Current LAPPE Students-The woodlands

Lezlie Barrera

Hometown: Houston 
Pharmacy School: Texas Southern University College of Pharmacy

Lezlie aims to complete a PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residency in solid organ transplant. She is an active member of American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), Student Society of Health System Pharmacists (SSHP), American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), and the American Pharmacist’s Association (APhA). She previously served as the president of Latin American Student Organization (LASO), SNPhA Chronic Kidney Disease co-chair, and as an APhA liaison for pharmacy students.  Outside of pharmacy, Lezlie enjoys traveling, spending time outdoors, exploring new restaurants, and spending quality time with family. Her electives at Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital include critical care and ambulatory care oncology.

Research Project: Tacrolimus safety in a non-transplant community hospital 

Christopher Nguyen

Hometown: The Woodlands, Texas
Pharmacy School: University of Houston College of Pharmacy

Chris intends to pursue a PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residency in one of his areas of interest, which includes critical care, emergency medicine, and health systems administration. He is currently an active member of Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity Inc. and the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA). He previously served as the Class of 2024 president for three consecutive years, four chair positions for Kappa Psi, and two officer positions for SNPhA. Chris currently works as a pharmacy technician at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center. Outside of pharmacy, he enjoys traveling, discovering new music, and spending time with his family and friends. His electives at Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital include critical care, pharmacy administration, and oncology.

Research Project: Evaluating the impact of Bayesian software for AUC-guided vancomycin dosing in a community hospital