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.

Joseph Broughton

Joe Broughton, PharmD

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

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Joe grew up in Minnetonka, MN and graduated high school there in 2009. He received his Bachelor's at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, MN in 2014. He moved to Duluth, MN to attend pharmacy school at University of Minnesota, Duluth and graduated last May. During pharmacy school Joe was active in the Minnesota Pharmacy Student Alliance (MPSA), ACCP, Kappa Psi, and as a teaching assistant within his college of pharmacy. Joe’s clinical interests include oncology, pharmacogenomics, cardiology, and emergency medicine.

In his spare time Joe enjoys camping, kayaking, agate picking, snow shoeing, and other outdoor activities but he also likes watching hockey and playing board games with friends and family during the cold Minnesota winters.

Julia Sybrant

Julia Sybrant, PharmD, MPH

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

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Julia is originally from Braham, Minnesota. She received her Bachelor’s in Biomedical Science from St Cloud State in 2014, and then went on to receive her PharmD and MPH from the University of Minnesota in 2019. Her clinical interests include critical care, behavioral health, infectious disease, ambulatory care, and oncology.

In her spare time, Julia likes to spend time with her son, Travis, and her two dogs. She also enjoys running, lifting, gardening, doing yoga, and trying new foods.

Louis Wimmer

Louie Wimmer, PharmD

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

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Louie is originally from Pierz, Minnesota. He received his PharmD from the University of Minnesota Duluth in 2019. His clinical areas of interests include critical care, emergency medicine, and infectious disease.

In his spare time, Louie enjoys spending time with friends and family, spending time on the lake, and engaging in summer and winter sports.

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