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Dan-Ayres-PharmD

Dan Ayres Pharm.D., received his Pharm.D. from the University of Pittsburgh in 2008. With WellSpan York Hospital since 2008, Dan became a Clinical 1 Pharmacist in 2010 and a Pharmacy Coordinator in 2013. As a Coordinator, he supervises the workflow of the main inpatient pharmacy. Dan is a super user for several Pharmacy systems. He is a member of the Pharmacy Quality and Workflow committees; as well as, a member of the Medication Safety committee. His responsibilities include overseeing the distributive aspects of the inpatient pharmacy and training new staff members. Dan serves as distributive preceptor for the pharmacy residents during their longitudinal distributive rotation.

Karen-Frock

Karen Frock, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP received her Pharm.D. from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy in 2000. She completed a PGY1 and a PGY2 residency in Critical Care at WellSpan York Hospital. After completion of residency training she began clinical practice in the trauma surgical ICU at WellSpan York Hospital. Her practice involves providing pharmacotherapy for patients with traumatic injury as well as surgical critical care patients. In addition to being the Residency Program Director for both PGY1 and PGY2 programs, Karen serves as preceptor for the Trauma Surgical ICU rotation.  Karen is involved with the Perioperative Clinical Effectiveness Team. She serves as adjunct faculty for Notre Dame of Maryland School of Pharmacy and University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. Karen was the recipient of the 2009 Pennsylvania Society of Health-System Pharmacists Joe E. Smith Award.

Alisha-Mutch

Alisha Mutch, Pharm.D, BCPS received her Pharm.D. and a B.A. in English from Wilkes University in 2009. She completed a PGY1 residency at WellSpan York Hospital. After residency training, she initially served as a clinical pharmacist at WellSpan York Hospital before transitioning to clinical coordinator for the pharmacy department in 2012. Her primary practice rotates between Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds (SIBR) with the hospitalists and internal medicine with a resident service, both on general medicine floors. For the residency program, she oversees the parenteral nutrition rotation and will share preceptor responsibilities for pharmacokinetics, consult month, and SIBR rounds with her co-clinical coordinator, Ryan Sentz. She currently serves on numerous committees including P&T, Drug Shortage, Pharmacy Scheduling Committee, and SIBR/TOCO core teams. Alisha is a member of ACCP. She also serves as adjunct faculty for York College, Notre Dame University School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, and Wilkes University.

Larry-Owens

Larry Owens, Pharm. D., BCPS, CACP received his B. Pharm from Virginia Commonwealth University and Pharm.D. from Idaho State University. With WellSpan York Hospital since 1990, his practice involves rounding with Family Medicine resident service. Larry also initiated a pharmacist-run pain management consult service that assists with medication management of analgesics utilizing a pain management protocol. He is a member of the Sedation, Medical Records and Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committees. He is also a member of the Delirium and Chronic Pain Clinical Effectiveness Teams. He serves as adjunct faculty for Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Pharmacy.

Robert-Patti

Robert Patti, Pharm.D., J.D., CACP received his his B. Pharm and Pharm.D. from the University Of Maryland School Of Pharmacy and his JD from the University of Baltimore. With WellSpan York Hospital since 1997, Robert currently serves as manager of clinical pharmacy services. His practice involves infectious disease, emergency preparedness and clinical pharmacy software evaluation/implementation. Rob serves on the Pneumonia Clinical Effectiveness Team, the Infection Control Committee and as a member of the York/Adams Regional Medical Response System. Serving as Legislative chair for the Pennsylvania Society of Health-System Pharmacists from 1994-2002, Rob has been actively involved in health care related legislation impacting the practice of pharmacy in Pennsylvania. He has also served as PSHP president from 2003-2004. Robert was awarded the PSHP Board of Directors award in 2002 and the PSHP Pharmacist of the Year award in 2006. He serves as adjunct faculty for York College.

Alison-Sabados-PharmD

Alison Sabados, Pharm.D., received her Pharm.D. from Wilkes University in 2011. Ali completed her PGY1 and PGY2 Critical Care residencies at York Hospital. Following residency training, Ali began clinical practice with cardiothoracic surgery in 2013. Her practice involves providing pharmacotherapy for patients with cardiovascular disease, valvular disease, or hemodynamic instability in the open heart ICU and cardiac step-down unit. She is also involved with the Surgical Care Clinical Effectiveness Team, Heart Failure Steering Committee, and Ventricular Assist Device Steering Committee. Ali serves as adjunct faculty for York College of Nursing.

