Current Residents

Alana Martin, B.S., PharmD

Resident Research: Impact of Pharmacist Education on Potassium and Magnesium Replacement in Non-Critically Ill Hospitalized Patients
Why I Chose Catholic Health Pharmacy Residency Program: I chose to do my residency at Catholic Health because of the unique opportunities within the program and the ability to explore various sites within the health system. The program has an individualized approach that considers and cares about your interests and how you envision the field of pharmacy and yourself as pharmacist.

Isabella Reynolds, PharmD

Resident Research: Incidence of Hypoglycemia in the Setting of Administering Insulin for Hyperkalemia
Why I Chose Catholic Health Pharmacy Residency Program: I chose to do my residency Catholic Health because of the quality rotations in my major areas of interest: emergency medicine, critical care, and internal medicine. Additionally, I have an interest in teaching and precepting students. The hospital's affiliation with the D'Youville School of Pharmacy allows me to gain experience in these areas through the Teaching and Learning Certificate and layered learning rotations.

Natalie Esadah, PharmD

Resident Research: Evaluation of the Relationship Between Anticoagulation Regimens and Incidence of Thromboembolism in COVID-19 Patients
Why I Chose Catholic Health Pharmacy Residency Program: I chose Catholic Health residency program because there are several different learning opportunities that enable me and provides the resources to reach my highest potential as a clinical pharmacist. I admire the variety of rigorous core, elective and longitudinal rotations. Catholic Health is a large health system and as residents, we are fortunate to network with other pharmacists at other institution within the system. Catholic Health is affiliated with D'Youville School of Pharmacy and as residents we can facilitate lectures, precept and know the students on the personal level.

Benjamin Zak, BS, PharmD

Resident Research: Assessment of asymptomatic bacteriuria management in the emergency department before and after urinary tract infection education
Why I Chose Catholic Health Pharmacy Residency Program: I selected Catholic Health for its wide range of core and elective rotations, including internal medicine, infectious disease, and critical care. They provide us the freedom to create our own elective which gives us agency in our own professional training, and allows us to explore our interests in depth. Additionally, the ambulatory care longitudinal broadens our training to an outpatient setting and offers plentiful patient interaction.