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 2005. 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: Atrium Health Diabetes Care
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. In 2018, she transitioned into a clinical pharmacist coordinator role with Atrium Health Diabetes Care. Her interests include continuity of care, working with diabetes education, anticoagulation, and osteoporosis management.

Nicole Cowgill 
Nicole Cowgill, PharmD, CSP

Specialty: Specialty Pharmacy
Site: Atrium Health Specialty Pharmacy Service
Pharmacy School:
University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy
About Dr. Cowgill: Dr. Cowgill has worked in specialty pharmacy since her graduation in 2010, and has focused her expertise in the fields of oncology and hematology. She currently serves as the clinical pharmacy manager responsible for the development and oversight of clinical services at the specialty pharmacy service within Atrium Health where she has worked the last 4 years. Her interests include oncology, hematology, and clinical research/outcomes.

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.

 Vicki Gardin
Vicki Gardin, PharmD

Specialty: Network Clinical Pharmacy
Site: Community Care Partners of Greater Mecklenburg
Pharmacy School:
University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: St. Louis College of Pharmacy/DrugDigest.org - Drug Informatics
About Dr. Gardin: Dr. Gardin joined Atrium Health in 2007.  She is currently a clinical pharmacy coordinator with Community Care Partners, part of Community Care of North Carolina’s (CCNC) public healthcare initiative to manage a highly complex patient population, address barriers to medication management, and improve healthcare outcomes.  Dr. Gardin also serves on the UNC ESOP Pharmacy Alumni Association Board. 

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.

  
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.

 Larck, Chris PharmD.JPG
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.