Pharmacy Residency Preceptors
Emily S. Garrett, PharmD, BCPS
PGY1 Residency Program Director
Dr. Garrett received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy in Athens, Georgia, in 2014 and completed her ASHP-accredited Residency at DeKalb Medical Center in Decatur, Georgia, in 2015. She is Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. Dr. Garrett stepped into the role as the PGY1 Residency Director starting in 2023. She currently practices as the Trauma Surgery Clinical Pharmacist (non-ICU), which is offered as an elective rotation. Dr. Garrett also oversees the residents in the Nutrition Support longitudinal rotation. In her free time, Dr. Garrett enjoys exercising, playing University of Georgia football, exploring Chattanooga, and spending time with her family.
Amanda Torbett Harris, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, BCCP
Pharmacy Operations Manager
Dr. Harris received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Tennessee in 2008 and then continued her education at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, obtaining her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2013. While at UTHSC, Dr. Harris was one of the first participants in the Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Business Administration dual-degree program in conjunction with the Fogelman College of Business at the University of Memphis, completing her MBA in 2013. She completed an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at the VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System in Nashville, Tennessee, in 2014 and was the inaugural PGY2 Cardiology Pharmacy Resident at the VA TVHS. Upon completing her PGY2, Dr. Harris stayed at VA TVHS as an acute care pharmacist before accepting a position as Erlanger’s Cardiology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in late 2015. Dr. Harris obtained board certification in pharmacotherapy in 2014, followed by board certification in cardiology in 2019. She was honored as the External Preceptor of the Year for South College of Pharmacy for the 2018-19 academic year. She currently serves as the Pharmacy Operations Manager and is the preceptor for the longitudinal hospital practice rotation of the PGY1 residency program. She volunteers with the Junior League of Chattanooga and is a past president of the Board of Directors. She has a strong interest in leadership and leadership development. She was a member of the 2020-2021 class of Leadership Chattanooga through the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce and was part of the 2021 inaugural cohort of Erlanger’s Emerging Leaders Program. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, cheering on the Tennessee Vols, Peloton workouts, reading, and spending time at the lake or beach. Dr. Harris served as the PGY1 Residency Director at Erlanger from 2018-2023.
Ashley Williams, PharmD, MBA
Drug Diversion/Medication Safety Specialist
Dr. Williams earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University College of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2012, followed by an MBA with a concentration in Health Services Administration from Strayer University in 2015. After completing her PharmD, she practiced as a retail pharmacy manager for nine years. She transitioned to hospital pharmacy in November 2021 as the Drug Diversion/Medication Safety Specialist. She serves on the Medication Safety Committee and the Diversion Oversight Committee, amongst others. In her free time, Dr. Williams enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, and spending time with her two daughters.
Breanna Carter, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, BCCCP
Trauma Critical Care, Nutrition Support
Dr. Carter practices as a Trauma/Surgical Critical Care Specialist and Nutrition Support clinical pharmacist at Erlanger and is the program director for the PGY-2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Butler University, Indianapolis, in 2012 and completed a PGY-1 ASHP-accredited residency at Eskenazi Health, Indianapolis, Indiana, in 2013. She has completed board certifications in pharmacotherapy and critical care. Dr. Carter serves as faculty for the University of Tennessee College of Medicine within the Department of Surgery and as a pharmacy student preceptor for the University of Tennessee, South College of Pharmacy, and East Tennessee State University. Additionally, Dr. Carter serves on many hospital committees, including the Critical Care Committee, ECMO Committee, Trauma Committee, and Organ Donation Advisory Committee. Her areas of interest include traumatic brain injury, delirium, nutrition support, and continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) after completing the CRRT Academy at the University of Alabama. In her free time, Dr. Carter enjoys diving, snowboarding, gardening, and spending time with her family. Dr. Carter will be a core preceptor for the PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency Program.
