U of L Hospital

Pharmacy Residency Preceptors

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Preceptors


Melissa Robertson Pharm.D, BCPS


Title: Clinical Pharmacist, Internal Medicine; Director, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program; Internal Medicine Preceptor
Education: Doctorate of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky; Teaching Certificate University of Kentucky
Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, VA Medical Center, Lexington, KY; Staff Pharmacist, St. Joseph Healthcare
Practice Areas: Internal medicine; med/surg; residency training/recruitment
Research Interests: Anti-coagulation; antibiotic utilization; medication error/safety
Email:Melissro@ulh.org


Amey C. Hugg, R.Ph., CPHIMS


Title: Program Director, PGY2 Pharmacy Informatics Residency; Manager, Pharmacy Informatics
Education: BS Pharmacy, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
Training: Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems
Practice Areas: Healthcare informatics; patient safety; software and order set development
Research Interests: Improvement of healthcare and patient outcomes using technology and automation; innovative pharmacy practice; process improvement; professional and staff development
E-mail:ameyhu@ulh.org

Mark Cox, Pharm.D, BCPS


Title: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Critical Care; Director, PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency Program; Emergency Medicine Preceptor
Education: Doctorate of Pharmacy, University of Montana; Teaching Certificate University of Kentucky
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky; Critical Care Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky
Practice Area: Emergency Department
Research Interests: Impact of pharmacist involvement in the ED; medication errors in the ED; sepsis
Email: markco@ulh.org

Paul Mangino, Pharm.D,BCPS


Title: Clinical Pharmacist, Internal Medicine; PGY1 Internal Medicine Preceptor; PGY1 Teaching Longitudinal Preceptor
Education: BS in Pharmacy, University of Kentucky; MS in Health Systems, University of Louisville; PharmD, University of Kentucky
Training: Affiliate Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Purdue University School of Pharmacy
Practice Areas: Internal medicine
Research Interests: Anticoagulation; diabetes
Email: paulma@ulh.org

Stephanie Huff, Pharm.D., BCPS


Title: Clinical Pharmacist, Internal Medicine and Neonatal Intensive Care; PGY1 Drug Information Longitudinal Preceptor; PGY2 Informatics Preceptor
Education: BA, Chemistry, Transylvania University; Pharm.D, University of Kentucky; Student Teaching and Learning Certificate, University of Kentucky
Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, University of Louisville Hospital
Practice Area: Internal medicine; med/surg; neonatal intensive care; informatics
Research Interest: Stress ulcer prophylaxis in non-intensive care patients; patient safety and medication safety
Email: stephhuf@ulh.org

Danny Truelove, Pharm.D, BCPS, AAHIVP


Title: Coordinator, PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency Program; Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist; PGY1/PGY2 Ambulatory Care/HIV Preceptor
Education: Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy
Training: PGY1 Residency, University of Louisville Hospital
Practice Area: Ambulatory care – HIV/AIDS; anticoagulation
Research Interests: Infectious disease; immunology; medication therapy management
Email: danieltr@ulh.org

Jessie Morgan, RPh, MHA


Title: Manager, Outpatient Pharmacy Services; PGY1/PGY2 Ambulatory Care Preceptor; Director, PGY2 Ambulatory Care Program
Education: University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy; Kennedy-Western University
Practice Area: Ambulatory care – Wellness; Diversity, Population Health; Medical Safety; Geriatrics; Business & Financial
Research Interests: Ambulatory care; wellness; diversity, population health; medication safety; geriatrics; education
Email: jessiemo@ulh.org

Karl Deibel, PharmD, BCPS


Title:Clinical Pharmacist, Critical Care; PGY1 and PGY2 MICU/CCU Preceptor, PGY2 Nutrition Elective Preceptor, PGY2 Cardiology Elective Preceptor
Education: University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, 2004
Training/Work Experience: University of Louisville PGY1 residency, 2005
Practice Area: Critical care - MICU and CCU
Research Interest: Sepsis, ID, critical care, nutrition in the critically ill
Email: karlde@ulh.org

Leigh Ann Pass, Pharm.D, BCPS


Title: Clinical Pharmacist, Critical Care; PGY1/PGY2 SICU Preceptor
Education: Pharm.D, University of Kentucky
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Louisville Hospital
Practice Area: Surgery, critical care
Research Interests: Surgical infectious disease; clinical pharmacokinetics; Clostridium difficile-associated disease; venous thromboembolism treatment and prophylaxis
Email: leighpa@ulh.org

Joy Kehoe, Pharm.D, BCPS


Title: Clinical Pharmacist, Critical Care
Education: Pharm.D, University of Florida
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Louisville Hospital
Practice Area: Neuro-Intensive Care Unit, Stroke Unit, Burn Unit
Research Interests: Infectious diseases; neuro-trauma
Email: joykeh@ulh.org

Peggy Brashear, R.Ph., CPHIMS, CPM


Title: Manager, Pharmacy Informatics; PGY1 & PGY2 Pharmacy Informatics Preceptor
Education: BS Pharmacy, University of Kentucky
Training: Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems; Certified Project Manager
Practice Areas: Pharmacy informatics; project management; workflow analysis; process improvement
Research Interests: Utilization of industry standards for workflow analysis; process improvement, system implementation and optimization to improve patient outcomes
Email: peggybr@ulh.org

Lynn Nelson, Pharm.D., MBA, BCPS


Title: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Infectious Diseases; PGY1 ID Preceptor
Education: Drake University School of Pharmacy and Business Administration
Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, University of Arizona; PGY2 Infectious Diseases Residency, University of California, San Diego
Practice Area: ID clinical pharmacist
Research Interests: Anti-microbial stewardship; pharmacokinetics; mechanisms of antibiotic resistance; renal dosing; HIV; invasive fungal infections
Email: lynnne@ulh.org

Ellen Chastain, Pharm.D.


Title: Staff Pharmacist; PGY1 Staffing/Service Longitudinal Preceptor
Education: BS Pharmacy, Purdue University; Pharm.D, Purdue University
Research Interests: Medication safety; staff training/orientation
Email: ellench@ulh.org

Scott Hayes, Pharm.D


Title: Clinical Pharmacist, Neonatal Intensive Care; PGY1 Neonatal ICU Preceptor
Education: BA Chemistry, Berea College; Pharm.D, University of Kentucky
Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Saint Joseph Hospital, Lexington, KY
Practice Area: Neonatal ICU, Women’s Health Center
Research Interest: Infectious diseases; neonatal ICU
Email: jonathha@ulh.org

Mary Bishop, RPh, AAHIVE


Title: Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist; PGY1/PGY2 HIV Preceptor
Education: Kansas University College of Pharmacy
Practice Area: Ambulatory Care – HIV/AIDS
Research Interests: HIV/AIDS adherence; HIV-associated co-morbid conditions
Email: marybis@ulh.org

Tina Claypool, Pharm.D


Title: Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist; Medication Therapy Management Program; PGY1/PGY2 DM MTM Preceptor
Education: Pharm.D, University of Kentucky
Practice Area: Ambulatory Care – Diabetes; COPD
Research Interests: Medication therapy management; diabetes; patient education
Email: tinacl@ulh.org

Jodi Freedlund, Pharm.D, CACP


Title: Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist
Education: Pharm.D, Purdue University
Training: PGY1 Residency, University of Cincinnati Hospital
Practice Area: Ambulatory Care – Anticoagulation
Research Interests: Anticoagulation; diabetes; hypertension
Email: joannafr@ulh.org

Janet Mills, Pharm.D, BCPS


Title: Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist; Medication Therapy Management Program; Experiential Education Coordinator
Education: University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
Training: PGY1 Residency, University of Louisville Hospital
Practice Area: Ambulatory Care – Diabetes; COPD; hypertension
Research Interests: Diabetes; medication therapy management
Email: janetmo@ulh.org

Carol Neel, Pharm.D, CACP


Title: Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist; PGY1/PGY2 Ambulatory Care/Anticoagulation Preceptor
Education: University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
Practice Area: Ambulatory Care –Anticoagulation
Research Interests: Anticoagulation; diabetes; hypertension
Email: carolyne@ulh.org

Jennifer Wiedmar


Title: Clinical Pharmacist
Education: Doctorate of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 2011
Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency - University of Louisville Health Care 2011-2012; PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency – University of Louisville Health Care 2012-2013
Practice Areas: ICU/ED
Research Interests: Sedation/Analgesia, Antibiotic Utilization/Infectious Disease, Nutrition Support

Chrissy Duff, Pharm.D, BCPS


Title: Clinical Pharmacist, Emergency Medicine
Education: Doctorate of Pharmacy, Ohio Northern University, 2009
Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency - Akron General Medical Center 2009-2010; Clinical Pharmacist (ED)- Louis Stokes VAMC 2010-2012
Practice Areas: Emergency Department
Research Interests: Critical care medications, antibiotic use in the ED, procedural sedation/intubation, toxicology, medication safety, initial trauma resuscitation.

