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PGY-2 Drug Information Preceptor Biographies

Michelle W. McCarthy, PharmD, FASHP
Director, Medication Use Policy and Compliance
Director, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program
Director, PGY2 Drug Information Pharmacy Residency Program

Dr. McCarthy is the Director of Medication Use Policy and Compliance and the Residency Program Director for both the PGY1-Pharmacy Residency and PGY2-Drug Information Residency programs. Dr. McCarthy, a graduate of Mercer University, completed an ASHP-accredited Drug Information Practice Residency at the University of Pittsburgh. Awards include 1997 Samford University School of Pharmacy Teacher of the Year, 2003 Virginia Society of Health-System Pharmacists (VSHP) Pharmacist of the Year, 2008 Louis P. Jeffrey Preceptor of the Year, and 2015 Distinguished Drug Information Practitioner Award by the American College of Clinical Pharmacy Drug Information PRN. She oversees the UVAHS Formulary, medication use evaluation program, regulatory accreditation, infusion pump libraries, and policies and procedures, while acting as the Secretary of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. She has served as Education Committee Chair, Continuing Education Administrator, and President of VSHP. Additionally, Dr. McCarthy was on the ASHP Commission on Credentialing from 2008-2013, including serving as the Chair in 2012. As the manager of UVa’s Virginia Vaccines for Children program, one of her  professional interests includes immunizations. 

 

Emily C. Prabhu, PharmD, BCPS
Preceptor for Drug Information, Medication Use Policy

Dr. Prabhu is a Medication Use Policy Coordinator. Her primary practice area is in Medication Use Policy where she works with her colleagues in providing medication use, regulatory, and policy services to the health system. Emily received her PharmD degree from Butler University in Indianapolis, IN, completed a PGY1 Pharmacy residency at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration residency at UVa, and a Medication Use Policy fellowship at UVa.  

 

Kate Bidwell, PharmD, BCPS
Preceptor for Medication Use Policy

Dr. Bidwell joined the Medication Use Policy team in 2015 after spending 3 years as a Clinical Pharmacist on the Critical Care team. Her primary practice area is in Medication Use Policy (MUP), where she  provides drug information/medication use policy services to the health system. She serves as the MUP representative on the Pain Subcommittee  and supports the P&T Committee through Formulary management and medication use policy initiatives. She received a B.S. in Biology from Washington and Lee University and her PharmD from Virginia Commonwealth University. She completed an ASHP-accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at the The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and an ASHP-accredited PGY-2 Critical Care Residency at the the University of Virginia Health System.  Her clinical interests include general infectious disease topics, management of sedation in critically ill patients, and dosing of anticoagulants in the obese population.  She enjoys clinical research and currently serves as a co-chair of the Resident Research Workgroup.  In 2011, Dr. Bidwell was awarded the Outstanding Preceptor of the Year award from The Ohio State University School of Pharmacy. 

 

Susan Cogut Mankad, PharmD
Preceptor for Drug Information/ Medication Use Policy

Dr. Mankad is a Medication Use Policy Coordinator where she provides drug information and medication use policy services to the health system.  She serves as the secretary of the Hematology/Oncology Work Group and supports the P&T through Formulary management and medication use policy initiatives.  Dr. Mankad earned her BS in Biology from the College of William & Mary and her PharmD degree from Virginia Commonwealth University/ Medical College of Virginia (MCV/VCU). She completed ASHP-accredited PGY1-Pharmacy and PGY2-Drug Information residencies at UVA. Dr. Mankad received the 2011-2012 UVA Pharmacy Residency Preceptor of the Year Award.

 

Stacey B. Pattie, PharmD, BCPS
Preceptor for Drug Information. Medication Use Policy

Dr. Pattie joined the Medication Use Policy team in 2013 after spending 13 years as the Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator in Internal Medicine. Her primary practice area is in Medication Use Policy (MUP), where she  provides drug information/ medication use policy services to the health system. She serves as the MUP representative on the Antimicrobial Utilization Committee and supports the P&T through Formulary management and medication use policy initiatives. Stacey received her PharmD degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed an ASHP-accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency at UVa.  Her clinical interests include the management of general infectious diseases, anticoagulation, and diabetes management.  Additionally, she has enjoyed having a larger focus on medication safety and quality improvement.

