Past PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Residents, Royal Oak
Sarah Muench, Pharm.D., CDE
Dr. Muench received her Bachelor's of Science Degree and Doctorate of Pharmacy Degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. She completed an ambulatory care specialty residency at Beaumont Hospital from 2000-2001. Dr. Muench is currently an Ambulatory Care specialist at Beaumont Hospital working primarily in the Internal Medicine, Diabetes and Anticoagulation Clinics. She precepts residents in the area of ambulatory care. Dr. Muench's practice and research interests are in the area of diabetes.
Colleen D. Lauster, Pharm.D.
Dr. Lauster received both her BS in Pharmacy (2000) and Doctor of Pharmacy (2001) from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. After receiving her degrees, Dr. Lauster completed a pharmacy practice residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago and an ambulatory care specialty residency at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan (2002-2003). She joined faculty as an assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy in September of 2005. Prior to coming to the university, Dr. Lauster was a clinical specialist in Internal Medicine at William Beaumont Hospital. Dr. Lauster's clinical practice area is in Adult Internal Medicine patients at UPMC Presbyterian. She is a certified diabetes educator, and has a clinical and research interest in the areas of diabetes and patient education
Ericka B. Ridgeway, Pharm.D.
Dr. Ridgeway received her Bachelor's of Science Degree and Doctorate of Pharmacy Degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. She completed both a Pharmacy Practice Residency and Primary Care Specialty Residency at Beaumont Hospital (2005-2007). Dr. Ridgeway is currently practicing at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland in Pontiac, Michigan as an Ambulatory Care Specialist in both a Pharmacy Managed Anticoagulation Clinic and an Internal Medicine Clinic. Her practice interests include diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and anticoagulation management.
Kristina Rowley, Pharm.D., CDE
Dr. Rowley received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan in 2007. She completed a PGY-1 Residency at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan in 2008. She then completed a PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Residency at Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak, Michigan in 2009. Following her PGY-2 residency she accepted a position as an Assistant Professor at Ferris State University Faculty member with a clinical appointment at Michigan State University/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies.
Deborah Virant-Young, Pharm.D., BCPS
Dr. Virant-Young received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 2008. She completed her PGY-1 Residency at St. John Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit, Michigan in 2009. She then completed a PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Residency at Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak, Michigan in 2010. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology for Osteopathic Medicine at Michigan State University.
Holly Chiu, Pharm.D.
Dr. Chiu received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Wayne State University in 2009. She completed her PGY-1 Residency at Harper University Hospital in 2010. She completed her PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Residency in 2011. Dr. Chiu worked as an Ambulatory Care Clinical Specialist at Beaumont, Royal Oak from 2011 - 2012.
Jiz Thomas, Pharm.D.
Dr. Thomas received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from St. John's University in 2010. She completed her PGY-1 Residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital in 2011, and her PGY-2 at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak in 2012. She is currently practicing pharmacy as part of the INMED program in Honduras.
Elaine Ng, Pharm.D.
Dr. Ng received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from The University of Michigan in 2011. She is currently completing her PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Residency. Dr. Ng's areas of interest include anticoagulation and cardiology.