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Jeff Cain, EdD, MS 

Titles: Vice Chair, Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice & Science; Director of Education Technology
Education: BBA in Finance; University of Kentucky, 1992; MS in Instructional Design, University of Kentucky, 1996; EdD in Instruction & Administration; University of Kentucky, 2007
Research Interests: Teaching & learning, instructional technology, social media, contemporary higher education issues
E-mailjeff.cain@uky.edu

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Craig Martin, PharmD, BCPS (AQ Infectious Diseases) (R284)

Titles: Chief Operations Officer; Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice & Science
Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, 1999; MBA, Morehead State University
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 2000; Infectious Diseases Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2001
Research Interests: Antimicrobial resistance, Infectious diseases in public health
E-mailcraig.martin@uky.edu

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Frank Romanelli, PharmD, MPH, FAPhA, BCPS, AAHIVP (R242)

Titles: Professor & Associate Dean; Associate Professor of Medicine; Associate Professor of PA Studies
Education: BS Pharmacy, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, 1994; PharmD, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, 1996; MPH, University of Kentucky, 2006
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 1997; Critical Care Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 1998
Research Interests: HIV/AIDS, Antiretroviral Pharmacotherapy
E-mailfroma2@uky.edu

AMBULATORY CARE

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Aimee Adams, PharmD (R220)

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Ambulatory Care; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Pharmacy
Education: BS Pharmacy, University of Cincinnati, 1992; PharmD, University of Cincinnati, 1994
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 1995
Practice Area: Internal Medicine
Research Interests: Disease state management, patient outcomes, diabetes
E-mailargelh1@uky.edu

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Mary Lea Harper, PharmD

Titles: Coordinator, Medication Therapy Management
Education: BS Pharmacy, Purdue University, 1986; PharmD, Purdue University, 1987
Training: Drug information Specialty Residency, The Ohio State University, 1988; Fellowship in Medication Information, The Ohio State University, 1989
Practice Area: Medication Therapy Management
Research Interests: Innovative practice methods, outcomes research, and performance indicators
E-mailmarylea.harper@uky.edu

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Abby Hines, PharmD, BCACP

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Ambulatory Care
Education: PharmD, East Tennessee State University Gatton College of Pharmacy, 2015
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, Saint Joseph East, 2016
Practice Area: Nephrology, Endocrinology
Research Interests: Hypertension, acute kidney injury, medication adherence
E-mailabby.hines@uky.edu

Kristina Wood Naseman

Kristina Wood Naseman, PharmD, MPH, BCACP, CDE

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Diabetes Care
Education: PharmD, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 2010; MPH, The Ohio State University, 2017
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy, 2011
Practice Area: Diabetes, Maternal Fetal Medicine
Research Interests: Diabetes, population health, diabetes in pregnancy
E-mailkristina.naseman@uky.edu

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Brittany R. Smith, PharmD

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Ambulatory Care
Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, 2016
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, VA St. Louis Healthcare System, 2017; Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy/Bluegrass Community Health Center, 2018
Practice Area: UK Healthcare Anticoagulation Clinic 
Research Interests: Clinical outcomes in pharmacist-managed clinics, cultural competency
E-mailbrsmith12@uky.edu

ANTITHROMBOSIS STEWARDSHIP

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George Davis, PharmD, BCPS (R213)

Titles: Anticoagulation Program Coordinator, UK HealthCare Pharmacy Services; Associate Adjunct Professor, UK College of Pharmacy
Education: PharmD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy, 1993
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency and Clinical Pharmacokinetics Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky; Clinical Pharmacokinetics Fellowship and ASHP Geriatric Fellowship, University of Kentucky
Practice Area: Multidisciplinary Anticoagulation Consult (MAC) team, thrombosis management, Pulmonary Embolism Response Team (PERT)
Research Interests: Anticoagulation, thrombosis management, pulmonary embolism, VTE quality assurance
E-mail: georgedavis@uky.edu

CARDIOLOGY

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Ayesha Ather, PharmD, BCPS, BCCP

Titles: Director, PGY2 Cardiology Pharmacy Residency Program; Clinical Pharmacist, Cardiothoracic Surgery 
Education: PharmD, University of Montana, 2014
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, UPMC Presbyterian, 2015; Cardiology Specialty Residency, University of Maryland, 2016
Practice Area: Cardiothoracic Intensive Care
Research Interests: Mechanical circulatory support, acute decompensated heart failure, therapeutic hypothermia  
Emailayesha.ather@uky.edu

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Kayla Kreft, PharmD, BCACP

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist, Cardiology Ambulatory Care; Assistant adjunct professor
Education: PharmD 2016, University of Kentucky
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, The Center for Health and Wellness at Sullivan University, 2017; Ambulatory Care at University of Louisville Hospital, 2018
Practice Area: Cardiology ambulatory clinics
Research Interests: Hypertension, hyperlipidemia, anticoagulation, outcomes-based research
Email: kayla.kreft@uky.edu

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William Kuan, PharmD, BCPS, BCCP

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant/Mechanical Circulatory Support
Education: PharmD 2014, Rutgers University
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, New York Methodist Hospital, 2015; Cardiology Specialty Residency, Loma Linda University Health, 2016
Practice Area: Advanced heart failure, heart transplant, mechanical circulatory support
Research Interests: Heart failure, antibody-mediated rejection, cardiac allograft vasculopathy, anticoagulation
Emailwilliam.kuan@uky.edu

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Tracy E. Macaulay, PharmD, AACC, BCPS (AQ Cardiology), BCCP

Titles: Cardiovascular Clinical Pharmacy Specialist; Interim Associate Director of Ambulatory Care; Clinical Associate Professor, Pharmacy and Medicine
Education: PharmD, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy, 2009
Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; PGY2 Cardiology Specialty Residency, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Practice Area: Cardiology Ambulatory Care
Research Interests: Heart failure, antiplatelet/antithrombotic therapy in acute coronary syndromes, pharmacist practice advancement, pharmacy education
Emailtracy.macaulay@uky.edu

Ashley Schenk, PharmD

Ashley Schenk, PharmD, BCPS, BCCP (R463)

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist, Cardiology; Assistant adjunct professor
Education: BS, Biochemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; PharmD, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, Saint Joseph East, 2016; Cardiology Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2017
Practice Area: CCU and acute care cardiology
Research Interests: Acute coronary syndromes, heart failure, anticoagulation, congenital heart defects, and transitions of care
Emailashley.schenk@uky.edu

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Adam Sieg, PharmD, BCPS

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant / Mechanical Circulatory Support
Education: PharmD, South Carolina College of Pharmacy, 2011
Training: Pharmacotherapy Specialty Residency, MUSC Medical Center, 2013
Practice Area: Heart Failure, Heart Transplant, Mechanical Circulatory Support
Research Interests: Heart transplant and mechanical circulatory support
Emailadam.sieg@uky.edu

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Daniel Galipeau, PharmD

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist, Cardiology
Education: PharmD, University of Colorado, 2018
Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Houston Methodist Hospital; PGY2 Cardiology Specialty Residency, The Ohio State University
Practice Area: CCU and acute care cardiology
Research Interests: acute coronary syndromes, pulmonary hypertension
Email: daniel.galipeau@uky.edu

CRITICAL CARE & NUTRITION SUPPORT

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Brittany Bissell, PharmD, PhD, BCCCP

Titles: Critical Care Pharmacist, Medicine Intensive Care Unit/Pulmonary; Assistant Adjunct Professor, UK College of Pharmacy Practice & Science
Education: PharmD Midwestern University, 2014; PhD, Clinical and Translational Science, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Department of Behavioral Science, 2019
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Florida Health Jacksonville, 2015; Critical Care Specialty Residency, Jackson Memorial Hospital, 2016
Practice Area: Medical Intensive Care Unit
Research Interests: Immunomodulation; sympatholytics; de-resuscitation; neuroendocrinology; pulmonary hypertension; acute respiratory failure
Emailbrittany.bissell@uky.edu

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Aaron M. Cook, PharmD, BCCCP, BCPS (R275)

Titles: Director, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program; Coordinator-Neuroscience-Pulmonary/Critical Care; Associate Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy
Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky, 2000
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 2001; Critical Care Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2002
Practice Area: Neurosurgery/Neurocritical Care
Research Interests: Acute response to injury; neurotrauma; status epilepticus; residency training
Emailamcook0@email.uky.edu

