Anderson Mabour, Pharm.D., BCPS
Dr. Mabour is the current PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Director and Internal
Medicine preceptor at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Prior to accepting
this role, he functioned as the program coordinator since July 2015. He
is a proud graduate of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy from
2013 where he earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree with Summa Cum Laude
Honors. Subsequently, Dr. Mabour completed a PGY-1 residency at Boca Raton
Regional Hospital as one of the two inaugural residents. As a result of
the family environment and welcoming staff and leaders, he accepted a
position to implement pharmacy services in the then newly built, Marcus
Neuroscience Institute at Boca Raton Regional post residency. In 2015
he transitioned to implement pharmacy rounding services with the FAU IM
medical resident teams and support the pharmacy residency as the program
coordinator. That same year he was recognized as pharmacist of the year
at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Dr. Mabour is an active member of several
committees, including Pharmacy and Therapeutics. He also serves as the
primary preceptor for APPE students.
Nishika Patel, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP
Dr. Patel is the PGY-1 Residency Program Coordinator. As a critical care
pharmacy specialist, she precepts the critical care I core rotation and
critical care II elective rotation. She graduated from Roseman University
College of Pharmacy, an accelerated, 3-year doctoral program. After graduation,
she went on to complete her residency at Charleston Area Medical Center.
Dr. Patel is dual Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy and Critical Care.
In addition to being the primary clinical pharmacist for the intensive
care units, she also co-chairs Critical Care Committee and is an active
member of P&T Committee, Code Blue Committee, Antimicrobial Stewardship
Committee, and Sepsis Committee. Dr. Patel has a teaching certification
from ASHP and precepts students on rotation from various colleges of pharmacy
in the state of Florida. In her free time, she enjoys being a social media
educator and is an editor and author for a critical care website.
Emmanuel Markakis, Pharm.D., BCPS, C.Ph.
Dr. Markakis is the Director of Pharmacy since April of 2019 and the founding
program director of the PGY-1 residency since its inception in 2013. He
now serves as the Administrator of the program. He presently serves on
various Baptist Health South Florida Pharmacy Enterprise initiatives.
He served previously as Clinical Pharmacy Program Manager since 2005.
He has his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Nova Southeastern University.
Dr. Markakis then completed his PGY-1 residency at the Veteran’s
Affairs Medical Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He oversees the entire
pharmacy staff as well as the PGY-1 faculty at Boca Raton Regional Hospital.
He also serves as adjunct faculty to the Florida Atlantic University Charles
E. Schmidt College of Medicine where he has lectured in various pharmacotherapeutics
areas. He serves on numerous hospital committees including Pharmacy and
Therapeutics, Infection Prevention, Sepsis, Stroke Council, Critical Care
and Antimicrobial Stewardship. He is an active lecturer for the Marcus
Neuroscience Cerebrovascular Conferences. He also has served as Chairman
of the Pharmacy Council for a regional network of Vizient GPO. Dr. Markakis
has mentored many students and residents, and sits on Palm Beach Atlantic
University Student Advisory Board, as well as various Nova Southeastern
University College of Pharmacy student development activities.
Gwenesia Collins, Pharm.D., C.Ph.
Assistant Vice President of Clinical Ancillary Services: Pharmacy, Laboratory,
Dr. Collins is a partner of Tri-Unity Infusion Services, LLC a Michigan-based
business. Dr. Collins actively serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor
for many colleges of pharmacy. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree
from Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical
Services. Gwenesia began her professional leadership experience at CVS
Pharmacy serving as the Regional Pharmacy Supervisor. After two years,
she transitioned to a clinical pharmacist at Henry Ford Fairlane Home
Infusion Services. She continued to diversify her work experience by accepting
a position with St. John’s Main Hospital as a Clinical Pharmacist.
In 2007, Dr. Collins accepted a Clinical Pharmacist position at POH Regional
Medical Center where quickly became the Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator
and in 2009 became the Director of Pharmacy.
One of Dr. Collins’ distinguished honors was in August 2007 when
she was appointed by Governor Jennifer Granholm to serve on the Michigan
Board of Pharmacy for a four year term. In 2011, she served as Chairman
of the Board. In April 2009, Dr. Collins was honored by Florida A&M
University, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences when they
inducted her into the Gallery of Distinction. In 2010 she was recognized
as Cambridge Who’s Who - Professional of the Year for Home Healthcare
Services and also received a nomination for Industry Expert in Home Healthcare
Services. In 2012, she was recognized as one of 125 Distinguished FAMU
Alumni and completed the ASHP Leadership Academy. She completed the Pacific
Institute Executive Strategic Leadership Program in 2016 and has been
accepted into the Leadership Boca Class of 2017.
Dr. Collins is a member of a number of professional organizations. She
is committed to community service and is involved by serving as a Board
Member on several non-profit organizations.