• Maley Zents, PharmD

    Maley Zents, PharmD

  • Emily Wagner, PharmD

    Emily Wagner, PharmD

  • Mary Hoang, PharmD

    Mary Hoang, PharmD

  • Christina Swiger, PharmD

    Christina Swiger, PharmD

Current Residents and Recent Graduate Research

YearResidentProjectPost-Residency EmploymentCertificationCurrent Employment
2022-2023Michael DoEmpagliflozin and dapagliflozin in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF)  Pharmacy Resident at Reading Hospital
2022-2023Elaina LioudisImpact of adding reduced insulin dosing options to the emergency department/inpatient hyperkalemia order-set  Pharmacy Resident at Reading Hospital
2022-2023Bona ShinThe impact of a pharmacist led antibiotic stewardship initiative to improve appropriate levofloxacin utilization  Pharmacy Resident at Reading Hospital
2021-2023 (NT)Hope DurhamReadmission rate association with oral step-down therapy versus intravenous therapy for gram negative bloodstream infection  Pharmacy Resident at Reading Hospital
2021-2022Laura AndinoEvaluating the impact of a pharmacy-led initiative to incorporate SGLT2 inhibitors in the prescribing protocol for patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fractionPRN pharmacist Reading Hospital PRN pharmacist Reading Hospital
2021-2022Priya RajendranEvaluation of various treatment regimens on hospital length of stay in neonatal abstinence syndrome babies after in-utero exposure to opioidsChristiana Care Christiana Care
2021-2022Lina ShaoRisk of pulmonary toxicity when utilizing granulocyte colony-stimulating factors with bleomycin treatmentPGY-2 Oncology at University of Illinois Chicago PGY-2 Oncology at University of Illinois Chicago
2020-2021Hina AnwarManagement of hyperkalemia with insulin and dextrose using a pharmacist developed order set to identify, monitor, and treat hypoglycemiaPhoenixville Hospital Phoenixville Hospital
2020-2021Sophonny HuynhOutcomes of patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) after switching from a three-drug antiretroviral regimen to a two-drug antiretroviral regimen at an HIV clinicChildren’s Hospital of Pennsylvania Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania
2020-2021Bianca NguyenPharmacist assessment of penicillin allergy on aztreonam utilizationUniversity of Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania
2019-2021 (NT)Tatyana KolyesnikDe-escalation of antibiotics with utilization of BioFire FilmArray Meningitis/Encephalitis Pane   
2019-2021 (NT)Svyatoslav KredensEvaluating the impact of long acting injectable antipsychotics on readmission rates and overall patient outcomesContinued employment at Reading Hospital Clinical Staff Pharmacist at Reading Hospital
2019-2020Kristin FeickEvaluation of the impact of a pharmacist managed inpatient warfarin protocolContinued employment with Reading Hospital Per diem Clinical Pharmacist at Reading Hospital
2019-2020Jumie JacobTherapeutic target attainment with weight-based dosing of enoxaparin for thromboprophylaxis in trauma patientsContinued employment within Tower Health Clinical Pharmacist Phoenixville Hospital
2019-2020Connar JanEvaluation of pharmacist-driven interventions on antibiotic utilization in patients with cellulitis and heart failure   
2018-2019Vincent AnthonyEffect of a pharmacist-led methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nares PCR screening protocol on duration of vancomycin therapyContinued employment with Reading Hospital Clinical Staff Pharmacist at Reading Hospital
2018-2019Rachel SmithFeasibility of therapeutic unfractionated heparin monitoring utilizing anti-factor Xa compared to activated partial thromboplastin timeSpecialty Pharmacist Navigator with AmerisourceBergen for the Reading Hospital Ambulatory Pharmacy, Per diem pharmacist at Reading HospitalBCPS 12/19Specialty Pharmacist Navigator with AmerisourceBergen for the Reading Hospital Ambulatory Pharmacy, Per diem pharmacist at Reading Hospital
2018-2019Kara StielyEvaluation of the use of bar code medication preparation in sterile compoundingPGY-2 in Ambulatory Care at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA  
2017-2018Christian ChoImplementation of a sepsis treatment protocol for adult oncology patients and its impact on time to initial antibiotic and fluid administrationPGY-2 in Infectious Diseases at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA Pharmacy Specialist: Infectious Diseases at Adventist Health Bakersfield