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Chris Donaldson, PharmD, BCCCP

Titles: Critical Care Pharmacist
Education: PharmD, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2016
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, Loyola University Medical Center, 2017; Critical Care Specialty Residency, Medical University of South Carolina, 2018
Practice Area: Medical Intensive Care Unit/Pulmonary
Research Interests: Benign hematology, decompensated cirrhosis, sepsis, alcohol withdrawal
Email: chris.donaldson@uky.edu

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Laura Ebbitt, PharmD, BCCCP

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist, Surgical Pharmacist, Assistant Adjunct Professor, PGY2 Critical Care Assistant Residency Program Director
Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky, 2013
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2014; Critical Care Specialty Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2015
Practice Area: Colorectal Surgery, Head and Neck/ENT
Research Interests: Surgical critical care, ERAS, ICU sedation and delirium
Emaillaura.means@uky.edu

Alex Flannery

Alexander H. Flannery, PharmD, BCCCP, BCPS (R398)

Titles: Assistant professor; Critical care pharmacist
Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky, 2011
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, Medical University of South Carolina, 2012; Critical Care Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2013
Practice Area: Medical Intensive Care Unit
Research Interests: Septic shock, acute kidney injury
Emailalex.flannery@uky.edu

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Jimmi Hatton-Kolpek, BSPharm, PharmD, FCCP, FCCM (R151)

Titles: Professor, Pharmacy and Neurosurgery (Joint Appointment); Clinical Pharmacist, Brain Injury Unit and Clinic, Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital
Education: BS Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 1983; PharmD, University of Kentucky, 1984
Training: Residency in Hospital Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 1984-86; ASHP Fellowship in Clinical Nutrition, University of Kentucky, 1987; BCNSP 1995-2007
Practice Area: Neurotrauma Transitional Care and Rehabilitation
Research Interests: Neurotrauma, neurocritical care, Brain Injury Therapeutics, Neurologic Rehabilitation
Emailjhatt1@uky.edu

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Eric Johnson, PharmD, BCCCP (R405)

Titles: Critical Care Pharmacist - Perioperative Services and Vascular Surgery
Education: B.S. Pharmacology, University of California Santa Barbara; PharmD, University of Colorado School of Pharmacy
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 2013; Critical Care Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2014
Practice Area: Anesthesia, vascular surgery
Research Interests: Perioperative critical care, residual neuromuscular blockade, perioperative coagulopathy
Emaileric.johnson@uky.edu

Melanie Laine, PharmD, BCCCP (R434)

Melanie Laine, PharmD, BCCCP (R434)

Titles: Critical Care Pharmacist, Medical Intensive Care Unit/Pulmonary
Education: PharmD, University of Houston, 2014
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 2015; Critical Care Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2016
Practice Area: Medical Intensive Care Unit
Research Interests: Fluid resuscitation in sepsis; invasive candidiasis in medical critically ill patients; pharmacotherapy in advanced cardiovascular life support
Emailmelanie.laine@uky.edu

Barbara Magnuson, PharmD, CNSC

Barbara Magnuson, PharmD, CNSC

Titles: Coordinator, Nutrition Support Service; Adjunct Associate Professor, Pharmacy
Education: Pre-pharmacy, Kentucky Wesleyan College, B.S. Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 1989; Pharm.D. University of Kentucky, 1990
Training: Clinical Practice Residency, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, 1991
Practice Area: Nutrition Support and Critical Care
Research Interests: Parenteral and enteral nutrition support in critical care, drug absorption, drug/nutrient interactions
Emailblmagn0@email.uky.edu

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Emily McCleary, PharmD

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist, Pulmonary Critical Care
Education: PharmD, University of Florida, 2014
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, UF Health Shands Hospital, 2015; Critical Care Specialty Residency, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 2016
Practice Area: Medical Intensive Care Unit
Research Interests: Pharmacokinetic/dynamic alterations in critically ill obese patients; aminoglycoside pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic targets in treating Gram-negative bacteremia; nutritional considerations in the ICU
Emailemily.mccleary@uky.edu

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Melissa Nestor, PharmD, BCPS (R366)

Titles: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Education:
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 2010; Critical Care Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2011
Practice Area: Neurology
Research Interests:
Emailmelissa.nestor@uky.edu

Doug Oyler, PharmD, BCCCP (R407)

Doug Oyler, PharmD, BCCCP (R407)

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist, Trauma/Acute Care Surgery
Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky, 2010
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 2013; Critical Care Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2014
Practice Area: Trauma/Acute Care Surgery
Research Interests: Surgical critical care, pain management, nutrition support, neurotrauma
Emaildoug.oyler@uky.edu

Komal Pandya

Komal A. Pandya, PharmD, BCCCP (R367)

Titles: Critical Care Pharmacist, Cardiothoracic Surgery; PGY2 Critical Care Residency Program Director
Education: BS Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2005; PharmD, University of California San Francisco, 2009
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 2010; Critical Care Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2011
Practice Area: Cardiothoracic Intensive Care
Research Interests: Glycemic control, hemostasis following cardiac surgery, ICU pain / agitation / delirium management
Emailkomal.pandya@uky.edu

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Sara E. Parli, PharmD, BCCCP (R385)

Titles: Critical Care Pharmacist, Trauma/Surgical ICU; Assistant Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy
Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky, 2010
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, Memorial University Medical Center, 2011; Critical Care Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2012
Practice Area: Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Research Interests: Surgical infectious diseases, neurotrauma, nutrition support, pharmacokinetics in special populations
Emailsara.parli@uky.edu

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Kenneth Record, BS Pharmacy, PharmD, RPh, BCPS (R63)

Titles: Associate Professor Pharmacy
Education: BS, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy; PharmD, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
Training: Three-year Residency, University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist
Practice Area: Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Research Interests: Surgical infectious diseases, trauma and surgical critical care, sepsis, immunotherapy in sepsis
Emailkenneth.record@uky.edu

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Kathryn Ruf, PharmD, BCPS (R369)

Titles: Clinical Coordinator, Surgery/Trauma
Education: BS Spanish, University of Kentucky, 2006; PharmD University of Kentucky, 2009
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency University of Kentucky, 2010; Critical Care Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2011
Practice Area: Surgery/Trauma
Research Interests: Transitions of care in the perioperative setting; pharmacy practice models; quality improvement
Emailkathryn.ruf@uky.edu

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Melissa L. Thompson Bastin, PharmD, BCPS (R380)

Titles: Critical Care Pharmacist, Medicine Intensive Care Unit/ Pulmonary; Assistant Adjunct Professor, UK College of Pharmacy Practice & Science
Education: BS Psychology, College of Charleston, 2005; PharmD, Medical University of South Carolina, 2010; PhD Candidate, Clinical and Translational Science, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Department of Behavioral Science
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 2011; Critical Care Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2012; Chief Pharmacy Resident, University of Kentucky, 2012
Practice Area: Medical Intensive Care Unit
Research Interests: Pharmacokinetic/dynamic alterations in critically illness, renal replacement therapy, sepsis, outcomes in the ICU, preceptor development, learning methodology
Emailmlthompson@uky.edu

EMERGENCY MEDICINE

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Abby M. Bailey, PharmD, BCCCP (R394)

Titles: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Emergency Medicine; Assistant Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy; Program Director, PGY2 Emergency Medicine
Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky, 2011
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 2012; Emergency Medicine Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2013
Practice Area: Emergency Medicine
Research Interests: Impact of pharmacist involvement in the ED, toxicology, and antimicrobial use in the ED
Emailammyna3@email.uky.edu

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Regan A. Baum, PharmD, BCCCP (R403)

Titles: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Emergency Medicine; Assistant Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy; Preceptor, Emergency Medicine
Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky, 2012
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 2013; Emergency Medicine Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2014
Practice Area: Emergency Medicine
Research Interests: Toxicology, infectious diseases, resuscitation, stroke
Emailregan.baum@uky.edu

Matt Blackburn, PharmD, BCPS

Matt Blackburn, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

Titles: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Emergency Medicine
Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky, 2013
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, Saint Joseph Hospital, 2014
Practice Area: Emergency Medicine
Research Interests: Sepsis, antimicrobial use in the emergency department, student precepting and development
Emailmatt.blackburn3@uky.edu

