PGY 1 Program Staff and Preceptors

Residency Coordinators

Megan Rech, PharmD, MS, BCPS, BCCCP
PGY2 Critical Care Residency Program Director
Residency Research Coordinator
Clinical Pharmacist, Emergency Medicine
Education: PGY2 Critical Care Residency, Midwestern University/Rush University Medical Center, 2011; PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Henry Ford Hospital, 2010; PharmD, LECOM School of Pharmacy, 2009

Abigail Cook, PharmD, BCPS
Residency Recruitment Coordinator
Clinical Pharmacist, Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplant
Education: PGY2 Cardiology Residency, University of North Carolina Hospital and Clinics, 2009; PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, University of North Carolina Hospital and Clinics, 2008; PharmD, University of North Carolina, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, 2008

Tonya Scardina, PharmD, BCPS (AQ ID)
Teaching Certificate Co-Coordinator
Clinical Pharmacist, Infectious Diseases
Education: Fellowship, Infectious Disease Pharmacotherapy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2011; PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2009; PharmD, University of Missouri-Kansas City College of Pharmacy, 2008

Lindsay Wittekindt, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS
Teaching Certificate Co-Coordinator
Clinical Pharmacist, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Education: PGY2 Pediatric Residency, Texas Children’s Hospital, 2009; PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Boston Medical Center, 2008; PharmD, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, 2007

Elisabeth Donahey, PharmD, BCPS
PharmAcademic Coordinator
Lead Clinical Pharmacist, Neurocritical Care Unit
Education: PGY2 Critical Care Residency, Emory University Hospital, 2012; PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2011; PharmD, University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, 2010

Required Rotations and Preceptors

General Medicine

Evelina Lin, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist, General Medicine
Education: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Vista Health System, 2010; PharmD, St. Louis College of Pharmacy, 2009

Denise Kolanczyk, PharmD, BCPS (AQ Cardiology)
Clinical Pharmacist, General Medicine
Assistant Professor, Midwestern Chicago College of Pharmacy
Education: PGY2 Pharmacotherapy Residency, Indiana University Health System, 2011; PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Indiana University Health System, 2010; PharmD, Butler University, 2009

Rachel Dobersztyn, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist, General Medicine
Assistant Professor, Midwestern Chicago College of Pharmacy
Education: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Rush University Medical Center, 2015; PharmD, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, 2014

Pediatrics

Lindsay Wittekindt, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS
Clinical Pharmacist, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Education: PGY2 Pediatric Residency, Texas Children’s Hospital, 2009; PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Boston Medical Center, 2008; PharmD, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, 2007

Pamela Nicoski, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Education: PGY2 Pediatric Residency, Medical University of South Carolina, 2000; PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Duke University Medical Center, 1999; PharmD, University of Illinois College of Pharmacy, 1998

Tanvi Shah, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist, Pediatrics
Education: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Loyola University Medical Center, 2016; PharmD, University of California, San Francisco College of Pharmacy, 2015

Infectious Diseases

Laurie Labuszewski, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist, Infectious Diseases
Education: PharmD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, 1989

Tonya Scardina, PharmD, BCPS (AQ ID)
Clinical Pharmacist, Infectious Diseases
Education: Fellowship, Infectious Disease Pharmacotherapy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2011; PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2009; PharmD, University of Missouri-Kansas City College of Pharmacy, 2008

Shellee Grim, PharmD, MS-CTS, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist, Infectious Diseases
Education: MS-CTS, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2012; PGY2 Infectious Diseases Residency, University of Kentucky, 2003; PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, University of Kentucky, 2002; PharmD, Washington State University, 2001

Cardiology

Anjali Lamba, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist, Cardiology
Education: PharmD, Wayne State University College of Pharmacy, 2005

Critical Care

Erin Mancl, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Clinical Pharmacist, Medical Intensive Care Unit
Education: PGY2 Critical Care Residency, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, 2012; PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, 2011; PharmD, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy, 2010

Whitney Chaney, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist, Trauma/Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Education: PGY2 Critical Care Residency, University of Maryland Medical Center, 2012; PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Parkland Health and Hospital System, 2011; PharmD, University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy, 2010

