Preceptors

Kevin Brooks RPh, MBA, FACHEKevin Brooks RPh, MBA, FACHE
Director of Pharmacy Services
krbrooks@premierhealth.com
Professional/Society Memberships: ACHE, ASHP
Favorite Part of the Job: Solving complex problems to improve patient care.
Hobbies: Enjoying time with family, playing tennis and guitar
Education: University of Cincinnati, BS Pharmacy; Xavier University, MBA with Finance Concentration

Richard Arends, PharmD, MSRichard Arends, PharmD, MS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Neonatal Intensive Care
PGY1 Residency Program Director
rlarends@premierhealth.com
Professional/Society Memberships: ASHP, PPAG, OSHP/DASHP
Favorite Part of the Job: Being part of an interdisciplinary team who care for premature and sick newborns as well as working with awesome preceptors and residents every day.
Hobbies:  Spending time with family and friends, cooking, and fly-fishing
Education: The Ohio State University, BS and MS in Pharmacy; The University of Florida, Doctor of Pharmacy

Jon H. Bachna, PharmDJon H. Bachna, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Team Lead, Miami Valley Hospital South
jhbachna@premierhealth.com
Professional Memberships: ASHP, OSHP/DASHP, MAD-ID
Favorite Part of the Job: Reviewing policies and procedures, and working with providers to improve medication utilization.
Hobbies: Reading, videogaming, listening to podcasts, playing board games
Education/Degrees/Training: University of Toledo, BS in Pharmaceutical Science; University of Toledo, Doctor of Pharmacy; Premier Health - Miami Valley Hospital, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency

Lindsay Harlow, PharmD, MHALindsay Harlow, PharmD, MHA
Pharmacy Operations Manager
lmharlow@premierhealth.com 
Professional/Society Memberships: ASHP, OSHP/DASHP
Favorite Part of the Job: The level of acuity of our patients and new challenges each day.
Hobbies: I love to travel – my favorite places I’ve been are The Galapagos, Bulgaria and Thailand
Education: University of Toledo, BS in Pharmaceutical Science; University of Toledo, Doctor of Pharmacy; Ohio University, MHA

Katie Madding, PharmD, BCPSKatie Madding, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP 
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Critical Care
PGY1 Residency Coordinator
klmadding@premierhealth.com
Professional/Society Memberships: ASHP, ACCP, OSHP/DASHP
Favorite Part of the Job: Working with a multidisciplinary team to optimize patient care as well as expanding the minds of future healthcare professionals through teaching.
Hobbies: Family, church, shopping, DIY projects
Education: Purdue University, Doctor of Pharmacy

Krista-McHugh_160x160Krista McHugh, PharmD
Staff Pharmacist, Internal Medicine
kemchugh@premierhealth.com
Professional/Society Memberships: ACCP
Favorite Part of the Job: Building relationships with pharmacy team members and those in other healthcare fields while providing care to one of the most diverse patient populations in the area.
Hobbies: Traveling, running, Butler basketball, walking my dog!
Education: Butler University, Doctor of Pharmacy

Melissa (Missy) Parson, PharmD, BCPSMelissa (Missy) Parson, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Team Lead, Miami Valley Hospital
mjparson@PremierHealth.com 
Professional/Society Memberships: ACCP, ASHP, OPA
Favorite Part of the Job: Braving a variety of challenges and celebrating the good that arises from them.
Hobbies: Participating in the family’s activities, crafting, going to the craft store 
Education: Ohio Northern University, Doctor of Pharmacy

David Peters, PharmDDavid Peters, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Neurocritical Care
DMPete@premierhealth.com 
Professional/Society Memberships: ACCP, NCCS
Favorite Part of the Job: Seeing complex patients that highlight multiple different areas of pharmacology and teaching learners how to practically apply their therapeutic knowledge.
Hobbies: Running, grilling, walking my dog, serving at my church, reading, watching sports
Education: Ohio Northern University, Doctor of Pharmacy; University of Cincinnati Medical Center, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency

Craig Pleiman, PharmDCraig Pleiman, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Antimicrobial Stewardship
cmpleiman@premierhealth.com 
Professional/Society Memberships: ACCP, OSHP/DASHP
Favorite Part of the Job: The challenge of infectious diseases in the ever-changing world of microbes!
Hobbies: Family, hunting, fishing, and bar-b-que
Education: University of Toledo, BS Pharmacy; University of Florida, Doctor of Pharmacy

