Sessions of Interest

Poster Sessions

Date Time Event
Sunday, December 5
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m W. Mike Heath ASHP Federal Forum: Meet the Researchers Poster Presentations 2021
Monday December 6 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
ASHP Best Practices Award Poster Session
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Professional Posters Sessions
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Spotlight Posters
Tuesday, December 7 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Professional & Fellows Posters
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Student Posters
Wednesday, December 8
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Resident Posters
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Student Posters
Thursday, December 9
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Student Posters
  12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Resident Posters
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Resident Posters


These pre-recorded sessions will be accessible beginning December 5 and available on the meeting platform through March 9.

(Management Case Study) A Pharmacy Leader's Toolkit for Adjusting Operations During Pandemic

Dorela Priftanji, Pharm.D., M.B.A., BCPS
Pharmacy Operations Manager, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD

James Blackmer, Pharm.D., M.S., M.P.A.
Pharmacy Manager - Oncology Services, Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Cleveland, OH


(Management Case Study) A Novel Technician Role for Medication Utilization Strategy at an Academic Health System

Brian Spoelhof, Pharm.D., BCCCP, BCPS
Assistant Manager of Pharmacy - Medication Utilization Strategy, UVA Health
Charlottesville, VA

Karen Spencer, CPhT
Medication Utilization Strategy Technician, UVA Medical Center
Charlottesville, VA

(Management Case Study) Shot at Vaccine Error Reduction: Improving and Standardizing Vaccine Processes in Ambulatory Clinics

Elyse R. Weitzman, Pharm.D., BCACP
Primary Care Clinical Pharmacist, Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

(Management Case Study) Sowing the Seeds for Sustainable Change in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Creation of a Pharmacy Diversity Council

Lydia L. Patel, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist - cardiology; Diversity Council Chair, Mayo Clinic Rochester
Rochester, MN

Jonathan G. Leung, Pharm.D.
Psychiatric Clinical Pharmacist , Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

2021 ASHP National Survey: A Conversation About the State of Pharmacy Practice

Michael Ganio, Pharm.D., M.S., BCSCP, FASHP
Senior Director, Pharmacy Practice and Quality, ASHP
Bethesda, MD

Craig A. Pedersen, Ph.D., R.Ph., FAPhA, FASHP
Pharmacy Manager, Virginia Mason Franciscan Health
Seattle, WA

Philip J. Schneider, M.S., FASHP, FASPEN, FFIP
Professor, The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy
Scottsdale, AZ

Douglas J. Scheckelhoff, Sr., M.S., FASHP
Senior Vice President, ASHP
Bethesda, MD

Adapting International Pharmacy Practice to the New Normal in the Wake of a Global Pandemic (featuring the Donald E. Francke Medal Lecture)

Donald E. Francke Medal Lecture
Lijian “Leo” Cai, Pharm.D.

Ana Herranz Alonso, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Director Pharmacy Department, Gregorio Marañón Hospital
Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Gerard Hugenholtz, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
President Dutch Society of Hospital Pharmacists, Diakonessenhuis
Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands

Boxia Li, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacy, The First Hospital of Lanzhou University
Lanzhou, Gansu, China (People's Republic)

Lama Nazer, Pharm.D.
Head/ Pharmacy Research and Staff Development, King Hussein Cancer Center
Amman, Jordan

Andras Sule, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
President, European Association of Hospital Pharmacists
Brussels, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium

Esteban Zavaleta, Pharm.D., M.S.M.
Director of Pharmacy, Hospital Clinica Biblica
San Jose, Costa Rica

Advancing Pharmacy Practice and Defining Value: Positioning Pharmacy as a Center of Excellence

Philip W. Brummond, Pharm.D., M.S., FASHP
Chief Pharmacy Officer, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Lindsey R. Kelley, Pharm.D., M.S., FASHP
Director of Ambulatory, Oncology, and Research Pharmacy Services, University of Michigan Health, Michigan Medicine
Ann Arbor, MI

Jeff Little, Pharm.D., M.P.H., BCPS, FACHE, FASHP
Director of Pharmacy, Saint Luke's Hospital
Kansas City, MO

Rita Shane, Pharm.D.
Vice President and Chief Pharmacy Officer Professor of Medicine Assistant Dean, Clinical Pharmacy, UCSF, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Alarmed and Dangerous: Strategies to Improve Clinical Decision-Support Medication Alerts in the ICU

Sandra L. Kane-Gill, Pharm.D., M.Sc., FCCM, FCCP
Professor of Pharmacy, Critical Care Medicine, Biomedical Informatics and Clinical Translational Sciences
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Adrian Wong, Pharm.D., M.P.H., BCCCP
Assistant Professor, MCPHS University
Boston, Massachusetts

