Pharmacy Residency Program

Alison Neuliep is a PGY1 Pharmacy Resident at University Medical Center New Orleans. She grew up in New Orleans and went to Dominican High School. Alison received a Bachelor of Science in Public Health at Tulane University in New Orleans prior to receipt of her Doctorate in Pharmacy at Xavier University College Pharmacy in New Orleans this year. Prior to coming to UMCNO, she had been a pharmacy intern at Majoria Drugs in Metairie, Louisiana. While pursuing her pharmacy degree she was involved in two research projects: Efficacy of Dual versus Monotherapy Antiplatelet Therapy in Ischemic Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack and Assessment of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs Among Hospitals in Louisiana. She also published an article: New Definitions of Pharmacy Practice: A Student Pharmacist Perspective in Drug Topics, November 2018. While in pharmacy school, she served as a Mentor for Vanguard Interactive Mentoring Scholars (VIMS), RxPeer Ambassador for incoming pharmacy students, Treasurer of the Student College of Clinical Pharmacy (SCCP), and Team Captain for the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Clinical Challenge. In addition to her many activities outside the classroom, Alison tutored numerous students in biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics, biomedical immunology, and biotechnology and genomics.

My Favorite Aspects of the UMCNO Pharmacy Residency Program

  • Numerous opportunities at a major teaching hospital in the area to expand knowledge and learn from preceptors very involved in the day-to-day practice
  • Preceptors with high-level expertise in their respective fields of practice
  • A well-recognized program in Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Supportive preceptors that encourage resident autonomy
  • Opportunities to participate in research

PGY1 Research Project

Assessment of Outpatient Antibiotic Prescribing Patterns in the Emergency Department


  • UMCNO Antimicrobial Stewardship – Member
  • LCMC Antimicrobial Stewardship – Ad Hoc member
  • UMCNO Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee - Participant

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Defining Quality

  • Joint Commission National Quality Approval Award
    The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.
  • American College of Surgeons: Verified Trauma Center
    The Norman E. McSwain, Jr, MD, Spirit of Charity Trauma Center only verified Level 1 Trauma Center in South Louisiana.
  • City Business - Best Places to Work
    The Comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension Center (CPHC) at University Medical Center New Orleans was awarded top-tier accreditation from the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA).
  • PHA Center of Comprehensive Care Award
    University Medical Center New Orleans is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center with a full stroke team on call 24/7 to immediately care for patients with stroke symptoms.
  • American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Primary Stroke Center
  • Commission on Cancer Accedited Program logo
    The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.
  • Commission on Cancer Accedited Program logo
    University Medical Center has been designated an Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (ISDA).