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IPA Announces PAI 2030 Task Force Appointments

IPA is pleased to announce the recent appointments to its Practice Advancement Initiative (PAI) 2030 Task Force. This announcement follows the IPA Board of Trustees' decision to establish a task force to support ASHP's nationwide initiative, PAI 2030, focused on the advancement of pharmacy practice in hospitals and health systems. 
The Iowa Pharmacy Association (IPA) is pleased to announce the recent appointments to its Practice Advancement Initiative (PAI) 2030 Task Force. This announcement follows the IPA Board of Trustees' decision to establish a task force to support the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists' (ASHP) nationwide initiative, PAI 2030, focused on the advancement of pharmacy practice in hospitals and health systems. 
 
Championed by IPA's President-Elect, John Hamiel, and chaired by IPA's Director of Professional Affairs, Emmeline Paintsil, the PAI 2030 Task Force is composed of a dedicated team of pharmacists and technician leaders from hospitals and health systems across Iowa.
 
The appointed members of the PAI 2030 Task Force include:
John Hamiel – MercyOne Waterloo Medical Center, IPA Board President-Elect 
Jackie Gravert – UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Hospital, IPA Board Trustee  
Micaela Maeyaert – Spencer Hospital, IPA Board Trustee 
Heather Ourth – Veterans Health Administration, IPA Speaker of the House of Delegates 
Kelly Andersen – MercyOne Des Moines 
Brian Benson – UnityPoint Health - Des Moines 
Andrea Beuthien – Genesis Health System 
Jessica Burge – MercyOne Medical Center 
Ashley Cook – MercyOne Des Moines 
Kirsten Dougherty – Mahaska Health 
Michele Evink – Clarke County Hospital 
Levi Gates – UnityPoint Trinity  
Rachel Finkelstein Hoskins – University of Iowa College of Pharmacy 
Karmen Jorgensen – VA Central Iowa 
Lisa Mascardo – University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics 
Jen Morris – Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids
Jessica Nesheim – MercyOne Des Moines  
Kathy Stone – CHI Health  
DeeAnn Wedemeyer-Olson – American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) 
  
“The formation of this task force aligns with IPA's strategic initiatives to transform pharmacy practice, encourage innovation and growth, and ultimately improve patient care,” said Paintsil. “Each member brings unique insights, experiences and perspectives, and we are excited to see the impactful work they will accomplish.”

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