Elisabeth Donahey, PharmD, BCPS
Lead Clinical Pharmacist, Neurocritical Care Unit
Education: PGY2 Critical Care Residency, Emory University Hospital, 2012; PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2011; PharmD, University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, 2010

Stephanie Bennett Wesling, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Clinical Pharmacist, Critical Care
Education: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2012; PharmD, Creighton University School of Pharmacy, 2011

Pharmacy Administration

William Pong, PharmD, MBA
Administrative Director of Pharmacy Services
Education: PharmD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, 1991

John Ilic, PharmD, MBA-HCM
Manager, Pharmacy Informatics
Education: PharmD, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, 1998; MBA-HCM, Loyola University Chicago, 2012

Pharmacy Operations (Longitudinal)

Tim Cober, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Clinical Pharmacist, Critical Care
Education: PGY2 Critical Care Residency, Rush University Medical Center, 2015; PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, NorthShore University Health System, 2014; PharmD, University of Floriday College of Pharmacy, 2013

Brian Monzon, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist, Critical Care
Education: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Union Hospital, 2014; PharmD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, 2013

Pharmacy Improvement (Longitudinal)

Melissa Ochalla, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Education Coordinator
Education: PharmD, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, 2007

Sara Linton-Beyer, PharmD
Medication Safety Specialist
Education: PharmD, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, 2005

Elective Rotations and Preceptors

Cardiovascular Surgery Critical Care

Nancy Eleftherlopoulos, PharmD, BCCCP
Clinical Pharmacist, Cardiovascular Surgery Intensive Care Unit
Education: PharmD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, 2004

Abdominal Transplant

Lynley Heinrich, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist, Kidney/Liver Transplant
Education: PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2011; PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2009; PharmD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, 2008

Elizabeth Hetterman, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist, Kidney/Liver Transplant
Education: PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant, University of Maryland Medical Center, 2009; PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, 2008; PharmD, Creighton University School of Pharmacy, 2007

Cassie Stromayer, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist, Kidney/Liver Transplant
Education: PGY2 Solid Organ Transplatn, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2016; PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, University of Illinois at Chicag, 2015; PharmD, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2014

Medicine/Surgery

Natalie Prentice, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist, General Medicine/Surgery
Education: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Stanford Health Care, 2013; PharmD, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, 2012

Candy Ng, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist, General Medicine/Surgery
Education: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, NorthShore University Health System, 2012; PharmD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, 2011

Lung Transplant

Josh Rusinak, PharmD, MBA
Clinical Pharmacist, Lung Transplant
Education: MBA, Loyola University Chicago, 2012; PGY2 Critical Care Residency, University of Kentucky, 2006; PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Rush University Medical Center, 2005; PharmD, University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, 2004

Heart Transplant/Advanced Heart Failure

Abigail Cook, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist, Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplant
Education: PGY2 Cardiology Residency, University of North Carolina Hospital and Clinics, 2009; PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, University of North Carolina Hospital and Clinics, 2008; PharmD, University of North Carolina, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, 2008

Burn Critical Care

Sarah Zavala, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Clinical Pharmacist, Burn Intensive Care Unit
Education: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital, 2011; PharmD, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, 2010

Emergency Medicine

Megan Rech, PharmD, MS, BCPS, BCCCP
PGY2 Critical Care Residency Program Director
Clinical Pharmacist, Emergency Medicine
Education: PGY2 Critical Care Residency, Midwestern University/Rush University Medical Center, 2011; PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Henry Ford Hospital, 2010; PharmD, LECOM School of Pharmacy, 2009

Hematology/Oncology

Mary Fox-Geiman, PharmD, BCOP
Clinical Pharmacist, Bone Marrow Transplant Unit
Education: PharmD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, 1987; BS Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, 1984

Residency Program Director

Elizabeth Greenhalgh, PharmD, BCPS
PGY1 Residency Program Director
Manager, Clinical Pharmacy Services
Education: PGY2 Cardiology Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2009; PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2008; PharmD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, 2007