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Past PGY-1 Residents - Lincoln

 Class of 2011-2012  

Linda Phan
University of Michigan
First Job: Ambulatory Care pharmacist at Kingman Regional Medical Center
-Current Job: Clinical Coordinator, Ambulatory Care at Kingman Regional Medical Center

Stading, JA, Bilslend, L, White, R, Phan, L. Initial experience of clinical pharmacy services delivered by computer communication via Cisco Jabber video in a United States Veterans Administration Medical Center. Published: Journal of Pharmacy Technology. 2014, Vol. 30(3) 76–80.

Andrea Walter
Creighton University
-Initial Job post-residency: Telepharmacist, Lincoln VA
-Current job: Mental Health Pharmacist, Lincoln VA

Assessment of group-based diabetes education using the “Continuing your journey with diabetes” conversation map in the veteran population. Published: Diabetes Spectrum.

 Class of 2012-2013  
Jeremy Boehme
Idaho State University
-Current job: PACT Pharmacist at VA Rice Lake CBOC (Minneapolis)

Sero-Negative Immunization Titers for Measles-Mumps-Rubella and Hepatitis B in Healthcare Personnel, and Vaccine Re-administration. Jeremy Boehme, Julie Stading, Marvin Bittner, Yongyue Qi.

Kathleen Wallace
University of Iowa
-First/Current job: Staff Pharmacist at Central Iowa VA (Des Moines)
Impact of Polypharmacy on Quality of Life in Patients Taking Multiple Antipsychotics. Kathleen Wallace, Julie Stading, Pamela Neujaur.
 Class of 2013-2014  
Emily Carr
Farris State University
-First/Current job: PACT pharmacist, Yuma, AZ CBOC
Pharmacist Monitoring of Amiodarone
Sean Kubik
University of Iowa
-First job: Pharmacist, Lincoln VA.
-Current Job: PACT pharmacist, Lincoln VA.

Evaluation of Pharmacist Participation in a Pilot Program Utilizing a Clinical Intervention Documentation Tool at the Lincoln VA. Sean Kubik, Justin Frazer.

 Class of 2014-2015  

Kelsey Frichtl
Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
-Current Job: PACT pharmacist, Las Vegas VAMC

Proper Dosing of Pantoprazole Based on Indication.
Evan Gahan
University of Nebraska Medical Center
-Current job: Clinical pharmacist in specialty clinics (HepC), Kansas City VA
Evaluating Practice Guidelines for the Oversight and Monitoring of Patients Taking Target Specific Oral Anticoagulants
 Class of 2015-2016  
Michael Wegner
Creighton University
Proper osteoporosis monitoring in men at Lincoln VA
Maggie Kruschel
South Dakota State University
-Hot Springs VA
Review of Aggrenox to Plavix for secondary stroke prevention conversion
 Class of 2016-2017  

Maggie Hein
University of Nebraska Medical Center

 Appropriate use of fibrate therapy within Veterans Affairs Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System
Alexis Thomas
Creighton University
 Appropriate use of fibrate therapy within Veterans Affairs Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System
 Class of 2017-2018  
 Cassie Schmidt
 Creighton University
 Current Job - PACT Ft. Meade VA
 Implementation of naloxone prescribing within Veterans Affairs pharmacy clinics
 Tina Chov
 Creighton University
 Current Job - PGY2 Mental Health, Loma Linda VA
 Evaluation of the use of medical nutrition therapy for diabetic patients in a Veterans Affairs pharmacy clinic
 Class of 2018-2019  
Christina Wilkinson

Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

College: University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy

Why the VA: I love how much I’m able to do at the VA for our Veterans and the important pharmacists play in the health care team. I also love serving the Veterans who risked their life for our own!

Favorite thing about LVA that I didn’t know before the match: The culture at the LVA is very friendly and patients always come first.

Research Project: The Utilization of an Amiodarone Monitoring Note and its Effect on Monitoring for Adverse Events

Career Interests: Ambulatory care

What I enjoy about Lincoln: The wineries, breweries, and sunsets!

Hobbies: Hiking, fishing, cooking, and Netflix

Holly Dorscheid

Hometown: Stoughton, WI

College: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Why the VA: I love the freedom and scope of what pharmacists are able to do for patients at the VA. I enjoy being such an integral part of the patient’s care team.

Favorite thing about LVA that I didn’t know before the match: How well everyone on the pharmacy team really gets along with one another!

Research Project: Lithium Lab Monitoring throughout VA Nebraska-Western Iowa: A review of the lithium monitoring dashboard

Career Interests: ambulatory care

What I enjoy about Lincoln: All of the amazing restaurants and wineries!

Hobbies: Cooking, traveling, watching movies