Banner Desert/Cardon Children's Pharmacy Residency  

Pharmacy Residency Preceptors

 

Barna

Carmela Barna, PharmD
Dr. Barna is the intensive care pharmacist at Banner Desert and co-precepts the longitudinal staffing experience during the PGY1 program. She earned her PharmD at the University of Nebraska and has eight years of experience as a decentralized pharmacist. She has participated on multiple CQI teams and is extensively involved in the facilities CPOE transition. Her areas of interest include intensive care, medication safety and reconciliation, process improvement and alternative therapies.

 

Carey

Gale Carey, RPh
Mr. Cary is a senior operation manager at Banner Desert Medical Center. He earned his degree from the Medical College of Virginia and has more than 35 years of experience in hospital pharmacy administration with three years experience as a laboratory manager. Mr. Cary co-precepts the block Hospital Practice rotation. His areas of interest include automation of the drug distribution process, procedure/process improvements, and regulatory compliance.

 

Dicks

Lisa Dicks, PharmD
Dr. Dicks is the pediatric senior operations manager for Cardon Children’s Medical Center. She earned her PharmD at the University of Nebraska and completed her PGY1 Residency at the Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System. Dr. Dicks has worked as a clinical pharmacy specialist (Pediatric and Adult) and managed an Anticoagulation Service. Dr. Dicks currently serves on Medication Safety Committee, Anascorp Steering Team, BH alaris System, Shared Leadership Council, Cardiac Charter, CCMC Patient Safety Steering Committee and assisted in the roll out of numerous technology advancements at BDMC/CCMC. She will co-precept the Hospital Practice rotation.

 

Dyk

Hannah Dyk, PharmD
Hannah Dyk is a pediatric clinical pharmacist at Cardon Children’s Medical Center. She earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy at North Dakota State University and completed a PGY1 residency at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. She serves on the Pediatric Medical Quality Safety Council and Nutrition Support committee and is involved in the Pediatric Asthma Strategic Initiative and Pain Champions. Dr. Dyk’s interests include hematology/oncology, infectious diseases, neurology, nutrition support, and asthma.

 

Hebert

Stephanie Hebert, PharmD, BCPS
Stephanie Hebert is a clinical pharmacist in Internal Medicine earning her BS in Chemistry and Doctorate of Pharmacy at the University of Arizona. She completed a PGY1 residency in Adult Acute Care at the Phoenix VA Healthcare System in 2009. Stephanie is an adjunct clinical instructor for NDSU and University of Hawaii in addition to Arizona pharmacy schools. She participates in Cardiology, Emergency Department, Infectious Disease and Fall Prevention committees as well as the BH Alaris System team. Her areas of interest include internal medicine, infectious diseases and cardiology.

 

Hopkins

Susan Hopkins, PharmD
Susan Hopkins is a pediatric clinical pharmacist at Cardon Children’s Medical Center. She earned her PharmD at the University of California, San Francisco, and completed a Clinical Pharmacy (PGY1) Residency at the University of California, San Diego, Medical Center. She is a preceptor for pharmacy students from University of Arizona, Midwestern University, and Roseman University. She precepts the longitudinal Residency Project as well as an elective PICU rotation. Dr. Hopkins practices in the Pediatric ICU. She serves on a number of hospital and system committees, including Pediatric Clinical Consensus and System Clinical Pharmacy, as well as process improvement and pediatric practice development committees. Her interests include pediatric intensive care, pediatric oncology, pediatric medication safety, and pharmacy informatics-CPOE implementation.

 

Larson

Trent Larson, PharmD, BCPS
Trent Larson earned his Doctor of Pharmacy at The University of Arizona and has almost 16 years of experience at BDMC as a clinical pharmacist in Internal Medicine. He is a coordinating member of the BDMC Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee and is highly involved in development and implementation of systemwide Banner programs. In addition to his positions at Banner, he is an adjunct clinical preceptor for students from the Midwestern University-Glendale, University of Arizona, LECOM, University of Hawaii, and North Dakota State University Colleges of Pharmacy. His areas of interest include pharmacokinetics, infectious disease, and nephrology.

 

Leinbach

Heather Leinbach, PharmD, BCPS
Dr. Leinbach is a clinical pharmacist in Critical Care. She earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy at the University of Arizona and completed a PGY1 residency at the VA Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona. She has experience in many different critical care settings throughout the Southwest . She is involved in many different systemwide Banner programs aimed at improving care of the critically ill patient. She is an adjunct clinical preceptor for students from the Midwestern university-Glendale, and The University of Arizona. Dr. Leinbach is the PGY-1 Residency Program Director and precepts the critical care rotation. Her areas of interest are infectious diseases, medical toxicology and nephrology.

 

Mahay

Heidi Mahay, PharmD
Heidi Mahay is a clinical pharmacist in Oncology/Hematology earning her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from the University of Colorado. She completed a Hematology/Oncology specialty residency at University Hospital in Denver Colorado and has practiced in adult oncology, bone marrow transplant, and pediatric oncology since that time. She has developed the inpatient and outpatient oncology program at Banner Desert Medical Center. She precepts the longitudinal Drug Information experience as well as an elective Hematology/Oncology rotation.

 

Rummel

 

Nichelle Rummel, PharmD
Dr. Rummel earned her PharmD at Purdue University and has 11 years experience as a decentralized hospital pharmacist. She provides decentralized clinical services on the pulmonary medicine and telemetry floors at BDMC and co-precepts the longitudinal staffing experience during the PGY1 program. Her areas of interest include cardiology and geriatrics.

 

Seideman

Mary (Miffie) Seideman, PharmD
Miffie Seideman is a clinical pharmacist in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Cardon Children’s Medical Center. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She developed the NICU pharmacy program at Cardon Children’s Medical Center, and is highly involved in the development of medication safety processes for neonates, as well as developing clinical guidelines to improve care. Her committee involvement includes the interdisciplinary NICU Pharmacy Work Group (Chair), the NICU Patient Safety Committee, the NICU CLABSI Team, the NICU Code Review Team, and is the neonatal/pediatric liaison to the Systemwide Pharmacy Best Practice Committee. She also precepts NICU pharmacy rotations for the University of Arizona, Midwestern University, and Roseman University.

 

Vo

Misty Vo, PharmD, MSPharm
Misty Vo is the senior operations manager at Banner Desert. She earned her Pharm.D at Midwestern University in Glendale Arizona and a MS Pharm in Patient Safety/ Risk Management from the University of Florida. She has 16 years of experience in pharmacy operations. She chairs the BDMC Medication Safety Committee, current chair of the Banner Health systemwide Best Practices, serves on Emergency Management and Safety Committees. Dr. Vo precepts the longitudinal Practice Management residency experience. Her areas of interest include investigational drug studies, patient safety - risk management, policy-procedures, and regulatory compliance.

 

Ziegler

Brian Ziegler, MS, RPH
Mr. Ziegler earned his BS Pharmacy at North Dakota State University and completed a Masters/Residency in Hospital Administration at the Fargo VA Medical Center. Mr. Ziegler is the BDMC/CCMC director of pharmacy and has more than 25 years of experience in pharmacy administration. He precepts the Pharmacy Administration rotation and assists with the longitudinal Practice Management requirements. Interests include developing pharmacy services to improve patient care, use of automation to increase operational efficiency, and staff development.

Banner Desert Medical Center/Cardon Children's Medical Center Pharmacy Residency
1400 S. Dobson Road
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 412-3290
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