Michele Balint Brammer ’85, was recently nominated by the board to the AMCP OH/KY Affiliate Chapter as Chairperson of Communication & Membership Committee. If anyone is a member of AMCP in OH and KY, they are already a member of the OH/KY AMCP affiliate. Membership allows you to attend quality educational programs, CE, and to support the growing managed care community in KY and OH. If you have any questions, please email email@example.com.
Dr. Edward T. Kelly III, Ph.D., 68, passed away at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford. He received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in 1974. Upon graduation from OSU, Ed taught for 28 years at the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy. Upon retirement, he was made Associate Professor Emeritus at UConn. Ed was the first department chair of Pharmacy Practice and served as faculty advisor to the Kappa Psi Fraternity, UConn Chapter. He published various research articles and book chapters in his field of Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management.
Guy DiPasqua ’78, relocated to the Seattle, WA area in 2012, taking on the role of VP Pharmacy for Haggen Food & Pharmacy. He is loving the Pacific Northwest, Board Member of the Greater Seattle Alumni Club, and now a Seahawks fan to go along with his never-ending love for the Browns! One of these days! His daughter, Jess, moved with them, met a great guy and will be married in May 2014, so a great move all around! His wife Debra is awesome as usual! He sends an invitation to come visit!
Niesha Griffith ’96, RPh, MS, FASHP has been elected president of the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA) for the 2013-2014 year. She is a passionate advocate for oral chemotherapy parity and access to medication for cancer patients, and has played a key role in the development of HOPA’s Health Policy and Advocacy program. HOPA is a nonprofit professional organization launched in 2004 in order to help oncology and hematology pharmacy practitioners and their associates provide the best possible cancer care. Griffith is the Director of Pharmacy and Infusion Services at the Ohio State Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute.
Ned Milenkovich ’92 has joined the firm, Roetzel, as a partner in the Business Services Practice Group in the Chicago office, and will also head the Drug and Pharmacy practice. His background as both an attorney and as a Doctor of Pharmacy will be a tremendous asset in representing and counseling clients in a very dynamic sector of the law and of the U.S. economy. Ned most recently was chair of the Drug and Pharmacy Practice at McDonald Hopkins, LLC. He is a frequent lecturer at both legal and pharmaceutical industry events and is currently vice-chairman of the Illinois State Board of Pharmacy.