Pharmacy Preceptors

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     Ken Jozefczyk, R.Ph., M.S., FASHP

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    JozefczykKen Jozefczyk, R.Ph., M.S., FASHP
    Pharmacy Administration

    Ken Jozefczyk is the director of pharmacy at Memorial University Medical Center. He received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy at Wayne State University. He then received his Master of Science and completed a pharmacy practice residency at The Ohio State University. Prior to joining Memorial in 2001, Jozefczyk was director of pharmacy at West Virginia University Hospitals. He is a past president of the West Virginia Society of Health-System Pharmacists and is a fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. He is the 2012-2013 board chair of the Georgia Society of Health-System Pharmacists. He holds academic appointments at the University of Georgia, South University, and Mercer University where he also serves on the College of Pharmacy’s Board of Visitors. In 2009 Jozefczyk was honored with the GSHP Pharmacist of the Year award.

     

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     Michael J. Melroy, Pharm.D., BCPS

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    MelroyMichael J. Melroy, Pharm.D., BCPS
    Pharmacy Administration

    Michael J. Melroy is the manager of pharmacy and our residency program director. Melroy earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Georgia and completed a pharmacy practice residency at the James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital in Tampa. He then came to Memorial as a clinical pharmacist in critical care. He started Memorial’s pharmacy residency program in 1999, became the clinical coordinator, and is now the department manager. Melroy is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist with faculty appointments at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy, Mercer College of Pharmacy, and South University School of Pharmacy.

     

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     Kristi Herald, Pharm.D., BCPS

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    HeraldKristi Herald, Pharm.D., BCPS
    Internal Medicine

    Kristi Herald is a clinical pharmacist specializing in inpatient oncology at Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC). She received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy in 2009 before completing a pharmacy residency at MUMC. She is a member of the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA).

     

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     Molly Hinely, Pharm.D., BCPS

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    HinelyMolly Hinely, Pharm.D., BCPS
    Internal Medicine

    Molly Hinely is a clinical pharmacist specializing in internal medicine/surgery. She received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the South Carolina College of Pharmacy, Columbia campus. She then completed a pharmacy practice residency at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, N.C. She received board certification as a pharmacotherapy specialist in 2011.

     

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     Katherine Jones, Pharm.D.

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    JonesKatherine Jones, Pharm.D.
    Medication Safety

    Katherine Jones is a medication safety and investigational drug pharmacist at Memorial University Medical Center. She received her Doctorate of Pharmacy at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy. Her current practice interests include quality improvement using Six Sigma and common-cause analysis and evidence-based medicine order set development.

     

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     W. Klugh Kennedy, Pharm.D., BCPP, FASHP

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    KennedyW. Klugh Kennedy, Pharm.D., BCPP, FASHP
    Psychiatry

    W. Klugh Kennedy is associate professor of pharmacy and psychiatry at Mercer University School of Medicine - Savannah campus. He holds a joint appointment with the Mercer College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and the Mercer Medical School. Kennedy received a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the University of Georgia and then a Doctorate of Pharmacy from Idaho State University. He is board certified in psychiatric pharmacy. He is a fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. His teaching, clinical service, and scholarly interests are in the areas of schizophrenia and other psychopharmacology, geriatrics, psychosomatics, associated critical-care issues, experiential and interdisciplinary education, substance-related disorders, and evidence-based practice. Kennedy has published and presented on these topics locally, regionally, and nationally

     

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     Miranda Lin, Pharm.D.

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    Lin, MirandaMiranda Lin, Pharm.D.
    Internal Medicine

    Miranda Linis a clinical pharmacist specializing in adult oncology. She received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy. She then completed a PGY-1 residency at Memorial University Medical Center followed by an ASHP traineeship in oncology. She is a member of the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA).

     

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     Jennifer Parker, Pharm.D., BCPS

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    Parker-MoranJennifer Parker, Pharm.D., BCPS
    Internal Medicine

    Jennifer Parker is a clinical pharmacist specializing in internal medicine/surgery. Originally from Madera, California, she received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy. She then completed a pharmacy practice residency at Memorial University Medical Center. Her current practice interest is cardiology.

     

     


    PGY-1 Pharmacy Preceptors

    Ken Jozefczyk, R.Ph., M.S., FASHP

    JozefczykKen Jozefczyk, R.Ph., M.S., FASHP
    Pharmacy Administration

    Ken Jozefczyk is the director of pharmacy at Memorial University Medical Center. He received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy at Wayne State University. He then received his Master of Science and completed a pharmacy practice residency at The Ohio State University. Prior to joining Memorial in 2001, Jozefczyk was director of pharmacy at West Virginia University Hospitals. He is a past president of the West Virginia Society of Health-System Pharmacists and is a fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. He is the 2012-2013 board chair of the Georgia Society of Health-System Pharmacists. He holds academic appointments at the University of Georgia, South University, and Mercer University where he also serves on the College of Pharmacy’s Board of Visitors. In 2009 Jozefczyk was honored with the GSHP Pharmacist of the Year award.

