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Program Director

Paige High Carson, PharmD, CDE, BCPS, CPP
Paige High Carson, PharmD, CDCES, 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 Atrium Health Cabarrus 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 Atrium Health Cabarrus 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

 
Kelly Avey, BSPharm, PharmD, BCACP, CPP

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Site: Atrium Health Transition Clinic - CMC Main
Pharmacy School: University of Toronto Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy and University of Florida College of Pharmacy
About Dr. Avey: Dr. Avey has held various pharmacist positions in Canada prior to relocating to the United Sates, including working in independent community pharmacies, working with long-term care facilities, working as an ambulatory care pharmacist at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, and as a Medical Information and Pharmacovigilance Specialist then Medical Information Manager with Pfizer. In 2003, she joined Atrium Health as a Clinical Staff Pharmacist at Myers Park Pharmacy. In 2010, she became the Pharmacy Supervisor at Myers Park Pharmacy, then moved to her current role as a Clinical Pharmacist with the Transition Clinic in 2015. She has multiple clinical interests including anticoagulation, diabetes, heart failure and COPD, and especially enjoys working with the medically underserved population.

Casey Burleson, PharmD, BCPS
Casey Burleson, PharmD, BCPS, CPP, CDCES

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Site: Ardsley Internal Medicine - Concord
Pharmacy School: University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Atrium Health Cabarrus
About Dr. Burleson: Dr. Burleson joined Atrium Health Cabarrus 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 Atrium Health Cabarrus and pharmacy students from Wingate. She has multiple clinical interests including, but not limited to, pharmacotherapy management of anticoagulation, diabetes and hyperlipidemia.

   
Hillary Buzby, PharmD, CDCES, CPP

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Sites: Central 2 Care Management
Pharmacy School: Wingate University
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Mission Hospital
About Dr. Buzby: Dr. Buzby joined Care Management at Atrium Health in 2017 after working as an inpatient staff pharmacist in a neighboring hospital. She precepts pharmacy residents and fourth-year pharmacy students from Wingate University, UNC, and the University of South Carolina.  Her clinical interests include diabetes management and heart failure. 

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

Specialty: Internal Medicine
Sites: Atrium Health Cabarrus, Concord Internal Medicine, Atrium Health Cabarrus - Medication Management Clinic
Pharmacy School: University of Pittsburgh
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center
About Dr. Clark: Dr. Clark joined Atrium Health Cabarrus 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, CDCES, CPP

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Site: Atrium Health Diabetes Care
Pharmacy School: Medical University of South Carolina
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Atrium Health Cabarrus
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.

Danny Fu, PharmD, CDE, CPP
Danny Fu, PharmD, BCACP, CDCES, CPP

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Sites: Concord Internal Medicine, Kannapolis Internal Medicine, Atrium Health Cabarrus - Medication Management Clinic
Pharmacy School: University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Atrium Health Cabarrus (Ambulatory Care Track)
About Dr. Fu: Dr. Fu joined the Chronic Care Medication Management department at Atrium Health Cabarrus 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 University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy Alumni Association Board.

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

Specialty: Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship
Site: Antimicrobial Support Network
Pharmacy School: Wingate University School of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Atrium Health Cabarrus
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 Atrium Health Cabarrus 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.

Morgan Humphrey, PharmD, MBA, BCPS
Morgan Humphrey, PharmD, MBA, BCPS

Specialty: Adult Hematology/Oncology
Pharmacy School: Wingate University School of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Atrium Health Cabarrus, Concord, NC
About Dr. Humphrey: Dr. Humphrey joined Atrium Health in 2016 and has been with Levine Cancer Institute (LCI) since 2017. He currently serves on the LCI Pharmacy ONE Committee where standard work is developed and implemented across all LCI sites. His professional interests include adult hematology/oncology, sterile compounding, lean methodology, and precepting/teaching.

 Larck, Chris PharmD.JPG
Chris Larck, PharmD

Specialty: Hematology/Oncology
Site: Levine Cancer Institute Infusion Pharmacy (Atrium Health Cabarrus)
Pharmacy School: West Virginia University
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, WV
About Dr. Larck: Dr. Larck joined Atrium Health Cabarrus 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.

