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Meet Our Team

The Post-Acute Care Team

BJC Accountable Care Organization’s (ACO) post-acute care team provides continuity of care as patients transition from the hospital to post-acute care/skilled nursing facility and then back to their home setting.

Anne “Annie” Schwartz, PharmD

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Hello, my name is Anne but I go by Annie. I am a clinical pharmacist and I work alongside BJC doctors to assist with medication-related concerns such as cost, side effects, and making sure medication regimens help reach patient’s health goals (for example, blood sugar or blood pressure goals).

Gina Uzendu, NP

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Gina Uzendu, NP, has been practicing since 2007. She attended nursing school at Maryville University in St. Louis, MO and completed a preceptorship with Veteran’s Affairs Hospital.

Lara Kerwin, PharmD, clinical pharmacist, BJC Medical Group

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Lara Kerwin, PharmD, is a registered pharmacist through the Missouri State Board of Pharmacy with a Medication Therapy Services (MTS) certification. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Pharmacy in Kansas City, MO and then completed a two-year post-doctoral residency program at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy. During residency, she spent time specializing in ambulatory care pharmacy practice, professional advocacy, clinical pharmacy service development and expansion, teaching, and implementing quality improvement initiatives in health care.

Mweemba Chipepo, NP

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Mweemba Chipepo, NP, is a board-certified Adult Nurse Practitioner. He received his Master’s of Science in Nursing from Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College. Mweemba has a unique passion for serving the elderly and provides compassionate care to all his patients.

Care Partners

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Amy Eime, MHA, BABA

About Me

Hello, my name is Amy. I provide support over the phone to patients with a variety of needs and help patients transition from the hospital and emergency room to home. I assist in communicating with patients providers, ensure patients have a follow-up appointment scheduled, answer patient questions and concerns and provide education and resources to help patients manage their health.

My Qualifications

I have worked with BJC for over 8 years in both behavioral and physical health settings. I enjoy holistic healthcare and strive to provide patients with a well-rounded support system that’s specific to their healthcare needs.

What Inspires Me

Being a part of the positive changes in healthcare, assisting in the enhancement of communication efforts throughout the systems of care.

What I Would Like My Patients to Know

If any concerns ever arise don’t be afraid to call me and ask for assistance. I can assist with scheduling same day appointments and send messages to your providers and care team. I am here to help in any way I can, together we can accomplish your health goals, one at a time. 

Phone: 314.996.7020 or toll-free 844.996.7020
Email address: [email protected]

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