We are now accepting votes for seven members to join the College of Pharmacy Alumni Society Board of Governors. The election winners will serve a three year term beginning May 2018.  

Click "Expand All" below for information on each of the candidates running for a position on the board. 

Please vote for no more than seven candidates. 
Votes should be cast no later than 5:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time) on April 27, 2018.
 

Listing Row

Monday, March 31, 2014
Monday, March 31, 2014
  • Bessie Bone, PharmD'88

    Bessie Bone

    Bessie Bone

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    U-M Pharmacy Degree and Year: PharmD '88

    Residence: Saginaw, MI




    Employer: HealthSource Saginaw

    Position: Director of Pharmacy & Laboratory

    Brief Career History: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Michigan degree followed by a Clinical Residency at Henry Ford Hospital.  My career has been very diverse, including experience in research, pharmacy education, clinical pharmacy and pharmacy management, field medical liaison and Director in the pharmaceutical industry, and various roles within human resource learning and organizational development.  I am currently the Director of Pharmacy and Laboratory at HealthSource Saginaw which serves both hospital and long-term care populations.

    Professional Memberships and Associations: 
    ASHP, MPA, ASCP
    Valley Society for Human Resource Management, Society of Human Resource Management
    Women in Leadership/ Mid-Michigan

  • Ira Cohen, PharmD'78

    Ira Cohen

    Ira Cohen

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    U-M Pharmacy Degree and Year: PharmD '78

    Residence: Ann Arbor, MI





    Employer: Retired 2016 from Amgen Oncology Medical Affairs

    Position: Retired 2016 from position as Senior MSL, Oncology Medical Affairs, Amgen
    Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, University of Michigan, College of Pharmacy

    Brief Career History: 

    • Senior Medical Science Liaison, Medical Affairs/Oncology with Berlex, Sanofi-Synthelabo/Sanofi-Aventis, MedImmune, and Amgen.
    • Senior Medical Director STATPROBE and i3 Statprobe CRO
    • Senior Clinical Research Scientist, Parke-Davis Oncology R&D Department
    • Clinical pharmacist oncology, Director of Drug Information, Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services, St. Joseph Mercy Health System
    • Clinical Associate Professor (without salary), University of Michigan COP, 1985-present
      • Continued teaching of oncology therapeutics; lecturer for several elective courses; Preceptor of PharmD student clinical rotations at St. Joseph Mercy Health System, Parke-Davis Oncology Drug Development, STATPROBE CRO and the University of Michigan Hospitals; Faculty Advisor for PharmD student research.
    • Assistant Professor, Clinical Practice, University of Michigan COP, 1978-1985
    • ASHP Clinical Residency at the University of Illinois Hospitals, 1977-1978

    Professional Memberships and Associations:
    University of Michigan Alumni Association
    American Society of Clinical Oncology (Emeritus)
    Rho Chi Society

  • Shannon Hough, PharmD'10, PharmRes'12

    Shannon Hough

    Shannon Hough

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    U-M Pharmacy Degree and Year: PharmD'10, PharmRes'12

    Residence: Dexter, MI






    Employer: University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center

    Position: Clinical Pharmacist Supervisor, Oncology Clinics and Programs

    Brief Career History: Upon graduation, I completed Pharmacy Practice Residency at Harper University Hospital (Detroit Medical Center) in 2011 and an Oncology Specialty Residency at the University of Michigan in 2012.  After completion of my residency, I accepted a position as an inpatient oncology specialist at the University of Michigan Hospital and Health Systems in 2012 and served as the Team Lead for the Oncology Pharmacy Team from 2012-2014.  In July of 2014 I transitioned to my current role.

    Professional Memberships and Associations:
    American Society of Heath Systems Pharmacy
    Hematology Oncology Pharmacy Association
    Michigan Society for Hematology Oncology

  • Nathan Mair, PharmD'08

    Nathan Mair

    Nathan Mair

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    U-M Pharmacy Degree and Year: PharmD'08

    Residence: Dearborn Heights, MI




    Employer: Travel and atHome Pharmacy

    Position: COO and President

    Brief Career History: 2 years Staff Pharmacist Walgreens (Austin, TX), 1 year Hospital Staff Pharmacist (Austin, TX), 1 year radio talk show host (Beijing, China), 4 years Asia Regulatory Affairs Strategist Sanofi (Beijing, China),  1 year Independent Pharmacy (Michigan), 6 months Cryptocurrency startup( Beijing, China), 6 months Independent Pharmacy Startup (SE Michigan)

    Professional Memberships and Associations:
    Michigan Pharmacy Association Member
    Transition of Care Task Force Michigan Pharmacy Association
    Michigan Alumni Association Beijing, China

