Meet the pharmacy residents in Intermountain Healthcare's PGY1 and PGY2 programs. 

PGY1 Pharmacy Residents

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Jenna Creelman

Intermountain Medical Center

  • Hometown: Troutdale, OR
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy - South Jordan, UT
  • Project: Efficacy of hepatitis B recombinant adjuvanted vaccine versus hepatitis B non-adjuvanted vaccine in immunosuppressed, chronic kidney disease and chronic liver failure patients
  • Professional interests: Psychiatry and infectious disease
  • Hobbies: Bowling, working out and eating amazing food with friends
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Hiking and hopefully going snowboarding this year

Email: jenna.creelman@imail.org

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Braxton DeFriez

McKay-Dee Hospital

  • Hometown: North Ogden, UT
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy - South Jordan, UT
  • Project: Prevalence of viridans group streptococci (VGS) amongst intravenous drug users in emergency department patients 
  • Professional interests: Emergency medicine, critical care, cardiology
  • Hobbies: Golf, sports, spending time with my family
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Going to Jazz games, playing the amazing golf courses Utah offers, and visiting our National Parks

Email: braxton.defriez@imail.org

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Chris Eppich

McKay-Dee Hospital

  • Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Utah College of Pharmacy - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Project: Antipsychotic lab monitoring on non-psychiatric floors
  • Professional interests: Psychiatry
  • Hobbies: Anything outdoors! I enjoy camping, hiking, boating, skiing, snowshoeing, climbing and plenty of other outdoor activities.
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Enjoying Utah's many amazing national parks and ski resorts. I am also looking forward to finishing some hikes that have been on my to-do list.

Email: chris.eppich@imail.org

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Hayden Gerrard

Utah Valley Hospital

  • Hometown: Layton, UT
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy - South Jordan, UT
  • Project: Implementation of pharmacist CPA for glucose management
  • Professional interests: Ambulatory care, cardiology
  • Hobbies: Sports, games, spending time with family and friends
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Having a white Christmas (hoping for this year to be one), watching the Utah Jazz!

Email: hayden.gerrard@imail.org

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Monique Gurney

Community-Based Pharmacy, Enterprise-Wide

  • Hometown: American Fork, UT
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy - South Jordan, UT
  • Project: Impact of 340B drug pricing program and home delivery
  • Professional interests: Outpatient services, ambulatory care, diabetes education and management
  • Hobbies: Traveling, reading, spending time with family and friends, listening to podcasts, watching movies and live theater
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Exploring new restaurants, going to the theater, driving through the canyon

Email: monique.gurney@imail.org

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Brittany Harnicher

Intermountain Medical Center

  • Hometown: Magna, UT
  • Education: Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy - South Jordan, UT
  • Project: Perioperative bleeding rates with the administration of intraoperative desmopressin during cardiac surgery
  • Professional interests: Critical care and emergency medicine
  • Hobbies / Favorite things to do in Utah: Snowboarding, paddleboarding, crafting and gardening

Email: brittany.harnicher@imail.org

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Joe Hill

Community-Based Pharmacy, Enterprise-Wide

  • Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Utah College of Pharmacy - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Professional interests: Ambulatory care, diabetes care and education, population health
  • Hobbies: Movies, hiking, quality time with friends and family
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Anything outdoors and in the mountains

Email: joe.hill@imail.org

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Emily Ingalls

Intermountain Medical Center

  • Hometown: Mason, MI
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Michigan College of Pharmacy - Ann Arbor, MI
  • Project: Antibiotic prescribing for adult bacteriuria and pyuria in community hospital emergency departments: Impact of pharmacy intervention and education
  • Professional interests: Pediatrics and neonatal intensive care
  • Hobbies: Reading, quilting, working out, watching bad reality TV shows
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Visit all of the Mighty 5 National Parks

Email: emily.ingalls@imail.org

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Brittney Klostermann

SelectHealth

  • Hometown: Monticello, IA
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Regis University School of Pharmacy - Denver, CO
  • Project: Effects of CGM adherence rates in patients with diabetes on total monthly healthcare cost in a regional health plan 
  • Professional interests: Managed care
  • Hobbies: Anything outdoors- kayaking, golfing, hiking, camping, attending concerts, traveling
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Exploring national parks and mountains

Email: brittany.klostermann@selecthealth.org

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Regan LeeMaster

Utah Valley Hospital

  • Hometown: North Ogden, UT
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy - South Jordan, UT
  • Project: Comparing length of stay and glucose control between subcutaneous insulin vs IV insulin infusion DKA protocol
  • Professional interests: Critical care, emergency medicine, infectious diseases
  • Hobbies: Hiking, yoga, snowboarding, any outdoor activity
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Being in the mountains. So excited for snowboarding season!

Email: regan.leemaster@imail.org

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Mandee Lines

Primary Children's Hospital

  • Hometown: Naperville, IL
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Utah College of Pharmacy - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Project: Percent time in therapeutic range for bivalirudin versus heparin in pediatric extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Professional interests: Pediatric oncology, pediatric critical care
  • Hobbies: Snowboarding, wakesurfing, pickleball, hiking
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Snowboarding and going to the shows in the dome at the Clark Planetarium

Email: mandee.lines@imail.org

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Colin Maehler

Primary Children's Hospital

  • Hometown: Vista, CA
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences - Aurora, CO
  • Project: Utility of pharmacogenetics testing in children and adolescents at a behavioral health clinic
  • Professional interests: Psychiatry and pediatrics
  • Hobbies: Climbing, trail running, traveling, cooking
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Climb as many places as possible!

Email: colin.maehler@imail.org

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Scott Matlock

SelectHealth

  • Hometown: Linden, MI
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Ferris State University College of Pharmacy - Big Rapids, MI
  • Project: Utilization, treatment patterns and healthcare costs associated with the use of biosimilar oncology medications 
  • Professional interests: Managed care, specialty pharmacy
  • Hobbies: Cooking, trying new restaurants, music, playing video games, reading
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Skiing (or at least attempting to), exploring downtown Salt Lake City

Email: scott.matlock@selecthealth.org

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Graham Mortensen

St. George Regional Hospital

  • Hometown: Mtn. Green, UT
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Pacific University School of Pharmacy - Hillsboro, OR
  • Project: Review of negative urine cultures in ED patients treated for UTI
  • Professional interests: Critical care, infectious diseases, emergency medicine
  • Hobbies: Skiing & mountain biking
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Mountain biking in Southern Utah

Email: graham.mortensen@imail.org

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Karlee Paloukos

Intermountain Medical Center

  • Hometown: Murray, UT
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Utah College of Pharmacy - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Project: Is the MRSA nasal swab predictive of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in traumatic brain injured patients?
  • Professional interests: Cardiology, critical care and internal medicine
  • Hobbies: Sports (Go Jazz!), traveling, and trying all of the different cookie places in the valley!
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Going to Jazz games and exploring new restaurants

Email: karlee.paloukos@imail.org

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Jerrica Tang

LDS Hospital

  • Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences - Buffalo, NY
  • Project: Incidence of CRS with earlier immunosuppressive therapy post haplo-stem cell transplant
  • Professional interests: Ambulatory care, cardiology and internal medicine
  • Hobbies: Cooking, eating and spending time with family
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Paddling boarding, hiking and snowboarding

Email: jerrica.tang@imail.org

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Brady Vance

LDS Hospital / Medication-Use Safety and Policy

  • Hometown: Lincoln, NE
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Michigan College of Pharmacy - Ann Arbor, MI
  • Project: Impact of area under the curve vancomycin monitoring on incidence of nephrotoxicity
  • Professional interests: Medication policy and safety, infectious disease, oncology
  • Hobbies: Music, hiking, spending time with family
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Hiking in the mountains

Email: brady.vance@imail.org

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David Zingale

Intermountain Medical Center

  • Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy - Phoenix, AZ
  • Project: Effect of intraoperative methadone administration on perioperative opioid use
  • Professional interests: Emergency medicine and critical care
  • Hobbies: Running and golfing
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Running in the mountains

Email: david.zingale@imail.org

PGY2 Pharmacy Residents

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Rachel Belcher

Critical Care, Intermountain Medical Center

  • Hometown: Bloomington, IN
  • Education and training:
    • Doctor of Pharmacy, Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy - South Jordan, UT
    • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Intermountain Healthcare Intermountain Medical Center - Murray, UT
    Project:
    • PGY1: Assessment of prophylactic antibiotic use in patients with delayed sternal closure post cardiothoracic surgery
    • PGY2: Assessment of appropriate proton pump inhibitor use for stress ulcer prophylaxis: a multi-site, system-wide evaluation
  • Professional interests: Critical care, pain/sedation management, infectious disease, toxicology, mechanical circulatory support, research
  • Hobbies: Sleeping and exercising! Essentials during residency
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Spending time outdoors!

