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Preceptor Biographies: St Joseph Medical Center PGY-1 in an Ambulatory Setting
Zarah Mayewski is the PGY-1 Residency Program Director for St. Joseph Medical Center PGY-1 in an Ambulatory care setting and is also the Ambulatory Clinical Supervisor at St. Joseph Medical Center. She oversees the Ambulatory Clinical programs including primary care, specialty care and anticoagulation clinics. Zarah was previously a NICU and inpatient pharmacist at St. Joseph Medical Center. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Pittsburgh and completed a Pharmacy Practice residency at St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington in 2014. She is the co-founder and co-chair of the CHI Franciscan Pharmacy Pediatric and Neonatal Core Group. Prior to becoming one of our NICU pharmacists, she was an Emergency Department pharmacist at Seattle Children’s Hospital.
Kristin Peterson received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy in 1997 and her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree in 1998, both from the University of Washington. She also completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at Veteran Affairs in Seattle in 1998. She has worked for St. Joseph Medical Center since 1998 and currently is a Clinical Pharmacist Specialist for the Ambulatory team. Kristin is the residency coordinator for the PGY-1 Residency Program in an Ambulatory care setting, and also serves as one of the primary preceptors for Ambulatory rotations covering the multi-site Anticoagulation Clinics and Primary Care Clinics. She is a Board Certified Specialist in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy.
Rachna Burman received her PharmD from St. John’s University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2016 and completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Rochester in New York. She joined the Franciscan Ambulatory Care team in May 2018, and is currently working in the Primary Care Clinics and Anticoagulation Clinics. She is an active member of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP).
Amanda Carter received her undergraduate degree from Washington State University and worked as a synthetic organic chemist for four years before she pursued her Doctor of Pharmacy from Midwestern University – Glendale, graduating in June 2012. Prior to becoming part of the Ambulatory Pharmacy team in February 2017, Amanda spent six years as a Clinical Staff Pharmacist with Fred Meyer Pharmacy followed by a Medicare Clinical Pharmacist position with QualChoice Health Plan. She is Board Certified in Ambulatory Care.
Kara Crane, a Clinical Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, practices primarily in the Peninsula Region. She received her PharmD from The University of Wyoming and completed her PGY-1 Residency through the University of Washington Community Residency Program where she practiced in an ambulatory care setting in Monroe, Washington. She is Board Certified in Ambulatory Care and is currently a Clinical Pharmacist Specialist for the Ambulatory team.
Natalie Dearing is a Clinical Pharmacist within the CHI Franciscan Ambulatory Care group. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Howard University, Washington DC in 2009 and completed her PGY-1 residency in Ambulatory Care at the State University of New York, University of Buffalo in 2010. She is Board Certified in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy (BCACP), a CDE, and an active member of AADE, ASHP, ACCP and WSPA.
Brittany Green received her PharmD from the University of Iowa in 2014. She has worked for St. Joseph Medical Center since 2015. Brittany currently works in the CHI Franciscan Primary Care Clinics and Anticoagulation Clinics. She is Board Certified in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy.
Jisha Jacob received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 2015. She also completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice residency at the Milo C. Huempfner Veteran Affairs in Green Bay, Wisconsin and a PGY-2 Ambulatory Care residency at OSU/OHSU College of Pharmacy in Portland, Oregon. She is a member of American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) and is Board Certified in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy.
Erik Kellison received his PharmD from the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and afterwards completed a PGY-1 residency with Franciscan Health System. He is a clinical pharmacist practicing primarily in the heart failure clinic, but also consults in electrophysiology and primary care. He has a passion for improving patient outcomes with novel approaches, precepting new and future pharmacists, advocating for the role of the clinical pharmacist in the ambulatory care setting, and helping pharmacists obtain provider status. His areas of interest include cardiology, emergency medicine, infectious disease, and internal medicine. He is a member of ACCP and ASHP, and is Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy (BCPS) and Ambulatory Care (BCACP).
Michael Lindgren is a Clinical Pharmacist at Franciscan Hospice and Palliative Care. He received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Washington in 1987. He has worked for Franciscan Hospice and Palliative Care since 1999, providing pharmaceutical care in pain management and end-of-life symptom management. He is a member of WSPA and is the preceptor for the Franciscan Hospice House rotation.
Olga Maslova is the Interim Market Manager of Ambulatory Pharmacy Services which includes four retail pharmacies, Hospice Pharmacy and Durable Medical Equipment Service. She received her Master of Science in Pharmacy from Kursk State Medical University School of Pharmacy, Russia, in 1988 and was licensed to practice pharmacy in Washington state in 1998. Olga has experience in retail operations, DME services, sterile and non-sterile compounding, Hospice and Long Term Care pharmacy operations, and home hospice IV infusion program. She has been with CHI Franciscan since 2009.
Thanh Hang Nguyen received her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree in 2006 from the University of Washington. She has worked for St Joseph Medical Center since 2006 in both the outpatient retail pharmacy and clinical settings. Hang currently works in the CHI Franciscan Primary Care Clinics and Anticoagulation Clinics and she is a Board Certified Specialist in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy.
Aaron Warren received his undergraduate degree from Saint Martin’s University in Lacey, Washington. He then went on to Pacific University School of Pharmacy in Hillsboro, Oregon where he earned his Doctorate of Pharmacy. Aaron started his career working as an inpatient clinical pharmacist for St Joseph Medical Center in 2013 and his main focus during this time was oncology. Later he was able to transition to the ambulatory side of patient care where his true passion lies. Aaron has been a member of both the American Society for Health-System Pharmacist (ASHP) and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) since 2014.
Kevin Warren received his PharmD from Pacific University in Hillsboro, Oregon. He began his career with Fred Meyer in 2013 and joined the CHI Franciscan team in 2018 as the Outpatient Pharmacy Supervisor for St. Joseph Medical Center. While working in the community pharmacy setting, Kevin has helped implement new clinical programs such as Travel Medicine and Medication Therapy Management among others.
Stephanie Winkler received her Bachelor of Pharmacy from Washington State University in 1994 and her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from the University of Colorado in 2012. She has worked within the Franciscan Medical System since 1998 as an outpatient pharmacist in both retail and clinical settings. Currently she is a provider for CHI Franciscan Primary Care and Anticoagulation Clinics. Stephanie is Board Certified in Ambulatory Care.
Liliya Yakimenko received her PharmD from Roseman University College of Pharmacy in 2015 along with a Master’s of Business Administration from Roseman University College of Business. She joined the Franciscan Ambulatory Care team in June 2018, and is currently working in both the Primary Care Clinics and Anticoagulation Clinics. Prior to becoming part of the Ambulatory Pharmacy team, Liliya started her pharmacy career in 2009 as a volunteer at St. Joseph Medical Center Century Plaza Pharmacy in Tacoma. Liliya spent three years as a Clinical Staff Pharmacist with Fred Meyer Pharmacy before officially joining the Franciscan team.
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