2020 - 2021 Residents


Emily Hsu

Hi there! My name is Emily and I'm from Fremont, CA. I completed my B.S. in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics at UCLA and came back to the Bay to get my PharmD at UCSF. I love doing yoga, spending time in the sun/by the water, writing poetry, seeing live music, and having movie nights with snacks! My goal as a resident is to serve the patients here at UC Davis through pharmacotherapy optimization and inter-professional care, and have fun doing it! I'm excited to explore a new city, build close relationships with my UC Davis family, and work with the brilliant and dedicated pharmacists here.

Clinical Interests: Infectious Diseases, Oncology


Tommy Lam

Hello, hello! My name is Tommy and I was born and raised in SoCal. I was a Biochemistry major at UCLA (go Bruins!) and moved away from perfect sunny weather to foggy San Francisco for my PharmD at UCSF. I love playing fantasy sports, rooting for my Los Angeles Lakers, running, repeatedly watching The Office and gifs of sea otters, and playing the guitar at a level equivalent to an infant's. As a resident, I look forward to becoming a strong clinician for my patients, but, more importantly, building friendships with everyone at UC Davis Health. I'm excited to be a resident here, and I look forward to beginning a new chapter in my life!

Clinical Interests: Emergency Medicine, Critical Care


Mia Lim

Hello, my name is Mia. I was born in Cambodia and raised in Los Angeles. I received my B.S in Biology from UCLA and PharmD from UCSF. I enjoy watching movie trailers, hiking, jogging, and playing board games. I'm very excited to continue to my training at UC Davis Health and to form long lasting friendships with my fellow residents and co-workers.

Clinical Interests: Emergency Medicine and Critical Care


Colleen McCann

Bio: Hello! My name is Colleen and I am originally from San Bruno, California. I completed my B.S. in Biology at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and returned to the bay area to complete my PharmD at UCSF. I enjoy hiking, traveling, cooking, and Netflix/Disney+ binging. A fun fact about me is that I’m a dual citizen of the United States and Ireland. I’m looking forward to exploring a new city and getting to know all of my fellow residents and co-workers at UC Davis!

Clinical Interests: Pediatrics & Oncology


Tricia Nguyen

Hi everyone! I am originally from San Jose, CA, and obtained my B.S. in Nutrition Science at UC Davis before attending pharmacy school at Washington State University. During my free time, I enjoy traveling, working out (weights/spin/yoga), reading (always taking recommendations for good reads), attending live music events, and being outdoors. I love adventures, and I'm always excited to try new things! I am beyond grateful for the opportunity to be at UC Davis Health, and I can't wait to see what the year has to offer.

Clinical Interests: Critical Care, Infectious Diseases, and Emergency Medicine


Jasmeet Singh

Hello! My name is Jasmeet and I have spent the majority of my life growing up in the Sacramento area. I was actually born in Virginia but moved to California around the age of 2 with my parents. I went to undergrad at UCSB (I really miss the weather and the beach), then came back up to northern California to complete my PharmD at Touro University. During my free time, I like to workout, invest in the stock market, go to the Sacramento Kings games mostly to watch the other team play (I am a Lakers fan haha), travel, and try new things! I am excited to work with my co-residents and the rest of the team at UC Davis Health!

Clinical Interests: Infectious Diseases, Emergency Medicine


Dwayne Walker Jr

Hey everyone! My name is Dwayne and I grew up in Hampton, VA. My family was military so I have been around but Hampton is where I call home. I received my B.S. in Biology from Virginia Tech (Go Hokies) and moved on to my PharmD at VCU in Richmond, VA. During my free time, you could likely catch me cooking, reading, working on my car (an endless endeavour), hiking or filling my fantasy football team with only Philadelphia Eagles players. My clinical interests include cardiology and emergency medicne and I am excited about moving across the country, gaining new experiences with a completey new patient population and getting to know my new co-residents and the entire UC Davis family.

