The current residents of Atlantic Health System's Pharmacy Residency include:
Postgraduate Year One (PGY-1)
Dr. Fox is from Freeland, PA and graduated from Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy in May 2022. Her current professional interests include emergency medicine and critical care. She chose to pursue her PGY-1 at Atlantic Health System due to the vast majority of clinical rotations in areas of her interest.
She is eager to further develop her clinical skills and confidence to make her a well-rounded clinical pharmacist. Her future career plans are to pursue PGY-2 training, obtain board certification, and precept learners.
Dr. Helfenbein is originally from Hillsdale, NJ. She earned her bachelor’s degree in nutrition at The University of Wisconsin-Madison, and then went on to graduate with her PharmD degree from Rutgers University Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy in May 2022. She developed an interest in clinical pharmacy through her experiences working as a hospital pharmacy technician, which inspired her to pursue residency.
She is excited to explore the diverse clinical pharmacy specialties offered at Atlantic Health System and develop her clinical skills as a well-rounded member of the healthcare team. Her current professional interests include critical care and teaching, and she looks forward to broadening her experience in these areas as a PGY-1 resident. She hopes to further pursue her interests as a clinical pharmacist by pursuing PGY-2 residency training and teaching pharmacy students in the future.
Dr. Muhieddine grew up in Brooklyn, NY and earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University in May 2022. She decided to pursue a residency at Atlantic Health for the wide variety of clinical experiences available.
Her current professional area of interest is ambulatory care. She is excited to work alongside Atlantic Health’s preceptors and multidisciplinary teams to provide holistic patient care while furthering her clinical skills.
Dr. Yetukuri is originally from Raleigh, NC and graduated from the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University in May 2022. Her primary areas of interest include internal medicine, ambulatory care, and infectious diseases. She chose to pursue a PGY-1 residency with AHS for the diverse rotations and dedicated preceptor group. Through residency, she is eager to develop her clinical skills, expand her knowledge, and become a well-rounded pharmacist.
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY-2) Critical Care
Dr. Shah graduated from the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University in May 2021 and completed her PGY-1 pharmacy residency at Atlantic Health System in NJ. Throughout pharmacy school and her PGY-1 training, she developed a strong interest in critical care as she witnessed the significant role that pharmacists had on the health care team.
She looks forward to expanding her clinical knowledge, educate patients and health care professionals, and contribute to advancing the pharmacy profession. Her current professional interests include managing cardiovascular conditions and infectious diseases in the ICU setting, with the future goal of practicing as a board-certified critical care pharmacist.
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY-2) Emergency Department
Dr. Farina is from Toms River, NJ and earned her PharmD degree from Jefferson College of Pharmacy in Philadelphia, PA in May 2021. She completed her PGY-1 pharmacy residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. She has been passionate about emergency medicine since starting pharmacy school, and this interest grew during her clinical rotations.
Her areas of interest include substance use disorder, toxicology, trauma, and cardiology. Dr. Farina is eager to further advance her clinical knowledge in both emergency medicine and critical care at Atlantic Health System this year. She looks forward to learning from her amazing preceptors as she prepares for her future career goal of practicing as an emergency medicine pharmacist.