Noel Backman, PharmD
Noel Backman, PharmD is a graduate of Temple University School of Pharmacy. She has been with Main Line Health since 2007. As part of the residency, Noel will co-precept the neonatology and oncology elective rotation.
Amy Benner, PharmD, BCPS
Amy Benner, PharmD, BCPS is a graduate of the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and completed her PGY1 residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego. Dr. Benner started her career as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy. She has 16 years of pharmacy management experience leading both ambulatory and acute care pharmacy teams within the Department of Defense and not-for-profit health systems. Currently the Pharmacy Director, Dr. Benner is the preceptor for the pharmacy management rotation. When not at work she enjoys staying active by running and cross training, going to the beach as well as spending time with her two young children.
Julie Chan, PharmD, BCPS
Julie Chan, PharmD, BCPS, is a graduate of the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. She completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Paoli Hospital in 2013 as part of the inaugural residency class. She continued her career at Main Line Health as a clinical staff pharmacist at both Paoli Hospital and Lankenau Medical Center. She is board certified in pharmacotherapy and is currently the inpatient pharmacy coordinator at Lankenau Medical Center. Julie is co-preceptor for the hospital pharmacy practice/orientation rotation. When not at work, Julie is an avid marathon runner, world traveler, Eagles fan, and food enthusiast. She currently resides in Philadelphia with her husband and dog.
Kelsey Daley, PharmD, BCPS
Kelsey Daley, PharmD, BCPS is a graduate of the Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy and completed an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia. Kelsey began working as a clinical staff pharmacist at Lankenau Medical Center in 2017, and she accepted a new position as a transition of care clinical pharmacist in 2019. Kelsey and her colleague, Angela, took on the challenge of starting the transitions of care program at Lankenau Medical Center with the intent of expanding it to all hospitals in the Main Line Health System. She is the residency co-preceptor for the required transitions of care rotation, which focuses on heart failure, COPD, and internal medicine. Outside of pharmacy, Kelsey enjoys spending time with her family and cat, traveling, reading, and attending concerts.
Ethan Englert, PharmD, BCPS
Ethan Englert, PharmD, BCPS is a graduate of the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. Dr. Englert completed his PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Paoli Hospital in Pennsylvania. His residency research focused on enhancing antimicrobial stewardship programs through pharmacist-driven penicillin skin testing at the bedside. Staying within MLHS, Dr. Englert worked briefly as an emergency department pharmacist at Paoli Hospital until transferring into a staff pharmacist role at Lankenau Medical Center. As part of the residency program, Dr. Englert serves as a preceptor for the unit-based pharmacy rotation and a co-preceptor for the general pharmacy practice/orientation rotation. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family/friends, exercising, and following various contemporary television series.
Jessica Gallagher, PharmD, BCPS
Jessica Gallagher, PharmD, BCPS graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Virginia and then attended pharmacy school at Temple University School of Pharmacy. She completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency and a PGY2 in Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy at Temple University Health System. In 2016, Jessica joined the Main Line Health family as Lankenau Medical Center’s Clinical Pharmacist in Infectious Diseases, with a major focus on Antimicrobial Stewardship. As part of the residency program, Jessica precepts the ID/Antimicrobial stewardship rotation. In her free time, Jessica enjoys spending time with family, going to the beach, and cooking.
Julie Gwin, PharmD
Julie Gwin, PharmD is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Dr. Gwin completed a Pediatric Residency at St. Paul Children’s Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota. Julie has worked at Main Line Health for 31 years, starting as the Neonatal/Pediatric Clinical Pharmacist at Bryn Mawr Hospital and then the Clinical Coordinator at Paoli Hospital and now the Clinical Coordinator at Lankenau Medical Center (LMC). In addition, she has also been the Clinical Research Pharmacist for LMC for 9 years. Julie has been involved in many facets of Pharmacy Practice within the hospital setting during her career and enjoys clinical research, medication use evaluations and cost savings analysis. Julie will be preceptor for the formulary management rotation and assist in the research aspects of the residency. When not at work, Julie is a purebred dog enthusiast, breeding, training and showing her Pharaoh Hounds.