Clinical Interests: Cardiology, Emergency Medicine


Albert Yang

Hi everyone! My name is Albert and I was born and raised in San Francisco, CA. I’ve lived in the Bay Area for most of my life. I went to UC Berkeley for my B.S. in Molecular Toxicology and UCSF for pharmacy school. My clinical interests are in critical care, emergency medicine, and infectious diseases. I love cooking, traveling, and exploring new hobbies. Recently, I got into baking sourdough bread and have been experimenting with different dough hydrations. Up next on the list: learning how to fish. I’m excited to build connections and share new experiences with my co-residents at UC Davis Health!

Clinical Interests: Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, and Infectious Diseases


Mursal Habibzadah

Hey everyone! My name is Mursal Habibzadah and I am a first generation Afghan-American born and raised in the Bay Area. I attended University of California, Davis where I received my Bachelor of Science in Psychology and went on to University of the Pacific where I received my Doctorate in Pharmacy. What interests me most about pharmacy is understanding the nature of an illness and how it can be managed with both lifestyle and medication therapy. I have many clinical areas of interest but my main two are cardiology and infectious disease. I enjoy teaching and precepting and hope to become an educator at a pharmacy institution! Some fun facts about me, I enjoy hiking, meditating and I love cats but I’m allergic to them so I just end up sneezing afterwards; it's usually worth it! I also have my own cultural clothing line. I am excited to be a part of UC Davis Health and look forward to this experience.

Clinical Interests: Cardiology and Infectious Disease


Dakota Hiner

Hello! Iowa girl here, born and raised! I attended the University of Iowa for both undergrad and pharmacy school, but I love trying new things and decided that moving across the country was the best way to do so. Outside of healthcare, my heart and my hobbies revolve around my two beautiful dogs, and we love to learn new tricks, enjoy good food, and be outside as much as possible. My current professional interests include family medicine and geriatrics. I also hope to have a small teaching role and precept. I can’t wait to see what northern Cali has to offer!

Clinical Interests: Family medicine and Geriatrics


Kathie Tran

Hey there! My name is Kathie and I'm originally from San Jose, CA. I got away from the Bay and went to UC San Diego for both undergrad and pharmacy school (Go Tritons!). I love traveling to new cities, going to concerts, and taking advantage of happy hour deals from restaurants. But you can also find me at home binge-watching TV shows like Brooklyn-99, Bob's Burgers, or The Good Place. I'm looking forward to my time at UCDH and being able to explore the different avenues pharmacists play in the health system. My passion lies in being able to give back to the underserved communities and UCDH offers that. I can't wait to meet and grow with my UCD family!

Clinical Interests: Family medicine


Andy Nguyen

Hi everyone! I am originally from Corona, California. I received my B.S. in pharmaceutical science from UC Irvine and attended UC San Francisco for my PharmD. During my free time, I enjoy playing board/card games, bowling, exploring new scenic places, and trying new foods. I am grateful for this opportunity to be a resident at UC Davis Health and I look forward to working with and creating memories with my pharmacy team.

Clinical Interests: Administration, Med Safety, Behavioral Health, Disability and Health


Katrina Marquez

Hello there! I am originally from Salinas, CA which is located in the beautiful Monterey Bay Area. I completed a bachelor’s degree at UCLA (Go Bruins!). After undergrad, I moved to Chicago, IL for a new adventure and to attend pharmacy school at UIC. I would say that I like to explore new places and different experiences, and so for fun I like to read books and travel because they also provide a different perspective. I most definitely got the travel bug from my dad, who loves traveling himself and likes to make sure we go on a big vacation every year or at least every other year. I’m excited to be back in California and experience the change of pace in Sacramento!

Clinical Interests: Diabetes and Cardiology


Austin Green

Hello! My name is Austin Green and I was born and raised in Midland, TX. I completed my Bachelor of Combined Science at Texas Christian University (Go Frogs!) and then completed my PharmD at the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy and my MPH at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Outside of the pharmacy realm, I enjoy volunteering, spending time in the great outdoors, exploring different cultures, and drinking copious amounts of milk tea. I am so proud to be a part of UC Davis Health and am excited to see what Sacramento has to offer!

