Meet our PGY2 pediatric pharmacy residents at Primary Children's Hospital and learn why they are completing comprehensive training and rotations through Intermountain Health's pharmacy residency program.

Current Residents

Jermakian Kristine

Kristine Jermakian, PharmD

Primary Children's Hospital 

  • Hometown: Los Angeles, CA 
  • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of California San Francisco School of Pharmacy - San Francisco, CA
  • Project: Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid dose and formulation selection: Impact of indication-associated dose and product selection on prescribing behaviors
  • Professional interests: Pediatric general medicine and infectious diseases
  • Hobbies: Traveling, hiking and taking walks with my fiancé and dog, paddle boarding, piano
  • Favorite things to do in Utah (or look forward to doing): Learning to ski or snowboard and finding cool new restaurants to try

Email: kristine.jermakian@imail.org 

Previous Residents

Fernandes Kristen

Kristen Fernandes, PharmD

Clinical Pharmacist - Pediatric Intensive Care

Primary Children's Hospital - Salt Lake City, UT

  • Hometown: Dartmouth, MA
  • Education and training:
    • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy - Storrs, CT
    • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, MA
  • Project:
    • PGY1: Phenobarbital concentration correlation with efficacy and safety in alcohol withdrawal syndrome
    • PGY2: Pre-post implementation analysis of a 3-dose intravenous (IV) magnesium protocol in pediatric acute asthma exacerbation at Primary Children's Hospital

Email: kristen.fernandes@imail.org

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Mo Fung, PharmD

Clinical Pharmacist

St. Luke's Children's Cancer Institute - Boise, ID

  • 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
    • PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency, Intermountain Healthcare Primary Children's Hospital - Salt Lake City, UT (2021 - 2022)
  • Project: Survey of delirium practices in neonatal and pediatric intensive care settings - A multicenter study
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    Philip Barker, PharmD, BCPPS

    Emergency Medicine Advanced Clinical Pharmacist
    Intermountain Healthcare Primary Children's Hospital - Salt Lake City, UT

    • Education and training:
      • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy - Oklahoma City, OK
      • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Intermountain Healthcare Primary Children's Hospital - Salt Lake City, UT (2019 - 2020)
      • PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency, Intermountain Healthcare Primary Children's Hospital - Salt Lake City, UT (2020 - 2021)
    • Project: Evaluating empiric antibiotic use in pediatric patients in a cardiac intensive care unit
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      Rachel Jackson, PharmD, BCPPS

      Advanced Clinical Pharmacist, Solid Organ Transplant

      Primary Children's Hospital - Salt Lake City, UT

      • Education and training:
        • Doctor of Pharmacy, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy - Amarillo, TX
        • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Intermountain Healthcare - Utah Valley Hospital (2018 - 2019)
        • PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency, Intermountain Healthcare - Primary Children's Hospital (2019 - 2020)
      • Project: Safety and efficacy of CD3 guided anti-thymocyte globulin dosing after pediatric heart transplant
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        Valerie Tran, PharmD, BCPPS

        Advanced Clinical Pharmacist - Pediatric Oncology Clinic
        Intermountain Healthcare Primary Children's Hospital - Salt Lake City, UT

        • Education and training:
          • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Utah College of Pharmacy
          • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Intermountain Healthcare Primary Children's Hospital (2017 - 2018)
          • PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency, Intermountain Healthcare Primary Children's Hospital (2018 - 2019)
        • Project: Retrospective review of the treatment of central line infections in pediatric oncology patients
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          Trey Smith, PharmD, BCPPS

          Advanced Clinical Pharmacist - PICU / CICU
          Intermountain Healthcare Primary Children's Hospital - Salt Lake City, UT

          • Education and training:
            • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy - Memphis, TN
            • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Intermountain Healthcare Primary Children's Hospital (2016 - 2017)
            • PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency, Intermountain Healthcare Primary Children's Hospital (2017 - 2018)
          • Project: Pharmacokinetic modeling for initial and maintenance heparin dosing in patients receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
            Chelsea Williams, Pharmacy Residency, Intermountain Healthcare

            Chelsea Peters, PharmD, BCPPS

            Advanced Clinical Pharmacist - Anticoagulation
            Intermountain Healthcare Primary Children's Hospital - Salt Lake City, UT

            • Education and training:
              • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Utah College of Pharmacy
              • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Intermountain Healthcare Primary Children's Hospital (2015 - 2016)
              • PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency, Intermountain Healthcare Primary Children's Hospital (2016- 2017)
            • Project: Treatment of delirium in critically ill pediatric patients with second generation antipsychotics
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              Carly Heyrend, PharmD, BCPPS

              Advanced Clinical Pharmacist - Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant
              Intermountain Healthcare Primary Children's Hospital - Salt Lake City, UT

              • Education and training:
                • Doctor of Pharmacy, Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy
                • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, University of Arizona Medical Center - Phoenix, AZ
                • PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency, Intermountain Healthcare Primary Children's Hospital (2015 - 2016)
              • Project: Analysis of the safety and efficacy of antithrombin III supplementation for pediatric patients receiving therapeutic anticoagulation with heparin