Samuel W. Melendy Lecture

2019 Melendy Lecturer: Jacquelyn Bainbridge

Jacquelyn Bainbridge, PharmD, FCCP, Professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and serves as Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at the Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion in the Neurology Clinic presented "Cannabis 'A Primer For An Old Timer': Medicinal Use". View Recording of Lecture

2018 Samuel W. Melendy Lecturer: James M. Hoffman

James M. Hoffman PharmD, MS, is the Chief Patient Safety Officer and an Associate Member in Pharmaceutical Sciences at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee and presented "Innovating and Implementing to Improve Patient Safety." View video

2017 Melendy Lecturer: Paige Clark

Paige Clark, RPh, Director of Alumni Relations and Professional Development for Oregon State University College of Pharmacy, presented "Ethics, Policies and the Pharmacist's Role in Patient Self-Determined End of Life." View video

2016 Melendy Lecturer: Raymond Love

Raymond Love, PharmD, BCPP, FASHP, professor and associate dean at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, presented "When Opportunity Knocks...  Leveraging the Pharmacist’s Expertise in Behavioral Health." Read the recap

2015 Melendy Lecturer: Michael Osterholm

Michael Osterholm, an internationally recognized expert in infectious disease epidemiology, presented "Emerging Infections in a Modern World: A View from the Front Windshield and Rearview Mirror." Read the recap

2014 Melendy Lecturer: Brooks Jackson

Brooks Jackson, M.D., vice president for health sciences and dean of the Medical School, presented "Clinical Drug Studies in Resource Limited Settings."

2013 Melendy Lecturer: Brian Isetts

Professor Brian Isetts, PhD, B.C.P.S., a health policy fellow at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, presented "Progress Toward Goals: Building a Medication Use System Our Country Deserves." Read the recap

2012 Melendy Lecturer: RADM Scott Giberson

Scott Giberson, chief pharmacy officer of the U.S. Public Health Service, presented "A Ship Built for Sea" and discussed improving patient and health system outcomes through advanced pharmacy practice. Read the recap

2011 Annual Melendy Lecturer: Frank Cerra

Frank Cerra, M.D., Former Senior Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean of the Medical School, University of Minnesota, presented "Update on Health Care Reform". View lecture

2010 Melendy Lecturer: Daniel Keyler

Daniel Keyler, Co-Director, Pharmacology-Toxicology Research Laboratories, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, and Clinical Professor, Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, presented "Pharmacy, Toxicology and Snakes". View Lecture