Renee Weng serves as the Medication Safety and Quality Manager and co-director
of the Pharmacy Residency Program. Renee is the primary preceptor for
the Medication Safety rotation and also supports the Healthcare Management
Health Systems rotation. Renee received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the
University of California San Francisco School of Pharmacy. She completed
a PGY1 residency in acute care pharmacy practice at University of California
Irvine Health and is also certified by the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties
in ambulatory care. Additionally she has completed Practitioner in Residence
training at the Institute of Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) headquarters
in Philadelphia and her Medication Safety Certification from ASHP.
Jessie Yang is the primary preceptor for the medical oncology rotation.
Jessie received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of New England,
College of Pharmacy. She previously practiced pharmacy in oncology at
University of Miami, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. She received
training in inpatient, outpatient as well as stem cell transplant setting
prior to becoming an oncology pharmacist at PVHMC.
Alicia Gunterus received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from University
of Minnesota College of Pharmacy in 2014. She then completed a PGY-1 acute
care residency at Sharp HealthCare in San Diego, CA. During her residency,
she completed a teaching certificate program through San Diego Pharmacy
Residency Leadership program and published her Western State project on
cost analysis of pharmacist interventions in an acute care psychiatric
hospital at Mental Health Clinician Journal. She is a Board Certified
Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS). She joined Pomona Valley Hospital Medical
Center in 2017 as a staff/clinical pharmacist. Her areas of interest include
critical care, cardiology and psychiatry. She will serve as the preceptor
for internal medicine rotation.
Simon Huang serves as the preceptor for the Trauma rotation and co-preceptor
for the Internal Medicine rotation. Simon completed his Doctor of Pharmacy
training at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona. He went on
to complete a PGY1 residency at Adventist Health White Memorial in Los
Angeles. He served as clinical pharmacist and pharmacy preceptor for Infectious
Disease and Critical Care rotations for the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program
at Adventist Health White Memorial. Simon was certified by the Board of
Pharmaceutical Specialties in Pharmacotherapy and received his pharmacy
preceptor teaching certificate at West Coast University - School of Pharmacy.
Thuy Nguyen is the primary preceptor for the NICU/Pediatrics rotation at
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center inpatient pharmacy. She received
her Doctor of Pharmacy from Western University of Health Sciences, College
of Pharmacy. After completing an ASHP-accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency
with Pediatric Emphasis at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, she stayed
on as a pharmacist clinical specialist in Obstetrics and Pediatrics for
11 years. Prior to pharmacy school, Thuy also worked as a registered nurse
in the pediatric setting for 2 years.
Kerry Anne Rambaran
Dr. Rambaran completed a bachelor’s of pharmacy from Trinidad and
Tobago in the West Indies. She then earned a doctor of pharmacy degree
from Nova Southeastern University in 2014 and later completed a Nephrology
and Medical Information fellowship at Fresenius Medical Care. Thereafter,
she completed an ASHP accredited PGY1/PGY2 Pharmacotherapy Residency at
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, TX. After completion
of residency training, she joined Keck Graduate Institute School of Pharmacy
as an Assistant Professor and became the lead ICU pharmacist at Pomona
Valley Hospital Medical Center in 2017. Dr. Rambaran participates on daily
rounds with the ICU teams and serves on several hospital committees. Dr.
Rambaran precepts PGY1 pharmacy residents, as well as APPE students. She
also serves as a residency advisor and is an active member of the Residency
Advisory Committee. Dr. Rambaran is an active member of the Society of
Critical Care Medicine, American College of Clinical Pharmacy and American
Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Her research interests include:
hemodynamic therapeutics, sepsis therapy, critical care quality improvement
Chi Cong, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Manager
Education: PharmD, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Worcester.
Additional credentials/certifications: Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at KGI School of Pharmacy.
Interests: Critical care and medication safety
Professional organizations: California Society of Hospital Pharmacy.
Past Professional Experience: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist for more than
10 years prior to becoming Clinical Pharmacy Manager.
Katie Song is the Pharmacy Informatics Manager at Pomona Valley Hospital
Medical Center and the primary preceptor for the Informatics rotation.
Katie received her Doctor of Pharmacy from University of Southern California
School of Pharmacy.
Dr. Helene Grosflam received her Pharm.D. from the University of the Pacific.
She completed a PGY-1 residency at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.
Helene has worked as a critical care pharmacist for most of her 25 years
in the profession and was a clinical coordinator for 4 years. Her current
position is as a clinical pharmacist in the Emergency Department.