Administration and Leadership

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Pharmacy Directors


Jack Temple, PharmD, MS

Senior Director of Pharmacy
Pharmacy School: University of North Carolina
Combined Master's PGY-1/2 Residency: University of Wisconsin Health
Publications
Jack Temple directs the academic health-system pharmacy enterprise. He has served as Chair of the Vizient Medication Use and Information Technology Committee and Chair of the Vizient Pharmacy Business Council. Jack is a member of the Vizient-Pharmacy Executive Committee, ASHP Pharmacy Business Management Section, ASHP Financial Management and Reimbursement Section, Vizient Purchasing and Monitoring Committee, ASHP Leadership and Career Development Subcommittee for the ASHP New Practitioners Forum, and PSW. He has authored three book chapters on the use of automation and technology to improve dispensing efficiency and safe medication use. His research interests include use of automation and technology for dispensing operations, pharmacy businsess practices, and leadership.

Susan Johnston, PharmD

Director - Oncology, Research and Nuclear Pharmacy
Pharmacy School: University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Publications
Susan Johnston directs pharmacy services for the Pharmaceutical Research Center, nuclear pharmacy, and oncology service line. She serves on the Clinical Research Committee, Data Safety and Monitoring Committee, FDA Regulated Research Compliance Program Operations Committee, Carbone Cancer Center Senior Leaders Committee, and Health Sciences Institutional Review Boards. Susan also supports the Research Safety Committee, Clinical Research Unit, Protocol Implementation Review Committee, and Clinical Research Leadership Committee. She is member of Vizient's Pharmacy Council Research Committee. Her current projects include investigational drug software implementation, nuclear pharmacy footprint evaluation, theranostics clinic development, and benchmarking pharmacy clinical trial effort across the UW Health continuum of care. Her research interests include clinical research billing compliance, ethics in clinical research and human subjects protection, oncology practice, and leadership development.

Brad Ludwig, BS Pharm, MS

Director - Integrated Pharmacy Services
Pharmacy School: University of Wisconsin-Madison
PGY-1 Residency: University of Wisconsin Health
Combined Master's PGY-1/2 Residency: University of Wisconsin Health
Brad Ludwig directs management and oversight of pharmacy services for the Joint Operating Agreement between UW Health and UnityPoint Meriter and operations and systems for a newly opened offsite compounding and distribution facility. He is a member of ASHP and PSW. His research interests include operations management and optimization, pharmacy automation and technology, compounding practices, technician advancement, financial management and pharmacy leadership.

Dan Schenkat, PharmD, MS

Director - Supply Chain, Clinics, and East Campus
Pharmacy School: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Combined Master's PGY-1/2 Residency: University of Wisconsin Health
Dan Schenkat directs pharmacy services at East Madison Hospital, supply chain operations, the 340B drug program, and drug purchasing and contracts. He is a member of ASHP and PSW. Dan's career interests include pharmacy leadership, technology and automation, pharmacy operations, financial management, and mentoring pharmacy learners.

Erick Sokn, PharmD, MS, CPEL

Director - Pharmacy Practice and Policy
Pharmacy School: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Combined Master's PGY-1/2 Residency: University of Wisconsin Health Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership
Publications
Erick Sokn directs clinical pharmacist practice at UW Health University Hospital and the Drug Policy Program for UW Health. He is a member of ASHP and Vizient, serving on several advisory groups supporting pharmacy practice advancement and leadership development. Erick's career interests include pharmacy leadership, clinical practice advancement, drug policy and regulation, process improvement, and mentoring pharmacy learners.

Aaron Webb, PharmD, MS

Director - Ambulatory Pharmacy Services
Pharmacy School: University of North Carolina
Combined Master's PGY-1/2 Residency: University of Wisconsin Health
Aaron Webb directs operations and advancement of ambulatory pharmacy practice. He serves on the ASHP Sterile Products Task Force. Aaron's current projects and initiatives include implementation of centralized services, unit dose packaging systems, non-sterile compounding, sterile compounding, and clinic administered medication distribution. His research interests include pharmacy operations including automation and technology, sterile products, and process improvement.

