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CURRICULUM VITAE

MONICA W. YUNG

100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960
(862) 219-1232
monica.yung@atlantichealth.org



EDUCATION

September 2010 Present Northwestern University
Graduation: June 2014 Degree: Master of Science in Medical Informatics (MMI)


September 2003 May 2009 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8020
Degree: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D.)
Degree awarded May 2009
Magna Cum Laude

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

July 2009 - Present Staff / Critical Care/ Pediatrics/ER Pharmacist
Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ 07962

Receive and interpret written prescriptions and computerized
physician order entries for hospitalized patients
Review prescription orders for potential drug interactions,
allergies, or adverse events
Review prescription orders for formulary status and recommend
therapeutic alternatives when appropriate
Assure the accuracy of medication orders completed by
pharmacy technicians
Provide drug information services to physicians and nurses
Prepare and dispense small and large volume parenteral
intravenous solutions
Evaluate appropriateness of use, dose, dosage form, regimen,
route, and therapeutic duplication of ordered meds
Recommend dose adjustments to prescribers based on renal and
hepatic clearances and underlying conditions of patients
Maintain an accurate inventory of controlled substances
Compound extemporaneous prescription products
Work with pediatric team to assess, recommend and dispense the
appropriate agents and pediatric doses of drug therapy
Monitor and assess the appropriateness of antibiotic therapies
with Infectious Disease group for antimicrobial stewardship
Conduct patient medication histories in the ER
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (Continued)

July 2009 - Present Staff / Critical Care/Pediatrics/ER Pharmacist
Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ 07962

Mix appropriate doses of tPA (Alteplase) for stroke patients in
emergency Code Gray situations while also assessing the
suitability of therapy with neurologists
Abet the ER team in ordering, attaining, and administering the
proper medication for ER patients in an efficient manner
Reconcile pharmacy and nursing medication administration
records in the ICU
Monitor ICU IV drip rates and mix and dispense appropriate
solutions as necessary
Provide discharge medication counseling to patients
Assist and support Informatics Lead Pharmacist with bar coded
medication administration management, development,
implementation, and maintenance of new batches, protocols,
processes, and addition of medications in Horizon Meds
Manager
Collaborate with Pharmacy Informatics team to promote
effective use of technology and medication management best
practices.

July 2006 June 2009 Pharmacy Technician
Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ 07962

Prepared and dispensed inpatient unit dose medications
Batched narcotic parenterals and oral medications while
demonstrating good aseptic technique
Prepared intravenous admixtures
Distributed medications throughout the hospital in a timely and
accurate manner
Replenished Pyxis medication stock efficiently and accurately
Responded to drug information requests from nurses

May 2004 - August 2005 Pharmacy Technician
Rite Aid Pharmacy, Lake Hiawatha, NJ 07034

Assisted pharmacist in preparing prescription medications for
dispensing
Processed insurance claims
Maintained an inventory for prescription drug products, non-
prescription drug products, and medical devices
Aided and consulted patients in selection of non-prescription
drug products
Called doctors for refills and renewal of prescriptions

Licenses and Certificates

July 2009 Present Pharmacist, License No. 28RI03293400
New Jersey Board of Pharmacy

July 2013 Present Basic Life Support Provider
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PHARMACY PRACTICE ROTATIONS

May 2008 June 2008 Internal Medicine
Overlook Hospital, Summit, NJ
Preceptor: Rachna Kapoor, Pharm.D.

Daily rounds with Internal Medicine attending and residents
Monitored and assessed the appropriateness of drug therapies
Responded to drug information requests from physicians
Documented patient interventions
Participated in the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and
developed an executive summary of the formulary addition
request
Developed an Overlook Hospital Multi-vitamin Therapeutic
Substitution Formulary

June 2008 July 2008 Clinical Other Med Communications
Novartis Pharmaceuticals, East Hanover, NJ
Preceptor: Richard Eschle, Pharm.D.

Handled inquiries from Medical and Paramedical Communities
on key prescription products
Interpreted questions and conducted literature searches on key
products
Developed a Formulary Review and Dossier that will be utilized
for Medicaid requests
Attended and participated in various Medical Information
Manager committee discussions

July 2008 August 2008 Acute Care - Pediatrics
St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ
Preceptor: Rachel Sykes, Pharm.D.

Performed pharmacokinetics calculations for dosages of
antibiotics
Daily rounds with Pediatric team
Assessed and monitored the appropriate agents and pediatric
doses of drug therapy for patient population
Detected and reported adverse drug reactions

September 2008 October 2008 Community Practice
Target Pharmacy, Rockaway, NJ
Preceptor: Greg Orsulak, R.Ph.

Prepared and dispensed prescription medications
Received verbal prescriptions from physicians
Counseled patients about prescription medications
Designed and distributed a newsletter on common weight loss
drugs to interested customers
Led a public health initiative session on weight loss management
and counseled patients on lifestyle and pharmacological options


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PHARMACY PRACTICE ROTATIONS (Continued)

October 2008 November 2008 Health-System Practice
Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ
Preceptor: Manisha Patel, R.Ph.

Entered physician orders into computer system
Filled inpatient medication orders
Delivered unit dose cassettes to patient care areas
Prepared intravenous admixture solutions
Reviewed patient charts to ensure optimal drug therapy

November 2008 December 2008 Ambulatory Practice
Pathmark Pharmacy, Parsippany, NJ
Preceptor: Tianna Sianipar, R.Ph.

Prepared and dispensed prescription medications
Received verbal prescriptions from physicians
Assessed and recommended non-prescription medications
Led and created a Diabetes Awareness outreach project
Instructed and demonstrated patients how to use their glucose
monitoring systems and test blood sugars

February 2009 March 2009 Clinical Other Industry/Professional Affairs
Daiichi Sankyo, Parsippany, NJ
Preceptor: Meena Arunachalam, Pharm. D.

Prepared standard response letters for queries
Conducted journal searches
Attended and participated in various meetings including Grant
Review Committee and Advertising Review Committee
Compiled and investigated common statistics on hypertension
project
Investigated and researched important issues of interest to
Daiichi Sankyo

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

2005-2009 American Pharmacists Association

PRESENTATIONS

March 2009 Postprandial Glucose and its Implications presented to
Daiichi Sankyo Metabolic Strategic Team, Parsippany,
New Jersey

August 2008 Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation presented to
Pediatric physicians and staff of the Saint Barnabas
Medical Center, Livingston, New Jersey




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PRESENTATIONS (Continued)

August 2008 Otitis Externa and Mastoiditis presented to clinical
pharmacy staff of Saint Barnabas Medical Center,
Livingston, New Jersey

July 2008 Relistor (methylnaltrexone bromide) in the Treatment of
Opioid-induced Constipation in Patients with Advanced
Illness presented to Medical Information Managers at
Novartis Pharmaceuticals, East Hanover, New Jersey

June 2008 Renal Dosing of Antibiotics presented to Internal
Medicine physicians and pharmacy staff of Overlook
Hospital, Summit, New Jersey

June 2008 Diverticular Disease and Diverticulitis: Helping to ease
the Pain presented to clinical pharmacy staff of Overlook
Hospital, Summit, New Jersey

AWARDS AND HONORS

2008 2009 Pharmacy Alumni Scholarship

2007 2008 Ernest Mario Scholarship

2003 2009 Deans List

Fall 2005 Publication of research thesis in Dialogues@RU: A
Journal of Undergraduate Research, Volume 4

2003 2006 Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholars Scholarship

2003 2006 Outstanding Scholars Award

2003 2006 National Merit Distinguished Scholar

2003 Parsippany Hills High School Valedictorian