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Pharmacy Residency Faculty

Faculty of the Pharmacy Residency Program at Methodist Charlton Medical Center

Ronda L. Akins, PharmD

Ronda L. Akins, PharmDInfectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacy  Specialist 

  • Degrees – Bachelor of Science (Biology and Chemistry), Southeastern Oklahoma State University; PharmD, Xavier University of Louisiana 
  • PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency – University of North Carolina Hospitals and Clinics, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy Fellowship – Wayne State University and Detroit Receiving Hospital, Detroit, MI 
  • Professional Experience – Clinical Instructor (University of North Carolina and Wayne State University), Assistant Professor and Vice Chair of Research (Texas Tech HSC, School of Pharmacy), Associate Professor with tenure (University of Louisiana Monroe), Gratis Associate Professor (Louisiana State University), Adjunct Associate Professor (University of Texas at Dallas and Texas Tech HSC, School of Pharmacy), Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacy Specialist 
  • Member – Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists, Infectious Diseases Society of America, American Society for Microbiology, European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 
  • Precepts – Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship rotations   

Jeena Connor, PharmD

Jeena Connor, PharmD Director of Pharmacy Services

  • Degree – Bachelor of Arts (Biology), University of Texas at Austin; PharmD, University of Houston College of Pharmacy 
  • Certification –Immunization Certification, Medication Therapy Management Certification 
  • PGY-1 Managed Care Pharmacy Residency – Kelsey-Seybold Clinic and the University of Houston College of Pharmacy, Houston, TX 
  • Professional Experience: Adjunct Faculty (University of Houston College of Pharmacy), Pharmacy Operations Manager, Pharmacy Director, Adjunct Preceptor-Faculty (UT Austin) 
  • Member – American Society of Health System Pharmacists, Texas Society of Health System Pharmacists, Metroplex Society of Health System Pharmacists 
  • Precepts – Pharmacy Administration rotation   

Sara Kim, PharmD

Sara Kim, PharmDEmergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

  • Degree – PharmD, University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy  
  • PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency – Oklahoma State University Medical Center, Tulsa, OK  
  • PGY-2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency – Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX  
  • Professional Experience - Emergency Medicinal Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Adjunct Preceptor-Faculty (UT Austin)  
  • Member – American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Society of Critical Care Medicine, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists  
  • Precepts – Emergency Medicine rotations  

Steven Knight, PharmD, BCPS, CMTM, CCISM

Steven Knight, PharmD, BCPS, CMTM, CCISM Pharmacy Clinical Manager  

  • Degree – PharmD, University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy  
  • Certification – Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, Medication Therapy Management Certification  
  • Research Experience – Drug Delivery Systems, Hoshi University, Tokyo, Japan  
  • Professional Experience - Solid Organ Transplant Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Pharmacy Clinical Manager, Adjunct Preceptor-Faculty (UT Austin)  
  • Member – American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Metroplex Society of Health-System Pharmacists  
  • Precepts –Pharmacy Administration and Drug Information rotations, Nephrology rotation   

Kristin Lutek, PharmD, BCACP

Kristin Lutek, PharmD, BCACP Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

  • Degree – PharmD, University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy  
  • Board Certification – Board Certified Ambulatory Care Clinical Specialist  
  • PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency – Scott & White Hospital, Temple, TX  
  • PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency – Kaiser Permanente, Denver, CO   
  • Professional Experience – MTM Clinical Pharmacist, Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist  
  • Precepts – Ambulatory Care rotation   

Julian B. McCreary, PharmD, BCPS

Julian B. McCreary, PharmD, BCPS Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

  • Degree – PharmD, University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy  
  • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency – Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Dallas, TX  
  • Professional Experience - Clinical Pharmacist, Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist  
  • Member - DFW American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Metroplex Society of Health-System Pharmacists  
  • Precepts – Emergency Medicine rotation   

An Nguyen, PharmD

An Nguyen, PharmD Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist 

  • Degree – Bachelors of Science (Biology), University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX; PharmD, University of Saint Joseph College of Pharmacy, Hartford, CT  
  • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency - John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, TX  
  • Professional Experience - Staff pharmacist, Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Adjunct Faculty (University of North Texas College of Pharmacy)    
  • Member - American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Metroplex Society of Health-System Pharmacists  
  • Precepts – Internal Medicine rotations   

Stella Roberson, PharmD, BCNSP

Stella Roberson, PharmD, BCNSP Clinical Staff Pharmacist 

  • Degree - PharmD, University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy  
  • Certification - Board Certified Nutrition Support Pharmacist, Certified Nutrition Support Clinician, Immunization Administration  
  • Professional Experience - Clinical Staff Pharmacist  
  • Member - Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Metroplex Society of Health-System Pharmacists, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition  
  • Precepts - Longitudinal Staffing rotation    

Melisande Smith, PharmD, BCPS

Melisande Smith, PharmD, BCPSPharmacy Operations Manager 

  • Degree – PharmD, Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences  
  • Certification – Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, Immunization Administration  
  • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency – University of Tennessee Medical Center & University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy, Knoxville, TN  
  • PGY2 Critical Care Residency – University of Tennessee Medical Center & University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy, Knoxville, TN  
  • Professional Experience - Critical Care Pharmacy Specialist, Pharmacy Operations Manager, Adjunct Professor (UTHSC)   
  • Member – American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Metroplex Society of Health-System Pharmacists  
  • Precepts – Pharmacy Administration and Drug Information rotations        

Cheryl Thomas, PharmD

Cheryl Thomas, PharmD Clinical Staff Pharmacist  

  • Degree – PharmD, Feik School of Pharmacy, University of Incarnate Word
  • Certification – Immunization Administration
  • Professional Experience – Clinical Staff Pharmacist  
  • Member – Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Metroplex Society of Health-System Pharmacists  
  • Precepts – Longitudinal Staffing rotation      

Melissa Tsiu, PharmD

Melissa Tsiu, PharmD Critical Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist  

  • Degree – PharmD, University of Tennessee Health Science Center  
  • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis, Memphis, TN  
  • PGY2 Critical Care/Nutrition Support Residency – Regional One Health/UTHSC, Memphis, TN  
  • Professional Experience – Critical Care Pharmacy Specialist  
  • Member – Society of Critical Care Medicine, Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Metroplex Society of Health-System Pharmacists  
  • Precepts – Medical Critical Care rotation