Carey Baker, CPCC
Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, Carey Baker slowly migrated west and has lived in San Francisco, California for the past 8 years. Carey has always been passionate about social responsibility and transformation and studied to received a degree in Journalism/Media Studies and a minor in Political Science from the University of Colorado, Boulder in an attempt to express her interest through media.
Carey began her career at CBS working for KCBS in San Francisco. After many years of news radio Carey helped grow a small electronics waste recycling company into one of the largest processors of electronics in the country. In 2009 after working in and with small and large organizations, Carey wanted to figure out a way to support organizations and its people to be more purposeful and alive.
Carey is a Certified Co-Active Coach (CPCC) and received her credential from the Coaches Training Institute in San Rafael, CA. She has also completed a year long intensive leadership program from the same organization. Her passion is using her professional and personal experience to help individuals to be unique and inspirational leaders in their own lives and the organizations they work for.
Steven Baroletti, PharmD, MBA, BCPS
Steven Baroletti is Director of Pharmacy and Associate Chief Operating Officer at MetroWest Medical Center (MWMC) in Framingham, Massachusetts. He earned his Doctor of Pharmacy at Northeastern University and his Masters of Business Administration degree at UMASS. He completed a PGY-1 Residency at Brigham and Womens Hospital (BWH) and is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist.
Dr. Baroletti has served in a number of different roles at BWH prior to taking on the Director of Pharmacy Position at MWMC. These include clinical specialist in cardiology, clinical manager of the Shapiro Cardiovascular Center, clinical preceptor, and Residency Coordinator. While fulfilling these roles, he has worked with patients on orthopedic, oncology, cardiology, and general medicine units. For the past ten years, he has worked closely with the BWH Venous Thromboembolism Service, and he has authored and co-authored published numerous articles in the arena of anticoagulation therapy, including several on the topic Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT).
Amie McCord Brooks, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP
Amie McCord Brooks is Associate Professor, Division of Pharmacy Practice, Director of a PGY 1 Residency Program at Saint Louis College of Pharmacy in Saint Louis, MO and Clinical Pharmacist in Primary Care at the Saint Louis County Department of Health. Amie earned her Pharm.D. from the Saint Louis College of Pharmacy, Saint Louis, MO and completed her residency training at the Saint Louis VA Medical Center. Amie has over 10 years of experience in teaching, lecture coordination, resident and student precepting, and research. Amie is a published author and a past recipient of the ASHP Best Practices Award for her clinical service. She is an active member of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists, and American Diabetes Association and is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist.
Diane B. Ginsburg, MS, RPh, FASHP
Diane has been very active with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and is currently Immediate Past President and served a 3-year term on the ASHP Board of Directors. She has served ASHP in several capacities including the following: Chair, Council on Educational Affairs, Editorial Advisory Board of the American Journal of Health-Systems Pharmacists, Texas Delegate 1993-2005, Co-Coordinator National Clinical Skills Competition and judge 1997-2004, served on various Practice Interest Advisory Panels and was a Member of the Advisory Panel that was instrumental in forming the ASHP Student Forum. She is the Editor-in-Chief of ASHP’s PharmPrep Interactive Case-Based Review as well as an author and editor of ASHP’s Preceptor’s Handbook for Pharmacists. Diane has also been active with other pharmacy organizations including the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP).
She is a Past President of the Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists (TSHP) and has served TSHP in many capacities. She has received several honors and awards including the TSHP Mentor Award, Pharmacist Recognition Award, and Health-System Pharmacist of the Year Award. She was honored by the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy and received the 2005 Distinguished Alumnus Award. She is also a Past President of the Austin Area Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
Diane completed her bachelor of science in pharmacy at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy and a master of science in hospital pharmacy at the University of Houston College of Pharmacy. She completed a two-year ASHP accredited residency in hospital pharmacy administration at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. Ms. Ginsburg is currently a Clinical Professor in the Health Outcomes and Pharmacy Practice Division and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin, College of Pharmacy. She is currently a student in the doctoral program in Higher Education Administration in the College of Education at the University of Texas at Austin.
Lea S. Eiland, PharmD, BCPS
Lea S. Eiland is an Associate Clinical Professor and Associate Department Head of Pharmacy Practice with Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics with the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Huntsville Regional Medical Campus. Dr. Eiland graduated with her Doctor of Pharmacy from The University of Texas at Austin and The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and completed a pediatric specialty residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at Amarillo. Dr. Eiland joined the Auburn faculty in August of 2002 and practices in Huntsville, Alabama at Huntsville Hospital Women and Children. Her interests include infectious disease and neurology.
