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Management

James McNulty, PharmD, Director of Pharmacy Health System
James McNulty, PharmD is the Director of Pharmacy Health System for Kaweah Health. He oversees and provides strategic direction for both inpatient and outpatient pharmacy operations and services. He has served as Director of Pharmacy Services and Pharmacy Health System for more than 20 years. He is Associate Dean for University of California, San Francisco School of Pharmacy. He serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents in the area of practice management. Under his leadership, the pharmacy team have been nationally recognized multiple times for achievements in pharmacy best practice, including ASHP Best Practice Awards in Anemia Management in 2010 and Pain Management in 2014. Dr. McNulty received his doctor of pharmacy degree from Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho in 1997. He completed his PGY1 pharmacy residency at University of California Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California in 1998. Email: jmcnulty@kaweahhealth.org

Rheta Silvas, PharmD, Inpatient Assistant Director of Pharmacy
Rheta Silvas, PharmD is the Inpatient Assistant Director of Pharmacy for Kaweah Health. She has been a clinical pharmacist for more than 25 years, working at Kaweah Health for more than 20 years, serving first as the inpatient pharmacy manager for over 10 years before moving into her current role as assistant director. She currently serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents in the area of practice management. Dr. Silvas completed her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of the Pacific and a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at the University of California San Diego. Email address: rhsandov@kaweahhealth.org

Nicole Gann, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Coordinator/PGY1 Residency Program Director
Nicole Gann, PharmD is the Clinical Coordinator and PGY1 Residency Program Director for Kaweah Health. She is also a Clinical Assistant Professor (WOS) for the University of California, San Francisco School of Pharmacy. She has worked at Kaweah Health for over 20 years and currently serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents in the area of practice management and as the site coordinator for pharmacy student rotations including students from University of California San Francisco, School of Pharmacy. Dr. Gann completed her BS in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees at the University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center and a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at the VA Medical Center, Denver, CO. Email address: ngann@kaweahhealth.org.

Steven Richardson, PharmD, BCIDP, AAHIVP, Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator
Steven is the Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator and PGY1 Residency Coordinator for Kaweah Health. He is a current preceptor for the PGY-1 residency program. Steven has worked at Kaweah Health since July 2018 and currently serves on the RAPID Preceptor Development and Recruitment Committees. Steven completed his BS in Biochemistry at Presbyterian College (SC), and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. After schooling Steven completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice residency and a PGY-2 Infectious Diseases residency at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH. His educational interests include cardiac hemodynamics, fungal infections, HIV, antimicrobial resistance, and pharmacokinetics. Email: strichar@kaweahhealth.org


Medication Safety

Mara Miller, PharmD BCPS, Medication Safety Coordinator
Mara Miller, PharmD BCPS is the Medication Safety Coordinator at Kaweah Health. Mara received her Bachelors of Science in Biology and Bachelors of Arts in Chemistry from California State University, Fresno in 2010 and then her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the Touro University in 2014. She completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Kaweah Delta Medical Center in 2015. Prior to her current role, she practiced as a Clinical Pharmacist in pediatrics/NICU, emergency medicine, critical care and internal medicine. She currently serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco.


Formulary Management

David Crowther, PharmD, BCPS, Formulary Management Specialist
David Crowther, PharmD, BCPS is the Formulary Management Specialist for Kaweah Health and serves as a preceptor for both PGY1 pharmacy residents as well as pharmacy students. He received his Bachelors of Science in Physiology/Developmental Biology (2006) from Brigham Young University and his Doctor of Pharmacy (2009) from Roseman University. Dr. Crowther completed both his PGY1 Pharmacy Residency (2010) and PGY2 Drug Information Residency (2011) at the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville VA. After residency he worked as a Clinical Specialist in Drug Information at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston TX for 6.5 years before joining the team at Kaweah Health. Email address: dcrowthe@kaweahhealth.org


Internal Medicine

Kim Diep, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP
Kim Diep, PharmD, BCPS is a Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Health. She serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco and other pharmacy schools. Dr. Diep completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System in 2012. She received her doctor of pharmacy from the University of the Pacific Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy in Stockton, California in 2011. Email address: kdiep@kaweahhealth.org

