Kalen Manasco, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS, FCCP, FPPA
Kalen B. Manasco, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCPPS, FCCP, FPPA is a Clinical Professor and Division Head at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy/Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital in Gainesville, Florida.
Dr. Manasco obtained a B.S. (microbiology) from the University of Georgia in 1993 and a Pharm.D. from University of Georgia College of Pharmacy in 2001. She completed a pharmacy practice residency at Shands Hospital at the University of Florida and a pediatric specialty residency at Medical University of South Carolina. From 2003-2007, she served as Clinical Assistant Professor at Mercer University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. From 2007-2017, she served as Clinical Associate Professor at the UGA College of Pharmacy, Augusta campus where she also served as a PGY2 pediatric pharmacy residency director.
She currently serves as the PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency Program Director as well as a preceptor for the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) rotation. She maintains a practice site in pediatric critical care and cystic fibrosis where she is a PGY1, PGY2 and APPE preceptor. Her clinical areas of interest include pediatric infectious diseases and cystic fibrosis.
Brian J. Kelly, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS
Brian J. Kelly, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS, is the clinical pharmacy specialist for the pediatric intensive care unit at UF Health Shands Hospital and clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.
Dr. Kelly received his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Florida in 2002. Upon graduation, he completed a pharmacy practice residency at UF Health Shands Hospital. Subsequently, he completed a pediatric specialty residency at the University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and served as clinical instructor at the University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy. Dr. Kelly is board-certified in pharmacotherapy and pediatric pharmacotherapy. His areas of interests include cystic fibrosis, infectious disease, and cardiology.
Emilie Bergsma, PharmD
Emilie Bergsma, PharmD, is the clinical pharmacy specialist for the pediatric hematology/oncology/stem cell transplant unit at UF Health Shands Hospital. She also serves as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy and is an active member of the Children’s Oncology Group.
Dr. Bergsma received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy Gainesville Campus in 2018. She completed her PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency at Seattle Children’s Hospital and stayed on to complete her PGY-2 oncology pharmacy residency at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Her professional areas of interest include infectious disease in the immunocompromised host, therapeutic drug monitoring, and parenteral nutrition