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PGY1 Residents

Tyler Colvard

Tyler Colvard, PharmD

PGY1 Acute Care

Moses Cone Memorial Hospital

Education: Eshelman School of Pharmacy; University of North Carolina

Hometown: Lincolnton, North Carolina

Residency Research: Pediatrics

Practice Interests: Pediatrics, Pediatric Oncology, Pediatric Pulmonology

Why Cone: At the end of my third year, I decided that I wanted to do residency in order to actively use my clinical knowledge on a daily basis to engage in high-quality evidence-based patient care. I chose Moses Cone because of the great relationships that people have across all departments in the health system. Everyone is approachable and you can make recommendations that are well-received.

Email: tyler.colvard@conehealth.com

Erin Deja

Erin Deja, PharmD

PGY1 Acute Care

Moses Cone Memorial Hospital

Education: University of Kentucky

Hometown: Union, Kentucky

Residency Research: Impact of non-opioid pain management order set on opioid use in the emergency department

Practice Interests: Infectious disease, academia

Why Residency: I chose Moses Cone because the PGY1 residency program is very well-rounded, offers a lot of unique opportunities, and provides a positive learning environment full of pharmacists that are friendly, knowledgeable, and truly invested in providing the best residency training possible. Cone also has a reputation for providing outstanding care to their patients and encouraging a culture of collaboration between all healthcare professionals. I am grateful to be a part of a team where my skills as a pharmacist are valued and always a welcome addition to patient care.

Email: erin.deja@conehealth.com

Sabrina Dunham

Sabrina Dunham, PharmD

PGY1 Acute Care

Moses Cone Memorial Hospital

Education: UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill North Carolina

Hometown: Montreal, Quebec

Residency Research: Assessing the benefits of iron replacement in heart failure patients, including LVAD patients

Practice Interests: Cardiology, research, academia

Why Cone: Having completed my fourth year APPE rotations at Moses Cone, I experienced the firsthand quality pharmacy practice and a wonderful camaraderie among the pharmacy team which drew me to pursue a residency here. The residency curriculum is designed to develop competent clinical pharmacy leaders and educators through an array of opportunities, including quality rotations, teaching and educational experiences, leadership training, and research. All these elements coupled with our committed preceptors and mentors make Cone a great place to train.

Email: sabrina.dunham@conehealth.com

Lindsey Foltanski

Lindsey Foltanski, PharmD

PGY1 Ambulatory Care

Moses Cone Memorial Hospital

Education: Medical University of South Carolina

Hometown: Long Valley, New Jersey

Residency Research: Pharmacy interventions in HIV clinic

Practice Interests: Ambulatory care, chronic disease management, HIV/Hepatitis C management, psychiatric pharmacy

Why Cone: My interest in ambulatory care led me down the residency route, and the program at Moses Cone allows me to expand my clinical knowledge in acute and ambulatory areas so I can be a effective, well-rounded pharmacist. Cone Health also offers some really interesting ambulatory care electives that align perfectly with my interests!

Email: lindsey.foltanski@conehealth.com

Austin Lucas

Austin Lucas, PharmD

PGY1 Acute Care

Moses Cone Memorial Hospital

Education: Wingate University School of Pharmacy

Hometown: Mercer, Pennsylvania

Residency Research: Evaluation of intravenous heparin dosing to achieve rapid therapeutic anticoagulation in ICU patients presenting with acute pulmonary embolism/VTE

Practice Interests: Oncology

Why Cone: I chose to pursue residency to advance my clinical skills and practice at my full potential. Moses Cone is a great place to complete your residency and I have enjoyed getting to know all the amazing people that work here. There are many different things that pharmacists can get involved in across the entire health-system.

Email: austin.lucas@conehealth.com

Jon Oriet

Jonathan Oriet, PharmD

PGY1 Acute Care

Moses Cone Memorial Hospital

Education: Eshelman School of Pharmacy; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Hometown: Southern Pines, North Carolina

Residency Research: Pharmacist impact on decreasing post-amputation antibiotic length of therapy

Practice Interests: Infectious Disease, Critical Care

Why Cone: Moses Cone offers solid core rotations, a unique variety of elective rotations and exceptional preceptors. I wanted to train in an environment where pharmacists are in a position to have the maximum impact on patient care, and Moses Cone fosters that environment. The people in the pharmacy department are one of the biggest reasons I choose to complete PGY1 here; The pharmacy is a true team that supports one another!

Email: jonathan.oriet@conehealth.com

Shannon Parkey

Shannon Parkey, PharmD

PGY1 Acute Care

Moses Cone Memorial Hospital

Education: ETSU Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy

Hometown: Erwin, Tennessee

Residency Research: Implementation and utilization of an APOTECA in an outpatient cancer center

Practice Interests: Oncology

Why Residency: The culture at Cone Health is unparalleled and I ultimately chose Cone because of the amazing people. I immediately felt at home at Cone, but also knew that I would be challenged to grow into a well-rounded, independent clinical pharmacist. Cone offers a variety of both required and elective rotations that allow the resident to not only explore interest areas in pharmacy, but also ensure a strong and broad clinical foundation is built that would be applicable anywhere.

Email: shannon.parkey@conehealth.com

Diana Raymond

Diana Raymond, PharmD, MSCR

PGY1 Ambulatory Care

Moses Cone Memorial Hospital

Education: Campbell University College of Pharmacy

Hometown: Raleigh, North Carolina

Residency Research: I am interested in completing a Residency Research project in regards to the use of betrixaban inpatient

Practice Interests: Outpatient diabetes education, anti-coagulation services

Why Cone: I chose to do a residency because I wanted to advance my pharmacy training and build a pharmacy education foundation that is suitable for growth in a clinical pharmacist position. I chose Moses Cone because I immediately felt a family atmosphere that would be supportive of my future endeavors and plans. I felt confident that Moses Cone would provide a supportive environment that would allow me to use my strengths and build on my weaknesses. I have felt supported at Moses Cone since Day 1 and I can't wait to see what opportunities the next year will hold!

Email: diana.raymond@conehealth.com

Hannah Lifsey

Hannah Lifsey, PharmD

PGY1 Acute Care

Alamance Regional Medical Center

Education: University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy

Hometown: Jackson, Tennessee

Residency Research Project: Evaluating the impact of a pharmacist-driven pain algorithm for cancer patients in a community hospital

Areas of interest: Hematology/Oncology, Pharmacogenomics, Research

Why ARMC: I was interested in pursuing a residency to improve my clinical skills and to build upon the foundation of pharmacy practice that I had developed during my pharmacy school education. At Alamance Regional Medical Center, there are a variety of clinical opportunities available, and after joining the program, I have witnessed the commitment that the pharmacy department has to patient-centered care. Additionally, there is an empowering work environment due to the close working relationship between our pharmacists and practitioners that I greatly admire.

Email: hannah.lifsey@conehealth.com

Stephanie Shuder

Stephanie Shuder, PharmD

PGY1 Acute Care

Alamance Regional Medical Center

Education: Virginia Commonwealth University

Hometown: Poquoson, Virginia

Residency Research: Impact of pharmacist intervention on reducing readmission rates and mortality in a community hospital congestive heart failure clinic

Areas of Interest: Cardiology, Critical Care

Why ARMC: I decided to pursue a PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency because I wanted the opportunity to expand my clinical knowledge and gain valuable patient care experience in a community hospital setting. At Alamance Regional Medical Center, I’ll be exposed to many different types of patients and situations while working as part of a healthcare team, which will help me succeed in becoming a confident and independent practitioner.

Email: stephanie.shuder@conehealth.com