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PGY-2 Cardiology Preceptor Biographies

Steven Dunn, PharmD, BCPS
Program Director, PGY2 Cardiology Pharmacy Residency Program
Preceptor for Cardiology/Cardiac Care Unit ICU

Dr. Dunn is the Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator in Cardiology and provides comprehensive pharmacy services with the Cardiology Pharmacy Team to the cardiac ICU and floor teams in addition to the heart failure/transplant service and the cardiac catheterization lab. He received a PharmD degree from VCU/MCV. In addition, he completed his PGY1 and PGY2-Cardiology residencies at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Dunn is active in the American College of Cardiology (ACC), American Heart Association (AHA), and ACCP and has ongoing research efforts regarding both antiplatelet therapy in cardiovascular disease and in pharmacy services to cardiovascular patients.


Derek Burden, PharmD, BCPS
Preceptor for Emergency Medicine

Dr. Burden is the Clinical Coordinator for Emergency Medicine.  He earned his PharmD from the University of Kentucky and completed ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy and PGY2 Critical Care Residencies at Grady Health System.


Angela H. Holian, PharmD, BCPS
Preceptor for Emergency Medicine

Dr. Holian is an Emergency Medicine Clinic Pharmacist.  She has worked at UVA since 2010 in Critical Care and Emergency Medicine.  Dr. Holian received her BS degree from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN.  She received her PharmD degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN.  She completed her ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN.  Her interests include infectious diseases, sedation/analgesia, and toxicology.


Donna M. Shuler, PharmD, BCPS
Preceptor for Emergency Medicine

Dr. Shuler is an Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist. She has been employed at UVA since 2013 in both critical care and emergency medicine areas. She obtained her PharmD degree from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, PA (formerly Philadelphia College of Pharmacy). Additionally, Dr. Shuler completed both her ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency and ASHP-accredited PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA, during which time she also served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Worcester, MA. She is an active member of the Thomas Jefferson Medical Reserve Corps in Charlottesville, VA. Her professional interests include trauma, emergency preparedness, toxicology, and quality improvement.


J. Nate Hedrick, PharmD
Preceptor for Emergency Medicine

As a member of the Emergency Medicine team, Dr. Hedrick provides clinical and bedside pharmacy services to patients in the Emergency Department. He received his BS and PharmD degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill prior to completing PGY1 and PGY2 Critical Care residencies at UVA. Dr. Hedrick was recognized as the 2015-16 UVA Pharmacy Residency Preceptor of the Year


Svetlana Goldman, PharmD, BCACP
Preceptor for Ambulatory Care

Dr. Goldman is an ambulatory care clinical pharmacist. Her primary practice sites are the heart and vascular medication optimization clinic and an internal medicine clinic. Dr. Goldman works under a collaborative practice agreement at the heart center providing care in chronic disease state management (including diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, smoking cessation, and anticoagulation). She also practices in the multidisciplinary post-myocardial infarction clinic and a discharge clinic in internal medicine to improve transition of care processes. She serves as an active member in the outpatient anticoagulation committee. Her areas of interest include diabetes, anticoagulation, and geriatrics. She received her PharmD from University of Pittsburgh in 2012. She completed a PGY1 pharmacy residency focused in primary care at the Charles George Veterans Affairs Medical Center.