MPhS Officers

  Gaelle Njonkou



Gaelle Njonkou, PharmD, BCPS, is 2018 graduate from the PharmD degree program at the University of Maryland Baltimore. As a student, she served as the chapter president of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA), tutor in the Bridge to Academic Excellence (ABAE), and active member of Phi Delta Chi (PDC) pharmacy fraternity and the Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International (CPFI). Upon graduation, she completed a post-graduate year 1 pharmacy residency at Holy Cross Health in Silver Spring, Maryland in 2019. Her clinical interests included ambulatory care, medication safety, and internal medicine. She is also passionate about health outcomes research and pharmacovigilance.

Dr. Gaelle Njonkou is a clinical pharmacy specialist at Holy Cross Health. She is currently serving as the president of the Maryland Pharmaceutical Society (MPhS) for the 2021-2023 term. She served as the chair for the Maryland Pharmacy Coalition (MPC) for the 2021-2022 term. Her goals are to increase active MPhS membership, outreach to underserved communities through health events, and mentor pharmacy students. During her space time, she enjoys spending times with her family and friends, cooking, and traveling.

  Abisola Iluyomade



   Vice President

Bio coming soon.

  Jummy Amuwo
  Immediate Past President

Jummy Amuwo, Pharm.D., MPH is a 2015 graduate from the Pharm.D./MPH dual degree program at the University of Maryland. Upon graduation she worked at an independent retail pharmacy in Baltimore City. She also recently completed a PGY1 pharmacy residency from Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, VA in 2019. Her clinical interests include internal medicine, critical care, and infectious diseases. Her public health interests include health outcomes, medication safety, health disparity, and medical missions of which she participated in the medical mission of hope to Tanzania in the summer of 2015. As a student, Jummy was involved in various organizations as the chapter president of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) from 2013-2014, fundraising chair of the Phi Delta Chi (PDC) pharmacy fraternity, active member of the student section of ASHP, APhA, and an inductee of the Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Society. 

Jummy served as the president of the Maryland Pharmaceutical Society (MPhS) for the 2019-2021 term. Prior to this role, she was the vice-president and president-elect from 2017-2019. In her role as president, she is passionate about increasing active MPhS membership, reaching the underserved population through targeted events, and mentoring student pharmacists at the schools of pharmacy in the state of Maryland. In her spare time, Jummy enjoys traveling, sewing, and baking.

  Stephanie Tenkeu 


Bio coming soon.


     Sharonjit Sagoo

     Treasurer/Website Manager

Sharonjit Sagoo, PharmD, AAHIVP, CPH, is an alumni of the University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy. During pharmacy school, she was an active member of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) and served one term as the chapter's Delegate. She also served as President of the Maryland Pharmaceutical Society from 2011-2013. 

Currently, Sharonjit is a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Public Health Service, and serves as a Public Health Analyst for the Health Resources & Services Administration's HIV/AIDS Bureau. As a commissioned corps officer, she has taken temporary duty assignments as a pharmacist for the Indian Health Service; as a Public Health Advisor for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health; and deployed several times to respond to COVID-19 community-testing and vaccination efforts, Hurricane Irma/Maria relief efforts, and the Unaccompanied Children humanitarian crisis. She also served as a Public Health Advisor with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Sharonjit is passionate about public health and international outreach. She has participated in multiple medical and public health missions in Honduras, Haiti, Cameroon, and Tanzania.

Ashley Bivins
Member at Large

Ashley Bivins, Pharm.D., MBA is a 2010 graduate of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy and a 2011 graduate of UB/Towson University with a degree in business management. While at Maryland, she was a member of SNPhA, AMCP and Kappa Psi. Ashley served as Vice President of SNPhA from 2008-2009. Currently, Ashley is employed full time at CVS. Outside of pharmacy she enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading, knitting and crocheting, and participating in fitness activities.

    Nkem Nonyel
          Member at Large

Nkem P. Nonyel, PharmD, MPH, BCPS is an Assistant Professor with clinical practice focus in Ambulatory Care at Peninsula Regional Medical Group, Salisbury, Maryland where she is developing, implementing, and managing a model ambulatory care clinical pharmacy services within a primary care family practice. Prior to joining UMES, she was a clinical pharmacist at Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Spring, Maryland where she completed PGY1 pharmacy residency. Her credentials include Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore), Master of Public Health (MPH with Global Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Epidemiology and Public Health), and Bachelor of Science in Physics/Education (BSc, University of Nigeria, Nsukka). Dr. Nonyel also has some nursing background in acute and sub-acute care settings, and in pediatric home care since 1999 as Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN, UDC). She is a Board-Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist.

Dr. Nonyel is the current advisor for the UMES chapter of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA). She is very passionate about the pharmacy profession, as well as mentoring current and prospective PharmD students. While a PharmD student, she was a SNPhA chapter president (2012-2013), professionalism Chair for the Omicron Chapter of Lambda Kappa Sigma (LKS), an international pharmacy fraternity (LKS). Her professional pharmacy leadership roles include President, Maryland Pharmaceutical Society; Chair, Maryland Pharmacy Coalition (MPC); and Chair, MPC Public Relations/Public Health Committee, and served on the MPC Provider Status Task force. Her other professional pharmacy organization membership includes National Pharmaceutical Association (NPhA), American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), and American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). Her other interests include Health Disparity/Cultural Competency, Medication Safety, professional development, and traveling.

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