Meet Our Preceptors

Meet our Administration, Community and Pediatrics Preceptors.

Administration Preceptors
Chet Kaczor
 

Chet Kaczor, PharmD, MBA
Chet.Kaczor@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Chief Pharmacy Officer
  • Rotation: Budgeting/ Financial Management, Leadership/ Strategic Planning
  • Graduate Education:
    • Doctor of Pharmacy, Ohio Northern University
    • Master of Business Administration: The Ohio State University
  • Post- Graduate Experience::
    • Director, Pharmacy Services, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2014-Present
    • Manager, Ambulatory Pharmacy Services, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 2013-2014
    • Regional Director of Operations, Pharmacy Systems, Inc., 2007-2013
    • Pharmacy Manager, Rite Aid, 2006-2007
  • Areas of Interest: Leadership, Strategic Planning, Pharmacy Operations
Jim Jones
 

Jim Jones, RPh, MHA
Jim.Jones@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Manager, Support Services
  • Rotation: Purchasing and Contract Management, Informatics
  • Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, 1981
  • Graduate Education: Master of Healthcare Administration, Walden University, 2012
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Director, Support Services, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Present
    • Pharmacy Information Systems Coordinator, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Present
    • Shift Supervisor, St. Anthony Medical Center
    • Staff Pharmacist, Warren General Hospital
    • Pharmacy Manager, Revco D.S.
  • Areas of Interest: Pharmacy Informatics, Purchasing
JennaMerandi
 

Jenna Merandi, PharmD, MS, CPPS
Jenna.Merandi@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Medication Safety Officer
  • Rotation: Medication Safety Rotation
  • Graduate Education:
    • PharmD, West Virginia University School of Pharmacy
    • MS in Health-System Pharmacy Administration, The Ohio State University
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Medication Safety Officer, November 2017 - present
    • Program Director, YOU Matter Second Victim Program, November 2014 - present
    • Faculty, Quality and Safety Fellowship Program, July 2016 - present
    • Medication Safety Manager, December 2016 - October 2017
    • Medication Safety Coordinator, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2014 - present
    • Clinical Assistant Professor of Practice, The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy, 2014 - present
    • Medication Safety Pharmacist, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2012 -2014
    • Health-System Pharmacy Administration Residency, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2010 - 2012
  • Areas of Interest: Medication safety, Second victim response, Risk Evaluation Mitigation Strategies (REMS), System issues in medication safety
Shelly Morvay
 

Shelly Morvay, PharmD, RPh
Shelly.Morvay@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Medication Safety Pharmacist
  • Rotation: Medication Safety
  • Graduate Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2001-2004
  • Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1984-1989
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Medication Safety Pharmacist, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2000-Present
    • Staff/Clinical Pharmacist, Infectious Diseases, Mount Carmel West, 1996-2000
    • Clinical Pharmacist/Assistant Director, Pharmacy Services, Wellstar Cobb Hospital, 1993-1995
    • Clinical Pharmacist, Wellstar Cobb Hospital, 1991-1992
    • Hospital Pharmacy Practice Residency, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, 1990-1991
    • Staff Pharmacist, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, 1989-1990
  • Areas of Interest: Medication Safety
Matt Sapko
 

Matt Sapko, PharmD, MS
Matthew.Sapko@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Pharmacy Director, Inpatient
  • Rotation: Human Resources, Longitudinal Management, Operations Electives
  • Graduate Education:
    • PharmD, University of Pittsburgh, 2009
    • Masters in Health-System Pharmacy Administration, The Ohio State University, 2011
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Pharmacy Manager II, Inpatient and Critical Care Services 2016-2017
    • Pharmacy Manager, Critical Care Services 2015-2016
    • Pharmacy Inpatient Supervisor 2011-2015
    • Nationwide Children’s Hospital Health-System Pharmacy Administration Residency 2009-2011
  • Areas of Interest: Pharmacy Operations, Pharmacy Education, Staff Development, Leadership Development, Medication Safety, Budgets and Finance, Strategic Planning
Michael Storey
 

