Genesis Board

The Genesis Board was established by the Dean Donald Letendre in 2014 to complement the programs and professional development students receive while attending the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy.  The mission of the Genesis Board is to provide opportunities that enhance the student experience and facilitate student success.

Chair

Kelly Brock is the president of KB Pharmacy Solutions, Inc., a healthcare consulting company focused on advancing the profession of pharmacy that she founded in 2010. 

Samm Anderegg is the pharmacy manager of Oncology and Ambulatory Care Services at Georgia Regents Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia and Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy.

Brett Barker is the vice president of operations for NuCara Management Group, overseeing the operations of 24 NuCara Pharmacy and Home Medical locations in five states.

Christina (Gaard) Baumgart is a Clinical Patient Aligned Care Team Pharmacy Specialist for the Veterans Affairs (VA) Community Based Outpatient Clinic in La Crosse, Wisc.

Andrew Berg founded the Austin Health Tech Meetup Group, a group of like-minded people leveraging healthcare and technology. 

Justin Carr is a pharmacist for the California Department of Corrections at Salinas Valley State Prison.  

Elisabeth Donahey practices in the neurosciences intensive care unit, and is a  lead clinical pharmacist at Loyola University Medical Center.

Nathan Harold is the clinical pharmacy manager at MedOne Healthcare Systems.

Kelly Kent is a clinical pharmacist at Towncrest Pharmacy in Iowa City, Iowa.

Duncan Mackie joined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a Post-doctoral research associate in the Department of Cellular Biology and Physiology. 

Justin Schneider is vice president of clinical operations at Sinai Health System in Chicago.

Farah Towfic is a pharmacist at Osterhaus Pharmacy in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Jennifer Tryon is the executive director of pharmacy and director of pharmacy graduate education at the University of Chicago Medical Center in Chicago, Ill.

Emily Vyverberg is a pharmacy manager at Hartig Drug in her hometown of Dubuque, Iowa.

Joanne Reiland Wakeman is a senior scientist on the product development team at Ardea Biosciences.

Jennifer Wick is a clinical patient aligned care team pharmacist the Cedar Rapids community based outpatient clinic.

Matt Witry joined the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy faculty in January 2014 as an associate professor.