In 2018, state health departments received funding to support diabetes and cardiovascular disease prevention and management efforts under a 5-year cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services Section of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion partnered with the Alaska Pharmacists Association (AKPhA) in funding the Sustainable Education and Training Model under Pharmacist Provider Reimbursement (SETMuPP) program. This podcast episode summarizes the initial accomplishments and provides a framework for other groups invested in provision and sustainability of pharmacist-provided health services.
Dr. Renee Robinson, PharmD, MPH, MSPharm is associate professor, Idaho State University College of Pharmacy and a former commissioned officer in the U.S. Public Health Service. She completed her PharmD at the University of Georgia, a residency at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, an NIH clinical research fellowship, and a pediatric pharmacotherapy fellowship at The Ohio State University. Her research has focused on addressing health disparities of underserved communities, working to establish health equity.
Dr. Kimber Boothe, PharmD, MHA is a pharmacy leader and entrepreneur with decades of experience in health systems and the pharmaceutical industry. She is the CEO of the Kimber Boothe Group where she serves as a strategic pharmacy consultant and career coach to help pharmacists transform and advance practice. Previously, Kimber drove innovative strategy for the pharmacy enterprise as chief pharmacy officer for a community health system and academic health system director of clinical Services.