Critical Care

 

Ah Hyun Jun, Pharm.D.

 

Ah Hyun joined the AU Medical Center Pharmacy team in August 2016, after completing a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency and PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency at Grady Health System in Atlanta and the Pharmacy Teaching Program at Mercer University College of Pharmacy.  She is a Doctor of Pharmacy graduate of the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy. Her PGY1 residency project was presented as a poster at the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) 45th Critical Care Congress in 2016 and she already started teaching UGA Pharm.D. students in the Critical Care elective lecture series in fall 2016. She is a member of SCCM and was previously the Southeast Chapter pharmacy programming committee chair. Ah Hyun will be a preceptor-in-training for the AU Medical Center pharmacy residencies in 2017.

Contact:  ajun@augusta.edu

 

Andrea Sikora NewsomeAndrea Sikora Newsome, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCC

Andrea graduated from The University of Georgia (UGA) College of Pharmacy and completed her PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency and PGY-2 Critical Care Specialty Pharmacy Residency at The University of North Carolina (UNC) Medical Center in Chapel Hill, NC. While at UNC, she participated in both the Leadership Certificate and Teaching Certificate programs. Andrea joined Medical Center at Augusta University Pharmacy Department in 2015 as the Surgical/Cardiothoracic ICU Critical Care Pharmacy Specialist. Andrea is an active member of ACCP (Publications Committee: 2013-2014), APhA (New Transitions Editorial Board 2013-2014), GSHP, and SCCM.  In 2015, the first time the exam was offered, Andrea earned recognition as a Board Certified Critical Care Specialist.
Andrea has an appointment to The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice (without salary). She serves as a clinical preceptor at her practice site for PGY-2 Critical Care Pharmacy Specialty residents, PGY-1 Pharmacy residents, 4th year Doctor of Pharmacy students, as well as Ph.D. candidates through The University of Georgia Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy Graduate Program. Additionally, she provides introductory experiential training for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year Doctor of Pharmacy candidates. Andrea serves on the PGY-1 Residency Advisory Committee, the CTICU/SICU Quality Improvement Committee, the Pulmonary Complications Improvement Committee, and the Pharmacy Practice Model Committee, among others. She is also a member of GSHP, ASHP, ACCP, and SCCM and was recently recognized with the GSHP Outstanding Young Health-System Pharmacist Award for 2016. Andrea is the Communications Committee Co-Chair for the Southeastern Chapter of SCCM.

Contact:  andnewsome@augusta.edu

 

Kelley R. Norris, Pharm.D., BCPS

Kelley Norris is a Pediatric Critical Care Specialist and the Pediatric Pharmacy Pharmacy Critical Care Team Supervisor.  She also holds an appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Georgia (UGA) College of Pharmacy. Kelley received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Auburn University in 1999.  After completing her pharmacy practice residency at the Medical College of Georgia (now AU Medical Center) in 2000, she joined the AU Health System staff as a pediatric pharmacy specialist.  She has earned and maintained the recognition of Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) since 2000.  

Kelley is responsible for providing pediatric pharmacy clinical services to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and for clinical practice development of pharmacists in pediatric and critical care specialties.  She serves as a preceptor in the PICU for UGA pharmacy students, the PGY1 Pharmacy residency, the PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy residency and the PGY2 Critical Care residency.  Kelley is the Vice Chair of the Vizient UHC Pharmacy Council Pediatric Pharmacy Committee, the Novation Pediatrics Advisory Group, and is an active member of the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group, ASHP, and ACCP.   She was a member of the drafting team for the World Health Organization (WHO) List of Essential Medications for Pediatrics published in December 2007. Kelley’s professional and scholarly interests include medication safety, sedation/analgesia, medical ethics, and the care of patients with congenital cardiac abnormalities.

Contact:  kenorris@augusta.edu



Margaret Oates Poisson, Pharm.D., BCPPS

Margaret is a Pharm.D. graduate of the University of Kentucky.  She completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago/University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System.  During her PGY1 year she participated in a 24-hour in house on-call program and completed a teaching certificate.  Following her PGY1, Margaret went on to Children’s National Medical Center in Washington DC for her PGY2 Pediatric Residency.  She is now thrilled to be part of the AU Pharmacy team as of August 2015 and serve as a Preceptor for the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy.  Her primary practice sites are the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and the Pediatric ER.  Her professional interests include antimicrobial stewardship, toxicology, continuity of care, treatment of patients with congenital cardiac abnormalities, and medication safety within pediatrics.  Margaret is a member of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) and the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group (PPAG).  She is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice (without salary) for UGA College of Pharmacy and was recognized by GSHP with the 2016 Community Service Award.

Contact: moates@augusta.edu

 

Tim Robinson, Pharm.D., BCPS

Tim received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy in 2007. He completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at MCG Health in conjunction with the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy and completed a UGA Teaching Certificate. Upon residency completion in 2008, Tim joined the AU Health System Pharmacy staff covering internal medicine and the oncology/hematology service. Beginning in 2009, his practice focus has been in the Shock Trauma Intensive Care Unit. His practice interests include traumatic brain injury (TBI) management, continuous sedation/pain management and infectious disease. Tim earned the recognition of Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) in 2012 and is a preceptor for pharmacy students, PGY1 residents and PGY2 critical care specialty residents.

Contact:  trobinson@augusta.edu
 

 

Jody Carswell Rocker, Pharm.D., BCPS

Jody received her Pharm.D. from the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy in 2003.  She completed her Pharmacy Practice Residency at the Medical College of Georgia Health System in 2004 and then joined the MCG (now AU Medical Center) pharmacy staff as a Neuroscience Pharmacy Specialist.  She has an appointment to the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy as a Clinical Assistant Professor.  At the 2004 ACCP Annual Meeting she presented, “Cliff Notes: How Mentoring Works” with Dr. Susan Fagan.  She has been published in The Annals of Pharmacotherapy (2003), Hospital Pharmacy (2006), and Stroke (2012).  Her areas of clinical interest are: blood pressure and hemostatic therapies for the management of intracerebral hemorrhage patients and secondary stroke prevention strategies.  Jody is an active member of ACCP, Georgia Society of Health System Pharmacists, and the Neurocritical Care Society.  She is the GSHP Director-Elect (incoming Board member) for the Central Savannah River District

Jody has participated in medical mission trips to Ecuador. In fall 2015, GSHP recognized her with their Community Service award for both her international volunteer work and a popular program that brought pharmacists and pharmacy students to visit many community groups for health and medication education lectures. In Summer 2016, GSHP honored her with their Preceptor of the Year award for her involvement with pharmacy residents and pharmacy students. 

Contact:  jrocker@augusta.edu