Pharmacy

Pharmacy Residency Program Year 1


The Hackensack University Medical Center Pharmacy Residency Program – Post Graduate Year 1 (PGY1) is an ASHP accredited 12-month program affiliated with the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. The program design utilizes a clinical focus, research project and administrative exposure to provide the resident with a multi-level educational experience and a strong foundation in pharmaceutical care.

Program & Requirements

Pharmacy Residency Program Year 2


The Hackensack University Medical Center Pharmacy Residency Program – Emergency Medicine Post Graduate Year 2 (PGY2) is pending ASHP accreditation 12-month program. The programs primary goal is to offer advanced training in Emergency Medicine pharmacy.

Program & Requirements

Management Team

Nilesh Desai, B.S., RPh, M.B.A.Nilesh Desai, B.S., RPh, M.B.A.

Administrator, Pharmacy and Clinical Operations Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Pharmacy
Clinical Adjunct Professor
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University

Staff Development

Joseph Ascolese, B.S., M.B.A. Joseph Ascolese, B.S., M.B.A.

Pharmacy Compliance Coordinator

Sanchita Das, M.S., RPhSanchita Das, M.S., RPh

Medication Safety and Education Specialist

Ashitkumar GurjarAshitkumar Gurjar

Pharmacy Informatics

William Chien, Pharm.D., M.B.A. William Chien, Pharm.D., M.B.A. h

Systems/Purchasing Manager

 

Jincy Abraham, Pharm.D.Jincy Abraham, Pharm.D., M.B.A.

Operations Manager

Pharmacy Supervisors:

Manyan Cheung, PharmDManyan Cheung, Pharm.D.

Manju Gopu, B.S. Manju Gopu, B.S.

Christopher Pozarycki, B.S., RPhChristopher Pozarycki, B.S., RPh

William Chien, Pharm.D., M.B.A. Shiji Scariah, Pharm.D.

Jewell Thomas, PharmD Transitions of Care SupervisorJewell Thomas, Pharm.D.

Transitions of Care Supervisor

 

 

Clinical Team

Keri Bicking, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCNSPKeri Bicking, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCNSP

Surgical ICU and Nutrition Pharmacy Specialist
Clinical Adjunct Professor
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University

 

Christina Howlett, Pharm.D., BCOPChristina Howlett, Pharm.D., BCOP

Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Specialist
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Coordinator
Clinical Associate Professor
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University

Katelin Kimler, Pharm.D.Katelin Kimler, Pharm.D.

Pediatric Pharmacy Specialist
Clinical Assistant Professor
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University

 

Patrick Lake, Pharm.D.Patrick Lake, Pharm.D.

Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Specialist

 

Marija Markvoc, Pharm.D.Marija Markvoc, Pharm.D.

Internal Medicine Pharmacy Specialist

Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Specialist

Jaclyn McKeen, Pharm.D., BCPS Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacy SpecialistJaclyn McKeen, Pharm.D., BCPS

Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacy Specialist

Critical Care Pharmacey SpecialistRuchi Patel, Pharm.D., BCPS

Critical Care Pharmacy Specialist
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director
Clinical Adjunct Professor
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University

Gabrielle Procopio, Pharm.D., BCPS

Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Specialist
PGY2 EM Pharmacy Residency Program Director
Clinical Adjunct Professor
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University

 

Maribel A. Pereiras, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCOPMaribel A. Pereiras, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCOP

Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Specialist
Clinical Assistant Professor
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University

 

Pooja Shah, Pharm.D.Pooja Shah, Pharm.D.

Pediatric Pharmacy Specialist
Clinical Assistant Professor
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University

Siddharth Swamy, Pharm.D., BCPSSiddharth Swamy, Pharm.D., BCPS

Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Specialist, Clinical Assistant, Professor Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University

Michael A. Wynd, Pharm.D., BCPSMichael A. Wynd, Pharm.D., BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist‚ Internal Medicine/Pharmacokinetics
Clinical Associate Professor
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University

Julia Zechinni, Pharm.D.Julia Zechinni, Pharm.D.

Oncology Pharmacy Specialist

Clinical Research Pharmacists:

 

Greg Eskinazi, RPh, BCOP, CCRP Clinical Oncology Research Pharmacy (Cert RPh)Greg Eskinazi, RPh, BCOP, CCRP Clinical Oncology

Marie-Therese Estanbouli, Pharm.D.Marie-Therese Estanbouli, Pharm.D.

 

Michael Tortoriello, RPh Research PharmacistMichael Tortoriello, RPh