Below are the current residents and fellows enrolled at the University of Maryland.

POST-GRADUATE YEAR ONE PROGRAMS

Ashley Barlow, PharmD Ashley Barlow, PharmD
Pharmacy Resident
Ashley.Barlow@umm.edu

Dr. Ashley Barlow grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia in Huntingdon Valley, PA. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from Jefferson College of Pharmacy. Her current interests include cardiology, oncology, and critical care along with a goal to pursue a career in academia. Beyond her passion for pharmacy, she enjoys getting creative in the kitchen cooking healthy meals, putting her strength to the test with weight lifting, and exploring different landmarks while shooting photographs. Dr. Barlow is so grateful for her family, friends, mentors, and triplet sisters who have helped her turn her dreams into a reality. Dr. Barlow is highly enthusiastic to begin her residency at University of Maryland to train with preceptors that are dedicated to providing exceptional patient care and committed to helping residents excel as both practitioners and individuals.

Adam Greenfield, PharmD Adam Greenfield, PharmD
Pharmacy Resident
Adam.Greenfield@umm.edu

Adam Greenfield is originally from Yardley, PA. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA. Adam continued on to the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy where he earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree. His professional interests include infectious diseases, emergency medicine, and critical care. In his spare time, Adam enjoys playing golf, watching the New York Yankees, and spending time with family and friends. Adam is very excited to begin this next chapter of his professional career at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
Grace Hsu, PharmD Grace Hsu, PharmD
Pharmacy Resident
Grace.Hsu@umm.edu

Grace Hsu was born and raised in Taipei, Taiwan. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Maryland in College Park and traveled to Baltimore for her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Her professional interests include solid organ transplant, infectious diseases, and critical care. Outside of pharmacy, she can be found eating ice cream, drinking bubble tea, and rock climbing. Dr. Hsu would like to personally thank her family, friends, and mentors for their love and support over the years. She is excited to continue her professional growth as a pharmacy resident at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
Kerry Lambert, PharmD Kerry Lambert, PharmD
BWMC Pharmacy Resident
Kerry.Lambert@umm.edu

Kerry Lambert is originally from Elkridge, Maryland. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Stevenson University, and then went on to complete her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Her professional interests include cardiology, critical care, and academia. In her spare time, Kerry enjoys going to live music shows, watching movies, and spoiling her dog. She would like to thank her family, friends, and mentors for their continued guidance and support, and she is excited to begin her journey as a resident at University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center!
Alex Ponce, PharmD

Alex Ponce, PharmD
Pharmacy Resident
Alex.Ponce@umm.edu

Alex Ponce is originally from Oley Valley, Pennsylvania. He earned his Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. His professional interests include emergency medicine, toxicology, and pharmacy administration. In his free time, Alex enjoys cooking, spending time with his friends outdoors, and watching movies. Alex is grateful for the support he received from his friends, family, and mentors, and he is excited to continue his professional development.

Tiffany Talisferro Tiffany Taliaferro, PharmD
Albertson's Community Pharmacy Resident
Tiffany.Taliaferro@albertsons.com

Dr. Tiffany Taliaferro is originally from Smithfield, Virginia.  She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Hampton University in Hampton, V.A., her Master of Science in Biotechnology from Georgetown University in Washington DC,  and then earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from Hampton University School of Pharmacy.  Her professional areas of interest include patient services in a community setting, ambulatory care, and academia.  Dr. Taliaferro is very adventurous. During her spare time, she enjoys traveling, swimming, and thrill-seeking activities. Dr. Taliaferro is excited to begin her journey as a pharmacy resident, and she would like to thank her family, friends, and mentors for their endless support and encouragement throughout the years.
Lauren Wright, PharmD Lauren Wright, PharmD
BWMC Pharmacy Resident
Lauren.Wright@umm.edu

Dr. Wright was born outside of Chicago but primarily grew up in Northern Virginia. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and then went on to complete her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree at Shenandoah School of Pharmacy in Fairfax, Virginia. Lauren’s professional interests include emergency medicine and critical care. In her spare time Lauren enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking and traveling to new places. Lauren is excited for the opportunity to grow on a personal and professional level throughout the next year as she completes her residency at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. Dr. Wright would like to sincerely thank her family and friends for their continued support and encouragement.

POST-GRADUATE YEAR ONE/TWO PROGRAMS

Christopher Medlin, PharmD Christopher Medlin, PharmD
PGY-2 Pharmacotherapy Resident
cmedlin@rx.umaryland.edu

Dr. Medlin is originally from Dallas but grew up in El Paso, Texas. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. His professional interests include Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, and advancing the health of Hispanic patients in the US through cultural initiatives and research. In his spare time, he likes to run, travel, and use calligraphy to make cards and decorations for others. Dr. Medlin is immensely grateful for the tremendous support of his family, closest friends, and multiple cups of coffee that fuel him daily.

POST-GRADUATE YEAR TWO PROGRAMS

Brittany Ball, PharmD Brittany Ball, PharmD
Health System and Practice Administration
Brittany.Ball@umm.edu

Brittany was born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida by her father and Bahamian mother who both served the U.S. Marines Corp and Army, respectively. She completed the six-year accelerated pharmaceutical program immediately from high school at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida where she graduated magna cum laude with her Doctorates of Pharmacy. Brittany further developed her pharmacy career by completing a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center in Miami, Florida with aspirations to grow both personally and professionally as a young clinician. Brittany is very excited to complete her PGY-2 in Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership at the esteemed University of Maryland Medical Center. Her professional interests include Antimicrobial Stewardship/Infectious Diseases, Solid Organ Transplantation, Pharmacoeconomics, Psychiatry, and Pharmaceutical Operations. Outside of pharmacy, Brittany loves dancing, boxing, going to church, fashion and beauty. She would like to thank her immediate family, close friends, and professional mentors for the continuous love, support, and guidance to help her achieve her goals set forth.
Christian Bernhardi, PharmD Christian Bernhardi, PharmD
Cardiology Pharmacy Resident
cbernhardi@rx.umaryland.edu

Christian Bernhardi is originally from the small town of Malverne, NY, on Long Island. He received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University at Buffalo, and his Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Christian completed his PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center, and is very excited about staying in Maryland for a PGY-2 year in Cardiology. Christian’s professional interests include advanced heart failure, electrophysiology, critical care, and academia. Outside of Pharmacy, Christian enjoys teaching new tricks to his Boston terrier, trying new foods, collecting bowties, and exploring the city of Baltimore. He would like to personally thank his family, friends, colleagues, and professional mentors for all of their love, support, and guidance over the years!
Ian Booth, PharmD Ian Booth, PharmD
Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacy Resident
Ian.Booth@umm.edu

Dr. Booth was born and raised in Jackson, New Jersey. He received his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from West Chester University of Pennsylvania and then completed his Doctorate of Pharmacy at Temple University in Philadelphia. He completed his PGY-1 residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf, watching sports, and spending time with his family. Dr. Booth would like to personally thank his family, friends and mentors for their continued love and support.  He is extremely excited to continue his journey as a PGY-2 Solid Organ Transplant resident at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
Vincent Cavalieve, PharmD Vincent Cavaliere, PharmD
Psychiatric Pharmacy Resident
vcavaliere@rx.umaryland.edu

Dr. Cavaliere was born and raised in Staten Island and Long Island, NY, respectively. He went on to graduate from the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Science in Health Studies and minors in chemistry, psychology, and criminology. He received dual degrees of a Doctor of Pharmacy and a Master of Management at Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN. He completed his PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia, TN before travelling to Baltimore to complete his PGY-2 pharmacy residency in psychiatry at the University of Maryland. Outside of pharmacy, Dr. Cavaliere can be found spending time with his girlfriend, dog, and co-residents; listening to Electronic Dance Music; or competing in Magic: The Gathering tournaments.  He is both humbled and excited about the opportunities that the University of Maryland psychiatric residency has to offer!

Sulgi Chae, PharmD Sul Gi Chae, PharmD
Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacy Resident
Sulgi.Chae@rx.umaryland.edu

Sul Gi Chae is originally from US territory of Guam. She earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy at Northeastern University in Boston, MA. She then complete her PGY-1 pharmacy residency at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA. Her professional interests include palliative care, policy development and chronic pain management. Outside of pharmacy, Sul Gi can be found reading and sending memes to friends. She also raises a loud Abyssinian cat with her husband. Sul Gi is very grateful for family, friends and mentors who provided unwavering support throughout her training. She is humbled and excited to begin a new chapter at University of Maryland.
Heather Cook, PharmD Heather Cook, PharmD
Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacy Resident
HeatherCook@rx.umaryland.edu

Heather Cook is originally from Bel Air, Maryland. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Maryland Baltimore with a certificate of achievement in the Geriatrics and Palliative Care Pathway. She completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency program at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. Her professional interests include inpatient and outpatient palliative care, geriatrics, and academia. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, visiting wineries, and watching broadway musicals. She is grateful for her family, friends, and mentors for their continued guidance and support. Heather is excited to continue her learning journey with University of Maryland!
Shawnee Daniel, PharmD Shawnée Daniel, PharmD
Pediatric Pharmacy Resident
Shawnee.Daniel@rx.umaryland.edu

Shawnée Daniel was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry at Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama prior to obtaining her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, CA. Shawnée completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in New York, NY. Shawnée is grateful and beyond excited for the opportunity to fulfill her childhood dream of working in pediatrics by completing a PGY-2 residency in pediatric pharmacy at University of Maryland. Her professional interests include infectious disease, critical care, general pediatrics, and academia. Outside of pharmacy, Shawnée enjoys singing, composing and recording music, watching movies, and hanging with friends and family. Shawnée would like to thank her family, friends, preceptors, former co-residents, and mentors for their continued support and encouragement in helping her to make her dreams a reality.
Brandon Houseman, PharmD Brandon Houseman, PharmD
Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Resident
Brandon.Houseman@umm.edu

Dr. Houseman is originally from Indianapolis, Indiana. He attended Indiana University prior to receiving his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy at the University of Cincinnati. He completed his PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville before beginning his PGY-2 training in Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland Medical Center. His professional interests include emergency medicine, trauma critical care, resuscitation, toxicology, and infectious diseases. Outside of pharmacy, he enjoys listening to music, going out to breweries with friends, and trying new restaurants around the city. He would like to sincerely thank his friends, family, and mentors for their continued support.
Abigail Klutts, PharmD Abigail Klutts, PharmD
Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident
aklutts@rx.umaryland.edu

Dr. Klutts is from Harpursville, NY, near Binghamton. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from SUNY Geneseo and her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. She completed a PGY-1 pharmacy residency with United Health Services Hospitals in Johnson City, NY. Her professional interests include primary care, transitions of care, and academia. Aside from pharmacy, Abby enjoys any and all outdoor activities, listening to live music, and experiencing new things. You’ll generally find her spending time with family and friends who have provided unwavering support throughout her many years of training. She is excited to return to her second home and looks forward to discovering new interests during her PGY-2 year.
Alina Kukin, PharmD Alina Kukin, PharmD
Cardiology Pharmacy Resident
alinak@rx.umaryland.edu

Alina was born in Ukraine and raised in Pikesville, Maryland. She earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy and went on to complete her PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at the University of Virginia Health System. Her professional interests include both inpatient and ambulatory management of cardiac conditions, including heart failure, arrhythmias, and those requiring anticoagulation, as well as academia. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, traveling the world, practicing yoga, and playing with her kitten. Alina is excited to be back in Baltimore this year and is extremely thankful for the support she has received from her friends, family, and mentors who have all helped her get to this point.
Kaitlin Landolf, PharmD Kaitlin Landolf, PharmD
Critical Care Pharmacy Resident
Kaitlin.Landolf@umm.edu

Dr. Landolf grew up in Corning, New York. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences and Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University at Buffalo. She completed her PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh, PA. Her professional interests include, neurology, trauma, infectious diseases and academia. Outside of pharmacy she enjoys being outdoors, hiking, kayaking, archery, and yoga. Dr. Landolf is incredibly excited for the opportunity to complete her PGY-2 in Critical Care at University of Maryland Medical Center and would like to thank her family, friends, and mentors for their never-ending support and guidance!
Mandee Noval, PharmD Mandee Noval, PharmD
Infectious Disease Pharmacy Resident
Mandee.Noval@rx.umaryland.edu

Mandee Noval is originally from Boothwyn, PA. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy at Temple University School of Pharmacy in Philadelphia, PA. Mandee completed her PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center last year and is excited to be staying on for a PGY-2 in Infectious Diseases! Her professional interests include antimicrobial stewardship, clinical research, and academia. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, watching football, and spending time with friends and family. Mandee is greatly looking forward to the upcoming year and is extremely thankful for the continued support and guidance from her family, friends, and mentors.
Shannon Riggins, PharmD Shannon Riggins, PharmD
Geriatric Pharmacy Resident
sriggins@rx.umaryland.edu

Shannon Riggins is from Ellicott City, Maryland. She completed her Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and Realo Discount Drugs. Her professional interests include consulting pharmacy, transitions of care, and quality metrics.  Outside of her residency you may find her at the beach, dropping in on a game of ice hockey, hanging out with her miniature dachshund, Tyrion, or spending time with her six grandparents. She is grateful for all of the support along the way from her family, friends, and mentors.
Emily Tiao, PharmD Emily Tiao, PharmD
Oncology Pharmacy Resident
Emily.Tiao@rx.umaryland.edu

Emily Tiao is originally from Somerset, NJ, and attended the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University, where she earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy. She completed her PGY-1 training here at the University of Maryland Medical Center, and is excited to stay on for the PGY-2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency. Her professional interests include leukemia and lymphoma, oncology infectious diseases, and bone marrow transplantation. Outside of pharmacy, Emily enjoys exploring diverse cuisines, attempting to recreate bakes from the Great British Bake Off, and playing video games with friends. Emily would like to thank her family, friends, and mentors for their continual support.

FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS

Joshua Chou Joshua Chou, PharmD
Drug Therapy and Aging Geriatric Pharmacotherapy Fellow
joshua.chou@rx.umaryland.edu

Dr. Chou is originally from Rockville, Maryland. He received his Bachelor of Science in Applied Health Science from Wheaton College (IL), and his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. He completed his PGY-1 pharmacy residency at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is excited to continue his fellowship with the Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging. His professional interests include geriatrics, ambulatory care, and academia. Outside of pharmacy, he is an avid D.C. sports fan, and enjoys playing sports, playing the cello, and spending time with friends and family. He would like to thank his family, mentors, and friends for all their support and encouragement throughout the years.
Amy Howard, PharmD Amy Howard, PharmD
Pediatric Pharmacy Fellow
akhoward@rx.umaryland.edu

Amy Howard is originally from Northern California. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in studio art from the University of California, Irvine. Amy graduated with her Doctor of Pharmacy from University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, and is currently completing her second year as the inaugural Pediatric Pharmacy Fellow. Her professional interests include global health, clinical research, policy development, drug delivery innovation, and academia. In addition to pharmacy, she loves cooking, adventuring with her pups, and traveling the world with her husband.
Faisal Minhaj

Faisal Minhaj, PharmD
Clinical Toxicology Fellow
fminhaj@rx.umaryland.edu

Faisal Syed Minhaj is originally from Rochester, NY located in Western New York State. He received his doctorate of pharmacy from the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. After, he returned home and completed his PGY1 Pharmacy and PGY2 Emergency Medicine residencies at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He has many areas of interest in toxicology including emergency preparedness, chemical warfare, public health, and disaster management; all of which he hopes to refine his knowledge in throughout his fellowship. Outside of pharmacy he enjoys traveling to new areas, hiking, and playing a variety of different sports (football, basketball, volleyball, soccer, tennis, or anything else he can try).

Yoscar Ogando

Yoscar Ogando, PharmD
Ellen H. Yankellow Fellow in Health Outcomes
yogando@rx.umaryland.edu

Dr. Ogando was born in the Dominican Republic, and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacology at Stony Brook University, and then went on to complete his Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. His professional interests include cardiology, oncology, clinical development, and research with a focus on health outcomes and economics. Outside of pharmacy, he enjoys staying active by going hiking, longboarding, and jogging. He also does not mind sitting down all day to read a book, the most recent of which is The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, which he recommends. Yoscar is very much looking forward to the next two years of his fellowship program, and he would like to extend his gratitude to the department staff and faculty for their kind and warm welcome, and to his mentors,  family, and friends for their unconditional support.