Zachary Robinson, PharmD, CACPZachary Robinson, PharmD, CACP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Anticoagulation
zsrobinson@premierhealth.com
Professional/Society Memberships: International Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis, Anticoagulation Forum, OSHP/DASHP
Favorite Part of the Job: Finding opportunities for growth and personal development, the diversity afforded to develop interpersonal communication.
Hobbies: Travel and music, living healthy, coaching childrens’ sports
Education: Ohio Northern University, Doctor of Pharmacy

Michelle Smith, PharmD, BCPSMichelle Smith, PharmD, BCPS
Pharmacy and Therapeutic Coordinator
milsmith@premierhealth.com
Professional/Society Memberships: ACCP, ASHP, OSHP, DASHP President-Elect, ASPEN
Favorite Part of the Job: Working closely with my pharmacy colleagues and the medical staff to drive medication formulary standardization across Premier Health.
Hobbies: Dancing, coaching a high school dance team, travel (especially to the beach), running and exercising, watching college football (Go Ohio State!)
Education: Ohio Northern University, Doctor of Pharmacy

Kristina-Songer_160x160Kristina Songer, PharmD, BCPS
Staff Pharmacist, Internal Medicine
klsonger@premierhealth.com
Professional/Society Memberships: ACCP
Favorite Part of the Job: Working closely with medical residents to help optimize patient care and answering medication questions for students and residents.
Hobbies: Spending time with family, playing with my dogs, and watching Ohio State football
Education: The Ohio State University, BS Pharmaceutical Sciences; Belmont University, Doctor of Pharmacy; Premier Health - Miami Valley Hospital, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency

Carol Stadler, PharmD, BCOPCarol Stadler, PharmD, BCOP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Hematology/ Oncology
clstadler@premierhealth.com
Professional/Society Memberships: ACCP, HOPA
Favorite Part of the Job: Having direct interaction with staff, patients and family. I am constantly being challenged and learning.
Hobbies Outside of Pharmacy: Discovering new cooking recipes, travel, and running.  
Education: University of Cincinnati, BS Pharmacy; University of Florida, Doctor of Pharmacy

Nathan Stockman, PharmD, BCPSNathan Stockman, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Cardiology/Cardiothoracic Surgery
npstockman@premierhealth.com 
Professional/Society Memberships: ASHP, ACCP, OSHP/DASHP
Favorite Part of My Job: Interactions with patients, students, nursing, physicians and colleagues to improve patient care. I especially enjoy answering questions about medications!
Hobbies: Running, swimming, bicycling, traveling, not necessarily in that order. Additionally, watching numerous sporting events, either on television or live.
Education: Ohio Northern University, Doctor of Pharmacy; Riverside Methodist Hospital, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency

Angela Straughn, PharmD, BCCCPAngela Straughn, PharmD, BCCCP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Surgical Critical Care
adstraughn@Premierhealth.com 
Professional/Society Memberships: ACCP
Favorite Part of the Job:  Working with a team to provide the best care for critically injured/ill patients
Hobbies:  Biking, running, craft beer, spending time with my family
Education: Ohio Northern University, BS Pharmacy; The Ohio State University, Doctor of Pharmacy

Lydia-Suchecki_160x160 (1)Lydia Suchecki, PharmD, BCPS
Staff Pharmacist, Internal Medicine
lesuchecki@premierhealth.com
Professional/Society Memberships: ASHP, OSHP/DASHP
Favorite Part of the Job: Facilitating learning opportunities for pharmacy and medical students/residents to expand their medication therapy knowledge to provide optimal patient care.
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, hiking, running, and traveling Education: Ohio Northern University, Doctor of Pharmacy; UC Health West Chester Hospital, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency

Elizabeth Svelund, PharmD, BCPSElizabeth Svelund, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP 
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Emergency Medicine 
easvelund@premierhealth.com
Professional Memberships: ASHP, SCCM 
Favorite Part of the Job: The opportunity to serve a very diverse patient population, 
Hobbies Outside of Pharmacy: Hiking, photography, biking, and camping 
Education: Ohio Northern University, Doctor of Pharmacy; Grandview Medical Center, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency