Baptist Health South Florida
Dr. Elaina Rosario is a Primary Care/Endocrinology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Baptist Health South Florida, primarily located at the Family Medicine Center at West Kendall Baptist Hospital. She is responsible for clinical activities such as serving as a preceptor to pharmacy students and pharmacy residents, chronic disease state management, specialty medication counseling, medication therapy management, and medication coverage support for the Baptist Health Medical Group Primary Care and Endocrinology offices.
Dr. Rosario completed her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Northeastern University. She pursued a PGY1 Community Pharmacy residency at Penobscot Community Health Care and further pursued a PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy residency at Nova Southeastern University. During her residency years, Dr. Rosario garnered extensive experiences in disease state management (e.g. diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, heart failure, and anticoagulation) and value-based care metrics. Dr. Rosario holds a distinction of being a Board-Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist as well as having a Consultant Pharmacist license in the State of Florida. She has certifications in Immunization Administration, Medication Therapy Management, and Collaborative Practice Agreements. Prior to joining BHSF, Dr. Rosario served as a Clinical Pharmacist/Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator at Accountable Care Options/Primus Health Network and oversaw the pharmacy clinical team within the primary care clinics and developed pharmacy clinical programs.
In addition to her professional accomplishments, Dr. Rosario serves as an active member of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), Dade County Pharmacy Association (DCPA), Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacists (FSHP), and the American Diabetes Association (ADA).
Dr. Faaria Quadri, PharmD, BCPS, received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in 2007 and continued on at the NSU College of Pharmacy where she obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2011. She completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center and subsequently started her career as an Anticoagulation/Transitions-of-Care Pharmacy Specialist in Brooklyn, New York.
Dr. Quadri joined Baptist Health in 2018 as a Cardiology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at BHM and later transitioned to Ambulatory Care Services in 2020 as the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist covering the MCVI Cardiology Heart Failure Clinic. She participates as a pharmacist member in several Baptist Health and Miami Cardiovascular Institute (MCVI) Committees. She also serves as a preceptor for both pharmacy residents and NSU and University of Florida students and holds certifications in Anticoagulation Management, Medication Therapy Management, Immunization Administration and Collaborative Practice Agreements.
Dr. Angelica Berni is the Director of Specialty Pharmacy Services for Baptist Health South Florida. Dr. Berni joined the BHSF team in 2018 and has overseen the expansion of specialty medication supply chain across the outpatient segment of the health-system during her tenure.
Dr. Berni is a graduate of Palm Beach Atlantic University College of Pharmacy, where she received her PharmD. She also holds a Master’s of Science in Pharmacy Practice/Administration. Dr. Berni completed a dual PGY1/PGY2 Residency program at The University of Kansas Health system in Health System Pharmacy Administration. She is a Board-Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, has a Consultant Pharmacist license in the State of Florida and a Preceptor Training Certification.
In addition to her professional accomplishments, Dr. Berni participates as a member of a number of pharmacy-facing organizations—including The National Community Oncology Dispensing Association (NCODA), The Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacists (FSHP) and The American Association of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).
Dr. Emilie Collongette is a Primary Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Baptist Health South Florida and proud graduate of our residency program.
Dr. Collongette obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. She completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the Miami VA Healthcare System and an Ambulatory Care PGY2 Residency at Baptist Health South Florida. Dr. Collongette is a Board Certified Medication Therapy Management Specialist and licensed Consultant Pharmacist in the State of Florida.
In her current role, Dr. Collongette has an established collaborative practice agreement with Baptist Health Medical Group Primary Care providers in the management of hypertension, type 2 diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and weight loss. She also serves as a preceptor for APPE students and PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residents. Dr. Collongette is an active member of Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacists (FSHP) and participates in the ambulatory care clinical forum.
