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Cone Health Pharmacy Residency Program

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Meet Our Current Residents!

PGY1 Acute Care

Morgan Cunningham

Morgan Cunningham, PharmD

PGY1 Acute Care
Alamance Regional Medical Center
Email: morgan.cunningham@conehealth.com

Education: East Tennessee State University
Hometown: Cedar Bluff, VA
Residency Research: Evaluating the 30-day incidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) following hospital admission with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Practice Interests: Oncology, Ambulatory Care
Why Cone: Cone Health provides a variety of opportunities to their pharmacy residents. The ability to be part of a community hospital with benefits of larger hospitals, such as a large group of co-residents, was what brought me to Alamance. Alamance offers a supportive environment, various rotations, and knowledgeable interprofessional teams that will allow me to grow and reach my goals.


Samantha Rauer

Samantha Rauer, PharmD

PGY1 Acute Care
Alamance Regional Medical Center
Email: samantha.rauer@conehealth.com

Education: Shenandoah University
Hometown: Spotsylvania, Virginia
Residency Research: Evaluating the safety and efficacy of standardized dose ranges for vasopressors in extremes of body weight: a retrospective study
Practice Interests: Cardiology
Why Cone: I chose Cone because the community! Even through a virtual interview I felt right at home! I also liked the variety of rotations they offered and the opportunity for a teaching certificate. I am confident this residency program will enable me to become a well-rounded clinical pharmacist.


Thomas Jacky

Thomas Jacky, PharmD

PGY1 Acute Care
Moses Cone Memorial Hospital
Email: thomas.jacky@conehealth.com

Education: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Hometown: Matthews, North Carolina
Residency Research: Assessment of surgical prophylaxis choice in patients undergoing joint replacement or spine surgery at Cone Health
Practice Interests: Pediatrics, Neonatology
Why Cone: Cone Health offered everything I was looking for in a residency program: supportive preceptors, flexibility to explore clinical interests, and inclusive interprofessional teams. It does not take long for new residents to recognize just how invested the entire pharmacy team is in their growth and development. I’m excited to be at a program that offers such a strong balance of learning experiences and opportunities to advance patient care! 


Carrie Lutheran

Carrie Lutheran, PharmD

PGY1 Acute Care
Moses Cone Memorial Hospital
Email: carrie.lutheran@conehealth.com

Education: High Point University
Hometown: Greensboro, North Carolina
Residency Research: Evaluation of ED culture report interventions among clinical pharmacy specialists 
Practice Interests: Emergency medicine, critical care, infectious disease
Why Cone: I chose Moses Cone because I love its pharmacy family! The program offers opportunities for research that are unmatched and caters to your interests so that you are ready for the next step in your career. The preceptors here are engaging with learners and the pharmacy department truly values its residents. I knew it would be the best place for me to begin my career and I am looking forward to an amazing year!


Sarah Mills

Sarah Mills, PharmD

PGY1 Acute Care
Moses Cone Memorial Hospital
Email: sarah.mills@conehealth.com

Education: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Hometown: Memphis, Tennessee
Residency Research: Analysis of admission medication errors from home medications when ordered by pharmacists
Practice Interests: Oncology, pediatrics
Why Cone: I chose Cone Health because the supportive learning atmosphere facilitates personal and professional growth. The research model, clinical staffing and precepting opportunities are perfect to prepare me for a career in clinical pharmacy.


Madeline Mitchell

Madeline Mitchell, PharmD

PGY1 Acute Care
Moses Cone Memorial Hospital
Email: madeline.mitchell@conehealth.com

Education: University of Pittsburgh
Hometown: Chagrin Falls, Ohio
Residency Research: Lactated ringers versus normal saline for diabetic ketoacidosis fluid resuscitation
Practice Interests: Critical care, emergency medicine 
Why Cone: It was clear to me that learners at Cone are valued and encouraged to pursue their areas of interest throughout every experience on rotations, research endeavors, and longitudinal projects. The preceptors and residency leadership team are so invested in the clinical, professional, and personal growth of all their residents. The whole team is very welcoming and supportive, and I am so grateful to be a part of this wonderful program.


Emma Sullivan

Emma Sullivan, PharmD

PGY1 Acute Care
Moses Cone Memorial Hospital
Email: emma.sullivan@conehealth.com

Education: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Hometown: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Residency Research: Increasing dual antiplatelet therapy prescribing in patients with ACS post-CABG surgery
Practice Interests: Oncology, palliative care, and infectious disease in immunocompromised patients 
Why Cone: I decided to stay on with Cone Health because of the culture and people! I have been given so much support and opportunities within this organization all while feeling cared for by each member of the pharmacy team. The collaborative nature of pharmacy practice and the welcoming environment within the entire health system truly sets Cone Health apart!


