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Management:

James McNulty, PharmD, Director of Pharmacy
James McNulty, PharmD is the Director of Pharmacy Services for Kaweah Health. He has served in this capacity for over 10 years. He and his team have been nationally recognized multiple times for pharmacy achievements, including ASHP Best Practice Awards in 2010 and 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 address: jmcnulty@kaweahhealth.org

Rheta Silvas, PharmD, Assistant Director of Pharmacy
Rheta Sandoval, PharmD is the Assistant Director of Pharmacy for Kaweah Health. She has been a Clinical Pharmacist for over 20 years, working at Kaweah Health for over 15 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. In collaboration with others on the Pharmacy Management Team and staff, Dr. Sandoval was involved in the strategic planning for and implementation Medication-related technologies including Order Management Systems, Smart Pumps, Automated Dispensing Cabinets (ADC), Anesthesia ADC's, Automated Parenteral Nutrition Compounder, IV Workflow Technology, Bar Code Medication Administration, Automated Inventory Management and Packaging Equipment. In collaboration with Department Leadership and staff, she assisted in the establishment of Clinical Pharmacy Services including Anemia Management, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Inpatient Anticoagulation, Emergency Medicine, Pain Management, Medication Safety, and Pediatrics Pharmacy Services. Dr. Sandoval 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 and is a Clinical Assistant Professor (WOS) for the University of California, San Francisco School of Pharmacy. She has worked at Kaweah Health for over 15 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.

Amanda Bringe, PharmD
Amanda Bringe, PharmD is the Inpatient Coordinator at Kaweah Health. She is as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents, pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco and serves as an assistant clinical professor for University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Bringe completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Asante Health System in Medford, Oregon in 2010. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Minnesota in 2009. Email address: abringe@kaweahhealth.org


Medication Safety:

Sarah Stephens, PharmD, BCPS, CPPS
Sarah Stephens, PharmD, BCPS is the Medication Safety Coordinator for Kaweah Health. She serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Stephens’ pharmacy career has spanned over a decade with a primary clinical focus in acute care adult internal medicine and 7 years in academia at the University of Utah College of Pharmacy. Current initiatives and research interests include reducing medication errors in the areas of anticoagulation and pain management, improving transitions of care with an emphasis on discharge medication reconciliation, and evaluating safety culture. Dr. Stephens currently serves as a member of the California Hospital Association Medication Safety Committee and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Section of Inpatient Care Practitioners Medication Safety Section Advisory Group. Email address: sastephe@kaweahhealth.org


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

Andrea Lewandowski, PharmD, BCPS
Andrea Lewandowski, PharmD, BCPS is a Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Health. She serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents, pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Lewandowski completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at WellStar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, Georgia in 2010. She received her doctor of pharmacy from Mercer College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Atlanta, Georgia in 2009. Email address: alewando@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

Kathryn Smith, PharmD, BCPS
Kathryn Smith, PharmD, BCPS is a Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Health. She serves as preceptor for both PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students. Dr. Smith completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Via Christi Hospitals in Wichita, Kansas in 2017. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2016 from the University Of Kansas School Of Pharmacy in Lawrence, Kansas. Email address: kasmith@kaweahhealth.org

Chris Mahaffey, PharmD, BCPS
Chris Mahaffey, PharmD, BCPS is a Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Health and serves as an Internal Medicine/Transitions of Care resident preceptor. 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. In addition to resident precepting, he serves as an Internal Medicine preceptor for University of California, San Francisco pharmacy students. Email address: cmahaffe@kaweahhealth.org

Chelsea Rohrer, PharmD, BCPS
Chelsea Rohrer, PharmD, BCPS is a clinical pharmacist practicing in Internal Medicine and Inpatient Transitions of Care currently precepting pharmacy students and PGY-1 pharmacy residents at Kaweah Health. Dr. Rohrer is one of the pilot team members responsible for creating and testing the PRIME Transitions of Care pharmacy practice model at the District. She completed her PGY-1 residency training at Florida Hospital in Orlando, Florida after receiving her PharmD from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Email address: crohrer@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

Steven Richardson, PharmD, BCIDP, AAHIVP
Steven is a Clinical Pharmacist for Kaweah Health and 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

Kellie Bartlett, PharmD
Kellie Bartlett, PharmD, is a Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Health. She serves as preceptor for both PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students. Dr. Bartlett completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN in 2017. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2016 from the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy in Minneapolis, MN. Email address: kbartlet@kaweahhealth.org


Pain Management:

Sarah Walden, PharmD
Sarah Walden, PharmD is a Pain Management Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Health. After obtaining a B.S. in Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior from the University of California - Davis in 2010, she attended University of California - San Francisco where she received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2015. She completed her PGY1 residency at Kaweah Health in 2016, as a part of KDMC's 2nd pharmacy resident class. After graduation, Dr. Walden joined the pharmacy team as a pain management specialist, where she precepts UCSF students and KDMC pharmacy residents on rotation. Email address: swalden@kaweahhealth.org

Kelly Mendoza, MS, PharmD, BCPS
Kelly Mendoza, MS, PharmD, BCPS is a Pain Management Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in both the inpatient and outpatient settings at Kaweah Health and currently serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from the University of California – San Francisco in the area of pain management. She started at Kaweah Health in August 2017 after completing her PGY2 Pain Management and Palliative Care pharmacy residency at The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Mendoza received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2015 from Midwestern University College of Pharmacy – Glendale in Glendale, AZ and then completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Banner Estrella Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ. Email address: kmendoza@kaweahhealth.org

Eva Coulson, PharmD, BCPS
Eva Coulson, PharmD, BCPS is a Pain Management Clinical Pharmacist at Kaweah Health Healthcare District (Kaweah Health). She currently serves as a preceptor for Kaweah Health pharmacy residents, assists with the residency teaching certificate, and precepts student pharmacists from the University of California, San Francisco and other pharmacy schools. Dr. Coulson joined the pharmacy team as a pain management specialist after completing her PGY2 Pain Management and Palliative Care pharmacy residency at the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy in Iowa City, Iowa. She completed her PGY1 acute care pharmacy 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 School of Pharmacy in Dallas, Texas. She completed her BS in Economics at Texas A&M University - College Station. Email address: ecoulson@kaweahhealth.org


Critical Care:

Hal Bradshaw, PharmD
Hal Bradshaw, PharmD is a Clinical Pharmacist in Critical Care at Kaweah Health. He serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Bradshaw received his Bachelors of Science in Human Biology from Brigham Young University, Provo in 1999 and Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Southern California in 2004. Email address: hbradsha@kaweahhealth.org

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 and an Anticoagulation 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 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 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

Savannah Lail, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Savannah Lail, PharmD 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. She also serves as the recitation coordinator for the PGY1 teaching certificate program offered through the University of Kentucky. Dr. Lail completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at University of California Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, CA in 2014. She received her doctor of pharmacy degree from University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy in Chapel Hill, North Carolina in 2013. Dr. Lail was recently awarded Preceptor of Year for 2015. Email address: sfrady@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

Samuel LaFollette, PharmD, BCPS
Samuel LaFollette is an emergency medicine pharmacist for Kaweah Health. He has worked at Kaweah Health for 2 years and currently serves as a preceptor for pharmacy students in emergency medicine and internal medicine. Samuel completed his Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Findlay in Findlay, Ohio and a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center in the Chardon, Ohio. Email address: slafolle@kaweahhealth.org


Infectious Disease:

Ben Ereshefsky, PharmD, BCIDP
Ben Ereshefsky, PharmD, BCPS is an infectious diseases specialist who serves as the antimicrobial stewardship pharmacist at Kaweah Health. He serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy practice residents who take an ID/antimicrobial stewardship rotation. Dr. Ereshefsky received his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Texas College of Pharmacy in 2010. He completed both his PGY1 residency and PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy residency at UK HealthCare in Lexington, KY in 2012. Dr. Ereshefsky comes to Kaweah Health after spending 4 years in academia at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy. His current clinical practice and research interests include optimizing antimicrobial therapy, treating antibiotic resistant infections, and management of Clostridium difficile infections. Dr. Ereshefsky currently serves as the Social Media Subcommittee chair for the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists. Email address: beresh@kaweahhealth.org


Ambulatory Care

For the list of Ambulatory Care Preceptors, please click HERE.


Anemia Management:

Coleen Moriarity-Suggs, PharmD, BCPS
Coleen Moriarity-Suggs, PharmD is an Anemia Management Clinical Pharmacist 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 2013. The KDMC 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