Ravenswood Pharmacists

Varsha Gadgil, RPH, PIC – Pharmacy Director

Varsha Gadgil, RPH, PIC - Pharmacy DirectorVarsha Gadgil is Pharmacy Director at Ravenswood. She started working at Ravenswood as locum Pharmacist in the small dispensary. She was instrumental in growing the small dispensary to a Licensed Pharmacy. She had to work with multiple agencies to establish inventory, licensing and setting up pharmacy software systems. She successfully implemented ten new insurance plans, and transitioned legacy plans to electronic claims. She has set up an ongoing collaboration with HPSM and their Pharmacy and therapeutics committee. She launched the Pharmacy and therapeutics committee here at Ravenswood. She ensured that the Pharmacy meets compliance requirements, and efficiently addresses any concerns including those from patients regarding dispensing practices. She continues to work diligently to expand Pharmacy services at Ravenswood. Varsha received her Master of Pharmacy degree from S.N.D.T University, India. Previously she was an Inpatient Pharmacist at Kaiser Permanente where she was instrumental in setting up a new Inpatient Pharmacy. She has done medical and community outreach work abroad. She also participated in fundraising initiatives for funding small businesses for underprivileged women. In her free time she enjoys reading, hiking, and travelling with her family.

Chiung-Huei Liu, RPH – Pharmacist

Chiung-Huei Liu, RPH - PharmacistChiung-Huei received her Pharmacy degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and her Master’s degree in nutrition from Bastyr University, a naturopathic institution. She has 20 years of community retail pharmacy experience in the Bay Area. During her spare time, she is an active volunteer with the Tzu Chi Foundation. Her many volunteer activities include editing the Spanish journal, serving as a Spanish interpreter in community programs, installing smoke detectors in low-income areas, and participating in medical outreach events throughout California, El Salvador, Honduras, Haiti, and more.

 

MayView Pharmacists

Bernadette Cheung, PharmD – Staff Pharmacist

Bernadette CheungBernadette is a Clinical Pharmacist. She has experience in medication therapy management (MTM) where she counsels patients who take multiple medications, reconciles their medications, and advises providers about best dosage and combinations of medications. At MayView, Bernadette focuses on diabetes management, helping our patients control their blood glucose levels. She is fluent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin.