PGY-2 Infectious Diseases

Residency Personnel

Residency program director

Kayla R. Stover, PharmD, BCPS (AQ-ID)
  • Kayla Stover, PharmD, BCPS (AQ-ID)Kayla Stover is an associate professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy in Jackson. Kayla graduated from Ohio Northern University in 2007, completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency at West Virginia University Hospital in 2008, and her PGY2 Infectious Diseases residency at UMMC in 2009. She has been the residency program director since 2012. Kayla shares rounding duties on the Adult Infectious Diseases Consult team. Her responsibilities include monitoring ID consult patients, including recommending diagnostic tests, microbiology, labs or therapy changes based on test results or patient response. Additional responsibilities at the School of Pharmacy and at UMMC include prospective audit and feedback, education of health care providers, coordination of the PGY2 ID residency, and involvement in practice-based research.

Preceptors

Katie Barber, PharmD

  • Katie Barber, PharmDKatie Barber is an assistant professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy in Jackson. She completed her PGY1 at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, La., in 2011, PGY2 in infectious diseases at Detroit Medical Center in Detroit, Mich., in 2012, and an Infectious Diseases PK/PD fellowship at Wayne State University in Detroit in 2014. Katie serves as a clinical pharmacist at UMMC, sharing rounding duties on the Adult Infectious Diseases Consult team. Her responsibilities include monitoring ID consult patients, including recommending diagnostic tests, microbiology, labs or therapy changes based on test results or patient response. Katie also serves as a member of the resident research committee and helps provide oversight for the lab-based project.

David Cretella, PharmD

  • David Cretella, PharmDDavid Cretella is a cinical pharmacy specialist and lead pharmacist of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He obtained his PharmD at the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy. He completed his PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at St. Joseph's/Candler in Savannah, Ga., and his PGY2 infectious diseases residency at UMMC. His responsibilities include policy development, prospective audit and feedback, education of health care providers in antimicrobial stewardship, conducting practice-based research, and precepting residents during stewardship learning experiences.

Travis King, PharmD, BCPS

  • Travis King, PharmD, BCPSTravis King is an assistant professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy in Jackson. Travis graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy in 2010, completed his PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency at Methodist University Hospital in 2011 and his PGY2 Infectious Diseases residency at UMMC in 2012. Travis serves as a clinical pharmacist at the UMMC, sharing rounding duties on the Adult Infectious Diseases Consult team. His responsibilities include monitoring ID consult patients, including recommending diagnostic tests, microbiology, labs or therapy changes based on test results or patient response. Travis also serves as a member of the resident research committee and helps provide oversight for the lab-based project.

Jamie Wagner, PharmD, BCPS

  • Jamie Wagner, PharmD, BCPSJamie Wagner is a clinical assistant professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy in Jackson. She completed her PharmD degree at Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy in 2012, her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency at Henry Ford Hospital in 2013, and her Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy Outcomes fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital and Wayne State University in 2015. Jamie serves as a clinical pharmacist at UMMC, sharing rounding duties on the Orange Medicine internal medicine team for adult inpatients. Her responsibilities include monitoring patients, through recommending diagnostic tests, microbiology, labs or therapy changes based on test results or patient response. Jamie also serves as a member of the resident research committee and helps provide oversight for the clinical/stewardship project.