Peter Weber, PharmD, MBA
Peter Weber, PharmD, MBA is a Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Health. He serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Weber received his bachelors of science in biochemistry from the University of California, Riverside in 2003, doctorate of pharmacy from the University of the Pacific in 2009 and masters of business administration from the University of the Pacific in 2010. He completed his PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at St Joseph’s Medical Center in Stockton, CA. Dr. Weber has served as a member of CSHP’s New Practitioner Executive Committee, has served as President of the Sierra Chapter of CSHP and is currently a member of the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy. Email address: pweber@kaweahhealth.org

Bayode Fashemi, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, CGP
Bayode Fashemi, PharmD, BCPS is an Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Health. He serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Fashemi completed his PGY-1 residency training at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts in 2012. Dr. Fashemi received his doctor of pharmacy from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2011. Email address: bfashemi@kaweahhealth.org

Vata Hernandez, PharmD, BCPS
Dr. Hernandez is a Clinical Pharmacist primarily working in Internal Medicine and Pain Management at Kaweah Health. She serves as a preceptor for APPE students and PGY1 pharmacy residents on Internal Medicine rotation. After obtaining doctorate of pharmacy from University of Tennessee in 2015, she completed her PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at TriStar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, TN.
Email address: vatherna@kaweahhealth.org

Chris Mahaffey, PharmD, BCPS
Chris Mahaffey, PharmD, BCPS is a Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Health and is an Assistant Clinical Professor (WOS) at the University of California, San Francisco School of Pharmacy. He serves as PGY-1 resident and pharmacy student preceptor for Internal Medicine and Anticoagulation Management. Dr. Mahaffey graduated with a Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy in 2016. He then completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL in 2017. Email address: cmahaffe@kaweahhealth.org

Patrick Binaday, PharmD, BCPS
Patrick Binaday, PharmD, BCPS is a clinical pharmacist at Kaweah Health primarily practicing in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics/NICU. He is also an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Francisco School of Pharmacy. He serves as a preceptor for pharmacy students as well as PGY1 pharmacy residents. After obtaining his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology: Concentration in Microbiology and a Minor in Chemistry from San Francisco State University, Dr. Binaday attended Midwestern University - Chicago College of Pharmacy where he received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2016. He then completed his PGY1 pharmacy residency at Saint Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee in 2017. Email address: pbinaday@kaweahhealth.org

Kellie Bartlett, PharmD
Dr. Bartlett is a Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Health and serves as an Internal Medicine preceptor for both PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students. She is also an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Francisco School of Pharmacy (UCSF). Dr. Bartlett completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN), then she attended the University Of Minnesota College Of Pharmacy in Minneapolis, MN and received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2016. She completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN in 2017. Email address: kbartlet@kaweahhealth.org

Nibal Fadhil, PharmD
Nibal Fadhil, PharmD is an Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Health. After obtaining a BS in Biology-Biochemistry Concentration, and a Minor in Chemistry, from the University of New Haven in CT in 2011, she attended the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, where she received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2016. She completed her PGY 1 pharmacy residency at Waterbury Hospital in CT in 2017. Dr. Fadhil is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Francisco School of Pharmacy. She serves as a preceptor for both pharmacy students as well as PGY 1 pharmacy residents. Email address: nfadhil@kaweahhealth.org

Lawrence Chang, PharmD, BCPS
Lawrence Chang, PharmD, BCPS is a Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Health. He serves primarily as a preceptor for APPE students on Internal Medicine rotations. After obtaining his Bachelor in Science in Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the University of California San Diego in 2012, Lawrence received his Doctor of Pharmacy at the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2017. Lawrence then completed his PGY1 pharmacy residency at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, New York in 2018. Email address: Lachang@kaweahhealth.org

Lauren Clark, PharmD
Lauren Clark, PharmD, is a Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Health. She serves on the Anticoagulation pharmacist service as well as precepting UCSF pharmacy students and residents. Dr. Clark graduated and received her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from University of the Pacific. She then completed her PGY1 residency at Community Regional Medical Center. Email address: lauclark@KaweahHealth.org


Pain Management

Brooke Sabella, Pharm D
Brooke Sabella, PharmD is a Pain Management Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Health. She serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from various schools. Dr. Sabella joined the pharmacy team as a pain management specialist after completing her PGY2 Pain Management and Palliative Care pharmacy residency at Summa Health System in Akron, Ohio. She completed her PGY1 acute care pharmacy residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center McKeesport Hospital. Dr. Sabella completed a Mastery of Teaching Certificate through the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree with an Acute Care concentration at Duquesne University School of Pharmacy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Email address: bsabella@kaweahhealth.org

Joseph Ricciutti, PharmD
Joseph Ricciutti, PharmD is a Pain Management Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Health. He serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from various schools. Joseph is from West Greenwich, Rhode Island. He attended pharmacy school at MCPHS University in Boston, Massachusetts. He completed his PGY-1 pharmacy residency at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He then completed his PGY-2 pharmacy residency in Pain Management and Palliative Care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts. Email address: jricciut@kaweahhealth.org

Eva Coulson, PharmD, BCPS
Eva Coulson, PharmD, BCPS is a Pain Management Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Health. She serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Coulson joined the pharmacy team as a pain management specialist after completing her PGY2 Pain Management and Palliative Care residency at the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy in Iowa City, Iowa. She completed her PGY1 acute care residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Dr. Coulson completed both a PGY1 and PGY2 teaching certificate through the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy's Pharmacy Educators Preparation Program for Resident and Fellows (PERPPR). She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She completed her BS in Economics at Texas A&M University. Email address: ecoulson@kaweahhealth.org


Critical Care

Kit Chai, PharmD, BCPS
Kit Chai, PharmD, BCPS is a Critical Care Clinical Pharmacist and an Anticoagulation Pharmacist at Kaweah Health. She serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents, pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco and serves as an assistant clinical professor (WOS) for University of California, San Francisco pharmacy students. Dr. Chai completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at University of Southern California-Los Angeles County General in 1995. Dr. Chai received her doctor of pharmacy from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1994. Email address: lchai@kaweahhealth.org

Duke Cheney, PharmD
Duke Cheney, PharmD is a Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Health. He serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Cheney completed his PGY1 pharmacy residency at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nevada in 2010. Dr. Cheney received his doctor of pharmacy degree from University of Colorado Denver in 2009. Email address: dcheney@kaweahhealth.org

Maile Headrick, PharmD, BCPS
Maile Headrick, PharmD, BCPS is a Critical Care Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Health. She serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Headrick completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Harborview/University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, Washington in 1998. She received her doctor of pharmacy from the University of California, San Francisco in 1997. Email address: mheadric@kaweahhealth.org

Joseph Lambert, PharmD, BCCCP, BCCP, BCPS
Joseph Lambert, PharmD, BCPS serves as a Critical Care Clinical Pharmacist and an Anticoagulation Pharmacist at Kaweah Health. He precepts both PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from various schools of pharmacy. He serves as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy for University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) pharmacy students. Dr. Lambert completed his PGY1 pharmacy residency at UCSF in 1982. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from UCSF in 1981. Dr. Lambert was awarded the Apple for Excellence in Teaching Award for the UCSF Fresno site in 2011. Email address: jlambert@kaweahhealth.org


Emergency Medicine

Karly Erickson, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Karly Erickson, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP is an Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Health. Dr. Erickson precepts both PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from various schools of pharmacy. She serves as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy for University of California, San Francisco pharmacy students. She also serves as the coordinator for the PGY1 longitudinal emergency response rotation. She completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at UMass Memorial Medical Center in 2012, and her PGY2 pharmacy residency in emergency medicine at Boston Medical Center in 2013. Dr. Erickson received her doctor of pharmacy degree from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University in 2011. Email address: kerickso@kaweahhealth.org