Mitchell S. Buckley, Pharm.D., BCCCP, FASHP, FCCM, FCCP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Medical ICU Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix
Phoenix, Arizona

Breathe Easy: An Update in Cystic Fibrosis Care

Jennifer F. Dannelley, Pharm.D.,
Clinical Pharmacist, OU Health
Oklahoma City, OK

Critical Care Pharmacotherapy: Reflection on the COVID-19 Pandemic

James Gilmore, Pharm.D., BCCCP, BCPS
Pharmacy Manager, Critical Care & Emergency Department, Cedars-Sinai
Los Angeles, CA

Heather Torbic, Pharm.D., BCCCP, BCPS
Medical ICU Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Cleveland Clinic,
Cleveland, OH

William Dager, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP, FCCM, FCCP, MCCM
Pharmacist Specialist, University of California, Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, CA

Paul M. Szumita, Pharm.D., BCCCP, BCPS, FASHP, FCCM
Director, Clinical Pharmacy Services, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Data in Action: Tactical Strategies to Leverage Data to Drive Results

Ryan Hannan, Pharm.D., M.B.A., BCPS
Pharmacy Manager,Mayo Clinic Health System - River Corridor
Red Wing, MN

Mary-Haston L. Vest, Pharm.D., M.S., BCPS
Clinical Manager, Analytics and Outcomes Services, UNC Health
Hillsborough, NC

David and Goliath: The Future of 340B Relationships with Drug Manufacturers

Ashley Mains Espinosa, Pharm.D., M.S., CPHIMS, FASHP
Director, System Pharmacy Business Services, SCL Health
Denver, CO

Kyle A. Vasquez, J.D., LLM
Shareholder, Polsinelli PC
Chicago, IL

Essential Drugs: Ensuring Access in Current and Future Crises

Erin R. Fox, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP
Senior Pharmacy Director, University of Utah Health, and Adjunct Professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy, University of Utah Health
Salt Lake City, UT

Jason Chou, Pharm.D., M.S.
System Assistant Vice President – Pharmacy Operations, Ochsner Health System
New Orleans, LA

Four Ways Pharmacists Can Address Social Determinants of Health in Clinical Practice

Rebecca Leon, Pharm.D., APh
Ambulatory Care Pharmacist and Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California – San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Give It Your Best Shot! Evaluating COVID-19 Vaccine Best Practices

Jaime R. Hornecker, Pharm.D., BCPS, CDCES, DPLA
Clinical Professor, University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy
Casper, Wyoming

Margie E. Padilla, Pharm.D., BCACP, CDE
Clinical Associate Professor/ Interprofessional Education Coordinator, The University of Texas at El Paso School of Pharmacy
El Paso, Texas

GTMRx and Comprehensive Medication Management: Working to Achieve Better Outcomes

Katherine H. Capps
Executive Director and Co-founder, GTMRx Institute
Vienna, VA

Implementing a Patient-Centered Digital Health Initiative

Brent I. Fox, Pharm.D., Ph.D., FASHP
Associate Professor of Health Outcomes Research and Policy; Director of Student Affairs, Harrison School of Pharmacy; Auburn University
Auburn University, Alabama

Heather P. Whitley, Pharm.D.
Clinical Professor, Auburn University
Montgomery, AL

Connie L. Saltsman, Pharm.D., M.B.A., CPHIMS, FHIMSS
Assistant Vice President, Clinical Pharmacy Informatics, HCA Healthcare
Nashville, Tennessee


Just Breathe: Asthma Management Update for Pediatric Patients

Lea S. Eiland, Pharm.D., BCPPS, BCPS, FASHP, FPPA
Clinical Professor and Associate Department Head, Auburn University
Auburn University, AL

Nicole Omecene, Pharm.D., BCPPS
Assistant Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy
Richmond, VA

Not Just Black or White: Rethinking the Concept of Race-Based Algorithms in Clinical Practice

Kim Elder, Pharm.D., BCPS
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Louisville, KY

Janene Marshall, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist-Oncology, Dupage Medical Group
Downers Grove, IL

Outside the Box: Review of Antipsychotics and Their Lesser-Known Side Effects

Kristin Waters, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCPP
Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Connecticut
Storrs, Connecticut

Daralyn Morgenson, Pharm.D., BCPP
Psychiatric Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Mental Health Center of Denver
Denver, CO

Pull That Thread: How a Little Data Enables a Big Change

Thomas S. Achey, Pharm.D., M.S., BCPS
Manager, Pharmacy Services, Princeton Baptist Medical Center
Birmingham, AL

Patricia A. Roberts, Pharm.D., M.S., BCPS, BCSCP
Director of Pharmacy, Oncology Operations. University Hospitals
Cleveland, OH

Put a Little PEP in Your Step! PrEParing Pharmacists to Prescribe and Monitor HIV Prevention Medications

