Residency Faculty

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Haley Busch

Haley Busch, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Opioid Stewardship/Pain Management – CHI Saint Joseph Health, Kentucky Market

Education/Training:
Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 2018
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Saint Joseph Hospital, 2019

Saint Joseph Hospital Tenure: 3 years
Clinical Areas of Interest:  Opioid Stewardship, Pain Management, Palliative Care
Rotations Offered: Opioid Stewardship/Pain Management
Hobbies/Interests: Cooking, hiking, traveling


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Lauren Cottingham, PharmD, BCGP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Stroke/Neurology

Education/Training:
Doctor of Pharmacy, Mercer University, 2001

PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, DeKalb Medical Center, Decatur, GA, 2002

Saint Joseph Hospital Tenure: 14 years
Clinical Areas of Interest: Neurology, Palliative Care, Geriatrics
Rotations Offered: Stroke/Neurology, Palliative Care
Hobbies/Interests: Reading, Sewing, Spending time with my kids


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Kip A. Eberwein, RPh
Clinical Pharmacist – Nephrology/Renal Replacement Therapy

Education/Training:
Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Kentucky, 1981
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University of Kentucky 1984

Saint Joseph Hospital Tenure: 19 Years
Clinical Areas of Interest: Internal medicine, Endocrinology, Nephrology
Rotations Offered: Nephrology/Renal Replacement Therapy
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, Golfing, Coin collecting


Ashley Hamrick

Ashley Hamrick, PharmD
Transitional Care Pharmacist

Education/Training:
Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Kentucky, 2009

Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Charleston, 2013
Saint Joseph Hospital Tenure: 7 years
Clinical Areas of Interest:  Transitional Care, Medication Reconciliation
Rotations Offered: Transitional Care Service
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, Major Foodie, UK Football/Basketball


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Russ Judd, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Infectious Diseases, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Coordinator
Market Sepsis Program Coordinator

Education/Training
Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 2007
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky HealthCare, 2008
PGY2 Infectious Diseases Specialty Residency, University of Kentucky HealthCare, 2009

Saint Joseph Hospital Tenure: 11 years
Clinical Areas of Interest: Antimicrobial Stewardship, Antimicrobial Resistance, Pharmacodynamics
Rotations Offered: Infectious Diseases/AMT, Infectious Disease Selective
Hobbies/Interests: UK Basketball/Recruiting, Spending time with my wife and kids(Karen, Carson & Karley & Kate)


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Shawn King, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Cardiology/Cardiovascular Surgery

Education/Training
Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Kentucky, 1999
Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 2003

Saint Joseph Hospital Tenure: 11 years
Clinical Areas of Interest: Cardiology, Pharmacokinetics, Nutrition Support
Rotations Offered: Cardiothoracic Vascular Unit (CTVU), CTVU Selective, Electrophysiology
Hobbies/Interests: My kids (Sam & Sydney), UK Basketball/Football, Playing Basketball, Cooking


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Jason Lydanne, PharmD
Inpatient Pharmacy Supervisor

Education/Training:
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 1995

Saint Joseph Hospital Tenure: 14 years
Clinical Areas of Interest: Pharmacy administration
Rotations Offered:  Pharmacy Administration 
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with family, Classic Rock Music, Baseball


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Eric Miller, PharmD
Market Director of Pharmacy Services

Education/Training
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 1976
Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 1981

Saint Joseph Hospital Tenure: 43 Years
Clinical Areas of Interest: Administration
Rotations Offered: Administrative Pharmacy Services
Hobbies/Interests: Remodeling Houses


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Kevin Poe, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Manger, PGY1 Residency Director

Education/Training
Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 2000
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky HealthCare, 2001

Saint Joseph Hospital Tenure: 19 years
Clinical Areas of Interest: Critical Care, Infectious Diseases
Hobbies/Interests: UK basketball and football, outdoors/fishing, traveling


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Patrick Ratliff, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Critical Care/Emergency Medicine, PGY2 Critical Care Residency Director

Education/Training
Doctor of Pharmacy, Shenandoah University, 2010

PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Saint Joseph Hospital, 2011

Saint Joseph Hospital Tenure: 10 years
Clinical Areas of Interest: Critical Care, Emergency Medicine
Rotations Offered: Critical Care, Critical Care Selective, Emergency Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: UK Athletics, Snowboarding, Travel, High Altitude Mountaineering


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James Ross, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist – Internal Medicine

Education/Training
Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 2010
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Saint Joseph Hospital, 2011

Saint Joseph HospitalTenure: 10 years
Clinical Areas of Interest: Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Infectious Diseases
Rotations Offered: Internal Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Playing Musical Instruments, Hiking, Home Improvement


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Ryan Shely, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Hematology/Oncology

Education/Training
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Georgetown College, 2008
Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 2012
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Saint Joseph Hospital, 2013

Saint Joseph HospitalTenure: 8 years
Clinical Areas of Interest: Oncology, Infectious Disease, Cardiology
Rotations Offered: Hematology/Oncology, Outpatient Oncology Selective
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with my wife & dog, UK Athletics, Golfing


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Marla Whitaker, PharmD
Director of Pharmacy

Education/Training
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 1986
Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 2004

Saint Joseph Hospital Tenure: 34 years
Clinical Areas of Interest: Pharmacy administration
Rotations Offered: Administration
Hobbies/Interests: Reading, Global Travel