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Residents: Current Resident Bios

Gina Belfiore, Pharm.D.
PGY2 Infectious Diseases Resident
Gina Belfiore is from Geneseo, New York. She graduated cum laude from the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2021 and completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Unity Hospital in Rochester, New York in 2022. Her professional interests include antimicrobial stewardship, candidemia, and gram-negative resistance. Her residency project this year is to compare the appropriateness of procalcitonin testing before and after implementation of standardized CPOE questions. In her free time, Gina enjoys hiking, baking, cheering on the Buffalo Bills, and spending time with friends and family.


Jourdan Boyle-Taylor, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
Jourdan Boyle-Taylor is originally from Fort Walton Beach, Florida. She attended undergrad at Santa Fe College in Gainesville, and completed the pre-Pharmacy track. She graduated cum laude from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy Jacksonville campus in 2022. Her resident research project this year involves evaluating the efficacy of different combinations of antipsychotics and benzodiazepines for chemical restraint of agitated patients in the Emergency Department. In her free time, she enjoys going to the beach, playing volleyball, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.


Emma Chandlee, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
Emma Chandlee is from Mansfield, Texas, south of Dallas. She graduated from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in Biology and minor in Chemistry. She then graduated Magna Cum Laude from Mercer University College of Pharmacy in Atlanta, Georgia in 2022. Her current professional interests include ambulatory care and internal medicine. For her residency research project, she will be analyzing the Impact of Pharmacists in an Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic. In her free time, Emma enjoys playing soccer, working out, and binge- watching her favorite Netflix shows.


J. Chase Cole, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
Chase Cole is from South Boston, Virginia. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of South Carolina, graduated magna cum laude from the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy, and completed his PGY1 pharmacy residency at UF Health Jacksonville in 2022. His professional interests include hemodynamics, shock states, surgery/trauma, and infectious diseases. His resident research project this year is looking to evaluate the use of intermediate and long acting insulin analogues in the critically ill and the incidence of hypoglycemia. In his free time, he enjoys riding his Peloton, working out, and exploring Jacksonville with friends.


Monica Cozad, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
Monica Cozad is from West Palm Beach, Florida. She received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Microbiology and Cell Science from the University of Florida. She then graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Monica's professional interests include infectious disease and internal medicine. Her resident research project this year is evaluating the use of antiviral medications in patients receiving treatment for multiple myeloma after the implementation of a pre-built order set in the electronic medical record. In her free time, Monica enjoys going to the beach and spending time with her dog, friends, and family.


Logan Johnson, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
Logan Johnson is from Louisville, Georgia. She did her undergraduate classes at the University of Georgia and went on to graduate magna cum laude from the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy. Her professional interest is critical care and she wants to pursue a PGY-2 in that field. Her research project is evaluating clevidipine vs nicardipine in hypertensive emergency treatment in critically-ill patients. In Logan’s free time she enjoys playing pickleball, being with her family, and doing anything related to the Georgia Bulldogs. Go Dawgs!


Sanny Juresic, Pharm.D.
PGY2 Pain Management and Palliative Care Resident
Sanny Juresic is from Jacksonville, Florida. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of North Florida, graduated cum laude from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, and completed his PGY-1 pharmacy residency at UF Health Jacksonville. His research project this year involves evaluating the impact of opioid use disorder treatment on rates of STIs and IVDU-associated infections. In his free time, Sanny enjoys cheering on the Jacksonville Jaguars (they make it very difficult), hiking, cooking, and seeking out local coffee shops.


Suzanne Neely, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
Suzanne Neely is from McKinney, Texas. She received her Bachelor's degree in Biology from the University of North Texas in 2016, and graduated cum laude from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy in 2022. She has broad professional interests and is intrigued by numerous practice areas. Her resident research project this year involves evaluating outcomes associated with post-operative multimodal analgesia in the elderly. In her free time, Suzanne enjoys walking with her dog, caring for her houseplants, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family.


Ashley Sargent, Pharm.D.
PGY2 Ambulatory Care Resident
Ashley Sargent is originally from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Saint Joseph’s University with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Thomas Jefferson University in 2021, and completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland. Her professional areas of interest include ambulatory care, internal medicine, and academia. Her resident research project this year involves the Impact of Glucagon-like Peptide 1 Receptor Agonists on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Outcomes in the Primary Care Setting. In her free time, she enjoys going to the beach, hiking, kayaking, and spending time with her family and friends.


David Taska, Pharm.D.
PGY2 Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Resident
David Taska is originally from Phoenix, Arizona. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science degree and received his Master of Science from the University of Arizona as well. He then received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy with Honors and Highest Distinction. David’s professional interests within emergency medicine include toxicology, ACLS, infectious disease, and pediatric emergency medicine. His research project this year examines whether low dose levetiracetam is non-inferior to high dose levetiracetam in status epilepticus. In his free time, David enjoys cooking going to the beach, fishing, and scuba diving.


Scott Turner, Pharm.D.
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
Scott Turner is originally from Orlando, Florida. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Florida in 2017, then graduated cum laude from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy (Jacksonville Campus) in 2022. Scott’s professional interests include critical care, emergency medicine, and toxicology. His research project this year examines controlled substance prescribing trends after prescription drug monitoring program integration into the electronic health record. In his free time, Scott likes to hang out at the beach, go to concerts in Jacksonville and St. Augustine, and spend time with family and friends.