Current Pharmacy Residents

PGY1s

Brittney BrightBrittney Bright, PharmD; PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Education: University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy

About Me: I am originally from Knoxville, Tennessee where I attended the University of Tennessee and received a B.S. in Food Science and Technology. I then moved to Memphis to begin pharmacy school and was fortunate to gain internship experience in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. These experiences helped narrow my professional interests to include ambulatory care, internal medicine, and transitions of care. I am excited to continue my pharmacy training at UofL Hospital due to the challenging learning environment and variety of clinical experiences. Outside of residency, I enjoy spending time with friends and family, playing with my two dogs, Heidi and Zoey, and cheering on the Vols.  

Jessica DavisJessica Davis, PharmD; PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Education: University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy

About Me: I am originally from Louisville, KY and attended UK for undergrad where I studied Human Health Sciences. After graduation, I pursued my PharmD at UK as well. As a student, I completed 2 rotations at ULH in trauma and administration where I fell in love with the preceptors, supportive environment, and the patient population. I am ecstatic to be starting my professional career here! My current interests are hematology/oncology, critical care, emergency medicine, and pediatrics. In my free time, I love playing with my two German Shepherd puppies! I also teach Cyclebar¬ģ and Barre classes at a local fitness studio.¬†

Danielle EskensDanielle Eskens, PharmD; PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Education: East Tennessee State University ‚Äď Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy

About Me: Originally from Minnesota, I moved to the small town of Hanover, Indiana to attend Hanover College for undergrad. After Hanover, I attended pharmacy school in Tennessee at ETSU ‚Äď Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy. During my time as I student I developed a passion for clinical pharmacy and providing for underserved communities. That is what attracted me to the University of Louisville. The hospital has a strong reputation for providing comprehensive, multidisciplinary care to a diverse patient population. I am excited to spend the year in Louisville learning from strong providers in a multitude of different fields. My clinical interests include oncology, anticoagulation, and nutrition. Outside of pharmacy I enjoy spending time with loved ones (including my corgi Moxie), traveling, and playing board games.¬†

David KaylorDavid Kaylor, PharmD; PGY1 Pharmacy Resident 

Education: Butler University College of Pharmacy

About Me: I am from Noblesville, Indiana just north of Indianapolis. I stayed local and pursued my PharmD at Butler University where I completed both my undergraduate and graduate courses. The academic culture within UofL matched with my attitude toward learning. In addition, I particularly liked the variety of opportunities for growth the program offered to help me develop as a newly licensed pharmacist. Throughout my time at Butler University I developed a passion for antimicrobial stewardship and research, and I found that UofL offered unique experiences in those areas as well. My current clinical interests include infectious diseases and internal medicine. Outside of pharmacy, I enjoy watching and playing basketball (Go Dawgs!), playing guitar, and exploring the restaurants around Louisville.

Casey VenableCasey Venable, PharmD; PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Education: University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy (Ole Miss)

About Me: I am originally from Chester, Illinois and attend Ole Miss for both undergraduate and pharmacy school. While at Ole Miss, I earned a B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences and a PharmD. During pharmacy school, I was involved in both ASHP and ACCP, which drove my interest towards completing a residency. Throughout my APPE rotations I developed an interest in Critical Care and Emergency Medicine. Those interest are what drove me towards the ULH residency program. This program offered me diverse rotational opportunities while also granting me the ability to gain experience in my interest areas. The preceptors at UofL hospital offer an encouraging and supportive environment that will help drive me to be a great pharmacist. I am excited to start my pharmacy career as a resident at UofL hospital and look forward to what this year has in store for me. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my wife and my 1-year old golden retriever (Murphy), watching sports (especially cheering on the Rebs), watching a good movie/tv show, and getting a bite to eat at the great local restaurants.

Kelly WeaverKelly Weaver, PharmD; PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Education: Purdue University College of Pharmacy

About Me: I grew up in Noblesville, IN, and completed both pre-pharmacy and pharmacy school at Purdue University.  Initially, the variety of learning opportunities, integration of pharmacists onto the medical team, and supportive teaching environment attracted me to University of Louisville Hospital. Since beginning my professional journey at UofL, I have seen firsthand how valued the profession of pharmacy is within the hospital, and how committed each member of the pharmacy department is to my professional growth. My current clinical interests are hematology/oncology and ambulatory care. Outside of pharmacy, I enjoy reading, trying new restaurants, and playing board games.

PGY2s

Cameron FaulkCameron Faulk, PharmD; PGY2 Critical Care Resident

Education: University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency: University of Louisville Hospital

About Me: I am originally from Memphis, Tennessee and attended Union University in Jackson, Tennessee where I received my B.S. in Biochemistry. I then moved back to Memphis to attend pharmacy school. I recently finished my PGY1 at the University of Louisville Hospital and am now the PGY2 Critical Care resident. I love working at University of Louisville Hospital due to it being an academic medical center that affords me the opportunity to be challenged in a variety of practice areas, including the trauma, medical, and neuro critical care units. Also, the interdisciplinary dynamic is inclusive and fosters an environment which seeks to equip all members of the medical team. I have a passion for teaching, with a primary focus on precepting and am thankful to have many students rotate through the hospital. During my free time, I enjoy hiking, canoeing, building, going on mission trips, and eating all the dumplings from the local food truck!

Taylor HawkinsTaylor Hawkins, PharmD; PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident

Education: Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences/ Center for Health and Wellness 

About Me: I am originally from Louisville, KY and received my PharmD from Sullivan University. During my PGY1 at Sullivan, I had the chance to explore many potential PGY2 interests. I had the opportunity to do several rotations at UofL and I am thrilled to be back for a PGY2 year in Ambulatory Care. My current interests include diabetes, anticoagulation, and hypertension. I would ideally like to practice in a setting where I could precept multiple students and residents. In my free time, I enjoy traveling, Netflix-binging, volleyball, hiking, and trying new restaurants. 

Lindsey KaysLindsey Kays, PharmD; PGY2 Internal Medicine Resident

Education: University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency: University of Louisville Hospital

About Me: I am originally from Bardstown, KY and pursued my PharmD degree at University of Kentucky. I completed my PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at University of Louisville Hospital and loved it so much that I early-committed to a PGY-2 Internal Medicine Pharmacy Residency here. My current clinical interests include transitions of care, substance use disorders and academia. Outside of pharmacy, I enjoy playing volleyball, collecting houseplants and traveling.

Alixandra MannAlixandra Mann, PharmD; PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Resident 

Education: St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Pharmacy , PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency: University of Louisville Hospital 

About Me: I am originally from Winter Haven, FL. I attended St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York, where I completed two years of pre-pharmacy coursework and received my PharmD. When researching residencies, I knew I wanted a progressive academic medical center with a variety of learning experiences. I also wanted an institution that promoted a supportive environment and commitment to personal and professional growth, which I found at University of Louisville Hospital. During my PGY-1 year, I was able to explore many potential PGY-2 interests and found a passion for oncology. I am excited to continue my training at ULH as a PGY-2 oncology resident where pharmacists are trusted, well-respected, and actively involved in decision making and patient care. I look forward to the unique mix of inpatient and outpatient services that the PGY-2 program offers. Outside of pharmacy, I love traveling, going to concerts, playing volleyball (Go Beta Blockers!) and tennis, crafting, and exploring Louisville!

Katlyn MulhallKatlyn Mulhall, PharmD; PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Resident

Education: University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency: University of Louisville Hospital 

About Me: I am originally from Louisville, KY and attended UK for undergrad where I received a B.S. in Agricultural Biotechnology. After graduation, I pursued my PharmD at UK as well. As a student, I completed my first APPE rotation at ULH in Internal Medicine and I absolutely loved it! I appreciated how trusted and respected pharmacy is within the institution, and that you never knew what kind of patient and disease state that you could see when you walked in the door. I am so grateful for the opportunity to be able to train here for another year, and I am looking forward to continuing to learn a lot from everyone that I work with. 

My current clinical interests include hematology/oncology, infectious diseases. In my free time, I love traveling anywhere and everywhere, working out at Orange Theory, going to concerts and music festivals, hanging out with my puppy Poppy, and trying new local restaurants around town.

Pauline ThiemannPauline Thiemann, PharmD; PGY2 Emergency Medicine Resident

Education: University of Florida College of Pharmacy, PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency: University of Louisville Hospital

About Me: I am originally from Juno Beach, FL and attended the University of Florida my PharmD degree and completed a PGY1 residency here at University of Louisville Hospital. ULH inspires me through their focus on patient-centered care, comradery, and commitment to helping their residents become well-rounded clinical pharmacists. My current clinical interests include access to medicine, anticoagulation reversal, and diabetic ketoacidosis. In my free time, I like to swim, hike, play board games, and explore Louisville with friends.