Specialty Council on Ambulatory Care Pharmacy

2021 Members

Rachana Patel, PharmD, FASHP, BCACP, BCPS {Chair}
2015Amb_PatelPatel is a Clinical Pharmacy Primary Care manager at Kaiser Permanente Colorado (KPCO), and Clinical Associate Professor at University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. She serves as the PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy residency program director at KPCO. This program received the 2014 ASHP Foundation’s Pharmacy Residency Excellence Award. Patel graduated from Butler University then completed a pharmacy practice residency at the VA Long Beach, followed by a Primary Care Specialty Residency at the University of Colorado & KPCO. She has a strong passion for developing tomorrow’s ambulatory care specialists and leaders.

Christie Schumacher, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, BCCP, BC-ADM, CDE, FCCP {Vice Chair}
AMB_SchumacherSchumacher is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy and serves as the PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency Program Director. She practices as a clinical pharmacist at Advocate Medical Group – Southeast Center providing chronic disease management through a comprehensive collaborative practice agreement for a variety of internal medicine disease states, including but not limited to, heart failure, diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma. She received her B.S. in Biochemistry and PharmD from the University of Michigan.

Joshua Bayer, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP
Joshua BayerBayer is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Primary Care at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs’ River Valley Outpatient Clinic (La Crosse, WI) and the Wausau CBOC which are part of the Tomah VA Medical Center. At the VA he works under a scope of practice providing chronic disease management for a variety of disease states in Primary Care. He received his PharmD from the University of Michigan before completing a PGY1 residency at the Milwaukee VAMC.  He previously practiced as a clinical pharmacist at the University of Colorado Hospital Infectious Disease Clinic providing care to patients living with HIV, hepatitis C, STIs, and other infections as well as a Medical Home Pharmacist with Vivent Health in Denver, CO providing chronic disease management and HIV treatment and prevention services.

Benjamin Chavez, PharmD, BCPP, BCACP
Benjamin ChavezChavez is the Director of Behavioral Health Pharmacy Services at Salud Family Health Centers. He graduated with a PharmD from the University of Florida in 2004. He is Board certified in both psychiatric pharmacy and ambulatory care pharmacy, and has practiced in a variety of settings, including inpatient and outpatient psychiatry. His current focus is in outpatient primary care and behavioral health. At Salud, he practices under collaborative practice agreements to treat depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, as well as chronic disease states such as diabetes and hypertension.

Hillary Duvivier, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP
HDuvivierCommander Hillary Duvivier is a U.S. Public Health Service Officer and is assigned to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Health Service Corps (IHSC) in Miami, Florida. As the second Clinical Pharmacist serving as an Advanced Practitioner Provider with diagnostic and prescriptive authority for IHSC, she focuses on the management of chronic diseases, transitions of care, as well as provides care in the acute clinic and the inpatient unit for a 600+ bed facility. She completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency with the Indian Health Service (IHS) and later lead the establishment of the second IHS PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency.

Josh Guffey, PharmD, BCACP, BC-ADM, BCPS

JoshGuffeyGuffey is the Director of Pharmacy Education and a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Internal Medicine with the Carolinas HealthCare System Center for Advanced Practice. He also serves as clinical faculty with the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, UNC School of Medicine, and North Greenville University PA Medicine programs. He received his Bachelor’s degree from UNC-Chapel Hill and PharmD from Wingate University. He completed a PGY1 Community and PGY2 Ambulatory Care/Academia residency with the UGA College of Pharmacy and Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center. His interests include diabetes management, interdisciplinary education, and transitions of care.

Starlin Haydon-Greatting, MS, BSPharm, FAPhA
Haydon-Greatting serves as a Clinical Pharmacist through SHG Clinical Consulting and is contracted by the Illinois Pharmacists Association (IPhA) to direct their Clinical and Patient Self-Management Programs, focusing on person-centered care in medication management and programs for pre-diabetes, diabetes, and cardiovascular health. She serves on the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) Inappropriate Duplicate Therapy workgroup, the PQA Stakeholder Advisory Panel A and the National Quality Forum (NQF) Endocrine/Primary Care and Chronic Illness Standing Committee for Measure Evaluation. Her professional interests include diabetes, cardiovascular health, asthma, opioid use and depression. As a pharmacoepidemiologist she consults on multiple projects and programs.

Lauren G. Pamulapati, PharmD, BCACP
PampulapatiPamulapati is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy. She provides chronic disease management in a VCU Health family medicine clinic under a collaborative practice agreement, and she manages patients with diabetes through a Remote Patient Monitoring Program. Pamulapati received her PharmD from VCU School of Pharmacy before completing a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at the University of Colorado Hospital, followed by a PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Her professional interests include diabetes, telehealth, transitions of care, practice advancement, and postgraduate training.

Jennifer Rosselli, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP
JRosselliRosselli is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from St. Louis College of Pharmacy and completed a Pharmacy Practice residency at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville, IL. She collaborates with primary care providers in a Federally Qualified Health Center to provide outpatient diabetes management and cardiometabolic risk reduction services at two SIHF Healthcare clinics. Her service, teaching, and research interests include diabetes care and support in adults, expanding the role of pharmacists in primary care, and enhancing well-being among pharmacy learners, pharmacists, and pharmacy personnel.