Current Pharmacy Residents :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Current Pharmacy Residents

The following information is provided to let you learn more about our current pharmacy resident class at Nationwide Children's Hospital.  Please feel free to contact our residents if you would like their insight regarding any of our three pharmacy residency programs.

Kasandra Chambers, PharmD

Kasandra Chambers, PharmDTitle: Master of Science and Health-System Pharmacy Administration Resident
 
Hometown: Hebron, Kentucky
 
Undergraduate Education: Cedarville University School of Pharmacy
 
Pharmacy School: Cedarville University School of Pharmacy
 
 
Reason for residency: My goal for completing the combined MS/HSPA residency is to expand upon my clinical and leadership skills as well as gain experience collaborating on projects at a health-system level to advance patient care. I was drawn to Nationwide Children’s residency program because of its innovative atmosphere, unique opportunities with specialty pharmacy and managed care, ever-expanding ambulatory care, and the incredibly positive and inspiring people who are invested in the success of their residents and achieving the best outcomes for the patients they serve!
 
Areas of interest: Leadership, Pediatrics, Ambulatory Care, Managed Care, Specialty Pharmacy
 
Personal areas of interest: Traveling, reading, DIY projects, running, and exploring the parks and foods of Columbus!
 
 

Krišs Petrovskis, PharmD

Kriss PetrovskisTitle: Master of Science and Health-System Pharmacy Administration Resident
 
Hometown: Dexter, Michigan
 
Undergraduate Education: Michigan State University
 
Pharmacy School: The Ohio State University
 
 
Reason for residency: I wanted to learn about the unique demands that pediatric patients present to a health-system both clinically, operationally and fiscally. I wanted to grow as a leader, developing the knowledge and skills required to solve challenges facing health-system pharmacy. I feel very fortunate to have matched at a place that prides itself on teaching and mentorship.
 
Areas of interest: Leadership, Operations, Supply Chain, Pharmacoeconomics, Quality Improvement, Managed Care, Pediatrics
 
Personal areas of interest: Cooking, exercising, hiking, my dog (Izzey), attending American-Latvian community events, enjoying Columbus food and microbreweries
 
 

Kelsey Fink, PharmD

Kelsey Fink, PharmDTitle: PGY-2 Pharmacy Resident- Pediatrics

Hometown: Hudson, Ohio

Pharmacy School: Ohio Northern University

PGY-1 Residency: Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital (Mayfield Heights, OH)
 

 

Reason for residency: I chose to pursue a PGY2 residency to build upon my clinical practice skills and explore various specialty areas within pediatric medicine/pharmacy. The opportunity to provide care to pediatric patients excites me and I know I will have great opportunities at Nationwide Children’s!

Areas of Interest: Critical Care – PICU, NICU

Personal Interests: Baking, cooking, reading, working out, spending time with family and friends

Email: Kelsey.Fink@NationwideChildrens.org

 

Michelle Robosky, PharmD

Michelle Robosky, PharmDTitle: PGY-2 Pharmacy Resident- Pediatrics

Hometown: Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Pharmacy School: James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, University of Cincinnati

PGY-1 Residency: University of Cincinnati Medical Center
 

 

Reason for residency: I wanted to continue my training to explore areas of pharmacy while under the guidance of wonderful mentors with years of experience. Gathering clinical pearls from working with a variety of health care providers and the complicated patients seen at academic medical centers helps facilitate a unique training opportunity to specialize in pediatric pharmacy.

Areas of Interest: Critical Care

Personal Interests: Running, reading, visiting parks, hiking, rock climbing, traveling, Pittsburgh sports teams and the Cincinnati Bearcats!

Email: Michelle.Robosky@NationwideChildrens.org

 

Jane Choi, PharmD

Jane Choi, PharmDTitle: PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident

Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio

Pharmacy School: The Ohio State University

 

 

Reason for residency: I decided to pursue a PGY1 residency in a pediatric hospital because I wanted to expand my knowledge in pediatric pharmacy and contribute to patient care. I believe Nationwide Children’s has so much to offer through its diverse learning opportunities, collaboration among multidisciplinary team members and amazing preceptors.

Areas of Interest: Emergency Medicine, Transplant, Infectious Diseases

Personal Interests:Traveling, playing tennis, going to baseball games, trying new foods

Email: Jane.Choi@NationwideChildrens.org

 

Brett Leja, PharmD

Brett Leja, PharmDTitle: PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident

Hometown: Jackson, Michigan

Undergraduate Education: The Ohio State University

Pharmacy School: University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy – Twin Cities Campus

 

Reason for residency: During pharmacy school, I developed an in interest in pediatric clinical pharmacy. A residency at Nationwide Children’s allows me to explore several diverse areas in Pediatrics in hopes of finding a particular niche, while also building a general clinical knowledge base.

Areas of Interest: Pediatric Clinical Pharmacy at a hospital devoted to teaching co-workers, students, and residents. This residency year I am excited to experience rotations in infectious disease, cardiology, and bone marrow transplant.

Personal Interests: Exploring the outdoors (cycling, running, hiking, etc), spending time with family, singing, cooking, and cheering on The Ohio State Buckeyes.

Email: Brett.Leja@NationwideChildrens.org

 

Gregory Sneed, PharmD

Gregory Sneed, PharmDTitle: PGY1 Community Care Pharmacy Practice Resident

Hometown: Johnston City, Illinois

Education: St. Louis College of Pharmacy

 

 

Reason for residency: I chose to pursue post-graduate residency training because I wanted to enhance my skills in providing direct patient-centered care within pediatric and adult populations, gain valuable leadership experience throughout management opportunities, and strengthen my research skills by developing and completing a major research project. I chose Nationwide Children’s Hospital because the community care pharmacy practice residency offers unique opportunities direct patient care within a pediatric healthcare institution that allows me to positively impact the lives of my patients and their families.

Areas of Interest: Pediatrics, Academia, Ambulatory Care, Diabetes and Oncology

Personal Interests: Cooking, Hiking, Running, & Traveling

Email: Greg.Sneed@NationwideChildrens.org

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