Current Residents

Banner - University Medical Center Tucson
Pharmacy Practice
PGY1
Ahmad Alamer, PharmD

Ahmad Alamer, PharmD, received his Doctor of Pharmacy from King Faisal University in Saudi Arabia. He will be completing his PGY1 pharmacy residency at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson. His areas of interest include academia, endocrinology, oncology, and research.

Cara Chang, PharmD, MS

Cara Chang, PharmD, MS, received her Bachelor's in Biological Sciences from the University of Southern California, and a Master's in Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Hawaii. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Colorado. She will be completing her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson. Her areas of interest include oncology, transplant medicine, and research.

Stephanie Ho, PharmD

Stephanie Ho, PharmD, received her Bachelor's in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics from the University of California, Los Angeles. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of California, San Francisco. She will be completing her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson. Her areas of interest include academia, infectious diseases, hematology, and transplant medicine. 

Yuting Liao, PharmD

Yuting (Tingting) Liao, PharmD, received her Bachelor's in Human Nutrition and Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Kentucky. She will be completing her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson. Her areas of interest include pediatrics, emergency medicine, critical care, and transplant medicine.

Grace Lin, PharmD

Grace Lin, PharmD, received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Arizona. She will be completing her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson. Her areas of interest include infectious diseases, cardiology, internal medicine, and academia. 

Pemmarin Potisarach, PharmD

Pemmarin Potisarach, PharmD, received his Doctor of Pharmacy from Mahasarakham University in Thailand and the University of Maryland. He will be completing his PGY1 pharmacy residency at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson. His areas of interest include critical care, internal medicine, infectious diseases, and academia. 

Austin Wilson, PharmD, MS

Austin Wilson, PharmD, MS, received his Bachelor's in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Master's in Clinical Research, and Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Kansas. He will be completing his PGY1 pharmacy residency at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson. His areas of interest include academia, emergency medicine, critical care, and antimicrobial stewardship. 

Critical Care Pharmacy
PGY2
Lauren Fruhling, PharmD

Lauren Fruhling, PharmD, received her Bachelor's in Kinesiology and Human Nutrition from Arizona State University. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Virginia Commonwealth University. She completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and will be completing her PGY2 critical care medicine pharmacy residency also at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson. Her areas of interest include critical care, emergency medicine, toxicology, and ECMO. 

Michelle LaFever, PharmD

Michelle LaFever, PharmD, received her Bachelor's in Clinical Laboratory Sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, and her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Iowa. She completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and will be completing her PGY2 critical care medicine pharmacy residency also at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson. Her practice interests include critical care, emergency medicine, and infectious diseases.

Emergency Medicine Pharmacy
PGY2
Shannon Sullivan, PharmD

Shannon Sullivan, PharmD, received her Bachelor's in Human Development and Aging and Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Southern California. She completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Lawrence Memorial Hospital and will be completing her PGY2 emergency medicine pharmacy residency at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson. Her areas of interest include academia and toxicology.

Infectious Diseases Pharmacy
PGY2
Mandana Naderi, PharmD

Mandana Naderi, PharmD, received her Bachelor's in Public Health from the University of Washington and her Doctor of Pharmacy from Washington State University. She completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center and will be completing her PGY2 infectious diseases pharmacy residency at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson. Her areas of interest include infectious diseases, public/global health, and critical care. 

Internal Medicine Pharmacy
PGY2
Nada Alkhani, PharmD, BCPS

Nada Alkhani, PharmD, BCPS, received her Bachelor's in Pharmaceutical Sciences from King Saud University. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy from MCPHS University, and completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She will be completing her PGY2 internal medicine pharmacy residency at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson. Her areas of interest include critical care, infectious diseases, and internal medicine.

Ivana Bogdanich, PharmD

Ivana Bogdanich, PharmD, received her Bachelor's in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Texas Tech University, and completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at the University of Iowa. She will be completing her PGY2 internal medicine pharmacy residency at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson. Her areas of interest include patient safety, cardiology, infectious diseases, and internal medicine.

George Nawas, PharmD

George Nawas, PharmD, received both his Bachelor's in Pharmaceutical Sciences and his Doctor of Pharmacy from the Lebanese American University. He completed his PGY1 pharmacy residency at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and will be completing his PGY2 internal medicine pharmacy residency also at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson. His areas of interest include internal medicine, infectious diseases, HIV, emergency medicine, and academia.

Pediatric Pharmacy
PGY2
Abeer Alsamari, PharmD

Abeer Alsamari, PharmD, received her Bachelor's in Pharmaceutical Sciences from King Saud University in Saudi Arabia and her Doctor of Pharmacy from Medical University of South Carolina. She completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and will be completing her PGY2 pediatric pharmacy residency also at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson. Her areas of interest include pediatrics, critical care, and toxicology.

