Speakers

2019 Speakers: Information and profile information will be added as it is received.  Click on names to learn more about the speakers, and to see disclosure information.



Allison Vordenbaumen Benz, RPh, MS
Executive Director/Secretary
Texas State Board of Pharmacy


Jason Bowling, MD
Infectious Disease
University Health System



Craig Cox, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS
Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy


Bryson Duhon, PharmD, BCPS
Assistant Dean of Student Success
The University of Texas College of Pharmacy
Clinical Assistant Professor
Health Outcomes and Pharmacy Practice



Kelly Echevarria, PharmD 

National Clinical Pharmacy Program Manager for Infectious Disease
Veterans Health Administration (PBM)



Gerard Gawrys, PharmD, BCIDP, BCPS 

Infectious Disease Pharmacist
Methodist Hospital San Antonio

 


Daniel Giddings, PharmD, BCSP
Emergency Medicine
St. David’s South Austin Medical Center



Patricia Kienle, MPS, BSPharm, FASHP 

Accreditation and Medication Safety
Cardinal Health Pharmacy Solution

 


Tiffany Kofroth, CPhT, CPST, PhTR
Specialty Pharmacy Technician
Continuing Pharmacy Education
The University of Texas at Austin MD Anderson

 



Jordan Mayberry, M.P.A.S., PA-C
Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center



Robert McCalelland, PharmD, MHA DPLA
Director of Pharmacy
St. David’s Medical Center

 



Kathryn Merkel, PharmD, BCPS, (AQ-ID), BCPPS
Clinical Pharmacy Manager
St. David’s South Austin Medical Center

 


Tricia Meyer, PharmD, MS, FASHP
Senior Director– Department of Pharmacy
Scott and White Healthcare
Texas A&M College of Medicine
Texas A&M Irma Rangel College of Pharmacy

 



Rebecca Moote, Pharm.D., M.Sc., BCPS
Clinical Associate Professor
The University of Texas College of Pharmacy
UT Health San Antonio

 



Joelle Nelson, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist,
Organ Transplant Department of Pharmacotherapy and Pharmacy Service
University Health System– University Transplant Center


Dusten Rose, PharmD, BCIDP, BCPS (AQ-ID), AAHIVP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist- Infectious Diseases
Dell Seton medical Center

 



ryanLaurajo Ryan, Pharm.D., MSc, BCPS, CDE
Clinical Associate Professor 
The University of Texas College of Pharmacy
UT Health San Antonio


Neesha Thakkar, PharmD, BCPS
Pharmacist Clinical Coordinator
St. David’s Medical Center



Kristi Traugott, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Infectious Disease
University Health System
Department of Pharmacotherapy and Pharmacy Services
Adjoint Assistant Professor, UTHSCSA-PERC



Alex Varkey, PharmD, MS, FAPhA
Director of Pharmacy Services
Huston Methodist Hospital

 



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