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Rusty Appleberry-Recker, PharmD – Director 

PharmD – Midwestern University
MBA - LSUS (2022)
Current Practice – Director of Ambulatory Pharmacy, Clinical, and Specialty Services. Covering all ambulatory services in Anderson clinic, Moody clinic, Employee pharmacy and Central fill replenishment center.


David Banks, BS. Pharm., PharmD, MBA – Pharmacy Manager 

BS. Pharm. – The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
PharmD – University of Florida College of Pharmacy Gainesville, Florida
MBA – University of Texas - Dallas
Current Practice – Dr. Banks is the manager for the inpatient decentral pharmacists who service medicine, surgery and the ED. He also coordinates the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee activities.


Carrie Berge, MS, PharmD – Vice President, Pharmacy Services

BS Pharmacy – University of Wisconsin-Madison
MS Hospital Pharmacy Administration – University of Wisconsin-Madison
PharmD – University of Washington
Two year specialty residency in pharmacy practice & hospital pharmacy administration
Current Practice – Vice President over Inpatient, Ambulatory and Correctional Health Pharmacy Services.


Talemah Jones, MS, PharmD – Director, Pharmacy Services 

BS Animal Biology – Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
PharmD – University of Missouri-Kansas City
MS Hospital Administration – University of Texas at Dallas
Pharmacy Practice Residency – University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock
Current Practice – Dr. Jones is one of the ambulatory pharmacy liaisons between Population Health, Finance and IT. 


Vivian B. Johnson, BS, PharmD, MBA, FASHP – Senior Vice President of Clinical Services

BS Pharmacy – Florida A& M University
PharmD – Mercer University
MBA – University of Dallas
Pharmacy Residency – VA Medical Center
Current Practice – Dr. Johnson has spent the past 35 years providing healthcare services to the underserved in Dallas County. In her current role, Dr. Johnson oversees a $300 million budget and 1500 employees in Pharmacy, Radiology, Respiratory, Clinical Dietary, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Laboratory Services at Parkland Health, one of the largest public health hospital systems in the country. Under Dr. Johnson’s leadership, many clinical pharmacy programs have been developed and are now recognized as best practices at the local, state and national level. Dr. Johnson has been the recipient of many awards including the 2010 Texas Pharmacy Leadership Award.  She is a fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and continues to be an advocate and active member in the pharmacy profession. Dr. Johnson has been appointed to the ASHP Pharmacy Executive Leadership Alliance Advisory Panel and the ASHP Task Force on Racial Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
  Jacilyn McNulty, PharmD, MBA – Medication Safety Officer

Undergraduate – University of Louisiana at Monroe
PharmD – Harding University College of Pharmacy
MBA – University of Dallas
Pharmacy Practice Residency – Parkland Hospital
Health System Pharmacy Administration & Leadership Residency – Parkland Hospital 
Current Practice – Jacilyn McNulty is one of two Medication Safety Officers at Parkland Hospital. Current activities include managing patient safety events, participating in quality improvement projects, and facilitating medication safety committee meetings. Dr. McNulty serves as a preceptor for pharmacy residents and students and is an active leader within ASHP’s New Practitioner Forum as well as Vizient’s Quality Safety and Compliance Committee.
 
  Elizabeth Moss, PharmD, BCACP, CDCES – Ambulatory Care Clinical Specialist (Internal Medicine and Medicine Specialties)

Manager, Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacy Services
BS Pharmacy, PharmD – University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy
Primary Care Specialty Residency – Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy and Amarillo Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Current Practice – Dr. Moss has experience in developing and implementing ambulatory care services. Practice areas at Parkland Hospital include: diabetes, hypertension, asthma/COPD, dyslipidemia, rheumatology, GI/Liver, anticoagulation and pain management. Dr. Moss serves as the Director for the Ambulatory Care Specialty Residency at Parkland Hospital..
 
