has served as preceptor and advisor to many students and residents over the years. Her practice at Grady focuses primarily on helping to manage the operational aspects of the Georgia Cancer Center Pharmacy. She serves as primary preceptor for both the PGY-1 Oncology Practice Management rotation and the longitudinal Oncology Practice Management rotation for the PGY-2 Oncology Residency program.

Jordan Wong, PharmD, BCPS is a Clinical Pharmacist Specialist in Infectious Diseases. He completed his undergrad in Biology at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He graduated from pharmacy school at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Albany, New York. He completed his Pharmacy Practice Residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan and his Infectious Disease Pharmacy Residency at The Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Wong provides services with regards to antimicrobial stewardship and inpatient ID consult team. His areas of interest include use of technology for education and antimicrobial stewardship.