Carolinas HealthCare System

Program Director

Paige High Carson, PharmD, CDE, BCPS, CPP
Paige High Carson, PharmD, CDE, BCPS, CPP

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Pharmacy School: Medical University of South Carolina
Specialty Residency in Primary Care: Coastal Medical, Inc. / University of Rhode Island School of Pharmacy
About Dr. Carson: Dr. Carson joined Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast (Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast) in 2002. Her primary practice site is with the Population Health Care Teams. Previously, she was a clinical specialist at Kannapolis Internal Medicine, a facility of Carolinas HealthCare System; where she developed diabetes and lipid management services prior to moving into her management role of the Chronic Care Medication Management team. She enjoys teaching and has been involved in precepting and coordinating the Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast pharmacy residency program, focused in ambulatory care. Dr. Carson has also precepted fourth year Wingate University School of Pharmacy students since the school was established locally. Over the last five years, she has been involved in several IRB-approved research studies at CHS. In 2011, Dr. Carson became residency director of the new PGY1 program in the ambulatory setting. Currently, Dr. Carson is the leader for the Care Management pharmacists and Residency Program Director.

 Preceptors

Kamaria Brown, PharmD, BCPS
 Kamaria Brown, PharmD, BCPS

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Site: Carolinas Medical Center-Biddle Point Clinic
Pharmacy School: Howard University
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Carolinas Medical Center
About Dr. Brown: Dr. Brown joined the faculty in 2006. Since that time she has served as the clinical care team leader at CMC-Biddle Point. Dr. Brown also serves as an adjunct professor for the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Her special interests include teaching and working with underserved populations. Dr. Brown is a proud member of Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical fraternity and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Casey Burleson, PharmD, BCPS
Casey Burleson, PharmD, BCPS

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Pharmacy School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast
About Dr. Burleson: Dr. Burleson joined Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast, a facility of Carolinas HealthCare System in 2006 as an inpatient pharmacy resident. After residency, she worked as an inpatient clinical pharmacist throughout the hospital and in multiple ambulatory care clinics within the physician network. In 2012, she transitioned to a full time ambulatory care position and started as clinic leader at Ardsley Internal Medicine. Dr. Burleson serves as a preceptor for pharmacy residents at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast and pharmacy students from Wingate University School of Pharmacy. She has multiple clinical interests including, but not limited to, pharmacotherapy management of anticoagulation, diabetes and hyperlipidemia.

Andrew P. Clark, PharmD, BCPS
Andrew P. Clark, PharmD, BCPS

Specialty: Cardiology
Pharmacy School: University of Pittsburgh
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center
Special Information: Dr. Clark joined Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast, a facility of Carolinas HealthCare System in July 2013. He works as a decentralized clinical staff pharmacist in a variety of inpatient units as well as the outpatient anticoagulation clinics. His interests include cardiology, drug information, adult internal medicine and infectious disease.

Kristie D. Clark, PharmD, CDE
Kristie D. Clark, PharmD, CDE, CPP

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Pharmacy School: Medical University of South Carolina
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast
About Dr. Clark: Dr. Clark joined the faculty in 2007. Since that time she has served as the clinical care team leader at Concord Internal Medicine to treat patients in the ambulatory setting. Her interests include continuity of care, working with Diabetes education, anticoagulation and osteoporosis management.

Bennett Noell, PharmD
Laura McIntyre Cox, PharmD, BCPS, MSCS

Specialty: Specialty Pharmacy
Site: CHS Specialty Pharmacy Service
Pharmacy School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
About Dr. Cox: Dr. Cox joined Carolinas HealthCare System in 2012 as an inpatient pharmacist at CMC-Main where she worked with a focus in pediatric oncology. In 2015 she transitioned to the CHS Specialty Pharmacy Service where she currently serves as the clinical team leader for Specialty clinical services and as the Multiple Sclerosis specialist. A majority of her practice is spent in the Charlotte CHS Neurosciences Institute working with MS patients. Dr. Cox also serves as a preceptor for fourth year UNC-Chapel Hill pharmacy students.

Peter DeLaney, PharmD
Peter DeLaney, PharmD

Specialty: Emergency Medicine
Pharmacy School: Purdue University
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Carolinas Medical Center Special Information: Dr. DeLaney joined the Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast, a facility of Carolinas HealthCare System emergency department in 2012. Since that time he has become the clinical team leader for the emergency department. His special interests include antimicrobial stewardship in the emergency department, procedural sedation and toxicology.

Mei Ka Fong, PharmD, BCOP
Mei Ka Fong, PharmD, BCOP

Specialty: Hematology/Oncology
Site: Carolinas Medical Center and Levine Cancer Institute
Pharmacy School: University of Rhode Island
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Veterans Affairs Medical Center of Northport
PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Hematology/Oncology: Roswell Park Cancer Institute
About Dr. Fong: Dr. Fong joined the department of pharmacy at CMC in 2015 after four years as a clinical pharmacy specialist in medical oncology and two years as the PGY2 oncology residency program director at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY. She has a particular interest in gastrointestinal, neuroendocrine cancers, and health literacy.

Danny Fu, PharmD, CDE
Danny Fu, PharmD, CDE

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Pharmacy School: University of North Carolina-Eshelman School of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast (Ambulatory Care Track)
About Dr. Fu: Dr. Fu joined the Chronic Care Medication Management department at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in July 2012. His interests include diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), dyslipidemia and anticoagulation.

Erin M. Roach, PharmD, CPP, BCPS
Erin M. Gentry, PharmD, CPP, BCPS

Specialty: Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship
Pharmacy School: Wingate University School of Pharmacy
PGYI Pharmacy Residency: Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast
About Dr. Gentry: Dr. Gentry completed her Bachelor of Science in biochemistry at Clemson University prior to pursuing a career in pharmacy. She joined the clinical team at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in August 2009 upon completion of residency. She serves as the Clinical Team Leader for the North Division of the Antimicrobial Support Network. She is a preceptor for Wingate University School of Pharmacy. Her special interests include antimicrobial stewardship, treatment of multi-drug resistant gram-negative infections, therapeutic drug monitoring, HIV and outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy. She is a member of the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists.

Kristen McKnight, PharmD, BCPS
Kristen McKnight, PharmD, BCPS

Specialty: Cardiology and Ambulatory Care
Education: Bachelor of Science in Biology from University of North Carolina at Charlotte, PharmD from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
General Practice Residency: W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center, Salisbury, NC
About Dr. McKnight: Dr. McKnight joined the pharmacy department at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast, a facility of Carolinas HealthCare System in 2012. She works as an inpatient staff clinical pharmacist where she focuses in cardiology. She also works in the outpatient setting in our chronic disease state management clinics. Before pharmacy school she was a high school chemistry teacher. Her clinical interests include heart failure management, diabetes management in the primary care setting, and teaching.

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Kayla Morgan, PharmD, CDE

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Pharmacy School: University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy                  
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast
About Dr. Morgan: Dr. Morgan joined the pharmacy department at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in 2014. She currently works in the ambulatory care setting providing chronic disease state management in several clinics including Kannapolis Internal Medicine and Ardsley Internal Medicine Harrisburg. She enjoys teaching and her clinical interests include diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, heart failure, and anticoagulation. She also has a passion for transitions of care.

Bennett Noell, PharmD
Kristen Nagy, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP

Specialty: Psychiatry
Site: Carolinas Medical Center-Randolph Behavioral Health
Pharmacy School: University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
About Dr. Nagy: Dr. Nagy joined the Carolinas Medical Center Department of Pharmacy in 2008 and transitioned to clinical pharmacist at the Behavioral Health Center in 2014.  Her interests include transitional psychiatric care and stabilization as well as staff development and education.

Erika Peterfy, PharmD, BCOP
Erika Peterfy, PharmD, CDE, BCACP

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Site: Mecklenburg Medical Group-South Park
Pharmacy School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Carolinas Medical Center, Ambulatory Care Track
About Dr. Peterfy: Dr. Peterfy joined the pharmacy team in 2012 and currently works with the Ambulatory Care Management Program.  Her clinical interests include diabetes and working with underserved populations. She serves on the board for NC MedAssist, a nonprofit pharmacy program for uninsured North Carolina residents.

