Joel C. Marrs, Pharm.D., ASH-CHC, BCACP, BCCP, BCPS (AQ-Cardiology), CLS, FAHA, FASHP, FCCP, FNLA
Joel C. Marrs, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Denver Health Medical Center in outpatient internal medicine, focusing on prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Marrs graduated from Butler University with a Pharm.D. and then completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at Mount Carmel Medical Center and a PGY2 ambulatory care residency at the University of Colorado. His service to ASHP includes Colorado delegate, ASHP House of Delegates; member of the Council on Therapeutics; and Vice Chair, Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists Educational Steering Committee, of which he is currently a member. He is a seasoned presenter at ASHP meetings and faculty for Board Certification Review Courses for Pharmacotherapy and Ambulatory Care. He serves on the NQF Cardiovascular Measures Committee, NLA Board of Directors, and ACCL Board of Governors, which speak to his promotion of interprofessional practice and collaboration.
Joel Marrs can be e-mailed at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Immediate Past Chair (2020-2021)
Aaron L. Steffenhagen, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP
Aaron Steffenhagen is a Clinical Pharmacy Manager at the University of Wisconsin (UW) Health in Madison, Wis., where he oversees pharmacy practice and services in critical care, emergency medicine, neurosciences, and transitions of care technicians while maintaining his own clinical practice and precepting. He is also a clinical instructor with the University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy.
Steffenhagen earned his Pharm.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, followed by a pharmacy practice residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Initial years of experience focused on establishing ED pharmacy services, which transitioned into his current role. At the state level, Steffenhagen served on the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW) Board of Directors, Editorial Advisory Board for the PSW Journal, and the Health-System Pharmacy Advisory Board. Within ASHP he has served as a member of both the Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists (SCSS) Advisory Groups on Emergency Care and Clinical Leadership. He is currently Director-at-Large for the SCSS Executive Committee.
Aaron Steffenhagen can be e-mailed at email@example.com.
Chair Elect (2020-2021)
Douglas Slain, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP, FCCP
Douglas Slain is a Professor and Infectious Diseases Clinical Specialist at West Virginia University and the WVU Medicine Hospitals and Clinics. Dr. Slain is also the current Chair of the Clinical Pharmacy Department. He received his B.S. Pharmacy degree and his Pharm.D. degree from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. He completed a residency and fellowship in infectious diseases pharmacotherapy at the Medical College of Virginia Hospital (Virginia Commonwealth University) in Richmond. Dr. Slain has the distinction of being a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) with added qualifications in infectious diseases. Dr. Slain’s clinical practice sites at WVU include the Infectious Diseases Consult Service and the outpatient infectious diseases clinic. His research interests include antimicrobial stewardship, surgical prophylactic antimicrobial use, international antimicrobial usage, and systemic antifungal therapies. Dr. Slain is also a PGY-2 infectious diseases Residency Program Director.
Douglas Slain can be e-mailed at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jodi L. Taylor, Pharm.D., BCCCP, BCPS
Jodi Taylor is Associate Professor and Chair of Pharmacy Practice at Union University College of Pharmacy and practices in the Surgical ICU at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tenn., where she precepts pharmacy students and PGY1 residents.
Taylor earned her Pharm.D. from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and completed a PGY1 residency at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn.
Taylor is active at both the state and national levels. She has served as President and Secretary/Treasurer of the Tennessee Society of Health-System Pharmacists as well as on the Board of Directors for the Tennessee Pharmacists Association. Her ASHP involvement includes serving on the ASHP Council on Therapeutics for the last three years and as a Tennessee delegate to the House of Delegates. Taylor is a multicycle reviewer for the ASHP CV Review Program and serves as Union University’s SSHP faculty advisor.
Jodi Taylor can be e-mailed at email@example.com.
Megan E. Musselman, Pharm.D., M.S., BCCCP, BCPS
Megan Musselman is an Emergency Medicine/Neurotrauma Critical Care Pharmacist at North Kansas City Hospital. She also serves as a PGY1 Residency and APPE Student Coordinator. She received her Pharm.D. from Creighton University and went on to complete her PGY1 at the University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago and her PGY2 emergency medicine residency at the Detroit Receiving Hospital, where she served as chief resident. In addition, she completed a Master of Science in Clinical Toxicology from the University of Florida.
Musselman currently serves on the Section of Clinical Scientists and Specialists Educational Steering Committee – Meeting Planning. She has previously served on the Clinical Scientists and Specialists SAG on Emergency Medicine and as the Emergency Care Network Facilitator. She is also an active member of the Missouri Society of Health-System Pharmacists, currently serving on the Research and Education Foundation. She is also a past Treasurer and Chair of the Education and Programing Committee.
Megan Musselman can be e-mailed at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director-at-Large Elect (2020-2021)
Stephanie L. Weightman, Pharm.D., BCPPS, BCPS
Stephanie Weightman is an Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist at Children’s Medical Center in Dallas. As a part of the largest pediatric emergency medicine pharmacy practice in the nation, she is an integrated member within the emergency department team. In this position, Weightman participates in acute trauma and medical resuscitations, precepts students and residents, and optimizes patient-centered care. Additional practice interests include neurological emergencies and pharmacist education to support the advancement of pharmacy practice.
Weightman currently serves as the Immediate Past Chair of the SAG on Pediatrics. She began her participation in ASHP’s Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists (SCSS) as a member of the Educational Steering Committee (ESC) in 2013; through continued involvement, she served as the Vice Chair for the Year-Round ESC. In 2017 – 2018, she had the opportunity to serve as the Chair of both the Year-Round and Meeting Planning ESC committees while concurrently acting as the Chair for the first ASHP Pediatric Work Group. The Pediatric Work Group was subsequently approved to continue as an official SAG within the SCSS, and she had the distinct honor to serve as the first Chair. Weightman has also participated as a presenter and moderator at ASHP’s Midyear Clinical Meetings and faculty for ASHP’s Pediatric Literature Study for BCPPS Recertification.
Stephanie Weightman can be e-mailed at email@example.com.
Vicki Basalyga, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCPPS
Director, Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists
Vicki Basalyga is the Director for the Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists. In this role Vicki serves as an information resource and provides guidance to ASHP members regarding science and scientific developments affecting pharmacy practice in health systems. She serves as secretary to the Section executive committee and coordinates activities to accomplish the objectives established by the Section. Additionally, Vicki has assumed the position of Council Secretary for the ASHP's Council on Therapeutics.
Vicki received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Duquesne University and completed an ASHP accredited PGY1 at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC. Vicki is also a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist and a Board Certified Pediatric Pharmacotherapy Specialist.
Prior to her current position at ASHP, Vicki practiced as critical care pharmacist in both the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC. Other activities Vicki performed included drafting policies and procedures, co-chairing the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, creating and drafting order sets for CPOE conversion and precepting residents and students.