Jobin Johnson, PharmD
Jobin Johnson, PharmD is graduate of Philadelphia College of Pharmacy. He completed his PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia in 2018. He was hired as the first emergency medicine pharmacist at Lankenau Medical Center. He is an active member of the Lankenau Medical Center Sepsis, Stroke, and Trauma Committees. Jobin is the primary preceptor for the emergency medicine rotation.
Natalie Kong, PharmD, BCPS
Natalie Kong, PharmD, BCPS hails from Long Island, NY and is a graduate of St. John’s University School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She completed her PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the Veterans Affairs (VA) New York Harbor Healthcare System. Following residency, she continued her career as a staff pharmacist at SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital, then became a Clinical Coordinator at Northwell Health’s Southside Hospital, where her focus and passions include anticoagulation safety, patient care in the medical-surgical, MICU, and CTICU units, and pharmacy and medical resident development. Natalie is currently a staff pharmacist at Lankenau Medical Center. When not at work, Natalie enjoys spending time with her family, baking pastries, surfing Pinterest for her next craft project, and snowboarding.
Angela Nam, PharmD
Angela Nam, PharmD, is a graduate of the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University. Angela went on to train and practice pharmacy as a clinical pharmacist, while precepting students, at Sentara Healthcare in Virginia Beach, VA, for 3 years. Angela Nam has worked at Lankenau Medical Center as a clinical staff pharmacist since 2016. She recently took a new role as a Transitions of Care Clinical Pharmacist a year ago and has started and expanded this program with her colleague, Kelsey Daley. Her areas of service include cardiology and internal medicine on the heart failure unit. In her spare time, she loves to travel, enjoys spending time with family and friends, and practices barre.
Duy Nguyen, PharmD, BCPS
Duy Nguyen, PharmD, BCPS is a graduate of Temple University School of Pharmacy. He completed his PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Virtua Health. After his residency training, Duy obtained the clinical staff pharmacist at Lankenau Medical Center. Currently, he continues his practice at Lankenau as the Residency Program Director and precepts IPPE and APPE students from local colleges of pharmacy. In his spare time, he enjoys hanging out with family and friends along with exploring new things.
Dawn Saro, PharmD
Dawn Saro, PharmD, is a graduate of Wilkes University School of Pharmacy. Dr. Saro has over 15 years of experience in many aspects of Pharmacy practice including pediatrics, home infusion, project management and holds a Green Belt Certification in Lean principles. In her current role as Pharmacy Manager, Dawn operationalizes various aspects of Pharmacy from supervising personnel, sterile compounding practices, inventory management, pharmacy technology, process improvement, and project management. She enjoys seeing the development of individuals as well as process improvements, both small and large.
Donna Stecher, PharmD
Donna Stecher, PharmD is a graduate of the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and completed an ASHP accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center. Donna started her career at Main Line Health in 2007 as the clinical pharmacist at Lankenau Medical Center. Her areas of practice are critical care and kidney transplant. Donna is the residency preceptor for critical care. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her friends at family (including her dog, Bogey), cooking, and traveling.
Heather Troup, PharmD
Heather Troup, PharmD is a graduate of the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and completed an ASHP accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center. Dr. Troup started her career completing chart reviews as part of the admissions team at Einstein's long-term care facility. In late 2011, she joined the Main Line Health family and became Paoli Hospital's first emergency department (ED) pharmacist. After spending four years growing the ED pharmacy program at Paoli she decided to embark on a new career adventure and became an inpatient application analyst working to build the Epic platform for all of Main Line Health. As part of the residency program, she co-precepts the elective pharmacy informatics rotation. Aside from work, Heather enjoys being active, running, cooking, baking, traveling, scrapbooking and spoiling her two dogs.
Linda Vanderwolf, RPh
Linda Vanderwolf, RPh is a graduate of Temple University School of Pharmacy. She has over 30 years of hospital pharmacy experience, with the majority of her career at Lankenau Medical Center. She has raised 3 children and enjoys time at the beach. As part of the residency, Linda will co-precept the hospital pharmacy practice/orientation rotation.