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Our Preceptors

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Rotation Preceptors

May Achi, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Specialist in Cardiology
Pharm.D., University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
PGY1 – Pharmacy Residency, Christian Care Hospital, Newark, DE
PGY2 – Cardiology Residency, University of the Sciences in conjunction with Hospital of University of Pennsylvania

Linda Blanton, RPh
Medication Safety Clinical Specialist
B.S. Pharmacy, University of Houston

James Cox, Pharm.D.
Clinical Specialist in Hematology/Oncology
Pharm.D., University of Texas at Austin
PGY1 - Pharmacy Residency, University Hospital, San Antonio, TX
PGY2 - Hematology/Oncology Residency, Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Aida Coralic, R.Ph., BCPS
Clinical Specialist in Internal Medicine
B.S. Pharmacy, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Kayode Giwa, Pharm.D., BCPP
Clinical Specialist in Psychiatry and Internal Medicine
Pharm.D., University of Houston
PGY1 – Pharmacy Residency, University of Houston/Memorial Hermann Hospital Southwest, Houston, TX

Rebeca Halfon, Pharm.D.
Clinical Specialist in Critical Care/Medical ICU
B.S. Pharmacy, University of Houston
Pharm.D., University of Florida

Jeff Hall, Pharm.D.
Clinical Specialist in Critical Care/Surgical ICU
Pharm.D., University of Houston
PGY1 – Pharmacy Residency, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX

Judy Ikwuagwu, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Specialist in Infectious Diseases
B.S. Pharmacy, Texas Southern University
Pharm.D., Texas Southern University
PGY1 - Pharmacy Residency, St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX

Diana Kurian, Pharm.D.
Clinical Specialist - Internal Medicine
Pharm.D., Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy
PGY1 - Pharmacy Residency,  Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL

Mike Liebl, BS, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Manager 
B.S. Pharmacy, Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Pharm.D., University of Houston
PGY1 – Pharmacy Residency, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX
PGY2 – Critical Care Residency, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX

Jose Murillo, Pharm.D., BCOP
Clinical Specialist in Hematology/Oncology
Pharm.D., University of Texas at Austin
PGY1 – Pharmacy Residency, Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, TX
PGY2 – Hematology/Oncology Residency, Audie Murphy VA, San Antonio, TX

Will Musick, Pharm.D., BCPS (AQ ID)
Clinical Specialist in Infectious Diseases
Pharm.D., University of Kentucky
PGY1 – Pharmacy Residency, University of North Carolina Hospitals
PGY2 – Infectious Diseases Residency, University of North Carolina Hospitals

Kimberly Nguyen, Pharm.D.
Clinical Specialist in Cardiology
Pharm.D., University of Houston
PGY1 – Pharmacy Practice Residency, Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, TX
PGY2 – Infectious Diseases Residency, M.D. Anderson, Houston, TX

Phuong Nguyen Liebl, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Specialist in Internal Medicine
Director, PGY2 – Internal Medicine Residency Program
Pharm.D., University of Texas at Austin
PGY1 – Pharmacy Practice Residency, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX

Brian Parrish, Pharm.D.
Clinical Specialist in Cardiology
Pharm.D., Southwestern Oklahoma State University
PGY1 – Pharmacy Practice Residency, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX

Samir Patel, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Specialist in Solid Organ Transplant
Director, PGY2 – Solid Organ Transplant Program
Pharm.D., University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
PGY1 – Pharmacy Practice Residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
PGY2 – Solid Organ Transplant/Immunology Residency at Methodist Healthcare/University Hospital, Memphis, TN

Varsha Patel, RPh
Clinical Specialist in Investigational Drugs
B.S. Pharmacy, University of Houston College of Pharmacy

Kathryn Pidcock, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Specialist - Internal Medicine
Pharm.D., University of Houston College of Pharmacy
PGY1 - Pharmacy Residency, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

David Putney, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Specialist in Cardiology
Pharm.D., University of Houston
PGY1 – Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

Thomas Schwartz, Pharm.D., MBA, BCPS, Program Director
Pharmacy Manager in Standards and Regulatory Compliance
B.S. Pharmacy, University of Houston
Pharm.D., University of Florida
MBA, University of Houston

Michael Sirimaturos, Pharm. D., BCNSP
Clinical Specialist in Critical Care/Medical ICU
Pharm.D., The University of Mississippi
PGY1 – Pharmacy Residency, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
PGY2 – Critical Care Residency, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX

Anila Thomas, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Specialist in Internal Medicine
Pharm.D., University of Texas at Austin
PGY1 – Pharmacy Residency, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX

Julie Won, Pharm.D., BCPS   
Clinical Specialist
B.S. Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Pharm.D., University of Texas at Austin
PGY1 – Pharmacy Residency, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX
PGY2 – Primary Care Residency, Kaiser Permanente, Denver, CO