Pharmacy Residency - Preceptor Profiles
Katie Adrian, Pharm.D., BCPS
Katie Adrian 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 and staffing experiences, as well as the clinical pharmacy rotation at the end of the residency year.
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.
Stacy Brousseau, Pharm.D., BCPS
Stacy Brousseau received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Ferris State University College of Pharmacy in 2013. Following pharmacy school, Stacy completed a one-year residency at Bronson Methodist Hospital and was subsequently hired on at Bronson as a clinical pharmacist in the Emergency Department. Stacy is also adjunct faculty with Ferris State University College of Pharmacy, facilitating an emergency medicine rotation. She is also a primary preceptor for the residency program. Her professional memberships include ASHP, MSHP, MPA, and WMSHP. Stacy is currently the chairperson of the MSHP Educational Affairs Committee, a board member for WMSHP, and is actively involved in the MPA Education Task Force.
James Curtis, Pharm.D., BCPS
Jim is currently the System Clinical Coordinator, and one of the 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. Susan has experience with inpatient 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 a position in the Emergency Department at Bronson, helping develop the Emergency Department Pharmacist position as well as other pharmacy services in the Emergency Department. His current position is as the pharmacy educator for Bronson Methodist Hospital. Jesse is currently the residency program director for Bronson’s PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program. His professional memberships include ASHP, MSHP, MPA and WMSHP.
Amanda Hult, Pharm.D. received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Ferris State University in 2014. She then went on to complete a one-year residency program at Bronson Methodist Hospital and was hired on afterward as a clinical pharmacist in the Adult Medical and Extended Medical Care Units. She has an interest in pharmacy education and has assisted fourth year pharmacy students on their doctoral projects as the principal investigator. She is preceptor of one of the internal medicine rotations for Bronson's residency program.
Steve Janke, Pharm.D.
Steve Janke earned his PharmD from Butler University in 1996. The following year, while completing a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at Methodist Hospital of Indiana, he worked to establish an inpatient anticoagulation dosing service for the hospital. Since then, Steve has taught at Ferris State University and Western Michigan University. He also worked in the medical and scientific affairs departments of Parke-Davis, Pharmacia and UCB Pharma, facilitating information exchange with investigators, key opinion leaders, and state Medicaid agencies throughout Michigan, Minnesota and Indiana. Since 2005, Steve has served in a variety of capacities within Bronson and currently serves as manager of the inpatient pharmacy at Bronson Methodist Hospital.
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 one year, then became a cardiology pharmacist. Andrew developed a cardiology rotation in August of 2013 for pharmacy residents and is currently helping develop a CHF clinic with Bronson Advanced Cardiology Specialists. He currently serves on the membership committee for MSHP and is a member of MPA and ASHP.
Whitney Kiel, Pharm.D.
Whitney graduated from Ferris State University in 2013. She then completed her PGY1 residency at Bronson Battle Creek. For the past several years Whitney has been practicing as an ambulatory clinical pharmacist for Bronson. She was a part of the Michigan Pharmacists Transforming Care and Quality (MPTCQ) grant program through Blue Cross Blue Shield/University of Michigan. As a part of MPTCQ, Whitney has been responsible for the growth and development of the ambulatory pharmacy program, which now consists of 9 pharmacists in primary care that spans all three counties in southwest Michigan. She is a primary preceptor for the residency program, and hosts residents for a concentrated one-month, as well as a longitudinal ambulatory rotation. In her practice, her role primarily consists of chronic disease state management services for diabetes and hypertension, as well as performing comprehensive medication reviews. She is active in multiple care management activities at Bronson, and also sits on the Bronson Medical Group™ Controlled Substances Committee.
Becky Maynard, Pharm.D.
Becky received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Ferris State University College of Pharmacy in 2009 and completed a one-year residency at Bronson Methodist Hospital. Following residency training, Becky began her career at Ascension Borgess Hospital where she practiced in a variety of clinical and administrative roles and precepted PGY1 pharmacy residents and fourth year pharmacy students from Ferris State University, Midwestern University, and South University. Becky returned to Bronson Methodist Hospital in 2018 as a clinical pharmacist in the Neurovascular Unit and is a primary preceptor for the residency program. She has been involved in professional organizations, previously serving as a board member and president for WMSHP, actively participating in MSHP committees (Organizational Affairs and Antimicrobial Stewardship) and is currently a director on the MSHP board.
Tyler Monroe, Pharm.D.
Tyler Monroe received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Ferris State University in 2010. He started his pharmacy career as an intern with Bronson Pharmacy, and since then has been practicing as one of the clinical pharmacists on the Trauma and Burn Intensive Care Unit and Orthopedic Surgical Unit. He is currently a member of ASHP, MPA, and WMSHP. He is also involved in multiple process improvement committees within the Bronson Healthcare system.
David Montgomery, R.Ph.
Dave 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.
Shaun Phillips, Pharm.D., MBA
Shaun Phillips received his PharmD with highest distinction and honors designation from Ferris State University in 2001. He went on to start and graduate from the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program at Mercy (General) Health Partners in Muskegon, MI. After residency, he was a researcher in autonomic physiology and pharmacology at Michigan State University for a number of years. He returned to Muskegon in a variety of pharmacy leadership roles, including director of pharmacy and residency program director, until 2009. He transitioned to Bronson Battle Creek (previously Battle Creek Health System) as the director of pharmacy and started the PGY1 program there in 2010. He currently serves as the vice president for clinical and pharmacy services. He holds an MBA in integrated management from Michigan State University, completed the pharmacy leadership institute at Boston University, earned a certificate from ASHP’s Pharmacy Leadership Academy, and is a licensed fixed-wing aircraft pilot. He is a national speaker on topics of formulary management, residency program design, and 340B operations. Shaun is also very active at Ferris State as an adjunct professor for pharmacy administration, service on the College of Pharmacy Alumni Board, leadership of the Honors Program Alumni Board, and spokesman for the Maude Bigford Endowment, all of which earned him The Pacesetter Alumni of the Year Award at Ferris in 2013. He conducts electives in hospital leadership for the BBC and BMH pharmacy residencies.
Julie Schmidt, Pharm.D., BCPS
Julie Schmidt graduated with her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Ferris State University in 2015. Following graduation she completed a PGY1 residency at Bronson Methodist Hospital and stayed on at Bronson upon completion. She worked on the Neurovascular Unit for two years before transitioning into her current role on cardiology, where she rotates on the inpatient floor as well as in the outpatient Heart Failure Clinic. She is currently actively involved in WMSHP, serving as a board member, and has also served as the co-chair of the MPA/MSHP Public Affairs Committee since 2017. She is also a member of ASHP. In her preceptor role she helps to coordinate the cardiology rotation and staffing experiences.
Jennifer Schultz, Pharm.D., BCPS
Jennifer graduated with her bachelor's degree in pharmacy from Ferris State University in 2002. After graduation, she began practicing at Bronson Methodist Hospital. Jennifer then went on to obtain her Pharm.D. from the University of Colorado in 2007. Her current role is as Pharmacy Information System Facilitator. She is also a decentralized pharmacist covering the pediatric and pediatric intensive care units at Bronson. She is an active participant in the Pediatric Process Improvement Committee, the Formulary Committee (subcommittee of Pharmacy Nutrition & Therapeutics), and the EPIC Prioritization and Optimization team.
Troy Shirley, Pharm.D., MBA
Troy Shirley received his doctor of pharmacy degree of Ohio Northern University, completed his pharmacy residency at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio, and received his MBA from Ohio State University. Dr. Shirley's residency had a strong emphasis on ambulatory pharmacy and his first role post-residency training was as a clinical pharmacist with a family medicine program and anticoagulation clinic. Dr. Shirley also completed an ASHP Traineeship on asthma management and the ASHP Foundation Pharmacy Leadership Academy. Dr. Shirley then transitioned to hospital leadership roles with OhioHealth in Columbus, ranging from pharmacy leadership to general hospital operations, and was instrumental in the development and growth of hospital and ambulatory service offerings with a new start hospital in central Ohio. Dr. Shirley has also served as the corporate pharmacy leader for Lakeland Health in St. Joseph, Mich., developing the overall organizational strategy and operational leadership for the pharmacy. Currently, Dr. Shirley serves as the System Director for Pharmacy for Bronson Healthcare with a primary focus on expanding the pharmacy service line across the system. In addition to his leadership roles, Dr. Shirley has also led pharmacy residency programs; held faculty appointments with Ohio Northern University, Ohio State University, and Ferris State University; was on the board of directors for the Ohio Society of Health System Pharmacists; is a current committee member for the Michigan Pharmacists Association; and served on several not-for-profit community boards including the current board of directors for Senior Services of Southwest Michigan. Additionally, he is a lecturer for the University of Wyoming's Master of Science in Health Services Administration program.
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.
Adam Warner, Pharm.D. received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Ferris State University in 2013. He then completed a one-year residency at Bronson Methodist Hospital. Adam is currently practicing as the Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist at Bronson.
Natalie Washburn, Pharm.D.
Natalie Washburn received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Ferris State University College of Pharmacy in 2015. Natalie went on to complete a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency and PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency at Eskenazi Health in Indianapolis, IN. After completing her residency training, Natalie was hired on at Bronson Methodist Hospital as a clinical pharmacist in the Medical and Neuro Intensive Care Units. Her professional memberships include ASHP, MPA, WMSHP and SCCM. Natalie is currently a board member for WMSHP and a membership committee and patient safety committee member for SCCM.