The Genesis Board was established by 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.
Farah Towfic, Chair
Farah Towfic, '11 PharmD, MBA, is Director of CEO Operations for the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) in Rockville, Maryland.
Eddy Airiohuodion, '17 PharmD, is a Nigerian-American pharmacist and an entrepreneur. He is currently the Director of Operations at Chalice Pharmaceuticals.
Samm Anderegg, '11 PharmD, MS, is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer at DocStation in Austin, Texas.
Brianne Bakken, '15 PharmD, '17 R, '17 MHA, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) School of Pharmacy in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and has an administrative practice site at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.
Brett Barker, '08 PharmD, BCPS. is the Vice President of Operations for NuCara Management Group.
Christina (Gaard) Baumgart, '11 PharmD, '11 MPH, is a Clinical Patient Aligned Care Team Pharmacy Specialist for the Veterans Affairs (VA) Community Based Outpatient Clinic in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Andrew Berg, '12 PharmD, '12 BBA, is Cofounder and CEO of Audaire Health.
Kelly Brock, Past-Chair
Kelly Brock, '02 PharmD, is the President of KB Pharmacy Solutions, Inc., a healthcare consulting company focused on advancing the profession of pharmacy that she founded in 2010.
Justin Carr, '13 PharmD, is a pharmacist for the California Department of Corrections at Salinas Valley State Prison.
Elisabeth Donahey, '10 PharmD, is the Neurology Senior Content Management Consultant for the clinical effectiveness team at Wolters Kluwer.
Matthew Farley, '15 PharmD, is a Senior Manager of Medication Technology and Analytics at Fresenius Kabi USA.
Kristen Peterson, '17 PharmD, is a clinical pharmacist in the multiple myeloma clinic at Duke Blood Cancer Center in Durham, North Carolina.
Ann Schwemm, '09 PharmD, '09 MPH, is a Clinical Product and Content Specialist Manager at Flatiron Health, Inc., a cancer technology company.
Dayton Trent, '19 PharmD, is a Specialty Pharmacist for Walgreen Co.
Ben Urick, PharmD, '16 PhD, is a Research Assistant Professor at the Center for Medication Optimization in the Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education at the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy.
Emily Vyverberg, '09 PharmD, is an Assistant Professor at the University of Dubuque in the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Program.
Joanne Reiland Wakeman
Joanne Reiland, '02 BS, '09 PhD, Wakeman is an Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs CMC at AbbVie.
Matthew Witry, PharmD, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy.