Holiday Hours

With the exception of Inova hospitals, Inova Emergency Care and Inova-GoHealth Urgent Care, all Inova outpatient offices will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday – Monday, May 27.

New Residents

Gina Peng, PharmD

Gina Peng, PharmD

Residency Year: 2023-2024

Pharmacy School: Virginia Commonwealth University

Practice Areas of Interest: Informatics

Reason for coming to Inova Mount Vernon Hospital: I chose Mount Vernon to work with an awesome and supportive team! I particularly appreciate the strong clinical autonomy of pharmacists at the Inova Health System. This program offered unique electives that cater towards my interests including psychiatry and informatics. I am extremely fortunate that all my preceptors are invested in my wellness and professional growth.

Ashley Teter, PharmD

Ashley Teter, PharmD

Residency Year: 2023-2024

Pharmacy School: University of Utah

Practice Areas of Interest: Infectious Disease and Medication Safety

Reason for coming to Inova Mount Vernon Hospital: I chose Mount Vernon Hospital because I knew I would learn better in an environment where I could have individual attention instead of getting lost in a big residency class. I felt that my unique strengths were recognized, and I appreciate the commitment to helping learners develop and grow. They also offered learning opportunities that matched my interests and would provide foundational experiences to build from.

Past Residents

Mimi Nguyen, PharmD

Mimi Nguyen, PharmD

Residency Year: 2022- 2023

Pharmacy School: University of North Carolina

Continuing Education (CE) Lecture: Updates in the Guidelines for the Management of Parkinson’s Disease

Longitudinal Research Project: Improving Management of Metabolic Syndrome in Patients Taking Antipsychotics in a Community Hospital

Post-Residency Position: Inova Specialty Pharmacy

Vivian Truong, PharmD

Vivian Truong, PharmD

Residency Year: 2022- 2023

Pharmacy School: University of North Carolina

Continuing Education (CE) Lecture: The ART of Managing HIV Infections in Adults

Longitudinal Research Project: Comparing the Rate of Vancomycin Associated AKI Pre and Post implementation of AUC-Guided Dosing at a Community Hospital

Post-Residency Position: Yale New Haven Health PGY2 Ambulatory Care

Sally Lee

Sally Lee, PharmD

Residency Year: 2021-2022

Hometown: Fairfax, VA

Pharmacy School: Northeastern University

Continuing Education (CE) Lecture: The Next Best Option: Avoiding Drug-Induced Delirium in Geriatric Patients

Longitudinal Research Project: Prevention of Hypoglycemia in a Community Hospital

Post-Residency Position: Hennepin County Medical Center PGY2 Internal Medicine

Zachary Lusk

Zachary Lusk, PharmD

Residency Year: 2021-2022

Hometown: Leonardtown, MD

Pharmacy School: Virginia Commonwealth University

Continuing Education (CE) Lecture: Rate vs. Rhythm in Atrial Fibrillation: How has EAST-AFNET changed the debate?

Longitudinal Research Project: Improving sodium correction in a community hospital

Post-Residency Position: Staff pharmacist at Inova Alexandria Hospital

Nick Jameson, BCCP

Nicholas Jameson, BCCP

Residency Year: 2020-2021

Hometown: Beckley, WV

Pharmacy School: West Virginia University

Continuing Education (CE) Lecture: Which Route Would You Take?: Ketamine for Pain in the Emergency Department

Longitudinal Research Project: Evaluation of Antibiotic Use in Adults with Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Admitted to an Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit

Post-residency Position: Staff pharmacist, Georgetown University Hospital

William Lafon Jones, BCPS

William Lafon Jones, BCPS

Residency Year: 2020-2021

Hometown: Baltimore, MD

Pharmacy School: University of Maryland at Baltimore

Continuing Education (CE) Lecture: Pharmacological Management of Psychiatric Agitation in the ED

Longitudinal Research Project: Pharmacist-Driven Antiplatelet Deprescribing in a Community Hospital

Post-residency Position: Staff pharmacist, Anne Arundel Medical Center

Manisha Gokhale, PharmD, BCPS

Manisha Gokhale, PharmD, BCPS

Residency Year: 2019-2020

Hometown: Centreville, VA

Pharmacy School: Virginia Commonwealth University

Continuing Education (CE) Lecture: What’s New and Shocking in Psychiatry?

Longitudinal Research Project: Optimization of antibiotic duration for community-acquired pneumonia patients in a community hospital

Post-Residency Position: Staff pharmacist at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

Jenna Pham, PharmD, BCPS

Jenna Pham, PharmD, BCPS

Residency Year: 2019-2020

Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA

Pharmacy School: Virginia Commonwealth University

Continuing Education (CE) Lecture: Management of Prosthetic Joint Infections

Longitudinal Research Project: Impact of pharmacist intervention on the safety of bridging anticoagulation in a community hospital

Post-Residency Position: Staff pharmacist at Inova Alexandria Hospital

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Kristina (Dogoda) Burroughs, PharmD

Residency Year: 2018-2019

Hometown: Tampa, FL

Pharmacy School: University of South Florida

Continuing Education (CE) Lecture: Direct Oral Anticoagulants in Cancer-Associated Venous Thromboembolism

Longitudinal Research Project: Prevention of 30-day Pneumonia Readmissions in a Community Hospital

Post-Residency Position: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Presbyterian PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant

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Kacy Terry, PharmD

Residency Year: 2018-2019

Hometown: Fredericksburg, VA

Pharmacy School: Shenandoah University

Continuing Education (CE) Lecture: Neuromuscular Blockers: Controversial Usage and Reversal

Longitudinal Research Project: Impact of Pharmacy-Completed Medication Histories on the Prevention of Severe Hypoglycemia

Post-Residency Position: Staff Pharmacist at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center and Novant Health UVA

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Jola Dyrmishi, PharmD, BCPS

Residency Year: 2017-2018

Hometown: Tirana, Albania

Pharmacy School: University of Maryland

Continuing Education (CE) Lecture: Dosing of Vancomycin in Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) and Continous Renal Replacement (CRRT)

Longitudinal Research Project: Development of a risk-assessment tool to predict vancomycin-induced nephrotoxicity in hospitalized adults

Post-Residency Position: Staff Pharmacist at Inova Alexandria Hospital

Tina Pho

Tina Pho, PharmD, BCPS

Residency Year: 2017-2018

Hometown: Fort Washington, VA

Pharmacy School: Shenandoah University

Continuing Education (CE) Lecture: Opioid Safety in High Risk Patients

Longitudinal Research Project: Development of a risk-assessment tool for the prevention of opioid-related harm

Post-Residency Position: Staff Pharmacist at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

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Katie (Muha) Deere, PharmD, BCPS

Residency Year: 2016-2017

Hometown: Millersville, MD

Pharmacy School: Virginia Commonwealth University

Continuing Education (CE) Lecture: Assessing Current Literature Supporting Medication Administration

Longitudinal Research Project: Impact of pharmacist participation in rapid response and code event teams in a community hospital

Post-Residency Position: Clinical Pharmacist at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center

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Marilyn Hill, PharmD

Residency Year: 2016-2017

Hometown: Oxnard, CA

Pharmacy School: Shenandoah University

Continuing Education (CE) Lecture: Ensuring Safe and Appropriate Darbepoetin Alfa Usage

Longitudinal Research Project: Establishing standard work to prevent readmissions for core diagnoses patients

Post-Residency Position: Clinical Pharmacist at Los Robles Regional Medical Center