Clinical Interests: HIV and Mental Health


Cynthia Li

Hi everyone! My name is Cynthia Li and I was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. I obtained my Bachelor of Arts in Biology at the University of Hawaii before moving to a city with four seasons to achieve my PharmD at the Washington State University. During my free time, I love trying new recipes in my instant pot, teaching my cat tricks, binging Netflix sitcoms, and reading on my Kindle. I am super excited to start the new year and begin my training at such an extraordinary program with extraordinary people at UC Davis Health.

Clinical Interests: Primary Care, Solid Organ Transplant, Pain Management


Noelle Nelson

Hello all! My name is Noelle, and I am excited to be staying on for another year of residency at UC Davis Health! I am originally from Portola Valley, California and attended UC Davis for undergrad. I attended pharmacy school at Campbell University in North Carolina, where I also earned my Master in Public Health degree. I am married to my college sweetheart, and we are the proud parents of two rescue mutts! My hobbies include being with my dogs, weight lifting, running, hiking, reading, baking, and being outdoors. Fun fact about me: I am a huge foodie, but I am an absolute glutton for peanut butter.

Clinical Interests: chronic disease state management, diabetes, cardiology


Sutton Watson

My name is Sutton Watson. I grew up in Sumter, South Carolina and obtained my BS in Chemistry at Winthrop University before earning my PharmD at South Carolina College of Pharmacy. In my free time, I enjoy baking, playing disc golf, re-watching my favorite TV shows (mostly Parks and Rec), and exploring local breweries/attending trivia nights with my fiancé and friends. I am excited to explore a new city, connnect with the UC Davis family, and learn from and work alongside all the talented pharmacists at UCDH!

Clinical Interests: Heart failure, electophysiology, antithrombotic therapy


Carolyn Hua

Hello lovelies! My name is Carolyn, and I am super excited to continue my pharmacy training at UC Davis Health. Originally from Irvine (located in Southern CA), I received my BS in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Minor in Management from UC Irvine (~Zot Zot~!). San Francisco then became my home during pharmacy school, in which I loved going on adventures to explore the city. When I'm not at the medical center, I can be found working out at the gym, attending music events, painting with watercolor, bullet journaling, and hanging out with friends/family. I am a Trader Joe's enthusiast and meme appreciator with more recent interest in perfecting pourover coffee (gotta find new ways to stay caffeinated through residency!).

Clinical Interests: anything Critical Care!


Jessica Falksen - PGY2 Critical Care

Hello! I'm excited to be staying for a second year at UC Davis! For those of you who don't know me, I'm originally from St. Paul, MN, but have also called Seattle and San Francisco home. I graduated from UW - Seattle with a degree in Neurobiology before moving to San Francsico for pharmacy school. I love puzzles, london fog lattes, and animals of all sorts. I will appreciate any pet photos you want to show me!

Clinical Interests: Critical care


Haley Burhans

I grew up in a Northern Kentucky loving all things sports and eating Midwestern foods until I decided to go south to University of Alabama for my undergraduate degree. After finding my passion for pharmacy and having my soul fulfilled with 4 great years of football, I headed to North Carolina for pharmacy school. I love taking hikes with my pup (mainly to see waterfalls), trying new food/beer/wine, pumpkin spice and trying new things in general. Super excited to take on all things emergency medicine this next year!

Clinical Interests: Trauma, Anticoagulation, Antimicrobial stewardship, Disaster prepardness, Making the world a better place


Sarah Cummins

Hey everyone! I am originally from Woodburn, IN, which is a small rural town in the middle of nowhere. My personal interests include hiking, taking care of my geriatric/blind dog named Muffin, concerts/music festivals, and any sort of activity that takes place on a patio.

My clinical interests include trauma resuscitation, sepsis, hemodynamics in shock states, acute pain management, optimizing healthcare access to underserved populations, and emergency department transitions of care (EDTOC). I am looking forward to gaining experience in all of the above mentioned areas by providing care to the diverse patient population at UCDavis.


Helen Berhane

Hey all! I am originally from San Jose, CA and Tracy, CA. I got a BS in Psychobiology at UCLA, prior to going on to pharmacy school and completing a PGY1 in pediatrics. I love food, board games, trivia, escape rooms, and the outdoors (running, hiking). My favorite tv shows are Dexter and of course GOT! Looking forward to meeting everyone.

