• Heidi Clarke, Pharm.D., BCCCP

    Heidi Clarke, Pharm.D., BCCCP

    Program Director

    Dr. Heidi Clarke obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Nova Southeastern University (NSU), College of Pharmacy.  She completed post graduate residency training in Internal Medicine/General Pharmacy Practice with a focus on Critical Care Medicine at NSU in conjunction with Baptist Hospital of Miami.  Dr. Clarke practices as the ICU Clinical Specialist at Baptist Hospital, she serves as one of the Clinical Managers and the Director of the PGY2 Critical Care Residency Program at Baptist Hospital. She is recognized for her efforts as the Critical Care Pharmacy Services leader within Baptist Health South Florida. She is also an adjunct Professor of Pharmacy at NSU and UF.  Dr. Clarke has received numerous awards and recognition for her service to the profession in the community, most recently she was presented with the 2018 Preceptor of the Year award by NSU, College of Pharmacy.  In addition, she is involved with various committees and professional organizations and serves as a reviewer for abstracts for the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM). She has served on ASHP’s Committee charged with updating the residency learning objectives for PGY-II Critical Care residency programs.

  • Kristen de Almeida, Pharm.D., MSc, BCCP

    Kristen de Almeida, Pharm.D., MSc, BCCP

    Dr. Kristen de Almeida received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Nova Southeastern University and Master’s in Biomedical Science at Florida Atlantic University. She obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Palm Beach Atlantic University (PBAU). She then completed a PGY1 Pharmacy and PGY2 Cardiology residencies at West Palm Beach VA Medical Center. She joined Baptist Hospital Pharmacy team in July 2019 as a Cardiology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist/Educator with a focus in transitions of care for heart failure patient population. Kristen is an adjunct faculty at PBAU; she precepts pharmacy students from PBAU and co-precepts pharmacy residents at BHM. She is also an active member of the American College of Cardiology’s Cardiovascular Team and ACCP’s Cardiology PRN. Her interests include anticoagulation, valvular heart disease, electrophysiology and advanced heart failure.

  • Jonathan Kline, Pharm.D., BCCCP

    Jonathan Kline, Pharm.D., BCCCP

    Dr. Jonathan Kline obtained his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in 2016. He completed two years of post-graduate training at Baptist Hospital of Miami specializing in Critical Care. After completion of his residency training, he practiced as a Critical Care Specialist at Memorial Hospital West. Dr. Kline rejoined the Baptist Hospital of Miami team in 2019 where he currently serves on multidisciplinary teams as the Neuro Critical Care Pharmacy Specialist. He participates in the Critical Care Collaborative Committee, Neuro Critical Care Subcommittee, and Stroke Committee. Jonathan is a preceptor for pharmacy students at Nova Southeastern University and for both PGY-1 Pharmacy and PGY-2 Critical Care Residents. 

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

    Timothy P. Gauthier, Pharm.D., BCIDP

    Dr. Timothy P. Gauthier obtained his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Northeastern University, then completed two years of post-graduate training at Jackson Memorial Hospital specializing in Infectious Diseases (ID). After completion of his training, he spent 5 years as an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) teaching and researching while practicing at JMH. Over the last 5 years, he has been working at Miami VA Healthcare System establishing and coordinating Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP) activities and providing clinical ID Pharmacotherapy Services. Dr. Gauthier has authored numerous book chapters and published over 30 papers. He is an active member of American College of Clinical Pharmacy’s Infectious Diseases Practice/Research Network and NSU Research Group Endeavor. Most recently, he has joined Baptist Health South Florida Pharmacy Clinical Enterprise as the Manager of Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Program to lead and coordinate ASP activities and provide mentorship and education across the health-system. 

  • Radhan B. Gopalani, Pharm.D., BCPS

    Radhan B. Gopalani, Pharm.D., BCPS

    Dr. Radhan B. Gopalani received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in 1995. She completed her Pharmacy Practice Residency training at Miami Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC). Dr. Gopalani has worked as an Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in both primary care and specialty care settings at Miami VAMC and as a Critical Care Pharmacy Specialist at Kendall Regional Medical Center. In 2007, she joined Baptist Hospital Clinical pharmacy team. Over the course of her career at Baptist, she has served in various roles including General Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator, Cardiology Clinical Pharmacy Specialists/Educator, and PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director (RPD). Currently, she is the Cardiology Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator and PGY-2 Cardiology RPD. In her current position, she performs in an evaluative and educational capacity for evidence based use of cardiovascular medications. She participates in preparation, approval and implementation of relevant medication therapy protocols/initiatives.  She co-chairs Miami Cardiovascular Institute (MCVI) Pharmacy & Therapeutics (P&T) Sub-Committee. She is an adjunct clinical faculty for the colleges of pharmacy at University of Florida, Palm Beach Atlantic University and NSU. She precepts pharmacy residents and students for Clinical Cardiology, Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience in Cardiology, Research and Hospital Pharmacy Practice.  

  • Joyce Lee, Pharm.D., BCCCP

    Joyce Lee, Pharm.D., BCCCP

    Dr. Joyce Lee is currently a Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator at Baptist Hospital of Miami.  She graduated with her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Florida in 2007 and went on to complete a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency in 2008 and PGY-2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency in 2009 at Baptist Hospital of Miami.  After working at Baptist Hospital, she went on to Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, FL where she was a Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator for 8 years and also served as a preceptor for Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience in Anticoagulation.  She then re-joined the clinical team at Baptist Hospital of Miami in 2018.  Her experience includes participation in Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committees, performance improvement initiatives, formulary management, and medication safety initiatives.

  • Leyner Martinez, PharmD, MS, MHA

    Leyner Martinez, PharmD, MS, MHA

    Dr. Leyner Martinez is the Director of Pharmacy Services at Baptist Hospital of Miami. Dr. Martinez earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Family, Child, and Consumer Sciences from Florida State University. He received his PharmD degree from LECOM School of Pharmacy. After pharmacy school he completed a PGY-1 residency with drug information emphasis at the Poison Control Center/Jackson Memorial Hospital. He then went on to complete a combined PGY-1/PGY-2 residency in Health-Systems Pharmacy Administration at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He earned a Master of Science degree in pharmacy administration and a Teaching Certificate from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Martinez also completed a Master of Healthcare Administration from Florida Atlantic University. Dr. Martinez has certifications in Medication Therapy Management and Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery. He is also a preceptor to residents and students for health-system pharmacy administration and advance hospital/institutional practice rotations. Dr. Martinez is a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), and the Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacists (FSHP).

  • Amy Montes, Pharm.D., BCPS, MHA

    Amy Montes, Pharm.D., BCPS, MHA

    Dr. Amy Montes obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Nova Southeastern University (NSU), College of Pharmacy.  She then completed post graduate residency training with Broward General in conjunction with NSU.  Dr. Montes started as a Clinical Coordinator in 2009 at Westside Regional Medical Center and transferred over to Kendall Regional Medical Center as their Clinical Manager in 2012.  In 2017, Dr. Montes transitioned over to Baptist Hospital of Miami (BHM) as a Cardiology Clinical Pharmacy Specialists/Educator. Currently she serves as one of the Pharmacy Operations Manager at BHM.  She is also an adjunct faculty for NSU and a preceptor to both pharmacy residents and students in Hospital Pharmacy rotation and Medication Use learning experience.

