The Dean’s Pharmacy Leadership and Innovation Forum hosts several outstanding alumni and friends of Purdue Pharmacy each spring semester. The Forum, designed to introduce students to emerging trends and career opportunities in pharmacy and the pharmaceutical sciences through exposure to leaders in professional and corporate environments, provides an opportunity for the exchange of ideas and promotes greater understanding of leadership in the profession of pharmacy. Students benefit from the varied experiences of the guest lecturers, and the lecturers enjoy the lively exchange of questions and answers by well-informed students. The College of Pharmacy is pleased to recognize the following guest lecturers.

Spring 2023 Forum Speakers

Sunil Patel

January 31, 2023

Sunil Patel, BS 1994

Senior Vice President and Head of Corporate Development and Business Development & Licensing at Merck & Co., Inc.

Angela Patel

Angela Patel, BS 1994

Associate Vice President, Global Vaccines & Biologics Manufacturing Financial Planning & Analysis at Merck & Co., Inc

Don Kiepert

February 7, 2023

Don Kiepert, BS 1971 & MS 1973

Executive Chairman, CEO, and Board Member

Girish Kaimal

February 14, 2023

Girish Kaimal, PharmD 2008

Senior Vice President, Pharmacy Services at CPS

Shirley Paddock

February 21, 2023

Shirley L. Paddock, BS 1990

Senior Vice President, Business Unit Head at Syneos Health

Erin Shaal

February 28, 2023

Erin Shaal, PharmD 2009

Vice President, Pharmacy Procurement, Specialty and Patient Care at Albertsons Companies

Carrie Morton

March 7, 2023

Carrie Morton, PharmD 2003

Vice President, Centers of Excellence at Deaconess Health System

Jason Lennon

March 21, 2023

Jason Lennon, PharmD 2005

Command Surgeon at Air Force District of Washington at the United States Air Force

Greg Baker

March 28, 2023

Greg Baker, BS 1999

CEO, EmsanaRx

Cassie and Trevor Thrain

April 4, 2023

Cassie Thain, PharmD 2018

Pharmacist at Topeka Pharmacy

Trevor Thain, PharmD 2017

President at Topeka Pharmacy

Beth Brown

April 11, 2023

Beth Brown (2023 Eaton Award Winner), BS 1991

President and Principal Consultant at Brown Squared Consulting LLC; Chief Technology Officer at REV Pharmaceuticals

Alissa Kilgas

April 18, 2023

Alisa Kilgas, BS 1987

Founder of Singota Solutions/BioConvergence, LLC

Joanne Murphy Woods

April 25, 2023

Joanne Murphy Woods, BS 1988

Pharmacy Director at Rophe Free Clinic

Previous Speakers

Mr. Hamid A. Abbaspour
Mrs. Kyle L. Allen
Dr. Mina B. Alsaraf
Mr. Ralph Amos
Mr. Juan M. Andres
Mr. Andy Arland
Ms. Jennifer L. Asay
Dr. Ismail Badjie
Ms. Joanne R. Barrick
Dr. Jean M. Battaglia
Dr. Morgan L. Beatty
Mr. James W. Bedford
Ms. Karin S. Beymer
Dr. Marianne Billeter
Mr. Ralph L. Billeter, Sr.
Dr. Holly Bonsignore
Mr. Randall A. Boris
Dr. George J. Brewer
Mr. James P. Branham
Mr. Robert A. Brown
Dr. Henry U. Bryant
Mr. Richard S. Brychell
Dr. Sue Killion Cammarata
Dr. Will Carroll
Dr. Keith D. Carter
Dr. Todd E. Chermak
Dr. James C. Cloyd III
Dr. Ryan Cohlhepp
Mr. Steven D. Cosier
Mr. Chris Creamer
Mr. Mitch Daniels
Mr. Steve Davisson
Dr. Daniel D. Degnan
Mr. Timothy F. Dickman
Dr. Denise L. Dickson
Mr. Christopher T. Dimos
Dr. M. Eileen Dolan
Dr. Gary D. Dolch
Mr. Ronald W. Dollens
Mr. Jason Donica
Dr. James T. Doluisio
Dr. Jennifer A. Eads
Dr. Natalie Eddington
Dr. Patricia P. Elsner
Dr. Carlton K. Erickson
Dr. Norman R. Farnsworth
Mr. Edmond J. Fennell
Ms. Denise Fields
Mr. Mark W. Fitch
Mr. Mark A. Foglesong
Mr. Gregory A. Fox
Dr. Gloria F. Francke
Mr. Nathan Gabhart
Mr. Greg A. Giant
Mr. Keith G. Gillette
Mrs. Virginia F. Goodall
Mr. Charles L. Goodall
Ms. Anita Goyal
Ms. Susan E. Graf
Mrs. Jennifer L. Graham
Mr. John Grant
Dr. Jeffrey A. Green
Dr. Gireesh Gupchup
Mr. James B. Haas
Dr. Nick Hagemeier
Dr. Stephanie M. Hammonds
Mr. Kevin J. Hanna
Mr. Barry J. Hart
Mr. Jeffrey S. Hatfield
Dr. John B. Hertig
Mr. Randy Hitchens
Mr. Jonathan Hoggatt
Dr. Robert W. Holden
Dr. Scott Hufford
Dr. Kyle E. Hultgren
Mr. Donald H. Hutton
Ms. Judith Jacobi
Ms. Louise Johnson
Mr. Eric Kastango
Dr. Robert C. Kaye
Mr. Donald R. Kiepert, Jr.
Dr. Mary Anne Koda-Kimble
Mr. Dale P. Kramer
Mr. George S. Kucka
Mrs. Mary J. Kuhn
Ms. Winnie A. Landis
Dr. Edward L. Langston
Ms. Nancy C. Lilly
Ms. Nadine Lindley
Ms. Sheryl A. Lowenhar
Dr. Katie MacFarlane Phillips
Dr. William X. Malloy
Dr. Henri R. Manasse, Jr.
Dr. James C. Mannion
Mr. Martin Marciniak
Dr. Kevin Marhenke
Dr. Richard J. Markham
Dr. Kimberly P. McDonough
Ms. Mary Beth McIntire
Mr. Michael B. McMains
Mr. Michael S. McNear
Dr. Susan Meyer
Mr. Gerald P. Migliaccio
Mr. Everett Moore
Dr. Warren Moore
Dr. J. Frank Nash
Ms. Shirley L. Paddock
Mr. Jonathan M. Parker
Dr. Vernon D. Parker
Mr. Steven R. Plump
Mr. Curt Passafume
Mrs. Nikki M. Price
Mr. J. Christopher Prue
Ms. Diane R. Rammelsberg
Mr. Marvin R. Richardson
Mr. Rick F. Rondinelli
Dr. Lee Rosebush
Mr. Paul Sale
Dr. Bobby W. Sandage, Jr.
Mrs. Denise M. Sandage
Mr. Mic Sandage
Dr. Charles E. Sanders, Jr.
Dr. Daria D. Schooler
Mr. Rolf K. Schrader
Mr. John A. Schreiner
Mrs. Jenifer D. Schreiner
Mr. Chris Scott
Mrs. Karen L. Shields
Mrs. Linda Shields
Mr. Randy Shields
Mr. Robert G. Sikora
Ms. Denice Simon
Dr. Michael W. Skehan
Dr. Alan J. Slade
Mr. Eric A. Smith
Mr. Mark Smosna
Mr. Ronaold J. Snow
Dr. Elizabeth Solak
Dr. Marilyn K. Speedie
Dr. Jon E. Sprague
Dr. Georgee R. Spratto
Dr. Margaret A. Sgritta
Mr. R’Kes Starling
Mr. Robert Stephens
Dr. Sun Lee-Such
Mr. Steve A. Taglienti
Mr. Dal-Mar Taylor
Mr. Robin D. Taylor
Dr. Jeff Thiel
Dr. Tate N. Trujillo
Ms. S. Duann Vanderslice
Dr. Timothy W. Vanderveen
Ms. Veronica Vernon
Mr. John E. Voliva
Dr. Donna S. Wall
Mr. Gregory D. Wasson
Mr. S. Brad Wasson
Dr. Mary L. Westrick
Mr. Hanley H. Wheeler III
Mr. Bernard K. Williams
Dr. Jamie Wong
Ms. Alisa K. Wright
Mr. Gary L. Yingling
Mr. William Yoon
Ms. Hyonelle Youngson
Mr. Anthony J. Yost
Mr. John A. Zehner
Dr. Thomas F. Zioncheck