Pharmacy Residency

Current PGY2 Pharmacy Residents

Paul Avenoso, PharmD PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Resident

Paul Avenoso, PharmD
Education:
MCPHS University, Graduated in 2015
PGY1
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Professional Interests:
Academia, ambulatory care oncology, clinical research
Personal Interests:
Exercising, cooking, currently planning for my wedding
Hometown:
Farmington, CT

Lauren DeRespiris, PharmD PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Resident

Mitchell Hughes, PharmD
Education:
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University, Graduated in 2015
PGY1
New York University Langone Medical Center
Professional Interests:
Bone marrow transplant, transitions of care, oncology ID
Personal Interests:
Going to the beach, trying new restaurants
Hometown:
Locust Valley, NY

Vicky Kuo, PharmD PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacy Resident

Vicky Kuo, PharmD
Education:
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Graduated in 2015
PGY1
University of California, San Diego Health
Professional Interests:
Solid organ transplant, mechanical circulatory support, heart failure, HIV, hepatitis, transplant ID, transplant immunology
Personal Interests:
Traveling, trying new restaurants, hiking
Hometown:
Chino Hills, CA

Alison Merkel, PharmD PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Resident

Alison Merkel, PharmD
Education:
University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Graduated in 2015
PGY1
University of Texas, St. David’s South Austin Medical Center
Professional Interests:
Pharmacokinetics in critically ill patients, trauma, neurology, teaching, and precepting
Personal Interests:
Traveling, live music, being outdoors
Hometown:
Scranton, PA

Stephen Saw, PharmD PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Resident

Stephen Saw, PharmD
Education:
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, Graduated in 2015
PGY1
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Professional Interests:
Antimicrobial stewardship, management of resistant organisms, pharmacokinetics, clinical research
Personal Interests:
Lifting weights, spending time with family and friends, sports
Hometown:
Staten Island, NY