 

Azadeh Mozaffari, PharmD – Pharmacy System Supervisor Investigational Drug Services


BS Pharmacy – University of Texas-Austin, TX
PharmD – Rio Grande College of Pharmacy-Albuquerque, NM
Current Practice – Manage all aspects of investigational drug services from operational, clinical, data extraction, compliance and finance stand points. Oversee all clinical trials activities for inpatient, outpatient and oncology services to ensure compliance with FDA, GCP, IRB, sponsors, JACHO, CMS and institutional regulations. Active member of TSHP, ACRP and pharmacy preceptor for interns and residents.

 


Ehigie (Garvey) Omorodion, PharmD, BCNSP, BCSCP, CNSC, CPPS – Pharmacy Manager IV Sterile Products/Oncology

BS (Hons) Biochemistry
Pharm. D – Xavier University of Louisiana
Current Practice – Manager for IV Sterile Products/Oncology. Responsible for ensuring IV sterile compounding suites, personnel and sterile environment are compliant with USP Chapter <797> and USP Chapter <800> regulations as well compliance with state Board of Pharmacy regulations. Provides clinical support for interdisciplinary nutrition support team.

Kelly Salzar, PharmD, MBA/MHSM, BCPS – Medication Safety Officer 

PharmD – Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center 
MBA/MSHS – Texas Woman’s University 
Current Practice – Dr. Salzar is the Medication Safety Officer for all areas of Pharmacy including Inpatient, Ambulatory and Correctional Health Services. Dr. Salzar helps to support the pharmacy team in preventing patient harm from medication errors and collaborate on performance improvement initiatives.

 


Steven Schultz, PharmD, MBA – Director

PharmD – University of Texas at Austin
MBA – University of Dallas
PGY1/PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Residency – Parkland Health
Current Practice – Dr. Schultz is the Director of Inpatient and Oncology Pharmacy Services encompassing both clinical and operational support for the acute care hospital, ambulatory surgical center, and infusion center.

Melisande Smith, PharmD, BCPS – Inpatient/Oncology Clinical Pharmacy Manager

PharmD – Drake University
Pharmacy Practice Residency – University of Tennessee Medical Center; Knoxville, TN
Critical Care Specialty Residency – University of Tennessee Medical Center; Knoxville, TN
Current Practice – Manager over the inpatient and oncology clinical pharmacy specialist team. Dr. Smith is passionate about quality improvement and the continued advancement of clinical pharmacy. 

 


Elizabeth Unachukwu, PharmD, MBA– Associate Director, Pharmacy Services

BS/PharmD – Xavier University of Louisiana
BS/PharmD – Xavier University of Louisiana
Current Practice – Operations management of revenue cycle, 340B program, procurement, drug shortages, patient assistance programs and informatics. She is an active member of ASHP, THSP, MSHP, and precepts students and residents with hospital practice rotations/staffing.


Inpatient

 

Brandon Boelts, PharmD – Surgical ICU/ECMO Clinical Pharmacy Specialist


Undergraduate and PharmD – Drake University
Pharmacy Practice Residency – Baylor University Medical Center
Critical Care Specialty Residency – Baylor University Medical Center
Current Practice – Dr. Boelts works in the inpatient setting and provides care to patients in the surgical ICU as well as well as patients receiving ECMO. Current activities include daily rounding with the surgical ICU and ECMO teams, formulary management, quality improvement projects, code blue response, and precepting residents and students. Areas of interest include mechanical circulatory support devices, cardiovascular emergencies, infectious disease, and teaching. 



Carol Chamberlain, PharmD, MA – Pain Management Specialist

PharmD and BS – University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy.
BA and Masters Program in Psychology – Gustavus Adolphus College & University of Minnesota
PPain Management Specialty Residency – Abbott Northwestern Hospital
Current Practice – Dr. Chamberlain rounds with the Palliative Care Service and provides pain management services to the hospital. Past experience includes: retail pharmacy, inpatient clinical staff pharmacist, nursing home consultant, and counseling adolescents/adults in the field of psychology.

Monica Chintapenta, PharmD, BCOP – Hematology/Oncology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist 


Undergraduate – University of Texas at Dallas
PharmD – Texas Tech School of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Practice Residency – Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA
Hematology/Oncology Specialty Residency – Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Current Practice – Monica Chintapenta works in the hematology/oncology clinic servicing patients seen within the hematology/oncology clinic and infusion center. She provides clinical services to providers, formulary management, and leads quality improvement projects.

