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2015 Leadership Pharmacy Participants Announced

The Iowa Pharmacy Association is pleased to announce the 2015 Leadership Pharmacy participants from Iowa.
Leadership Pharmacy, a leadership program for new practitioners, will begin its 27th year with a live conference on August 6-9, 2015, in Galena, IL. This program is available to pharmacists in Iowa and Wisconsin who are interested in becoming leaders in their profession. Twenty pharmacists, ten from each state, are selected annually to participate. The Iowa Pharmacy Association (IPA) is pleased to announce the 2015 Leadership Pharmacy participants from Iowa:
 
  • Jeanine Abrons, PharmD, MS, Clinical Assistant Professor at The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy
  • Emily Beckett, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Pharmacist at Broadlawns Medical Center and Assistant Professor at The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy
  • Randi Beranek, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at University of Iowa Healthcare—Iowa River Landing
  • Eliza Dy-Boarman, PharmD, BCPS, Assistant Professor at Drake University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Dana McDougall, PharmD, BCPS, Oncology Pharmacist at Covenant Cancer Treatment Center
  • Holly Randleman, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist at UnityPoint Health—Des Moines
  • Caitlin Reinking, PharmD, Pharmacist-in-Charge at NuCara Pharmacy—West Union
  • Allie Schlicher, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Pharmacist at UnityPoint Health—Des Moines
  • Rachel Smith, PharmD, Pharmacist at Mercy Family Pharmacy—Dubuque
  • Ben Urick, PharmD, Presidential Fellow, PhD Student at The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy 

The Leadership Pharmacy program was designed to provide a unique opportunity for pharmacists in their first 15 years of practice to develop organizational skills which will enable both personal and professional growth. The goals of this conference are to:
  • Provide participants with strong leadership training
  • Increase the participants' awareness of state and national pharmacy issues
  • Encourage involvement in professional and community activities
  • Develop new practitioners for leadership roles within the profession 
The IPA and the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin, along with Teva Pharmaceuticals, have agreed to underwrite all costs associated with the 2015 program for the selected participants. IPA, along with lead contributor McKesson Corporation, developed the Thomas R. Temple Leadership Endowment Fund to endow the program into perpetuity. 
 

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