Meet the Preceptors

PGY2 Preceptor

 

Courtney Calamia

Preceptor for the primary care, anticoagulation, and population health learning experiences

Courtney received her Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree from Wilkes University, Nesbitt School of Pharmacy. She completed her ambulatory focused post graduate training year-one (PGY-1) pharmacy residency at the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center. Courtney divides her time between two family medicine practice sites: Twin Rose and Lincoln. Her interests include diabetes, anticoagulation stewardship and the importance of continuity of care.

Chelsea Cunningham

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, Chelsea 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 one of our medication therapy management programs. Her interests include patient education, precepting pharmacy learners, and integration of technology into pharmacy practice.

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 completed a primary care PGY-1 pharmacy residency at the Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center.  Andrea is a BCACP. Her current position is Clinical Manager of Ambulatory Pharmacy Services. Her professional interests include caring for patients with cardiovascular diseases, resiliency in pharmacy practice and staff development.

Matthew Eberts

Preceptor for the practice management learning experience

Matt is the Director of Pharmacy & IV Services for Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health. He is a past president of the Pennsylvania Society of Health System Pharmacists (PSHP) and Western Chapter of the PSHP. As a member of PSHP, Matt is the past chair of the Practice Management Section’s Education Steering Committee. He is also a past member of ASHP’s Commission on Affiliate Relations.  At LG Health, he is responsible for pharmacy operations at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health 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 his PharmD 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. 

Lauren Enser

Preceptor for the primary care and population health learning experiences

Lauren received her PharmD from D'Youville College School of Pharmacy.  She completed a PGY-1 pharmacy residency at Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy, Shenandoah University/Collaborative Ambulatory Care Clinics.  She works at three outpatient practices in both downtown and rural Lancaster: Comprehensive Care, Buck, and Walter L. Aument Family Health Center. She enjoys precepting pharmacy students and residents, working with the family medicine residents, and being involved on several committees at LG Health.

Erin Fleming

Preceptor for the primary care, endocrinology, and population health learning experiences

Erin gradated with her PharmD from the University of Maryland and then completed a PGY-1 pharmacy residency at LG Health.  Prior to obtaining her PharmD, she received her BA in Biology from Hood College and then completed her PhD from The 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 works at the following outpatient practices: Crooked Oak, Internal Medicine, Diabetes and Endocrinology. She is licensed to administer injectable medications, is a certified Medication Therapy Management provider, and is a BCACP. She enjoys managing diabetes, COPD, and rheumatoid arthritis. Her interests include teaching pharmacy learners and helping individuals navigate the healthcare system to obtain the most appropriate and affordable drug therapies.

Greta L. Kemmer

Preceptor for the anticoagulation learning experience

Greta graduated with her PharmD from the University of Florida College Of Pharmacy. 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 BCACP.  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. Her interests include anticoagulation stewardship, supporting and facilitating the transitions of care process, and leveraging positive patient relationships to improve continuity and quality of patient care.

Nafisa Khan

Preceptor for the primary care, endocrinology, and population health learning experiences

Nafisa received her PharmD from St. John’s University. She completed a PGY-1 pharmacy residency at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital. Prior to joining LG Health, Nafisa held various clinical pharmacy positions including the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Philadelphia Prison. She works at various outpatient practices, including Norlanco, Mount Joy and Sycamore Square. Her interests include chronic disease education, precepting future pharmacy graduates and collaborating with various services within the organization to align quality goals.

Kathy Makkar

Preceptor for the cardiovascular diseases and anticoagulation learning experiences

Kathy received her PharmD from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences. She completed a PGY-1 pharmacy residency at Mercy Suburban Hospital followed by a PGY-2 cardiology residency at University of the Sciences.  Kathy holds board certification in cardiology pharmacy and pharmacotherapy. Kathy is actively involved as a cardiology clinical pharmacy specialist, providing a clinical focus on the CHF and mechanical circulatory support patient populations. Her main interests include advanced heart failure and mechanical circulatory support.

Hien Nguyen

Preceptor for the primary care, population health, and geriatrics learning experiences

Hien received her PharmD from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences. She completed a PGY-1 pharmacy residency at LG Health and a PGY-2 geriatrics and academia pharmacy residency at Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) and University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Hien is involved in promoting geriatrics care in the ambulatory setting. Hien works at the Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Physicians Family Medicine Susquehanna, Geriatrics, and oncology medication access clinic. Her professional areas of interest include osteoporosis/bone health, deprescribing, and mentoring/precepting future generations of pharmacists.

Natalia Tarasiuk

Preceptor for the primary care, anticoagulation, research, and Care Connections learning experiences

Natalia received her PharmD from Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy. She completed a PGY-1 pharmacy residency at LG Health and a PGY-2 ambulatory care pharmacy residency at Cleveland Clinic. Currently, she works as an ambulatory clinical pharmacist at 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 PGY-2 ambulatory care pharmacy residency program director.

Jennifer Walls

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 PharmD degrees. Jennifer completed a PGY-1 pharmacy residency at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. Her experience in clinical pharmacy includes practicing at York Hospital for five years as an Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacist specializing in ambulatory care in the areas of anticoagulation and diabetes. She also spent several years working in a regional community hospital, the Heart of Lancaster Medical Center. Jennifer joined LG Health in 2008 as the Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist and now is the Lead Clinical Specialist for the Pharmacy Department. Her practice and research interests include anticoagulation, diabetes management and transitions of care.

Mara Wilson

Preceptor for the Care Connections and hematology/oncology learning experiences

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.

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