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Jennifer Vickery graduated from Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in May 2014. She chose to complete her residency at Sarasota Memorial Hospital because of the diverse clinical rotations and highly-trained residency preceptors that make up the foundation of the residency program. This year, Jennifer hopes to gain experience in pharmacy informatics, become a well-rounded clinical pharmacist, and gain the skills necessary to be a leader and integral member of the pharmacy department. Her interests include cardiology and critical care. Upon completion of the PGY-1 residency, Jennifer hopes to pursue a PGY-2 residency or become a clinical pharmacist with additional pharmacist certifications.
Sara Kutner graduated from the University of Florida, College of Pharmacy in May 2014. She chose to complete her residency at Sarasota Memorial Hospital because of the diverse rotation experiences offered and the focus on providing a strong foundation necessary to become a well-rounded pharmacist. During this upcoming year, Sara hopes to gain experience in project management and leadership while strengthening her clinical skills. Her interests include infectious disease, anticoagulation, and critical care. Upon completion, Sara plans to pursue a PGY2 residency in infectious disease or pursue a career as a staff clinical pharmacist.
Lopa Joshi graduated from the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy in May 2014 and also holds an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Before pursuing a career in pharmacy, she worked in the pharmaceutical industry. The PGY1 residency program at Sarasota Memorial Hospital attracted Lopa because of its diverse experiential training, its strong mentorship, and the hospital’s persistent clinical excellence. Her areas of interest include infectious diseases, emergency medicine, internal medicine, and informatics. Through this residency experience, she aspires to set a strong foundation for achieving her goal of becoming a confident, proficient member of the healthcare team. After residency, she plans to practice as a clinical pharmacist in a community hospital.
Ken Leonard graduated from the University of Florida, College of Pharmacy in May, 2014. He chose to pursue a residency at Sarasota Memorial Hospital because of the positive culture at SMH, the breadth of dynamic pharmacy services offered, as well as a proven track record of preparing pharmacy residents to pursue both specialty PGY-2 and clinical pharmacist positions. This year, Ken hopes to increase his value as a clinical pharmacist as well as gain leadership experience. His interests include pediatrics, medication safety, and administration. Upon completion of his PGY-1, Ken plans to pursue a PGY-2 in one of his interest areas or pursue a career as a unit-based pediatric clinical pharmacist.