Sonya Desai, PharmD, BCPPS – Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Pediatrics and Neonatology

Undergraduate and PharmD – University of Wisconsin-Madison
Pharmacy Practice Residency – Yale-New Haven Hospital
Pediatrics Specialty Residency – Yale-New Haven Hospital 
Dr. Desai currently practices in a 96-bed Level III NICU, with areas of interest in sedation/pain management and infectious diseases in neonatal patients.

 Taylor Epperson, PharmD, BCPS – Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist


 Undergraduate and PharmD – University of Louisiana at Monroe
 Pharmacy Practice Residency – University of Mississippi Medical Center
 Internal Medicine Specialty Residency – University of Oklahoma 
Current Practice – Dr. Epperson works in the inpatient setting and provides care to patients on both the internal medicine teaching teams and hospitalist teams. Current activities include daily rounding with the internal medicine teaching teams, providing clinical services to providers, formulary management, pharmacy consults and quality improvement projects. Dr. Epperson serves as the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency program coordinator. She is also an active member of the ACCP Adult Medicine PRN.

 

Janie Faris, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

Undergraduate – Concord University
PharmD – Bernard J Dunn School of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Practice Residency – Charleston Area Medical Center; Charleston, WV
Critical Care Specialty Residency – Detroit Receiving Hospital; Detroit, MI
Current Practice – Janie Faris works in the inpatient setting and provides care to adult and pediatric patients on the burn surgery service. Current activities include daily rounding with the burn surgery service, providing clinical service to providers, formulary management, pharmacy consults and quality improvement projects within the burn surgery service. She is an active member of Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) – Pharmacy SIG, SCCM Regional Michigan Chapter – Education Committee, and the American Burn Association Pharmacy Special Interest Group

Jessica Fields, PharmD, BCPS – Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist 


Undergraduate – University of Alabama
PharmD – Samford University 
Pharmacy Practice Residency – UF Health Jacksonville; Jacksonville, FL
Ambulatory Care Specialty Residency – UF Health Jacksonville; Jacksonville, FL
Current Practice – Dr. Fields works in the inpatient setting and provides care to patients on both the internal medicine teams and hospitalist teams. Daily activities include rounding with the internal medicine teaching teams, answering clinical questions for the hospitalists service, completing consults, formulary management, quality improvement projects, and research. Dr. Fields also serves on the GI and Liver P&T subcommittee.

Hanna Hollingsworth, PharmD, BCPS – Pain Management Clinical Pharmacy Specialist


PharmD – Drake University 
Pharmacy Practice Residency – HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital
Pain and Palliative Care Specialty Residency – Hospice of Southern Illinois 
Current Practice – Dr. Hollingsworth practices in both outpatient pain management at Parkland’s Integrated Pain and Healing Center and inpatient pain management through the Pharmacy Pain Consult service.  Dr. Hollingsworth is an active member of the Society of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacists.



Norman Mang, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP – Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

PharmD – Belmont University
Pharmacy Practice Residency – Methodist Dallas Medical Center; Dallas, TX
Infectious Diseases Specialty Residency – VA North Texas Health Care System; Dallas, TX
Current Practice – Dr. Mang is one of three infectious diseases pharmacists at Parkland Hospital where he rotates through the inpatient ID consult service, antimicrobial stewardship, and facilitating transitions of care for patients discharging on home IV antibiotics. He is passionate about teaching and serves as both a preceptor and mentor for pharmacy residents and students. Additional areas of interest include microbiology and innovative process improvement.
 

Heidi Michaels, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, BCIDP – Medical ICU Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

PharmD – Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy Pharmacy Practice Residency – Dallas VA Medical Center Critical Care Specialty Residency – Dallas VA Medical Center Current Practice – Heidi Michaels is a clinical pharmacy specialist board certified in pharmacotherapy, critical care, and infectious diseases. Current activities include daily rounding with the Medical ICU team, providing clinical services to providers, precepting pharmacy residents and students, and quality improvement projects.



