Alfred Awuah, PharmD
PGY2 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, medication safety, academia, and professional development. 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!).
Major research project: Development and Evaluation of an Outpatient Pharmacy Infusion Productivity Model
Continuing education program: How to Approach Difficult Conversations
Thesis: Development of a Medication Override Process for Obstetrics and Newborn Care at a Large Academic Medical Center
Continuing education program: DEI in Pharmacy Practice
Alan Luu, PharmD
PGY2 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 program: Mentoring and Precepting Millennials
Continuing education program: Economics of Healthcare for a Pharmacist
Atra Azad, PharmD
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
Atra is from Houston, Texas and graduated from the University of Houston College of Pharmacy in 2022. Her professional interests include leadership development, clinical management, and executive leadership. Atra maintains active memberships in ACCP, GCSHP, TSHP, and ASHP. She also serves on ASHP’s Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Residents’ Collaborative (PALRC) Leadership Committee. In her free time, she enjoys reading, going to see live musicals, and having game nights with friends.
Major research project: Impact of an EHR risk scoring tool on patient prioritization for medication history review by pharmacy staff
Quality improvement project: Opioid use – Monitoring (POSS and pain score) and PRN pain scale compliance review
Continuing education program: Nerve Block/Pain Pumps
Luna Shi, PharmD
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
Luna immigrated to America from China in 2014. She attended The University of Cincinnati for undergraduate and pharmacy school, graduating with her Doctor of Pharmacy in 2022. Her professional interests include pharmacy automation, informatics, and operations. Luna is currently serving as vice chair of ASHP Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Residents’ Collaborative (PALRC) Resources Workgroup. Luna enjoys skateboarding, kitesurfing, and planning a through-hike of the Appalachian Trail.
Major research project: Perpetual Medication Inventory Integrated with Electronic Health Record at Large Hospital System
Quality Improvement project: Thyroid Panel Monitoring for Immunotherapy
Continuing education program: DoseEdge Medication Dispensing Errors and Prevention