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Preceptors

Residency and Experiential Program Preceptors

Ambulatory Care

Bernadette Asias, PharmD, BCPS

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Ambulatory Care at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 2012

Education: PharmD, University of Houston, 2011

Training:  PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Central Texas Veterans Health Care System, 2012

Practice Area:  Pharmacy Wellness Clinic

Research Interests: Chronic Disease State Management, Preventative Care

E-mail:  bernadette.asias@memorialhermann.org

Elaine Chow, PharmD, BCACP

Titles:  Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Pharmacy; Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Ambulatory Care at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 2009

Education:  PharmD, University of Houston, 2008

Training:  PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, University of Houston/Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, 2009

Practice Area:  Pharmacy Wellness Clinic

Research Interests:  Disease State Management, Anticoagulation, Diabetes, Hypercholesterolemia

E-mail:  elaine.chow@memorialhermann.org

Shital Desai, PharmD, BCPS

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Ambulatory Care at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 2007

Education:  PharmD, Drake University, 2002

Training:  PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital, 2003

Practice Area:  Pharmacy Wellness Clinic

Research Interests:  Anticoagulation, Heart Failure, Smoking Cessation, Ambulatory Practice

E-mail:  shital.desai2@memorialhermann.org

Andrea (Christie) Hall, PharmD, BCPS

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Ambulatory Care and Coordinator of Ambulatory Pharmacy Services at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 2001

Education:  PharmD, University of Texas, 1999

Training:  PGY1 & PGY2 Combined Pharmacotherapy Residency, Medical University of South Carolina, 2001

Practice Area:  Pharmacy Wellness Clinic

Research Interests:  Cardiology, Hematology, Ambulatory Care

Email:  andrea.hall2@memorialhermann.org

Deanna McGregor, PharmD, BCPS

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Ambulatory Care at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 2012

Education:  PharmD, The University of Texas at Austin and The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 2011

Training:  PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, 2012

Practice Area:  Pharmacy Wellness Clinic

Research Interests:  Disease State Management, Patient Outcomes, Anticoagulation, Diabetes

E-mail:  deanna.mcgregor@memorialhermann.org

Critical Care

Teresa Allison, PharmD, BCPS

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Neurosciences at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 1999; Program Director, PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency since 2003

Education:  BS Pharmacy, Medical University of South Carolina, 1992; PharmD, Medical University of South Carolina, 1997

Training:  PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, 1998; PGY2 Critical Care Residency, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, 1999

Practice Area:  Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit, Stroke Unit

Research Interests:  Neurotrauma, Neurocritical Care, Blood Pressure Management, Coagulopathies, Anticoagulation

E-mail:teresa.allison@memorialhermann.org

Jennifer Cortes, PharmD, BCPS

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Medical Critical Care at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 2013

Education:  PharmD, Palm Beach Atlantic University, 2009

Training:  PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, University of Florida Health & Shands Jacksonville, 2009; PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency, University of Florida Health & Shands Jacksonville, 2010

Practice Area:  Medical Intensive Care Unit

Research Interests:  Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Delirium, Sepsis, Pain/Sedation and Mobility

Email:  jennifer.cortes@memorialhermann.org

Brad Domonoske, PharmD, BCPS

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Surgery/Trauma/Burn Critical Care at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 1993

Education:  BS, North Dakota State University, 1987; PharmD, University of Kentucky, 1991

Training:  Critical Care Specialty Pharmacy Residency, Hermann Hospital, 1992

Practice Area:  Shock Trauma Intensive Care, Burn Unit

Research Interests:  Trauma, Burns

E-mail:  brad.domonoske@memorialhermann.org

Sophie Samuel, PharmD, BCPS

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Neurosciences at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 2009

Education:  PharmD, Nova Southeastern University, 2007

Training:  PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Tufts Medical Center, 2008; PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency, Houston Methodist Hospital, 2009

Practice Area:  Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit

Research Interests:  Neurotrauma, Neurocritical Care

E-mail:  sophie.samuel@memorialhermann.org

Emergency Medicine

Heather Hartman, PharmD, BCPS

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Emergency Medicine at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 2011; Assistant Adjunct Professor of Emergency Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Education:  BS Biomedical Science, Texas A&M University, 2003; PharmD, University of Houston, 2007

Training:  PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, 2008; PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency, Memorial Hermann- Texas Medical Center, 2009

Practice Area:  Emergency Department

Research Interests:  Trauma, Resuscitation, Sepsis, Cardiology

E-mail:  heather.hartman@memorialhermann.org 

Sara Schepcoff, PharmD, BCPS

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Emergency Medicine at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 2012

Education:  PharmD, University of Houston, 2010

Training:  PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Spectrum Health, 2011; PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency, University of Kentucky, 2012

Practice Area:  Emergency Department

Research Interests:  Sepsis, Trauma, Stroke, Clinical Toxicology

Email:  sara.schepcoff@memorialhermann.org

Heart and Vascular

Jennifer Gass, PharmD, MS, BCPS

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Cardiology Critical Care at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 2010

Education:  PharmD, University of Oklahoma, 2008; MS Pharmacology, University of Oklahoma, 2010

Training:  PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, 2009; PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, 2010

Practice Area:  Cardiac Care Unit (CCU)

Research Interests:  Hypothermia Status Post Cardiac Arrest, Cardiology Critical Care

Email:  jennifer.gass@memorialhermann.org

Brian Gulbis, PharmD, BCPS

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Cardiovascular Surgery at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 2004; Program Director, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency since 2009

Education:  PharmD, Ohio Northern University, 2002

Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Medical University of South Carolina, 2003; PGY2 Internal Medicine Pharmacy Residency, Medical University of South Carolina, 2004

Practice Area:  Cardiothoracic & Vascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU)

Research Interests:  Acute Aortic Dissection, Aortic Graft Infections, Sudden Cardiac Death and Hypothermia

Email:  brian.gulbis@memorialhermann.org

Adam Sieg, PharmD, BCPS

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplant at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 2013

Education:  PharmD, South Carolina College of Pharmacy – Medical University of South Carolina Campus, 2011

Training:  PGY1 & PGY2 Combined Pharmacotherapy Residency, Medical University of South Carolina, 2013

Practice Area:  Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplant

Research Interests:  Mechanical Circulatory Support

Email:  adam.sieg@memorialhermann.org

Phillip Weeks, PharmD, BCPS

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplant at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 2012

Education:  PharmD, University of Houston, 2009

Training:  PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Scott & White Memorial Hospital, 2010; PGY2 Cardiology Pharmacy Residency, St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, 2011

Practice Area:  Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplant

Research Interests: Cardiogenic Shock; Antithrombotic Therapy in Mechanical Circulatory Support

E-mail:  phillip.weeks@memorialhermann.org

Hematology and Oncology

Kenneth Chong, PharmD,

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Medicine and Benign Hematology at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 1997

Education:  PharmD, Texas Southern University College of Pharmacy

Training:  PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, 1997

Practice Area:  Benign Hematology

Research Interests:  Hemophilia

Email:  kenneth.chong@memorialhermann.org 

Brian Dinh, PharmD, BCPS

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Oncology at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 2013

Education:  PharmD, University of Houston, 2011

Training:  PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Scott & White Memorial Hospital, 2012; PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency, University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy, 2013

Practice Area:  Memorial Hermann Cancer Center-Texas Medical Center

Research Interests:  Gastrointestinal Cancer, Supportive Care in Cancer

Email:brian.dinh@memorialhermann.org 

Rodney Hunter, PharmD, BCOP

Titles:  Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice and Director, Texas Southern University Cooperative Oncology Research Group at Texas Southern University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences; Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Oncology at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 2012

Education:  PharmD, Texas Southern University, 2007

Training:  Oncology Fellowship, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 2010

Practice Area:  Memorial Hermann Cancer Center-Texas Medical Center

Research Interests:  Targeted therapy in oncology; Chemotherapy dosing in special populations; CAM agents in the treatment of cancer

E-mail:  rodney.hunter@memorialhermann.org 

Nwabugwu Ochuwa, PharmD, BCOP

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Oncology at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 2011

Education:  PharmD, University of Houston

Training:  PGY1 Managed Care Residency, University of University of Houston College of Pharmacy-Kelsey Seybold Clinic

Practice Area:  Memorial Hermann Cancer Center-Texas Medical Center

Research Interests:  Genitourinary cancer

Email:  nwabugwu.ochuwa@memorialhermann.org

Judith A. Smith, PharmD, BCOP, CPHQ, FCCP, FISOPP

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Oncology at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 2014

Education:  BS Pharmacy, Union University Albany College of Pharmacy,1996; PharmD, Union University Albany College of Pharmacy, 1997

Training:  PGY1 & PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Practice 1997-1999, National Institutes of Health, Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1999-2001

Practice Area:  Memorial Hermann Cancer Center-Texas Medical Center

Research Interests:  Quality Improvement, Integrative medicine, women’s health, obesity, HPV, and mechanisms of drug resistance

Email:  Judith.Smith2@memorialhermann.org

Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship

David Guervil, PharmD

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Management Program at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 2011

Education:  PharmD, Florida A&M University, 2009

Training:  PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, University of Florida Health Shands Hospital, 2010; PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency, University of Florida Health Shands Hospital, 2011

Practice Area:  Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship

Research Interests:  Pharmacodynamic optimization of antimicrobials; Quality and outcome measures for antimicrobial stewardship programs

E-mail:  david.guervil@memorialhermann.org

Internal Medicine

Cathy Koo, Pharm.D., BCPS

Titles:  Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Pharmacy; Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Internal Medicine at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 2009

