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Critical Care Pharmacy Faculty

Learn from the experts in Critical Care Pharmacy.

CONTENT MATTER EXPERTS


Kevin E. Anger, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
Core Therapeutic Module

Kevin AngerKevin E. Anger, Pharm.D., BCPS, is Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Critical Care at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts and maintains a practice site in the medical intensive care unit. Dr. Anger earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Northeastern University, followed by residency training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Dr. Anger is actively involved in bedside education as a PGY1 and PGY2 residency preceptor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and student preceptor for Northeastern University Bouve' College of Pharmacy. Dr. Anger is a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist, and is involved in outcomes-based research in critical care pharmacotherapy. His clinical and research interests include sepsis, shock syndromes, glycemic control, antithrombotic therapy, and pain/agitation/delirium in critically ill patients. Dr. Anger has written several research manuscripts, review articles, and book chapters on these topics.


Katie Barber, Pharm.D.
Assistant Professor
University of Mississippi
Jackson, Mississippi
Intensive Study

Katie Barber

Katie Barber, Pharm.D., is Assistant Professor at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy in Jackson, Mississippi. She completed a PGY2 in infectious diseases at the Detroit Medical Center and a pharmacokinetic/pharmacokinetic fellowship in infectious diseases at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. She currently engages in research in overcoming antimicrobial resistance, particularly in patients with altered pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.


Neal J. Benedict, Pharm.D.
Associate Professor
University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Core Therapeutic Module

Neal BenedictNeal J. Benedict, Pharm.D., is Associate Professor within the Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy and a Critical Care Clinical Pharmacist at UPMC‐ Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. At the School of Pharmacy, Dr. Benedict is the primary course coordinator for a required advanced therapeutics course. In 2009 and 2014, Dr. Benedict received the “Cohen Teacher of the Year Award” for exceptional dedication, knowledge, and teaching skills. In 2011, Dr. Benedict received the Rho Chi “Innovations in Teaching Award” which recognizes those professors who utilize their ability to implement new and creative methods in order to optimally teach the challenging pharmacy curriculum. In 2014, Dr. Benedict received the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) “Innovations in Teaching Award” and in 2016 received the University of Pittsburgh Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award.

At UPMC, Dr. Benedict’s clinical practice sites are the Surgical/Trauma and Medical Intensive Care Units. His primary role in this capacity is to coordinate with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide optimal pharmaceutical care to critically ill patients. Responsibilities to the hospital include participation in daily work rounds in the ICU, and developing evidence‐based practice guidelines/protocols related to drug therapy and disease management in the ICU patient population. In addition, Dr. Benedict serves as a faculty preceptor for Doctor of Pharmacy students in introductory and advanced professional experiential rotations. In 2012, Dr. Benedict was honored with University of Pittsburgh “Faculty Preceptor of the Year” for his work and dedication to training the next generation of clinical pharmacists. Dr. Benedict also precepts both 1st and 2nd year residents enrolled in the ASHP‐accredited University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy Residency Program.

Dr. Benedict holds publications in Clinical Therapeutics, Journal of Critical Care, American Journal of Health‐System Pharmacy, and American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. His current educational research focuses on the effective use of educational technologies. Dr. Benedict is specifically working with incorporating virtual patients into the doctorate of pharmacy curriculum at the University of Pittsburgh. His clinical research focus involves the management of patient‐reported sedation outcomes, as well as the management of resistant alcohol withdrawal syndromes.


Angela Bingham, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCNSP, BCCCP

Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency Program Director
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Critical Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Cooper University Hospital
Camden, New Jersey
Content Matter Expert, Review and Recertification Course

Angela BinghamAngela L. Bingham, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCNSP, BCCCP, is Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency Program Director at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at University of the Sciences. Dr. Bingham earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the South Carolina College of Pharmacy in Columbia, South Carolina; completed a pharmacy practice residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland; and completed a specialized residency in critical care at The Regional Medical Center at Memphis in conjunction with The University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She practices as a Critical Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, New Jersey. Dr. Bingham’s practice, teaching, and research activities are focused on pharmacotherapy in critical illness including nutrition support therapy. She is active within ASHP serving as a member of the Council on Education and Workforce Development. Within the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, she has served on task forces for adult critical care nutrition guideline revisions, parenteral nutrition appropriateness consensus recommendations, and Standards of Practice for Nutrition Support Pharmacists. Dr. Bingham is a Board Certified Critical Care Pharmacist, Board Certified Nutrition Support Pharmacist, and Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. 


Quinn Czosnowski, Pharm.D., BCCCP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Critical Care
Indiana University Health - Methodist Hospital
Indianapolis, Indiana
Literature Study, Core Therapeutic Module

Quinn Czosnowski

Quinn A. Czosnowski, Pharm.D., BCCCP, is Critical Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Indiana University Health - Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, IN. Dr. Czosnowski graduated with his Doctor of Pharmacy from Purdue University and completed a PGY-1 residency at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, TN and a PGY-2 in Critical Care at The Regional Medical Center at Memphis. He then spent 5 years as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at The University of the Sciences in Philadelphia with a practice site in the ICU at Cooper University Hospital. He currently practices in the Cardiac Medical ICU at Indiana University Health - Methodist Hospital. Dr. Czosnowski is active in several national organizations including the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Society of Critical Care Medicine and the Pulmonary Hypertension Association.


Clay Daniels, Pharm.D., Ph.D., BCPPS
Clinical Pharmacy, Medication Safety and Informatics
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee
Intensive Study

Clay DanielsClay Daniels, Pharm.D., Ph.D., BCPPS, is a clinical pharmacist in medication safety and informatics at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital where he is a preceptor for students and residents on medication safety and informatics rotations. He completed his B.S. and Ph.D. at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and his Pharm.D. at the University of Tennessee. He completed a PGY 1 residency at Children's of Alabama and a PGY2 residency in medication use and safety at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. 


Brian Dee, Pharm.D., BCCCP, BCNSP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Critical Care/Nutrition Support
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas
Review and Recertification Course

Brian Dee

Brian Dee, Pharm.D., BCCCP, BCNSP, is a Critical Care/Nutrition Support Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. He received his Pharm.D. degree from the University of Toledo, completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at The Toledo Hospital/Toledo Children’s Hospital, and completed a PGY2 Critical Care/Nutrition Support Pharmacy Residency at MD Anderson Cancer Center. He has been a Board Certified Critical Care Pharmacist since 2015, as well as a Board Certified Nutrition Support Pharmacist since 2009. Brian maintains an active clinical pharmacy practice and particularly enjoys precepting and mentoring pharmacy students and residents. Additionally, he serves as the Coordinator for the PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency at MD Anderson Cancer Center.


Karrie Derenski, Pharm.D., BCNSP, BCCCP, CNSC
Clinical Supervisor, Director PGY 2 Pharmacy Residency - Critical Care
Department of Pharmacy CoxHealth
Springfield, Missouri
Core Therapeutic Module

Karrie Derenski

Karrie Derenski, Pharm.D., BCNSP, BCCCP, CNSC, is a Metabolic Support Service and Clinical Pharmacy Supervisor at CoxHealth in Springfield MO. She also serves as Director of the PGY2 critical care residency at CoxHealth. Dr. Derenski earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC) School of Pharmacy in Kansas City, MO. As post-graduate training, she completed a nutrition support specialty residency at University Hospital, Denver, CO. Dr. Derenski teaches in the Nutrition Support elective course at UMKC School of Pharmacy. She serves as a nutrition support preceptor for APPE students as well as the pharmacy residents at CoxHealth. Dr Derenski’s research interests involve pharmacotherapy in critical illness and nutrition support therapy in critically ill patients. Dr. Derenski is an active member of the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists, the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. She is a Board Certified Nutrition Support Pharmacist, Board Certified Critical Care Pharmacist as well as a Certified Nutrition Support Clinician.


Heather Draper, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist, Emergency Medicine
Mercy Health Saint Mary's
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Literature Study, Core Therapeutic Module

Heather Draper

Heather Draper, Pharm.D., BCPS, is a Clinical Pharmacist in Emergency Medicine at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She received her Pharm.D. from Ferris State University College of Pharmacy and completed residency training in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Dr. Draper is certified as an instructor by the American Heart Association for Basic Life Support and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support and an American Stroke Association National Institutes of Health (NIH) Stroke Scale Provider. Dr. Draper’s research interests include evaluating the role and impact of the pharmacist in the resuscitation setting and antimicrobial stewardship.


Chris Droege, Pharm.D., BCCCP, FCCM, FASHP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Critical Care
UC Health - University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio
Core Therapeutic Module

Chris Droege

Dr. Christopher Allen Droege, BCCCP, FCCM, FASHP is a clinical pharmacy specialist in critical care at UC Health – University of Cincinnati Medical Center (UCMC) that practices between the medical and surgical intensive care units. UCMC serves as the regional ACS-verified level 1 trauma center and quaternary referral center for the Greater Cincinnati Area. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy and completed his PGY1 general practice and PGY2 critical care residency training at UCMC. He serves as the residency program director for the ASHP-accredited PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency Program at UCMC having trained over 20 residents to date and as an adjunct associate professor of pharmacy practice at the UC College of Pharmacy. He has served on multiple scientific advisory boards, is actively consulted by professional organizations as a content expert on numerous topics, and has served as a consultant and developer of content for a real-time clinical surveillance system. He has served as principal investigator or co-investigator on several prospective, investigator-initiated research grants totaling over $2.7 million. He reviews papers for several peer-reviewed medical and pharmacy journals. He has published 20 peer-reviewed articles and approximately 60 published research abstracts primarily focused on analgesia and sedation, pharmacokinetic optimization and outcomes, infectious diseases, and anticoagulation of critically ill patients. Dr. Droege is board certified in critical care pharmacy and is a fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine and American Society of Health System Pharmacists. 


James Gilmore, Pharm.D., BCCCP, BCPS
Pharmacy Manager, Critical Care & Emergency Department
Cedars-Sinai
Los Angeles, California
Intensive Study

James Gilmore

James Gilmore, Pharm.D., BCCCP, BCPS, is the Pharmacy Manager for Critical Care and the Emergency Department at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Prior to moving to California, James was a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. James graduated from the Pharm.D. program at Northeastern University and completed an ASHP Accredited PGY-1 residency as well as a PGY-2 in Critical Care at Brigham and Women's Hospital. James has an active role in bedside practice, clinical research, and guideline development/implementation in several clinical areas. James has held leadership positions within several interdisciplinary groups at to further patient care in the inpatient setting. James has given multiple national presentations on topics including pain management and glucose management in the ICU. James has peer reviewed publications in several areas including infectious disease, anticoagulation, and glucose management.


Mary M. Hess, Pharm.D., FASHP, FCCM, FCCP, BCCCP

Associate Dean
Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Jefferson College of Pharmacy
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Content Matter Expert, Review and Recertification Course

Mary HessMary M. Hess, Pharm.D., FASHP, FCCM, FCCP, BCCCP, is Associate Dean for Student Affairs, and Professor of Pharmacy Practice, at the Jefferson College of Pharmacy, Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. Dr Hess graduated with a BS in Pharmacy from the University of Missouri – Kansas City and a Doctor of Pharmacy from the St Louis College of Pharmacy. Dr Hess completed a Critical Care/Nutrition residency and a Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Tennessee. Dr Hess has held academic positions throughout her career, including roles as postgraduate training program director and health systems leadership for clinical pharmacy services. Dr Hess has received Best Practice awards for innovative design of academic courses and for clinical services design in the health system. She has served as the Chair of the Commission on Credentialing, as the critical care network facilitator in the Section of Clinical Specialists & Scientists within ASHP along with several other ASHP committees, American Colleges of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) and the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM). Dr Hess has served as a Board member for an Accredited Technician training program, as faculty for the ASHP Research Foundation Critical Care Traineeship, and as a member of the Critical Care Pharmacy Practice Petition task force.


Benjamin Hohlfelder, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP
Critical Care Pharmacy Clinical Specialist
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
Literature Study, Core Therapeutic Module

Benjamin Hohlfelder

Benjamin Hohlfelder, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP, is a Critical Care Pharmacy Clinical Specialist at the Cleveland Clinic. His clinical practice is centered in the cardiothoracic surgery ICU, including patients undergoing heart and lung transplant, ventricular assist device implantation, and alternative modes of mechanical circulatory support. He completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency and PGY-2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA. He is board certified in both Pharmacotherapy and Critical Care Pharmacy. Areas of research interest include anticoagulation in mechanical circulatory support, management of pain, agitation and delirium, and treatment of venous thromboembolism. Most recently, he has served as faculty for the 2019 ASHP Literature Studies modules in Pharmacotherapy and Critical Care, and presented for the Intensive Studies session at the 2018 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting.


