Jennifer Cormier, PharmD

Jennifer Cormier is a Community Pharmacy PGY-1 resident originally from Glenburn, Maine.  She completed her undergraduate and pharmacy school education at the University of New England in Maine.  Jennifer originally became interested pharmacy while participating in undergraduate research during which she started to learn about the pharmacology of pain medications and the need for better pain management options.  Once in pharmacy school, she developed a passion for ambulatory care during her rotations and specifically has an interest in diabetes management. She is looking forward to gaining more clinical experience at PCHC.

Hometown

Glenburn, Maine

Alma Mater

University of New England, Portland, ME

Where Are They Now?

Community Pharmacy Resident, PCHC

Kacie Guerrette, PharmD

Kacie Guerrette is originally from Fort Fairfield, Maine and received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Husson University. She has 4 years of experience working in community pharmacy at Walmart pharmacy. During her clinical rotations she developed an interest in ambulatory care pharmacy. She is passionate about preventative health care and an area of focus in her work thus far has been in standardizing integrated tobacco treatment services. She is interested in quality improvement and hopes to take on leadership roles in her future. Her other areas of clinical interest include infectious disease and cardiology. Kacie is very excited about her upcoming year at PCHC and hopes to enhance her clinical pharmacy skills to and mentor to pharmacy students.

Hometown

Fort Fairfield, Maine

Alma Mater

Doctor of Pharmacy, Husson University, Bangor, ME

Where Are They Now?

Community Pharmacy Residency, Penobscot Community Health Care

Minh Hoang, PharmD

Minh Hoang is a PGY-2 Community and Health System Pharmacy Administration Resident originally from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Northeastern University and Master of Public Health from Columbia University. Having both parents as pharmacists, Minh found her interest in pharmacy at a young age. However, her passion for ambulatory care and pharmacy administration developed during her clinical rotations and she was eager to start at a residency program with a strong focus on both.

During her PGY-1 year at PCHC, Minh really enjoyed the different learning experiences she got from rotating through 3 different clinics and the unique opportunity to perform home visits with  the Transition of Care team. She also discovered her passion for homeless health and started a Diabetes Clinic at the Hope House Health and Living Center in Bangor. She looks forward to continuing serving her community in the greater Bangor area and gaining additional leadership experiences in this upcoming year.

Alma Mater

Northeastern University

Where Are They Now?

Community Pharmacy Resident, Penobscot Community Health Care

Kristopher Ravin, PharmD

Kristopher Ravin is a PGY-2 Health Systems Administration Resident. He is originally from Brooks, Maine and attended Husson University where he received his Doctorate in Pharmacy. He started working at Penobscot Community Health Care as a Daniel Hanley Center for Health Leadership intern in 2014 where he became involved in the Controlled Substance Stewardship committee. During his time in school he developed a strong interest in psychopharmacology and substance use disorders. During his first year of residency he became involved in the Suboxone program at the Hope House. He is excited to continue his work with the Controlled Substance Stewardship committee and start developing integrated pharmacy service focused on treatment of substance use disorders.

Hometown

Brooks, ME

Alma Mater

Husson University School of Pharmacy

Where Are They Now?

Community Pharmacy Resident, Penobscot Community Health Care

Andrew Tran, PharmD

Andrew is a PGY-1 Pharmacy resident and is originally from Austin, Texas. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Texas A&M University. He has 6 years of experience working in community pharmacy settings such as H-E-B and Walmart Pharmacy in Texas. He first developed in interest in pharmacy after working as a technician and building relationships with patients.  While on clinical rotations, he developed a passion for primary and ambulatory care pharmacy. His current areas of interest are diabetes, anticoagulation, and medication safety. After residency, he is interested in pursuing a career in Ambulatory Care and Academia. He is very excited about starting residency, building clinical knowledge, and exploring Maine.

Hometown

Austin, Texas

Alma Mater

Doctor of Pharmacy, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Where Are They Now?

Community Pharmacy Resident, PCHC

Khristene Welch, PharmD

Khris Welch is a PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Resident originally from Arlington, Texas. She graduated from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 2011 with two Bachelors of Science, in Animal Science and Biochemistry. She began working at Beacon Prescriptions, an independent pharmacy in New Britain, Connecticut where she developed a passion for pharmacy. After working for a few years, she began pharmacy school at University of Saint Joseph in Hartford, Connecticut and graduated in 2017.

Following graduation, she completed her PGY-1 Community Pharmacy Residency at Penobscot Community Health Care and is excited for the opportunity to continue on in a PGY-2 in Ambulatory Care. Her passion for ambulatory care, geriatrics, and medication safety has resulted in work including collaboration with another resident to develop and present an antibiotic stewardship program for use in long-term care, presentations on medication disposal and controlled substance prescribing practices in long-term care, and initiation of a pharmacy-led heart failure education clinic.

Hometown

Arlington, TX

Alma Mater

University of Saint Joseph School of Pharmacy

Where Are They Now?

Community Pharmacy Resident, Penobscot Community Health Care