Roberta Barber, Pharm.D., M.P.H.
Roberta Barber joined Virtua in 2010 as Assistant Vice President of Pharmacy. During her tenure Roberta has worked to unify the Pharmacy Department. She has also worked to create a state of the art department by expanding the Decentralized Pharmacy Model and by introducing automation in order to standardize processes system wide. Dr. Barber received her BS, Pharmacy and Pharm.D. from Union University, Albany College of Pharmacy and her Master of Public Health Degree from Columbia University.
Gary Del Piano, Pharm.D.
Gary joined Virtua in 2011 as Director of Pharmacy for Virtua Marlton and moved to the Virtua Memorial campus in 2014. Gary Graduated from St. John’s University, College of Pharmacy in 1992 and began his career at St. Clare’s Hospital in New York City as Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator. In 1997, he was appointed Director of Pharmacy. In 2001 Gary left St. Clare’s to pursue other Director positions at various hospitals in New Jersey. Gary earned his Pharm.D. by taking a year of night classes at Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, then finishing at the University of Florida, College of Pharmacy, distance learning off-site classrooms in Delaware. Gary also received his US Navy Officer Commission after attending Officer Candidate School at Naval Air Station Pensacola, February - March, 2000, serving in the Navy Reserve Medical Service Corps, and currently on temporary family leave from his reserve duties due to the birth of his son, Luke, in 2012. He also has a daughter, Julia, age 5.
Greg A. Bauer, M.S., Pharm.D.
Greg joined Virtua in 2012 as the Director of Pharmacy Services for the Virtua Voorhees Hospital. Greg graduated from the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy in Athens, Georgia in 1999. Following graduation, he completed a 2 year ASHP accredited residency from The Ohio State University where he also obtained his Master’s in Health Systems Pharmacy Administration in 2001. Greg also completed a fellowship in Clinical Toxicology in 2002 from the Georgia Poison Center in Atlanta, GA at Hughes Spalding Children’s Hospital. Greg worked as an Inpatient Pharmacy Supervisor at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for 9 years prior to joining Virtua. Greg holds an adjunct faculty appointment in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at The University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. He is a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the American College of Healthcare Executives. His clinical interests include emergency medicine and clinical toxicology while his operational interests include automation and intravenous robotic technology systems.
Tiffany R. Politz, Pharm.D., BCPS
Tiffany joined the Virtua in 2013 as the Medication Safety and Quality Clinical Pharmacist. In 2014 Tiffany assumed the role of Director of Pharmacy at Virtua Marlton. Tiffany earned bachelor’s degrees in Biology and Pharmaceutical Sciences from South Dakota State University in 2009. Following completion of her doctor of pharmacy degree in 2011 at South Dakota State University, she completed a PGY-1 pharmacy residency at NorthShore University Health System, in Highland Park, IL. She then completed a PGY-2 in Medication Use Safety at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, PA. She is a member of American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and American College of Clinical Pharmacy. Her research interests include identifying and reducing medication errors through system improvements and technological integration.
Carolyn Orendorff, Pharm.D., BCPS
Carolyn joined the Virtua in 2013 as the Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator. For the last few years, Carolyn has practiced as an Internal Medicine Clinical Specialist, most recently in Philadelphia, PA and prior to that in Baltimore, MD. Additionally, she has experience in precepting pharmacy students and residents as well as being a Pharmacy Residency Program Director. Carolyn graduated from University of Maryland School of Pharmacy and completed a 2 year Pharmacotherapy Residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. Carolyn is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist and member of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. In her free time, Carolyn enjoys time with her family, running with her dog, trips to the beach, trying to cook, and watching football (Go Ravens!)
Barbara D. Zambon, BsPharm, RPh, CGP, CCP
Barb graduated from Butler University in 1984 with a BS in Pharmacy and started her career as a staff pharmacist at Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis. She quickly embraced clinical pharmacy and leadership roles in Pediatrics, SCN, Mother-baby and Critical Care. When Wishard merged with Marion County Healthcare Center, a 300 bed Long Term Care facility, Barb was selected to supervise the pharmacy’s daily operations. There she was instrumental in initiating multidisciplinary rounds, implementing computer and billing systems, developing and Precepting rotations for BS and Pharm D candidates from Butler and was secretary of P&T. Barb returned to South Jersey with her family and she joined Virtua Voorhees in 1993. By 2000 she was working exclusively on the floors at Voorhees in Pediatrics and NICU. In 2002 she joined the clinical team continuing in Pediatrics and NICU and later rounding in Critical Care. In 2004, Barb was chosen to be part of the Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) team and Critical Care pharmacist at Berlin. Barb created and was preceptor for the Geriatric Rotation’s for USP Pharmacy students and for the Virtua PGY1 Residency Program. Barb is a Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist and has certifications in Immunization, Medication Therapy Management and Consultant Pharmacy. Barb received the Virtua Pharmacy Residency Preceptor of the year award for 2013-2014.
