Current LAPPE Students

Christina Cisar
ccisar@houstonmethodist.org


Hometown: McKinney, TX
Pharmacy School: University of Houston College of Pharmacy 

Christina aims to complete a PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residency in critical care. She is an active member of Rho Chi Honor Society and the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP). She previously served as Vice President and Operation Heart Chair for her school’s chapter of APhA-ASP, Historian for Rho Chi Honor Society Beta Omicron Chapter, and Research Program Chair for her school’s chapter of the Student College of Clinical Pharmacy (SCCP). She currently works as a pharmacist intern with the Methodist Internship Longitudinal Experience (MILE) Program. Outside of pharmacy, Christina enjoys spending time at Houston’s local parks and museums, going on runs, and playing with her animals. Her electives at Houston Methodist Hospital include critical care, informatics, and neurology.

Research Project: Relationship trends between heparin and DOAC anti-Xa levels

 

Sharon Halliburton
sahalliburton@houstonmethodist.org


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

Sharon intends to pursue a PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residency in one of her areas of interest, which include ambulatory care, infectious diseases, and cardiology. She is currently a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), the American Pharmacist’s Association (APhA), the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), Texas Pharmacy Association (TPA), and Phi Lambda Sigma (PLS). She previously served as the President of TAMU SCCP, Vice President of TAMU SSHP, Co-Chair of the TAMU SSHP Ambulatory Care Committee, and the TAMU Student Representative for the Gulf-Coast Society of Health System Pharmacists (GCSHP). Sharon enjoys spending her free time reading, trying new recipes, going to the gym, learning new languages, and spending time with friends. Her electives at Houston Methodist Hospital include infectious diseases, cardiology, and pharmacy administration.

Research Project: Analysis of opportunities for naloxone prescription at discharge

 
Uyen Hoang
uthoang@houstonmethodist.org

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

Uyen intends to pursue a PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residency in one of her areas of interest, which include cardiology and infectious diseases at an academic medical center. Currently, she is a member of Phi Lambda Sigma (PLS), American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP), and Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA). Previously, she served as the Class of 2023 representative for three consecutive years, president of Pharmacy Student Council, and vice president of Phi Lambda Sigma. In her free time, Uyen enjoys writing/editing, interior design, going on walks, and traveling with family and friends. Her electives at Houston Methodist Hospital include cardiology, infectious diseases, and medication safety.

Research Project: Timeliness of glucose checks prior to insulin administration 

Nisha Mohiuddin 
nmohiuddin@houstonmethodist.org


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


Nisha aims to pursue a PGY1 and PGY2 residency program in one of her areas of interest, which include critical care and infectious diseases. Currently, she is an active member of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (AHSP) and the Beta Omicron chapter of the Rho Chi Honor Society. She previously served as the Vice-President of the Student College of Clinical Pharmacy (SCCP) chapter at the University of Houston Pharmacy. She also served as the Vice-President of Never Generic Podcast and Professional Development Chair for the Student Society of Health System Pharmacists (SSHP) for the student chapter. She currently works as an intern at MedWiseRx, an MTM company. In her free time, Nisha enjoys spending time with family, reading, drawing, and journaling. Her electives at Houston Methodist include pharmacy administration, infectious diseases, and critical care. 


Research Project: Expansion of PharmID waste witness technology on a nursing unit 

Christopher Wallace Ogboe
cwogboe@houstonmethodist.org  


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

Christopher plans to pursue a 2-year pharmaceutical industry fellowship in therapeutics development and investigational drug research or a residency in oncology. He is currently a member of the Industry Pharmacist Organization (IPho), American Society of Health System Pharmacist (ASHP) and AHEC Scholars Program. He previously served as a student academic senator, vice-president of Student Society of Health System Pharmacist (SSHP) and as a student academic tutor at TSU-College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. His electives at Houston Methodist include infectious disease, investigational drug service, and oncology. In his free time, Christopher likes to walk at the park or play soccer. 

Research Project: Insulin protocol evaluation with COVID steroid therapy 

Priya Patel
pjpatel@houstonmethodist.org 


Hometown: Houston, TX
Pharmacy School: University of Houston College of Pharmacy 

Priya intends to pursue a PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residency in one of her areas of interest, which include infectious diseases, critical care and cardiology. Currently, she is an active member of Phi Lambda Sigma (PLS), Rho Chi Honor Society and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). She previously served as the Vice President of Programming of the Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists (SSHP), the Professional Development Co-chair of SSHP, and the Pharmacy Council Representative of Rho Chi Honor Society. She also worked as a pharmacist intern at Walgreen’s Pharmacy. Outside of pharmacy, Priya’s hobbies include cooking, painting, and enjoying the outdoors. Her electives at Houston Methodist Hospital include pharmacy administration/management, infectious diseases (antimicrobial stewardship) and critical care.

Research Project: MRSA PCR use in non-respiratory infections 

Dustin Vo
dvo2@houstonmethodist.org


Hometown: Houston, TX
Pharmacy School: University of Houston College of Pharmacy 

Dustin intends to pursue a PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residency in one of his areas of interest, which include infectious diseases, critical care, and internal medicine. Currently, he 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). Dustin previously served as chapter Vice President of PLS, Treasurer of UH SNPhA, Cancer Co-Chair of UH SNPhA, and is the current Lead Intern of the Methodist Internship Longitudinal Experience (MILE) Program. Outside of pharmacy, he enjoys traveling, playing sports, and spending quality time with friends and family. His electives at Houston Methodist Hospital includes infectious diseases, critical care, and medication safety. 

Research Project: Promethazine utilization post best practice intervention