Meet the Preceptors
Andrea Dooley Wood
Preceptor for the cardiovascular diseases and practice management learning experiences
Andrea received her PharmD from the University of Rhode Island, College of Pharmacy. She then completed a Primary Care Pharmacy Practice residency at the Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Rhode Island. Andrea is a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP). She has expertise in chronic disease state management in the ambulatory care setting including anticoagulation management, high risk cardiac medication monitoring and heart failure management. Andrea’s research has focused on the areas of pharmacist-led clinics and group medical appointments. Her current position is Clinical Manager of Ambulatory Pharmacy Services.
Preceptor for the primary care learning experience
Courtney received her PharmD from Wilkes University, Nesbitt School of Pharmacy. She completed her Ambulatory Focused PGY-1 residency at the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center. Currently, Courtney is an ambulatory pharmacist clinician who divides her time between two practice sites: Family Medicine Twin Rose and Lincoln. She is integrated with these practices working with the providers under Collaborate Drug Therapy Management (CDTM) for various disease states including diabetes, hypertension, anticoagulation and COPD. Her interests include diabetes, anticoagulation stewardship, and the importance of continuity of care.
Preceptor for the practice management learning experience
Matt is the Director of Pharmacy & IV Services at Lancaster General Health. He is a past president of the Pennsylvania Society of Health System Pharmacists and Western Chapter of the Pennsylvania Society of Health System Pharmacists. Matt is also past chair of the Practice Management Section Education Steering Committee of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists. He is also a past member of ASHP’s Commission on Affiliate Relations.
At LG Health he is responsible for pharmacy operations at Lancaster General Hospital, Women & Babies Hospital, affiliated cancer and infusion centers, community pharmacies, and ambulatory pharmacy practices.
Matt has published and presented nationally on a variety of subjects including finance, employee satisfaction and retention, departmental communications, strategy, IV preparation, and FDA issued Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies. He received a doctor of pharmacy degree from Duquesne University, an MBA from Robert Morris University, completed Six Sigma Green Belt Training from Motorola University, was awarded the Jewish Health Care Foundation’s Perfecting Patient Care Grant and is a graduate of the Pharmacy Leadership Institute at Boston University.
Preceptor for the primary care learning experience
Lauren received her PharmD from D'Youville College School of Pharmacy in Buffalo, NY. She subsequently completed her PGY1 residency at Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy, Shenandoah University/Collaborative Ambulatory Care Clinics. Lauren is a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP). She currently works as an ambulatory clinical pharmacist at three outpatient practices in both downtown and rural Lancaster: Comprehensive Care, Family Medicine Buck, and Walter L. Aument Family Health Center. Lauren enjoys precepting pharmacy students and residents, working with the family medicine residents, and serving on several committees in the health system. Her areas of interest include chronic disease management, transitions of care, and population health.
Preceptor for the infectious diseases/HIV-AIDS experience
Aiman received a PharmD from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey in 2016. She went on to complete her pharmacy practice and infectious diseases specialty residencies at Hahnemann University Hospital. Dr. Bandali is a certified HIV pharmacist (AAHIVP), board certified pharmacotherapy specialist (BCPS), and board certified infectious diseases pharmacist (BCIDP). At Lancaster General Health, Dr. Bandali is actively involved as the infectious diseases clinical pharmacy specialist. She works with a multidisciplinary group including infectious diseases physicians, infection preventionists, and the microbiology lab. In addition, she serves as the co-chair of the Antimicrobial Utilization Subcommittee (AUS), represents pharmacy at Infection Control meetings, and manages antimicrobial compliance at Sepsis Taskforce meetings. In addition, she has an excellent relationship with providers at Comprehensive Care Clinic, a Ryan White CARE Act funded clinic operating since 1997.
Aiman is also involved in a number of national organizations including Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP), and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP). Her research interests include antimicrobial stewardship (inpatient and outpatient), Gram-negative resistance, rapid diagnostics, pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics, and antiretroviral therapy and resistance.
Preceptor for the anticoagulation learning experience
Chelsea received her PharmD from the University of the Sciences, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy. She completed a pharmacy practice residency at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health. After her residency, Dr. Cunningham joined the organization as an ambulatory pharmacist clinician and is a board-certified ambulatory care pharmacist (BCACP). She primarily practices at the Crooked Oak Pharmacy Services Anticoagulation Clinic. In addition, she coordinates the Medication Therapy Management/Gaps in Care programs.
Preceptor for the primary care and endocrinology learning experiences
Erin gradated with her PharmD from the University of Maryland and completed a pharmacy residency at Lancaster General Health. Prior to obtaining her PharmD, she received her BA in Biology from Hood College and her PhD from Johns Hopkins University in the department of biology, cell, molecular, developmental biology and biophysics in which she focused on the development of small molecular inhibitors for HIV.
Erin’s clinical pharmacy experience includes chronic disease state management in the ambulatory care setting, specifically focusing in diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and asthma. She is also licensed to administer injectable medications, is a certified Medication Therapy Management provider, and is a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP). In addition, she works closely with a comprehensive team to help manage high risk patients and assist them in overcoming psychosocial barriers.
Greta L. Kemmer
Preceptor for the anticoagulation learning experience
Greta graduated with her PharmD from the University Of Florida College Of Pharmacy in 2013, where she was involved in a vigorous three-year advanced learning program with extensive clinical learning experiences. Prior to her doctoral program, Greta received her BS in Pharmacy from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science and practiced 14 years as a community pharmacist, dedicating her time to the development of patient care initiatives. Greta is a board-certified ambulatory care pharmacist and a certified diabetes educator.
Greta joined Lancaster General Health in 2013 as an Ambulatory Pharmacist Clinician and has been actively involved in the development of ambulatory services for the organization. Greta is the lead pharmacist at the Norlanco Pharmacy Services Clinic where she provides anticoagulation management services and collaborative drug therapy management services for five family medicine practices. Greta is licensed to administer injectable medications and is a certified Medication Therapy Management provider.
Preceptor for the primary care and population health learning experiences
Nafisa received her Doctor of Pharmacy from St. John’s University in 2008. She completed a post graduate pharmacy residency program at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in New York. Prior to joining LG Health, Nafisa held various clinical pharmacy positions from acute care to ambulatory care settings. Her past positions in the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Philadelphia Prison has enabled her to have a strong background in the areas of chronic disease management including type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia.
Preceptor for the cardiovascular diseases learning experience
Kathy received a PharmD from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences. She completed a pharmacy practice residency at Mercy Suburban Hospital followed by a cardiology specialty residency at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. Dr. Makkar holds board certification in cardiology pharmacy and pharmacotherapy. She is actively involved as a cardiology clinical pharmacy specialist, providing a clinical focus on the CHF and mechanical circulatory support patient populations.
Preceptor for the geriatrics and primary care learning experiences
Hien received her PharmD from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences in 2017. She completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Lancaster General Health and a PGY2 Geriatrics and Academia Pharmacy Residency at Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) and University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy in Asheville, NC. She is a Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (BCGP). Returning to LG Health as an Ambulatory Pharmacist Clinician, Hien has established presence at Lancaster General Health Physicians Geriatrics as their clinical pharmacist and is involved in promoting overall geriatrics care in the Lancaster community. Additionally, other pharmacy areas of interest include osteoporosis/bone health, deprescribing, and mentoring/precepting future generations of pharmacists.
Preceptor for the family medicine education and research learning experiences
Natalia received her PharmD from Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy. She completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency at Lancaster General Health. Subsequently, she completed a PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice residency at Cleveland Clinic. Currently, Natalia works as an ambulatory clinical pharmacist serving Downtown Family Medicine. She enjoys precepting both pharmacy and medical residents and serving on various committees throughout the health system. She also serves as the PGY2 ambulatory care pharmacy residency program director.
Preceptor for the Family Medicine Transitions of Care learning experience
Jennifer is a graduate of Duquesne University, where she received both her Bachelor of Science and Doctorate of Pharmacy degrees. Jennifer completed a PGY-1 residency at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA and is a board-certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. Her experience in clinical pharmacy includes practicing at York Hospital in York, PA for five years as an Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacist specializing in ambulatory care in the areas of anticoagulation and diabetes. Jennifer also spent several years working in a regional community hospital, the Heart of Lancaster Medical Center in Lititz, PA. She joined Lancaster General Health in 2008 as the Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist and now is the Lead Clinical Specialist for the Pharmacy Department. Her research interests include anticoagulation, diabetes management and transitions of care.
Preceptor for the Care Connections learning experience
Mara received her PharmD from Wilkes University, Nesbitt School of Pharmacy. She completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency and a PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency at Lancaster General Health. Currently, Mara works as an ambulatory clinical pharmacist and splits her time between Care Connections and the Medication Access Clinic. She works within a multi-disciplinary team providing comprehensive medication therapy management reviews, transitions of care services, and oral chemotherapy education. Mara also enjoys precepting pharmacy residents and being involved on committees within the health system.