Sharon Camperchioli, Pharm.D.
Sharon Camperchioli joined the pharmacy department at Virtua in 2005. She received her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from Temple University School of Pharmacy in 2003. She started her career in outpatient pharmacy before transitioning into the hospital setting as a staff pharmacist. Due to her passion and commitment towards the maternal-child health population she worked on many projects focused on this group of patients. Sharon then moved into a clinical pharmacist role in 2008. Although her primary focus was in the pediatric and neonatal units across the system, she has supported all maternal-child health patient care areas and continues to do so presently. Throughout her career at Virtua Sharon has developed and implemented much advancement for patient care. Just a few examples include standardization of mixing and dispensing medications for this patient population from the pharmacy, programming and maintaining the medication library for administration of medications in syringes, safe transitioning from paper to computerized to electronic medication administration records, and computerized physician ordering. She has also supported the CHOP at Virtua joint venture which continues to grow. Sharon has also been an advocate for her patients creating and implementing programs to promote medication safety in both the pediatric and adult populations. In addition to her clinical role, Sharon is a tireless supporter for the March of Dimes leading the Pharmacy Team as Captain for nine years. She also spends much of her time outside of work volunteering at various organizations to help the local community. In her free time Sharon enjoys spending time with her family.
Kavitha S. Dalal, Pharm.D.
Kavitha joined the Virtua in 2013 as a Clinical Pharmacist with a focus in Critical Care for the Marlton campus. Kavitha graduated from Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. She completed a PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD. Kavitha has previous experience as a Critical Care Clinical Pharmacist at Capital Health Regional Medical Center, Trenton, NJ. She also has experience as a Clinical Adjunct Professor and Pharmacy Field Manager at Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Kavitha is a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, New Jersey Society of Health-System Pharmacists, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, American Pharmaceutical Association, and Society of Critical Care Medicine. Kavitha’s research interests include intensive care unit sedation and delirium and alcohol withdrawal management in the ICU.
Jim Anderson BsPharm, Pharm.D.
Jim joined the pharmacy team in 1997 as a pharmacy student and transitioned into a staff pharmacist upon graduation from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in 2000. Jim recently received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy (summer 2014). Jim has served as a Soarian super-user, RX user group member, and assisted with numerous technology-based upgrades. His work interests include technology enhancement, Critical Care, and serving as a training resource within the department. In his spare time he enjoys taking care of the family blueberry farm and traveling.
Nina Hogan, BsPharm, RPh
Nina joined the Virtua in 1998. She received her Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree from St John’s University. Nina has over twenty years of hospital pharmacy experience. She also has worked in the Palliative Care Industry managing pain management and consulting. She has served as the anticoagulation therapy specialist during her early years at Virtua. Nina currently staffs in all areas of the Virtua Pharmacy as well as teaching new graduates and pharmacy students. Nina resides in Southampton NJ and is the mother of two boys, Rob and Jake. She has a passion for yoga, skiing and cooking.
Bijal Patel Pharm.D.
Bijal joined the pharmacy team at Virtua in 2015. She graduated from the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey in 2013 and then completed a PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Paterson, NJ. Bijal has previous experience working as a decentralized pharmacist at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, certified in providing immunizations, and a member of the New Jersey Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Bijal also works part time in community pharmacy and has a strong clinical interest in improving transitions of care.
Kristina Lam, Pharm.D.
Kristina joined Virtua as a staff pharmacist in 2012. She graduated from Long Island University School of Pharmacy in 2009. She completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, where she also practiced as inpatient pharmacist. She also served as a preceptor to pharmacy students and residents. She has worked as transitions of care pharmacist at Our Lady of Lourdes prior to joining Virtua. Her areas of interest include pediatrics, critical care and internal medicine. In free time, she enjoys spending time with her family.
