Speakers

Ashley Branham, PharmD, BCACP

Ashley Branham, PharmD, BCACPAshley Branham, PharmD, BCACP, is the director of clinical services at Moose Pharmacy in Concord, N.C. She is currently working in collaboration with Community Care of North Carolina to lead the Multi-State Community Pharmacy Learning Collaborative and assist in the development of high-performing community networks across the nation. Branham received her bachelor of science in biology from the University of Kentucky in 2004 and her doctor of pharmacy from Campbell University in 2008. She has completed a community pharmacy residency at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and Moose Professional Pharmacy in Concord. She also completed a postgraduate year 2 (PGY2) community pharmacy residency with a focus in academia with the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and Moose Professional Pharmacy.

Branham is involved in the implementation and enhancement of clinical activities, including immunizations, medication therapy management services, women's health consultations, insulin-pump training, and disease state management programs. She is currently a preceptor for student pharmacists completing advanced pharmacy practice rotations and for residents completing a community pharmacy practice residency with the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.

In October 2010, Branham was a finalist in the Parata/Pharmacy Times Next Generation Pharmacist Rising Star of the Year Category. In March 2011, she was recognized as the APhA Immunization Champion Honorable Mention in the Individual Practice Category, in October 2012 as NCPA Outstanding Adherence Educator, and in August 2013, as the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists Community Pharmacist of the Year. Branham is an active member of the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists, American Pharmacists Association and the National Community Pharmacists Association. She serves as Immediate-Past President of the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists.

Micah Cost, PharmD

Dr. Cost works for members of the Tennessee Pharmacists Association as the Executive Director. His educational training includes a bachelor's degree from Lipscomb University, a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy, and a post-graduate Master's degree in Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Health Policy from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Dr. Cost has been with TPA since 2008, serving as the Executive Resident and the Director of Professional Affairs prior to accepting his current position. Dr. Cost has been fortunate to speak to many pharmacists, student pharmacists, health care providers, and other important stakeholders, on a variety of topics such as pharmacy practice innovation, legislative and regulatory issues, and professional development, among others. Dr. Cost currently residents in Thompson's Station, Tennessee with his wife, Kyle, and their family of furry pets.

Aaron Garst, PharmD

Aaron Garst, PharmD, is the owner of Seamless Healthcare PLLC, a consulting firm specializing in pharmacist-provided services and value-based payment models. With unique experiences outside of traditional pharmacy practice, Dr. Garst has cultivated a passion to lead the pharmacy profession into new, emerging models of care. Dr. Garst graduated Suma Cum Laude from ETSU Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy in 2016 and went on to pursue an Executive Fellowship at the Tennessee Pharmacists Association. Dr. Garst currently serves as Project Manager for the CPhT pilot program in Tennessee, which is focused on advancing the role of certified pharmacy technicians to reallocate a community pharmacist's time toward the delivery of patient care services.

Richard "Tripp" N. Logan, III, PharmD

Dr. Tripp LoganDr. Tripp Logan received his PharmD from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy in 2002. After graduation, he returned to his native Charleston, MO to practice pharmacy with his father, Richard. The Logan Family currently owns and operates 2 independent community pharmacies in the Southeast Missouri area with a strong focus on patient care and pharmacy quality. In early 2013, they launched MedHere Today, a Nashville, TN based pharmacy quality consulting firm. Their mission is to help health care stakeholders expand and grow their quality initiatives by leveraging the true value driven by community pharmacies.

Dr. Logan is a registered pharmacist in the state of Missouri and currently practices at L & S Pharmacy and Medical Arts Pharmacy. Tripp also serves in measure development leadership at the Pharmacy Quality Alliance, is NCPA's Board Liaison to the Pharmacy Quality Alliance, is a NCPA Innovation Center Board Member, a Community Pharmacy Enhanced Service Network (CPESN-USA) National Luminary, Missouri's Community Pharmacy Enhanced Service Network (CPESN-MO) Lead Luminary, the 2014 NCPA Outstanding Adherence Practitioner of the Year Award recipient, and Partner at MedHere Today Consulting.

Joe Moose, PharmD

Joe Moose, PharmDJoe Moose, PharmD, is a clinical pharmacist and co-owner of Moose Pharmacy and its six locations in North Carolina. Joe received his doctorate of pharmacy from Campbell University in 1990. Moose serves as a primary preceptor with the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Community Pharmacy Residency Program. He is also a preceptor for students completing introductory and advanced practice experiential education rotations with the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, Campbell University, and Wingate University School of Pharmacy.

In his role at Moose Pharmacy, Moose has established collaborative practice agreements with local physicians' offices to integrate community pharmacists into a patient-centered medical home. Under his leadership, Moose Pharmacy has also partnered with the City of Charlotte and Union County to manage employees enrolled in diabetes and other disease management programs. Working with his pharmacy staff, Moose has implemented and enhanced a variety of clinical services in his pharmacy, including MTM.

Moose also serves as the Lead Community Pharmacy Coordinator for Community Care of North Carolina. In this role, he has built a network of more than 200 high quality community pharmacies that strive to offer enhanced value to payers.

He is the recipient of the Next Generation Pharmacist of the Year Award, Next Generation Entrepreneur of the Year Award, 2015 APhA Community Pharmacy Residency Excellence in Precepting Award, and the 2010 NCPA National Preceptor of the Year Award.

He has maintained professional affiliations with the National Community Pharmacists Association, the American Pharmacists Association, and the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists.

Jay Williams

Joe Moose, PharmDAn enthusiasm for helping businesses improve their go-to-market strategy and a strong belief in community pharmacy collided for Jay Williams nearly 20 years ago. Since then, he has been working directly with independent community-based pharmacy owners to help them tell their story. As the Marketing Communications Lead for CPESN USA, Jay continues that journey.

Prior to joining CPESN USA, Jay served as the Vice President of Marketing for PrescribeWellness, Vice President of Marketing for Cardinal Health, and Director of Marketing for AmerisourceBergen. In each of these roles, he was responsible for all of the marketing strategy and communications deliverables impacting independent community-based pharmacies.

Jacqueline Woeppel

Jacqueline Woeppel has an extensive and diverse background in health informatics, education and public health. She began her career in coding and compliance for hospital and medical groups in the northeast U.S. She served as Assistant Director of Vanderbilt Medical Group Coding Services in Nashville and has instructed healthcare informatics courses in community college and university settings. She maintains multiple industry certifications, including Registered Health Information Administrator, Certified Coding Specialist, and is ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer approved by the American Health Information Management Association.

Jackie holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the University at Albany (N.Y.), an MBA from Belmont University in Nashville, a certificate in health information administration from the University of Washington and a doctorate in health systems management from Tulane University.