The current residents of Atlantic Health System's Pharmacy Residency include:
Dr. Cappello grew up in Bayonne, NJ and graduated from the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University in May 2019. She is looking forward to enhancing her clinical skills and exploring the many opportunities available at Atlantic Health System. Her current professional interests include critical care, infectious diseases and emergency medicine. Regardless of which area she decides to pursue, she plans to be an advocate for patient-centered medicine and patient empowerment.
Dr. Franzese grew up in Massapequa Park, NY and earned his PharmD and Master of Health Science in health informatics from Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in May 2018. After completing his undergraduate coursework at Loyola University in Maryland, he began his professional career in cardiovascular clinical research at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, where he was inspired to become a pharmacist. While in pharmacy school, he joined Matchstick LLC, an NJ-based consultancy focused on developing drug delivery devices for specialty pharmaceuticals.
Dr. Franzese is excited to expand his knowledge and develop his clinical skills over the course of his residency. His current professional interests include oncology, emergency medicine, informatics and medication safety. He is also looking forward to exploring the many opportunities Atlantic Health System has to offer.
Dr. Johnson graduated from Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University in May 2019. She was born in India, but has lived in Bergenfield, NJ for most of her life. She has always had a strong passion for clinical pharmacy and got involved in professional organizations early on.
Dr. Johnson’s community outreach experience taught her how critical pharmacists are in providing quality health services. She is excited to improve her clinical skills and become a well-rounded provider through the immense opportunities available at Atlantic Health System. Her professional interests include infectious diseases and oncology and she looks forward to giving back to the community through education and administrative and clinical research.
Dr. Tarnawski graduated from the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University in May 2019. Throughout pharmacy school she worked at an independent pharmacy in her hometown of Linden, NJ, where she saw the impact that pharmacists can have on their patients. Her affinity for clinical pharmacy grew during her professional didactic electives and even more so during her Advanced Pharmacy Professional Experience rotations.
During residency, Dr. Tarnawski hopes to sharpen her critical thinking skills and be involved in direct patient care across a variety of specialties. As a former tutor, she is also enthusiastic about the opportunity to partake in the Teaching and Learning Certificate Program. Her professional interest is critical care and she hopes to pursue a PGY2 residency in that field.
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY-2) Emergency Medicine
Dr. Oh graduated from Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University in 2017 and completed her PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at Atlantic Health System in 2018. She was born in New York City and raised in Randolph, NJ. Her interest in emergency medicine pharmacy began during her rotation at Morristown Medical Center and continued throughout her PGY1 residency. She is excited to expand her knowledge as she prepares for a career in emergency medicine.