• Timothy P. Gauthier, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCIDP

    Timothy P. Gauthier, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCIDP

    Residency Program Director

    Dr. Gauthier obtained a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Northeastern University College of Pharmacy (Boston, MA) in 2008, then completed 2 years of post-graduate pharmacy residency training at Jackson Memorial Hospital (Miami, FL) to specialize in infectious diseases. From 2010 to 2015 he was an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy (Fort Lauderdale, FL) with a practice site at Jackson Memorial Hospital. He then spent ~5 years serving as an ID Clinical Pharmacist and Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Manager for the Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. He joined Baptist Health South Florida Clinical Pharmacy Enterprise in mid-2019 and is currently the Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Program Manager, where he coordinates system-wide updates on antimicrobial stewardship items and serves as the PGY2 Infectious Diseases Residency Program Director. He is dual board certified in pharmacotherapy and infectious diseases. He is an active member of the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP) and American College of Clinical Pharmacy ID PRN, serving on the social media committees for both organizations. He has published several book chapters, >35 peer-reviewed articles, >35 conference posters, and hundreds of blog posts related to antimicrobial stewardship and infectious diseases. He has presented is scholarly work locally, nationally, and internationally. He is recognized as a pharmacist thought-leader in the area of social media as a recipient of the SIDP Gita Patel Best Practice Award in 2019.

  • Alice Margulis Landayan, Pharm.D., BCIDP

    Alice Margulis Landayan, Pharm.D., BCIDP

    Dr. Margulis Landayan received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Northeastern University in 2017. Following graduation, she completed a PGY-1 pharmacy residency at Lakeland Regional Health, followed by a PGY-2 Infectious Diseases pharmacy residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Margulis Landayan joined South Miami Hospital in 2019, where she currently serves as the Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Pharmacy Specialist and PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director, in addition to being the Residency Program Coordinator for the PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency at Baptist Health South Florida – Clinical Pharmacy Enterprise. She serves as the lead for the South Miami Hospital Residency Advisory Committee and co-lead of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Committee. As a current clinical preceptor for Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy and Pharmacy and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Pharmacy, she precepts pharmacy students in addition to PGY-1 and PGY-2 residents. Her current practice includes evaluating and intervening on antimicrobial utilization, rounding with a multidisciplinary Infectious Diseases team, and developing antimicrobial stewardship initiatives at a local and system-wide level. Her practice interests include antimicrobial resistance, antibiotic allergies, and resident development. She enjoys spending time with her family (including two dogs) and friends, travelling, and trying new restaurants.

  • Jefferson Cua, Pharm.D., BCIDP

    Jefferson Cua, Pharm.D., BCIDP

    Dr. Cua received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from the University of Chicago in 2010 and subsequently earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF) in 2018. After pharmacy school, he completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Michigan Medicine where he served as a clinical instructor and obtained a teaching certificate from the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy. He then went on to complete a PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Residency at UW Health, where he was appointed as a clinical instructor with the University of Wisconsin – Madison School of Pharmacy. Dr. Cua joined Baptist Hospital of Miami (BHM) in 2020, where he currently serves as an Antimicrobial Stewardship (ASP) Specialist. At BHM, he co-leads the ASP Collaborative Committee and coordinates ASP initiatives with system-wide committees, physician groups, microbiology lab, and infection control and prevention. He is also an active member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP). As a current clinical instructor for the University of Florida College of Pharmacy and Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy, he precepts pharmacy students in addition to PGY-1 and PGY-2 residents at Baptist Health South Florida. His clinical research interests include antimicrobial stewardship in the management of pneumonia, antifungal therapeutic drug monitoring, and HIV.