Email: rachel.belcher@imail.org

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Spencer Davis

Cardiology, Utah Valley Hospital

  • Hometown: South Ogden, UT
  • Education and training:
    • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Utah College of Pharmacy - Salt Lake City, UT
    • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Intermountain Healthcare Intermountain Medical Center - Murray, UT
    Project:
    • PGY1: High-dose versus low-dose 4-factor prothrombin complex concentrate for factor Xa inhibitor reversal in intracranial hemorrhage
  • Professional interests: Cardiology, critical care, emergency medicine
  • Hobbies: Pickleball, stand up paddle boarding, snowboarding, playing Xbox
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Going to watch the Utah Jazz basketball games

Email: spencer.davis@imail.org

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Mo Fung

Pediatrics, Primary Children's Hospital

  • Hometown: Arizona
  • Education and training:
    • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy - Phoenix, AZ
    • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, University of Michigan Medical Center - Ann Arbor, MI
    Project:
    • PGY1: Assessment of a change in ethanol lock protocol for TPN-dependent pediatric patients on CLABSI rates
    • PGY2: Delirium treatment strategies in critically ill pediatric patients
  • Professional interests: Pediatric pharmacy
  • Hobbies: Watching all the Pixar movies!
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Going to all the museums!

Email: mo.fung@imail.org

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David Gillins

Infectious Diseases, Enterprise-Wide

  • Hometown: North Ogden, UT
  • Education and training:
    • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Utah College of Pharmacy - Salt Lake City, UT
    • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Intermountain Healthcare McKay-Dee Hospital - Ogden, UT
    Project:
    • PGY1: Rates of antimicrobial resistance after broad versus narrow spectrum antibiotics for the treatment of urinary tract infections
    • PGY2: Prescribing practices for Group A Streptococcal bacteremia
  • Professional interests: Infectious diseases, antimicrobial stewardship, antimicrobial resistance
  • Hobbies: Fly fishing, basketball, board games, video games
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Spend time with family, visit national parks and Bear Lake

Email: david.gillins@imail.org

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Amanda Grady

Medication-Use Safety and Policy

  • Hometown: Boston, MA
  • Education and training:
    • Doctor of Pharmacy, Regis University School of Pharmacy - Denver, CO
    • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Intermountain Healthcare LDS Hospital - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Project:
    • PGY1: Cumulative corticosteroid dose over time and cytomegalovirus reactivation after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    • PGY2:
      • Improving allergy documentation and clinical decision support for patients with cephalosporin allergies
      • Cost-effective strategies for managing rabies post-exposure prophylaxis
  • Professional interests: Drug information, medication safety and population health
  • Hobbies: Hiking, backpacking, cooking
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Explore the national and state parks and backcountry ski

Email: amanda.grady@imail.org

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Anna Pham

Ambulatory Care, Enterprise-Wide

  • Hometown: Seattle, WA
  • Education and training:
    • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Washington School of Pharmacy - Seattle, WA
    • PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency, Intermountain Healthcare - Salt Lake City, UT
    Project:
    • PGY1: Impact of a pharmacist-led outreach program to medication adherence at health system-based community pharmacies
    • PGY2: Clinical impact and value of clinical pharmacists’ interventions within primary care clinics
  • Professional interests: Primary care, specialty ambulatory care, population health, academia
  • Hobbies: Traveling, hiking, piano, reading, try new restaurants and cuisines, spending time with friends and family
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Exploring the national parks, hiking, learning to ski

Email: anna.pham@imail.org

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Ku'ulei Stuhr

Emergency Medicine, Intermountain Medical Center

  • Hometown: Grand Island, NE
  • Education and training:
    • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy - Omaha, NE
    • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Intermountain Healthcare Intermountain Medical Center - Murray, UT
    Project:
    • PGY1: Post-transplant medication education: Prospective evaluation of patient understanding and its impact on readmission rates
    • PGY2: Comparing length of stay and glucose control between subcutaneous insulin vs IV insulin infusion DKA protocol
  • Professional interests: Toxicology, resuscitation, trauma, antimicrobial stewardship
  • Hobbies: Hiking, reading, running, camping, volleyball, softball, cooking
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Hiking/backpacking with my pup, visiting the nearby national parks, and fishing

Email: kuulei.stuhr@imail.org

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    Bradford Williamson

    Ambulatory Care, Enterprise-Wide

    • Hometown: Mansfield, MA
    • Education and training:
      • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy - Kingston, RI
      • PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency, Intermountain Healthcare - Salt Lake City, UT
      Project:
      • PGY1: Effect of pharmacist led cost consultation intervention on HbA1c in patients with diabetes; a retrospective analysis
      • PGY2: Evaluation of an accelerated ambulatory care clinical pharmacist training program
    • Professional interests: Primary care and family medicine, specialty disease states, oncology, chronic disease state management
    • Hobbies: Hiking, playing guitar, snowboarding, watching movies
    • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Hiking, visiting all of the local national parks, snowboarding

    Email: bradford.williamson@imail.org