Michael Storey, PharmD, MS, BCPS
Michael.Storey@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Coordinator, Medication Use and Formulary Management
  • Rotation: Formulary Management, Administration
  • Graduate Education:
    • Pharm D, Ohio Northern, 2010
    • MS, The Ohio State University, 2012
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Pharmacy Manager, Inpatient Medicine, 2015 - 2016
    • Pharmacy Inpatient Supervisor, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2012-2015
    • PGY1/PGY2 Health-Systems Pharmacy Administration Residency, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, 2010-2012
  • Areas of Interest: Drug compounding regulations, rare disease therapeutics, reimbursement, utilization management, pharmacoeconomics, drug channel strategy
Dusty Lewis
 

Dusty Lewis, PharmD, MBA
Dusty.Lewis@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Manager, Specialty Pharmacy
  • Rotation: Specialty Pharmacy
  • Graduate Education:
    • Doctor of Pharmacy, Ohio Northern University
    • Master of Business Administration, Ashford University
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Manager, Specialty Pharmacy, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2016-present
    • Manager, Home Infusion, DME, and Respiratory, Adena Health System, 2010-2016
    • Clinical Pharmacist, Clinton Memorial Hospital, 2007-2010
  • Areas of Interest: Specialty pharmacy, pharmacy revenue cycle, pharmacoeconomics, government advocacy
Zach Thompson
 

R. Zachary Thompson, PharmD, BCPPS
Zach.Thompson@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Clinical Coordinator, Pediatric Advanced Patient Care Pharmacists and Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Rotation: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and Clinical Management
  • Graduate Education:
    • Ohio State University, Master of Public Health
    • University of Kentucky, Doctor of Pharmacy
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist, Pediatric Cardiology and Critical Care Medicine 2016 – 2017
    • PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency, University of Kentucky Children’s Hospital 2015 – 2016
    • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, University of Kentucky Healthcare 2014 – 2015
  • Areas of Interest: Pharmacy leadership, pharmacokinetics, sedation and analgesia, iatrogenic withdrawal
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Jill Blind, PharmD, CCRP
Jill.Blind@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Coordinator, Investigational Drug Service
  • Rotation: Investigational Drugs
  • Undergraduate Education:
    • Bachelor of Science in Biology, The Ohio State University, 2003
  • Graduate Education:
    • PharmD, The Ohio State University, 2007
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Coordinator, Investigational Drugs, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 2017-present
    • Staff Pharmacist, Investigational Drugs, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 2009-2017
    • Staff Pharmacist, Nationwide Children’s Hospital 2007-2009
  • Areas of Interest: Investigational Drugs, Clinical Trial Regulations, Viral therapies, Biosafety
LindsayKalata
 

Lindsay Kalata, PharmD
Lindsay.Kalata@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Clinical Informatics Pharmacist
  • Rotation: Clinical Informatics
  • Graduate Education:
    • PharmD, West Virginia University School of Pharmacy, 2010
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Clinical Informatics Pharmacist, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2017-Present
    • Associate Manager, Governance & Compliance, Mylan, Inc., 2015-2017
    • Safety Specialist, Mylan, Inc., 2011-2015
    • Drug Information Specialty Residency, West Virginia University School of Pharmacy/Mylan, Inc., 2010-2011
  • Areas of Interest: Clinical Informatics, Medication Safety, Quality Improvement
SteveHyme
 

Steve Hyme, RPh
Steven.Hyme@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Inpatient Pharmacy Operations Manager
  • Rotation: APPE Students, Staffing
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Inpatient Pharmacy, in acute care adult hospital
    • Inpatient Pharmacist, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
    • Pediatric Inpatient Pharmacy Operations Manager, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
  • Areas of Interest: Operations management, nutrition
JessicaFischer
 

