Education Committee

The mission of the Education Committee is to continuously monitor and assess the relevance and value of NASP’s specialty pharmacy educational programs to specialty pharmacy industry professionals; ensure that a strong emphasis is placed on the patient’s experience across the entire specialty pharmacy care continuum including direct patient care and improving patient outcomes; and to identify and recommend new programs to be developed based on emerging therapies, medical innovation and changes in business practices that are consistent with the mission of the organization.

Co-Chairpersons: Emily Eastman, UK Specialty Pharmacy and Robin Wanous-Williamson, Avera Specialty Pharmacy

Education Committee Roster

Susan Allen, Amber Pharmacy
Richard Brook, Better Health Worldwide
Nicole Cowgill, Atrium Health
Lauren Downing, Atrium Health
Sam Garas, Pfizer
Amanda Hickman, Trellis Rx
Kate Jelline, Ardon Health
Laura Jester, Navitus Health Solutions, LLC
Kristen Kissling, University Hospitals
Erin Maggie Jones, Summit Medial Group
Darren McLane, AllianceRx Walgreens Prime
Kevn McNamara, Comprehensive Pharmacy Services
Erin Mellerski, Cottrill’s Pharmacy
Melissa Nelson, Fairview Pharmacy Services
Stacey Ness, Managed Health Care Associates, Inc.
Kayla Otterson, ExceleraRx
Kaylee Potter, CVS Health
Rushabh Shah, University of Kentucky – Specialty Pharmacy Services
Joan Siegel, CSL Behring
Marcy Snell, Pharmacy Advantag
Thomas Steele, Reliance Rx
Tricia Twaranovica, Regeneron
Patti Weber, ReCept Pharmacy
Katie Wenstrom, Meijer Specialty Pharmacy
Kristen Whelchel, Vanderbilt Specialty Pharmacy
Jennifer Winters, Allegheny Health Network
Mariah Wood, AcariaHealth
Leslie Yendro, Optum

Board Liaison

Mike Nameth, Blink Health

Other Liaisons

Sheila Arquette, NASP
Megan Malecki, NASP
Jonathan Ogurchak, NASP

Committee members as of August 20, 2021