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Learn about our Pharmacy Residency Program Directors and Preceptors below.

Residency Program Directors

O’Gara, Elizabeth*
PGY1 Residency Program Director, Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Specialist
PharmD – University of California, San Francisco, 1983
PGY1 Residency – University of Illinois, 1986
Fellowship, Critical Care/Nutrition Support – University of Tennessee, 1987
Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, 2014

Vaudo-Leduc, Christine‡
PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency Program Director, Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Specialist
BS – Chemistry – Boston College, 2008
PharmD – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University, 2015
PGY1 Residency – Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, 2016
PGY2 Residency – Ambulatory Care, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, 2017
Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, 2018

Program Preceptors

Beaulac, Matthew‡
Manager for Safe Medication Practices
BS – University of New England, 2004
PharmD – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University, 2011
PGY1 Residency – Yale New Haven Hospital, 2012
MS – Healthcare Administration and Management, University of So. New Hampshire, 2015

Bertolaccini, Corinne*
Neurocritical Care Pharmacy Specialist
PharmD – Northeastern University, 2015
PGY1 Residency – Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin, 2016
PGY2 Residency – Critical Care, University of Utah, 2017
Board Certified Critical Care Pharmacist, 2019

Bornstein, Kelly‡
Clinical Informatics Coordinator – Ambulatory Care
PharmD – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University, 2012
Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, 2017

Caban, Mary†
Outpatient Pharmacy Manager
BS – Pharmacy – Northeastern University, 1983
PGY1 Residency – Buffalo General Hospital, 1994
MHP – Northeastern University, 1993

Carter, Cynthia‡
Research and Infusion Pharmacy Manager
BS Pharmacy – University of New York at Buffalo, 1984
MBA – University of New York at Buffalo, 1987

Chu, Hanh‡
Assistant Director, Pharmacy Informatics
BS – Computer Science & Psychology – Tufts University, 2002
PharmD – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 2006
PGY1 Residency – University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, 2007
PGY2 Residency – Medication Use Safety – University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, 2008
MBA – University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2010

Eskici, Natalie‡
Anticoagulation Pharmacy Specialist
PharmD – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 2020
PGY1 Residency – VA Boston Healthcare System, 2021

Gil, Brigitte‡
Clinical Informatics Coordinator
PharmD – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University, 2011
PGY1 Residency – Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Burlington, 2012
PGY2 Residency – Oncology, Boston Medical Center, 2013
Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, 2013
Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist, 2014

Grgurich, Philip*
Medical ICU Pharmacy Specialist, Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University
PharmD, MBA – Drake University, 2006
PGY1 Residency – Beth Israel Medical Center, 2007
PGY2 Residency – Critical Care, Boston Medical Center, 2008
Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, 2009
Board Certified Critical Care Pharmacist, 2018
Fellow of Critical Care Medicine, 2023

Guirguis, Mirna‡
Anticoagulation Pharmacy Specialist
PharmD – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 2019
PGY1 Residency – Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center, 2020
PGY2 Residency – Cardiology, TriHealth Bethesda North Hospital, 2021

Hartwell, Nathan‡
Assistant Director, Pharmacy Clinical Practice
PharmD – Northeastern University, 2009
MPH Biostatistics – Boston University School of Public Health, 2015
Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist, 2016

Howard, Sarah‡
Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Specialist
PharmD – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University, 2015
PGY1 Residency – Bay State Medical Center, 2016
PGY2 Residency – Ambulatory Care, VA Maine Healthcare System, 2017
Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, 2018

Hwang, Edlyn*
Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Specialist
PharmD – MCPHS University, 2016
PGY1 Residency – Indian River Medical Center, 2017
Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, 2019

Kalita, Eric*
Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Specialist
PharmD – D’Youville College School of Pharmacy, 2014
PGY-1 Residency – Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 2015
Board Certified Critical Care Pharmacist, 2018

Kronau, Emily*
Cardiology Pharmacy Specialist
BS Pharmaceutical Sciences – Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 2017
PharmD – Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 2020
MBA Healthcare Management – Clarkson University, 2020
PGY1 Residency – University of Pennsylvania Health System – Pennsylvania Hospital, 2021
PGY2 Residency Cardiology – UMass Memorial Health – UMass Memorial Medical Center, 2022

Lancaster, Jason*
Internal Medicine Pharmacy Specialist, Clinical Professor, Northeastern University
PharmD – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University, 2006
PGY1 Residency – Tufts Medical Center, 2007
Masters of Education – Northeastern University, 2012
Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, 2009
Fellow, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, 2018

Lech, Tara‡
Anticoagulation Program Manager
BS Biology — Hamilton College, 2001
PharmD – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University, 2006
PGY1 Residency – University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, 2007
PGY2 Residency – Cardiology, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, 2008
Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, 2009

MacMaster, Heidemarie*
Clinical Pharmacy Practice Manager
PharmD – Washington State University, College of Pharmacy, 2005
PGY1 Residency – University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, 2006
Certified Diabetes Educator, 2012

Mangini, Leah*
Medical ICU Senior Clinical Pharmacist
PharmD – University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, 2017
PGY1 Residency – Baystate Medical Center, 2018
Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, 2019

McCarthy, Patrick‡
Pharmacy Specialist, Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network
PharmD – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University, 2017
PGY1 Residency – Atrius Health, 2018
Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, 2019

Mitchell, Leslie‡
Pulmonary and Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Specialist
BS – Pharmacy – University of Rhode Island, 1989
PharmD – University of Rhode Island, 2002
Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, 2013

Ottaviani, Cynthia‡
Palliative Care Pharmacy Specialist
BS – Pharmacy – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University, 1993
PharmD – University of Florida, 2019
Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, 2019
ASHP Pain Management and Palliative Care Traineeship and Certification, 2019

Peng, Kate‡
Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Specialist
BS – Neuroscience – University of Michigan, 2008
PharmD – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University, 2013
PGY1 Residency – Ambulatory Care Track – VA Portland Health Care System, 2015
Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, 2015
Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist, 2016

Rubin, Rochelle†
Director of Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Services, Beth Israel Lahey Health
PharmD – University of Florida, 2006
PGY2 Residency – Ambulatory Care, Wilkes University, 2007
Board-Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, 2008
Certified Diabetes Educator, 2016

Silver, Chirlie‡
Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Specialist
PharmD – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University, 2017
PGY1 Residency – Cambridge Health Alliance, 2019
Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, 2021

Spyropoulos, Erin‡
Ambulatory Oncology Pharmacy Specialist
PharmD – University of Rhode Island, 2006
Board-certified Oncology Pharmacist, 2013

Vitali, Lily‡
Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Specialist, Preceptor-in-Training
PharmD – Northeastern University, 2020
PGY1 Residency – Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, 2021
PGY2 Residency – Ambulatory Care, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, 2022

Viveiros, Jennifer*
Antimicrobial Stewardship Senior Clinical Pharmacist
PharmD – Northeastern University, 2013
PGY1 Residency – Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, 2014
Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, 2015

Zou, Mei*
Antimicrobial Stewardship Senior Clinical Pharmacist
PharmD – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University, 2016
PGY1 Residency – Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, 2017


*PGY1 Preceptor
†PGY2 Preceptor
‡PGY1 and PGY2 Preceptor