Lisa Polinsky, R.Ph, MBA
Director of Pharmacy
Preceptor of Pharmacy Administration Learning Experience
Preceptor of Medication Safety Learning Experience
Lisa Polinsky completed her Bachelor’ s Degree in Pharmacy from Duquesne University in 1997. In May 2012, Lisa completed her Masters Degree in Business Administration at Loyola University of Maryland. Lisa joined Sinai Hospital in 1999 as a staff clinical pharmacist and worked in all areas of the pharmacy including pediatrics, oncology, and rounding on the patient care units. She served as the Pharmacy Operations Manager for seven years and was responsible for all operations of the department. As the Operations Manager, Lisa worked with many multidisciplinary groups to address medications safety concerns, project planning and development, and pharmacy department implementation planning. In March 2012, Lisa was promoted to the LifeBridge System Pharmacy Director where she has oversight of both Sinai and Northwest Pharmacies. When not working, Lisa enjoys competing in equestrian events with her two horses, traveling, reading and skiing.
Colby Miller, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Services Manager
Preceptor of Clinical Administration Learning Experience
Dr. Colby Miller is the manager for clinical pharmacy services. She received her Bachelors of Pharmacy Degree and Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from University of Rhode Island in Providence, Rhode Island. Dr. Miller completed a general pharmacy practice residency with a focus in critical care at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Colby joined Sinai in 2001. She participates in medical or surgical intensive care rounds. She is a preceptor of the required drug information learning experience.
Mary Taylor, Pharm.D., BCPS
Pharmacy Residency Program Coordinator
Preceptor of Internal Medicine Learning Experience
Dr. Mary Taylor received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Texas Southern University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2004. She then continued her training by completing a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the VA Medical Center of St. Louis followed by an Internal Medicine Specialty Residency at Forrest Park Hospital, both through St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Mary joined the pharmacy team in June 2012. She participates in daily internal medicine rounds. Her interests include home improvement and scrapbooking.
William Christopher Charles, Pharm.D, BCPS
William Chris Charles earned his BS in General Biology from University of Maryland College Park in 2007 and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from University of Maryland in Baltimore in 2011. He worked in community pharmacy for 7 years, and transitioned to hospital work in 2012. He currently serves as Speaker of the Maryland Pharmacists Association House of Delegates, Maryland Pharmacist Journal Review sub-committee lead, president of the Maryland graduate chapter of Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity Inc., and the pharmacy representative on the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission. He earned his certification as a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist in November 2014 and holds certificates in Diabetes Care, MTM, Immunization, and Asthma Education. In June 2015 he received the Distinguished Young Pharmacist Award from the Maryland Pharmacists Association. In his spare time he enjoys hiking & traveling with wife Fei, and playing with their Cockapoo, Lulu.
John Hoke, Pharm.D.
Preceptor of Ambulatory care / Anticoagulation Clinic
Dr. John Hoke received his Pharm.D. degree from Duquesne University in 2001 and then completed a pharmacy practice residency at York Hospital in York, PA. John joined the pharmacy department at Sinai in February 2008. John is currently pursuing a Masters of Business Administration degree with a Health Care Management specialization through the University of Baltimore / Towson University joint program. In addition to ambulatory care and anticoagulation, his areas of interest include medication safety and practice management. John is very involved with the residency program and has served on the Residency Advisory Committee since 2011. John spends most of his free time with his wife, Keri, and son, Kieran, and enjoys following his hometown Pittsburgh sports teams.
Jean Lee, Pharm.D., BCPS
Preceptor of Infectious Disease Learning Experience
Dr. Jean Lee is a clinical pharmacy specialist in infectious diseases. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from University of Maryland in Baltimore, MD in 2000. She completed general pharmacy practice residency at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore where she continued to work after the completion of the residency training. She has been a Board-Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist since 2003. She is a member of the Infection Control and Prevention Committee and Surgical Care Improvement Project Committee at Sinai. She is a co-chair for Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee of Maryland Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Jean is the preceptor for the required infectious disease learning experience. She also serves as a clinical assistant professor for University of Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland schools of pharmacy as a preceptor. Dr. Lee’s areas of interest are antibiotic management, bacterial resistance surveillance and pharmacokinetics / dynamics.
Aditi Shah, Pharm.D, BCPS
Dr. Aditi Shah received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in 2012. After graduation, she completed a general practice PGY-1 residency at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and has been employed at Sinai Hospital since. She attained her Board-Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist certification in 2014. Aditit participates on internal medicine rounds and is the preceptor for the Internal Medicine I rotation. Her interests outside of pharmacy includes art, music, and rooting for the Baltimore Ravens.
Martin Taylor, Pharm.D., BCPS
Residency Advisory Committee Member
Preceptor of Critical Care Learning Experiences
Dr. Martin Taylor received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. After graduation, he completed a general practice residency at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. He has been employed at Sinai Hospital since 2004. Martin is one of the critical care preceptors and serves as a member of the Residency Advisory Committee. Martin is an avid Washington Redskins fan and enjoys building computers.
Additional Clinical Pharmacists Involved in Residency Training:
Kehinde Egbebi, Pharm.D.
Esther Frey, Pharm.D.
Diana Hong, Pharm.D.
Sophia Houvardas, Pharm.D.
Zia Matloob, Pharm.D.