Pharmacy Administration

Zephanye L. Sistrunk, BS, PharmD, BCGP

Director of Pharmacy
zephanye.sistrunk@uhsinc.com

Jennifer M. Rogers, PharmD

Assistant Director of Pharmacy
jenniferm.rogers@uhsinc.com

Desiree Chang, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Manager
desiree.chang@ushinc.com


Residency Program Director

Edna Cheung, PharmD, BCPS

Pharmacy Residency Program Director, PGY1
edna.cheung@uhsinc.com


Preceptors

Leonor M. Rojas, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP

Leonor M. Rojas, Pharm.D., BCPS

Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist
Leonor.Rojas@uhsinc.com

Responsibilities
Conducts antimicrobial stewardship activities, partakes in ASP Committee meetings, and provides daily education to the medical staff.
Pharmacy School
Roseman University of Health Sciences, Henderson, Nev.
Post-Graduate Training
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas (PGY-1)
Professional Interests
Infectious diseases
Personal Interests
Yoga and hiking


Jennifer Kidd, PharmD

Neonatology and Pediatric Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Responsibilities
Clinical program development and direct clinical care for neonatal and pediatric patients.
Pharmacy School
Midwestern University, Chicago College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove, Ill.
Professional Interests
NICU, general pediatrics and infectious disease​
Personal Interests
Vegas Golden Knights hockey, movies, travel, cooking and spending time with the family


Jun Wen Lin, PharmD, BCPS

Hematology/Oncology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Responsibilities
Provides pharmacy services to the inpatient adult and pediatric hematology/oncology units at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center, serves as a member of the Cancer Committee and USP 800 Committee.
Pharmacy School
Long Island University, Brookville, N.Y.
Professional Interests
Acute leukemia, lymphoma, stem cell transplant, and infectious diseases in immunocompromised hosts​
Personal Interests
Hiking, swimming and cooking


Roseman University of Health Sciences Faculty

Becky Jayakumar, PharmD, BCIDP

Becky Jayakumar, PharmD

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice; Core Faculty
11 Sunset Way, Henderson, NV 89014
702-968-1670
rjayakumar@roseman.edu 

Responsibilities
Infectious disease consult service pharmacist and Co-chair of the six-hospital antimicrobial stewardship committee.
Pharmacy School
North Dakota State University, Fargo, N.D.
Post-Graduate Training
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas (PGY-1); Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Conn. (two-year Infectious Disease Fellowship)
Professional Interests
Multi-drug resistant infections, pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics and fungal and viral infections
Personal Interests
Yoga, fitness, and food


Velliyur Viswesh, PharmD, BCPS

Velliyur Viswesh PharmD

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice; Core Faculty
11 Sunset Way, Henderson, NV 89014
702-968-5668
vviswesh@roseman.edu

Responsibilities
Preceptor for ICU rotation and potentially for research projects; Roseman University faculty member who also precepts residents in the College of Pharmacy’s Teaching Certificate Program.
Pharmacy School
University of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz.
Post-Graduate Training
University of Arizona Medical Center-University Campus, Tucson, Ariz. (PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency and PGY-2 Infectious Disease Pharmacy Residency)
Professional Interests
Critical care pharmacotherapy, antimicrobial stewardship and pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics of antimicrobials
Personal Interests
Hiking, backpacking, canyoneering, kayaking, travel, movies, good food, craft beer, concerts and shows


Evan Williams, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, BCACP

Evan Williams, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, BCACP

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Internal Medicine; Core Faculty
11 Sunset Way, Henderson, NV 89014
702-968-1669
ewilliams1@roseman.edu

Responsibilities
Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacist
Pharmacy School
University of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz.
Post-Graduate Training
Phoenix VA Health Care System, Phoenix, Ariz. (PGY-1)
Professional Interests
Trainee wellbeing, patient education and Transitions of Care
Personal Interests
The outdoors, grilling and swimming


Alana Whittaker, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP

Alana Whittaker, PharmD, BCPS

Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Internal Medicine; Core Faculty
11 Sunset Way, Henderson, NV 89014
702-968-1612
awhittaker@roseman.edu

Responsibilities
Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacist
Pharmacy School
Howard University, Washington, D.C.
Post-Graduate Training
Sentara Healthcare, Norfolk, Va. (PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice); Seton Family of Hospitals/University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas (PGY-2 Internal Medicine)
Professional Interests
Diabetes, asthma, COPD and statistics
Personal Interests
Reading, cooking, watching crime shows and volunteering