Preceptors

Meet Our Preceptors

Niloofar AlikashaniNiloofar Alikashani, PharmD, RPH, BCPS

Clinical Specialty: Administration
Rotation(s): Management, staffing
Education: University of British Columbia, 1997, PGY1 Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Center, 1998-1999
Hobbies: Traveling, reading, skiing 
  

Laurel Brown, PharmDLaurel Brown, PharmD, MBA

Clinical Specialty: Administration
Rotation(s): Management
Education: University of Washington School of Pharmacy, 2002
Hobbies: Hiking, cooking, gardening, knitting
 

Emily Caraccio, PharmDEmily Caraccio, PharmD, BCPS, BCCP

Clinical Specialty: Critical care
Rotation(s):
Critical care
Education:
PGY1 Virginia Mason Medical Center (2010-2011), PGY2 Critical Care Massachusetts General Hospital (2011-2012)
Hobbies:
Hiking, dog-walking
 
 

Lisa Chamberlain, PharmDLisa Chamberlain, PharmD, BCCCP

Clinical Specialty: Critical care
Rotation(s): Management, leadership
Education: Washington State University School of Pharmacy, 2004, PGY1 University of California-San Francisco (2004-2005), PGY2-Critical Care University of Washington (2005-2006)
Hobbies: Cooking, gardening, camping, reading
 

Mikalla Cheney, PharmD, BCPSMikalla Cheney, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Specialty: Diabetes, transplant, parenteral nutrition
Rotation(s):
Internal medicine, transplant, progressive care
Education:
University of Washington School of Pharmacy, 2015, PGY1 Virginia Mason Medical Center (2015-2016) 
 

William FriezeWilliam Frieze, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Specialty: Critical care
Rotation(s): Critical care, staffing
Education: University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy, 1994
Hobbies:
Traveling, camping, music and family
  

Jennifer George, PharmD, BCACP, CACPJennifer George, PharmD, BCACP, CACP

Clinical Specialty: Cardiology, anticoagulation
Rotation(s):
Outpatient cardiology and anticoagulation
Education:
University of Tennessee-Memphis School of Pharmacy, 1999, PGY1 with emphasis in managed care at Virginia Mason Medical Center (1999-2000)
Hobbies:
Traveling around the world, baking cookies  
 

Laura King, PharmDLaura King, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Specialty: Cardiology, critical care, medication safety
Rotation(s): Progressive care
Education: Washington State University School of Pharmacy, 2011, PGY1 Virginia Mason Medical Center 2011-2012
Hobbies: Reading, cooking, spending time with friends and family 
 

Nicholas LaziponeNicholas Lazipone, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Specialty: Pharmacotherapy, general medicine
Rotation(s): Internal medicine
Education: Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, 2010
Hobbies: Hiking, cycling, cooking and traveling
 

Tracey Meyers, PharmDTracey Meyers, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Specialty: Transplant
Rotation(s): Inpatient transplant
Education: University of North Caroline-Chapel Hill School of Pharmacy, 1999
Hobbies: Hiking with my family, gardening, cooking vegan food 
 

Lori Nabong, PharmDLori Nabong, PharmD, BCACP

Clinical Specialty: Neurology, physical medicine, rehab
Education: Washington State University School of Pharmacy, PGY1 Virginia Mason Medical Center
Hobbies: Getting lost in a good book or show, traveling to new places, experimenting in the kitchen
 

Tina NgoTina Ngo, PharmD, BCACP

Clinical Specialty: Primary care
Rotation(s): Primary care
Education: University of Washington School of Pharmacy, 2008, PGY1 University of Washington Community and Ambulatory Care Practice Residency Program: Providence Regional Medical-Everett/Valley View Clinical Pharmacists (2008-2009)
Hobbies: Traveling, hiking, trying new foods
 

Jenny Park, PharmDJenny Park, PharmD, BCACP

Clinical Specialty: Primary care
Rotation(s): Primary care, advanced primary care
Education: Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy, 2006, PGY1 Virginia Mason Medical Center (2007-2008)
Hobbies: Cycling, knitting, traveling, fine arts
 

Alice Siqueira-Benzow, PharmDAlice Siqueira-Benzow, PharmD

Clinical Specialty: Cardiology with secondary primary care experience
Rotation(s): Outpatient anticoagulation and cardiology
Education: University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, 2005, PGY1 Virginia Mason Medical Center (2005-2006)
Hobbies: Reading, baking 
 

Liza Vaezi, PharmDLiza Vaezi, PharmD, DPLA, BCPS-AQ ID, BCIDP

Clinical Specialty: Infectious disease/antimicrobial stewardship, critical care, pharmacy and therapeutics
Rotation(s): Antimicrobial stewardship, progressive care, critical care
Education: Creighton University School of Pharmacy, 1996, PGY1 University Hospital (1996-1997)
Hobbies: Hiking, gardening, traveling, cooking, entertaining friends, skiing
 

Rachel Waite, PharmDRachel Waite, PharmD, BCACP

Clinical Specialty: Transplant, nephrology, ambulatory care
Rotation(s): Outpatient transplant and nephrology
Education: University of Washington School of Pharmacy, 2011, PGY1 Virginia Mason Medical Center (2011-2012)
Hobbies: Cooking, crafts, running, hiking, skiing, snowboarding, paddle-boarding, long walks on the beach, generally being outside