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Our Preceptors

MS / PGY1 / PGY2 Pharmacy Administration Residency 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

Magdi Ayyad, RPh
Pharmacy Operations Manager
B.S. Pharmacy, Alexandria University (Egypt)

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

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

David Curlee, RPh
Pharmacy Operations Manager
B.S. Pharmacy, University of Houston

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

Michael 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

Daniel Metzen, Pharm.D., MBA
Pharm.D., University of Kansas
MBA, University of Houston
PGY1 - Pharmacy Residency, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston Texas

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 Practice 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 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 Residency, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX

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

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

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

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

Earl Sampson, RPh
Pharmacy Operations Manager
B.S. Pharmacy, University of Houston

Thomas Schwartz, Pharm.D., MBA, BCPS
Pharmacy Manager in Standards and Regulatory Compliance
Director, PGY1 – Pharmacy Residency Program
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

Alex Varkey, Pharm.D., M.S., Program Director
Pharmacy Operations Manager
Pharm.D., University of Houston
M.S. Health-System Pharmacy Administration, The Ohio State University
PGY1/PGY2 Residency in Health-System Pharmacy Administration – Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH

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