Pharmacy Managers

Carrie Boeckelman, BS Pharm, BCACP

Pharmacy Manager - Community Pharmacy Services
Pharmacy School: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Carrie Boeckelman's practice interests include community pharmacy practice and immunizations. She serves as the Co-Chair of the Community Pharmacy Practice Committee, Community Pharmacy Redesign Committee, and Immunization Program and Planning Committee. She is a member of PSW.

Kristin Harney, PharmD, MS

Pharmacy Manager - Inpatient Operations and Perioperative Services
Pharmacy School: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Combined Master's PGY-1/2 Residency: University of Wisconsin Health
Kristin Harney's practice focus includes pharmacy automation, medication distribution, controlled substance management, and perioperative pharmacy services. She serves on the Vizient Quality Safety and Compliance Committee and is a member of ASHP and PSW. Her current projects include implementation and optimization of robotic unit dose dispensing automation, evaluation of medication distribution strategy, implementation and optimization of tray checking technology, improving safety in perioperative medication use through auto-verification and ADC dispensing, and incorporating visual management tools to improve achievement of productivity targets.

Kim Harrison, PharmD

Pharmacy Manager - Acute Care and Clinic Distribution Support, Pharmacy Service Building Operations
Residency Program Director - PGY-2 Medication Systems and Operations
Pharmacy School: University of Wisconsin-Madison
PGY-1/2 Residency: University of Wisconsin Health Medication Systems and Operations
Kim Harrison's practice interests include implementing and improving services at the Pharmacy Services Building, USP <795> compliance, and IV robotics. She is the Chair of the Drug Products Selection and Supply Committee and a member of ASHP. Her research interests include implementing technology and automation into operations to improve efficiency and safety.

Scott Knishka, BS Pharm, BCNP

Pharmacy Manager - Nuclear Pharmacy Services
Pharmacy School: Purdue University
Scott Knishka's practice interests includes nuclear medicine, molecular imaging, and cGMP radiopharmaceutical manufacturing. He serves as the Vice-Chair of the UW Health Human Radiation Use Committee and the Radiopharmaceutical Prioritization Committee. Scott is a member of the Theranostics Research Committee. He also works on the University of Wisconsin Executive Radiation Safety Committee, Campus Radiation Safety Committee, and Radioactive Drug Research Committee. He is on the William Middleton VA Hospital Radiation Safety Committee. He is an Editorial Board Member of Purdue University's Nuclear Pharmacist CE Program. He serves on several committees of the American Pharmacists Association Nuclear Pharmacy Special Interest Group and Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. His project and research interests include radiopharmaceutical development for GMP production for translational imaging and theranostics.

Mary Mably, BS Pharm, BCOP

Pharmacy Manager - Oncology Pharmacy Service Line
Pharmacy School: St. Louis College of Pharmacy
Publications
Mary Mably's practice interests include oncology pharmacy. She serves as the Chair of the Vizient Cancer Care Committee, HOPA Education Development Committee, UW Health Medication Safety Committee, and the PGY2 Residency Advisory Committee. Mary is a member of the NCCN Chemotherapy Order Template Panel. She is an ASHP Residency Accreditation Services Guest surveyor for PGY-2 Oncology Pharmacy Programs has previously served as the PGY-2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency Program DIrector for over a decade. She supports the HSCT Quality Committee, Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee, Patient Safety Committee, Oncology Practice Committee, RCA Subcommittee, Hazardous Drug Committee, Chemotherapy Review Council, Cancer Quality Committee, and the Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee. Her project and research interests include CAR-T workflows optimization and standardization and ambulatory oncology pharmacist role expansion.

