Meet Our 2021-2022 Residents | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

This year we have 40 residents in a variety of PGY-1 pharmacy and PGY-2 specialty programs on our Abilene, Amarillo, Dallas, and Lubbock campuses.

photo Erika Gutierrez, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Erika.Gutierrez@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Queens, NY
Pharmacy School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy

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

About Erika:
Erika is originally a New York native that moved to Fort Worth, Texas about 10 years ago. She completed her pre-pharmacy undergraduate studies at Texas Tech University and then earned her Doctor of Pharmacy at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy in May 2021. Current memberships include American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), and Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity.

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

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy spending time with family and friends, trying new food places, hiking, listening to true crime podcasts, and taking therapeutic walks around Target.

 

photo Sze Yi Kong, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Sze-Yi.Kong@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Plano, TX
Pharmacy School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy

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

About Sze Yi:
Sze Yi is from Plano, Texas. She completed her undergraduate studies at Texas Tech University and subsequently earned her Doctor of Pharmacy at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy in May 2021. She is an active member of American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), Rho Chi, and Phi Lambda Sigma.

Professional interests:
Ambulatory Care, Internal Medicine, and Infectious Diseases

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
In her free time, she enjoys traveling with family and friends, playing with her dog (Coco), exploring new restaurants, and singing.

 

photo Alejandro Urueta, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Alejandro.Urueta@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: El Paso, TX
Pharmacy School: University of Texas at El Paso School of Pharmacy

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

About Alejandro:
Alejandro Urueta is from El Paso, TX. He completed his undergraduate studies at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) and then earned his Doctor of Pharmacy at UTEP’s School of Pharmacy in May of 2021. His current memberships include the American Pharmacists Association, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

Professional interests:
Ambulatory Care, Critical Care, Academia

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy going on road trips and exploring new places. I also like to workout, grill, and spend time with friends and family.

photo Megan Ferry, Pharm.D.
PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident

Email: meferry@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Denver, North Carolina
Pharmacy School: East Tennessee State University Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy – Johnson City, Tennessee

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy – Amarillo

About Megan:
Megan is from Denver, North Carolina and attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for undergraduate studies before attending the ETSU Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020 and completed her PGY1 residency at Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center in Mechanicsville, Virginia. Megan is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and American Pharmacists Association (APhA).

Professional interests:
Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Academia

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
She enjoys finding local places to eat, reading, swimming, playing golf, and hanging out with friends and co-residents.

 

photo Karly Hood, Pharm.D.
PGY2 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.

 

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Chief Resident
Kaden Ridley, Pharm.D.
PGY2 Pharmacotherapy Pharmacy Resident

Email: Kaden.Ridley@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Yigo, Guam USA
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 Ross Bryan, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Ross.Bryan@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Pharmacy School: TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, Amarillo

Residency Program:
BSA Health Systems - Amarillo

About Ross:
Ross was born and raised in Houston, Texas and attended Louisiana State University for undergraduate studies before matriculating into the TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy in Amarillo. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2021. Ross is a current member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and an alumnus of the professional pharmacy fraternity Phi Delta Chi (PDC).

Professional interests:
Pharmacoeconomics, Infectious Disease Stewardship, Informatics

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy watching sports, primarily basketball and football (Geaux Tigers!), spending time with my fiancé, our puppy and friends, eating good food, playing video games and traveling.

 

photo Amanda Charlton, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacotherapy Pharmacy Resident

Email: Amanda.Charlton@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
Pharmacy School: University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

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

About Amanda:
Amanda was born and raised in Albuquerque, NM and attended the University of New Mexico for undergraduate studies before completing her pharmacy coursework at the University of Colorado SSPPS. Amanda 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:
Critical Care, Infectious Disease, Ambulatory Care, Academia

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy hiking and exploring State Parks, traveling to new places, and attempting to bake and cook new recipes.

 

photo Jeremy "Hunter" Johnson, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacotherapy Pharmacy Resident

Email: Jeremy.H.Johnson@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Hamptonville, North Carolina
Pharmacy School: Wingate University School of Pharmacy

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

About Hunter:
Hunter was born and raised in the foothills of North Carolina. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from North Carolina State University in 2017 and completed his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2021 at Wingate University School of Pharmacy.

