Joy Vongspanich Dray, Pharm.D., BCACP, AAHIVP 

Resident Class 2018-2019:
Dale Dong, Pharm.D.
Shannan Takhar, Pharm.D.

The University of California, Davis Medical Center, Department of Pharmacy is offering a one-year Pharmacy Practice Residency with an Emphasis in Ambulatory HIV/AIDS Care, primarily based at One Community Health in Sacramento.

The resident will participate in staff development and education (nursing, pharmacy, medical students, physicians, and staff) at One Community Health. The resident will also be required to complete a research project during the residency year and present his/her research at the Western States Residency Showcase.


  • To develop specialized skills in management of chronic diseases including HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C, diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, asthma, chronic pain conditions including neuropathy, mental health conditions, and anticoagulation.
  • To function as a member of the medical team in a specialized, Level III Patient Centered Medical Home recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

Rotation opportunities

  • Medication Therapy Management
  • HIV/AIDS Care
  • Adherence Support
  • Polypharmacy and Side Effect Management
  • Transitions of Care
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Diabetes Management
  • Pain Management  (Acute and Ambulatory settings)
  • Chronic Hepatitis C Treatment
  • Anticoagulation Management
  • Medication Safety (at UC Davis Medical Center)
  • Pharmacy Management (at UC Davis Medical Center)
  • Infectious Diseases, Acute/Critically Ill (at UC Davis Medical Center)
  • Mental Health/Addiction Medicine


  • Precepting Pharmacy Students in APPE
  • Teaching Certificate
  • Research
  • Collaborative Practice Protocol Development

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