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Residency Personnel

Residency program director

Kayla R. Stover, PharmD, BCIDP, BCPS
  • Kayla Stover, PharmD, BCPS (AQ-ID)Kayla Stover is an associate professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy in Jackson. Kayla graduated from Ohio Northern University in 2007, completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency at West Virginia University Hospital in 2008, and her PGY2 Infectious Diseases residency at UMMC in 2009. She has been the residency program director since 2012. Kayla shares rounding duties on the Adult Infectious Diseases consult team. Her responsibilities include monitoring ID consult patients, including recommending diagnostic tests, microbiology, labs or therapy changes based on test results or patient response. Additional responsibilities at the School of Pharmacy and at UMMC include prospective audit and feedback, education of health care providers, coordination of the PGY2 ID residency, and involvement in practice-based research.

ID-trained preceptors

Katie Barber, PharmD

  • Katie Barber, PharmDKatie Barber is an assistant professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy in Jackson. She completed her PGY1 at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, La., in 2011, PGY2 in infectious diseases at Detroit Medical Center in Detroit, Mich., in 2012, and an Infectious Diseases PK/PD fellowship at Wayne State University in Detroit in 2014. Katie serves as a clinical pharmacist at UMMC, sharing rounding duties on the Adult Infectious Diseases Consult team. Her responsibilities include monitoring ID consult patients, including recommending diagnostic tests, microbiology, labs or therapy changes based on test results or patient response. Katie also serves as a member of the resident research committee and helps provide oversight for the lab-based project.

David Cretella, PharmD

  • David Cretella, PharmDDavid Cretella is a clinical pharmacy specialist and lead pharmacist of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at UMMC. He obtained his PharmD at the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy. He completed his PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at St. Joseph's/Candler in Savannah, Ga., and his PGY2 infectious diseases residency at UMMC. His responsibilities include policy development, prospective audit and feedback, education of health care providers in antimicrobial stewardship, conducting practice-based research, and precepting residents during stewardship learning experiences.

Jamie Wagner, PharmD, BCPS

  • Jamie Wagner, PharmD, BCPSJamie Wagner is a clinical assistant professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy in Jackson. She completed her PharmD degree at Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy in 2012, her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency at Henry Ford Hospital in 2013, and her Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy Outcomes fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital and Wayne State University in 2015. Jamie serves as a clinical pharmacist at UMMC, sharing rounding duties on the Orange Medicine internal medicine team for adult inpatients. Her responsibilities include monitoring patients, through recommending diagnostic tests, microbiology, labs or therapy changes based on test results or patient response. Jamie also serves as a member of the resident research committee and helps provide oversight for the clinical/stewardship project.

Mary Joyce B. Wingler, PharmD

  • wingler,-mary-joyce.jpgMary Joyce Wingler is an antimicrobial stewardship pharmacist at UMMC. Mary Joyce graduated from Auburn University’s Harrison School of Pharmacy in 2016. Following pharmacy school, she completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at East Alabama Medical Center in 2017 and a PGY2 Infectious Diseases residency at UMMC in 2018. As a member of the antimicrobial stewardship team, her responsibilities include prospective audit and feedback, education of health care providers, policy development, and conducting practice-based research. In addition, she co-precepts pharmacy students and residents on the antimicrobial stewardship rotation.

Other program preceptors

Katie McClendon, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS

  • McClendon,-Katie.jpgKatie McClendon graduated from the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy in 2005. She completed a Primary Care Residency at the St. Louis VA Medical Center/St. Louis College of Pharmacy, after which she joined the faculty of the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, where she is now also assistant dean for student services for the Jackson campus. She maintains a clinical practice in ambulatory care at UMMC and is passionate about improving health in Mississippi through teaching future healthcare leaders. She serves on multiple committees with the School of Pharmacy in areas such as diversity and inclusion, curriculum, and student-faculty relations.

Jay Pitcock, PharmD, BCPS

  • Pitcock,-Jay_2014.jpgJay Pitcock is a clinical associate professor with the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy and a clinical pharmacist in UMMC Heart Failure Disease Management (HFDM) Clinic. Jay graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy in 1999. After graduation, he completed a pharmacy practice residency at the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System in Little Rock, AR. As the clinical pharmacist in the HFDM clinic, his responsibilities include patient care, education of patients and providers, and conducting practice-based research. His involvement with the PGY-2 Infectious Diseases residency is mainly with the Teaching and Learning Certificate program and Academic elective.

Katie Schipper, PharmD, BCCCP

  • Katie Schipper is a critical care and emergency medicine pharmacist at St. Dominic Hospital. She is also involved in the hospital's antimicrobial stewardship program. Katie graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy in 2014. Following pharmacy school, she completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency and PGY2 critical care residency at UMMC. Her antimicrobial stewardship responsibilities include prospective audit with feedback, development of relevant policies and procedures, formulary additions, medication use evaluations, research, and retrospective audits. Katie also precepts residents on the community hospital antimicrobial stewardship rotation.

Daniel M. Riche, PharmD, BCPS

  • Riche,-Daniel.jpgDr. Daniel M. Riche received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Louisiana at Monroe in 2005. His postgraduate training includes a specialty residency in Family Medicine at St. Louis College of Pharmacy co-affiliated with Mercy Family Medicine. Dr. Riche has been the clinic coordinator of the Cardiometabolic Clinic at UMMC since 2007. Dr. Riche is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist (BCPS) and a certified diabetes educator (CDE). He serves as preceptor predominantly for the academia resident experience.