Pharmacy Residency Program

Meet Our Team

Jennifer McKenna, Pharm.D. BCPS
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director

Philip J Schneider, B.S. Pharm; Pharm.D.
Director of Pharmacy

Ann Spry, Pharm.D. BCPS
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Coordinator

Jennifer McKenna, Pharm.D. BCPS

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director
Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator
Learning experience: Practice Management Learning Experience
Office Phone: (913) 791-4286
Email: Jennifer.mckenna@olathehealth.org

Dr. McKenna is the Residency Program Director and Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator at Olathe Medical Center. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and completed a PGY1 residency at The Nebraska Medical Center.  She is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist and has an adjunct faculty appointment at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy.

Dr. McKenna’s practice responsibilities include clinical program development, formulary management, and staff development. She is chair of the Pump Safety Committee and is a member of multiple hospital committees including quality/performance improvement teams, the Medication Safety Team, and the Pharmacy, Therapeutics and Dietary Committee. She also precepts a clinical management rotation for APPE students.

Dr. McKenna holds active memberships in KCHP, GKCSHP, ASHP and ACCP. She is a past president of KCHP, chaired the KCHP Practice Advancement Initiative Committee, and is currently President of the KCHP Foundation.

Outside of work, Dr. McKenna enjoys reading and attending her children’s soccer games. She and her family are avid Sporting KC soccer fans.

Ann Spry, Pharm.D. BCPS

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Coordinator
Critical Care Pharmacist
Learning experience: Orientation Learning Experience, Critical Care Learning Experience
Office Phone (913) 791-3500 x4860 or x4622
Email: ann.spry@olathehealth.org

Dr. Spry is a critical care pharmacist and the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Coordinator. She graduated from St. Louis College of Pharmacy, and is Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy. At Olathe Medical Center, Dr. Spry is an active member of the sepsis team, and Residency Advisory Committee.

Professionally Dr. Spry is an active member in ASHP, ACCP, and KCHP. She has been involved in the education planning committee for KCHP and is a past Director at Large of KCHP. Her professional interests include stroke in addition to pain, agitation and delirium for ventilated patients.

In her free time, she enjoys attending her son’s baseball games, yoga, reading and traveling.

Philip J Schneider, B.S. Pharm; Pharm.D.

Director of Pharmacy
Learning experience:  Practice Management
Office Phone: (913) 791-4286
Email: phil.schneider@olathehealth.org

Dr. Schneider is the director of pharmacy at Olathe Medical Center. He has a BS in Pharmacy and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Iowa and he completed an ASHP-accredited residency in Adult Internal Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina. He serves as a preceptor to pharmacy residents in practice management.

Dr. Schneider’s responsibilities include planning, budgeting, and human resource management. He serves on multiple hospital-wide committees including PT&D, IT Steering, Outstanding Employee Committee, Interdisciplinary Peer Review, and Value Analysis.  He chairs the hospital’s Medication Safety Committee. He is a preceptor for IPPE students for the University of Kansas and University of Missouri-Kansas City colleges of pharmacy.

Dr. Schneider is actively involved in ASHP, KCHP (formerly KSHP) and GKCSHP and is a past-president of the Kansas Society of Health-System Pharmacists. He is currently serving his 2nd term as Treasurer of ASHP (2010-2016) and was previously a member of the ASHP board of directors (2004-2007). He received the KSHP Harold N. Godwin Lecture Series Achievement Award in 1994 and was KSHP Hospital Pharmacist of the Year in 1997.