Melissa Ngo, PharmD, BCACP

Pharmacy Manager - Community Pharmacy Services
Pharmacy School: University of Iowa
Melissa Ngo's practice interests include ambulatory and community pharmacy. She is the Chair of the Community Pharmacy Practice Committee and serves on the Ambulatory Pharmacy Leadership Committee and HIV Clinical Services Committee. Melissa is a member of PSW and the Health Literacy of Wisconsin Advisory Council. Her current projects include medication adherence technology, optimization of community pharmacy practice, 340B program reporting standardization and optimization, remote dispensing expansion, health literacy improvement amongst community pharmacies. Her research interests include health literacy in community pharmacies, remote dispensing to optimize efficiency in community pharmacies, medication adherence and the role of community pharmacists

Sara Pivovar, PharmD

Pharmacy Manager - Health Link Operations
Pharmacy School: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Sara Pivovar's practice interests include informatics. Her project and research interests include streamlining pharmacist workflows and documentation practices in the hospital, clinic and retail settings to maximize pharmacist impact on patient outcomes as well as enhancing transitions of care.

Heidi Purcell, PharmD, CCRP

Pharmacy Manager - Pharmaceutical Research Center
Pharmacy School: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Heidi Purcell's practice interests include pharmaceutical research.

Anne Rose, PharmD

Pharmacy Manager - Anticoagulation Stewardship and Clinic, Cardiology and Internal Medicine
Residency Program Director - PGY-2 Internal Medicine
Pharmacy School: Butler University
PGY-1 Residency: Lovell Federal Health Care Center in North Chicago
Publications
Anne Rose's practice interests include anticoagulation stewardship. She serves on the Board of Directors as Treasurer of the Thrombosis and Hemostasis Society of North America, is the Anticoagulation Stewardship Program Advisor for the Anticoagulation Forum, and is the VTE Care Transitions Workgroup Advisor for AMGA. Anne is on the ASHP Anticoagulation Certificate Faculty and is a member of the ASHP Anticoagulation Reversal MUE Workgroup. She is a member of the PICAT Conference Planning Committee and PSW. Her project and research interests include anticoagulation stewardship, anticoagulation reversal, atrial fibrillation, and venous thromboembolism treatment and prevention.

Dan Ruhland, PharmD

Pharmacy Manager - Willow Ambulatory and Pharmacy Analytics
Pharmacy School: University of Wisconsin-Madison
PGY-1 Residency: Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin
PGY-2 Residency: University of Wisconsin Health Informatics
Publications
Dan Ruhland's practice interests include community pharmacy electronic health record applications and pharmacy analytics. He manages a team of clinical pharmacists, data analysts, and applications analysts to provide operational and clinical reporting support for the department.

Ryan Seagren, PharmD, BCPPS

Pharmacy Manager - Patient Care Services (Pediatrics and Neonatal)
Pharmacy School: Northeastern University
PGY-1 Residency: Tufts Medical Center
PGY-2 Residency: Children's National Health System Pediatric Critical Care Pharmacy
Publications
Ryan Seagren's practice interests include pediatric critical care, congenital heart defects, residency education, and medication safety. Ryan serves on the PPA Core Competency Panel as the critical care lead and on the ACCP Pediatric Practice Standards Advisory Board. He oversees the Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS) Adverse Drug Event (ADE) and Nephrotoxin Induced Acute Kidney Injury (NAKI) HACs. His project and research interests include Beta-Lactam Allergy De-labeling, ECMO Clinical Practice Guideline, Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Practice Guideline, and Optimizing Medication Safety Work Through Safety Reporting Data.

Aaron Steffenhagen, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP

Pharmacy Manager - Patient Care Services (Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Neurosciences) and Emergency/Disaster Preparedness
Pharmacy School: University of Wisconsin-Madison
PGY-1 Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Publications
Aaron Steffenhagen's practice interests include emergeny medicine and clinical pharmacy management. He serves on the ASHP Council on Pharmacy Practice and the Vizient Pharmacy Practice Advancement Committee. Aaron has previously supported work of the ASHP Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists Executive Committee. His project and research interests include Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification medication quality measure enhancements, pharmacist review of discharge ED prescriptions, and thrombolytics in cardiac arrest.


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