Pharmacy Residency Program

PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program.

Current Residents

Current residents for the Ascension Borgess Pharmacy Residency Program.

Marie Shields, Pharm D. (marie.shields@ascension.org) received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Ferris State University College of Pharmacy in 2018. Her professional interests include infectious disease and palliative care. Upon completion of the residency she plans to obtain a clinical pharmacy specialist position. For her research project, Marie is evaluating the impact of a pharmacist on the total days of antibiotics prescribed for community acquired pneumonia.

Javed Umar, Pharm.D. (javed.umar@ascension.org) received his Doctor of Pharmacy from Jefferson College of Pharmacy (Philadelphia, PA) in 2018. His professional interests include ambulatory care and internal medicine. Upon completion of the residency, he plans to pursue a PGY2 and subsequently obtain a clinical specialist position in a direct patient care setting. For his research project, Javed is evaluating how appropriate phytonadione use for warfarin reversal affects time to therapeutic INR.