Heather A. Sakely was given the 2018 Healthcare Professional Geriatrics Teacher of the Year Award by the Pennsylvania Geriatric Society-Western Division. She is director of UPMC St. Margaret PGY-2 Geriatric Pharmacy Residency program and has "developed curriculum for a geriatric pharmacy residency that includes an integrated system of collaborating pharmacists and doctors in inpatient, outpatient and long-term care settings."
Jacqueline Hilton graduated from Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine (Arizona) with her DMD in 2015, and recently graduated from a dental general practice residency from Advocate Illinois Masonic Medica Center in Chicago. She is currently working as a military contract general dentist at Vandenberg AFB in Lompoc, Calif.
Jonathan Ogurchuak, vice president for business operations and managing partner at PANTHERx Specialty Pharmacy was name as one of Pittburgh Business Times' "Fast Trackers," an award given to up-and-comers under 40 years of age in the Pittsburgh area based on their past accomplishments, as well as potential for significant career advancement.
Ryan Koleno was awarded the 2017 Oncology Field Medical Excellence Award for Exemplary service from Pfizer, where is employed as a field medical director.
Brandon Smith graduated from Marshall University School of Medicine with his M.D. and will complete his internal medicine residency at UPMC Mercy Hospital.
Maria Osborne, BCACP, CDE, was recently elected vice president of the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Educational Foundation board of directors. She is a clinical pharmacist within UPMC St. Margaret Family Practices offices involved in the SCRIPT Project, a medical home research study being conducted in Pittsburgh.
Michelle (Wedge) Cooley received her MBA with dual specializations in health care management and operations management from the University of Scranton.