Jessica Chung is a PNW native and grew up in Kent, WA. She received her B.S. in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental in Biology at the University of Washington and PharmD from Washington State University. Her current interests within pharmacy include critical care, emergency medicine, and oncology. In her free time she enjoys cooking, dining at new restaurants, hiking, traveling, and spending time with her friends, family, and puppy. She is excited to be a part of the CHI Franciscan Health team and is looking forward to expanding her clinical knowledge and working alongside amazing preceptors!
Project: Implementation of a Medication Therapy Management Program Within the Patient Centered Medical Home
Melissa Ferguson grew up in the Rose City (AKA Portland, Oregon). She earned her BS from Portland State University up the street from her house and her PharmD from Pacific University just down the road. Her current areas of interest are Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine. To achieve work-life balance, she spends time exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest, catching up with friends, playing fetch with her cats, and attending sporting events (Go Mariners, Seahawks, and Timbers!). Melissa is excited to meet new people and develop her clinical skills at CHI Franciscian Health.
Project: Formal Pharmacist-Driven Education and Intervention to Encourage Single-Pseudomonas Coverage for HAP
Matt Glaus was born and raised in Salem, Oregon. Before beginning his journey to become a pharmacist, he spent six years in the active duty United States Air Force, including over two years on overseas assignments. He earned both his B.S. and Pharm.D. from Oregon State University. His current pharmacy interests include critical care, emergency medicine, and cardiology. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, cooking, and watching college football. Matt is very excited to continue his development as a pharmacist during his residency at CHI Franciscan.
Project: Pharmacist Led Protocol to Reduce Empiric Fluoroquinolone use for Urinary Source Infections in the Acute Hospital Setting
Kayla Grzybowski is an Oregon native; she received her B.S. in Biology at the Oregon Institute of Technology in rural Klamath Falls and her PharmD. from Oregon State University. Her current interests in pharmacy include administration, emergency medicine, and oncology. In her spare time she enjoys anything outdoors, spending time with her husband and two dogs, trying new restaurants, and traveling. Kayla is excited to begin her career at CHI Franciscan Health and is eager to be exposed to new areas of pharmacy and further develop as a clinical pharmacist.
Project: Implementation of an Innovative Practice model for Oncology Pharmacists in an Outpatient Oncology Center
Eno-Abasi Inyang was born and raised in Austin, Texas. He completed his B.S. in Biology at The University of Texas at Dallas and PharmD at The University of Southern California. His current interests in pharmacy include oncology and infectious disease. In his spare time he enjoys traveling, photography, racquetball, and hiking. Eno is very excited to join the CHI Franciscan Health family and looks forward to growing and diversifying his experiences within the health care team.
Project: Pharmacist-Driven Improvement of Antibiotic Usage for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
Brett Lawson was born and raised in Coeur d’ Alene, ID and began his academic career at the University of Arizona (bear down). He then transferred to the University of Montana where he acquired his BS in Chemistry/Pharmacology and PharmD. He enjoys fly fishing, running, golfing, and hearing or telling a good joke. His areas of interest in pharmacy are nutritional support, critical care, emergency medicine, and infectious disease. Brett is looking forward to bringing hard work and occasional laughter to the CHI Franciscan team.
Project: The Pharmacist’s Role in a Team-based Approach to Opioid Abuse Mitigation in the Emergency Department