Philip P. Burgess, RPh, DPh, MBA
Phillip Burgess is president of the Community Pharmacy Foundation and a member of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy Executive Committee. He is currently chairing a task force to recommend changes to the Illinois Pharmacy Practice Act that will improve patient care.
Michael R. Cohen, RPh, MS, FASHP
Mike Cohen is president of The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), a nonprofit healthcare organization that specializes in understanding the causes of medication errors and providing error-reduction strategies to the healthcare community, policy makers, and the public. Michael serves as co-editor of the ISMP Medication Safety Alert! publications that reach more than 2 million health professionals in the United States as well as regulatory authorities and others in more than 30 foreign countries. He is also co-editor of the ISMP consumer website, www.consumermedsafety.org. Michael is chairperson of the International Medication Safety Network (www.intmedsafe.net) and has served terms on the U.S. FDA Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee (DSaRM) and the Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee (NDAC). He is currently a consultant to FDA. He is a recipient of the John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award from the National Quality Forum and the Joint Commission, the Harvey A. K. Whitney Award from ASHP, and has also been recognized as a MacArthur Fellow by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Perry Cohen, PharmD
Perry Cohen is cofounder and CEO of The Pharmacy Group and has worked to change healthcare his entire career. A pharmacist by training, he helped create the pharmacy benefit management industry in the early 1990s. Over the years he has developed relationships with hundreds of decision makers in the United States healthcare system, and has assisted more than 200 companies in selling their products and services to payers. During his professional career, he was a cofounder, past president, and fellow of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, a member of the Managed Healthcare Executive Editorial Board of Advisors, a member of the Dean’s Leadership Council, University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy, and of the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy National Advisory Board. He has lectured and written extensively on the role of pharmacy benefit management in healthcare.
Dave Fong, PharmD
Dave Fong is the President and CEO of Dave Fong Rx Consulting Services, Inc. He has more than 30 years of retail experience with two large grocery and drug store companies in the United States. He served as the senior vice president for pharmacy/ health and wellness for Safeway U.S. and Canada and senior vice president for pharmacy for Longs Drug Stores, where he was responsible for operations, technology, managed care, supply chain logistics, compliance, finance, human capital, marketing, category management, and government relations. Dave also spearheaded a number of business development initiatives representing PDX Pharmacy Management Software Company (one of the largest systems installation companies in the United States) as vice president of strategic initiatives. Dave has a strong reputation as an innovator and outspoken leader on the business and professional value of pharmacy. He leverages his knowledge, experience, and broad network of industry relationships to support the successes of pharmaceutical manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, and technology solutions companies. He serves on a number of pharmacy advisory boards in industry and academia and has served as a member of the California State Board of Pharmacy and former chairman of the Pharmacy Affairs Committee for the NACDS. Dave was recognized and awarded the Pharmacy Executive of the Year for Chain Drug Stores by Drug Store News and by another major publication as one of 5 National Retail Pharmacy Executives “that have made a difference.” He graduated with degrees from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in economics, and University of California, San Francisco with a Doctor of Pharmacy.
Lisa Holle, PharmD, BCOP, FHOPA
Lisa Holle is associate clinical professor at the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy and Associate Professor at UConn School of Medicine and UConn Health Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center. She practices in a team-based clinic specializing in genitourinary and gastrointestinal cancers. Together with a medical oncologist, her team develops and carries out the cancer treatment, monitoring, and surveillance plan. They also collaborate on research and scholarly articles. She also teaches and mentors medical and pharmacy trainees on team-based cancer care and research. This role gives her the opportunity to not only directly impact patient care, but teach trainees the importance of working together in an interprofessional setting to improve the lives of patients with cancer. She is past president of the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association and is an active member, supporting the role of the oncology pharmacist in cancer care.
Mary E. Inguanti, RPh, MPH, FACP, FACHE
Mary Inguanti is Strategic Vice President, BD. She is responsible for strategic oversight and leadership direction within the BD Business Units for the largest integrated delivery networks in New York City, Connecticut, and New Jersey. Mary is an expert on business issues related to hospital operations and system changes, with an in-depth understanding of the healthcare environment, healthcare reform, key market segments, and industry market trends that drive company performance. She has more than 25 years of hospital experience in senior and corporate leadership roles and extensive clinical background, hospital operational expertise, and experience in building and maintaining physician and board of director relationships. She is the recipient of numerous awards in addition to, professional, government, academic, and board appointments.
Fredrick S. Mayer, RPh, MPH
Fred Mayer is president of Pharmacists Planning Service.
Gene Anthony Memoli, Jr., RPh, FASCP
Gene Memoli is an account executive for long term care at Omnicare, a CVS Health Company. He has held many management positions in his 30-year career in pharmacy including vice president of pharmaceutical care at Value Health Care Services, senior vice president for pharmaceutical care and partner at the Medicine Centre, LTC, regional vice president at Neighborcare, Inc., and corporate director of customer development and director of account management at Omnicare. He has served as president of the Connecticut Pharmacists Association, Connecticut Chapter of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, and the Greater Bridgeport Pharmacists Association.
Marvin Moore, PharmD
Marvin Moore is owner/pharmacy manager at The Medicine Shoppe in Two Rivers, WI. He enjoys the challenge of owning a pharmacy while precepting pharmacy students and residents of the University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy. He cherishes the long-term relationships that he has built with his patients over the 15 years that he’s been in practice, especially when it comes to helping them get the most out of their medications and helping lower their medication costs. He has served on the board of directors of the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy and completed a Community Pharmacy Practice Residency through the University of Iowa.
David D. Pope, PharmD, CDE
David is the President and co-founder of STRAND, a rapidly-growing suite of technologies that bridge clinical pharmacy with the retail landscape. STRAND, a first-of-its-kind clinical intervention system, is designed to document, communicate, and bill for a pharmacist’s clinical services, such as diabetes education, tobacco education, office visits, and more. Pope is considered a medical informatics expert, serving on a variety of committees that guide the nationwide effort to expand communication of clinical data in the pharmacy space. He is a nationally-recognized expert in integrating clinical services in the community pharmacy space, serving as an advisor for groups seeking to engage pharmacists with innovative payment models, such as Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network. David consults for a variety of healthcare organizations, including the CDC on medical informatics, tobacco cessation strategies, chronic care management, and more. His company was recently commended by the White House and was named in the University of Georgia Top 100 most rapidly growing businesses in America that are graduate-owned.
Stephen W. Schondelmeyer, PharmD, PhD
Stephen Schondelmeyer is director of the PRIME Institute College of Pharmacy at the University of Minnesota.