PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency Program - Past & Present Residents - VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System
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VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System

 

PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency Program - Past & Present Residents

Residents 2020 - 2021

 

 

                 Nicole Henderson, PharmD 
 University of Kansas
 Nicole.Henderson@va.gov
   
   Hannah Twenhafel, PharmD
 University of Kansas
 Hannah.Twenhafel@va.gov

Residents 2019 - 2020

 Samantha Anderson, PharmD  Samantha Anderson, PharmD 
University of Kansas
   
  Melissa Hinrichsen, PharmD Melissa Hinrichsen, PharmD
University of Kansas 

Residents 2018 - 2019

 

  Natalie Koury, PharmD    Natalie Koury, PharmD
University of Kansas 
Research Project Publication: 
 Grabarczyk TR, Wissman NK. Weight Outcomes With Empagliflozin as Compared With Liraglutide in Veterans With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Ann 
 Pharmacother. 2020 Apr 10;:1060028020915791. doi: 10.1177/1060028020915791. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32274930
Post PGY1 Residency Occupation:
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Primary Care (Pittsburgh VA Medical Center)

 

  Samantha Ramm, PharmD    Samantha Ramm, PharmD
 University of Missouri – Kansas City
 Post PGY1 Residency Occupation:
Clinical Pharmacist – Truman Medical Center 

Residents 2017 - 2018

Shannon Baltrusaitis
Shannon Baltrusaitis, PharmD
University of Kansas
Research Project Publication:
Baltrusaitis SL, Grabarczyk T. Glycemic control and 10-year odds of all-cause fractures in elderly veterans with type 2 diabetes. 
Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2019 May;151:46-55. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2019.03.027. 
Epub 2019 Mar 20. PubMed PMID: 30904745.
 Post PGY1 Residency Occupation
 Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – VA Eastern Kansas HCS
Audra Bayless, PharmD
Audra Bayless, PharmD
University of Kansas
 
 

Residents 2016-2017

Michael Buck, PharmD
Michael Buck, PharmD
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Post PGY1 Residency Occupation
 Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – VA Eastern Kansas HCS
Michael Cobretti, PharmD
Michael Cobretti, PharmD
University of Colorado - Denver
Research Project Publication:
Cobretti MR, Bowman B, Grabarczyk T, Potter E. Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 Inhibitors and Heart Failure Exacerbation in the Veteran Population: An Observational Study. Pharmacotherapy. 2018 Mar;38(3):334-340. doi: 10.1002/phar.2085. Epub 2018 Feb 19. PubMed PMID: 29364549.
Post PGY1 Residency Occupation
 PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Resident, Boise Idaho VA Medical Center

Residents 2015-2016

Kimberly Howe, PharmD
Kimberly Howe, PharmD
Regis University
Post PGY1 Residency Occupation:
 Clinical Pharmacist, Clinical Pharmacist, University of Colorado Hospitals
Bryan Jennings, PharmD
Bryan Jennings, PharmD
South College
Post PGY1 Residency Occupation:
 Clinical Pharmacist, VA Eastern Kansas HCS - Topeka
 

Residents 2014-2015

Melissa Navinskey, PharmD
Melissa Navinskey, PharmD
University of Missouri – Kansas City, May 2014
Post PGY1 Residency Occupation:
 Clinical Pharmacist, VA Eastern Kansas HCS - Leavenworth
Wangui Nganga, PharmD
Wangui Nganga, PharmD
University of Wisconsin – Madison, May 2014
Post PGY1 Residency Occupation:
 Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Ambulatory Care – Augusta, GA VAMC

Residents 2013-2014

 Elizabeth Debes, Pharm.D.             Elizabeth Debes, Pharm.D.
University of Kansas School of Pharmacy, May 2012
Research Project Publication:
Berland, E., et al. 2014. Assessment of Diabetes Outcomes in VA Patients: A Retrospective Study of a Pharmacist-Run CDM Clinic. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 2 (2014) 558-564
Post PGY1 Residency Occupation:
 Clinical Pharmacist, VA Eastern Kansas HCS - Topeka
Danielle Backus, Pharm.D.
Danielle Backus, Pharm.D.
Drake Univeristy College of Pharmacy, May 2013
Post PGY1 Residency Occupation:
 PGY-2 Geriatrics and Academia at Midwestern College of  Pharmacy (Glendale, AZ)
 Assistant Professor at Pacific University School of Pharmacy (Hillsboro, OR)

Residents 2012-2013

Christina Banks, Pharm.D.
Christina Banks, Pharm.D.
University of Iowa Collage of Pharmacy, May 2012
Post PGY1 Residency Occupation:
 Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Primary Care at the Iowa City, VA
Kyleigh Gould, Pharm.D.
Kyleigh Gould, Pharm.D.
University of Kansas School of Pharmacy, May 2012
Post PGY1 Residency Occupation:
 Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Primary Care at the Topeka VA

Residents 2011-2012

Brandi Johnson, Pharm.D.
Brandi Johnson, Pharm.D.
South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy, May 2011
Post PGY1 Residency Occupation:

 Clinical Pharmacist at Sanford Anticoagulation Management Service in Sioux Falls, SD

Amy Cummings, Pharm.D.
Amy Cummings, Pharm.D.
Drake University College of Pharmacy, May 2011
Post PGY1 Residency Occupation:
 PGY2 Resident in Ambulatory Care at the Kansas City VA
 Clinical Pharmacist Specialist in Primary Care at the Kansas City VA

Residents 2010-2011

Melissa Thomson, Pharm.D.
Melissa Thomson, Pharm.D.
University of Oklahoma School of Pharmacy, May 2010
Post PGY1 Residency Occupation:

 Pharmacy Manager for Wal-Mart Pharmacy in Independence, KS

Tasha Rausch, Pharm.D.
Tasha Rausch, Pharm.D.
South Dakota State University School of Pharmacy, May 2010
Post PGY1 Residency Occupation:
 Outpatient Clinical Pharmacist in Sioux Falls, SD VA

Residents 2009-2010

Virgil S. Angleton, Pharm.D.
Virgil S. Angleton, Pharm.D.
University of Kansas School of Pharmacy, May 2009
Post PGY1 Residency Occupation:

 Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Primary Care at Wichita, KS VA

Ashley Freeman, Pharm.D.
Ashley Freeman, Pharm.D.
University of Kansas School of Pharmacy, May 2009
Post PGY1 Residency Occupation:

 Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Primary Care at Topeka VA