John Pasquale Pharm.D., BCPS
John obtained his B.Sc. in Pharmacy in May, 1976 and his Pharm. D. in December, 2005. He became board certified as a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) in 1995 and maintains an active certification. John has worked in hospital and retail pharmacy for 35 years, He has held positions as Director of Pharmacy (20 years) and Director of Clinical Pharmacy (1 year) and worked in drug safety and safety surveillance for Pfizer (Wyeth) and AstraZeneca for combined 7 years. For many years John precepted students from Rutgers, Temple and Philadelphia College of Pharmacy including the final non-traditional Pharm.D. student to graduate from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy. He also taught at Philadelphia College of Pharmacy as an Adjunct Clinical Pharmacy Instructor in the Prof Practice lab in the 1980's. John’s clinical and operational interests include cardiology, internal medicine, pharmacy management and purchasing, and lately clinical informatics as it applies to daily workflow. Outside of Virtua John enjoys family activities with his wife, 2 children and 3 beautiful grandchildren, watching sports (baseball, hockey, football), and traveling.
Ileana Somers BsPharm, RPh
Ileana joined Virtua in 2000. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy & Science. Ileana has over twenty years of hospital pharmacy experience. Her areas of interest are in process improvement and transitions of care. Ileana lives in the Washington Township area. She is married and has one son and two daughters. In her spare time, she enjoys spending summer days in Cape May, attending concerts and can’t pass up a good book or movie. She enjoys the mentoring experience because she learns as much from her students as she hopes she imparts to them.
Susan Schobert , BsPharm , RPh
Sue jointed Virtua in 1981 after receiving her Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree from Temple University School of Pharmacy. With over 34 years of hospital experience, including Family Medicine Resident rounding and teaching, she has also done community outpatient teaching for a monthly Arthritis Group. As a Memorial Mentor, Sue developed a HCAPS Pain Education. Sue is very involved in Critical Care and is on the Code Blue Committee. She is BLS, CPR and AED certified for Healthcare Professionals and is a member of New Jersey Society of Health-System Pharmacists. She enjoys teaching students and residents and spending time with her family.
Kim Mauger Pharm.D.
Kim Mauger has been a member of the Virtua Pharmacy Department since 2003. She graduated with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison that same year. She has a particular interest in Critical Care and Pediatrics, as well as improving technology and workflow within the pharmacy department. She has an Immunization certification. Kim staffs in all areas although primarily working in the evening. She is also a good resource for Pyxis medstation and Rx Works. Kim is the proud mother of four children. Some of her favorite activities are reading and knitting.
Lisa Gold Pharm.D.
Lisa joined the Virtua Pharmacy Team in the year 2006. She graduated from Rutgers College of Pharmacy with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1986 and from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (USP) with a Pharm D. degree in 2002. Lisa has previous working experience as a retail pharmacy manager, as a consultant pharmacist and seventeen years as a hospital pharmacist. In addition, Lisa has provided education to pharmacy students in the past as a pharmacy student preceptor in the retail setting. Lisa enjoys working as a decentralized pharmacist at Virtua. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, taking long walks on the beach and reading a good book.
Gnatiko, Semenyo Pharm.D.
Semenyo joined Virtua in March, 2015. She earned bachelor's degree in Chemistry at Morgan state in 2003. She then worked for pharmaceutical company Baxter. She later earned her doctorate of pharmacy from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in May 2009. She began her pharmacy career at Medstar Washington Hospital Center. Semenyo has over 6 years of hospital pharmacy experience. She is also fluent in French. She was nominated Cerner super user at Medstar. In her free time, Semenyo enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Robin M. Fields BsPharm
Robin began her tenure with Virtua in 2007 as a staff pharmacist working in all divisions. After serving as the PIC for the Berlin division, she is now the Inpatient Coordinator at Voorhees overseeing operations of the Hub and Spoke model for the health system. Robin’s 30 plus years of experience spans the gamut of the pharmacy profession. It includes purchasing, market research, sales, sales training and management, good manufacturing practices, specialty, long term care and back to her roots in hospital pharmacy. Robin is also certified and licensed in Immunization and is a volunteer for the Medical Reserve Corp for Burlington County. She is a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists where she was a member of and graduated from the 2014-2015 Leadership Academy. Robin received the Virtua SuperSTAR 2015 Team Award.