Tennessee Pharmacists Association

2022 Summer Meeting



June 16

June 17

June 18

June 19

7:00p‑8:00p Foyer Registration Open
8:00p‑9:00pRooftop Bar Ice Cream Social
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6:30a‑7:30a Fun Run/WalkSponsored by Cairn Financial Group
Meet at the hotel main entrance, before heading outside for a 1-mile, 2-mile, or 3-mile run/walk. Drinks and snacks will be provided. Click here for a map of the routes and more information.
7:00aFoyer Registration Opens
7:00a‑8:00aPortman Ballrooms A&B
Continental Breakfast
7:00a‑8:00aJunior Ballroom
Breakfast for Past Presidents and Veterans of Pharmacy Practice (25+ years) Requires separate pre-registration (No Charge)
8:15a‑9:15aSee meeting rooms at right. TPA Society Meetings Open to All TPA Members

  • Tennessee Society of Chain Pharmacists (TSCP) – Valley
  • Tennessee Society of Health-System Pharmacists (TSHP) – Gillman C
  • Tennessee Society of Independent Pharmacists (TSIP) – Gillman B
  • Tennessee Society of Pharmacists (TSP) – Junior Ballroom
  • Tennessee Society of Pharmacy Technicians (TSPT) – Mountain
  • Tennessee Society of Student Pharmacists (TSSP) – Gillman A
9:30a‑12:00pBallrooms A&BLearning Objectives (Keynote)Learning Objectives
TPA House of Delegates & Policy Discussion — Open to All TPA MembersOPENING REMARKS:
Lt. Governor Randy McNally
House Speaker Cameron Sexton
KEYNOTE SPEAKER:1.0 Contact Hour, UAN: 0575-0000-22-076-L04-P/TSponsored by Partnership for Safe Medicines
A Chance of Awesome: How Changing the Way You See Changes Everything
Jason Kotecki, Escape AdulthoodPOLICY DISCUSSION:1.0 Contact Hour, UAN: 0575-0000-22-077-L04-P/TKeith Ford, PharmD, Healthcare Supervisor, Walgreens
Casey White, PharmD, Rare Disease Field Medical, Outcomes & Analytics, Pfizer
12:00p‑2:30pBallrooms C&D + River Exhibit Hall and LunchVisit with our exhibitors and learn how their products and services can benefit you, your patients, and your practice! Box lunches will be on hand in the Foyer from 12:00 to 1:00.
2:45p‑4:15pBallrooms A&BLearning Objectives Active Advocacy: A Discussion on Roles1.5  Contact Hours,0575-0000-22-078-L03-P/TMODERATOR:
Savannah Cunningham, PharmD, Director of Public Policy, Alliance for Pharmacy Compounding
Carley Castelein, PharmD, BCPS, CPPS, Manager, Medication Safety, HCA Healthcare
Alan Corley, DPh, Pharmacist, Corley’s Pharmacy Solutions
5:00p‑6:30pFoyer / Green Space Tennessee PharmPAC ReceptionSponsored by APCI
Representative Yusuf Hakeem 
6:00p‑6:30pPortman (Whole Ballroom A,B,C,D) Award Winner Photos
6:30p‑8:30pPortman (Whole Ballroom A,B,C,D) Awards Celebration Dinner
8:30p‑10:30pFoyer / Green Space Awards After-Party & Dessert Reception 
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7:00aFoyer Registration Opens
7:00a‑8:00aJunior Ballroom Sponsored by AbbottIndustry Symposium Breakfast:
Clinical Pearls: Technology & CGM
Nicole Rosenke, PharmD, Medical Science Liaison SouthCentral, Abbott Diabetes Care
8:00a‑9:00aSee meeting rooms and Learning Objectives at right.
Ballroom ALearning Objectives
Public Health and Pharmacy: An Alliance in Crisis1.0 Contact Hour, UAN: 0575-0000-22-079-L04-P/TCalita Richards, PharmD, MPH, Director, Office of Pharmacy, Tennessee Department of Health
Ballroom BLearning Objectives
A Long and Winding Road: Navigating Post COVID-19 Symptoms1.0 Contact Hour, UAN: 0575-0000-22-080-L01-P/TRachel Lazim, PharmD, BCCCP, BCNSP, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, South College School of Pharmacy
8:30a‑12:30pMountainLearning Objectives NASPA Pharmacy-Based Point-of-Care Test & Treat National Certificate Program [Requires separate registration and 16 hours of home study prior to this onsite training/assessment]20.0 Contact Hours, UAN: 0112-0000-22-200-B04-P/T James Wheeler, PharmD, BCPS, Associate Professor, Associate Dean, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Mitchell Lingerfelt, PharmD, BCACP, Pharmacy Practice Coordinator, Kroger
9:00a‑10:00aSee meeting rooms and Learning Objectives at right.
Ballroom ALearning Objectives
Addressing Social Determinants of Health Issues1.0 Contact Hour, UAN: 0575-0000-22-081-L04-P/TKariLynn Dowling-McClay, PharmD, MPH, BCACP, Assistant Professor, ETSU Gatton College of Pharmacy
Ballroom BLearning Objectives
Pharmacy Informatics: Get the 4111.0 Contact Hour, UAN: 0575-0000-22-082-L04-P/TScott Nelson, PharmD, MS, CPHIMS, FAMIA, Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
10:00a‑10:30aFoyer Networking
10:30a‑11:30aSee meeting rooms and Learning Objectives at right.
Ballroom ALearning Objectives
Community Health Workers and Pharmacy: The Perfect Pairing1.0 Contact Hour, UAN: 0575-0000-22-083-L04-P/TJake Galdo, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, BCGP, Chief Executive Officer, Seguridad, Inc.
Ballroom BLearning Objectives
Working Together as a Team: Getting Clinic Staff to Collaborate with Pharmacists1.0 Contact Hour, UAN: 0575-0000-22-084-L04-P/TJenny Gau, PharmD, Director of MTM, Health Partners Park Nicollet
11:30a‑1:20pPortman Ballrooms A&B Sponsored by Novo NordiskIndustry Symposium Lunch:
Unlocking The Conversation: The Key Role of Pharmacists in GLP-1 RA

