Meet Our 2020-2021 Residents | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

This year we have 39 residents in a variety of PGY-1 pharmacy and PGY-2 specialty programs on our Abilene, Amarillo, Dallas, and Lubbock campuses.

photo Sheena Antony, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Sheena.Antony@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Houston, TX
Pharmacy School: University of Houston, Texas

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy/Hendrick Medical Center

About Sheena:
Sheena was born and raised in Houston, Texas and attended The University of Houston College of Pharmacy.  She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020.  Sheena is currently a member of American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and Rho Chi Society.

Professional interests:
Infectious Disease, Ambulatory Care and Academia

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy traveling, watching Netflix, working out, and spending time with family and friends.

   

 

photo Adam Hilgemeier, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Adam.Hilgemeier@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Midland, TX
Pharmacy School: TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, Abilene

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy/Hendrick Medical Center

About Adam:
Adam was born and raised in Midland, Texas and received his undergraduate in technical writing from the University of North Texas.  He attended business and pharmacy school through Texas Tech, and he received his Master of Business Administration in 2019 and his Doctor of Pharmacy in 2020.

Professional interests:
Infectious Disease, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Academia

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
He enjoys putting down review articles to read some fiction, building things for his kids, playing relaxing video games, and finding new music.

   

 

photo Lincoln Riley, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Lincoln.Riley@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Sherwood, AR
Pharmacy School: TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, Abilene

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy/Hendrick Medical Center

About Lincoln:
Dr. Riley was born and raised in Sherwood, Arkansas and attended Hendrix College for undergraduate studies before matriculating into Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy.  He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020.  Dr. Riley is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Texas Pharmacy Association (TPA) and American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP).

Professional interests:
Emergency Medicine and Critical Care

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
Working out, Hiking, Fishing/Hunting, Spending time with wife and son, Playing with his two golden-retrievers, and Traveling when he has the time.

   

 

photo Matthew Mohr, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: matthmoh@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: San Antonio, TX
Pharmacy School: University of Texas at Austin

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy/Hendrick Medical Center

About Matthew:
Matthew was born and raised in San Antonio, TX and attended Texas A&M University for his undergraduate studies before matriculating into The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy.  He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020.

Professional interests:
Infectious Disease, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy playing and watching sports.  I like to play soccer and sand volleyball.  I am also a big San Antonio Spurs fan and enjoy watching the NBA and college football.  I am also trying to learn how to cook more food, but I am not very good at it yet. 

   
photo Olusegun “Shegs” Adeshola, Pharm.D.
PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident

Email: oadeshol@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Lagos, Nigeria
Pharmacy School: Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy (University of Texas at Tyler)

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy/TTUHSC Family Medicine

About Olusegun:
Dr. Adeshola received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2019 from Ben and Maytee Fisch college of Pharmacy (University of Texas at Tyler).  He completed his PGY1 community practice residency at Chicago State University / Walmart in Chicago Illinois.  Dr. Adeshola is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and American Pharmacist Association (APhA).

Professional interests:
Cardiovascular risk reduction, Transitions of care, and Academia

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
He enjoys cooking and spending time with family.

   

 

photo Emily Buatois, Pharm.D.
PGY2 Pharmacotherapy Pharmacy Resident

Email: Emily.Buatois@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Wildwood, MO
Pharmacy School: Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy/Northwest Texas Hospital

About Emily:
Emily is currently a PGY2 Pharmacotherapy Resident at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo, TX.  She is also appointed as an Assistant Clinical Instructor at the School of Pharmacy and will be precepting third and fourth year professional students.  Emily grew up in Wildwood, MO and received her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from Purdue University College of Pharmacy in 2019.  She is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP).

Professional interests:
Adult Medicine and Academia

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I love being outside, and I have spent many weekends at Palo Duro Canyon during my time in Amarillo.  I am currently training to run a half marathon.  I also enjoy cooking, baking, and cheering on the Purdue Boilermakers!

