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Current Residents

2018 - 2019 Residents

Justin Harrison, PharmD

Justin Harrison, PharmD ResidentPGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident

Dr. Justin Harrison, originally from Apex, North Carolina, completed his prerequisite training at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He then earned his Doctorate of Pharmacy degree at the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy. His practice interests include cardiology, emergency medicine and pediatrics. In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Harrison is pursuing the UNC Resident Teaching Certificate and will serve as teaching assistant at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in the fall. His research involves the management of heparin anti-Xa lab interference in patients taking direct oral anticoagulants. Upon completion of the PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Dr. Harrison plans to earn board certification in pharmacotherapy and pursue additional residency training in one of his areas of interest.

Rebecca Nickell, PharmD

Rebecca Nickell, PharmD ResidentPGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident

Dr. Rebecca Nickell, originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from Duquesne University School of Pharmacy. Her practice interests include oncology, ambulatory care, and infectious disease. In addition to her clinical responsibilities, Dr. Nickell is pursuing a UNC Resident Teaching Certificate while serving as a teaching assistant at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in the fall. Her research involves the impact of smoking status on the response rate to pembrolizumab in metastatic non-small cell lung cancer. Upon completion of her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Dr. Nickell plans to earn board certification in pharmacotherapy and pursue additional residency training in either oncology or infectious disease.

Justin Wilson, PharmD

Justin Wilson, PharmD ResidentPGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident

Dr. Justin Wilson, originally from Cary, North Carolina, obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before attending the Medical University of South Carolina to earn his Doctorate of Pharmacy degree. His practice interests include oncology, infectious diseases, and ambulatory care. In addition to his clinical responsibilities at UNC REX Hospital, Dr. Wilson is enrolled in the UNC Teaching Certificate Program and will be serving as a teaching assistant at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in the spring. His research will focus on evaluation of direct oral anticoagulant safety in oncology patients with thrombocytopenia. Upon completion of his PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Dr. Wilson plans to earn board certification in pharmacotherapy and pursue a PGY2 in one of his practice interests.

Olivia Witt, PharmD

Olivia Witt, PharmD ResidentPGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident

Dr. Olivia Witt, originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, completed her prerequisite training at Miami University before transferring to the University of Cincinnati where she earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree. Her practice interests include cardiology, ambulatory care, and oncology. In addition to her clinical responsibilities at UNC REX Hospital, Dr. Witt is enrolled in the UNC Teaching Certificate Program and will be serving as a teaching assistant at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in the spring. Her research involves the use of beta-blockers as cardioprotectants for anthracycline chemotherapy. Upon completion of her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Dr. Witt plans to earn board certification in pharmacotherapy and pursue a PGY2 in one of her practice interests.

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