Post Graduate Year 1 Pharmacy Practice Resident, Lauren Fay, Receives National Research Recognition

Lauren Fay, a current Post Graduate Year 1 (PGY1) pharmacy resident at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s, was awarded the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Foundation Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based research grant for her longitudinal research project titled, “The Urgent Need for Urgent Care Antimicrobial Stewardship: Evaluating Prescribing Appropriateness and Patient Outcomes Associated with a Pharmacist-led Culture Follow-up Program.”

With more than 3,500 pharmacy residents, ASHP awards just six $5,000 awards each year. The following people served as preceptors for Dr. Fay’s research: G. Robert DeYoung, PharmD; Lisa Dumkow, PharmD; Lauren Wolf, PharmD; Kasey Brandt, PharmD; Adam Anderson, MD; and Nnaemeka  Egwuatu, MD. Congratulations, Dr. Fay.