Leadership Conversations

Leadership Conversations is a lectureship series co-sponsored by the Center for Leading Healthcare Change and Phi Lambda Sigma (leadership society).

"The Role of the Pharmacist in End of Life Care"

John Song, MD, MPH, MAT
Stephanie Anderson, PharmD

Past Presenters

Transitions of Care
February 23, 2016

Shannon ReidtShannon Reidt
Assistant Professor at University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Matt Just
Senior Care Pharmacist at Thrifty White 

Jonathan PinJonathan Pin
Establishing an MTM Practice
PharmD/MBA Candidate at University of Minnesota Duluth
November 17, 2015

Craig ElseCraig Else
Establishing an MTM Practice
System Pharmacy Director at HealthEast Care System

November 17, 2015

Brian Bullock Brian Bullock 
Founder & CEO, Burchfield Group
April 14, 2015 

Dean Marilyn SpeedieMarilyn Speedie 
Dean, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy
Feb. 24, 2015

Kristin Engebretsen Kristin Engebretsen 
Clinical Toxicologist, Regions Hospital
Jan. 27, 2015

Todd JohnsonTodd Johnson 
Director of Clinical Pharmacy, Lake Region Healthcare
Dec. 9, 2014

Kaj Thompson Kaj Thompson 
Senior Manager, Pharmacy Business Analysis at Express Scripts
Oct. 21, 2014

Paul Iverson Paul Iverson 
President and Founder, Iverson Corner Drug
April 22, 2014 

Rory Rickert Rory Rickert 
Principal Consultant, Integrated Healthcare Services
Feb. 18, 2014 

Ed Hedblom Ed Hedblom 
Leader in Clinical Research & Health Technology Assessment
Director of Clinical Research, 3M Health Care Business Group
Nov. 19, 2013 

Thomas Kellenberger Thomas Kellenberger 
Leader in Managing Drug Benefits
Co-Founder & Partner, BidRx
Nov. 5, 2013

Lucy Johnson Lucy Johnson 
Leader in Grassroots Pharmacy
Pediatric Pharmacist
Oct. 1, 2013


Bruce Scott Bruce Scott 
Leader in Health-Systems Pharmacy 
Senior Executive, Medco Health Solutions 
April 9, 2013

Richard Hammel Richard Hammel 
Leader in International Pharmaceutical Business Development
Partner, RJH, IBC
Feb. 12, 2013

Bruce Thompson Bruce Thompson 
Leader in Innovations in Health System Pharmacy
Director of Health System Pharmacy Services, Hennepin County Medical Center 
Jan. 29, 2013

Jenelle Sobotka Jenelle Sobotka 
Leader in Advancing Patient Care Practice
Professor and Endowed Chair of Pharmacy Practice, Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy
Nov. 13, 2012

Bruce Paddock Bruce Paddock 
Pharmacist Leader in Entrepreneurism
Former Owner, Paddock Laboratories
Oct. 30, 2012

Elliott Sogol Elliott M. Sogol 
Volunteerism And Leadership - A Goal To Reach For
Group Manager of Professional Services, Target
Oct. 4, 2012

Conrad Thompson Conrad Thompson 
Pharmacist Leader in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
Co-Founder & Chairman, Pharmaceutical Specialties, Inc.
April 12, 2012 - Presentation

Ron Johnson Ron Johnson 
Pharmacist Leader in Independent Retail Pharmacy
Owner, Lloyd's Pharmacy / Alchemist General
March 27, 2012 - Presentation

Chris Dimos Chris Dimos 
Pharmacist Leader in Chain Community Pharmacy Management
President, Supervalu Pharmacies
Feb. 21, 2012

Brad Stanius Brad Stanius 
Pharmacist Leader in Public Policy and Business
Former mayor of White Bear Lake and member of the MN House of Representatives
Former CEO/Executive Chairman, Castle Harlan, Inc.
Oct. 27, 2011

Henry Blissenbach Henry Blissenbach 
Pharmacist Leader in Corporate Pharmacy
President, Osprey Enterprises, Inc.
Oct. 11, 2011

Judith Jacobi Judith Jacobi 
Pharmacist Leader in Critical Care Medicine
Critical care pharmacy specialist, Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital
Past president, Society of Critical Care Medicine
Sept. 29, 2011- Presentation

Richard Bertin Richard Bertin 
Pharmacist Leader in Board Certification
Former executive director, Board of Pharmacy Specialties
Sept. 16, 2011

Kjel Johnson Kjel Johnson 
Pharmacist Leader in Specialty Pharmacy
Senior Vice President of Business Development, ICORE Healthcare
April 28, 2011

Mike Wokasch Mike Wokasch 
Pharmacist Leader in Pharma Industry
Wokasch Consulting, LLC, Author of Pharmaplasia™ and www.PharmaReform.com
April 4, 2011 

Norrie Thomas Norrie Thomas 
Pharmacist Leader in Managed Care
President, Manchester Square Group
March 3, 2011

Robert Schultz Robert Schultz 
Pharmacist Leader in Medical Device
President, REVA Medical
February 3, 2011