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PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency

The College's partnerships with community-based pharmacies ensure that residents will be prepared to assume a leadership role in advancing the profession of pharmacy and community pharmacy practice.

Walgreens Pharmacy

Site Coordinator: Michelle Jeon, Pharm.D.
Resident positions: 1
ASHP Code: 64014
NMS Code: 203022

This program offers residents the opportunity to practice advanced patient care with a variety of disease states. Residents gain experience providing immunizations, health screenings, wellness education, specialty HIV and hepatitis care to patients in both a specialty and clinic-based pharmacies. Residents also are offered an elective corporate experience.

What can residents do after completing a PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency program at STLCOP?

Community-based pharmacy residents may obtain positions in a community-based practice as a specialty or patient care pharmacist; work in ambulatory care or long-term care practice settings; or find a position in academia.

  • 100% of residents present research at national meetings.
  • Nearly 60% of residents remained with the pharmacy upon completion of their residency program.
  • 76% of residents practice in ambulatory care or specialty practice.

Site Coordinator

Michelle Jeon, Pharm.D., BCACPMichelle Jeon

Dr. Michelle Jeon is Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at St. Louis College of Pharmacy and Clinical Pharmacist at Walgreens Pharmacy. She serves as the Site Coordinator for the PGY1 Community-Based Residency Program at Walgreens. Dr. Jeon earned her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the University of Sciences, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy. She completed a PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency at Wilkes University and Hartzell's Pharmacy. Dr. Jeon serves as the preceptor for the Patient Care: Primary Care and Outreach & Advocacy resident learning experiences.

Program Director

Nicole GattasNicole M. Gattas, Pharm.D., FAPhA, BCPS 

Dr. Nicole Gattas is the residency program director for the multisite PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency Program at St. Louis College of Pharmacy. She is also an associate professor of pharmacy practice and associate director of experiential education. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree (Pharm.D.) from the University of Iowa. Dr. Gattas completed a Community Pharmacy Residency at Dominick’s Pharmacy and the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is also a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) and has been recognized as a Fellow by the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Practice and Management (FAPhA).

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