Past Trainees

Post – Doctoral Fellows

1986 – 1987 Jacquiline Demise, Pharm.D.
Infections Disease Fellow
Current Position: Research Consultant, Roche Labs

1986 – 1988 Kevin Furmaga, Pharm.D.
Infections Disease Fellow
Recipient: Merck Sharp & Dohme ID Fellowship
Current Position: Clinical Pharmacy Practitioner, Grand Rapids Michigan

1987 – 1989 Jill Shwed, Pharm.D.
Infections Disease Fellow
Current Position: Consultant

1988 – 1990 Gail Itokazu, Pharm.D.
Infections Disease Fellow
Current Position: Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Stroger
County Hospital
College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago

1989 – 1990 Linda Wilkes, Pharm.D.
Infections Disease Fellow
Current Position: Pharmacist

1989 – 1990 Pramodine Kale, Pharm.D.
Infections Disease Fellow
Current Position: Adjunct Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Wayne State University

1990 – 1992 Stephen Piscitelli, Pharm.D.
Infections Disease Fellow
Current Position: Director, Antiviral Research
GlaxoSmithKline

1990 – 1992 Douglas Fish, Pharm.D.
Infections Disease Fellow
Recipient: 1st ACCP Pharmacoeconomics Award
Current Position: Professor and Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

1990 – 1992 Paul Gubbins, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Professor and Vice Chair
Division of Pharmacy Practice and Administration
UMKC College of Pharmacy
Springfield MO

1991 – 1993 Donna Occhipinti, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Pharmacist

1991 – 1993 Susan Pendland, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Pharmacist

1991 – 1993 Thomas Kanyok, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Postion: Program Manager – Tropical Diseases
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

1992 – 1994 Lori Schoonover, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Associate Director, GI/GU – MSL Team
Genentech

1992 – 1994 Steven Martin, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease/Critical Care Fellow
Current Position: Professor and Dean
Ohio Northern College of Pharmacy

1993 -1996 Joette Meyer, Pharm.D.
Infectious Diseases Fellow
Current Position: Senior Medical Reviewer
US Department of Health and Human Services
Food and Drug Administration

1994 -1996 Aaron Killian, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Investigational Drug Services
BaylorScott & White Research Institute

1994 – 1996 Mariela Linares Diaz, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Medical Sciences Liaison
Bristol Myers Squibb

1994 -1996 Ian McNicholl, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Associate Director Medical Affairs
Gilead Sciences

1994 -1995 Lawrence Watt, Pharm.D.
Advanced Infectious Disease Resident
Current Position: Regional Medical Liaison, Solid Tumors
Celgene

1995 – 1996 Blake Max, Pharm.D.
Advanced Infectious Disease Resident
Current Position: Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
CORE Center
University of Illinois at Chicago

1995 – 1998 Chad Messick, Pharm. D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Manager: Promotional review and Medical Communications
United Therapeutics

1995 – 1997 James Scott, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Associate Dean of Experiential and Professional Affairs, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Administration
College of Pharmacy
Western University of Health Sciences

1995 – 1997 Christine Lesch, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Recipient: IDSA Young Researcher Award (1997)
Current Position: Clinical Pharmacy Manager
New York Presbyterian Hospital
Columbia University Medical Center

1996 – 1998 Rose Jung, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease/Critical Care Fellow
Current Position: Visiting Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
College of Pharmacy
University of Toledo

1996 -1998 Susan Chuck, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Director, Medical Affairs
Gilead Sciences

1997 – 1998 Renata Sofronici, Pharm.D.
Advanced Infectious Disease Resident
Current Position: Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Current Position: Medical Sciences Liaison, Brtistol, Myers and Squibb

1998 – 2000 David Bearden, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Professor and Chair, Pharmacy Practice, Oregon State University
College of Pharmacy, Portland

1998 – 2000 Suttiporn Pattharachayakul, Pharm.D., BCPS
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Professor, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Prince of Songkla University
Thailand

1998 – 2000 Pavenna Sonthisombat, Pharm.D., BCPS
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Naresuan University
Thailand

1998 – 2000 Melinda Neuhauser, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Medical Outcomes Hines VA
Veterans Administration Outcome Group

1998 – 2001 Kevin Garey, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Professor and Chair
Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration
College of Pharmacy
University of Houston

1998 – 2000 Joan Cannon, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: National Director, Medical Science Liaisons
Lundbeck

1999 – 2001 Manjunath P. Pai, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Associate Professor of Pharmacy
University of Michigan, College of Pharmacy
Ann Arbor, Michigan

2000 – 2002 Katie Suda, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Recipient: Owen Health Care Fellowship Grant
Current Position: Medical Outcomes
Veterans Administration Outcome Group Hines VA
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Systems, Outcomes and Policy
College of Pharmacy
University of Illinois

2001 – 2003 Shana Gunderson, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Clinical Pharmacy Manager
Walgreens Health Initiative (WHI)

2001 -2003 Chris Schriever, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy
University of Illinois at Chicago, Rockford Campus

2002 – 2004 Rupali Jain, Pharm.D., BCPS
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
University of Washington

2002 -2004 Khinari Khorana, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Medical Sciences Liaison
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals

2003 -2004 Christine Fernandez, Pharm.D.
Advanced Infectious Disease Resident
Current Position: HIV Pharmacy Practitioner
Walgreens Health Initiative

2005 – 2007 Jomy Joseph, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

2005 – 2007 Christine Slover, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Director, Medical Communications
Theravance BioPharma, Inc. Pharmaceuticals

2006 – 2007 Rodrigo Burgos, Pharm.D.
Advanced Infectious Disease Resident
Current Position: Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy
University of Illinois at Chicago

2006 – 2008 Sarah Langridge, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Clinical Coordinator (Stewardship)/ Residency Director
Lutheran General Hospital, Niles, Illinois

2007 – 2008 Somvadee Laohavaleeson, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Clinical Pharmacist (Stewardship)
Cherokee Indian Hospital

2008 – 2010 Jackie Joujry, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Florida

2009 – 2011 Ben Colton, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Clinical Pharmacist (Stewardship) – NIH

2009 – 2011 Tonya Crawford, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Clinical Pharmacist (Stewardship)
Loyola University Medical Center

2010 – 2012 Zahra Kassamali, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Clinical Pharmacist (Stewardship)
UW Medicine, Valley Medical Center

2010 – 2013 Julie Justo, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy
University of South Carolina

2011 – 2014 Melinda Soriano, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Medical Science Liaison
Shionogi Inc.

2012 – 2014 Siyun Liao, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Clinical Pharmacist (Stewardship)
University of Cincinnati Medical Center

2012 – 2015 Kevin McConeghy, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Advance Fellow VA Pharmacoepidemiology Program
Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University

2014 – 2017 Eric Wenzler, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
UIC College of Pharmacy

2015 – 2017 Kristen Bunnell, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Assistant Professor Department of Clinical Sciences
Medical College of Wisconsin

2016 – 2017 Kari Horn, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow

2017 – 2019 Mark Biagi, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current Position: Clinical Assistant Professor Pharmacy Practice
UIC College of Pharmacy, Rockford

2017 – 2019 David Butler, Pharm.D.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Current position: Assistant Professor
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

2018 – 2019 Samah Qasmieh, Pharm.D.
Advance Infectious Disease Resident
Current position: Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist
Little Company of Mary Hospital

2019 – 2020 Xing Tan, Pharm.D.
TBD