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Jessica Ashford (Pharm.D.)
Community Pharmacy – Wilkes University/Medicine Shoppe
Dr. Ashford graduated from Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy Class of 2010. She is the PGY-1 community pharmacy resident at the Medicine Shoppe in Dallas, PA. The residency will also take her to Volunteers in Medicine ambulatory care clinic, and teaching at Wilkes University. Dr. Ashford pursued a community pharmacy residency because she is interested in patient and community education on disease states, particularly diabetes and women's health issues. She also aspires to possibly own her own pharmacy in the future with educational programs for students and patients affiliated with a school of pharmacy.
Danielle Shannon (Pharm.D.)
Community Pharmacy – Hartzell’s Pharmacy/Wilkes University
Dr. Shannon graduated May 2010 from Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences in Buies Creek, North Carolina with a Doctor of Pharmacy and a Master’s of Science in Clinical Research. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, California. Dr. Shannon grew up in Henderson, Nevada. Her and her husband work with youth and hope to make a difference in their lives. Dr. Shannon loves baking and cooking, which she learned from her mother and is apparent in the amount of cookbooks she owns.
Mary Peaslee (Pharm.D.)
Managed Care Geisinger Health Plan
Dr. Peaslee is from Corning, NY and has recently graduated with her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Wilkes University in May 2010. She has begun her managed care residency at the Geisinger Health Plan in Danville, PA. Here she will focus on the managed care aspects of pharmacy while participating in Wilkes University Teaching certificate and working in Geisinger Internal Medicine at Dickey Clinic two mornings a week. On her free time she enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time at the Lake with her family and friends.
Mark Liberski (Pharm.D.)
Pharmacy Practice – Moses Taylor Hospital
Dr. Liberski is a 2010 Wilkes pharmacy graduate currently enrolled in the PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency program at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton, PA. His professional interests include pharmacy management/administration, infectious diseases, alternative medicine, and internal medicine. He has been a lifelong resident of the Wyoming Valley and is happy to be a part of its rich cultural and ethnic diversity. Non-professional interests of his include working out (all aspects), the outdoors, playing the alto saxophone (although not very proficient with it), and mixed martial arts.
Kevin Burton (Pharm.D)
Pharmacy Practice – Wilkes-Barre VAMC
A graduate this past May from Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Albany, NY, Dr. Burton is currently a PGY1 resident at the Wilkes-Barre VAMC. His current responsibilities include serving as a provider in lipid, anticoagulation, hepatitis, and medication management clinics and as an adjunct professor at Wilkes University. Upon completion of my residency he would like to provide patient-centered ambulatory care at a VA Hospital or in the primary care setting.
Cleo Penamon (Pharm.D.)
Pharmacy Practice - Wilkes-Barre VAMC
Dr. Penamon is A graduate from the University of Toledo in Toledo Ohio with a Doctor of Pharmacy, and current pharmacy practice resident at Wilkes-Barre Veteran's Affairs Medical Center. She was born in northern Louisiana, but I grew up in northwest Ohio. Her professional interest is ambulatory care particularly working with patients with metabolic syndrome. Personal interests include classical music, Detroit Lions, and movies with obscure endings.
Monica Gehret (Pharm.D.)
Ambulatory Care – Lebanon VAMC
Dr. Gehret is a 2009 graduate of the Wilkes University School of Pharmacy. She completed her PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Lebanon, PA, and is currently completing her PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency at the Lebanon VA. This is the first year for the PGY-2 program and she is looking forward to the exciting challenges the year will bring. Dr. Gehret hopes to continue employment with the VA as an ambulatory care practitioner after the completion of her residency.