Jason Davis, PharmD, BCPS (R449)

Jason Davis, PharmD, BCPS (R449)

Titles: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Emergency Medicine
Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky, 2015
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 2016; Emergency Medicine Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2017
Practice Area: Emergency Medicine
Research Interests: Toxicology, infectious diseases, anticoagulation, antihypertensives
Emailjason.davis@uky.edu

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Gavin T. Howington, PharmD, BCCCP, BCPS

Titles: Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky - Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science; Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Emergency Medicine
Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky - 2014; B.S. Chemistry, Morehead State University - 2012
Practice Area: Emergency Medicine/Academia
Research Interests: Infectious diseases, rabies post-exposure prophylaxis, cost-savings initiatives focus on shunting non-emergent care away from the ED, optimization of clinical decision support in EHR's
Emailgavin.howington@uky.edu

Elise Metts, PharmD, BCPS (R416)

Elise Metts, PharmD, BCPS (R416)

Titles: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Emergency Medicine; Assistant Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy; Preceptor, Emergency Medicine
Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky, 2013
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 2014; Emergency Medicine Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2015
Practice Area: Emergency Medicine
Research Interests: Antimicrobial optimization, sepsis, toxicology, and stroke management
Emailelflei4@uky.edu

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Jordan Woolum, PharmD

Titles: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Emergency medicine; Preceptor, Emergency Medicine
Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky 2016
Training:  PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, University of Kentucky, 2017; Emergency Medicine Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2018
Practice Area: Emergency Medicine
Research Interests: Toxicology, Resuscitation, Sepsis, Sports Medicine
EmailJawool2@uky.edu

Jordan Rice, PharmD (R504)

Jordan Kelsch, PharmD, MPH (R504)

TitlesClinical Pharmacy Specialist, Emergency medicine; Preceptor, Emergency Medicine
EducationPharmD, University of Kentucky, 2018, MPH, University of Kentucky, 2018
Training Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 2019; Emergency Medicine Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2020
Practice Area: Emergency Medicine
Research Interests
Infectious disease, public health, toxicology
Emailjordanh.rice@uky.edu

Hematology/Oncology

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Val R. Adams, PharmD, BCOP, FCCP

Titles: Associate Professor, Pharmacy
Education: BS Pharmacy, University of Utah, 1991; PharmD, University of Texas at Austin jointly with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1993
Training: Hematology/Oncology Specialty Residency, Audie L. Murphy VA Hospital, 1994; Fellowship in Immunology and Transplantation, University of Florida, 1996
Practice Area: Hematology/Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplantation
Research Interests: Chemotherapy-induced hematopoietic toxicity, hematopoietic-stimulating cytokines, pain control, nutritional effects on chemotherapy
E-mailvadam0@uky.edu

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Bryan Brinda, PharmD

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Hematology/Oncology
Education: PharmD, University of Florida; BS Molecular Biology/Microbiology, University of Central Florida
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, Moffitt Cancer Center; Hematology/Oncology Specialty Residency, Moffitt Cancer Center
Practice Area: Inpatient and Outpatient Hematology/BMT
Research Interests: Graft-versus-host disease prevention and management, infectious diseases in immunocompromised patients, acute myeloid leukemia
Emailbryan.brinda@uky.edu

Evan Bryson

Evan Bryson, PharmD

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Hematology/Oncology
Education: PharmD, Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy, 2018
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, Norton Healthcare, 2019; Hematology/Oncology Specialty Residency, Emory University Hospital/Winship Cancer Institute, 2020
Practice Area: Outpatient Solid Tumors 
Research Interests: Supportive care, gastrointestinal malignancies, lung cancer, precision medicine 
EmailEvan.B.Bryson@uky.edu

Allison Butts, PharmD, BCOP (R422)

Allison Butts, PharmD, BCOP (R422)

Titles: Clinical Coordinator, Oncology Pharmacy; Residency Program Director, Hematology/Oncology; Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Hematology/Oncology
Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky, 2013; BS Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2014; Hematology/Oncology Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2015
Practice Area: Medical Oncology, Breast Oncology
Research Interests: Supportive care, breast cancer, quality improvement and financial toxicity, and postgraduate training
Emailallison.butts@uky.edu