Professional interests:
Internal Medicine, Ambulatory Care, Cardiology

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
In his free time, he enjoys cooking, watching home improvement shows, exploring the outdoors and spending time with his dog Winston.

 

photo Eugene Neboh, Pharm.D., MBA
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Euneboh@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Odessa, Texas
Pharmacy School: Southwestern Oklahoma State University School of Pharmacy

Residency Program:
BSA Health Systems - Amarillo

About Eugene:
Eugene was raised in Odessa, Texas and attended Texas Tech University for undergraduate studies. During this time he played cornerback for the Texas Tech football team. Upon graduating from Texas Tech with a Bachelor’s degree of science in 2012, Eugene went on to Southwestern Oklahoma State University to complete his prerequisite courses to apply for pharmacy school. Eugene received his Doctorate of Pharmacy, along with Masters in Business Administration, from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in 2021.

Professional interests:
Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Sports Medicine, Psychology

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy staying physically active, watching sports and cartoons, playing video games, hanging out with friends, as well as trying new places to eat (preferably breakfast food).

 

photo Meaghen Wiley, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Meaghen.Wiley@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Omaha, TX
Pharmacy School: TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, Amarillo

Residency Program:
BSA Health Systems - Amarillo

About Meaghen:
Meaghen was born and raised in Omaha, Texas. She attended Texas A&M University for undergraduate studies and earned her BS in Biomedical Science. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2021 from TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy. Meaghen is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists (TSHP), Panhandle Society of Health-System Pharmacists (PSHP), and the Rho Chi Society.

Professional interests:
Family Medicine, Ambulatory Care, Internal Medicine

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy traveling, binge watching TV series, trying new places to eat, watching Aggie football, and hanging out with my friends, family, and my 2 dachshunds, Levi and Shiner.

 

photo Kami Woodard, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Kami.Woodard@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Lubbock, TX
Pharmacy School: TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, Amarillo

Residency Program:
BSA Health Systems - Amarillo

About Kami:
Kami was born and raised in Lubbock, Texas and attended Texas Tech University to complete her prerequisites for pharmacy school. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2021 from TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy. Kami is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

Professional interests:
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Trauma, Surgery

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy working out – boxing is my stress relief. I spend most of my time watching any and all sports with my husband, and I am a Red Raider for life (Wreck Em!!). I love spending my time outside, especially at the pool or at the lake.

photo Amika Alibhai, Pharm.D.
PGY2 Ambulatory Care 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 in Biochemistry degree. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020 from TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy in Dallas. She completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at VA North Texas Health Care System. Amika is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP).

Professional interests:
Ambulatory Care, Diabetes Management, Academia

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy spending time with my family, traveling, reading, and accumulating streaming platform logins.

 

photo Carol Baby, Pharm.D.
PGY2 Mental Health Pharmacy Resident

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

Residency Program:
VA North Texas Health Care System

About Carol:
Carol was born and raised in Houston, Texas and attended The Texas Tech University for undergraduate studies before matriculating into The University of Houston College of Pharmacy. She received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020. Carol is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and Clinical Pharmacy Practice Office (CPPO).

Professional interests:
Mental Health, Research, Academia

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy traveling to different countries, trying out different restaurants especially in the Dallas area, being outdoors and working out.

 

photo Alisha Nicks, Pharm.D.
PGY2 Mental Health Pharmacy Resident 

Email: anicks@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Memphis, TN
Pharmacy School: University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy

Residency Program:
VA North Texas Health Care System

About Alisha:
Alisha was raised in Memphis, Tennessee and graduated from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science degree in pharmaceutical sciences. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy in 2020. Alisha is currently a member of the College of Psychiatric & Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP), Magnolia State Pharmaceutical Society (MSPS), and Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Society.

Professional interests:
Mental Health, Geriatrics, Academia

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy trying new restaurants, finding new recipes to cook on Pinterest, binge watching TV shows, listening to music, reading devotionals and romance novels, and spending time with family and friends.

 

photo Carly Oberdieck, Pharm.D., M.B.A.
PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident

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

Residency Program:
VA North Texas Healthcare System & TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy - 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. She completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Residency with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and TTUHSC SOP from 2020-2021. Carly is currently a member of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

Professional interests:
Diabetes, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, Academia, Chronic Disease Management

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

 

photo Kaitlin (Katie) Rascón, Pharm.D.
PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Resident

Email: Katie.Rascon@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Ft. Carson, CO
Pharmacy School: University of Houston

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy - Dallas

About Katie:
Katie grew up in a military family and has traveled to and lived many places both nationally and internationally. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Baylor University in Environmental Health Sciences and received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from The University of Houston. She completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Houston. Katie is currently a member of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP).

Professional interests:
Oncology, Immunotherapy, Supportive Care, Infectious Diseases

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
She enjoys hiking & outdoor activities, reading, playing board games, gardening, spending time with family/friends and discovering new food/restaurants.

 

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Chief Resident
Julia Smith, Pharm.D.
PGY2 Geriatrics Pharmacy Resident

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

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy - Dallas

About Julia:
Julia was born in Akron, Ohio and moved around quite a bit before attending the Purdue University College of Pharmacy for her pre-pharmacy and pharmacy training. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020. She completed her PGY1 training with VA North Texas Health Care System in Dallas, TX.

Professional interests:
Geriatrics

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy eating my way through all the great food in the DFW area! I try to spend as much time outside as possible whether it’s to lay by the pool or play a round of golf. The rest of my time is spent with my dog and two cats as well as the rest of my family.

 

photo Iana Stein, Pharm.D.
PGY2 Mental Health Pharmacy Resident

Email: Iana.Stein@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
Pharmacy School: University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy

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

About Iana:
Iana was born and raised in Phoenix, AZ. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Northern Arizona University and Doctor of Pharmacy degree from University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy. Iana is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP).

Professional interests:
Mental Health/Psychiatry

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy traveling, hanging out with animals (specifically my hairless cat Teddy), and binge watching reality TV. I also am a huge foodie and love trying new foods and restaurants.

 

photo Ariel N. Carrion, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Ariel.N.Carrion@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: El Paso, TX
Pharmacy School: TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, Amarillo/Dallas

Residency Program:
Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas

About Ariel:
Ariel was born and raised in El Paso, TX and attended The University of Texas at El Paso 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 2021. Ariel is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), and alumni of Phi Delta Chi Beta Rho chapter.

Professional interests:
Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Cardiology, Internal Medicine

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy traveling, trying new places to eat, and spending time with friends and family.

 

photo Hannah Doles, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Hannah.Doles@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Plano, TX
Pharmacy School: TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy

Residency Program:
VA North Texas Health Care System

About Hannah:
Hannah attended Texas A&M University for her undergraduate education where she received a B.A. in Communication and a minor in Chemistry before matriculating into the TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy. There she received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree with an Honors in Research in 2021. Hannah is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP), and an alumna of the Gamma Eta chapter of Phi Delta Chi.

Professional interests:
Geriatrics, Academia, Ambulatory Care

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy outdoor activities such as fishing and camping, trying to keep my many plants alive, listening to true crime podcasts, and attempting DIY/craft projects. I also enjoy spending time with family and friends, and my two cats Louie and Clark.

 

photo Timothy Garrett, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Timothy.Garrett@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Boaz, AL
Pharmacy School: Samford University-McWhorter School of Pharmacy

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy/Community Pharmacy - Denton

About Timothy:
Timothy was born and raised in Boaz, Alabama and attended Jacksonville State University for undergraduate studies before transferring to Samford University – McWhorter School of Pharmacy. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2021. Timothy is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA).

Professional interests:
Diabetes Education and Management, Chronic Disease Management, Transitions of Care, and Community Pharmacy

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy traveling, playing the piano, hiking, swimming, playing tennis, and spending time with my wife and daughter.

 

photo Avital Gurman, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Avital.Gurman@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown:
Pharmacy School: The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy – Austin, TX

Residency Program:
VA North Texas Health Care System

About Avital:
Avital Gurman grew up mostly in Plano, Texas. She received her BSA in Biology degree from The University of Texas at Austin in 2017 and graduated with her PharmD from The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy in 2021. Dr. Gurman is currently a member of Rho Chi, PLS, TPA, TSHP, and ASHP.

