Leadership in Transforming Patient Care in an Evolving Healthcare Dynamic
The Criticality of Pharmacy to Pivot
Featuring Domer Distinguished Visiting Lecturer
Rina Shah, PharmD
Group Vice President, Pharmacy Operations and Services, Walgreens Co.
Rina Shah's passion for pharmacy has been centered around transforming patient care to make an impact on patients’ lives as well as empowering those around her to do more. Shah leads a team responsible for Pharmacy operations and services across Walgreens 9000+ pharmacies.
Shah was recognized by Crain’s Chicago Business as one of “40 under 40” for her leadership at Walgreens, by Fierce Healthcare as one of 2020’s Most Influential Minority Executives, and by Drug Store News as one of the Top Women in Retail for her business excellence.
About the Domer Distinguished Visiting Lecturership:
The College of Pharmacy is grateful to Floyd and Judith Domer, who established the Domer Distinguished Visiting Lectureship in 2019 to support the College's mission by inviting leading experts to speak on specialties including pharmacy policy, pharmaceutical discovery, leadership development, and entrepreneurship.
Floyd Domer is a University of Iowa graduate, receiving his BSPh in 1954 and his MS in pharmacology in 1956, and a PhD in pharmacology from Tulane University in 1959. He is professor emeritus of the Department of Pharmacology at the Tulane University School of Medicine.
The Zada Cooper Legacy of Leadership strives to:
- Inspire others to engage and model inclusive leadership;
- Encourage all healthcare providers to become involved in their profession and community;
- Increase awareness of current and emerging leadership challenges;
- Facilitate and promote connections – students, residents, and practitioners to engage in informal conversation with leaders;
- Inspire participants to reach out to become compassionate and inclusive leaders; “Big L,” or “Little L;”
- Introduce varying leadership pathways and thoughts on leadership;
- Collaborate and build diverse networks.