Adult Critical Care & Emergency Medicine: Preceptor Information

 Preceptors

Critical Care

  • Jenny Ashton
  • Maureen Converse
  • Zachary Drabick
  • Aimee Gowler Gennaro
  • Melissa John
  • Amir Kamel
  • Steve Lemon
  • Megan Logan
  • Kelly Maguigan
  • Bethany Shoulders
  • Jonathan St. Onge
  • Stacy Voils

Emergency Medicine

  • Martina Holder
  • Rusha Patel

 

Jenny Ashton, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

Jenny Ashton, PharmD, BCPS, is a clinical specialist in cardiovascular medicine and surgery at UF Health Shands Hospital and clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. She currently serves as the program director for the UF Health Shands Critical Care Pharmacy Residency.

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 one of the primary preceptors 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.

 

Maureen Converse, PharmD, BCCCPmc

Maureen Converse, PharmD, BCCCP, is a clinical specialist in the thoracic and vascular surgery intensive care at UF Health Shands Hospital and a clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.

Dr. Converse received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Toledo.  She completed her PGY1 residency at Indiana University Health and her PGY2 in critical care at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Dr. Converse acts as a primary preceptor for the Advanced Lung and Vascular critical care rotation.  Her areas of interest include extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, lung transplantation, and infectious diseases in critically ill patients.

 

Zachary Drabick, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

Zachary Drabick, PharmD, BCCCP, BCPS, is a clinical staff pharmacist at UF Health Shands Hospital.

Dr. Drabick received his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN. He completed his PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at University Health in Shreveport, LA, and his PGY2 Critical Care Residency at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center in Winston Salem, NC. He has previously worked as a Clinical Coordinator and Specialist in the Cardiac and Medical ICUs at the University of Miami Hospital and Clinics prior to coming to UF Health.

Dr. Drabick acts as a co-preceptor for the Burn ICU elective rotation. His areas of interest include infectious disease management, pharmacokinetic dosing optimization, and sedation/analgesia in critically ill patients.

 

Aimee Gowler Gennaro, 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 atHolder
the UF 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 a 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. She currently serves as the program coordinator for the UF Health Shands Critical Care Pharmacy Residency.

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

 

Melissa John, PharmDMj2

Melissa John, PharmD, is a clinical specialist in cardiovascular medicine and surgery at UF Health Shands Hospital and clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.

Dr. John received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Florida. She then completed both her pharmacy practice and critical care specialty residencies at UF Health Shands.

Dr. John acts as one of the primary preceptors for the cardiac critical care and cardiology elective rotations. Her areas of interest include infectious disease in the critically ill and end-stage heart failure management.

 

Amir Kamel, PharmD, BCNSP

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.IMG_3361-M (1)

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 a clinical specialist in the medical intensive care and a clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.

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.

 

 

Megan Logan, PharmD, BCCCP

Megan Logan, PharmD, BCCCP, is a clinical specialist in medical intensive 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. Logan received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Kansas.  She completed both her pharmacy practice residency and her specialty residency in critical care at the University of Kansas Hospital.  Her areas of interest include infectious disease management in the critically ill and safe medication practices.

 

 

 

Kelly Maguigan, PharmD, BCCCP

Kelly Maguigan, PharmD, is a clinical specialist in the surgical intensive care unit at UF Health Shands Hospital and a clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. 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.

 

 

Jonathan St. Onge, PharmD, BCPS

Jonathan St. Onge, PharmD, BCPS is a clinical pharmacist in medical and burn intensive care at UF Health Shands Hospital.

Dr. St. Onge received his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Connecticut. He completed his pharmacy practice residency at Yale New Haven Hospital. Dr. St. Onge acts as a co-preceptor for the burn intensive care elective rotation.

His areas of interest include the management of anticoagulation related bleeding and infectious diseases.

 

Stacy Voils, PharmD, M.S., BCPS, FCCPStacy

Stacy Voils, PharmD, M.S., BCPS, is a clinical assistant professor at the
University of Florida College of Pharmacy, and surgery/critical care specialist. 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 a clinical assistant professor at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy. Dr. Voils research interests include neuroscience, hemostasis, and epidemiology.