Catherine Hobart, PharmD

Catherine Hobart, PharmD, received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Duquesne University. She completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital and will be completing her PGY2 pediatric pharmacy residency at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson. Her areas of interest include pediatrics, academia, and pulmonology. 

Banner - University Medical Center South
Pharmacy Practice
PGY1
Ali Aldayyen, PharmD

Ali Aldayyen, PharmD, received his Doctor of Pharmacy from King Faisal University in Saudi Arabia. He will be completing his PGY1 pharmacy residency at Banner – University Medical Center South. His areas of interest include cardiology, internal medicine, and infectious diseases. 

Natalie Catalano, PharmD

Natalie Catalano, PharmD, received her Bachelor's in Chemistry and Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Arizona. She will be completing her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Banner – University Medical Center South. Her areas of interest include critical care, infectious diseases, ambulatory care, and psychiatry. 

Brittney Dewey, PharmD

Brittney Dewey, PharmD, received her Bachelor's in Psychology and Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Arizona. She will be completing her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Banner – University Medical Center South. Her areas of interest include psychiatry, ambulatory care, and academia.

Internal Medicine Pharmacy
PGY2
Abdulaziz Almulhim, PharmD

Abdulaziz Almulhim, PharmD, received his Doctor of Pharmacy from King Faisal University in Saudi Arabia. He completed his PGY1 pharmacy residency at Northwest Medical Center, and will be completing his PGY2 internal medicine pharmacy residency at Banner – University Medical Center South. His areas of interest include infectious diseases, internal medicine, organ transplantation, and academia.

Ambulatory Care
PGY2
Sawsan Kurdi, PharmD

Sawsan Kurdi, PharmD, received her Doctor of Pharmacy from King Abdulaziz University in Saudi Arabia. She completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, as well as an ambulatory care fellowship at the University of Arizona. She will be completing her PGY2 ambulatory care pharmacy residency at the Banner Health Family Medicine and Diabetes Clinic in affiliation with Banner – University Medical Center South. Her areas of interest include ambulatory care, diabetes, cardiology, and academia. 

Northwest Medical Center
Pharmacy Practice
PGY1
Raniah Aljadeed, PharmD

Raniah Aljadeed, PharmD, received her Bachelor's in Pharmaceutical Science from King Saud University and her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She will be completing her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Northwest Medical Center. Her areas of interest include critical care, cardiology, and transplant medicine. 

Eva Liang, PharmD

Eva Liang, PharmD, received her Bachelor's in Nutritional Sciences and Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Arizona. She will be completing her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Northwest Medical Center. Her areas of interest include infectious diseases, oncology, and critical care. 

Daniel Vergel de Dios, PharmD

Daniel Vergel de Dios, PharmD, received his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Arizona. He will be completing his PGY1 pharmacy residency at Northwest Medical Center. His areas of interest include internal medicine, critical care, and cardiology.

Emergency Medicine Pharmacy
PGY2
Moteb Khobrani, PharmD, BCPS

Moteb Khobrani, PharmD, BCPS, received his Doctor of Pharmacy from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy. He completed his PGY1 pharmacy residency at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and will be completing his PGY2 emergency medicine pharmacy residency at Northwest Medical Center. His areas of interest include emergency medicine, critical care, toxicology, and academia.

College of Pharmacy Medication Management Center
Ambulatory Care
PGY2
Christa Tetuan, PharmD

Christa Tetuan, PharmD, received her Bachelor's in Pharmaceutical Science and Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Kansas. She completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at the University of Missouri - Kansas City and Red Cross Pharmacy. She will be completing her PGY2 ambulatory care pharmacy residency at the Medication Management Center. Her areas of interest include ambulatory care, medication therapy management, chronic care management, transitions of care, and academia. 

El Rio Health Center
Ambulatory Care
PGY1
Saleh Alqifari, PharmD

Saleh Alqifari, PharmD, received his Doctor of Pharmacy from Ohio Northern University. He will be completing his PGY1 pharmacy residency at El Rio Community Health Center. His areas of interest include pediatrics, oncology, ambulatory care, and academia.

Joel Isais, PharmD

Joel Isais, PharmD, received his Bachelor's in Biological Sciences and Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Texas at El Paso and Austin, respectively. He will be completing his PGY1 pharmacy residency at El Rio Community Health Center. His areas of interest include ambulatory care, infectious diseases, academia, and transitions of care. 

Community Pharmacy
PGY1
Sima Molla-Hosseini, PharmD

Sima Molla-Hosseini, PharmD, received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Arizona. She will be completing her PGY1 pharmacy residency at El Rio Community Health Center. Her areas of interest include ambulatory care, academia, informatics, medication therapy management, and patient outcomes and economics. 

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