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Bethesda North Hospital Pharmacy Preceptors

Kimberly Arvin PharmD, BCACP

Rotations: Populations Health (PGY2 Cardiology)

Training and Education: Doctor of Pharmacy (UC James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy – 2011)

Residency: PGY1 Community Residency Program with Kroger Health/ University of Cincinnati

About: Kim has been a pharmacist since 2011 and joined the Population Health team at TriHealth in 2019. Kim works as one of our Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacists providing medication management services for our primary care physician offices. Prior to joining TriHealth, Kim worked at UC Health in the outpatient pharmacy providing medication management, pharmacotherapy and “meds to beds” services. She also worked as a Pharmacy Manager at Kroger and provided medication and disease management services as a part of their clinical services.

Jennifer Copple PharmD, MBA

Rotations: Pharmacy Administration (PGY1 & PGY2 Cardiology)

Training and Education: Bachelors in Chemistry (Hanover College – 2005); Doctor of Pharmacy (University of Cincinnati – 2009); Pharmacy Leadership Institute (ASHP - 2014); Master of Business Administration (Thomas More University – 2020)

About: Dr. Copple has been with TriHealth since 2018 in the role of Inpatient Pharmacy Manager for Bethesda North Hospital. In this role, she precepts the Pharmacy Administration learning experience, with a focus on leadership development. Prior to joining TriHealth, Dr. Copple served as Pharmacy Manager and PGY1 Residency Program Director at Highpoint Health. She recently served as President for the Indiana Society of Health-System Pharmacists, in 2017 and 2018.

Audra DeChristopher PharmD, BCCCP, BCPS

Rotations: Critical Care (PGY1 & PGY2 Cardiology), Code Blue- Longitudinal (PGY1 & PGY2 Cardiology)

Training and Education: Undergraduate: Ohio State University , Graduate: University of Cincinnati

Residency: UC Health – West Chester Hospital

About: Cincinnati native and avid Ohio State Buckeyes fan, I enjoy traveling, cooking, spending time with family and friends, and watching/playing sports, especially soccer. I lived in Arizona for three years prior to starting at TriHealth in 2019 and the Southwest holds a special place in my heart. My favorite part of the job is interacting with a multidisciplinary team, being involved in various committees, and teaching.

Alexander Gray PharmD, BCPS, BCCP

Rotations: Cardiology (PGY1), General Cardiology I (PGY2 Cardiology), PGY2 Cardiology RPD

Training and Education: Doctor of Pharmacy (Ohio Northern University – 2013)

Residency: Henry Ford Allegiance Health – Jackson, MI

About: I joined TriHealth Bethesda North Hospital in 2014 after completion of my PGY1 residency. After working as a clinical pharmacist for 5 years I officially started the PGY2 Cardiology program and moved into my current position of Cardiology Clinical Coordinator. What I enjoy most about working at TriHealth is the opportunity to grow and build a program from the ground up. I also enjoy my great co-workers who make coming to work even more fun. Outside of pharmacy I enjoy soccer, a lot, including playing in recreation leagues and going to FC Cincinnati games. I also enjoy spending time with friends and family, including my two children.

Shannon Gray PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

Rotations: CVICU (PGY1 & PGY2 Cardiology), Code blue - longitudinal (PGY1 & PGY2 Cardiology)

Training and Education: Ohio Northern University

Residency: The Christ Hospital

About: I grew up in northern Indiana and moved to Cincinnati after pharmacy school. I have grown to truly love all the city has to offer, especially FC Cincinnati. I enjoy travelling, trying new restaurants, watching/ playing soccer, and spending time with my family. My favorite part of pharmacy is working with the critical care team, precepting, and being involved with projects to help improve patient care.

Wayne McDermott PharmD, BCCCP

Rotations: Emergency Medicine (PGY2 Cardiology)

Training and Education: Doctor of Pharmacy (Northeastern University, Boston, MA – 2003)

About: Wayne graduated from Northeastern University located in Boston MA, back in 2003. He then spent 6 years with the Texas A&M University Aggies in College Station, Texas where he developed their hospital’s first critical care pharmacist position. While there, he precepted students from all over Texas including Texas Tech, University of Texas, Houston, and the University of Incarnate Word in San Antonio Texas. He transferred his services to Bethesda North in 2009 and now functions as a specialist in critical care and emergency medicine.

Wayne is originally from New York which explains his brazen style and absurd respect for New York sports teams. He also runs the pharmacy fantasy football pool.

Janet Meister CPhT, BSPS, MR.PharmS

Rotations: Orientation (PGY1 & PGY2 Cardiology)

Training and Education: Sunderland polytechnic UK, Monroe Community College, Ohio State University, Sunderland University UK.

