PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency – Aurora Health Care Metro, Inc. Milwaukee, WI

Program Overview | Preceptors | Resident

Preceptors

Jessica N. Battaglia, Pharm.D., BCACP

Clinical Pharmacist Jessica received her Pharm.D. in 2008 from Ferris State University in Big Rapids MI. She completed her PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency Program through the University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy and Marshland Pharmacies Inc in Dodge County, and she completed her PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency through the University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy and Wingra Family Medicine Clinic in Madison. She is currently an anticoagulation clinic pharmacist at Aurora Sinai Medical Center and preceptor for the medication safety rotation of the PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency in the medication safety rotation.

Vanessa Grunske, Pharm.D., BCACP

Senior Clinical Pharmacist Vanessa received both her B.S. and Pharm.D. from the University of Wisconsin. She practices at Aurora Sinai Family Care Center Medication Management Clinic and Aurora St. Luke's Physician Office Building Pharmacy. She precepts the PGY-1 Community Residency clinical forum and longitudinal clinic rotations.

Amy Mahlum, PharmD

PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency Program Director;
Ambulatory Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator
Amy completed her pre-pharmacy coursework and her PharmD at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She completed a PGY-1 Community Pharmacy Residency at Aurora Health Care. She practices both at the Aurora St. Luke's Outpatient Pharmacy and in the Pharmacist-Managed Anticoagulation Clinic. She precepts the clinical services rotation and co-precepts the medication safety rotation.

Ashley Medinger, PharmD

Clinical Pharmacist Ashley received her Pharm.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She practices at the Aurora St. Luke's Outpatient Pharmacy and the Aurora St. Luke's Pharmacist-Managed Anticoagulation Clinic. She is the primary preceptor for the community pharmacy resident.

Joel Pietryga, PharmD.

Supervisor, Outpatient Pharmacy Joel received his PharmD from Purdue University in 2006. Prior to coming to Aurora in 2013, Joel spent 8 years in retail pharmacy executing various roles; float pharmacist, pharmacy manager, market recruiter and scheduler, and district manager. Joel precepts the staffing component of the Community Pharmacy Practice resident rotation.

Stacy Soppe, Pharm.D.

Clinical Pharmacist Stacy received her B.A. from Wartburg College and her Pharm.D. from the University of Iowa. She practices at the Aurora St. Luke's Outpatient Pharmacy and the Aurora St. Luke's Pharmacist-Managed Anticoagulation Clinic. She is the anticoagulation clinic preceptor.

Prati Wojtal, R.Ph., M.S.

Director of Ambulatory Pharmacy Services Prati received her B.S. in Pharmacy and M.S. in Hospital Pharmacy Administration from the University of Minnesota. She completed a two-year administrative residency at United and Children's Hospitals in St. Paul, Minnesota. Prati is a past secretary and president of the Wisconsin Society of Health-System Pharmacists and board member of the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin.