Pharmacy Residency Program Faculty

 Karen Williams, Pharm.D., B.S.Pharm, BCPS-AQ IDKaren Williams, Pharm.D., B.S.Pharm, BCPS-AQ ID

PGY-1 Residency Program Director
Pharmacy School: Albany College of Pharmacy (BS Pharm, 1999; Pharm D, 2000)
Residency: Primary Care Pharmacy Residency, University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, Sioux City, Iowa, 2001
Certifications: BCPS-AQ ID
Areas of Interest: Infectious disease, antimicrobial stewardship, general adult medicine, hematology, trauma, medical and surgical critical care, teaching, quality improvement 

 Josh Campbell, Pharm.D., BCCCPJosh Campbell, Pharm.D., BCCCP

PGY-1 Assistant Residency Program Director
Pharmacy School: Wilkes University, 2008
Certifications: BCCCP
Areas of Interest: Medical/surgical critical care, heart failure, trauma, sepsis


Jessica Carswell, Pharm.D.Jessica Carswell, Pharm.D.

Pharmacy School: Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 2014
Residency: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Albany Medical Center; Albany, N.Y., 2015
Certifications: Teaching certificate, Pain Management and NYSCHP Antimicrobial Stewardship
Areas of Interest: Antibiotic stewardship, heart failure, patient engagement, anticoagulation

Cimini_Jonathan, Pharm.D.Jonathan Cimini, Pharm.D.

Pharmacy School: MCPHS University School of Pharmacy Worcester/Manchester, 2018
Areas of Interest: Infectious disease, decentralized pharmacy, pain management, substance abuse management, emergency medicine


Bennett Doughty, PharmD, BCCP, BCPSBennett Doughty, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP

Pharmacy School: University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, 2016
Residency: PGY1 (Pharmacy Practice) VA Connecticut Healthcare System 2017, PGY2 (Psychiatric) VA Connecticut Healthcare System 2018
Certifications: BCCP, BCPS
Areas of Interest: Psychiatry/Neurology, Substance Abuse treatment, Emerging therapies in treatment resistant depression

 Christopher Garner, B.S.Pharm, BCPSChristopher Garner, B.S.Pharm, BCPS

Pharmacy School: Albany College of Pharmacy, 1995
Certifications: BCPS
Areas of Interest: Infectious disease, internal medicine, process optimization


Kimberly Joedicke, Pharm.D., B.S. Pharm, CPPSKimberly Joedicke, Pharm.D., B.S. Pharm, CPPS

Pharmacy School: Albany College of Pharmacy (BS Pharm,  1996; Pharm.D., 1997)
Certifications: Anticoagulant Care Provider, 1998; Team STEPPS 2.0 Master Trainer, 2017;  NYSCHP Antimicrobial Stewardship, ASHP/ISMP Medication Safety Certificate 2018; Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS), 2019
Areas of Interest: Medication and patient safety, regulatory and clinical compliance, quality improvement, process optimization, pharmacy IT optimization

Mastrantuono_Cassandra, Pharm.D.Cassandra Mastrantuono, Pharm.D.

Pharmacy School: Wilkes University, 2018
Areas of Interest: Pharmacy leadership, process optimization



 Lucy Stephens, Pharm.D., BCPSLucy Stephens, Pharm.D., BCPS

Pharmacy School: Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 2012
Certifications: BCPS, NYSCHP Antimicrobial Stewardship, 2017
Areas of Interests: Adult medicine, quality improvement


Zane Waite, Pharm.D., BCOPZane Waite, Pharm.D., BCOP

Pharmacy School: Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 2012
Certifications: APhA Immunization Certificate, Rx for Change: Smoking Cessation Certified Pharmacist, CPR Certified
Areas of Interest: Hematology/oncology, ambulatory services, medication therapy management, patient education, oral chemotherapy monitoring

Kelly Wurzler, Pharm.D.Kelly Wurzler, Pharm.D.

Pharmacy School: Wilkes University, 2003
Certifications: Pain Management Certification, University of Southern Indiana, 2017
Areas of Interest: Pain management, hematology/oncology, palliative care