Lauren Caldwell, PharmD, BCCCP
Medical Critical Care
Dr. Caldwell received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy. She went on to complete an ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency at Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, Arizona, and a PGY2 specialty residency in critical care at the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas, Nevada. After completing her residency, Dr. Caldwell practiced in both Critical Care and Emergency Department settings in Yakima, Washington before relocating to Tennessee. During her time at Erlanger, Dr. Caldwell has served as an ICU staff pharmacist and clinical pharmacy specialist with the Cardiothoracic Surgery and Pulmonary Critical Care teams. She is actively involved with the pharmacy residency program, assisting with resident training through her critical care rotation in the Medical ICU. She will serve as a core preceptor for the PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency Program. Outside of work, her interests include spending time outdoors with her husband and two dogs.
David Swadley, PharmD, BCPS
Evening Critical Care
Dr. Swadley is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist who serves as both a staff pharmacist and clinical pharmacist with the Cardiothoracic Surgery team. He obtained his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Colorado in Aurora in 2011, after which he completed an ASHP-accredited PGY-1 residency at Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver, Colorado, in 2012. Following residency, Dr. Swadley practiced in various inpatient settings in the Denver Metro area, a few of which included Critical Care, Emergency Department, and Neonatal Intensive Care. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, watching sporting events, and spending time outdoors with his family.
Christopher Wilson, PharmD, BCCCP
Cardiovascular Critical Care
Dr. Wilson practices as the clinical pharmacy specialist in cardiovascular critical care and works with both the Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery teams. After receiving his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2019, he completed an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency at Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga, TN. He completed an ASHP-accredited PGY2 Critical Care/Nutrition Support pharmacy residency at Regional One Health in Memphis, TN. He is involved in the pharmacy residency program as a preceptor for the elective cardiovascular critical care rotation and will serve as a core preceptor for the PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency Program. In his free time, Dr. Wilson loves traveling, competing in triathlons, and spending time with his family.
Jeffrey Galyon, PharmD, BCPS
Dr. Galyon received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree, as well as his certificate in Healthcare Informatics, from Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy in 2015. He then completed an ASHP-accredited residency in pharmacy practice at Erlanger Health System in 2016. Dr. Galyon is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. He has served as a staff pharmacist and also chief IV room pharmacist at the Erlanger Main Campus. He is currently the emergency department clinical pharmacist for Erlanger Health System. His areas of interest include emergency medicine, critical care medicine, informatics, and standardization of services. Dr. Galyon was honored as the 2022 Erlanger Pharmacy Residency Preceptor of the Year.
Tabitha Brown, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Dr. Brown earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Tennessee at Martin and her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Union University College of Pharmacy in 2020. She completed an ASHP-accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice residency at Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga, TN, followed by an ASHP-accredited PGY-2 Critical Care residency at Johnson City Medical Center. Dr. Brown is dual board-certified in pharmacotherapy and critical care and currently practices as an emergency medicine clinical pharmacist. She enjoys spending time with her puppy, exploring Chattanooga, and watching hockey in her free time.
Cyle White, PharmD, BCIDP
Dr. White is the Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Specialist, ID PGY2 Program Director, and an adjunct faculty member at the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy. He completed his Bachelor's degree in Biology at Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville, TN, and then received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. After pharmacy school, Dr. White completed a two-year ASHP-accredited Pharmacotherapy residency at the University of Tennessee Medical Center and UT College of Pharmacy in Knoxville, focusing on Academia and Infectious Diseases. Dr. White provides high-level pharmaceutical care for an Infectious Diseases consult service while running a progressive Antimicrobial Stewardship Program. He is an active member of the Tennessee Society of Health-Systems Pharmacy and the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists. Personal interests include hiking, traveling, and spending time with his family.
J. Lacie Bradford, PharmD, BCPS
Dr. Bradford received a Bachelor of Science degree from Clemson University and then obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. She then completed an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tennessee. She currently practices in collaboration with the University of Tennessee Family Medicine academic teaching service in both the acute care and primary care settings, where she serves as a preceptor for pharmacy students and residents. She contributes to medical resident and student education as a faculty member with the Family Medicine Department of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine-Chattanooga. In her free time, she enjoys baking, being outside, and spending time with her husband and two children.
Emily Goodwin, PharmD, BCPS
Dr. Goodwin received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Virginia Tech and earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy in 2015. She then completed an ASHP-accredited PGY-1 general practice residency, followed by a PGY-2 specializing in Internal Medicine at The University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. Dr. Goodwin is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. She currently practices with the Erlanger Internal Medicine Academic Teaching Service. Personal interests include traveling, trying new restaurants, and spending time with her husband and puppy, Moose.
Brandy Hollums, PharmD, BCPS
UT Internal Medicine Clinic
Dr. Hollums received a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2009. She obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in 2019. She completed an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency and PGY2 specialty residency in Internal Medicine at the Memphis VA Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee. She was also awarded a teaching certificate from the UTHSC College of Pharmacy during her residency. Dr. Hollums accepted her current position as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist and moved to Chattanooga post-residency in 2021. She primarily practices in the primary care setting in collaboration with the University of Tennessee Internal Medicine academic teaching service. Outside of her career, Dr. Hollums enjoys spending quality time with friends and family, spoiling her two pups (Ruthie and Otis), exercising, cooking, traveling, and being outdoors (hiking, swimming, paddle boarding).
Brittany N. White, PharmD, BCPS, CACP
Dr. White received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2012. After graduation, she completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville, TN in 2013. She is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist and Certified Anticoagulation Care Provider. Since joining Erlanger in 2014, her primary practice areas have included inpatient Academic Internal Medicine and Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Services for the Erlanger Community Health Centers. Dr. White serves as an educator for pharmacy students and residents on Internal Medicine rotations and also contributes to medical resident education as an established faculty member with the University of Tennessee College of Medicine at Erlanger. Her areas of professional interest include anticoagulation and diabetes management, and she is an active member of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. She enjoys reading, studying Spanish, and exploring the Chattanooga restaurant scene with her husband and two children in her spare time.
Beatrice Turner, PharmD, BCPS
Dr. Turner received a Bachelor of Science degree from Murray State University and then obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy in 2017. She completed an ASHP-accredited PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency at Erlanger Health System 2018. Dr. Turner is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist who practices as an Oncology Clinical Pharmacist in the Baroness Erlanger Hospital Outpatient Infusion Center.
Andrea Gerwin, PharmD, BCPPS
Dr. Gerwin received her BS in Biology from Birmingham Southern College in 2002 and then her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Samford University, McWhorter School of Pharmacy in 2009. She was an active member of Rho Chi and Phi Lambda Sigma with a special interest in vaccine advocacy. After graduation, she completed an ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at the University of California San Francisco School of Pharmacy, Hospitals and Clinics in 2010. During her residency she was also awarded a teaching certificate from the UCSF School of Pharmacy. She is a Board Certified Pediatric Pharmacy Specialist whose interests lie in pediatric critical care, cystic fibrosis, and pediatric anti-microbial stewardship. She has recently pioneered a clinical pharmacist and technician position in the Pediatric Pulmonology clinic with grants awarded by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She is a lead member of the venous thromboembolism committee for the Children’s Hospital at Erlanger. She also serves as a stewardship liaison for the Children’s Hospital and is an active member of the Pediatric Pharmacy, Nutrition, and Therapeutics committee.
Renee Hughes, PharmD, BCPPS
Dr. Hughes graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science degree in 2008. She then completed her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2012. She went on to complete a PGY1 Residency with a pediatrics emphasis at The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart in Pensacola, Florida. Following completion of residency, she worked as a clinical staff pharmacist at Sacred Heart and as a staff pharmacist for the Children’s Hospital at Erlanger before transitioning into her current role of clinical pharmacist for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in 2017. She is a Board Certified Pediatric Pharmacy Specialist whose interests include neonatal critical care, medication safety, and antimicrobial stewardship.
Holly Lee, PharmD
Dr. Lee received her MS in Animal Science with a minor in Business Administration from Middle Tennessee State University. She then went on to receive her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Lee has gained extensive and invaluable experience in many areas of clinical pharmacy practice, including general medicine, geriatrics, surgery, and nutrition support, among others. She practices with the nephrology and renal transplant services in the Kidney Transplant Center at Erlanger, and provides pharmaceutical care for transplant evaluation as well as new and post-transplant patients in both the outpatient clinic and inpatient settings.