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Nuclear Pharmacy

Nuclear Pharmacy

May 4, 2022

Hosts: Fady Abdlrasul, PharmD & Kristen Longstreth, PharmD, BCPS

Guest: Andrew Paulsen, PharmD, MPH, BCNP

Summary: In this episode, Fady and Kristen interview Andrew Paulsen, PharmD, MPH, BCNP. Dr. Paulsen is a supervisor at Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, MN, and works in Nuclear Medicine to help manage the Radiopharmaceutical Lab. In his role, we works with acquisition and preparation of radiopharmaceuticals to support all aspects of clinical and research operations in meeting patient needs. Andrew is also involved in education programs for Nuclear Medicine Technologists and Radiology Residents. Prior to working at Mayo Clinic, Andrew worked for a nuclear pharmacy providing radiopharmaceuticals and other services to multiple hospitals and clinics in Northern Illinois. He is Board Certified in Nuclear Pharmacy and received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and Masters in Public Health from the University of Iowa. Dr. Paulsen talked to us about what a nuclear pharmacy really is, what a normal day/night looks like, his role in patient care, some of the challenges, and much more!

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Pharmaceutical Industry

Pharmaceutical Industry

March 31, 2022

Hosts: Fady Abdlrasul, PharmD & Kristen Longstreth, PharmD, BCPS

Guest: Travis Macek, PharmD, BCPS

Summary: In this episode, Fady and Kristen interview Travis Macek, PharmD, BCPS. Dr. Macek is a Senior Medical Science Liaison for AbbVie . Travis graduated from Northeast Ohio Medical University in 2016 before pursuing two years of residency training. He completed his PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice residency at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital in Youngstown, Ohio before moving to Raleigh, North Carolina to complete a PGY-2 in Critical Care Medicine at WakeMed Health and Hospitals. Upon completion of his PGY-2, Travis took a job as a Medical Science Liaison (MSL) at AbbVie, focusing on the research and development of medications in the gastrointestinal space. Recently, Travis has taken a position as a Senior MSL in the hematologic malignancy space at AbbVie, which will grant him more exposure to pipeline medication development and launch support. In this episode, Travis talks to us about the pillars of being a medical science liaison, what a typical work week looks like, the difference between being an MSL and a drug rep, and much more! 

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Emergency Medicine Pharmacy

Emergency Medicine Pharmacy

March 1, 2022

Hosts: Fady Abdlrasul, PharmD & Kristen Longstreth, PharmD, BCPS

Guest: Ashley Jones, PharmD, BCPS

Summary: In this episode, Fady and Kristen interview Ashley Jones, PharmD, BCPS. Dr. Jones is an Emergency Medicine Pharmacist at University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center.  She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from the Northeast Ohio Medical University in 2018 and completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center where she later went on to create her own position in the emergency department. Dr. Jones talks to us about how she got interested in emergency medicine, what a normal day looks like, some of the challenges and rewarding aspects of her job, and so much more! We hope you enjoy this episode!

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Family Medicine Pharmacy

Family Medicine Pharmacy

February 1, 2022

Hosts: Fady Abdlrasul, PharmD & Kristen Longstreth, PharmD, BCPS

Guest: Megan Adelman, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, CDCES

Summary: In this episode, Fady and Kristen interview Megan Adelman, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, CDCES. Dr. Adelman is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at the Cleveland Clinic Akron General Center for Family Medicine.  She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from the Northeast Ohio Medical University in 2015 and completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at the Carolinas Medical Center and a PGY2 in Geriatrics at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VAMC. Dr. Adelman talks to us about what it means to be a family medicine pharmacist, how she collaborates with other health care providers, and how collaborative practice agreements enhance the role of the pharmacist when it comes to patient care. We hope you enjoy this episode!

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Medical Writing

Medical Writing

January 3, 2022

Hosts: Fady Abdlrasul, PharmD & Kristen Longstreth, PharmD, BCPS

Guest: John Moorman, PharmD, BCPS

Summary: In this episode, Fady and Kristen interview John Moorman, PharmD, BCPS. Dr. Moorman is a Senior Content Management Consultant at Wolters Kluwer/Lexicomp. He talks to us about her journey after graduating pharmacy school and what led him to a career in medical writing. He also talks about his role as part of the medical team as well as the most rewarding aspects and challenging aspects of his job. Dr. Moorman tells us what type of student might do well as a medical writing pharmacist and what type of students might not enjoy it as much. This is definitely a unique area of pharmacy that not many people know about. We hope you enjoy listening to this episode!

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Solid Organ Transplant

Solid Organ Transplant

November 16, 2021

Hosts: Fady Abdlrasul, PharmD & Kristen Longstreth, PharmD, BCPS

Guest: Jessica Hoover, PharmD, BCPPS

Summary: In this episode, Fady and Kristen interview Jessica Hoover, PharmD, BCPPS. Dr. Hoover works as a pediatric solid organ transplant clinical pharmacist at the Cleveland Clinic. She talks to us about her journey after graduating pharmacy school and what led her to a career as a pediatric solid organ transplant pharmacist. She also talks about her role as part of the medical team as well as the most rewarding aspects and challenging aspects of her job. Dr. Hoover also talks about what type of student might do well as a solid organ transplant pharmacist and which students might not enjoy it as much. This is definitely a unique area of pharmacy that not many people know about. We hope you enjoy listening to this episode!

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Medical Cannabis

Medical Cannabis

November 16, 2021

Hosts: Fady Abdlrasul, PharmD & Kristen Longstreth, PharmD, BCPS

Guest: AJ Caraballo, PharmD, RPh

Summary: In this episode, Fady and Kristen interview AJ Caraballo, NEOMED College of Pharmacy Class of 2013 alumnus. Dr. Caraballo talks to us about his journey after graduating pharmacy school and what led him to a career in the medical cannabis industry. He also talks about the history of cannabis and how it has been used for millennia prior to being classified as a controlled substance in the U.S. AJ also talks to us about some of the differences between working as a pharmacist in a traditional community pharmacy and working as a pharmacist in a dispensary. AJ gave us some really great advice on who might be cut out for a career as a medical cannabis pharmacist and who might not enjoy it as much. It was great catching up with AJ and learning all about how the medical cannabis industry got started and where it's headed.

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CareeRXploration Pilot Episode

CareeRXploration Pilot Episode

November 16, 2021

Hosts: Fady Abdlrasul, PharmD & Kristen Longstreth, PharmD, BCPS

Guest: 

Summary: In this pilot episode, Fady and Kristen introduce you to the purpose of the podcast and give you a preview of what to expect for the rest of the series. Fady and Kristen also talk about their career paths and how they got to where they are. Both started their journeys in community retail pharmacy and have taken two very different paths to end up in academia. They talk about what got them interested in pursuing a career in pharmacy and what they love about the profession. They also talk about how you, the listener, can submit questions you'd like answered for upcoming guests as well as opportunities for prospective students to get more involved with NEOMED's College of Pharmacy.

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