Teaching, Mentoring, and Leading with Marialice Bennett

In this episode, our guest is Marialice Bennett, a former APhA Past President and the 2021 APhA Remington Medal recipient. Marialice is a Professor Emerita of Pharmacy Practice and Science and former Residency Director for The Ambulatory and Community Care Residency Programs at the Ohio State University College of Pharmacy. She served as a co-founder and pharmacy director of University Health Connection, an innovative interprofessional health care clinic for faculty and staff of the university, from 1999 to 2011. She currently works with the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and with the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP) to advance community-based pharmacy practice and community-based residency programs. She earned her BS degree from The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy in 1969.
Professor Bennett is recognized as a practice innovator and an agent of change. She was among the first clinical pharmacists to practice at the OSU Medical Center. Her practice team’s contribution to the development of both the OSU College of Pharmacy Clinical Partners and the OSU University Health Connection resulted in 2005 and 2006 ASHP Best Practice Awards. She received the 1999 APhA Daniel B. Smith Practice Excellence Award for her contributes to practice, the 2011 OPA Beal Award for lifetime contributions to pharmacy, 2015 OSU College of Pharmacy Lifetime Achievement Award, and the 2016 Bowl of Hygeia Award for service to the community.
She has been involved with several national practice-based research projects including Project Impact: Hyperlipidemia and Patient Self-Management: Diabetes. She has contributed to numerous projects and tools developed to implement medication therapy management (MTM) nationally as well as frequently speaking and publishing on practice innovation. She received the 2004 APhA Foundation, Jake Miller Award for her contributions to practice-based research.
Professor Bennett loves to teach and to mentor. She strives to bring innovation and inspiration to all learners. Over the past 30 years she has contributed to the advancement of community residencies nationally and leaves a legacy of cutting edge PGY1 and PGY2 programs at OSU. She feels blessed to have mentored 108 residents and numerous students during her career. She is honored to be the recipient of several OSU teaching awards, the 2004 APhA Community Pharmacy Residency Excellence in Precepting Award, 2009 APhA Gloria Niemeyer Franck Leadership Mentoring Award, the 2013 Linwood F. Tice Friend of APhA-ASP Award, and the 2016 OSU Alumni Society Josephine Sitterle Failer Award for volunteer service to students.
Her service includes 2011-12 APhA President; 2007-2009 President of APhA-Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management and member of the APhA Board of Trustees; and member of numerous task forces, panels, and commissions related to MTM, practice innovation, and community residencies.

Topics covered:
Community based practice has been your passion
Teaching & mentoring
Telling the story of being a woman and an innovator in pharmacy.
Addressing past and current barriers to women in leadership.
Advice for overcoming some of the current barriers.

Guest – Marialice Bennett, BSPharm, RPh, FAPhA
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Host – Hillary Blackburn, PharmD, MBA
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