Meet Our Preceptors

Andrew Ticcioni, PharmD, BCPS earned his PharmD from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities campus in 2011. He completed a PGY1 Pharmacy residency at Ascension St. Joseph in Milwaukee and stayed on staff to be a clinical staff pharmacist and the Internal Medicine preceptor. Andy also served as the Residency Program Coordinator at St. Joseph from 2013-2017. In 2017, Andy transferred to Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital Milwaukee to be a Lead Staff Pharmacist and help launch the PGY1 Pharmacy residency program. Andy is the Residency Program Director for the PGY1 Pharmacy residency program and the Residency Program Coordinator for the PGY1/PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership residency program. He is also a preceptor for the Pharmacy Administration and Experiential Education rotations.

In his day-to-day work, Andy manages quality and clinical initiatives, coordinates student scheduling, and staffs in the Medical/Surgical and Intensive Care Units. He is a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and Greater Milwaukee College of Clinical Pharmacy. Andy is a “big brother” for the Big Brothers Big Sisters program and also serves on the Village Park Reimagined Committee for Thiensville, Wisconsin.

In his free time, Andy can be found with his family or working on his old house.

Annette Drobac, PharmD, BCPS is a clinical pharmacist at Ascension Columbia Saint Mary’s Hospital and a preceptor for the Internal Medicine and Antimicrobial Stewardship/Infectious Diseases rotations. After completing pharmacy school at Mercer University in Atlanta, GA, she completed her PGY-1 residency at legacy Wheaton Franciscan St. Joseph’s Hospital in Milwaukee, WI, followed by a PGY-2 in Infectious Diseases at UnityPoint-Health Meriter in Madison, WI. Her clinical interests include Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases/Pharmacokinetics, and Women’s Health.

Outside of work, Annette likes to stay active. She has run over 15 marathons and hopes to complete the Ironman next year.

April Tokarski, PharmD is a clinical pharmacist for Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital in Milwaukee.  She received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 2004.  April worked in retail pharmacy for ten years as a pharmacist before coming to CSM in 2014.  She is currently one of the Staffing preceptors.  She has staffed all areas of the hospital including Oncology.  Her clinical interests are in Critical Care and Behavioral Medicine.  She loves to spend time with her two daughters, whether it’s going to the beach or going for bicycle rides.  April also spends time working on her family genealogy and looks forward to traveling more in the future.
Ashley McKnight, PharmD earned their Doctor of Pharmacy from Concordia University Wisconsin School of Pharmacy in 2016. They started their career at Ascension NE Wisconsin Mercy Hospital before transferring to Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s in Milwaukee. Clinical areas of interest include Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Diabetes, and Research. They are a preceptor for the Experiential Education rotation and help coordinate IPPE student rotations. Outside of the pharmacy life, Ashley enjoys exploring the world through food, drink, and art. 
Clint Coleman, PharmD is a clinical pharmacist at Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital in Milwaukee. He precepts the Antimicrobial Stewardship/Infectious Diseases rotation. Clint received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy. He has worked at Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s since 2014 and has completed his SIDP Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist Certificate. Clint plans on taking the BCCCP exam once he meets eligibility this coming year. 

His interests include small scale paintings, science fiction, and spending time with his cat (Bobby) and his wife.
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Erica Treadway, PharmD is a Lead Pharmacist for Data and Support Services at Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital in Milwaukee and is the primary preceptor for the elective Pharmacy Informatics rotation.  Erica received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Purdue University in 2014 and completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency in Marshfield, WI in 2015.  In her current role, she focuses on management of automated systems and billing support.  Her professional interests include pharmacy informatics, operations, and neonatal care. She plans to complete her Informatics Certificate through ASHP this fall.

Outside of work, Erica likes to travel, hike, and explore Milwaukee (in a non-COVID time).

Ginny Mendoza, BSPharm is the pharmacy manager for Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s in Milwaukee. She completed her BS in pharmacy from Butler University.  Over the last 25+ years, she has precepted many clinical rotations, served as a RPD/RPC, and been a preceptor/mentor to many students and residents interested in pharmacy leadership.  Ginny is one of the preceptors for the PGY1 pharmacy administration rotation and the primary staffing preceptor for the PGY2 section of the PGY1/2 HSPA-L residency.  Her professional interests include regulatory, daily operations, change management and the human resources components of leadership.  Outside of work you will find Ginny outdoors (fishing, gardening and hiking) or inside reading or quilting.

Hayley Brown, PharmD, BCPS is a clinical pharmacist at Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After graduating pharmacy school from Butler University in 2018, she completed her PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice residency at Ascension St. Joseph Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her clinical interests include anticoagulation, NICU/women’s health, and internal medicine. She is a preceptor for the Thrombosis Clinic and Women's Health/NICU elective rotations.

In her free time, Hayley enjoys indoor gardening, ice skating, and exploring Milwaukee.

Julie Hall, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP began her higher education at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  Where she completed a bachelor’s degree in microbiology.  She then attended the University of Wisconsin Madison where she obtained a bachelor’s degree followed by a PharmD in pharmacy.  She worked as a staff pharmacist at Columbia Hospital from 1998-2006 and Aspirus Wausau Hospital from 2006-2009.  From 2009 to the present, she has worked at Columbia St. Mary’s in Milwaukee where she has been a preceptor for both students and residents in critical care.  She is a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.  Outside of work, Julie is a Respite Foster Parent.

Julie McMahon, BSPharm earned Bachelor of Science degrees from the Schools of Education and Pharmacy at the University of Wisconsin - Madison.  She works a variety of positions at Ascension Wisconsin Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital Milwaukee.  Julie is a preceptor for the NICU/women's health and internal medicine rotations.  She enjoys free time with family.

Kari Kruchko, PharmD, MBA  is the Pharmacy Supervisor for Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Milwaukee. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy and went on to complete a PGY 1 Residency at Wheaton Franciscan St. Joseph Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Kari earned her Masters of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh. Kari is a member of the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin and the Health Systems Advisory Committee within the organization. She is also a member of the Milwaukee Area Technical College Pharmacy Technician Advisory Committee, currently serving as the Chair since 2018. Kari’s professional interests include pharmacy operations, sterile compounding and Women’s Health.

Outside of work, Kari enjoys spending time with her family, trying new restaurants and food and reading. 

Kassy Bartelme, PharmD, BCACP is an ambulatory care pharmacist at the Ascension Thrombosis Clinic - Ozaukee and faculty at Concordia University Wisconsin School of Pharmacy. She serves as a preceptor for the Thrombosis Clinic rotation. Kassy earned her PharmD from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities in 2009 and completed a 2-year leadership ambulatory care pharmacy residency at the U of MN College of Pharmacy in 2011. She became board certified as an Ambulatory Care Pharmacist later that year. At CUWSOP, she teaches an applied patient care skills lab course, a self-care (OTC) pharmacotherapy course, and the women’s health pharmacotherapy unit. Her interests include women’s health and teaching clinical documentation.

Meghan Cohen, PharmD, BCPS earned her PharmD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2018 and completed a PGY-1 residency at Ascension St. Francis Hospital in Milwaukee, WI. Meghan works as a staff pharmacist on the med/surg units and the oncology clinic. She is a preceptor for the internal medicine rotation as well as the longitudinal staffing experience. In her spare time, she enjoys dining at Milwaukee restaurants and playing with her cat, Sterling.

Michele Teclaw, BSPharm, MBA earned her BS Pharmacy Degree at the University of Wisconsin Madison and her MBA at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  She enjoys rotating through the variety of staffing positions offered at CSM-Milwaukee and the Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin. Michele serves as a preceptor for the Staffing rotation.

She values time and vacations with family and friends; traveling, walks, bike rides and downhill skiing.

Rahim Mohammadali, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2010. After graduating, he completed his PGY1 Residency at University of Chicago Medicine and stayed on for a PGY2 in Critical Care. Rahim worked at Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital - St. Joseph Campus from 2012 - 2018 after which he transferred to Ascension - Columbia St. Mary's Milwaukee. Rahim earned his Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy in 2012 and earned his Board Certification in Critical Care with the inaugural class in 2015. Over the course of his career, Rahim has been a preceptor for critical care, antimicrobial stewardship/infectious diseases, research experiences, longitudinal staffing experiences, and has been a residency mentor. 

Outside of work, Rahim enjoys spending time with his family, watching movies, reading, traveling, and being a fan of Chicago sports.