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 PGY-1 Pharmacy Faculty

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Scott Ashby, Pharm.D., MHA

Director of Hospital Pharmacy Services, Marshfield Medical Center

School:  Creighton University

Residency:  PGY-1 St. Joseph's Hospital/Creighton University (1999-2000)

Professional Societies:  American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)

Professional Interests:  Antimicrobial Stewardship, Pharmacy Leadership, Oncology

 

Angela Brenner, Pharm.D.

Senior Clinical Lead Pharmacist, Marshfield Medical Center

School:  University of Kentucky

Professional Societies:  Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group

Professional Interests:  Pediatric/NICU Medication Management, Medication Safety, Drug Shortage Management, Teaching

 

Paul Evans, Pharm.D., BCACP

Specialty Pharmacy Manager, Marshfield Medical Center

School:  University of Minnesota

Professional Societies:  American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Rho Chi, Academic Honor Society in Pharmacy

Certifications:  Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP)

Professional Interests:  Specialty Pharmacy Services

 

Connie Folz, Pharm.D., BCPS

Investigational Drug Pharmacist, Marshfield Clinic

School:  University of Wisconsin-Marshfield/Wood County; University of Wisconsin-Madison

Professional Societies:  Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW), American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)

Certifications:  Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS)

Professional Interests:  Investigational Drugs, Critical Care Medicine, Pharmacy Education & Research

 

Sara Griesbach, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP – Program Director

Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services – Marshfield Clinic

School:  University of Wisconsin-Madison

Residency Program:  Pharmacy Practice Residency at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Professional Societies:  American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW)

Certifications:  Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP)

 

Jennifer Grimm, Pharm.D., BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Marshfield Clinic

School:  University of Wisconsin-Madison

Professional Societies:  Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW), American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)

Certifications:  Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS)

Professional Interests:  Cardiology, Chronic Diseases, Pharmaceutical Care/Medication

 

Mary Ellen E. Gullickson, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Marshfield Clinic

School:  Drake University

Residency:  Marshfield Clinic PGY1 Pharmacy Residency (2007-2008)

Professional Societies:  American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW)

Certifications:  Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP)

 

Stephanie Helgeson, Pharm.D.

Pharmacy Services Manager, Marshfield Medical Center

School:  University of Wyoming

Residency:  Pharmacy Practice Residency, Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital (2005-2006)

Professional Societies:  American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), PPAG

Professional Interests:  Pharmacy Operations, Pediatrics

 

Kristin Henry, Pharm.D., BCACP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Marshfield Clinic

School:  University of Wisconsin-Madison

Residency:  Marshfield Clinic PGY1 Residency (2011-2012)

Professional Societies:  American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW)

Certifications:  Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP)

Professional Interests:  Adult and Pediatric Neurology, Integrated Medication Management Services, Internal Medicine

 

Katie M. Kotz, Pharm.D., BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Marshfield Medical Center

School:  Concordia University Wisconsin

Residency:  PGY-1 Saint Joseph's Hospital Ministry Health Care (2015-2016)

Professional Societies:  American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), American Pharmacists Association (APA), Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW)

Certifications:  Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS)

Professional Interests:  Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Informatics, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics

 

Tonja Larson, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP, BCGP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Marshfield Clinic

School:  University of Colorado Health Science Center (UCHSC)

Residency:  Pharmacy Practice Residency at Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, WI

Professional Societies:  American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ACSP)

Certifications:  Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (BCGP), Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP)

Professional Interests:  Cardiology, Geriatrics, Chronic Diseases, Quality Improvement

 

Joshua T. Lee, Pharm.D.

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist-Marshfield Clinic

School:  Concordia University Wisconsin School of Pharmacy

Residency:  Marshfield Clinic PGY-1 Residency (2016-2017)

Professional Societies:  American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW)

Professional Interests:  Chronic Disease State Management, Internal Medicine, Diabetes, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Drug Information, Pharmacy Education, Patient Safety

 

Matthew Mattila, Pharm.D., BCPS

Clinical Lead Pharmacist, Marshfield Medical Center

School:  University of Wisconsin-Madison

Residency:  Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital (2013-2014)

Certifications:  Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS)

Professional Interests: Oncology, Metabolic Support, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine

 

Sarah Rall, Pharm.D.

Director of Pharmacy Operations, Purchasing and Supply, Marshfield Clinic

School:  Drake University

Professional Societies:  Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW), American Society of Health-System Pharmacy (ASHP)

Professional Interests:  Medication Utilization and Supply, Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy, Immunizations

 

Xin W. Ruppel, Pharm.D., BSPS, BCACP

Manager, Pharmacy Services, Family Health Center

School:  Drake University

Residency:  Marshfield Clinic PGY-1 (2007-2008)

Professional Societies:  American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP), American Pharmacists Association, Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW)

Certifications:  Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP)

Professional Interests:  Chronic disease state management, tobacco cessation, 340b and serving underserved patient populations, formulary management and managed care, promoting advanced technician roles and scope, continuing professional development and professional engagement.

 

Linda Sersch, Pharm.D., BCACP

Specialty Pharmacist, Marshfield Clinic

School:  University of Wisconsin-Madison

Professional Societies:  Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW), Board of Pharmacy Specialties, American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)

Certifications:  Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP)

Professional Interests:  Specialty Pharmacy, Inflammatory Diseases, Oral Oncology Treatments

 

Luanne Sojka, Pharm.D., BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, MedSafety Coordinator, Marshfield Clinic

School:  University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Professional Societies:  Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW), American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)

Certifications:  Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS)

Professional Interests:  Neurology, Pharmacy Education, Pharmacy Informatics, Patient Safety

 

Andrew Starzinski, Pharm.D., BCACP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Marshfield Clinic

School:  University of Wisconsin-Madison

Residency:  Marshfield Clinic PGY1 Residency (2012-2013)

Professional Societies:  American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW)

Certifications:  Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP)

Professional Interests:  Internal Medicine, Diabetes, Pharmacy Education, Integrated Medication Management

 

Emili Jeanne-Watts Leary, Pharm.D.

Research Pharmacist, Marshfield Clinic

School:  University of Wisconsin-Madison

Residency:  Marshfield Clinic PGY-1 (2016-2017)

Professional Societies:  American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP), Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW)

Professional Interests: Pharmacogenetics, Drug Information, Pharmacy Education, Opioid Abuse

 

Sara R. Weidert, Pharm.D., BCPS

Clinical lead Pharmacist, Marshfield Medical Center

School:  East Tennessee State University

Residency:  PGY-1 University of Tennessee Medical Center (2012-2013)

Professional Societies:  American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW), SCCM

Certifications:  Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS)

Professional Interests:  Critical Care, Emergency Medicine

 

Sue Wilhelm, R.Ph, BCPS

Regional Pharmacy Assistant Director, Marshfield Clinic

School:  University of Wisconsin-Madison

Professional Societies:  American Pharmacists Association (APhA), American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)

Certifications:  Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS)

Professional Interests:  Pharmacy Education, Pharmacy Practice Management, Traditional Community Pharmacy and Specialty Pharmacy, Patient Safety, Pharmaceutical Care/Medical Therapy Management

 

Kurt Wittig, Pharm.D.

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

School:  University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy

Residency:  PGY1 Marshfield Clinic Health System

Professional Societies:  Society of Infectious Disease Pharmacists (SIDP), Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP), American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)

Professional Interests:  Infectious Disease, Medication Therapy Management