Meet Our Preceptors

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Erica Bobb, PharmD

Erica Bobb, PharmD, is graduate of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Following graduation, she completed her Post-Graduate Year 1 residency at Ascension St. Vincent’s in Jacksonville, Florida. She serves as a clinical staff pharmacist primarily working in the neurology and nephrology units. Her main interests include antimicrobial stewardship, internal medicine, and emergency medicine.

Erica.Bobb@ascension.org

Benjamin Boyd, PharmD

Ben Boyd, PharmD, is a 2008 graduate of the Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy. He then completed his post-graduate year one pharmacy practice residency here at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola. After completing his residency, he had the opportunity to remain on staff, working in various clinical areas, including critical care, oncology, med/surg and general staffing. He now serves as a clinical staff pharmacist primarily in peri-operative services.

Benjamin.Boyd@ascension.org

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Shane V. Chordas, PharmD, BCPS

Shane Chordas, PharmD, BCPS is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. He completed his post graduate year one pharmacy practice residency at West Florida Hospital in Pensacola, FL. Following his residency year, he focused on building the antimicrobial stewardship program and precepting students/residents. He is a member of the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists and holds an Advanced Making a Difference in Infectious Diseases (MAD-ID) Antimicrobial Stewardship certificate. Shane is currently serving as the regional clinical pharmacy manager and pharmacy residency program director.

Shane.Chordas@ascension.org

Meghan Lenn, PharmD

Meghan is a current preceptor in training following the completion of her PGY-1 at Sacred Heart Hospital. A native of Pensacola, FL, Meghan attended Samford University for her undergraduate coursework before receiving her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy in May of 2018. After completing various clinical rotations, Meghan decided to pursue a PGY1 residency to broaden her clinical knowledge and learning experiences. Her primary areas of interest include Ambulatory Care, General Medicine, and Emergency Medicine. Meghan is enthusiastic to return home to the Panhandle in addition to maturing professionally among the remarkable staff at Sacred Heart Hospital. In her free time, Meghan enjoys paddle-boarding, finding good restaurants, and traveling.

Meghan.Lenn@ascension.org

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Heather Doyle, PharmD

Heather Doyle, PharmD is a graduate of The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy and completed her Post-Graduate Year 1 residency with a focus in pediatrics at Sacred Heart Hospital. She is a pediatric clinical pharmacist at the Children's Hospital. Heather is involved in multidisciplinary rounds, pharmacokinetic monitoring, patient medication review, nutrition monitoring, and general staffing duties. Heather's interests are emergency medicine and critical care, but she enjoys all areas within the pediatric specialty. 

Healther.Doyle@ascension.org

Joseph Glovacz, PharmD, BCACP

Dr. Joseph W. Glovacz Jr. earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2011 from Samford University’s, McWhorter School of Pharmacy. He subsequently completed a 1-year ambulatory care focused, pharmacy practice residency at the Veterans Administration (VA) Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System Joint Ambulatory Care Center (JACC). Prior to joining Sacred Heart in 2017, Dr. Glovacz worked full time at the VA Gulf Coast JACC imbedded within primary care and serving as a physician extender autonomously managing multiple chronic disease states including but limited to diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, anticoagulation, and chronic pain. Dr. Glovacz is a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP) and during his time at the VA was the residency program director, a voting member on the Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) committee and the opiate safety oversight committee, while sitting on several other local and regional committees. Dr. Glovacz has presented at conferences and meetings locally, regionally, and nationally. Dr. Glovacz has overseen numerous quality improvement projects during his time as the resident program director and assisted in an average annual pharmaceutical cost savings of 1.3 million dollars for the VA Gulf Coast.

Joseph.Glovacz@ascension.org

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Hayley Graham, PharmD

Hayley Graham, PharmD, is originally from Mobile, AL and is a graduate of Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy. Upon graduating, Hayley worked at the Mobile Infirmary for 5 years before becoming a clinical pharmacist at Sacred Heart Hospital in March of 2017. Hayley primarily works on the cardiovascular and post-op orthopedic units and precepts residents and students on institutional and general medicine rotations.

Hayley.Graham@ascension.org

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Glenn Grantner, PharmD, BCPS

Glenn Grantner, PharmD, BCPS is graduate of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Following graduation, he completed his PGY-1 Residency at West Florida Hospital in Pensacola, Florida. He serves as a clinical staff pharmacist, working primarily with the cardiac and progressive care units, as well as the emergency department. His primary interests include antimicrobial stewardship, pharmacokinetic monitoring, heart failure management, and literature evaluation. He is also closely involved with precepting students and residents.

Glenn.Grantner@ascension.org

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Sabrina Gregory, PharmD

Sabrina Gregory, PharmD is a graduate of University of Colorado Denver, School of Pharmacy. Following graduation, she began her career as a clinical staff pharmacist at University of Colorado Colorado Springs Memorial Health Hospital with a focus on critical care and perioperative services. She joined the Sacred Heart Hospital team in 2015 and has focused on building a perioperative pharmacy service line and a kidney transplant service line. She is an active member in several committees and has a passion for antimicrobial stewardship, process and protocol development and implementation, patient safety, medication review and monitoring, and being an active preceptor for the perioperative pharmacy elective.

Sabrina.Gregory1@ascension.org

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Chloe Huang, PharmD, BCPS

Chloe Huang, PharmD, BCPS is a graduate of University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy. Following graduation, she completed her PGY-1 pharmacy residency at St. Vincent’s HealthCare in Jacksonville, Florida. She currently serves as a clinical staff pharmacist, working extensively with neurology and nephrology units. She is a primary preceptor for residents and students during their internal medicine rotation. Her major interests include antimicrobial stewardship, critical care, internal medicine and literature evaluation.

Chloe.Huang@ascension.org

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Elizabeth Lessmann, PharmD, BCPS

Elizabeth Lessmann, PharmD, BCPS is a 2015 graduate from Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy. She completed her PGY-1 & PGY-2 in Solid Organ Transplant at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center. She came to Sacred Heart Health System to help establish our Renal Transplant program. She is actively involved in both the inpatient and outpatient renal transplant care. She serves as the primary preceptor for the renal transplant elective offered for our residency program as well as various schools of pharmacy.  

Elizabeth.Lessmann@ascension.org

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Kylie Lucas, PharmD, BCPS

Kylie Lucas, PharmD, BCPS is a graduate of the Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy. She completed her PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency at St. Vincent's Health System in Birmingham, AL, during which time she earned her teaching and research certifications. She serves as a clinical staff pharmacist primarily for medical and surgical patients at Sacred Heart Hospital, where she is currently a preceptor in training. Her main duties include, but are not limited to, performing patient profile reviews, pharmacokinetic monitoring, antimicrobial stewardship, anticoagulation monitoring, and discharge counseling.

Kylie.Lucas@ascension.org

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Stephanie Luke, PharmD, BCPS

Stephanie Luke, PharmD, BCPS is a clinical staff pharmacist who works primarily in the adult critical care pharmacy satellite and is a preceptor to students and residents during their critical care experiences. Her other interests include drug information and parenteral nutrition. She works alongside nurses, physicians and other ancillary staff on a daily basis to ensure optimal patient care. Her responsibilities include in-depth medication profile review, multidisciplinary rounds in the SICU and MICU, kinetic and TPN services, anticoagulation monitoring, and renal dosage adjustments, as well as order processing and medication dispensing. Stephanie earned her PharmD from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy and is a native of the Florida panhandle.

SLuke@ascension.org

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Susan McDaniel, PharmD

Susan McDaniel, Pharm. D. graduated with her B.S. and Pharm.D. from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. She co-precepts the pediatric staffing and general pediatric rotations. She provides clinical support in the pediatric pharmacy satellite as well as consultant pharmacy support within the community. Susan's clinical responsibilities include patient profile review, multidisciplinary rounds, kinetic monitoring, nutrition consults, and antibiotic review, along with order processing, dispensing, and technician supervision.

