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Postgraduate Training

Program Residents & Faculty

Current Resident

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Kaitlyn Phillips, Pharm.D.

Kaitlyn Phillips is from Erwin, Tennessee, and graduated from East Tennessee State University College of Pharmacy in 2022. Her medical interests are chronic care, pediatrics and diabetes. Her major research project is starting a pharmacist-led asthma clinic in the Pediatric Department at Tandem Health.

 
Previous Residents

Year Name Education Projects
2021-2022 Carrington Royals Pharm.D. Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 2021

Medication-use evaluation (MUE) topic: 
“Incorporating Guideline-directed Therapies for Diabetes into a Rural Federally Qualified Health Center Formulary to Reduce Utilization of Sulfonylureas within an Underinsured Population”

Major research project topic:
“System Impacts Following Implementation of Pharmacy-led Medicare Annual Wellness Visits at a Rural Federally Qualified Health Center” 

 
Resident Highlights

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South Carolina Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (SCSHP) 2021 Fall Meeting

Resident Carrington Royals selected to present "Expired Medications: Debunking the Myths" on October 8, 2021.

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Tandem Health Welcomes First Pharmacy Resident

Tandem Health welcomes the first resident with the inaugural Tandem Health-University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy postgraduate year 1 (PGY1) Outpatient Pharmacy Residency Program.

 
Faculty and Preceptors

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P. Brandon Bookstaver, Pharm.D.

Brandon Bookstaver is an associate professor and director of Residency & Fellowship Training in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences (CPOS) at the University South Carolina College of Pharmacy. He serves as an infectious diseases pharmacy specialist at Prisma Health - Richland Hospital, precepting pharmacy and medical trainees. His research interests include antimicrobial stewardship, hospital-acquired infections and advancing trainee-related research. Read more ...

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Reagan Kiger Barfield, Pharm.D.

Reagan Kiger Barfield is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences (CPOS) at the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy. She also maintains a practice site in ambulatory care pharmacy at Prisma Health Family Medicine, an outpatient family medicine clinic. Additionally, she serves as the Residency Program Coordinator for the Tandem Health-UofSC College of Pharmacy PGY1 outpatient pharmacy residency program. Read more …

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Mary Francis Newman, Pharm.D.

Mary Francis Newman is a Clinical Pharmacist at Tandem Health in Sumter, South Carolina. She currently serves as preceptor for fourth-year pharmacy students and the Tandem Health-UofSC College of Pharmacy PGY1 outpatient pharmacy residency program. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the South Carolina College of Pharmacy - Columbia campus in 2019, as the last graduating class of SCCP. 

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Lori Mor, Pharm.D.

Lori Mor is the clinical pharmacist on faculty with the Prisma Health Midlands – Sumter Family Medicine Residency Program. She maintains a practice site in Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital, working in adult family medicine, as well as Tandem Health, an outpatient family medicine clinic. She completed her Pharm.D. at the University of Florida and completed her residency training at Duke Regional Hospital in Durham, North Carolina.

P. Brandon Bookstaver, Pharm.D.

Brandon Bookstaver is an associate professor and director of Residency & Fellowship Training in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences (CPOS) at the University South Carolina College of Pharmacy. He serves as an infectious diseases pharmacy specialist at Prisma Health - Richland Hospital, precepting pharmacy and medical trainees. His research interests include antimicrobial stewardship, hospital-acquired infections and advancing trainee-related research. Read more ...

Reagan Kiger Barfield, Pharm.D.

Reagan Kiger Barfield is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences (CPOS) at the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy. She also maintains a practice site in ambulatory care pharmacy at Prisma Health Family Medicine, an outpatient family medicine clinic. Additionally, she serves as the Residency Program Coordinator for the Tandem Health-UofSC College of Pharmacy PGY1 outpatient pharmacy residency program. Read more …

Pat Tingpej, M.D.

Bhatraphol "Pat" Tingpej is an Infectious Disease Physician at Tandem Health. His primary interests are in infectious disease, HIV, AIDS, and Hepatitis C. He attended Medical School at Mahidol University in Thailand. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Columbia University-affiliated Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown, NY. Pat completed his Infectious Disease Fellowship at Cedars-Sinai/UCLA Multi-campus Program and his Medical Microbiology Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Read more ...

David Turell, M.D.

David C. Turell is the Clinical Director of Pediatrics at Tandem Health. He has been in practice for 20 years. His primary medical interests are in Pediatrics – most specifically injury prevention, asthma, and medical education. He graduated from Texas A & M University and completed his residency at the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and Women in Orlando, Florida. Read more ...

Nick Tomlinson, R.Ph.

Nick Tomlinson is the Director of Pharmacy at Tandem Health. He has over 35 years of pharmacy experience. He graduated from The Medical University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy. Read more ...

Sally Ardis, Pharm.D. 

Sally Ardis is the Assistant Director of Pharmacy at Tandem Health. She has 15 years of pharmacy experience. She graduated from the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy. She says she has always known that she wanted to be in medicine; however, if she had pursued a different career path, she would have worked at Martha Stewart Living. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, walking her dogs and reading.

Mary Francis Newman, Pharm.D.

Mary Francis Newman is a Clinical Pharmacist at Tandem Health in Sumter, South Carolina. She currently serves as preceptor for fourth-year pharmacy students and the Tandem Health-UofSC College of Pharmacy PGY1 outpatient pharmacy residency program. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the South Carolina College of Pharmacy - Columbia campus in 2019, as the last graduating class of SCCP. 

Lori Mor, Pharm.D.

Lori Mor is the clinical pharmacist on faculty with the Prisma Health Midlands – Sumter Family Medicine Residency Program. She maintains a practice site in Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital, working in adult family medicine, as well as Tandem Health, an outpatient family medicine clinic. She completed her Pharm.D. at the University of Florida and completed her residency training at Duke Regional Hospital in Durham, North Carolina.

Cynthia Phillips, Pharm.D.

Cynthia Phillips is an associate professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences at the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Tennessee in 1991 and completed a PGY1 clinical pharmacy residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital. Read more ...

Besty Blake, Pharm.D.

Betsy Blake is the Director of Interprofessional Education and a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences at the College of Pharmacy.  She practices in a patient-centered medical home primary care clinic affiliated with Prisma Health - Richland, collaborating with providers to improve outcomes for patients with diabetes. Read more ...

Carrington Royals, Pharm.D.

Carrington Royals serves as the clinical pharmacist working with Family Medicine patients at the Tandem Health centers in Sumter and Pinewood. She completed the Tandem Health-UofSC College of Pharmacy PGY1 Outpatient Pharmacy Residency Program in June 2022. Prior to completing her residency training, Carrington earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Buies Creek, North Carolina. Read more...

 


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