Program Director

Paige High Carson, PharmD, CDE, BCPS, CPP
Paige High Carson, PharmD, CDE, BCPS, CPP

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Site: Pharmacy Administration
Pharmacy School:
Medical University of South Carolina
Specialty Residency in Primary Care: Coastal Medical, Inc. / University of Rhode Island School of Pharmacy
About Dr. Carson: Dr. Carson joined Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in 2002. Her primary practice site is with the Population Health Care Teams. Previously, she was a clinical specialist at Kannapolis Internal Medicine, a facility of Atrium Health; where she developed diabetes and lipid management services prior to moving into her management role of the Chronic Care Medication Management team. She enjoys teaching and has been involved in precepting and coordinating the Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast pharmacy residency program, focused in ambulatory care. Dr. Carson has also precepted fourth year Wingate University School of Pharmacy students since the school was established locally. Over the last five years, she has been involved in several IRB-approved research studies at Atrium Health. In 2011, Dr. Carson became residency director of the new PGY1 program in the ambulatory setting. Currently, Dr. Carson is the leader for the Care Management pharmacists and Residency Program Director.

 Preceptors

Kamaria Brown, PharmD, BCPS
Kamaria Brown, PharmD, BCPS

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Site: Carolinas Medical Center-Biddle Point Clinic
Pharmacy School: Howard University
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Carolinas Medical Center
About Dr. Brown: Dr. Brown joined the faculty in 2006. Since that time she has served as the clinical care team leader at CMC-Biddle Point. Dr. Brown also serves as an adjunct professor for the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Her special interests include teaching and working with underserved populations. Dr. Brown is a proud member of Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical fraternity and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Casey Burleson, PharmD, BCPS
Casey Burleson, PharmD, BCPS, CPP, CDE

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Site: Ardsley Internal Medicine-Concord
Pharmacy School:
University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast
About Dr. Burleson: Dr. Burleson joined Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast, a facility of Atrium Health, in 2006 as an inpatient pharmacy resident. After residency, she worked as an inpatient clinical pharmacist throughout the hospital and in multiple ambulatory care clinics within the physician network. In 2012, she transitioned to a full time ambulatory care position and started as clinic leader at Ardsley Internal Medicine. Dr. Burleson serves as a preceptor for pharmacy residents at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast and pharmacy students from Wingate. She has multiple clinical interests including, but not limited to, pharmacotherapy management of anticoagulation, diabetes and hyperlipidemia.

Andrew P. Clark, PharmD, BCPS
Andrew P. Clark, PharmD, BCPS, CDE,CPP

Specialty: Cardiology
Sites: Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast, Concord Internal Medicine, NorthEast Medication Management Anticoagulation Clinic
Pharmacy School:
University of Pittsburgh
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center
About Dr. Clark: Dr. Clark joined Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in July 2013. He works as a decentralized clinical staff pharmacist in a variety of inpatient units as well as the outpatient anticoagulation clinics. His interests include cardiology, drug information, adult internal medicine, and infectious disease.

Kristie D. Clark, PharmD, CDE
Kristie D. Clark, PharmD, CDE, CPP

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Site: Concord Internal Medicine
Pharmacy School:
Medical University of South Carolina
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast
About Dr. Clark: Dr. Clark joined the faculty in 2007. Since that time she has served as the clinical care team leader at Concord Internal Medicine to treat patients in the ambulatory setting. Her interests include continuity of care, working with diabetes education, anticoagulation, and osteoporosis management.

Bennett Noell, PharmD 
Nicole Cowgill, PharmD, CSP

Specialty: Specialty Pharmacy
Site: Atrium Health Specialty Pharmacy Service
Pharmacy School:

About Dr. Cowgill:

Peter DeLaney, PharmD
Peter DeLaney, PharmD, BCPS

Specialty: Emergency Medicine
Site: Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast Emergency Department
Pharmacy School:
Purdue University
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Carolinas Medical Center
About Dr. DeLaney: Dr. DeLaney joined the Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast emergency department in 2012. Since that time he has become the clinical team leader for the emergency department. His special interests include antimicrobial stewardship in the emergency department, procedural sedation, and toxicology.

