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PGY1 Residency Director

Greg A. Bauer, MS, PharmD
Director of Pharmacy Operations
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director

  • Areas of Interest: Hospital Pharmacy Administration and Operations
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy - University of Georgia (Athens, GA)
  • Postgraduate Training: Master of Science in Health-System Pharmacy Administration, Ohio State University (Columbus, OH); Pharmacy Practice Residency, Ohio State University (Columbus, OH); Clinical Toxicology Fellow, Georgia Poison Center, Hughes Spalding Children’s Hospital (Atlanta, Georgia); ASHP Pharmacy Leadership Academy (Bethesda, MD)
  • Contact information: Greg.Bauer@tuhs.temple.edu

Temple University Hospital Staff

Jenny Au, PharmD

Jenny Au, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Lung Transplant

  • Areas of Interest: Lung Transplant/Immunosuppressants
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Shenandoah University (Winchester, VA)
  • Postgraduate Training: PGY1, Temple University Health System (Philadelphia, PA)

Glen V. Bianchini, MHA, RPh
Chief Pharmacy Officer

  • Preceptor: Management
  • Area of Interest: Hospital Pharmacy Administration/Resource & Operational Management/Revenue Optimization
  • Education: Master of Science in Hospital Administration, St. Joseph’s University (Philadelphia, PA); Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences (Philadelphia, PA)

Adam Diamond, PharmD, BCPS

Adam Diamond, PharmD, BCPS 
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Abdominal Organ Transplant 

  • Areas of Interest: Liver, Kidney, and Pancreas Transplantation/Transplant Infectious Diseases/Immunosuppression Pharmacokinetics 
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy – Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences (Philadelphia, PA) 
  • Postgraduate Training: PGY1- Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Boston, MA); PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant – Rush University Medical Center (Chicago, IL)

David Koren, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - ID/HIV

  • Areas of Interest: HIV/ Hepatitis C/ Vaccine preventable diseases/ Public Health
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Temple University School of Pharmacy (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Postgraduate Training: PGY1, Yale New Haven Hospital (New Haven, CT); PGY2 Infectious Diseases, Cleveland Clinic (Cleveland, OH) 

Josephine Luong, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP 
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist- Ventilator Rehabilitation Unit 

  • Areas of Interest: Transitions of Care/Pulmonology/Critical Care 
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy – Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Postgraduate Training: PGY1 – Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center (Houston, TX)

Kerry Mohrien PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Medical Intensive Care Unit

  • Areas of Interest: Sedation, Analgesia, and Delirium/Shock/Hypertensive Urgency and Emergency
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy (Worcester, MA)
  • Postgraduate Training: PGY1, Methodist University Hospital (Memphis, TN); PGY2 Critical Care, Methodist University Hospital (Memphis, TN)

Kazumi Morita, PharmD, BCPS

Kazumi Morita, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Infectious Diseases 

  • Areas of Interest: Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY); Master of Science in Clinical Pharmacy, Kitasato University (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Postgraduate Training: PGY1, University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY); PGY2 Infectious Diseases - University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY)

Jenna Murray-Kasznel, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Investigation Drug Services

  • Area of Interest: Investigational Drugs/ Clinical Trials
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Mylan School of Pharmacy, Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA)

Jigna Patel, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Surgical Intensive Care

  • Areas of Interest: Opioid Stewardship/Anticoagulation in the Critically Ill/Pain, Agitation, and Delirium 
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy -- Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Postgraduate Training: PGY1, Pennsylvania Hospital (Philadelphia, PA)
     

Christina Ruggia-Check, PharmD, BCPS, BCPS-AQ Cardiology

Christina Ruggia-Check, PharmD, BCPS, BCPS-AQ Cardiology
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Failure, Heart Transplant

  • Areas of Interest: Acute Decompensated Heart Failure/Heart Transplant/Mechanical Circulatory Support/Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences(Philadelphia, PA)

Elizabeth Tencza, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Emergency Medicine

  • Areas of Interest: Emergency Medicine and toxicology
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy – University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)
  • Postgraduate Training: PGY1 – University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM)P; PGY2 Emergency Medicine – Jackson Memorial Hospital (Miami, FL)

Temple University School of Pharmacy Staff

Jennifer Andres, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Preceptor: Recitation
Temple University School of Pharmacy

  • Area of Interest: Hepatitis C, Hepatology, Internal Medicine
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Temple University School of Pharmacy (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Postgraduate Training: PGY1, Martinsburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Martinsburg, WV)

Michael Barros, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, BC-ADM 
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist-Ambulatory Care 
Preceptor: Ambulatory Care, Recitation

  • Areas of Interest: Cardiac Risk Reduction/Heart Failure/Diabetes/Transitions of Care/Pharmacy Education 
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy - Massachusetts College of Pharmacy (Boston, MA)
  • Postgraduate training: PGY1 -  Providence VA Medical Center (Providence, RI); PGY2 Ambulatory – Providence VA Medical Center (Providence, RI)

Neela Bhajandas, PharmD, BCCCP
Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Temple University School of Pharmacy (Philadelphia, PA)
Preceptor: Emergency Medicine
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist- Emergency Medicine/ Critical Care, Temple University Hospital (Philadelphia, PA) 

  • Areas of Interest: Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, and Transitions of Care
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy- Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA), Bachelor of Science- Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Postgraduate Training: PGY1 Conemaugh, Memorial Medical Center (Johnstown, PA)

Ina Lee Calligaro, PharmD
Senior Associate Dean for Professional Programs, Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy,  Temple University School of Pharmacy
Preceptor: Director of Teaching Certificate
Practice Specialty: Pediatrics

  • Areas of Interest: Curricular Assessment, Faculty Development, Learning Skills
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences; Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Temple University School of Pharmacy; Bachelor of Science in Education, Boston University

Lawrence Carey, PharmD 
Clinical Professor, Temple University School of Pharmacy
Associate Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Director, Office of Experiential Education
Preceptor: Internal Medicine, APPE/IPPE Student Coordinator 

  • Areas of Interest: Internal Medicine, Nutrition Support, Home Infusion Therapy 
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Temple University School of Pharmacy (Philadelphia, PA) 
  • Postgraduate training: PGY1, Temple University Hospital (Philadelphia, PA) 

Marissa Cavaretta, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP
Clinical Assistant Professor, Temple University School of Medicine
Preceptor: Internal Medicine, Recitation

  • Areas of Interest: Internal Medicine/ Geriatrics/ Transitions of Care
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Albany College of Pharmacy (Albany, NY) 
  • Postgraduate training: PGY1, Upstate University Hospital (Syracuse, NY); PGY2 Ambulatory Care, Upstate University Hospital (Syracuse, NY)

Anisha B Grover, PharmD, BCACP 
Clinical Assistant Professor, Temple University School of Pharmacy  
Preceptor: Ambulatory Care, Recitation

  • Areas of Interest: Ambulatory/Community Care, Internal Medicine, Medication Therapy Management, Diabetes
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Northeastern University (Boston, MA) 
  • Postgraduate Training: PGY1, Ambulatory/Community Care, Ohio State University (Columbus, OH)

Van T. Hellerslia, PharmD 
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Specialist in Neurocritical Care
Preceptor: Recitation
Site: Temple University School of Pharmacy 

  • Area of Interest: Thrombosis and Hemostasis; Stroke, Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis 
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
  • Post Graduate Training: PGY1, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (Madison, WI)

Jason Gallagher, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Professor in Pharmacy Practice, Director of the PGY2 Residency in Infectious Disease, Clinical Specialist in Infectious Disease 

  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Rutgers University (Piscataway, NJ); Pharmacy Postgraduate
  • Training: Practice Residency, VCU Health System, MCV Hospitals and Physicians (Richmond, VA); Specialized Residency in Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy in the Immunocompromised Host, Duke University Medical Center (Durham, NC) 

Nima M. Patel-Shori, PharmD
Clinical Professor, Temple University School of Pharmacy
Preceptor: Ambulatory Care

  • Areas of Interest: Ambulatory Care/Internal Medicine/Cardiology/Women's Health
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Ernest Mario College of Pharmacy, Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ)
  • Postgraduate Training: PGY1, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy and University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center (Chicago, IL); PGY2 Outcomes Research Specialized Residency, Department of Veterans Affairs Pharmacy Benefits Management Strategic Health Group/University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy and University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center/TAP Pharmaceuticals (Chicago, IL)

Melissa Ranieri, PharmD 
Clinical Associate Professor - Temple University School of Pharmacy
Preceptor: Internal Medicine

  • Area of Interest: Internal Medicine 
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy - Temple University School of Pharmacy  (Philadelphia, PA)

Susan Romann, PharmD, BCGP
Clinical Associate Professor
Preceptor: Recitation
Department of Pharmacy Practice
Temple University School of Pharmacy

  • Area of interest: Geriatrics, Ambulatory care
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Medical University of South Carolina (Charleston, SC); Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia (Richmond, VA)
  • Postgraduate training: Pharmacotherapy Residency, Barnes-Jewish Hospital (St. Louis, MO)

Christina Rose, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Clinical Professor in Pharmacy Practice, Director of the PGY2 Residency in Critical Care, Clinical Specialist in Critical Care 
Preceptor: Intensive Care Unit

  • Area of Interest: Critical Care Pharmacotherapy, Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacy Education
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Postgraduate Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Practice, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System (Richmond, VA); PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacotherapy, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences

Craig Whitman , PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Clinical Associate Professor, Temple University School of Pharmacy 
Preceptor: Intensive Care Unit

  • Area of Interest: Critical Care
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ)
  • Postgraduate Training: PGY1, VA Western NY Healthcare System (Buffalo, NY); PGY2 Critical Care, University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy (Buffalo, NY)

Jeanes Hospital Staff

Brittany Cael, PharmD, BCPS

Brittany Cael, PharmD, BCPS 
BMT Clinical Pharmacist

  • Areas of Interest: Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Temple University School of Pharmacy (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Postgraduate Training: PGY1, Temple University Health System (Philadelphia, PA)

Dwight Kloth, PharmD, FCCP, BCOP
Director of Pharmacy at Fox Chase Cancer Center
Preceptor: Management 

  • Area of Interest: Oncology
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Postgraduate Training: PGY1, Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center (Los Angeles, CA)

 


Patrick McDonnell, PharmD, FASHP
Clinical Associate Professor, Temple University School of Pharmacy

  • Areas of Interest: Internal Medicine/Adverse Drug Reactions
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Temple University School of Pharmacy (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Postgraduate Training: PGY1, Temple University Health System (Philadelphia, PA)

Laura Mentzer, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Critical Care

  • Area of Interest: Critical Care
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Temple University School of Pharmacy (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Postgraduate Training: PGY1, Temple University Health System (Philadelphia, PA)

 


George Miller, RPh
Clinical Manager at Jeanes Hospital
Preceptor: Management 

  • Area of Interest: Management
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Temple University School of Pharmacy (Philadelphia, PA)

 

 


Khang Pham, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist

  • Area of Interest: Medication Reconciliation
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Temple University School of Pharmacy (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Postgraduate Training: PGY1, Temple University Health System (Philadelphia, PA)