INspire 2018 Speakers

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Louis Alloro, M.S.

University of Pennsylvania 

Louis Alloro is a leading expert in applying positive psychology, the scientific study of human wellbeing and flourishing. He is one of the first 100 people in the world to earn a Master of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and his toolkit is stocked with the applied sciences of wellbeing, success, neurobiology, appreciative inquiry, biomimicry, multiple intelligences, systems theories, and mindfulness.

He consults in learning organizations to optimize culture, wellness, engagement, and performance. Louis is cofounder and executive director of The Flourishing Center's 6-month Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology (CAPP) program offered in 12 cities across the US and Canada. He is a senior fellow at the Center for the Advancement of Wellbeing, an interdisciplinary research and teaching center whose mission is to catalyze human wellbeing by promoting the science and practices that lead to lives of vitality, purpose, and resilience. Louis walks the talk and is known for facilitating learning experiences from his heart, leaving participants empowered to create real, positive and sustainable change.

J. Gregory Boyer, Ph.D.

Dr. Greg Boyer joined the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) in August 2002 as Assistant Executive Director, and in March 2013 he was appointed Director, Professional Degree Program Accreditation. His primary responsibilities at ACPE are to provide staff support to ACPE comprehensive and focused on-site evaluations and consultations on the accreditation process and ACPE procedures to Colleges and Schools of Pharmacy. Prior to ACPE, he held positions in pharmacoeconomics/outcomes research within the pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Boyer has also held positions in independent community pharmacies in Illinois and Texas. He is a graduate of St. Louis College of Pharmacy (BS), Eastern Illinois University (MBA), and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Ph.D. Health Policy and Administration.

Susan Bruce, Pharm.D.

Associate Dean for Pharmacy Education and Interprofessional Studies,
Northeast Ohio Medical University   

Dr. Susan Bruce is the chair and professor of pharmacy practice at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). She is a registered pharmacist and a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist. Bruce received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Albany, New York. She completed a residency in Primary Care with a Focus in Education at Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy (MWU CCP) before joining the faculty at MWU CCP.

In her current roles at NEOMED, she is responsible for leading the department of Pharmacy Practice, overseeing the doctor of pharmacy curriculum, and advancing interprofessional education initiatives for the college of pharmacy.

Anthony S. Caprio, Ph.D.

Western New England University

Dr. Anthony S. Caprio is a scholar, educator and administrator. Dr. Caprio received the B.A. degree in 1967 from Wesleyan University, where he was named to Phi Beta Kappa, the M.A. from Columbia University in 1969, and the Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1973.

For over 45 years, he has demonstrated his commitment to higher education through service as a teacher and administrator in a wide range of institutions, both private and public. Prior to his appointment as President of Western New England University, Dr. Caprio served from 1989-1996 as Provost and Professor of language and literature at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta where he was responsible as chief academic officer for all matters related to faculty and to undergraduate and graduate curriculum.

Listed in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in the East, and Who’s Who in American Education, Dr. Caprio is a noted language scholar who has written numerous books in the areas of language and literature. Appointed as public member to the Accreditation Committee of the American Bar Association (2002–08), Dr. Caprio reviewed and determined with the Committee the accreditation status of ABA-accredited law schools; appointed Vice Chairman of the Committee (2006–08); Chairman, Subcommittee on Foreign Study Programs (2005–08); Chairman, Foreign Programs Committee (2009–11), with membership (2009–12); and ABA Standards Review Committee (2013–). His service to the ABA beyond these Committees includes numerous evaluative site visits of law programs in the United States and abroad.

Carmen A. Catizone, R.Ph, D.Ph.

Executive Director
National Association of Boards of Pharmacy

Dr. Carmen A. Catizone is the Executive Director of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) and the Secretary of the Association’s Executive Committee. Dr. Catizone graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Pharmacy, with a Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy and a Master of Science degree in pharmacy administration. His master’s studies focused on health care policy/planning and the history of pharmacy. He currently serves as a Governor of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Board of Directors and Chair of the PTCB Certification Council. He is a Past President of the National Pharmacy Manpower Project and the National Conference of Pharmaceutical Organizations as well as a past member of the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Board of Directors. He has also acted as a reviewer on several advisory boards and has provided expert witness testimony and consultation in the areas of pharmacy practice and regulation. Dr. Catizone is the recipient of many honors and awards including an Honorary Doctor of Pharmacy, the Certificate of Appreciation from the District of Columbia, two Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Special Citations, the Federation of State Medical Boards Award of Merit, the University of Illinois Alumnus of the Year, American Druggist Magazine Pharmacist of the Year, and the University of Illinois, College of Pharmacy, Alumni Association’s Sister Margaret Wright Graduate Award.

James T. Dalton, Ph.D.

Dean and Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Michigan

Dr. James T. Dalton received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Cincinnati and Doctor of Philosophy in pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical chemistry from Ohio State University. Dean Dalton previously served as assistant/associate professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee (1992–2000), as Professor and Chair in the Division of Pharmaceutics in the College of Pharmacy at The Ohio State University (2000–2007), and as Chief Scientific Officer at GTx, Inc. (2007–2014). He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists. Dean Dalton chairs the AACP Council of Deans PCOA Task Force.

Amy M. Franks, Pharm.D.

Associate Professor
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

In the role of Associate Professor, Dr. Amy Franks focuses on the professional development of faculty, staff, and trainees, including directing the statewide teaching and learning curriculum for Arkansas pharmacy residents, graduate students, and preceptors. Dr. Franks has been an active member of AACP for 14 years, and she completed the Academic Leadership Fellows Program (ALFP) in 2012–2013.


Jane Gervasio, Pharm.D., BCNSP, FCCP

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Butler University

Dr. Jane Gervasio is the Butler University Pharmacy Practice Chair and Professor of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She is Board Certified Nutrition Support Pharmacist and a Fellow in the American Colleges of Clinical Pharmacy. She completed a Specialty Residency in Critical Care and Nutrition Support and a Research Fellowship in Metabolic Support at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. Dr. Gervasio is nationally recognized for her expertise in the area of Nutrition Support. She speaks both nationally and internationally and has published numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters on various nutritional and gastrointestinal related topics. Notably, she collaborates with other health care experts in the field to development published clinical and safety guidelines that are used throughout the world for optimal patient care. Dr. Gervasio continues to serve on various committees for several nationally recognized organizations, including the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and the Specialty Council on Nutrition Support Pharmacy Practice for the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties.

Seena L. Haines, Pharm.D.

Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Professor, University of Mississippi, School of Pharmacy

Prior to her position at the University of Mississippi, Dr. Seena Haines served as professor and associate dean for faculty at Palm Beach Atlantic University, Gregory School of Pharmacy (PBA-GSOP). She served for seven years as director of pharmacy services at four community health centers. Dr. Haines served as co-director of the Diabetes Education and Research Center in collaboration with the Florida Atlantic University School of Nursing.  Dr. Haines has served as residency director for the ASHP-accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY-1) emphasizing in ambulatory care and academia at Palm Beach Atlantic University, Gregory School of Pharmacy since its inception from 2008 to 2014.  Dr. Haines is Chair-Elect for the AACP Women Faculty Special Interest Group and President-Elect for the Mississippi College of Clinical Pharmacy. Other achievements include board certification in ambulatory care practice, Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Fellow of the American Pharmacists Association, AACP Innovation in Teaching Award, AACP self-care therapeutics medicine SIG inaugural chair, certified diabetes educator, board certified in advanced diabetes management, Preceptor of Distinction, Hero in Medicine, inaugural AACP academic leadership fellow, and co-editor and steering committee member of the Non-Prescription Medicine Academy.

Stuart T. Haines, Ph.D.

Professor of Pharmacy Practice
School of Pharmacy
The University of Mississippi

Dr. Stuart T. Haines is a clinician/educator whose scholarly work relates to the practice of pharmacy in ambulatory care environments – with a particular emphasis on practice evaluation, peer review, and implementation strategies.  In addition, Dr. Haines has a strong interest in examining novel instructional methods that stimulate greater learner engagement (patients, students, residents, professional peers), the impact of coaching/mentoring on patient outcomes, and the use of instructional technology in health professions education/professional development.  Specific therapeutic areas of interest include diabetes, anticoagulation therapy management, stroke prevention, and venous thromboembolism.

Monica Holiday-Goodman, RPh, PhD

Associate Dean for Health Science Campus Student Affairs and Diversity
Professor of Pharmacy Practice
The University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Prior to her administrative position within the College, Dr. Monica Holiday-Goodman served as Program Director of the Division of Pharmacy and Health Care Administration. She received a BS in Pharmacy and a PhD in Pharmacy Administration from the former Northeast Louisiana University, presently The University of Louisiana at Monroe. Dr. Holiday-Goodman is also a registered pharmacist.

Dr. Holiday-Goodman’s teaching and research focus on the socio-cultural, behavioral and administrative aspects of pharmacy practice. Her research passion is the elimination of health disparities and barriers to care for underserved patients. During her twenty-eight year tenure at The University of Toledo, Dr. Holiday-Goodman has served on the thesis committees of over 60 graduate and undergraduate students. She has received federal, state and corporate funding for her scholarly endeavors. She has numerous publications in peer-reviewed and professional journals and books. Dr. Holiday-Goodman has been invited to speak to several academic and professional audiences on the topics of Cultural Competence and Health Disparities. She was selected to participate in the AACP Academic Leadership Fellows Program in 2010–2011.

Dr. Holiday-Goodman is actively involved in service to The University of Toledo and the surrounding community. At the University, she is a member of PCARS, The President’s Committee for African American Recruitment, Retention, and Scholarship Support. She serves as faculty advisor to The Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA). Through both of these organizations, Dr. Holiday-Goodman is committed to increasing the number of under-represented minority health care professionals.

In the community, she serves as Health Education Outreach Coordinator for St. Martin de Porres Catholic Parish. In this capacity, she helps to bring health care information and services to this inner city Toledo church community. She is also a member of the Toledo chapter of the Links, Inc.

Despite her productive professional life, Dr. Holiday-Goodman’s greatest joy is her loving family, which includes her supportive husband Patrick, and three beautiful children, Larkin, Faith, and Gideon.

Lisa Lebovitz, J.D.

Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs & Assessment
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

Ms. Lisa Lebovitz oversees the School’s institutional assessment plan, the strategic planning process and annual monitoring, faculty effort analysis and reporting, and programmatic assessment of the Doctor of Pharmacy including curricular effectiveness and achievement of student learning outcomes. Ms. Lebovitz is the School’s institutional effectiveness liaison for reporting to the University of Maryland Baltimore campus, University System of Maryland, and professional program and regional accrediting agencies. She works closely with department chairs and faculty constituents in multiple committee forums to garner buy in, promote transparency and engage individuals in critical assessment to improve evidence-based decision making in the school. Ms. Lebovitz designs surveys and develops multiple analytical tools designed to gather information as seamlessly as possible to help guide the school in continuous improvement, and performs critical analyses of milestones and strategic goals that aid the leadership of the School towards effectively utilizing resources and achieving goals. Ms. Lebovitz also serves as the School’s representative on the Pharmacy Assessment Collaborative of the Big Ten Academic Alliance, a research consortium which includes 10 of the top 20 schools of pharmacy (PAC-BTAA).

Anne Lin, B.S, Pharm.D., FNAP

Dean and Professor, School of Pharmacy
University of Maryland Notre Dame
Chair of Council of Deans, COD/COF Pharmacist Patient Care Process Catalyst Team
Chair of Section, Teachers of Pharmacy Practice and Women Faculty SIG

Dr. Anne Lin is the Founding Dean & Professor of the School of Pharmacy at Notre Dame of Maryland University where she has served since 2008.

She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy degree from St. John’s University. Subsequently, she completed a clinical pharmacy residency at Medical College of Virginia Hospital.

Dr. Lin began her professional career as a faculty member at her alma mater. In 1996, she assumed the position of founding chair of the department of pharmacy practice at Wilkes University’s new school of pharmacy. Subsequently, in 2004 she moved to Arizona to serve as Dean of Midwestern University College of Pharmacy-Glendale.

As founding Department Chair at Wilkes University, Dr. Lin led the development of the school curriculum and incorporated new elements of interdisciplinary teaching with pharmaceutical science and pharmacy practice faculty. She also introduced service learning as a strategy for skill development and professionalization of students. Additionally, Dr. Lin established the experiential education program. As founding Dean of the School of Pharmacy at Notre Dame of Maryland University, Dr. Lin led the initial development of the curriculum and ensured the incorporation of interdisciplinary teaching, service learning, student base teams, and leadership development in the curriculum. With the national focus on interprofessional education, Dr. Lin along with colleagues from Johns Hopkins University Schools of Nursing and Medicine established the Interprofessional Education Collaborative to promote the incorporation of interprofessional education in the curricula of all three schools.

She is an active member of many professional organizations and has held numerous positions and committees in AACP. Currently she is Chair of Council of Deans and co-chair of the COD/COF Pharmacist Patient Care Process Catalyst Team. She has also served as Chair of the Section of Teachers of Pharmacy Practice and Women Faculty SIG.

Dr. Wanda T. Maldonado, Pharm.D.

Dean and Professor
School of Pharmacy
University of Puerto Rico

Dr. Wanda T. Maldonado is the dean of the University of Puerto Rico School of Pharmacy, San Juan, PR. She earned both her B.S. in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Dr. Maldonado joined the faculty of the University of Puerto Rico in 1987. Academic appointments include Professor in Pharmacy Practice, and also served as Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice. Her research interests in academia include the development of professional and general abilities in pharmacy students and curriculum development. Her research and practice interests in the clinical setting include the therapeutics of anti-infective agents in pediatric patients, area in which she practiced as clinical faculty. She has also been a consultant to Puerto Rico Department of Health, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. During her tenure as dean, a Residency Program in Community Pharmacy was established, as well as the certificate in academia for pharmacy residents. She also spearheaded the creation of an intramural practice plan for the School of Pharmacy faculty to offer Medication Management Services that also serves as a learning scenario for pharmacy students and residents. At the University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, Dr. Maldonado facilitated the implementation of interprofessional education initiatives. Dr. Maldonado is also engaged in the development of public health policies in Puerto Rico that influence the advancement of the pharmacy profession. She has also collaborated with international academic institutions in the development of educational programs with emphasis on curricular and faculty development. Dr. Maldonado has been an active member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy in various capacities, and completed the AACP Academic Leadership Fellows Program.

Steven Martin, Pharm.D.

Raabe College of Pharmacy at Ohio Northern University

Dr. Steven Martin has been engaged in pharmacy education for more than 25 years. He is a third-generation pharmacist, and has practiced pharmacy in independent community, chain-based community, and hospital pharmacy settings, with each serving as an educational platform for students and residents. Dr. Martin previously served as the Chairman of the Department of Pharmacy Practice and professor at the University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and on the faculty at The University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Martin received his B.S. and PharmD degrees from Ferris State University, and completed a postdoc in critical care and infectious diseases pharmacotherapy at The University of Illinois at Chicago.

Since 1985, his primary patient care focus has been the critical care setting, and his research focus is on infection in the critically ill. Dr. Martin has published books, book chapters, and manuscripts on infection, antimicrobial resistance, and critical illness.

Jill A. Morgan, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCPPS

Dr. Jill Morgan is an Associate Professor and Chair of Pharmacy Practice and Science Department at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. She is a Pediatric Clinical Pharmacy Specialist and has performed research in a variety of areas related to pediatrics. Dr. Morgan is the Director for the PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Pediatrics. Dr. Morgan has been involved with a number of professional organizations. She served as the Chair for the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Administrative Services Section in 2016 and the Student Services SIG in 2012, AACP Delegate, the President for the Maryland Society of Health System Pharmacists (MSHP), the Chair for the Maryland Pharmacy Coalition (MPC), and the Chair for the research committee for Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group (PPAG).

Raylene Rospond, Pharm.D.

Vice President and Dean
College of Pharmacy
Manchester University

Dr. Raylene Rospond is the chief administrative and academic officer for the College, she is responsible for uniting and inspiring administrators, faculty, staff, preceptors and students toward achievement of the mission and goals of both the University and College. She has led the pharmacy program through a successful extension of candidate accreditation status, development of a Master’s program in pharmacogenomics, and most recently supporting the President and Board of Trustees through an institutional restructuring process. As a result, Dr. Rospond assumed the new role as Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness and Dean of the College of Pharmacy, Natural and Health Sciences in July 2015. In March 2017, she assumed the role of Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs for the University.

Dr. Rospond has over 29 years of academic experience in clinical practice, didactic and experiential teaching, scholarship and administration. Prior to coming to Manchester University she served as the Deputy Provost at Drake University following ten years as the Dean of Drake’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Under her leadership as Dean of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Drake University, the College enhanced its US News rankings, implemented a new degree program, initiated an emphasis on entrepreneurship, committed to enhanced professional involvement and doubled its endowment.

Dr. Rospond began her academic career at Creighton University establishing an innovative oncology practice, an oncology residency program, and an active research agenda through her work as Associate Director of Research at the Creighton Cancer Center. She has received numerous recognitions including the AACP Innovations in Teaching Award, being recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, and receiving the Robert G. Gibbs Distinguished Pharmacy Award by the Iowa Pharmacy Association. Dr. Rospond earned her B.S. in Pharmacy from Creighton University and her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in conjunction with the completion of her residency in hematology/oncology.

Libby J. Ross, M.A.

Senior Director, Student Affairs

Libby J. Ross currently serves as the senior director for student affairs for the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy and oversees the association’s student recruitment, student affairs, and centralized application service activities. She previously led AACP’s student affairs activities between 1999 and 2007 and was the founding director of Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS).

She was the director of academic services in the education department of the American Physical Therapy Association for 10 years and founded the Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service (PTCAS). She provided oversight of programs that advanced physical therapist education, higher education leadership, admissions, student affairs, diversity, and career pathway development. She was also the co-chair of the Advisory Council for the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions. Her first association management experience was as associate director of the Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS) and academic program specialist for the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges. She began her career as an international admissions counselor at Shenandoah University. Ms. Ross earned a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Mary Washington and a master’s degree in international commerce and policy in the School of Public Policy at George Mason University.

Todd D. Sorensen, Pharm.D.

Associate Head, Department of Pharmaceutical Care and Health Systems
College of Pharmacy
University of Minnesota

Dr. Todd D. Sorensen is professor and associate head, Department of Pharmaceutical Care and Health Systems at the College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota. He also serves as the executive director of the Alliance for Integrated Medication Management, a non-profit organization that engages healthcare institutions in practice transformation activities that support improved medication use.

Dr. Sorensen’s work concentrates on identifying strategies that facilitate clinical practice development and developing change management and leadership skills in student pharmacists, pharmacy residents and practitioners. His research and service activities have focused on working with healthcare organizations to implement strategies that improve health outcomes associated with chronic illness, specifically identifying leadership strategies that allow organizations to integrate and sustain medication management services delivered by pharmacists within interprofessional teams. This work has been greatly influenced by eight years of experience participating in and leading a national quality improvement collaborative for health systems seeking to optimize medication use in outpatient settings.

Dr. Sorensen’s teaching activities center on development and application of leadership skills. He co-directs and serves as a primary instructor for a 15-credit leadership development emphasis within the University of Minnesota’s Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum.

Scott J. Weir, Pharm.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics,
University of Kansas Medical Center
Director, Institute for Advancing Medical Innovation (IAMI)

Dr. Scott Weir serves as the Associate Director for Translational Research for the University of Kansas Cancer Center. Dr. Weir holds an academic appointment as Professor in the Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics at KUMC, and is the Kelly Family Foundation IAMI Professor in Cancer Drug Discovery and Development. Dr. Weir has over 31 years of professional experience in the field of drug discovery and development, 20 of which were spent in the pharmaceutical industry prior to joining the University of Kansas Medical Center in 2006. He is co-inventor of a drug treatment for bladder cancer that is currently being developed by CicloMed LLC. His specific areas of expertise are in clinical pharmacology, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, biopharmaceutics, and developing innovative approaches to lead optimization and early drug development. He has built a reputation of being innovative in bridging the “Valley of Death” through high performance public-private partnerships as well as repurposing approved drugs and rescuing abandoned drugs. In 2012, Dr. Weir was appointed by HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to serve on the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) Advisory Council as well as the Cures Acceleration Network (CAN) Board. He co-chaired the NCATS Working Group that developed goals and objectives for the NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award program. Dr. Weir also participated on the Institute of Medicine Mapping the Drug Discovery and Development initiative. Dr. Weir served on the Patient Engagement Working Group within the Clinical Trial Transformation Initiative (CTTI) that released its recommendations on best practices in engaging patients in the research process. CTTI, created by FDA and Duke University, identifies and promotes practices that improve the quality and efficiency of clinical trials. Dr. Weir serves on scientific and external advisory boards for the Myeloproliferative Neoplasm Research Foundation, Center for Clinical and Translational Science at the University of Kentucky, and Center for Drug Discovery at Washington University.

Jonathan Wolfson, J.D.

Wolfson is a litigation attorney at McGuireWoods in Richmond, Virginia where his practice focuses on toxic torts, environmental litigation, and consumer product safety. He is the author of The Great Debate, a debate textbook used by students around the globe, and has provided debate, public speaking, and organizational decision-making training to businesses, nonprofit organizations, academics, and students alike.  He studied Economics at Washington University in St. Louis and later earned his law degree at the University of Virginia School of Law.  Between undergrad and law school, Jonathan was a policy analyst at the White House Council of Economic Advisers where he focused on health care, energy, environmental, tax, and labor policy.