Preceptor Bios

Lee Ann Cain, R.Ph
System Vice President, Healthcare Administration, Transitions of Care

Education
MBA in progress - Florida Institute of Technology; Melbourne, FL
B.S. Pharmacy - University of Louisiana; Monroe, LA

Professional Experience
System Vice President - Infirmary Health Sytem; Mobile, AL

Ms. Cain is the current President Elect for the Alabama Society of Health Systems Pharmacies (ALSHP). She was President of the Bay Area Health System Pharmacy Society for two years. As a service-driven champion for pharmacy, she serves on multiple committees, both local and statewide.


Vicky Turberville-Vega, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Residency Program Director/ Pharmacy Education Coordinator

Education
Doctor of Pharmacy - Mercer University Southern School of Pharmacy; Atlanta, GA
B.S. Pharmacy - DeKalb College; Atlanta, GA

Professional Experience
Pharmacy Education Coordinator/ PGY1 Residency Program Director Clinical Operational - Mobile Infirmary; Mobile, AL
Clinical Operations Pharmacist - Mobile Infirmary; Mobile, AL
Assistant Clinical Professor/ Experiential Coordinator - Mercer University Southern School of Pharmacy; Atlanta, GA

Dr. Vega has been with Mobile Infirmary for 15 years as a staff pharmacist, clinical operational pharmacist and currently Pharmacy Education Coordinator. As an active member of the PGY1 Residency program since its inception in 2002, Dr. Vega assumed the position of Residency Director in 2012. She has an extensive background in managing, coordinating projects, and hospital-wide implementation initiatives. As Pharmacy Education Coordinator, she is responsible for creating and executing pharmacist’s and technician’s annual competencies and to provide educational opportunities for the staff, the residents and other healthcare professionals. Dr. Vega’s background in academia and active professional membership enhances her desire to facilitate and support the pharmacy profession and to advance the pharmacy practice model within the organization.


Allison Chung Pharm.D., BCPPS, BCPS, FCCP
Academia, Pediatric Critical Care, Neurology

Education
Pediatric Fellowship: Rainbow Babies Children's Hospital; Cleveland, OH
PGY1 - University of Maryland, Medical Center; Baltimore, MD
Doctor of Pharmacy - University of Missouri; Kansas City, MO

Professional Experience
Associate Professor - Auburn Harrison School of Pharmacy; Auburn, AL
PICU Specialist - USA Children and Women's Hospital; Mobile, AL


Hong Duong Pharm.D., BCPS
Adult Critical Care, Nutrition Support

Education
PGY1 - Sacred Heart Hospital; Pensacola, FL
Doctor of Pharmacy - Auburn Harrison School of Pharmacy; Auburn, AL

Professional Experience
Clinical Pharmacist - Mobile Infirmary; Mobile, AL
Adjunct Faculty - Auburn Harrison School of Pharmacy; Auburn, AL
Adjunct Faculty - Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy; Birmingham, AL


Charles E. DuRant, Jr., Pharm.D.
Drug Information

Education
Hospital Pharmacy Residency - Huntsville Hospital; Huntsville, AL
Doctor of Pharmacy - The Medical University of South Carolina; Charleston, SC
B.S. Pharmacy - The University of Mississippi; Oxford, MS

Professional Experience
Clinical Team Leader - Infirmary Health System (Thomas Hospital); Fairhope, AL
Clinical Pharmacist - Thomas Hospital; Fairhope, AL
Residency Program Director/ Clinical Pharmacist - Infirmary Health System (Mobile Infirmary); Mobile, AL
Drug Information Coordinator/ Clinical Coordinator/ Clinical Pharmacist - Columbus Regional Healthcare System; Columbus, GA

Dr. DuRant has over 25 years of experience in Hospital and Health-System Pharmacy. He has experience in various aspects of hospital pharmacy services including pharmacy operations, clinical services, drug information support, formulary management, administrative support, and pharmacy education. He has served and currently serves on multiple hospital and medical staff committees within Thomas Hospital. Dr. DuRant also has a passion for pharmacy education as he has served as a mentor, preceptor, and advisor for multiple students and pharmacy residents throughout his career. He was the initial founding Residency Program Director for the Mobile Infirmary Pharmacy Residency Program and worked with the departmental staff to secure the initial ASHP accreditation for the program back in 2002. His continued involvement in the program today is as a drug information preceptor, member of the Residency Advisory Council (RAC), and as a mentor to residents within the program. Hobbies and interests of Dr. DuRant include: Spending time with his wife and three children, active involvement in his local church, fishing, camping, and watching college football.


Robert Helmer, Pharm.D., BCPS
Inpatient Internal Medicine

Education
Pharmacotherapy Residency - University of Tennessee Medical Center; Knoxville, TN
Doctor of Pharmacy - South Carolina College of Pharmacy at MUSC; Charleston, SC

Professional Experience
Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacist - USA Children and Women's Hospital; Mobile, AL


Nichole Moore, Pharm.D.
Internal Medicine

Education
PGY1 - Mobile Infirmary; Mobile, AL
Doctor of Pharmacy - Xavier University College of Pharmacy; New Orleans, LA

Professional Experience
Clinical Operations Pharmacist - Mobile Infirmary; Mobile, AL


Michael Scalese, Pharm.D., BCPS, CACP
Cardiology

Education
Cardiology PGY2 - University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy; Oklahoma City, OK
PGY1 - Palmetto Health Richland; Columbia, SC
Doctor of Pharmacy - Wilkes University Nesbit School of Pharmacy; Wilkes-Barre, PA
Bachelor of Science - Wilkes University; Wilkes-Barre, PA

Professional Experience
Assistant Clinical Professor - Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy; Mobile, AL
Adjunct Assistant Professor - USA College of Medicine; Mobile, AL
Inpatient Cardiology Pharmacy Specialist - USA Medical Center; Mobile, AL
Clinical Instructor - The University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy; Oklahoma City, OK
Clinical Instructor - South Carolina College of Pharmacy; Columbia, SC


Oscar J. Umbehagen, Pharm.D.
Psychiatry, Internal Medicine

Education
Doctor of Pharmacy - Summa Cum Laude - University of Florida College of Pharmacy; Gainesville, FL
B.S. Pharmacy - Summa Cum Laude - Xavier University College of Pharmacy; New Orleans, LA

Professional Experience
Clinical Operations Pharmacist - Mobile Infirmary; Mobile, AL
Lead Pharmacist/ Clinical Pharmacist/ Staff Pharmacist – Ochsner Hospital; New Orleans, LA
Adjunct Professor/ Preceptor - Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy; Birmingham, AL