Meet Ohio State's team of general internal medicine experts

The Division of General Internal Medicine comprises a comprehensive team of doctors and staff, all focused on delivering high quality patient care, contributing to innovations in medicine and educating medical students and postgraduate trainees.

Our Leaders


Our Doctors
Our Pharmacists

Our Pharmacists

Cory Coffey, PharmD

Carepoint East
543 Taylor Ave.
Suite 3176
Columbus, OH 43203

Cory.Coffey@osumc.edu
(614) 688-6470 

Cory P. Coffey, PharmD, BCACP is a clinical pharmacist at The Ohio State University Division of General Internal Medicine clinics and also has an appointment at The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy as a clinical assistant professor. 

He obtained his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University. He continued his postgraduate training at Northeast Ohio Medical University/AxessPointe Community Health Center from July 2015 to June 2016. He then continued his PGY2 training at The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy as an ambulatory care pharmacy resident.  

Dr. Coffey believes patients should obtain the best care and advice on their medications. He assists in providing pharmacy clinical serves in an interdisciplinary education-based setting as well as providing direct patient care. Dr. Coffey collaborates with physicians to design therapeutic and monitoring plans for patients and also performs comprehensive medication reviews, hypertension and diabetes monitoring and adherence counseling during scheduled pharmacy visits. 

 

Phil Farwig, PharmD

Ohio State General Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Hilliard
3691 Ridge Mill Drive
Hilliard, OH 43206

Phillip.Farwig@osumc.edu
(614) 688-9220

Phillip A. Farwig, PharmD, obtained his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Ohio Northern University. He continued his postgraduate training with a Community Pharmacy Internship and a residency with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Accredited.

 

Dr. Farwig believes pateients should obtain the best care and advice on their medications. He assists in providing pharmacy clinical serves in an interdisciplinary education based setting as well as providing direct patient care. Dr. Farwig collaborates with physicians to design therapeutic and monitoring plans for patients and also performs comprehensive medication reviews, hypertension and diabetes monitoring and adherence counseling during scheduled pharmacy visits.

Chris Green, PharmD

Ohio State General Internal Medicine
Stoneridge/Dublin
3900 Stoneridge Lane, Suite B
Dublin, OH 43017 

Christopher.Green@osumc.edu
(614) 293-0080

Christopher Green, R.Ph, PharmD, obtained his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Ohio Northern University and Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Toledo. He continued his postgraduate training at The Ohio State University, Pharmacy Practice Residency with an Emphasis in Community Care.

Dr. Green believes patients should obtain the best care and advice on their medications. He assists in providing pharmacy clinical serves in an interdisciplinary education based setting as well as providing direct patient care. Dr. Green collaborates with physicians to design therapeutic and monitoring plans for patients and also performs comprehensive medication reviews, hypertension and diabetes monitoring and adherence counseling during scheduled pharmacy visits. His practice interests include the areas of cardiology, endocrinology, and infectious disease.

 

David Matthews, PharmD, BCACP

Carepoint East
543 Taylor Ave.
Suite 3176
Columbus, OH 43203

David.Matthews@osumc.edu
(614) 688-6470 
 
David Matthews, PharmD, BCACP, is a clinical pharmacist at The Ohio State University Division of General Internal Medicine clinics and currently practices at Care Point East. He obtained his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy.

Dr. Matthews believes patients should obtain the best care and advice on their medications. He assists in providing pharmacy clinical serves in an interdisciplinary education-based setting as well as providing direct patient care. Dr. Matthews collaborates with physicians to design therapeutic and monitoring plans for patients and also performs comprehensive medication reviews, hypertension and diabetes monitoring and adherence counseling during scheduled pharmacy visits. 
 

Laura E Hall, PharmD, BCPS

Ohio State General Internal Medicine
Stoneridge/Dublin
3900 Stoneridge Lane, Suite B
Dublin, OH 43017 

Laura.Hall@osumc.edu
(614) 293-0080 

Laura Hall, PharmD, BCPS is a clinical pharmacist at The Ohio State University Division of General Internal Medicine clinics, currently practicing at Stoneridge GIM in Dublin, OH.  Laura received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy at The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy, practiced in a hospital setting before returning to OSU to complete her Post-BS Doctor of Pharmacy degree.  She spent time working with Family Medicine inpatient/outpatient before taking her current position at the College of Pharmacy.  She is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS).  After working within a Federally Qualified Health Center network of practice sites, she transitioned to her clinical practice with OSU GIM, and works in the office setting two and a half days per week.

