Meet Our Leader & Current Residents

Meet the director of the Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center Pharmacy Practice Residency Program and get to know our current residents.

Jason Aulie

Jason Aulie, PharmD

Residency Program Director, Essentia Health Pharmacy Services

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Jason Aulie received his Bachelor of Science (2003) and Doctor of Pharmacy (2007) degrees from the University of Minnesota. After graduation, he practiced as a clinical pharmacist for seven years at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. In 2014 he moved to Duluth, Minnesota, where he has continued practicing at Essentia Health St. Mary's Medical Center as a clinical pharmacist. He was in that role for 3 years before becoming the Clinical Specialist/Residency Program Director in 2017.

His primary practice is in adult general medicine, and he serves as the preceptor for the residents in the general medicine and orientation experiences.

Pharmacy Resident Nikki Neumann

Nikki Neumann, PharmD

Pharmacist Resident, Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center

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Nikki is originally from Pine River, Minnesota. She received her PharmD from the University of Minnesota Duluth in 2018 and is excited to be staying in Duluth for her residency training. Her clinical areas of interest include emergency medicine, infectious disease, and critical care.

In her spare time, Nikki enjoys reading and trying new coffee drinks. She also likes spending time outdoors hiking and camping.

Pharmacy Resident Paige Odega

Paige Odegard, PharmD

Pharmacist Resident, Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center

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Paige is originally from Duluth, Minnesota. She received her BS and PharmD from the University of Minnesota Duluth in 2018. Her clinical areas of interest include emergency medicine, critical care, and behavioral health.

In her spare time, Paige enjoys being outside and spending time with her friends and family.

Pharmacy Resident Ryan Schmid

Ryan Schmid, PharmD

Pharmacist Resident, Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center

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Ryan Schmid is originally from Superior, Wisconsin. He received his PharmD from Concordia University-Wisconsin School of Pharmacy in 2018. His clinical interests include critical care, oncology, behavioral health, and infectious disease.

In his spare time, he enjoys playing basketball, football, and golf. He also likes to spend time outdoors camping and hiking across the U.S. with his two black lab mixes as well as completing carpentry/home renovations.

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