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Good Samaritan Hospital Pharmacy Preceptors

Med Akinbi, PharmD, MBA, BCPS

Med Akinbi, PharmD, MBA, BCPS

Rotation: Administration - Operations

Training & Education: BS Pharmacy (UNC Chapel Hill – 1994); Doctor of Pharmacy (University of Cincinnati – 1998); Master in Business Administration (University of Cincinnati – 2002)

About: After graduating from the University of Cincinnati with her Doctor of Pharmacy, Med joined the Good Samaritan pharmacy team in 2004. After years of service as a clinical pharmacist, Med’s knowledge of operations and processes led to her promotion to the position of infusion center supervisor, and ultimately to her current role as the manager of the inpatient pharmacy department.

Matthew Bremer, PharmD

Matthew Bremer, PharmD

Rotation: Administration – Clinical 

Training & Education: Doctor of Pharmacy (University of Cincinnati – 2003)

About: Dr. Bremer has been with TriHealth since 2003, serving in the past as a clinical pharmacist, clinical coordinator, and department supervisor. As of 2013, Dr. Bremer has been serving as the System Manager of Clinical Pharmacy for TriHealth. His primary functions within this role include drug policy development, Electronic Medical Record system management, and he serves as the secretary for the TriHealth Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee.

Jacob Cannan

Jacob Cannan, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

Rotation: Cardiology

Training & Education: Doctor of Pharmacy (Ohio Northern University – 2011)

About: Dr. Cannan joined the clinical ranks of Good Samaritan Pharmacy in 2018, and has quickly become a leader within the department. As a versatile, well-rounded clinician, Dr. Cannan has helped establish and solidify our cardiology rounding service.

Jeffrey Coutts, PharmD, BCOP

Jeffrey Coutts, PharmD, BCOP

Rotation: Hematology/Oncology 

Training & Education: Doctor of Pharmacy (University of Cincinnati – 2004)

About: Dr. Coutts is a board certified oncology pharmacist who has been with TriHealth since graduating from the University of Cincinnati in 2004. After serving as a specialist in oncology for many years, he is now the manager of TriHealth Infusion Centers.

Colin Fitzgerrel, PharmD, BCPS

Colin Fitzgerrel, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP

Rotation: Infectious Diseases, Resident Research Project

Training & Education: Doctor of Pharmacy (Purdue University – 2007); PGY1 Residency – Morton Plant Hospital (2008)

About: Dr. Fitzgerrel has been with TriHealth since 2014 after spending many years as a critical care pharmacist in Clearwater, Florida. In addition to being the Residency Program Director, he serves as the pharmacy department’s clinical coordinator and focuses his efforts on drug policy development, clinical service line expansion, and staff development.

Janet Habedank, PharmD, BCACP

Janet Habedank, PharmD, BCACP

Rotation: Ambulatory Care

Training & Education: Doctor of Pharmacy – University of Cincinnati (2000); BS Pharmacy – University of Cincinnati (1998); BS Mathematics – Heidelberg University (1988)

About: Dr. Habedank has been the primary ambulatory care pharmacist for the Faculty Medical Center of Good Samaritan Hospital since 2000. She truly has a passion for teaching as she routinely takes APPE students from the University of Cincinnati and serves as our preceptor for the longitudinal teaching certificate program learning experience.

Stacy McCoy, PharmD, BCPS

Stacy McCoy, PharmD, BCPS

Rotation: Emergency Medicine; Addiction Treatment

Training & Education: Doctor of Pharmacy – University of Cincinnati (2010); PGY1 Residency – St. Elizabeth Healthcare (2011)

About: Dr. McCoy has been the Good Samaritan emergency medicine pharmacist since joining staff in 2011. Her passion for teaching and training student pharmacists and residents led to our decision to change the emergency medicine rotation from an elective to a required rotation after our inaugural year.

Katie O’Connor, RPh

Katie O’Connor, RPh

Rotation: Neonatal Intensive Care

Training & Education: BS Pharmacy – University of Cincinnati (1983)

About: Ms. O’Connor is an invaluable asset to Good Samaritan and is truly a leader in her field. With decades of clinical experience, Katie collaborates with practitioners not just within TriHealth, but with those across the city and region. As the lead pharmacist of our Level III neonatal intensive care unit, Katie ensures the best care is provided for our most vulnerable patients.

Kelly Schaub, PharmD, BCCCP

Kelly Schaub, PharmD, BCCCP

Rotation: Neurovascular Intensive Care

Training & Education: Doctor of Pharmacy (Butler University – 2017); PGY1 Residency – St. Vincent Indianapolis; PGY2 Residency – Critical Care, University of Toledo Medical Center

About: After setting many records for the Butler Bulldogs in Track and Field, Kelly earned her PharmD and went on to complete PGY1 & PGY2 residency training, ultimately specializing in critical care. Since joining the TriHealth Pharmacy team, Dr. Schaub has taken ownership of her role in the neurovascular intensive care unit, and helped establish this practice experience as an elective opportunity for our residents.

Kelsey Schildknecht

Kelsey Schildknecht, PharmD

Rotation: Hematology/Oncology

Training & Education: Doctor of Pharmacy (University of Cincinnati – 2017); PGY1 Residency – Good Samaritan TriHealth Hospital (2018)

About: After completion of her PGY1 residency at Good Samaritan, Dr. Schildknecht accepted our offer to take over the clinical pharmacist position within our ambulatory oncology center within GSH. Kelsey’s PGY1 year was tailored to her strong interests in oncology, and prepared her well for her role in direct patient care, as well as in precepting current pharmacy residents.

Tamar Stalvey

Tamar Stalvey, PharmD, BCPS

Rotation: Internal Medicine (PGY2); Endocrinology (PGY2)

Training & Education: Doctor of Pharmacy (Mercer University – 2008); PGY1 Residency – Naval Medical Center San Diego/UCSD (2009).

About: Dr. Stalvey joined Good Samaritan Pharmacy in 2017 after spending the first portion of her career as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Virginia Beach. Dr. Stalvey’s role is primarily in internal medicine, although her past experiences, skills, and interests make her ideally suited to precept our endocrinology learning experience.

Corey Wirth, PharmD, BCPS

Corey Wirth, PharmD, BCPS

Rotation: Internal Medicine; Residency Project (PGY2)

Training & Education: Doctor of Pharmacy – The Ohio State University (2005); PGY1 Residency – Louis Stokes Veterans Affairs Medical Center (2006)

About: Dr. Wirth has been an internal medicine clinical pharmacist with Good Samaritan since 2006, and serves as one of our lead antimicrobial stewardship pharmacists. She is a truly passionate teacher as evidenced by the volume of student pharmacists she educates on an annual basis, and by her recognition by the University of Cincinnati as a preceptor of the year. Dr. Wirth also serves as the PGY2 Internal Medicine RPD, which was founded in 2019.

Nancy Wuestefeld, PharmD

Nancy Wuestefeld, PharmD, BCCCP

Rotation: Critical Care

Training & Education: Doctor of Pharmacy – Butler University (2000); PGY1 Residency – University of Cincinnati Medical Center (2001)

About: Dr. Wuestefeld serves as the clinical pharmacist of Good Samaritan’s medical-surgical intensive care unit, and is the pharmacy representative for many interdisciplinary committees. As a former clinical coordinator, Dr. Wuestefeld’s knowledge of clinical practice and system processes are readily apparent to our residents. Her dedication to their professional growth leads to frequent requests to repeat this required learning experience.

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