Current Residents

Maya Boguslawski 2023-24 Community Resident

Maya Boguslawski

Greenwood Pharmacy - Waterloo

Maya Boguslawski, PharmD, is originally from Lakeville, Minnesota. She completed her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Wisconsin - Madison School of Pharmacy in Madison, Wisconsin. Maya pursued a PGY1 community-based residency with the University of Iowa because of its extensive history and constant commitment to advancing the pharmacy profession. She was drawn to Greenwood Pharmacy because of the new, innovative services offered at the pharmacy, and its passion for serving the community. Maya’s professional interests include behavioral health, migraine management, and veterinary pharmacy. She is looking forward to building long-term relationships with patients and learning how to implement new services in the pharmacy. Maya enjoys relaxing at home with her two cats, doing DIY projects, playing trombone, shopping, and eating spicy food in her spare time.

Alice Chang - 2023-24 Community Resident

Alice Chang

Hy-Vee Waterfront - Iowa City

Alice Chang, PharmD, wanted to go into community pharmacy due to the wide range of services that can be provided, and the accessibility to patients. Alice, who hails from Bettendorf, Iowa, earned her Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Iowa. Her professional interests include transitions of care between settings, chronic disease state management, and palliative care throughout the course of a disease. Alice is considering pursuing a PGY2 residency in ambulatory care or palliative care. Among her hobbies are reading, music (playing violin and piano or listening to new genres), and puzzles. Alice is looking forward to a great year.

Paul Choeun 2023-24 Community Resident

Paul Choeun

Towncrest Pharmacy - Iowa City

Although born in Long Beach, California, Paul Choeun, PharmD, has been an Iowan since fourth grade. He moved from Des Moines to complete his Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy. Paul decided to pursue a PGY1 community-based residency with Towncrest Pharmacy because he was impressed by the organization’s commitment to pushing for practice innovation, while simultaneously providing excellent and thorough patient care. His professional interests include palliative care and behavioral health, while his professional goals include pursuing a PGY2 residency in palliative care and becoming board certified. Paul looks forward to seeing what changes he and his co-residents bring to the profession. When he’s not working, he enjoys spending time with family, cooking, and listening to music.

Megan Ditzman 2023-24 Community Resident

Megan Ditzman

Osterhaus Pharmacy – Maquoketa

Megan Ditzman, PharmD, earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Megan sought a PGY1 community-based residency with the University of Iowa for the opportunity to grow and learn as a new pharmacist. She is looking forward to learning how to provide enhanced patient-care services and improve patient outcomes in a community-pharmacy setting. Professionally, she is interested in long-term care/hospice, mental health advocacy, and transitions of care. Megan, who is from Taylor Ridge, Illinois, enjoys cooking, spending time with family and friends, and cuddling with her cats when she’s away from the pharmacy. She is excited to learn from Osterhaus Pharmacy leaders and expand her pharmacy-profession network.

Christy Nguyen 2023-24 Community Resident

Christy Nguyen

MercyOne Pharmacy - Dubuque

Christy Nguyen, PharmD, chose to pursue a PGY1 community-based residency with the University of Iowa because she is determined to innovate the community pharmacy practice. She is eager to collaborate with providers and engage with patients at various MercyOne sites in community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, hospice, and long-term care. A southern California native, she received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Western University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy in Pomona, California. Christy is passionate about informatics and hopes to improve workflows while exploring her professional interests in transitions of care, ambulatory care, managed care, and medication therapy management. Her professional goals include helping MercyOne transition to a new electronic health records system, obtaining board certification in a pharmacy specialty, and teaching at a college of pharmacy.