AMCP Announces the 2022-2023 AMCP Board Election Results
Alexandria, Va., Jan. 13, 2022 — AMCP is pleased to announce the election of four members to the AMCP Board of Directors for the 2022-2023 term. The new members will be sworn in at AMCP 2022, March 29–April 1, 2022.
AMCP President-elect for 2022-2023 is James R. Hopsicker, RPh, MBA. He is currently the senior leader of health and pharmacy management at MVP Health Care, Inc. Jim’s managed care career spans over 25 years with experience in commercial/exchange, managing Medicaid and Medicare Part D programs. He also serves as an adjunct faculty member at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, a student preceptor for three schools, and on the Alzheimer’s Association Board of Directors, Northeastern New York Chapter. Jim has been an active member of AMCP for more than 25 years, previously serving on multiple AMCP committees, the AMCP Northeast Affiliate Board, and the AMCP Board of Directors.
Directors-elect for 2022-2023 term are:
- Jessica Daw, PharmD, MBA, FAMCP, is currently the vice president of pharmacy at Sentara Health Plans. A member of AMCP since 2004, Jessica serves on the AMCP Board of Directors for a second term and has participated in both the Professional Practice Committee and Educational Affairs Committee as a chair for both. She also participated in the Nominations Committee. Jessica worked on the AMCP/ISPOR/NPC Comparative Effectiveness Research Collaborative and spoke at several events related to this project. She is also currently the co-chair of the North American Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Roundtable for ISPOR.
- Matt Mitchell, PharmD, MBA, FAMCP, is the executive director of pharmacy at Select Health. Dr. Mitchell chairs the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, as well as several other high-level management strategy and operational committees. A few of his areas of expertise include specialty drug management, pharmacy benefit management, health-system pharmacy integration, outcomes research, and operational effectiveness. He is actively involved in several professional societies and was recognized as an AMCP Fellow in 2014. He has published numerous papers and sits on the editorial board for several peer-reviewed journals.
- Carly F. Rodriguez, PharmD, FAMCP, is the vice president and chief pharmacy officer at Moda Health. Carly is an active AMCP member of 13 years and was recognized as an AMCP Fellow in 2019 for exceptional contribution, commitment, and sustained excellence in managed care pharmacy. She is serving on the AMCP Board of Directors for a second term and is a past president for the AMCP Northwest Affiliate. Carly is most proud of her career-long dedication to mentorship of pharmacy students. She serves as an AMCP Diplomat to University of Washington, is a past chair of the Schools of Pharmacy Relations Committee, and has provided student programming at AMCP meetings.
“It is a privilege for AMCP to have such talented and dedicated individuals serving on the Board of Directors,” says AMCP CEO Susan A. Cantrell, MHL, RPh, CAE. “They will contribute valuable experience and expertise as we continue to pursue initiatives that will improve population health and advance the practice of managed care pharmacy.”
Continuing members are: Current President Deb Curry, PharmD, who will move to Immediate Past President, Treasurer Christina J. Barrington, PharmD, Immediate Past President Paul L. Jeffrey, PharmD, and Directors Vinson C. Lee, PharmD, MS, FCPhA, FAMCP, and Maribeth M. Bettarelli, PharmD.
AMCP is the professional association leading the way to help patients get the medications they need at a cost they can afford. AMCP’s diverse membership of pharmacists, physicians, nurses, biopharmaceutical professionals, and other stakeholders leverage their specialized expertise in clinical evidence and economics to optimize medication benefit design and population health management and help patients access cost-effective and safe medications and other drug therapies. AMCP members improve the lives of nearly 300 million Americans served by private and public health plans, pharmacy benefit management firms, and emerging care models. Visit www.amcp.org.