Rho Chi Research Symposium: Duluth Campus

The annual Rho Chi Research Symposium is an event to showcase the research of students, faculty, and residents.

Keynote Speaker
Richard Mullvain, RPh., BCPS (AQC), CCCC

Mullvain is a Clinical Pharmacist and STEMI program manager at the Essentia Health Heart & Vascular Center in Duluth, Minnesota. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota - College of Pharmacy and has been employed at Essentia Health/St. Mary’s since 1992. In 2008, he moved from the hospital Pharmacy department to become the Clinical Pharmacist for the department of Cardiology. His duties at the Heart & Vascular Center include:

  • Pharmaceutical Care Practitioner – Cardiovascular Clinical Specialist
  • Manager of Essentia Health STEMI Program and Chest Pain Center
  • Provider of Medication Therapy Management (MTM)
  • Cardiovascular Research Committee
  • Anticoagulation Steering Committee
  • Cardiology Residency Preceptor

View this short video to see some of the extraordinary work Richard Mullvain has done to improve STEMI care in Northern Minnesota.

Share a poster presentation

If you are interested in presenting at Research Day and have not signed up, please submit your full name and your research title to Taylor Grupa (whit1671@d.umn.edu) and Brianna Ferrell (zunic005@d.umn.edu) by January 30th.



RSVPs are requested by February 5th.


Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
12:00pm to 3:30pm


12:30 pm - Keynote Speaker in LSci 163/165 (lunch buffet in 160 LSci beginning at 12:05pm)
1:30 pm - Walking Poster Session in Kirby Rafters
3:30 pm - Poster and prize winner announcements in Kirby Rafters