2012-2013 OHSU PHARMACY RESIDENTS
(L-R) Jamie Dozier, PharmD; Aaron Pham, PharmD; Amber Streifel, PharmD; Melika Jafari, PharmD; Audrey Wagner, PharmD; Mary Lou Chheng, PharmD; Sara Kelley, PharmD; Lauren Long, PharmD; Ryan Markham, PharmD
PGY2 Pharmacy Informatics Resident
Originally from Lakeland, Florida, Dr. Markham graduated from the University of Georgia with a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) and holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed his PGY1 residency at Oregon Health & Science University and is staying on for his PGY2 in Pharmacy Informatics. Dr. Markham's major project involves facilitating pharmacist clinical documentation workflows for therapeutic drug monitoring through automation within an EHR. Outside of residency, Ryan enjoys Portland's extraordinary food and events, singing in Oregon's largest chorus and exploring the Oregon outdoors with his family, friends and dogs.
PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Resident
Dr. Long is originally from Buffalo, New York and received her Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree from Duquesne University in 2012. Following graduation, she completed her PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. As the PGY-2 Oncology Pharmacy Resident, Dr. Long is looking forward to the many inpatient and outpatient hematology/oncology experiences available at OHSU. This year, her major research project will focus on the development of a standardized leucovorin rescue dosing protocol for patients receiving high dose methotrexate. In her spare time she enjoys running, hiking, going out to eat with friends, painting, and exploring new cities.
PGY1/PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Resident
Dr. Kelley was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. She attended the University of New Mexico for her undergraduate education before returning to Oregon to complete her Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) at Oregon State University. Her current practice interests include Pediatrics, Critical Care, Health-System Administration and Clinical Pharmacy Management. Her major project involves implanting a standard of care for pharmacy practice at OHSU and developing a clinical dashboard to monitor patient care. Outside of residency, Sara enjoys most any outdoor activity, cooking, reading and all the amazing food in Portland.
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residents
Dr. Chheng is originally from Holland, Michigan. She graduated from the University of Michigan with her Bachelor of Science degree followed by her Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) in May 2013. Her current practice interests include infectious disease, oncology, general medicine, and ambulatory care. Dr. Chheng’s major project involves evaluating the impact of emergency medicine pharmacists on clinical interventions and the time to administration of antibiotics in the pediatric emergency department. During her free time, she enjoys reading historical novels, traveling, cooking, and exploring the various foods of Portland.
Dr. Dozier is originally from Portland, OR. She received her Bachelors of Science from Oregon State University and her Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from the University of California, San Francisco in 2013. Dr. Dozier’s major project involves identifying factors that influence warfarin requirements in patients that have undergone left ventricular assist device placement. In her free time she enjoys participating in outdoor activities, including hiking, camping, jogging, skiing and snowboarding.
Dr. Jafari is originally from Iran/Tehran. She completed her Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree at University of New Mexico. Her current practice interests include ambulatory care, internal medicine and infectious disease. Dr. Jafari’s major project involves evaluating the long term effects of inhaled aztreonam versus inhaled tobramycin on exacerbation rates in Cystic Fibrosis patients. Outside of residency, she enjoys reading novels, going to movies, and horseback riding.
Dr. Pham was born in Vietnam and raised in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area. He graduated from the University of Maryland as a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) in May 2013. He has a strong interest in oncology, internal medicine, and infectious diseases. In addition to his practice interests, he also has an interest in academia and hopes to one day serve as a faculty member in a school of pharmacy. His major project involves evaluating methotrexate monitoring in neuro-oncology patients undergoing intraarterial and blood brain barrier disruption chemotherapy. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with friends, dining out, dancing, reading, and creating art in various media. He is excited to explore the eclectic culture of Portland.
Dr. Streifel is originally from Puyallup, Washington. She graduated with her Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from the University of Maryland, Baltimore in May 2013. Prior to that, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Bachelor of Arts in French from the University of Washington, Seattle. Her current practice interests include geriatrics and infectious disease. Dr. Streifel’s major project involves evaluating risk factors for vancomycin toxicity in an outpatient antibiotic therapy program. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, traveling, exploring the outdoors, and loves trying new foods and restaurants.
Dr. Wagner is originally from Tillamook, Oregon. She graduated from Oregon State University with a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) in June 2013. Dr. Wagner’s current areas of interest include internal medicine, cardiology, and transitions of care. In addition to her practice interests Dr. Wagner enjoys teaching and mentorship and hopes to build on these skills during her residency and throughout her career. Her major project will focus on improving antiretroviral medication safety in the inpatient setting. On her free time, Dr. Wagner enjoys a variety of outdoor recreational activities as well as spending time with family and friends.