    Michael J. Melroy, Pharm.D., BCPS

    MelroyMichael J. Melroy, Pharm.D., BCPS
    Pharmacy Administration

    Michael J. Melroy is the manager of pharmacy and our residency program director. Melroy earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Georgia and completed a pharmacy practice residency at the James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital in Tampa. He then came to Memorial as a clinical pharmacist in critical care. He started Memorial’s pharmacy residency program in 1999, became the clinical coordinator, and is now the department manager. Melroy is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist with faculty appointments at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy, Mercer College of Pharmacy, and South University School of Pharmacy.

    Kristi Herald, Pharm.D., BCPS

    HeraldKristi Herald, Pharm.D., BCPS
    Internal Medicine

    Kristi Herald is a clinical pharmacist specializing in inpatient oncology at Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC). She received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy in 2009 before completing a pharmacy residency at MUMC. She is a member of the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA).

    Molly Hinely, Pharm.D., BCPS

    HinelyMolly Hinely, Pharm.D., BCPS
    Internal Medicine

    Molly Hinely is a clinical pharmacist specializing in internal medicine/surgery. She received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the South Carolina College of Pharmacy, Columbia campus. She then completed a pharmacy practice residency at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, N.C. She received board certification as a pharmacotherapy specialist in 2011.

    Katherine Jones, Pharm.D.

    JonesKatherine Jones, Pharm.D.
    Medication Safety

    Katherine Jones is a medication safety and investigational drug pharmacist at Memorial University Medical Center. She received her Doctorate of Pharmacy at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy. Her current practice interests include quality improvement using Six Sigma and common-cause analysis and evidence-based medicine order set development.

    W. Klugh Kennedy, Pharm.D., BCPP, FASHP

    KennedyW. Klugh Kennedy, Pharm.D., BCPP, FASHP
    Psychiatry

    W. Klugh Kennedy is associate professor of pharmacy and psychiatry at Mercer University School of Medicine - Savannah campus. He holds a joint appointment with the Mercer College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and the Mercer Medical School. Kennedy received a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the University of Georgia and then a Doctorate of Pharmacy from Idaho State University. He is board certified in psychiatric pharmacy. He is a fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. His teaching, clinical service, and scholarly interests are in the areas of schizophrenia and other psychopharmacology, geriatrics, psychosomatics, associated critical-care issues, experiential and interdisciplinary education, substance-related disorders, and evidence-based practice. Kennedy has published and presented on these topics locally, regionally, and nationally

    Miranda Lin, Pharm.D.

    Lin, MirandaMiranda Lin, Pharm.D.
    Internal Medicine

    Miranda Linis a clinical pharmacist specializing in adult oncology. She received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy. She then completed a PGY-1 residency at Memorial University Medical Center followed by an ASHP traineeship in oncology. She is a member of the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA).

    Jennifer Parker, Pharm.D., BCPS

    Parker-MoranJennifer Parker, Pharm.D., BCPS
    Internal Medicine

    Jennifer Parker is a clinical pharmacist specializing in internal medicine/surgery. Originally from Madera, California, she received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy. She then completed a pharmacy practice residency at Memorial University Medical Center. Her current practice interest is cardiology.
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     David Deen, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCNSP

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    Critical Care


    David Deen is a clinical pharmacist specializing in neurocritical care and Trauma. He received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Texas at Austin and his Doctorate of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed a pharmacy residency at the University of Pittsburgh. He holds academic appointments as clinical assistant professor at South University School of Pharmacy and adjunct assistant professor at Mercer University College of Pharmacy. He is an active member in the Neurocritical Care Society, Society of Critical Care Medicine, ACCP, ASHP and GSHP. His research and practice interests include neurocritical care, traumatic brain injury, trauma, and nutritional considerations within the ICU.

     

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     Rachel Hemberger, Pharm.D., BCPS

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    HembergerRachel Hemberger, PharmD, BCPS
    Critical Care

    Rachel Hemberger is a clinical pharmacist specializing in trauma critical care. She received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Ohio Northern University's Rudolph H. Raabe College of Pharmacy in 2004. She then completed a pharmacy practice residency at Memorial University Medical Center. She is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist with current practice interests in trauma and neurotrauma. She is also a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

     

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     Megan Schoeffler, Pharm.D., BCPS

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    SchoefflerMegan Schoeffler, Pharm.D., BCPS
    Critical Care

    Megan Schoeffler is a clinical pharmacist specializing in medical intensive care. She completed her undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Agnes Scott College and earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Mercer University in 2003. She completed a pharmacy practice residency at St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System in Savannah. She received her board certification as a pharmacotherapy specialist in 2009. Schoeffler is an adjunct assistant professor with Mercer University and also a reviewer for The Annals of Pharmacotherapy. She is a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM). Her practice interests include sedation, infectious diseases, cardiology, and clinical research.

     

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     Megan Neary, Pharm.D.

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    NearyMegan Neary, Pharm.D.
    Emergency Medicine

    Megan Neary received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy in 2009 and went on to complete a pharmacy residency at Memorial University Medical Center. She was the leader in establishing clinical pharmacy services within the emergency department at MUMC.

     

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     Shawn Gahagan, Pharm.D., BCPS

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    GahaganShawn Gahagan, Pharm.D., BCPS
    Emergency Medicine

    Shawn Gahagan is a clinical pharmacist specializing in emergency medicine. He received his Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Georgia in 2011 and completed a PGY-1 residency at Mission Health in Asheville, N.C.

     

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     Jason Lin, Pharm.D.

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    LinJason Lin, Pharm.D.
    Infectious Diseases

    Jason Lin received his Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. He then completed a pharmacy practice residency and infectious diseases specialty residency at the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital. His current practice interests include the outcomes of antimicrobial use and resistance, antimicrobial stewardship, and antimicrobial pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic optimization.

     

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     Karyn Taylor, Pharm.D.

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    TaylorKaryn Taylor, Pharm.D.
    Pediatrics

    Karyn Taylor is a clinical pharmacist specializing in pediatric critical care at Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC). She is responsible for patients in our pediatric ICU, inpatient oncology, medicine, and surgery units, as well as the pediatric emergency room and outpatient oncology. Taylor has teaching responsibilities that include pharmacy students, nurses, and the pediatric medical team at MUMC. She is a member of the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group. Taylor received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Montana in 2001 and completed her pharmacy practice residency at MUMC in 2002.

     

     


    PGY-1 & PGY-2 Pharmacy Preceptors

    David Deen, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCNSP

    DeenDavid Deen, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCNSP
    Critical Care


    David Deen is a clinical pharmacist specializing in neurocritical care and Trauma. He received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Texas at Austin and his Doctorate of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed a pharmacy residency at the University of Pittsburgh. He holds academic appointments as clinical assistant professor at South University School of Pharmacy and adjunct assistant professor at Mercer University College of Pharmacy. He is an active member in the Neurocritical Care Society, Society of Critical Care Medicine, ACCP, ASHP and GSHP. His research and practice interests include neurocritical care, traumatic brain injury, trauma, and nutritional considerations within the ICU.

    Rachel Hemberger, Pharm.D., BCPS

    HembergerRachel Hemberger, PharmD, BCPS
    Critical Care

    Rachel Hemberger is a clinical pharmacist specializing in trauma critical care. She received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Ohio Northern University's Rudolph H. Raabe College of Pharmacy in 2004. She then completed a pharmacy practice residency at Memorial University Medical Center. She is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist with current practice interests in trauma and neurotrauma. She is also a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

    Megan Schoeffler, Pharm.D., BCPS

    SchoefflerMegan Schoeffler, Pharm.D., BCPS
    Critical Care

    Megan Schoeffler is a clinical pharmacist specializing in medical intensive care. She completed her undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Agnes Scott College and earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Mercer University in 2003. She completed a pharmacy practice residency at St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System in Savannah. She received her board certification as a pharmacotherapy specialist in 2009. Schoeffler is an adjunct assistant professor with Mercer University and also a reviewer for The Annals of Pharmacotherapy. She is a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM). Her practice interests include sedation, infectious diseases, cardiology, and clinical research.

    Megan Neary, Pharm.D.

    NearyMegan Neary, Pharm.D.
    Emergency Medicine

    Megan Neary received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy in 2009 and went on to complete a pharmacy residency at Memorial University Medical Center. She was the leader in establishing clinical pharmacy services within the emergency department at MUMC.

    Shawn Gahagan, Pharm.D., BCPS

    GahaganShawn Gahagan, Pharm.D., BCPS
    Emergency Medicine

    Shawn Gahagan is a clinical pharmacist specializing in emergency medicine. He received his Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Georgia in 2011 and completed a PGY-1 residency at Mission Health in Asheville, N.C.

    Jason Lin, Pharm.D.

    LinJason Lin, Pharm.D.
    Infectious Diseases

    Jason Lin received his Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. He then completed a pharmacy practice residency and infectious diseases specialty residency at the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital. His current practice interests include the outcomes of antimicrobial use and resistance, antimicrobial stewardship, and antimicrobial pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic optimization.

    Karyn Taylor, Pharm.D.

    TaylorKaryn Taylor, Pharm.D.
    Pediatrics

    Karyn Taylor is a clinical pharmacist specializing in pediatric critical care at Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC). She is responsible for patients in our pediatric ICU, inpatient oncology, medicine, and surgery units, as well as the pediatric emergency room and outpatient oncology. Taylor has teaching responsibilities that include pharmacy students, nurses, and the pediatric medical team at MUMC. She is a member of the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group. Taylor received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Montana in 2001 and completed her pharmacy practice residency at MUMC in 2002.