Samantha Maryan, PharmD

PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident

Biography

Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri

Pharmacy School: Drake University - Des Moines, Iowa

PGY-1 (if current PGY-2): Milwaukee VA Medical Center

Why did you choose Michigan's residency program? I wanted to explore diverse ambulatory care opportunities outside of the VA system. I felt at home when I interviewed and looked forward to the academic opportunities.

Research Topic: Evaluation of post-operative opioid requirements for pain management in kidney transplant recipients

Writing Topic: SGLT-2 inhibitors in chronic kidney disease

Hobbies outside of pharmacy: Watching The Bachelor and Keeping Up with the Kardashians, painting, trying new restaurants and recipes, spending time with family, and traveling

Favorite Book: Harry Potter

Favorite Movie: Titanic

Advice for future residents: Keep an open mind and take chances when selecting your rotations...you might find a new interest!

Favorite restaurant in Ann Arbor (and why): Le Bon Macaron - The atmosphere is adorable and the macarons are delicious!