PGY-1 Residency Preceptors

Ashley Andrews, PharmD

Pharmacy Operations Supervisor
Department of Pharmacy Services

PharmD - University of Connecticut

Dr. Ashley Andrews assists in the coordination and management of central pharmacy operations for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. She served as a residency preceptor for cardiothoracic critical care, medical critical care and longitudinal central pharmacy experiences in 8 years prior to transitioning to Operations Supervisor. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Connecticut, and did her PGY-1 residency at Hartford Hospital. She is involved in central pharmacy training and serves as a residency preceptor for a continuing education presentation.


Lynette A. Badu, PharmD, BCPS

Staff Pharmacist – Hematology/Oncology
Department of Pharmacy Services
Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice

PharmD – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Dr. Lynette A. Badu is a 2014 graduate from MCPHS University located in Boston, MA. After completion of her doctorate program, she moved to Washington, D.C. to pursue a rigorous one-year post graduate residency at Howard University Hospital where her foundation of pharmacy practice was solidified through various clinical rotations in addition to the pursuit of her clinical interest in oncology/hematology. From there, she worked for a year as a clinical oncology pharmacist at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, specifically in the Weinberg Oncology Department. In 2016, Dr. Badu joined Hartford Healthcare as an oncology pharmacist where she currently oversees the daily administration, checking, and monitoring of all chemotherapy agents in the inpatient oncology unit in addition to the hospital’s outpatient infusion center. Dr. Badu is involved in various workgroups and projects helping to optimize positive patient outcomes in the oncology setting. She serves as one of the residency preceptors for the PGY-1 oncology elective experience.


Jennifer E. Callaghan, PharmD

Staff Pharmacist – Cardiology
Department of Pharmacy Services

PharmD - Rutgers University

Dr. Jennifer Callaghan works as a staff pharmacist providing clinical pharmacy coverage for the cardiac ICU and other cardiology units in the hospital. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Rutgers University and then went on to complete a general practice residency at Christiana Health Care System in Newark, DE. Dr. Callaghan co-created the Alaris smart pump drug library at Hartford Healthcare and serves as the preceptor for the cardiology experience for the residency program.


Anna Cantin, PharmD

Staff Pharmacist-Neuro ICU
Department of Pharmacy Services

PharmD - University of Connecticut

Dr. Anna Cantin oversees clinical pharmacy coverage for the neuro ICU, step-down and epilepsy units. Dr. Cantin received her PharmD degree from the University of Connecticut. She completed her ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. She stayed on as a clinical pharmacist at BGSMC until January 2011 when she accepted her current position at Hartford Hospital. She serves as a residency preceptor for the neuro ICU, the central training and longitudinal central pharmacy experiences.


Addolorata M. Ciccone, PharmD, BCGP

Geriatric Clinical Pharmacist – Jefferson House
Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut

PharmD – Saint John’s University College of Pharmacy

Dr. Addolorata M. Ciccone is the embedded Geriatric Clinical Pharmacist at Jefferson House, a 104-bed skilled nursing facility within Hartford HealthCare that cares for short term rehabilitation, long-term care, and palliative care/hospice residents. She is a graduate of Saint John’s University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and completed a PGY-1 Practice Residency and a PGY-2 Geriatric Pharmacy Residency at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System. Dr. Ciccone is a Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist and also serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy. She serves as a preceptor for the elective geriatrics experience.


Corinne Consolini, PharmD

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Administration
University of Saint Joseph School of Pharmacy
Hartford Healthcare Community Pharmacy

BS- Saint Michael’s College

PharmD - Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Worcester MA

After completing her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2008, Dr. Corinne Consolini pursued a PGY-1 Community Practice Residency with the CVS Caremark Clinical Services team in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. She continued her employment with CVS/pharmacy after the one-year residency program. Dr. Consolini has worked with pharmacy students throughout her career and has always valued the experience of teaching and training pharmacists. In 2014, Dr. Consolini joined the faculty of the University of Saint Joseph School of Pharmacy where she teaches Pharmaceutical Care, Immunization Delivery Certification, and Communication Skills for Pharmacists. Dr. Consolini maintains a practice with the Hartford Healthcare Community Pharmacy and Hartford Hospital where she has contributed to the development of a Meds-to-Beds program aimed at transitions in care and decreasing hospital readmissions for patients with high-risk conditions.


