Meet the PGY1 residents at McKay-Dee Hospital and learn about their professional pursuits, education and personal interests.

Current Residents (2020 - 2021)

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David Gillins

McKay-Dee Hospital

  • Hometown: North Ogden, UT
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Utah College of Pharmacy 
  • Project: Rates of antimicrobial resistance after broad versus narrow spectrum antibiotics for the treatment of urinary tract infections
  • Professional interests: Infectious disease, specialty pharmacy, oncology
  • Hobbies: Fly fishing, basketball, reading, watch sports (Utes and Jazz) and movies 
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Spend time with family, visit national parks, go to Bear Lake 

Email: david.gillins@imail.org

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    Marshall Jorgensen

    McKay-Dee Hospital

    • Hometown: Layton, UT
    • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy
    • Project: Implementation of an advanced clinical intern program
    • Professional interests: Cardiology, endocrinology, ambulatory care
    • Hobbies: Hiking, hunting, fishing
    • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): My favorite thing to do is spend time hiking during the fall when the leaves are changing

    Email: marshall.jorgensen@imail.org

      Previous Residents

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      Lorna Carrasquillo-Rodriguez, PharmD, MA

      Clinical Pharmacist, Pharmacy Residency Site Coordinator
      Lawrence and Memorial Hospital - New London, CT

      • Education and training:
        • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Saint Joseph School of Pharmacy - Hartford, CT
        • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Intermountain Healthcare McKay-Dee Hospital (2019 - 2020)
      • Project: Alignment of as needed (PRN) pain medication administration to physician orders at a medium sized community hospital
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        Fran Vakalahi, PharmD, MS

        Clinical Pharmacist
        Intermountain Healthcare St. George Regional Hospital - St. George, UT

        • Education and training:
          • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy - Baltimore, MD
          • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Intermountain Healthcare McKay-Dee Hospital (2019 - 2020)
        • Project: Cost-minimization analysis of oral antimicrobial therapy for gram negative bacteremia
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          Alyssa Strohbusch, PharmD

          Neuro-oncology Pharmacist
          Miami Cancer Institute - Miami, FL

          • Education and training:
            • Doctor of Pharmacy, Pacific University School of Pharmacy - Hillsboro, OR
            • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Intermountain Healthcare - McKay-Dee Hospital (2018 - 2019)
            • PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency, Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center - Jacksonville, FL
          • Project: Evaluation of multimodal tranexamic acid administration on patient hemostatic status post total joint arthroplasty
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            Patrick Welch, PharmD

            Ambulatory Care Pharmacist
            Intermountain Healthcare Salt Lake Clinic - Salt Lake City, UT

            • Education and training:
              • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Utah College of Pharmacy
              • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Intermountain Healthcare - McKay-Dee Hospital (2018 - 2019)
              • PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency, Intermountain Healthcare (2019 - 2020)
            • Project: Implementing clinical pharmacist services for hypertensive patients in a primary care setting