Current LAPPE Students

Atra Azad

aazad@houstonmethodist.org

Hometown: Houston, Texas

Pharmacy School: University of Houston College of Pharmacy

Atra intends to pursue a PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residency in one of her areas of interest, which include health-system pharmacy administration, pain management, and neurology at an academic medical center. Currently, she is an active member of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), and Phi Lambda Sigma. She previously served as chapter president of the Student College of Clinical Pharmacy (SCCP) and is currently beginning her fourth year serving as the Vice President of the Class of 2022. Outside of pharmacy, Atra’s hobbies include reading, watching musicals, and spending time with her friends and family. Her electives at Houston Methodist Hospital include pharmacy administration/management, neurology, and pain management.

 

Research project: Safety evaluation of morphine use in patients with end-stage renal disease

 

Sue'ad Elchehimi

smelchehimi@houstonmethodist.org

 

Hometown: Dallas, Texas

Pharmacy School: University of Houston College of Pharmacy


Sue’ad intends to pursue a PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residency in one of her areas of interest, which include health-system pharmacy administration, critical care, and psychiatry. Currently, she is an active member of Phi Lambda Sigma (PLS), Rho Chi Honor Society, Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists (SSHP), and Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA). She previously served as chapter president of PLS and Vice President of Programming of the SSHP. Outside of pharmacy, Sue’ad enjoys spontaneous trips, trying out new foods, and playing sports with friends. Her electives at Houston Methodist Hospital include pharmacy administration/management, critical care, and psychiatry.


Research project: Evaluation of the efficacy, safety, and cost effectiveness of ustekinumab use for inflammatory bowel diseases

 

JD Fields

jdfields@houstonmethodist.org 

 

Hometown: New Braunfels, Texas
Pharmacy School: University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy

 

JD intends to pursue a PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residency in one of his areas of interest, which include infectious diseases and critical care. Currently, he is an active member of Phi Lambda Sigma, Rho Chi Honor Society, Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists (SSHP), and student board member for the Central Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists. JD previously served as the Student Government Association president for the Feik School of Pharmacy and as chair of the Antimicrobial Awareness Committee for his school’s chapter of SSHP. Outside of pharmacy, JD enjoys traveling and exploring new foods, astronomy, and cookouts with family. His electives at Houston Methodist Hospital include infectious diseases, critical care, and medication safety. 

 

Research project: Evaluation of direct oral anticoagulant reversal with 4-factor prothrombin complex concentrate

Christopher Nelsen

cpnelsen@houstonmethodist.org


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


Chris intends to pursue a PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residency in one of his areas of interest, which include internal medicine, infectious diseases, and critical care at an academic medical center. Currently he is an active member of the Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists (SSHP) and Rho Chi Honor Society. Previously he served as a Senior Representative for SSHP with Project Collaborate and as a member of various student- and faculty-run committees, such as the Program Assessment Committee and the Region Appeals Committee. Outside of pharmacy, Chris' hobbies include exploring new restaurants, building and modifying computers, and spending time with his family. His electives at Houston Methodist Hospital include infectious diseases, critical care, and medication safety.


Research project: Evaluation of the efficacy and safety of direct oral anticoagulants for the treatment of left ventricular thrombus

Michell Nguyen

mnguyen4@houstonmethodist.org

 

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


Michell hopes to complete a PGY1 residency and possibly a PGY2 residency in order to pursue her areas of interest, which include pharmacy administration/management, psychiatric pharmacy, and pharmacy operations. Currently, she is an active member of Phi lambda Sigma (PLS), Rho Chi Honor Society, Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists (SSHP), and Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA). Michell previously served at Vice President, Mental Health Co-Chair, and National Mental Health Public Relations Liaison of SNPhA. Outside of pharmacy, she enjoys traveling, going for runs, exercising, and taking naps with her pugs. Her electives at Houston Methodist Hospital include solid organ transplant, pharmacy administration/management, and critical care.


Research project: Evaluation of the efficacy and safety of sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors in hospitalized patients 

 

Ashley Peck

eapeck@houstonmethodist.org 

Hometown: Longview, Texas

Pharmacy School: University of Houston College of Pharmacy


Ashley intends to pursue a PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residency in one of her areas of interest, which include oncology, psychiatry, and critical care. She is currently an active member of the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP), Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists (SSHP), and Rho Chi Honor Society. She previously served as the Patient Care Vice President for APhA-ASP. Outside of pharmacy, Ashley enjoys spending quality time with friends and family, traveling, cooking, and watching documentaries. Her electives at Houston Methodist Hospital include oncology, critical care, and pharmacy management.


Research project: Assessing medication adherence of oral antineoplastic drugs in breast cancer patients

Kelly St. Rose

kstrose@houstonmethodist.org


Hometown: Houston, Texas
Pharmacy School: Texas A&M Health Science Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy


Kelly intends to pursue a 2 year residency program or industry fellowship in one of her areas of interest, which include health system pharmacy administration, health informatics, and health economics and outcomes research. Currently, she is a member of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP), AHEC Scholars Program, and International Society for Pharmacoecomonics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR). She previously served as the treasurer of the Student Society of Health System Pharmacist (SSHP) and as a student success tutor for the Texas A&M College of Pharmacy.  In her free time, Kelly enjoys traveling, spending time with family, and amateur web design.  Her electives at Houston Methodist Hospital include pharmacy administration, informatics, and solid organ transplant. 


Research project: Evaluating the lifetime accumulation threshold for liposomal doxorubicin dosing