Administration and Leadership


Carrie Boeckelman, RPh, BCACP

Position: Pharmacy Manager, Community Pharmacy Services 

Education/Post-Graduate Training: BS in Pharmacy from the University of Wisconsin- Madison/Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist 

Organizational Involvement: Ambulatory Pharmacy Leadership Committee, Community Pharmacy Practice Committee (co-chair), Active member of Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW)

Current Projects/Initiatives: Immunization services expansion, medication adherence technology, optimization of community pharmacy practice and responsible opioid prescribing.

Research Interests: Preventative Health, medication adherence and the clinical role of the community pharmacist


Patrick Cory, PharmD

Position: Program Director, Pharmacy Benefit Management Services

Education/Post-Graduate Training: BS Pharmacy University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy, PharmD University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy/PGY1 Residency, UW Hospital and Clinics

Organizational Involvement: Officer on the Wisconsin Pharmacy Foundation Board

Current Projects/Initiatives: Integration of pharmacy benefit management and medical benefit medication management for three health plans and PBMs to a single program

Research Interests: Impact of quality programs, impact of benefit design on utilization and outcomes


Sarah Emanuele, PharmD

Position: Supervisor - Medication Systems and Operations

Education/Post-Graduate Training: PharmD, BS University of Wisconsin-Madison / PGY1 & PGY2 in Medication Systems and Operations – UW Health

Organizational Involvement: Member of American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, member of Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin

Current Projects/Initiatives: Oversight of system wide development and implementation of appropriate procedures compliant with USP <797> Sterile Products and USP <800> Hazardous Drugs, pharmaceutical waste management, expansion and enhancement of IV workflow technologies

Research Interests: Implementation methodology, workflow management systems, waste reduction, regulatory compliance, safe medication use


Dave Hager, PharmD, BCPS

Position: Director – Clinical Pharmacy Services

Education/Post-Graduate Training: PharmD, University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy; PGY1 Pharmacy, UW Health

Organizational Involvement: ASHP House of Delegates, Board of Pharmacy Specialties Employer Advisory Board Member, Vizient Professional Development and Workforce Committee Co-Chair, Great Lakes Residency Conference Executive Committee

Current Projects/Initiatives: Pharmacist embedded within inpatient teams, pending of discharge medications, transplant ambulatory medication

management, indications on take-home medications, diabetes transitions of care model

Research Interests: Transitions of Care, Leadership, Transplant Induction Immunosuppression

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Kate Hartkopf, PharmD, BCACP

Position: Pharmacy Manager, Ambulatory Care Services

Education/Post-Graduate Training: PharmD, University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy; PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency, UW Health

Organizational Involvement: American Society of Health-system Pharmacists Guest Surveyor - PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency Programs, Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin Ambulatory Care Advisory Board (member), UW-Madison School of Pharmacy Assessments Committee (member), Dane County Care Transitions Coalition (member)

Current Projects/Initiatives: Evaluation of impact of pharmacists in primary care and program dashboard refinement, identification and implementation of pharmacy technician roles in ambulatory care clinics, development of infrastructure for regular communication across specialty services (PA teams, clinic pharmacists, specialty mail service pharmacists and technicians)

Research Interests: Training and development, implementation and advancement of pharmacist services in the ambulatory care setting, and patient education principles

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Kim Harrison, PharmD

Position: Medication Systems and Operations Coordinator at the Pharmacy Services Building (PSB)

Education/Post-Graduate Training: PharmD at the University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy / PGY1 & PGY2 Medication Systems and Operations (MSO) at UW Health

Organizational Involvement: Member of American Society of Health-System Pharmacists; Co-Chair of DPSS at UW Health

Current Projects/Initiatives: Implementing and improving services at the Pharmacy Services Building; USP 795 Compliance; IV Robotics

Research Interests: Implementing technology and automation into operations to improve efficiency and safety


