Pharmacy Faculty & Staff

Interim Dean | Christine Birnie, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs | David McCaffrey III, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Assessment | TBD
Interim Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences | Fang Zhao, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice & Administration | Jack E. Brown, Pharm.D.

Nabila Ahmed-Sarwar, Pharm.D., BCPS, CDE

Nabila Ahmed-Sarwar, Pharm.D., BCPS, CDE

Title: Assistant Professor
Office: WEGPHR 232
Phone: (585) 899-3884
Email: nahmed-sarwar@sjfc.edu
Education: Family Medicine Residency, Forest Park Hospital (St. Louis Missouri)
Pharm.D., Midwestern University
B.S.Pharm., University of Illinois

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Tabitha Arrendell

Tabitha Arrendell

Title: Administrative Assistant for Continuing Professional Education
Office: WEGPHR 237
Phone: (585) 385-8369
Email: tarrendell@sjfc.edu
Education: M.S. in Management, Roberts Wesleyan College
B.S. in Education/Psychology, Roberts Wesleyan College

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Lisa Avery, Pharm.D., BCPS

Lisa Avery, Pharm.D., BCPS

Title: Associate Professor
Office: WEGPHR 239
Phone: (585) 899-3733
Email: lavery@sjfc.edu
Education: Infectious Disease Residency, University of Pennsylvania Hospital (Philadelphia PA)
Pharm.D., University of Buffalo
B.S.Pharm., University of Buffalo

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Christine R. Birnie, Ph.D.

Christine R. Birnie, Ph.D.

Title: Professor and Interim Dean, Wegmans School of Pharmacy
Office: WEGPHR 312
Phone: (585) 385-7202
Email: cbirnie@sjfc.edu
Education: Ph.D., University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
B.S.Pharm., Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science

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Jack E. Brown, Pharm.D., M.S., BCPS

Jack E. Brown, Pharm.D., M.S., BCPS

Title: Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice & Administration
Office: WEGPHR 315
Phone: (585) 385-7208
Email: jbrown@sjfc.edu
Education: Pharm.D., Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
M.S., Dartmouth Medical College (Epidemiology and Biometrics)
B.S. Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

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Pam Carzo

Pam Carzo

Title: Assistant to the Dean of the School of Pharmacy
Office: WEGPHR 217
Phone: (585) 385-8430
Email: pcarzo@sjfc.edu

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Lipika Chablani, Ph.D.

Lipika Chablani, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor
Office: WEGPHR 341
Phone: (585) 899-3714
Email: lchablani@sjfc.edu
Education: Ph.D., Mercer University
M.S., Campbell University
B.S., Mumbai University

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Gabriela Cipriano, Pharm.D.

Gabriela Cipriano, Pharm.D.

Title: Associate Professor
Office: WEGPHR 241
Phone: (585) 385-7203
Email: gcipriano@sjfc.edu
Education: Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency, University of Rochester Medical Center (Rochester NY)
Pharm.D., Washington State University
B.S., California State University at Fresno

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Kelly Conn

Title: Assistant Professor
Office: WEGPHR
Phone: (585) 385-8159
Email: kconn@sjfc.edu
Education: Ph.D., University of Rochester
MPH, University of Rochester
B.S., Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

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Kathryn A. Connor, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCNSP

Kathryn A. Connor, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCNSP

Title: Associate Professor
Office: WEGPHR 236
Phone: (585) 899-3789
Email: kaconnor@sjfc.edu
Education: Pharm.D., Wayne State University (Detroit, MI)
PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore, MD)
PGY-2 Critical Care Specialty Residency, Regional Medical Center/University of Tennessee Health Science Center (Memphis, TN)

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Anthony T. Corigliano, RPh.

Anthony T. Corigliano, RPh.

Title: Assistant Professor/Laboratory Experience Coordinator
Office: WEGPHR 305
Phone: (585) 385-8405
Email: acorigliano@sjfc.edu
Education: B.S.Pharm., Northeastern University (MA)
B.S., SUNY Geneseo

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Vivek S. Dave, Ph.D.

Vivek S. Dave, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor
Office: WEGPHR 335
Phone: (585) 385-5297
Email: vdave@sjfc.edu
Education: Ph.D., University of Maryland
M.S., Bharati Vidyapeeth University, India
B.S., University of Pune, India

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Keith DelMonte, Pharm.D.

Keith DelMonte, Pharm.D.

