Meet Our Residents

Current Residents

Elena Cukurs, PharmD

Elena is originally from Arlington Heights, IL, a Northwest suburb of Chicago. She was admitted into the Dual-Acceptance Program with Lewis University in Romeoville, IL where she also represented the Lewis Flyers playing Division II soccer in the NCAA. After two years, she went on to Midwestern University where she earned her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree. She is interested in oncology, internal medicine, and ambulatory care and wishes to pursue a PGY2. The elective rotations she selected include oncology and geriatrics. She is excited for her yearlong project, working on phenobarbital as a treatment for acute alcohol withdrawal and hopefully introducing gabapentin as an alternative option. She enjoys watching and playing soccer in her free time as well as trying out and exploring new restaurants in Milwaukee. 

Hillary Bennett, PharmD

Hillary is from Las Cruces, NM and completed her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences in 2015 at New Mexico State University. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in May 2020 at the University of New Mexico’s College of Pharmacy in Albuquerque, NM. Her areas of interest include emergency medicine and toxicology. During her PGY-1 residency year, Hillary looks forward to completing the teaching certificate program with Concordia University and precepting students. Additionally, Hillary is excited to expand her clinical knowledge through various rotations including NICU/women’s health, emergency medicine, and ambulatory care.   Her year long residency project is focused on reducing treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria in the outpatient setting. In her spare time, Hillary loves exploring Wisconsin outdoors kayaking, running, and biking with her boyfriend and her dog, Jupiter. 

Shawnee Klatt, PharmD

Shawnee is originally from Belvidere, IL and completed her pre-pharmacy coursework at Rockford University located in Rockford, IL. She completed her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin in May 2020. Her areas of interest include ambulatory care, emergency medicine and learning to precept students.  Her rotation electives include ambulatory care and oncology. During her residency year she will earn her teaching certificate offered through Concordia’s School of Pharmacy. Shawnee is excited for her year long research project titled, “ Establishment of a telephonic ambulatory pharmacy service to affect statewide clinical outcomes.” In her spare time, Shawnee enjoys doing anything outside during the warmer months, baking and cheering on her favorite sports teams. 

Krzysztof "Kris" Kloc, PharmD

Kris is originally from Rzeszów, Poland, however he grew up in Naperville, Illinois. He completed his pre-pharmacy coursework at Loyola University Chicago, and completed his doctorate of pharmacy at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in May 2020. His professional interests include critical care, emergency medicine and infectious diseases. Dr. Kloc will be taking the Cardiology and Ambulatory Care electives in order to have a well rounded PGY1 experience. His research project will focus on assessing the need to renally adjust beta-lactam antibiotics in septic patients. In his free time, Dr. Kloc enjoys traveling, photography and spending time with not just his friends but also his wife and two dogs.