Pharmacy Residency Program Preceptors
Bhavesh Modi BS Pharmacy, RPh
Title:
Vice President, Pharmacy 

Education:
B.S. Pharmacy, Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, Oklahoma
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Rotation:
Leadership
Helen Kourlas Pharm.D, BCPS
Title:
Assistant Vice President, Clinical Strategies Pharmacy Department 

Education:
BS Pharmacy, Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences – Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY

Pharm.D, St. John’s University School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Queens, NY

Post Graduate Training:
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Veteran Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare System in New York, NY

Rotation:
Drug Information
Theologia (Theo) Horchani Pharm.D, BCPS
Title:
Director, Pharmacy Clinical Services Residency Program Director (RPD)

Education:
Pharm.D, St. John’s University School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Queens, NY 

Post Graduate Training:
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, Veteran Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare System in New York, NY

PGY2 Critical Care Specialty Residency, Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC) in Charleston, WV

Rotation:
Leadership Teaching Certificate Program
Alexandra Cruz Pharm.D.
Title:
Director, Pharmacy Provider Engagement

Education:
Pharm.D, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Post Graduate Training:
PGY-1 Managed Care Pharmacy Residency Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey 
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Rotation:
Provider Engagement
Alex Wiggall Pharm.D.
Title:
Senior Pharmacy Manager 

Education:
PharmD, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy 

Post Graduate Training:
PGY-1 Managed Care Pharmacy Residency Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Rotation:
POPulation Health​​​​​​​
Mediation Therapy Management (MTM)
Hannah Lee-Brown Pharm.D, RPh, CPHQ
Titles: 
Senior Manager, Medicare Pharmacy
Adjunct Professor, Social, Behavioral and Administrative Sciences, Touro College of Pharmacy

Education:
BA Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Luther College
Pharm.D, University of Kansas School of Pharmacy

Post Graduate Training:
Executive Fellow, PQA

Rotations:
Longitudinal, PBM Oversight
Longitudinal, Pipeline Presentations
Core, PBM Oversight – Medicare ​​​​​​​
Connie Law Pharm.D.
Title:
Manager, Clinical Pharmacist Utilization Management 

Education:
Pharm.D, Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy – Long Island University 
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Rotation:
Utilization Management (UM) Pharmacy ​​​​​​​
Richard Balcharan Pharm.D.
Title:
Senior Manager, Medical Benefit & Specialty Pharmacy Operations

Education:
Pharm.D, Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy – Long Island University 

Rotation:
Utilization Management (UM) Pharmacy ​​​​​​​
Karolina Alenkina BS, Pharm.D, AAHIVP
Title:
Senior Pharmacist Manager – Vendor Monitoring, Pharmacy Department

Education: 
BS Biology, CUNY Brooklyn College 
Pharm.D, Touro College of Pharmacy
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Rotation:
Compliance & Regulatory
Diana Ballesteros Gonzalez, MPH
Title:
Manager, Clinical Quality, Population Health, and Pharmacy Analytics

Education:
BS Psychobiology, UCLA
MPH, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health  

PhD (in progress):
CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Policy
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Rotation: Reporting and Analytics​​​​​​​
Jana Krehel Pharm.D.
Title:
Manager, Clinical Pharmacist Utilization Management

Education: 
Pharm.D, Comenius University in Slovakia, EU

Post Graduate Training:
Postdoctoral Accreditation in Pharmacy Business Management, Comenius University in Slovakia, EU

Medication Therapy Management Certification
Badge from Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning

Rotation:
Utilization Management (UM) Pharmacy​​​​​​​
Valentino DiPaola R.Ph
Title:
Clinical Pharmacy Manager

Education:
BS Pharmacy, Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences – Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY

Rotations: 
Care Management
Thomas Bunz Pharm.D, PhD.
Title:
Director, Quality & Pop Health Analytics

Education: 
PharmD, University of Rhode Island (URI)

PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, focus on Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, University of Rhode Island

Post Graduate Training:
Postdoc Fellowship at URI

Rotation:
Reporting and Analytics