Meet Our Residents
Ben Modrell, PharmD
Ben is from Des Moines, Iowa and completed both the pre-pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy programs at Drake University. His current clinical interests include critical care, emergency medicine, and ambulatory care (diabetes management). Based on these interests, he selected both Critical Care II and Emergency Medicine as his elective rotations. His yearlong research project will revolve around optimizing the diabetic ketoacidosis order set. After residency, he plans to move forward in his career in the acute care pharmacy setting by becoming a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist.
In his free time, Ben enjoys weight lifting, exploring breweries, rock concerts, and watching the Minnesota Vikings.
Courtney McCaughey, PharmD
Courtney, originally from Mesa, Arizona, earned her Bachelor of Science in Public Health from The University of Arizona. Courtney then completed her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Regis University in Denver, Colorado in 2019. Her clinical interests include ambulatory care, anticoagulation, and critical care. Her electives this year will be Critical Care II and Emergency Medicine. Her yearlong research project will involve implementation and assessment of a post fall pharmacy medication review service. Courtney looks forward to the opportunity to expand her clinical and patient care skills during her PGY-1 residency year and hopes to pursue a PGY-2 in Ambulatory Care.
In her spare time, Courtney likes to spend time outdoors hiking and running. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and has found a passion for travel. Courtney also is an avid sports fan and loves cheering on her Wildcats during basketball season.
Jonathan Krueger, PharmD
Jonathan is from Berlin, WI and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Iowa and Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Throughout pharmacy school he worked as an intern in both retail and inpatient settings. His clinical interests including critical/emergency medicine and infectious disease. During his PGY-1 year, he hopes to gain more experience in critical care settings, precepting students, and antimicrobial stewardship. For his year-long project, he will be piloting a new heparin dosing protocol in the Milwaukee-area Ascension hospitals and eventually implement the protocol across Ascension-Wisconsin. After this year, Jon is either planning to pursue a PGY-2 in critical care or find a job in the acute care setting and become board certified.
Outside of pharmacy, he enjoys spending time with family/friends, exploring new breweries and watching/playing sports.