Jessica Fischer, PharmD, MS, BCOP
Jessica.Fischer@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Director of Ambulatory Pharmacy Services
  • Rotation: Longitudinal Management, Ambulatory Care Practice Management
  • Graduate Education: 
    • Doctor of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, 2006
    • Master of Health System Pharmacy Administration , University of Wisconsin-Madison 2008
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Director of Ambulatory Pharmacy Services, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 2018-Present
    • Director of Infusion Services, Riverside Health System 2016-2018
    • Pharmacy Manager, UW Health 2008-2016
    • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics HSPA Residency 2006-2008
  • Areas of Interest: Ambulatory Care Services, Pharmacy Operations, Staff and Leadership Development, Medication Safety, Budget, Finance and Strategic Planning
Community Preceptors
Kristin Lamberjack
 

Kristen Lamberjack, PharmD, BCACP
Kristen.Lamberjack@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist; Director, PGY1 in Community Care
  • Rotation: Teaching, Elective rotation in Immunodeficiency Clinic
  • Graduate Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2000-2003
  • Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1989-1994
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Outpatient Clinical Pharmacist, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 1995- Present
    • Assistant Pharmacy Manager, The Kroger Company, 1994-1995
    • Adjunct Clinical Faculty, The Ohio State College of Pharmacy
  • Areas of Interest: HIV/AIDS, Ambulatory Care, Medication Safety
Kayla Durkin
 

Kayla Durkin, PharmD
Kayla.Durkin@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist- Complex Healthcare Clinic
  • Rotation: Ambulatory Care- Complex Healthcare Clinic
  • Undergraduate/Graduate Education: Ohio Northern University
  • Post-Graduate Experience: Nationwide Children’s PGY1 Community Care Residency, 2014-2015
  • Areas of Interest: Cerebral Palsy, Asthma, ADHD
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Anna Haas-Gehres, PharmD, BCACP, RPh
Anna.HaasGehres@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist, Ambulatory; Clinical Assistant Professor - The Ohio State University
  • Rotation: Longitudinal Ambulatory Care
  • Graduate Education: The Ohio State University, College of Pharmacy
  • Undergraduate Education: The Ohio State University, College of Pharmacy
  • Post-Graduate Experience: Pharmacy Practice Residency in Community Care, Nationwide Children's Hospital
  • Areas of Interest: Pediatric and Adult Ambulatory Pharmacy, Pharmacy Education, Underserved Populations, Diabetes Education
Cheryl Maslouski
 

Cheryl A. Maslouski, RPh, PharmD, BCACP
Cheryl.Maslouski@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Patient Care Pharmacist, Ambulatory
  • Rotation: Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacy, Primary Care Network
  • Graduate Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, St. Louis College of Pharmacy, St. Louis, MO, 1994-1995
  • Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, St. Louis College of Pharmacy, St. Louis, MO, 1989-1994
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Outpatient Clinical Pharmacist, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2005-present
    • Outpatient Staff Pharmacist, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 1998-2005
    • Pediatric Clinical Pharmacist, Children's Hospital of Illinois, 1996-1998
    • Pediatric Specialty Residency, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 1995-1996
  • Areas of Interest: ADHD, Asthma, Diabetes, Health Literacy, Pediatric and Adult Primary Care
KellyWise
 

Kelly Wise, PharmD
Kelly.Wise@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist
  • Rotation: Community/Ambulatory Pharmacy
  • Graduate Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Ohio Northern University
  • Post-Graduate Experience:: PGY-1 Community Care Pharmacy Practice Resident with Nationwide Children’s Hospital
  • Areas of Interest: Autoimmune Diseases, Specialty Pharmacy
Cathy Kuhn
 

Cathy Kuhn, PharmD
Cathy.Kuhn@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist
  • Rotation: Managed Care Elective
  • Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems, Miami University
  • Graduate Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Ohio Northern University
  • Post-Graduate Experience: PGY-1 Community Care Pharmacy Practice Resident with The Ohio State University
  • Areas of Interest: Medication therapy management, advocacy, leadership, provider engagement
Emily Middleton
 

Emily Stephan, PharmD
Emily.Stephan@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist
  • Rotation: Ambulatory Pharmacy/Specialty Pharmacy
  • Graduate Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Ohio Northern University
  • Post-Graduate Experience: PGY-1 Community Care Pharmacy Practice Resident with Nationwide Children’s Hospital
  • Areas of Interest: Cystic Fibrosis, Specialty Pharmacy, Medication Access
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Sonya Sebastian, PharmD, BCACP
Sonya.Sebastian@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator, Ambulatory Services
  • Rotation: Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacy, Primary Care Clinic
  • Graduate Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN, 1995-2001
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Outpatient Clinical Pharmacist, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2005-Present
    • Outpatient Staff Pharmacist, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2001-2005
  • Areas of Interest: ADHD, Asthma, Information Technology
BridgetMorgan
 

Bridget Morgan, PharmD
Bridget.Morgan@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Patient Care Pharmacist
  • Rotation:Transitions of Care
  • Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Science, Saint Bonaventure University
  • Graduate Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Staff Pharmacist, CVS/pharmacy, 2013-2016
    • Staff Pharmacist, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Outpatient Pharmacy, 2016-2018
    • Patient Care Pharmacist, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Transitions of Care, 2018-present
  • Areas of Interest: Medication Safety
BrigidGroves
 

Brigid Groves, PharmD, MS
Brigid.Groves@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Clinical Pharmacist, Population Health
  • Rotation:Population Health/Managed Care Elective
  • Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, John Carroll University, 2006
  • Graduate Education: 
    • Doctor of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, 2012
    • Master of Science in Pharmacy Administration, The Ohio State University, 2014
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Clinical Pharmacist in Population Health, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 2018 – Present
    • Pharmacy Practice Coordinator, The Kroger Co., Columbus Division, 2017 – 2018
    • Residency Program Director, PGY1/PGY2 Community Pharmacy Administration & Leadership Residency, The Ohio State University, 2015 – 2018
    • Patient Care Coordinator, The Kroger Co., Columbus Division, 2014 – 2017
    • Resident, PGY1/PGY2 Community Pharmacy Administration & Leadership Residency, The Ohio State University and Kroger Pharmacy, 2012 – 2014
  • Areas of Interest: Leadership & involvement, advocacy, and transitions of care
JessicaFischer
 

Jessica Fischer, PharmD, MS, BCOP
Jessica.Fischer@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Director of Ambulatory Pharmacy Services
  • Rotation: Longitudinal Management, Ambulatory Care Practice Management
  • Graduate Education: 
    • Doctor of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, 2006
    • Master of Health System Pharmacy Administration , University of Wisconsin-Madison 2008
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Director of Ambulatory Pharmacy Services, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 2018-Present
    • Director of Infusion Services, Riverside Health System 2016-2018
    • Pharmacy Manager, UW Health 2008-2016
    • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics HSPA Residency 2006-2008
  • Areas of Interest: Ambulatory Care Services, Pharmacy Operations, Staff and Leadership Development, Medication Safety, Budget, Finance and Strategic Planning
Pediatrics Preceptors
Abigail Clark
 

Abigail Clark, PharmD, BCOP
Abi.Clark@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Hematology/Oncology Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist
  • Rotation: Hematology/Oncology
  • Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Arts, University of Findlay, 2001 – 2005
  • Graduate Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Findlay, 2009-2013
  • Post- Graduate Experience:
    • PGY1 in Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
    • PGY2, Pediatric Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • Areas of Interest: Transitions of care, Adolescent Young Adult (AYA) population, Leukemia/Lymphoma, Pharmacogenomics, Teaching
Amber Devore
 

Amber Brax, PharmD, BCPPS
Amber.Brax@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist, Cardiology & Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Rotation: Cardiology, Pediatric Intensive Care Medicine
  • Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, 2007-2011
  • Graduate Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, 2009-2013
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Clinical Pharmacist, Cardiology, Pediatric Intensive Care, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 2015- Present
    • Pediatric Specialty Residency, University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital, 2014-2015
    • Teaching Certificate, University of Minnesota, 2015
    • Pharmacy Practice Residency, Toledo Hospital/Toledo Children’s Hospital, 2013-2014
  • Areas of Interest: Pain and Sedation, Anticoagulation, Congenital heart disease, Patient education
John Koepke
 

John Koepke, PharmD, RPh
John.Koepke@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist, Hematology/Oncology
  • Rotation: Hematology/Oncology
  • Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1979
  • Graduate Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 1979 – 1981
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Hematology/Oncology, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 1981- Present
    • Adjunct Clinical Faculty, The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy
  • Areas of Interest: Hematology, Oncology, Pain Management, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Cheryl Lieb Sargel
 

Cheryl Lieb-Sargel, PharmD
Cheryl.Sargel@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Rotation: Pediatric Intensive Care Medicine, General Pediatrics
  • Graduate Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1995-2002
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2004-Present
    • Pediatric Specialty Residency, The Johns Hopkins Hospital 2003-2004
    • Pharmacy Practice Residency, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2002-2003
  • Areas of Interest: Antibiotic Usage and Outcomes, Sedation, Endocrine Dysfunction in Critical Illness
JackieMagers
 

Jackie Magers, PharmD, BCPS
Jacqueline.Magers@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist, Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Rotation: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Graduate Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 2001-2005
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Pharmacy Clinical Specialist, Neonatal Intensive Care, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2007-Present
    • Neonatal Intensive Care and Women's Health Specialty Residency, The Ohio State University Medical Center, 2006-2007
    • Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 2005-2006
  • Areas of Interest: Infectious Disease, Nutrition, Pulmonary Hypertension
Jenny Mason Steinbrenner
 

Jenny (Mason) Steinbrenner, PharmD, BCPPS
Jenny.Steinbrenner@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Patient Care Pharmacist, Emergency Medicine, Director, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
  • Rotation: Emergency Medicine
  • Graduate Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Findlay 2005-2010
  • Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Ohio State University 1999-2003
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Clinical Coordinator, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, 2016-2017
    • Clinical Pharmacist, Pediatric Intensive Care, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2015 -2016
    • Clinical Pharmacist, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Nationwide Children's, 2012 - 2015
    • Pediatric Specialty Residency, Nationwide Children's, 2011-2012
    • Pharmacy Practice Residency, Wolfson Children's Hospital/Baptist Medical Center, 2010-2011
  • Areas of Interest: Trauma, Toxicology, Pharmacy Education, Burn Management
Teri McCarty
 

Teri McCarty, PharmD, BCPPS
Teri.McCarty@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist, Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Rotation: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Arts, Northwestern University, 2001 – 2005
  • Graduate Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, 2008 – 2012
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Neonatal Intensive Care, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 2014 – present
    • Pediatric Specialty Residency, University of Chicago, 2013 – 2014
    • Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Chicago, 2012 – 2013
    • Teaching Certificate, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2013
  • Areas of Interest: Infectious Diseases, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, Nutrition, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, Medical Professional Education, Quality Improvement
Julie Miller
 

Julie Miller, PharmD
Julie.Miller@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist, CTICU/Thoracic Transplant
  • Rotation: Cardiology, Cardiac Intensive Care/Thoracic Transplant
  • Graduate Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Mercer University, College of Pharmacy, Atlanta, GA, 1988-1992
  • Post- Graduate Experience:
    • Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy
    • Clinical Pharmacy Clinical Specialist, CTICU/Cardiology, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 2000-present
    • Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Thoracic Organ Transplant, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 2003-present
    • Clinical Pharmacist, Drug Information & Cardiology, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 1995-2000
    • Pediatric Specialty Residency, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 1992-1993
  • Areas of Interest: Congenital Heart Disease Management (pediatric & adult), Thoracic Organ Transplantation (heart, lung, & heart-lung), Anticoagulation, Mechanical Circulatory Support
Kim Novak
 

Kimberly Novak, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS
Kimberly.Novak@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist, Cystic Fibrosis; Director, PGY2 Pharmacy Residency - Pediatrics
  • Rotation: Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary Medicine
  • Graduate Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, West Virginia University, 1996-2002
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator, 2012-2015
    • Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Cystic Fibrosis, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2012-present
    • Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Pulmonary Medicine, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2004-2012
    • Pediatric Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, 2003-2004
    • Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, 2002-2003
    • Teaching Certificate, University of Kentucky, 2004
    • Clinical Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy
    • Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, NEOMED College of Pharmacy
    • Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Ohio Northern University College of Pharmacy
    • Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, West Virginia University College of Pharmacy
    • Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Midwestern University College of Pharmacy
  • Areas of Interest: Pharmacy Education, Cystic Fibrosis, Pharmacokinetics, Infectious Diseases, Professional Advocacy, Medical Writing
Vinita Pai
 

Vinita Pai, PharmD, MS
Vinita.Pai@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist, Blood and Marrow Transplantation; Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Division of Pharmacy Practice and Sciences, College of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University
  • Rotation: Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Bombay College of Pharmacy, University of Bombay, 1985-1989
  • Graduate Education:
    • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 1994-1996
    • Master of Science, Department of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 1991-1995
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2001-Present (Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 2001-Present; Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2012-Present; Otolaryngology, 2013-Present)
    • Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, College of Pharmacy, 2013-Present
    • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, College of Pharmacy, 2001- 2013
    • Assistant Professor, Idaho State University College of Pharmacy, 1999-2001
    • Pediatric Pharmacotherapy Fellowship, Wexner Institute for Pediatric Research and The Ohio State University, College of Pharmacy, 1997- 1999
    • Pediatric Specialty Residency, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 1996-1997
  • Areas of Interest: Bone Marrow Transplant Supportive Care (CINV, Febrile Neutropenia, Pain), Pharmacokinetics, Infections in Immunocompromised Host
Steve Plogsted
 

Steve Plogsted, PharmD, BCNSP, CNSC
Steve.Plogsted@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist, Nutritional Support
  • Rotation: Nutritional Support, Gastroenterology, Renal/Rheumatology/Endocrinology
  • Graduate Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1985-1987
  • Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1975-1979
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Pharmacy Clinical Specialist, Nutritional Support, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 1992- Present
    • Associate Director of Pharmaceutical Services, Southside Regional Medical Center, 1989-1992
    • Pediatric Clinical Pharmacist, Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University, 1987-1989
    • Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy, Ohio Northern University College of Pharmacy
    • Central Ohio Regional Director of Experiential Education, Ohio Northern University College of Pharmacy3
  • Areas of Interest: Nutrition, Gastroenterology, Renal Disease, Metabolism, Celiac Disease, Ketogenic Diet
Puthoff Teresa
 

Teresa Puthoff, BS Pharm, PharmD
Teresa.Puthoff@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist - NICU
  • Rotation: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Undergraduate Education: BS Pharmacy, University of Cincinnati, 1980-1985
  • Graduate Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, 1993-1996
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • o Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist-NICU; 2017-present
    • Clinical Lead, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist- NICU; 2011-2016
    • Clinical Pharmacy Specialist- NICU, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2004-2011
    • Clinical Pharmacist, Level III NICU, 1991-2004
    • Clinical Pharmacist, Psychology/ Staff RPh, Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, OH, 1988-1991
    • Staff Pharmacist, Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, OH, 1986-1988
    • Assistant Manager, Revco, Logan, OH 1985-1986
  • Areas of Interest: Nutrition, Pain/Sedation/Neurodevelopment, , Developmental Pharmacology
Kimberly Shipp
 

Kimberly Shipp, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS
Kimberly.Shipp@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Patient Care Pharmacist, Emergency Medicine
  • Rotation: Emergency Medicine
  • Graduate Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Colorado, 2009-2013
  • Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics & Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Arizona, 2004-2008
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Clinical Pharmacist, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 2015 – Present
    • Pediatric Specialty Residency, Children’s Medical Center Dallas, 2014-2015
    • Pharmacy Practice Residency, Children’s Medical Center Dallas, 2013-2014
  • Areas of Interest: Emergency Medicine, Pharmacy Education, Trauma, Critical Care
JessicaTansmore
 

Jessica Tansmore, PharmD
Jessica.Tansmore@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist, Infectious Diseases/Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Rotation: Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Graduate Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Ohio Northern University, 1997-2003
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Infectious Diseases, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2005-Present
    • Pediatric Specialty Residency, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2004-2005
    • Pharmacy Practice Residency, Mount Carmel West, 2003-2004
  • Areas of Interest: Infectious Diseases, Pharmacodynamics, Antimicrobial Stewardship
Ashley Prusakov
 

Ashley Prusakov, PharmD, BCPPS
Ashley.Prusakov@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist, Critical Care and Behavioral Health
  • Rotation: Critical Care, Psychiatry
  • Undergraduate Education: Loyola University Chicago, Pre-Pharmacy Dual Acceptance Program 2008-2010
  • Graduate Education:  Doctor of Pharmacy, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, 2010-2014
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Critical Care and Behavioral Health, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 2017-present
    • Clinical Pharmacist, Critical Care, University of California San Francisco, 2016-2017
    • Pediatric Specialty Residency, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 2015-2016
    • Pharmacy Practice Residency, NorthShore University HealthSystem- Evanston Hospital, 2014-2015
  • Areas of Interest: Pharmacokinetics, Nutrition, Trauma, Toxicology, Public Health
Zach Thompson
 

R. Zachary Thompson, PharmD, BCPPS
Zach.Thompson@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Clinical Coordinator, Pediatric Advanced Patient Care Pharmacists and Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Rotation: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Clinical Management
  • Undergraduate Education: University of Kentucky, Pre-Pharmacy 2007 – 2010
  • Graduate Education:  University of Kentucky, Doctor of Pharmacy 2010 – 2014
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist, Pediatric Cardiology and Critical Care Medicine 2016 – 2017
    • PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency, University of Kentucky Children’s Hospital 2015 – 2016
    • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, University of Kentucky Healthcare 2014 – 2015
  • Areas of Interest: Pharmacy Leadership, Pharmacokinetics, Sedation and Analgesia, Iatrogenic Withdrawal
Lauren Peck
 

Lauren Peck, PharmD
Lauren.Peck@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist, Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Rotation: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Santa Clara University, 2006-2010
  • Graduate Education:  Doctor of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, 2010-2014
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Neonatal Intensive Care, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2016-present
    • Assistant Professor/Critical Care Clinical Pharmacist, University of Hawaii at Hilo College of Pharmacy/Pali Momi Medical Center, 2016
    • PGY2 Critical Care Specialty Residency, University of Hawaii at Hilo/The Queen’s Medical Center, 2015-2016
    • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Riverside Methodist Hospital, 2014-2015
  • Areas of Interest: Critical Care, Pain and Sedation, Nutrition, Infectious Disease
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Caitlyn Simmons, PharmD
Caitlyn.Simmons@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Patient Care Pharmacist, Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Rotation: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Undergraduate Education: BS Biology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, 2007-2011
  • Graduate Education:  Doctor of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 2011-2015
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Neonatal Intensive Care, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH, 2017-present
    • Neonatology Specialty Residency, Cone Health Women’s Hospital, Greensboro, NC, 2016-2017
    • Pharmacy Practice Residency, Inova Fairfax Medical Center, Falls Church, VA, 2015-2016
  • Areas of Interest: Antimicrobial Stewardship, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, Pharmacy Education, Patient Safety
Jim Herbst
 

Jim Herbst, PharmD
James.Herbst@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Patient Care Pharmacist, Neurology/Complex Care
  • Rotation: Neurology, Neurology/Complex Care
  • Undergraduate Education: BE, Biomedical and Chemical Engineering Vanderbilt University 1998
  • Graduate Education: PharmD Ohio State University College of Pharmacy, 2012
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Patient Care Pharmacist, Neurology/Complex Care, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 2016-present
    • Patient Care Pharmacist, Neurology Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 2015-2016
    • Staff Pharmacist, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 2012-2015
  • Areas of Interest: Infantile Spasms, Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, Migraine, Pharmacy Education
DanRieck
 

Daniel Rieck, PharmD
Daniel.Rieck@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Patient Care Pharmacist, Neurology/Complex Care
  • Rotation: Neurology/Neurosurgery/Complex Care
  • Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Science, The Ohio State University, 2007-2011
  • Graduate Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, 2011-2015
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Clinical pharmacist, Neurology/Neurosurgery/Complex Care, 2017-present
    • Night shift pharmacist, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 2015-2017
  • Areas of Interest: Transitions of Care, Trauma, Ketogenic Diet, Medication Safety, Antimicrobial Stewardship
NicoleToocheck
 

Nicole Toocheck, PharmD, BCPS
Nikkie.Toocheck@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Patient Care Pharmacist
  • Rotation: Surgery
  • Undergraduate Education: West Virginia University
  • Graduate Education: West Virginia University
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • University of Pittsburgh
  • Areas of Interest: Total Parenteral Nutrition, Antimicrobial Stewardship, and Transitions of Care
ColleenCloyd
 

Colleen Cloyd, PharmD, BCPPS
Colleen.Cloyd@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Patient Care Pharmacist
  • Rotation: Cardiology
  • Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Arts in Biological Basis of Behavior, University of Pennsylvania 2001-2005
  • Graduate Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of California San Francisco, 2008-2012
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Patient Care Pharmacist, Cardiology, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 2017-Present
    • Medication Use Pharmacist, GI/Liver and Pulmonology, Texas Children’s Hospital, 2015-2017
    • Clinical Pharmacist, Cardiology, Pulmonology, and GI/Liver Transplant, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford, 2013-2015
    • Pharmacy Practice Residency, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford, 2012-2013
  • Areas of Interest: Congenital Heart Defects, Anticoagulation, Patient Education, Research, Career Mentorship
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Jonathan Martinez, PharmD
Jonathan.Martinez@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: NICU Patient Care Pharmacist
  • Rotation: NICU
  • Undergraduate Education: University of Toledo
  • Graduate Education: University of Toledo
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • PGY-1 at Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • Areas of Interest: Neonatology, Infectious Disease, Nutrition
Jane Choi
 

Jane Choi, PharmD
Jane.Choi@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist, Float
  • Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Arts in Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 2007-2011
  • Graduate Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, 2012-2016
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 2016-2017
    • PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 2017-2018
  • Areas of Interest: Solid Organ Transplant, Immunocompromised Hosts, Critical Care
Alexis Kuhn
 

Alexis Kuhn, PharmD, BCOP
Alexis.Kuhn@NationwideChildrens.org

  • Title: Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist, Hematology-Oncology
  • Rotation: Hematology-Oncology
  • Undergraduate Education: Pre-pharmacy studies, University of Utah, 2007-2010
  • Graduate Education:  Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Utah, 2010-2014
  • Post-Graduate Experience:
    • Pharmacy Practice PGY1 Residency, Mayo Eugenio Litta Children’s Hospital, 2014-2015
    • Oncology Pharmacy PGY2 Residency, Mayo Clinic, 2015-2016
    • Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist, NCH, 2016-present
  • Areas of Interest: Benign hematology, oncology/malignant hematology, infectious disease in immunocompromised hosts