Current Residents

 

 

Tania Baigi, PharmD
PGY1 International Graduate Pharmacy Resident
Email: tbaigi@houstonmethodist.org

 

Born and raised in Italy, Tania obtained her Pharmacy degree from the University of Camerino in Italy. Then, she attended Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and earned both her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree and her graduate certificate in Medication Safety in 2021. Her current practice interests include oncology, bone marrow transplant and infectious diseases. She hopes to pursue a PGY2 residency position in one of these specialties next year. In her spare time, Tania enjoys traveling, dancing and hiking with her dog.

 

Major research project: Impact of pharmacy liaisons and institutional specialty pharmacy on time to med delivery for new start oral chemo meds

Quality improvement project: OP Oncology electrolyte replacement protocol
Continuing education program: General principles in chemotherapy dosing

Donna Barakeh, PharmD
PGY1 International Graduate Pharmacy Resident
Email: dbarakeh@houstonmethodist.org

Donna grew up in Dubai, UAE and Beirut, Lebanon. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Lebanese American University in 2020. Her current practice interests include critical care and cardiology, and she plans to pursue PGY2 training following her first year of residency. In her spare time, she enjoys running, reading, cooking, and learning new languages. 

Major research project: Enoxaparin therapeutic drug monitoring and risk factors for impaired elimination in COVID-19
Quality improvement project: ICU Electrolyte Protocol 
Continuing education program: Updates in Heart Failure 
 

Hala Halawi, PharmD

PGY1 International Graduate Pharmacy Resident

Email: hhalawi@houstonmethodist.org

 

Hala was born and raised in Lebanon. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Lebanese American University in June 2020. Her current practice interests include critical care, cardiology, and antimicrobial stewardship. She plans to complete a PGY2 pharmacy residency in critical care at Houston Methodist Hospital next year. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, reading, hiking, and practicing yoga.

 

Major research project: Incidence of GIB in LVAD Patients on Statin versus Those Not on Statin Therapy 
Quality improvement project: Evaluation of the Safe Use of Parenteral Prostacyclins
Continuing education program:  Beating the Roots of Atrial Fibrillation: Think Inside the Chamber