Current and Past Pharmacy Residents and Preceptors

Pediatric Pharmacy Residency Program

  • Current Residents

      If you have any questions about our Pharmacy Residency Program, contact either of the current residents below:

      Amy Bishara
      404-785-0334

      Emily Kraus
      404-785-0618

  • Past Residents

      Jane Chen

      Major project: Dexmedetomidine use in the intensive care areas
      Now: Investigational drug service pharmacist at Children's

      AJ Fernandez

      Major project: Evaluating pharmacist interventions after the implementation of a CPOE system
      Now: Antimicrobial stewardship pharmacist at Children's

      Alyson Davis

      Major project: Developing an antimicrobial stewardship program
      Now: Medical writing

      Carolyn Ragsdale

      Major project: A retrospective study comparing 3 percent saline vs. mannitol
      Now: Pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) pharmacy specialist

      Sarah Walker

      Major project: Clonidine therapy in pediatric patients to prevent withdrawal symptoms
      Now: ICU Team Leader at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Egleston hospital

      Whitney Moore

      Major project: Immunosuppressant blood levels as an assessment of adherence in an interventional adolescent transition clinic for kidney transplant patients
      Now: Emergency Department pharmacist

      Tatum Airey

      Major project: Implementation of antipsychotic medication guidelines in the emergency department
      Now: Emergency Department Pharmacist in Arizona

      Katie McQueen

      Major project: Liver transplant guideline compliance
      Now: Registered pharmacist at Children's, providing services to the ICU and rounding with Inpatient Rehabilitation

      Carmen Echols

      Major project: Evaluating the use of erythromycin to boost tacrolimus levels in pediatric nephrology patients
      Now: Pharmacy school professor

      Kim Maxa

      Major project: Review of vancomycin dosing in adolescents
      Now: RPh at Children's Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota

      Katie Talisse

      Major project: Evaluation of a pharmacist-led discharge process
      Now: RPh at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta providing services to the ICU

      Maria Bagdasarian

      Major project: Time to optimal antimicrobial therapy following implementation of MALDI-TOF MS and antimicrobial stewardship team interventions
      Now: NICU Pharmacy Specialist at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

  • Preceptors

      The preceptor is a pharmacist that acts as a teacher and mentor to the residents and students in their specialized rotations.

      Kari Bingham - Blood and marrow transplant (BMT)
      Dana Clark - Pediatric hematology/oncology
      Susanne Youssef - Pediatric hematology/oncology
      Mariela Duval - Cystic fibrosis/pulmonary
      Helen Giannopoulos - Drug information/Pharmacokinetics
      Sherika Haire - Neonatology
      Vickie Malloy - Pediatric critical care
      Karen Miller - Emergency medicine
      Jim Rhodes - Investigational drug service (IDS)
      Jamie Shropshire - General pediatrics
      Timothy Stacy - Practice management
      Jennifer Sterner-Allison - Drug information/Pharmacokinetics
      Hania Zaki - Cardiac intensive care
      Rochelle Liverman - Solid organ transplant (heart, kidney and liver)
      Katie Thompson - Orientation

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