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Pharmacy Practice

Jillian Bishop
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice

Jillian is a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident from the University of Colorado. Jillian’s area of interest includes critical care, ID, transplant, and oncology. She hopes to practice as a clinical pharmacist at an academic medical center upon the completion of residency. Jillian can be reached at jbishop4@kumc.edu.

Vincent Cascone
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice

Vincent is a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Vincent’s area of interest includes oncology and critical care. He hopes to complete a PGY2 residency and eventually become a residency program director upon the completion of residency. Vincent can be reached at vcascone@kumc.edu.

Kelsie Fiss
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice

Kelsie is a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident from the University of Kansas. Kelsie’s area of interest includes pediatrics, hematology/oncology, and academia. She hopes to become a residency director or clinical professor upon the completion of residency. Kelsie can be reached at kfiss@kumc.edu.

Kyle Hoelting
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice

Kyle is a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident from the University of Nebraska. Kyle’s area of interest includes internal medicine, oncology, and transplant. He hopes to practice as a clinical pharmacist at an academic hospital upon the completion of residency. Kyle can be reached at khoelting3@kumc.edu.

Sara Johnson
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice

Sara is a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident from the University of Kansas. Sara’s area of interest includes hematology/oncology. She hopes to complete a PGY2 oncology residency and to practice as a clinical pharmacist at an academic medical center upon the completion of residency. Sara can be reached at s339j546@kumc.edu.

Megan Rieder
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice

Megan is a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident from the University of Colorado. Megan’s area of interest includes critical care and infectious disease. She hopes to become a clinical pharmacist practicing in critical care upon the completion of residency. Megan can be reached at mrieder@kumc.edu.

Oncology Pharmacy

Ryan Fleer
PGY2 Oncology

Ryan is a PGY-2 Oncology Pharmacy Resident from the University of Colorado. Ryan’s area of interest includes hematology/oncology, immunotherapy, and targeted therapeutics. He hopes to become an oncology clinical pharmacist at an academic medical center upon the completion of residency. Ryan can be reached at rfleer@kumc.edu.

Shelbie Ralph
PGY2 Oncology

Shelbie is a PGY-2 Oncology Pharmacy Resident from Union University School of Pharmacy. Shelbie’s area of interest includes hematology/oncology, solid tumors, and immunotherapy. She hopes to become a hematology/oncology clinical pharmacist at an academic medical center upon the completion of residency. Shelbie can be reached at sralph@kumc.edu.

Jordan Snyder
PGY2 Oncology

Jordan is a PGY-2 Oncology Pharmacy Resident from the University of Kansas. Jordan’s area of interest includes hematology/oncology, bone marrow transplant, and pediatrics. She hopes to become an oncology clinical pharmacist at an academic medical center upon the completion of residency. Jordan can be reached at jsnyder1@kumc.edu.

Critical Care

Sydney Archer
PGY2 Critical Care

Sydney is a PGY-2 Critical Care Resident from the University of Kansas. Sydney’s area of interest includes critical care and emergency medicine. She hopes to become a clinical pharmacist practicing in critical care upon the completion of residency. Sydney can be reached at sarcher5@kumc.edu.

Health-System Pharmacy Administration/M.S.

PGY2

PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration

Jordan is a PGY-2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Resident from the University of Kentucky. Jordan’s area of interest includes ambulatory, 340B, and operations. He hopes to become a director of ambulatory pharmacy upon the completion of residency. Jordan can be reached at ​jcarter16@kumc.edu.

PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration

Lauren is a PGY-2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Resident from the University of Kansas. Lauren’s area of interest includes cardiology, pediatrics, oncology, ambulatory care, operations. She hopes to become a manager of an academic medical center upon the completion of residency. Lauren can be reached at ledwards9@kumc.edu.

PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration

Jason is a PGY-2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Resident from the University of the Pacific, CA. Jason’s area of interest includes administration. He hopes to have a follow-on assignment as deputy commander or deputy director in a military healthcare facility supporting pharmacy services across the U.S. Army enterprise upon the completion of residency. Jason can be reached at ​jkim8@kumc.edu.

PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration

Kevin is a PGY-2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Resident from the Rosalind Franklin College of Pharmacy. Kevin’s area of interest includes pharmacy IT, operations, cardiology, psych. He hopes to work as an operations or IT manager upon the completion of residency. Kevin can be reached at ​kmahler@kumc.edu.

PGY1

Adam Beeler
PGY1 Health-System Pharmacy Administration

Adam is a PGY-1 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Resident from the University of Tennessee. Adam’s area of interest includes medication safety, pediatrics, ambulatory care, and pain management. He hopes to become a director of pharmacy upon the completion of residency. Adam can be reached at abeeler2@kumc.edu.

Susan Lewis
PGY1 Health-System Pharmacy Administration

Susan is a PGY-1 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Resident from the University of Missouri Kansas City. Susan’s area of interest includes medication safety, inpatient operations, and supply chain management. She hopes to serve as a pharmacy leader in an integrated health system and eventually an executive director of pharmacy at an academic medical center upon completion of residency. Susan can be reached at slewis10@kumc.edu.

Community Pharmacy

Balls Foods

Laura Litwin
PGY1 Community Pharmacy

Laura is currently a PGY1 Community Practice Resident from Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Laura's practice areas of interests include ambulatory care and clinical services in community pharmacy, especially Diabetes management. After completing her residency, Laura would like to work in an ambulatory care clinic or provide clinical services in a community setting. Laura can be contacted at  laura.litwin@ballsfoods.com.

Gina Luchen
PGY1 Community Pharmacy

Gina is currently a PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Resident from the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy. Her practice areas of interest include community-based clinical service management, ambulatory care, teaching, and precepting. After residency, she would like to pursue a career in pharmacy administration with a strong academic involvement. Gina can be contacted at  gina.luchen@ballsfoods.com.

Dillons

Erica Wilkinson
PGY1 Community Pharmacy

Erica is currently a PGY1 Community Pharmacy Resident from the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy. Erica's interests include chronic disease state management in a community pharmacy setting, including diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia. Future career goals include, implementation of clinical services and collaborative practice agreements in rural, medically underserved areas upon the completion of residency.  Erica can be reached at ewilkinson@ku.edu.

Ambulatory Care

Frank Fanizza
PGY2 Ambulatory Care

Frank is a PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Resident from the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Frank’s area of interest includes heart failure, HIV, and solid organ transplant. He hopes to become an ambulatory care pharmacist within an academic medical center upon the completion of residency. Frank can be reached at  ffanizza@kumc.edu.

Drug Information

PGY2 Drug Information

Stephen is a PGY-2 Drug Information Resident from the University of Missouri Kansas City. Stephen’s area of interest includes drug information. He hopes to become a drug information/medication safety pharmacist upon the completion of residency. Stephen can be reached at​ sandrews3@kumc.edu.

Non-Traditional

Anna Tarnowski
PGY1 Non-Traditional

Anna is a Non-Traditional PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident from the University of Kansas. Anna’s area of interest includes critical care and neurology. She hopes to become a clinical pharmacist upon the completion of residency. Anna can be reached at atarnow@kumc.edu.

Seth Tutera
PGY1 Non-Traditional

Seth is a Non-Traditional PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident from the University of Kansas. Seth’s area of interest includes critical care, emergency medicine, and infectious diseases. He hopes to become a clinical pharmacist at an academic medical center upon the completion of residency. Seth can be reached at stutera@kumc.edu.


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7 of 19 cancer drugs formulated through the National Cancer Institute were developed at the KU School of Pharmacy
3,000 free flu shots given to needy Kansans during the past 5 years
4,000 living alumni, 63 percent of them living and working in Kansas
KU pharmacists practice in 95 of Kansas’ 105 counties
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