John B. Hertig, PharmD, MS
John B. Hertig currently serves as the Medication Safety Project Manager at the Purdue University College of Pharmacy Center for Medication Safety Advancement. Dr. Hertig received his Bachelors of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from Purdue University. Following graduation he completed a combined PGY1/PGY2 Masters in Health-System Pharmacy Administration residency at The Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus, OH. As part of this program, he received a Masters degree in Health-System Pharmacy Administration from The Ohio State University. Prior to this role, Dr. Hertig was a member of the leadership team for the Department of Pharmacy at Duke University Hospital in Durham, NC where he supported the overall strategic goals of the Department by assisting in planning, designing, and implementing initiatives that improved the value of pharmacy services. Dr. Hertig's experience and focus areas include: pharmacy practice models, leadership development, medication safety, quality, outcomes, and performance improvement. He is committed to organizational involvement and serves in various national leadership roles for the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
Eric Ip, PharmD, BCPS, CSCS, CDE
Eric Ip is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Touro University- CA College of Pharmacy and also heads the Diabetes Management Program at Kaiser Permanente Mountain View Medical Clinics. Dr. Ip received his Bachelors degree in Exercise Science from the University of California, Davis. He went on to receive his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of California, San Francisco School of Pharmacy and completed his PGY-1 Residency at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center. He is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, a Certified Diabetes Educator, and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Dr. Ip is currently involved in research on anabolic steroids and performance enhancing drugs as well as analyzing the clinical and economic impact of adding a pharmacist to the primary care team. He has presented his findings at the annual American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions.
Robert Lee Page, II, PharmD, MSPH, FASHP
Robert Lee Page, II is an Associate Professor with the Departments of Clinical Pharmacy and Physical/Rehabilitative Medicine at the University of Colorado Denver, Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine (Aurora, CO), and the clinical pharmacy specialist for the Division of Cardiology and Heart Transplantation.
Dr. Page received his Bachelors of Science in Biology and Chemistry from Furman University (Greenville, SC); Bachelors of Science in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the Medical University of South Carolina (Charleston, SC); Masters of Science in Public Health with an Epidemiology focus from the University of Colorado School of Medicine (Denver, CO), and completed his specialty residency in pharmacotherapy from MUSC. He is presently a Doctor of Philosophy student in Health Services Research and Health Policy in the Colorado School of Public Health (Aurora, Colorado). He is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist with Added Qualifications in Cardiology, a Certified Geriatric Pharmacist, and a Fellow for the following organizations: the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, the American Heart Association (Council on Clinical Cardiology), the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, and the American Society of Health System Pharmacists. Dr. Page has authored several abstracts, journal articles, and book chapters in the areas of cardiovascular pharmacotherapy; he has also been honored with numerous teaching awards. His research interests consist of drug-drug and drug-herbal interactions, medication adherence, and pharmacotherapy complications in the heart transplant recipient and heart failure patient.
Asad (Sid) Patanwala, PharmD, BCPS
Asad (Sid) Patanwala is clinical assistant professor at the University of Arizona, College of Pharmacy. He serves as the preceptor for students and residents on the trauma team and in the emergency department. He also coordinates the final pharmacotherapeutics course in the third year of the Doctor of Pharmacy program and teaches the critical care/emergency medicine module in this course. Dr. Patanwala is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist. He is actively involved in research and has published several peer-reviewed articles pertinent to critical care and emergency medicine.
Robert P. Rapp, PharmD, FCCP
Robert P. Rapp is Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy and Surgery at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington KY. In his 47 year academic career he has published more than 220 papers in the professional and scientific literature. His academic and research interests include microbiology, antimicrobial stewardship, infection control and sterile parenteral technology. Dr. Rapp has lectured both nationally and internationally and continues to focus on pharmacy's role in antimicrobial stewardship and the proper use of antimicrobial agents.
Joseph Saseen, PharmD, FASHP, FCCP, BCPS
Joseph Saseen is a Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Family Medicine at the University of Colorado. He is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (Added Qualifications, Cardiology), is a Certified Lipid Specialist, and is a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, the National Lipid Association, and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Dr. Saseen received both his B.S. pharmacy degree and PharmD degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and completed an ambulatory care research fellowship at the University of Illinois at Chicago/University of Colorado. Dr. Saseen currently practices as a clinical pharmacy specialist in family medicine at University of Colorado Hospital. Dr. Saseen is the Director of an ASHP accredited PGY-2 Ambulatory Care/Family Medicine Pharmacy Residency. He is also Director of the ACCP Career Advancement Academy. His research and scholarly activities focus on preventive cardiovascular pharmacotherapy and health outcomes related to chronic diseases. He has multiple publications, including clinical trials, therapeutic reviews, and book chapters, primarily related to hypertension and dyslipidemia. Dr. Saseen is a member of the Board of Pharmacy Specialties, an at-large member of the Board of Directors for the National Lipid Association and is also Secretary of the Accreditation Council for Clinical Lipidology. He been the recipient of several teaching awards, most recently the University of Colorado Chancellor’s Teaching Excellence Award in May 2011.
Kelly M. Smith, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP, FCCP
Kelly M. Smith, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP, FCCP is Associate Dean, Academic Affairs and Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy. During her 10-year tenure as Director of the Postgraduate Year One Pharmacy Residency Program at the University of Kentucky Hospital, she received the programs inaugural Preceptor of the Year Award, and was at the helm when the program received the ASHP Pharmacy Residency Excellence Award. She and two of her university colleagues are past winners of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Council of Faculties Innovations in Teaching Competition, for their development of the nations first pharmacy residency teaching certificate program. Dr. Smith currently serves as Director, Residency Program Advancement for the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy. In this role, she collaborates with pharmacists across the Commonwealth in developing and expanding the residency training environment. Her national contributions to residency training are notable for her five-year stint on the ASHP Commission on Credentialing, for which she also served as Chair. Dr. Smith chaired the 2008-9 ACCP Residency Training Task Force, which authored documents describing viable economic models for residency program development. She is also a past Chair of ASHPs Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists, and is an active member of the ASHP House of Delegates.