Past Baptist Memphis PGY1 Pharmacy Residents

Jessica Brown, Pharm.D.

PGY1 Resident, 2018-19

Jessica Brown Undergraduate degree
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science, Rhodes College, 2014

Pharmacy degree
Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Georgia College of Pharmacy, 2018

Hometown
Dalton, GA

Residency Project
Direct Oral Anticoagulants versus Low Molecular Weight Heparins for the treatment of venous thromboembolism in cancer patients

Cory Chastain, Pharm.D.

PGY1 Resident, 2018-19

Cory Chastain Undergraduate degree
Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Arkansas, 2009

Pharmacy degree
Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 2018

Hometown
Jonesboro, AR

Residency Project
Echinocandin assessment and development of Antifungigram

Melissa Chinn, Pharm.D.

PGY1 Resident, 2018-19

Melissa ChinnUndergraduate degree
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Wichita State University, 2015

Pharmacy degree
Doctor of Pharmacy, Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy, 2018

Hometown
Wichita, KS

Residency Project
Analysis of intravenous loop diuretic timing during heart failure admission and length of stay

Kelsey Knoch, Pharm.D.

PGY1 Resident, 2018-19

Kelsey KnochUndergraduate degree
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Foods, East Tennessee State University, 2013

Pharmacy degree
Doctor of Pharmacy, Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy

Hometown
Nashville, TN

Residency Project
Analysis of intravenous to oral conversion of loop diuretics and association with readmission rates

Carissa Schmittou, Pharm.D.

PGY1 Resident, 2018-19

Carissa SchmittouUndergraduate degree
Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Mississippi, 2014

Pharmacy degree
Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Mississippi, 2018

Hometown
Nashville, TN

Residency Project
Single-center retrospective evaluation of inhaled long acting brochodilators for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation patients receiving short acting brochodilators

Esha Thakore, Pharm.D.

PGY1 Resident, 2018-19

Esha Thakore

Undergraduate degree
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Christian Brothers University, 2014

Pharmacy degree
Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Tennessee-College of Pharmacy, 2018

Hometown
Memphis, TN

Residency Project
Assessment of post-transplant immunosuppression utilizing immuknow and Allomap

Stephen Turner, Pharm.D.

PGY1 Resident, 2018-19

Stephen Turner

Undergraduate degree
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Lipscomb University, 2014

Pharmacy degree
Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 2018

Hometown
La Vergne, TN

Residency Project
Evaluating appropriateness of prophylactic antibiotics in patients with extra-ventricular drains