For Students

All rooms are located in the Minneapolis Convention Center unless otherwise noted.

Sunday, June 4

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. | Room M100 J, Mezzanine Level
Meet and Greet with Pharmacy Leaders
Planned in cooperation with the ASHP Pharmacy Student Forum

Facilitated by Sara J. White, students will get to connect and interact with  top practice leaders in an exclusive and intimate environment.

Lead Facilitator: Sara J. White,  M.S., FASHP, (Ret.) Director of Pharmacy, Stanford Hospital and Clinics,  Palo Alto, Calif.


  • Roger W. Anderson, Dr.P.H., M.S., (Ret.) Head, Division of Pharmacy, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
  • Dan Ashby, M.S., FASHP, Chief Pharmacy Officer, Pharmacy Administration, The Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, Md.
  • Rebecca Finley, Pharm.D., M.S., Founding Dean and Professor, Jefferson College of Pharmacy, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Lisa M. Gersema, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP, Director of Pharmacy, United Hospital, St. Paul, Minn.
  • Diane Ginsburg, Ph.D., M.S., FASHP, Clinical Professor/Assistant Den for Student Affairs, College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
  • Harold N. Godwin, M.S., FAPhA, FASHP, Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy Practice, University of Kansas School of Pharmacy, Kansas City, Kan.
  • Marianne Ivey, Pharm.D., M.P.H., FASHP, Professor Emerita, University of Cincinnati, Pharmacy Practice and Administrative Sciences, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Christene Jolowsky, M.S., FASHP, Executive Director, Applied and Experiential Education, University of Minnesota, College of Pharmacy, Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Kathleen Pawlicki, M.S., FASHP, Chief Pharmacy Officer, Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak, Beaumont Health, Royal Oak, Minn.
  • Bruce Scott, M.S., FASHP, President, Envision Pharmacies, North Canton, Ohio
  • Kelly Smith, Pharm.D., FASHP, FCCP, Associate Dean and Professor, Academic and Student Affairs, University of Kentucky, College of Pharmacy, Lexington, Ky.
  • Jennifer E. Tryon, Pharm.D., M.S., Associate Vice President, Chief Pharmacy Officer, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, N.C.
  • Billy Woodward, R.Ph., B.S., Renaissance Pharmacy Services LLC., Clinical Associate Professor, University of Texas, College of Pharmacy, Austin, Texas
  • David Zilz, M.S., (Ret.) Director of Pharmacy, Respiratory Care and Policy/Program Development, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wis.

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Room M100 J, Mezzanine Level
Strategies for Personal and Professional Success Workshop
Planned in cooperation with the ASHP Pharmacy Student Forum

Be inspired and motivated to take action in achieving your  personal and professional career goals. Panelists of pharmacy leaders will  provide examples of how to successfully learn and incorporate skills including  work-life integration, emotional intelligence, self-assessment, and  mentor-coach-sponsor relationships.


  • Stephen J. Davis, Pharm.D., M.S., Pharmacy Manager, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, Texas

Monday, June 5

12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. | Room M100 J, Mezzanine Level
Student Advocacy Workshop
The session will provide an overview of the components of political advocacy as well as background on key issues affecting pharmacy students. You’ll get details on current provider status legislation, the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act, and learn what you, and your SSHP, can do to build support for the bills and help ensure that pharmacists are recognized as providers.


  • Janet Lee, Pharm.D, MPA, MBA, Operations Manager, Ambulatory and Care Transitions,Department of Pharmacy – The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md.