Mary-Ashlyn Tucker

Mary-Ashlyn Tucker, PharmD

PGY1 Acute Care
Moses Cone Memorial Hospital
Email: maryashlyn.tucker@conehealth.com

Education: Campbell University
Hometown: Kinston, North Carolina
Residency Research: Pharmacist optimization of lipid therapy in patients with peripheral vascular disease
Practice Interests: Internal medicine, academia

Why Cone: I knew from my very first interaction with the residents and preceptors that Moses Cone is a wonderful place to work! Everyone is truly a "family", and the preceptors are so encouraging. Along with the numerous rotations and learning opportunities, I know Moses Cone will prepare me to be a well-rounded clinician. I couldn't imagine starting my career anywhere else! 


PGY1 Ambulatory Care

Shelby Koen

Shelby Koen, PharmD

PGY1 Ambulatory Care
Moses Cone Memorial Hospital
Email: shelby.koen@conehealth.com

Education: University of Wisconsin Madison
Hometown: Mukwonago, Wisconsin
Residency Research: Impact of pharmacist targeted interventions in the management of dyslipidemia in patients with coronary artery disease
Practice Interests: Ambulatory care, academia
Why Cone: I immediately felt at home during my interview with Cone, even with it being virtual! Preceptors and residency leadership genuinely care about resident's clinical, professional, and personal development. Cone also offers a well-balanced variety of rotations in both acute and ambulatory care, which I know will help me to become a well-rounded ambulatory care pharmacist. Beyond the great culture, Cone also has a progressive approach to pharmacy practice and I am excited to be a part of this pharmacy team.


Madison Yates

Madison Yates, PharmD

PGY1 Ambulatory Care
Moses Cone Memorial Hospital
Email: madison.yates2@conehealth.com

Education: High Point University
Hometown: High Point, North Carolina
Residency Research: Impact of pharmacist targeted interventions in prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes mellitus
Practice Interests: Ambulatory care, population health, academia
Why Cone: I first became interested in Cone because of the variety of learning experiences, innovative pharmacy practice, and exceptional support for residents. I loved that the structure of the PGY1 Ambulatory Care program still provided ample acute care experiences that would allow me to become a well-rounded clinical pharmacist. What really sold me though is the culture—it is evident that everyone who works here truly cares for their patients and each other. I am so excited and thankful to be a part of the Cone Health family!


PGY1/2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration & Leadership

Mimi Pham

Mimi Pham, PharmD, MBA

PGY2 HSPAL
Moses Cone Memorial Hospital
Email: mimi.pham@conehealth.com

Education: High Point University
Hometown: Oakland, California
Residency Research: Implementing dose tracking technology to optimize pharmacy operations
Practice Interests: Administration, IV admixture, operations, process improvement, academia
Why Cone: There are many reasons why I chose Cone Health. The pharmacy was welcoming, and it was clear from the beginning that they strive to help their residents grow professionally and clinically. Also, Cone Health offers many unique experiences that will allow me to identify my strengths to further move or advance toward my career goals. Lastly, I chose Cone Health because of their culture; everyone is treated equal, they’re genuine, supporting and continually aspire to improve patient safety.


Yujing (Jing) Steenwyk

Yujing Steenwyk, PharmD, BCPS

PGY2 HSPAL
Moses Cone Memorial Hospital
Email: jing.steenwyk@conehealth.com

Education: The University of Mississippi
Hometown: Oxford, Mississippi
Residency Research: Assessing the value of antimicrobial stewardship program on transitions of care in a health system
Practice Interests: Administration, Lean/Six Sigma, operations management
Why Cone: I knew Cone Health was the one for me when I found out that it is a Lean organization. As a huge fan of the Lean methodology, I am excited to work and learn in a place that values continuous improvement and respect for people. The pharmacy department treats residency training as a priority, and the collaborative culture here makes the transition from a student to a pharmacist much less daunting.


Samantha Gruber

Samantha Gruber, PharmD

PGY1 HSPAL
Moses Cone Memorial Hospital
Email: samantha.gruber@conehealth.com

Education: Ohio Northern University
Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
Residency Research: Designing and implementing a health-system wide pharmacy technician float pool
Practice Interests: Pharmacy administration, quality and process improvement, medication safety, lean daily management 
Why Cone: I chose Cone Health because of many reasons, a few of them being the welcoming, respectful, collaborative and innovative work environment. Everyone I have met at Cone Health genuinely loves their job and are very motivated to continually improve and provide quality patient care. Overall, I was drawn to Cone Health because of the culture as they truly value and emphasize caring for the patients, associates, and communities that they serve. 


Austin Price

Austin Price, PharmD, MBA

PGY1 HSPAL
Moses Cone Memorial Hospital
Email: austin.price@conehealth.com

Education: Campbell University
Hometown: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Residency Research: Implementing a cost-efficient medication therapy management pilot program in the transitions of care pharmacy 
Practice Interests: Administration, supply chain management, work flow optimization, medication safety, lean six sigma management
Why Cone: Cone Health is a thriving community of innovative leaders in pharmacy practice and I knew from my very first interaction with the staff that I wanted to be a part of this team. The community focused culture, supportive preceptors, and accessible administrators creates the perfect ecosystem for young learners such as myself. Cone Health is the perfect opportunity to grow as a leader in a world class health system. I could not be more excited to be in this position. 