Dr. Michael DeCoske is the Assistant Vice President of Ambulatory Pharmacy Service for The Baptist Health South Florida Clinical Pharmacy Enterprise. Since joining the health-system in 2018, Dr. DeCoske has overseen the expansion of Baptist Health South Florida’s Pharmacy footprint into the ambulatory segment of clinical services.
Dr. DeCoske is a graduate of Duquesne University, where he obtained his PharmD. Dr. DeCoske completed a PGY1 and Health System Pharmacy Administration (PGY2) Residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina. Prior to this role, he served as Associate Chief Pharmacy Officer for Ambulatory Services at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina. He also holds distinction as a Board-Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist.
Dr. DeCoske is committed to professional pharmacy involvement. He currently serves as Chair of the Section of Specialty Pharmacy Practitioners Business Development Section Advisory Group. He is a co-author of the ASHP Pharmacy Leadership Field Guide.
Dr. Karina Delgado earned her Doctor of Pharmacy and Master in Business Administration concurrently from Nova Southeastern University in Davie, FL in 2018. She completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Cleveland Clinic Florida in 2019.
Dr. Delgado started her career at Baptist Health South Florida as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at South Miami Hospital focusing on and supporting clinical pharmacy operations within the emergency department. Dr. Delgado is now dedicated and involved in managing patients on their specialty medications, and ensuring enrolled patients are successfully treating their rare conditions and achieving the best possible clinical outcomes by supporting our patients at each step in their therapeutic journey. Dr. Delgado plays an integral role in working with our Ambulatory Division and interdisciplinary teams to provide specialized care to patients by reviewing medication regiments and needs for patients, while maintaining the quality, safety, and consistency of clinical pharmacy services in our specialty populations.
Dr. Frederick earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy in 2013. Following graduation, he completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency followed by a PGY2 Infectious Diseases residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL. After completing residency training, he served as an Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacist at Atrium Health in Charlotte, NC. From 2016 to 2022, Dr. Frederick was the Infectious Diseases Clinical Coordinator for Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Fl. He joined Baptist Health South Florida in 2022 as the Clinical Pharmacy Ambulatory Infectious Diseases Coordinator. Dr. Frederick is dual board certified in pharmacotherapy (BCPS) and infectious diseases (BCIDP) and is a member of the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP), Making a Difference in Infectious Diseases (MAD-ID), and the Florida Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (FSHP). Dr. Frederick has also served as a preceptor for pharmacy students, PGY1 pharmacy residents, and PGY2 pharmacy residents.
Dr. Jenelle K. Griffiths joined Baptist Health South Florida in 2018 in which she serves as the Clinical Coordinator at Baptist Health Specialty Pharmacy. Her primary focus is to develop the clinical programs around our specialty disease states that we service which includes oncology, cardiology, orthopedic health, and neurology. Jenelle has been able to establish clinical pharmacy services for the specialty pharmacy to receive dual accreditation (URAC and ACHC), educating our medical and pharmacy clinical teams on specialty disease states, managing a team that consists of clinical pharmacist and reimbursement specialists, as well being heavily involved in precepting residents and pharmacy students.
Prior to joining Baptist Health South Florida, Dr. Griffiths worked as a pharmacy manager for Publix Pharmacy for 5 years and helped developed programs such as medication therapy management, immunizations, point of care testing, and nursing home deliveries. She then accepted a Clinical Pharmacist position in Nashville, TN at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2015 with their Specialty Pharmacy department. Dr. Griffiths advanced to a clinical pharmacist specialist role, first in cardiology with a focus in hyperlipidemia, and eventually broadening her clinical role into dermatology focusing on psoriasis, hidradenitis suppurativa, and other inflammatory conditions.
Dr. Griffiths completed her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) in 2010. In addition to her professional accomplishments, Dr. Griffiths is also an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and several pharmacy organizations—including The National Community Oncology Dispensing Association (NCODA), The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) and The American Pharmacist Association (APhA).