Dan Scales, Pharm.D.
Director of Pharmacy Collaborative Care, Vivent Health
Denver, CO

Eric K. Farmer, Pharm.D., AAHIVP, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – HIV, Indiana University Health
Indianapolis, IN

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID): Envisioning the Supply Chain and Medication-Use Process of the Future

Brianne K. Bakken, Pharm.D., M.H.A.
Assistant Professor & Pharmacy Manager, MCW School of Pharmacy and Children's Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

John Beyer, Pharm.D., M.S., M.B.A., BCPS
Pharmacy Informatics Manager, University of Iowa Health Care
Iowa City, IA

Sarah Bledsoe, Pharm.D., MSHA, BCSCP, CPHIMS
Senior Director, Department of Pharmacy, Children's Mercy
Kansas City, MO

Randy Braun, Pharm.D.
Coordinator, Informatics and Automation, UNC Health
Durham, NC

Telehealth in Small and Rural Hospitals: Pandemic Acceleration and Beyond

Rebecca Grandy, Pharm.D., BCACP, CPP
Associate Director of Pharmacotherapy, MAHEC Family Medicine
Asheville, North Carolina

Kirsten Stone, Pharm.D.
Senior Clinical Manager Ambulatory Pharmacy, Essentia Health
Superior, Wisconsin

Molly Leber, Pharm.D., BPCS, FASHP
Associate Director of Drug Use Policy and Formulary Management, Yale New Haven Health
West Haven, CT

Simu-Live Sessions

These sessions are pre-recorded and feature live Q & A. The pre-recorded portion of the session will convert to on-demand within 24 hours of the original broadcast.

Sunday, December 5

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

A Heart Inflamed: Addressing Cardio-Inflammation to Reduce Residual Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Snehal H. Bhatt, Pharm.D., AACC, BCPS-AQ Cardiology, FASHP
Professor of Pharmacy Practice, MCPHS University
Framingham, MA

Christopher Betz, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP, FKSHP
Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice & Cardiology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Sullivan University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Louisville, KY

12:00 PM -1:00 p.m.

Beyond Face to Face: Leveraging Technology to Advance Patient Care

Caitlin McCarthy, Pharm.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
Trenton, NJ

Christine Lam, Pharm.D., BCACP, BCGP, BCPS, CDCES
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy
San Antonio , TX

2:00 pm. -3:30 p.m.

A Tale of Two Conditions: Approaches to Manage Peripheral Artery Disease and Resistant Hypertension

Ambulatory Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator, Billings Clinic
Billings, MT

Sarah L. Anderson, Pharm.D., BCACP, BCPS, FASHP, FCCP
Scientific Director, Clinical Care Options
Reston, VA

Monday, December 6

11:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m.

Awards Presentations and a Conversation with Simone Biles: Well-Being & Resilience

Note: This session will only be available during the scheduled day and time.

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Pharmacy Forecast 2022: Trends that Will Shape Your Future

Joseph T. DiPiro, Pharm.D.
Dean, Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA

Michelle D. Wiest, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP
Vice President, Pharmacy Services, UC Health
Cincinnati, OH

Vivian B. Johnson, Pharm.D., M.B.A., FASHP
Senior Vice President of Clinical Services, Parkland Health and Hospital System
Dallas, TX

Leyner Martinez, Pharm.D., M.S., M.H.A.
Director of Pharmacy Services, Baptist Hospital of Miami
Miami, FL

Tuesday, December 7

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

The Future of Pharmacy Is Closer than You Think: Using Health Information Technology

Heather Torbic, Pharm.D., BCCCP, BCPS
Medical ICU Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Scott D. Nelson, Pharm.D., M.S., CPHIMS, FAMIA
Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN

Jeffrey Chalmers, Pharm.D.
Senior Director, Pharmacy Informatics and Technology, Cleveland Clinic Health System
Cleveland, OH

10:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m.

Engaging Federal and State Policymakers: Key Issues for Health-System Pharmacy 2021

Tom Kraus, J.D.
Vice President, Government Relations, ASHP
Bethesda, MD

Douglas Huynh, J.D.
Director, Federal Legislative Affairs, ASHP
Bethesda, MD

Kyle G. Robb, Pharm.D.
State Policy & Advocacy Associate, ASHP
Bethesda, MD

Jillanne Schulte Wall, J.D.
Senior Director, Health & Regulatory Policy, ASHP
Bethesda, MD

How Sweet It Is: Optimizing Diabetes Management with Continuous Glucose Monitoring

Endocrine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist/CGM Program Coordinator, Cleveland Clinic
University Heights, OH

Christie Schumacher, Pharm.D., BCACP, BC-ADM, BCCP, BCPS, CDCES, FCCP
Professor Pharmacy Practice, Midwestern University
Downers Grove, IL

Jennifer N. Clements, Pharm.D., BCACP, BC-ADM, BCPS, CDCES, FADCES, FCCP
Clinical Pharmacist – Diabetes Transition, Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
Spartanburg, South Carolina

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Pharmacogenomic Testing in Children: Which Tests and What Comes After Testing?