  • Payal Patel, Pharm.D., BCCCP

    Payal Patel, Pharm.D., BCCCP

    Dr. Payal Patel received her Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of North Carolina (UNC) – Chapel Hill in 2015, and subsequently went on to obtain her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in 2017. She then completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at UChicago Medical Center in 2018, where she also was a Clinical Instructor at the Chicago State University College of Pharmacy. She also completed a PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy residency at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), where she was appointed as an adjunct instructor with the MUSC College of Pharmacy. After residency, she joined Baptist Hospital of Miami (BHM) in 2019, where she currently serves as the Cardiac ICU Clinical Pharmacy Specialist. She participates in the BHM Critical Care Collaborative Committee and the Code Blue Committee. She is also an active member of ACCP’s Critical Care PRN and SCCM’s Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology Section. Payal is a preceptor to pharmacy students from LECOM School of Pharmacy and both PGY1 Pharmacy and PGY2 Critical Care residents at BHM. Outside of work, Payal enjoys traveling, Indian and salsa dancing, going to the beach, and petting dogs.

  • Olga Romero-Bendyk, B.S., Pharm.D., BCPS

    Olga Romero-Bendyk, B.S., Pharm.D., BCPS

    Dr. Olga Romero-Bendyk graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy. After working at Baptist Hospital as a satellite pharmacist on a medical surgical unit, as a coordinator for the oncology satellite, and as in-patient unit dose supervisor, she returned to Nova Southeastern University to pursue her Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Dr. Romero-Bendyk has specialized in Anticoagulation, Pharmacokinetics and Infectious Diseases and is currently the Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Baptist Hospital. Dr. Romero-Bendyk co-chairs Baptist Hospital Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative and the Baptist Health South Florida Antimicrobial Stewardship Council and participates in Pharmacy & Therapeutics, Antibiotic Review, Infection Prevention & Control, and Residency Advisory Committees. During her thirty year career at Baptist, Dr. Romero-Bendyk has precepted students for over 20 years and pharmacy practice residents for more than 15 years.

  • Marie Rossique-Gonzalez, Pharm.D., BCPP

    Marie Rossique-Gonzalez, Pharm.D., BCPP

    Dr. Marie Rossique-Gonzalez is the Pediatric Pharmacy Manager at Baptist Children's Hospital.  She obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Florida (UF) and completed a Pediatric Clinical Pharmacy Residency at Holtz Children's Hospital at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center.  She has over 20 years of experience as a Pediatric Clinical Pharmacist in Pediatric Intensive Care, General Pediatrics, and Neonatology. She is certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Basic Life Support in accordance with the curriculum of the American Heart Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics.  She is a member of the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group.  She has published multiple abstracts and articles in the pediatrics pharmacy and medical literature. Present or past Academic Appointments include voluntary Clinical Assistant Professor Pediatrics: University of Miami/School of Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor at the UF and Nova Southeastern University of Health Sciences.  

  • Moe Shwin, Pharm.D., BCOP

    Moe Shwin, Pharm.D., BCOP

    Dr. Moe Shwin is an Oncology Clinical Manager at Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida and the Director of the PGY2 Oncology Residency Program. He obtained his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Nova Southeastern University, College of Pharmacy in 2012. Dr. Shwin completed both PGY1 Pharmacy residency and PGY2 Oncology specialty residency at Baptist Hospital of Miami. He currently serves as the co-chair of the Regimen Review Committee for Oncology, and involves with various committees and professional organizations. Dr. Shwin precepts Oncology residents in Hematology, Symptom Management, Palliative care and Drug Information rotations; he serves as an adjunct faculty member at Nova Southeastern University and a Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Florida.

  • Thomas Wolfel, Pharm.D., BCCCP

    Thomas Wolfel, Pharm.D., BCCCP

    Dr. Thomas Wolfel obtained a Bachelor's of Science in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh in 2008 and continued on at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy to obtain his Pharm.D. in 2012.  He completed post-graduate residency training at Jackson Memorial Hospital with a focus in critical care at Ryder Trauma Center.  Dr. Wolfel joined Baptist Hospital in 2013 after residency and has provided patient care in both the emergency department and ICU settings.  His current role is the Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist.  He serves as the pharmacy clinical representative on a number of committees related to Emergency Services at BHM and focuses on medication reconciliation, disease state management, and expansion of services within the Emergency Department.  He also is a preceptor to pharmacy residents and students for Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience in Emergency Medicine.