Residency Graduates

Class of 2017

Shaili Adani, PharmD: PGY2 Pediatrics University of California Davis
Residency Project: Clinical outcomes of patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia treated with vancomycin at an institution with suppressed MIC reporting: Impact of vancomycin MIC.

Vaibhavi Bhavsar, PharmD
Residency Project: Impact of multidisciplinary antimicrobial stewardship intervention on timely discontinuation of antibiotics for early onset sepsis in the neonatal intensive care unit

Class of 2016

Paul Avenoso, PharmD: Oncology Clinical Specialist Holy Name Medical Center
Residency Project: Evaluation of an adult febrile neutropenia antimicrobial protocol in liquid tumor malignancy and bone marrow transplant patients

Tara Jawaro, PharmD: ER pharmacist, Lovelace Medical Center, New Mexico
Residency Project: Evaluation of the prevalence of drug-drug interactions in patients discharged from an academic emergency department

Class of 2015

Adam Pennoyer, PharmD: Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Clinical Pharmacist, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Residency Project: Evaluation of Dexmedetomidine Use and Influence on Benzodiazepine Requirements in Patients with Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome in the Intensive Care Unit

Diana Stewart, PharmD: Palliative Care Pharmacist, University of Maryland Medical Center
Residency Project: Evaluation of vasopressors in post-cardiac arrest syndrome: the efficacy of epinephrine infusions on survival to discharge

Class of 2014

Jonathan Malara, PharmD, BCOP: Oncology Clinical Specialist, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Residency Project: Effectiveness of INR Reversal Agents within the Emergency Department for Acute Major Bleeding Events

Kelly Moore, PharmD: Clinical Specialist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Residency Project: Evaluation of calcium- versus non-calcium based phosphate binder use: the role of combination therapy for the treatment of hyperphosphatemia of chronic kidney disease

Class of 2013

Joseph Cruz, PharmD, BCPS: PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director, Clinical Coordinator - Internal Medicine, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. Clinical Assistant Professor, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Residency Project: Assessment of the narcotic sparing effect of intravenous acetaminophen after cardiothoracic surgery: Medication-use evaluation

Milisha Shah, PharmD: Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacist, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Residency Project: Evaluation of Fixed-Dose Versus Weight-Based Dosing of Morphine Sulfate for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS): An Institutional Protocol Review

Class of 2012

Nadia Awad, PharmD, BCPS: Emergency Medicine Pharmacist, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Residency Project: Evaluation of the Appropriateness of Antimicrobial Dosing in Critically Ill Patients Receiving Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy

Kathleen Roberts, PharmD: Clinical pharmacist at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Pharmacy at the 87th Medical Group
Residency Project: Establishment of a Pharmacist-Driven Patient Counseling Pain Management Service