Pharmacy Residency Program

Meet Our Residents

The future of pharmacy

Our current class of pharmacy residents bring ambition and diversity to our accredited pharmacy residency programs. Learn more about their unique backgrounds, career interests and what inspired them to choose OhioHealth.

PGY1

OhioHealth Doctors Hospital

Justin Fotiuk

College of Pharmacy: University of Toledo
Program: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Career Interests: Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases, Cardiology, Neurology

Why OhioHealth: I chose OhioHealth not only for the opportunities offered through being a part of a large multiple hospital health system, but also because I've heard nothing but good things from previous residents. I was drawn to Doctors Hospital specifically because of its smaller size, atmosphere, and amazing pharmacists who interviewed me.

Hobbies: Trying new restaurants, cards (Euchre, Hearts, Spades, ect.), bowling, tennis, Netflix/HBO, Ale Trail, baseball

Wyatt M Messerly

College of Pharmacy: Ohio Northern University
Program: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Career Interests: Ambulatory care, critical care, emergency medicine, and leadership development

Why OhioHealth: I grew up in central Ohio and want to give back to my community by offering comprehensive, high-level care at a community-based hospital. The majority of my final year of education was spent on rotations with OhioHealth, and I had an overwhelmingly positive experience working with various preceptors within the hospital system. OhioHealth values of compassion, excellence, stewardship, integrity, and inclusion with a primary focus on maintaining dignity and acknowledging the worth of each patient as an individual align with my personal values and will facilitate positive growth as I begin my career as a healthcare professional.

Hobbies: I enjoy exercising, cooking, or watching The Office in my spare time.

OhioHealth Grant Medical Center

Allison Lehky

College of Pharmacy: The Ohio State University
Program: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Career Interests: Critical care, internal medicine, ambulatory care

Why OhioHealth: I wanted to do a residency at an OhioHealth facility because of their emphasis on serving the underserved, their implementation of interprofessional collaboration, and their focus on employee satisfaction. I was specifically drawn to Grant because of the culture and work environment of the pharmacy department. I did four of my APPE rotations at Grant and felt so welcomed as a part of the pharmacy community, even as a student, and knew I would be learning from passionate and experienced pharmacists.

Hobbies: Running, biking, paddleboarding, any outdoor activity, going to local restaurants and breweries

Stephan D Olson

College of Pharmacy: D'Youville College School of Pharmacy
Program: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Career Interests: Emergency Medicine and Ambulatory Care

Why OhioHealth: When meeting the people and interviewing at Grant Medical Center, I could tell there was a great sense of community and a focus on learning within the pharmacy department and residency program! This, combined with a heavy focus in numerous areas I am interested in and access to a large health system were what drew me to OhioHealth Grant!

Hobbies: Baseball, Golf/Disc Golf, Skiing/Snowboarding

OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital

Molly Hoyda

College of Pharmacy: University of Findlay
Program: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Career Interests: Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Oncology

Why OhioHealth: I chose OhioHealth because I felt like their values aligned with what I was looking for in a residency program. I chose Mansfield Hospital because everyone seemed like family, and it was a very welcoming atmosphere. The preceptors were eager to teach and made sure the patient was always the number one priority.

Hobbies: Running, baking/cooking, walking my dogs, hiking, fishing

OhioHealth Marion General Hospital

Autumn Koenig

College of Pharmacy: Ohio Northern University
Program: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Career Interests: Infectious disease, ambulatory infusion, transitions of care

Why OhioHealth: OhioHealth Marion General offers all of the opportunities of a large, growing health system within the environment of a small community-oriented hospital. Additionally, the program provides both the support and challenge to help me grow as a pharmacist, leader and patient advocate.

Hobbies: Biking & hiking, tabletop gaming, plant-keeping, and making curry

Michelle Boysel

College of Pharmacy: University of Findlay
Program: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Career Interests: Ambulatory Care, Transitions of Care, Behavioral Health

Why OhioHealth: Upon speaking with the pharmacists at OhioHealth Marion General, I was immediately drawn to the supportive work culture and friendly atmosphere. I am impressed with the quality of residents the program produces, as well as the quality of care provided by the healthcare team. I am looking forward to the opportunities of a large health system, while also belonging to smaller hospital with a community feel.

Hobbies: Playing with my cat, learning about enneagrams, spending time with family and friends, trying different coffees and wines

OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital 

Annette Augustine

College of Pharmacy: University of Houston
Program: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Career Interests: Cardiology, critical care

Why OhioHealth: OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital was a perfect fit as it offered all the rotations and experiences that I was seeking from a PGY1 residency program. In addition, all my interactions with the residency leadership, preceptors, and current residents ensured me that this residency program is committed to its residents and their training.

Hobbies: Running, traveling, trying new restaurants

Shelby McKamey-Brenneman

College of Pharmacy: Ohio Northern University
Program: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Career Interests: My career interests include critical care, psychiatry, neurology, and pain management.

Why OhioHealth: I have enjoyed working for OhioHealth since I started as a pharmacy intern. Through doing a few rotations with OhioHealth, I found many people that I would consider role models. I love the fact that I can begin pursuing a pharmacy career at Riverside where there are so many successful pharmacists especially in the critical care field.

Hobbies: I have always enjoyed music whether it be playing the flute or piano or going to concerts. I also identify as an amateur baton twirler which I picked during senior year of college. Otherwise, I enjoy cooking new dishes and reading books.

Jen Stanton

College of Pharmacy: University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Program: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Career Interests: Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, and Medication Safety

Why OhioHealth: OhioHealth stands out from the crowd in so many ways. The size and scope of the health system, the level of care we are able to provide, and the welcoming environment are just a few reasons I decided to come here. The pharmacy leadership and preceptors I met during my interview at Riverside Methodist Hospital made me feel comfortable to be myself as I further develop my skills as a pharmacist.

Hobbies: I love learning to cook new foods: Korean, and North Indian dishes are my favorites so far! I also love spending time with my fiancé Rob and our two cats, Long and Small.

Tristan Tyger

College of Pharmacy: University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy
Program: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Career Interests: Geriatrics, transitions of care, chronic disease state management, ambulatory care, cardiology

Why OhioHealth: During my interviews with OhioHealth, I could feel the welcoming and supportive environment even through a video interview. OhioHealth residencies offer a variety of experiences that align with my own interests, and the flexibility to customize my residency schedule to fit my career goals.

Hobbies: Cooking, golfing, gardening/house plants, hiking, trying new restaurants

PGY2

Ambulatory Care

at OhioHealth riverside methodist hospital

Kenneth Barga

College of Pharmacy: Ohio Northern University
Program: PGY2 Ambulatory Care
Career Interests: Ambulatory Care, Cardiology, Internal Medicine

Why OhioHealth: As a pharmacy student, I completed a month-long rotation with OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital's cardiology service line. During this time, I became acutely aware of the inclusive learning culture supported by OhioHealth. Riverside Methodist Hospital, specifically, offers a wide variety of clinical learning opportunities in conjunction with leadership development and teaching certificate opportunities, which peaked my interest.

Hobbies: Spending time with my family/friends, playing outdoors with my two dogs (Milo and Mia), and exploring Columbus with my co-residents

Critical Care

at OhioHealth riverside methodist hospital

Michael Young

College of Pharmacy: Ohio Northern University
Program: PGY2 Critical Care
Career Interests: Critical Care and Emergency Medicine

Why OhioHealth: I am continuing on from PGY1 to work for OhioHealth in a critical care PGY2. However, the reasons I chose OhioHealth in the beginning remain the same. The tight-knit family feel atmosphere of OhioHealth coupled with a broad range of clinical opportunities and advancement of pharmacy services make working here a dream.

Hobbies: Cycling, camping, backpacking, reading, Netflix/Game of thrones!

Emergency Medicine

at OhioHealth Grant Medical Center

Kaitlyn Claybrook

College of Pharmacy: Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy
Program: PGY2 Emergency Medicine
Career Interests: Emergency Medicine, Infectious Disease, Critical Care

Why OhioHealth: When looking for a PGY-2 Emergency Medicine residency, I knew I wanted to be at a hospital with progressive pharmacy practice, excellent preceptors, and a positive hospital culture. I found all these things at OhioHealth, and I am so excited to have the opportunity to continue my education as a pharmacist here.

Hobbies: Baking, playing tennis, working out, spending time with family and friends, and finding the best coffee in town

 

Pain and Palliative Care

at OhioHealth riverside methodist hospital

Monika Hardy

College of Pharmacy: Purdue University College of Pharmacy
Program: PGY2 Pain & Palliative Care
Career Interests: Addiction medicine, pain management, palliative care

Why OhioHealth: I was drawn by the people involved with the PGY-2 in pain management and palliative care program - I could feel their enthusiasm and passion, even through Zoom. The diverse learning opportunities offered by OhioHealth attracted me to the system as a whole.