Mei Ka Fong, PharmD, BCOP
Mei Ka Fong, PharmD, BCOP

Specialty: Hematology/Oncology
Sites: Carolinas Medical Center and Levine Cancer Institute
Pharmacy School: University of Rhode Island
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Veterans Affairs Medical Center of Northport
PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Hematology/Oncology: Roswell Park Cancer Institute
About Dr. Fong: Dr. Fong joined the department of pharmacy at CMC in 2015 after four years as a clinical pharmacy specialist in medical oncology and two years as the PGY2 oncology residency program director at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY. Her specialty is in gastrointestinal and neuroendocrine cancers as well as health literacy.

Danny Fu, PharmD, CDE, CPP
Danny Fu, PharmD, CDE, CPP

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Sites: Concord Internal Medicine, Kannapolis Internal Medicine, NorthEast Medication Management Anticoagulation Clinic
Pharmacy School:
University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast (Ambulatory Care Track)
About Dr. Fu: Dr. Fu joined the Chronic Care Medication Management department at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in July 2012. His interests include diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), dyslipidemia, and anticoagulation.

 Bennett Noell, PharmD
Vicki Gardin, PharmD

Specialty:
Site: Community Care Partners of Greater Mecklenburg
Pharmacy School:

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency:
About Dr. Gardin:

Erin M. Roach, PharmD, CPP, BCPS
Erin M. Gentry, PharmD, CPP, BCPS

Specialty: Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship
Site: Antimicrobial Support Network
Pharmacy School:
 Wingate University School of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast
About Dr. Gentry: Dr. Gentry completed her Bachelor of Science in biochemistry at Clemson University prior to pursuing a career in pharmacy. She joined the clinical team at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in August 2009 upon completion of residency. She serves as the Clinical Team Leader for the North Division of the Antimicrobial Support Network. She is a preceptor for Wingate University School of Pharmacy. Her special interests include antimicrobial stewardship, treatment of multi-drug resistant gram-negative infections, therapeutic drug monitoring, HIV, and outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy. She is a member of the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists.

Bennett Noell, PharmD 
Denine Hill, PharmD

Specialty: Community Pharmacy, Anticoagulation
Site: CMC-Biddle Point
Pharmacy School: 
Albany College of Pharmacy (BSPharm), University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy (PharmD)
About Dr. Hill: Dr. Hill joined Atrium Health in 2002 and has spent the majority of her career in ambulatory care. She is currently the Pharmacy Manager of CMC-Biddle Point Pharmacy serving the role as preceptor in the dispensing clinic pharmacy, a 340B covered entity, as well as clinical pharmacy services. Dr. Hill’s areas of interest include indigent patient care, administration, and clinical areas of anticoagulation and hyperlipidemia.

 Bennett Noell, PharmD
Chris Larck, PharmD

Specialty: Hematology/Oncology
Site: Levine Cancer Institute Infusion Pharmacy (CHS NorthEast)
Pharmacy School:
 West Virginia University                
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, WV
About Dr. Larck: Dr. Larck joined Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in 2016. He is involved in clinical/translational research and precepting students and residents, as well as serving on the Tumor Board, Oncology Research Committee, Protocol Review Committee and Patient Education Committee.

Bennett Noell, PharmD 
Caleb Little, PharmD

Specialty: Internal Medicine
Sites: CMC Myers Park Internal Medicine, CMC-Mercy
Pharmacy School:
 University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy                  
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Atrium Health Northeast, Ambulatory Care (Charlotte)
About Dr. Little: Dr. Little joined the pharmacy department at CMC in 2017. He currently manages chronic diseases of internal medicine patients in addition to working alongside medical residents and attending physicians in an interprofessional care model in both outpatient and inpatient settings. His interests include academia, diabetes, cardiology, asthma, COPD and tobacco cessation.  

Kristen McKnight, PharmD, BCPS
Kristen McKnight, PharmD, BCPS, CDE, CPP

Specialty: Cardiology and Ambulatory Care
Sites: Kannapolis Internal Medicine, Ardsley Internal Medicine-Concord, SouthPoint Internal Medicine, NorthEast Medication Management Anticoagulation Clinic
Education:
Bachelor of Science in Biology from University of North Carolina at Charlotte, PharmD from University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
General Practice Residency: W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center, Salisbury, NC
About Dr. McKnight: Dr. McKnight joined the pharmacy department at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in 2012. She works as an inpatient staff clinical pharmacist where she focuses in cardiology. She also works in the outpatient setting in our chronic disease state management clinics. Before pharmacy school she was a high school chemistry teacher. Her clinical interests include heart failure management, diabetes management in the primary care setting, and teaching.