Dr. Amanda Gronniger earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from University of Missouri-Kansas City. Following graduation, she completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency with an emphasis in ambulatory care at AdventHealth Celebration in Celebration, FL. After completing residency training, she started her career at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, MO as a clinical pharmacist where she worked primarily on the cardiology step-down unit and served as PGY1 cardiology and anticoagulation preceptor.
Dr. Gronniger joined Baptist Health in 2023 as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist covering the MCVI Cardiology Lipid, Cardiometabolic, and Resistant Hypertension clinics. She is a member of the American Association of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacists (FSHP). Dr. Gronniger holds certifications in Diabetes Management, Immunization Administration, and Collaborative Practice Agreements as well as having her Consultant Pharmacist license in Florida. She has also served as a preceptor for APPE students for multiple pharmacy schools, PGY1 pharmacy residents, and PGY2 pharmacy residents.
Dr. Jacqualine Igwe is the Medication Safety, Quality and Accreditation Coordinator at Baptist Health Specialty Pharmacy and Ambulatory Pharmacy Services. Dr. Igwe leads and supports the specialty pharmacy and other outpatient and ambulatory services such as retail, pharmacy infusion and ambulatory settings for any safety, quality and accreditation needs. She also oversees Call Center operations at the Specialty Pharmacy.
Dr. Igwe completed her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. She pursued a PGY1 Pharmacy residency at Memorial Hospital Pembroke and further pursued a PGY2 Specialty Pharmacy Administration and Leadership residency at University of Chicago Medicine. Dr. Igwe is a Diplomat of Pharmacy Leadership Academy (DPLA) and obtained her teaching certificate from University of Kentucky.
In addition to her professional accomplishments, Dr. Igwe participates as a member of American Association of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacists (FSHP).
Dr. Beatriz Jimenez Cadilla is a Clinical Ambulatory Pharmacy Specialist, providing services at the Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Medicine Resident Clinic affiliated with Boca Raton Regional Hospital in Boca Raton, FL. Dr. Jimenez Cadilla received her Doctor of Pharmacy from University of Wisconsin, Madison. Following graduation, she completed her PGY1 Community Pharmacy Practice Residency at Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, Utah and her PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice Residency here at Baptist Health South Florida. Upon completion of post-graduate residency training, she accepted a position as a Clinical Ambulatory Pharmacist at the Baptist Health Specialty Pharmacy where she helped expand Neurology specialty pharmacy services. In her current clinic, Dr. Jimenez Cadilla is responsible for providing pharmacy services including chronic disease state management, medication counseling, medication dispensing/inventory management, and assisting with medication coverage/patient assistance programs for underserved and uninsured patients in the community.
Dr. Orlando Matas-Sosa earned his Pharm.D. and M.B.A. from the University of Florida in 2001 and subsequently completed a community practice residency at Drake University in 2002. Thereafter, Dr. Matas-Sosa began his career as a staff pharmacist and a district operations specialist/supervisor for 20 retail Albertsons pharmacies in South Florida. He has drug nomenclature regulatory experience as a director at the Brand Institute/Drug Safety Institute. Additionally, Dr. Matas-Sosa has been an inpatient pharmacist and supervisor at Mercy Hospital. Prior to joining Baptist Health South Florida, he was managing both home delivery and specialty pharmacy operations for Humana/PrescribeIT Rx, during which specialty pharmacy operations provided distributive, clinical, and financial services for oncology products.
Dr. Matas-Sosa is currently the manager for Baptist Health Specialty Pharmacy, the outpatient specialty and retail pharmacy located at the Miami Cancer Institute (MCI). Baptist Health Specialty Pharmacy provides chemotherapeutic agents and ancillary products to patients of the institute, including limited distribution medication, in an interdisciplinary practice setting.
Dr. Sheerida Hosein Mohammed obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Nova Southeastern University in 1999. She completed Pharmacy Practice residency at Broward Health, Fort Lauderdale Fl in 2000. Upon completion of the residency program, she continued her career as Disease State Management pharmacist then as Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator for Ambulatory Services at Broward Health. After 16 years at Broward Health, Dr. Hosein Mohammed served as the Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator at Memorial Primary Care, Hollywood FL from 2016 to 2022.