Title: Director of Experiential Education
Office: WEGPHR 331
Phone: (585) 385-5243
Email: kdelmonte@sjfc.edu
Education: Pediatric Pharmacy Practice Residency, Children’s National Medical Center (Washington DC)
Pharm.D., University of Colorado
B. S. Pharmacy, University of Connecticut

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Alexander DeLucenay, Pharm.D., BCACP

Alexander DeLucenay, Pharm.D., BCACP

Title: Assistant Professor
Office: WEGPHR 236
Phone: (585) 385-8373
Email: adelucenay@sjfc.edu
Education: Ambulatory Care Residency, Mission Hospitals and Mountain Area Health Education Center (Asheville, NC)
Pharm.D., St. John Fisher College
B.S., St. John Fisher College

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Andrea DiGiorgio

Andrea DiGiorgio

Title: Experiential Education Coordinator
Office: WEGPHR 330
Phone: (585) 385-7249
Email: adigiorgio@sjfc.edu
Education: M.S. Higher Education Administration, University of Rochester
M.S. Counseling/Community Psychology, Marist College

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Shawn E. Fellows, Pharm.D.

Shawn E. Fellows, Pharm.D.

Title: Assistant Professor
Office: WEGPHR 235
Phone: (585) 385-3904
Email: sfellows@sjfc.edu
Education: Critical Care Residency, Christiana Care Health System (Wilmington, DE)
Pharm.D., Ohio Northern University

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Mona Gandhi, Pharm.D.

Mona Gandhi, Pharm.D.

Title: Associate Professor
Office: WEGPHR 233
Phone: (585) 899-3722
Email: mgandhi@sjfc.edu
Education: Pharm.D., University of Florida
B.S., Rutgers University

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Chas Hoffman

Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow
Office: WEGPHR 331
Phone: (585) 385-5268
Email: choffmann@sjfc.edu
Education: PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Firelands Regional Medical Center (Sandusky, OH)
PGY2 Infectious Diseases Residency, University of Rochester Medical Center (Rochester, NY)
Pharm.D., University of Pittsburgh

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Nanette Huether

Nanette Huether

Title: Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
Office: WEGPHR 317
Phone: (585) 899-3818
Email: nhuether@sjfc.edu

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David J. Hutchinson, Pharm.D., BCPS

David J. Hutchinson, Pharm.D., BCPS

Title: Associate Professor
Office: WEGPHR 308
Phone: (585) 899-3831
Email: dhutchinson@sjfc.edu
Education: Pediatrics Residency, University of Michigan Hospital (Ann Arbor MI)
Pharmacy Practice Residency, The Ohio State University Medical Center (Columbus OH)
Pharm.D., University of Buffalo
B.S., St. John Fisher College

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Katherine Juba, Pharm.D., BCPS

Katherine Juba, Pharm.D., BCPS

Title: Assistant Professor
Office: WEGPHR 309
Phone: (585) 899-3705
Email: kjuba@sjfc.edu
Education: Pharm.D., University of Buffalo
Pharmacy Practice Residency, University at Buffalo/Niagara Hospice (Lockport NY)

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Jill E. Lavigne, Ph.D., M.S., M.P.H.

Jill E. Lavigne, Ph.D., M.S., M.P.H.

Title: Professor
Office: WEGPHR 340
Phone: (585) 385-5255
Email: jlavigne@sjfc.edu
Education: Ph.D., University of Rochester
M.P.H., University of Rochester
M.S. Public Policy Analysis, University of Rochester
B.A., Duke University

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Lalani Lenhard

Lalani Lenhard

Title: Administrative Assistant of Assessment & Curriculum
Office: WEGPHR 317
Phone: (585) 385-7292
Email: llenhard@sjfc.edu

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Melinda E. Lull, Ph.D.

Melinda E. Lull, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor
Office: WEGPHR 310
Phone: (585) 899-3730
Email: mlull@sjfc.edu
Education: Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Virginia Commonwealth University
Ph.D., Penn State College of Medicine
B.A., St. John Fisher College

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Jennifer L. Mathews, Ph.D.

Jennifer L. Mathews, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor
Office: WEGPHR 339
Phone: (585) 899-3805
Email: jmathews@sjfc.edu
Education: Ph.D., University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
M.S., University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
M.A., University of Northern Colorado
B.A., State University of New York at Potsdam

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David J. McCaffrey III, R.Ph., Ph.D.

David J. McCaffrey III, R.Ph., Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Office: WEGPHR 216
Phone: (585) 385-7234
Email: dmccaffrey@sjfc.edu
Education: Ph.D., M.S., University of Mississippi, Oxford
B.S.Pharm., University of Maryland, Baltimore

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Brenda McDermott

Brenda McDermott

Title: Administrative Assistant to the Department Chairs
Office: WEGPHR 317
Phone: (585) 899-3818
Email: bmcdermott@sjfc.edu
Education: B.S in Business Administration, Rochester Institute of Technology

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Cynthia Morse

Cynthia Morse

Title: Administrative Assistant to the Faculty
Office: WEGPHR 317
Phone: (585) 385-5271
Email: cmorse@sjfc.edu

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Angela Nagel, Pharm.D., BCPS

Angela Nagel, Pharm.D., BCPS

Title: Associate Professor
Office: WEGPHR 231
Phone: (585) 899-3820
Email: anagel@sjfc.edu
Education: Pharm.D., Shenandoah University
B.S., University of Buffalo

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Kobi Nathan, Pharm.D., M.Ed., CGP

Kobi Nathan, Pharm.D., M.Ed., CGP

Title: Assistant Professor
Office: WEGPHR 237
Phone: (585) 385-8033
Email: knathan@sjfc.edu
Education: Pharm.D., St. John Fisher College
M.Ed., University of Arkansas - Fayetteville
B.A., University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

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Christopher Noel, Pharm.D.