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Kayla Morgan, PharmD, BCACP, CDE, CPP

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Sites: Kannapolis Internal Medicine, Ardsley Internal Medicine-Harrisburg, NorthEast Medication Management Anticoagulation Clinic
Pharmacy School:
 University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy                  
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Atrium Health Northeast, Ambulatory Care
About Dr. Morgan: Dr. Morgan joined the pharmacy department at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in 2014. She provides chronic disease state management in several clinics around the NorthEast area. She enjoys teaching and precepts students from UNC and Wingate School of Pharmacy. Her clinical interests include diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, heart failure, and anticoagulation. She also has a passion for transitions of care.

Bennett Noell, PharmD
Kristen Nagy, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP

Specialty: Psychiatry
Site: Carolinas Medical Center-Randolph Behavioral Health
Pharmacy School: University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
About Dr. Nagy: Dr. Nagy joined the Carolinas Medical Center Department of Pharmacy in 2008 and transitioned to clinical pharmacist at the Behavioral Health Center in 2014.  Her interests include transitional psychiatric care and stabilization as well as staff development and education.

Erika Peterfy, PharmD, BCOP
Erika Peterfy, PharmD, CDE, BCACP, CPP

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Site: Atrium Health Diabetes Care-South Park
Pharmacy School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Carolinas Medical Center, Ambulatory Care Track
About Dr. Peterfy: Dr. Peterfy joined the pharmacy team in 2012 and currently serves as coordinator for Atrium Health Diabetes Care, an outpatient diabetes center.  Her clinical interests include diabetes management and working with underserved populations. She serves on the board for NC MedAssist, a nonprofit pharmacy program for uninsured North Carolina residents. Dr. Peterfy also serves as a preceptor for fourth year UNC and Wingate pharmacy students.

Shay Phillips, PharmD, BCPS
 Shay Phillips, PharmD, BCPS

Specialty: Ambulatory Care/Family Medicine
Site: Carolinas Medical Center
Pharmacy School: Florida A&M University
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Tampa General Hospital
About Dr. Phillips: Dr. Phillips joined the Department of Family Medicine and was appointed as a clinical assistant professor with the UNC School of Medicine in 2008. She also serves as a preceptor for the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Her interests include pharmacotherapeutic management of anticoagulation, diabetes mellitus, hypertension and hyperlipidemia. She is published and has presented to her colleagues on the local, state national, and international level.

Bryan Robinette, Pharm.D., BCPS
Bryan Robinette, PharmD, BCPS-AQ Cardiology

Specialty: Heart Failure, Adult Cardiology
Site: Complex Chronic Referral Clinic
Pharmacy School:
University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy
PGY1 Residency: University of Utah Hospital
About Dr. Robinette: Dr. Robinette joined the pharmacy department at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in September 1998. He served as the acute care cardiology clinical specialist until February 2012 when he moved to the Heart Success Clinic, a facility of Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast, to help manage patients with heart failure.

Lindsay Sheehan, PharmD, CDE, CPP
Lindsay Sheehan, PharmD, CDE, CPP

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Site: Kannapolis Internal Medicine
Pharmacy School:
Wingate University School of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast
About Dr. Sheehan: Dr. Sheehan joined the clinical team at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in June 2010. She currently serves as pharmacy leader and residency site coordinator at Kannapolis Internal Medicine, a facility of Atrium Health, where she focuses on chronic care disease state management.

Laura Skaff, PharmD, BCPS
Laura Skaff, PharmD, BCACP, CPP

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Sites: NorthEast Medication Management Anticoagulation Clinic, Concord Internal Medicine
Pharmacy School:
University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Specialty Residency in Primary Care: Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, SC
About Dr. Skaff: Dr. Skaff joined the pharmacy department at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in 2006. After working as a clinical staff pharmacist in the hospital, she transitioned into the ambulatory care clinical specialist position. She now serves as clinic leader at the Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast anticoagulation clinic. Dr. Skaff also precepts fourth-year students on rotation from Wingate. Her clinical interests include diabetes management in primary care practice and complex anticoagulation cases.

 Bennett Noell, PharmD
Kelley Slovak, PharmD, MBA

Specialty: Oncology/Administration
Sites: Levine Cancer Institute (CHS NorthEast)
Pharmacy School:
Drake University
Specialty Residency in Primary Care: Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, MD
About Dr. Slovak: Dr. Slovak joined the pharmacy department at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in 2011 working primarily in the emergency department. Since that time, she has transitioned into her current role as the oncology pharmacy manager for Levine Cancer Institute CMC Outpatient Chemotherapy-Concord. Her professional interests include administration, oncology, sterile processing, and emergency medicine.

Bennett Noell, PharmD
Penny Stewart, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVMP

Specialty: HIV
Sites: Carolinas Medical Center – Myers Park ID Clinic, CMC Biddle Point, CMC Elizabeth Family Medicine
Pharmacy School: West Virginia University (BS Pharmacy), University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy (PharmD)
About Dr. Stewart: Dr. Stewart began working at Carolinas Medical Center in 1985 in the IV room.  She has worked in several capacities over the years at CMC, Carolinas HealthCare System University, CMC Rx Medical Center Plaza Pharmacy as a manager, and since 2001 as an HIV specialist. She has served on the pain management committee for several years at CMC and works with the CMC Elizabeth Pain Clinic rotation. She also serves as a formulary board member for the NC AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP). She holds certificates in both Pain Management and HIV care

Bennett Noell, PharmD
Jigar Trivedi, MS, PharmD, BCOP

Specialty: Adult Hematology, Oncology, and Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Sites: Carolinas Medical Center and Levine Cancer Institute
Masters of Science (Microbiology): Department of Microbiology at School of Sciences, Gujarat University, India
Pharmacy School: Harrison School of Pharmacy, Auburn University
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Huntsville Hospital
PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Hematology/Oncology: The University of Kansas Hospital
About Dr. Trivedi: Dr. Trivedi joined the Department of Pharmacy at CMC in 2013. His primary interests include the treatment of hematological disorders in both inpatient and outpatient settings as well as the management of adult blood and marrow transplant patients. His secondary interests include infectious diseases and critical care management of cancer patients, as well as clinical research.

 Bennett Noell, PharmD
Lydia Wang, PharmD, BCPS, CPP

Specialty: Ambulatory Care, Managed Care, Administration
Sites: CarolinaCARE, Charlotte Medical Clinic-SouthPark, Women's Center for Pelvic Health
Pharmacy School:
University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Atrium Health Northeast, Ambulatory Care
About Dr. Wang: Dr. Wang joined Atrium Health in 2016 and has been based out of CarolinaCARE, the mail order pharmacy for the health system prescription drug plan, since 2017. She is the clinical pharmacist coordinator at CarolinaCARE, where she manages insured members' chronic disease states, such as diabetes, asthma, COPD, dyslipidemia, and hypertension. In her role, she also manages the prescription drug formulary, some prior authorization requests, coordinates the activities of the One-on-One Rx team, and works with the Carolinas Physician Alliance on improving population health. She enjoys teaching FNP students at UNCC and CRNA students at the College of Health Sciences. She currently precepts fourth-year pharmacy students from Wingate and UNC. Her clinical interests include diabetes, asthma, COPD, pain management, and urology.

Nick Wilkins, PharmD, BCPS, CDE, BSPharm, CPP, CCMS

Specialty: Ambulatory Care, Administration
Site: Atrium Health Northeast Chronic Care Medication Management
Pharmacy School: Ferris State University (BSPharm) and the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy (PharmD)
About Dr. Wilkins: Dr. Wilkins joined Atrium Health (Atrium Health) in 1997 and has spent his entire career in ambulatory care.  He currently serves as a director of pharmacy, managing ambulatory clinical pharmacy services and he still maintains a clinical practice.  Special interests include administration, leadership and practice sustainability while clinical areas of interest include diabetes, anticoagulation, asthma, cardiac risk reduction, and HIV. Dr. Wilkins is also certified in culinary medicine

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Amanda Woods, PharmD, BCACP, CDE, CPP

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Sites: Midland Family Medicine, Kannapolis Internal Medicine, Concord Internal Medicine, Northeast Medication Management Anticoagulation Clinic
Pharmacy School:
University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Atrium Health Northeast, Ambulatory Care
About Dr. Woods: Dr. Woods joined the pharmacy department at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast, a facility of Atrium Health, in 2013. She currently works in the ambulatory care setting providing chronic disease state management. She also serves as the medication safety pharmacist for the Chronic Care Medication Management department. She enjoys teaching and currently precepts fourth-year pharmacy students from Wingate and UNC. Her clinical interests include diabetes, dyslipidemia, anticoagulation, and medication safety.

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