  • Kelsey Williams, Pharm.D., BCIDP

    Kelsey Williams, Pharm.D., BCIDP

    Dr. Williams earned her Bachelor of Biological Sciences from Florida State University in 2013 and her Doctor of Pharmacy from Mercer University in Atlanta, GA, in 2018. She continued her training at the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, OH, where she completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency in 2019. During her PGY-1 training, she obtained a teaching certificate from the University of Cincinnati Winkle College of Pharmacy. She then went on to complete a PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA, where she also served as a clinical instructor for Northeastern University. Dr. Williams joined Baptist Hospital of Miami (BHM) in 2020, where she currently serves as an Antimicrobial Stewardship (ASP) Specialist. At BHM, she co-leads the ASP Collaborative Committee and coordinates ASP initiatives with system-wide committees, physician groups, microbiology lab, and infection control and prevention. As a current clinical instructor for the University of Florida College of Pharmacy and Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy, she precepts pharmacy students in addition to PGY-1 and PGY-2 residents at Baptist Health South Florida. She serves as a committee member for the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP) and is actively involved with their Publications & Podcast committee. Her practice interests include antimicrobial resistance, microbiology, and pharmacokinetics. In her free time, she enjoys spending quality time outdoors with her friends, family, and her pug, Henry.

  • Lee Amaya, Pharm.D., BCIDP, AAHIVP

    Lee Amaya, Pharm.D., BCIDP, AAHIVP

    Dr. Lee Amaya grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico and earned a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of New Mexico. He then went on to obtain his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2018. After graduation, he completed his PGY1 pharmacy training at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska and then his PGY2 Infectious Diseases (ID) pharmacy residency training at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. His current role is the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist of ID in the oncology patient population with a focus in malignant hematology and blood & marrow transplantation (BMT) at the Miami Cancer Institute (MCI) of Baptist Hospital of Miami (BHM). His interests include viral infection reactivation, invasive fungal infections, febrile neutropenia, antibiotic allergies, healthcare informatics, and personal development. He serves as the co-chair of the BMT Antimicrobial Stewardship (ASP) Collaborative at MCI where he works with the interdisciplinary team to develop and implement institutional antimicrobial use guidelines, protocols, and policies. He also serves as a preceptor for pharmacy interns and residents for MCI in Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) in Immunocompromised Infectious Diseases.

  • Jason A. Morell, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP

    Jason A. Morell, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP

    Dr. Morell earned his Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) from Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy in 2010. He went to complete a Post Graduate Year-1 residency with emphasis in Critical Care at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL and stayed as a clinical pharmacist in Critical Care/Emergency Medicine.  During that time, he worked to help develop interdisciplinary rounds on Critical Care Step-down floors. From his time in Critical Care, he developed a passion for antimicrobial stewardship. Dr. Morell moved to downtown Chicago to work for Rush University Medical Center as a second & third shift clinical pharmacist. He gained experience precepting residents with operational duties and helped implement a variety of operational and clinical initiatives. Dr. Morell went back to complete a Post Graduate Year-2 residency in Infectious Diseases at Palomar Health in San Diego, CA. His current role is an infectious diseases clinical specialist between Doctors Hospital, West Kendall Baptist Hospital, Mariners Hospital, Fisherman’s Community Hospital and the Corporate Enterprise. He serves as the co-chair for the antimicrobial stewardship committees, and sits on the Doctors Hospital and Miami Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Institute Pharmacy & Therapeutic Committee. He has presented several poster publications and is a member of American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists and American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

  • Corey Frederick, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP

    Corey Frederick, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP

    Dr. Frederick earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy in 2013. Following graduation, he completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice residency followed by a PGY-2 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, PGY-1 pharmacy residents, and PGY-2 pharmacy residents.

  • Wilbert J. Fuerte, Pharm.D., BCIDP

    Wilbert J. Fuerte, Pharm.D., BCIDP

    Dr. Fuerte is the infectious diseases clinical specialist and Co-Director of the antimicrobial stewardship program at Homestead Hospital. He obtained a Bachelor’s of Science degree in chemistry from Florida International University in 2007, and practiced as a Quality Control Chemist II at Teva Pharmaceuticals prior to obtaining his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Union University in 2013. Upon culmination of his doctorate degree, he completed a Post-Graduate Year 1 (PGY-1) residency at South Miami Hospital. Dr. Fuerte is board certified in infectious diseases, and serves as a resource for providers to optimize antimicrobials at Homestead Hospital. He currently precepts pharmacy students, as well as the infectious disease and HIV rotations for the PGY-1 pharmacy residency program.