Laura believes patients should obtain the best evidence based health care and advice on their medications. Assuring patients understand and are able to follow the providers agreed upon plan without barriers to their medications is a priority.  She assists by providing pharmacy clinical services collaborating with physicians and nurse practitioners to design therapeutic monitoring plans for patients. She performs comprehensive medication reviews, works with patients to reach goals for their diabetes and other chronic disease states, and helps resolve medication related challenges.  Laura also shares responsibilities with the team of GIM pharmacists to provide transitional care management and population health management across OSU GIM practice sites.

 

Ginny Mitchell, PharmD, BCPS, CLS

Outpatient Care Upper Arlington
1800 Zollinger Road,
Columbus, Ohio 43221

Virginia.Mitchell@osumc.edu
(614) 293-2130

Ginny Mitchell, PharmD, BCPS, CLS, joined our team as one of our clinical pharmacists in 2017.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at Ohio University, Doctor of Pharmacy degree from The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy and she completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency in Ambulatory Settings at the OSU College of Pharmacy.     
 
Ginny brings experience to our pharmacy team from her previous work in the anticoagulation, cardiovascular risk reduction clinic and antiarrhythmic medication monitoring clinics at OSUWMC from 2010 to 2017.   She continues to have a passion for cardiovascular risk reduction management and collaborates with our physicians to design ongoing therapeutic monitoring plans for patients with diabetes, hypertension and elevated cholesterol.   Ginny believes patients should obtain the best care and advice on their medications which includes taking into consideration cost and possible adherence issues to medications.   She thoroughly enjoys the interdisciplinary team effort at General Internal Medicine to make sure that patients receive the best care.   A pharmacy visit can be scheduled with Dr. Mitchell to perform a comprehensive medication review, hypertension or diabetes monitoring.
 

Jennifer Sabatino, PharmD, BCACP

Ohio State General Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Grandview
895 Yard Street
Columbus, OH 43212

Jennifer.Sabatino@osumc.edu

(614) 293-7980 

Dr. Jennifer Sabatino, PharmD, BCACP, obtained her degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University College of Pharmacy and continued her education with a residency at The Ohio State University.

Dr. Sabatino believes patients should obtain the best care and advice on their medications. She assists in providing pharmacy clinical serves in an interdisciplinary education based setting as well as providing direct patient care. Dr. Sabatino collaborates with physicians to design therapeutic and monitoring plans for patients and also performs comprehensive medication reviews, hypertension and diabetes monitoring and adherence counseling during scheduled pharmacy visits.

 

Our Nurse Practitioners, Social Workers and Physician Assistants

Afton Avalos, LISW 

Breann Anstine, LISW

Danielle Brunet, MPA, LSW 

Kerry Farrell, LISW-S

Kinsey Ludt, LSW

J. Orr, PA

L. Pezzopane, PA 

J. Porginski, CNP

A. Rumer, CNP

D. Tate, NP

N. Theado-Miller, CNP

Sarah Touvell, LSW

Michael Wente, LISW-S
 

E. Wolf, CNP

Anita Zielinski- Bean, LISW-S

Administrative Staff

Missy Kaufman
Division Administrator
Missy.Kaufman@osumc.edu 
Office: 614-293-4953
Fax: 614-293-6890  
       Alicia Powers
Administrative Coordinator
Alicia.Powers@osumc.edu  
Phone: 614-688-6631
Fax: 614-293-6890  
     Jenny Merickel
Office Administrative Associate 
Jennifer.Merickel@osumc.edu 
Phone: 614-366-8517
Fax: 614-293-6890
         
Shannon Libby
Office Associate & Geriatrics 
Fellowship Program Coordinator
Shannon.Libby@osumc.edu
Phone: 614-685-6975
Fax: 614-293-6890
 

Daryl Cruse 
Office Associate
Daryl.Cruse@osumc.edu
Phone: 614-366-8517
Fax: 614-293-6890


  Reem Saleh
Office Associate
Reem.Saleh@osumc.edu
Phone: 614-293-4953
Fax: 614-293-6890