Current Residents

First Year Residents

Allison Galant

Alina Galant

Hometown: Massillon, Ohio
Undergraduate: Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy
College of Pharmacy: Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy
Professional Interests/Career Goals/Involvements: This year, I hope to enhance my clinical knowledge and skills by immersing myself in a variety of clinical experiences. Additionally, I plan to strengthen my presentation skills, clinical decision-making, and foundation for my future career as a clinical pharmacist. My professional area of interest is critical care with a career goal to pursue a PGY2 next year. Finally, I hope to remain active in various professional organizations (ACCP and APhA) in addition to precepting student pharmacists and other learners.
About Me: In general, I love adventuring and trying new food and drink spots with friends and family in the Northeast Ohio region. During the spring/summer/fall seasons, I love to hike and explore the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and when the weather turns chilly, I can be found reading or watching a movie.

Dianne Osiemo

Dianne Osiemo

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario (Canada)
Undergraduate: University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Pharmacy: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Professional Interests/Career Goals/Involvements: My professional interests include oncology, solid organ transplant and internal medicine. I plan on pursuing a PGY2 residency in one of these specialties. My long term goals include attaining board certification, participating in teaching and mentorship as a preceptor and working with underserved communities to improve health outcomes.
About Me: I enjoy theatre, going to museums, exploring new places, eating poutine and spending time with family and friends.

Aphrodite Palazis

Aphrodite Palazis

Hometown: Livonia, MI
Undergraduate: University of Toledo in Toledo, OH
College of Pharmacy: University of Toledo in Toledo, OH
Professional Interests/Career Goals/Involvements: During my PGY-1 I hope to gain experiences that will improve my clinical knowledge, leadership and teaching skills to propel me towards a PGY-2 with a specialty in hematology/oncology. Long-term, I would enjoy working at an academic medical center in either an inpatient and/or outpatient clinical setting. Continuing throughout this year and my professional career I would like to be able to teach new learners and be involved in professional organizations, such as ASHP.
About Me: I love to travel and experience new cultures and cuisine. Whenever I get the chance, I love to visit family in Greece! If I could be anywhere in the world right now, that’s where I would choose to be. Also, my favorite animal is a hippo.

Rebekah Thomas

Rebekah Thomas

Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate: Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
College of Pharmacy: The Ohio State University
Professional Interests/Career Goals/Involvements: While I enjoy learning about the many fields of pharmacy, my primary interests are in critical care and emergency medicine. Within the next year, my goal is to continue developing patient care skills in various clinical settings. With the help of mentors, preceptors, and the clinical care teams, I hope to expand my clinical knowledge, develop new clinical skills, and provide excellent patient care. I do plan on pursuing a PGY-2 residency in critical care medicine. My long-term goal is to work in a large academic medical institution with a Level 1 Trauma/Burn center.
About Me: My favorite movie series is Jurassic Park/World. In the spring and summer, I like to spend my free days outside, exploring new areas and Metroparks. In the late fall and entire winter, I like spending my free days inside away from the cold.