PGY1 Community Pharmacy 

Andrea Lippucci

Hailey Seaver, PharmD

PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy 
Cone Health-Community Health and Wellness
Email: hailey.seaver@conehealth.com

Education: High Point University 
Hometown: Abingdon, VA
Residency Research: Impact of a clinical heart failure stewardship pharmacist implementing guideline directed therapy to hospitalized heart failure patients
Practice Interests: Community Pharmacy/Ambulatory Care, diabetes and heart failure management, immunizations and academia
Why Cone: I chose Cone Health because of the radiant care and commitment shown to all patients. For my specific community-based residency program, I developed a special connection to the sites in which I practice as they strive each and every day to support unserved patients. The dedication shown by these sites to ensure each patient is given equal access to health care is exactly why I am proud to be apart of the Cone Health family.


PGY2 Ambulatory Care

Ivy Nwogu, PharmD, BCPS

Ivy N

PGY2 Ambulatory Care
Moses Cone Memorial Hospital
Email: ivy.nwogu@conehealth.com

Education: Xavier University of Louisiana
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Residency Research: Impact of pharmacists targeted interventions in the management of dyslipidemia in patients with coronary artery disease 
Practice Interests: Primary Care, diabetes, cardiology, academia
Why Cone: I was fascinated by the family culture and opportunities Moses Cone has to offer. It was important for me to find a residency program that offers robust ambulatory care experiences; and this program offers that plus more, one of the many reasons why I love my residency program. They prioritize their residents personal and professional growth as new practitioners. I knew this program will present me with vast opportunities to advance my clinical and leadership skills in a supportive and innovative learning environment. I am confident that I will become an impactful and proficient clinical pharmacist here at Moses Cone.


PGY2 Cardiology

Christine Ko

Christine Ko, PharmD, BCPS

PGY2 Cardiology
Moses Cone Memorial Hospital
Email: christine.ko@conehealth.com

Education: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Hometown: Maple Grove, Minnesota
Residency Research: Ivabradine for heart rate control prior to coronary CTA
Practice Interests: CVICU, cardiovascular risk reduction, heart failure, research
Why Cone: I chose Cone because of everyone’s dedication to each resident’s clinical, professional, and personal growth. Not only are my preceptors invested in my learning, but the physicians we work with are always so eager to teach and engage all members of the patient care team. The support Cone provides to their residents is unparalleled, and I am so thankful to be a part of this supportive and collaborative environment.


PGY2 Oncology

Andrea Lippucci

Andrea Lippucci, PharmD, BCPS

PGY2 Oncology
Cone Health Cancer Center
Email: andrea.lippucci@conehealth.com

Education: The University of Toledo
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
Residency Research: Hyperglycemia management in patients with hormone receptor positive, HER2 negative, PIK3CA-mutated metastatic breast cancer receiving alpelisib
Practice Interests: Oral chemotherapy, acute hematologic disorders
Why Cone: Moses Cone was an easy choice! As soon as I met the people and was introduced to the hospital's culture, I knew that I would be happy here. Everyone (even those who work outside of pharmacy!) is so kind. Cone is special in that everyone's number one goal is caring for our patients AND employees. Besides the welcoming culture, I loved the expansive rotation selection with expert clinical pharmacists. Finally, Greensboro is awesome!


PGY2 Infectious Disease

Amanda Wolfe

Amanda Wolfe, PharmD

PGY2 Infectious Diseases
Moses Cone Memorial Hospital
Email: amanda.wolfe@conehealth.com

Education: University of Georgia
Hometown: Evans, Georgia
Residency Research: Utilizing dalbavancin to prevent hospital admission for patients with acute complicated skin and skin structure infection 
Practice Interests: Antimicrobial stewardship, resistance mechanisms
Why Cone: Cone Health's PGY2 Infectious Diseases Residency offers fantastic clinical opportunities as well as preceptorship and resident development. The comradery amongst the ID team was evident even during a virtual interview, and I was drawn to a hospital with such a large residency class. I am excited for my outpatient clinic and academia opportunities amongst many others, and I am confident Cone Health will prepare me well for whatever my future career brings.


PGY2 Pediatrics

Shannon Brown

Shannon Brown, PharmD

PGY2 Pediatrics
Moses Cone Memorial Hospital
Email: shannon.brown2@conehealth.com

Education: Campbell University
Hometown: Medford Lakes, New Jersey
Residency Research: TBD
Practice Interests: Pediatrics, neonatal critical care
Why Cone: I chose a PGY2 in Pediatrics at Cone Health because of the opportunities to expand my clinical knowledge in pediatric and neonatal care alongside a caring and skilled group of pediatric pharmacists. The new Women's and Children's Center is an amazing facility and has brought increased pharmacy involvement in patient care. I am excited to be a part of the Cone Health family and am looking forward to a great year!