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

POST-GRADUATE YEAR ONE PROGRAMS

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Christan Bernhardi, PharmD
Pharmacy Resident
Christian.Bernhardi@umm.edu

Dr. Bernhardi was grew up in Malverne, NY on Long Island. He received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University at Buffalo, and continued on to the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences where he received his Doctorate of Pharmacy. He has a wide variety of professional interest areas, and is looking forward to everything the University of Maryland has to offer. Outside of pharmacy he enjoys cooking, spending time with his new boston terrier, and can usually been seen sporting a bow-tie. Dr. Bernhardi is so grateful for all the continued love, support, and encouragement from his family, friends, and mentors.

 

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Brittany Bishop, PharmD
Pharmacy Resident
Brittany.Bishop@umm.edu

Brittany was born and raised in Royal Palm Beach, FL. She received her Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration from the University of Central Florida, and then went on to complete her Master of Management and Doctorate of Pharmacy degrees at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee. Brittany’s professional interests include solid organ transplantation, obstetrics, and health-system administration. Outside of pharmacy, Brittany enjoys spending time outdoors with her young children, eating spicy food, Miami Dolphins and Georgia Bulldog football, and spending time with her friends and family. She is incredibly grateful and excited for the opportunity to grow personally and professionally at the University of Maryland Medical Center in the coming year. She would like to thank her colleagues, professional mentors, friends, and family for all of their love, support, and guidance over the years, especially her mother and husband without whom this pursuit would not be possible.

 

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Ian Booth, PharmD
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. His professional interests include solid organ transplant, emergency medicine, and critical care. 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 begin a new journey as a pharmacy resident at the University of Maryland Medical Center.

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Mallory Cortis, PharmD
Community Pharmacy Resident
mcortis@rx.umaryland.edu

Mallory Cortis was born and raised in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. She received her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at Saint Francis University and pursued her Doctorate of Pharmacy Degree at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her professional interests include clinical pharmacy in the community setting, ambulatory care, teaching, and patient education. Outside of pharmacy, Mallory can be found on the golf course or exploring downtown Frederick, where she lives. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends, trying new foods, and guiltily binge watching Netflix. Mallory would like to thank her fiancé and family for supporting and helping her get to this point in her life. She is very excited to begin her journey at University of Maryland!

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Mandee Noval, PharmD
Pharmacy Resident
Mandee.Noval@umm.edu

Mandee Noval is originally from Boothwyn, PA. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy at Temple University School of Pharmacy in Philadelphia, PA. Her professional interests include infectious diseases, academia, and pediatrics. 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. 

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Emily Tiao, PharmD
Pharmacy Resident
Emily.Tiao@umm.edu

Emily Tiao was born and raised in Somerset, NJ. She attended the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University, where she earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy. Her professional interests include hematology/oncology, infectious diseases, and critical care. Outside of pharmacy, Emily enjoys exploring different cuisines, playing video games, and baking pastries. She is excited to begin her journey as a pharmacy resident at the University of Maryland Medical Center, and would like to thank her ever supportive family, friends, and mentors.

 

Victoria Zhu, PharmD
Albertson's Pharmacy Resident
victoria.zhu@albertsons.com

Victoria Zhu is originally from Rockville, Maryland. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from University of Maryland, College Park and her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Her professional interests include medication therapy management, immunizations, and interprofessional teamwork. In her spare time, she enjoys eating/cooking, reading, and traveling to new places. She is very grateful for her family, friends, and mentors for their continued guidance and support.

 

POST-GRADUATE YEAR ONE/TWO PROGRAMS

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Christopher Medlin, PharmD
PGY-1 Pharmacotherapy Resident
cmedlin@rx.umaryland.edu

Dr. Medlin is originally from El Paso, Texas. He graduated with his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from The University of Texas at Austin as part of the Cooperative Pharmacy Program with the University of Texas at El Paso. His professional interests include Infectious Diseases, Emergency Medicine, and Family Medicine. Chris has dedicated his career to improving care for Hispanic patients in the community. He hopes to secure a clinical-track faculty position at a school or college of pharmacy after residency training. 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

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Alison Blackman, PharmD
Infectious Disease Pharmacy Resident
ablackman@rx.umaryland.edu

Alison Blackman is from Woodbury, Connecticut. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from James Madison University and her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Connecticut. She completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at UMMC last year and is very excited to being staying on for her PGY2 in infectious diseases! Her professional interests include antimicrobial stewardship, HIV, and working with urban underserved patient populations. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, watching comedy shows, and exploring new places/trying new foods. Alison is so thankful for the endless support she has received from her family, friends, and mentors over the years.

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Tiffany Buckley, PharmD
Psychiatric Pharmacy Resident
tiffany.buckley@rx.umaryland.edu

Dr. Buckley is originally from Suffolk, Virginia. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill prior to completing her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of California at San Francisco.  She completed her PGY-1 pharmacy residency at Yale New Haven Health. Dr. Buckley is beyond excited and extremely grateful to complete her PGY-2 residency in psychiatric pharmacy at the University of Maryland. Her professional interests include child and adolescent psychiatry, curriculum development and academia, community building, and pharmacy service expansion. In her free time, Dr. Buckley enjoys dancing, hiking, listening to music, eating delicious food, and general merriment. Dr. Buckley would like thank her family, friends, and mentors for all their love, guidance, and support over the years!

 

Ryan Costantino, PharmD
Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacy Resident
rcostantino@rx.umaryland.edu

Dr. Costantino is originally from upstate New York. He earned his Doctor of Pharmacy from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy-Boston and completed his PGY-1 pharmacy residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center. His professional interests include Pain Management, Palliative Care, and Patient Centered Outcomes Research. Outside of pharmacy, he enjoys flying, reading, and traveling. Dr. Costantino is excited to be back at the University of Maryland and is grateful for the continued support he receives from his family, friends, and mentors.

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MacKenzie Crist, PharmD
Oncology Pharmacy Resident
mcrist@rx.umaryland.edu

MacKenzie Crist was born and raised in Fredonia, NY. She received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY. She completed her PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center, and is staying for a second year to complete her PGY-2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency. Her other professional interests include pediatrics and academia. Outside of pharmacy she enjoys playing frisbee, trying out new coffee shops, and spending time with friends and family. She would like to thank her family, friends, and mentors for their continued guidance and support.

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Christine Dimaculangan, PharmD
Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident
cdimaculangan@rx.umaryland.edu

Dr. Dimaculangan is originally from Jersey City, New Jersey. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She completed her PGY-1 pharmacy residency training at Greater Lawrence Family Health Center and MCPHS University in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Christine is ecstatic to move to Baltimore for another year of learning and professional growth as she is welcomed as the PGY-2 pharmacy resident in Ambulatory Care! Her professional interests include transitions of care, primary care, serving the underserved, and academia. Outside of pharmacy, she enjoys hiking, trying new foods, watching live music, and spending time with her family. Christine would like to sincerely thank her family, friends, professional mentors, and her second family at Greater Lawrence for their endless support and encouragement.

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Matthew Li, PharmD
Critical Care Pharmacy Resident
Matthew.Li@umm.edu

Dr. Li hails from a humble neighborhood in Queens and has been a proud New Yorker all his life. He earned his Doctor of Pharmacy from St. John’s University and went on to complete his PGY-1 pharmacy residency at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center in the Bronx, NY. He is excited to complete his PGY-2 in Critical Care at the University of Maryland Medical Center, a top-performing center for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and trauma resuscitation. His personal interests include competitive powerlifting, swimming, photography, snowboarding, reading memes, and watching anime. Dr. Li would like to thank his family, friends, and mentors for all their time, dedication, and support.

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RoseMerrie Lynn, PharmD
Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacy Resident
Rosemerrie.Lynn@umm.edu

Dr. Lynn-Wood is originally from Martins Ferry, OH.  She is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy, where she earned both her Bachelors of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences as well as her Doctorate of Pharmacy degrees.  Dr. Lynn-Wood completed her PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Lima Memorial Health System in Lima, OH, before beginning her PGY-2 training in Solid Organ Transplant at University of Maryland Medical Center.  Her professional interests include both inpatient and outpatient care of solid organ transplant patients as well as education of student pharmacists.  Outside of pharmacy she enjoys reading, spending time outdoors, and drinking tea.  Dr. Lynn-Wood looks forward to beginning her career in transplant and is thankful for the continued support of her family, friends, and professional mentors.

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Megan Mitchell, PharmD
Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacy Resident
mmitchell2@rx.umaryland.edu

Megan Mitchell is originally from western Massachusetts and moved for high school to Somers, CT.  She earned her Bachelor of Science and her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Connecticut.  She then completed her PGY-1 residency training at John Dempsey Hospital at UConn Health in Farmington, CT. Her professional interests include Pain Management, Palliative Care, and Substance Use Disorder.  Outside of pharmacy, she enjoys exploring the city of Baltimore, going to breweries, and enjoying live music with friends.  Megan is excited for the new experience of living in Baltimore this year and is grateful for the continued support from her friends, family and colleagues. 

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Kortney Morrell, PharmD
Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Resident
Kortney.Morrell@umm.edu

Kortney Morrell is originally from the small town of Burlington, Connecticut. She received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She completed her PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany, NY and is very excited for the opportunity to complete her PGY-2 in Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Her professional interests include toxicology, drugs of abuse, infectious diseases, and trauma. Outside of pharmacy, Kortney enjoys hanging out with her family and friends, exploring local restaurants, and relaxing on the beach. Kortney would like to thank her family, friends, and colleagues for their never-ending support and encouragement in helping her achieve her dream of becoming an Emergency Medicine Pharmacist.

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Mallory Mouradjian, PharmD
Cardiology Pharmacy Resident
mmouradjian@rx.umaryland.edu

Mallory Mouradjian was born and raised in Scituate, RI. She attended MCPHS University in Boston, MA for pharmacy school where she received her Doctorate of Pharmacy. Mallory completed her PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at University of Maryland Medical Center and is now staying on to complete her PGY-2 in Cardiology at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Mallory's professional interests include cardiology, and academia. In her spare time, she likes to travel, try new and exciting food, and spend time with her friends and family. Mallory would like to sincerely thank her family and friends, as well as her faculty mentors, for their continued support.

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Michael Plazak, PharmD
Cardiology Pharmacy Resident
mplazak@rx.umaryland.edu

Michael was born in Canton, OH and raised in Forest, VA. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from Virginia Tech and then went on to complete his Doctorate of Pharmacy at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in Chapel Hill, NC. Michael completed his PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Michael’s professional interests include advanced heart failure, heart transplantation, mechanical circulatory support, cardiac surgery, critical care, clinical research, and teaching. Outside of pharmacy, Michael enjoys hiking, mountain biking, collegiate and professional sports, and cooking. He is excited to continue his residency training in the PGY-2 Cardiology Program at the University of Maryland Medical Center and looks forward to the challenges and experiences that await in the coming year. He would like to personally thank his family, friends, colleagues, and professional mentors for all of their love, support, and guidance over the years.

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Drew Seidel, PharmD
Pediatric Pharmacy Resident
dseidel@rx.umaryland.edu

Drew Seidel is originally from Rochester, New York. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College. Drew completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Drew is excited and honored to continue his training at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy as the PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Resident. His professional interests include hematology/oncology and bone marrow transplantation, critical care, and academia. Outside of pharmacy, Drew enjoys trying new food, watching movies, petting dogs, and hanging with friends and family. Drew is extremely thankful for the endless support and encouragement from his family, friends, former co-residents and preceptors, and mentors.

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Monica Tong, PharmD
Geriatric Pharmacy Resident
mtong2@rx.umaryland.edu

Dr. Tong is originally from Potomac, Maryland. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy and completed her PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, Virginia. Dr. Tong is very excited to be back at the University of Maryland to complete her PGY-2 in Geriatrics. Her professional interests include geriatrics, transitions of care, quality improvement projects, and academia. Outside of pharmacy, she enjoys reading, watching shows/movies, ice skating, and spending time with friends and family. Dr. Tong is truly thankful for the continued support, guidance, and encouragement from her family, friends, and mentors.

FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS

 

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

Dr. Chou was born and raised in 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. 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
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 before later completing her pre-pharmacy coursework at University of Nevada, Reno.  Amy graduated with her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from University of Maryland School of Pharmacy and is excited to be continuing on as the inaugural Pediatric Fellow.  Her professional interests include global health, clinical research, policy development, drug delivery innovation, and academia.  In addition to pharmacy, she is passionate about cooking, the arts and enjoys traveling the world with her husband.  Amy is thankful for the continued support of her friends, family and mentors as she takes on the next chapter in her professional career.

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James Leonard, PharmD
Clinical Toxicology Fellow
jleonard@rx.umaryland.edu

James Leonard was born in Auburn, WA and lived there until he went to college. He studied at Washington State University (Go Cougs!) for both undergraduate and Doctor of Pharmacy. After that, he completed a PGY-1 residency at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA. His professional interests include care of poisoned patients, poison prevention, emergency medicine, academia, and research. He is excited to have 2 years to pursue these interests, discover new interests, and of course, explore the east coast. Outside of pharmacy he enjoys spending time with his wife and dog, running, hiking, playing racquetball, and reading.

 

Hee-Jung Noh, PharmD
Managed Care Fellow
hnoh@rx.umaryland.edu

Heejung S. Noh is originally from San Diego, California. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry/Cell Biology from the University of California, San Diego. She received her Doctor of pharmacy from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy and is excited to stay on as the Managed Care fellow. Her professional interests include managed care, health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), medical information, and clinical development. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, trying new food, watching movies, and spending time with her friends and family. She would like to sincerely thank her family, friends, and mentors for their endless support and encouragement.

 

Leah Park, PharmD
Ellen H. Yankellow Fellow in Health Outcomes
lpark@rx.umaryland.edu

Leah Park was born and raised in South Korea. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Texas at Austin. Then she received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Houston. Her research interests are health economic modeling and real-world evidence study. She has worked over 10 years as a pharmacist before joining the fellowship program. In her free time, she enjoys playing with her children and traveling with her family. She would like to thank her family and mentors for their support.