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Residency Program Director and Primary Preceptors

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PGY1 Residency Preceptors

 

From left to right: Edward Saito, Katie Steele, Lindsey Hutnick, Elise Phelps, Shannon Kelly, Alison Reta, Brandon Nuziale

 

 

Primary Personnel Providing Residency Training

The Residency Program Director (RPD) and primary preceptors who will be assuming responsibility for the resident’s training and professional development are experienced practitioners and preceptors with an interest in community based practice, pharmacy care across the healthcare continuum, and pharmacy education. The primary personnel are all residency trained or have equivalent years of experience.

 

Residency Program Director (RPD): Katie Steele, PharmD, BCACP  

   Katie grew up in Bozeman, Montana and moved to Texas for undergrad and pharmacy school with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She completed a PGY-1 Community Pharmacy Residency with H-E-B Pharmacy and the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy in Austin, TX. Katie then moved north to the great state of Oregon to complete the PGY-2 Ambulatory Care and Academia Pharmacy Residency with Pacific University and Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center. Katie is currently the pharmacy manager and clinical pharmacist for Virginia Garcia primary care clinic in Newberg, OR as well as the PGY-1 Residency Director.

 

 

Residency Program Coordinator (RPC): Elise Phelps, PharmD, BCACP

  Elise grew up in beautiful Boise, ID and moved to Missoula, MT for undergrad and pharmacy school. She graduated from the University of Montana with in PharmD in 2013 and initially took a job with Walgreens. After realizing she desired a more clinically focused career, Elise went on to complete a PGY-1 Community Residency with Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center and a PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Residency with Kaiser Permanente Colorado. Elise is currently Virginia Garcia's clinical pharmacy manager and works as a clinical pharmacist at Virginia Garcia's primary care clinic in McMinnville, OR. She serves as a residency preceptor for standards of care and topic discussions.

 

 

Primary Preceptors:

 

 John Begert, PharmD graduated with his PharmD from Oregon State University. He completed a Ambulatory Care and Academia fellowship with Pacific University and went on to complete a PGY-2 Ambulatory Care and Academia Residency with Pacific University and Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center. John is now an Assistant Professor with Pacific University and a clinical pharmacist with Virginia Garcia Cornelius primary care clinic and a research project preceptor for the PGY-1 residents.

 

 Bridget Bradley, PharmD, BCPP graduated from Oregon State University/Oregon Health Sciences University with her PharmD. She then completed a PGY-1 residency at the Roseburg, Oregon VA and then a PGY-2 in Psychiatry at Avera Behavioral Health Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Bridget precepts residents for a mental health elective and also has served as a project preceptor. 

 

  Samantha Flores, PharmD, BCACP grew up in Pico Rivera California and obtained her Bachelor of  Science from the University of California Riverside. She completed her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Pacific University Oregon School of Pharmacy in May 2013. She then graduated her PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency at Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center and PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency at Kaiser Permanente Colorado. Samantha is currently working as a Clinical Pharmacist at Virginia Garcia Hillsboro and is one of the preceptors for the PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residents on their ambulatory care rotation. 

 

   Christine Hicks, RPh is the Pharmacy Director for Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center. Christine established pharmacy services for the entire Virginia Garcia organization, and oversees community and clinical pharmacy. Christine serves as the preceptor for the Administration elective for the PGY-1 residents.

 

 Lindsey Hutnick, PharmD, BCACP grew up in Indiana and attended pharmacy school at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. She then went on to complete her PGY-1 at a small community hospital in Indianapolis before moving to Olympia, Washington to complete a PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Residency at Providence St. Peter Family Medicine. She now is the clinical pharmacist at our McMinnville clinic and is one of the preceptors for the residents on their ambulatory care rotation.

 

 

  Jennifer McElravey, PharmD, BCACP, AE-C obtained her BS Pharmacy degree from Purdue University in 1997 and her PharmD from Idaho State University in 2016.  She became a board certified ambulatory care pharmacist in 2016. She is currently the pharmacy operations manager and works with the PGY-1 residents on their administration elective.  

 

 Brandon Nuziale, PharmD, BCACP grew up in Queens, New York and completed his PharmD and Notre Dame of Maryland University located in Baltimore, Maryland. He then went on to complete a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice residency with an emphasis in primary care at St. Louis College of Pharmacy and Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. He moved further west to complete a PGY-2 Ambulatory Care/Academia and Pacific University Oregon School of Pharmacy and Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center. He currently serves as an Assistant Professor with Pacific University School of Pharmacy and is a teaching preceptor for the PGY-1. He also serves as a mentor for various residency projects/assignments. Brandon also serves as the residency coordinator and clinic preceptor for the PGY-2 program. 

 

 Saurabh (Sam) Patel, PharmD completed his PharmD from Oregon State University. Sam is currently a pharmacist with Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center at the Hillsboro clinic and serves as the primary preceptor for the PGY-1 Community Pharmacy rotation.

 

 Alison Reta, PharmD, CDE, is originally from Sacramento, CA. She earned her PharmD at the University of California, San Francisco and completed an Ambulatory Care-focused PGY1 residency as well as a Ambulatory Care/Academia fellowship at the University of Southern California. She spent nearly seven years working in community health centers in the Los Angeles area before moving to Portland in 2015 to join the Virginia Garcia team, where she currently serves as a coordinator for the Diabetes Education services.

 

  Edward Saito, PharmD, BCACP was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii and earned his PharmD from Creighton University in Omaha, NE.  He then completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice residency with an emphasis in ambulatory care at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, NC.  Following that year, he completed a PGY-2 Ambulatory Care residency at Kaiser Permanente Colorado.  He has been with Pacific University as an Assistant Professor and co-faculty with Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center since 2014.  Eddie is Residency Program Director for the PGY-2 Ambulatory Care/ Academia Residency Program with Pacific University and Virginia Garcia, a transitions-of-care preceptor for the PGY-1 program and research preceptor for both programs.  He also coordinates the Virginia Garcia Residency Conference (VGRC) which occurs monthly for residents of both programs.

 


 

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