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
  • Kelly Maguigan
  • Bethany Shoulders
  • Calvin Tucker
  • Stacy Voils

Emergency Medicine

  • Haili Gregory
  • 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, BCCCP

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, BCCCPz

Zachary Drabick, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, is a clinical specialist in the burn, ENT, and plastics intensive care unit at UF Health Shands Hospital.

Dr. Drabick received his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2014. 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. Prior to joining UF Health, he previously worked as a Clinical Coordinator at the University of Miami Hospital and Clinics.

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

 

Haili Gregory, PharmD, BCPS

Haili Gregory, PharmD, BCPS, is a clinical specialist in emergency medicine at UF Health Shands hospital and a clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.

Dr. Gregory received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy. She then completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Intermountain Healthcare, followed by a specialty residency in emergency medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Her areas of interest include toxicology, neurologic injury, and resuscitation.

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

Rusha Patel, PharmD, BCPSr

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

Dr. Patel received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Florida. Dr. Patel completed her pharmacy practice residency at Sarasota Memorial Hospital and a specialty residency in emergency medicine at Lakeland Regional Health. Prior to joining the UF Health Team, she worked as an emergency medicine pharmacist at Yale New Haven Hospital, held an appointment as a lecturer at the Yale School of Medicine, and was a clinical assistant professor at the University Of Connecticut College Of Pharmacy.

Her areas of interest include toxicology, resuscitation and education.

 

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.

 

Calvin Tucker, PharmD, MBA, FCCM, BCPS, BCCCP

Calvin Tucker, PharmD, MBA, FCCM, BCPS, BCCCP, is the coordinator for Acute Care Surgery Pharmacy Services at UF Health Shands Hospital and clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.

Dr. Tucker received his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Florida. He completed his pharmacy practice residency at UF Health Jacksonville and a specialty residency in critical care at Jackson Memorial Hospital is Miami, FL.

Dr. Tucker acts as the preceptor for the Critical Care Clinical Administration, Med Safety, and Quality longitudinal learning experience. His professional interests include management of pain, agitation and delirium; infectious disease; and pharmacy productivity metrics.

 

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.