Rene Verduzco is currently the Pharmacy Residency Program Director at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance and serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor for Texas A&M Irma Rangel College of Pharmacy. Rene completed his doctorate degree in pharmacy from The University of Texas College of Pharmacy in 2011. After graduation, he completed an ASHP accredited PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency with the University of Texas/HEB Pharmacy residency program. Post residency, he worked with HEB Pharmacy as the professional services coordinator for the Rio Grande Valley where he coordinated immunizations, health fairs, and medication therapy management implementation. Rene has completed certification programs in Medication Therapy Management and Immunization delivery. At Doctors Hospital at Renaissance, he serves as a clinical pharmacist on an academic rounding service in internal medicine. His current clinical interests are in internal medicine, transitions of care and medication therapy management. Rene has been a pharmacy preceptor for over 5 years, mentoring both P2 and P4 pharmacy students. Rene and his wife Amanda, welcomed their first child in January 2017. Rene enjoys spending time with his family, watching football and barbecuing.
Daniela Z. Bazan, Pharm.D., BCPS
Daniela Bazan is currently the Pharmacy Residency Program Coordinator at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance and serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor for Texas A&M Irma Rangel College of Pharmacy. Daniela graduated from the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. After graduation, she started as a clinical pharmacist at Knapp Medical Center. Her career in academia started with the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy/University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Cooperative Pharmacy Program where she served as a Clinical Assistant Professor. Daniela taught and facilitated in pharmacotherapy labs, sterile compounding, medication therapy management, and service learning. She has been a preceptor for over four years. Daniela is board certified in Pharmacotherapy. Her clinical interests are Adult Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease. Her current clinical practice includes serving on an inpatient academic rounding team with residents and students. Daniela enjoys spending time with her family, baking and travelling.
Kayla Phillips, Pharm.D.
Kayla Phillips is currently a PGY-1 pharmacy resident at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance. She graduated from Concordia University - Wisconsin Doctor of Pharmacy Program. Her areas of interest are pediatrics, critical care, and transitions of care. Her current research project is focusing on the inpatient treatment of acute hypertensive episodes and its effect on length of stay. Kayla plans on pursuing a position as a clinical pharmacist in pediatrics upon completion of her PGY-1. For fun, she enjoys spending time with family, camping, and exploring new restaurants.
Sara Solomon, Pharm.D.
Sara Solomon is currently a PGY-1 pharmacy resident at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with a minor in Biology at Southeastern Oklahoma State University and graduated from Pharmacy school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy. Sara’s areas of interest are infectious disease and pediatrics. Her current research project is focusing on the treatment of recurrent Clostridium dificile infections. She plans on pursuing a PGY-2 residency in Infectious Disease or to obtain a position as a clinical pharmacist upon completion of her PGY-1. Her goals also include becoming a preceptor and earning Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy. For fun, she enjoys spending time with her 3 year old son, travelling and cooking.