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2020 PAI Workshop
October 6-15th, 2020

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The PAI Workshop Planning Committee has planned over 9 hours of practice advancing education for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

Registration Details: This workshop is available at the low costs below due to the ASHP Practice Advancement Initiative grant ISHP applied for and received. The value is estimated at $150 when compared to similar workshops/conferences. Please note there is no ACPE-accredited material. Register here.

ISHP Members 

  • $10 suggested donation to IPREF
  • For donations of $50+ to IPREF, you will be listed as a 2020-2021 Donor on the website

Non-ISHP Members

  • $10 to pay for the costs incurred by ISHP 
  • Learn more about ISHP membership here.

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Speaker Details:

Dr. Ashley Van Allen is the Ambulatory Pharmacy Clinical Manager at MultiCare Health System in Tacoma, WA. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy in 2009 from the University of Arizona. Dr. Van Allen completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency with the University of Washington Community and Ambulatory Residency Program and HealthPoint. At MultiCare she is responsible for the Pharmaceutical Resource Clinics, pharmacists working in population health roles and pharmacists embedded within primary care and specialty clinics. Dr. Van Allen is the current Chair of the Washington State Pharmacy Association Ambulatory Care Academy.

Dr. Olivia Bentley received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from South University School of Pharmacy in Savannah in 2012 and completed a PGY1 Community Residency Program at the University of Georgia with Village Drug Shop in Athens, GA in 2013. As the Director of Collaborative Care Services at Rx Clinic Pharmacy, she co-developed and implemented a variety of non-dispensing, cognitive-based clinical services in an independent community pharmacy such as AADE accredited Diabetes Self-Management Education program, pharmacogenetic testing program, insulin pump training, and specialty consultations. Through physician collaboration, she leads a team of clinical community pharmacists in providing Medicare annual wellness visits, chronic care management, remote physiological monitoring, behavioral health integration and much more. During COVID-19, Dr. Bentley has been able to shift her team to perform many clinical services remotely while still maintaining productivity and compliance with guidelines and regulations. Dr. Bentley is a Board Certified HIV Pharmacist. She is also experienced as a Certified BHRT pharmacist, Therapeutic Shoe Fitter for patients with diabetes and Certified in Pharmacogenetics and Precision Medicine. She has served in leadership positions in local, state and national professional organizations such as NCAP, NCPA, APhA and Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity.

Dr. Katie Erickson attended University of Oregon where she earned her Bachelors of Science in Psychology and General Science before completing her Doctor of Pharmacy at Oregon State University/Oregon Health and Science University. After her PharmD, she completed a general pharmacy practice residency and an ambulatory care residency at the Boise VA where she continued to work after residency developing integrated pharmacy services within a primary care telehealth program. After developing the program and expanding it across multiple locations she changed career paths to work for St. Luke’s Health Partners working to implement programs that increase quality of care while decreasing the total cost of healthcare.

Dr. Tyler Hemsley completed the Doctor of Pharmacy program at Idaho State College of Pharmacy in Pocatello, Idaho and went on to complete a post-graduated PGY-1 residency with St. Luke’s Magic Valley Regional Medical Center in Twin Falls Idaho.  During residency he focused on expansion of pharmacy practice in the ambulatory care setting, coordinating a 16-week Pharmacist-led Transitional Care Management pilot in collaboration with a St. Luke’s Internal Medicine clinic.  After residency and a short time practicing as a hospital pharmacist, he transitioned to St. Luke’s Health Partners in Boise, Idaho where he coordinated and developed pharmacy services in the context of value-based contracts.  He now serves as the Director of Specialty and Ambulatory Pharmacy for St. Luke’s Health System.

Dr. Cara Liday is an Associate Professor in the College of Pharmacy at Idaho State University. She is also an Ambulatory Care clinical pharmacist and CDCES with InterMountain Medical Clinic, Health West ISU Residency program, and Clifford & Clark Family Medicine in Pocatello where she provides collaborative drug therapy management services. Her instructional, professional, and research interests include primary care pharmacy practice, diabetes and associated disease processes, sexual dysfunction, and medication affordability.

  Glenna Young is the Program Coordinator and Instructor for the Health Information Technology program at Idaho State University. She has worked in a variety of health care settings to include large teaching hospital, small acute care and specialty hospitals for 8 years. The last 24 years have been in academia at ISU. Glenna helped to start the ISU HIT program as an advisory board member and then became the Program Coordinator/Instructor during the first year of the program. 

Mona Doan is an instructor for the Health Information Technology program at Idaho State University. She has worked in the health information management field for over 20 years in a variety of settings and positions. She is an active member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and has held a number of board positions with the Idaho Health Information Management Association (IdHIMA). Her favorite moments in teaching have been seeing the lightbulb go off in her students’ head and also celebrating with them once they pass their national certification exams.

PAI Workshop Planning Committee


Dr. Lindsey Hunt is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at the Boise VA. She organized the application for the Practice Advancement Initiative grant as an I-LEAD fellow in 2019. She has had the great opportunity to help with the PAI Workshop Planning Committee since ISHP received the grant and looks forward to helping advance pharmacy practice.


Dr. Elaine Nguyen is an Assistant Professor at Idaho State University College of Pharmacy. She was a member of the 2019 PAI Workshop Planning Committee and continued her service in planning for the 2020 workshop.


Dr. Ianitza (Nitz) Bankova is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at the Boise VA. She attended the 2019 PAI Workshop as a participant and has been assisting the Planning Committee for the 2020 workshop as part of her I-LEAD fellowship. 


Dr. Shanna O’Connor is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Idaho State University College of Pharmacy and Lead Network Facilitator for CPESN-ID. She is extensively involved in practice advancement initiatives in the community pharmacy setting in Idaho and has been assisting the Planning Committee for the 2020 PAI Workshop.

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