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Noushin Maktabi - PharmD, MBA - Co-founder and director

Dr Noushin Maktabi earned her ACPE accredited Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from the Lebanese American University in 2011. She then started volunteering with the Public Health Reserve Corp Where she provided clinical services to various populations and participated in mass dispensing emergency and non-emergency drills. In 2014 Dr. Maktabi completed her Health Care specialized MBA from Argosy University in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Noushin Maktabi is a practicing pharmacist in Seattle and is specialized in travel medicine and pediatric disaster recovery. Some of her research interests include advancing pharmacy practice in a community and managed care settings and oncology.

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Nicole Farrell - PharmD - consultant

Dr. Nicole C. Farrell is the IPPE Coordinator and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy in Texas. Dr. Farrell received her ACPE accredited Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2010 as a member of the inaugural graduating class from the University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy. She also completed a two-year academic clinical pharmacy residency at the University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy with a PGY2 emphasis in ambulatory care. Dr. Farrell is a member of several professional organizations including the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), Texas Pharmacy Association (TPA), American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), Bexar County Pharmacy Association (BCPA), Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists (TSHP), and Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society.

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Bethany A. Kalich, Pharm. D., BCPS-AQ Cardiology - Consultant

Dr. Bethany Kalich is an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy, an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and a clinical pharmacy specialist at the University Health System in San Antonio. She practices in the area of cardiology, including the critical care unit and cardiology clinic.

Dr. Kalich attended Texas A&M University as an undergraduate, and then received her Doctor of Pharmacy in 2011 from the Feik School of Pharmacy. She completed a pharmacy practice residency and a critical care specialty residency at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist with added qualifications in cardiology.

Dr. Kalich’s practice and research interests include cardiac critical care, patient health-literacy, student self-regulation/intrinsic motivation and student critical thinking/clinical reasoning.