Meet Our Pharmacy Residents

2020-2021 PGY-1 Pharmacy Residents

Roberta Garibyan​Roberta Garibyan
Acute Care Pharmacy Resident

Roberta Garibyan was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Cellular & Molecular Biology from California State University Northridge and her Doctor of Pharmacy from Western University of Health Sciences. Her clinical interests include acute care, infectious disease, and transitions of care. After completing her residency, Roberta hopes to continue her career as a clinical pharmacist. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Lena Mazmanyan​​Lena Mazmanyan
Community Pharmacy Resident

Lena Mazmanyan was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from California State University, Northridge, and her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Loma Linda University. Her clinical interests include transitions of care and ambulatory care. Upon completion of her residency, Lena plans to pursue a career as a clinical pharmacist and precept students. In her free time, Lena enjoys listening to music, watching movies, and spending time with her family and friends.

Michael PalaroanMichael Palaroan
Acute Care Pharmacy Resident

Michael Palaroan was born and raised in Lakewood, California. He received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Science from the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree (PharmD) from WesternU College of Pharmacy. His professional interests include infectious disease and ambulatory care. Upon completing residency, Michael plans to continue practicing at a pharmacy practice site and concurrently pursue a career in academia as a professor. In his spare time, Michael likes to practice Muay Thai (Thai Boxing), participate in AutoCross events, and play volleyball.

Chanh Pham​​Chanh Pham
Acute Care Pharmacy Resident

Chanh Pham grew up in Oceanside, California. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology and Neuroscience from the University of California, San Diego and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Western University of Health Sciences. His clinical interests include infectious disease, internal medicine, and critical care. Upon completion of his residency, Chanh looks forward to working as an inpatient pharmacist while pursuing additional BPS board certification, and giving back to the profession any way he can. In his free time, Chanh enjoys playing tennis, exploring new restaurants, camping with friends, and videography.

Kenia Valenzuela​​Kenia Valenzuela
Acute Care Pharmacy Resident

Kenia Valenzuela was born and raised in Southern California. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry with an emphasis in medical sciences from the University of California, Riverside and her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Western University of Health Sciences. Her clinical interests include critical care, infectious disease, and transitions of care. Following residency, Kenia looks forward to working as a clinical pharmacist where she can precept students and continue to expand her clinical knowledge. In her free time, Kenia enjoys traveling, hiking, snowboarding, and spending time with family and friends.