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St. Joseph's/Candler Pharmacy Residents: Where are they now?

St. Joseph's/Candler pharmacy residents have success wherever they go. Whether pursuing a PGY2, entering the workforce or signing on to stay with SJ/C, the focus we place on clinical training and occupational development prepares our residents for their next step. We are so proud of each graduating class. Check out the success of this past year's graduates: 

PGY1 Pharmacy Residents Class of 2020-2021


R112 Tatyana Givens
PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency
Kaiser Permanente
Atlanta, Ga.

R115 Sam Pavlichek
Clinical Pharmacist
University of Tennessee Medical Center
Knoxville, Tenn.

R113 Sarah Lopez
Clinical Pharmacist, Internal Medicine
Memorial Health University Medical Center
Savannah, Ga.

R118 Kelsey Rensing
Clinical Pharmacist
University of Tennessee Medical Center
Knoxville, Tenn.

R109 Chelsea Orvin  
Clinical Pharmacist
St. Joseph's/Candler
Savannah, Ga.

R116 Mary Sheffield
PGY2 Critical Care Residency
St. Joseph's/Candler
Savannah, Ga.

R114 Cody Parker
Parkridge Medical Center
Chattanooga, Tenn.


PGY2 Specialty Residents Class of 2020-2021

R103 Stephen McCall
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, CC/EM Float
St. Joseph's/Candler, St. Joseph's Hospital
Savannah, Ga.

R111 Gina Cherniawski
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Emergency Medicine
UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial
Chicago, Ill.

R104 Mackenzi Meier
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
South University School of Pharmacy
Savannah, Ga.

R117 Kristen Pierce
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Ambulatory Care
Center for Medication Management
St. Joseph's/Candler, Savannah, Ga.


Where are they now?

The map below shows the far reaching diversity of where St. Joseph's/Candler Pharmacy Residents start their careers after graduation. The number in the pinpoint represents the number of residents who've gone on to that city. The map includes the past five years of graduates.

Past five year residents

R77  Alexis Luckey Cleveland, OH
R78  Samantha Rosenthal Philadelphia, PA 
R79  Roby Hersey Savannah, GA
R80  Caitlin Jenkins Orlando, FL
R82  Alexas Polk Lumberton, NC
R83  Brad Smith Atlanta, GA
R84  Stephanie Weisberg Charlotte, NC
R85  Margaret Guinta Florence, SC

R86  John Carr Savannah, GA
R90  Dustin Orvin Savannah, GA
R88  Allison Porter Richmond, VA
R89  Gail Smith Calhoun, GA
R87  Chelsea Keedy Savannah, GA
R91  Rachel Wilkes Atlanta, GA
R93  Melissa Johnson Savannah, GA
R81  Cara Coffelt Marietta, GA
R92  Amanda Hafer New Port Richey, FL

R94    Jasleen Bolina Birmingham, AL
R95    Leigha Davis Morgantown, WV
R96    Johanna Dresser Augusta, GA
R97    Emily Longaker Marietta, GA
R98    Sara Ludmer Charleston, SC
R99    Hannah Matson Huntsville, AL
R100  Wes Arrison Savannah, GA
R101   Abigail Hamlin Savannah, GA
R102  Kathryn Huelfer Oklahoma
R103  Stephen McCall Savannah, GA
R104  Mackenzi Meier Savannah, GA
R105  Adam Pizzuti Columbia, SC
R106  Tanner Truesdell Kansas City, KS
R109  Chelsea Orvin Savannah, GA

New Additions:
R111  Gina Cherniawski Chicago, IL
R112  Tatyana Givens Atlanta, GA
R113  Sarah Lopez Savannah, GA
R114  Cody Parker Atlanta, GA
R115  Sam Pavlichek Knoxville, TN
R116  Mary Sheffield Savannah, GA
R117  Kristen Pierce Savannah, GA
R118  Kelsey Rensing Knoxville, TN
R119  Keenya Leggette Macon, GA

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