Current Residents

ABale
Akeem Bale, PharmD
PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Resident
Email: ABale@houstonmethodist.org

Akeem Bale, PharmD is a graduate of the University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science. He is in his PGY2 year as a Health System Pharmacy Administration resident at Houston Methodist Hospital. His professional interests include health-system leadership, operations, and transitions of care, clinical pharmacy management, academia, and nephrology. Akeem maintains membership in ASHP and PARC.

PGY1 Project: Assessment of the value of unit based emergency department pharmacy satellite services
PGY2 Project: The Effect of Clinical Pharmacists' Interventions on 30-day Readmission Rates

SKim
Stella Kim, PharmD
PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Resident
Email: SKim6@houstonmethodist.org

Stella Kim, PharmD graduate from the University of Houston, is in her PGY2 year as a Health System Pharmacy Administration resident at Houston Methodist Hospital. Her professional interests include operations, informatics, and health-system leadership. Stella maintains memberships in ACCP, ASHP, and TSHP.

PGY1 Project: Value of cost transparency during electronic medication prescribing in an academic medical center
PGY2 Project: Evaluating the impact of drug-disease alert implementation in a health-system

JBarber
Julia Barber, PharmD
PGY1 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Resident
Email: JBarber@houstonmethodist.org

Julia Barber, PharmD graduated from The University of Texas College of Pharmacy. She also obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in nutrition from The University of Texas at Austin. Her professional interests include regulatory compliance, medication safety, international pharmacy practice, and informatics. She is a member of TSHP and ASHP.

PGY1 Project: Evaluation of Medication Regimen Complexity Index (MRCI) changes during a hospitalization

NDeyhim
Niaz Deyhim, PharmD
PGY1 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Resident
Email: NDeyhim2@houstonmethodist.org

Niaz Deyhim, PharmD is a graduate of Texas A&M Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical sciences at Texas A&M University—Kingsville. Professional interests of hers include academia, clinical management, pharmacy operations, and medication safety. Niaz maintains memberships in APhA, ASHP, TSHP, and PARC.

PGY1 Project: Impact of sugammadex as compared to neostigmine/glycopyrrolate on the time of OR occupancy and potential for increased OR efficiency