Congratulations Class of 2014!
The University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy is proud to announce the Class of 2014!
Members of the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy class of 2014 gathered for a group photo prior to receiving their Doctor of Pharmacy degrees during the UW College of Health Sciences commencement ceremonies May 10. Graduates are David Albright, Jenna Allais, Megan Brumfield, Stephanie Cook, Jason Cory, Amy Cozza, Russell Davidson, Dawn Anne Davison, Allyson Dolence, Brian Dragich, Andrew Draper, Andrew Grothen, Landon Hageman, Devan Hansen, Michael Hardy, Samuel Ihunwaeze, Jamie Joehnck, Melissa Jones, Stephanie Kosinski, Tracey Le, Han Li, Melissa Mehle, Natasha Nielson, Omo Oisamoje, Austin Opitz, Michelle Page, Laurel Peden, Thien Pham, Jolie Phou, Rebecca Pullos, Ryan Randall-Brost, Kyla Reis, Miles Rooney, Megan Saunders, Quincy Shaw, Cody Sorenson, Jennifer Steiner, Dylan Kole Thornton, Ben Van Heule, Dustin Warino, F. Allen Webb, Kendra Whalen, and Jordan Witte. (see more Class of 2014 commencement photos)
As members of the Class of 2014 finalized their plans following graduation, many of them shared their future plans which include residencies, hospital, retail and community pharmacy, and spending time with family.
David Albright, Unknown at this time, but I am looking at different options.
Jenna Allais, PGY1 Residency, Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center, Lafayette, Colorado.
Megan Brumfield, Staff Pharmacist, Walgreens, Gillette, Wyoming.
Jason Cory, Retail Pharmacist, Wal-Mart, Riverton, Wyoming.
Amy Cozza, I hope to get a job in veterinary pharmacy.
Russell Davidson, Staff Pharmacist, Walgreens, Kerrville, Texas.
Dawn Anne Davison, Staff Pharmacist, Wal-Mart, Evanston, Wyoming. I plan to work in retail pharmacy in my hometown and be near my family.
Ally Dolence, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Providence Portland Medical Center, Portland, Oregon.
Brian Dragich, Pharmacist, Village Drug, St. Cloud, Minnesota. I will work and help manage Village Pharmacy and Gift, an independent pharmacy in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota.
Andrew Draper, Float Pharmacist, Albertson’s Pharmacy, Tri-cities, Washington. I plan to practice as a retail pharmacist and help remind patients of the specifics of their medication therapy that are easily forgotten. I’m looking forward to MTM services.
Andrew Grothen, Currently pursuing employment as a Staff Pharmacist with the Department of Veteran Affairs.
Landon Hageman, Pharmacist, Fry’s Pharmacy, Phoenix, Arizona.
Devan Hansen, Floating Pharmacist, Walgreens, Mesa, Arizona.
Michael Hardy, Floating Pharmacist, Walgreens, Northern Colorado. I am starting out at Walgreens and eventually plan to work in public health pharmacy and work with the low-income and under-served populations.
Sammy Ihunwaeze, Hospital Pharmacist in Colorado.
Jamie Joehnck, Float Pharmacist, Albertson’s/Sav-On Pharmacy, Seattle, Washington.
Melissa Jones, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, VA Medical Center, Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Stephanie Kosinski, I will be returning to my hometown, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to serve the community that I grew up in.
Tracey Le, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, VA Loma Linda Healthcare System, Loma Linda, California.
Han Li, I plan to complete a PGY1, and maybe a PGY2, residency and hold a clinical position. I look forward to providing patients with the best healthcare possible.
Melissa Mehle, Pharmacist, Kmart, Cheyenne, Wyoming. I will be working as a float pharmacist in Wyoming and Northern Colorado.
Natasha Nielson, Staff Pharmacist, Walgreens, Craig, Colorado. I will be moving back to my hometown with my husband to start working as a staff pharmacist for Walgreens!
Omo Oisamoje, I will be moving to Alaska to work as a pharmacist in an ambulatory care clinic.
Austin Opitz, Pharmacist, Hospital Pharmacy, Sheridan, Wyoming.
Michelle Page, Floater Pharmacist, Walgreens, Casper, Wyoming. I plan to spend more time with family and friends and work full time.
Laurel Peden, Floater Pharmacist, Safeway, Fort Collins, Colorado.
Thien Pham, Unsure at this time. In the words of the late visionary Steve Jobs, “Stay hungry. Stay foolish.”
Jolie Phou, Pharmacist, CVS Pharmacy, Whittier, California. I will be working with CVS, a company that shares the same belief as I do regarding the promotion of health in our community.
Rebecca Pullos, Floating Pharmacist, Walgreens, Tucson, Arizona. I plan on pursuing my MBA.
Ryan Randall-Brost, PIC with compounding pharmacy Peak Rx, Laramie, Wyoming . I will be living in Laramie with my husband, Seth, and our collection of animals.
Kyla Reis, Pharmacist, Kmart Pharmacy, Denver, Colorado. I plan on staying in Denver and furthering my career with Kmart Pharmacy.
Megan Saunders, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Billings Clinic, Billings, Montana. After graduation I look forward to moving to Montana to start my residency and enjoying some time with family in Washington.
Quincy Shaw, Pharmacist, 5502nd U.S. Army Hospital, Denver, Colorado. Upon graduation, I will be a Pharmacist in the U.S. Army Reserves, based out of Denver, Colorado.
Cody Sorenson, PGY1 Residency/Clinical Pharmacist, St. Patrick Hospital, Missoula, Montana. My future plans are to complete my residency and fly fish my way to happiness.
Jen Steiner, Pharmacist, Walgreens, Casper, Wyoming. I plan to continue my public health focus within the Casper community.
Kole Thornton, PGY1 General Pharmacy Residency, Desert Regional Medical Center, Palm Springs, California. After completing my PGY1 residency, I plan to become a clinical pharmacist in the hospital setting or possibly pursue a PGY2 specialty residency.
Ben Van Heule, Staff Pharmacist, Walgreens, Riverton, Wyoming.
Dustin Warino, Float Pharmacist, Walgreens, Northern Colorado.
F. Allen Webb, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, VA Medical Center, Cheyenne, Wyoming. I would like to work towards becoming a Certified Diabetes Educator during and following my residency.
Kendra Whalen, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, South Dakota.
Jordan Witte, Staff Pharmacist, Wal-Mart, Rawlins, Wyoming. I will work at Wal-Mart in Rock Springs until the new store in Rawlins is built.
(commencement photos by Maria Bennett)