Besides the many skilled, compassionate and hospice-trained OnePoint pharmacists across the country, meet the individual authors responsible for OnePoint's Clinical Blog content:
Joe is responsible for OnePoint Patient Care’s national clinical services programs, including staff and partner education, formulary design and development, and medication utilization reviews. He began working for OnePoint as a pharmacy student intern in 2004 and became a staff pharmacist after graduation. In 2010, he was promoted to Clinical Pharmacist and has continued to serve on the clinical team in a number of roles since then. Joe earned a PharmD from Midwestern University College of Pharmacy – Glendale and is board certified in both psychiatric and geriatric pharmacy. He earned a BS in biochemistry and molecular biology and a BA in chemistry from the University of Minnesota – Duluth.
Melissa is a board-certified geriatric pharmacist who has worked closely with the clinical team since joining OnePoint as a staff pharmacist in 2012. She transitioned to working with the team full-time in 2018. After earning a BA in Communication from Arizona State University, Melissa earned her PharmD from Midwestern University College of Pharmacy – Glendale.
John is board-certified in geriatric pharmacy and has been a hospice pharmacist since 2014. He attended the University of Iowa for both undergraduate studies and pharmacy school. He graduated from the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy in 2013. He was first introduced to hospice and OnePoint Patient Care as a 4th year pharmacy student, completing a 5-week elective clinical hospice pharmacy rotation. He started his employment with OnePoint Patient Care as a staff pharmacist and transitioned to his current role, as a clinical pharmacist, in the spring of 2019.