Hobbies: Reading, Writing, Video games

Oncology

at OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital

Evan James

College of Pharmacy: Cedarville University School of Pharmacy
Program: PGY2 Oncology
Career Interests: Oncology

Why OhioHealth: After completing an oncology rotation at Riverside during my PGY1, I knew I wanted to pursue a career in oncology and continue my training within OhioHealth. The oncology team at RMH was committed to my training and the health-system continues to expand its oncology services!

Hobbies: Reading, hanging out with friends and family, and taking my dog to the park

PGY1/2

MS Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership (HSPAL)

At OhioHealth Grant Medical Center

Kaveh Oloumi

College of Pharmacy: Midwestern University College of Pharmacy - Glendale
Program: PGY1/MS Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership (HSPAL)
Career Interests:
Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership

Why OhioHealth: OhioHealth provides unparalleled learning and working experiences for its employees while providing a warm and welcoming atmosphere of individuals who strive to provide the highest level of patient care, mentorship, and leadership. The OhioHealth culture resonates with forward-thinking ideals and values which support the continued growth of their healthcare team.

Hobbies: Hiking, weight lifting, writing, reading, traveling

Monica Coupe

College of Pharmacy: Ohio Northern University
Program: PGY2/MS Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership (HSPAL)
Career Interests: Inpatient operations, transitions of care, 340B program management, collaborative practice agreements, and quality process improvement

Why OhioHealth: I had the opportunity to do both clinical and administrative APPE rotations with OhioHealth, seeing firsthand the high quality of preceptors and pharmacy services provided within the health-system. I knew with the opportunities at OhioHealth I would grow as a strong leader and pharmacist, while being supported both personally and professionally. As a PGY2 now, this has proven to be 100% true.

Hobbies: Being a Rover dog sitter, yoga, running, exploring Columbus breweries

At OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital

Jared C Sheneman

College of Pharmacy: University of Houston College of Pharmacy
Program: PGY1/MS Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership (HSPAL)
Career Interests: Operations, Automation, Patient Satisfaction, Cardiology, Public Health, Pharmacogenomics, and Leadership Development.

Why OhioHealth: Choosing OhioHealth was an easy choice: the hospital system has been recognized by FORTUNE as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” 14 times since 2007. Who wouldn't want to work somewhere where people feel appreciated and genuinely want to be? The pharmacists that are staffed here are so knowledgeable in their specialities, and are happy to share their wisdom with you. Here at Mansfield we’re the largest hospital between Cleveland and Columbus which puts us in a great position to see many unique cases.

Hobbies: Whenever I have free time you can find me reading books, exercising, listening to podcasts, calling friends/family, and studying a new language.

Jamie Summerlin

College of Pharmacy: Cedarville University School of Pharmacy
Program: PGY2/MS Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership (HSPAL)
Career Interests: Leadership Development, Teaching & Learning, Population Health, Ambulatory Care, Medication Safety, Interprofessional Collaboration

Why OhioHealth: The family-centered, team-based atmosphere focused on providing the highest level of patient care immediately drew me to OhioHealth! As a newer HSPAL program, OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital offers the opportunity for me to pursue my passion for pharmacy administration in a tight-knit community. Here I have the chance to sharpen my clinical skills as I learn more about the growth of a residency program in addition to potentially shaping how this program continues to develop for future residents.

Hobbies: Going to cute coffee shops with friends, working out with my husband, walking our dog Millie, going to Lake Cumberland with family, and watching HGTV

At OhioHealth Riverside Methodish Hospital

Amee Joshi

College of Pharmacy: The Ohio State University
Program: PGY1/MS Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership (HSPAL)
Career Interests: Inpatient operations, medication safety, pharmacy automation, strategic planning

Why OhioHealth: The unique opportunity to complete rotations at both the system level as well as at the individual sites distinguishes the OhioHealth residency program. This structure will help to prepare for any administrative position in the future.

Hobbies: Music, traveling, reading, and movies

 

Jordan Hughes

College of Pharmacy: Ohio Northern University
Program: PGY2/MS Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership (HSPAL)
Career Interests: Supply chain management, operations, finance, and cardiology.

Why OhioHealth: During the interview process, I was immediately impressed by the tight-knit feel of the pharmacy department. I am grateful to join the OhioHealth team which has produced exceptional pharmacy residents and leaders in the field thanks to their commitment to constantly improving the quality of care. I am excited to be part of a residency program that has many opportunities for residents to grow and learn!

Hobbies: Trying new restaurants in the area, staying active, spending time with friends and family.