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Meet Our Preceptors

Administration:

AnneArafat Anne Arafat, Pharm. D
Director of Pharmacy Operations

Areas of expertise: Operational and post-acute aspects of pharmacy services

Email: Anne.arafat@providence.org


MarkUmekuboMark Umekubo, Pharm. D, BCCCP
Residency Program Director, Clinical Manager

Areas of expertise: Critical care, antimicrobial stewardship

Email: Mark.umekubo@providence.org


MunoBholatMuno Bholat, Pharm. D
Administrative Director of Pharmacy Services

Areas of expertise: Financial, legal, and operational aspects of pharmacy services

Email: Muno.bholat@providence.org


PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Preceptors:

AlyssaWongAlyssa Wong, Pharm. D, BCPS
Clinical Areas of Practice: Transitions of Care, Internal Medicine

Training and Education:

  • University of California, Berkeley, BA English
  • University of California, San Francisco, School of Pharmacy, Pharm. D
  • PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Long Beach Memorial/Miller Children's and Women's Hospital Long Beach

Professional Interests: Internal Medicine, Diabetes


ArpitaBhavsarArpita Bhavsar, Pharm. D
Clinical Areas of Practice: Infectious Disease, Critical Care

Training and Education:

  • Shri Sarvajanik Pharmacy College, India, Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • Roseman University of Health Sciences, Nevada, Pharm. D
  • PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Providence Tarzana Medical Center

Professional Interests: Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Cardiology


CraigItoCraig Ito, Pharm. D
Clinical Areas of Practice: Infectious Disease, Oncology

Training and Education:

  • University of Southern California, Pre Pharmacy
  • University of Southern California, School of Pharmacy, Pharm. D

Professional Interests: Infectious Disease, Oncology


EmmanuelAkinwoleEmmanuel Akinwole, Pharm. D, MS
Clinical Areas of Practice: Pharmacy Informatics

Training and Education:

  • University of Southern California, BS Biochemistry
  • University of Southern California, School of Pharmacy, Pharm. D
  • PGY-1 Pharmacy Administrative Residency with Informatics Focus, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, MA Pharmacy Administration

Professional Interests: Statistical Analysis, Project Management, Process Improvements


FloraLeeFlora Lee, Pharm. D
Clinical Areas of Practice: Infectious Disease

Training and Education:

  • Rutgers University, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Pharm. D
  • SIDP Antimicrobial Stewardship Certification

Professional Interests: Antimicrobial Stewardship, Mobile Medical Clinics


GloriaHuhGloria Huh, Pharm. D, BCPS, BCACP, APh
Clinical Areas of Practice: Ambulatory Care, Transitions of Care

Training and Education:

  • University of California San Diego, BS General Biology
  • Nova Southeastern University, College of Pharmacy, Pharm. D
  • PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Loma Linda University Medical Center
  • PGY-2 Transitions of Care Specialty Residency, Palomar Health

Professional Interests: Transitions of Care, Specialty Medications, Ambulatory Care, Medication Safety, Teaching


KevinPhanKevin Phan, Pharm. D, BCCCP 
Clinical Areas of Practice: Emergency Medicine, Critical Care 

Training and Education:

  • University of California Riverside, BS Biochemistry
  • University of Southern California, School of Pharmacy, Pharm. D
  • PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

Professional interests: Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Cardiology, Infectious Diseases


LindseyNeagLindsey Neag, Pharm. D
Clinical Areas of Practice: Pediatrics, Neonatology 

Training and Education:

  • University of California, San Diego, BS Biology
  • University of Southern California, School of Pharmacy, Pharm. D
  • PGY-1 Pediatric Residency, Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC)

Professional interests: Pediatrics, NICU, Immunizations, Women’s Health


LisaNguyenLisa Nguyen, Pharm. D
Clinical Areas of Practice: Emergency Medicine, Administration, Operations-Inpatient & Outpatient

Training and Education:

  •  University of the Pacific, Pre Pharmacy
  •  University of the Pacific, Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy, Pharm. D

MeganDegenerMegan Degener, Pharm. D, BCCCP
Clinical Areas of Practice: Emergency Medicine, Critical Care

Training and Education:

  • University of Southern California, BS Biology, BS Health Promotion Disease Prevention
  • University of Southern California, School of Pharmacy, Pharm. D
  • PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

Professional interests: Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Infectious Disease


MichellePhamMichelle Pham, Pharm. D, BCPS
Clinical Areas of Practice: Transition of Care, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care

Training and Education:

  • San Diego State University, BA Biology
  • University of the Pacific, Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy, Pharm. D
  • PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Palomar Health

Professional interests: Transition of Care, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care


NaotoOkiNaoto Oki, Pharm. D, BCPS
Clinical Areas of Practice: Transitions of Care, Emergency Medicine

Training and Education:

  • University of California, Los Angeles, BS Biochemistry 
  • University of Hawaii at Hilo, Daniel K Inouye College of Pharmacy, Pharm. D
  • PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Providence St Peter Hospital
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, University of Southern California

Professional interests: Transitions of Care, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine


NatashaGonzalezNatasha Gonzalez, Pharm. D, BCPS, MPH
Clinical Areas of Practice: Transitions of Care, Antimicrobial Stewardship

Training and Education:

  • University of Miami, BS Physiology
  • Florida International University, MPH Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Western University of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Pharm. D
  • PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Veterans Affairs Hospital, Long Beach, CA

Professional interests: General Medicine, Infectious Disease