About: I grew up in the North East of England where I became a certified pharmacy technician while working for an independent chemist (pharmacy). I immigrated to the US where I furthered my education and became a registered pharmacist. I have practiced pharmacy in England, Massachusetts and Ohio. I have crossed the Atlantic to live between the US and UK three times and love living in both countries for different reasons. I have been in the states 15 years now and worked for TriHealth for over 14 years. I really love travelling, especially abroad. Hobbies include hiking, swimming (for leisure) and spending time with my family. My favorite part of pharmacy is working in a multidiscipline team setting with fantastic coworkers.

Veronica (Ronnie) Moore PharmD, BCPS

Rotations: Emergency Medicine (PGY1)

Training and Education: University of Cincinnati: Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences (1991), Master of Arts in Secondary Education (1997), and Doctorate of Pharmacy (2007).

Residency: University of Cincinnati Medical Center

About: Ronnie was hired to establish an emergency medicine pharmacy practice at Bethesda North Hospital, where she is currently employed. Ronnie has also been designated as the Lead Emergency Medicine Pharmacist at Bethesda North Hospital. She is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, where she teaches in numerous courses, is founder and course coordinator for the Emergency Medicine Therapeutics elective and precepts pharmacy students on their APPE rotations. She is passionate about teaching, as evidenced by her extensive involvement with the UC COP and by being named APPE Preceptor of the Year by that same institution.

Michelle Papathanas, PharmD, BCCCP

Rotations: Infectious Disease (PGY1) and Infectious Disease Elective (PGY2 Cardiology)

Training and Education: Doctor of Pharmacy (University of Cincinnati – 2015)

Residency: PGY1 - The University of Chicago Medicine (2016), PGY2 Critical Care – Emory University Hospital (2017)

About: Dr. Papathanas is a recent TriHealth addition starting in early 2020. She previously worked as the clinical pharmacist in a Medical ICU in central Alabama. In order to further her post-residency education, she completed the Antimicrobial Certificate via the Society of Infectious Disease Pharmacists in the fall of 2019. She is the current lead of the Antibiotic Advisory Team at Bethesda North and is looking forward to precepting upcoming residents and pharmacy students in the coming months.

Jordan Phelps PharmD, BCPS

Rotations: Cardiology (PGY 1), General Cardiology II (PGY2 Cardiology)

Training and Education: Undergraduate: University of Kentucky, Graduate: JLW-COP University of Cincinnati - 2011

About: Happily married, father of 5, Hobbies include: Coaching sons soccer team and watching soccer and UK sports. In my free time, I enjoy escape rooms, date nights with the wife (occurs whenever the first six planets align) and travelling. Disney World is a family favorite.

Jeffrey Reed, PharmD

Rotations: Hematology / Medical Oncology (PGY1)

Training and Education: Doctor Of Pharmacy - University Of Cincinnati, 1999; BS Pharmacy - University Of Cincinnati, 1997

About: Dr. Reed joined the ranks of TriHealth in 2005 and has been the primary medical oncology pharmacist since 2007. As the lead pharmacist for our patients on the 53 medical oncology unit, Jeff ensures the best care is provided for our oncology patients, whether treating them in-house or optimizing supportive care after their outpatient treatment.

Brittany Turner, PharmD, BCPS

Rotations: Residency Project (PGY1 & PGY2 Cardiology), Teaching (PGY1)

Training and Education: Doctor of Pharmacy: University of Cincinnati (2015)

Residency: PGY1 - Confluence Health Central Washington Hospital (2016)

About: Dr. Turner has worked as a clinical pharmacist at Bethesda North Hospital since 2016. Her passion for participating in research began in pharmacy school and has continued to grow. She serves as one of our Antibiotic Stewardship pharmacists in addition to working on the medical/surgical floors and in the Emergency Department. She loves working with and teaching the residents and seeing their progress throughout the year.

Lauren Wolf PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

Rotations: Critical Care (PGY1), CVICU (PGY1)

Training and Education: Doctor of Pharmacy (Butler University – 2010), Residency: PGY1 Franciscan St Francis Health, Indianapolis IN

About: Dr. Wolf enjoys working in critical care. She enjoys precepting and being a part of the critical care team. In her spare time, she loves to read, especially anything in the fantasy genre.

Emily Young PharmD, BCPS

Rotations: Internal Medicine (PGY1), Anticoagulation/Transitions of Care (PGY2 Cardiology)

Training and Education: Doctor of Pharmacy – University of Cincinnati (2017)

Residency: PGY1 - Bethesda North Hospital (2018)

About: After completion of her PGY1 residency at Bethesda North, Dr. Young accepted a position to stay on as a clinical pharmacist. She works primarily in the Progressive Care, Internal Medicine, and Emergency Departments. As one of the inaugural residents of our PGY1 program, Dr. Young is dedicated to helping the program grow and improve. She has a strong connection to the University of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy and enjoys precepting learners at all stages.

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