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Specialty Pharmacy Forum

Join us for a virtual IPA Member Forum highlighting topics for pharmacy professionals interested in learning more about specialty pharmacy. Members will have the opportunity to hear updates on autoimmune disorders and learn how pharmacists are keeping up with the growth rate of specialty pharmacy! All ENGAGED Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician and Student Pharmacist members are invited to join, learn and participate in this event at no charge!


April 26, 2024
12:00-1:30 PM

Agenda at a Glance – Friday, April 26
12:00 PM
Opening Remarks
Emmeline Paintsil, PharmD, MSLD, BCPS, Director of Professional Affairs, IPA
12:10 PM
5 for 5 – Get to know one another with short, small group introductions!
12:20 PM
Opening Session:
Immunology and Autoimmune Disorders

Brian Gentry, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology, Director of DUSCI, Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

12:50 PM
Second Session:
Keeping Pace with the Rapid Expansion of Specialty Pharmacy

Alex Mersch, PharmD, Assistant Director, Ambulatory Specialty Program, UIHC 

1:15 PM Open Discussion and Q&A Mikayla Tice-Harris, PharmD, Executive Fellow, IPA (Facilitator)
1:25 PM
Closing Remarks
Emmeline Paintsil, PharmD, MSLD, BCPS, Director of Professional Affairs, IPA