Adult Critical Care: Preceptor Information

 Preceptors

  • Olusola Apena
  • Jenny Ashton
  • Jessica Cope
  • Ginger Gamble
  • Aimee Gowler
  • Martina Holder
  • Amir Kamel
  • Steve Lemon
  • Kelly Maguigan
  • Bethany Shoulders
  • Cheryl Thomson
  • Stacy Voils
  • Logan Wright

 

Olusola Apena, PharmD, BCCCP

Olusola Apena, PharmD, BCCCP, is a critical care clinical staff pharmacist at UF Health Shands Hospital.

Dr. Apena received his Doctor of Pharmacy from University of Florida. He completed his pharmacy practice residency at UF Health Shands Hospital and a specialty residency in critical care at Midwestern University. Dr. Apena is active

 

Jenny Ashton, PharmDAshton, BCPS

Jenny Ashton, PharmD, BCPS, is a clinical specialist in cardiovascular medicine and surgery at UF Health Shands Hospital.  She is also a clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.

Dr. Ashton received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Florida. She completed her pharmacy practice residency at UF Health Shands Hospital and a specialty residency in critical care at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. Dr. Ashton acts as primary preceptor for the cardiac critical care and cardiology elective rotations. Her areas of interest include perioperative arrhythmias following cardiothoracic surgery, drug pharmacokinetic alterations during extracorporeal circulation, and infectious diseases management of critically ill patients.

 

Jessica Cope, PharmD, BCCCPJess

Jessica Cope, PharmD, BCCCP, is a clinical specialist in medical intensive care at UF Health Shands Hospital and a clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.

Dr. Cope received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the Medical University of South Carolina. She completed her pharmacy practice residency and her specialty residency in critical care at UF Health Shands Hospital.

Dr. Cope’s areas of interest include pulmonary hypertension, benign hematologic disorders, and infectious diseases in the critically ill.

 

Ginger Gamble, PharmD, MSCR, BCCCPGamble

Ginger Gamble, PharmD, MSCR, BCCCP, is a clinical specialist in emergency medicine at UF Health Shands Hospital, as well as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.

Dr. Gamble received both her Doctor of Pharmacy and Master of Science in Clinical Research from Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in North Carolina. She completed her pharmacy practice residency and her specialty residency in critical care at UF Health Shands Hospital.

Dr. Gamble’s areas of interest include bites & envenomations, toxicological emergencies, and disaster preparedness.

 

Aimee Gowler, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCPGowler

Aimee Gowler, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, is a clinical specialist in neurointensive care medicine and surgery at UF Health Shands Hospital.  She is also a clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.

Dr. Gowler received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy. She completed her pharmacy practice residency at the University of Arizona and a specialty residency at the University of Michigan Health System.

 

Martina Holder, PharmD, BCPS

Martina Holder, PharmD, BCPS, is a clinical specialist in emergency medicine at
the MartinaUF Health Shands Hospital and a clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.

Dr. Holder received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Purdue University College of Pharmacy, and completed both her pharmacy practice residency and specialty residency in emergency medicine at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. She is an active member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

Her areas of interest include toxicology, traumatic brain injury, and spinal cord injury.

 

Amir Kamel, PharmD, BCNSP

IMG_3361-M (1)Amir Kamel, PharmD, BCNSP, is a clinical specialist in nutrition support and critical care at the UF Health Shands Hospital and is a clinical assistant professor at the University Of Florida College of Pharmacy.

Dr. Kamel received his Doctor of Pharmacy from Arnold and Marie College of Pharmacy Long Island University in Brooklyn, NY.  He completed his pharmacy practice residency at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, NY and a specialty residency in nutrition support and critical care at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, GA. He is an active member of the American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

His areas of interest include nutrition in critical illness, micronutrient deficiencies and urea cycle disorders.

 

Steve Lemon, PharmD, BCPSSteve

Steve Lemon, PharmD, BCPS, is Chief of Acute Care Surgery Clinical Pharmacy Services at UF Health Shands Hospital and is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Prior to his current position, Dr. Lemon worked as a clinical specialist in the trauma intensive care unit.

Dr. Lemon received his Doctor of Pharmacy from the St. Louis College of Pharmacy. He completed both his pharmacy practice residency and critical care specialty residency at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. His areas of interest are hemostasis, immunonutrition and sepsis.

 

Kelly Maguigan, PharmD

Kelly Maguigan, PharmD, is a clinical specialist in the surgical intensive care unit at UF Health Shands Hospital. She completed her Doctor of Pharmacy at Belmont University and completed residencies in pharmacy practice and critical care at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.

Dr. Maguigan’s current areas of interest include hyperglycemia and infectious diseases in critical illness, delirium, and post-intensive care syndrome.

 

Bethany Shoulders, PharmD, BCCCPbethany-shoulders-headshot_web-220x285

Bethany Shoulders, PharmD, works as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy and serves as a clinical specialist in the trauma intensive care unit. Dr. Shoulders received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2014. She joins UF Health Shands Hospital after completing a pharmacy practice residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore and a PGY2 critical care pharmacy residency with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Dr. Shoulders has completed research evaluating intra-operative continuous infusion cefazolin in a cardiac surgery population and characterizing the guideline evidence behind off-label medication use in the intensive care unit.

 

Cheryl Thomson, PharmD, BSc Pharm

Cheryl Thomson, PharmD, is a clinical staff pharmacist within the critical care division at UF Health Shands Hospital and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Dr. Thomson received her Bachelors in Pharmacy at the University of Manitoba in Manitoba, Canada and certificate in hospital management from the Canadian Hospital Association. She then received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Florida. Along with Dr. Megan Logan, she acts as primary co-preceptor in the burn ICU.

Before joining UF Health Shands Hospital, Dr. Thomson worked as a clinical pharmacist and Director of Pharmacy in Winnipeg, Canada and as the Division Head of IV Therapy at UF Health Jacksonville. Dr. Thomson’s areas of interest include burn patient pharmacokinetics/dynamics and infectious diseases management of the critically ill.

 

Stacy Voils, PharmD, M.S., BCPS

Stacy Voils, PharmD, M.S., BCPS, is a clinical assistant professor at the
University of StacyFlorida College of Pharmacy, and surgery/critical care specialist and is serving as the PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Director. He received his PharmD from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy.  He then completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice residency at the VA Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky followed by a PGY-2 residency specializing in critical care at the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System in Richmond, Virginia.

Before joining the University of Florida, Dr. Voils worked as a clinical pharmacy specialist in neurosurgery and cardiothoracic surgery at VCUHS, Medical College of Virginia campus. He also held an appointment as clinical assistant professor at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy. Dr. Voils’ research interests include neuroscience, hemostasis, and epidemiology.

 

Matthew Logan Wright, PharmD, BCPS

Matthew Logan Wright, PharmD, BCPS, is a clinical pharmacist in burn intensive care at UF Health Shands Hospital, as well as a courtesy clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy

Dr. Wright received his Doctor of Pharmacy from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in Tallahassee, Florida. He completed his pharmacy practice residency with a focus in critical care at UF Health Shands Hospital. Dr. Wright’s areas of interest include infectious diseases in the critically ill, liver disease, and safe medication practices.