1:30p‑2:45pSee meeting rooms and Learning Objectives at right.
Ballroom ALearning Objectives
The Role of a Pharmacist in Functional Medicine1.25 Contact Hours, UAN: 0575-0000-22-085-L01-PMelissa De Brito, PharmD, Independent Consultant Pharmacist
Ballroom BLearning Objectives
Opioid Epidemic: The Battle Is Not Over1.25 Contact Hours, UAN: 0575-0000-22-086-L08-P/T Sarah T. Melton, PharmD, BCPP, BCACP, FASCP, Professor of Pharmacy Practice, ETSU Gatton College of Pharmacy
Ballroom CLearning Objectives
COVID-19 Vaccinations: Best Practices Moving Forward1.25 Contact Hours, UAN: 0575-0000-22-087-L06-P/TMODERATOR:
Nena Bowman, PharmD, DABAT, COVID-19 Storage and Handling Coordinator, Tennessee State Dept. of Healt
Grayson Peek, PharmD, MS, BCPS, Director, Adult Clinic Pharmacy Operations, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Cindy Fisher, PharmD, Division Health & Wellness Leader, Kroger
Katie Vandenberg, PharmD, Founder, Tennessee Vaccination Services, LLC
2:45p‑3:15pFoyer Networking
3:15p‑4:30pSee meeting rooms and Learning Objectives at right.
Ballroom ALearning Objectives
Ready or Not, Social Media Is Here to Stay1.25 Contact Hours, 0575-0000-22-088-L04-P/T Julia Bonner, MS, President, Pierce Public Relations
Bri Carlesimo, Senior Account Manager, Pierce Public Relations
Ballroom BLearning Objectives
Sweet Updates in Diabetes Management Technology1.25 Contact Hours, UAN: 0575-0000-22-089-L01-PJennifer S. Byrd, PharmD, BCACP, BCADM, Associate Professor, Union University College of Pharmacy
Ballroom CLearning Objectives
Utilize Pharmacy Assets: Advanced Certified Pharmacy Technicians1.25 Contact Hours, UAN:0575-0000-22-090-L03-P/TRyan Burke, PharmD, Director of Professional Affairs, Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
Nichole Foster, MBA, MEd, CPhT-Adv, Program Director, Pharmacy Technician Training Program, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
6:00p‑9:00pSee meeting rooms at right. Closing Party – The ’80s!
6:00p-7:00p – Cocktails: Outdoor Grass / Fountain Area
7:00p-9:00p – Dinner: Junior Ballroom / Tent / Outdoor / Fountain Area
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7:00a‑11:00aFoyer Registration Open
7:00a‑8:00aBallrooms C&D
Continental Breakfast
8:15a‑10:15aBallrooms A&BLearning Objectives New Drug Update2.0 Contact Hours, UAN:0575-0000-22-091-L01-P/TMODERATOR:
 Kelsey D. Frederick, PharmD, Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of PharmacySTUDENT PHARMACISTS:
Kaylen Lanius, Belmont University
Jacqueline Aramburo, ETSU Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy
Jessica Cook, Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy
Jenna Vannoy, South College School of Pharmacy
Emily Quintanilla, Union University College of Pharmacy
Thuy Huynh, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
10:15a‑10:45aFoyer Networking Break
10:45a‑11:45aBallrooms A&BLearning Objectives Utilizing Quality Measures to Affect Outcomes: Getting Back to Our Roots1.0 Contact Hour, UAN: 0575-0000-22-092-L03-P/TJake Galdo, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, BCGP, Chief Executive Officer, Seguridad, Inc.
11:45a‑12:00pFoyer Networking Break
12:00p‑1:00pBallrooms A&B Officers Honors/Installation Ceremony Luncheon 
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