College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Current and Former PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residents



PGY1 Institutional Residents' Bios

 

Burwell photoSheena Burwell, PharmD

Education:

PharmD, University of Findlay

Hometown:  Loudonville, Ohio

Interests (professional and personal):

Dr. Burwell’s professional interests include Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease. Her personal interests include spending time with family and friends, hiking, reading , running, exploring new cities and has an interest in local sporting events.

Professional goal (short/long term):

Dr. Burwell would like to pursue a PGY2 in Internal Medicine and eventually obtain a position as a clinical coordinator.

 

Lindeman photoTara Lindeman, PharmD

Education:

Pre-Pharmacy, University of South Carolina

PharmD, South Carolina College of Pharmacy

Hometown: Hendersonville, NC

Interests (professional and personal):

Dr. Lindeman’s professional interests include Infectious Disease and Critical Care. Her personal interests include world travel, outdoor sports, running, biking, backpacking, skiing, live music, watching Netflix and sports. She is also a Carolina Gamecocks and Detroit Tigers fan.

Professional goal (short/long term):

Dr. Lindeman would like to complete a PGY2 residency, eventually obtaining a position as a clinical specialist at an academic medical center.

 

Osborn photoEthan Osborn, PharmD

Education:

PharmD, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Hometown: Maysville, MD

Interests (professional and personal):

Dr. Osborn’s professional interests include Infectious Diseases, HIV, Tropical Medicine, Public Health, Missions, and Health Policy. His personal interests include hunting, soccer, music, languages and his Catholic faith.

Professional goal (short/long term)::

Dr. Osborn would like to become an adjunct professor of global medicine/infectious disease at a school of pharmacy and have an overseas practice site.  He would also like to be engaged in health policy development and advocacy for better healthcare in under-served areas and populations.

 

Paletta photoGina Paletta, PharmD

Education:

Bachelor of Science in Human Biology, Minnesota State University Mankato

PharmD, University of Nebraska Medical Center 

Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska

Interests (professional and personal):

Dr. Paletta’s professional interests include Critical Care & Cardiology.  Her personal interests include playing sports, cooking, traveling, watching Netflix, eating desserts, and drinking Starbucks (gold member).  

Professional goal (short/long term):

After completing her PGY1 residency, Dr. Paletta would like to complete a PGY2 in Critical Care or Cardiology.  Eventually she would like to become a clinical pharmacist precepting students.

 

Rudd photoKelly Rudd, PharmD

Education:

PharmD, University of Montana

Hometown: Painesville, Ohio

Interests (professional and personal):

Dr. Rudd’s professional interests include Infectious Disease, Cardiology and Pediatrics. Her  personal interests include horseback riding, hiking with her dog Hank and watching Netflix.

Professional goal (short/long term):

Dr. Rudd would like to obtain a position as a clinical specialist in an academic teaching hospital.

 

Serafino photoAlexandra Serafino, PharmD

Education:

 PharmD, University of Toledo

Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio

Interests (professional and personal):

Dr. Serafino’s professional interests include Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Cardiology and Management. Her personal interests include playing the flute, reading, skiing, traveling and riding her bike.

Professional goal (short/long term):

Dr. Serafino  would like to practice pharmacy in a clinical inpatient role and eventually transition into a leadership position.

 

Witt photoBenjamin Witt, PharmD

Education:

PharmD, University of Findlay

Hometown:  Cleveland, Ohio

Interests (professional and personal):

Dr. Witt’s professional interests include Neurology, Internal Medicine, Drug Use Policy, Academia. His personal interests include spending time with family and friends, camping and trying new restaurants . He also enjoys watching the Food Network.

Professional goal (short/long term):

Dr. Witt would like to refine his abilities within the field of pharmacy and grow as an educator. Eventually he would like to obtain a clinical specialist position within an academic medical center with a faculty appointment at a college of pharmacy.

 

Yakubu photoIdris Yakubu, PharmD

Education:

Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences

PharmD, University of Toledo

Hometown: Nigeria, West Africa

Interests (professional and personal):

Dr. Yakubu’s professional interests include  Solid Organ Transplant, Critical Care, Infectious Disease and Pharmacy Leadership.  His personal interests include talking to his family, spending time with friends, traveling and watching football (soccer).

Professional goal (short/long term):

After he completes his PGY1 residency, Dr. Yakubu would like to pursue a PGY2 specialty residency and eventually practice at an academic medical center affiliated with a college of pharmacy.

 

Former Residents

Residency Years

Name

Subsequent Position

2013-14

Philip King

NEOMED

PGY-2 Internal Medicine

Indiana University
2013-14

Nathan Verlinden

Drake University

PGY-2 Cardiology

UPMC Presbyterian
2013-14

Rakesh Guduru

Temple University

PGY2 Pharmacogenomics/ HIV/
Antimicrobial Stewardship

U of Houston College of Pharmacy

2013-14

Jared Austin

Ohio Northern

Clinical Pharmacist – Oncology

University of Toledo Medical Center
2013-14

Sarah Albers

University of Toledo

PGY-2 Critical Care

St. Vincent Mercy, Toledo, OH
2013-14

Sean McKee

Ohio Northern

Clinical Pharmacist, Paulding Hospital,

WellStar Health System, Hiram, GA

2013-14

Rachel Rarus

University of Michigan

Medication Safety Officer/

Investigational Drug Pharmacist – UTMC

2013-14

Harpreet Benipal

Wayne State

PGY2 Ambulatory Care

St. Vincent Mercy, Toledo

2012-13

Frank Szcrerba

Albany COP

Clinical Pharmacist

Baystate Medical Center

2012-13

Kellie Buschor

University of Toledo

Clinical Pharmacist – ICU/Transplant

University of Toledo Medical Center

2012-13

Erin Thompson

University of Toledo

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice

University of Findlay

2012-13

Natalie Kolhmainen

NEOMED

Clinical Pharmacist

UH Ahuja Medical Center

2012-13

Geoff Mospan

Ohio Northern

Pharmacist – Emergency Room

OhioHealth

2012-13

Jennifer Lee

Northeastern

ICU Clinical Pharmacist

St. Vincent Hospital, Worchester, MA

2012-13

Susan Lewis

University of Toledo

Nephrology/Critical Care Fellowship

University of Michigan

2012-13

Ayesha Khan

Midwestern

Clinical Assistant Professor

Chicago State University
 2011-12

 David Jacobs

SUNY Buffalo

PGY-2 Infectious Disease

University of Houston
 2011-12

Matthew Hoover

University of Toledo

PGY-2 Critical Care

St. Vincent Hospital, Toledo, OH
 2011-12

Jamie Drees

Ohio Northern

Clinical Pharmacist

Parkview Hospital, Ft. Wayne, IN
2010-11

Lindsay Taylor

University of Toledo

Clinical Staff Pharmacist

University of Toledo Medical Center
2010-11

Dante Cammarata

Temple

MPH Program

Yale University
2010-11

Christina Rivera

Ohio State

PGY-2 Infectious Disease

Mayo Clinic – Rochester
2009-10

Christine Shiner

Nova Southeastern

PGY-2 Infectious Disease

University of Kentucky
2009-10

Sarah Zukkoor

University of Michigan

PGY-2 Cardiology

The Ohio State University
2008-9

Anthony Abramczyk

Shenandoah

PGY-2 Ambulatory Care

James A. Haley VA Hospital
2008-9

Joseph Williams

University of Toledo

Clinical Pharmacist

Huron Hospital
2007-8

Monica Nayar

Duquesne

PGY-2 Cardiology

Brigham and Womens’ Hospital
2007-8

Jennifer Hibbs

Ohio Northern

PGY-2 Transplant

University of Cincinnati
2006-7

Kendra Schnelle

University of Toledo

Clinical Pharmacist

Ohio State University Medical Center
Last Updated: 6/26/15