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Current Residents

PGY1 Residents

KelseyAker

Kelsey Aker

Dr. Aker grew up in Waubay, S.D. She obtained her pharmacy degree from South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy in Brookings, S.D. in May 2014. Dr. Aker's practice interests include critical care and infectious disease. She plans to complete a PGY2 pharmacy residency in critical care. She enjoys traveling, reading, being at the lake and spending time with her friends and family.

AlyssaKaspar

Alyssa Kaspar

Dr. Kaspar grew up in Topeka, Kan. and has lived in Lawrence, Kan. for the last six years while attending the University of Kansas. She graduated from the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy in May 2014. Dr. Kaspar’s practice interests include oncology, bone marrow transplant and infectious diseases. She plans to complete a PGY2 pharmacy residency in oncology. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, watching KU basketball and spending time with her friends and family.

AshleyKenkel

Ashley Kenkel

Dr. Kenkel grew up in Omaha, Neb. She completed her pre-pharmacy studies at Saint Louis University in Saint Louis, Mo. She then moved back to Omaha where she earned her pharmacy degree at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2014. Dr. Kenkel's practice interests include oncology, critical care and transplant. She plans to complete a PGY2 pharmacy residency in oncology. She enjoys traveling, shopping, trying new restaurants and spending time with her family and friends.

LeahMarschall

Leah Marschall

Dr. Marschall is originally from Shakopee, Minn. She later moved to Des Moines, Iowa, to attend Drake University where she earned her pharmacy degree in May 2014. Her practice interests include critical care and infectious disease. She plans to complete a PGY2 in one of these two specialties. In her free time, she enjoys going to the cabin, hiking, cooking and spending time with family and friends.

AmandaNeppl

Amanda Neppl

Dr. Neppl grew up in Des Moines, Iowa. She graduated from Grand View University with a degree in biology before attending Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., for her pharmacy course work. Dr. Neppl’s practice interests include critical care, infectious disease and cardiology. Outside of pharmacy, her interests include enjoying the outdoors, reading, knitting, watching movies and spending time with her boyfriend, friends and family.

HeathOetken

Heath Oetken

Dr. Oetken grew up in Sisseton, S.D. He attended North Dakota State University in Fargo, N.D., to complete his pre-pharmacy and pharmacy coursework. He graduated with a pharmacy degree in May 2014. His practice interests include critical care, infectious disease and oncology. Dr. Oetken plans to complete a PGY2 pharmacy residency in critical care. He enjoys spending his spare time outdoors hiking, kayaking, biking and spending time with his family, friends and his fiancé.

PGY2 Oncology Residents

LauraGleason

Laura Gleason

Dr. Gleason is from Schaumburg, Ill. She attended Truman State University in Kirksville, Mo., for her pre-pharmacy requirements and obtained her pharmacy degree from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville School of Pharmacy in Edwardsville, Ill. After graduation, she completed a PGY1 pharmacy residency at The Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Gleason's practice interests include oncology, infectious diseases and pediatrics. She enjoys playing volleyball, hiking, traveling, reading and spending time with her friends and family.

HeatherVan Kuren

Heather Van Kuren

Dr. Van Kuren grew up in Middleburgh, N.Y. She earned her pharmacy degree from the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Albany, N.Y. After graduation, she moved to Detroit, Mich. and was employed at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital for two years. She then completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Henry Ford Hospital. Her practice interests include hematology/oncology and infectious diseases. Outside of pharmacy, she enjoys playing with her pet bunny, reading and playing sports. She hopes to become a hematology/oncology pharmacy specialist with a rotation site for pharmacy students and residents.

PGY2 Critical Care Residents

MeganAustin

Megan Austin

Dr. Austin is originally from Marshall, Mo. and lived in Kansas City, Mo., for six years while attending pharmacy school. She graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy in May 2013. After graduation, she completed a PGY1 pharmacy residency at The Nebraska Medical Center. Her practice interests include critical care, transplant, and academia. She enjoys traveling, being outside and spending time with friends, family and her adorable bulldog, Hank.