Caitlyn Fraielli, PharmD

Staff Pharmacist – MICU
Department of Pharmacy Services

PharmD – University of Rhode Island

Dr. Caitlyn Fraielli works as a pharmacist in the medical intensive care unit, focusing on critical care and pulmonary medicine. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Rhode Island, and completed her PGY-1 residency at Hartford Hospital 2014-2015. Upon graduation, Dr. Fraielli worked at Rhode Island Hospital in the trauma intensive care unit and central pharmacy before coming back to Hartford Hospital. She serves as a residency preceptor for the medical intensive care, central training, and longitudinal central pharmacy experiences


Richard Gannon, PharmD

Pain Management Specialist
Department of Pharmacy Services
Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

BS - University of Connecticut
PharmD - Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science

Dr. Richard Gannon has been seeing inpatients with pain management problems for over 30 years. The Pain service sees approximately 1400 new inpatients per year. Dr. Gannon manages the pharmacy pain control service and provides lectures and in-service educational programs to health care providers throughout Hartford Hospital and the surrounding region. He is a member of the Connecticut State DUR Committee. He was awarded the Paul G. Pierpaoli Award for 2006 by the Connecticut Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and the Distinguished Alumnus Award 2011 by the University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy. In 2004, he received the Hartford Hospital Distinguished Service Award and in 2017 he received the UConn School of Pharmacy Institutional APPE Preceptor of the Year Award.


Angela Giarratano, PharmD

Staff Pharmacist – Oncology
Department of Pharmacy Services

PharmD – University of Connecticut

Dr. Angela Giarratano received her Doctor of Pharmacy from UConn School of Pharmacy in Storrs, CT and completed her post-graduate pharmacy practice residency at Hartford Hospital. Dr. Giarratano joined the Oncology group as a staff pharmacist following completion of her residency. She currently rotates through both the inpatient cancer unit as well as the outpatient Helen and Harry Gray Cancer Center. She serves as a preceptor in training for the longitudinal central pharmacy experience as well as the elective oncology experience.


Jennifer E. Girotto, PharmD, BCPPS

Co-Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship
Associate Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

BS, PharmD – University of Connecticut

Dr. Jennifer E. Girotto is clinical faculty at the University of Connecticut, director of the Infectious Disease Residency Program, and co-director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at Connecticut Children's Medical Center. She precepts the Pediatric Infectious Diseases rotational experience that includes pediatric patients throughout the hospital, including intensive care and medical/surgical patients.


Scott Gould, PharmD, BCOP

Oncology Specialist
Department of Pharmacy Services

PharmD – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston, MA

Dr. Scott Gould joined Hartford Healthcare as the Oncology Pharmacy Manager in August 2017. He completed his PharmD at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy in 2007. Shortly after graduation, he began his career as a Clinical Oncology Pharmacist at Boston Medical Center (BMC), a large academic center affiliated with Boston University. In 2012, after receiving his pharmacy certification in oncology, he became a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist. During this time, Dr. Gould assumed responsibilities that included patient monitoring, infusion operations, staff and student development, and hospital formulary decisions. Additionally, Dr. Gould successfully expanded oncology pharmacy services through the development of BMC’s Specialty Pharmacy and the Oral Oncology Adherence Program, a program where pharmacists monitor patients receiving oral cancer treatments. Dr. Gould continues to have a strong interest in patient adherence and is currently the principle investigator of an ongoing clinical trial. At Hartford HealthCare, Dr. Gould is striving to expand pharmacy services that may deliver impactful and meaningful patient-centered care.


Samantha Green, PharmD

Staff Pharmacist
Department of Pharmacy Services

BS Biochemistry – Simmons College
PharmD – University of Saint Joseph

Dr. Samantha Green currently works as a staff pharmacist in the areas of general medicine, neurosurgical ICU, and medical ICU. She will be transitioning to oncology pharmacy in December. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Saint Joseph and completed her PGY-1 residency at Hartford Hospital. She serves as a residency preceptor for the central training and longitudinal central pharmacy experiences.