Jessica Ortwine, PharmD, BCIDP – Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

PharmD – University of Michigan
Pharmacy Practice Residency – Baptist Memorial Hospital; Memphis, TN
Infectious Diseases Specialty Residency – Detroit Medical Center; Detroit, MI
Current Practice – Jessica Ortwine is a board certified Infectious Diseases pharmacotherapy specialist.  Along with the other inpatient ID pharmacists, she rotates the responsibilities of rounding with the ID consult teams, performing antimicrobial stewardship activities, and facilitating transitions of care for patients discharging on IV antibiotics. She serves as a preceptor for both pharmacy residents and students and is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

Jennifer Roth, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP – Neurology/Neurosurgery Clinical Pharmacy Specialist 

PharmD – University of Missouri – Kansas City
Pharmacy Practice Residency – Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City
Current Practice – Jennifer Roth is a clinical pharmacy specialist boarded in both pharmacotherapy and critical care. Current activities include daily rounding with the Neuro ICU team, providing clinical services to providers, formulary management, pharmacy consults and quality improvement projects. She is an active member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

 

Connor Walsh, PharmD, DABAT – Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

PharmD – Mercer University College of Pharmacy; Atlanta, GA
Pharmacy Practice Residency – Grady Health System; Atlanta, GA
Clinical Toxicology Fellowship – Georgia Poison Center/Grady Health System; Atlanta, GA
Current Practice – Connor Walsh is a board-certified clinical toxicologist currently practicing as an emergency medicine clinical pharmacy specialist in the Parkland Emergency Department. Daily activities can include (but not limited to) responding to and participating in cardiac arrests, level 1 trauma activations, rapid sequence intubation, code strokes, STEMI alerts, sepsis alerts, overdoses, poisonings and envenomations. His special interests include management of venomous bites and stings and is an active member of AACT.              



Wenjing Wei, PharmD, BCPS (AQ-ID) – Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

PharmD – University of Texas at Austin
Pharmacy Practice Residency – CHI St. Luke’s Health, Houston, TX
Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Specialty Residency – Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
Current Practice – Dr. Wei is currently one of three Infectious Diseases pharmacists at Parkland and rotates monthly through inpatient ID consult rounds, antimicrobial stewardship, and outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) transitions of care. She enjoys precepting pharmacy students and residents and mentors research projects with a focus in infectious diseases. Dr. Wei also serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Division of Infectious Diseases and provides education to medical students, physician assistant students, and ID fellows.

Ambulatory Care

Adebola Akunna, PharmD, MPH, BCACP – Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

BS (Biological Sciences: Physiology/Neurobiology) – University of Maryland, College Park
PharmD – Howard University College of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency – Howard University Hospital 
Family Medicine Specialty Residency – Howard University Hospital
Current Practice – Dr. Akunna is the ambulatory care clinical pharmacy specialist at the deHaro-Saldivar Health Center. Practice areas include: diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, CHF, anticoagulation, and asthma/COPD management. She also assists with the multidisciplinary Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) clinic at her practice site. She is also an active member of the National and Dallas-Fort Worth Chapters of American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

Shrina Bana, PharmD, BCACP – Employee Health Center Clinical Pharmacy Specialist


BS (Biology) – Texas A&M University
PharmD – The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Practice Residency – Parkland Health and Hospital System
Ambulatory Care Specialty Residency – Parkland Health and Hospital System
Current Practice – Dr. Bana is the Primary Care Clinical Specialist for Parkland’s Employee Health Center. Her daily activities include patient care visits focusing on chronic disease state management that includes diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, polypharmacy, and medication adherence.

 

Kelsie Basso, PharmD, BCACP – Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Bachelor of Science – Texas A&M University 
PharmD – Texas Tech University Health Science Center School of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency – Harris Health System
PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency – JPS Health Network
Current Practice – Dr. Basso is the internal medicine clinical pharmacy specialist in the Parkland Internal Medicine teaching clinic at the Moody Outpatient Center. She provides chronic disease state management to patients and collaborates with the UTSW internal medicine residents. She is an active member of the National and Dallas-Fort Worth Chapters of American College of Clinical Pharmacy and a member of the ACCP Ambulatory Care PRN. Practice areas include: diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, heart failure, anticoagulation, asthma/COPD management, medication adherence, medication therapy management, and medication education. She also leads a class with the multidisciplinary diabetes education team for patients with diabetes.



Matthew Belisle, PharmD, BCACP – Family Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

BS (Biochemistry/Mathematics) – Texas State University
PharmD – University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Practice Residency – Parkland Health and Hospital System
Ambulatory Care Specialty Residency – Parkland Health and Hospital System
Current Practice – Dr. Belisle is active in both ambulatory and inpatient services for Family Medicine. His inpatient responsibilities include providing clinical and administrative services to family medicine physicians, residents, and patients. Ambulatory practice areas include diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, congestive heart failure, asthma/COPD, and anticoagulation management.

Katie Bistransin, PharmD, BCACP – Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacy Specialist (Homeless Outreach Medical Services) 


BA (Chemistry) – Texas Tech University 
PharmD – UNT System College of Pharmacy 
Pharmacy Practice Residency – Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas 
Ambulatory Care Specialty Residency – Parkland Health & Hospital System
Dr. Bistransin established clinical pharmacy services at the Homeless Outreach Medical Services (HOMES) department. Practice areas at Parkland Health & Hospital system includes: diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, asthma/COPD, anticoagulation, and HIV prevention. She assists with coordinating the multidisciplinary diabetes and HIV Prevention educational programs at her clinical sites.

 



Steven Boatright, PharmD, CDCES – Ambulatory Care Clinical Specialist

BS/PharmD – University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy
Primary Care Specialty Residency – University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy/Ft. Sill Army Hospital
Current Practice – Dr. Boatright is the Primary Care Clinical Specialist for Parkland's East Dallas Health Center. His focus is on diabetes management of Parkland's ethnically and racially diverse patient population. Disease states managed include diabetes, dyslipidemia, hypertension, asthma/COPD, CHF, anticoagulation, polypharmacy, and noncompliance.
  Jason Chau, PharmD – Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Undergraduate – Texas Tech University - Lubbock
PharmD – Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy - Amarillo/Dallas
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency – University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency – University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Current Practice – Dr. Chau is the ambulatory care clinical pharmacy specialist at the Bluitt-Flowers Health Center. Practice areas include: diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, CHF, anticoagulation, asthma/COPD management, and PREP. He is also an active member of the ACCP Ambulatory Care PRN.
 

Kamron Amir Griffith, PharmD – HIV Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

PharmD – University of Kentucky
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency – Baptist Health Floyd; New Albany, IN
PGY2 Infectious Diseases Residency – UK HealthCare; Lexington, KY
Current Practice – Kamron Griffith is the HIV Clinical Pharmacy Specialist. His responsibilities include rounding with the HIV Consult Service and providing care to patients at the ACCESS Clinic. He serves as a preceptor for PGY1 and PGY2 Pharmacy Residents.

 

Avital Gurman, PharmD – Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

BS (Biology) – The University of Texas at Austin
PharmD – The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency – VA North Texas Health Care System
PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency – VA North Texas Health Care System
Current Practice – Dr. Gurman is the ambulatory care clinical pharmacy specialist at the Parkland E. Carlyle Smith, Jr. Health Center in Grand Prairie. Practice areas include: diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, anticoagulation, asthma/COPD management, medication adherence, medication therapy management, and medication education. She is also involved in the multidisciplinary diabetes education classes at her practice site.  

 

Brenton Hall, PharmD, BCIDP – Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

PharmD – University of North Texas System College of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Practice Residency – Parkland Health; Dallas, TX
Infectious Diseases Specialty Residency – Parkland Health; Dallas, TX
Current Practice – Brenton Hall is a board certified clinical pharmacy specialist in infectious diseases. He is positioned in the Infectious Diseases/Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy Clinic where he works under a collaborative practice agreements to manage patients’ ambulatory antimicrobial therapy and chronic disease states, receives consults form providers on antimicrobial therapy plans, and rounds with the Infectious Diseases Bone and Joint Consult Team to ensure safe and effective transitions of care for this patient population. He serves a preceptor for pharmacy students and residents in the PGY1, PGY2 Infectious Diseases, and PGY2 Ambulatory Care programs.