Professional interests:
Ambulatory Care, Anticoagulation, Cardiology, Academia

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
During my free time I really enjoy reading, traveling, and spending time with my fiancé, friends, and family.

 

photo Grace Huynh, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Grace.Huynh@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Tyler, TX
Pharmacy School: The Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy, Tyler

Residency Program:
VA North Texas Health Care System

About Grace:
Grace was born in Kansas, moved around the United States many times, and ultimately settled in Texas. She attended The University of Texas at Tyler for undergraduate studies before matriculating into the Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2021.

Professional interests:
Academia, Ambulatory care, Rural Health

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I love to be creative and doodle my thoughts out. Lately, I have been catching up on T.V. shows and rediscovering my love for reading. Trying new things with my friends and family is always a great time.

 

photo Meryum Ijazi, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Meryum.Ijazi@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Murphy, TX
Pharmacy School: TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy - Amarillo/Dallas

Residency Program:
Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas

About Meryum:
Meryum was born and raised in the DFW-metroplex and attended The University of North Texas 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 2021. She is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Phi Lambda Sigma (PLS), and alumni of Phi Delta Chi (PDC).

Professional interests:
Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Infectious Disease

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy baking desserts, trying new coffee and dessert places, hiking, watching TV, and spending time with family and friends.

 

photo Katy Muilenburg, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Katy.Muilenburg@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Fort Worth, TX
Pharmacy School: University of North Texas Health Science Center System College of Pharmacy, Fort Worth

Residency Program:
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth

About Katy:
Katy was born and raised in Houston, Texas and attended The University of Texas at Arlington for undergraduate studies in Spanish before matriculating into UNTHSC College of Pharmacy. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2021. Katy is currently a member of the American Pharmacists Association, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Phi Delta Chi Professional Pharmacy Fraternity, and Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society.

Professional interests:
Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Infectious Disease

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy traveling, especially to places with good food! I love to cook and spend lots of time with my nieces, nephews, and 2 German Shepherds, Maggie and Jager.

 

photo Rachel Paulmann, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Rachel.Paulmann@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Mequon, WI
Pharmacy School: Drake University, Des Moines, IA

Residency Program:
VA North Health Care System

About Rachel:
Rachel was born and raised in Mequon, WI and attended Drake University for both her undergraduate studies and Pharmacy School. She was involved in Rho Chi and APhA during Pharmacy School. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2021.

Professional interests:
Mental Health, Critical Care, Cardiology

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy pretty much anything outdoors like camping, hiking, and swimming. I also love cooking, baking, and trying new restaurants! I am looking forward to exploring Dallas this year with my co-residents!

 

photo Sara M. Powell, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Sara.M.Powell@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: El Paso, TX
Pharmacy School: TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy

Residency Program:
Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas

About Sara:
Sara was born and raised in El Paso, Texas and attended The University of Texas at El Paso and TTUHSC Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences before matriculating into the college of pharmacy. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2021. Sara is currently a member of Rho Chi Honor Society, Phi Lambda Sigma (PLS), and American Pharmacists Association (APhA).

Professional interests:
Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
Exploring local restaurants and coffee shops, spending time with family and friends, baking, and taking long walks down the aisle at Target!

 

photo Atinder Singh, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Tindy.Singh@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Rockwall, TX
Pharmacy School: The University of Texas at Austin

Residency Program:
VA North Texas Health Care System

About Atinder:
Atinder was born in Queens, New York and raised in Rockwall, Texas. He attended The University of Texas at Dallas for his undergraduate studies before matriculating into The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2021. Atinder is currently a member of the Texas Pharmacy Association (TPA) and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

Professional interests:
Psychiatry, Ambulatory Care

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
Atinder enjoys rewatching episodes of the Office, spending time with his friends and co-residents, listening to podcasts, and playing with his Dog named Doug.

 

photo Molly Steeves, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Molly.Steeves@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Garland, Texas
Pharmacy School: TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy

Residency Program:
VA North Texas Health Care System

About Molly:
Molly is a DFW native who attended Texas A&M University for her undergraduate studies, earning a Bachelor of Science in biology. She attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center for pharmacy school, spending time at both the Amarillo and Dallas campuses. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2021. Molly is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

Professional interests:
Ambulatory Care, Geriatrics

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy movies of all kinds (except for horror), Aggie football, and have recently re-started indoor rock climbing. I also have way too many photos of my cat that I will show to everyone regardless of their interest.

 

photo Annmarie Vallomthail, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Annmarie.Vallomthail@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Moultrie, GA
Pharmacy School: University of Georgia

Residency Program:
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth

About Annmarie:
Annmarie was born and raised in South Georgia. She attended the University of Georgia for both undergraduate studies and pharmacy school. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2021. Annmarie is currently a member of American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP).

Professional interests:
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy hiking, crime podcasts, rollercoasters, and scary movies!

 

photo Abby Wong, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Abby.Wong@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Pharmacy School: The University of Texas at Austin

Residency Program:
VA North Texas Health Care System

About Abby:
Abby was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and attended The University of Texas at Dallas for undergraduate studies before matriculating into The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2021 and is currently a member of American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists (TSHP).

Professional interests:
Ambulatory Care, Internal Medicine

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy spending time with family and friends, exploring new restaurants, hiking, and cooking!

photo Zach Stephens, Pharm.D.
PGY2 Pharmacotherapy Pharmacy Resident

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

Residency Program:
TTTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy - Lubbock

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.

 

photo Maryam Yassa, Pharm.D.
PGY2 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 - Lubbock

About Maryam:
Maryam grew up in Brockville, Ontario and attended Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020.

Professional interests:
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Ambulatory Care

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy exploring new places with friends, calligraphy and reading!

 

photo Hevron Hail A. Censon, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Hevron-Hail.Censon@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Yigo, Guam USA
Pharmacy School: TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy

Residency Program:
Covenant Health System – Lubbock, Texas

About Hevron Hail:
Hevron was born and raised in Yigo, Guam and attended the University of Guam for undergraduate in psychology before matriculating into TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2021.

Professional interests:
Pediatrics, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy working out to de-stress and then playing video games to raise my stress levels again, maintaining the equilibrium. I look forward to spending time with my toddler niece and showing her the wonders of the world such as throwing sticks into the lake or going down the slide for the 50th time. Currently learning how to play the kalimba and ukulele as well as attempting to finish 3 books that I bought over the summer.

 

photo Whitney Dovel, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Email: Whitney.Dovel@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Dalhart, Texas
Pharmacy School: Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford, OK

Residency Program:
Covenant Health System – Lubbock, Texas

About Whitney:
Whitney was born and raised in Dalhart, Texas and attended Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, Oklahoma for undergraduate and pharmacy school. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy with a specialized degree in Pharmacy Leadership, Innovation, and Quality Outcomes in 2021. Whitney is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and related state organizations.

Professional interests:
Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, Academia

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy trying new places to eat (especially those with a great steak), spending time with my two incredibly cute dogs, and I love being an aunt to my nephews and niece (she’ll be here in October)!!

 

photo Gabrielle Raleigh, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacotherapy Pharmacy Resident

Email: graleigh@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Marietta, GA
Pharmacy School: Wingate University, North Carolina

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy - Lubbock

About Gabrielle:
Gabrielle was born in Lubbock, TX but raised in Marietta, Georgia. She attended Samford University for her undergraduate studies before receiving her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2021 at Wingate University.

Professional interests:
Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Academia

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
She enjoys discovering new places to eat, finding hiking trails, traveling, hanging out with friends and family, and trying different activities that get her out of her comfort zone like axe throwing, painting, zip-lining, wine tasting, and kayaking.

 

photo Soon Hye Yang, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacotherapy Pharmacy Resident

Email: Soon.Yang@ttuhsc.edu
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Pharmacy School: TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy - Lubbock

Residency Program:
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy - Lubbock

About Soon:
Soon was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea and attended Kwangwoon University in Seoul, South Korea for undergraduate studies, and received Master of Science in chemistry at The University of Florida before matriculating into TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2021. Soon is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

Professional interests:
Infectious Disease, Cardiology, Clinical Research

Personal interests outside of the residency program:
I enjoy playing with my daughter, cooking Korean foods, binge watching K-drama on Netflix, hanging out with my friends, and traveling to new places.