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Community Pharmacy Residency Programs

Residency advisory team and preceptors

Jarrett Amsden, Pharm.D., BCPS

Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Butler University
Clinical pharmacy specialist, infectious diseases, Community Health Network

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. - West Virginia University
  • Pharmacy residency - Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital
  • Specialty residency, infectious disease - West Virginia University Hospitals and West Virginia University School of Pharmacy
  • Infectious diseases pharmacology fellowship - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, UAMS College of Pharmacy

Preceptor: Infectious diseases
Practice interests: Infectious diseases, pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics, clinical research
Hobbies: Weightlifting, biking, family

Stacey Bailey, Pharm.D.

PGY1 Residency Program Coordinator
Network Pharmacy Project Manager, Community Health Network

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. - Purdue University
  • Pharmacy residency - Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center
  • Specialty residency, health system pharmacy practice administration - Community Health Network

Rotation: Practice management/administration
Practice interests: Performance improvement, human resources, billing and reimbursement
Hobbies: Time with my husband and family, travel, trying new restaurants and foods, being outdoors, reading

Brenda Clark, Pharm.D., BCPS

Clinical pharmacy specialist, cardiovascular critical care, Community Heart and Vascular Hospital
Clinical pharmacy coordinator, Community Heart and Vascular Hospital

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. - Purdue University
  • Pharmacy residency - Community Health Network/Butler University
  • Specialty residency, critical care - University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA
  • B.A. - Hanover College

Preceptor: Cardiology, critical care
Practice interests: Critical care pharmacotherapeutics, pain and sedation, delirium, acute coronary syndromes
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, running, watching NFL and college basketball

Tracy Costello, Pharm.D., BCPS

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Butler University
Clinical pharmacy specialist, inpatient family medicine, Community Hospital East
PGY2 Pharmacotherapy Residency Program Director

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. - Butler University
  • Pharmacy residency - Community Health Network/Butler University
  • Specialty residency, pharmacotherapy - Community Health Network/Butler University

Preceptor: General medicine, family medicine
Practice interests: General medicine, asthma/COPD, cardiology, teaching
Hobbies: Enjoying time with family and friends, traveling, Butler basketball, watching television

David Cruse, Pharm.D., MSIA

Director of Pharmacy, Community Hospital East

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. - Purdue University
  • Masters in Business - Purdue University
  • Non-traditional specialty residency, pharmacy administration - Community Health Network/Butler University

Preceptor: Pharmacy administration
Practice interests: Pharmacy operations, leadership, financial management
Hobbies: Enjoying time with family and reading

Megan Dorrell, Pharm.D.. BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Ambulatory Care, Community Health Network, Family Medicine Center

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. - Purdue University
  • Pharmacy residency - Saint Joseph Health Care. Lexington, KY
  • Specialty residency, pharmacotherapy - Indiana University Health/Butler University

Preceptor: Ambulatory care
Practice interests: Chronic disease states, medication adherence, process/practice improvement, pharmacy and medical residency education
Hobbies: College Basketball (Boiler Up!), NFL (Bear Down), and spending time with my husband and new daughter

Shelly Elias, Pharm.D., BCPS

Clinical pharmacy specialist, critical care, Community Hospital North
Clinical pharmacy coordinator, Community Hospital North

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. - Purdue University
  • Pharmacy residency - University Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio

Preceptor: Critical care, advanced general medicine
Practice Interests: Critical care pharmacotherapeutics, infectious disease
Hobbies: Running, exercising, watching movies, spending time with family and friends

Dennis Gardner, Pharm.D.

Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Butler University
Clinical pharmacy specialist, pediatrics/neonatal intensive care, Community Hospital North

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. - Mercer University Southern School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy residency - Shands Teaching Hospital, University of Florida
  • B.S. in Pharmacy - Purdue University

Preceptor: Pediatrics
Practice Interests: Clinical practice education, all things great in "small," pain management
Hobbies: Music (church choir), travel/outdoor activities, cars

Scott Hufford, Pharm.D.

Director of Pharmacy, Community Heart and Vascular Hospital

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. and management minor - Purdue University

Preceptor: Administration
Practice Interests: Administration, cardiology, information technology
Hobbies: Running, golf, listening to music/concerts, Colts football, Purdue basketball and football

Tina Keller, Pharm.D.

Drug information pharmacy specialist, Community Health Network

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. - Purdue University
  • Pharmacy residency - St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, IN

Preceptor: Drug information rotation
Practice Interests: Drug information databases, medication safety, Institutional Review Board
Hobbies: Hiking, cooking, gardening

Sarah Lackey, Pharm.D., BCPS

Network clinical pharmacy coordinator, Community Health Network
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. - Butler University
  • Pharmacy residency - Meriter Hospital, Madison, WI

Preceptor: Practice administration
Practice Interests: Critical care pharmacotherapeutics, infectious disease
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, swimming, and reading

LuShawna Lawson, Pharm.D., MPA

Director of Pharmacy, Community Hospital South

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. - University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA) - University of Kentucky Martin School of Public Policy

Preceptor: Administration
Practice Interests: Medication compliance, leadership, public health, mentoring
Hobbies: Spending quality time with my husband and son, active member and leader at my church, photography, scrapbooking, traveling, event planning, dancing, running and singing

Sandi Lemon, Pharm.D., BCPS

Clinical pharmacy specialist, critical care, Community Hospital South
Clinical pharmacy coordinator, Community Hospital South

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. - Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA
  • B.S. in Pharmacy - Purdue University

Preceptor: Neurology/rehabilitation medicine, general medicine
Practice Interests: Stroke, traumatic brain injury rehabilitation, anticoagulation
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, traveling, genealogy