 

Lilibeth Hernandez, PharmD – Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

BS (Biochemistry) – Baylor University
PharmD – Texas Tech University Health Science Center School of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency – JPS Health Network
PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency – JPS Health Network
Current Practice – Dr. Hernandez is the cardiology clinical pharmacy specialist at the RJ Anderson, 4th floor cardiology clinic. Her focus is to optimize Guideline Directed Medical Therapy (GDMT) and monitor advanced heart failure patients. She also collaborates with various residents and cardiology fellows that rotate through clinic. Practice areas include: heart failure, diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, anticoagulation, asthma/COPD management, medication adherence, medication therapy management, and medication education.




Annie Mathew, PharmD, CDCES – Ambulatory Care Clinical Specialist

BS Pharmacy, PharmD – University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy
Primary Care Residency with a Focus on Pharmacy Education – Midwestern University, Chicago College of Pharmacy
Current Practice – Dr. Mathew established clinical pharmacy services at Garland Health Center (GHC), a Parkland Community-Oriented Primary Care Clinic. Practice areas include: diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, CHF, anticoagulation, asthma/COPD management and education. She coordinates the multidisciplinary diabetes education program at her clinic.


Stacy Mathew, PharmD, BCACP, CDCES – Ambulatory Care Clinical Specialist

PharmD- Midwestern University, Chicago College of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Practice Residency – Parkland Health & Hospital System, Dallas, Texas
Ambulatory Care Specialty Residency – Parkland Health & Hospital System, Dallas, Texas
Current Practice – Dr. Mathew is the ambulatory care clinical pharmacy specialist at the Southeast Dallas Health Center. Practice areas include: diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, CHF, anticoagulation, and asthma/COPD management. She assists with coordinating the multidisciplinary diabetes education program at her clinic. She is also an active member of the National and Dallas-Fort Worth Chapters of American College of Clinical Pharmacy.


Nicole McNulty, PharmD, BCACP, CDCES – Ambulatory Care Clinical Specialist (Global Diabetes Program and Endocrine services)

BS (Biochemistry)- Texas A&M University
PharmD - Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Practice Residency – Parkland Health & Hospital System Dallas, Texas
Ambulatory Care Specialty Residency – Parkland Health & Hospital System Dallas, Texas
Current Practice – Dr. McNulty has experience in developing and implementing ambulatory care services. Her responsibilities include providing clinical and administrative services to endocrine fellows and attendings, advanced practice providers, and patients. Practice areas include: diabetes and related conditions, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and heart failure. She is an active member of the American Diabetes Association. Dr. McNulty serves as the Director for the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Parkland Hospital.

Kelly Slaten, PharmD, BCACP – Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist 

PharmD – Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Practice Residency – Jackson Hospital & Clinic in Montgomery, Alabama
Ambulatory Care Specialty Residency – Parkland Health and Hospital System in Dallas, Texas
Dr. Slaten currently practices as the clinical pharmacy specialist at the RedBird Health Center. Areas of interest include diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, asthma, and anticoagulation management.



Denise Yeung, PharmD, BCACP, CDCES – Ambulatory Care Clinical Specialist

PharmD – University of Houston College of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Practice Residency – Parkland Health & Hospital System in Dallas, Texas
Ambulatory Care Specialty Residency – Parkland Health & Hospital System in Dallas, Texas
Current Practice – Dr. Yeung established clinical pharmacy services at the Irving Health Center, a Parkland Community-Oriented Primary Care Clinic. Practice areas include: medication adherence, medication therapy management, diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, CHF, anticoagulation, asthma/COPD management and education. She is a member of the multidisciplinary diabetes education program at her clinic.


Psychiatry and Jail Health



Kimber Bailey, BA, PharmD – Infectious Disease & Internal Medicine Pharmacist

BA Chemistry – Southern Methodist University
PharmD – University of Houston College of Pharmacy
Current Practice – Dr. Bailey manages the appropriate diagnosis and treatment of patients residing in the Dallas County Jail. In addition to infectious processes, Dr. Bailey manages all disease states for those patients assigned to the infirmary for treatment and monitoring. Their disease states range from chronic heart failure to acute pain management. The infirmary is largely housed with diabetics, hypertensives, and cancer patients. She is currently a licensed preceptor for pharmacy students throughout the nation.
  Rohini (Mona) Downs, PharmD, BCPP – Psychiatry Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

PharmD – Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Practice Residency– Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in Dallas, Texas
Psychiatry Specialty Residency - Parkland Health & Hospital System Dallas, TX
Current Practice - Dr. Downs is one of the Psychiatric Clinical Pharmacy Specialists and serves as a preceptor for the PGY1 Psychiatry rotation. Along with the other Psychiatric specialists, she rotates to cover Psychiatric services including the Psychiatric Emergency Department, Inpatient Psychiatry Unit, Consult Liaison Psychiatry, and Behavioral Health Clinic. Dr. Downs helps provide care for patients with mental health and substance use disorders by completing consults, attending rounds and treatment team meetings, and completing patient care visits in clinic. Dr. Downs is passionate about advocating for this underserved population and is actively involved in the American Association of Psychiatric Pharmacists.


Tania Jose, PharmD, BCACP – Ambulatory Care Clinical Specialist

PharmD – University of Houston College of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Practice Residency – Parkland Health & Hospital System Dallas, TX
Ambulatory Care Specialty Residency – Parkland Health & Hospital System Dallas, Texas
Current Practice –Dr. Jose has experience in developing and implementing primary care services. Practice areas include: diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, CHF, anticoagulation management, and outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy management. She is an active member of the National and Dallas-Fort Worth Chapters of American College of Clinical Pharmacy.
 

Manmeet (Min) Kooner, PharmD, BCPP – Psychiatry Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

PharmD – Midwestern University, Chicago College of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Practice Residency – Parkland Health in Dallas, Texas
Psychiatric Pharmacy Residency – Parkland Health in Dallas, Texas
Current Practice – Dr. Kooner is a Psychiatric Clinical Pharmacy Specialist for Parkland. Her current practice involves providing clinical services and collaborating with teams on the Inpatient Psychiatric Unit, consult services (addictions and psychiatry), and the Psychiatric Emergency Department. Dr. Kooner also provides smoking cessation and MTM services at Parkland’s Behavioral Health Clinic. She is also an active member of the American Association of Psychiatric Pharmacists (AAPP).

 

Megan Mui, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP – Psychiatry Clinical Pharmacy Specialist


PharmD – University of Cincinnati
Pharmacy Practice Residency – Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, Brooklyn NY
Psychiatry Specialty Residency – Parkland Health & Hospital System/Texas Tech/North Texas VAMC, Dallas TX
Current Practice – Dr. Mui practices in correctional health, providing collaborative care for patients experiencing substance use disorders (with a focus on OUD) and other psychiatric illnesses.  She precepts both PGY1/PGY2 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students, and also delivers lectures to UTSW psychiatry residents.  She is an active member of the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists/American Association of Psychiatric Pharmacists.



Jennifer Nelson, PharmD, BCPP – Psychiatry Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

PharmD – Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy
Psychiatry Specialty Residency – Western Missouri Mental Health Center in Kansas City, Missouri
Current Practice – Dr. Nelson is currently the Psychiatry Clinical Pharmacy Specialist for Parkland. Her clinical duties include managing around 200 psychiatry patients a month in clinic at the Dallas County Jail, with disease states ranging from schizophrenia to bipolar disorder to depression. She participates in many teaching activities including mid-level lectures, TIMA lectures, mentors UT and Texas Tech students, and is the PGY2 Psychiatry Program Director. She is an active member of the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists.

Kathie Nowicki, PharmD, BCPP – Psychiatry Clinical Pharmacy Specialist 

 

PharmD and BS (neurobiology) – University of Washington 
Pharmacy Practice Residency – University of California San Francisco
Psychiatric Pharmacy Residency –  Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center 
Current Practice – Dr. Nowicki is a Psychiatry Clinical Pharmacy Specialist for Parkland. Her current practice includes providing clinical and transitions of care services to the inpatient psychiatry unit, as well as to psychiatric emergency services. She serves as a preceptor for both pharmacy residents and students. She is also an active member of the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists.