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The DELTA Rx Institute Advisory Board


Profile of a Pharmacy Innovator: Brett Barker

Brett Barker serves as the Vice President of Pharmacy for NuCara Management Group. He has previously served on the Iowa Pharmacy Association Board of Trustees, Iowa Telepharmacy Joint Task Force, and Iowa New Practice Model Task Force. Brett is a member of the Iowa Board of Pharmacy, and serves as a precptor for the DELTA Rx Entrepreneurial Summer Internship Program. 

Profile of a Pharmacy Innovator: Katelyn Bey

Katelyn Bey is a Cardinal Health Business Consultant to independently-owned retail pharmacies. 

Profile of a Pharmacy Innovator: Mike Case Haub

Mike Case Haub serves as the CEO of Case Haub Consulting (CHC), which is a Clinical Pharmacist Services firm dedicated to transforming the future of pharmacy.   

 Profile of a Pharmacy Innovator: Rachel Digmann

Rachel Digmann is the the Medication Safety Program Lead for the Quality Innovation Network National Coordinating Center contract at Telligen. Under the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid contract, Rachel is involved in the design and implementation of measures used to evaluate ADE outcomes using national Part D and Part A claims. 

Profile of a Pharmacy Innovator: Rick Knudson

Rick Knudson is the Associate Director in the Pharmacy Department at Navient Consulting. Rick provides consultative services to hospitals and health care systems to identify opportunities to improve cost-effective therapeutic interventions in supply chain management and medical utilization.  

Profile of a Pharmacy Innovator: Scott Morrett

Scott Morrett graduated from Drake University with his PharmD/MBA. He completed the Visiting Scientist Fellowship at Eli Lilly and Company, where he later transitioned into Clinical Development as a current Clinical Trial Project Manager. 

Profile of a Pharmacy Innovator: Neel Patel

Neel Patel graduated from Drake University in 2015 with his Doctorate of Pharmacy and Master of Business Administration. He currently works at AbbVie in Regulatory Affairs Advertising and Promotion. 

Profile of a Pharmacy Innovator: Lisa Ploehn

Lisa Ploehn is the current owner of Main at Locust Pharmacy Clinic and Medical Supplies, as well as Main Healthcare Extended Care Pharmacy, Freedom Pharmacy, and Main Compounding Pharmacy. Lisa has emphasized the importance of putting people first, always maintaining the values established by the business.

 Profile of a Pharmacy Innovator: Mike Pursel

Mike Pursel is the Director of Medical Health Relations at Sanofi, a global pharmaceutical company focused on human health. In his current position, Mike is responsible for developing services between health care providers and patients to address unmet needs within a community.

Profile of a Pharmacy Innovator: Jacob Schnackenberg

Jacob Schnackenberg is a Senior Clinical Programs Advisor for PrescribeWellness in Irvine, California. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy and Master of Business Administration from Drake University.  

Profile of a Pharmacy Innovator: Troy Trygstad

Troy Trygstad is the Executive Director of CPESN USA, a clinically integrated network of community-based pharmacy networks that aims to improve the quality and effectiveness of enhanced services provided by participating pharmacies.

Profile of a Pharmacy Innovator: Andrew Wagner

Andrew Wagner is a 2017 Drake PharmD graduate and practices pharmacy at Eagle Grove Pharmacy in Eagle Grove, Iowa. He serves as a preceptor for the DELTA Rx Entrepreneurial Summer Internship Program. 

Profile of a Pharmacy Innovator: DeeAnn Wedemeyer-Oleson

DeeAnn Wedemeyer-Oleson received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Drake University in 1999. She is the Director of Pharmacy and the Director of Clinical Safety, Quality, and Compliance at Guthrie County Hospital, a critical access hospital in rural Iowa. 

Profile of a Pharmacy Innovator: Michael Wolnerman

Michael Wolnerman is a Pharmacist on the Sales Team for ReMy Health, an innovative data company. In his role, he successfully connects ReMy Health to pharmaceutical companies in order to helping patients get their expensive specialty medication faster using electronic methods.