Current LAPPE Students

ACantwell

Anna Cantwell
aecantwell@houstonmethodist.org 

Hometown: None (military family moved extensively)
Pharmacy School: University of Houston College of Pharmacy

Anna intends to pursue a PGY1 and PGY2 residency in one of her clinical areas of interest, which include solid organ transplant, infectious diseases, and ambulatory care. Currently, she is an active member of Phi Lambda Sigma, Rho Chi Honor Society, Student Society of Health-System Pharmacy, and Student College of Clinical Pharmacy. She previously served as President of Student College of Clinical Pharmacy, Secretary of Phi Lambda Sigma, and Class of 2019 Secretary. Outside of pharmacy, Anna has 3 pets and enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, and going to concerts & movies. Her electives at Houston Methodist Hospital include solid organ transplant, inpatient psychiatry, and infectious diseases.

Research Project: Effect of induction therapy on CD4 count and CD4 percentage on HIV+ kidney transplant recipients


DDreucean
Diane Dreucean
ddreucean@houstonmethodist.org

Hometown: Arad, Romania
Pharmacy School: University of Houston College of Pharmacy

Diane wants to pursue a PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residency and ultimately obtain a position as a clinical pharmacy specialist at an academic medical center where she can combine her passions for teaching, patient care, and research. Her clinical interests include critical care, infectious diseases, and cardiology. Currently, she is a member of American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (ASHP), and the Texas Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM). Besides pharmacy, Diane’s hobbies include traveling, spending time with family, and baking. Her electives at Houston Methodist include critical care, infectious diseases, and transplant intensive care.

Research Project: Anti-Xa Level Monitoring for Apixaban and Rivaroxaban: A Descriptive Study

RDwivedi
Rohan Dwivedi
rdwivedi@houstonmethodist.org

Hometown: New Delhi, India
Pharmacy School: University of Houston College of Pharmacy

Rohan wants to pursue a PGY1/PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration residency in hopes to further the profession of pharmacy and make an impact on patient care at a system-wide level. Currently, he is an active member of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association, Phi Lambda Sigma, and serves as the Satrap for the Southwest Province of Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity Inc. Besides pharmacy, Rohan is an avid fan of the Houston Rockets, loves to spend time with his Golden Retriever, Archie, and maintains an active lifestyle. His electives at Houston Methodist include Cardiology, Management/Pharmacy Administration, and transplant therapeutics.

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

LGoldberg
Lauren Goldberg
lggoldberg@houstonmethodist.org

Hometown: Sugar Land, Texas
Pharmacy School: University of Houston College of Pharmacy

Lauren wants to pursue a PGY1 and PGY2 residency in either pharmacy administration or an area of clinical interest such as internal medicine. Currently, she is an active member of Student Society of Health-System Pharmacy (SSHP). She previously served as president of Pharmacy Council. Outside of pharmacy, Lauren’s hobbies include outdoor activities, traveling, running, and playing soccer. Her electives at Houston Methodist include management/pharmacy administration, cardiology critical care, and inpatient psychiatry.

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

JHoang2
Johnny Hoang
Jmhoang3@houstonmethodist.org

Hometown: Born in Minnesota and raised in Austin, Texas
Pharmacy School: University of Houston College of Pharmacy

Johnny wants to pursue a PGY1 residency and possibly a PGY2 residency in one of his areas of interest, which include critical care, infectious diseases, and solid organ transplant. Currently, he is a member of Phi Lambda Sigma and Rho Chi Honor Society. He was the previous Vice President of Student National Pharmaceutical Association. Besides pharmacy, Johnny’s hobbies include cooking, playing piano, reading, and trying new restaurants. His electives at Houston Methodist include critical care, solid organ transplant, and infectious diseases.

Research Project: Evaluation of differences in bleeding rates among different thromboprophylaxis strategies post bioprosthetic valve replacement

LMerten
Luke Merten
lamerten@houstonmethodist.org

Hometown: Brookfield, WI
Pharmacy School: University of Houston College of Pharmacy

Luke wants to complete a clinical PGY1 residency followed by a PGY2 residency in critical care or emergency medicine. Currently, he is a member of the Rho Chi Honor Society, the Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists (SSHP), and the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP). Besides pharmacy, Luke enjoys working out with his wife and golden retriever, watching the Green Bay Packers, and working on cars. His electives at Houston Methodist include cardiology, infectious diseases, and transplant therapeutics.

Research Project: Outcomes Associated with Utilization of a Pharmacy-Managed Impella® Anticoagulation Protocol
 

ESartain
Emily Sartain
esartain@houstonmethodist.org

Hometown: Bethesda, Maryland 
Pharmacy School: The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy

Emily wants to pursue a PGY1 and PGY2 residency in one of her clinical areas of interest, which include critical care, solid organ transplant, and internal medicine. Currently, she is an active member of Phi Lambda Sigma, Rho Chi Honor Society, American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and Student Society of Health System Pharmacy (SSHP). Besides pharmacy, Emily's hobbies include yoga, volleyball, watching movies, and spending time with family. Her electives at Houston Methodist include drug information/clinical research, transplant therapeutics, and critical care.

Research Project: A retrospective evaluation of adherence to guideline recommendations for administration of human rabies immune globulin for rabies postexposure prophylaxis at a multi-hospital health system

ATran
Anh Thu Tran
apt@houstonmethodist.org

Hometown: Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Pharmacy School: Texas A&M University Rangel College of Pharmacy

Anh Thu wants to pursue a PGY1 and PGY2 residence in one of her practice areas of interest, which include oncology and cardiology. Currently, she is a member of Rho Chi Honor Society and Phi Lambda Sigma. She serves as a member of the Advancement of Pharmacy Practice Advisory Group of American Society of Hospital Pharmacists for the 2018-2019 academic year. Besides pharmacy, she likes reading and spending time with family and friends. Her electives at Houston Methodist include drug information/clinical research, cardiology, and oncology.

Research Project: Evaluation of cardiotoxicity among patients with lung cancer treated with conventional chemotherapy versus immune checkpoint inhibitors