Current Residents

Corey Dinunno, PharmD
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Corey grew up 30 minutes south of Boston, Massachusetts. He earned his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Connecticut in 2020. His current practice interests include internal medicine, solid organ transplant, and infectious diseases. He plans on pursuing PGY2 training in one of these specialties next year. In his spare time, he enjoys watching the Red Sox and Patriots, critically analyzing all 40 seasons of Survivor, and playing golf.  

Major research project: Time to therapeutic FK and rejections/DSA outcomes in lung transplant 
Quality improvement project: Inpatient sulfonylurea use
Continuing education program: Hyperparathyroidism

Breanna Hinman, PharmD
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
Breanna is originally from Orlando, Florida but grew up in Valdosta, Georgia. She graduated from the University of Houston College of Pharmacy with her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020. Her current practice interests include oncology and cardiology. She hopes to pursue a PGY2 residency position in the following year. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with friends and family.
Major research project: Evaluation of the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of FOLFOX chemotherapy dosing in obese colon cancer patients utilizing capped versus non-capped body surface area
Quality improvement project: Standard dose heparin protocol 
Continuing education program: Use of anticoagulation reversal agents

Olivia Kreidler, PharmD
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Olivia grew up in Georgetown, Texas, a small town just outside of Austin. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry at Texas State University and graduated with her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from the University of Houston College of Pharmacy in 2020. She plans to pursue a PGY2 in critical care. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, spending time outside, and trying new restaurants.

Major research projectDescription and impact of anti-Xa levels in patients presenting with acute ischemic stroke taking apixaban or rivaroxaban
Quality improvement project: IV diltiazem use

Continuing education program: Acute on chronic liver failure

Caitlin Labay, PharmD
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Caitie is originally from Houston but grew up in Corpus Christi, Texas. She attended undergrad at the University of Texas at Austin, where she later went on to earn her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree in 2020. She plans to pursue a PGY2 in critical care following her first year or residency. During her free time Caitie enjoys running, reading, and spending time with friends.

Major research project: Desmopressin compared to dextrose in water solution for therapeutic re-lowering of plasma sodium in hyponatremia overcorrection 
Quality improvement project: Evaluation of therapeutic enoxaparin
Continuing education program: Therapies used in management of GI bleeds in patients with VAD

Melissa O'Neal, PharmD
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Melissa grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina but spent her college years in Columbia, South Carolina.  She completed her bachelor’s degree and Doctorate of Pharmacy at the University of South Carolina in 2020.  Her current practice interests are infectious disease, emergency medicine, and cardiology.  She plans to pursue a PGY2 in Infectious Diseases.  In her spare time she enjoys painting, kickboxing, and seeing all that Houston has to offer.  

Major research project: Characterization of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae at a Large Urban Health System

Quality Improvement project: Heparin management in patients with intra-aortic balloon pumps
Continuing education program: Development of Vaccines for Emerging Infections

Nina Srour, PharmD
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident 

Nina grew up in Lebanon and moved extensively. She earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from the University of Colorado in May 2020. She plans to pursue a PGY2 in critical care. Her professional interests include neurotrauma, reversal of anticoagulants, and pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of antimicrobial agents in critically ill patients. In her spare time, Nina enjoys traveling with her two kids, exploring the outdoors, and watching Disney/Pixar movies. 

Major research project: VET based blood and factor transfusion protocol in cirrhotic patients 
Quality improvement project: Alteplase for LVAD
Continuing education program: Novel Options for Management of Withdrawal