Introducing Dr. Leighton Mascari, VCU Community-Based Pharmacy resident with Bremo Pharmacy in Richmond! Dr. Mascari is a proud Virginian born and raised not far from Richmond in the small colonial town of Williamsburg, Virginia. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia, and she went on to earn her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy. Her professional interests include geriatrics, women’s health, and pharmacy management. During this residency year, Dr. Mascari hopes to implement new and innovative pharmacy services and continue to develop management and leadership skills within the pharmacy. When not in the pharmacy, Dr. Mascari enjoys spending time with her dog Junie, a 2-year-old German Shorthaired Pointer, and watching her husband coach high school football and travel baseball for a local baseball academy. In addition, she enjoys any reason to get to the Outer Banks beaches or visit her hometown to see family.
Introducing Dr. Miranda Moore, VCU Community-based Pharmacy resident with Buford Pharmacy in Richmond! Dr. Moore grew up in Winchester, Virginia. She attended James Madison University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, and received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy. Her professional interests include chronic disease state management, medication therapy management, and providing care for underserved communities. Dr. Moore enjoys hiking, reading, cooking, and spending time with her cat, Denali.
Introducing Dr. Wylie Crane, the VCU Community-Based Pharmacy resident working with Kroger Pharmacy - Richmond. Dr. Crane is a native of Newport News, VA who moved to Richmond to attend the University of Richmond where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a minor in Journalism. After a few years working in the non-profit sector, she returned to school and obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. Her areas of professional interest include older adult populations, underserved communities, ambulatory care, and academia. Upon completion of her PGY-1 community training, Dr. Crane hopes to earn a PGY-2 or employment in academia or ambulatory care. Outside of pharmacy, Dr. Crane enjoys traveling, cooking, reading, and relaxing with family and friends, including her husband, Matthew, and dogs, Cosette and Buddy.
Introducing Dr. Bernard Cabatit, VCU Community-Based Pharmacy resident with Kroger Pharmacy in Roanoke! Dr. Cabatit is originally from Hagerstown, Maryland. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and stayed in the Baltimore area to pursue his Doctor of Pharmacy degree with the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. His professional interests include ambulatory care, academia, and medication safety. Upon completion of his PGY1 Community-based Pharmacy Residency, Dr. Cabatit plans to further explore his interests in medication safety through a PGY-2 or take on a position as a pharmacy manager. Outside of pharmacy, Dr. Cabatit enjoys playing golf, visiting breweries, and cooking dishes for his friends and family.
Dr. Megan Lawson grew up in Alabama and received a Bachelor of Arts in English from The University of Alabama. She completed her Doctor of Pharmacy with a concentration in Advanced Pharmacotherapy at Belmont University College of Pharmacy. Her professional interests include ambulatory care, academia, and innovation in community-based pharmacy practice. Upon completion of her PGY-1 Community Pharmacy Residency, Dr. Lawson plans to pursue a position as a clinical pharmacist in a community and/or ambulatory care setting. Her personal interests include travel, reading, and spending time with friends and family.