Current Residents

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson
Pharmacy
PGY1
Kalia Anderson, PharmD

kanderson@pharmacy.arizona.edu

Education: PharmD, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy
Clinical interests: Pediatrics
Research: Analysis of reported medication errors in the neonatal intensive care unit    
Personal interests: I love running and spending time with my family and friends.


Claire Birch Yeoman, PharmD

theresa.birchyeoman@bannerhealth.com

Education: PharmD, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy; BS, Physiology, University of Arizona College of Medicine
Clinical interests: Internal Medicine
Research: Apixaban and rivaroxaban loading dose duration following parenteral anticoagulation in the management of venous thromboembolism
Personal interests: My hobbies include enjoying great food, socializing with friends and family, and spending time with my dog.


Kathleen Blomquist, PharmD

kblomquist@pharmacy.arizona.edu

Education: PharmD, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy; BS, Biology (Biomedical Sciences Emphasis), University of Arizona College of Science    
Clinical interests: Emergency medicine, Critical Care, and Infectious Diseases
Research: Evaluation of clinical and safety outcomes of various aspirin doses for the treatment of blunt cerebrovascular injuries
Personal interests: During my free time I enjoy exercising and spending time with family and friends.


Gabriella Gambadoro, PharmD

gambadoro@pharmacy.arizona.edu

Education: PharmD, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy
Clinical interests: Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Toxicology
Research: Evaluation of clinical and safety outcomes of various aspirin doses for the treatment of blunt cerebrovascular injuries      
Personal interests: I enjoy hiking, rock climbing, playing lacrosse, and hanging out with my dog!


Princy John, PharmD

pjohn@pharmacy.arizona.edu

Education: PharmD, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Jerry H.Hodge School of Pharmacy
Clinical interests: Critical care, ID, Pediatrics
Research: Prediction scoring for primary resistance in gram-negative bacteria within a hospital
Personal interests: Trying new restaurants, visiting places, hiking, working out, and dancing.


Critical Care Pharmacy
PGY2
Amanda Bernarde, PharmD

amanda.bernarde@bannerhealth.com

PGY1 training: University of Missouri - University Hospital
Education: PharmD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Clinical interests: Medical ICU, Surgical ICU
Research: Comparison of levetiracetam dosing for early seizure prophylaxis in traumatic brain injury
Personal interests: Dinners with co-residents, cheering on my Wisconsin sports teams, and spending time with family.


Morgan Lenney, PharmD

morgan.lenney@bannerhealth.com

PGY1 training: Banner – University Medical Center Tucson
Education: PharmD, Northeastern university
Clinical interests: Critical Care and Emergency Medicine
Research: Efficacy and Safety of ceftriaxone compared to aminoglycoside based prophylactic antibiotic regimens in type III open fractures
Personal interests: I enjoy swimming, running, and hiking


Infectious Diseases Pharmacy
PGY2
Trevor Treglia, PharmD

trevor.treglia@bannerhealth.com

PGY1 training: Banner – University Medical Center Tucson
Education: PharmD, South Dakota State University
Clinical interests: Infectious Diseases, Critical Care
Research: Isavuconazole, posaconazole, and voriconazole for the treatment of coccidioidomycosis
Personal interests: I love to walleye fish.


Internal Medicine Pharmacy
PGY2
Katie Kummer, PharmD

kkummer@pharmacy.arizona.edu

PGY1 training: University Health - Truman Medical Center
Education: PharmD, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy
Clinical interests: Internal Medicine
Research: Apixaban and rivaroxaban loading dose duration following parenteral anticoagulation in the management of venous thromboembolism
Personal interests: In my free time I love to try new restaurants in town and spend time outside enjoying the beautiful weather and scenery of Arizona.


Pediatric Pharmacy
PGY2
Elleyna Clinton, PharmD

mary.clinton@bannerhealth.com

PGY1 training: Hazard ARH Regional Medical Center
Education: PharmD, Auburn University
Clinical interests: PICU, General Pediatrics, and Emergency Medicine
Research: Qualitative analysis of Trikafta initiation on the quality of life for children and families with cystic fibrosis
Personal interests: I enjoy traveling, trying new restaurants, and spending time with my family and fiancé!


Banner – University Medical Center South
Pharmacy
PGY1
Jonathan Chien, PharmD

jonathan.chien@bannerhealth.com

Education: PharmD, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy
Clinical interests: Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Emergency Medicine, and Research
Research: A tale of two levels: A retrospective study evaluating the safety and efficacy of AUC-guided vancomycin monitoring protocol
Personal interests: Weightlifting, photography, playing the ukulele, and reading books!


Zaynab Khatoun, PharmD

zaynab.khatoun2@bannerhealth.com

Education: PharmD, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy; BS, Biology (Chemistry Minor), Northern Arizona University
Clinical interests: Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Ambulatory Care
Research: Predictors of inappropriate antibiotic initiation for suspected urinary tract infection: A focus on psychiatric vs. non-psychiatric patients
Personal interests: I love the great outdoors, hiking, traveling, hanging out with my family and cats, creating art, reading novels, playing video games, and taking aesthetic photographs with my cellphone!


Northwest Medical Center
Pharmacy
PGY1
Alicia Goldberg, PharmD

goldberg@pharmacy.arizona.edu

Education: PharmD, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy
Clinical interests: Emergency Medicine
Research: Optimizing fluoroquinolone prescriptions for UTIs at discharge
Personal interests: Outside of work I am most passionate about baking, I have a tendency to make complex and over-the-top desserts, always enjoying a new challenge in the kitchen when I get the time to experiment. Currently working on growing enough rock candy for a geode cake. I also have three dogs (1 Australian Shepherd and 2 Catahoulas) that love my company when I am able to spend time with them at home.


Michaela Jacobsen, PharmD

michaela.jacobsen@northwestmedicalcenter.com

Education: PharmD, South Dakota State University
Clinical interests: Cardiology, Critical Care, Infectious Diseases, Emergency Medicine
Research: Streamlining clinical information processing for improved satisfaction and efficiency
Personal interests: Playing with my cat and attending University of Arizona sporting events.


El Rio Health Center
Community Pharmacy
PGY1
Monique Macias, PharmD

mmacias@pharmacy.arizona.edu

Education: PharmD, Keck Graduate Institute School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Clinical interests: Ambulatory Care, Pain/Addiction Management
Research: Evaluating the appropriate use of omega-3 fatty acids for hypertriglyceridemia at a federally qualified health center    
Personal interests: Baking and hiking.


Pharmacy
PGY1
Cherika Johnson, PharmD

cherikaj@elrio.org

Education: PharmD, University of Cincinnati; BS, Human Nutrition, University of Kentucky
Clinical interests: My clinical areas of interest are diabetes, HIV/Hepatitis C, and chronic disease state management.
Research: Impact of a prior authorization team on patient adherence rate within a federally qualified health center
Personal interests: I enjoy traveling, being adventurous, doing puzzles, and spending time with family and friends.


Albania Modesta Mitchell, PharmD

amitchell@pharmacy.arizona.edu

Education: PharmD, Wegmans School of Pharmacy; BS, Pharmaceutical Sciences, St. John Fisher College
Clinical interests: My areas of interest include ambulatory care and disease state management.
Research: Prescribing and practice trends for patients with pre-diabetes within a federally qualified health center
Personal interests: I enjoy exploring the good eats around the city of Tucson, snowboarding, and being outdoors.


Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
Pharmacy
PGY1
Bandar Alsabani, PharmD

balsabani@pharmacy.arizona.edu

Education: PharmD, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
Clinical interests: Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Medication Safety
Research: Clinical Impact of Implementing Gram-Positive Blood Culture Nucleic Acid Test (VERIGENE BC-GP): Pre-Post Intervention Study.
Personal interests: Playing and watching soccer, watching documentaries, and watching the news.


Tabula Rasa Medication Therapy Management Program
Ambulatory Care
PGY2
Collin Amundson, PharmD

camundson@pharmacy.arizona.edu

PGY1 training: Community Pharmacy Residency at the University of Texas at El Paso/Centro de Salud Familiar La Fe
Education: PharmD, Creighton University
Clinical interests: Transitions of Care, Chronic Disease, Comprehensive Medication Management, and Social Determinants of Health and Pharmacy
Research: A scoping review of the impact of comprehensive medication management services provided via telehealth on health outcomes using the PACiR tool
Personal interests: I enjoy reading, working out and playing basketball