Member Bios: Smith, Sredzinksi, Twibell, Wand, Watanabe, Wheeler
Dorothy Smith is the author of 23 books on pharmacy, medication use and patient counseling. She has appeared as a healthcare expert on television and radio programs across the country and has been quoted in publications such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. Dorothy is also an associate clinical professor at the Medical College of Virginia School of Pharmacy and an adjunct associate professor of community and family medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Her book, Medication Guide for Patient Counseling, is a required text in many Canadian and
Marcus Sredzinski has held the position of executive vice president, PBM/health informatics, at ScriptSave since 2000. In this position, he is responsible for overall pharmacy strategic initiatives including clinical programs, operations and trade relations with the pharmaceutical company industry. Prior to joining ScriptSave, Marcus was a managed care executive of national accounts for Elan Pharmaceuticals and pharmacy director at HealthPartners Health Plan. He has extensive clinical experience as coordinator for pharmacy programs at the Cancer Care Center of Southern Arizona and as a hospital pharmacist. In addition to his position at ScriptSave, Marcus is a clinical faculty member at UA College of Pharmacy. He holds a bachelor of science degree in microbiology and chemistry and a doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of Arizona. He is a member of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy and the Arizona Society for Hospital Pharmacy.
Dan Twibell is a co-founder and managing director of Skysis, LLC, a strategic consulting firm that provides new product planning/commercial planning, brand managment/marketing and business development/ licensing services to emerging, mid-size and global pharmaceutical/biotech and consumer healthcare clients. He is also a co-founder of Riverbend Bioscience, a specialty pharmaceutical company committed to developing novel therapeutics with a focus on women's health. He received a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Arizona and an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Hal Wand became the executive director of the Arizona State Board of Pharmacy in 2003. He currently is serving a three-year term on the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. Hal began his career with the
Greg Watanabe joined MedImpact in 2005 and served in senior positions in operations, sales, innovation and strategy before being appointed president in 2010. Previously he owned and operated a community pharmacy in Tucson and then spent 20 years in various positions of increasing responsibility in managed health care and pharmacy benefit industries. He graduated with a bachelor of science in pharmacy and a master's in business administration from the University of Arizona.
William Wheeler was the director of national accounts at Eli Lilly and Company from 1982 to 1997. He worked at Eli Lilly his entire professional life, beginning as an associate in 1965. William holds a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from the