Anisa Grori, PharmD

Staff Pharmacist-Medicine
Department of Pharmacy Services

PharmD – University of Connecticut

Dr. Anisa Grori works as a staff pharmacist focusing on internal medicine and transplant. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Connecticut and completed her PGY-1 residency at Hartford Hospital. She serves as a residency preceptor for central training and longitudinal central pharmacy experiences.


Danielle Henry, PharmD

Staff Pharmacist-SICU
Department of Pharmacy Services

PharmD - University of Connecticut

Dr. Danielle Henry works as a staff pharmacist in the surgical ICU, focusing on critical care and general surgery. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Connecticut, and completed her PGY-1 residency at Hartford Hospital. Danielle is the lead pharmacist with expertise using the Alaris intravenous pumps and the pump library and serves as a residency preceptor for the surgical intensive care, the central training and longitudinal central pharmacy experiences.


Laura C. Hobbs, PharmD, BCPS

Inpatient Anticoagulation
Pharmacy Residency Director
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Anticoagulation
Department of Pharmacy Services
Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy/University of St. Joseph

BS – Bucknell University
PharmD – Mercer University

Dr. Hobbs was recently appointed as clinical pharmacy specialist in anticoagulation for Hartford Healthcare. She began her appointment as residency program director April 2006. She currently precepts pharmacy students and residents for inpatient anticoagulation experiences. Her interests include: anticoagulation, pharmacist interventions, medication error prevention, and medication adjustment in renal dysfunction.

Dr. Hobbs received her Bachelor of Science in biology from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA and her Pharm.D. from Mercer University in Atlanta, GA. She completed a pharmacy practice residency at The Buffalo General Hospital in Buffalo, NY. She worked at Appleton Medical Center in Appleton, WI for three years as a clinical pharmacist and Middlesex Hospital in Middletown, CT for five years as clinical supervisor before coming to Hartford Hospital.

In 2008 Dr. Hobbs received the CSHP award for the Pharmacist of the Year and in 2014 she was awarded the Louis P. Jeffrey award by the Eastern States Conference for Residents and Preceptors in recognition and appreciation for sustained leadership in the training of pharmacy residents. In 2016, she was part of the clinical team of the year involved with substantially reducing VTE events at Hartford Hospital.


Heather Kutzler, PharmD

Solid Organ Transplant Specialist
Department of Pharmacy Services
Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice

PharmD - University of Connecticut

Dr. Heather Kutzler is the Clinical Transplant Pharmacy Specialist, focusing on the care of kidney, liver, and heart transplant recipients. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Connecticut, and completed her PGY-1 residency at Hartford Hospital. During her residency, she completed multiple experiences in solid organ transplant, including an off-site rotation at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Kutzler also serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy by offering a solid organ transplant APPE rotation. Her research and clinical areas of interest include optimization of immunosuppression and post-transplant pain management.


Dayne Laskey, PharmD, DABAT

Clinical Toxicology
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
University of Saint Joseph School of Pharmacy

PharmD – University of Connecticut

Dr. Laskey is a clinical faculty member at the University of Saint Joseph School of Pharmacy. He completed an ASHP-accredited PGY-1 residency at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, GA and a PGY-2 fellowship in clinical toxicology with the Georgia Poison Center. In 2014, Dr. Laskey was board certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Applied Toxicology. He maintains a practice site in the Hartford Hospital Emergency Department where he precepts pharmacy students. Dr. Laskey serves as the preceptor for the PGY-1 clinical toxicology elective experience.


Lindsay Latin, PharmD

Staff Pharmacist-MICU
Department of Pharmacy Services

PharmD - Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Worcester, MA

Dr. Lindsay Latin works as pharmacist focusing on internal medicine and medical intensive care. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy at MCPHS University, and completed per PGY-1 residency at Hartford Hospital 2014-2015. She serves as a residency preceptor for medical ICU, central training and longitudinal central pharmacy experiences.


