Alex Bixby, PharmD

PGY-2 Solid Organ Transplant Resident
PGY-1 Health-System Pharmacy Resident

Biography

Hometown:  Wentzville, MO

Pharmacy school: St. Louis College of Pharmacy

PGY-1 (if current PGY-2): Michigan Medicine

Why did you choose Michigan's residency program? I was attracted to Michigan because of the variety of learning opportunities that can be tailored to the residents’ interests, the wide presence of pharmacy throughout the institution, and the ability to treat patients with various types of organ transplants.

Research Topic: Valganciclovir Dosing in High-Risk Liver Transplant Recipients

Writing Topic: The Safety and Efficacy of Warfarin and DOACs in Kidney Transplant Recipients (Research Project 2)

Hobbies outside of pharmacy: Playing with my dog, trying new restaurants, STL Cardinal games

Favorite Book: The Harry Potter Series

Favorite Movie: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Advice for future residents: Take advantage of the learning opportunities presented to you and seek out other opportunities that you may be interested in.

Favorite restaurant in Ann Arbor (and why): Cardamom

Advice on how to prepare for Michigan winters: Purchase a snow brush/ ice scraper and snow boots.

If you were stranded on a desert island, what drug would you bring? (and why): TPN

Favorite part about doing residency at Michigan Medicine: My coresidents