Current Residents

Emily Allen, PharmD
PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Resident

Emily grew up in Katy, Texas. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy in 2021. She completed her PGY1 residency at Houston Methodist Hospital in June 2022. Her current practice interests include medical oncology and hematology. In her free time, she enjoys running, spending time with friends and family, and exploring new Houston restaurants.

Major research project: Incidence and outcome of immune-checkpoint induced pneumonitis (ICIP) in oncology patients with history of pulmonary disease

Quality improvement projectEvaluation of hepatitis B panel usage and reactivation in cancer patients

Continuing education program: Two’s company, Three’s a crowd: Management of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

Solmaz Karimi, PharmD, MS

PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Resident


Solmaz was born in Tehran, Iran, and grew up in Dubai, UAE. She graduated from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy with her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2021. She completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Duke University Hospital in Durham, NC in June 2022. Her current practice interests include hematology and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, dancing, traveling and spending time with family and friends.


Major research projectEffect of direct oral anticoagulants compared to enoxaparin on objective response to immune checkpoint inhibitors in patients with lung cancer

Quality improvement project: Assess Implementation and Impact of Inpatient Chemotherapy Policy

Continuing education program: Prevention and Treatment of Graft versus Host Disease