2018 Presentations

Program Agenda


District IV Business Meeting

○ AACP Report: Ruth E. Nemire, Pharm.D., Ed.D. – Senior Vice President
○ NABP Report: Susan Ksiazek, RPh, NABP President
○ Report of the Executive Secretary: Curtis D. Black, PhD


Foundations for Practice – Entrustable Professional Activities and Education and Roles for Technicians
○ “Entrustable Professional Activities – Origins in Medical Education” – Aron Sousa, M.D.
○ “Implementation at the College Level”
○ “Board of Pharmacy & Experiential Partner Perspectives”

Technician Certification

○ “Update on ASHP/ACPE pharmacy technician education and training accreditation standards”
Peter H. Vlasses, PharmD, DSc (Hon.), FCCP – Executive Director for ACPE
Janet A. Silvester, PharmD, MBA, FASHP – VP of Accreditation Services, ASHP (invited)
○ “Pharmacy Technician Full Scope of Practice: Evidence > Emotions”
Deeb D. Eid, PharmD, RPh – Assistant Professor/Experiential Coordinator
Ferris State University College of Pharmacy



“Pharmacogenomics – Practice Driving Education and Education Supporting Practice”
○ “Interprofessional Education (IPE) with Ferris/WMed to Support Multidisciplinary PGx Education”
Lisa Salvati, Pharm.D., Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy, Ferris State University
Kelly Quesnelle, Ph.D., Department of Biomedical Sciences, Homer Stryker School of Medicine, Western Michigan University
○ “Asynchronous Pharmacist Consult Reports to Support Interprofessional Collaboration”
Andy Reeves, R.Ph., CE0, Optimed Specialty Pharmacy
○ “PGx Research Advancing Practice – Lessons Learned from the University of Michigan Hospitals”
Kristen Ward, Pharm.D., Clinical Pharmacy Department, College of Pharmacy, University of Michigan
Amy Pasternak, Pharm.D., Internal Medicine Services University of Michigan Hospitals
○ “The Spectrum of PGx Education – Certificate Training Programs in PGx MS in PGx and Pharm D/MS in PGx Dual-degree”
Teresa (Teri) A. Beam, Ph.D., Chair, Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manchester University

“Team Based Education and Practice”
○ “Interprofessional Education & Practice (IPE) – Application to the Opioid Crisis in the US”
Norman B. Kahn, M.D., Executive Vice – President and Chief Executive Officer Council of Medical Specialty Societies
○ “Interprofessional Teams – ‘Team Based Care'”
Susan Ksiazek, R.Ph., NABP President


District IV Student Public Service Project Award Presentation
Samantha Korsak, Pharm.D. Candidate, Midwestern University, Chicago College of Pharmacy


○ “Multi University IPE Collaboration – Midwest Interprofessional Practice, Education, and Research Center (MIPERC) History”
Brenda Pawl, M.S.N, F.N.P. – B.C., FNAP, Director of Interprofessional Office and Special Projects MIPERC, Grand Valley University
○ “Lessons Learned – What Did and Did Not Work on the Way Here”
Lisa Salvati, Pharm.D., Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy, Ferris State University

Cherry Health Family Medicine IPE Project
○ “IPE – Learnings for Multiple Discipline Learners in a Non-teaching Federally Qualified Health Center”
Amy Tompkins, L.M.S.W, Facility Manager, Cherry Health
Susan DeVuyst-Miller, Pharm.D., Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy, Ferris State University



The Leadership Challenge in Health Professions”
○ “Responding to the Leadership Challenge – the Michigan Story”
Dianne Malburg, R.Ph., Chief Operations Officer, Michigan Pharmacists Association
Jill Covyeou, Pharm.D., Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy, Ferris State University
○ “The Leadership Challenge in Pharmacy”
Brenda Wagenknecht-Ivey, Ph.D., CEO, PRAXIS Consulting, Inc.