Emily grew up in the suburbs of Minneapolis, MN. She graduated with her doctorate of pharmacy degree from Drake University in Des Moines, IA. Following pharmacy school, Emily completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency under the direction of Lisa Gersema, PharmD, MHA, BCPS, FASHP at United Hospital in St. Paul, MN. She is currently practicing as a clinical pharmacist at United Hospital in the central pharmacy and in the emergency room, oncology, medicine, psychiatric, and post-surgical decentralized areas. At United, she chairs the pharmacy safety commitee. Emily's practice interests include emergency medicine, medication safety and pharmacy informatics. Her personal practice philosophy is to not only make a living as a pharmacist, but to make a difference in the lives of others.