Northwestern Memorial Hospital Pharmacy Residency Program Current Preceptors

Administration

Farah Barada, PharmD
Outpatient Oncology Practice Coordinator

Education: University of Illinois at Chicago
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital; PGY2 Administration: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Sean DeFrates, PharmD, BCOP
Investigational Drug Services/ Developmental Therapeutics Practice Coordinator

Education: University of Iowa
Residency: PGY1: University of Kentucky; PGY2 Oncology: University of Kentucky

Ana Fernandez, CPhT
Pharmacy Technician Manager

Rachael Fleagle Miller, PharmD, MS
OR Practice Coordinator

Education: University of Cincinnati
Residency: PGY1 & PGY2 Administration: University of Wisconsin – Madison

Mary Golf, PharmD, BCOP
Oncology Pharmacy Manager
PGY2 Oncology Program Director

Education: Drake University
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Travis Hunerdosse, PharmD, MBA
Director of Specialty Pharmacy

Education: Drake University
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Richard Jacobson, BSc Pharm, MBA
Pharmacy Performance Manager

Education: Drake University
Residency: PGY1: St. John’s Hospital

Despina Kotis, PharmD, FASHP
Director of Pharmacy
PGY2 Pharmacy Administration Program Director

Education: University of Illinois at Chicago
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Bernice Man, PharmD, BCPS
Specialty Pharmacy Practice Coordinator

Education: Chicago State University
Residency: PGY1 and PGY2 Administration: University of Chicago Medicine

Kristen March, BS, PharmD, BCPS
Investigational Drug Services/ OR Pharmacy Manager

Education: Midwestern University
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Nainita Patel, PharmD
Northwestern Lake Forest Practice Coordinator

Education: University of Illinois at Chicago

Elizabeth Shephard, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Clinical Operations Pharmacy Manager

Education: Creighton University
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern; PGY2 Critical Care: Midwestern University/ Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Daniel Wojenski, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP
Inpatient Oncology Practice Coordinator

Education: University of Illinois at Chicago
Residency: PGY1: Mayo Clinic – Rochester, MN; PGY2 Oncology: Mayo Clinic – Rochester, MN

Elise Wozniak, PharmD
Automation Practice Pharmacy Manager

Education: University of Illinois at Chicago
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ambulatory Care

Audra Andersen, PharmD, BCOP
Education: University of Wisconsin - Madison
Residency: PGY1: Aurora Healthcare Metro, Inc.

Stefanie Cisek, PharmD, BCACP
Education: University of Michigan BS, UIC College of Pharmacy PharmD
Residency: UIC College of Pharmacy, Community

Bridget Dolan, PharmD, BCACP
Education: Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy
Residency: PGY1: NorthShore University HealthSystem; PGY2 Ambulatory Care: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Michelle Fine, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP
PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency Director

Education: University of Kentucky
Residency: PGY1: Vanderbilt University Medical Center; PGY2 Critical Care: Medical University of South Carolina; PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant: University of Illinois at Chicago

Aamna Khan, PharmD, BCPS
Education: Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy
Residency: PGY1: Beaumont Hospital in Dearborn, MI

Ryan Kates, PharmD, AAHIVP
Education: Ohio Northern University
Residency: PGY1: Vista Medical Center East

Milena McLaughlin, PharmD, MSc, BCPS-AQ ID, AAHIVP
Education: Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: PGY1: Maimonides Medical Center; ID Fellowship: Midwestern University/ Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Nathan Mitchell, PharmD
Education: South Carolina College of Pharmacy
Residency: PGY1: Comprehensive Pharmacy Services/Mercy Hospital and Medical Center; PGY2 Ambulatory Care: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Alex Philbrick, PharmD, BCPS
Education: Purdue University
Residency: PGY1: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; PGY2 Infectious Diseases: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Karleen Ritchie, PharmD
Education: Butler University
Residency: PGY1: Community Health Network; PGY2 Ambulatory Care: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Sonalie Patel, PharmD, BCPS, CDE
Education: St. Louis College of Pharmacy
Residency: PGY1: UNC Medical Center; PGY2 Ambulatory Care: UNC Medical Center

Joanna Urban, PharmD, BCPS
Education: Midwestern University CCP
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Amy Wainright, PharmD, BCACP, CGP
Education: University of Tennessee – Health Science Center

Cardiology

Nicole Bernardo, PharmD
Education: University of Minnesota
Residency: PGY1: Froedtert Hospital

Nicole Durie, PharmD
Education: Northeastern University
Residency: PGY1: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center – Presbyterian; PGY2 Cardiology: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Poonam Jewani, PharmD
PGY2 Cardiology Program Director
Education: University of Michigan College of Pharmacy
Residency: PGY1: Detroit Medical Center; PGY2 Cardiology: The Ohio State University - Wexner Medical Center

Nikki Melody, PharmD, BCPS
Education: The Ohio State University
Residency: PGY1: Riverside Methodist Hospital; PGY2 Critical Care: Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy/Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Sarah Schaidle, PharmD, BCPS
Education: University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital; PGY2 Cardiology: University of Kentucky Medical Center

Anne Rodino, PharmD
Education: Purdue University
Residency: PGY1: Duke University Hospital; PGY2 Cardiology: University of North Carolina Medical Center

Robert Southard, PharmD, BCPS
Education: University of Connecticut
Residency: PGY1: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Meagan Sullivan, PharmD, BCCP
Education: University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Residency: PGY1: Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center; PGY2 Cardiology: University of Chicago Medicine

Allie Wasik, PharmD, BCCP
Education: Ferris State University College of Pharmacy
Residency: PGY1: Munson Medical Center; PGY2 Cardiology: University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

Critical Care

Abeer Ammar, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Education: Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy
Residency: PGY1: John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County; PGY2 Critical Care: Midwestern University/ Rush University Medical Center

Craig Cooper, BS, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Education: BS Pharm: The Ohio State University; PharmD: University of Florida

Daniel Dickson, PharmD, BCCCP
Education: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital; PGY2 Critical Care: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Jerry Elliott, PharmD, BCPS
Education: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Kasey Greathouse, PharmD, BCCCP
PGY2 Critical Care Program Director
Education: University of Southern Nevada
Residency: PGY1: Greenville Hospital System; PGY2 Critical Care: Midwestern University/Rush University Medical Center

Christopher Leong, PharmD, BCCCP
Education: Midwestern University
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital; PGY2 Critical Care: Midwestern University/ Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ahmed Mahmoud, PharmD, BCCCP
Education: Virginia Commonwealth University
Residency: PGY1: University of Virginia; PGY2 Medication Use Safety: University of Kentucky; PGY2 Critical Care: University of Kentucky

Courtney Makowski, PharmD, BCCCP
Education: Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital: PGY2 Critical Care: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Jamie Micheletto, PharmD, BCPS
Education: Mercer University
Residency: PGY1: University of Illinois at Chicago; PGY2 Critical Care: University of Illinois at Chicago

Colleen Simmons, PharmD, BCPS
Education: University of Iowa
Residency: PGY1: Rush University Medical Center

Drug Information/Medication Safety/Compliance

William Budris, BS Pharm
Education: University of Illinois at Chicago
Residency: PGY1: Lutheran General Hospital

Lara Ellinger, PharmD, BCPS
Education: University of Illinois at Chicago
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital: PGY2 Drug Information: University of Illinois Drug Information Group

Emergency Medicine

Katherine Allen, PharmD
Education: University of Wisconsin – Madison
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Kelsea Caruso, PharmD
Education: Midwestern University – Chicago College of Pharmacy
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital; PGY2 Emergency Medicine: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Allyson Greenberg, PharmD, BCPS
Education: Midwestern University – Chicago College of Pharmacy
Residency: PGY1: Advocate Lutheran General Hospital; PGY2 Emergency Medicine: Advocate Christ Medical Center and Children’s Hospital

Katrina Karpowitsch, PharmD, BCPS
Education: University of Michigan College of Pharmacy
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Abbie Lyden, PharmD, BCPS
PGY2 Emergency Medicine Program Director
Education: Purdue University
Residency: PGY1: Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Infectious Diseases

Christie Bertram, PharmD
Education: Butler University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital; PGY2 Infectious Diseases: Midwestern University/ Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Brian Hoff, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP
Education: South University School of Pharmacy – Savannah, GA
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital; PGY2 Infectious Diseases: Midwestern University/ Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Michael Postelnick, BS. Pharm, BCPS-AQ ID
Education: University of Illinois at Chicago
Residency: PGY1: Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center

Jim Rhodes, PharmD, MSc, BCPS-AQ ID
Education: University of Florida, Gainsville, FL
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital; PGY2 Infectious Diseases: Midwestern University; Infectious Disease Fellowship: Midwestern University

Marc Sheetz, PharmD, MSc, BCPS-AQ ID
Education: Butler University
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital; PGY2-3: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Sheila Wang, PharmD, BCPS
PGY2 Infectious Diseases Program Director
Education: The Ohio State University
Residency: PGY1: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital; PGY2 Infectious Diseases: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Informatics

Sherif Abdou, PharmD
Education: University of Illinois at Chicago

Whitnee Molidor, PharmD, BCPS
Education: The Ohio State University
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Gelson Taube, PharmD, BCPS
Education: University of Illinois at Chicago
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Internal Medicine

Kevin Bajer, PharmD
Education: Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Paul Brumley, PharmD
Education: Butler University
Residency: PGY1: St. Joseph Mercy Hospital

Tracie Jacobson, BS Pharm, MBA
Education: Drake University
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital; ASHP Anticoagulation Traineeship: University of California San Diego

Rachel Joseph, PharmD, BCPS
Education: University of Michigan

Amanda Kahn, PharmD, BCPS
Education: Butler University
Residency: PGY1: Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health; PGY2 Internal Medicine: University of Chicago Medicine

Laura Lane, PharmD
Education: University of Illinois at Chicago
Residency: PGY1: Edward Hines, Jr. Veterans Affairs Hospital

Shannon McCabe, PharmD
Education: University of California San Francisco
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Whitnee Molidor, PharmD, BCPS
Education: The Ohio State University
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Robert Pecho, PharmD
Education: Purdue University
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Rachel Ralph, PharmD, BCPS
Education: University of Illinois at Chicago
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Investigational

Marina Grishchenko, RPh, PhD, BCPS
Education: National University of Pharmacy (Ukraine)

Eunice Lee, PharmD, JD
Education: University of Southern California
Residency: PGY1: Rush Medical Center

Kathryn O’Brien, PharmD
Education: University of Illinois at Chicago
PGY1 Acute Care: UC San Diego

Yvonne Tsao, PharmD, BCPS
Education: Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University
Residency: PGY1: University of Illinois at Chicago

Neonatal ICU

Vicki Desai, PharmD
Education: Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy

Jennifer Lehman, PharmD, BCPS
Education: Mercer University Southern School of Pharmacy

Kayla Pearson, PharmD, BCPS
Education: Drake University
Residency: PGY1: NorthShore University HealthSystem

Nutrition

Halina Rubin, BS Pharm, BCNSP
Education: University of Illinois at Chicago

Oncology

Emily Armgardt, PharmD
Education: University of Illinois at Chicago
Residency: PGY1: University of Illinois at Chicago: PGY2 Oncology: Memorial Sloan Kettering

Mark Attilio, PharmD, BCOP
Education: Wilkes University Nesbitt College of Pharmacy
Residency: PGY1: PennState Hershey; PGY2 Oncology: University of Michigan

Dylan Barth, PharmD, BCPS
Education: James L Winkle College of Pharmacy
Residency: PGY1: Mayo Clinic – Rochester, MN, PGY2 Oncology: University of Kentucky

Caitlin Bowman, PharmD, BCOP
Education: Butler University
Residency: PGY1: Franciscan St. Francis Health; PGY2 Oncology: Emory Healthcare

Cara Chang, PharmD
Education: University of Colorado
Residency: PGY1: Banner – University Medical Center; PGY2 Oncology: Memorial Sloan Kettering

Sean DeFrates, PharmD, BCOP
Education: University of Iowa
Residency: PGY1: University of Kentucky; PGY2 Oncology: University of Kentucky

Amanda Finch, PharmD, BCOP
Education: Purdue University
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital; PGY2 Oncology: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Krista Foley, PharmD
Education: Roosevelt College of Pharmacy
Residency: PGY1: Aurora Healthcare – Aurora Baycare Medical Center; PGY2 Oncology: Aurora Healthcare – Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center

Nicole Gerardo, PharmD, BCOP
Education: University of Illinois at Chicago
Residency: PGY1: Northshore University HealthSystem; PGY2 Oncology: University of Illinois at Chicago

Mary Golf, PharmD, BCOP
PGY2 Oncology Program Director
Education: Drake University
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Cynthia Herrera, PharmD, BCOP
Education: Purdue University
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital; PGY2 Oncology: Dana Farber Institute

Lindsey Shannon, PharmD, BCOP
Education: Butler University
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital; PGY2 Oncology: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Alexandra Hurst, PharmD BCOP
Education: University of Kentucky
Residency: PGY1: St. Joseph East Hospital; PGY2 Oncology: Nebraska Medicine

Alison Svoboda, PharmD
Education: Midwestern University
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital; PGY2 Oncology: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Steven Trifilio, BS Pharm
Education: University of Illinois at Chicago

Daniel Wojenski, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP
Education: University of Illinois at Chicago
Residency: PGY1: Mayo Clinic – Rochester, MN; PGY2 Oncology: Mayo Clinic – Rochester, MN

Operations/OR

Raoof Abdellatif, PharmD
Education: University of Illinois at Chicago

Alex Keppel, PharmD
Education: Chicago State University
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Sonia Patel, PharmD, BCPS
Education: University of Illinois at Chicago
Residency: PGY1: VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

Erik Rachwalski, PharmD, BCPS
Education: University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, The Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
Residency: PGY1: The Ohio State University

Psychiatry

Arti Phatak, PharmD, BCPS
Education: Purdue University
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Brittany Yang, PharmD, BCPP
Education: Drake University
Residency: PGY1: Mosaic Life Care (Heartland Regional Medical Center); PGY2 Psychology: Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center

Solid Organ Transplant

Katie Cunningham, PharmD, BCPS
PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Program Director
Education: University of Illinois at Chicago
Residency: PGY1: Rush University Medical Center; PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant: University of Wisconsin

Carly D’Agostino, PharmD, BCPS
Education: Butler University
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital; PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant: The Ohio State University

Clare Kane, PharmD, BCPS
Education: University of Illinois at Chicago
Residency: PGY1: University of Illinois at Chicago; PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant: University of Kentucky

Michelle Kapugi, PharmD
Education: University of Illinois at Chicago
Residency: PGY1: Aurora Health Care Metro, Inc. in Milwaukee; PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Antonia Novak, PharmD
Education: Chicago State University
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital; PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Jamie Schulte, PharmD
Education: Thomas Jefferson University – Jefferson School of Pharmacy (Philadelphia, PA)
Residency: PGY1: Northwestern Memorial Hospital; PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant: Northwestern Memorial Hospital