Chelsea Felix, PharmD, BCPS
Chelsea Felix, PharmD, BCPS is an Emergency Medicine clinical pharmacist and Assistant Clinical Professor for UCSF currently precepting pharmacy students, PGY-1 pharmacy residents, and GME medical residents at Kaweah Health. Her other residency program responsibilities include serving on the Residency Recruitment, Residency Implementation and Development, and Resident Mentorship Committees and precepting the Longitudinal Emergency Response rotation. She previously precepted Internal Medicine and was one of the Transitions of Care pharmacy practice model pilot pharmacists at Kaweah Health. She completed her PGY-1 residency training at Advent Health (formerly Florida Hospital) in Orlando, Florida after receiving her PharmD from the University Of Florida College Of Pharmacy. Email address: crohrer@kaweahhealth.org

Kathryn Smith, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Kathryn Smith, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP is an Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Health. Kathryn precepts a variety of learners in emergency medicine that includes PGY1 pharmacy residents, pharmacy students, emergency medicine medical residents and emergency medicine physician associates. Kathryn completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Via Christi Hospitals in Wichita, Kansas in 2017 and received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy in 2016. Email address: kasmith@kaweahhealth.org

Kelsey Zapata, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Kelsey Zapata, PharmD, BCPS is an Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Health. She serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Zapata received her doctor of pharmacy degree at the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio in 2011. She completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at Akron General Medical Center in Akron, Ohio in 2012 and a PGY2 critical care residency at Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston, West Virginia in 2013. Dr. Zapata has also received a teaching certificate from the Northeast Ohio Medical University in 2012. Email address: kduplaga@kaweahhealth.org


Infectious Disease

Justin K. Ma, PharmD
Justin K. Ma, PharmD, is an infectious disease (ID) specialist who serves as the antimicrobial stewardship pharmacist for Kaweah Health. He also serves as the preceptor for the ID rotation for PGY-1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from California and Arizona. Dr. Ma received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of California, Irvine in 2017 and his Doctor of Pharmacy from Midwestern University College of Pharmacy - Glendale in Arizona (AZ) in 2020, where he also received his teaching certificate. He then completed a PGY-1 Acute Care pharmacy residency at Dignity Health - Yavapai Regional Medical Center in Prescott, AZ in 2021 and a PGY-2 Infectious Diseases pharmacy residency at Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut in 2022. His professional interests include antimicrobial stewardship, mentoring, and leadership. Email: jma@KaweahHealth.org


Ambulatory Care

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Anemia Management

Coleen Moriarity-Suggs, PharmD, BCPS
Coleen Moriarity-Suggs, PharmD is a clinical pharmacist specializing in dialysis and anemia management at Kaweah Health. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy. Dr. Moriarity-Suggs serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor for University of California San Francisco School of Pharmacy and precepts PGY-1 pharmacy residents as well as students from various schools of pharmacy. She was the recipient of the UCSF Apple for Excellence in Teaching Award for the UCSF Fresno site in 2014 and 2021. The KDMC Pharmacy Anemia Management program under the direction of Dr. Moriarity-Suggs was awarded the ASHP Best Practices Award in Health System Pharmacies in 2010. Email address: cmoriari@kaweahhealth.org


Pediatrics / NICU

Kyra Ashcraft, PharmD, BCPS, Pediatrics / NICU
Kyra Ashcraft, PharmD., BCPS is an adult/pediatric/NICU clinical pharmacist at Kaweah Health. She serves as a preceptor for PGY-1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from the University of California, san Francisco and other pharmacy schools. Dr. Ashcraft completed her PGY-1 residency at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, KS in 2016. She received her doctor of pharmacy from the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy in 2015. Email address: khagan@kaweahhealth.org

Pharmacy Informatics

Blake Bartlett, PharmD
Blake Bartlett, PharmD is an IT and Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Health. Dr. Bartlett precepts both PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from various schools of pharmacy. He serves as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy for University of California, San Francisco pharmacy students. He received his doctor of pharmacy degree from University of California, San Francisco in 2009 and completed a PGY1 residency at Stanford Hospital and Clinics in 2010. Dr. Bartlett was awarded the UCSF Deans Recognition for Teaching Excellence in 2008. Email address: bbartlet@kaweahhealth.org