Clinical Interests: Immunocompromised states


Jason Chao

Hello! My name is Jason. I'm originally from Las Vegas. I moved to San Diego for undergrad where I lived for 8 years before moving to Northern California for pharmacy school. At first I thought I would pursue psychiatric medicine but instead found myself intrigued and enamored by all of the ID lectures. Fast forward a couple of years and I somehow landed my dream residency with the very professor who drew me to ID in the first place! Personal hobbies makes for a pretty endless list ranging from puzzles to crane games to prcrastinating. More recently, I have been getting into propagating succulents/cacti and growing orchids. Something I have not tried yet but want to is "snowfeet".

Clinical Interests: Anything ID! Currently most interested in bacterial infections, followed by HIV. Excited for microbiology lab! I think better understanding of diagnostics can make a substantial difference on decision-making. Also had a great experience during my MICU rotation last year.


Domini Hood

Hello everyone! I was born in and spent the majority of my life in Bakersfield, CA before attending my undergraduate years at Oklahoma State University (Go Pokes!). I attended Creighton University for pharmacy school and last year moved to Wisconsin to complete my PGY-1 in acute care at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin. My hobbies include spending time outside with family and & friends, entertaining, trying out new, local coffee shops, and hiking. I am very excited this next year to continue my residency education at a prestigous academic medical center such as UC Davis and making all the new friends that will come with it!

Clinical Interests: Medication Safety, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care


Frank Oley Jr

Hi, my name is Frank Oley Jr. I am from Cleveland, Ohio and I graduated from West Virginia University. Outside of pharmacy, I am a huge sports fan and fantasy football fanatic. I have been fantasy football champion for 3 years straight and an avid Cleveland Browns supporter. I enjoy doing outdoors activities including snowboarding and golfing. Additionally, I love trying new beer and different types of food and I can’t wait to continue to explore what California has to offer

Clinical Interests: Hem/Onc


Amber Tang

Hello everyone! I was born in Taiwan and grew up in Temple City, California. Some fun facts about about me - I am quadrilingual, played the viola on the TV show Glee, and won the 2017 CSHP Music Video competition. In my free time, I love to sing, discover new restaurants/coffee shops, attend music festivals, and binge-watch shows.

Clinical Interests: oncologic emergencies, infectious diseases, BMT


Jenny Tran

My name is Jenny Tran, and I am from Hattiesburg, Mississippi. I received my Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Mississippi (Hotty Toddy!). My clinical areas of interest are hematology, gene-targeted therapies, and oncologic emergencies. Outside of pharmacy, I enjoy trying new restaurants/foods, traveling, and following corgi accounts on social media. A few personal fun facts are that I am bilingual and can solve a Rubik's Cube in under two minutes. I am extremely excited and honored to pursue oncology pharmacy training at UC Davis Health. This southern belle is ready to take on the West Coast!

Clinical Interests: hematology, gene-targeted therapy, and oncologic emergencies

Stephanos Gozali

Stephanos Gozali

Hello! I am orginally from Salisbury, Maryland. It is a smaller town, but the beach is only twenty minutes away! I recieved my Bachelors of Science in Biology at Salisbury Unviersity and Doctor of Pharmacy at University of Maryland Baltimore. My short-term goals are to become an APPE preceptor, publish literature, and become BCPS certified. A few fun facts about me are that I am bilingual in Spanish and I am ok at Mario Kart. I am thankful for my family, friends, and mentors for thier continued support, guidance, and encouragement.

Clinical Interests: Pain and Palliative Care


Selena Warminski

I am Selena Warminski, I am orginally from Macomb Township, Michigan. I recieved my Bachelors of Science in Nutritional Science at Mcihigan State University (Go GREEN!) and Doctor of Pharmacy at University of Tennessee Health Science Center. I completed my PGY1 at the Children's Hospital of Michigan at the Detroit Medical Center. My hobbies include traveling whenever possible, visiting new coffee shops, breweries, and restaurants, skiing, and trying anything white chocolate pepermint flavored. I am excited to join the UC Davis team and meet new mentors and friends!

Clinical Interests: Pediatriac trauma and resucitation, congential heart diseases, COVID19 and Kawasaki's like syndrome in pediatrics