ASHP Well-Being Ambassador Implementation Coaches
Brooke Griffin is a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Vice Chair of Clinical Services at Midwestern University College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove. With over 20 years of experience in various ambulatory care clinics, she has worked on several multidisciplinary teams and precepted hundreds of students and residents. At the college she serves as a coach and mentor to several faculty and teaches part of the women’s health and professional development curriculum. She is a Professional Coach in Life & Work and is passionate about offering career support through a thought-provoking and creative process. She speaks nationally on various professional development topics, including the importance of coaching and mentoring, time management, and work/life integration. She started blogging for Pharmacist Moms in 2018 and one of her most read blogs was “Find Your Skinny Black Microphone: Advocacy for Pharmacy and Moms.” In 2019 she launched her own website and blog, 21st Century PharmD, which offers personal and professional development for pharmacists and students. In 2022 she launched Bold Idea Group with a mission to inspire bold ideas from within. She is on this self-development journey alongside all of you and believes “every pharmacist deserves a coach.”
SEENA HAINES, PharmD, BCACP, NBC-HWC, CHWC, FAPhA, FCCP, FASHP, FNAP, RYT® 500
Seena L. Haines is Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Professor at the University of Mississippi, School of Pharmacy. Prior to her position at the University of Mississippi, she served as associate dean for faculty at Palm Beach Atlantic University (PBA-GSOP). She received more than $750,000 from local foundations for the creation and site replication of the pharmacotherapy model, Integrated Pharmacotherapy Services™ (a pharmacist-run, primary care, indigent clinic for the underserved in Palm Beach County). She served for seven years as director of pharmacy services at four community health centers and co-director of the Diabetes Education and Research Center. Dr. Haines has served as residency director for the ASHP (PGY-1) residency from 2008 to 2014. Achievements include board certification in ambulatory care practice, Fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Fellow of the American Pharmacists Association, Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, AACP Outstanding Service Award, Pharmacy Practice Section, Distinguished Fellow National Academies of Practice, 2021 Women Pharmacist of the Year Awardee, ASHP Distinguished Practitioner from the section of ambulatory care practitioners, AACP Innovation in Teaching Award, Preceptor of Distinction, Hero in Medicine, inaugural AACP academic leadership fellow, residency wellbeing coordinator, lead faculty for wellbeing and resiliency in the office of wellbeing, national board certified health and wellness coach, certified health and well-being coach, certified mindfulness teacher, certified yoga instructor (RYT 500), Vice President for Professional Development with the National Academies of Practice, co-lead for the AACP well-being and resiliency community, and Ambassador for the Whole Health Institute.
KATE HILTON, JD, MTS
Kate Hilton is Leadership Faculty at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), American Health Care Association and the Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity program at The George Washington University. For over a decade, Kate has taught and coached people around the world to build individual and organizational capability to address the adaptive, human-side of change to achieve health equity, quality improvement, wellbeing and joy in work.
Kate is Lead Coach of the IHI Wellbeing and Joy in Work Results-Oriented Learning Network, supporting health care organizations to boost joy in work, increase staff engagement and productivity, and improve overall quality of care and experience for staff and patients. She is Lead Faculty in an IHI collaboration to improve staff wellbeing and leadership with Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in England and Lead Coach of Safer Care Victoria’s joy in work learning network in Australia. Kate co-authored IHI’s Psychology of Change Framework and Conversation & Action Guide to Support Staff Well-Being and Joy in Work: During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic.
M. LYNN CRISMON, PharmD, FCCP, DABCP, BCPP
Dr. Crismon is the Behrens Centennial Professor in the College of Pharmacy, and Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Dell Medical School, at The University of Texas at Austin. From 2007 to 2020, he served as Dean and James T. Doluisio Regents Chair of the UT College of Pharmacy. Dr. Crismon received his BS degree in Pharmacy from The University of Oklahoma and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from a joint program of The University of Texas at Austin and The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He completed residencies in pharmacy practice at the USPHS Gallup Indian Medical Center and in psychiatric pharmacy at The University of Texas and San Antonio State Hospital, and completed a National Endowment for the Humanities–funded summer fellowship in biomedical ethics, with a focus on cross-cultural ethics, at the Kennedy Institute for Ethics, Georgetown University. He served as a visiting professor for the Institute of Mental Health, National Health Group, Singapore, and for the pharmacy program at the University of Technology, Kingston, Jamaica. He is board certified in psychiatric pharmacy by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties, and he is a Diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Pharmacology.
His research, scholarship, and practice have focused on the development and evaluation of strategies to improve the pharmacotherapy and health outcomes of adults and children with severe mental disorders. Prior to becoming dean in 2007, Dr. Crismon developed a nationally recognized training program in psychiatric pharmacotherapy and mental health outcomes research. He served as a member of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine Committee that released the 312 page consensus report, Taking action against clinician burnout: A systems approach to professional well-being, in October 2019.
MOLLY WASHER, Pharm.D., M.B.A., BCPS
Dr. Molly Wascher received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy. Following graduation she completed the two-year Health-System Pharmacy Administration Residency program at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. During the residency program she earned her MBA in Health Care Management from the Johns Hopkins University Carey School of Business. Dr. Wascher currently works at the Johns Hopkins Home Care Group serving as a Clinical Programs Manager for Specialty Pharmacy Services. Molly currently serves as the President-Elect of the Maryland Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Chair of the Vizient Pharmacy Network Ambulatory Pharmacy Development Committee, and Vice Chair of the ASHP Strategy and Industry Disrupters Section Advisory Group within the Section of Pharmacy Practice Leaders.
TARA FELLER, Pharm.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., BCPS
Tara Feller graduated from the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree and the University of Iowa College of Public Health with a Master of Public Health Degree in 2015. Dr. Feller went on to complete a two-year Health-System Pharmacy Administration residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland and also graduated from the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School with an MBA in 2017. Tara is an inpatient clinical pharmacy manager at Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI. Prior to her current position, Tara was an Operations Manager at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Tara’s professional interests include transitions of care, pharmacy practice advancement, and pharmacy workforce well-being/resiliency.
Tara currently serves as an Operations Manager for the Adult Inpatient Pharmacy at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Her professional interests include development, implementation, and optimization of clinical pharmacy services, advancement of pharmacy technician roles, and student and new practitioner mentorship. Dr. Feller is an active member of the Maryland Society of Health-System Pharmacy and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.