Susan Johnston, PharmD

Position: Manager, Pharmaceutical Research Center

Education/Post-Graduate Training: PharmD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; BS Pharmacy University of Wisconsin / Pharmacy Intern, UW Health

Organizational Involvement: Vizient Pharmacy Council’s Research Committee

Current Projects/Initiatives: Implementation of Investigational Drug management software, development of controlled substance policy (C1), gap analysis with auditing best practice standards, dashboard development

Research Interests: Ethics in human research, benchmarking/evaluation of clinical trial effort, gene therapy and its application within a clinical environment, regulatory law and compliance

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Brad Ludwig, MS, RPh

Position: Director, Integrated Pharmacy Services, UW Health & Director of Pharmacy, UnityPoint Health-Meriter, Clinical Instructor and Medication Systems and Operations (MSO) Residency Program Director.

Education/Post-Graduate Training: Earned his B.S. and M.S degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and completed a one-year residency in Pharmacy Practice and a two-year residency in Health-System Pharmacy Administration at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics

Organizational Involvement: ASHP and the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin

Current Projects/Initiatives: Management and oversight of the pharmacy services for the Joint Operating Agreement between UW Health and UnityPoint Meriter and directing operations and systems for a newly opened offsite compounding and distribution facility

Research Interests: Operations management and optimization, pharmacy automation and technology, compounding practices, technician advancement, financial management and pharmacy leadership


Mary Mably, RPh, BCOP

Position: Manager, Inpatient Services

Education/Post-graduate training: BS Pharm, St. Louis College of Pharmacy 

Organizational Involvement: Vice Chairperson: Vizient Cancer Care Committee, Member: HOPA Educational Committee, Practitioner Surveyor, ASHP PGY2 Oncology Residencies, Member: NCCN Chemotherapy Order Templates Committee, Member: NCCN Myeloid Growth Factors Guideline Panel

Current Projects/Initiatives: Value-based cancer care, CAR-T Cell Therapy Implementation, Implementation and Optimization of Oncology Clinic Pharmacists, Management of Immunotherapy

Research Interests: Value-based cancer care, Oral Chemotherapy Management, Clinical Pharmacist Practice Management

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Tim Miller, PharmD, BCOP

Position: Pharmacy Manager, Clinic Services

Education/Post-Graduate Training: PharmD, University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy

Organizational Involvement: ASHP Section of Pharmacy Practice Managers - Leadership Development Section Advisory Group, ASCO Safe Handling of Hazardous Medication Expert Panel, HOPA Entry-Level Oncology Competency Task Force 

Current Projects/Initiatives: Optimization of IV Robotics, Developing Safe and Efficient Medication Use System, Oncology Regulatory Compliance


Melissa Ngo, PharmD, BCACP

Position: Pharmacy Manager, Community Pharmacy Services

Education/Post-Graduate Training: PharmD from University of Iowa / Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist

Organizational Involvement: Ambulatory Pharmacy Leadership Committee, Community Pharmacy Practice Committee (co-chair), Active member of the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW), Health Literacy of Wisconsin Advisory Council, HIV Clinical Services Committee

Current Projects/Initiatives: Medication adherence technology, optimization of community pharmacy practice, 340B program reporting standardization and optimization, remote dispensing expansion, health literacy improvement amongst community pharmacies

Research Interests: Health literacy in community pharmacies, remote dispensing to optimize efficiency in community pharmacies, medication adherence and the role of community pharmacists


Anne Rose, PharmD

Position: Pharmacy Manager, Patient Care Services: Cardiology, Internal Medicine and Anticoagulation

Education/Post-Graduate Training: PharmD, PGY1 Lovell Federal Health Care Center in North Chicago

Organizational Involvement: Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin, ASHP – Pharmacy Practice Experiences SAG ‘15-‘16, Anticoagulation Forum, North American Thrombosis Forum

Current Projects/Initiatives: Antithrombotic Stewardship: incorporates all antithrombotic related safety, quality, decision support and performance improvement Initiatives across all UW Health

