NCPDP Announces Newly Elected Board of Trustees and Special Events at its 40th Anniversary Conference

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NCPDP Announces Newly Elected Board of Trustees and Special Events at its 40th Anniversary Conference, which will be held May 8-10, 2017, at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona. Online Registration for NCPDP’s 40th Anniversary Conference Closes April 28, 2017.


NCPDP announced election results for its 2017 Board of Trustees and other special events taking place at its 40th Anniversary Conference. The new Board members will assume their roles, each serving a three-year term, at NCPDP’s 40th Anniversary Conference, which will be held May 8-10, 2017, at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Board of Trustees Election Results:

  • Newly elected Board Members include: Alan K. Gardner, MBA, SVP, Operations, RxResults, LLC; and Charles Reed (Chuck), GVP, Pharmacy Innovation & Solutions, AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation.
  • Board of Trustees already serving include: William J. Barre, R.Ph., CEO and President, 123PurpleAlligator; Richard Klein Brook, Senior Vice President, Sales, Pharmacy Services, eRx Network; Sharon Gruttadauria, Director, Industry Standards, CVS Health; John W. Hill, MBA, HCM, Vice President, Business Planning, Argus Health Systems, Inc.; Perry Lewis, Vice President, Industry Relations, CoverMyMeds, LLC; Laurie Littlecreek, Vice President, Retail Network Operations, Express Scripts; Mara N. Mitchel, SVP, Strategic Operations, Magellan Rx Management; Kay Morgan, Vice President, Drug Products & Industry Standards, Elsevier; Scott M. Robertson, R.Ph., PharmD, Principal Technology Consultant, Kaiser Permanente; and Linda L. Schock, Sr. Director Pricing, Contracting & Government Programs, Coherus Biosciences.
  • Outgoing Board members include: Michele Vilaret Davidson, R.Ph., Sr. Manager, Pharmacy Technical Standards, Development & Policy, Walgreen Co.; and Russell B. Keith (Rusty), Business Consultant,

Independent Consultancy.

40th Anniversary Conference Highlights:

The 40th Anniversary Conference will feature exciting keynote presentations and 12 professional and technical track sessions. Other events include:

  • Solutions Marketplace Opening Reception
  • NCPDP Fun Run/Walk to benefit NCPDP Foundation
  • 40th Anniversary Champagne Brunch with Keynote Speaker, Robert Channing
  • Awards & Recognition Affair
  • NCPDP Foundation Pour & Silent Auction
  • Featured Speaker, Doug Long and the IMS Market Trends Report
  • Passing of the Gavel Luncheon with Keynote Speaker, Paul Moya
  • Networking Event, Studio 77

Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) credits are available, thanks to a sponsorship from NCPDP Elite Partner, CoverMyMeds.

Online registration for NCPDP’s 40th Anniversary Conference closes on April 28, 2017. Register at For real-time updates before and during the conference, follow us at or join the discussion using NCPDP’s 2017 Annual Technology and Business Conference hashtag: #NCPDP17.

Founded in 1977, NCPDP is a not-for-profit, ANSI-accredited, Standards Development Organization with approximately 1,500 members representing virtually every sector of the pharmacy services industry. Our diverse membership provides leadership and healthcare business solutions through education and standards, created using the consensus building process. NCPDP has been named in federal legislation, including HIPAA, MMA, and HITECH. NCPDP members have created standards such as the Telecommunication Standard and Batch Standard, the SCRIPT Standard for ePrescribing, the Manufacturers Rebate Standard and more to improve communication within the pharmacy industry. Our data products include dataQ®, a robust database of information on more than 80,000 pharmacies, resQ™, an industry pharmacy credentialing resource, and HCIdea®, an innovative prescriber database that provides continually updated information on more than 2.5 million prescribers. NCPDP's RxReconn® is a legislative tracking product for real-time monitoring of pharmacy-related state and national legislative and regulatory activity. For more information about NCPDP Standards, Data Services, Products, Educational Programs and Work Group meetings, go online at or call 480.477.1000.


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