Shay Phillips, PharmD, BCPS
 Shay Phillips, PharmD, BCPS

Specialty: Ambulatory Care/Family Medicine
Site: Carolinas Medical Center-Elizabeth Family Medicine
Pharmacy School: Florida A&M University
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Tampa General Hospital
About Dr. Phillips: Dr. Phillips joined the Department of Family Medicine and was appointed as a clinical assistant professor with UNC School of Medicine Chapel Hill in 2008. She also serves as a preceptor for the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Her interests include pharmacotherapeutic management of anticoagulation, diabetes mellitus, hypertension and hyperlipidemia. She is published and has presented to her colleagues on the local, state and national level.

Bryan Robinette, Pharm.D., BCPS
Bryan Robinette, PharmD, BCPS-AQ Cardiology

Specialty: Heart Failure, Adult Cardiology
Pharmacy School: University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy
PGY1 Residency: University of Utah Hospital
About Dr. Robinette: Dr. Robinette joined the pharmacy department at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in September 1998. He served as the acute care cardiology clinical specialist until February 2012 when he moved to the Heart Success Clinic, a facility of Carolinas HealthCare System at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast to help manage patients with heart failure.

Lindsay Sheehan, PharmD, CDE, CPP
Lindsay Sheehan, PharmD, CDE, CPP

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Pharmacy School: Wingate University School of Pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast
About Dr. Sheehan: Dr. Sheehan joined the clinical team at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in June 2010. She currently serves as pharmacy leader and residency site coordinator at Kannapolis Internal Medicine, a facility of Carolinas HealthCare System; where she focuses on chronic care disease state management.

Laura Skaff, PharmD, BCPS
Laura Skaff, PharmD, BCACP

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Pharmacy School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Specialty Residency in Primary Care: Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, SC
About Dr. Skaff: Dr. Skaff joined the pharmacy department at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast, a facility of Carolinas HealthCare System in 2006. After working as a clinical staff pharmacist in the hospital, she transitioned into the ambulatory care clinical specialist position. She now serves as clinic leader at the Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast anticoagulation clinic. Dr. Skaff also precepts fourth-year students on rotation from the Wingate School of Pharmacy. Her clinical interests include diabetes management in primary care practice and complex anticoagulation cases.

Bennett Noell, PharmD
Jigar Trivedi, MS, PharmD, BCOP

Specialty: Adult Hematology, Oncology, and Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Site: Carolinas Medical Center and Levine Cancer Institute
Masters of Science (Microbiology): Department of Microbiology at School of Sciences, Gujarat University, India
Pharmacy School: Harrison School of Pharmacy, Auburn University
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Huntsville Hospital
PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Hematology/Oncology: The University of Kansas Hospital
About Dr. Trivedi: Dr. Trivedi joined the Department of Pharmacy at CMC in 2013. His primary interests include the treatment of hematological disorders in both inpatient and outpatient settings as well as the management of adult blood and marrow transplant patients. His secondary interests include infectious diseases and critical care management of cancer patients, and clinical research.

Bennett Noell, PharmD
Nick Wilkins, PharmD, BCPS, CDE, BSPharm

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Pharmacy School: Ferris State University (BS) and The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy (PharmD)
About Dr. Wilkins: Dr. Wilkins has worked in ambulatory care since 1997 in clinical services as well as in pharmacy management and administration. Clinical areas of interest include diabetes, anticoagulation, asthma, cardiac risk reduction and HIV.

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Amanda Woods, PharmD, BCACP, CDE

Specialty: Ambulatory Care
Pharmacy School: University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy                                                                                                                      
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast
About Dr. Woods: Dr. Woods joined the pharmacy department at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast, a facility of Carolinas HealthCare System, in 2013. She currently works in the ambulatory care setting providing chronic disease state management. She also serves as the medication safety pharmacist for the Chronic Care Medication Management department. She enjoys teaching and currently precepts fourth-year pharmacy students from Wingate School of Pharmacy and UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Her clinical interests include diabetes, dyslipidemia, anticoagulation, and medication safety.

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