2017-2018Dan ElliottPatient care and financial impact of an inpatient therapeutic interchange from inhaler to nebulizer treatmentsPGY-2 in Health-System Pharmacy Administration at Ascension Health in St. Louis, MOBCPS 12/19Executive Pharmacy Leadership and Supply Chain Management Fellow at Ascension Health
2017-2018Stephanie (Rusin) NunezEvaluation of the safety of patient-controlled analgesia in acute pain managementSpecialty Pharmacist Navigator with AmerisourceBergen for the Reading Hospital Ambulatory Pharmacy, Per diem pharmacist at Reading HospitalBCPS 12/19Specialty Pharmacist Navigator with AmerisourceBergen for the Reading Hospital Ambulatory Pharmacy, Per diem pharmacist at Reading Hospital
2016-2017Rimmal KhanEvaluating the need for pharmacist-driven counseling of patients with metabolic syndrome in an outpatient psychiatric clinicAmbulatory Care Specialist at Boston Medical Center in Boston, MA (7/17), PGY-2 in Ambulatory Care at Boston Medical Center (7/19)  
2016-2017Sandra RumyantsevAssessing pharmacist impact on long-term use of proton pump inhibitors in an ambulatory clinicPGY-2 in Critical Care at Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, VABCCCP 6/19Critical Care Clinical Pharmacist Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA – primary preceptor trauma ICU
2016-2017Nissa TasnimOptimizing anticoagulation therapy for the treatment of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in a hospital based pharmacist run anticoagulation clinicPer diem pharmacist at Kindred Hospital in Havertown and adjunct faculty/P3 lab instructor at University of the Sciences in PhiladelphiaBCPS 11/18Clinical Pharmacist/preceptor IM/transitions of care at Albert Einstein Medical Center
2015-2016Paul BoylanIncidence of acute kidney injury in patients receiving intravenous vancomycin in combination with piperacillin-tazobactam or cefepimePGY-2 in Transitions of Care at NOVA Southeastern University College of Pharmacy in Fort Lauderdale, FLBCPS 5/17Assistant Professor, The University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy in Transitions of Care
2015-2016Ken TrinhEvaluation of a heparin infusion protocol dosed using adjusted body weight in acute patients for venous thromboembolism or cardiovascular indicationsPGY-2 in Critical Care at St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital in Indianapolis, INBCCCP 7/18Critical Care Clinical Specialist UPMC PinnacleHealth in Harrisburg, PA
2014-2015Caitlin LozorakDifferences in length of stay in neonatal abstinence syndrome babies after in utero exposure to methadone or buprenorphinePGY-2 in Pediatrics at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital in Columbia, SCBCPPS 12/19Pediatric Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Prisma Health Children's Hospital
2014-2015Kemeisha (Taylor) SmithRetrospective review of extended infusion piperacillin/tazobactam in critically ill patientsClinical Pharmacist at Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, DE Clinical Pharmacist at Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, DE
2013-2014Katie (Stegura) NesbittEffect of a pharmacy-driven medication collection program in the emergency department on length of stay and 30 day readmission ratesContinued employment with the Reading HospitalBCPS 7/19Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Cardiology and Anticoagulation at Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, PA
2013-2014Sharnae StevensEffect of liposomal bupivacaine on use of postoperative opioid rescue and opioid related adverse eventsPGY-2 in Critical Care at Baystate Medical Center in Massachusetts Critical Care Clinical Specialist AbingtonJefferson Health in Philadelphia, PA
2012-2013Vineeta BhojaniEarly conversion of intravenous to oral levetiracetam and its effect on critical care unit length of stay and hospital length of stayContinued employment with Reading Hospital  
2012-2013Troy GibsonEvaluation of the appropriateness of aldosterone antagonist therapy in heart failure patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunctionContinued employment with Reading Hospital Unit-Based Clinical Pharmacist in Neuro Intensive Care Unit at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) in Philadelphia, PA