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Pharmacy Residency Program

 Meet Our Preceptors

 

Michelle Andrade, Pharm.D.

Michelle Andrade is a Pediatric Clinical Pharmacist at Elliot Hospital. She currently staffs in the Newborn ICU, Pediatric ICU, and the Pediatric unit. Dr. Andrade serves as a pediatric preceptor for pharmacy students and residents.


Dr. Andrade earned her Doctor of Pharmacy and Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Boston. She completed her PGY-1 and pediatric PGY-2 residencies at Elliot Hospital. She received the AACP Education Scholar Teaching Certification through the University of New England. Her current areas of interest include medication safety, infectious disease, and pediatric emergency medicine. She is a member of the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group, New Hampshire Pharmacists Association, and American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists.

 

Cheryl Durand, Pharm.D.

Cheryl Durand, PharmD graduated from Northeastern University in 2002. Since graduation Cheryl has been a hospital clinical pharmacist. Currently she works full time at MCPHS University as an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice with a focus in Infectious Disease and Pharmacy Advocacy and Leadership. At MCPHS she is a preceptor for Institutional APPE students.  At Elliot, she precepts residents in the longitudinal teaching elective rotation. Additionally she works for Elliot Hospital as a per diem pharmacist. She currently serves as on the NH Board of Pharmacy Continuing Education Advisory Council and has been a board member of the New Hampshire Pharmacists Association since 2005, she is currently the Vice President of the association.  Cheryl is also a recipient of the Trustees Award for Teaching Excellence at MCPHS University.

Donna Farrar, Pharm.D.

Donna Farrar, Pharm. D., is a Clinical Staff Pharmacist at the Elliot Hospital.  She currently staffs in the Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Department, Post Surgical and Medical Surgical floors   She precepts the Nutrition Rotation in the PGY1 residency program. 

Dr. Farrar graduated from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy- Boston in 2005.  She also serves as an instructor for APPE students from MCPHS, University of Connecticut, and Northeastern University.  Along with Nutrition, Dr. Farrar's areas of interest include: pediatrics and the antimicrobial stewardship program.


Katie Fitzgerald, Pharm.D.

Katie Fitzgerald is a Clinical Pharmacist at Elliot Hospital.  Katie currently staffs in  the Pediatric unit, Pediatric ICU, Neonatal ICU, Cardiac ICU, Medical Surgical floors, and the Emergency Department.  She is actively involved in the Medication Safety Committee, the Code Blue Committee, and is a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. She precepts residents during the orientation phase of the residency.

Katie earned her BS in 1991 from Northeastern University.   She has 19 years experience as a hospital pharmacist and has precepted students from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut and University of Rhode Island.  Her current areas of interest include: pediatrics and medication safety.


Joe Robert Glew MS, RPh

Rob Glew is the Director of Pharmacy Services for the Elliot Health System.  His areas of responsibility include: hospital pharmacy, employee pharmacy and medication clinics.  Rob precepts the practice management rotation for the residency program and his areas of involvement include: Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Medication Reconciliation Committee, Patient Care Committee, Medication Safety Committee, Nursing Quality Council, Medical Informatics Committee and the Performance Enhancement Committee.

Rob graduated from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Services in Boston, MA.  He achieved his Masters in Management with a focus on Healthcare Administration from the New England College, Henniker, NH in 2010.  Prior to joining the Elliot, Rob was the Pharmacy Operations Manager at Concord Hospital, Concord, NH.   His current areas of interest include: cardiology, anticoagulation and emergency preparedness.

 

Jamie Godin, Pharm.D.

Jamie Godin is a Clinical Pharmacist at the Elliot Hospital.  She currently staffs in the Emergency Department, Cardiac ICU, Post Surgical and Medical floors as well as the Central Pharmacy.  Dr. Godin serves as the preceptor for the required infectious disease rotation for PGY-1 residents.

Dr. Godin earned a doctor of pharmacy degree at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Boston.  She received her Antimicrobial Stewardship Certificate from the Society of Infectious Disease Pharmacists in 2013.  She serves as adjunct faculty at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Manchester and precepts P-1 students in pharmacy practice lab and guest lectures on antimicrobial topics.  Her areas of interest include antimicrobial stewardship, medication reconciliation and emergency medicine. Dr. Godin is a member of the Infection Prevention Committee at Elliot hospital and a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the Infectious Disease Society of America. 

 

Heather Learn, Pharm.D.

Heather Learn, Pharm D., Medication Safety Officer for the Elliot Health System. Her areas of involvement include: Medication Safety Committee, Safety Collaborative Practice Team, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Anticoagulation Work Group, Elliot Drug Diversion Task Force, and the Elliot Professional Health Committee.  Dr. Learn serves as the Medication Safety preceptor for PGY-1 residents.

Dr. Learn earned a doctor of pharmacy degree from Northeastern University, Boston, MA. She is a member of the National Patient Safety Foundation and the Medication Safety Officer Society. Dr. Learn recently completed the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Medication Safety Intensive in Washington, DC. Her areas of interest include: opioid safety, error reduction strategies, and drug diversion prevention.



Molly S. Mortimer, Pharm.D., BCPS

Molly Mortimer is Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator for Elliot Hospital. She is the PGY-1 Residency Program Director as well as the Preceptor for Adult Critical Care. Her areas of involvement include: Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Anticoagulation Work Group and Medication Safety.

Dr. Mortimer completed a PGY-1 Residency program at the Boston VA Medical Center, Boston, MA in 1998. Prior to joining the Pharmacy Team at Elliot, she was an Assistant Professor at Northeastern University, Boston, MA.  She is a member of the New Hampshire Society of Health Systems Pharmacists Board of Directors and participates on the New Hampshire Board of Pharmacy Continuing Education Advisory Committee.

 

Kimberly Walters Pharm.D., BCPS

Kimberly Walters is a Clinical Pharmacist at Elliot Hospital.  She currently staffs in the Intensive Care Unit, Cardiac ICU, Emergency Department, Post Surgical, and Medical floors.  Dr. Walters serves as the General Internal Medicine preceptor for PGY-1 residents.

Dr. Walters earned her doctor of pharmacy degree from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and also has a bachelor’s degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences from the University of Maine in Orono. She completed a PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency at Elliot Hospital in 2011.  Her current areas of interest include anticoagulation, infectious disease, and critical care.  Dr. Walters is a member of the Anticoagulation work group at Elliot hospital and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.


Marianne Whittaker, Pharm.D., MHA
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Marianne Whittaker, Pharm.D., MHA is the Pharmacy Operations Manager at the Elliot Hospital.  She is the PGY-2 Residency Program Director for Pediatrics and precepts several rotations in this program.  She also participates in precepting PGY-1 residents on their required pediatrics rotation and offers elective rotations in the NICU and PICU.

Dr. Whittaker earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Northeastern University.  She then completed a PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency at Boston Medical Center.  She received her Master’s in Health Administration degree from Simmons College and completed the ASHP Pharmacy Leadership Academy in 2014.  Before employment at the Elliot, she worked at Boston Children’s Hospital and Boston Medical Center as a pediatric clinical pharmacy specialist.  Dr. Whittaker’s areas of focus include pediatric intensive care, pediatric sedation, and pharmacokinetics with a passion for the provision of effective pharmacy leadership.   She is a member of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists and Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group where she serves on the education committee.