Christopher Noel, Pharm.D.

Title: Assistant Professor
Office: WEGPHR 235
Phone: (585) 385-7378
Email: cnoel@sjfc.edu
Education: Psychiatric Pharmacy Residency (Milwaukee, WI)
Pharm.D., Drake University

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Amy Parkhill, Ph.D.

Amy Parkhill, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor
Office: WEGPHR 338
Phone: (585) 385-7235
Email: aparkhill@sjfc.edu
Education: Post-Doctoral Fellowship, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Ph.D., University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
M.S., University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
B.S., Niagara University

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Lisa Phillips, Pharm.D., CACP, BAAP, BCPS

Lisa Phillips, Pharm.D., CACP, BAAP, BCPS

Title: Associate Professor
Office: WEGPHR 240
Phone: (585) 899-3890
Email: ephillips@sjfc.edu
Education: Pharm.D., University of Buffalo
B.S.Pharm., University of Buffalo

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Deirdre P. Pierce, Pharm.D., BCPS, CGP

Deirdre P. Pierce, Pharm.D., BCPS, CGP

Title: Assistant Professor
Office: WEGPHR 232
Phone: (585) 899-6380
Email: dpierce@sjfc.edu
Education: Pharm.D., Shenandoah University-Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy
B.S.Pharm., Albany College of Pharmacy

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Ramil E. Sapinoro, Ph.D.

Ramil E. Sapinoro, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor
Office: WEGPHR 334
Phone: (585) 385-7201
Email: rsapinoro@sjfc.edu
Education: Post-Doctoral Fellowship, University of Rochester
Ph.D., University of Rochester
M.S., University of Rochester
B.S., Pacific University (OR)

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Anne Schweighardt, Pharm.D., BCPS

Anne Schweighardt, Pharm.D., BCPS

Title: Assistant Professor
Office: WEGPHR 307
Phone: (585) 385-8355
Email: aschweighardt@sjfc.edu
Education: Pharmacotherapy Residency, Texas Tech University Sciences Center (Lubbock TX)
Pharm.D., University of Utah

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Judianne Slish, Pharm.D., BCPS

Judianne Slish, Pharm.D., BCPS

Title: Associate Professor
Office: WEGPHR 234
Phone: (585) 385-7377
Email: jslish@sjfc.edu
Education: Pharmacy Practice Residency, Strong Memorial Hospital (Rochester NY)
PGY2 Infectious Diseases Mayo Clinic Rochester MN
Pharm.D., University of Buffalo
B.S.Pharm., University of Buffalo

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Anand Sridhar, Ph.D.

Anand Sridhar, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor
Office: WEGPHR 336
Phone: (585) 385-7209
Email: sanand@sjfc.edu
Education: Ph.D., University of Mississippi
B.S., Mumbai University, India

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Elizabeth Sutton Burke, Pharm.D.

Elizabeth Sutton Burke, Pharm.D.

Title: Assistant Professor
Office: WEGPHR 236
Phone: (585) 385-8074
Email: esutton@sjfc.edu
Education: PGY-2 Residency, Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center (Brooklyn, NY)
PGY-1 Residency, University of Rochester Medical Center
Pharm.D., University of Buffalo

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Melanie R. Symoniak, Pharm.D., BCPS

Melanie R. Symoniak, Pharm.D., BCPS

Title: Assistant Professor
Office: WEGPHR 232
Phone: (585) 385-8390
Email: msymoniak@sjfc.edu
Education: Pharm.D., University of Pittsburgh

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Karl Williams, B.S.Pharm., J.D.

Karl Williams, B.S.Pharm., J.D.

Title: Professor
Office: WEGPHR 333
Phone: (585) 385-5298
Email: kwilliams@sjfc.edu
Education: J.D., University of Kentucky
M.S., University of Rochester
B.S.Pharm., University of Buffalo

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Matthew Zak, Pharm.D., BCPS

Matthew Zak, Pharm.D., BCPS

Title: Assistant Director of Experiential Education
Office: WEGPHR 332
Phone: (585) 385-7379
Email: mzak@sjfc.edu
Education: Pharm.D., State University of New York at Buffalo

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Fang Zhao, Ph.D.

Fang Zhao, Ph.D.

Title: Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Office: WEGPHR 337
Phone: (585) 385-5296
Email: fzhao@sjfc.edu
Education: Ph.D., University of Kansas
M.S., University of Kansas
B.A., University of Kansas

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