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Current residents

  • PGY-1 residents

  • Samantha-Holmes

    Samantha Holmes, PharmD

    Samantha is originally from Jackson, Wyoming. She completed her BS in Physiology and PharmD at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyoming. Her current clinical practice interests include neurocritical care, oncology and psychiatry. Upon completion of her residency, Samantha would like to pursue Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy and work as a clinical pharmacist in a hospital setting.

    Outside of pharmacy, Samantha enjoys cross country skiing, hiking, wine tasting and traveling with family and friends.

    James-Hwang

    James Hwang, PharmD

    James is originally from Garden Grove, California. He completed his BS in Biology and Chemistry at the University of California, Irvine and PharmD at the University of Minnesota, Duluth. His current clinical areas of interest include cardiology and emergency medicine. Upon completion of his residency, James would like to work as a clinical pharmacist in an acute care setting, and pursue Board Certification in Pharmacothrapy.

    Outside of pharmacy, James enjoys soccer, trying new foods and traveling to new places.

    Aisha-Sajjad

    Aisha Sajjad, PharmD

    Aisha is from Buffalo, New York. She completed her PharmD at Northeastern University in Boston, Maryland. Her current clinical interests include critical care and cardiology. Upon completion of her residency, Aisha would like to work as a clinical pharmacist in a hospital setting.

    Outside of pharmacy, Aisha enjoys trying new recipes and restaurants, watching movies and finding new ways to stay active.

    Brandon-Smith

    Brandon Smith, PharmD

    Brandon is originally from Vadnais Heights, Minnesota. He completed his BS in Biochemistry and PharmD at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. His current clinical pharmacy interests include critical care, cardiology and infectious disease. Other interests include health-system pharmacy administration and informatics. Upon completion of his residency, Brandon would like to work as a clinical pharmacist in an acute care setting and pursue Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy.

    Outside of pharmacy, Brandon enjoys cooking for friends and family, traveling, working out, playing video games and reading.

  • PGY-2 residents

  • Bradley-Zimmerman

    Bradley Zimmerman

    Brad is originally from Owatonna, Minnesota. He received his PharmD and MBA degrees at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. He recently completed a PGY1 residency with Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, Minnesota. His practice areas of interest include medication safety, workflow optimization, drug formulary and financial analysis. Upon completion of his PGY2 residency Brad plans to pursue an entry level manager position in the hospital setting.

    Outside of pharmacy, Brad enjoys following all Minnesota professional sports teams, fishing and spending time with family and friends.