Martinsburg VA Medical Center provides general medical, surgical, psychiatric, primary, and specialty care services to 129,000+ veterans in 23 counties in West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. The Martinsburg VA hospital campus consists of 69 acute care hospital beds, 178 long term care beds, and 312 rehabilitation domiciliary beds. The system also provides primary care and clinical pharmacy services at six community based outpatient clinics (CBOCs).
- Internal Medicine/Acute Care
- Oncology/Palliative Care Unit
- Pharmacotherapy (PACT) Clinic
- Emergency Medicine/Infectious Disease
- Anticoagulation Clinic (Longitudinal)
- Management and Leadership (Longitudinal)
- Intensive Care Unit
- Pulmonary Care
- Psychiatric Care
- Women’s Health
- Pharmacy Residency Teaching and Learning Curriculum Certificate Program (SU)
Dr. Lia A. Merila is a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident at the Martinsburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in Martinsburg, West Virginia. She received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Shenandoah University Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy in May of 2017. Her professional interests include women’s health, ambulatory care, critical care and oncology. During graduate school she was an active member in APhA and SVSHP. She completed VALOR, a pharmacy internship, during the summer of 2015 at the Martinsburg VAMC. In her spare time she enjoys cooking/baking, playing with her dogs, movie marathons, exploring new places, and reading.
Dr. Shivam Patel is a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident at Martinsburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in Martinsburg, WV. His professional interests include infectious disease, critical care, and ambulatory care. Dr. Patel received his Doctorate of Pharmacy from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Pharmacy in May 2017. He is a member of Phi Lambda Sigma, Rho Chi Society, American Pharmacist Association, and American Society of Health- System Pharmacist. Dr. Patel enjoys playing basketball, attending sporting events, listening to music, and spending time with friends and family.
Dr. Tatiana Wright is a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident at the Martinsburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Dr. Wright graduated with a Doctor of Pharmacy from the Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy at Shenandoah University in May 2017. She is a member of the Rho Chi Academic Honor Society, American Pharmacists Association, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, and American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Her professional interests include internal medicine, chronic disease state management, cardiology, critical care, and pharmacogenomics. Dr. Wright enjoys traveling, cooking, crafting, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.
Sarah Mickanis Pharm.D., BCPS
Phone: (304) 263-0811 ext. 4243
Martinsburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center
510 Butler Ave
Martinsburg, WV 25405