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PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Preceptor Biographies

Heather Cox Hall, PharmD, BCIDP, BCPS-AQID, Program Director

Inpatient ID Consult Services  

Antimicrobial Stewardship  

Clinical Microbiology   

Practice Management & Professional Development

As a Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator for Infectious Diseases and Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine within the Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, Dr. Cox Hall has provided pharmacotherapy services for both the antimicrobial stewardship and adult infectious diseases consult teams since 2005. In 2018, she helped found the UVA Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) service in collaboration with ID physician and nurse practitioner colleagues. She received her BS in Chemistry from McGill University and her PharmD from Nova Southeastern University. Her Pharmacy Practice and PGY2 Infectious Diseases residencies were completed at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. She has been recognized with outstanding preceptor awards from VCU School of Pharmacy (2010) and the UVaHS Pharmacy Residency Class (2009, 2014).

 

Lindsay Donohue, PharmD, BCIDP

Inpatient ID Consult Services                                                                            

Clinical Microbiology

Service

Dr. Donohue is an Infectious Diseases/Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Pharmacist.  Dr. Donohue received her PharmD from VCU School of Pharmacy, graduating as a member of the first UVA satellite campus class.  She subsequently completed both PGY-1 Pharmacy and Infectious Diseases residencies at UVA Health System in Charlottesville, VA.  Dr. Donohue’s clinical research is in antimicrobial stewardship, with a focus on implementation and utilization of rapid diagnostics.  She serves as preceptor for the VCU School of Pharmacy, PGY-1 general infectious diseases consult, and PGY-2 microbiology, general, and immunocompromised infectious disease consult services.

 

Lindsey Buscemi Lipinski, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP                                                           

HIV/HCV Longitudinal Clinic

Infectious Diseases Outpatient Clinics

Dr. Buscemi is an Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacist. She has been employed at UVA since 2013. Her primary practice site is the Infectious Diseases Clinic where she primarily manages patients with HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C. She received her PharmD from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (formerly Philadelphia College of Pharmacy). She completed both her ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy and ASHP-accredited PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.  Dr. Buscemi’s clinical interest and research focuses on antiretroviral resistance and treatment simplification strategies, promotion of medication adherence, and antiretroviral medication safety.

Zach Elliott, PharmD, BCIDP

Inpatient ID Consult Services

Service

Dr. Elliott is an Infectious Diseases/Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Pharmacist.  He received his PharmD from Mercer University College of Pharmacy in 2015.  Dr. Elliott completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, AL followed by a PGY-2 in Infectious Diseases at UVA Health System in Charlottesville, VA.  Dr. Elliott’s clinical research focuses on antimicrobial resistance and susceptibility testing of fosfomycin in multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae.  He serves as preceptor for the VCU School of Pharmacy, PGY-1 general infectious diseases consult, and PGY-2 general and immunocompromised infectious diseases consult services. 

 

Amy Mathers, MD, D(ABBM)

Clinical Microbiology/Research

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Dr. Mathers is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, and in the Department of Pathology. She has served as the Medical Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship since 2009 and the Assistant Director of Clinical Microbiology since 2012. Her research focuses on the detection, molecular epidemiology, and therapy of carbapenem-resistant and carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae. She also serves as a voting member of the antimicrobial susceptibility testing subcommittee for the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI).  Dr. Mathers was recently recognized with the Department of Medicine Award for Outstanding Clinical Care, the UVa School of Medicine Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award, and the Cavalier Award for Innovation in Research.

 

Megan Shah, PharmD, BCIDP

Dr. Shah is an Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Pharmacist. She provides care for the outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) and adult infectious diseases consult teams. Her primary areas of interest include multi-drug resistant gram negative infections, OPAT, and medication safety. Dr. Shah received her PharmD at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She completed her ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency and ASHP-accredited PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

 

Brandon Hill, PharmD, BCPS

Dr. Hill is an Infectious Diseases/Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Pharmacist. He has been employed at UVA since 2018. He received his PharmD from Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences in 2016. Dr. Hill completed his PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia, SC followed by a PGY-2 in Infectious Diseases/Internal Medicine/Academia at Duke University Hospital in Durham, NC. Clinical practice and research interests include invasive fungal infections, clinical decision support for antimicrobial stewardship efforts, and multidrug resistant infections.

 

PGY-2 ID Program (non-ID) Preceptors

Winston Ally, PharmD, BCPS

  • Current position: 
    • Clinical Coordinator for Solid Organ Transplantation
    • Director for PGY2-Solid Organ Transplantation Residency
  • Education/Training:
    • PharmD, Rutgers University
    • PGY1-Pharmacy and PGY2-Solid Organ Transplantation, Methodist University Hospital
  • Residency involvement:
    • Preceptor  for adult liver/kidney/pancreas transplantation rotation, adult heart/lung transplant  rotation, and longitudinal pediatric heart/liver/kidney transplant rotation

 

Rebecca Haynes Hockman, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

  • Current position: 
    • Clinical Coordinator for Critical Care
    • Assistant Director for the PGY2-Critical Care residency program
  • Education/Training:
    • PharmD, MCV/VCU
  • Residency involvement:
    • Preceptor for medical ICU rotation
  • Professional awards:
    • 2007-8 Pharmacy Residency Preceptor of the Year

 

Amy Morris, PharmD

  • Current position: 
    • Hematology/Oncology Clinical Pharmacist 
  • Education/Training:
    • PharmD, University of Georgia
    • PGY1, University of  Virginia Health System
    • PGY2 Oncology; University of Virginia Health System
  • Residency involvement:
    • Preceptor for inpatient hematology/oncology rotation
       

Jeremy Sen, PharmD, BCOP

  • Current position: 
    • Hematology/Oncology Clinical Pharmacist
  • Education/Training:
    • PharmD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • PGY1-Pharmacy and PGY2-Oncology, UVA Health System
  • Residency involvement:
    • Preceptor for inpatient hematology/oncology rotation
  • Professional awards:
    • UVA Good Catch Award

 

David Volles, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

  • Current position: 
    • Clinical Coordinator for Surgical/Trauma ICU
    • Director for PGY2-Critical Care Residency
  • Education/Training:
    • PharmD, MCV/VCU
    • PGY1-Pharmacy, UVA Health System
  • Residency involvement:
    • Preceptor for STICU rotation