Mohammed Al-Said, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

Mohammed Al-Said, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP is an advanced clinical pharmacist at North Florida Regional Medical Center with a focus in critical care. He is also a clinical assistant professor for the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Dr. Al-Said has extensive experience in hospital pharmacy and precepting, having served in these roles for more than 20 years. He received his Bachelors of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Jordan in Amman, Jordan, followed by his doctorate from Purdue University. He is dual board certified in pharmacotherapy and critical care pharmacy.


Abigail Antigua, PharmD, BCCCP

Abigail Antigua, PharmD, BCCCP is an advanced clinical pharmacist with a focus in cardiac surgery, cardiology, and critical care and is the PGY1 Residency Program Director at North Florida Regional Medical Center. She is also a clinical assistant professor for the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Dr. Antigua has experience in teaching, precepting, research, and hospital practice, having served in numerous leadership roles over her career. She received her doctorate from the University of Florida, and completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Florida Health – Shands Hospital, followed by a PGY-2 Critical Care Residency at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, WA. She is board certified in critical care pharmacy and will be inducted as a Fellow in Critical Care Medicine (FCCM) in February 2020. 


Kacee Barnett, PharmD

Kacee Barnett, PharmD, BCCCP is an advanced clinical pharmacist at North Florida Regional Medical Center with a focus in critical care. She is also a clinical assistant professor for the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. She received her doctorate from the University of Georgia, and completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville, TN, followed by a PGY-2 Critical Care Residency at the University of Tennessee- Regional One Health in Memphis, TN.  She is board certified in critical care pharmacy.


Stacey Bortlik-Hodgson, PharmD

Stacey Bortlik-Hodgson, PharmD is a clinical pharmacist with a focus on emergency medicine and surgical services at North Florida Regional Medical Center. She is also a clinical assistant professor and preceptor for the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Dr. Bortlik-Hodgson received her B.S. in Pharmacy (Honors Program distinction) from Northeastern University Bouvé College of Pharmacy in Boston, MA and her doctorate from the UF College of Pharmacy in Gainesville, FL. Her background and professional interests include pediatrics, patient safety, anticoagulation therapy management, academia, research, emergency medicine, perioperative care, and military medicine.


Valerie Elder, PharmD

Valerie Elder, PharmD is a clinical pharmacist at North Florida Regional Medical Center with a focus on general medicine. She is also a clinical assistance professor for the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.  Dr. Elder received her doctorate from West Virginia University School of Pharmacy.


Heather Ellis, PharmD

Heather Ellis, PharmD is the Medication Safety advanced clinical pharmacist at North Florida Regional Medical Center and leads its Drug Safety, Medication Error, and Alaris Pump teams. She is also a clinical assistant professor for the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. She received her doctorate from St. Louis College of Pharmacy.


Joe Farland, PharmD, BCPS

Joe Farland, PharmD, BCPS is a clinical pharmacist at North Florida Regional Medical Center. He currently precepts the orientation rotation for the PGY1 residents. He received her doctorate in pharmacy from Virginia Commonwealth University and completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Residence at Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville, TN. He is board certified in pharmacotherapy.


Danielle Gagne, PharmD

Danielle Gagne, PharmD is a clinical pharmacist at North Florida Regional Medical Center with a focus in emergency medicine. She is also a clinical assistance professor for the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Her interests include cardiac arrhythmias and anticoagulation. Dr. Gagne received her doctorate from the University of South Florida.


Josh Hawks, PharmD

Josh Hawks, PharmD is a clinical pharmacist at North Florida Regional Medical Center with a focus in surgery. He is also a clinical assistant professor for the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Dr. Hawks received his doctorate from the University of Florida.


Kathryn Hernando, PharmD, BCPS

Kathryn Hernando, PharmD, BCPS is the Division ID Pharmacist at HCA Healthcare. She is also a clinical assistant professor for the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. She received her doctorate from Palm Beach Atlantic University, and completed her PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency and PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Residency, with a focus in Antimicrobial Stewardship at the University of Florida Health – Shands Hospital. Dr. Hernando will serve as the Advanced ID Preceptor.


