Meet our Residents
Steven Duong, PharmD
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
Steven Duong, PharmD earned his Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in Edinburg, Texas and completed his Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy in Austin, Texas. As a student, Steven served as the senior chair and distant site representative for Project Collaborate, a student-led health screening organization. Steven’s interest in community outreach, working with underserved communities, and desire to refine his skills as a dynamic clinician and interprofessional team member led him to pursue a PGY1 residency with Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, which offers a progressive environment with a great focus on patient-centered care of diverse patient populations.
Upon completing residency, Steven would like to continue expanding his knowledge base and pursue a PGY2 residency program in ambulatory care in Texas. Steven’s current areas of interest include ambulatory care and transitions of care. In his free time, Steven enjoys playing video games and board games, listening to music, spending quality time with friends and family, and going to the gym.
Research: Evaluation of diabetes care with pharmacist management
Prathusha Grace Bethala, PharmD
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
Prathusha Grace Bethala, PharmD earned her Bachelor of Science and Arts in Human Development and Family Sciences at the University of Texas in Austin, TX. She completed her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Houston College of Pharmacy in Houston, TX. Grace completed her fourth year rotations at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas through the Longitudinal Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (LAPPE) Program, giving her exposure to extensive inpatient services. Her experience solidified her passion for serving in the inpatient setting and for providing quality of care to the community of Southeast Texas. Having worked in community settings for 3 years as a pharmacy intern during pharmacy school, the community setting of Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas’ residency program was an ideal location to further her career as a PGY1 pharmacy resident.
Grace’s current areas of interest include ambulatory care, critical care, and infectious diseases. Upon completion of residency, Grace looks to obtain a clinical position in Houston and become a Board-Certified Pharmacy Specialist. In her free time, Grace enjoys running, listening to music, painting, and spending time with friends and family.
Research: Evaluation of the impact of a pharmacist-led Transitions of Care Service