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Current Pharmacy Residents

Mitchell Brinkworth

Mitchell Brinkworth, PharmD - PGY2 Internal Medicine

College: Purdue University

Personal Statement: I was raised in Floyds Knobs, Indiana, and had the privilege of attending the Purdue University College of Pharmacy. During summer and winter breaks, I worked as an intern at a hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. I am looking forward to the challenges of my PGY2 year in Internal Medicine, including building my skills and knowlege in cardiology, antimicrobial stewardship, and transitions of care. In addition to hopefully becoming a clinical specialist, a goal of mine is to become adjunct faculty at a university during my practice.

Residency Project:
Appropriateness of Initiating Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Following an Ischemic Stroke or TIA in an Urban Teaching Hospital
Stephanie Gurren

Stephanie Gurren, PharmD - PGY1 Resident

College: University of Kentucky

Personal Statement: I am from Erlanger, Kentucky and went to the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy. My interests are internal medicine, infectious diseases, and cardiology. I am planning to further my education and training by pursing a PGY2 in Internal Medicine this coming year. After completing my residency training, I hope to work as a clinical specialist in an inpatient setting and precept student pharmacists.

Residency Project
: Retrospective Review of Blood Pressure Response to Albumin vs Normal Saline for the Treatment of Intradialytic Hypotension
Joseph Schum

Joseph Schum, PharmD - PGY1 Resident

College: University of Cincinnati

Personal Statement: I am from the greater Cincinnati area and grew up on the west side of Cincinnati. I earned my BS in chemistry followed by my Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Cincinnati. My interests include internal medicine and hematology/oncology. My goal is to practice as a clinical pharmacist and work as a preceptor with student pharmacists.

Residency Project
: Evaluation of procalcitonin clearance in patients with kidney dysfunction and its effects on antibiotic treatment duration
Past Residents College of Pharmacy Year Current Position Residency Project
Mitchell Brinkworth, PharmD Purdue University 2018-19 PGY2 Internal Medicine - Good Samaritan TriHealth Hospital (Cincinnati, OH) PGY1 - Evaluation of a Piperacillin-Tazobactam Loading Dose Followed by Extended Infusions Protocol
PGY2 - Appropriateness of Initiating Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Following an Ischemic Stroke or TIA in an Urban Teaching Hospital
Jenny C Lee, PharmD Northeastern University 2018-19 PGY2 Critical Care - Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (Lebanon, NH) A Retrospective Review of Vancomycin Dosing in Neonates
Kelsey Isfort, PharmD Univ. of Cincinnati 2017-18 Clinical Pharmacist – TriHealth Oncology Infusion Centers (Cincinnati, OH) A Comparison Between Pharmacist and Nurse Provision of Oral Chemotherapy Counseling and Follow-up: Impact on Patient Care and Adherence
Rachel Ruehl, PharmD Univ. of Cincinnati 2017-18 Health-System Pharmacy Specialist, ALK-Abello (Los Angeles, CA) Implementation of a Pharmacist-managed Penicillin Skin Testing Service within a Community Teaching Hospital
Marissa Guillen, PharmD University of Findlay 2016-17 Clinical Pharmacist – Emergency Medicine, Fairfield Hospital Mercy Health (Fairfield, OH) Outcomes of an Inpatient Pharmacist-led Discharge Intervention on Medication-related Problems Post-discharge
Eric Place, PharmD, BCPS The Ohio State University 2016-17 Clinical Pharmacist – Northwest Medical Center (Tucson, AZ)
Adjunct Faculty, University of Arizona
Cost Analysis & Length of Stay Associated with Linezolid vs. Vancomycin Use in Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Pneumonia in a Regional Health Organization

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