Current Pharmacy Residents
Birmingham VA Pharmacy Residents
Alexa Allen, Pharm.D., PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
Alexa is originally from Destin, Florida. She received her bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences from Auburn University in 2019 and completed her Doctor of Pharmacy from Harrison College of Pharmacy in 2023. During pharmacy school she was involved in ASHP, PPA and the Rho Chi Society. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, traveling, and being at the beach. Her clinical interests are ambulatory care, cardiology, and geriatrics. Upon completing PGY1 residency, she plans to practice as a clinical pharmacy specialist.
Lori Cheng, Pharm.D., PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
Lori is from Birmingham, Alabama. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Art History from Birmingham-Southern College and Doctor of Pharmacy from the Harrison College of Pharmacy at Auburn University. During pharmacy school she was actively involved in AUSSHP and NCPA. She enjoys playing the cello, traveling to new places, staying active, and anything food related. Her clinical interests include cardiology, anticoagulation, and ambulatory care. Upon completing residency, she plans to practice as a clinical pharmacy specialist.
Lauren Holbrook, Pharm.D., MPH, PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
Lauren is originally from Talladega, Alabama and has lived in Birmingham since her freshman year of college. She completed two years of pre-pharmacy coursework at Samford University before starting pharmacy school at Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy where she received her Doctor of Pharmacy and Master of Public Health degrees. During pharmacy school, Lauren served as the APhA-ASP International Vice President and Phi Lambda Sigma Vice President. She was also involved in ASHP, SNPhA, and SSHP. In her spare time, she loves to travel, exercise, read, and go to local coffee shops and restaurants. Her clinical interests are ambulatory care-focused, including primary care and oncology. Upon completing residency, she plans to pursue a PGY-2 in ambulatory care or practice as a clinical pharmacist.
Devin Tully, Pharm.D., MSHIA, PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
Devin is originally from Trussville, Alabama. She completed two years of pre-pharmacy coursework before graduating from Samford with her Bachelors, Doctor of Pharmacy, and Master of Health Informatics and Analytics in 2023. During pharmacy school, she was a member of APhA-ASP, CPF, ASHP, PPA and worked at a compounding pharmacy for 3 years. She loves trying new restaurants, watching movies, spending time with family, serving at church, and taking care her dog. Her current clinical interests are in Infectious Disease, Oncology, Internal Med, and Informatics. Her professional goal is to become a clinical pharmacy specialist and is considering pursuing a PGY-2.