Residency Program Director and Preceptors


Melissa Guarino, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Site Coordinator PGY1 Residency Program
Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
Preceptor: Emergency Medicine
Residency Program Director


Timothy Vink, PharmD, MAOL, BCPS
Staff Development Coordinator
Catholic Health of Western New York
Preceptor: Practice Management, Leadership

Jaclyn Healy, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
Preceptor: Emergency Medicine

Sarah Buranich, PharmD, BCCCP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
Preceptor: Neurocritical Care


Donald Larson, PharmD, BCCCP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
Preceptor: Cardiovascular ICU


Steven Rice, PharmD, BCCCP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
Preceptor: Critical Care

Kristen Cirbus, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Sisters of Charity Hospital
Preceptor: Emergency Medicine

Kelsey (Violanti) Gregoire, PharmD, BCCCP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Kenmore Mercy Hospital
Preceptor: Critical Care, Emergency Medicine

Alyssa Kiel, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Mount St. Mary’s Hospital
Preceptor: Emergency Medicine

Danielle Hopwood, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Mount St. Mary’s Hospital
Preceptor: Emergency Medicine

Meghan Baldo, PharmD, BCPPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Sisters of Charity Hospital
Preceptor: Neonatal ICU

Sara DiTursi, PharmD, BCIDP, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Kenmore Mercy Hospital
Preceptor: Infectious Diseases