  • Rachel Lebovic McDevitt, PharmD'14

    Rachel Lebovic McDevitt

    Rachel Lebovic McDevitt

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    U-M Pharmacy Degree and Year: PharmD'14

    Residence: Ann Arbor, MI






    Employer: Michigan Medicine – Rogel Cancer Center

    Position:Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Ambulatory Oncology

    Brief Career History: After graduating from the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy in 2014, I pursued residency training at the University of North Carolina completing a PGY-1 Residency in 2015 and a PGY-2 Residency in oncology in 2016. Directly following completion of PGY-2 Residency, I returned to Ann Arbor as a Clinical Pharmacist Specialist in Ambulatory Oncology, focusing in gastrointestinal, genituourinary, and sarcoma malignancies. In addition to patient care, I enjoy serving as an Adjunct Clinical Instructor for the College of Pharmacy, as well as serving on the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA) Tools and Resources Committee.

    Professional Memberships and Associations:
    Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association | Tools and Resources Committee
    American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
    Michigan Pharmacists Association

  • Hanna Phan, PharmD'03

    Hanna Phan

    Hanna Phan

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    U-M Pharmacy Degree and Year: PharmD'03

    Residence: Tucson, AZ






    Employer: 
    The University of Arizona - College of Pharmacy; College of Medicine, Asthma and Airway Disease Research Center; Banner University Medical Center – Tucson, Diamond Children’s

    Position:
    Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice an Science
    Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
    Associate Research Scientist
    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep; Adult Cystic Fibrosis

    Brief Career History: After completing my PharmD at the University of Michigan in 2003, I practiced at Heartland Home Care and Walgreens (2003-2004) before returning to CS Mott Children’s Hospital as a Clinical Staff Pharmacist (2004-2006), where I practiced in the pediatric inpatient unit pharmacy and provided direct patient care services in the neonatal intensive care unit. After my experience in helping investigate the ValiMed system at UMHS with Dr. Jim Stevenson and colleagues as well as added encouragement from other U-M mentors, I left my clinical pharmacist position to pursue postdoctoral fellowship research training. From 2006 to 2008, I completed a postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric pharmacotherapy with Dr. Milap Nahata at The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children’s. Since 2008, I have been at The University of Arizona (U of AZ) College of Pharmacy, with cross appointment with the College of Medicine and the Asthma and Airway Disease Research Center, now serving as an Associate Professor and Associate Research Scientist. At the U of AZ, I established the first accredited PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy residency program in Arizona, which was also one of the first in the West/Southwest, and served as the Residency Program Director until 2015. I developed a clinical practice in pediatric pulmonary medicine and adult cystic fibrosis, which includes direct patient care in acute and ambulatory settings. My research focuses on evaluation of interprofessional practice models including specialty ambulatory care practice, and medication adherence in pediatric complex chronic conditions such as cystic fibrosis and asthma. Examples of my research activities include a multicenter feasibility pilot study involving a mobile application in medication management and adherence in patients with cystic fibrosis and development and evaluation of a community asthma program in Navajo Nation.  
     

    Professional Memberships and Associations:
    Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group (PPAG, The Pediatric Pharmacy Association) 
    American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) 
    American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
    American Pharmacists Association
    Association of Teachers of Maternal and Child Health (ATMCH)
    American Thoracic Society (ATS)
    American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) - Section of Pediatric Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine, Section on Advances in Therapeutics and Technology (SOATT)

  • Omonye Phillips, PharmD'11

    Omonye Phillips

    Omonye Phillips

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    U-M Pharmacy Degree and Year: PharmD'11

    Residence: Troy, MI





    Employer: Rite Aid Pharmacy

    Position: District Leader

    Brief Career History: I started my professional pharmacy career as a Staff Pharmacist with Rite Aid in 2011. I was promoted in 2013 to a Pharmacy Manager role. A few of my achievements included leading the district in flu season and growing immunizations by more than 350% in one fiscal year. At the end of 2016, I was promoted to a Pharmacy District Manager where I oversaw the daily pharmacy operations for 28 Rite Aid Pharmacies in Southeast, Michigan, exceeding greater than $80 million in sales. Some of my duties included leading, training and motivating pharmacists to drive company initiatives. Currently, I am a District Leader with Rite Aid, supervising both the pharmacies and the front-end side of business. I have been recognized for my ability to improve both profitability and sustainability in a highly competitive and dynamic pharmaceutical environment.

    Professional Memberships and Associations:
    Nigerian Pharmacists Association
    The Dream Big Club

  • R. Stephen Porter, PharmD'76, PharmRes'76

    R. Stephen Porter

    R. Stephen Porter

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    U-M Pharmacy Degree and Year: PharmD'76, PharmRes'76

    Residence: Brentwood, TN

     


    Employer & Position: 

    Asgard Brewing Company, Inc. – CEO & Co-Founder
    VDDI Pharmaceuticals – President, Chairman, & CEO
    Dragon Bio-Consultants, LTD. – Founder & Director
    PharmacoTherapy Consultants, LLC - President

    Brief Career History: Dr. Porter has over thirty-five years of experience in medical education, healthcare delivery, pharmaceutical research and pharmaceutical product development. Dr. Porter is CEO and Co-Founder of Asgard Brewing Company, Inc. a newly formed entity in Williamson and Maury County, TN.  Dr. Porter interest in Craft “High Gravity Beer” started in 1972. Earlier in his career, he served as Director of Cardiovascular Pharmacology at the Likoff Cardiovascular Institute within the Hahnemann School of Medicine in Philadelphia.  He has also held academic positions at the University of East Carolina Medical School and University North Carolina Medical School and School of Pharmacy. Dr. Porter received his doctorate in pharmacy from the University of Michigan, where he also completed his undergraduate degree and a Clinical Pharmacy residency.

    Professional Memberships and Associations:
    Member of the Royal Society of Medicine (MRCP)
    Fellowship in the American College of Clinical Pharmacology
    The American Brewers Association

  • Kelly Procailo, PharmD'09

    Kelly Procailo

    Kelly Procailo

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    U-M Pharmacy Degree and Year: PharmD'09

    Residence: New Hudson, MI





    Employer: RoundTable Strategic Solutions

    Position: Senior Consultant

    Brief Career History: After graduation in 2009, I was fortunate to find a position at the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Michigan Medicine.  Throughout the next seven years, I staffed the Infusion Pharmacy while working in a variety of clinical programs, ultimately transitioning to a role as an operational lead.  I then took a position at Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy as the Clinical Oncology Senior Manager.  This role involved overseeing a team of ~80 staff members, instituting policy and procedures, medication and clinical support, and maintenance of therapeutic and decision-making tools.  Currently, I am a Senior Consultant with RoundTable Strategic Solutions, working with Barnes Jewish Hospital and Washington University, in preparation for their EPIC go-live.        

    Professional Memberships and Associations:
    Hematology Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA)
    American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
    Michigan Society of Hematology and Oncology (MSHO)
    Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society

  • Michael Rudoni, PharmD'12

    Michael Rudoni

    Michael Rudoni

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    U-M Pharmacy Degree and Year: PharmD'12

    Residence: Vermilion, OH


    Employer: ProMedica Toledo Hospital and Toledo Children’s Hospital – Toledo, OH 

    Position: Critical Care Specialist – Medical Intensive Care Unit and Director – PGY2 Critical Care Residency 

    Brief Career History: After receiving my PharmD from the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy in the Spring of 2012, I completed two years of post-graduate training at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, MI specializing in Critical Care.  Following residency, I accepted a position at ProMedica Toledo Hospital/Toledo Children’s Hospital in Toledo, Ohio where I have practiced as the Critical Care Specialist in our Medical Intensive Care Units since July 2014.  During this time, I have been a mentor and preceptor for pharmacy residents and P4 students from neighboring Colleges of Pharmacy and will be teaching a course to P3 students at the University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences beginning this summer.  Our institution recently received candidate status for a new PGY2 Critical Care Residency Program, for which I serve as Residency Program Director, and will be seeking accreditation this May.  I have active involvement in the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacy Section (Education Committee, Research and Scholarship Committee) and am also a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 

    Professional Memberships and Associations:
    American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
    Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) - Ohio Chapter

    • Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacy (CPP) Section
    • Education Committee
    • Research & Scholarship Committee
  • Steve Stout, PharmD'07, PharmRes'08

    Steve Stout

    Steve Stout

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    U-M Pharmacy Degree and Year: PharmD’07, PharmRes’08

    Residence: Ann Arbor, MI

     


    Employer: Wolters Kluwer Health - Clinical Effectiveness

    Position: Director, Clinical Content

    Brief Career History: After completing my PharmD ('07), PGY1 residency ('08), and MS in Clinical Research ('09) at Michigan, I joined Lexicomp to manage clinical content in the Lexi-Interact drug interactions database. Lexicomp soon joined Wolters Kluwer Health, and my role gradually expanded into other domains (e.g., pharmacogenomics, drug allergy) and other references (e.g., Facts & Comparisons, Up-To-Date). I was promoted to Director of Clinical Content in 2015. I have greatly enjoyed precepting UM pharmacy students throughout my career, and currently serve as Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor with the College. I have engaged in professional leadership activities for several years, most recently serving as Chair of a Michigan Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists committee (Organizational Affairs, since '14).

    Professional Memberships and Associations:
    American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
    Michigan Pharmacists Association
    Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists