Speakers for our West Coast Preceptor Conference
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- West Coast Preceptor Conference Opening Keynote Speaker -

Lindsay E. Davis
Pharm.D., BCPS, ASH-CHC, TTS, FAzPA

Associate Professor

Midwestern University College of Pharmacy - Glendale

Since 2010, Dr.Davis has precepted over 85 students and residents in cardiology, internal medicine, and academia rotations. Currently working as an associate professor at Midwestern University College of Pharmacy - Glendale, Dr.Davis is also the Program Coordinator for CPG’s Clinician Educators Program, a post-graduate longitudinal teaching and learning curriculum for pharmacists, which began in 2013, has 250 enrollees to date, and provides more than 30 hours of classroom and mentored teaching opportunities annually to resident and preceptor participants across the state of Arizona. Having provided over 30 presentations at the state and national level including ASHP midyear, ASHP NPPC, ACCP, APhA, AACP, McKesson ideaShare, and Lily Teaching Conferences we look forward to Dr.Davis sharing her expertise at the West Coast Preceptor Conference!

Sharya Bourdet
Pharm.D., BCPS

PGY1 Residency Program Director 

San Francisco
Veterans Affairs Heath Care System
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Tram Cat
Pharm.D., BCPS

Education Coordinator &
PGY1 Residency Program Director

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
.
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Emily Chan
Pharm.D., BCACP

Assistant Professor

Touro University California
College of Pharmacy
.

Valerie Clinard
Pharm.D.

Assistant Professor 

University of California
San Francisco 
School of Pharmacy
.

James Colbert
Pharm.D., FASHP, FCSHP

Clinical Professor of Pharmacy
and Associate Dean

University of California San Diego
Skaggs School of Pharmacy
and Pharmaceutical Sciences
 

Nancy L. DeGuire
Pharm.D.

Clinical Professor and
Associate Dean

University of the Pacific
Thomas J. Long School of
Pharmacy and Health Sciences 

Loriann De Martini
Pharm.D., BCGP

Chief Executive Officer

California Society of
Health-System Pharmacists
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Kendall Gross
Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP

Critical Care Pharmacist

University of California
San Francisco Medical Center
.

Alireza Hayatshahi
Pharm.D., BCPS, APh

Associate Professor and Interim Chair 

Loma Linda University
School of Pharmacy Department
of Experiential Education

Jeremy Hughes
Pharm.D.

Assistant Dean for
Experiential Education

California Health Sciences University

Melissa Kirkpatrick
Pharm.D., BCACP

Assistant Professor 

Touro University California
College of Pharmacy
.

Elaine Law
Pharm.D., BCPS, FCSHP

Assistant Clinical Professor 

University of the Pacific
Thomas J. Long School of
Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Andrew Lowe
Pharm.D., APh

Clinical Director

Arrowhead Regional
Medical Director
.

Yvonne Mai
Pharm.D., MS, BCGP, BCACP

Assistant Clinical Professor 

University of the Pacific
Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy
and Health Sciences 

Mandy Morris
Pharm.D.,BCPS, BCCCP

PGY1 Residency Program
Director, Critical Care Pharmacist

University of California
San Francisco Medical Center

Nancy N. Nguyen
Pharm.D., BCPS, AAHIVP, FCSHP

Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice

University of the Pacific
Thomas J. Long School of
Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Lily Phanthachack
MA

Experiential Education Senior
Program Manager 

California Health
Sciences University
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.

Tiffany Pon
Pharm.D., BCPS

Assistant Professor, Clinical
Pharmacy 

University of California
San Francisco 
School of Pharmacy
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Daniel C. Robinson
Pharm.D., FASHP

Dean, College of Pharmacy

Western University of Health Sciences
.

James Scott
Pharm.D., FASHP, FCSHP

Associate Dean

Western University of Health Sciences

Marie Scott
Pharm.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor

University of the Pacific
Thomas J. Long School of
Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Renu Singh
Pharm.D., BCACP, CDE

Clinical Professor of Pharmacy

University of California San Diego
Skaggs School of Pharmacy
and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Sachin A. Shah
Pharm.D.

Associate Professor of 
Pharmacy Practice

University of the Pacific
Thomas J. Long School of
Pharmacy and Health Sciences
.

Harminder Sikand
Pharm.D., FASHP, FCSHP, FCCP

Director of Clinical Services

Scripps Health.

Diem Thai
Pharm.D.

Assistant Dean, 
Experiential Education

West Coast University

Ashley Thompson
Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP

Senior Supervisor for Adult 
Clinical Services, Critical Care Pharmacists

University of California
San Francisco Medical Center

Eleanor M. Vogt
BSPharm, MEd, PhD

Health Sciences Clinical Professor

University of California
San Francisco
School of Pharmacy

Karen Youmbi
Pharm.D., BCPS

Pharmacy Regulatory
Surveillance Manager

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Elizabeth Zhu
Pharm.D., BCPS

Senior Infectious Diseases Pharmacist

University of California
Davis Health


 

 - West Coast Preceptor Conference Closing Keynote Speakers -

Loriann De Martini
Pharm.D., BCGP

Chief Executive Officer

California Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Dr. DeMartini joined CSHP as its CEO in 2016. She had a long and successful career at the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) prior to joining CSHP. Nationally, Dr. DeMartini has held multiple leadership roles such as with CMS Hospital Faculty Bureau, CMS Long Term Care Expert Panel member, American Society of Consultant Pharmacist Advisory Board member on medication use in long term care facilities, contribution to Institute of Medicine’s report on prevention of medication errors. Dr. DeMartini currently holds faculty appointments at three pharmacy schools in California.  She is a Fellow with the Health Care Leaders Network with California Health Care Foundation and has received several awards on outstanding leadership in public health. 

   

Adrienne Kercsak
Pharm.D., BCPS

Emergency Medicine Pharmacist

Scripps Mercy Hospital

Dr. Adrienne Kercsak, Pharm D., BCPS obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from University of Colorado. She completed her PGY 1 residency at Scripps Mercy Hospital. Dr. Kercsak practices as an Emergency Department Pharmacist at Scripps Mercy Hospital, a Level 1 Trauma Center.  She sits on the site ED Supervisory Committee, the System Wide ED-Co Management Committee, Disaster Preparedness committee the Residency Screening and Interview Committee and the Pharmacy Clinical Practice Council.  Nationally she serves as the American Colleges of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) ED PRN chapter CODE committee and newspaper editor.  As a mentor, she serves as a preceptor for both pharmacy students and pharmacy residents.  

   


Tracey Okabe-Yamamura
Pharm.D., FCSHP

Clinical Pharmacy Manger &
Residency Program Director

Dignity Health
Mercy San Juan Medical Center

Dr. Okabe-Yamamura is a graduate of UCSF School of Pharmacy and serves as the Clinical Pharmacy Manager at Dignity Health – Mercy San Juan Medical Center and Residency Program Director for the PGY-1 Residency Program shared with Mercy General Hospital.  She is adjunct faculty for California Northstate University College of Pharmacy and the Thomas J Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.  Dr. Okabe-Yamamura sits on the facility Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee, the Regional Institutional Review Board (IRB) as well as numerous facility and enterprise committees.   She is a board member of the CSHP Foundation and current secretary for the Sacramento Valley-CSHP Board. 

Daniel Robinson
Pharm.D., FASHP

Dean, College of Pharmacy

Western University of Health Sciences

Daniel Robinson is dean of the Western University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy and professor of pharmacy practice and administration.  Dr. Robinson has served on numerous national committees, task forces, and expert panels in the areas of patient safety, interprofessional education, advocacy, and assessment. Dr. Robinson also represented American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) on the Interprofessional Core Competencies Expert Panel, which has served to shape accreditation and education standards across 20 health disciplines. Dr. Robinson is on the Board of Trustees for the California Pharmacists Association, the Dean’s Advisory Council for the National Community Pharmacists Association, and on the Editorial Review Committee of the Journal of Contemporary Pharmacy Practice.


Harminder Sikand
Pharm.D., FASHP, FCSHP, FCCP

Director of Clinical Services

Scripps Health

Dr. Sikand is a graduate of UCSF School of Pharmacy and a Clinical Professor at both UCSF and UCSD Schools of Pharmacy. She serves as the Clinical Director, Residency Director and Student Coordinator at Scripps Mercy Hospital, a Level 1 Trauma Center. She co - chairs the Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee, sits on the Medical Executive Committee, the Institutional Review Board (IRB), the Graduate Education Committee and the Continuing Education Committee of the Hospital. She was nominated to the ASHP Commission on Credentialing starting January 2017. She is active in establishing treatment pathways, overseeing formulary management, research and clinician education at two hospitals.


 

 

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