Current Resident

Ashley Byrd, PharmD

Ashley Byrd, PharmD had a previous 10 year career as a dental hygienist before being accepted into the pharmacy program at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC where she graduated with her PharmD in May 2021. Her interests in pharmacy include internal medicine and critical care. She enjoys patient interaction and the challenge of the clinical setting. In her free time, Ashley enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and two daughters.

Previous Residents

Priscilla Harrison, PharmD

Priscilla Harrison, Pharm.D. completed her Bachelor of Science at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, VA in 2011 and her Pharm.D. at Virginia Commonwealth University in 2019. Her interests in pharmacy include psychiatry and pediatrics. Priscilla would like to pursue a PGY2 next year to continue her clinical experience and growth as a pharmacist. Priscilla has a passion for patient safety and health and enjoys rounding with the clinical team making evidence based decisions. In her free time, Priscilla enjoys playing soccer, running with her dog Rooney, baking and reading.

Natcha Vicente-López, PharmD.

Natcha Vicente-López, Pharm.D. completed her Bachelor of Science at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) Rio Piedras Campus in 2014 and her Pharm.D. at the UPR Medical Sciences Campus in 2018. Her interests in pharmacy include internal medicine and administration. During her residency year she completed her academic preparation program through MUSC. She enjoys patient interaction, interprofessional collaborations, and clinically challenging settings. She is looking forward to continue growing and learning as a pharmacist. In her free time she likes exploring Charleston, discovering new places to eat, and buying new plants.

Samantha Mayes, PharmD

Samantha Mayes, PharmD completed her Associate of Arts degree at Olympic College in Bremerton, Washington and completed pharmacy prerequisites at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. She went on to complete her PharmD at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC in 2020. Her primary area of interest is internal medicine. Samantha enjoys rounding with the clinical team and patient interaction. She looks forward to taking advantage of the many opportunities to teach and help precept students. In her free time, Samantha enjoys running and spending time with friends.

Avery Elizabeth Shawen, PharmD, BCPS

Avery Elizabeth Shawen, PharmD completed her Bachelor of Science at Clemson University in 2013 and her PharmD at the Medical University of South Carolina in 2017. She then completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency in June of 2018 as Trident’s very first pharmacy resident. Along with completion of her residency Avery also obtained her teaching certificate through the Academician Preparation Program through MUSC as well as her BCPS in December of 2018. She now works as a clinical pharmacist for Trident where she continues to foster her interests of mentoring pharmacy students and promoting the profession of pharmacy. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, crafting and spending time outdoors.