Aklil Hiruy, PharmD

Aklil Hiruy, PharmD, is a clinical pharmacist at North Florida Regional Medical Center.  She currently precepts for the introductory pharmacy practice experiences (IPPE) students and the hospital practice and teaching rotations for the PGY1 residents. She received her doctorate in pharmacy from the University of Florida and completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Residence at the University of Florida Health – Shands Hospital.


Andrea Koff, PharmD, BCGP

Andrea Koff, PharmD, BCGP is the Director of Outpatient Pharmacy for North Florida Regional Medical Center. She is also a clinical assistant professor for the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Dr. Koff oversees the pharmacy services for the Senior Healthcare Centers including collaborative practice clinics and medication therapy management focusing on geriatric patients. Dr. Koff has more than 20 years’ experience in inpatient and outpatient pharmacy practice and precepting. Dr. Koff received her doctorate from Nova Southeastern University. She is board certified in geriatric pharmacy.


Kayihura Manigaba, PharmD, BCIDP

Kayihura Manigaba, PharmD, BCIDP is the Clinical Pharmacy Manager at North Florida Regional Medical Center, and coordinates its Antimicrobial Stewardship Program. He serves as Secretary for the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee at NFRMC, and is also a clinical assistant professor for the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. He received his doctorate from University of Tennessee, and completed his PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency and PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Residency, with a focus in Antimicrobial Stewardship at the University of Florida Health – Shands Hospital. He is board certified in infectious diseases.


Samantha Pickens, PharmD

Samantha Pickens, PharmD is the transitions of care advanced clinical pharmacist for North Florida Regional Medical Center.  She is also a clinical assistance professor for the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.  She received her doctorate from University of Florida College of Pharmacy.


Crystal Plasencia, PharmD

Crystal Plasencia, PharmD is a clinical pharmacist at North Florida Regional Medical Center with a focus in surgery. She is also a clinical assistant professor for the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Dr. Plasencia has experience in HIV medication management and research, in addition to extensive hospital practice experience. Dr. Plasencia received her doctorate from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and completed a Residency in Infectious Diseases and HIV/AIDS at North Broward Hospital District in Fort Lauderdale, FL.


Kathleen Reilly, PharmD

Kathleen Reilly, PharmD is a clinical pharmacist at North Florida Regional Medical Center. She received her BS in Pharmacy from the University of North Carolina and continued her training at the University of Kentucky. At UK, she earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree and completed a 3 year ASHP-accredited residency.  She has been actively involved in the practice of pharmacy for the past 40 years, specializing in Pediatric Pharmacy Practice.  Dr. Reilly has precepted both students and residents throughout her career, serving as Program Director for both Pharmacy Practice and Pediatric Pharmacy residency programs.  Dr. Reilly served on the ASHP Commission on Credentialing, including serving as Chair for 2 years.  She is also a clinical assistant professor for the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.


Carl Smith, PharmD, BCGP

Carl Smith, PharmD, BCGP is a clinical pharmacist at the Senior Healthcare Centers of North Florida Regional Medical Center. He is also a clinical assistant professor for the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Dr. Smith specializes in ambulatory care and treatment of the geriatric population. He received his doctorate from the University of Florida. He is board certified in geriatric pharmacy.


Victoria Timmons, PharmD

Victoria Timmons, PharmD is the Director of Pharmacy for North Florida Regional Medical Center. She is also a clinical assistant professor for the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.  She has broad experience at several levels of hospital pharmacy administration, including as residency program director and as a Director of Pharmacy for more than 20 years. Additionally, Dr. Timmons has been program faculty for Consultant Pharmacy courses and is an active member of FSHP and including having served on the Board of Directors. Dr. Timmons received her doctorate from Purdue University.


Alexander Tsikouris, PharmD

Alexander Tsikouris, PharmD is a consultant pharmacist at North Florida Regional Medical Center with a focus on free standing emergency department. He is also a clinical assistant professor for the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. He received his doctorate from the University of Cincinnati and completed an Adult Internal Medicine Specialty Residency at the University of Texas at Austin and Brackenridge Hospital in Austin, Texas.


Ying Zhang, PharmD

Ying Zhang, PharmD is a clinical pharmacist at North Florida Regional Medical Center with a focus on general medicine. She is also a clinical assistant professor for the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.  Dr. Zhang received her doctorate from University of Florida College of Pharmacy.