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Pharmacy Residents

Pharmacy Residents, PGY-1

Dr. John Choi

 Dr. John Choi

Dr. Choi grew up in Georgia, Maryland, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania before graduating from Rutgers University in New Jersey with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Prior to residency, Dr. Choi explored various career paths by working as a restaurant manager, pre-clinical and clinical trial research assistant, community pharmacy intern, and an analyst for a pharmaceutical marketing agency. His current interests include ambulatory care, academia, and administration. Dr. Choi is excited to be at Hunterdon Medical Center where he hopes to develop himself as a well-rounded clinician. Outside of residency, he serves as a Sunday school pre-K teacher and enjoys watching the NBA.

Dr. Nicole Hennessy

Dr. Nicole Hennessy

Dr. Nicole Hennessy grew up in Ramsey, NJ and graduated with her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University in 2019. Throughout pharmacy school, Nicole was involved in different community service activities and helped with different projects for the Rutgers Student Chapter of NJSHP. Prior to arriving at HMC, Nicole worked at a local independent pharmacy where she loved forming meaningful relationships with the patients. Nicole is very interested in both internal medicine and critical care and is excited to work in all areas to become a well-rounded clinical pharmacist. She would love to continue honing her clinical skills as a PGY-2 resident. In her free time, Nicole enjoys dog watching, hiking, and watching sports or baking shows with her family.

Pharmacotherapy Resident, PGY-2:

Dr. Andrew Giaquinto

Dr. Andrew Giaquinto

Dr. Giaquinto grew up in Montville, New Jersey. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts in 2018. Throughout his college career, he worked at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital as a pharmacy technician. Dr. Giaquinto completed his PGY-1 residency at Hunterdon Medical Center during which he was able to present his research project at both the national and state levels and won 2nd place for best resident research at the NJSHP annual meeting. His interests include internal medicine and academia. Following his PGY-2 experience, Dr. Giaquinto would like to pursue a career in either academia or as a full-time internal medicine clinical pharmacist. In his free time, he enjoys rock climbing, playing video games, and watching the New York Jets during football season.

Graduates of Pharmacy Residency, PGY-1:

Residency Year 2017 to 2018

Crystal Boafo, Pharm.D., MBA
Clinical Pharmacist
Texas Health and Human Services,
Dallas-Ft Worth, TX

Residency Year 2018 to 2019

Andy Chang, Pharm.D.
Clinical Generalist
Hunterdon Medical Center
Flemington, NJ

Andrew Giaquinto, Pharm.D.
Pharmacotherapy Resident, PGY-2
Hunterdon Medical Center
Flemington, NJ

Justin C. H. Deguzman, Pharm.D.
Pharmacist
Saint Peter’s University Hospital
New Brunswick, NJ

Residency Year 2016 to 2017

Daniel Fitzgerald, Pharm.D.
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Pain Management, Behavioral Health, and Substance Abuse Disorder
VA Butler Healthcare Center
Butler, PA

Nainy Kathuria, Pharm.D.
Pharmacist
St. Lukes Medical Center
Phillipsburg, NJ

Residency Year 2015 to 2016

Andrew Aziz, Pharm.D., BCPS
Infectious Diseases Pharmacist
Saint Peters University Hospital
New Brunswick, NJ
Completed: Infectious Diseases Residency, PGY-2
James J. Peters VA Medical Center
Bronx, NY

Khushbu Thaker, Pharm.D., BCACP
Ambulatory Care Pharmacist
Summit Medical Group
Summit, NJ
Completed: Ambulatory Care Residency, PGY-2
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Residency Year 2014 to 2015

Francesco Ciummo, Pharm.D., BCCCP
Clinical Assistant Professor, Critical Care
Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy
Long Island University
Brooklyn, NY

Neuro Critical Care Pharmacist
Mount Sinai West
New York, NY
Completed: Critical Care Residency, PGY-2
New York Methodist Hospital
Brooklyn, NY

Anand Patel, Pharm.D.
Pharmacy Informatics Specialist
New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center
New York, NY
Completed: Pharmacy Informatics Residency, PGY-2
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, VA

Residency Year 2013 to 2014

Hinal Patel, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
Plainsboro Township, NJ

Residency Year 2012 to 2013

Rachael Durie, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Trial Liason
Milestone Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
New York, NY
Completed: Cardiology Residency, PGY-2
University of Massachusetts, Memorial Medical Center
Worcester, MA

Navaneeth Narayanan, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick, NJ
Completed: Infectious Diseases Residency, PGY-2
University of California at San Francisco Medical Center
San Francisco, CA

Residency Year 2011 to 2012

Thom K. Nguyen, Pharm.D., BCPS, CTTS
Transition of Care Pharmacist
Jersey Shore Medical Center
Neptune, NJ
Completed: Pharmacotherapy Residency, PGY-2
Hunterdon Medical Center
Flemington, NJ

Philip Coco, Pharm.D., BCPS
Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacist
University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
Plainsboro Township, NJ

Residency Year 2010 to 2011

Ajay Madduri, Pharm.D., BCPS
Pharmacist
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick, NJ
Completed: Emergency Medicine Residency, PGY-2
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick, NJ

Shally Sinha, Pharm.D.
Community Pharmacy (2012)
Clinical / Staff Pharmacist (2011)
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, NY

Residency Year 2009 to 2010

Jason Babby, Pharm.D., BCPS
Assistant Director, Clinical Pharmacy Services
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
New York, NY
Completed: Drug Information Residency, PGY-2
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick, NJ

Diana B. (Chandler) Nagrecha, Pharm.D.
Academic Educator
New York State Medicaid Prescriber Education Program
New York, NY

Residency Year 2008 to 2009

Caroline A-Haja, Pharm.D., BCPS
Pharmacist
Harbor UCLA Medical Center
Torrance, CA

Residency Year 2007 to 2008

Selamawit Belay, Pharm.D.
Clinical Pharmacist
Sibley Memorial Hospital,
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Washington, D.C.

Raeanna Lewarne, Pharm.D., BCPS
Owner and President
Vital Healthcare Solutions, LLC
Minneapolis, MN

Graduates of Pharmacotherapy Residency, PGY-2:

Residency Year 2018 to 2019

Janay Bailey, Pharm.D.
Surgery Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
Houston, TX

Residency Year 2017 to 2018

Michael T. Mauri, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Internal Medicine Pharmacist
Hackensack University Medical Center
Hackensack, NJ

Residency Year 2016 to 2017

Michael Casias, Pharm.D., BCIDP, AAHIVP
Clinical Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Family Medicine/Comprehensive Care Management Clinical Pharmacist
Hunterdon Medical Center
Flemington, NJ

Residency Year 2015 to 2016

Nicole (Croyden) Campbell, Pharm.D., BCPS
Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacist
Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies
Orlando, FL

Residency Year 2014 to 2015

Francis Zamora, Pharm.D., AAHIVP
Clinical Coordinator, Internal Medicine
Broward Health
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Residency Year 2013 to 2014

Marcus Lockhart, Pharm.D., BCPS
Primary Care/Geriatric Clinical Pharmacist
VA Illiana Health Care System
Danville, IL

Residency Year 2012 to 2013

Thom K. Nguyen, Pharm.D., BCPS, CTTS
Transition of Care Pharmacist
Jersey Shore Medical Center
Neptune, NJ

Residency Year 2011 to 2012

Brenda (Gitman) Samaras, Pharm.D.
Clinical Pharmacist
New York Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital
Bronxville, NY

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