  • Kristin Boyar, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCIDP

    Kristin Boyar, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCIDP

    Dr. Boyar received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology from Florida Atlantic University in 2005 and  Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Palm Beach Atlantic University in 2009. She is currently pursuing a Master of Public Health in Infection Control degree at the University of South Florida. Dr. Boyar joined Boca Raton Regional Hospital (BRRH) in 2010, where she currently serves as the Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Pharmacy Specialist. Dr. Boyar precepts both pharmacy students and pharmacy residents. Her elective rotations for BRRH include Infectious Diseases I and Infectious Diseases II. She co-chairs the BRRH Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee and her current practice incudes antimicrobial use optimization, rounding with a multidisciplinary team, protocol development, and implementing antimicrobial stewardship initiatives. Dr. Boyar is the primary pharmacist responsible for clinical pathways involving Infectious Diseases at BRRH. She is Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy.

  • Sara M. Panella, Pharm.D., BCPS

    Sara M. Panella, Pharm.D., BCPS

    Sara M. Panella, PharmD, BCPS is currently the Manager of Transitions of Care (TOC) Pharmacy Services for Baptist Health South Florida Pharmacy Enterprise, in Miami Florida. Dr. Panella obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy from the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy (EMSOP), Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey in 2008. After graduation, she completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital followed by a PGY-2 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 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 PGY-2 in Transitions of Care. Dr. Panella holds a Lean Green Belt Certification. Professionally, Dr. Panella currently serves as a delegate representing the state of Florida for the house America Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) House of Delegates, board-elect for Florida Society of Health System Pharmacists (FSHP) and president-elect for the Southeast Regional Society of FSHP. In addition, she is currently working with the National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTOCC) as co-chair of the Pharmacy Taskforce, working to develop out a consensus statement on the role of pharmacy in transitions of care.

  • Estela (Esty) M. Trimino, PharmD, BCPS

    Estela (Esty) M. Trimino, PharmD, BCPS

    Estela (Esty) M. Trimino, PharmD, BCPS is currently the Corporate Director of Quality and Medication Safety for Baptist Health South Florida Pharmacy Enterprise, in Miami Florida. Dr. Trimino obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 2001. After graduation, she completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at Mercy Hospital in Miami, Florida. She began her career as an Emergency Room/Admitting pharmacy at Mercy Hospital, where they received the ASHP Best Practice Award in 2005 under her tenure.  After 12 years of practice, she moved on to a clinical manager role at Mercy Hospital.  In 2016, she moved to a Division Director role of Clinical Pharmacy for HCA East Florida hospitals where she directly oversaw the Medication Safety and Clinical program for 14 hospitals.  Later in 2018, transitioned into a Vice President role in the HCA East Florida Division where she had administrative oversight for 14 hospitals.  Dr. Trimino joined Baptist Health System of South Florida in January of 2020 where she oversees the medication safety program. Dr. Trimino currently serves on the America Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) SPPL advisory group on value, quality and compliance and also is the immediate past president for the South Florida Society of Pharmacy (Regional Society).  She is very passionate about medication safety and providing the best possible outcomes for our patients.

  • Anthony Wasielewski, Pharm.D.

    Anthony Wasielewski, Pharm.D.

    Dr. Anthony Wasielewski completed pharmacy prerequisites from Kent State University in 2016 and went on to receive his Doctor of Pharmacy from Northeast Ohio Medical University in 2020. Following graduation, he completed a Post-Graduate Year-1 Pharmacy Practice residency at MetroHealth System (Cleveland, OH), followed by a Post-Graduate Year-2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy residency at the University of Florida Health Jacksonville (Jacksonville, FL). Dr. Wasielewski is a Clinical Pharmacist Specialist at Boca Raton Regional Hospital, with responsibilities in the areas of infectious diseases, and serves as the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Pharmacist Champion for the hospital. In his spare time, he enjoys baking new recipes, going to the beach, and golfing. He also enjoys traveling new areas and trying new restaurants.