Pharmacy Residency - Preceptor Profiles

Tom Blostica, B.S., Pharm.D., BCPS
Tom graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor’s degree in biomedical science in 2002. He then went on to Ferris State University where he received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2006. Tom then completed a PGY-1 residency at Detroit Receiving Hospital. Tom has worked as a pharmacist in the Emergency Department at Bronson Methodist Hospital since 2006, where he facilitates the Emergency Medicine rotation for Bronson’s PGY-1 pharmacy residents.

James Curtis, Pharm.D.
Jim is currently one of Trauma/Burn Critical Care Pharmacists at Bronson. In addition to working with the nursing staff in the critical care units, he rounds daily with the multi-disciplinary Trauma Services team and the Neurovascular Team. He has worked for more than 10 years in different critical care areas. He is currently an adjunct faculty member for Ferris State University and precepts students. James also has several active research projects involving post-operative pain management, thromboembolism prevention, delirium, and sedation monitoring.

Susan Dick, B.S., Pharm.D.
Susan graduated with her BS from Purdue University in 1984. After completing her Pharm.D. thru Ferris State University in 1999, she started the Anticoagulation Clinic at Bronson Hospital. Susan has experience with in-patient and outpatient pharmacy as well as Long-Term Care. Susan is also a Certified Anticoagulation Provider.

Jesse Hogue, Pharm.D.
Jesse Hogue received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Ferris State University College of Pharmacy in 2001 and subsequently completed a one-year residency at Bronson Methodist Hospital. Following the residency and three years working in the Trauma Care and Ortho/Neuro units at Bronson, he moved to his current position in the Emergency Department at Bronson, helping develop the Emergency Department Pharmacist position as well as other pharmacy services in the Emergency Department. Jesse is currently the Residency Program Director for Bronson’s PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program.  He is also adjunct faculty with Ferris State University College of Pharmacy, facilitating an Emergency Medicine rotation for P4 students. His professional memberships include ASHP, MSHP, MPA and WMSHP.

Tara Holt, PharmD, BCPS
Tara graduated with her PharmD from Purdue University in 2010. Upon graduation she went on to complete a PGY1 and PGY2 critical care residency at Grady Health System in Atlanta, GA. She currently works as a decentralized pharmacist in the neuro and medical intensive care units. She precepts the Critical Care residency rotation, and is also precepts students as adjunct faculty with Ferris State University. Her professional memberships include WMSHP and SCCM. 

Andrew Johnson, Pharm.D.
Andrew graduated from Ferris State University College of Pharmacy in 2010 and completed a 1 year residency at Bronson Methodist Hospital. Following residency, he stayed on with Bronson as a staff pharmacist for 1 year. He then transitioned to a new position as a Cardiology Pharmacist. Andrew developed a cardiology rotation in August of 2013 for pharmacy residents and is currently helping develop a CHF clinic with Advanced Cardiology. He currently serves on the membership committee for MSHP. Other professional memberships include MPA and ASHP.

David Montgomery, R.Ph.
Dale graduated from Ferris State University with a Bachelor’s degree in pharmacy in 1987.  He has experience in long term care pharmacy consulting, independent retail pharmacy, as well as inpatient hospital pharmacy.  He practiced in pediatrics, pediatric intensive care, neonatal intensive care, as well as obstetrics.  He currently practices as a decentralized pharmacist at Bronson Methodist Hospital providing clinical services to the neonatal intensive care and obstetrics/antepartum units.

Glenda Pietryga, Pharm.D.
Glenda Pietryga received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Ferris State University College of Pharmacy in 2003 and subsequently obtained a decentralized clinical pharmacist position in adult Critical Care Unit and Cardiology at Bronson Methodist Hospital.  She continued practicing in critical care and cardiology until she was promoted to Pharmacy Operations Manager in 2011. Glenda is adjunct faculty with Ferris State University College of Pharmacy and University of Florida School of Pharmacy.  Her professional memberships include SCCM, ASHP, and MPA. 

Christine Rosey, Pharm.D.
Christine graduated with her Pharm.D. from the University of Kansas in 1991. Upon graduation, she went on to complete a PGY1 residency at Bronson Methodist Hospital. She has practice experience in nursing home consulting, anticoagulation clinics, inpatient hospital pharmacy, retail pharmacy, rehabilitation hospital pharmacy, as well as precepting Pharm.D. candidates. She is currently the Pharmacy Educator at Bronson.


Jennifer Schultz, Pharm.D., BCPS
Jennifer graduated with her BS in pharmacy from Ferris State University in 2002. Post-graduation, she began practicing at Bronson Methodist Hospital, in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Jennifer then went on to obtain her Pharm.D. from the University of Colorado in 2007. She currently practices as a decentralized pharmacist covering the pediatric and pediatric intensive care units at Bronson and precepts the Pediatrics/PICU rotation. She is also one of our residency's primary preceptors and is an active participant in the Pediatric Process Improvement Committee, the Formulary Committee (subcommittee of Pharmacy Nutrition & Therapeutics), and the EPIC Priortization and Optimization team.

Heather L. VandenBussche, Pharm.D.
Heather received her Pharm.D. from the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy in 1995. She completed two residencies:  pharmacy practice residency at Children's Hospital in Detroit, MI, and a pediatric pharmacy specialty residency at the University of Michigan. She is currently an Associate Professor of Pharmacy with Ferris State University College of Pharmacy and practicing in general pediatrics at Bronson Methodist Hospital.

Dean Van Loo, Pharm.D.
Dean Van Loo graduated in 1994 from the University of Michigan with a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree after completing the pre-pharmacy requirements at Calvin College. Dean then completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Bronson Methodist Hospital. Following this he became a staff pharmacist at Bronson for two years and then clinical coordinator and residency director. After three years he remained at Bronson but served as a faculty member for Ferris State University, which is his current position. In 2005 he resigned the position of residency director but has remained involved in the residency program. He has been a member of ASHP since pharmacy school and is currently a member of AACP, APhA, and MPA. He was a board member and president of WMSHP, then board member and president of MSHP and is currently a board member of MPA. His main clinical interests are those in infectious diseases but also in diabetes and the effect of glucose control on infections. However, there are few areas in pharmacy that Dean does not find fascinating.

Katie Wenzel, Pharm.D.
Katie Wenzel received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Ferris State University in 2011.  She then completed a one-year residency at Bronson Methodist Hospital.  Katie is currently practicing as one of the Adult Medical Unit and Extended Medical Care Unit pharmacists at Bronson.  She is also Assistant Residency Director and helps to coordinate the orientation experiences for new residents, as well as the clinical pharmacy rotation at the end of the residency year.







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