Preceptors & Residents

Preceptors

 Shaneka Baylor

Shaneka Baylor, PharmD, CGP, BCACP

Pharmacy Degree: Texas Southern University (2008)

Residency Training: University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)/Kansas City Free Health Clinic (PGY1)

Rotations Precepted: Chronic disease state management

Special Interests: Diabetes education

Other Interests: Music, Reading, Traveling, Cooking

 


Michelle Cefaretti

Michelle Cefaretti, PharmD, BCACP

Pharmacy Degree: University of Rhode Island (2012)

Residency Training: Henry Ford Hospital (PGY1); Duke University Hospital (PGY2)

Rotations Precepted: Anticoagulation, Welcome to Medicare, Geriatrics

Special Interests: Motivational interviewing, Group education

Other Interests: Music, Cooking, Traveling, Boxing, New England Patriots football

 


Tracie Eshelbrenner,

Tracie Eshelbrenner, PharmD, BCPS

Pharmacy Degree: University of Houston (2007)

Residency Training: Baylor University Medical Center (PGY1)

Rotations Precepted: Transitions of Care

Special Interests: Internal medicine, Geriatrics, Transitions of care, Quality improvement

Other Interests: Reading, Cooking, Running, Gardening

 


Esther Fasanmi

Esther Fasanmi, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP

Pharmacy Degree: Texas Southern University (2014)

Residency Training: Xavier University of Louisiana/LSU Health Sciences Center (PGY1); The University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy (PGY2-HIV)

Rotations Precepted: HIV/Hep C Focused Infectious Diseases

Special Interests: HIV, Hepatitis C

Other Interests: Traveling, Food, Reading

 


Ashley Gutierrez

Ashley Gutierrez, PharmD

Pharmacy Degree: Texas Tech University (2013)

Residency Training: University of South California (PGY1)

Rotations Precepted: Cardiology

Special Interests: Cardiology

Other Interests: Running, Sports, Traveling

 


Ogechi Iwuorie

Ogechi Iwuorie, PharmD, BCACP

Pharmacy Degree: The University of Texas at Austin (2014)

Residency Training: Xavier University of Louisiana (PGY1); Parkland Health and Hospital System (PGY2)

Rotations Precepted: Chronic Disease State Management, Homeless Clinic

Special Interests: Diabetes, Smoking Cessation, Cardiology

Other Interests: Jogging, Dancing, Cooking

 


Lauren Kirk

Lauren Kirk, PharmD, BCACP

Pharmacy Degree: The Ohio State University (2014)

Residency Training: Healthspan (PGY1)

Rotations Precepted: Transitions of Care

Special Interests: Transitions of Care, Geriatrics

Other Interests: Traveling, Food, Dogs

 


Sherry Laguardia

Sherry Laguardia, PharmD, BCACP

Pharmacy Degree: Texas Southern University (2008)

Residency Training: Texas Tech University (PGY1 and PGY2)

Rotations Precepted: Chronic Disease State Management

Special Interests: Anticoagulation, DM, HLD, HTN, Women’s Health, Asthma/COPD

Other Interests: Traveling, Movies, Community service

 


Elice Ortega

Elice Ortega, PharmD, BCACP

Pharmacy Degree: BS Pharm – University of Texas at Austin, PharmD – Shenandoah University

Rotations Precepted: Pharmacy Management, Drug Information

Special Interests: Endocrine, Process improvement, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee

Other Interests: Gardening, Cooking, Reading, Art

 


Claire Rodrigues

Claire Rodrigues, PharmD, BCACP

Pharmacy Degree: Ohio Northern University (2013)

Residency Training: Detroit Medical Center-Harper University Hospital (PGY1); University of Arizona College of Pharmacy (PGY2-AmbCare)

Rotations Precepted: Chronic Disease State Management

Special Interests: Transitions of Care, Pharmacy Practice Outcomes, Evidence-based Medicine

Other Interests: Going to concerts, Traveling, Photography

 


Patrick Simon

Patrick Simon, PharmD, BCACP

Pharmacy Degree: Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (2014)

Residency Training: Xavier University of Louisiana (PGY1)

Rotations Precepted: Chronic Disease State Management

Special Interests: Diabetes Managements, Anticoagulant Management, HIV management

Other Interests: Music, Art, Cooking, Weight Training, Cross Fit

 

 

Current Resident

Dr. Esther C. Okoroi

Dr. Esther C. Okoro is the PGY2 Ambulatory Care Resident at JPS Health Network. She received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Texas Southern University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Houston, Texas. Dr. Okoro then completed her PGY1 residency training at Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans, LA. Upon completion of her PGY2 residency training, Dr. Okoro aspires to become a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist and aid in the expansion of clinical pharmacy services in outpatient clinics. Additionally, her passion is to serve others on global mission trips as well as assist in the provision of care for women of all ages.

Professional interests: Global Health, Women’s Health, and Chronic Disease State Management
Personal interests: Bible fellowship with family & friends, dancing, working out and traveling
Residency Research Project: Pharmacist Impact on Type 2 Diabetes Management at a Homeless Clinic

Previous Resident

Dr. Nicole Anidiobi

Dr. Nicole Anidiobi is the current PGY2 Ambulatory Care Resident at JPS. She received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Biology at the University of Houston in Houston, TX. She then received her Doctorate of Pharmacy Degree from Texas Southern University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Houston, TX. After graduation, Dr. Anidiobi pursued an ASHP PGY1 residency at Harris Health System in Houston, TX. Her goals are to become a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist upon completion of her residency as well as aide in the expansion of clinical pharmacy services in the outpatient clinics. Outside of work, Dr. Anidiobi enjoys exploring new places to eat with her friends, traveling (when time permits), and binging on her favorite Netflix shows.
Position after residency: Clinical pharmacist at Dallas Veterans Affairs