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PGY1

Dayton Antley, PharmD

Dr. Dayton Antley received his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Pharmacy in May 2019. His current practice interests include internal medicine and psychiatry. Dr. Dayton's research project involves evaluating non-controlled medications with risk for misuse and abuse at Truman Medical Centers/University Health. Upon completion of his postgraduate year one (PGY-1), he plans to pursue a PGY-2 or a clinical position at an academic medical center. Dr. Dayton also hopes to achieve board certification in pharmacotherapy.

Whitney Hessel, PharmD

Dr. Whitney Hessel received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions in May 2019. Her current practice interests include ambulatory care and infectious diseases. Dr. Whitney's research project involves evaluating the restriction of IV opioids on overall utilization and patient satisfaction at Truman Medical Centers/University Health. Upon completion of her PGY-1, she plans to pursue a PGY-2 or an ambulatory care position in a hospital in the Kansas City area. Dr. Whitney also hopes to achieve board certification in pharmacotherapy and ambulatory care.

Sara Lauterwasser, PharmD

Dr. Sara Lauterwasser received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Drake University in May 2019. Currently, her practice interests include infectious diseases, emergency medicine and critical care medicine. Dr. Lauterwasser's research project involves evaluating the addition of antibiotics to a sepsis order set in the Emergency Department. Upon completion of her PGY-1, Dr. Lauterwasser plans to obtain board certification in pharmacotherapy and hopes to stay in the Kansas City area to pursue a PGY-2 or a clinical position in a hospital.

PGY2

Thanh-Nhi Nguyen, PharmD

Dr. Thanh-Nhi Nguyen received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Pharmacy in May 2018. She completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Truman Medical Centers/University Health. Her current practice interests include trauma surgery and emergency medicine. Dr. Nguyen's research project involves the analysis of rotational thromboelastometry use in the trauma population and the administration of blood product and anti-fibrinolytic medications. Upon completion of her PGY2 residency, she plans to pursue a clinical position in a hospital in the urban Kansas City core.