Shannon Manzi, Pharm.D., BCPPS, FPPAG
Director, Safety & Quality, Department of Pharmacy, Boston Children's Hospital
Jamaica Plain, MA

Cyrine E. Haidar, Pharm.D., BCOP, BCPS, FASHP
Clinical Pharmacogenetics Coordinator, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee

Wednesday, December 8

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Biologics and Biomarkers: Management of Severe Asthma

Nathan A. Pinner, Pharm.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy
Mountain Brook, Alabama

Megan Fleischman, Pharm.D., BCACP
Clinical Pharmacist, Pulmonary Clinic, Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Hanna Phan, Pharm.D., FCCP, FPPA
Clinical Associate Professor; Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, University of Michigan; Michigan Medicine
Ann Arbor, MI

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Clinical Decision Support Documentation: Let’s Tell a Story

Calvin C. Daniels, Pharm.D., Ph.D., BCPPS
EHR Applications Analyst, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Memphis, TN

David A. Aguero, Pharm.D., M.S.T.L.
Director, Medication Systems and Informatics, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, TN

Ben Moore, Pharm.D., M.S.
Pharmaceutical Data Analytics Coordinator, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, TN


11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Never Miss a Shot: Expert Perspectives on the Current Status of COVID-19 Vaccines and a Look Ahead

Tom Kraus, J.D.
Vice President, Government Relations, ASHP
Bethesda, MD

Peter Marks, M.D.
Director, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Acting Director, Office of Vaccines Research and Review
Food and Drug Administration

Sara Oliver, MD, MSPH
ACIP COVID-19 Vaccines Work Group, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

5:00 pm. -6:00 p.m.

Best Practices for Biosimilar Implementation in the United States: 2021 Updates

Jorge J. García, Pharm.D., M.S., M.H.A., M.B.A., FACHE
Assistant Vice President – Pharmacy, Baptist Health South Florida
Miami, FL

Thursday, December 9

10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m

Best Practices in Specialty Pharmacy Clinical Protocols

Heather P. Bonome, Pharm.D.
Director, Pharmacy, URAC
Washington, DC

Jenn Richards, Pharm.D., J.D., CSP
Product Development Principal. URAC
Washington, DC

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

I Want That! Technology Innovations 2021 — Digital Health

Gwen Volpe, R.Ph., FASHP, LSSBB
Director Medication Technology, Fresenius Kabi
St John, IN

Timothy D. Aungst, Pharm.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, MCPHS University
Worcester, MA

Heather Aaron, Pharm.D.
Clinician Supervisor, Ochsner Health
New Orleans, LA

Dennison Lim, Pharm.D.
Medication Management Informaticist, Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Leveraging Telehealth to Improve Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy Services and Revenue Generation: Focus on Anticoagulation

Laura M. Traynor, Pharm.D., AE-C, BCACP
Ambulatory Clinical (MTM) Pharmacist- Diabetes and Endocrinology, Hennepin Healthcare
Minneapolis, MN

Michael P. Gulseth, Pharm.D., BCPS, FMSHP, FASHP
Program Director for Anticoagulation Services, Sanford USD Medical Center
Sioux Falls, SD

2:30 p.m. -3:45 p.m.

Caring for Transgender People: Insight and Points of Controversy in Medication Therapy

Cheyenne Frazier, Pharm.D., BCACP
Clinical Assistant Professor, Washington State University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Spokane, WA

Karen M. Gunning, Pharm.D. BCACP, BCPS
Professor (Clinical), Associate Dean of Community Engagement, Family Medicine Clinical Pharmacist, University of Utah Health/University of Utah College of Pharmacy
Salt Lake City, UT

3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Care Anywhere: Leveraging Pharmacists in Prevention and Treatment

Terri Jorgenson, R.Ph., BCPS
National Program Manager, Clinical Pharmacy Practice, Veterans Health Administration
Washington, D. C.

Jeffrey P. Bratberg, Pharm.D., FAPhA
Clinical Professor, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
Kingston, Rhode Island

Hildi Hagedorn, Ph.D.,
Principal Investigator and Director, Implementation Core, Center for Care Delivery & Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Minneapolis, MN

Tera D. Moore, Pharm.D., BCACP
National Program Manager, Clinical Practice Integration and Model Advancement, Veterans Health Administration
Washington, D. C.

Courtney J. Givens, Pharm.D., BCPP
Mental Health and Pain Clinical Pharmacy Program Manager, VA North Texas Health Care System
Dallas, TX