Kristen Linder, PharmD, BCPS

Infectious Diseases Specialist
PGY2 Program Director in Infectious Disease
Department of Pharmacy Services

PharmD – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston, MA

Dr. Kristin E. Linder received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from MCPHS University in Boston, MA and completed her post-graduate pharmacy practice residency and specialty training in infectious diseases at Hartford Hospital. Dr. Linder joined the faculty of Long Island University (Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences) as Assistant Clinical Professor in 2016 and served as an infectious diseases clinical specialist and preceptor to pharmacy students at Kings County Hospital Center in Brooklyn, NY. Most recently, Dr. Linder has returned to Hartford Hospital as an infectious diseases clinical specialist. Her research and clinical interests include implementation of antimicrobial stewardship initiatives, treatment of multi-drug resistant organisms, and treatment of infectious diseases in immunocompromised patients.


Spencer T. Martin, PharmD, MBA, BCPS

System Manager of Pharmacy Clinical Integration
Department of Pharmacy Services
Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy
Storrs, Connecticut
Adjunct Faculty for the University of Saint Joseph School of Pharmacy

PharmD – Northeastern University

Dr. Spencer T. Martin is the System Manager of Pharmacy Clinical Integration at Hartford Healthcare. Dr. Martin graduated from the Bouvé School of Health Sciences at Northeastern University in Boston, MA. Afterward, he completed two-years of residency training with a focus in solid organ transplantation at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. He transitioned his practice to Hartford Hospital after spending three-years as a solid organ transplant clinical pharmacist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. During his time at Hartford Hospital as the solid organ transplant pharmacist, Dr. Martin pursued a Master’s in Business Administration at the University of Massachusetts Isenberg School of Management. Currently, his primary responsibilities include providing managerial oversight for the clinical pharmacy services at Hartford Hospital. Other responsibilities include oversight of the Hartford Healthcare Pharmacy & Therapeutics Council, clinical and specialist pharmacy services, and standardization of clinical pharmacy care across Hartford Healthcare. Dr. Martin has a keen interest in clinical research, with a focus on improving allograft outcomes in solid organ transplantation, optimization of immunosuppressive therapies, viral reactivation in the immunocompromised hosts, and patient safety.


Matthew Morrison, PharmD

Staff Pharmacist, Surgery
Department of Pharmacy Services

PharmD – University of Connecticut

Dr. Matthew Morrison works as a pharmacist in the emergency department. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Connecticut, and completed his PGY-1 residency at Hartford Hospital. He serves as a residency preceptor for research and Journal of CT Medicine.


Chad Nagle, PharmD

Staff Pharmacist-Cardiology
Department of Pharmacy Services

PharmD - University of Connecticut

Dr. Chad Nagle works as a pharmacist in the cardiac ICU. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Connecticut, and completed his PGY-1 residency at St. Rafael Hospital. He serves as a residency preceptor for the cardiology experience.


Christopher Niemann, PharmD, BCOP

Oncology Clinical Coordinator – Hartford Region
Department of Pharmacy Services

B.S Pharmacy – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences PharmD – University of Florida

Dr. Christopher Niemann joined Hartford Healthcare as the Oncology Clinical Coordinator of the Hartford Region in August 2018. He completed his B.S. in Pharmacy at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and his PharmD at the University of Florida. He began his oncology career as a Clinical Oncology Pharmacist at Baystate Medical Center in 2008. In 2012, he became the Clinical Coordinator in Oncology at UCONN Health and receive his pharmacy certification in Oncology. During this time, Dr. Niemann assumed responsibilities that included patient monitoring, infusion operations, staff and student development, hospital formulary decisions and management of the 340b program for the Infusion Center. He currently precepts the Oncology rotational experience at Hartford Hospital.


David Nicolau, PharmD, FCCP, FIDSA

Director of Center for Anti-Infective Research and Development, Hartford Hospital

BS-Northeastern University
PharmD – Medical University of South Carolina

Dr. Nicolau has been the director of the Center for Anti-Infective Research and Development at Hartford Hospital since 2005. He functions as principal investigator for many industry sponsored studies including animal, phase I (healthy subject), and phase II-IV (clinical). Within these broad research areas experience has also been acquired with various analytical (e.g., HPLC, microbiologic assay) and microbiology-based techniques. In his present position, he is responsible for the fiscal, administrative and scientific course of the Center for Anti-Infective Research and Development. Dr. Nicolau precepts an elective experience where the resident participates in research at the center.


William Nolan, PharmD

Staff Pharmacist-Pain Management/Orthopedics
Department of Pharmacy Services

PharmD – Northeastern University

Dr. William Nolan works as a pharmacist at the Bone and Joint Institute focusing in pain management and orthopedic surgery. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy at Northeastern University and completed his PGY-1 residency at Hartford Hospital. He went on to complete a PGY-2 in Pain Management and Palliative Care at University of California-David Medical Center. He serves as residency preceptor for research and advisor for the Teaching and Learning program with University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy. He received the CSHP Pharmacist of the Year award in 2018.


Marc Rousseau, RPh, MBA

Pharmacy Operations Manager
Department of Pharmacy Services

RPh – University of Connecticut
MBA – University of Hartford

Marc Rousseau oversees Pharmacy Operations for the hospital and related clinics. He received his BS Pharm degree at the University of Connecticut and his Master’s in Business Administration at the University of Hartford. Marc completed his ASHP accredited residency at Hartford Hospital. He has worked his way through a variety of roles at Hartford Hospital, including central pharmacist, decentralized pharmacist, ambulatory care pharmacist (staff and supervisor) and currently as operations manager.


Lisa Semancik, PharmD

Staff Pharmacist, Medicine
Department of Pharmacy Services

PharmD - University of Connecticut

Dr. Lisa Semancik works as a clinical pharmacist in the neuro ICU. She also serves as medication safety pharmacist and participates in department and hospital safety committees. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Connecticut, and completed her PGY-1 residency at Hartford Hospital. She serves as a residency preceptor for the neuro ICU, central training and longitudinal central pharmacy experiences.


Diana M. Sobieraj, PharmD, BCPS

Academia and Research Advisor
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

PharmD - University of Rhode Island

Dr. Sobieraj is an Assistant Professor in the School of Pharmacy at the University of Connecticut with an advanced practice experience in internal medicine where she precepts pharmacy students. A graduate of the Hartford Hospital pharmacy residency program, Dr. Sobieraj precepts pharmacy residents in drug literature evaluation, academia, and serves as a research advisor. Dr. Sobieraj's research interests lie in comparative effectiveness research. She has over 40 peer-reviewed publications in such journals as the Journal of American Medical Association, Annals of Internal Medicine, The International Journal of Clinical Practice, Pharmacotherapy, and the American Journal of Pharmacy Education.


Fei Wang, M.Sc., PharmD, BCPS, FASHP, NCTTP

Adult Primary Care Practice
Associate Clinical Professor at University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

B.S., M.Sc., PharmD – St. John's University of College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, NY

Dr. Wang completed a PGY-2 Residency in Adult Internal Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina. She is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist, a fellow of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists, and a certified tobacco treatment specialist holding a National Certificate in Tobacco Treatment Practice accredited through NAADAC (National Association for Addiction Professionals). Her practice, teaching, and scholarly interests focus on improving gaps of care in the underserved, low-income, and minority populations of Hartford and in promoting the development and integration of pharmacists into innovative healthcare delivery models. Her practice site is located at the Brownstone Ambulatory Care Clinics. Dr. Wang is the recipient of the 2013 University of Connecticut Preceptor of the Year Teaching Award, 2010 and 2011 AACP Wal-Mart Scholar Faculty Mentor award, 2011 Connecticut Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP) Meritorious Achievement Award and 2007 Pharmacist of the Year Awards. She has served as past president of CSHP (2009-10), board member of CSHP (2006-2011), and nationally in numerous ASHP and AACP task-force committees. She currently serves on the ASHP Section of Ambulatory Care Practitioners Advisory Group on Compensation and Practice Sustainability.