Kaitlin M. Hughes, Pharm.D., BCPPS
Clinical Pharmacist Pediatric Intensive Care
Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health
Indianapolis, Indiana
Intensive Study

Kaitlin Hughes

Kaitlin Hughes, Pharm.D., BCPPS, is a clinical pharmacist at Riley Hospital for Children. Her specialty practice area is pediatric intensive care. She also serves as a preceptor for students from Purdue University and residents from the PGY1 and PGY2 residency programs at Indiana University Health. Dr. Hughes received her Pharm.D. from Purdue University in 2013. She completed her PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at Indiana University Health followed by her PGY2 pediatric pharmacy residency at University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy. Dr. Hughes then attained her board certification as pediatric pharmacotherapy specialist (BCPPS). Her current interests include ECMO, infectious diseases, pain management, and pain and sedation in the critically ill.


Lauren A. Igneri, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP
Critical Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Cooper University Healthcare
Camden, New Jersey
Literature Study, Core Therapeutic Module

Lauren Igneri

Lauren A. Igneri, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP is the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Critical Care at Cooper University Healthcare (CUH) in Camden, NJ. Dr. Igneri earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University. She went on to complete a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania followed by a PGY2 Critical Care Specialty Residency at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia with her main practice site at CUH. Following residency, Dr. Igneri was the Critical Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at St. Mary Medical Center (SMMC) in Langhorne, Pennsylvania and served as co-chair of the Trinity Health Clinical Pharmacy Committee to develop Transforming Operations initiatives, streamlining clinical and cost-savings activities across an approximately 90-hospital health system. She was an active member of the institutional review board and served as an Advance Pharmacy Practice Experience preceptor for students from University of the Sciences, Jefferson College of Pharmacy, and Rutgers University while at SMMC. Since returning to CUH, Dr. Igneri continues to be involved in numerous multidisciplinary committees to improve the care of critically ill patients. She serves as a primary preceptor for the critical care residents’ rotation, research, and continuing education experiences.

Dr. Igneri has been the primary or co-investigator on numerous research investigations including anticoagulation, anticoagulation reversal, thrombolysis in venous thromboembolism, glycemic control, pharmacokinetics, and sedation practices in critically ill patients, among others. She has been invited to present regularly at local, regional, and national meetings. Dr. Igneri serves as a peer-reviewer for the Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Annals of Pharmacotherapy. Dr. Igneri is an active member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and contributes regularly within the Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology Communications Committee. In 2019, she was elected Member at Large of the Women in Critical Care Knowledge Education Group. Additionally, Dr. Igneri is a member of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. She has served as faculty creating educational materials for ASHP Board Certification Resources since 2016.


G. Morgan Jones, Pharm.D., BCCCP, FCCM
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Neurocritical Care
Methodist University Hospital
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Sciences
University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Memphis, Tennessee
Review and Recertification Course, Core Therapeutic Module

Morgan JonesG. Morgan Jones, Pharm.D., BCCCP, FCCM, is Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Neurocritical Care at Methodist University Hospital (MUH) and Clinical Assistant Professor in the departments of clinical pharmacy and translational sciences, neurosurgery, and neurology at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis. Dr. Jones earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Louisiana – Monroe and completed his PGY1 and PGY2 critical care residencies at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, OH. He has practiced in neurocritical care since 2011 and has published more than 50 peer-reviewed publications in journals such as Critical Care Medicine, Stroke, Neurocritical Care, and the Journal of Critical Care. Dr. Jones serves as the director of the PGY2 critical care pharmacy residency and the Clinical Coordinator of Post-Graduate Education at MUH. He precepts students pharmacists from three different colleges of pharmacy in the Mid-south, as well a PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residents.


Rachel Kenney, Pharm.D., BCIDP
Pharmacy Specialist, Antimicrobial Stewardship Residency Program Director, PGY2 Infectious Diseases
Henry Ford Hospital
Detroit, Michigan
Intensive Study

Rachel Kenney

Rachel M. Kenney, Pharm.D., BCIDP, is a Pharmacy Specialist in Antimicrobial Stewardship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy and completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Detroit Receiving Hospital and PGY2 Infectious Diseases Residency at the Mayo Clinic-Rochester. Dr. Kenney is the program director for the Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy Residency and the lead pharmacist for antimicrobial stewardship at Henry Ford Health System. In her clinical practice, she supports infectious diseases consult services, manages antimicrobial stewardship practice and policy, and precepts pharmacy students and residents. She has over 20 peer reviewed publications with primary research interests in antimicrobial stewardship and antibiotic safety.


Patricia Kienle, M.P.A., BCSCP, FASHP
Director, Accreditation and Medication Safety
Cardinal Health
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Review and Recertification Course

Patricia Kienle

Patricia Kienle, M.P.A., BCSCP, FASHP, is the Director of Accreditation and Medication Safety for Cardinal Health Innovative Delivery Solutions. She received her pharmacy degree from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science and a Masters in Public Administration from Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania. She is Board Certified as a Sterile Compounding Pharmacist. She completed an Executive Fellowship in Patient Safety from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, and is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. She has served on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and as President of the Pennsylvania Society of Hospital Pharmacists. She is a Fellow of ASHP, was named Pharmacist of the Year by PSHP, the recipient of the Distinguished Achievement Award in Hospital and Institutional Practice from the American Pharmaceutical Association Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management, the Distinguished Leadership Award from ASHP, the ASHP John W. Webb Lecture Award, and the Thomas S. Foster Award from the United States Pharmacopeia. She has served on the Pharmacotherapy Specialty Council of the Board of Pharmacy Specialties, the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority, the Hospital Professional and Technical Advisory Committee of The Joint Commission, and on the Board of Governors of the National Patient Safety Foundation. She is a current member of the USP Compounding Expert Committee and chairs the Subcommittee on Hazardous Drugs. Patti is the author of Compounding Sterile Preparations: ASHP’s Visual Guide to Chapter <797> video and Companion Guide, co-author of Meeting Accreditation Standards: A Pharmacy Preparation Guide, and author of The Chapter <795> Answer Book, The Chapter <797> Answer Book, and The Chapter <800> Answer Book. With over 500 invited presentations and 80 publications, she has special interests in promoting medication safety, compounding sterile preparations, accreditation, and regulatory issues.


Daniel R. Malcom, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP
Associate Professor and Vice-Chair, Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Intensive Care Unit - Baptist Health Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky
Core Therapeutic Module

Daniel Malcom

Daniel R. Malcom, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP, is an Associate Professor and Vice-Chair of the Department of Clinical and Administrative Sciences at Sullivan University College of Pharmacy in Louisville, Kentucky. Through his faculty role, Dr. Malcom also maintains a practice site in the Intensive Care Unit at Baptist Health Louisville. Dr. Malcom earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from University of Georgia College of Pharmacy, then completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency and a PGY2 Specialty Residency in Critical Care at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee (affiliated with the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy).

Dr. Malcom’s research interests include critical care pharmacy education, curricular and co-curricular assessment, cost savings in the ICU, and student professionalism and ethics. He has served as an item-writer for the North American Pharmacy Licensure Exam (NAPLEX), and was awarded AACP Teacher of the Year in 2013, as well as the Kentucky Health-System Pharmacists Mentor of the Year in 2017. He has previously served as an Associate Editor for Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, and currently serves as an Associate Editor for the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education.


John Marshall, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP, FCCM
Director, Clinical Pharmacy Programs
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
Review and Recertification Course

John Marshall

John Marshall, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP, FCCM, is Director, Clinical Pharmacy Programs at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He attended Gonzaga University and Graduated with a Pharm.D. from the University of Texas, Austin. He completed his residency training at The University of Massachusetts Medical Center, and is board certified in both pharmacotherapy and critical care pharmacotherapy. His research interests include analgosedation in the ICU and enhancing pharmacist services throughout the continuum of care. He is currently the Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at MCPHS University.


Krystal Moorman, Pharm.D., BCPS
Director Experiential Education and Assistant Clinical Professor
University of Utah College of Pharmacy
Salt Lake City, Utah
Core Therapeutic Module

Krystal MoormanKrystal Moorman, Pharm.D., BCPS, is Director of Experiential Education and Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Utah College of Pharmacy in Salt Lake City. Dr. Moorman earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Medical University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy in Charleston and completed PGY1 Pharmacy Practice and PGY2 Drug Information residencies at the Medical University of South Carolina. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Utah College of Pharmacy, she served as the Coordinator of Drug Information and Medication Safety at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah, and was a Drug Information Specialist at Kaiser Permanente in Denver, Colorado.

Dr. Moorman’s interests include drug information and medication safety. She is an active member of the Utah Society of Health-System Pharmacists---serving as President and now Immediate Past President. Dr. Moorman has served as Chair and member, ASHP Program Committee; Delegate, 2015 ASHP House of Delegates; and Alternate Delegate, 2016 ASHP House of Delegates. Dr. Moorman has served on the ASHP Advisory Group for Preceptor Development and on the Council on Education and Workforce Development.


Brianne Ritchie, Pharm.D., M.B.A., BCCCP, BCPS
Critical Care Clinical Pharmacist
CHI Health Lakeside Hospital
Omaha, Nebraska
Literature Study

Brianne Ritchie

Brianne Ritchie, Pharm.D., M.B.A., BCCCP, BCPS, is a Critical Care Clinical Pharmacist at CHI Health Lakeside Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. She obtained her Pharm.D. and MBA from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska with subsequent completion of PGY1 pharmacy practice and PGY2 critical care residencies at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. In addition to patient care, Dr. Ritchie is actively involved with student precepting and serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor for Creighton University's School of Pharmacy and Health Professions and an Adjunct Assistant Professor for the University of Nebraska Medical Center's College of Pharmacy. She is also actively involved in research, focusing on pain, agitation, and delirium in mechanically ventilated patients and emergent anticoagulation reversal.


Jennifer Robertson, Pharm.D., BCPS
Medication Outcomes & Safety Officer
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee
Intensive Study

Jennifer Robertson

Jennifer Jones Robertson, Pharm.D., BCPS, is Medication Outcomes & Safety Officer for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. She received her Pharm.D. Degree from the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy and completed her Drug Information Specialty Residency at Methodist Healthcare in Memphis. Dr. Robertson leads medication use policy and medication safety efforts at St. Jude and chairs the Medication Use Safety Team. She leads and manages projects related to improving the safety of medications at St. Jude, conducts event investigation and coordinates subsequent process improvements. She also serves as Residency Director for the Medication-Use Safety Residency. Jennifer is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee. She is currently serving on the Nominations Committee of the Section of Inpatient Care Practitioners for ASHP.


Elizabeth Scharman, Pharm.D., DABAT, BCPS, FAACT
Director, WV Poison Center; Professor Clinical Pharmacy
West Virginia University
Charleston, West Virginia
Literature Study

Elizabeth ScharmanElizabeth J. Scharman, Pharm.D., DABAT, BCPS, FAACT, has been the Director of the West Virginia Poison Center (WVPC) and a full-time faculty member with the West Virginia University (WVU) School of Pharmacy since July 1992. Dr. Scharman works out of the WVU Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Charleston Division. She received tenure in 1998 and became a full Professor within the Department of Clinical Pharmacy in July 2003. Dr. Scharman received a B.S. in Pharmacy (1986) from Butler University and a Pharm.D. (1991) from Virginia Commonwealth University (Medical College of Virginia) then completed a Clinical Toxicology Fellowship (1992) at the Pittsburgh Poison Center affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh. She became a Diplomate of the American Board of Applied Toxicology (ABAT) in 1992 and a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist in 1995. Dr. Scharman has held numerous elected positions on boards of national organizations including the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (AACT), the American Board of Applied Toxicology (in which she also served as President from 2004 to 2006), and the American Association of Poison Control Centers. She currently serves as a member and/or Chair of multiple of national committees; many of which are working to advance the accuracy and rigor of toxicosurveillance databases. In 2014, Dr. Scharman was appointed to the editorial board of the journal, Clinical Toxicology (Phila); she has been Chair of the Toxicology and Poison Control Editorial Panel for the journal, Annals of Pharmacotherapy, since 2003. She has been the Deputy Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) Coordinator, through grants, for the WV Threat Preparedness Office since 2002. In this position, she provides training for hospital pharmacists in the area of weapons of mass destruction and disaster planning in addition to coordinating the collection of hospital pharmacy disaster plans on a yearly basis and collaborating with others to address pharmacy-related issues for WV’s SNS and disaster planning efforts. Dr. Scharman teaches the clinical toxicology, disaster planning, and substance abuse related classes for the WVU School of Pharmacy in addition to content area related to adverse drug reactions. She also provides continuing education presentations for physicians, nurses, and pharmacists throughout WV on topics related to clinical toxicology, drugs of abuse, and naloxone distribution. Dr. Scharman has multiple peer reviewed publications in the field of clinical toxicology and evidence-based practice.


Leigh Ann Scherrer, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
University of Louisville Hospital
Louisville, Kentucky
Literature Study

Leigh Ann ScherrerLeigh Ann Scherrer is a clinical pharmacy specialist at University of Louisville Hospital. She received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Kentucky in 2007, and subsequently completed a pharmacy practice residency at University of Louisville Hospital in 2008. Her areas of interest include critical care, trauma, nutrition, and infectious diseases.


