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Dr. Okabe-Yamamura completed her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of California, San Francisco immediately followed by a Clinical Pharmacy Residency at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center. She joined Dignity Health (formerly Catholic Healthcare West) in 1989 and developed the clinical pharmacy program. She is an active member of numerous facility, regional, and enterprise committees including Infection Control/Pharmacy & Therapeutics, IRB, and multiple medical staff committees. Dr. Okabe-Yamamura holds adjunct professor status at the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and California Northstate University College of Pharmacy. She has been a past chair and committee member for the CSHP Public Relations Committee. Currently she serves as Board Member for the CSHP-Sacramento Valley (CSHP-SV)Chapter, and is a member of the CSHP Education and Research Foundation Board. She is also member of the CSHP Membership Recognition Committee and Planning Committee for Seminar 19 and Seminar 20. She was recognized as a fellow of CSHP in 2016 and as Pharmacist of the Year for CSHP-SV for 2017.
Clinical Pharmacy Manager and Residency Deputy Director
Mercy General Hospital
Dr. Pilorin completed her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy at the University of the Pacific in 2008. She has been with Dignity Health (formerly Catholic Healthcare West) since 2006, first as a pharmacy intern at Mercy General Hospital, transferred to St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Stockton and completed a PGY1 residency in 2009, and then transferred back to Mercy General Hospital. From 2009-2018, she worked as a clinical pharmacist at Mercy General Hospital and assisting in the implementation of many new clinical pharmacy services. In 2018 Dr. Pilorin became the Clinical Pharmacy Manager and is a current member of many hospital, regional and system committees including Pharmacy & Therapeutics, Medication Safety, Antimicrobial Stewardship and Diabetes Committees. Outside of pharmacy, she enjoys spending time with her husband and four young children, running and traveling.
Dr. Byrd completed her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of the Pacific Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy in Stockton, California. Prior to her pharmacy education, she completed her pre-requisite coursework at California State University, Sacramento. Her professional interests include infectious diseases, cardiology, and teaching. In her free time she enjoys baking and gardening.
Dr. Ouabo completed her pharmacy school training at Touro University School of Pharmacy in Vallejo, California. Prior to beginning pharmacy school, she obtained a BS in Biochemistry and BA in Chemistry from San Francisco State University. She chose to train at Dignity Health because of a great focus on resident education, teamwork, and strong academic environment. Her current professional interests include teaching, antimicrobial stewardship, critical care, and oncology. Outside of pharmacy, she enjoys exercising, traveling, music and cooking.