Lynn Lamkin, Pharm.D


Title: Clinical Pharmacist, Emergency Department
Education: PharmD, Purdue University; Teaching Certificate, Purdue University
Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Children's Hospital, Birmingham, AL; Clinical/Staff Pharmacist Deaconess Health System
Practice Area: Emergency Department
Research Interests: Pediatrics, Impact of Pharmacist in the Emergency Department, Toxicology
Email: lynnla@ulh.org

Mabel Truong


Title: Clinical Pharmacist, Internal Medicine/ICU
Education: Doctorate of Pharmacy, University of Houston, 2011
Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency - Saint Joseph East Lexington
Practice Areas: Internal Medicine/Med Surg, ICU Float
Research Interests: Anti-coagulation, Antibiotic Utilization, Pain Management
Email: mabeltr@ulh.org

W. Brett Cornell, Pharm.D


Title: Clinical Pharmacist, ICU/ER Float
Education: Pharm.D, University of Tennessee
Training: PGY1 Residency, University of Tennessee Hospital
Practice Area: Critical Care Float/Emergency Department
Research Interests: Critical care; OR; emergency medicine
Email: brettco@ulh.org

PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Preceptors


Jill Rhodes, Pharm.D, BCOP


Title: Program Director, PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency; Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Hematology/Oncology
Education: Pharm.D, University of Kentucky
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky Health Care, Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Residency, University of Kentucky Health Care
Practice Areas: Bone Marrow Transplant and Hematologic Malignancies
Research Interests: HIV-related lymphoma; CML; Quality Improvement Processes for Oral Oncology Agents
Email: jillrh@ulh.org

Mika R. Kessans Knable, Pharm.D, BCOP


Title: Clinical Pharmacist, Hematology/Oncology; PGY1/PGY2 Medical Oncology Preceptor
Education: Pharm.D, University of Kentucky
Training: PGY1 pharmacy practice residency and PGY2 hematology/oncology pharmacy residency, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Practice Areas: GI/GU Clinic; CNS Tumor Clinic; Inpatient Oncology
Research Interests: Supportive care; prevention of treatment related toxicities; HIV/AIDS-related malignancies
Email: mikake@ulh.org

Tim Baize, Pharm.D, BCOP


Title: Oncology Pharmacy Supervisor; Clinical Pharmacist, Inpatient BMT
Education: Pharm.D, University of Kentucky
Practice Areas: Bone marrow transplant; inpatient hematology
Research Interests: Graft vs host disease management; opportunistic infections
Email: timothba@ulh.org

Cathy Whalen, Pharm.D


Title: Manager, James Graham Brown Cancer Center Pharmacy; Manager of Drug Policy and Research
Education: Pharm.D, University of Kentucky
Practice Areas: Investigation drug research; patient safety
Email: cathywh@ulh.org

Ryan Bycroft, Pharm.D, BCOP


Title: Clinical Pharmacist, Oncology
Education: Pharm.D, Duquesne University
Practice Areas: Gynecology/oncology; inpatient oncology; inpatient bone marrow transplant
Research Interests: Dosing modifications in GYN malignancies; supportive care
Email: ryanby@ulh.org

Lindsay Rosenbeck Figg, Pharm.D, BCOP


Title: Clinical Pharmacist, Hematology/Oncology
Education: Pharm.D, University of Kentucky
Training: PGY1 pharmacy practice residency and PGY2 Hematology/Oncology residency, Indiana University Health
Practice Areas: Inpatient oncology/stem cell transplant; Lung Clinic
Research Interests: Supportive care; prevention of graft vs. host disease; pharmacogenomics
Email: lindsafi@ulh.org

Lori Earnshaw, MD


Title: Assistant Professor of Medicine; Director, Palliative Medicine Fellowship
Email: l0earn01@gwise.louisville.edu

Pamela Barfield, Pharm.D


Title: Clinical Staff Pharmacist, Brown Cancer Center
Education: Pharm.D, University of Kentucky
Practice Areas: Inpatient Oncology; Outpatient Infusion Clinic
Email: pamelaba@ulh.org