Education:  PharmD, The University of Texas at Austin, 2005

Training:  PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, 2006

Practice Area:  Internal Medicine, Geriatrics

Research Interests:  Geriatrics, Pharmacy Education

Email:  ckoo@pharmacy.tamhsc.edu 

Latosha Mitchell, BS, PharmD, BCPS

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Internal Medicine at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 2004

Education:  BS Biology, University of Houston, 1996; PharmD, University of Houston, 2003

Training:  PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, 2004

Practice Area:  Internal Medicine

Research Interests:  Diabetes, Sickle Cell Disorders, Renal Disorders

E-mail:  latosha.mitchell@memorialhermann.org

Neonatal and Pediatrics

Christine Domonoske, PharmD

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Neonatal Intensive Care at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital since 1996

Education:  BS Pharmacy, University of Georgia, 1993; PharmD, University of Georgia, 1994

Training:  PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, The Toledo Hospital, 1995; PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency, University of North Carolina, 1996

Practice Area:  Neonatal Intensive Care

Research Interests:  Neonatal Pharmacokinetics, Nutrition Support
E-mail:  christine.domonoske@memorialhermann.org 

Shannan Eades, PharmD

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Pediatrics at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital since 2009; Program Director, PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency since 2011

Education:  PharmD, University of Tennessee, 1995

Training:  Pediatric Pharmacotherapy Residency, University of Tennessee, 1996; Pediatric Pharmacotherapy Fellowship, University of Tennessee, 1998

Practice Area:  General Pediatrics

Research Interests:  Pulmonology, Nephrology

Email:  shannan.eades@memorialhermann.org 

April Graves, PharmD, BCPS

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Neonatal Intensive Care at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital since 2009

Education:  PharmD, University of Houston, 2008

Training:  PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Children’s Medical Center Dallas, 2009

Practice Area:  Neonatal Intensive Care

Research Interests:  Short-Gut Syndrome, Neonatal Nutrition

E-mail:  april.graves@memorialhermann.org 

Weng Man Lam, PharmD, BCPS

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Pediatric Critical Care at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital since 2013

Education:  PharmD, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, 2007

Training:  PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Crozer Chester Medical Center, 2008; PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency, Georgia Regents Medical Center and University of Georgia College of Pharmacy, 2009

Practice Area:  Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Research Interests:  Pediatric Sedation, Trauma 

Email:  WengMan.Lam@memorialhermann.org 

Mamta Naik, RD, PharmD

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Neonatal Intensive Care at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital since 2012

Education:  PharmD, Midwestern University College of Pharmacy - Glendale, 2010

Training:  PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Wolfson Children’s Hospital, 2011; PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, 2012

Practice Area:  Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Research Interests:  Nutrition

E-mail:  mamta.naik@memorialhermann.org

Karen Williams, PharmD

Titles: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Pediatrics at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital since 2007

Education:  PharmD, University of Houston, 2005

Training:  PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, 2006; PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacotherapy Residency, Texas Children’s Hospital, 2007

Practice Area:  General Pediatrics

Research Interests:  Infectious Disease, Seizures, Asthma

Email:  karen.williams2@memorialhermann.org

Pharmacy Practice Administration

Jim Maddock, RPh, MPA

Title:  Administrative Director, Pharmacy, Respiratory, and Rehab Services

Education:  BS Pharmacy, Long Island University, Brooklyn College of Pharmacy, 1975; MPA, SUNY Brockport, 1988

Training:  PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, 1976

Practice Area:  Pharmacy Administration

Research Interests:  Pharmacy Financial Management

Email:james.maddock@memorialhermann.org

Solid Organ Transplant

Jigna Patel, PharmD, BCPS

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Solid Organ Transplantation at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 2008

Education:  PharmD, University of Houston, 2007

Training:  PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, University of Texas Medical Branch, 2008

Practice Area:  Solid Organ Transplantation

Research Interests:  Antibody-Mediated Rejection in Post-Kidney Transplant, Infectious Prevention Post Abdominal Organ Transplant

E-mail:  jigna.patel@memorialhermann.org

Mark Mariski, Jr., PharmD

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Solid Organ Transplantation at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 2013

Education:  PharmD, Temple University School of Pharmacy, 2011

Training:  PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, University of California San Diego Health System, 2012; PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacy Residency, University of California San Diego Health System, 2013

Practice Area:  Solid Organ Transplantation

Research Interests:  Long-term outcomes with mTOR inhibitors in transplant

E-mail:  mark.mariski@memorialhermann.org

Surgery and Pain Management

Eileen Tharp, PharmD, BCPS

Titles:  Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Adult Surgery and Pain Management at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center since 1991

Education:  BS, University of Houston, 1991; PharmD, University of Florida, 2001

Practice Area:  Adult Surgery, Acute Pain Service

Research Interests:  Pain Management

Email:  eileen.tharp@memorialhermann.org