Stephen Mullenix joined the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) in June of 2009 and currently serves as Senior Vice President of Public Policy & Industry Relations. Prior to accepting his current position, he served as Director of Professional & Trade Relations for Covidien/Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Mullenix also served as Vice President of Managed Care & Professional Services during a ten year period with the national pharmacy franchise organization, Medicap Pharmacies, Inc. He is the former Executive Vice‐President of the national drug utilization review and pharmacy consulting company, Q‐A, Inc. He also served as Vice‐President and Chief Operating Officer for the Iowa Pharmacy Association (IPA) and its for‐profit subsidiary, PNI.
Mr. Mullenix has been an active member of numerous pharmacy associations including the Iowa Pharmacy Association (IPA), the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP), and the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS).
Currently, Mr. Mullenix serves on leadership and advisory boards at the Colleges of Pharmacy for both the University of Iowa and the University of Arkansas. He is also a member of the national Health Information Technology Collaborative Board and its Steering Committee and is a member of the board for the Iowa Prescription Drug Corporation (IPDC).
Mr. Mullenix now represents NCPDP in the areas of public policy, and professional and industry relations both nationally and internationally. He has authored or been quoted in a number of professional publications and is a frequent speaker on topics such as healthcare quality and safety, medication therapy management, pharmacy standards and health information technology.
Mr. Mullenix is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, earning his Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy in 1974.