   

 

photo Nikki Moreno, Pharm.D.
PGY2 Pharmacotherapy Pharmacy Resident

Email: Nicole.M.Moreno@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Gruver, TX
Pharmacy School: TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy/Northwest Texas Hospital

About Nikki:
Nikki Moreno is a PGY2 Pharmacotherapy Resident at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy and Northwest Texas hospital in Amarillo, Texas.  Dr. Moreno is also appointed as an Assistant Clinical Instructor at the School of Pharmacy and will be precepting student pharmacists during their third and fourth professional years.  She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from TTUHSC School of Pharmacy in May 2019.

Professional interests:
Academia, Critical Care, and Infectious Diseases.

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
During her free time, she enjoys bowling and spending time with her friends and family.

   

 

photo Jordan Armstrong, Pharm.D., M.B.A
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Jordan.Armstrong@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Borger, TX
Pharmacy School: TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy

Residency Program:
Baptist Saint Anthony's Hospital

About Jordan:
Jordan Armstrong was born and raised in Borger, TX and attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock for undergraduate studies.  She received a Bachelor of Science in Biology before matriculating into the TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy where she received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020 while also concurrently completing her M.B.A. in the dual program.  She is currently completing a PGY-1 residency at BSA Health System in Amarillo, TX.

Professional interests:
Administration, Infectious Diseases, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy spending time with my family and dogs, watching Netflix, and traveling.

   

 

photo Goravpaul Chatrath, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Goravpaul.Chatrath@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Pharmacy School: TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, Amarillo

Residency Program:
Baptist Saint Anthony's Hospital

About Goravpaul:
Goravpaul “Gray” Chatrath was born in San Jose California, and moved to San Antonio, Texas when he was 12 and attended Texas Tech for undergraduate studies, and then Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy.  He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020. 

Professional interests:
Psychiatry, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I like hiking, binge watching shows on Netflix and Hulu, and drinking copious amounts of caffeine.

   

 

photo Karly Hood, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacotherapy Pharmacy Resident

Email: Karly.Hood@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Woodbury, MN
Pharmacy School: University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, Minneapolis

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy/Northwest Texas Hospital

About Karly:
Karly was born and raised in Woodbury, Minnesota (a suburb southeast of St. Paul, MN). She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from the University of Minnesota and completed her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy. 

Professional interests:
Academia, ambulatory care, and mental health

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
In her free time, she enjoys beating people at board games, doing DIY projects, attempting to cook/bake new things, traveling to new places, painting, and spending time with her two cats and her dog, Beans.

   

 

photo Ryan Kellerman, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Ryan.Kellerman@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Canyon, TX
Pharmacy School: TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, Amarillo

Residency Program:
Baptist Saint Anthony's Hospital

About Ryan:
Ryan was born and raised in the Texas panhandle and attended The West Texas A&M University for pharmacy school prerequisites before matriculating into Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy.  He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020.  John is currently a member of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) & Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity.

Professional interests:
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU,) Administration

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy cooking for people, reading fantasy novels, keeping up with plants, and traveling to new places.

   

 

photo Lakshmi Pillai, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Lakshmi.Pillai@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Houston, TX
Pharmacy School: University of Houston, Houston

Residency Program:
Baptist Saint Anthony's Hospital

About Lakshmi:
Lakshmi was born and raised in Houston, TX and attended The University of Houston for undergraduate studies.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and Foods before matriculating into The University of Houston College of Pharmacy.  She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020 and is currently completing a PGY1 residency at BSA Health System in Amarillo, TX.  She is a member of APhA and ASHP.

Professional interests:
Pediatrics, Neonatology, Infectious Disease, and Emergency Medicine

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
During her free time, Lakshmi enjoys spending time with her nieces and nephews, playing with her dogs, binge watching Netflix shows, taking on DIY projects, hanging out with friends, running, hiking and exploring new places outdoors.

   

 

photo Kaden Ridley, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacotherapy Pharmacy Resident

Email: Kaden.Ridley@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Lone Grove, OK
Pharmacy School: University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy/Northwest Texas Hospital

About Kaden:
Kaden was born and raised in south-central Oklahoma.  He comes from a family of teachers and coaches and was the first in his family to pursue a career in the medical field.  He completed his undergraduate coursework and pharmacy education at The University of Oklahoma, graduating with his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020.  Kaden is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), and American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP).

Professional interests:
Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Academia, Ambulatory Care

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy traveling, going to Red Dirt concerts, cooking/baking, snow skiing, any outdoor activity, and hanging out with my chocolate lab, Misty.

   
photo Ganiat Animashawun, Pharm.D.
PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident

Email: gaanimas@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Sugarland, TX
Pharmacy School: Xavier University of Louisiana

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy/VA North Texas Health Care System

About Ganiat:
Ganiat Animashawun is currently a PGY2 Ambulatory Care Resident at the VA North Texas Health Care System in Dallas, TX. Dr. Animashawun received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Xavier University of Louisiana. She completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the at G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Her practice interests include ambulatory care focusing on primary care, mental health and chronic health failure management. Dr. Animashawun is a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Mississippi Health-System Pharmacists (MSHP), Phi Lambda Sigma Honor Society, and Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Incorporated.

Professional interests:
Ambulatory Care, primary care, mental health and chronic health failure

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I traveling, planting, community service and spending quality time with her friends and family.

   

 

photo Caitlin Burton, Pharm.D.
PGY2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Resident

Email: caitlin.burton@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: New Braunfels, TX
Pharmacy School: TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy/VA North Texas Health Care System

About Caitlin:
Caitlin was born in San Diego, California, but raised in Texas most of her life. She attended Angelo State University to obtain her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry degree before moving on to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center for pharmacy school. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2019. Caitlin is currently a member of the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP).

Professional interests:
Geriatric psychiatry, pain management, research

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy spending time with my dog and cat, working on different sewing projects, reading science fiction novels, and biking or doing yoga.

   

 

photo Chinedu Diokpa, Pharm.D.
PGY2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Resident

Email: Chinedu.Diokpa@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Huntsville, TX
Pharmacy School: University of North Texas System College of Pharmacy

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy/VA North Texas Health Care System

About Chinedu:
Chinedu grew up in Southeast Texas and attended The University of Texas at Austin for undergraduate studies before matriculating into The University of North Texas System College of Pharmacy in Fort Worth, Texas. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2019. Chinedu is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), and Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Inc.

Professional interests:
Mental Health/Psychiatry

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
Chinedu enjoys spending time with friends and family, listening to podcasts and music, and playing anything competitive.

   

 

photo Kailee Gaines, Pharm.D.
PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Resident

Email: kaigaine@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Longview, TX
Pharmacy School: University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy

About Kailee:
Kailee grew up in many different areas of Texas and Kentucky. She obtained her Bachelor of Science at Texas A&M University-Commerce, then continued her education at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2019. Kailee is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP).

Professional interests:
Oncology, Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy being outdoors, finding new dog parks or trails to explore, watching movies, and finding new places to eat.

   

 

photo Nida Khan, Pharm.D.
PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Resident

Email: nida.khan@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Indianapolis, IN
Pharmacy School: Butler University, Indiana

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy/VA North Texas Health Care System

About Nida:
Nida was born and raised in Indianapolis, IN where she attended Butler University’s Pharmacy program. In 2018 she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and her Doctor of Pharmacy degree with Medical Spanish track. Nida is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM).

Professional interests:
Cardiac ICU, Emergency Medicine and Nephrology

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy trying new local restaurants or coffee shops, binging shows on Netflix (the 100, Schitt’s Creek, and All American, to name a few), crushing my friends at board games, and listening to audiobooks and podcasts.

   

 

photo Abby MacCauley, Pharm.D.
PGY2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Resident

Email: Abby.MacCauley@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Chesapeake, VA
Pharmacy School: University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Residency Program:
Parkland Health and Hospital System

About Abby:
Abby was born and raised in Chesapeake, Virginia and attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for both undergraduate and pharmacy studies. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2019. Abby completed her PGY1 residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System in Dallas, TX. She is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP).

