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Joseph Alessandrini

Joseph Alessandrini, B.S.C., RPH, FASHP

Joseph joined Inspira Health in 1995 as Director of Pharmacy Services. He has over 40 years of pharmacy practice experience. He received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Temple University School of Pharmacy. Prior to joining Inspira Health, Joseph held pharmacy leadership positions at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. In his current position as Vice President of Clinical Services for Inspira Medical Center Vineland and Elmer, Joseph oversees multiple departments including Pharmacy, Cardiopulmonary, Radiology, Food/Nutrition, and Laboratory. Throughout his career, Joseph has displayed his commitment to education of pharmacy students through his affiliations with local pharmacy schools as Adjunct Faculty/Professor and IPPE/APPE Student Preceptor. In 2009, Joseph was designated a Fellow of ASHP for his commitment/contributions to excellence in pharmacy practice, contribution to the total body of knowledge in the field, demonstrated active involvement and leadership in ASHP and other professional organizations, and have actively been involved in and committed to educating practitioners and others.

 

Jeanine Aussenberg Rodriguez

Jeanine Aussenberg-Rodriguez, PharmD, MTM-C

Jeanine joined Inspira Health in 1995 as a pharmacy technician while attending pharmacy school. She graduated from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science in 1999. Following graduation, Jeanine was hired as a Graduate Intern and shortly after as a Staff Pharmacist. Within a year of graduation, she accepted the newly created position as Clinical Pharmacist. In 2005, Jeanine was promoted to Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator and she now serves as the Pharmacy Residency Program Director. She coordinates all activities of the hospital’s Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee. She currently serves as a member of various multidisciplinary hospital committees including Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee, Medication Performance Improvement Committee, Opioid Stewardship Committee, , Cancer Committee, IRB, Falls Task Force, Code Blue Committee, Antimicrobial Use Committee, and Infection Control. Jeanine is responsible for oversight of clinical activities of the department as well as working with the Director to maintain compliance with hospital accreditation standards for medication management. She has precepted both IPPE and APPE pharmacy students for over 20 years.

 

Jody S. Beach, PharmD, BCGP, CCP, CIP, MTM-C

Jody S. Beach, PharmD, BCGP, BCACP, CCP, CIP, MTM-C

Jody has been at Inspira Health since 2007 and serves as pharmacy preceptor for population health, geriatric, and ambulatory care rotations. Jody graduated from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in 2003 and joined Inspira Health Network in 2007. Over the past 15 years at Inspira, Jody has implemented a pharmacist care transitions program, consulting pharmacy services at Inspira LIFE, and integrated pharmacy services into the ambulatory setting. Jody received Joint Board for Certification of Consultant Pharmacist in 2013, Commission for Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy in 2014 and Board Certification in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy in 2021. She currently works in the Inspira Population Health Department. She received recognition from New Jersey Department of Health as a Population Health Hero Award for Outstanding Performance in Individual/Clinical Impact for 2017 and the NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes award for Education Hero 2017. She was honored as preceptor of the year for Philadelphia College of Pharmacy 2017-2018 and Jefferson College of Pharmacy 2019-2020. Jody’s project “Utilizing Dulaglutide in a Clinic Setting” received New Jersey Hospital Association’s 2020 Quality Improvement Award. Jody is the Residency Program Director for the PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency. Jody enjoys teaching and demonstrating opportunities for pharmacist involvement in the ambulatory setting.

 

Firth Bowden

Firth G. Bowden IV, PharmD, BCCCP, BCPS

Firth joined Inspira Health in 2017. He graduated from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in 2010, and has over ten years of precepting experience. He holds board certifications in Critical Care and Pharmacotherapy, is a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and has several publications in CHEST and The American Thoracic Society. As an essential front-line worker during the COVID19 pandemic, Firth was awarded the Hero’s Award for his outstanding commitment and contribution to patient care, leading to early life saving therapies. He is a member of the Critical Care Committee, where he participates in the creation and implementation of policies and protocols that improve the quality and safety of patients admitted to intensive care unit. Firth’s true passion is working to advance the education of future practitioners, both pharmacists and physicians. In 2022, he was appointed to the core faculty of the Inspira Health Critical Care Fellowship program for aspiring intensivists.

 

Melanie D'Amico

Melanie D'Amico, PharmD, BCPS

Melanie joined the pharmacy team after completing her PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency at Inspira Medical Center Vineland in 2018. Prior to residency, she earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from Temple University School of Pharmacy in Philadelphia PA and her bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a concentration in neuroscience from the University of Connecticut in Storrs CT. Melanie is the preceptor for the Emergency Services rotation as well as the co-preceptor for the Behavioral Health Rotation.

 

Sini Philip

Sini Philip, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, MTM-C

Sini has been part of Inspira Health since 2011 and currently serves as a preceptor for the general pediatrics/neonatology department residency cycle. After graduating from Dr. M.G. University pharmacy school in India and passing her US equivalence exam, she has worked 7 years in retail pharmacy and 8 years in the hospital pharmacy setting. She graduated from Shenandoah University earning her PharmD. In 2015, she earned her certification in medication therapy management. She is a board certified geriatric pharmacist and a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist. She is a member of the pediatric performance improvement subcommittee.

 

Sabrina Romean

Sabrina Romean, JD, RPh, MTM-C

Sabrina has been with Inspira Health since 2004. She began her Inspira career as a staff pharmacist, was promoted to manager in 2012 and operations manager for Vineland and Elmer in 2014. She became Director of Pharmacy in March, 2015. Sabrina graduated as a dual major (BS in Pharmacy and BS in Biology) from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science. She received her Juris Doctor degree from Rutgers School of Law, Camden and recently completed MBA coursework at a joint Inspira/St. Joseph’s University program. Sabrina oversees 4 campuses, managing more than 60 employees, including the Vineland Retail Pharmacy. She sits on numerous committees (Value Analysis, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Medication Performance Improvement Committee, Ethics Committee, and Employee Patient Connection Committee.) Sabrina is responsible for managing a multi-million dollar pharmacy budget, while promoting safety and stewardship. She was awarded the NJSHP Gregory A. Santora Pharmacist of the Year Leadership Award in April, 2022. She also enjoys volunteering in the NICU as a cuddler for our smallest patients.

 

Craig Sastic

Craig Sastic, PharmD, MBA BCPS

Craig has been at Inspira Health since 2010 and serves as the residency program coordinator and preceptor for the Infectious Disease and Research residency cycles. Following graduation from the Rutgers University Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy in 2010, Craig has served as the Inspira Antimicrobial Stewardship pharmacist. He received a certification in Antimicrobial Stewardship through the Society of Infectious Disease Pharmacists in 2012 and board certification in pharmacotherapy in 2014. Craig currently serves as the co-chair of the network wide Antimicrobial Use Committee, as well as being a member of the Infection Control Committee and Nursing Research Council.

 

Heather Wright-Weber

Heather Wright-Weber, PharmD, BCPS

Heather has been with Inspira Health since 1995 and serves as a clinical pharmacist and preceptor for the Internal Medicine, Transition of Care, and Longitudinal Ambulatory Outpatient rotations. She graduated from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science in 1993. Heather served as a staff pharmacist until 2002 when she began her role as a clinical pharmacist. She serves as a preceptor for IPPE and APPE students and is responsible for coordinating their rotation schedules. In 2015 Heather earned her certification in Medication Therapy Management. She is a member of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and the Institutional Review Board.

 

Ashley Stetsenko

Ashley Stetsenko PharmD, BCPS

Ashley graduated Temple University in 2018 with her Doctor of Pharmacy degree. She completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency with Inspira Medical Center Vinelandin 2019 and joined the Inspira Health pharmacy team shortly after. In the same year, Ashley earned a board certification in pharmacotherapy. Ashley is the preceptor for the ambulatory care clinic-based elective rotation. She is also new member of the antimicrobial stewardship committee.

 

Tiffany Vuong, PharmD, MTM-C

Tiffany Vuong, PharmD, MTM-C

Tiffany completed a PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency with Inspira Health in 2021 and joined the Inspira Health pharmacy team shortly after. Prior to residency, Tiffany earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, PA and her bachelor’s degree in Biology with a minor in Computer Science from Stockton University in Galloway, NJ. Tiffany is the co-preceptor for the ambulatory care clinic-based elective rotation and a member of the Opioid Stewardship Committee.

 

Paul McIsaac, PharmD

Paul McIsaac, PharmD

Paul graduated from University of Sciences in Philadelphia in 2019 with his Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Following graduation practiced in community pharmacy and joined the Inspira Health pharmacy team in 2019. Paul is the preceptor for the Behavioral Health elective rotation.

 

Jennifer Burns, PharmD, BCPS, BCSCP

Jennifer Burns, PharmD, BCPS, BCSCP

Jennifer joined Inspira in 2016 as implementation consultant for Cerner/Inspira’s InspiraOne EMAR project and transitioned to operations manager in 2019. She serves as the preceptor for the Informatics elective rotation and shares the Leadership rotation with the director of pharmacy. She obtained her PharmD from Albany College of Pharmacy and her Master of Science in Information Systems from Marist College. She has worked in multiple clinical and informatics roles throughout her almost 20 year career in pharmacy. Jennifer is double board certified in Pharmacotherapy and Compounded Sterile Products, and is an expert in cleanroom design. She enjoys students and residents; they keep everyone’s knowledge base sharp!

 

Julie Martine, PharmD, BCPS

Julie Martine, PharmD, BCPS

Julianne Martine has been working at Inspira since 2015 and has been serving as co-preceptor for the Transitions of Care and Ambulatory Outpatient rotations at Inspira Medical Center-Vineland. She has 34 years of experience in ambulatory care, nursing home, compounding, and hospital pharmacy settings. She graduated in 1988 from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science with a Bachelor of Science degree. In 2017, she obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy from Bernard J Dunn School of Pharmacy in Winchester Virginia. She also became Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialty that same year. Recently she received her Joint Board for Certification of Consultant Pharmacists June 2022.

 

Thomas Jamison, RPh

Thomas Jamison, RPh

Thomas joined Inspira Health in 2020 as Retail Pharmacy Manager. He has over 25 years of pharmacy practice experience. He received his Bachelor of Sciences in Pharmacy from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science. Prior to joining Inspira Health, Thomas held pharmacy leadership positions in the retail pharmacy industry where he served his customers by building trusting relationships. Thomas oversees the retail pharmacy operations.

 

Residents

Guanhui Chen, Pharm.D.

Guanhui Chen, Pharm.D.

Guanhui Chen has been a resident of South New Jersey since 2013. He graduated with his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Jefferson College of Pharmacy at Thomas Jefferson University. Guanhui’s professional interests include Cardiology, Critical Care and Emergency Medicine. In his free time, he enjoys going to the gym, playing basketball, and watching Marvel movies.

 

Kevin D. Ferry Jr., PharmD

Kevin D. Ferry Jr., PharmD

Kevin is a resident of South Jersey and graduated with his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Jefferson College of Pharmacy at Thomas Jefferson University. Kevin's professional interests include critical care, emergency medicine, and infectious diseases. In his free time, he enjoys exercising, playing the drums, and spending time with family and friends.

 

Kellie Sakellarides, Pharm.D., MBA

Kellie Sakellarides, Pharm.D., MBA

Kellie is originally from Long Island, New York and graduated with a dual degree in Doctor of Pharmacy & MBA from Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Kellie’s professional interests include ambulatory care, behavior health, and infectious disease. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, restaurants, beach, fitness, fashion, theatre, animals, and art.

 

Marlene Vargas-Maldonado, Pharm.D.

 

Marlene Vargas-Maldonado, Pharm.D.

Marlene is originally from Puerto Rico and, earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Notre Dame of Maryland University. Her professional interests include ambulatory care pharmacy and transitions of care. In her free time, she enjoys the beach, indoor cycling, and spending time with family and friends.

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