Jill Starykowicz, Pharm.D., BCCCP 
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Cardiology/Medical Intensive Care
AdvocateLutheran General Hospital 
Park Ridge, Illinois
Review and Recertification Course

Jill StarykowicsJill Starykowicz, Pharm.D., BCCCP, is Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Cardiology/Medical Intensive Care at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois. Dr. Starykowicz practices in the medical and cardiac intensive care units, cardiac catheterization laboratory, and interventional radiology. She received a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology degree and Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Starykowicz completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Illinois in Chicago and a PGY2 Cardiology Specialty Residency at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester. Dr. Starykowicz participates in a multitude of critical care and cardiology committees to improve the care provided to patients in these settings. She is currently the PGY2 Pharmacy Critical Care Residency Director for Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and is involved in a variety of research and quality improvement projects in medical and cardiac critical care. Dr. Starykowicz is a Board-Certified Critical Care Pharmacist. 


Rachel Swope, Pharm.D., BCCCP
Critical Care Pharmacy Specialist
Norton Healthcare
Louisville, Kentucky
Review and Recertification Course, Literature Study

Rachel Swope

Rachel Swope, Pharm.D., BCCCP is a Critical Care Pharmacy Specialist at Norton Healthcare in Louisville, Kentucky. Dr. Swope completed her Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy in Lexington, KY. Following graduation, she completed both PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency and PGY2 Critical Care Specialty Residency at UK Healthcare. She is a Board Certified Critical Care Pharmacist who practices in a cardiothoracic surgery ICU and a medical/surgical ICU. She is actively engaged with development of new policies and protocols, formulary management, and EMR optimization at Norton Healthcare, a five hospital community health system. Dr. Swope enjoys precepting pharmacy students and residents on critical care rotations and through the longitudinal research experience


Paul M. Szumita, Pharm.D., BCCCP, BCPS, FASHP, FCCM 

Clinical Pharmacy Practice Manager
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
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Paul Szumita

Paul M. Szumita, Pharm.D., BCCCP, BCPS, FASHP, FCCM, is Clinical Pharmacy Practice Manager and Program Director of the postgraduate year 2 critical care pharmacy residency at Brigham and Women¹s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Paul earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Northeastern University in Boston, and he is dual board certified in pharmacotherapy and critical care pharmacy. He is a fellow in the American College of Critical Care Medicine and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacy. Paul has helped develop and is responsible for managing clinical programs aimed at optimizing pharmacotherapy and improving patient outcomes. As a practicing clinical pharmacist in critical care, Paul has an active role in bedside education, clinical research, and guideline development/implementation with a focus inpatient glucose management, ICU pain, agitation and delirium, hemodynamics in shock states, and therapeutic hypothermia. Paul an Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmacy at three colleges and helps coordinate 15 clinical rotations, training more than 100 students each year. He has more than 60 peer-reviewed publications, and he serves on several committees focused on improving clinical practice at the local and national level, including the program advisory board for the ASHP Critical Care Pharmacy Specialty Examination Review Course, guideline writing committee for the 2018 Society of Critical Care Medicine guidelines for the management of pain, agitation, delirium, immobility and sleep disruption, and serves on the taskforce to revise the Society of Critical Care Medicine Guidelines stress ulcer prophylaxis in critically ill patients.


Heather Torbic, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP
Medical ICU Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
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Heather Torbic

Heather Torbic, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP, is Medical Intensive Care Unit Clinical Specialist at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Torbic received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts; completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Boston Medical Center; and, a PGY2 Critical Care Residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

In addition to patient care, Dr. Torbic is actively involved with student and resident training and is an advisor for the PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency Program at the Cleveland Clinic and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. She is also actively involved in research, which includes vasopressors, inhaled pulmonary vasodilators, and sedation/agitation/delirium in critically ill patients. Dr. Torbic is an active member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacy, the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and its local Ohio chapter, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.


Chelsea Wampole, Pharm.D., BCCCP
Clinical Pharmacist
Maine Medical Center
Portland, Maine
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Chelsea WampoleChelsea Wampole, Pharm.D., BCCCP, is a clinical pharmacist in critical care/cardiology at Maine Medical Center in Portland, ME. She graduated from Thomas Jefferson University and then went to complete a PGY1 residency at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center followed by a PGY2 critical care residency at Maine Medical Center.

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