Professional interests:
Substance Use Disorders, Correctional Health, Psychiatry, Pain

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy exploring new parts of Dallas, traveling to other countries, hanging out in craft breweries (ideally with my co-residents), and trying new recipes with my fiancé.

   

 

photo Hanh Kimberly Nguyen, Pharm.D.
PGY2 Geriatrics Pharmacy Resident

Email: Kimberly.Nguyen@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Port Arthur, Texas
Pharmacy School: University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy – Austin, TX

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy/VA North Texas Health Care System

About Kimberly:
Kimberly was born and raised in Port Arthur, TX and received her B.S. in Biology at Lamar University before matriculating into The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2019 and completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, TX. Kimberly is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

Professional interests:
Transitions of Care, Palliative Care

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, eating her favorite foods, learning to cook, exploring new places, playing Tetris, and listening to music.

   

 

photo Alaina Van Dyke, Pharm.D., M.B.A.
PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident

Email: Alaina.VanDyke@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Montgomery, AL
Pharmacy School: Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy/VA North Texas Health Care System

About Alaina:
Alaina was born and raised in Montgomery, Alabama. She received her dual PharmD/MBA from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama and completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Alaina is currently a member of Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Society, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), and American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP).

Professional interests:
Academia, Chronic Disease Management, Transitions of Care, Geriatrics

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy traveling and exploring new places, attending concerts and music festivals (pre-COVID), working out, and spending time with my husband, family, and friends.

   

 

photo Shaina Varughese, Pharm.D.
PGY2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Resident

Email: Shaina.Varughese@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Pharmacy School: South University School of Pharmacy, Savannah, GA

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy/VA North Texas Health Care System

About Shaina:
Shaina was born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She received her Bachelor of Sciences degree in Biology at the University of Florida and Doctor of Pharmacy degree from South University School of Pharmacy in 2019. Shaina is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and DFW American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP).

Professional interests:
Mental Health, Community Outreach

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy finding new places to explore in the Dallas-Fort Worth area whether it is a new restaurant, local park, local bookstore, etc. I also love any event that involves spending time with my friends and family. I’m also always open to a new podcast, book, or tv show recommendation!

   

 

photo Amika Alibhai, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: amika.alibhai@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Fort Worth, TX
Pharmacy School: TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy

Residency Program:
VA North Texas Health Care System

About Amika:
Amika was raised in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and graduated from the University of Texas with a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in biochemistry. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020 from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy in Dallas. Amika is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and Texas Pharmacy Association (TPA).

Professional interests:
Ambulatory Care, Academia, Geriatrics

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy spending time with my family, traveling, reading, and binge-watching TV shows.

   

 

photo Carol Baby, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Carol.Baby@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Houston, TX
Pharmacy School: University of Houston College of Pharmacy

Residency Program:
VA North Texas Health Care System

About Carol:
Carol was born in Brooklyn, New York, but raised in the great state of Texas. She attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock before matriculating into The University of Houston College of Pharmacy. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020. Carol is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and Phi Delta Chi Fraternity.

Professional interests:
Mental Health, Ambulatory Care, Research, Academia

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
When there’s not a pandemic, I enjoy traveling and seeing the world, trying out different restaurants, and being outdoors. I also love watching scary/suspenseful movies and documentaries on Netflix!

   

 

photo Katie Calkins, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Katie.Calkins@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Chattanooga, TN
Pharmacy School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Residency Program:
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth

About Katie:
Katie was born and raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee and attended The University of Tennessee, Knoxville for undergraduate studies then worked in a pharmacy for a year before attending The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2019 and after worked as a Medication Therapy Management pharmacist before starting residency. Katie is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Tennessee Pharmacists Association, Phi Lambda Sigma (PLS), Kappa Psi, and the American Pharmacists Association.

Professional interests:
Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Cardiology, Infectious Disease

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy exploring local establishments, hiking, being outdoors, hanging out with my husband and our pets, going on adventures, and cooking/baking.

   

 

photo Roberto (Bobby) Galindo, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Roberto.J.Galindo@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Mission, TX
Pharmacy School: The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy

Residency Program:
Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas

About Bobby:
Bobby was born and raised in Mission, TX and attended The University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley for undergraduate studies before matriculating into The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020. Bobby is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP).

Professional interests:
Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Infectious Disease,

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
Enjoys being outdoors such as playing basketball or golfing with friends, working out, going for jogs (not long ones) at local parks, and trying new food and craft beer places.

   

 

photo Satwinder Sony Kaur, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: satwkaur@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Galveston, TX
Pharmacy School: Feik School of Pharmacy, San Antonio, TX

Residency Program:
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth

About Sony:
Sony was born in New York City but raised in Texas. She attended University of Houston-Main Campus where she received her bachelor’s degree in nutrition before matriculating into University of the Incarnate Word-Feik School of Pharmacy. She received my Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020. Sony is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

Professional interests:
Infectious Disease, Solid-Organ Transplant

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy traveling to new places, hiking, yoga/meditation, binge watching random shows on different streaming platforms, trying new foods and collecting different crystals and stones.

   

 

photo Nicole Northcutt, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Emai: Nicole.Northcutt@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Nashville, TN
Pharmacy School: Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy, Nashville, TN

Residency Program:
VA North Texas Health Care System

About Nicole:
Nicole was born and raised in Nashville, TN and attended Lipscomb University for undergraduate studies before matriculating into the College of Pharmacy at Lipscomb Universoty. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020. Nicole is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), and Kappa Psi.

Professional interests:
Ambulatory care, Internal medicine

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy traveling on the weekends when I can or exploring around different cities. I love to eat food (specifically tacos and queso), binge watch movies, hanging out with friends, and spending time with my family when I can. I also enjoy crafting, painting, or doing projects around the house.

   

 

photo Carly Oberdieck, Pharm.D., M.B.A.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Carly.Oberdieck@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: McKinney, TX
Pharmacy School: TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy

Residency Program:
Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas

About Carly:
Carly Oberdieck attended The University of Texas at Dallas for undergraduate studies earning a B.S. in biology as well as a minor in music before matriculating into the TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy. After enrolling in the PharmD/MBA dual degree program, she received her MBA from Texas Tech University in 2019 and her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020. Carly is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA).

Professional interests:
PGY2 Residency

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
Board games, crafting, escape rooms, playing flute.

   

 

photo Valeria Perez, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Valeria.Perez@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: El Paso, TX
Pharmacy School: TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy

Residency Program:
Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas

About Valeria:
Valeria was born and raised in El Paso, TX and attended The University of Texas at Austin for undergraduate studies before matriculating into Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020. Valeria is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) and alumni of Phi Delta Chi Gamma Eta chapter.

Professional interests:
Infectious Disease, Critical Care, Oncology

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy trying new places to eat (especially brunch), hiking with my precious dog (Zya), and patiently waiting for the next “Ozarks and Narcos” seasons to come out!

   

 

photo Kelly Posthumus, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Community Pharmacy Resident

Email: Kelly.Posthumus@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Wheaton, Minnesota
Pharmacy School: North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy

About Kelly:
Kelly was born in Harlingen, TX and moved to Minnesota with her family when she was seven years old. She attended North Dakota State University for undergraduate and pharmacy school where she graduated with her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree in May of 2020.

Professional interests:
Independent community pharmacy, ambulatory care, ownership

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
Since I am new to the area, I enjoy finding fun things to do and new places to eat in DFW, going to the lake, walking my two dogs, and traveling.

   

 

photo Julia Smith, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Julia.Smith@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Dripping Springs, Texas
Pharmacy School: Purdue University College of Pharmacy, West Lafayette, Indiana

Residency Program:
VA North Texas Health Care System

About Julia:
Julia was born in Akron, Ohio and moved around quite a bit before attending the Purdue University College of Pharmacy. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020. Julia is a member of the Rho Chi Society and American Pharmacists Association (APhA).