 

Rafael Saenz, PharmD, MS, FASHP

Director of Pharmacy
Director, PGY2 HSPA Program

Dr. Saenz is the Director of UVA Pharmacy. He received his PharmD degree from the MCV/VCU School of Pharmacy and his Masters of Science in Health System Pharmacy Administration from the University of Wisconsin while completing the combined Residency/ Masters Degree Program in Health System Pharmacy Administration from the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics. Prior to coming to UVA, Dr. Saenz was responsible for building Clinical Pharmacist Practice Models in the U.S. and Europe, combined Masters Degree/ Residency Programs in Hospital and Community Pharmacy settings, advanced technician practice models and ensuring compliance with national and international regulatory, safety and quality agencies. Dr. Saenz has served as Operations Manager for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian Hospital and as Executive Director of Pharmacy Services for UPMC's International and Commercial Services Division.

 

Matthew Jenkins, PharmD, MS
Preceptor for Pharmacy Operations, Clinical Services Management, Pharmacy Practice Management 

Dr. Jenkins is Director of Inpatient Pharmacy Services at UVA, responsible for clinical services, operations, and informatics/clinical decision support. Dr. Jenkins earned is PharmD from Auburn University. He completed an ASHP-accredited combined Residency/Master’s Degree Program in Health System Pharmacy Administration at the UPMC Health-System where he also received his Masters of Sciences in Health System Pharmacy Administration from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to joining UVA, Dr. Jenkins was responsible for Clinical Operations at UF Health: Shands in Gainesville, FL. Dr. Jenkins has served as Operations Manager and Assistant Director of Clinical Operations for UF Health and as Operations Manager for the UVA Health System prior to his current role.

 

Amy Adams, PharmD, CCRP
Preceptor for Investigational Drug Services

Dr. Adams is Pharmacy Coordinator for Investigational Drugs at UVA. Her practice includes many disciplines in research including pediatrics, neurology, pediatric oncology, infectious disease, trauma, addiction, cardiology, endocrinology, transplant trials, anesthesiology, among others. Dr. Adams has served on the IRB at UVA for 14+ years and, over the years, has managed procedure for proper execution of trials including  randomization, inventory control and documentation, as well as numerous monitor visits and audits of many kinds for both inpatients and outpatients. She is involved in a variety of types of studies including sponsored trials, cooperative group trials, and investigator-initiated trials. Dr. Adams earned her PharmD from Campbell University in North Carolina. She is a certified clinical research professional and has worked with clinical trials for about 20 years

 

Scott V. Anderson, PharmD, MS
Preceptor for Pharmacy Informatics

Dr. Anderson is a Senior Pharmacy Application Analyst with the Pharmacy Informatics team. He maintains and troubleshoots pharmacy automation formularies and systems, as well as performs analysis of systems and data to support pharmacy services. Dr. Anderson earned his BA in Journalism (Strategic Communications) at the University of Minnesota, his PharmD at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and his MS in Health-System Pharmacy Administration at the University of Pittsburgh. He completed a PGY-1 at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and completed and helped create the PGY-2 Pharmacy Informatics Residency at the University of Virginia Health System.

 

James Fiebert, PharmD, CPHIMS
Preceptor for Pharmacy Informatics

Dr. Fiebert is a Senior Pharmacy Application Analyst with the Pharmacy Informatics team.  He is responsible for the troubleshooting and maintenance of our pharmacy automation systems, the integration of new technology into our department, and analysis of system data to support pharmacy initiatives.  He received his PharmD degree from St. John's University.  After graduating, he completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and then a PGY-2 Pharmacy Informatics residency at the University of Virginia Health System.  

 

Stephanie Mallow-Corbett, PharmD, FCCM
Director, Clinical Pharmacy Services

Dr. Mallow Corbett is the Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services. Dr. Mallow Corbett received her PharmD degree from Albany College of Pharmacy. She completed ASHP-accredited residencies in Pharmacy Practice and Critical Care, and a Fellowship in Trauma/Critical Care at Fletcher Allen Health Care. She has focused research efforts in analgesia, sedation, and delirium. Dr. Mallow Corbett recently attained Fellowship status at the American College of Critical Care Medicine and was inducted in January 2013.