Caleb Little, PharmD, BCPS

Specialty: Internal Medicine, Cardiology
Sites: Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute
Pharmacy School: University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Atrium Health Cabarrus, Ambulatory Care (Charlotte)
About Dr. Little: Dr. Little joined the pharmacy department at CMC in 2016. He currently manages cardiovascular diseases in addition to working alongside physicians in an interprofessional care model in the outpatient setting. He is an active preceptor and instructor for pharmacy students and residents, medical students and residents, nurse practitioner students, and nurse anesthetist students. His interests include academia, diabetes, cardiology, pulmonology and tobacco cessation.

   
Adriane Marino, PharmD, BCPS, CPP

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Sites: West Region, Ambulatory Care Management
Pharmacy School: Wingate University School of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Wingate University School of Pharmacy (ambulatory care focus)
About Dr. Marino: Adriane attended Wingate University School of Pharmacy and completed an ambulatory care PGY1 pharmacy residency through Wingate as well. After finishing residency, Adriane worked in academia and internal medicine. Adriane joined Atrium Health in 2016. Adriane works in a somewhat unique ambulatory care management role within the population health sector of Atrium Health. She works as part of a multidisciplinary team of nurses, health advocates, pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians. This team serves primary care providers, specialists, and patients in four rural counties. The team receives direct provider referrals for chronic condition and medication optimization. Medication access is a considerable amount of their work as well. Additionally, the team supports system-identified patients who frequent the emergency department and are at high risk for inpatient readmissions.  More recently, Atrium’s ambulatory care management teams have given additional focus to value-based contracts with insurance providers.

 
Lillie Mattox, PharmD, BCPS, CPP, CDCES

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Sites: Central 1 Care Management
Pharmacy School: South Carolina College of Pharmacy - University of South Carolina
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Spartanburg Medical Center, General Practice
About Dr. Mattox: Dr. Mattox joined the pharmacy department at Atrium Health in 2015 as an inpatient Staff Pharmacist at CMC Main. She transitioned to Care Management a year later and worked in the South Carolina Region for a couple of years before transitioning to the Central 1 Region. She precepts pharmacy residents and fourth-year pharmacy students from Wingate, High Point University, University of North Carolina and the University of South Carolina.  Professional interests include diabetes management, HTN and dyslipidemia. 

Kristen McKnight, PharmD, BCPS
Kristen McKnight, PharmD, BCPS, CDCES, CPP

Specialty: Cardiology and Ambulatory Care
Sites: Kannapolis Internal Medicine, Ardsley Internal Medicine-Concord, SouthPoint Internal Medicine, Atrium Health Cabarrus - Medication Management Clinic
Pharmacy School: University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center, Salisbury, NC
About Dr. McKnight: Dr. McKnight joined the pharmacy department at Atrium Health Cabarrus 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, CDCES, CPP

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Sites: Kannapolis Internal Medicine, Ardsley Internal Medicine-Harrisburg, Atrium Health Cabarrus - Medication Management Clinic
Pharmacy School: University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Atrium Health Cabarrus, Ambulatory Care
About Dr. Morgan: Dr. Morgan joined the pharmacy department at Atrium Health Cabarrus in 2014. She currently serves as the primary clinical pharmacist at Ardsley Internal Medicine – Harrisburg but practices in several clinics around the Concord area. She serves at the primary preceptor for the longitudinal staffing learning experience and works with the residents throughout the year. She serves as an advisor for resident research projects, MUEs, CE presentations, and various other projects. She enjoys teaching and precepts students from the University of North Carolina, Wingate University, and High Point University. Her clinical interests include diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, heart failure and anticoagulation. She also has a passion for transitions of care.

 Maeghan Moss
Maeghan Moss, PharmD, BCACP, CPP

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Sites: Kannapolis Internal Medicine, Concord Internal Medicine, Atrium Health Cabarrus - Medication Management Clinic, Telehealth
Pharmacy School: University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Atrium Health Cabarrus, Ambulatory Care
About Dr. Moss: Dr. Moss completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency in Ambulatory Care at Atrium Health Cabarrus in 2018. She currently works as an outpatient ambulatory care clinical pharmacist for Atrium Health in a variety of ambulatory care clinics and telehealth transitions of care services. She is a preceptor to Wingate and High Point fourth year student pharmacists and serves as a Medication Safety preceptor and mentor for Atrium Health Cabarrus PGY1 residents. Her clinical interests are many, but her passions include medication management of diabetes and metabolic syndrome.

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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.

   
Alaina Olenik, PharmD, BCACP, CDCES, CPP

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Sites: Union Region, Ambulatory Care Management
Pharmacy School: St. Louis College of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Charles George VA Medical Center (Ambulatory Care focus)
About Dr. Marino: She joined the Ambulatory Care Management population health team in 2014. In her current position, she covers the Union Region which includes 10 different primary care clinic sites. She works closely with her interdisciplinary team that includes a Nurse Care Manager and a Health Advocate, among others, to help her patients meet their health goals. As a clinical pharmacist practitioner on the team, her primary function is chronic disease state management for provider referred patients, as well as management of system identified patients within our ACO. The team works to deliver high-quality care and to reduce cost where possible, especially in attempting to prevent inpatient admissions and unnecessary ED utilization. She enjoys mentoring and precepting pharmacy residents as well as pharmacy students from various pharmacy schools. 

Shay Phillips, PharmD, BCPS
Shay Phillips, PharmD, BCPS, CDCES, BC-ADM

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 University of North Carolina School of Medicine in 2008. She also serves as a preceptor for the University of North Carolina 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 Atrium Health Cabarrus 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 Atrium Health Cabarrus, to help manage patients with heart failure.

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

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Site: Kannapolis Internal Medicine
Pharmacy School: Wingate University School of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Atrium Health Cabarrus
About Dr. Sheehan: Dr. Sheehan joined the clinical team at Atrium Health Cabarrus 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 Atrium Health Cabarrus 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 Atrium Health Cabarrus 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.

 Kelley Slovak, PharmD, MBA
Kelley Slovak, PharmD, MBA

Specialty: Oncology/Administration
Sites: Levine Cancer Institute (Atrium Health Cabarrus)
Pharmacy School: Drake University
Specialty Residency in Primary Care: Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, MD
About Dr. Slovak: Dr. Slovak joined the pharmacy department at Atrium Health Cabarrus 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.

   
Marci Steele, PharmD

Specialty: Community Pharmacy, Anticoagulation
Site: Atrium Health Pharmacy - Myers Park
Pharmacy School: Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy
Specialty Residency in Primary Care: Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, MD
About Dr. Steele: Dr. Steele joined Atrium Health in 2012 as a Staff Pharmacist at Myers Park Pharmacy.  In 2017, she transitioned to the role of Pharmacy Supervisor of Myers Park Pharmacy where she helps to lead a team of over 20 pharmacists and technicians.  As the primary preceptor of the Outpatient Core Learning Experience, she enjoys working with pharmacy residents and giving them exposure to a 340b community clinic pharmacy.  Her professional interests include anticoagulation and caring for the medically underserved population.

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

Specialty: Ambulatory Care, Administration
Site: Atrium Health Cabarrus 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 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.

Amanda Woods, PharmD, BCACP, CDCES, CPP

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Sites: Concord Internal Medicine
Pharmacy School: University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Atrium Health Cabarrus, Ambulatory Care
About Dr. Woods: Dr. Woods joined the pharmacy department at Atrium Health Cabarrus in 2013. She is the Clinical Pharmacist Coordinator at Concord Internal Medicine where she provides chronic disease state management. She enjoys teaching and currently precepts pharmacy students for Ambulatory Care APPEs and residents for Ambulatory Care Core and Advanced Ambulatory Care learning experiences. Clinical interests include diabetes, diabetes technology, anticoagulation, and medication safety.   

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