Professional interests:
Geriatrics, Ambulatory Care, Infectious Disease

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy golfing, hiking, and kayaking as well as binge watching TV series on Netflix, spending time with my family.

   

 

photo Helen Zhou, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Chenyuan.Zhou@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Plano, TX
Pharmacy School: University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy

Residency Program:
VA North Texas Health Care System

About Helen:
Helen was born in Shanghai, China, but grew up in Plano, TX. She attended the University of Texas at Austin for her undergraduate studies before matriculating into The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in May 2020. Helen is currently a member of American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), and the Phi Lambda Sigma Honor Society.

Professional interests:
Ambulatory Care, Transitions of Care

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
Playing board games, trying new restaurants, watching Netflix

   
Edward Bergman, Pharm.D., M.B.A.
PGY2 Pharmacotherapy Pharmacy Resident

Email: Edward.Bergman@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Lubbock, TX
Pharmacy School: TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy/University Medical Center

About Ed:
Ed was born and raised in Lubbock, Texas and attended Texas A&M University for undergraduate studies before matriculating into TTUHSC SOP.  He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2019.  Ed is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP).

Professional interests:
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy hunting, golfing, watching sports, traveling with my wife and dog, and hanging out with friends.

   

 

Neely Hudson, Pharm.D.
PGY2 Pharmacotherapy Pharmacy Resident

Email: Neely.Hudson@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Saginaw, TX
Pharmacy School: TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy/University Medical Center

About Neely:
Dr. Hudson grew up in Saginaw, TX, received his Bachelor’s of Science in Animal Science from Texas Tech University and his Pharm.D. from TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy in 2019.

Professional interests:
Critical Care, Infectious Diseases, and Academia

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
Enjoys hiking, trivia nights, playing basketball, and spending time with his Goldendoodle, Pete.

   

 

Chelsea Drake, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Chelsea.Drake@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Mesa, AZ
Pharmacy School: University of Arizona, Phoenix

Residency Program:
Covenant Health System

About Chelsea:
Chelsea was born and raised in Mesa, Arizona and attended Arizona State University for ungraduated studies before enrolling in the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy in Phoenix. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020. Chelsea is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), and Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity.

Professional interests:
Oncology, Critical Care

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy reading and watching true crime documentaries, trying new places to eat, baking, cooking, and watching cooking shows on Hulu with my husband.

   

 

Zachary Nava, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Zachary.Nava@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Post, TX
Pharmacy School: TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, Amarillo/Lubbock

Residency Program:
Covenant Health System

About Zachary:
Zachary Nava was born and raised in Post, TX and graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor’s in Animal Science. He graduated from TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy and received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020. Zach is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and Kappa Psi.

Professional interests:
Infectious Disease, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Academia

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy working out, binge watching TV series on Hulu/Netflix, hanging out with my dog, traveling to new places, and complaining about the ending to Game of Thrones.

   

 

Zach Stephens, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacotherapy Pharmacy Resident

Email: Zach.Stephens@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Columbus, OH
Pharmacy School: The Ohio State University, Columbus

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy/University Medical Center

About Zach:
Zach was born in Mansfield, OH and moved to Columbus to attend The Ohio State University for undergraduate studies in pharmacy before attending the College of Pharmacy at Ohio State to complete his Pharm.D. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020. Zach is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

Professional interests:
Cardiology, Neurology, Psychiatry

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy making and listening to music and playing video games when I get the chance. I also like to cook and learn new recipes. I try to travel as much as I can whenever I can and enjoy visiting new places.

   

 

Maryam Yassa, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacotherapy Pharmacy Resident

Email: Maryam.Yassa@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Brockville, Ontario
Pharmacy School: Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Albany NY

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy/University Medical Center

About Maryam:
Maryam Yassa is a PGY1 Pharmacotherapy Resident at TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy and University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. She is also appointed as an assistant clinical instructor. Maryam lived in Canada for several years before attending Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences where she received her Pharm.D. in 2020. Maryam is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP).

Professional interests:
Cardiology, Nephrology, Rheumatology and Academia.

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy visiting new places, playing the piano and violin, and baking.