Nathan Jones, PharmD
PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Resident
Nathan grew up in Olathe, Kansas and graduated from the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy. His professional interests include pharmacy operations, regulatory and policy development, and supply chain management. Nathan maintains memberships in APhA, ASHP, TSHP, and PARC. In his free time, Nathan enjoys spending time outdoors biking and camping, as well as watching movies with his wife.
PGY1 Major research project: Target anti-Xa level for safe bridging with enoxaparin in VAD
PGY2 Thesis: Optimization of an Integrated Clinical Surveillance System
PGY1 Continuing Education Topic: Hemophilias and Factor Deficiences
PGY2 Continuing Education Topic: Insanitary Conditions and Clean Room Design
Niha Zafar, PharmD
PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Resident
Niha is originally from Jasper, Texas and earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Houston College of Pharmacy in 2020. Her professional interests include pharmacy operations, medication safety, and leadership development. Niha maintains professional involvement by currently serving as a member of the ASHP New Practitioners Forum Career Development Advisory Group and as the GCSHP Communications Secretary. In her free time, she enjoys hiking/traveling, trying new coffee shops, and kickboxing.
PGY1 Major Research Project: Implementation of centralized pharmacy order verification services
PGY2 Thesis: Impact of unit-based pharmacy technicians
PGY1 Continuing Education Topic: Just Culture Approach to Medication Errors
PGY2 Continuing Education Topic: Novel Analgesics in Pain Management
PGY1 Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Resident
Alfred is a native of Riverdale, Georgia located just outside of Atlanta. He earned his Bachelor of Science in biological science from Georgia State University and his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Georgia. His professional interests include clinical pharmacy management, academia, professional development, and executive leadership. Alfred maintains active membership in both GCSHP and TSHP in addition to ASHP through the New Practitioners Forum. Alfred's hobbies include playing video games, baking, and watching NBA basketball (go Hawks!).
Quality assurance project: Falls Prevention
Continuing education program: How to Approach Difficult Conversations
PGY1 Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Resident
Alan is from Houston, Texas and graduated from the University of Houston College of Pharmacy in 2021. His professional interests include pharmacy operations, specialty pharmacy and supply chain management. Alan currently maintains memberships in GCSHP, TSHP and ASHP. In his free time, Alan enjoys working out, playing tennis, watching movies, and learning about the latest consumer tech devices.
Major research project: Impact of computerized physician order entry intervention on high-risk medication use in elderly patients
Quality improvement project: Warfarin/LVAD
Continuing education topic: Mentoring and Precepting Millennials