Board of Directors



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Julie Seidlinger, Pharm.D.

Dr. Julie Seidlinger received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from North Dakota State University College of Pharmacy in Fargo, North Dakota in 2005. Following her Doctor of Pharmacy degree, she completed a pharmacy practice residency at the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas, then went on to do the George P. Provost Editorial Internship with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) in Bethesda, Maryland.  

Her current role at St. Rose Dominican is Medication Safety Officer. This position involves measuring and improving medication safety, in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams and individual clinicians. She evaluates medication events, quality metrics, and medication safety technology usage reports guides areas of focus. In addition, she precepts pharmacy students and develops nursing and pharmacy education as well as creates, edits, and provides lectures and patient education.



Judi R Mattorano, Pharm.D.

Dr. Mattorano received her Bachelors of Science degree in Pharmacy in 1993 from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado. She went on to receive her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2008 from the University of Florida.  With her most recent recognition in 2020, Dr. Mattorano is a two-time Pharmacist of the Year recipient in the state of Nevada.  

Dr. Mattorano began her career as a Director of Pharmacy in 1993 for a long-term acute care hospital.  She was also a Medical Science Liaison, specializing in infectious diseases for Merck & Co.  After joining St. Rose Dominican hospital in 2000, Dr. Mattorano held various positions in the pharmacy department, including pharmacy technician supervisor and automation supervisor. Dr. Mattorano’s current role as the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Internal Medicine has been the most rewarding for her.  Her areas of interest are internal medicine, total parenteral nutrition, anticoagulation, and infectious diseases. She currently offers an advanced experiential (APPE) rotation in Internal Medicine for pharmacy students.  


 Immediate Past President


Vanessa Vaupel, Pharm.D., BCPS

 Vanessa Vaupel moved to the west coast from Nashville, Tennessee in 2006.  After receiving her Doctorate of Pharmacy at the University of the Pacific, Vanessa completed a PGY1 at the VA Fresno, and a PGY2 with VISN21 in Reno NV.  Currently, she works as a Pharmacoeconomist for the VA system where she leads population health and formulary management programs.  Passionate about teaching, Vanessa volunteers with NVSHP to promote the profession of Pharmacy and encourage others to become more involved in the Pharmacy community.


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Kaylee Putney, PharmD, BCCCP, BCPS, MBA

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Kaylee Putney, PharmD, BCCCP, BCPS, MBA, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Roseman
University of Health Sciences, received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Roseman University of Health
Sciences. She completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice residency at Valley Hospital Medical Center, where
she currently practices as a clinical pharmacist in the medical and surgical ICUs. In addition to rounding
with the critical care teams, she precepts APPE students and PGY-1 pharmacy residents on critical care
rotations. She is involved in the community by serving as a facilitator and volunteer for many events,
such as, vaccination clinics, health fairs, comprehensive medication review events, and drug take back
events. In her free time, she enjoys playing soccer, working out, and going on hikes with her dog,






Ragini S. Bhakta, PharmD, BCPS

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Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Cardiology; Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy

Dr. Bhakta received her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from University of the Pacific.  She completed a pharmacy practice residency at Veterans Affairs hospital in Long Beach, California. Dr. Bhakta is an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Roseman University of Health Sciences and precepts students on their Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs). She has more than 10 years of experience as a clinical specialist in cardiology. Her primary practice involves rounding with cardiology, providing formulary management, and coordinating policy and/or procedure updates as related to the Pharmacy and Cardiology departments. Her clinical research interests include antithrombotic medications as related to acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and the cardiac catheterization laboratory.

Dr. Bhakta has given professional presentations at California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP), Nevada Society of Health-System Pharmacist (NVSHP), American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), and AHA Get with the Guidelines® seminars.  She is a member and President for NVSHP, as well as a member of ACCP and ASHP.  

 Directors at Large: Education (North)


Jenna Buskohl Nasset, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP

Jenna Buskohl Nasset graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2009 with an emphasis in
leadership. She completed a PGY1 residency focused on ambulatory care in 2010 through the University
of Minnesota. Following residency, Dr. Buskohl Nasset worked at the Minneapolis VA and transferred to
the Fargo VA in 2012. While at the Fargo VA, Dr. Buskohl Nasset worked as the lead for the
anticoagulation outpatient clinic. She moved to Reno, NV in 2019 with her family and was able to pursue
her interests in the geriatrics field by joining the VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System as a geriatric
clinical pharmacy specialist. In spring of 2021, she accepted a position as Associate Chief of Pharmacy,
Inpatient Services.

 Directors at Large: Legislation 


Adam Porath, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP

Adam Porath is the Ambulatory Pharmacy Manager at Renown Health. In his role, Adam oversees the Pharmacotherapy and Anticoagulation clinics and manages the Healthcare Center Pharmacy. Adam completed a PGY1 Residency at Renown and has been on the pharmacy staff in various roles since 2005. Adam volunteered for NVSHP to help push Provider Status forward in our State. He is excited to see the impact of the passage of SB260 and the expansion of collaborative pharmacy practice in Nevada.

 Director of Public Relations 


Lisa Krautstrunk, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCIDP

Lisa Krautstrunk is the Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist and PGY2 - Infectious Diseases Residency Program Director at Dignity Health St. Rose Dominican Hospital - Siena Campus in Henderson, NV. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Creighton University and completed her PGY1 residency at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, MI. At her practice site, Dr. Krautstrunk enjoys her involvement with research and mentoring residents' research projects. Her passion is trying to make the world a better place for her children.   


 Directors at Large: Education (SOUTH)


Alana Whittaker, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCGP

 Alana Whittaker is a graduate of Howard University in Washington D.C.  She is currently an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice for Roseman University.  Alana is also an Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacy practitioner at Valley Hospital in Las Vegas.   

 Pharmacy Technician Representative


Mark Brunton has worked as a technician in the hospital setting for over 12 years. After many years he began working as an advocate and educator. He served as the President of the Pharmacy Technician Educators Council from 2017-2018. He currently serves as a member of the Certification Council for PTCB. When not working to enhance technician competence and advocate for increased responsibilities, he enjoys swing dancing and tinkering in the garage.

 Mark Brunton CPHT, MSHE


 Pharmacy Resident Representative

Victoria Pang Pharm. D., PGY - 1 Resident, St. Rose Dominican Hospital

Victoria Pang, PharmD, MBA earned her Doctor of Pharmacy and Master of Business Administration degrees from Roseman University of Health Sciences. She is currently a PGY-I Pharmacy Practice Resident at St. Rose Dominican Hospital. Since pharmacy school, Victoria has been an active member of NVSHP, and looks forward to advocating for the profession and continuing to serve the community. She has volunteered at local health fairs, immunization clinics, and organized medication awareness events for minority populations. Victoria has also presented research work on SSRIs in C. elegans at ASHP Midyear 2021, and the Roseman Research Symposium. Her clinical interests include pediatrics and emergency medicine. She is passionate about fitness, enjoys being outdoors, and spending quality time with her family and friends.

 Student Representative: Anh Pham, Pharm.D. Candidate Class of 2025

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