Brian Lindvahl, Pharm.D., BCPS

Clinical pharmacist, Community Heart and Vascular Hospital

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. - Purdue University
  • Pharmacy residency - Saint Joseph Hospital, Lexington, KY

Preceptor: Cardiology
Practice Interests: Critical care, cardiology, teaching
Hobbies: Enjoying time with family, Purdue athletics, NBA basketball, watching movies

Eric Lis, Pharm.D., BCPS

Clinical pharmacist, Community Hospital East

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. - Purdue University
  • Pharmacy residency - University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics

Preceptor: General medicine
Practice Interests: Precepting, general medicine
Hobbies: Travel, playing sports, spending time with family, watching college sports

Cheen Lum, Pharm.D., BCPP

Clinical pharmacy specialist, behavioral care, Community Hospital North

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. - University of Florida
  • B.S. in Pharmacy - Butler University

Preceptor: Behavioral care services
Practice Interests: Psychopharmacology therapeutics, medication management, mentoring
Hobbies: Travel, the outdoors/backpacking, church, volunteering

Laura G. Miller, Pharm.D., BCPS, CSPI

Clinical Pharmacist, Community Hospital North
Staff, Indiana Poison Center, Methodist, IU Health (PRN)

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. - Purdue University

Preceptor: Medical, renal, oncology unit at CHN
Practice Interests: General medicine, research, oncology and toxicology
Hobbies: Time with family and friends, swimming, yoga, walking, and cooking

Kara Nedderman, Pharm.D., BCPS

Clinical Pharmacist, Community Hospital East

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. - Ohio Northern University
  • Pharmacy residency - Community Health Network / Butler University

Preceptor: General medicine
Practice Interests: General medicine, neurology, stroke, cardiology
Hobbies: Running, sewing, crochet, Pittsburgh Steelers and Penguins

Jim O'Donnell, RPh, MBA

Chief Pharmacy Executive

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. - Butler University College of Pharmacy
  • MBA - Indiana University
  • Executive Development Program - The Methodist Hospital System, Houston Texas
  • Hasso Plattner d-School - Stanford University

Preceptor: Administration
Practice Interests: Staff relationships, staff development, innovative and creative solutions, enhancing the patient experience
Hobbies: Spending time with my family, Crossfit, mountain bike riding, running

Emily Papineau, Pharm.D., BCPS

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Butler University
Director of ambulatory pharmacy services, Community Health Network
Clinical pharmacy specialist, ambulatory care, Community Health Network, Family Medicine Center

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. - Butler University
  • Pharmacy residency - St. Vincent Hospital
  • Specialty residency, primary care - Community Health Network

Preceptor: Ambulatory care
Practice Interests: Ambulatory care, general medicine
Hobbies: Singing (solos and in church choir), cooking (enjoy trying new recipes)

Laura Ruekert, Pharm.D., BCPP, CGP

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Butler University
Clinical pharmacy specialist, psychiatry/behavioral care, Community Hospital North
PGY2 Behavioral Health Residency Program Director

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. - St. Louis College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy residency (emphasis in psychiatry) - University of Minnesota Medical Center

Preceptor: Neuropsychiatry, psychiatry/behavioral care
Practice Interests: General psychopharmacology,Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, geropsychiatry, various DSM disorders and treatments, education, access to health care
Hobbies: Outdoor sports and activities, traveling, family, music and volunteering

Sarah Saft, Pharm.D., BCPS

Clinical pharmacist, Community Hospital North

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. - Purdue University
  • Pharmacy residency - IU Health
  • Specialty residency, family medicine - IU Health/Butler University
  • Specialty residency, pediatrics - Riley Hospital for Children/Purdue University 

Preceptor: General medicine
Practice Interests: Pediatrics, neonatology, infectious diseases, cardiology
Hobbies: Triathlons, trial running, traveling, hiking, family

Shannon Smallwood, Pharm.D., BCPS

P&T Clinical Coordinator, Community Health Network

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. - University of Colorado
  • Pharmacy residency - Intermountain Healthcare, Provo/Salt Lake City, UT
  • Specialty residency, infectious diseases - VA San Diego Healthcare, San Diego, CA

Preceptor: Administration/P&T
Practice Interests: Infectious diseases, antimicrobial stewardship, formulary management, project implementation
Hobbies: Traveling, cooking and trying new restaurants, entertaining, running

Tracy Sprunger, Pharm.D., BCPS

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Butler University
Director, Residency and Fellowship Programs, Butler University

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. - University of Cincinnati
  • Pharmacy residency - IU Health
  • Specialty residency, family medicine - IU Health/Butler University (chief resident)

Preceptor: Academia
Practice Interests: Teaching, cardiology, infectious diseases
Hobbies: Family, friends, reading, traveling, college basketball

Giulia Vicari, Pharm.D., BCPS

Clinical Pharmacist, Community Hospital North

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. - Purdue University
  • Pharmacy residency - IU Health
  • Specialty residency, critical care - Cleveland Clinic

Preceptor: Emergency medicine, critical care
Practice Interests: Critical care medicine, emergency medicine
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, live music (both as a participant and an audience member)

Kellianne Webb, Pharm.D., BCPS

Clinical pharmacy specialist, critical care, Community Hospital East
Clinical pharmacy coordinator, Community Hospital East

Education and training

  • Pharm.D. - Butler University
  • Pharmacy residency - IU Health
  • Specialty residency, internal medicine - John Cochran VA/St. Louis College of Pharmacy

Preceptor: Critical care
Practice Interests: Cardiology, infectious disease
Hobbies: Home renovation, cooking, reading, painting

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Health and wellness shopping

  • Home Health Medical online store for medical supplies and equipment
  • Wellspring Pharmacy
  • FigLeaf Boutique
  • Jasmine gift shop