Jeffrey R. Aeschlimann, PharmD
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice

School: University of Connecticut (B.S., Pharmacy); University of Utah (PharmD)
Post-Grad Training: Pharmacy Practice - Erie County Medical Center (Buffalo, NY); Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy Fellowship - The Anti-Infective Research Laboratory, Detroit Receiving Hospital / Wayne State University (Detroit, MI)
Areas of Interest/Specializations: Infectious Diseases; Antimicrobial Stewardship; Academia; Scholarship
Fun Fact: I'm a hardcore mountain biker and home brewer!

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Jillian Cavallari, PharmD, BCPS
Pharmacist

School: Rutgers University
Post-Grad Training: PGY1 - Capital Health Regional Medical Center (Trenton, NJ); PGY2 - Emergency Medicine - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital / Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ)
Areas of Interest/Specializations: Emergency Medicine, Critical Care
Fun Fact: I love spending time hiking and kayaking with my dog Ike

 

 

 

Kevin W. Chamberlin, PharmD, FASCP
University Director of Pharmacy Residency Programs

School: University of Connecticut
Post-Grad Training: Specialty Residency in Geriatric Pharmacotherapy - VA Connecticut Healthcare System (West Haven, CT)
Areas of Interest/Specializations: Internal Medicine, Pain Management, Geriatrics, Academia, Scholarship
Fun Fact: Diehard Boston and UConn sports fan who loves to travel and accomplish things on my bucket list!

Jennifer Czerwinski, PharmD/MBA
Investigational Drug & Medication Safety Pharmacist

School: Western New England University
Post-Grad Training: PGY1 - UConn John Dempsey Hospital at UConn Health (Farmington, CT)
Areas of Interest/Specializations: Medication Safety & Investigational Drug Services
Fun Fact: I am an avid gardener and typically grow more than 15 different types of vegetables each summer, along with harvesting over 30 blueberry bushes. My black labrador retriever eats most of it though!

Cassandra Doyno, PharmD, BCPS
Assistant Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice

School: University of Connecticut
Post-Grad Training: PGY1 - UMass Memorial Medical Center (Worcester, MA); PGY2 - Critical Care - UMass Memorial Medical Center (Worcester, MA)
Areas of Interest/Specializations: Emergency Medicine & Neurocritical Care
Fun Fact: I am avid Real Housewives, Bravo! reality TV fan

 

 

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Kaitlyn Elliott, PharmD, BCPS
Pharmacist

School: University of Connecticut
Post-Grad Training: PGY1 - VA Maine Healthcare System (Augusta, ME)
Areas of Interest/Specializations: Geriatrics, Anticoagulation, Antimicrobial Stewardship
Fun Fact: I enjoy making DIY craft projects and gifts

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Douglas Hackenyos, PharmD, BCOP
Oncology Clinical Coordinator

School: Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (Worcester)
Post-Grad Training: PGY1 - Tufts Medical Center (Boston, MA); PGY2 - Oncology - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (Boston, MA)
Areas of Interest/Specializations: Oncology
Fun Fact: I once caught a 48-inch striped bass with my bare hands! I enjoy the outdoors, running, craft beer, and being a dad (not in that order, and not all at the same time...)!

Lisa M. Holle, PharmD, BCOP, FHOPA, FISOPP
Associate Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice

School: University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.S., Pharmacy); University of Wisconsin-Madison (Post-graduate PharmD)
Post-Grad Training: Specialty Residency in Oncology - University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (Houston, TX)
Areas of Interest/Specializations: Hematology / Oncology, specifically GI and GU cancers; Palliative Care; Oral anticancer medication management
Fun Fact: I love to train run and hike in the mountains with my family

 

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Adam T. Jankowski, PharmD
Associate Director of Pharmacy Operations

School: University of Connecticut
Areas of Interest/Specializations: Leadership Development, USP sterile compounding compliance, emergency preparedness, expansion of clinical services
Fun Fact: In high school, I played the lead role as both Danny Zuko from Grease and Gaston from Beauty and the Beast

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Sean J. Johnston, RPh
Critical Care Clinical Coordinator

School: University of Connecticut
Areas of Interest/Specializations: Critical Care; Emergency Medicine; Cardiology
Fun Fact: I enjoy building extensive Lego sets. I'm a husky dad, having no fewer than 3 Siberian Huskies in my family at any given time!

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Marek Kolodziej, PharmD
Clinical Coordinator, Operations

School: University of Connecticut
Areas of Interest/Specializations: Oncology; USP 797 / 800 Regulatory; Pharmacy Operations
Fun Fact: I'm a wildlife enthusiast

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Gillian Kuszewski, PharmD, BCPS
Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator

School: University of Connecticut
Areas of Interest/Specializations: Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee (Co-Chair); Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee (Coordinator); Past-President of Connecticut Pharmacists Association (CPA) and member of the CPA Education Committee
Fun Fact: I am a Jersey Girl turned Connecticut soccer mom. I'm originally from Jersey City, NJ and currently reside in Cheshire, CT with my family.

F. Bahar Matusik, PharmD, BCPS
Associate Director of Ambulatory Pharmacy Services

School: University of Connecticut
Post-Grad Training: PGY1 - St. Joseph's / Candler Health System (Savannah, GA)
Areas of Interest/Specializations:
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Kimberly Metcalf, MS, PharmD
Associate Vice President of Pharmacy and Ancillary Services

School: University of Connecticut (B.S.); Renseelear Polytechnical Institute (M.S., Healthcare Management); Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences (Pharmacology Clinical Doctorate)
Areas of Interest/Specializations: Leadership development
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Nishi Patel, PharmD
Pharmacist

School: University of Connecticut
Post-Grad Training: PGY1 - Eastern Maine Medical Center (Bangor, ME)
Areas of Interest/Specializations: Cardiology; Anticoagulation; Internal Medicine
Fun Fact: I learned to knit in 5th grade

Anuja Rizal, RPh, PharmD, CACP
Anticoagulation Clinical Coordinator

School: University of Connecticut (B.S., Pharmacy); University of Kansas (PharmD)
Areas of Interest/Specializations: Anticoagulation
Fun Fact: I'm from the only country with a non-rectangular flag. I like mysteries and riddles.

Marissa Salvo, PharmD, BCACP
Associate Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice

School: University of Rhode Island
Post-Grad Training: PGY1 - Ambulatory Care emphasis - St. Louis College of Pharmacy / St. Louis County Department of Public Health (St. Louis, MO)
Areas of Interest/Specializations: Ambulatory Care (focused in Primary Care); Chronic disease state management; Interprofessional education; Student pharmacist education
Fun Fact: I LOVE country music!

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Sylvia M. Slattery, PharmD, BCPS
Pharmacist

School: University of Connecticut
Post-Grad Training: PGY1 - UConn John Dempsey Hospital at UConn Health (Farmington, CT)
Areas of Interest/Specializations: Multi-specialty, including inpatient areas such as central, ICU, medicine, surgery, and investigational drug as well as outpatient areas such as anticoagulation clinic and oncology/infusion pharmacy. Currently serves as co-preceptor for longitudinal staffing rotation.
Fun Fact: I have a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and my friend owns the Parkour gym where I train.

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Daniel P. Vo, PharmD
Informatics Pharmacist

School: University of Connecticut
Areas of Interest/Specializations: Informatics
Fun Fact: I've run six marathons, including the Disney Dopey Challenge