Administration: Preceptor Information
- Thomas Johns
- Kara Berasi
- Julie Cash
- Robert Kilroy
- Kenneth Komorny
- Kara Berasi
- Lisa Thames
- Alissa Voils
Thomas Johns, PharmD, BCPS, is the Director of Pharmacy Services at UF Health Shands Hospital and clinical associate professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.
Dr. Johns received his PharmD from the University of Florida, followed by completion of an ASHP-accredited specialty residency in adult internal medicine at the VA Medical Center in Gainesville, Florida. Dr. Johns is board certified in pharmacotherapy. Dr. Johns is a past president of the Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
Kara D. Berasi, PharmD, M.S., is the Assistant Director of Ambulatory Pharmacy Services at UF Health Shands Hospital.
Dr. Berasi received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Toledo College of Pharmacy. She completed her PGY1/PGY2 in Health System Pharmacy Administration at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, OH, during which she earned her Masters in Pharmacy Health System Administration at The Ohio State University. Following her residency, Dr. Berasi served as the Chief of Pediatrics and Women’s Health Services at UF Health Shands Hospital, during which time she was also the Residency Coordinator for the PGY-2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency. Her primary areas of interest include pediatrics, leadership, medication safety and quality, and teaching.
Julie Cash, PharmD, BCCCP, is the Education Coordinator of Pharmacy Services at UF Health Shands Hospital and clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy
Dr. Cash received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the South Carolina College of Pharmacy, USC campus. She completed her pharmacy practice residency at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia, SC and her critical care specialty residency at UF Health Shands Hospital. She was a critical care clinical staff pharmacist at UF Health Shands Hospital prior to being promoted to her current role as Education Coordinator in 2016. She is the current program director of the PGY-1 pharmacy residency.
Robert A. Kilroy, PharmD, is the coordinator of Pharmaceutical Resource Utilization at SUF Health Shands Hopsital and clinical associate professor in the Departments of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Health Care Administration at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.
Dr. Kilroy is responsible for pharmaceutical contracts, management of drug purchasing, regulatory compliance and pharmaceutical resource utilization. Dr. Kilroy is also the consultant pharmacist for UF Health Shands’ Ambulatory Dialysis Center and the UF Health Florida Surgical Center. He is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist. His clinical practice site for training pharmacy students and residents is the Shands’ Anticoagulation Clinic. He received both his B.S. in Pharmacy and his Doctor of Pharmacy from Purdue University.
Kenneth Komorny, PharmD, BCPS, currently serves as an Assistant Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services.
Dr. Komorny received his Bachelor’s of Science in Pharmacy degree from the University of Toledo in 1993, and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1995. He has been a Board-Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist since 1999. He also serves as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Ken has been a pharmacy administrator for 16 years.
Lisa Thames, Pharm.D., BCPS, is Assistant Director, Clinical Pharmacy Services and Director, Education Programs at UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. In addition, Dr. Thames serves as Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.
Dr. Thames earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. She completed her PGY1 Residency and PGY2 Pediatric Residency at University of Kentucky Healthcare. Dr. Thames formerly served as a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit clinical pharmacy specialist, Pediatric Medication Safety & Quality clinical pharmacy specialist, PGY1 residency program co-director, Chief of Pediatric Pharmacy Services, and PGY2 Pediatrics residency program director at UF Health Shands Hospital prior to her current role as Assistant Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services.
Dr. Thames has held various leadership positions including past Secretary and President of the North Central Florida Society of Health System Pharmacists (FSHP), founding steering committee member and past Chair of the regional Florida Residency Conference, council member on the UHC Pediatric Pharmacy Committee, and Board of Director for FSHP. Dr. Thames’ primary areas of interest include pediatric medication safety and pharmacy leadership.
Alissa Voils, PharmD, MSHA, is the Assistant Director for Inpatient Pharmacy Operations at UF Health Shands. Dr. Voils received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy and Master of Science in Health Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Her current professional interests include medication safety, quality, and workflow efficiency.