Trident Medical Center PGY1
Pharmacy Residency Faculty
Residency Program Director
Molly Thompson, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Manager
Molly Haselden Thompson is the Clinical Manager of the Trident Medical Center Pharmacy Department and Residency Program Director. She earned a BS in Biology from the College of Charleston and her PharmD from the South Carolina College of Pharmacy (SCCP) – MUSC Campus.
Upon graduation, Dr. Thompson worked a year in retail pharmacy, but quickly realized her passion for Clinical Pharmacy. She completed PGY1 training at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center and then a PGY2 Internal Medicine residency at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC).
After residency training, Dr. Thompson held Clinical Pharmacist positions at both MUSC and Trident Medical Center and became a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. In 2015, she assumed the role of Clinical Manager of the Trident Medical Center Pharmacy Department, where she is involved with health-system policy development, quality improvement and clinical initiatives.
Dr.Thompson enjoys teaching and precepts Acute Care Hospital Rotations for 4th year pharmacy students from SCCP and Presbyterian College of Pharmacy. Specific interest areas include Infectious Diseases, Neurology, Nephrology, and Patient Safety. Dr. Thompson spends her spare time enjoying Charleston with her husband and French Bulldog Atticus.
Sarah Mattmuller, PharmD, BCPS
Dr. Mattmuller received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2006 and completed ASHP accredited PGY1 and PGY2 Critical Care residencies at Shands at the University of Florida.
Following residency, Dr. Mattmuller was a clinical specialist in Critical Care and Cardiac Surgery at the Greenville Health System (GHS) from 2008 to November 2015. She was also a Pharmacy Supervisor for the Emergency Room and Operating Room Pharmacies. In her role at GHS, she assisted in the clinical and operation decision making for a variety of critically ill patients in the ICUs, ER, and OR, including expansion of ERAS, intrathecal pain pumps and other multimodal analgesic strategies. She also served as a preceptor for SCCP and Presbyterian College P4 students and PGY1 and PGY2 Critical Care residents.
In November 2015, she assumed the pharmacy operations manager position at Trident Medical Center, where she focuses on USP 797 compliance, inventory optimization and diversion monitoring. In her spare time she enjoys boating and spending time with her family
Molly Bennett, PharmD, BCPS
Molly Hurst Bennett completed her Bachelor of Science at the College of Charleston and her PharmD at the Medical University of South Carolina. She then completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System in Nashville. Following residency, she became a VA ambulatory care clinical pharmacy specialist where she worked under a scope of practice to manage diabetes, lipids, hypertension, and anticoagulation. While in this role, she also led shared medical appointments for diabetes education. She first came to Trident Medical Center in March 2016 as the Transitions of Care clinical pharmacist, where she focused on high readmission risk groups (heart failure, pneumonia, and COPD). In March 2017, Molly moved into the Clinical Operations Specialist role at Trident Medical Center, where she wears many hats! She splits her time between administrative functions (i.e., P&T Committee projects, preceptor development) and clinical roles (i.e., decentralized and centralized inpatient pharmacy, outpatient heart failure clinic). Molly has a passion for patient education and has developed and presented topics for Trident Mended Hearts and Diabetes Patient Support Groups. She serves as a member of the Trident Medical Center Residency Advisory Committee and views precepting pharmacy students and residents as one of the most rewarding aspects of her work. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, gardening, spinning, and spending time with her husband and their Brittany spaniel, Jasper.
Mandy Walker Cebula
Mandy Walker Cebula completed her PharmD at the University of North Carolina. She then completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at the University of Illinois in Chicago, IL. Following residency, she first worked as a Clinical Pharmacist in Medical Intensive Care. She has also worked as an operating room pharmacist and has practiced in Trauma ICU and Neuro ICU. She eventually became a Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator, overseeing the clinical duties of a pharmacy department with approximately sixty pharmacists. She is now a clinical pharmacist at Trident Health, where she focuses on critical care and general medicine. Mandy has a passion for teaching and enjoys teaching pharmacy students, residents and other disciplines. In her spare time she enjoys boating, cooking, spending time with her family, and working out.
After graduation from the University of Pittsburgh in 1987, Don Hisnanick worked in Montifiore Hospital Pharmacy as a Staff Pharmacist until 1989. From 1989 to 1991 he worked in St Margaret’s Memorial Hospital as a Staff Pharmacist. He worked with Allan Shoughnessy, PharmD, as a data collector for a multicenter study involving Streptokinase vs TPA for acute MI. It was during this time that Dr. Shoughnessy encouraged him to pursue a PharmD degree from the Medical University of South Carolina where he had matriculated. After completing his PharmD and residency in Psychopharmacy in 1995, he worked in the MUSC Children’s Pharmacy until an opening became available as Pharmacy Director for Palmetto Low Country Behavioral Health. Because of a need to spend more time with family, he applied for a position at Trident Hospital as a decentralized pharmacist and chose to work on the Oncology Service, as he had previously worked on the Pediatric Oncology Service at the Medical University of South Carolina. He continues in this role today, covering chemotherapy infusion clinic and providing remote coverage to psychiatry units.
Rachel McFall is a graduate of South Carolina College of Pharmacy. After practicing hospital pharmacy for three years, Rachel became a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist. Her primary role is in the Critical Care Unit at Trident Medical Center. Her role has expanded to provide pharmacy services to the facility’s new level II trauma program. Rachel enjoys working as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide the best patient care. Outside of work she enjoys cooking and spending time at the beach.
Avery Elizabeth Shawen
Avery Elizabeth Shawen completed her Bachelor of Science at Clemson University in 2013 and her PharmD at the Medical University of South Carolina in 2017. She is currently Trident Medical Center’s very first PGY1 pharmacy practice resident. Her interests in pharmacy include internal medicine as well as psychiatry and the interaction of these two disciplines. During her time here at Trident she will rotate through various services including internal medicine, critical care, antimicrobial stewardship as well as many others. After completion of her PGY1 residency she hopes to gain a position as a clinical pharmacist within a hospital setting where she can foster these interests. Avery furthermore has a passion for teaching and mentoring pharmacy students and is in the process of obtaining her teaching certificate through the Academician Preparation Program through MUSC. In her spare time she enjoys quilting, crafting, baking and rescuing animals with her fiance.
Adam Workman received his PharmD from Ohio Northern University in May 2011. He began his career with CVS in rural Ohio and quickly transitioned in hospital pharmacy, taking a clinical pharmacist position with Kettering Medical Center in Kettering, Ohio. Adam now serves as a clinical pharmacist at Trident Medical Center, where he enjoys working closely with other healthcare professionals, precepting students and furthering the practice of hospital pharmacy. In his time away from work, Adam enjoys spending time at the beach, exercising, traveling and exploring downtown.
Beatriz Sarmiento completed her Bachelors in biology with a minor in chemistry and psychology from Francis Marion College (now Francis Marion University), and completed her Bachelors of Pharmacy at the University of South Carolina. She first worked retail pharmacy at Revco Pharmacy and Eckerds Pharmacy where she served as pharmacist and pharmacy manager. As manager, she was responsible for making schedules, overseeing pharmacy staff, and ensuring the pharmacy followed all laws and regulations, as well as staffing. Eventually she transitioned to hospital pharmacy, where she has worked as staff pharmacist, clinical pharmacist and OR pharmacist. At one hospital she provided patient education to those who had open heart surgery (the Zipper Club) once a month. She also worked in a long term care pharmacy as staff /clinical pharmacist. Eventually she worked as a Pharmacy/Clinical Manager at one hospital and Pharmacy Manager at another. At both positions she served on the P&T Committees, was responsible for training/scheduling /managing staff (pharmacists and technicians), helped write/implement policies, and prepare for and meet with Joint Commission. She also became involved with the Fall Prevention Committee, checking for medication combinations that could have caused/potentiated patient falls. The pharmacy goal as part of that committee was to eventually be able to recommend changes in medications during hospital stays and after discharge, following the Beers Criteria. Beatriz has been very interested in Emergency medicine/Trauma/Surgery since first volunteering at an Emergency Room at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence, SC, where she first got to work with and learn from the medical residents and EMT students. She now serves as the operating room pharmacist at Trident Medical Center. In her spare time she enjoys traveling with her family and friends.