Pharmacy Residency - Current Resident Profiles
Alice Chen grew up in Irvine, CA and received her PharmD from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. During school, Alice enjoyed working as a pharmacy intern within the VA Boston Healthcare System. Her professional interests include critical care, cardiology, and transitions of care, although she is excited to learn more about all aspects of pharmacy through resident at Bronson. Outside of pharmacy, Alice likes to read, run, and travel to new places. She looks forward to exploring Kalamazoo and the surrounding area over the next year!
Codie Barron is from Chelsea, Michigan. She completed her B.S. in Human Biology at Michigan State University before earning her PharmD at the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy. During pharmacy school she was heavily involved in student organization leadership, which sparked her interest in pharmacy administration. Her clinical interests include ambulatory care and critical care. Outside of pharmacy, she enjoys fishing, snowboarding, playing euchre, and visiting local breweries. Codie is excited to begin her journey at Bronson Methodist Hospital and gain more exposure to the different areas of clinical pharmacy.
Ellen Muniga is from Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan. She attended Kalamazoo College for her undergraduate studies before completing her PharmD at Wayne State University. Prior to residency, Ellen worked as an inpatient pharmacy technician and intern at Beaumont Hospital - Grosse Pointe for 5 years. Ellen is excited to be returning to Kalamazoo to complete her residency at Bronson, and is looking forward to exploring more areas of hospital pharmacy. Her professional interests include internal medicine, ambulatory care, and anticoagulation services. Outside of pharmacy, Ellen enjoys spending time with friends and family, and cooking and baking.
Kayla Maki is from St. Johns, Michigan. She completed her undergraduate studies at Grand Valley State University before earning her PharmD from Ferris State University College of Pharmacy. During school, Kayla worked as a pharmacy intern at both Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital and CVS Pharmacy. Kayla is excited to start her residency at Bronson to learn more about the many aspects of hospital pharmacy. Her professional interests include internal medicine, infectious diseases, and cardiology. Outside of pharmacy, Kayla enjoys spending time with her friends and family, playing guitar, and spending time outdoors either hiking, camping, running, or kayaking.