Pharmacy Preceptors

Alfred Ochlak, R.Ph., MS, BCNSP

Director of Pharmacy Services Preceptorship: Management Rotation
Education: Temple University (B.S. in Pharmacy), St. Joseph’s University (M.S. in Health Administration)
Hahnemann involvement: Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Medication Safety Committee, Chair of Tenet Corporation Pharmacy Advisory Committee, Performance Management Initiatives Committee
Professional involvement: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Pennsylvania Society of Health-System Pharmacists, American College of Clinical Pharmacy
Interest areas: management and hospital finance

Lai Huynh, R.Ph.

Operations Manager Preceptorship: Longitudinal Staffing Experience
Education: Temple University (B.S. in Pharmacy), Drexel University (MBA in progress)
Hahnemann involvement: Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
Professional involvement: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Interest areas: daily operational tasks, department policies and procedures, nursing education on pharmacy changes and updates, performance improvement projects

Sharon Mindel, PharmD

Clinical Director of Pharmacy Preceptorship: Internal Medicine
Education: Rutgers University (BS Pharmacy and PharmD), Drexel University (MBA in progress)
Hahnemann involvement: Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee member, Critical Care Committee, Medicine Performance Improvement Committee, Falls Committee, NICU Performance Improvement Committee, Obstetric Committee, Utilization Review Committee, Medication Misadventure Committee, Patient Safety Committee
Professional involvement: American Society of Health System Pharmacists, American College of Clinical Pharmacy
Interest areas: Anticoagulation, blood clotting factors, pain management

Jennifer Mitchell, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Critical Care; PGY1 Residency Program Director Preceptorship: Critical Care, Teaching
Education: University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (PharmD)
Residency training: Hahnemann University Hospital (PGY1)
Hahnemann involvement: Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee, Critical care committee, Medicine Performance Improvement Committee, Sepsis Workgroup Professional Involvement: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Society of Critical Care Medicine
Interest areas: pain, agitation and delirium, sepsis

Suraj Rajasimhan, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Emergency Medicine Preceptorship: Emergency Medicine
Education: Temple University (PharmD)
Residency training: Hahnemann University Hospital (PGY1)
Hahnemann involvement: Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Critical Care Committee, Emergency Management Committee
Professional involvement: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, American College of Clinical Pharmacy
Interest areas: emergency medicine, toxicology, medication reconciliation, infection control

Tiffany Bias, B.S., PharmD, AAHIVP, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Infectious Diseases Preceptorship: Infectious Diseases, Antimicrobial Stewardship
Education: Smith College (B.S. in Biochemistry), Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (PharmD)
Residency training: The Brooklyn Hospital Center (PGY1 General and PGY2 Specialty Infectious Diseases)
Hahnemann involvement: Co-Chair Antibiotic Stewardship subcommittee, Infection Control Committee, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Institutional Review Board Committee
Professional involvement: Mid-Atlantic College of Clinical Pharmacy, Programming Chair; American College of Clinical Pharmacy; Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists
Interest areas: multi-drug resistant organisms, HIV-related outcomes, antimicrobial stewardship, rapid diagnostics

Gregory Malat, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Solid Organ Transplant Preceptorship: Solid Organ Transplant
Education: Rutgers University (PharmD)
Residency training: University of Illinois at Chicago (PGY1), University of North Carolina (PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant)
Hahnemann involvement: Abdominal Organ Transplant Patient Selection Committee, Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement Committee for kidney/pancreas/liver, Hahnemann University Hospital/Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Transfer Work Group
Professional involvement: American Society of Transplantation (AST)
Interests: kidney re-transplantation, drug metabolism in transplantation, kidney transplantation in HIV(+) recipients