Current Residents

Karen Abboud, PharmD

PGY1 International Graduate Pharmacy Resident

Email: KAbboud@houstonmethodist.org

 

Born and raised in Lebanon, Karen received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Lebanese American University in June 2019. Her current practice interests include oncology and transplant, and she hopes to pursue a PGY2 pharmacy residency. In her spare time, Karen enjoys reading, creative writing, hiking, and traveling and exploring new cultures and cuisines. 

 

Major research project: Incidence of major bleeding associated with the use of direct oral anticoagulants in peripheral artery disease. 

Ghalia Bakhsh, PharmD

PGY1 International Graduate Pharmacy Resident

Email: GHBakhsh@houstonmethodist.org

 

Ghalia is originally from Saudi Arabia.  She graduated from King Saud University College of Pharmacy with a Doctorate of Pharmacy in 2014.  She worked at King Fahad Medical City for 2 years before completing the Advanced Clinical Pharmacy Practice Graduate Certificate Program at the University of Arizona.  Her current interests include critical care and emergency medicine.  In her spare time, she likes to play her guitar, make paper-cutting art, and enjoy long road trips.

 

Major research project: Determining the proportion of patients with low-risk pulmonary embolism who can be managed safely as an outpatient: retrospective cohort review

 

Zain Malik, PharmD

PGY1 International Graduate Pharmacy Resident

Email: ZMalik@houstonmethodist.org


Zain is originally from Lahore, Pakistan and grew up in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He moved to Chicago at an early age to complete his high school and higher education. He graduated with his Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from University of Illinois Chicago College of Pharmacy in May 2019. His current practice interests include oncology, internal medicine and critical care. Zain is also interested in obtaining a teaching certificate and aspires to pursue a PGY2 pharmacy residency position in the coming year. During his free time, he looks forward to cooking, traveling, and exploring new restaurants with friends.


Major research project: Impact of a pharmacist-led oral chemotherapy medication therapy management program in a large academic medical center

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