Jessica Cox Cupac, PharmD, BCOP (R433)

Jessica Cox Cupac, PharmD, BCOP (R433)

Titles: Clinical Coordinator, Hematology/BMT Pharmacy Services; Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Hematology/Oncology
Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, 2014; BS Chemistry, University of the Cumberlands, 2010
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky HealthCare, 2015; Hematology/Oncology Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky HealthCare, 2016
Practice Area: Hematology, Blood & Marrow Transplantation, Cellular Therapy
Research Interests: Hematologic malignancies, BMT, supportive care issues, quality improvement
Emailjessica.n.cox@uky.edu

Lauren Curry, PharmD

Lauren Curry, PharmD, BCOP

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Hematology/Oncology
Education: PharmD, Duquesne University, 2017
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, Wake Forest Baptist Health, 2018; Hematology/Oncology Specialty Residency, Wake Forest Baptist Health, 2019
Practice Area: Hematology/BMT
Research Interests: Hematopoetic stem cell transplantation supportive care and preparative regimens, oncology supportive care, graft-versus-host disease, immune effector cell therapies
Emaillauren.curry@uky.edu

C. Scott Ellis, PharmD (R509)

Scott Ellis, PharmD (R509)

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Hematology/Oncology
Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, 2018
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, UK HealthCare Good Samaritan Hospital, 2019; Hematology/Oncology Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky HealthCare, 2020
Practice Area: Outpatient Solid Tumors 
Research Interests: Genitourinary cancers, gastrointestinal cancers, practice advancement, sarcomas, symptom management
Emailcarleton.ellis@uky.edu

Alissa Karr, PharmD, BCOP

Alissa Karr, PharmD, BCOP

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Hematology/Oncology
Education: BS, Zoology, Auburn University, 2003; BS, Clinical Laboratory Science, Indiana University, 2005; PharmD, Purdue University, 2012
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, IU Health, 2013; Hematology/Oncology Specialty Residency, IU Health, 2014
Practice Area: Outpatient Gynecologic Oncology
Research Interests: Supportive care for oncology patients, transitions of care, and palliative care
Emailalissa.karr@uky.edu

Kaitlyn Kowalski

Kaitlyn Kowalski, PharmD

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Hematology/Oncology
Education: PharmD, Medical University of South Carolina, 2018; BS Pre-Professional Studies, Clemson University, 2015
Training Pharmacy Practice Residency, UF Health Shands Hospital, 2019; Hematology/Oncology Specialty Residency, UF Health Shands Hospital, 2020
Practice Area: Hematology, Blood & Marrow Transplantation, Cellular Therapy
Research Interests:  Acute leukemias, infectious diseases in immunocompromised patients, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, cellular therapy
EmailKaitlyn.Kowalski@uky.edu

Alex Kreimer, PharmD, BCPS

Alex Kreimer, PharmD, BCPS

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Hematology/Oncology
Education: PharmD, Belmont University College of Pharmacy, 2017; BS Chemistry, Georgetown College, 2013
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, UK HealthCare Good Samaritan Hospital, 2018
Practice Area: Clinical pharmacist on medicine teams for medical oncology and malignant hematology patients
Research Interests: Infectious diseases, supportive care, prevention and treatment of regimen-related toxicities
Emailalex.kreimer@uky.edu

Amber P. Lawson, PharmD, BCOP (R305)

Amber P. Lawson, PharmD, BCOP (R305)

Titles: Clinical Coordinator, Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Services
Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky, 2002
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky, 2004; Hematology/Oncology Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2005
Practice Area: Hematology/Oncology, Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Research Interests: Graft-versus-host-disease, supportive care, prevention and treatment of regimen-related toxicities, pharmacoeconomics
Emailamber.lawson@uky.edu

Megan Mitchell

Megan Mitchell, PharmD, MS

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Palliative Care and Pain Management
Education: PharmD, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, 2017; BS, University of Connecticut, 2015; MS Palliative Care, University of Maryland, 2020
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, UConn Health John Dempsey Hospital, 2018; Pain Management and Palliative Care Residency, University of Maryland, 2019; Fellowship Pain Management and Palliative Care, University of Maryland, 2019
Practice Area: Inpatient palliative care
Research Interests: Acute and chronic pain management, managing pain in patients with substance use disorder, end-of-life symptom management
Emailmeg.mitchell@uky.edu

Rachael Morgan, PharmD, BCOP (R444)

Rachael Morgan, PharmD, BCOP (R444)

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Hematology/Oncology
Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, 2014
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, IU Healthcare, 2015; Hematology/Oncology Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2016
Practice Area: Outpatient and Inpatient Solid Tumors
Research Interests: GBM and other brain tumors, immunotherapy, solid tumors
Emailrachael.morgan@uky.edu

Danielle Otto, PharmD, BCOP (R474)

Danielle Otto, PharmD, BCOP (R474)

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Hematology/Oncology, Assistant Adjunct Professor, UK College of Pharmacy
Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, 2016
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of North Carolina Hospitals, 2017; Hematology/Oncology Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2018
Practice Area: Outpatient Solid Tumors
Research Interests: Financial toxicity, oncology
Emaildanielle.otto@uky.edu

Colleen (Westendorf) Overley, MS, PharmD, BCOP (R374)

Colleen (Westendorf) Overley, MS, PharmD, BCOP (R374)

Titles: Clinical Coordinator, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Services
Education: PharmD, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, 2009; MS, Clinical and Translational Sciences, University of Kentucky, 2012
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, Saint Joseph Hospital, 2010; Hematology/Oncology Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky, 2012
Practice Area: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Research Interests: Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, pharmacokinetics, pharmacogenomics, supportive care for oncology patients, patient outcomes and quality improvement

Emailcolleen.westendorf@uky.edu

Cassandra Perkey

Cassandra Perkey, PharmD

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Hematology/Oncology
Education: PharmD, Ohio Northern University, 2018
Training Pharmacy Practice Residency, Cleveland Clinic, 2019; Hematology/Oncology Specialty Residency, Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University, 2020
Practice Area: Outpatient Solid Tumors 
Research Interests: breast cancer, supportive care for oncology patients, quality improvement 
EmailCassandra.Perkey@uky.edu

Ashley Soule, PharmD, BCOP

Ashley Soule, PharmD, BCOP

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Hematology/Oncology
Education: PharmD, University of Michigan College of Pharmacy, 2016
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center, 2017; Hematology/Oncology Specialty Residency, Medical University of South Carolina, 2018
Practice Area: Inpatient and Outpatient Hematology/BMT
Research Interests: Acute leukemias and lymphomas
Emailashley.soule@uky.edu

Beth Travers, PharmD

Beth Travers, PharmD, BCOP

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Hematology/Oncology
Education: PharmD, Duquesne University, 2017
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, University Health Shreveport, 2018; Hematology/Oncology Specialty Residency, Nebraska Medicine, 2019
Practice Area: Inpatient/Outpatient Hematology/Blood and Marrow Transplant
Research Interests: Acute myeloid leukemia, multiple myeloma, hematopoietic stem cell transplant, graft vs host disease, supportive care for oncology patient
Emailelizabeth.a.travers@uky.edu

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Lindsay Villalobos, PharmD, BCPS

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky, 2010
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, 2011
Practice Area: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Research Interests: Pediatric oncology supportive care, experiential education, professional involvement
Emaillindsay.villalobos@uky.edu

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Rob Walchack, PharmD, BCOP

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Hematology/Oncology
Education: PharmD, Duquesne University, 2016
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, West Virginia University Medicine, 2017; Hematology/Oncology Specialty Residency, West Virginia University Medicine, 2018
Practice Area: Inpatient and Outpatient Hematology/BMT
Research Interests: Acute myeloid leukemia, hematopoietic cell transplantation, and CAR T-cell therapy
Emailrobert.walchack@uky.edu

Abby Williams, PharmD, BCPS

Abby Williams, PharmD, BCPS

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Hematology/Oncology
Education: PharmD, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, 2017
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency, Baptist Health Lexington, 2018
Practice Area: Clinical pharmacist on medicine teams for medical oncology and malignant hematology patients
Research Interests: Medical oncology, malignant hematology, internal medicine
Emailabby.pike@uky.edu

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