Michelle Kelley Pharm.D.
Pharmacy Practice Residency Director
Clinical Coordinator of Pharmacy Services
Patricia Racioppi, RPH, MS
Director of Pharmacy
Jayne Pawasauskas, PharmD, BCPS
Jayne Pawasauskas, PharmD, BCPS is a clinical professor of pharmacy at the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy, and a clinical pharmacy specialist in pain management at Kent Hospital in Warwick, Rhode Island. She is responsible for pain management content in the doctor of pharmacy program in required coursework, and has been teaching an interdisciplinary elective course in palliative care at the University for over ten years. At Kent Hospital, she offers a consultation service for patients requiring pain management and precepts students completing their clinical rotations at the site. She also collaborates with the hospital’s Palliative Care Service, providing consultative service and educational programs. She is the co-chair of the Pain Management Clinical Steering Committee and has worked closely with medical staff to create pain management protocols and perform drug safety surveillance. Her current research activities involve examining drug therapy approaches to improve post-operative and acute pain management and reducing opioid-related adverse events in hospitalized patient populations. Most recently she has been active in the surrounding community with educating patients, adolescents and public service employees about recognizing and preventing prescription drug abuse. She has partnered with other health care professionals and law enforcement to create safe and sustainable drug disposal mechanisms and raise public awareness of the need for safe handling of pharmaceuticals. She was the 2013 recipient of the Cardinal Health Generation Rx award, which recognized her work in prescription drug abuse prevention. She is a past chair of the Pain & Palliative Care Practice & Research Network of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy.
Monica Dorobisz, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Infectious Diseases
Chair, Kent Hospital Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Preceptor - Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship
Monica Dorobisz received her doctor of pharmacy degree from Northeastern University in 2008. She then completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the Seton Family of Hospitals in Austin, TX followed by a PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, PA where she also completed the Mastery of Teaching Program. Upon conclusion of her training in 2010, Monica joined the pharmacy team at Kent Hospital as the clinical pharmacy specialist in infectious diseases and is the chair of the Kent Hospital Antimicrobial Stewardship Program which she was responsible for developing in 2012. Monica maintains an active role in promoting antimicrobial stewardship throughout the state as a member of the Rhode Island Department of Health Antimicrobial Stewardship and Environmental Cleaning Task Force. She is also a member of the Rhode Island and American Societies of Health Systems Pharmacists as well as the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Outside of her career, Monica is passionate about helping animals through volunteering and rescue.
Stacey Ranucci, RPh, CGP, CDE
Clinical Consultant Pharmacist
Stacey Ranucci serves as a clinical pharmacist for the Interga network in the ambulatory care space and as the clinical geriatric consultant pharmacist for Triad Health Care & Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Rhode Island. She has nearly 20 years of experience in geriatrics. She is board-certified in geriatric pharmacy as well as board-certified as a diabetes educator. She is an adjunct clinical assistant professor at the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy and an active member of the Rhode Island Department of Health’s Board of Pharmacy. She is certified in medication therapy management and immunization. Stacey Ranucci is a fellow with the Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center for certification in interdisciplinary practice in geriatrics and a preceptor to APPE students as well as PGY1 residents affiliated with Kent Hospital in Warwick, Rhode Island. She is a current member of the Rhode Island Department of Health Antibiotic Stewardship & Environmental Cleaning Task Force and has been an active committee member on the Education Advisory Committee & the Antibiotic Stewardship Taskforce with the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists. Previous to her role at Integra, she worked as a Consultant Pharmacist in long term care for 15 years as well as in the community. She graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 1998 and enjoys spending time at the beach and with her family outside of the pharmacy profession.
Alicia ZuWallack, Pharm.D. BCPS
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy