Preceptors

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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.

Tyler Bulcher, PharmD, BCPS

Tyler Bulcher, PharmD, BCPS

Rotation: Neurovascular Intensive Care; Pharmacy Practice/Staffing 

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

About: Dr. Bulcher has been with Good Samaritan since 2016 after practicing as a critical care pharmacist at his previous institutions. He is a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist and is jointly leading TriHealth Pharmacy’s expansion into neurovascular critical care.

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.

Abbey DiMarco, PharmD

Abbey DiMarco, PharmD

Rotation: Hematology/Oncology 

Training & Education: Doctor of Pharmacy (Purdue University – 2012); PGY1 Residency – Lexington VA Medical Center (2013); PGY2 Residency in Pharmacotherapy – Community Health Network (2014)

About: Dr. DiMarco joined the Good Samaritan pharmacy staff after completion of her PGY2 residency in 2014. After a brief tour of duty in the inpatient pharmacy, Dr. DiMarco followed her true passion to the infusion centers which focus on the provision of care to oncology patients. Abbey shares preceptorship responsibilities with Dr. Coutts for both inpatient and outpatient hematology/oncology rotations.

Colin Fitzgerrel, PharmD, BCPS

Colin Fitzgerrel, PharmD, BCPS

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.

Meredith Linde, PharmD, BCPS

Meredith Linde, PharmD, BCPS

Rotation: Orientation, Neurovascular Intensive Care

Training & Education: Doctor of Pharmacy – University of Cincinnati (2013)

About: Dr. Linde has been a pharmacist with Good Samaritan since 2013 and has experience in nearly every practice area we offer. Because of this, she is a perfect fit to serve as the primary preceptor for our program’s orientation learning experience. Presently she and Dr. Bulcher are leading our service-line expansion into the neurovascular intensive care unit.

Luke Markham, PharmD, BCPS

Luke Markham, PharmD, BCPS

Rotation: Orientation

Training & Education: Doctor of Pharmacy – University of Colorado (2012); BA International Studies – University of Oklahoma (2008)

About: Similar to Dr. Linde, Dr. Markham has gained experience in nearly every service area of Good Samaritan Pharmacy. Luke provides exceptional pharmaceutical care to all our patients as he rotates through numerous practice areas, but serves primarily as the pharmacist on one of the internal medicine rounding teams.

Stacy McCoy, PharmD, BCPS

Stacy McCoy, PharmD, BCPS

Rotation: Emergency Medicine

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.

Cathy Rosenbaum, PharmD, MBA, CHC

Cathy Rosenbaum, PharmD, MBA, CHC

Rotation: Medication Safety

Training & Education: Doctor of Pharmacy – University of Cincinnati (1990); BS Pharmacy – Ohio Northern University (1976); Master in Business Administration – Xavier University (2001)

About: Dr. Rosenbaum has been with TriHealth since 1996 and currently serves on the system level as the QA and Safety Manager. As the chair of TriHealth’s Anticoagulation Committee and Medication Safety Committee, Dr. Rosenbaum is responsible for the continual improvement in safety practices throughout our health system. Residents gain a unique perspective of pharmacy practice within an acute-care setting under her tutelage.

Corey Wirth, PharmD, BCPS

Corey Wirth, PharmD, BCPS

Rotation: Internal Medicine

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.

Nancy Wuestefeld, PharmD

Nancy Wuestefeld, PharmD

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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