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Pharmacy Residency Faculty

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Meet our pharmacy practice faculty members at Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, located in Norfolk, VA.

Michael Chicella, Pharm.D., BCPPS, FPPA

Clinical Manager/ Residency Program Director / Pharmacy Clinical Specialist, Pediatric Intensive Care

Michael Chicella, Pharmacy

Undergraduate Studies

  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy

Pharmacy School

  • Doctor of Pharmacy, Campbell University School of Pharmacy

Residency

  • Pediatric Pharmacotherapy Specialty Residency, LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric critical care medicine
  • Infectious disease

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow Pediatric Pharmacy Association (FPPA)
  • Two Lexi-Comp/PPA Best Practice Awards, Pediatric Pharmacy Association (2008 & 2010)
  • Faculty Member of the Year Award, Auburn University School of Pharmacy
  • Ross Award for Outstanding Effort in Pediatric Research

Professional Affiliations

  • Pediatric Pharmacy Association (PPA), Member, Board of Directors (2011-2014), Secretary (2018-present)
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
  • American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (ASHP)

Selected Publications

Chicella MF, Krueger KP. Prospective Randomized Double-Blind Placebo Controlled Trial of Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Administration to Reduce Blood Transfusions in Anemic Pediatric Intensive Care Patients. Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2006; 11: 101-106.

Storms LE, Chicella MF, Dice J. Sevelamer Therapy in Pediatric End-Stage Renal Disease. Pharmacotherapy 2006; 26: 410-413.

Chicella M, Partibhan A, Jansen P, Marlowe KF, Bencsath AF, Krueger K, Boerth R. Propylene Glycol Accumulation Associated with Continuous Infusion Lorazepam in Pediatric Intensive Care Patients. Critical Care Medicine 2002; 30: 2752-2756.

Hovinga C, Chicella M, Rose DF, Eades SK, Dalton J, Phelps SJ. Use of Intravenous Valproic Acid in Three Pediatric Patients with Nonconvulsive or Convulsive Status Epilepticus. Annals of Pharmacotherapy 1999; 33: 579-584.


Christina Hellauer, Pharm.D.

Pharmacy Clinical Specialist, Outpatient; Residency Program Coordinator

Christina Hellauer, Pharmacy

Pharmacy School

  • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

Residency

  • Pediatric Specialty Residency, Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters

Clinical Interests

  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Renal transplant
  • Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)
  • Immunizations

Professional Affiliations

  • Pediatric Pharmacy Association (PPA)
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
  • Virginia Society of Health-System Pharmacists (VSHP)

    Selected Publications

    Rozette NA, Hellauer CM, McKee CD, Vazifedan T, Gabriel CA, Dice JE, Yokois N. Evaluation of rapid versus standard infliximab infusions in the pediatric population. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2018; 24(9): 2007-14.


    Joshua Guinter, Pharm.D., MBA

    Director of Pharmacy

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    Pharmacy School

    • Doctor of Pharmacy, Wilkes University

    Graduate School

    • Master of Business Administration, Drexel University

    Residency

    • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency 2010 – 2011, PGY-2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Specialty Residency 2011 – 2012

    Clinical Interests

    • Business Analytics
    • Toyota Production System
    • Quality Improvement
    • Sterile Compounding

    James Dice, Pharm.D., BCPPS, FPPA

    Pharmacy Clinical Specialist, P/T; Former Director of Pharmacy

    James Dice, Pharmacy

    Undergraduate Studies

    • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science

    Pharmacy School

    • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy

    Residency

    • ASHP Accredited Residency in Hospital Pharmacy, Medical College of Virginia Hospitals
    • Pediatric Post-Pharm.D, LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center University of Tennessee Health Science Center

    Clinical Interests

    • Neonatal pharmacology/therapeutics
    • Neonatal nutrition
    • Pediatric gastroenterology therapeutics
    • Pharmacy management
    • RSV and Palivizumab
    • Treatment of metabolic disorders
    • Enzyme replacement therapy

    Honors and Awards

    • Three Lexi-Comp/PPA Best Practice Awards, Pediatric Pharmacy Association (2006, 2008, & 2010)
    • Fellow Pediatric Pharmacy Association (FPPA)
    • 2012 Richard A. Helms Award of Excellence in Pediatric Pharmacy Practice

    Professional Affiliations

    • Pediatric Pharmacy Association (PPA) – Board of Directors, Executive Vice President, Chief of Operations Officer, Chairman of the Board
    • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists ( ASHP)
    • American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN)

    Selected Publications

    Dice JE, Bhatia J. Patient Ductus Arteriosus: An Overview. Journal of Pediatrics Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2007; 12: 138-146.

    Dice JE. Physical Compatibility of Alprostadil with Commonly Used IV Solutions and Medications in the NICU. Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2006; 11: 233-36.

    Storms LE, Chicella MF, Toolan ER, Restaino I, Dice J. Sevelamer Use in Pediatric End Stage Renal Disease: A Case Report. Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2004; 9: 145.

