Program Director

Becky Szymanski, PharmD, BCPS
Becky Szymanski, PharmD, BCPS

Specialty: Pharmacy Administration and Medication Safety
Pharmacy School: University of Minnesota
Pharmacy Residency: Critical Care residency/fellowship; St. Paul-Ramsey Medical Center, St. Paul, MN.
Special information: Dr. Szymanski joined the pharmacy department at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in 1997 and served as clinical specialist in internal medicine until 2005 when she became the clinical manager. Dr. Szymanski began the residency program at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in 1998 and currently serves as the residency program director. She is an active member of the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists and American Society of Health System Pharmacists. Her interests include expansion of pharmacy clinical services and medication safety.

 Preceptors

Pam B. Ailstock, PharmD, MS
Pam B. Ailstock, PharmD, MS

Specialty: Inpatient Care
Pharmacy School: Medical University of South Carolina
Special Information: Dr. Ailstock joined the Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast Department of Pharmacy in 1997.  Dr. Ailstock serves as a preceptor for the UNC Eschelman School of Pharmacy and the Wingate University School of Pharmacy.  In addition to her pharmacy education, she has attained a Masters in Health Informatics from the University of Illinois at Chicago.  She is an active member of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists and the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists.

Chris Barringer, RPh
Chris Barringer, RPh

Specialty: Pharmacy Administration
Pharmacy School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Special Information: Mr. Barringer joined the pharmacy department at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in 2005. He currently serves as the director of pharmacy. During his 20-year career as a pharmacist, he has practiced as a retail pharmacist, home health pharmacist, hospital pharmacist and is now in administration. His specialties include operations, sterile processing, nutritional pharmacy and distribution.

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 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.

Peter DeLaney, PharmD
Peter DeLaney, PharmD, BCPS

Specialty: Emergency Medicine
Pharmacy School: Purdue University
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Carolinas Medical Center
Special Information: Dr. DeLaney joined the Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast 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.

Kevin DeSanty, PharmD, MPH, BCPS
Kevin DeSanty, PharmD, MPH, BCPS

Specialty: Adult Neurology and Internal Medicine
Pharmacy School: Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (BS Pharmacy); University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (PharmD)
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Caromont Regional Medical Center
Special Information: Dr. DeSanty lectures on pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics in the Carolinas HealthCare System-University of North Carolina at Charlotte Nurse Anesthesia graduate program and precepts PGY1 pharmacy residents and Wingate University pharmacy students in an elective neurology experience. Professional interests include stroke, epilepsy, geriatric pharmacotherapy and pharmacist-patient interactions in the hospital.

Darren Drew, PharmD, BCPS
Darren Drew, PharmD, BCPS

Specialty: OR and Surgical Services
Pharmacy School: Ohio Northern University
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast
Special Information: Dr. Drew joined Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in 2001 and assumed the role of OR/Surgical services clinical team leader in 2008. His interests include improving SCIP (surgical care improvement project) compliance.

Sonia Everhart, PharmD, BCPS
Sonia Everhart, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

Specialty: Adult Critical Care
Pharmacy School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (BS Pharmacy); University of South Carolina (PharmD)
Pharmacy Residency: Adult Internal Medicine at Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital, Columbia, SC
Special Information: Dr. Everhart became the clinical care team leader for critical care in 2003. She is actively involved in critical care services as well as initiatives including Code Sepsis, Virtual Critical Care and implementation of EndoTool. She is an active member of the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, American College of Clinical Pharmacist and the Society of Critical Care Medicine, along with the Phi Delta Chi Pharmaceutical fraternity.

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
Special Information: 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.

Michelle Guyder, PharmD
Michelle Guyder, PharmD, BCPPS

Specialty: Women’s and Children’s Services
Pharmacy School: Wingate University School of Pharmacy
Special Information: Dr. Guyder joined Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in 2008. Since that time she has become the clinical team leader for Women’s and Children’s Services and is primarily located at Jeff Gordon Children’s Hospital. She is a member of the board for the Pharmacy Experience Advisory through Wingate University. She has been involved in Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast receiving disease-specific certification in childbirth. Dr. Guyder was part of the pediatric epilepsy center project that was awarded a level 3 designation according to the National Association of Epilepsy Centers.

Tina Hipp, PharmD, BCPS
Tina Hipp, PharmD, BCPS

Specialty: Adult Internal Medicine
Pharmacy School: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston (BS Pharmacy), University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (PharmD)
Special Information: Dr. Hipp joined the pharmacy team at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in 1996 and she has been a clinical specialist for internal medicine since 2003. She helped develop inpatient and outpatient anticoagulation services at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast. She has been a team leader for anticoagulation services since their development. Dr. Hipp serves as a preceptor for Wingate University School of Pharmacy. She is a member of American College of Clinical Pharmacists and American Society of Health System Pharmacists. She has been involved in local and System-wide initiatives to pursue COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and Diabetes Disease-Specific Certification for Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast and she serves on the board of directors for the Center for Excellence in thrombosis and hemostasis for Carolinas HealthCare System.

Desiree Kosmisky, PharmD
Desiree Kosmisky, PharmD, BCCCP

Specialty: Adult Critical Care
Pharmacy School: University of Pittsburgh
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency: UC Health-University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 
Special Information: Dr. Kosmisky joined Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast and the Virtual Critical Care Center team in July of 2015. Her clinical interests include sepsis and septic shock, infectious diseases, precepting, and research. She is a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, the American College of Clinical Pharmacists, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity. 

Larck, Chris PharmD.JPG
Chris Larck, PharmD

Specialty: Hematology/Oncology
Pharmacy School: West Virginia University
PGYI Pharmacy Residency: Charleston Area Medical Center, Charletson, WV
Special Information: Dr. Larck joined Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in 2016. He is involved in clinical/translational research and precepting students and residents, as well as serving on the Tumor Board, Oncology Research Committee, Protocol Review Committee and Patient Education Committee.

Carrie Schmiesing, PharmD
Carrie Schmiesing, PharmD

Specialty: Adult Critical Care
Pharmacy School: Campbell University
PGYI Pharmacy Residency: Palmetto Health Richland, Columbia, SC
Special Information: Dr. Schmiesing joined Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in August of 2008. She is preceptor of the inpatient core rotation and is an active team member in the design of standard work. She works as an inpatient clinical staff pharmacist, primarily second shift critical care. She is a member of the American College of Clinical Pharmacists and the Society of Critical Care Medicine. 

Kelley Slovak, PharmD, MBA
Kelley Slovak, PharmD, MBA

Specialty: Oncology/Administration
Pharmacy School: Drake University
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, MD
Special Information: Dr. Slovak joined the pharmacy department at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in 2011 working primarily in the emergency department. Since that time, she has transitioned into her current role as the oncology pharmacy manager for Levine Cancer Institute CMC Outpatient Chemotherapy-Concord. Her professional interests include administration, oncology, sterile processing, and emergency medicine.

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