Research Interests: Anticoagulation reversal, Atrial fibrillation, Venous thromboembolism treatment and prevention

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Aaron Steffenhagen, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP

Position: Pharmacy Manager, Patient Care Services (Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Neurosciences, IMAS) and Emergency/Disaster Preparedness 

Education/Post-Graduate Training: University of Wisconsin-Madison Doctor of Pharmacy (2001) / PGY1 University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2002) 

Organizational Involvement: ASHP Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists Executive Committee Director-at-large (2015-2018), BPS Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Practice Analysis Taskforce (2017-2018), Vizient/UHC Pharmacy Practice Advancement Committee (2015-present), Journal of Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW) Editorial Advisory Board (2011-2018)

Current Projects/Initiatives: Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification medication quality measure enhancements, Pharmacist review of discharge ED prescriptions, Pulmonary Embolism Response Team (PERT) pharmacist role refinement 24/7

Research Interests: Emergency medicine, stroke, epilepsy, and medication safety

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Jack Temple, PharmD, MS

Position: Senior Director of Pharmacy

Education/Post-Graduate Training: Doctor of Pharmacy at University of North Carolina in 2004 and Masters of Science in Health System Pharmacy Administration from the University of Wisconsin in 2006

Organizational Involvement: PSW, ASHP, and the Vizient – Academic Medical Center (AMC) Network, leadership roles have included as Chair for the Vizient- Medication Use and Information Technology Committee, Chair for the Vizient Pharmacy Business Council, a member of the Vizient-Pharmacy Executive Committee, a member of the ASHP Section Advisory Group for Pharmacy Business Management and the group for Financial Management/Reimbursement, a member of the Vizient-Purchasing and Monitoring Committee, and a member on Leadership and Career Development subcommittee for the ASHP New Practitioners Forum

Current Projects/Initiatives: Has authored five publications on the use of automation and technology to improve dispensing efficiency and safe medication use (three book chapters, two journal articles)

Research Interests: Use of automation and technology for dispensing operations

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Philip Trapskin, PharmD, BCPS

Position: Program Director, Medication Use Strategy and Innovation; PGY2 Drug Information Program Director

Education/Post-Graduate Training: BS Pharmacy and PharmD from UW-Madison; PGY1 Pharmacy and PGY2 Practice Management University of Kentucky 

Organizational Involvement: ASHP, ACCP, Society of Hospital Medicine, Vizient University Health-System Consortium Pharmacy Network, WI Pharmacy Examining Board, Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin

Current Projects/Initiatives: Inpatient Pharmacist Smoking Cessation Intervention, Medication Value Management

Research Interests: Value-based medication prescribing, patient-provider shared decision making around medications

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Meghann Voegeli, PharmD, MS

Position: Pharmacy Director, Inpatient Pharmacy Operations and Pediatric Services and Health-System Pharmacy Administration Residency Coordinator 

Education/Post-Graduate Training: BS, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point; PharmD, University of Wisconsin-Madison; MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison 

Organizational Involvement: PSW Health-System Pharmacy Advisory Board Member, Vizient Pediatric Pharmacy Committee Member, ASHP Member 

Current Projects/Initiatives: Central pharmacy redesign and implementation of new automation and technologies

Research Interests: Pharmacy operational efficiency, automation and technology, quality improvement, medication safety, workforce training and development

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Aaron Webb, MS, PharmD

Position: Director of Ambulatory Pharmacy Services

Education/Post-Graduate Training: Pharm.D., UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy; M.S. Health-System Pharmacy Administration, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy / Health-System Pharmacy Administration Residency, UW Health 

Organizational Involvement:ASHP Sterile Products Task Force

Current Projects/Initiatives: Implementation of centralized services at the new Pharmacy Services Building (PSB) including unit dose packaging systems, non-sterile compounding, sterile compounding, and clinic administered medication distribution; USP <795>, <797>, and <800> compliance; Implementation of extended beyond-use-date operations

Research Interests: Pharmacy operations including automation & technology; sterile products; process improvement


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