Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency: Meet Our Resident

Ben HeikkinenThe resident in the UW Health Infectious Diseases Residency will serve as an integral member of the multidisciplinary infectious diseases team.


Meet Our Resident: Ben Heikkinen, PharmD

  • PGY1: Rush University Medical Center
  • Pharmacy School: UW-Madison
  • Residency Project: Evaluation of the Role of Ceftolozane-Tazobactam in the Treatment of Pseudomonas Infections at UW Health
  • Career Interests: Antimicrobial Stewardship, Gram Negative Resistance, Opportunistic Infections
  • Hobbies: Ice hockey, tennis, ultimate frisbee, everything Badgers
  • Why UW? UW has one of the most advanced antimicrobial stewardship programs in the country, a strong presence in the research realm and a great connection with the school of pharmacy. I chose UW because I wanted to grow as a clinician, researcher, and preceptor.
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