Dr. Hosein Mohammed is currently the Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator for Population Health. Dr. Hosein Mohammed is Board Certified in Ambulatory Care (BCACP) and is also a Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialist (CDCES). She is a member of the Florida Society of Health System Pharmacists (FSHP) and the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES).
Dr. Sara M. Panella, PharmD, BCPS, CPh is the Manager of Pharmacy Ambulatory Care, Population Health and Transitions of Care (TOC) for Baptist Health South Florida Clinical Pharmacy Enterprise. Dr. Panella obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy from the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy (EMSOP), Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. After graduation, she completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital followed by a PGY2 Specialty Pharmacy Residency in Drug Information at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/EMSOP. She started her career in TOC at University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, MD and has since developed TOC programs there as well as at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, FL. Dr. Panella has also held academic positions at EMSOP as a Clinical Assistant Professor and at Nova Southeastern University as an Assistant Professor and was previously a Residency Program Director for a PGY2 in Transitions of Care. Dr. Panella is currently working with the National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTOCC) as the chair for the Pharmacy Committee and is a sitting member on their Board of Directors. Dr. Panella is actively involved with Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacist (FSHP), starting up and chairing an Ad Hoc Clinical Forum on Ambulatory Care from 2019 – 2021. She was the co-creator of the inaugural FSHP Ambulatory Care Fall Symposium in 2022. She has represented the state of Florida as a ASHP House of Delegate member over the last 2 years. Currently, she is one of the Board of Directors for FSHP.
Maria E. Pulido MS, PharmD, CPh, AAHIVP, CSP graduated from the University of Florida with a double bachelor’s in Microbiology and Cell Science and Spanish. She attended Florida International University (FIU) where she completed a master’s degree in Biology and continued her post graduate studies at Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy (NSU-COP), where she obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree. She completed a PGY1 in Community (Specialty-based) Pharmacy at Walgreens and NSU College of Pharmacy and continued her post-graduate career as a specialty pharmacist at Chroniscript, a Walgreens Pharmacy. She has prior experience clinically managing patients with HIV/AIDS, solid organ transplant, chronic inflammatory diseases, osteoporosis, oncologic and fertility disorders. She has previous experience as the resident coordinator and preceptor for the PGY1 Community Pharmacy at Walgreens and NSU College of Pharmacy. She is currently a preceptor for NSU College of Pharmacy, PBA College of Pharmacy and USF College of Pharmacy students.
Dr. Pulido has been part of the Baptist Health Specialty Pharmacy team at Miami Cancer Institute as a Clinical Ambulatory Pharmacist II for approximately one year and serves in external committees including the AAHIVM Committee Members and the NASP CSP Examination Item Writers and Reviewers.
Dr. Suros graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Chemistry in 2000, and upon graduation, she worked as a Chemist at Teva pharmaceuticals in the Research and Development department. Her main responsibility involved the validation of analytical protocols and experiments in the submission of new pharmaceuticals for FDA review.
In 2007, Dr. Suros, received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Nova Southeastern University. Following graduation, Dr. Suros worked as a community pharmacist before joining the inpatient team at Memorial Health System (MHS). After2.5 years with the inpatient team she was giving a management position at one of the new MHS outpatient pharmacies. In that role, she worked transitioning discharged patients home and helping them with their bedside delivery service. She exceled at her customer service skills and received the pharmacist of the year award twice while on that position. Currently, her areas of interest include pharmacy law and regulations, and the implementation of different programs in pharmacy practice specially Medication Therapy Management (MTM) and Collaborative Practice Agreements (CPAs).
However, her biggest passion are her two children: Ricky and Ryan. Spending time with them and her husband Randy is by far what she enjoys the most.