    Chicella MF, Batres LA, Heesters MS, Dice JE. Prokinetic Drug Therapy in Children: A Review of Current Options. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy 2005; 39: 706-711.

    Dice J ed. Handbook on Extemporaneous Formulations, American Society of Hospital Pharmacists, Bethesda, Maryland, 1987.


    Jessica Price, Pharm.D.

    Pharmacy Clinical Specialist, Hematology/Oncology

    Jessica Price, PharmacyPharmacy School

    • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Michigan, College of Pharmacy

    Residency

    • Pediatric Specialty Residency The Children’s Hospital, Denver, Colorado

    Clinical Interests

    • Hematology/Oncology
    • Fever and neutropenia
    • Tumor lysis syndrome

    Professional Affiliations

    • Children's Oncology Group (COG)
    • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
    • Pediatric Pharmacy Association (PPA)

    Selected Publications

    Johnson CE, Hession JM, Price J. Stability of Norfloxacin as an Extemporaneously Compounded Oral Liquid. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy 2001;58(7):577-9.

    RJ Mody, LM Krueger, J Price and DS Wechsler. Earlier Hospital Discharge in Selected, Low- Risk Pediatric Cancer Patients with Fever and Neutropenia. American Society of Clinical Oncology 1999.

    Jacobson PA, West NJ, Price J, Hutchinson RJ. Gentamicin and tobramycin pharmacokinetics in pediatric bone marrow transplant patients. Annals of Pharmacotherapy 1997 Oct; 31(10):1127-1131.


    Eloise D. Woodruff, Pharm.D., BCPPS

    Pharmacy Clinical Specialist, Neonatal Intensive Care 

    Eloise Woodruff, PharmacyUndergraduate Studies

    • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences

    Pharmacy School

    • Doctor of Pharmacy, Shenandoah University, Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy

    Clinical Interests

    • Neonatal pain management
    • RSV Prevention/ Synagis® Notification Fax Program & RSV Clinic
    • Omegaven® (for parenteral nutrition associated liver disease), Compassionate Use Study PI
    • Parenteral nutrition
    • Antimicrobial stewardship

    Honors and Awards

    • Two Best Practice Awards, Pediatric Pharmacy Association (PPA, 2006 & 2010)
    • Lambda Kappa Sigma Distinguished Young Pharmacist (2001)
    • American Society of Association Executive (ASAE) Award of Excellence (2000)

    Professional Affiliations

    • Pediatric Pharmacy Association (PPA); Member, Board of Directors (2018-present); Member, Neonatal Sig Chair and Education Committee, (2014-2016)
    • Virginia Society of Health-System Pharmacists (VSHP)
    • Phi Lambda Sigma Professional Leadership Society
    • Lambda Kappa Sigma Professional Fraternity
    • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)

    Selected Publications

    Chicella MF, Woodruff ED, Desai, M. A review of Candida prophylaxis in the neonatal intensive care population. Journal of Pediatric Pharmacotherapy and Therapeutics (JPPT) July 2011.

    Woodruff ED, Siegfried, BH.  Intravenous Omega-3 Fatty Acids for the Treatment of Parenteral Nutrition Associated Liver Disease (PNALD):  a case report of 20 NICU patients. Pediatric Pharmacy Association.

    Christensen A, Woodruff ED, Tiffany K. An Evaluation of Caffeine for Apnea of Prematurity: Once Daily Verses Twice Daily Dosing. Pediatric Pharmacy Association.

    Woodruff ED, Huber C, Dice J. CHKD Synagis® Notification Fax Program: A 5-year review of successful Respiratory Syncytial Virus Prophylaxis Identification. Pediatric Pharmacy Association

    Woodruff ED, Chicella M, Tatum C, Dice J, Restaino I. The Use of an Amino Acid Dialysate in the Treatment of Pediatric ESRD Patients with Hypertriglyceridemia: A Case Report. Pediatric Pharmacy Association


    Lisa M. Feagin, Pharm.D., BCPPS

    Pharmacy Clinical Specialist, Neonatal Intensive Care

    Lisa Feagin, Pharmacy

    Undergraduate Studies

    • Bachelor of Science in Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of North Carolina at Asheville

    Pharmacy School

    • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

    Residency

    • Pediatric Specialty Residency, Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters

    Clinical Interests

    • Neonatal infectious disease
    • Respiratory distress syndrome
    • Apnea of prematurity
    • Neonatal abstinence syndrome
    • Iatrogenic withdrawal syndrome

    Professional Affiliations

    • Pediatric Pharmacy Association (PPA)
    • American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP)
    • Kappa Epsilon Professional Pharmacy Fraternity

    Sarah Parsons, Pharm.D., BCPPS

    Pharmacy Clinical Specialist, Infectious Disease/Antimicrobial Stewardship

    Sarah Parsons, Pharmacy

    Undergraduate Studies

    • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Radford University

    Pharmacy School

    • Doctor of Pharmacy, Virginia Commonwealth University 

    Residency

    • HCA Health-System: Chippenham & Johnston Willis Hospital, Richmond Va.

    Clinical Interests

    • Cystic fibrosis
    • Infectious disease
    • Immunizations
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Developmental medicine

    Professional Affiliations

    • Pediatric Pharmacy Association (PPA)
    • American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP)
    • ACCP

    Kari Ausherman, Pharm.D.

    Emergency Department Pharmacist

    Kari Ausherman, Pharmacy

    Undergraduate Studies

    • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy Studies, Northeastern University

    Pharmacy School

    • Doctor of Pharmacy, Northeastern University 

    Residency

    • Pediatric Specialty Residency, Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters

    Clinical Interests

    • Emergency medicine
    • Pediatric intensive care

    Professional Affiliations

    • Pediatric Pharmacy Association (PPA)

    Jennifer Hendricks, Pharm.D., BCPS

    Emergency Department Pharmacist

    Jennifer Hendricks, Pharmacy

    Undergraduate Studies

    • Associates in Pharmacy Technology and Pre-Pharmacy

    Pharmacy School

    • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Wyoming 

    Clinical Interests

    • Emergency medicine
    • Critical care
    • Medication safety

    Professional Affiliations

    • Pediatric Pharmacy Association (PPA)
    • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
    • American Pharmacists Association (APhA)

    Brittany Asaban, Pharm.D., BCPS

    Pharmacy Clinical Specialist

    Brittany Asaban, Pharmacy

    Undergraduate Studies

    • Bachelor of Science in Medicinal Chemistry, Towson University

    Pharmacy School

    • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

    Residency

    • Pharmacy Practice Residency, Sentara RMH Medical Center, Harrisonburg, VA

    Clinical Interests

    • Critical Care
    • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
    • Infectious Disease
    • Solid Organ Transplant
    • Pain Management
    • Nutrition

    Professional Affiliations

    • Pediatric Pharmacy Association (PPA)
    • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
    • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)

    Select Publications

    • Davis BA, Morgan JA.  The skinny on newbie skin care. Maryland Pharmacist: Maryland Pharmacists Association Journal. Winter 2015.

    Stephanie Crosby, Pharm.D., BCPS

    Emergency Department Pharmacist

    Stephanie Crosby, Pharmacy

    Undergraduate Studies

    • Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology with a Minor in Spanish at the University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign

    Pharmacy School

    • University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy

    Residency

    • Temple University Health System

    Clinical Interests

    • Antimicrobial stewardship
    • Solid organ transplant
    • Emergency medicine

     Honors and Awards

    • CHKD Quality and Safety Award

     Professional Affiliations

    • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)

    Selected Publications

    Crosby, S. and DeAngelo, M. (2017) Bench to Bedside: Diagnostic Microbiology of the Clinician: The pharmacist role in antimicrobial stewardship and interpreting microbiology lab results. Nancy Khardori (Ed.) Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, 2017. 


    Stacey Lynn English, Pharm.D., MS

    Pharmacy Informatics Specialist

    Stacey English, PharmacyUndergraduate Studies

    • Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Graduate Studies

    • Master of Science in Healthcare Informatics, Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

    Pharmacy School

    • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Residency

    • Pharmacy Practice, Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital
    • Pharmacy Informatics, Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy & Health Science/Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    Clinical Interests

    • Clinical decision support
    • Process improvement
    • Medication safety
    • Antimicrobial stewardship
    • Automation management
    • Interoperability

     Professional Affiliations

    • American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (ASHP)
    • Phi Delta Chi Professional Fraternity

    Elizabeth Rogers, Pharm.D., CPPS, MPH, Cert. P Epi & P Vig

    Pharmacy Clinical Specialist, Medication Safety

    Elizabeth Rogers, Pharmacy

    Undergraduate Studies

    • Bachelor of Science, Old Dominion University

    Graduate Studies

    • Master of Public Health, Eastern Virginia Medical School

    Pharmacy School

    • Doctor of Pharmacy, Shenandoah University, Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy

    Fellowship

    • ASPPH/CDC Allan Rosenfield Global Health Fellowship, Lusaka, Zambia

    Clinical Interests

    • Medication safety
    • Quality improvement

    Ashley Bronco, Pharm.D.

    Clinical Pharmacist

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    Undergraduate Studies

    • Bachelor of Science in Biology and Psychology, College of William & Mary

    Pharmacy School

    • Doctor of Pharmacy, Hampton University

    Residency

    • Pediatric Specialty Residency, Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters

    Clinical Interests

    • Hematology/Oncology
    • Infectious Disease
    • Pain Management
    • Ambulatory Care

    Professional Affiliations

    • Pediatric Pharmacy Association (PPA)
    • American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP)
    • Children's Oncology Group (COG)
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