Ryan-Sentz-PharmD

Ryan Sentz Pharm.D., BCPS, received his Pharm.D. from the University of Pittsburgh in 2005. With Wellspan York Hospital since 2000, he started as a student intern, transitioned to a clinical pharmacist, and to a clinical coordinator for the pharmacy department. His practice involves pharmacokinetics, parenteral nutrition, pain management, and anticoagulation services. Ryan provides oversight and training for the decentralized clinical staff. He is a member of the Medication Safety Committee, Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds (SIBR) core team, and Transition of Care Out (TOCO) core team. He serves as adjunct faculty for York College of Nursing, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, and University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy.

Brenna-Simcoe

Brenna Simcoe, Pharm.D, BCPS, BCCCP received her Pharm.D. from Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy in 2008. She completed a PGY1 and a PGY2 residency in Critical Care at WellSpan York Hospital. After completion of residency training she began clinical practice at WellSpan York Hospital where she is involved in the care of critically ill medical and cardiac patients as a member of the medical resident ICU team. Brenna is also an active member of the ICU clinical effectiveness team (CET) and the sepsis CET. She serves as adjunct faculty for Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Pharmacy, and University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy.

Jennifer-Sullivan

Jennifer Sullivan, Pharm.D., BCCCP received her Pharm.D. from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia in 2005. She completed a PGY1 residency at WellSpan York Hospital. After completion of residency training, she began clinical practice at WellSpan York Hospital. In 2007, Jennifer introduced clinical pharmacy services to the Emergency Department. Her practice involves attending codes and trauma resuscitations, support for medication reconciliation, and patient education. Jennifer is an active member of the Stroke and Acute Myocardial Infarction Clinical Effectiveness Teams as well as the Resuscitation Committees. She serves as adjunct faculty for York College and Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Pharmacy.

Molly-Walbrown

Molly Walbrown, Pharm.D., BCPS, CACP, CDE received her Pharm.D. from West Virginia University in 2004. She joined the pharmacy team at WellSpan York Hospital after completion of a PGY1 residency with an emphasis in ambulatory care at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System in 2005. Molly is chair of the Diabetes Clinical Effectiveness Team and works in collaboration with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology to provide optimal care for women with Gestational Diabetes. Her diverse practice areas include both inpatient and outpatient care. She is actively involved with anticoagulation and diabetes management of high risk, minority, and underserved populations at the WellSpan York Hospital Community Health Center on a daily basis. Molly has taught in the certified nurse practitioner programs at both York College and Millersville University. She serves as adjunct faculty for York College, West Virginia University, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, University of Maryland, University of Pittsburgh, and Shenandoah University. In 2011, she was selected to be apart of the Society of Hospital Medicine's Glycemic Control Mentor Implementation Program to optimize glucose control in the inpatient setting.

Thomas-Dondero-RPh

Thomas Dondero, RPh., received his BS in Pharmacy from Rutgers University in 1988. Tom came to WellSpan in 2005 as the Director of Pharmacy at Gettysburg Hospital & became the Director of Pharmacy at York Hospital in 2013. Tom manages all pharmaceutical activities throughout the organization to ensure that patients' pharmaceutical needs are effectively met. Tom also currently serves as a co-chair for the Mid Atlantic Pharmacy Purchasing Coalition.

Todd-Fry

Todd Fry, RPh. received his BS from Temple University in 1984. With WellSpan York Hospital since 1984, he has been the Pharmacy Operations Manager since 2005. As Manager of Operations, he oversees all distributive operations for the department. Todd's area of practice includes annual budget creation, monitoring and monthly reporting on budget expectations, drug recalls, drug procurement, regulatory compliance, human resources issues, contract review, and implementation of 797 clean room standards. Todd earned his Wellspan Leadership Certificate in 2004.

Christine-Reed

Christine "Chris" Reed joined WellSpan Health in 1997 as a pharmacy technician. In 2000, Chris successfully completed her technician certification. Chris transitioned into her current role as Administrative Assistant for the WellSpan York Hospital Department of Pharmacy in 2003. Chris serves as the primary resource for all residency applicants. She organizes applications and answers questions about the application process.

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