SMcDanie@ascension.org

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Jenna Para, PharmD

Jenna Para, PharmD is a graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She completed her PGY-1 pediatric-focused residency at Sacred Heart Children's Hospital in Pensacola, FL. She serves as the primary preceptor for the pediatric critical care rotation. Her clinical responsibilities include: multidisciplinary rounds, pharmacokinetic monitoring, TPN services, anticoagulation monitoring, and renal dosage adjustments, in addition to medication order processing and dispensing.

Jenna.Para@ascension.org

Jessica Porter, PharmD

Jessica Porter, PharmD is a graduate of Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy. She completed her PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, North Carolina with a focus on Ambulatory Care. Following her residency, she began her career at University of Birmingham Hospital in the Women and Infant's Center where she primarily cared for the neonatal population, high-risk pregnancy & ante/post-partum women and adult gynecological/hematology/oncology patients. She joined the Sacred Heart Hospital team in 2017 as a clinical staff pharmacist where she currently serves as one of Emergency Room pharmacist and helps cover in the adult critical care units, central pharmacy distribution, IV room, total parental nutrition and medical/surgical adult patients. Her clinical responsibilities include but are not limited to pharmacokinetic monitoring, antibiotic stewardship, multidisciplinary rounds, discharge counseling, patient medication review, and general staffing duties.

Jessica.Porter@ascension.org

Justin Powell, PharmD

Justin is a current preceptor in training since completing his PGY-1 at Sacred Heart. Born into military family, originally from Clarksville, Tennessee, Justin attended the University of West Florida in Pensacola graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology/Pre-professional studies. Justin was accepted into the Marshall University School of Pharmacy and graduated with his Doctorate of Pharmacy in May of 2018. Upon completing a clinical rotation at Sacred Heart Hospital, he knew he wanted to find a way to impact the patients care through clinical knowledge. This led him to pursue a PGY1 residency to further develop his clinical knowledge, proficiencies and expand his experiences in research as well as teaching. His main areas of interest include Cardiology, Ambulatory Care, and Emergent Care. Outside of pharmacy, Justin enjoys spending time with his wife Ashley and his dog Nola. He also enjoys going to the many sporting events and concerts that the Pensacola area has to offer. Justin is excited and looking forward to a great year at Sacred Heart Hospital.

Justin.Powell@ascension.org

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Brittany Powers-Shaddix, PharmD

Brittany Powers-Shaddix, PharmD is a current preceptor in training following the completion of her PGY-2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency at The Children's Hospital at Oklahoma University (OU) Medical Center and OU College of Pharmacy in Oklahoma City, OK. Brittany completed her pediatric focused PGY-1 at the Studer Family Children's Hospital at Sacred Heart. An Alabama native, Brittany graduated from The University of Alabama with a B.S. in health studies and nutrition, and she is an avid SEC football fan (Roll Tide). She received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Union University College of Pharmacy in May 2017. Brittany is actively involved with ASHP and PPAG, where she serves on PPAG's Advocacy Committee. She was awarded PPAG's Best Practice Award for her work with Acid Suppression Stewardship in the pediatric population and she was an OSHP Excellence in Research finalist for her work with neurodevelopmental outcomes in neonates. Her interest areas include pediatric critical care, emergency medicine and nutrition. Brittany enjoys spending time with her husband, Jonathan, and two dogs, Draco & Colt, as well as trips to Disney World.

Brittany.Shaddix@ascension.org

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Sasha Premraj, PharmD, BCPS

Sasha Premraj PharmD, BCPS is our Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Specialist. She developed her passion for ID early in her schooling, completing her bachelor's degree in microbiology and found herself gravitating towards the roles microbes play in human disease states. She completed both of her Post Graduate Years of training (PGY-1 & PGY-2) in Gainesville, FL at UF Health Shands. The PGY-1 training was a general pharmacy practice residency aimed to equip her to join the general clinical pharmacy workforce or to complete a PGY-2 in a specialty area. Sasha further honed her passion for ID by completing a PGY-2 in infectious diseases. She brings an amazing amount of knowledge and skill to better our patient outcomes as well as our antimicrobial stewardship program.

Sasha.Premraj@ascension.org

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Matt Ruland, PharmD

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