The focus of the podcast will be a description of clinical pharmacy services integration and transition into a telehealth environment, specifically, a multidisciplinary hepatitis clinic at an academic medical center during COVID-19. Speakers will also address integration of students, residents, and fellows into a telehealth model.
Lisa Aquillano, PharmD, BCPS, MSCS, is a 2008 graduate of the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy. After graduation, she completed a PGY-1 Ambulatory Care Residency at Kaiser Permanente and became Board Certified as a Pharmacotherapy Specialist. For several years, Dr. Aquillano worked as an Oncology Research Clinical Pharmacist. In 2017, Dr. Aquillano discovered her passion of working with Multiple Sclerosis patients at Emory Healthcare's outpatient neurology clinic and earned her Multiple Sclerosis Specialty Certification.
Angela Cox is a Medication Access Specialist with Emory Healthcare’s Specialty Pharmacy. In this position she works with clinic-based pharmacy specialists and in collaboration with care teams across the healthcare system. This unique role allows her to use her advanced pharmacy skills to help patients navigate and overcome the complexities and obstacles of the current healthcare environment by working on behalf of providers and clinic teams to deliver a patient-centered approach to prior authorization and medication assistance support.
Dr. Katherine Fuller is a graduate of Auburn University’s Harrison School of Pharmacy. She completed her PGY1 Residency at the University of New Mexico Hospitals and PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency at Duke University Hospital. Since moving to Atlanta, Georgia, she has worked as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in the Emory University Hospital Midtown Center for Viral Hepatitis. Dr. Fuller is a PGY1 residency director and precepts multiple residents and students on her ambulatory care rotation.
Nicole Cheng graduated from Emory University Physician Assistant’s program in 2006. Have worked in hepatology and liver transplant since 2010. She joined Emory’s program in June 2012.
Dr. Ryan Ford is a transplant hepatologist and Associate Professor of Medicine at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. He is the Director of the Center for Viral Hepatitis and has been on faculty for over 10 years. His passion includes the clinical care of patients with different types of liver disease. He has also won several awards for teaching.